Private attorneys in Wisconsin are again pushing for a pay increase when they are appointed by the state public defender to represent criminal defendants who can't afford a lawyer.
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A Wausau man accused of assaulting one of the children being cared for at his wife's home day care has missed another court hearing.Read More »
Wisconsin school administrators need to get tougher on violent students, a Republican lawmaker said Thursday as he defended a bill that would allow teachers to demand student suspensions and require principals to report violent students to police.Read More »
A new superintendent has been hired to run Wisconsin's troubled youth detention center, which Gov. Scott Walker wants to turn into an adult prison.Read More »
More than 14 percent of Wisconsin's lobbyists may be engaging in unauthorized arm-twisting of lawmakers, according to an audit released on Thursday by the state Ethics Commission.Read More »
A Wisconsin man who was found mentally unfit to stand trial for the May shooting of an Amtrak conductor outside Chicago will be released to a secure senior living facility.Read More »
Alleging violations of their rights to equal protection, private property and due process, seven property owners around the site of the proposed $10 billion Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing campus are suing the village of Mount Pleasant and village president Dave DeGroot.
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The Supreme Court's justices put themselves in the driver's seat on Tuesday, hearing arguments in two cases involving vehicle searches, but it was unclear what routes the justices will take to resolve the disputes.Read More »
Police in the Milwaukee area have been involved in two separate officer-involved shootings in less than 24 hours, law enforcement agencies said on Tuesday.Read More »
It cost state taxpayers $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the estate of a man who died in prison in Milwaukee after a guard ignored a warning from the inmate's cellmate that he was having a seizure.Read More »
Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn announced his retirement Monday, describing himself as a "change agent" over his decade-long tenure and saying it was time to focus on his family.Read More »
A teen who admitted using marijuana shortly before he caused a crash that killed two people in Brown County has been sentenced to five years in prison.Read More »
The attorney for University of Wisconsin System executive Jessica Tormey says Tormey plans to plead guilty to first-offense drunken driving from an incident in Menomonie in October.Read More »
Beyond being subject to less liability for injuries on construction projects, contractors could see a decrease in their legal expenses should lawmakers adopt a proposal that went before a legislative panel on Thursday.Read More »