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John Chisholm

Jan 13, 2022

Prosecutors add dozens of charges in Wisconsin parade deaths

A man accused of driving an SUV through a Wisconsin Christmas parade crashed into people head-on, ran them over as they lay on the ground and at one point leaned out his window to steer because someone had landed on his windshield and was blocking his view, prosecutors alleged Wednesday in a criminal complaint that levies dozens of new charges against him.

Jan 12, 2022

Time for bipartisan bail reform

On Nov. 21, the nation looked on in horror to see a man drive through the Waukesha parade, killing six people and injuring dozens more.

Jan 12, 2022

Evers attorney: Complaint over Milwaukee prosecutor invalid

A complaint demanding that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers remove Milwaukee County's district attorney from office over a bail recommendation for a man who later drove his SUV through a suburban parade isn't valid, an attorney hired by the governor's administration concluded Tuesday.

Jan 7, 2022

Wisconsin lawmakers push for higher bail after parade deaths

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing for tougher bail policies after a man who is charged with driving his SUV through a Waukesha Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring more than 60, had been released on $1,000 bail in a domestic violence case.

Dec 29, 2021

Evers: Voters should decide if Milwaukee DA keeps job

Gov. Tony Evers says voters should decided whether Milwaukee County's top prosecutor keeps his job

Dec 27, 2021

Evers says he may support bail changes after Waukesha parade

Gov. Tony Evers said he might support efforts to overhaul Wisconsin's bail system, which came under scrutiny following the Waukesha Christmas parade deaths.

Dec 21, 2021

Group seeks to oust prosecutor after Wisconsin parade crash

Wisconsin's governor received a complaint Monday seeking the removal of Milwaukee County's district attorney because one his prosecutors recommended $1,000 bail for a man who authorities say later drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in a nearby county, killing six people.

Dec 20, 2021

Milwaukee court: Audio of bail hearing missed due to error

Milwaukee County court officials have reported that an error led to them failing to record audio of a bail hearing for a man before he allegedly drove his vehicle through a Christmas parade, killing six people.

Dec 6, 2021

Republicans urge removal of DA over parade deaths

More than a dozen Republican Wisconsin state lawmakers on Monday called on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to remove Milwaukee County's top prosecutor because his office recommended $1,000 bail for a man before he allegedly drove his vehicle through a Christmas parade, killing six people.

Dec 2, 2021

DA: Overworked assistant set bail too low for parade suspect

Milwaukee County's top prosecutor said Thursday that a young assistant in his office rushed to set $1,000 bail for a man before he allegedly drove his vehicle through a Christmas parade because she was overworked and never saw his risk assessment.

Jun 28, 2021

Family of man killed by Wisconsin officer calls for justice

Family and friends called for justice for Jay Anderson Jr. on Saturday in the park where he was killed five years ago by a Wauwatosa police officer.

Jan 22, 2021

Milwaukee County hopeful for strong post-pandemic comeback for courts

Participants in Milwaukee County’s criminal justice system believe the courts will come back from the COVID-19 pandemic stronger than it was before.


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