Wis. girl, 13, charged with fatally stabbing step-grandfather for pouring her milk in the sink

Wis. girl, 13, charged in fatal stabbing over milk

MILWAUKEE — A long-simmering feud between a 13-year-old girl and her step-grandfather erupted after the man allegedly poured her milk down the drain, prompting the girl to fatally stab him in the neck, court documents said.

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Homicide charges dismissed against Wis. man whose life sentence was vacated after new DNA test

Freed Wis. inmate gets homicide charge dismissed

MILWAUKEE — A decades-old homicide charge was dismissed Monday against a Wisconsin man who spent nearly two dozen years in prison before new forensic tests raised questions about the evidence used to convict him.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court says makers of lead paint cannot be sued for ‘defective design’

Wis. high court gives victory to lead paint makers

MADISON, Wis. — Children poisoned by lead paint cannot allege that manufacturers defectively designed the product since the dangerous lead was a key ingredient, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

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Woman sentenced to 20 years for role in killing Milwaukee student for his car

Woman gets 20 years in Milwaukee student’s death

MILWAUKEE — A judge in Milwaukee has sentenced a 21-year-old woman to 20 years in prison for helping a new boyfriend kidnap and kill a college student for his car.

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Wisconsin newspaper vs. athletic association in tussle over high school coverage online

Lawsuit may decide high school game rights online

MILWAUKEE — Ownership of scholastic athletics coverage is at stake in a legal tussle brewing over a Wisconsin newspaper’s decision to carry a high school football game live on its Web site last fall.

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Charge dropped in Milwaukee ‘95 killing; slain teen might be among victims linked by DNA

Milwaukee DA drops charge in 1995 murder case

MILWAUKEE — A homicide charge was dropped against a man who spent 13 years in prison in the killing of a teenage runaway whose death might be among several Milwaukee slayings linked by the same suspect’s DNA, authorities said Friday.

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North Carolina, Wisconsin lawmakers pass smoking bans; Mississippi boosts cigarette tax

NC, Wisconsin lawmakers pass smoking bans

RALEIGH, N.C. — Beer and cigarettes go together like cows and hay in hard-partying Wisconsin. North Carolina is the country’s top tobacco-growing state.

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PepsiCo sues Pepsi Bottling Group over approval of “poison pill”

PepsiCo sues Pepsi Bottling Group over meeting

MILWAUKEE — PepsiCo Inc.’s proposed buyout of its two biggest bottlers took a new turn Monday when the soft drink maker sued one of the companies over the way it rejected the deal and approved shareholder rights measures.

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Clorox sues rival SC Johnson after it hires away top product supply executive

Clorox sues SC Johnson over hiring away top exec

MILWAUKEE — The Clorox Co. is suing Racine-based S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. over its hiring of a top Clorox executive.

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Clorox sues rival SC Johnson for hiring away top product supply executive

Clorox sues SC Johnson for hiring away top exec

MILWAUKEE — The Clorox Co. is suing Racine-based S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. over its hiring of one of its top executives.

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