MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Police are recommending charges of hit-and-run causing death against a 71-year-old man accused of striking a bicyclist and driving away in Racine County. Eighteen-year-old Teren Cagle, of Racine, died after he was struck Monday night while biking on Highway 32 in Mount Pleasant.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Demolition experts will blow the roof off the former home of the Milwaukee Bucks this weekend. The explosives will collapse the Bradley Center roof into the seating bowl making it easier for workers to remove the debris. The 30-year-old arena closed last summer and the Bucks have moved next door to the $524 million Fiserv Forum.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Tammy Baldwin has asked Air Force investigators to look into allegations of sexual assault and harassment within a Wisconsin Air National Guard unit that were brushed aside by senior officers, according to a member of the unit. The Wisconsin Democrat sent a letter to the Air Force office that handles congressional inquiries in mid-November asking it to investigate the claims involving members of the 115th Fighter Wing’s Security Forces Squadron. The six incidents date back to 2002.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has signed a pair of executive orders designed to fulfill his campaign pledge to increase access to affordable health care and insurance. Without the support of the Republican Legislature, though, it will be nearly impossible for Evers to get what he wants. Tuesday’s orders call on state agencies to make recommendations and take action where they can to protect consumers with pre-existing conditions, expand health care access and make insurance more affordable.