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Tag Archives: Frank Gimbel

Panel ponders firing Milwaukee police chief after protests

An oversight board is considering firing Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales after he ordered officers to use tear gas to break up protests over George Floyd's death, the last straw for members upset with how the chief has handled incidents since the arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown in 2018.

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Police preparing for unknowns at Democratic convention

The Milwaukee Police Department doesn't know how many people will show up for the scaled-back Democratic National Convention that begins in less than two weeks, but it's prepared to handle protests without using tear gas, the embattled Milwaukee chief said Tuesday.

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Legal community mourns death of retired judge

One of state Attorney General Brad Schimel’s fondest memories of Patrick Snyder, a retired Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge who died Wednesday, comes from a retirement party held at the Waukesha County Courthouse in 2010. There were two cakes, and at the end of the festivities, one was left untouched.

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‘Molotov,’ Mr. Gimbel

Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he doesn't remember sending a letter about a menorah that is signed "Thank you and Molotov" to prominent Milwaukee attorney Frank Gimbel.

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Spooner questions fairness of trial

John Henry Spooner wrote a letter to his local newspaper on the day he was convicted of killing his teenage neighbor, wondering whether he got a fair trial and asking for help in getting the truth out.

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Jury: Spooner sane when he killed teen neighbor (UPDATE)

A Milwaukee man knew exactly what he was doing when he accused his teenage neighbor of burglary and then fired a bullet into the boy's chest, jurors decided Friday. The verdict essentially guarantees that 76-year-old John Henry Spooner will die behind bars.

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