WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Pope Francis named Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Mark Brennan to lead the Wheeling-Charleston diocese in West Virginia on Tuesday following a scandal over the former bishop’s sexual harassment of adults and lavish spending of church money.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – The City of La Crosse is closing Bliss Road for a short time very early Thursday morning. The city’s Engineering Department said the road is closed to all traffic including pedestrians and bicycles, starting at approximately 2 a.m.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea’s airspace off the country’s east coast, Seoul officials said in an announcement that was quickly disputed by Russia.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s top law enforcement officials are launching a working group and public hearings on police-involved shootings.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – The National Weather Service in La Crosse confirmed two brief tornadoes touched down from Saturday morning’s severe weather event.
MADISON, Wis. (WQOW) – Gov. Tony Evers declared a statewide State of Emergency on Sunday, following widespread severe storms, torrential rains and tornadoes that have impacted Wisconsin in recent days.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – Alliance to Heal and the state of Wisconsin are working to decrease the over-prescription of opioids by big pharmaceutical companies. Heavy painkillers are sometimes necessary if prescribed using proper guidelines. People may need medication that contains opioids temporarily during post-surgery or at end-of-life-care. Aside from that though, the opioid crisis…