Author: Neil Heinen, Editorial Director

Building trust: Our Madison's framework

In looking at Friday's extraordinary unveiling of the Justified Anger Coalition's Our Madison Plan we see perhaps the best opportunity yet for achieving the shared trust we're seeking as one of our editorial agenda items this year.

Family seeks answers in woman's death in Vietnam

Asian media outlets link tourist deaths to possible chemical poisoning

A Wisconsin woman who went abroad to teach English this summer never returned home, and her family is looking for answers as to what caused to her death.

Harris, Lamb lead Bucks over Bobcats 100-90

Bucks outscored Bobcats 28-11 in 4th quarter

Tobias Harris had 18 points and rookie Doron Lamb scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Milwaukee Bucks past the Charlotte Bobcats 100-90 Thursday morning in front of thousands of middle school kids.

State Patrol reminds drivers to move over

DOT releases squad car video of recent close-call incident

The Wisconsin State Patrol is reminding drivers to move over or slow down when encountering law enforcement and other emergency vehicles on the side of roadways.

Two Wis. lawmakers oppose coal ash dumping

Car ferry going across Lake Michigan may close without waiver

Two Wisconsin lawmakers are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reject a request by the owners of the SS Badger ferry to continue dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan.

Oregon boys soccer team falls in state quarterfinals

Kenosha Bradford defeats Oregon at WIAA state tournament

The WIAA state boys soccer tournament began Thursday in Milwaukee, and the Oregon Panthers played their first game at state since 1998, when they won the Division 2 championship. 

Baldwin calls Thompson 9/11 ad 'desperate'

Thompson, Baldwin to debate again Friday

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin said an ad being run by her Republican opponent Tommy Thompson questioning her support for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is "desperate and dishonest."

Van Hollen asks appeals court for stay in union lawsuit

Filing comes after denial from a Dane County judge

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the state appeals court to put on hold a judge's ruling repealing major parts of Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.