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Wisconsin man sentenced in $2.4 million investment scheme

A Wisconsin man convicted in a $2.4 million investment scheme involving more than 20 victims has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. Jeremy Arrington, of Middleton, pleaded guilty earlier to one count of wire fraud. Authorities say several of the investors lost their retirement savings to Arrington. The 44-year-old Arrington was the chief financial officer for Wisconsin Home Buyers Network, a real estate business. Investigators say he ran a Ponzi scheme by promising investors returns ranging from 12% to 36% with little or no risk. U.S. District Judge Brett Ludwig sentenced Arrington Thursday to 33 months in prison.

I-39/90 lane closures expected next week for overnight construction

MADISON, Wis. -- Multiple overnight construction projects on and near I-39/90 may force some drivers to take alternate routes next week, according to Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials. The I-39/90 northbound ramp to the westbound Beltline will be closed for…

Kevin Nicholson campaigns for Wisconsin governor in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)- Kevin Nicholson is one of the Republican candidates looking to win Wisconsin’s gubernatorial primary. He made a stop at the Boot Hill Pub in La Crosse Thursday to meet with the Republican women of La Crosse County. Nicholson says at the state Republican convention this weekend, he’s going to encourage the state’s party to not make…

Wisconsin Supreme Court broadens who can carry guns

A unanimous Wisconsin Supreme Court has broadened who can legally carry concealed weapons in the state, overturning a lower court’s ruling dealing with a man whose license was revoked due to a domestic violence conviction.