October 1, 2014 - 9:34pm
Prison reform activists rallied on the Capitol steps Wednesday. Photo: Gilman Halsted/WPR News.
A prison reform group brought a life-size replica of a segregation cell to the steps of the state Capitol on Wednesday to dramatize their demands for ending the use of solitary confinement for Wisconsin inmates with mental illness.
October 1, 2014 - 9:12pm
Susan Happ, left, and Brad Schimel. Images courtesy of WPT.
The latest Marquette University Law School poll found that the race for Wisconsin attorney general remains tight, but also that a lot of voters still don't know much about either Republican candidate Brad Schimel or Democrat Susan Happ.
October 1, 2014 - 8:25pm
Gov. Scott Walker's political ad "Fortune" criticized Burke for her record as CEO of Trek Bicycles.
The campaign ad war in Wisconsin's race for governor is shaping up as the least positive in the country, with over 60 percent of all political commercials striking a strictly negative tone according to new data from Wesleyan University.
October 1, 2014 - 7:11pm
The Wood County Town of Saratoga is considering a network of monitoring wells that would surround a proposed Combined Animal Feeding Operation.
October 1, 2014 - 6:58pm
A rally held last August in memory of Dontre Hamilton. Photo: Light Brigading (CC-BY-NC).
The family of a Milwaukee man shot to death by a police officer five months ago is still waiting for release of a report compiled by the state Justice Department.
October 1, 2014 - 6:39pm
Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke met with a top national official of Planned Parenthood in Milwaukee Wednesday.
October 1, 2014 - 6:18pm
Reps. Gwen Moore, left, and Mark Pocan. Photos: Milwaukee VA/Wispolitics.
Two Democrats in Congress are asking Gov. Scott Walker for details on his plan to require drug testing of working age recipients of public assistance.
October 1, 2014 - 5:22pm
The Flamingo sculpture outside the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago. Photo: Jason Mrachina (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Judges on a federal appeals court in Chicago have issued decisions explaining their recent vote that denied a rehearing of Wisconsin's voter ID lawsuit.
October 1, 2014 - 5:02pm
A conservative think tank is saying Wisconsin should significantly cut its income tax to boost the economy and expand the sales tax in order to pay for it.
October 1, 2014 - 4:37pm
Milwaukee Public Schools' new superintendent Darienne Driver. Photo courtesy of MPS.
The Milwaukee Public School district has named a new interim superintendent: Darienne Driver, who replaces Gregory Thornton as the top school district official.