Criminal Justice

Is the Wauwatosa Police Department working with ICE? Questions surround the...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin recently discovered a partnership between the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....

Milwaukee eyes opioid settlement

Although news of an impending settlement with Purdue Pharma for helping fuel the opioid crisis sounds encouraging, things aren’t so simple. The hundreds of...

‘Our kids are at risk every single day’ The toll of...

At a rally for common-sense gun laws on the steps of the Capitol,by the Wisconsin Coalition for Gun Safety, Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) urged...

Milwaukee County tackles restoring voting rights to ex-offenders

Milwaukee County Supervisors Sequanna Taylor is proposing a resolution to restore and protect the voting rights of people on parole or probation. Nearly 65,000...

AG Kaul: Settlement with Oxycontin maker fails to provide justice

On Wednesday, Purdue Pharma moved to tentatively settle with 23 states, as well as thousands of local governments and Native American tribes, all of...

‘There’s more to people than the mistakes they’ve made’ Statewide Justice...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin is conducting a statewide Justice Tour to discuss criminal justice reform. A meeting in Milwaukee on...

Democrats unify to push gun sale background checks

Democrats showed what a difference it makes in being able to magnify their voices by having statewide-elected officials that come together behind an issue...

Fifteen hate groups reside in Wisconsin The Southern Poverty Law Center...

Two years ago today -- Aug. 12, 2017 -- a neo-Nazi sped his car into a group of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing...

Surviving gun violence, opposing the death penalty

Pardeep Kaleka knows what it’s like to lose loved ones to violent extremism. The executive director of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee, who...

Proposal to tax guns to aid to gun-crime victims

A proposed Wisconsin bill would tax firearms and use the funds to pay for services to gun-crime victims, who are barred by federal law...
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