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US Navy ship downs Iranian drone, keeps watch in tense region

With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others in their flock nest, folded in gray ranks, along the edges of the deck.

Lower gas prices mean more spending money

Gas prices are below $3 nationally for the first time since 2010

According to AAA, gas prices across the country are the lowest they've been for 44 months.  In Madison, AAA data shows gas averages $3.16 a gallon, about 15 cents cheaper than this time last year.

Community news website to end operations

A website described as a "collaborative news and arts blog for Madison and Dane County" is suspending operations citing a lack of a self-sustaining funding model.

Home of slain girls to be dismantled

River Falls home is where father killed 3 daughters

The western Wisconsin house where a father killed his three daughters last year will be dismantled.

Stevens Point want to save historic convent

Church wants to demolish old convent, city wants to save it for historic value

A Stevens Point Catholic church wants to tear down an aging convent but city leaders are standing in the way.

Stevens Point want to save historic convent

Church wants to demolish old convent, city wants to save it for historic value

A Stevens Point Catholic church wants to tear down an aging convent but city leaders are standing in the way.

Stevens Point want to save historic convent

Church wants to demolish old convent, city wants to save it for historic value

A Stevens Point Catholic church wants to tear down an aging convent but city leaders are standing in the way.

Stevens Point want to save historic convent

Church wants to demolish old convent, city wants to save it for historic value

A Stevens Point Catholic church wants to tear down an aging convent but city leaders are standing in the way.

Wis. Salvation Army kettle drive falling short

Part of problem attributed to shoppers carrying less cash

A Salvation Army kettle drive in Fond du Lac is in danger of falling short of its goal, a situation an organizer attributes in part to shoppers' increased use of plastic.