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Eastern District of Wisconsin

Nov 29, 2023

Milwaukee casting foundry sentenced for violating Clean Water Act

Milwaukee Precision Casting, Inc. (MPC) was ordered to pay a $100,000 criminal fine for allegedly negligently discharging pollutants into the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District.

Jun 5, 2023

Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital settle with FEDs over alleged ADA violations

Patient was re-admitted to CSM after experiencing complications from the surgery, including an infection of her surgical site.

Feb 22, 2023

Menomonee Indian Reservation suspect convicted after beating death

On Wednesday, a Federal jury in Green Bay convicted Duane Waupoose Jr. of voluntary manslaughter after a man died after being struck with a shotgun in 2021, the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced.

Apr 21, 2022

West Allis man accused of using threats to get people of color to move away

A federal criminal complaint was issued charging William A. McDonald, 54, of West Allis, with using force and threatening to use force to injure, intimidate and interfere with the housing rights of multiple individuals because of their race, color or national origin.

May 14, 2021

5 lawyers recommended for Eastern District US Attorney

Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson have recommended five candidates to fill the open U.S. Attorney position for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Apr 19, 2021

Food plant worker sues employer after contracting COVID-19

A food plant employee is suing his Walworth County employer alleging he contracted the coronavirus at work and infected his wife who died from the disease.

Scott Blader
Feb 11, 2021

Matthew Krueger, Scott Blader to resign as US attorneys

The U.S. attorneys for Wisconsin’s Eastern and Western District are resigning from their positions as the districts’ chief law enforcement officers. Matthew Krueger, who serves the Eastern District, and Scott Blader, who serves the Western District, announced their resignations on Thursday. The announcements come as the U.S. Justice Department said it will ask U.S. attorneys who […[...]

May 13, 2020

Eastern District swears in new clerk of court

Gina Colletti has been sworn in as the Eastern District of Wisconsin's new clerk of court.

Office of Lawyer Regulation
May 4, 2020

Milwaukee pain clinic settles kickback lawsuit for $1.35M

A Milwaukee pain management clinic has agreed to pay at least $1.35 million to settle a lawsuit alleging its doctor ordered unnecessary drug tests for patients in exchange for kickbacks from the testing company.

Apr 7, 2020

Dries appointed as Eastern District magistrate judge

Stephen Caffrey Dries is the newest magistrate judge in the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Mar 16, 2020

Eastern District postpones jury trials, proceedings until May due to virus

The Eastern District of Wisconsin is postponing jury trials and other court proceedings through at least May 1 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In the order issued on Friday, Chief Judge Pamela Pepper said normal court operations posed a risk to public and the judiciary. By March 15, Wisconsin had 33 confirmed cases of […]

Feb 18, 2019

Former owner of electrical contractor pleads guilty in tax case

The former owner of an electrical-contracting company who was indicted last year for failing to pay payroll taxes has taken a plea deal.


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