Criminal Justice

Waukesha South High School student shot after bringing gun to school...

A seemingly normal morning at Waukesha South High School erupted in chaos Monday Dec 2, when a student was shot by a police officer...

New charges against activist Vaun Mayes renew controversy The community organizer...

Over a year ago, a federal judge allowed a community activist in Milwaukee, Vaun Mayes, 31, to go home to await trial on charges...

Small time cannabis, a “victimless crime”

Legislation co-authored by Reps. David Crowley (D-Milwaukee) and Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) and would decriminalize possession of one ounce, or 28 grams of cannabis. “While black...

Rev. Barber brings his campaign for justice to Milwaukee Uniting people...

“Wisconsin is one of those states that’s critical for talking about poverty,” Rev. William Barber told Wisconsin Examiner, shortly before taking the stage at...

Community outpouring over Milwaukee budget Residents object that nearly half of...

Dozens of Milwaukee residents gathered at City Hall on October 7, criticizing Mayor Tom Barrett’s proposed 2020 budget plans for nearly four hours. Common...

Fox Valley law enforcement favor red-flag law Oshkosh police chief: "When...

Attorney General Josh Kaul has taken the issue of Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws out of the State Capitol and to communities around...

Immigration activists push Milwaukee to clarify policy Milwaukee Fire and Police...

Momentum continued to build in Milwaukee as immigration activists flooded City Hall on Thursday for a third time in two consecutive weeks. Dozens of...

Why are private prisons controversial? Three questions answered

Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. Several states have banned them, several...

Family left “haunted” after father was taken by ICE Dozens of...

Milwaukee’s City Hall was charged with raw emotion last week as community members packed in, shoulder-to-shoulder, to support a family whose loved one had...

Will Wisconsin tourists flock to Illinois to buy pot?

Wisconsin residents soon won't have to go far to legally consume marijuana. A store that will sell cannabis less than one mile across the...
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