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John Chisholm

Nov 24, 2020

No charges filed in Milwaukee veterans hospital shooting

Federal police who shot a 35-year-old man near the entrance to a Milwaukee veterans hospital in July will not be charged in the death, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Nov 18, 2020

Suburban Milwaukee officer who killed 3 since 2015 resigns

A suburban Milwaukee police officer who has fatally shot three people in the line of duty since 2015, including a Black teenager outside a mall in February, is resigning from the department.

Nov 27, 2019

Milwaukee DA, Legal Aid Society review juvenile life sentences

For 128 people now in Wisconsin prisons, decades have passed since they were put away for life for crimes they committed as children.

Aug 6, 2018

No charges filed in fatal Greenfield police pursuit

A Greenfield Police officer will not be criminally charged as a result of a vehicle pursuit that resulted in a fatal crash.

Feb 1, 2018

Walker says he won’t remove Chisholm as district attorney

Gov. Scott Walker says he has no intention of removing Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm from his job, despite calls from the chairman of the state Ethics Commission to do just that.

Jan 26, 2018

Ethics chief wants Milwaukee DA gone

The state Ethics Commission's chairman says Republican Gov. Scott Walker should remove Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm from office for running an investigation that has cost the commission's administrator his job.

Aug 29, 2017

Former Walker aide loses federal appeal

A former aide to Gov. Scott Walker has lost an appeal of a federal court ruling rejecting her lawsuit alleging that prosecutors in the now-closed John Doe investigation overstepped their constitutional authority.

Jul 3, 2017

In Milwaukee, prosecutors hit neighborhoods, not just court

For Jeremy Arn, being a prosecutor in Milwaukee's most dangerous neighborhoods means spending more time on the streets than in court.

Jun 21, 2017

Deliberations in Milwaukee police shooting enter second day

Jury deliberations have entered a second day in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man after a foot chase last year, igniting riots in the predominantly African-American neighborhood where it happened.

Jun 20, 2017

Jury deliberations begin in trial for former Milwaukee cop

The prosecutor who charged a former Milwaukee police officer with first-degree reckless homicide in the killing a 23-year-old black man told jurors Tuesday the man was defenseless and "looked like a child" when he was fatally shot last year.

Jun 13, 2017

Milwaukee prosecutor: Ex-officer shot man ‘point blank’

A black man killed by Milwaukee police after fleeing a traffic stop was unarmed and defenseless when an officer shot him "point blank," a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday, while defense attorneys said the officer believed the man still had a gun.

May 17, 2017

Chief judge, DA, public defender to talk about risk-assessment system

Three stakeholders in Milwaukee County’s criminal justice system will be appearing at a Marquette University Law School event to discuss the county’s use of a risk-assessment system.


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