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Apr 25, 2016

Schimel suing over ozone rules

Wisconsin justice officials announced Monday that they have joined other states in a challenge of federal ozone limits that opponents contend will discourage employers from moving to places where the new standards fall most heavily on businesses.

Apr 22, 2016

Records: DOJ investigator resigned amid harassment probe

A high-level state Justice Department supervisor resigned last fall amid an internal investigation into allegations he sexually harassed female co-workers, documents the agency released Friday show.

Apr 1, 2016

State issues 300,000 concealed-carry permits since 2011

Wisconsin's Department of Justice has issued 300,000 concealed carry permits since the law went into effect in 2011.

Mar 27, 2016

DOJ joins investigation of 2 deaths in Medford

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is assisting in the investigation of two people who were found dead in an apartment in Medford.

Mar 27, 2016

Widow of man killed in motorcycle shop standoff files claim

The widow of a man killed during a hostage standoff at a motorcycle shop has filed a $3.5 million claim against a Wisconsin city and three police officers.

Feb 25, 2016

DA clears Ashwaubenon officer in deadly shooting

A police officer in Ashwaubenon could return to the streets as early as next week after he was cleared in a deadly shooting.

Feb 19, 2016

New IT system leading to pay problems for DOJ, Judicial Council

Some state agencies, including the Judicial Council and the Wisconsin Department of Justice, continue to face problems with the state’s new IT system.

Jan 6, 2016

Democrat introduces bills in wake of youth prison probe

A Democratic state senator has crafted a package of bills he says are designed to increase safety at Wisconsin prisons in the wake of an investigation into alleged abuse at the state's juvenile prison.

Jan 4, 2016

Feds close investigation into Milwaukee voucher program (UPDATE)

Federal officials have closed a long-running investigation into whether Milwaukee's school voucher program discriminates against disabled students.

Jan 3, 2016

Man to be retried in wife’s 2008 poisoning death

A Wisconsin man whose conviction in his wife's death by antifreeze-poisoning was overturned in 2013 will be retried.

Dec 28, 2015

High court set to rule on whistleblower case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide Wednesday whether the state’s whistleblower statute should have protected a state justice department employee who was demoted after she warned her superiors that using state employees for the then-attorney general’s trip to a political convention could have violated state law.

Dec 18, 2015

Former Madison police chief to lead US Department of Justice program

A retired Madison police chief has been chosen to lead a new U.S. Department of Justice initiative focused on improving police practices and accountability.


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