Madison police say Andrew C. Bishop, 21, of Roseville, scaled up the outside of the Wisconsin state Capitol building, smashed a fifth-floor window and used a fire extinguisher to smash another, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. Police found Bishop, who they said was intoxicated, passed out on a dome. He's been charged with felony criminal damage.
Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect
Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville
Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.
Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee
The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.
Minneapolis man dies after crash leaves him pinned under vehicle
Clemente Garcia, 20, died Wednesday morning.
19-year-old gunned down marks 43rd homicide in Minneapolis this year
The victim's identity has not been released.
Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park
The woman was taken by force as she arrived at her work in Plymouth.
Planned Parenthood suspends abortion services in WI due to 173-year-old law
A battle in the courts is likely coming.
How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction
The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.
St. Paul's new 'skate trail' brings non-traditional park to life
Gateway Park is the first of four parks to open in the Highland Bridge redevelopment.
80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.
30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town
It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.
Wis. DNR payments for wolf damage on rise
The amount of money paid to those who have lost animals to wolves in Wisconsin is growing along with the wolf population. The payments are made by the state Department of Natural Resources for loss of cattle, horses and pets. The DNR says it's paid animal owners about $215,000 so far this year.
Minn., Wis. millions of dollars apart on tax deal as deadline approaches
Minnesota and Wisconsin have until Oct 1. to agree how much money the Badger State should pay Minnesota for tax reciprocity. The Pioneer Press reports Minnesota revenue officials have pegged the figure at $96 million, but Wisconsin's estimate is $55.6 million. Roughly 60,000 Wisconsin residents work in Minnesota, while 20,000 Minnesotans work in Wisconsin. In February, the two states reached an agreement in principle that would allow residents who live in one state and work in the other to file one state income tax return.
Drought emergency grips Wis.; SW Minn. crops hurting, too
There was some rain in southwest Minnesota Friday, but not enough to help much in what has become a serious drought in that part of the state. Crops and livestock are hurting. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker toured farms on Friday after declaring a drought emergency statewide.
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