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Esmeralda Aguilar
Sep 19, 2023

Woman accused of pepper spraying four Chicago Police Officers first to be sent home under state’s cashless bail system

After years of debate, Illinois has become the first state to eliminate cash bail.

Chicago city treasurer
Sep 19, 2023

Computers seized from city treasurer’s office

Seizure was a part of an investigation into allegations of misconduct.

Lamont Crockett
Sep 19, 2023

Former Sun Prairie officer charged with sexually assaulting, exposing himself to juveniles

A former Sun Prairie school resource officer was charged Monday with sexually assaulting a Phoenix Prairie Academy student and exposing himself to another child.

Hunter Biden IRS
Sep 19, 2023

Hunter Biden sues IRS over tax disclosures after agent testimony

Hunter Biden sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday.

Donald Trump Nazi
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin and national leaders react to Trump’s anti-Jewish attack on social media

During the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), one of the holiest days of the year for the Jewish people, former President Donald Trump posted a statement to Truth Social that has been called “dangerous,” among a firestorm of criticism from the local and national Jewish Community. “Just a quick reminder for liberal Jews who voted […]

Sep 18, 2023

A tale of two states’ gerrymandering

In North Carolina and Wisconsin, Republicans are trying to seize power over elections and redistricting.

David Prosser
Sep 18, 2023

Justice tapped to investigate Protasiewicz impeachment accepted GOP donation

One of the former Wisconsin Supreme Court justices tapped to investigate impeaching newly elected Justice Janet Protasiewicz for taking Democratic Party money accepted donations from the state Republican Party when he was on the court.

Riley Casper
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin man accused of pepper-spraying police at US Capitol on Jan. 6 pleads guilty

A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Friday to a federal assault charge after being accused of bragging in a social media message that he pepper-sprayed police officers so severely during the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol that they had to undress.

Sep 18, 2023

Trump refuses to say in a TV interview how he watched the Jan. 6 attack unfold at the US Capitol

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly declined in an interview aired Sunday to answer questions about whether he watched the Capitol riot unfold on television, saying he would “tell people later at an appropriate time.”

Trump gag order
Sep 18, 2023

Prosecutors seek narrow gag order on Trump in federal election case after ‘inflammatory’ comments

Federal prosecutors are seeking an order that would prevent Donald Trump from making “inflammatory” and “intimidating” comments about witnesses, lawyers and other people involved in the criminal case charging the former president with scheming to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Sep 18, 2023

Republican Texas AG Ken Paxton is acquitted of corruption charges at historic impeachment trial

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was fully acquitted Saturday of corruption charges in a historic impeachment trial, a resounding verdict that reaffirms the power of the GOP's hard right and puts an indicted incumbent who remains under FBI investigation back into office.

Wisconsin man arrested for 7th OWI
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin man arrested for 7th OWI

Matthew J. Glimme, 42 of Madison, was arrested Saturday.


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