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Madison man charged with threatening judge

A convicted felon has been charged with threatening a circuit court judge by leaving a series of threatening and harassing voicemails on her office phone after the judge ruled against him in a small claims case.

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Wrongful death suit filed in boy’s shooting

The family of a 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot outside his Milwaukee home has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the 75-year-old suspect and wants an order to prevent the man from disposing of his assets.

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Packers LB Walden released from jail (UPDATE)

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden was released from jail Monday after spending the weekend behind bars following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Walden was arrested Friday in Brown County on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at their apartment near Green Bay. County District Attorney John Zakowski said Walden’s girlfriend ...

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EEOC: Restaurant permitted sexual harassment

MERRILL, Wis. (AP) — A federal workplace-rights agency is accusing a restaurant in Merrill of failing to prevent a cook from sexually harassing waitresses. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, it filed a lawsuit Monday against the New Pine Ridge Restaurant. The EEOC said a cook created a hostile work environment by making crude comments to waitresses and ...

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Man arrested for punching pro-union demonstrator

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An altercation involving a pro-union demonstrator resulted in an arrest and citations at the state Capitol. State officials say two men draped a “Don’t Tread on Me” flag over the heads of some pro-union demonstrators participating in a sing-a-long in the Capitol rotunda Tuesday. One of the singers grabbed the flag and was punched in the ...

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2010AP509-CR State v. Kubat

Battery Self-defense Richard Kubat appeals a judgment of conviction for misdemeanor battery. Kubat argues the trial court should have granted his motion for a directed verdict of acquittal following presentation of the State’s case and should not have instructed the jury on provocation. Kubat further asserts he was denied due process. We reject Kubat’s arguments and affirm. This opinion will ...

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