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Pedestrian Crashes Are Up in Wisconsin: What Drivers, Walkers Need to Know

Plus–one city’s flashy solution to fix it. Many Wisconsin communities are extremely walker-friendly. But the state Highway Safety Association is issuing a warning: the number of car-pedestrian crashes is growing. Fatal crashes grew by 50 percent in 2022, according to a report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. That’s in line with the national trend:...

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How Safe Are Wisconsin’s County Fair Rides, Really? Here’s What You Need to Know.

After a recent malfunction stranded eight roller coaster passengers upside down for several hours in Crandon, fair season has quickly turned from fun to fear.

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Safety officials are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy injured at Wisconsin sawmill

FLORENCE, Wis. (AP) — Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy from injuries he received last week at a Wisconsin sawmill.

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American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Violence Prevention in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers allocated $10 million from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to the Medical College of Wisconsin to fund a series of grants to cities, tribes, providers, and community groups.

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Wisconsin’s Safest Cities: Where Does Yours Rank?

Analysts used the most up-to-date FBI crime data to score every city with a population over 2,500.

Save This Number in Your Phone. You Don’t Know When You Might Need It.

During the pandemic, domestic violence rates skyrocketed in Wisconsin. But good news quickly followed the bad, and one county launched a free, local 24/7 text line for people living in abusive situations.

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Conservatives in St. Croix County Want to Reaffirm Their Constitutional Oath—But Just the Part About Guns

The county board may vote to join at least 20 other counties and several local government boards in passing gun-related measures rooted in politically-inspired paranoia, making it harder to stop the next mass shooting.