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Jun 14, 2024

Milwaukee woman wanted in murder-for-hire plot in the U.K.

The former Milwaukee Brewers employee "flew over from her native Milwaukee to kill boutique clothing store owner Sikander Ali on the orders of rival Mohammed Aslam."

Jun 14, 2024

New York City man sent to prison for defrauding Wisconsin residents in Brewers and Bucks ticket scam

In addition to the Bucks and Brewers, a touring orchestra scheduled to perform in Wisconsin and North Carolina canceled performances unexpectedly leaving ticket holders with worthless tickets and credit card bills.

Jun 14, 2024

Whole Foods shooting draws large police presence

Several roads into downtown Chicago were blocked Friday morning as police and SWAT teams surrounded a popular a Whole Foods Market near Grand Avenue and Fairbanks Street after receiving calls that multiple shots were fired, reports NBC Chicago. Police told NBC at or around 8:36 a.m., a 50-year-old male and another individual had a verbal […]

Jun 14, 2024

Wisconsin sheds light on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2024, by reminding Wisconsin residents to be aware of the signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation of older adults and report any instances of mistreatment to Wisconsin’s Elder Abuse Hotline https://reportelderabusewi.org/report-elder-abuse/ and 1-833-586-0107. “We must be proactive and collaborative [...]

Jun 14, 2024

WisGOP to host grand opening of Waukesha regional HQ office

The event will begin at 2:45 p.m. and doors will open at 2:30 p.m.

Jun 14, 2024

A 9-year-old boy is fatally shot in Milwaukee, the city’s 4th young gunshot victim in recent weeks

The boy was a student at Greater Holy Temple Christian Academy.

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Jun 13, 2024

Milwaukee Bar Association honors legal community, introduces Board at annual meeting

On Tuesday, The Milwaukee Bar Association held its annual meeting, giving out awards to Milwaukee’s legal community and introducing several new members to Association’s board of directors. Hon. Michael Skwierawski was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award (posthumous). As previously reported by the Wisconsin Law Journal, Milwaukee may have lost of a legal legend, but Judge Michael [&[...]

Jun 13, 2024

Wisconsin Supreme Court rules against use of mobile voting vans

The Court ruled there was a risk that the circuit court’s ruling regarding alternate absentee balloting locations would create confusion.

Jun 13, 2024

Supreme Court preserves access to abortion drug mifepristone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, in the court’s first abortion decision since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. The justices ruled that abortion opponents lacked the legal right to sue over the federal Food and Drug Administra[...]

Jun 13, 2024

Milwaukee Police launch Operation Summer Guardian ’24

MPD incorporated key recommendations from an analysis conducted through the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Jun 13, 2024

Wisconsin lawmaker receives ‘scales of justice’ award from State Bar

The award honors individuals devoted to enhancing justice accessibility for all Wisconsin citizens.

Jun 12, 2024

Matthew Spence appointed Sheboygan County Sheriff

Spence has spent his entire law enforcement career with the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office.

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