Local • 3A
Fifth robber gets 10 years
Nathan Natal, 21, of Beloit was sentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court to 10 years in prison and another 12 years of extended supervision on a charge of being a party to armed robbery. He was charged with breaking into a home on Janesville’s east side and holding the family inside at gunpoint while demanding money. He was the fifth person to be sentenced in the case. A sixth defendant’s case is still pending.
State • 2A
Road funds go toward Foxconn
Wisconsin is shifting up to $90 million away from other state highway projects to do road work related to the massive Foxconn factory being built in Racine County. Gov. Scott Walker’s administration has said that no other road work has been delayed because the state has tapped savings from other projects that have come in under budget. Even after accounting for the savings, the Legislature’s nonpartisan budget office found the state still has $70 million to $90 million less for other road projects.
Nation/World • 6B-7B
Aide close to Trump to resign
White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, abruptly announced her resignation Wednesday, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty and affirmation. Hicks’ departure came as a surprise to most in the White House and cast a pall over the West Wing at a trying time for the president.