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Rhinelander Auto Group
Oct 25, 2023

FTC and Wisconsin take action against Rhinelander Auto Center for discrimination

The dealerships allegedly tacked on significant illegal junk fees onto car prices and discriminated against certain customers charging them higher financing costs and fees.

Sep 14, 2023

Evers: ‘Wisconsin Republicans escalate efforts to interfere with elections’

Evers says Wis. Republicans "undermine basic tenets of our democracy, including the peaceful transfer of power."

Aug 24, 2023

Reedsburg man charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle

The complaint alleges that Green was texting while driving at and before the time of the crash.

gun safety
Aug 17, 2023

Wisconsin Attorney General Kaul releases 2022 annual crime lab report

Attorney General: Wisconsin State Crime Labs surpass national averages in majority of areas.

gun safety
Aug 16, 2023

DOJ saves OSS, reallocated $1.3 million in unused funds slated to expire for crime lab

Wisconsin DOJ has re-allocated $1,340,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (APRA) funds slated for crime lab evidence to extend the operations of OSS.

Wisconsin corn mill
Aug 10, 2023

Wisconsin corn mill agrees to pay $940,000 to settle permit violations

The case is set to go to trial in October.

Jul 24, 2023

Wisconsin officials seek legislators’ permission to drop lawsuit challenging border wall funding

Republicans passed statutes before then-Gov. Scott Walker left office in 2018 designed to weaken incoming Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers.

Proud Boys Sentenced
Jul 19, 2023

Michigan charges 16 fake electors for Donald Trump with election law and forgery felonies

Wisconsin Department of Justice officials said Attorney General Kaul strongly believes that those who committed crimes in an effort to unlawfully subvert the outcome of an election should be held accountable.

Mequon Police shooting
Jul 12, 2023

DOJ says no criminal charges against Mequon Police in shooting that killed 86-year-old man

Wisconsin DOJ officials and Ozaukee County District Attorney Adam Gerol said no criminal charges for Mequon Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an 86-year-old man.

fund Office of School Safety
Jun 26, 2023

National advocates call on Wisconsin lawmakers to fund the Office of School Safety

Wisconsin has once again been cast into the national spotlight --- this time calling upon Wisconsin legislators to fund the Office of School Safety.

Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team Summerfest
Jun 24, 2023

Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team deploys at Summerfest

Suffice it to say, in the 55 years since the music festival began in 1968, security protocols have evolved quite a bit.

fund Office of School Safety
Jun 22, 2023

Wisconsin Attorney General Kaul, law enforcement officials and school leaders urge legislators to fund the Office of School Safety

Funding requested for the Office of School Safety over a two-year period is less than .1 percent of state's budget surplus.


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