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John Chisholm

Milwaukee Shootings
Jul 21, 2023

George Floyd’s death impact on health care and law as shootings and crime skyrocket past post-pandemic peak

Since George Floyd's death and the pandemic's inception, Milwaukee shootings have nearly doubled, putting a further strain on doctors, first responders and lawyers who have yet to recover from the pandemic backlogs.

Apr 6, 2023

Wisconsin GOP soon will have authority to impeach with new Senate supermajority

“What we are seeing here is nothing more than political rhetoric. Impeachment should only be used for corrupt conduct, crimes and misdemeanors,” said Fond Du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney who is also President of The Wisconsin District Attorneys Association.

Rep. Dan Knodl
Mar 31, 2023

Republican Rep. Dan Knodl says if elected he will use Wisconsin Senate as a trial court to convict Democrats

The winner of the seat will determine whether Democrats or Republicans will control the Wisconsin Senate, and there is a lot at stake.

Mar 23, 2023

Wisconsin on brink of constitutional crisis as courts face unprecedented DA, public defender shortage

Editors Note: Our Managing Editor, Steve Schuster spoke to Judges, the Office of Lawyer Regulation, Federal Prosecutors, District Attorneys throughout the Midwest, the State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Attorney General, Governor Tony's Evers office, as well as legislatures to determine the full extent of the problem and possible solutions on how to fix Wisconsin's broken criminal justice system.

Dec 1, 2022

Prosecutors move to dismiss Wisconsin abortion ban challenge (UPDATE)

A conservative prosecutor is asking a judge to toss out Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul's lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's 173-year-old ban on abortions, arguing that it lacks legal merit and that there is no weight to assertions that it is unenforceable because of its age.

Oct 13, 2022

Medical services company guilty in Milwaukee jail death

The company that provided medical services at a Wisconsin jail has been found guilty in the 2016 dehydration death of an inmate.

Jul 20, 2022

No charges in Milwaukee market shooting that left 2 dead

The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday no charges will be filed in a shooting outside a Milwaukee grocery store that left two dead after prosecutors determined the shooter fired in self-defense.

Jun 28, 2022

Wisconsin’s Democratic AG sues to block state’s abortion ban

Wisconsin's Democratic attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's 173-year-old abortion ban, arguing that statutes passed in the 1980s supersede the ban and it's so old no one can say it passed with the consent of modern generations.

Jun 28, 2022

GOP gov hopefuls: Fire DAs who don’t enforce abortion ban

Three Republican gubernatorial hopefuls say they would fire prosecutors who refuse to enforce Wisconsin's 173-year-old ban on abortions in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision reversing Roe vs. Wade.

Mar 28, 2022

Wisconsin vets chairman steps down amid child porn charges

The embattled leader of the Wisconsin veterans policy board resigned Monday, bowing to mounting pressure to step down as he battles child pornography charges.

Feb 1, 2022

Wisconsin Republicans seek higher bails after parade deaths

Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to amend the state constitution to make it harder for criminal defendants to get out on bail, hoping to capitalize on anger over the killing of six people by a driver who was out on bail when authorities say he plowed into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee.

Jan 14, 2022

Waukesha parade suspect to stand trial for murder

A Milwaukee man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he drove an SUV through a suburban Christmas parade must stand trial, a court commissioner ordered Friday.

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