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Henry Redman

Henry Redman

Henry Redman is a staff reporter for the Wisconsin Examiner who focuses on covering Wisconsin's towns and rural areas. He previously covered crime and courts at the Daily Jefferson County Union. A lifelong Midwesterner, he was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in journalism in May 2019.

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Rittenhouse released from Kenosha County Jail

By: - November 20, 2020

Kyle Rittenhouse posted his $2 million bail and was released from Kenosha County Jail Friday, his lawyer said on Twitter.  The 17-year-old is charged with two counts of first degree homicide and one count of attempted homicide after shooting three people at a protest for racial justice in Kenosha in August, killing two. He also […]

A Covid-19 vaccine vial and a syringe (Getty Images)

DATCP, DHS warn of vaccine trial scams

By: - November 20, 2020

With news of progress in the effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are warning people of vaccine trial scams that aim to steal people’s personal information.  Scammers are using the recruitment of participants for vaccine trials as […]

Wisconsin State Capitol Police car in front of Wisconsin Capitol. (Photo: WI Department of Administration)

Wisconsin law enforcement is everywhere, how many agencies operate where you live?

By: - November 20, 2020

People are familiar with their local police department but Wisconsinites live under the jurisdiction of far more law enforcement agencies than just the municipal police.  In total, there are nearly 600 local, state and federal law enforcement agencies operating in Wisconsin. These agencies vary in size from tiny village departments to the FBI.  Even in […]

No one has to touch the ballot scanner to insert their ballot. And there were only several voters present around 9:30 am on 4/7/20

Presidential recount has been ordered, this is how it works

By: - November 19, 2020

On Thursday morning, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) officially ordered a recount of ballots cast in the presidential election in Dane and Milwaukee counties.  After the order was sent, the two counties could begin the re-tallying. Each has until 9 a.m. on Saturday to begin the process and the recount must be finished in 13 […]

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gives her DNC address, Aug. 17, 2020 | Julia Picket photo

Columbia County man close to extradition to Michigan for involvement in Whitmer plot

By: - November 19, 2020

A Wisconsin Dells man is in custody at the Columbia County Jail for his involvement in a plot to kidnap and execute Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The man is in the process of being extradited to Michigan to face a felony charge for providing material to support a terrorist act.  Brian P. Higgins, 52, appeared […]

Medical marijuana buds and prescription container

Madison decriminalizes cannabis

By: - November 18, 2020

Adults in Madison will now be able to possess and use cannabis on private and public property after the city’s common council loosened local laws at its meeting Tuesday night.  The three new ordinances will allow anyone older than 18 to possess up to 28 grams of cannabis — nearly an ounce. The possession of […]

Health director

As Madison struggles with COVID crisis, emails show health department developed plan that ‘works for our business community’

By: - November 17, 2020

Madison, Dane County and Wisconsin are currently dealing with crisis-level spread of COVID-19 and in recent months Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) President Zach Brandon has been a vocal critic of local limits on businesses to mitigate the spread.  In the early months of the pandemic, after the Wisconsin Supreme Court had struck down […]

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Election recount will cost Trump almost $8 million

By: - November 16, 2020

A recount of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential election results will cost the campaign of President Donald Trump nearly $8 million, according to an estimate from the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC).  In the hours after the Associated Press and other media outlets called Wisconsin for  President-elect Joe Biden, Trump’s campaign signaled it would be requesting a recount […]

Evers fires first shot in the 2020 War on Christmas

By: - November 13, 2020

Liberals, grab your holiday Starbucks cups and prepare to be politically correct.  On Friday, Gov. Tony Evers announced that “hope” would be the theme for the ornaments crafted by Wisconsin schoolchildren this winter, however he didn’t say Christmas — he called them holiday ornaments, which may run afoul of Republican legislative leaders, who last year […]

Malik Aziz

Dallas Police have problems with race but activists support Milwaukee chief finalist

By: - November 12, 2020

Dallas Police Major Malik Aziz is a well-liked member of the department’s top brass with the support of the city’s activist community despite widely acknowledged systemic problems in the department. Now, Aziz is one of three finalists in Milwaukee’s search for a new police chief.  The question is, can he bridge the gap between activists […]

Right-wing protesters gather outside the Maricopa County Elections Department on Nov. 4, 2020, demanding that all ballots for Donald Trump be counted. Inside the building, election workers were busy counting hundreds of thousands of ballots. Photo by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror

WEC forced to address misinformation, conspiracy theories following election

By: - November 11, 2020

More than one week after the 2020 election, officials in Wisconsin and across the country are fighting misinformation and conspiracy theories spreading from the internet and Republican politicians.  On Tuesday, for the second time since the election, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) was forced to debunk a number of false claims about the administration of […]

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UW Football set to return after getting ‘handle’ on COVID-19 outbreak

By: - November 9, 2020

The University of Wisconsin football team expects to be back on the field this weekend after two games were cancelled due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among the team’s players and staff.  The team announced Monday it expected to play Saturday’s game against the University of Michigan after having no players or staff test positive […]