UPDATED: August 29, 2014 - 6:15pm
There have now been 81 gun deaths in Wisconsin this year. Photo: Paul Weaver (CC-BY-NC-ND).
The shooting deaths of two Milwaukee men this week have pushed the statewide gun homicide total to 81 for the year.
UPDATED: August 29, 2014 - 5:45pm
The U.S. Department of Justice won't prosecute the former director of the Milwaukee FBI office, though a report released this week from the federal Office of the Inspector General suggests that she acted improperly on multiple occasions.
UPDATED: August 28, 2014 - 7:45pm
Burke has said that campaign contributions from GTAC to the Wisconsin Club for Growth should be illegal, if it isn't. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke said revelations from a John Doe investigation into possible illegal campaign fundraising demonstrate a need to tighten the state’s finance laws.
UPDATED: August 28, 2014 - 12:30pm
A poster at a press event on Wednesday in support of the casino. Photo: Gilman Halsted/WPR News.
A new poll shows that there’s statewide acceptance of a tribal casino in Kenosha, a finding that comes amid new arguments over the possible project.