February 20, 2015 - 2:10pm
The Dane County Board is working on a plan to reduce racial disparity in the county jail and create a new facility for offenders with mental health problems.
February 19, 2015 - 12:25pm
Over the past four years, frac sand companies in Trempealeau County have begun using an obscure, legal maneuver called annexation to avoid strict county regulations. By convincing cities to stretch their boundaries around mines, companies can work directly with the city officials rewriting the rules. But a lawsuit brought by two towns could have a chilling effect on future frac sand annexations.
February 19, 2015 - 10:25am
A state appeals court upheld a lower court ruling Thursday striking down part of a law that gave Gov. Scott Walker more power over the agency run by State Superintendent Tony Evers.
February 18, 2015 - 3:40pm
Two towns in Trempealeau County are settling a lawsuit against the nearby City of Independence over what they call an illegal annexation of a frac sand mine.
February 18, 2015 - 10:20am
A new contract negotiated between the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Walker administration would mean a sizeable raise for troopers, especially compared to other state employees.
February 16, 2015 - 9:25pm
The brother of Dontre Hamilton says that a new state law requiring external investigations of police-involved deaths needs to be amended to prevent local district attorneys from deciding whether such shootings are justified.
February 13, 2015 - 11:35am
A Brown County court has vacated the conviction of a 51-year-old man who spent 17 years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit. Mario Vasquez walked out of court on Jan. 30 a free man. The 1989 charges of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl were dismissed after Wisconsin Innocence...
February 12, 2015 - 4:15pm
The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it was legal for Milwaukee County to eliminate a pension benefit that would have covered the costs of Medicare Part B premiums for public employees.
February 12, 2015 - 4:05pm
The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a bill that would give auditors access to the state elections board's investigative records.
February 12, 2015 - 3:35pm
Wisconsin Republicans have unveiled a new bill to restrict John Doe investigations after prosecutors used the process to go after GOP Gov. Scott Walker.