Criminal Justice

Cannabis reform gets bipartisan support in Wisconsin 'It’s time' to have...

Republicans in the Legislature have slowly begun approaching consideration of cannabis reforms, from reduced penalties to decriminalization to medicinal use — topics that may have...

When faced with challenges, Wisconsin District Attorneys aren’t invincible

This story has been updated to include the contested district attorney election in Iron County.  At the start of the 2020 election cycle, only six...

Judge tosses Marsy’s Law Judge Remington noted flaws with the amendment...

Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington was right to toss out the victims’ rights amendment known as Marsy’s Law, which passed with 75% of the...

Rittenhouse bond set at $2 million

Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old Illinois resident who traveled to Wisconsin during the Kenosha unrest and has been charged with gunning down two Black Lives...

Illinois judge orders Rittenhouse extradition to Wisconsin

A Lake County, Illinois judge granted a request to extradite Kyle Rittenhouse to Wisconsin.  Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old Illinois native, faces two counts of first degree...

Portland responded with force to racial justice protests, now Milwaukee may...

Protesters in Portland and officers from the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) have violently clashed since protests against racial injustice sprung up across the country...

Wisconsin’s total law enforcement spending 15th in nation as communities enter...

Wisconsin’s local governments have entered budget season amid an economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and an upwelling in calls for the defunding...

The 1960s Supreme Court case connecting the Joseph Mensah investigation to...

Five Wauwatosa Police officers with important information about the scene of the 2016 police shooting of Jay Anderson were not interviewed as part of...

Cell data recovery by police is new privacy frontier for courts...

The District III Court of Appeals has certified a case to the  Wisconsin Supreme Court which explores the limits of law enforcement’s ability to...

Following Justice Rally, activists wonder what Wauwatosa considers ‘peaceful protest’ Tosa...

Wauwatosa protesters and residents gathered in Hart Park on Thursday, Oct. 15 for a rally for justice for police shooting victim Alvin Cole, organized...
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