Criminal Justice

Protesters plead for answers as Kenosha picks up the pieces after...

Less than 24 hours after Kenosha police officers shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back, members of the community were looking for answers.  On...

Kenosha shooting feels all too familiar for city resident Michael Bell...

For Michael M. Bell, word Sunday that Kenosha Police had shot Jacob Blake in the back at close range replayed events from nearly 16...

The scene as a protester is arrested in Wauwatosa

On Aug. 14, the Wauwatosa police made one of their first arrests of a Black Lives Matter protester after weeks of sustained protests in...

Tosa PD escalates tactics against protesters following incident at officer’s home...

Despite escalating tactics to restrain protesters, the suburban City of Wauwatosa has become the epicenter of Milwaukee’s Black Lives Matter movement. Following a confrontation with...

Shawano County: ‘The Land the Constitution Forgot’ A punitive culture and...

There’s a saying in Shawano County, usually attributed to the county’s former district attorney, that if you come on vacation, you’ll leave on probation.  Decades...

Shawano County DA’s office threatens election challenger with felony charge

The Shawano-Menominee County District Attorney’s office threatened a political opponent with felony charges in open court Tuesday morning, according to court records.  Aaron Damrau, a...

Acting Homeland Security chief rebuts criticism of use of federal force...

WASHINGTON — The top official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday defended the deployment of federal officers to counter protesters in...

Tear gas bans: A policing change not gaining traction

Editor's note: The story below cites a New York Times article listing 100 cities that have teargassed protesters. Both Madison and Milwaukee appear on...

Top Homeland Security official vows federal agents ‘will not back away’...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s number two at the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday defended federal law enforcement officers’ intervention in protests in...

Surge of federal law enforcement operations in Milwaukee raises questions ...

A cloud has been hanging over Milwaukee ever since the Trump administration signaled that the city was on a list of places that would...
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