Police called to a shooting and a stabbing within minutes of each other. Sunday night.
The stabbing, in which someone was reportedly stabbed with scissors, was reported about 11:39 p.m. at 4626 35th Ave.
Shooting was reported about a minute later at 4816 37th Ave., with a man shot in the leg, reportedly accidentally by another person.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has arrived in Pakistan for meetings with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other officials.
Pentagon spokesman Carl Woog says Hagel is looking forward to "candid and productive conversations" about ways to address common threats and help promote the stability of neighboring Afghanistan.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is spending his 60th birthday overnight in a hospital where he is being treated for exhaustion following a 20-kilometer run.
An ambulance transported Barrett to Froedtert Hospital, where he is being treated for dehydration and exhaustion.
Wisconsin and Bradford graduate Melvin Gordon will take on South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl on noon on New Year's Day in Orlando, Fla.
Tremper graduate Zac Epping and Minnesota will play in the Texas Bowl in Houston for the second year in a row when they face Syracuse on Dec. 27.
A no parking order is now in effect for all posted snow routes for the city of Kenosha, according to authorities. The restrictions are in effect as two inches of
snow have fallen in the city.
It's the poinsettia season for greenhouse owner Rick Anton. In our Snapshot feature, he gives the history of poinsettias.
For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.
TOWN OF YORKVILLE, Wis. (AP) - The Racine County Sheriff's Department said a man died in a crash on a snowy stretch of Interstate 94 in the town.
Lt. Daniel Klatt confirmed it was weather related. It was one of at least two fatalities attributed to Sunday's storm. The other was on Interstate 43 in Milwaukee County.
Authorities said I-94 was snow-covered and very slippery with ice present when the fatal crash happened. The southbound lanes were closed and were not reopened until after 4 p.m.
The Gillmore family has been busy preparing for the annual live Nativity at Oakvue Farm in Bristol.
The event will be Friday and Saturday. For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.
Tremper graduate Toneo Gulley and Navy will play Middle Tennessee in the Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas on Dec. 30.
Gulley, a freshman, is a reserve running back and special teams player for Navy.
The first Paddock Lake lighted holiday parade, slated for Saturday, already has attracted 18 units and is growing, said village Administrator Tim Popanda.
For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State has jumped six spots to No. 4 in the final regular season Associated Press football poll after beating Ohio State for the Big Ten title.
Wisconsin is 19th.
Slick and slippery weather conditions due to the snow have
contributed to as many as 14 accidents in Kenosha on Sunday, according to police.
No major injury accidents have been reported and most were property damage to vehicles, according to Sgt. Dan Cooper of the Kenosha Police Department.
Earlier, Kenosha County Sheriff's Department assisted local authorities on Interstate 94, south of Highway 20 in Racine County where a major pile up forced authorities to close the eastbound lane. The westbound lane remained open.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Monday acknowledged the purge of leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle on allegations of corruption, drug use and a long list of other "anti-state" acts.
The lengthy dispatch by state media apparently ends the career of the country's second most powerful official and leaves Kim Jong Un without a man long considered his mentor as he consolidated power after his father's death two years ago.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeSean McCoy rushed for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by Jeremy Ross to beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 in blizzard conditions Sunday.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Joe Flacco threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to rookie Marlon Brown with 4 seconds left, capping a flurry of scores on an icy field and giving the Baltimore Ravens a 29-26 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Following a first half played in a driving snowstorm, the teams combined for five touchdowns in the final 125 seconds. Brown's catch concluded a five-play, 80-yard drive that took 41 seconds.
TOWN OF TRENTON (AP) - One person has died in a car-semi crash in Dodge County in eastern Wisconsin.
The crash happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. today on Highway 68 in the Town of Trenton.
The Green Bay Packers defeated the Atlanta Falcons 22-21 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay today.
Snow is causing treacherous driving conditions in southeastern Wisconsin.
Multiple accidents have been reported on Interstates 94 and 894, as well as I-39 and I-90. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office describes conditions as extremely dangerous and slippery, with multiple pileups, including a fatal rollover on I-94 eastbound at Highway 100.
Authorities are recommending no travel in Racine County, where a multiple-car pile-up required the closure of I-94 eastbound.
All southbound lanes on I-39 near Janesville were blocked by multiple crashes.
The National Weather Service is forecasting 3 to 5 inches of snow across much of southern and eastern Wisconsin by Monday, with locally higher amounts in Sheboygan and Ozaukee counties due to lake effect snow.
The Green Bay Packers trail the Atlanta Falcons 21-10 at the half on a frigid day at Lambeau Field.
The first-place Detroit Lions lead the Philadelphia Eagles 8-0 at the half in snowy Philadelphia.
Wisconsin state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, who is expecting to run for governor, was involved in an accident Sunday morning, according to a local host of her campaign.
Vinehout was to have appeared at Caleo Coffeehouse in north Kenosha when she was held up in weather-related traffic in Racine County, according to Shanon Molina, host of the event. The senator apparently turned around when the accident occurred before 11 a.m.
A report in The Progressive online said she was en route to Milwaukee and appeared to have injured her arm. She was transported to a local hospital. Her condition was not known. The event is expected to be rescheduled.
Car crashes on I-94 in Racine County have forced authorities to close the interstate, with traffic at a standstill, according to police scanner traffic.
State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, will be in Kenosha today for a meet and greet session at Caleo Coffeehouse, 2324 18th St., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Earlier this week, Vinehout indicated she has not yet determined whether she will challenge Mary Burke, who earlier announced plans to run for governor, in the Democratic Party primary in 2014. Vinehout is traveling the state building grassroots connections to gauge interest in her bid to run.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, unified in their love for a historic figure whose funeral is expected to be one of the biggest in modern times.
At the Regina Mundi Church that was near the epicenter of the Soweto township uprising in 1976 against white rule, Father Sebastian J. Rossouw described Mandela as "moonlight," saying he offered a guiding light for South Africa. Hundreds of people attended the Mass.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gun-rights advocates say they're preparing a court challenge to Metro Transit's weapons ban on city buses, claiming the policy violates the state's concealed-carry law. But city officials say they're confident the policy banning "weapons of any kind" is legal and in the best interest of passengers.
Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Carry Inc. said Friday it plans to file a lawsuit in the next few weeks, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. President Nik Clark said the policy infringes on a person's right to carry, especially for those who rely on public transportation or live in a high-crime area.