DAILY WISCONSIN

Accidents

Recovering

“Uecker, 81, was sent to Froedtert to be checked out further and Barnes said the decision was made to keep him overnight “out of an abundance of caution.” It was not known if Uecker would be in the booth for the Brewers’ game Tuesday night against Kansas City at Miller Park.” Via Bob Uecker suffers…

Ald. Joe Dudzik killed in motorcycle crash

Dudzik was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on West Morgan Ave. late Thursday night when he struck construction barricades near S. 76th Street, Milwaukee police said. The crash happened at about 11:25 p.m. Thursday on the 7400 block of West Morgan. He was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.Dudzik and his…

Powerless

BREAKING: Power outage at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation at the UW Campus. Workers on scene. pic.twitter.com/zpcGui7StF — WISCTV News 3 (@WISCTV_News3) April 22, 2015

Angela Girton, Aged 5

Hundreds light candles to remember 5-year-old lost in Wisconsin River #news3 http://t.co/C8JDjPmJ4M pic.twitter.com/giHxYau2nA — WISCTV News 3 (@WISCTV_News3) April 12, 2015

Not an ice shack

Man charged with OWI after getting car stuck on Lake Mendota http://t.co/ckpKFuDWR5 pic.twitter.com/quEjJ4iUHj — WISCTV News 3 (@WISCTV_News3) February 25, 2015

Shoddy Work

Over three and a half years, workers experienced more than 1,000 work-related injuries … aren’t small cuts and scrapes. All were what OSHA considers "recordable," meaning they required treatment by someone other than the injured person, said Mark Hysell, the agency’s area director … "Ashley Furniture has created a culture that values production and profit…

Drunk deaths down in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said 185 people died in alcohol-related crashes last year — down 47 percent since 2003. Injuries from those crashes have dropped 59 percent in the same period. Via Drunken driving deaths down 47 percent since 2003 @ Channel3000 Madison.

Responsibility

I can be an idiot like anybody else, but I generally put the phone down if I’m crossing the street (not that I’m necessarily staring at it all the time otherwise). Even if you have a crosswalk and the light, it’s best to pay attention. At some level it doesn’t matter who is at fault…