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Steven Zelich (Credit: Walworth County Sheriff)

Former Cop Charged In Case Of Bodies Stuffed In Suitcases

Walworth County Sheriff’s police said Steven Zelich has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse.

06/26/2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Wisconsin Gov. Walker Part Of ‘Criminal Scheme’

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, illegally coordinated fundraising with conservative groups as part of a nationwide “criminal scheme” to violate election laws, federal prosecutors said in court documents unsealed Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Chicago Area Dodges Damaging Storms That Slammed Southern Wisconsin

CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran reports a tornado watch had been issued for several counties in northern Illinois early Tuesday, but it was later cancelled several hours earlier than scheduled as the system fell apart in Illinois, and the heaviest storms moved into Wisconsin.

06/17/2014

A black bear was seen in DeKalb County and appears to have moved on to Ogle County. (DeKalb County Sheriff)

Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To Wisconsin

Chris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop — down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.

06/16/2014

Authorities mark the scene where two bodies were found in suitcases in rural Wisconsin. (CBS)

Bodies Found In Suitcases Were Women: Wisconsin Police

Highway workers came across the suitcases Thursday as they mowed the ditch in the small town, about 50 miles southwest of Milwaukee.

06/09/2014

One of two 12-year-old girls accused of brutally stabbing a classmate appears in Waukesha County Court on an adult charge of attempted murder. (Credit: CBS)

Wisconsin Girls Charged In Friend’s Stabbing Claim Inspiration From Website

In a crime that shocked the nation, two 12-years-old Wisconsin girls are accused of stabbing their best friend and they may have been influenced by a website.

06/03/2014

One of two 12-year-old girls accused of brutally stabbing a classmate appears in Waukesha County Court on an adult charge of attempted murder. (Credit: CBS)

Two Girls, 12, Charged With Trying To Kill Classmate In Wisconsin

Prosecutors in southeastern Wisconsin were seeking to try two 12-year-old girls as adults, after they allegedly tried to stab a classmate to death.

06/03/2014

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Dad Gets Restraining Order Against 5-Year-Old Accused Of Bullying Daughter

Brian Metzger said his daughter was threatened and attacked by one of her classmates at Prairie Lane Elementary School in Pleasant Prairie. He said his daughter used to love kindergarten, but doesn’t want to go to school anymore.

05/16/2014

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Emma: Let’s Finally Accept Big Ten’s Eastern Expansion

The Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan. (Getty Images)

Duke-Wisconsin Headlines 2014 ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Ohio State makes a visit to Louisville in another marquee matchup.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2014

Nearly 250 animals were killed when a fire destroyed a barn in Whitewater, Wis. (Credit: CBS 58)

More Than 200 Animals Killed In Wisconsin Barn Fire

When firefighters arrived, the barn was totally engulfed in flames, and the roof had collapsed.

04/11/2014

Amber Creek (Credit: Racine County Sheriff)

Palatine Man Charged In 1997 Slaying Of Teen Girl

A 36-year-old man from Palatine was in custody in Racine, Wis., on Tuesday, charged in the 1997 slaying of 14-year-old Amber Creek, whose beaten and nearly frozen body was found in a Wisconsin wildlife refuge.

04/08/2014

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Wisch: When It Comes To Titles, Big Ten Is Final Forlorn

The Big Ten has sent 18 teams to the Final Four in the last quarter century but has just one champion.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin have high expectations for 2014-'15. (Getty Images)

Parrish: Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (And One) For 2014-’15

Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin are the early favorites.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Final Four Primer

One way or another, Shabazz Napier, Frank Kaminsky and Andrew Harrison will be difference makers.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

American University's Tony Wroblicky. (Getty Images)

American University Player Showcases One-Handed FTs In Big Dance

Tony Wroblicky wasn’t any good shooting with two hands at the line, so now he uses one.

03/20/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: My Terrible Bracket Will Help You Win Your Office Pool

Let these picks “un-guide” you in your quest to win your NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 18: Khris Davis #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park on August 18, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Brewers’ Khris Davis Looks To Prove His Power Is Real

Khris Davis of the Brewers showed his power potential in limited at-bats last season. Can he keep it going?

03/19/2014

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