A judge sentenced a New Richmond man Friday to 22 years in prison in connection with the death of his son.Read More »
George Floyd's family on Wednesday demanded the arrest of all four police officers involved in his death, as they visited a makeshift shrine at the Minneapolis street corner where the black man died after a white officer pressed a knee on his neck as he pleaded for air.
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A wave of police killings of young black men in 2014 prompted 24 states to quickly pass some type of law enforcement reform, but many declined to address the most glaring issue: police use of force. Six years later, only about a third of states have passed laws on the question.Read More »
Protesters spray painted graffiti on the Wisconsin state Capitol, dumped paint on the beloved "Forward" statue outside, broke into businesses downtown and defaced the Wisconsin Veterans Museum before police in riot gear used tear gas to disperse the crowd early Tuesday morning.Read More »
Prosecutors in Waupaca County have charged a 17-year-old boy they say intentionally caused a crash that killed a woman.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case seeking to purge about 129,000 voter registrations from the rolls ahead of the November presidential election after previously deadlocking on whether to get involved.Read More »
Fifteen people were arrested after a second night of violence erupted in Madison, as police fired tear gas as protesters again threw rocks and damaged store downtown stores following a previous peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd.Read More »