Criminal Justice

Milwaukee County supervisor calls for $1 million to help Lincoln Hills...

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a budget amendment from Supv. Sequanna Taylor on Monday, calling for $1 million in programming geared towards...

19-year-old Kenosha resident charged for helping Rittenhouse get rifle

A 19-year-old Kenosha resident, Dominick Black, is facing charges for helping 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse purchase the rifle which he later brought to protests in...

Disbanding the Wauwatosa Police Department is a logical solution

The Wauwatosa Police Department located in a small, mostly Caucasian suburb of Milwaukee, should be disbanded because of ineffective, aggressive and violent policing in...

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...
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