AP: Wisconsin Democrats Renew Call For Votes On Gun Safety BillsThe bills would institute a universal background check for gun sales and implement a “red flag” law that would allow judges to take guns away from people determined to be a threat. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who is up for reelection in November, called a special session in 2019 to pass them, but Republicans ignored him.
Wisconsin Launches Statewide Sexual Assault Tracking SystemImproving the processing speed, and tracking, of sexual assault kits has been a priority for Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and many lawmakers in recent years as the state worked to eliminate a backlog in testing and prevent a new one.
Wisconsin's High Court To Debate School's Gender Change PolicyThe school district adopted a policy in 2018 that allows students to change their gender identity at school. Teachers and other school staff are required to use names and pronouns of the students' choosing without parental notice or consent.
Republican Elector Who Tried To Cast Ballots For Trump Runs To Lead Election CommissionRobert Spindell has been an outspoken member of the bipartisan commission and supporter of the investigation into the 2020 election being led by a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice. Spindell has also traveled the state giving a presentation he calls “Thirteen Ways the 2020 Election was Rigged in Wisconsin.”
Wisconsin Couple Kills Bear That Attacked Them In Their HomeA Wisconsin couple say they killed a bear that attacked them inside their home after they spotted it eating from their bird feeder.
Tow Boat Hits Lock And Dam On Mississippi River In WisconsinNo injuries were reported, and no cargo or fuel was spilled into the river, according to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office.
Wisconsin Republicans Reject Recalling Biden Votes, Removing VosThe resolution calling for rescinding Biden's electors, which numerous attorneys have said is not legally possible, drew support from 40% of delegates.
Wisconsin's High Court Broadens Who Can Carry Concealed GunsA disorderly conduct conviction can't disqualify someone from obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday in a unanimous decision.
Judge Gives Wisconsin GOP Leader Vos Chance To Avoid ContemptA judge on Thursday said the investigator hired by Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to look into the 2020 election appears to have “gone rogue” and “run amok" in refusing to comply with the state's open records law.
Clifton Blackwell Gets 10 Years In Prison For Racist Acid AttackMilwaukee County Circuit Judge Jean Marie Kies told 64-year-old Blackwell that he acted with hate when he threw the acid on Mahud Villalaz in November 2019. She said he wasn't provoked and that his behavior was “diabolical.”
Wisconsin Woman Sues Over Judy Garland 'Wizard Of Oz' Dress Slated For AuctionThe iconic blue-and-white gingham dress is scheduled to be sold at auction next week, but today, a federal judge ordered a hearing to determine if he should block the sale.
Wisconsin Republicans Look To Unite Amid Internal FeudsInstead of spending the past year looking ahead to 2022, Republicans have spent a lot of time bickering with one another over 2020 and whether to endorse a gubernatorial candidate this year.
Wisconsin Chairman Rescinds Killer's Parole At Gov. Evers RequestThe Wisconsin Parole Commission's leader agreed Friday to rescind a convicted murderer's parole at Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' request after the governor came under criticism from rival Republicans looking to unseat him in November.
2 Children, 1 Man Dead In Western Wisconsin House FireThree people, including two children, died in a house fire in Barron County early Thursday, according to sheriff’s officials.
Wisconsin Election Investigator's Salary Cut In HalfMichael Gableman may revive the investigation if courts order local elected officials and others to comply with subpoenas Gableman has issued that have been ignored, Speaker Robin Vos said.