A retired Watertown police officer has killed his teenage son and then taken his own life, according to investigators.Read More »
Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S. Chauvin, 45, could be sent to prison for decades.
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A group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.Read More »
A state task force assessing racial disparities engaged in a heated debate on Tuesday over whether to use the word "proportionality" in a recommended definition of the use of force.Read More »
Jim Peterson has been appointed as a vice chair of Foley & Lardner’s business law department. Peterson, a partner at the firm and member of the transitions practice group, currently serves as the Milwaukee office’s business law office chair. He ...Read More »
The man in custody in connection with a shooting at a southeastern Wisconsin tavern that left three men dead and three others injured was expected to appear in court Monday for a bond hearing.Read More »
The newest hire at the Waukesha District Attorney's Office Victim Assistance Program is Pepper, a very good girl.Read More »
A Milwaukee County jury has awarded nearly $550,000 to a woman hurt in a rear-end car crash. Attorneys Benjamin Wagner and Jesse Blocher of Habush Habush & Rottier represented the plaintiff. The crash happened in October 2015, and liability wasn’t ...
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A Green Bay elementary school teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting three of his second grade students.Read More »
A lawsuit filed on Thursday by a Madison couple and others alleges that a college grant program for minorities violates the Wisconsin Constitution.Read More »
Attorneys at the conservative Thomas More Society are applauding the Wisconsin Supreme Court's ruling that Gov. Tony Evers’ administration has no authority to impose capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without approval of the Legislature.
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=A Green Bay teacher is accused sexually assaulting students at his elementary school.Read More »
Republicans who control the Wisconsin Senate moved on Wednesday to change state elections based largely on false claims that the November election was tainted, passing bills that would make interfering with election observers a crime and barring polling officials from accepting private grants to aid with administration.Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is setting up a tracking system to trace the status of sexual assault evidence kits in effort to ensure they're processed quickly, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced on Wednesday.Read More »
Assembly Republicans took another step on Tuesday toward ripping control of billions of dollars in federal pandemic aid from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, passing a package of bills that would divvy out the money according to GOP priorities.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without approval of the Legislature, a ruling that comes two weeks after the conservative-controlled court struck down the state's mask mandate.Read More »