Federal Judge Says Hold On Gay Marriages Is LiftedA federal judge in Wisconsin says she is lifting her hold on an order allowing same-sex marriages to take place in Wisconsin. Judge Barbara Crabb declared Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in June, but she put her ruling on hold a week later while the state appealed. The hold was set to expire as soon as appeals ended.
Civil Rights Group Files Gay Marriage Lawsuit In Wis.A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking recognition of gay couples who married in June after a judge struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage.
Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case To High Court Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.
Wisconsin Appeals Ruling Allowing Gay Marriages Wisconsin has appealed a federal judge's ruling from last month striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional.
Judge To Hold Hearing On Wisconsin Gay MarriagesBoth sides in the fight over same-sex marriages in Wisconsin are headed back to federal court Friday afternoon for a hearing that could determine whether the weddings can continue. The hearing before U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb comes exactly one week after she struck down the state's ban on gay marriages as unconstitutional.
Scheme Lands Former Minn. Man In Federal Pen A federal judge has sentenced a former Minnesota man to 6½ years in prison without parole for bilking investors out more than $2 million.
Federal Judge Sentences 3 In Wis. Pot Farm Bust A federal judge has sentenced three Mexican nationals to prison for conspiring to grow marijuana in the Chequamegon - Nicolet National Forest in northwestern Wisconsin.