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Nov 12, 2018

Wisconsin agency won’t release records on harassment claims

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials are refusing to release records detailing allegations that an agency employee harassed female co-workers at a hotel in Milwaukee, saying such a disclosure would hurt workers' morale and that people make mistakes.

Mar 10, 2016

Former officer sues La Crosse police claiming discrimination

A former La Crosse police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against his former employer, claiming race discrimination and retaliation.

Nov 17, 2015

Assembly committee OKs hunting anti-harassment bill (UPDATE)

Wisconsin lawmakers edged closer to passing a bill that would prohibit people from bothering hunters in the woods, pushing the measure through a committee Tuesday despite questions about whether it is necessary or constitutional.

Nov 12, 2015

Walker ups penalties for threatening, harming prosecutors

Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Wednesday that will subject anyone who beats up or threatens a prosecutor to the same penalties as someone who similarly harasses a judge or law-enforcement officer.

Jan 29, 2014

High court suspends La Crosse attorney over harassment (UPDATE)

A La Crosse man licensed to practice law in Wisconsin, who was convicted of repeatedly harassing an ex-girlfriend, has been suspended from practicing for 90 days and ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.

Jul 11, 2013

Man who beat DWI charges on Segway files lawsuit

A Minnesota man who has successfully challenged charges of riding his Segway while intoxicated is suing Medina police.

Jun 15, 2012

Group of judges, lawyers files suit over alleged lien harassment

A group of judges and lawyers has sued a Milwaukee man they allege is harassing them by electronically filing bogus lien statements.

Mar 16, 2012

Assembly approves anti-harassment bill

The state Assembly has given final approval to a bill that would allow crime victims to sue public officials who harass them.

Mar 15, 2012

Former DA basis behind public official harassment bill in Assembly

The state Assembly is poised to give final approval to a bill that would allow crime victims to sue public officials who harass them.

Jan 11, 2012

Domestic abuse bill draws jurisdictional concerns

A legislative proposal extending court jurisdiction for certain restraining orders or injunctions in cases of domestic abuse, child abuse or harassment could lead to an increase in false accusations, said Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend.

Dec 30, 2011

Wis. officials file motion over Berlin mascot (UPDATE)

The state wants a lawsuit dismissed that challenges the constitutionality of a 2010 state law that allows the schools superintendent to ban American Indian mascots and logos.

Sep 8, 2011

Bill would let crime victims sue officials (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Crime victims could sue public officials who harass them under a bill Republican lawmakers have introduced in hopes of discouraging prosecutors and police from using their positions to take advantage of vulnerable victims. The measure comes in response to the sordid tale of former Calumet County […]


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