July 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
Above, an empty lecture hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Photo: Kevin Lau (CC-BY-NC-ND).
As people age out of the workforce, state job growth will depend in part on young educated professionals staying in Wisconsin. However, many young graduates are leaving, joining a trend that’s often described as the “brain drain.”
July 18, 2014 - 9:45pm
The year's gun homicide tally is now at 56. Photo: Beau Lebens (CC-BY-SA).
Two more shooting victims died this week in Milwaukee. The death of 10-year-old girl and 20-year-old man brings the statewide gun homicide total to 56 for the year.
July 17, 2014 - 5:00pm
Planned Parenthood alleged a 2012 law's language may have led to prosecution of doctors who aren't present when women take pills to induce a medical abortion. Photo: Lola Smith (CC-BY-NC).
A Dane County circuit court judge ruled on Thursday that a doctor does not have to be present when a woman takes prescribed medication for an abortion, clarifying vague language from a 2012 state law.
July 15, 2014 - 8:30pm
Attorney General Eric Holder said that he expects the U.S. Department of Justice will get involved in the federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law.
July 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
The Oneida County Courthouse in Rhinelander. Photo: Keith Ewing (CC-BY-NC-SA).
An Oneida County judge has ruled that a northern Wisconsin man shouldn't be denied a concealed carry permit for his gun, despite the fact he has a domestic violence conviction on his record.
July 14, 2014 - 2:30pm
The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Affairs Hospital in Madison. Photo: Pahz (CC-BY-NC-SA).
The Madison Veterans Affairs hospital is hosting a conference that’s designed to improve coordination of mental health services at the local level.
July 11, 2014 - 7:45pm
The vast majority of gun violence this year has occurred in Milwaukee. Photo: Jeramey Jannene (CC-BY).
A deadly shooting in Milwaukee this past week has pushed the statewide gun homicide total for the year to 54.
July 11, 2014 - 10:45am
Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen have appealed the ruling made by a federal judge in June that struck down Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage.
July 10, 2014 - 5:45pm
Above, the Walker family on the night of Scott Walker's inauguration. Alex is second from the left. Photo: Wisconsin National Guard (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Democrats are giving no indication that they plan to make political hay out of Gov. Scott Walker's son attending a family member's same-sex wedding.
July 9, 2014 - 8:15pm
Above, Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Photo: Monica and Tim (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Latino youth activists from around Wisconsin have re-launched their campaign for what they call “tuition equity” in Wisconsin.