Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) ��� A Dane County jury has awarded $100,000 to the parents of a doctor who was killed in an ambulance crash in 2013. But the jury on Thursday gave no award for pain and suffering Dr. Stanley Phillips may have experienced. The Wisconsin State Journal reports the verdict won’t give Phillips’ parents more money than they have already received. The attorney for the doctor’s parents argued in court that Phillips intended to help take care of them financially in their retirement.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) ��� University of Wisconsin System leaders have signed off on raising out-of-state and graduate tuition by hundreds of dollars at a number of campuses. The plan calls for raising out-of-state undergraduate tuition and graduate tuition at UW-Eau Clare, UW-Green Bay, UW-La Crosse, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Stout and as well as at all the system’s two-year schools. The Board of Regents approved the increases on a voice vote Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) ��� President-elect Donald Trump is planning a return visit to Wisconsin next week. Trump has scheduled a stop on Tuesday night at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center in West Allis. Vice president-elect Mike Pence was also scheduled to join him. Trump has been traveling around the country holding rallies as part of what he’s dubbing his “thank you” tour.
MILWAUKEE (AP) ��� A second man convicted in the fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl as she sat on her grandfather’s lap in Milwaukee has been sentenced to prison. Twenty-four-year-old Arlis Gordon was given 30 years behind bars during sentencing Thursday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. Judge Jeffrey Wagner told Gordon he has left the family of Laylah Petersen “with a legacy of sadness.”