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Wisconsin AG to AP: Election worker threats to be prosecuted

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul vowed to aggressively prosecute anyone who attacks or harasses election workers in the key swing state this fall and proclaimed his faith in the state's election system as clerks report rising concerns about potential threats due to misinformation about elections.

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Kaul, Toney AG race likely to turn on broader issues

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul will have to go through an experienced Republican prosecutor to win a second term this fall in a race that will likely turn on the candidates’ stances on broader issues such as abortion, gun restrictions and crime.

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Anti-abortion groups look to update 1849 Wisconsin ban

Anti-abortion groups in Wisconsin say they'll work with lawmakers next year to pass legislation that will update or replace the state's 1849 abortion ban, which led doctors across Wisconsin to stop providing abortions on Friday after the Supreme Court struck down the landmark abortion rights decision in Roe v. Wade.

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Republican lawmakers reject abortion ban repeal

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' bid to repeal the battleground state's dormant abortion ban failed Wednesday after Republican lawmakers convened and immediately adjourned a special session without taking any action.

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After lawsuits, new PFAS standards to take effect

Wisconsin Republicans will allow regulations Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' administration developed to control pollution from a group of chemicals known as PFAS to take effect, a spokesman for the lawmaker who controls the Legislature's rules committee said Monday.

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EXPLAINER: How could 1849 Wis. abortion law face challenge?

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade would leave the regulation of abortion up to the states — and possibly lead to a legal morass in Wisconsin. The state has had a law banning abortion on its books since 1849, and it has long been presumed that Roe's fall would mean the end of legal abortion in Wisconsin.

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Over $200K worth of narcotics seized by Oshkosh-area drug units

The Lake Winnebago Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group Drug Unit, along with the Oshkosh Police Department, has seized over $200,000 worth of illegal narcotics including cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine as a result of three search warrants at Oshkosh residences on Thursday.

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AG hopeful Jarchow proposes law enforcement plan

Republican attorney general hopeful Adam Jarchow proposed a multi-faceted plan Wednesday to curb violent crime and help students with mental health issues in an effort to counter primary opponent Eric Toney's prosecutorial experience.

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Wisconsin crime labs’ turnaround times slowed last year

Wisconsin crime labs took longer to deliver test results last year across a number of disciplines, as analysts continued to face the added difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and spent more time testifying in court than the previous year, according to a state Justice Department report released Thursday.

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