A day after the Supreme Court preserved abortion rights by declaring Texas’s HB2 unconstitutional, justices rejected two abortion-related bids from Mississippi and Wisconsin. In both cases, the states were seeking a ruling on their laws requiring that abortion doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.…
A Wisconsin man has been charged with first-degree sexual assault after allegedly threatening to cut a woman with a knife if she didn’t have sex with him. I for one can’t believe someone who would allegedly be so tough and mean would also cry like a week-old infant after being arrested! How embarrassing and yet…
A Lutheran school in Baraboo, Wisconsin gets federal funding for things like its free lunch and transportation programs. It also says it has the right to discipline and expel students who are gay or transgender. The school’s principal admitted in a letter to parents that he can’t outright refuse admission to students…
Sarah Palin took to CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday morning to excoriate House Speaker Paul Ryan for his failure to enthusiastically endorse Donald Trump, and announce her support for...this person.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker isn’t going to be president, or vice president, or anything else other than Wisconsin’s personal cross to bear. And that’s fine, because it leaves him more time to pursue his deepest passion: making food stamp recipients pee in cups.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is investigating a mysterious outbreak of a blood infection caused by the bacteria Elizabethkingia.
It looks like a second infuriating, gut-wrenching season of Netflix’s Making a Murderer is on the way. Lord, help us all.
They say that crime doesn’t pay, but $70,000 in cheese certainly does.
A Wisconsin woman found frozen to death on Sunday morning in Milwaukee has been identified as 21-year-old Elizabeth Luebke. According to reports, Luebke left a house party after having an argument with her friends, venturing outside in shorts and a tank top on a night when temperatures were well below zero.
Netflix’s newest bingeable true crime series Making a Murderer tells the story of Steven Avery, a poor Manitowoc, Wisconsin resident who served 18 years for a rape he didn’t commit, and the murder case that landed him back in prison with a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
Making A Murderer, the newest addition to a spate of in-depth true crime television series, is unique—not only because it seems to demonstrate a grotesque failure on the part of the justice system, but because almost every major player in the explored crimes is still alive—including one of the victims. Because of…
Mary Carney, a Marshfield, Wisconsin School Board member, member of the Central Wisconsin Tea Party and Very Frightened Person, will attempt today to do right by her child, her faith, and the Statue of Liberty by wresting Jim Henson’s For Every Child, a Better World out of the hands of vulnerable kindergarteners.
A Wisconsin school has cancelled a scheduled reading of Jazz Jennings’ children’s book, I Am Jazz, after the Liberty Counsel, a conservative Florida-based group, threatened to sue. The book, an illustrated autobiography of sorts, tells the story of 15-year-old Jennings, reality star and trans activist, is aimed at…
Good news, for now and for once: a federal appeals court has struck down a Wisconsin law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The measure has “nonexistent” medical benefits, the court found, and would create illegal, undue barriers to abortion access.
13-year-old Carrie Ann Jopek died in 1982. For over 30 years, her murder has remained unsolved, although the Wisconsin police did have suspicions that 17-year-old Jose Ferreira had killed her. Now, Ferreira has finally confessed, but not by going to the police: he called a local TV station to let them know that he’d…
Here’s your charming, feel-good story for the night. Linda McQuillen, a 69-year-old retired teacher in Madison, Wisconsin discovered that her house was designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Sweet little rat-faced Wisconsinite Scott Walker’s presidential ambitions have been officially snuffed out and I am laughing so hard I can’t see the screen does this even make sense? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.
Remember when Jude Law’s baby accidentally dropped ecstasy—way back in the days before it was called molly? I think about that from time to time and this news story, which is about a baby who accidentally ingested vodka, made me remember it again. :(