The state of Wisconsin is suing two Milwaukee stores for selling synthetic marijuana products disguised as "potpourri" and "incense."
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The Ho-Chunk Nation is pushing back against a rival tribe's lawsuit seeking to halt the Ho-Chunk's plans to expand a northern Wisconsin casino, arguing in new filings that the lawsuit has little chance of success and a judge should reject it.Read More »
Two Republican lawmakers want to make rioting in Wisconsin a felony — and define exactly what "rioting" is.Read More »
The Legislature's budget committee on Tuesday approved state funding for five of six Elections Commission staff positions that have been supported by a federal grant that's going to run out soon, dismissing Gov. Scott Walker's recommendation to cut all six of them.
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TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The number of untested sexual assault kits sitting on Wisconsin police department shelves is much larger than the state Department of Justice initially reported and could increase as hospitals turn in their ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man serving a 40-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to fatally shooting a Superior man in 2014. The 3rd District Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal to reinstate North Carolina’s voter identification law, which a lower court said targeted African-Americans “with almost surgical precision.” The justices left in place the lower court ruling striking down ...Read More »
CARA LOMBARDO Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican bill that would let public universities in Wisconsin punish students who disrupt speeches and campus appearances got its first public airing in the Legislature on Thursday. The Assembly higher education ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Robot delivery vehicles could soon be rolling down Wisconsin sidewalks. The state Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would allow robots to operate on sidewalks and crosswalks. The robots are essentially high-tech rolling ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate has approved a bill that would loosen fish-farm regulations. Under the Republican proposal, fish farms wouldn’t need permits to discharge material into a wetland if the wetland was created for fish farming. It ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — People under age 21 would be allowed to attend festivals on private property where alcohol is served under a bill the state Senate has passed. Supporters say the bill is necessary because state officials told festival ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Assembly has unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that would require guards at Wisconsin’s troubled youth prison to report child abuse. The bill passed Wednesday would make guards at the prison in Irma mandatory child-abuse ...Read More »