June 4, 2014 - 3:45pm
Above, someone dressed as the fictional character "Slenderman" at an anime convention. Photo: IQ Remix (CC-BY).
The stabbing of a young girl by her friends, allegedly motivated by an Internet forum devoted to the fictional character "Slenderman," has caused a national stir and raises questions about children's consumption of online media.
May 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
An image of one of the masked protesters, allegedly Kloth, wrestling with a woman over her camera during the June 2013 raid, taken from a video of the incident.
Katie Kloth was arraigned in Iron County Court on Friday morning for her role in an anti-mining activists’ raid on a Gogebic Taconite drill exploration site last June in the Penokee Hills.
May 27, 2014 - 9:00am
This month marks the beginning of the Wisconsin State Patrol's aerial surveillance of the state's highways.
May 23, 2014 - 3:30pm
Above, the Wisconsin Supreme Court's chambers. Photo: Ann Althouse (CC-BY-NC).
The state Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a state law that restricts when someone can ask a judge to expunge a criminal record on Friday.
May 22, 2014 - 6:30pm
The Truth in Sentencing report finds that authorities treat white and minority youth differently. Photo: Nevele Otseog (CC-BY).
A new study by the Sentencing Project has found glaring disparities between the way white and minority youth are treated by the juvenile justice system, with Wisconsin being no exception.
May 20, 2014 - 8:00am
The number of Wisconsin prison inmates over the age of 65 is on the rise, and it's becoming an increasing challenge to provide them with adequate health care.
May 19, 2014 - 4:15pm
The opera version of “Dead Man Walking” has become something of a modern classic. Written by Jake Heggie, the opera, with a libretto by Terrence McNally, is based on Sister Helen Prejean’s book that inspired the movie of the same name. It tells of a nun’s journey as the spiritual advisor of a...
May 16, 2014 - 7:30pm
Above, a sign near the entrance of the Milwaukee County House of Correction. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee County.
Both Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and community prison reform groups are celebrating the positive impacts education and job training programs have had at the County House of Corrections over the past year.
May 16, 2014 - 3:30pm
Above, a gun buyback in Milwaukee in 2012. Photo: Youth Radio (CC-BY-NC-SA).
In an effort to reduce the city's high rates of gun violence, Milwaukee police will offer bank cards of varying amounts for unloaded and wrapped shotguns, rifles, handguns and assault rifles this weekend.
May 15, 2014 - 4:15pm
State Rep. Bill Kramer, who stands accused of two counts of sexual assault. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Legislature.
State Rep. Bill Kramer pled not guilty to charges of sexual assault in Waukesha County court on Thursday, which has not stopped Gov. Scott Walker from continuing to call for the former Assembly majority leader's resignation.