August 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
Wisconsin's State Patrol marked its 75th anniversary on Friday with a banquet in the Wisconsin Dells.
August 15, 2014 - 1:45pm
The bottle found on the O'Dovero labeled "nitric acid." Photo: Angelena Koosman.
The investigation of a small nitric acid bottle found on a farm near the proposed Penokee Hills iron ore mine is on hold unless new information surfaces, though the Ashland County sheriff’s report concludes the bottle was deliberately placed there.
August 14, 2014 - 6:30pm
A vigil held for Dontre Hamilton held in Red Arrow Park in early May. Photo: Light Brigading (CC-BY-NC).
The family of Dontre Hamilton, a schizophrenic man who was fatally shot by a Milwaukee police officer in April, may file suit against the city over Hamilton's death.
August 13, 2014 - 8:45am
Photo: Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's Campaign Website
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke was the declared winner of a Democratic primary election after a contest that drew large amounts of outside spending over the issue of gun control. The National Rifle Association raised money for Clarke's re-election bid, while former New York City Mayor...
August 12, 2014 - 6:00pm
The chambers of the state Supreme Court. Photo: Adam Fagen (CC-BY).
In a 5-1 decision on Tuesday, the state Supreme Court refused to reinstate the law license of the son of a former Milwaukee organized crime boss, saying that he does not have the moral character to practice law in the state.
August 11, 2014 - 4:30pm
The state Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether or not to reinstate the law license of a former attorney who spent five years in prison for trying to extort money from a Milwaukee vending machine business in 1984. John Balistrieri, now 65 years old, lost his law license when he was convicted...
August 7, 2014 - 7:50pm
Photo: Ismael Ozanne Campaign| Jon Richards Campaign | Susan Happ Campaign
The three-way race in the Democratic primary for Wisconsin attorney general pits two county district attorneys against a veteran legislator from Milwaukee. And as the election draws near, all three candidates are doing their best to convince voters they have what it takes to be the state's top cop.
August 7, 2014 - 6:50pm
Officer Joel Zwicky, Green Bay's "skate cop," with his longboard and the new "Big Daddy," a battery-powered, off-road board. Photo: Patty Murray/WPR
The Green Bay Police Department has a skateboarding officer who says he can patrol areas where squad cars can't -- both literally and figuratively. At the same time, he's also helping boarders gain acceptance with city leaders. One doesn't normally think of a police officer gliding down the...
July 31, 2014 - 8:30am
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Thursday morning to uphold three controversial state laws: ACT 10, new voter identification requirements and the state's domestic partnership registry.
July 30, 2014 - 4:45pm
The chambers of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Photo: Ann Althouse (CC-BY-NC).
The state Supreme Court has ruled against granting a new trial to a Beloit man convicted of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death, rejecting the man’s request to plead insanity because he was suffering from the side effects of a prescription drug. In August of 2008, Donyil Anderson broke into his ex-...