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Jul 11, 2018

Republican AG Schimel outraises Democratic opponent Kaul

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has outraised his Democratic challenger Josh Kaul over the first six months of the year.

Jul 11, 2018

Wisconsin woman accused of fishing while child locked in car

A Wisconsin woman is accused of locking her 3-year-old daughter in a car during a heat wave while she was fishing with a friend.

Jul 11, 2018

Firefighter killed in gas explosion, fire near Madison

By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — A firefighter was killed and at least a dozen other people were injured when a natural gas explosion leveled at least two buildings in a Wisconsin community, authorities said Wednesday. A gas leak in downtown Sun Prairie led to an explosion Tuesday evening that destroyed several […]

Jul 10, 2018

Milwaukee to pay $3.4M over police stop-and-frisk policy

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee officials have agreed to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging its police department had officers target black and Latino residents without probable cause tthrough a “stop-and-frisk” policy. The Milwaukee Common Council approved the settlement Tuesday, and Mayor Tom Barrett is expected to sign it immediately. The American Civil Liberties […]

Jul 10, 2018

Grand jury indicts 2 in multi-state textbook thefts

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal grand jury in Milwaukee has indicted two Texas residents in connection with textbook thefts at colleges around the country. Federal prosecutors said in a news release the grand jury indicted Ryan Lewis and Genisis Abellar, both of Houston, on Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to transport stolen goods and interstate […]

Jul 10, 2018

Sen. Johnson: Abortion not ‘litmus test’ for nominee

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday he has no litmus test on abortion for President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court and he hopes the Senate moves quickly to confirm the pick before the November election.

Jul 10, 2018

Sex charges dropped against Illinois judge

Charges have been dropped against a southwestern Illinois judge who was accused of grabbing a client's genitals in 2016 when he was a lawyer in private practice.

Jul 10, 2018

Judge denies agent’s request to remove tracking device

A federal agent accused of sexually assaulting three women in Wisconsin must continue to wear a monitoring device.

Jul 10, 2018

First trial over Roundup weed killer cancer claim underway

Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury on Monday to find that agribusiness giant Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup likely caused his disease.

Jul 10, 2018

Wisconsin response to Trump court pick breaks on party lines

The response to President Donald Trump's pick for the next U.S. Supreme Court justice is breaking along partisan lines in Wisconsin.

Jul 9, 2018

Trump picks Kavanaugh for court

President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

Jul 9, 2018

DA won’t file charges over male-enhancement brownies

A Wisconsin prosecutor has decided he won't file charges against three high school students who gave their classmates brownies laced with a sexual enhancement supplement.


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