March 31, 2014 - 4:45pm
Dominic Salvia is suing the Capitol Police, alleging they infringed upon his rights as a journalist when they arrested him while observing a protest. Photo: Shawn Johnson / WPR News
One of the people arrested in last year's crackdown on Capitol protesters has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against police officers, alleging they violated his constitutional rights. The lawsuit was filed by Dominic Salvia, who was one of many people arrested on the first day of last year's...
March 28, 2014 - 6:45pm
Effigy mound groups are common in Dane County. Above, a bird effigy on Observatory Hill in Madison. Photo: James Steakley (CC-BY-SA)
Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. would be able to mine underneath a native effigy mound group in Dane County if a circuit court rules that human remains are not present in the mound, or if it rules that the mounds should not continue to be protected under state law.
March 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
Former Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer. Photo: Wisconsin State Legislature.
Former Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer, after being stripped of his leadership role for groping women at an event in Washington, D.C., now faces charges of sexual assault stemming from a previous incident from 2011.
March 28, 2014 - 3:30pm
Four gun-related homicides that took place in Milwaukee have raised the tally's total to 22. Photo: Richard Roberson (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Wisconsin Public Radio adds to its tally of gun-related homicides in 2014, with four more homicides in Milwaukee raising the total to 22 for the year.
March 26, 2014 - 5:15pm
Michael Sitalski, a teacher at Wausau Newman Catholic High School, stands accused of ordering child pornography from a Toronto company that is now out of business.
March 24, 2014 - 11:00am
A police shooting in Madison was the partial impetus for the bill. Photo: Cliff (CC-BY)
The Senate will likely vote on a bill just passed by the Assembly that would mandate police departments to use external agencies to investigate deaths involving police officers.
March 21, 2014 - 10:30am
Under a measure that cleared the State Assembly earlier this morning, police would be allowed to take DNA samples from people they have just arrested, but only those suspected of violent crimes. The measure would scale back a new DNA law the Legislature approved just last year as part of the state...
March 20, 2014 - 8:15am
State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a Wisconsin law requiring doctors providing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
March 17, 2014 - 11:00am
A federal judge is considering whether to dismiss a lawsuit aimed at halting the John Doe investigation looking into groups that helped Governor Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign. Probe backers say a dismissal would stifle future campaign finance investigations.
March 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
The latest gun-related homicides in Wisconsin were of two teenagers, Anmarie Miller and James Bell, Jr., who were shot to death in Milwaukee by a janitor that police say was being attacked by the victims.