Judge: HHS illegally ended teen pregnancy prevention funding

A federal judge in Washington state ruled Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services had illegally ended a federal grant program aimed at curbing teen pregnancy -- the fourth federal judge to rule against the department's decision.

Dane County sheriff's deputies ramping up drinking and driving enforcement

The Dane County Sheriff's Office has received a $90,000 federal grant to increase alcohol enforcement on highways.  The funding will allow six deputies to be added to patrols on weekend nights.  Those deputies will be patrolling in areas where data shows high numbers of crashes and impaired drivers.

Grant will help Beloit diversify teaching staff

$5K grant will help increase size of similar program already in place in Janesville

A grant from the National Education Association will help Beloit public schools diversify its teaching staff, according to a release.