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Apr 11, 2023

Abortion questions intensify in US courts, legislatures

Dueling judicial opinions on the future availability of abortion pills could shake up the U.S. landscape.

Apr 11, 2023

Milwaukee landlord ordered to pay $1.35M for fatal fire

A landlord has been ordered to pay $1.35 million for a fire that killed two people in Milwaukee in 2019, a newspaper reported.

Wisconsin Probation program
Apr 10, 2023

Wisconsin Probation program falls short on monitoring, audit finds

Faced with heavy workloads and short staffing, Wisconsin's probation and parole program has been falling short with checking in on offenders and offering them rehabilitation resources, according to a nonpartisan legislative audit published Friday.

Apr 10, 2023

Minnesota man gets 2 years in prison for laser strike on jet

A federal judge in Wisconsin sentenced a Minnesota man on Friday to two years in prison for aiming a laser at a Delta Air Lines jet in 2021, an act that prosecutors said disrupted the pilots' efforts to land and putting passengers in "incredible danger."

Apr 9, 2023

Officers, suspect killed in Wisconsin shootout identified (UPDATE)

Authorities on Monday identified two police officers and a man who were all killed in a shootout during a weekend traffic stop in northwestern Wisconsin.

Tony Evers
Apr 7, 2023

Evers pardons nearly 160 people, extending state record

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers pardoned nearly 160 more people on Friday, most of them for relatively low-level offenses ranging from drug dealing and possession to theft.

Apr 7, 2023

Members of Congress on TikTok defend app’s reach to voters

More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress who are active on TikTok are now facing questions about whether they’ll continue to use it.

Apr 6, 2023

Wisconsin GOP soon will have authority to impeach with new Senate supermajority

“What we are seeing here is nothing more than political rhetoric. Impeachment should only be used for corrupt conduct, crimes and misdemeanors,” said Fond Du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney who is also President of The Wisconsin District Attorneys Association.

Apr 6, 2023

DATCP and Attorney General Kaul Announce $75,000 Judgement Against Manufactured Home Community Operators for Unfair and Illegal Rental Practices

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Randy Romanski announced Thursday a $75,000 settlement agreement with Impact MHC Property Management, LLC (Impact), a Colorado-based operator of manufactured home communities (MHCs) in Wisconsin, and RV Horizons, Inc. (RV Horizons), for $75,000 and a series of compliance requirements. “Wis[...]

Apr 6, 2023

Man flees Milwaukee traffic stop, leading to fatal crash

A motorist who fled from an attempted traffic stop in Milwaukee crashed into a car blocks away, fatally injuring a man, police said. Milwaukee police tried to make the traffic stop early Tuesday but the driver refused to stop and fled from the scene. The Milwaukee Police Department said officers did not initiate a pursuit […]

Gov. Evers state parks
Apr 6, 2023

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Milwaukee County Circuit Court – Branch 24

By Steve Schuster [email protected] Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that he is seeking applicants for the Milwaukee County Circuit Court – Branch 24. The appointment will fill the future vacancy being created by Judge Janet Protasiewicz’s resignation to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The new judge will complete a term ending July 31, 2024. […]


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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