The Dane County District Attorney's Office will soon hire a new full-time assistant district attorney. The Joint Committee on Finance approved a request to create the position on Tuesday.Read More »
GREEN BAY (AP) — A settlement has been reached in lawsuit against a former Calumet County district attorney accused of sending racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim, federal court records show. Stephanie Van Groll accused former prosecutor Ken ...Read More »
Prosecutors are forced to ignore misdemeanor violations to pursue more serious crimes. Judges are delaying trials to cope with layoffs and strained staffing levels. And in some cases, those charged with violent crimes, even murder, are set free because caseloads are too heavy to ensure they receive a speedy trial.Read More »
Wisconsin legislators are pushing to move elections for clerk of courts, district attorney and other offices to the spring and make them non-partisan. On Tuesday, a bi-partisan group of lawmakers introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 51 which would require a constitutional ...
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MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A northeastern Wisconsin man accused of killing his wife could face more charges. Ambrose Greaves is accused of stabbing Miki Greaves three times, including a fatal wound to her heart. Hunters found her partially-nude body in ...Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin district attorneys are bracing for a state-mandated work reduction for their assistant prosecutors, with some saying the “idiotic” move could mean crippling delays across the state’s criminal justice system. The ...Read More »