Wisconsin

  • Two men charged in Wisconsin theft of Stradivarius violin 08-02-2014 10:55 AM

    Two Wisconsin men were charged Friday with stealing a rare Stradivarius violin worth millions of dollars from a concert violinist in late January, prosecutors said. The violin, which was made in 1715 and had an appraised value of $5 million for insurance purposes, was recovered late Wednesday from a Milwaukee...
  • Vigil at Wisconsin Sikh temple to mark anniversary of shooting attack 06-08-2013 06:14 AM

    Hundreds of mourners are expected to gather on Monday for a candlelight vigil at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in suburban Milwaukee where a white supremacist opened fire a year ago, killing six worshippers. In that attack, Wade Michael Page walked into the temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin as worshippers...
  • Gurudwara vandalised in California; word 'terrorist' spray-painted on its wall 31-07-2013 02:50 PM

    A Gurudwara in California has been vandalised and the word "terrorist" scrawled on its walls in an apparent hate crime, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting in Wisconsin. "The Sikh Gurudwara in Riverside was vandalised on the night of July 29 in an apparent...
  • Swiss 'Jetman' can fly to 12,000 feet wearing custom-built jet suit 30-07-2013 02:48 PM

    A Swiss adventurer is making his first public flights in the United States this summer with his custom-built jet suit. Yves Rossy, also known as "Jetman," is making appearances at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture in Wisconsin. On Monday he demonstrated his carbon-Kevlar jetwing with four engines.His first public flight...
  • Watch: 'Mystery grandma' rocks it on the drums in US 20-07-2013 09:59 AM

    The elderly woman makes an appearance every couple of months in the Coalition Drum Shop in Wisconsin, plays the drums for few minutes, then makes her exit. ...
  • US: Sikh group offers to pay $10,000 to anyone who sues Punjab CM 29-06-2013 10:51 AM

    Milwaukee: A Sikh group is offering $ 10,000 to anyone who serves Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal with federal lawsuit papers on his expected visit to Wisconsin next week. Sikhs for Justice filed a civil lawsuit this week in Milwaukee. One defendant is Parkash Singh Badal. The other is...
  • US Gurdwara shootout: Obama honours security personnel 12-05-2013 11:16 AM

    Washington: The police officer who risked his life to save victims of the Wisconsin Gurdwara shootout in 2012 was honoured by US President Barack Obama at a White House award ceremony. Six people were shot dead while three others injured when gunman Wade Michael Page went on a shooting rampage...
  • Sikh joins other religions demanding gun control laws 13-04-2013 01:59 AM

    Washington: Members of the Sikh community joined other religious leaders in urging the US Congress to pass strict gun control laws to prevent the recent surge in gun violence in the country, including the one at a Wisconsin Gurdwara in 2012. The religious leaders gathered on the National Mall in...
  • US gurudwara shooting: FBI concludes probe 21-11-2012 07:41 AM

    New York: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said it has concluded its probe into the August shooting incident at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, and found there is no evidence that the attack was part of any ongoing threat to the Sikh community. "There is no evidence to suggest...
  • Obama wishes 'Happy Diwali', praises resilience of Sikhs 13-11-2012 11:56 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday wished people "happy Diwali" and "saal mubarak", as he praised the resilience of Sikhs in the aftermath of the tragedy at a Wisconsin Gurudwara this year in which six members of the community were gunned down. "To those celebrating Diwali, I wish you,...
  • US Elections: On final lap, Romney, Obama focus on key states 05-11-2012 05:01 PM

    Madison: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney storm into the final day of their long presidential contest, mounting one last effort to protect their flanks while engaging in the toughest battleground of all - Ohio. The two campaigns were ready to leave matters in the hands of voters and their...
  • US Presidential election: Will fight status quo, says Obama 04-11-2012 10:48 AM

    With just two days to the US Presidential elections, President Barack Obama and his Republican opponent Mitt Romney have upped the ante on why they should be voted to power in some of the swing states like Wisconsin and Iowa. Obama, who is fighting for a second term, told voters...
  • US: Suspicious man detained outside Oak Creek gurudwara 02-11-2012 11:37 AM

    Washington: A suspicious man carrying ammunition and "strange writings" was briefly detained outside an Oak Creek gurudwara in the US state of Wisconsin, where a white supremacist had gunned down six Sikhs in August. "This happened last Sunday. The man was detained due to his suspicious activity outside the gurudwara....
  • Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; suspect found dead 22-10-2012 06:19 AM

    New Delhi: Three people were killed and four injured inside a spa on Sunday in a Milwaukee suburb shopping centre in the US state of Wisconsin, when a gunman went on a shooting spree. The suspected attacker, 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton, was also found dead at the spa. Police say he...
  • US hostage crisis ended, all students freed 30-11-2010 08:20 AM

    Chicago: Five-hour hostage crisis ended at a school in the United States of Wisconsin. All twenty-three children and a teacher held at gunpoint are freed safely. An armed student holds 23 children and a teacher at gunpoint in a classroom in the US State of Wisconsin, police said. ...
  • Ninth win in a row, Obama sweeps Wisconsin 20-02-2008 09:30 AM

    Townsville: Former India U-19 captain Ashok Menaria smashed an unbeaten 94 and added 174 runs for the undefeated second wicket stand with in-from Ajinkya Rahane as India reached 191 for one at stumps against the Australian Institute of Sports, after dismissing them for 205 in the final three-day match of...
  • Gunman kills six youths at party in Wisconsin 08-10-2007 04:11 PM

    Local media say the shooter was a local sheriff's deputy. ...