Criminal Justice

Questions brewing over COVID outbreaks in smaller DOC facilities All eyes...

“The people of Wisconsin are entitled to understand what additional burdens are being placed on our hospital systems,” said Chris Ott, Executive Director of...

Wauwatosa residents decry ‘militarized occupation’ of their community “People can protest...

A militarized police presence in Wauwatosa has transformed the once-quiet suburb, creating an occupation-like environment. Over the weekend, following the decision by District Attorney...

UW campus police start Twitter fight with student

The UW-Madison Police Department is facing blowback from students after issuing a tweet Monday morning criticizing the personal beliefs of the chair of UW-Madison...

‘De facto disenfranchisement’: outside groups work to make sure jailed voters...

There are about 12,500 people in Wisconsin’s county jails at any given time, according to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Most of those people...

DOJ wraps up investigation into police shooting of Jacob Blake

The file from the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha was handed over to consultant...

Protesters fill the streets in Wauwatosa and Milwaukee following Alvin Cole...

Oct.7 proved to be a tense, anxiety-choked day in the City of Milwaukee and its suburban western neighbor Wauwatosa. A crowd of protesters, many...

No charges against Mensah for killing of 17-year-old

Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah will not face charges for shooting and killing 17-year-old Alvin Cole in February, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office...

Tosa cop violated multiple department policies, independent investigator finds

As the morning rolled around on October 7, the day Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm was expected to announce his  decision about charges in ...

Major COVID spike in Wisconsin prisons raises questions on distancing, masks...

There were 903 prisoners isolated with COVID-19 in state Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities on Tuesday and a total of 2,068 in quarantine, representing...

Newspaper tells the stories of the victims in Kenosha protest shootings

The Washington Post has published an in-depth account of the Aug. 25 Kenosha shootings in which an Illinois teenager killed two men and wounded...
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