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Nov 7, 2018

Baldwin cruises to second term

Democratic Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin cruised to a re-election win over Republican Leah Vukmir after successfully making the race about health care and her support for guaranteeing insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

Nov 7, 2018

Election results suggest Tony Evers narrowly defeats Walker

Democrat Tony Evers ousted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in the state's closest governor's race in more than half a century, denying the polarizing Republican and one-time presidential candidate a third term and succeeding where his party had failed in three previous attempts, including a 2012 recall.

Nov 7, 2018

Voters in Milwaukee, Dane counties want marijuana legalized

A large majority of voters in Milwaukee and Dane counties favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults.

Nov 6, 2018

Chief justice: Increasing private bar rate, review of ‘evidence-based’ decision making among priorities

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack recently announced that the high court’s priorities this term will include not only working with the Legislature on increasing the private bar rate and increasing the ranks of state prosecutors, but also reviewing the work of the state’s court system.

Nov 6, 2018

Charges filed in hit-and-run crash that killed 4 in Wisconsin

Wisconsin prosecutors have filed vehicular-homicide charges against a 21-year-old man who police say was inhaling chemical vapors before he crashed his truck into a group of Girl Scouts, killing three children and one adult.

Nov 6, 2018

Wisconsin Democrats hope to take Schimel’s offices, others

Although the contests for the governor’s office and a U.S. Senate seat topped the ballot in Wisconsin on Tuesday, Democrats had high hopes for a handful of other races.

Nov 6, 2018

Law school hosting restorative justice conference

Marquette University Law School will be the host of the 2018 Restorative Justice Initiative Conference.

Nov 6, 2018

Wauwatosa lawyer responds to misconduct allegations, gets attorney

A Wauwatosa lawyer who faces a year-long suspension is admitting to taking money from his firm and committing professional misconduct.

Nov 6, 2018

Attorney pleads guilty in financial abuse case

A former court-appointed financial guardian, her office manager, her husband and her lawyer took plea deals Monday in what authorities are calling the biggest financial abuse case of its kind in Nevada.

Nov 6, 2018

Trial starts over 2020 census citizenship question

A judge launched a trial Monday in New York City over challenges to the federal government's decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census by urging lawyers to put as much as possible on the public record because of high interest in the issues.

Nov 6, 2018

Polls open for high-stakes midterm election

Polls are open in Wisconsin's high stakes midterm election where voters will decide whether Republican Gov. Scott Walker will keep his job or turn it over to Democrat Tony Evers.

Nov 6, 2018

Relatives struggle with Wisconsin deaths of Girl Scout, mom

Relatives of a Girl Scout and her mother who were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin that also claimed the lives of two other girls struggled Monday to come to terms with their sudden, heartbreaking loss, saying "we all expect them to come back."


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