U.S. and World Headlines
What Weapons Will US Give Ukraine - And How Much Will They Help?
What will the US send to Ukraine? What will this mean against Russian ground and air offensives? What has the US not sent?Read More
Do Americans Really Want Permanent Daylight Saving Time?
Congress can’t agree on much lately — except, apparently, their hatred of changing the clocks twice a year. On Tuesday, just after Americans set their clocks an hour forward over the weekend, the Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make daylight saving time permanent (although they still have to send it to the House for consideration).
Supporters of the bill presented it as a gift for a groggy country struggling to get its sleep back on track. And it’s true that the annual clock-changing ritual is not especially popular.Read More
Moderna Seeks FDA Authorization For 4th Dose Of Covid Shot
Drugmaker Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to authorize a fourth shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for all adults.
The request is broader than rival pharmaceutical company Pfizer's request earlier this week for the regulator to approve a booster shot for all seniors.Read More
Lawyer For Mother Of Hunter Biden’s Child Says He Expects President’s Son To Be Indicted
A lawyer for the mother of Hunter Biden’s 3-year-old daughter expects the president’s son “to be indicted” for tax fraud, a report said.
Attorney Clint Lancaster made the stunning prediction while confirming in an interview with CNBC that his client Lunden Roberts recently testified in Delaware before a federal grand jury in the criminal investigation into the 52-year-old presidential scion.Read More
NCAA Tournament First Round Winners And Losers
The first round of the NCAA Tournament started a bit slow on Thursday, as there was nothing particularly dramatic in the first window of action. But that all changed when No. 12 seed Richmond beat No. 5 seed Iowa in the afternoon. It turned out that upset was just the beginning of a wild day that only got crazier as it went along.Read More
WI Dentist Convicted Of Breaking Patients' Teeth, Then Charging To Fix Them
A Wisconsin dentist who made millions in an insurance scam by purposefully breaking his patients' teeth with a drill now faces up to 60 years behind bars.
Scott Charmoli, 61, of Grafton, was convicted on March 10 of five counts of health care fraud and two counts of making false statements, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). He had previously been indicted in December 2020 on these same charges.Read More
Woman Accused Of Killing Housekeeper And Dumping Her Body In A Wisconsin Cornfield In 1999 Found Guilty Of Homicide, Hiding Corpse
A woman accused of killing her housekeeper and dumping her body in a southern Wisconsin cornfield in 1999 has been found guilty of criminal charges. A jury in Racine County on Wednesday found 66-year-old Linda La Roche guilty of first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse.Read More
Search Underway For Wisconsin Conman Accused Of Writing Bad Checks For Decades
Ridgeway Marshal's Office is issuing an alert to businesses and banks across southern Wisconsin. They say John Olson has been writing bad checks for more than twenty years. One officer says he knows first-hand Olson has been cashing worthless checks for decades.Read More
State Regulators Approve $433M Purchase Of Paris Solar-battery Park Despite Ratepayer Objections
The Public Service Commission unanimously approved utilities' $433 million purchase of Wisconsin’s first and largest utility-scale solar project using battery storage in Kenosha County despite objections from consumer advocacy groups.
We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service and Madison Gas and Electric are acquiring the 200-megawatt solar project that will produce enough power for around 60,000 homes, as well as provide 110 megawatts of battery storage.Read More
Green Bay Packers Trading Davante Adams To Las Vegas Raiders
It turns out Aaron Rodgers' return to the Green Bay Packers didn't mean the same thing for Davante Adams.
Just days after Rodgers signed his blockbuster contract extension to return, Adams, his favorite target, left town in a trade with the Las Vegas Raiders, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday.Read More