Chuck Quirmbach joined WUWM in August, 2018, as Innovation Reporter, covering developments in science, health and business.
Prior to that, he worked for Wisconsin Public Radio in Milwaukee and Madison, covering the environment, energy, and Milwaukee news of statewide interest.
He is a graduate of the UW-Madison.
The man suspected of using his vehicle to crash through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday had his first court appearance. Darrell Brooks Jr. is accused of killing six people.
An SUV sped through barricades and into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday — killing at least five people and injuring more than 40 others.
Rittenhouse testified that he feared for his life when he shot three men, two fatally, during anti-police protests. "I didn't want to have to kill anybody. I was being attacked," Rittenhouse said.
Catalytic converters on the underside of vehicles help reduce emissions. But rising prices for some metals has led to a jump in them being stolen — and some unique theft prevention methods.
Foxconn was touted as part of a new revival in U.S. manufacturing, and state officials offered nearly $4 billion to lure the company to Wisconsin. Things haven't gone quite as planned.