Voters wait outside Washington High School in Milwaukee to be led in to vote. (Photo by Isiah Holmes)

Advocates say the recount is part of a pattern of undervaluing minority votes

As Milwaukee and Dane County head into day six of the vote recount, local officials remain confident that the election’s outcome will remain the...
Supporters of the DACA program rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court. (Robin Bravender/ States Newsroom Washington Bureau)

Immigration advocates push Biden to not just bring back DACA but expand it

WASHINGTON—President-elect Joe Biden is promising to reinstate an Obama-era program that shields deportation for some undocumented people who were brought to the United States...
The email, with a personal phone number redacted, sent from John Milotzky in 2016. The email was sent two days after Officer Mensah was cleared of the Jay Anderson shooting. (Photo by Isiah Holmes)

Internal email suggests Tosa PD use high fees to ‘combat’ records requests

The investigation into the second fatal shooting involving Wauwatosa police officer Joseph Mensah was over, and people had filed open records requests for Mensah’s...
Attorney General Josh Kaul advocates to take up a bipartisan bill by experts on preventing a rape kit backlog.

Is turn-about fair play?

Attorney General Josh Kaul and Gov. Tony Evers are suing the Legislature for making it more difficult for them to do their jobs. The...
Officer Joseph Mensah (Screenshot taken from Mensah's Go Fund Me page)

Officer Mensah’s resignation raises questions, invigorates ongoing protests

Joseph Mensah is set to resign from the Wauwatosa Police Department (WPD), but the movement calling for the department to be held accountable for...


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