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Mar 20, 2018

Officer to receive $200,000 to settle harassment claim

A black, female police officer has settled her claims of harassment by some night-shift colleagues with the City of Green Bay for $200,000.

Nov 30, 2017

Wisconsin county settles suit over augmented-reality games

Milwaukee County plans to settle a lawsuit from an augmented-reality game developer that challenged an ordinance requiring developers to get local permits for apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks.

Oct 30, 2017

$2.3 million settlement in veteran’s death at VA

The government has reached a $2.3 million settlement with survivors of a Marine veteran who died of a drug overdose at the troubled Wisconsin Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Oct 19, 2017

Agency settles suit over dairy industry regulation

Wisconsin environmental officials have agreed to settle a dairy industry lawsuit alleging the agency is over-regulating large livestock farms.

Oct 19, 2017

DNR settles CAFO lawsuit

The state Department of Natural Resources has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging the agency is over-regulating large livestock operations.

Jul 21, 2017

HIV discrimination claims against medical provider settled

The U.S. Department of Justice says it has settled discrimination claims from two HIV patients who said physicians at a Milwaukee-based medical provider refused to treat them because of their illness.

May 31, 2017

Milwaukee council OKs $2.3M for family of man killed by cop

Milwaukee officials have approved a $2.3 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill black man who was fatally shot in a 2014 confrontation with a white police officer.

Apr 27, 2017

Bucks settle lawsuit over cheerleader pay

A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader who claimed in a lawsuit that she and her colleagues were underpaid has reached a settlement with the team but the organization maintains it did nothing wrong.

Mar 14, 2017

DirecTV settles with Wisconsin viewers over billing issues

DirecTV customers in Wisconsin will soon be seeing a $4.25 refund.

Feb 28, 2017

Family, Walworth County reach $1.1M settlement over man’s shooting

The family of a Walworth County man shot by a sheriff's deputy has reached a settlement with the county.

Feb 23, 2017

$3.3M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit, attorneys announced on Thursday.

Feb 7, 2017

$2.5M settlement approved in Milwaukee officer’s rape case

A woman who was raped by a Milwaukee police officer responding to her 911 call in 2010 will receive $2.5 million to settle her lawsuit against the city.


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