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Jul 21, 2023

George Floyd’s death impact on health care and law as shootings and crime skyrocket past post-pandemic peak

Specifically referencing the construction on I-43 and Highway 100, "there aren’t significant delays in terms of being able to get patients here," Froedtert ER Doctor said.

Wisconsin's "Forward" statue lies in the street in Capitol Square
Jul 7, 2022

Man accused of damaging Capitol statues receives probation

A Madison man charged with helping tear down two statues outside the state Capitol during a string of protests over racial injustice two years ago has been sentenced to three years of probation.

Oct 22, 2020

2 charged with tearing down Wisconsin Capitol statues

Prosecutors charged two more men Wednesday with damaging property for allegedly helping topple two statutes on the Wisconsin Capitol grounds during a June protest against police brutality and racism.

Aug 28, 2020

Teen charged in Kenosha shootings that killed 2, wounded 1

A judge agreed Friday to delay for a month a decision on whether a 17-year-old from Illinois should be returned to Wisconsin to face charges accusing him of fatally shooting two protesters and wounding a third during a night of unrest following last weekend's police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha.

Aug 27, 2020

Kenosha protests peaceful after night of chaos and shootings

Peace and calm prevailed on the streets of Kenosha on Thursday after the first relatively quiet night of protests since last weekend's police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake.

Aug 26, 2020

17-year-old arrested in killing of 2 people in Kenosha (UPDATE)

Two people were killed and another was wounded as shots were fired late Tuesday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during the third night of unrest following the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake.

Aug 25, 2020

Jacob Blake’s dad says son left paralyzed by police shooting

The father of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, says his son was left paralyzed from the waist down. Blake's father told the Chicago Sun-Times that he was told his son was shot eight times during the Sunday evening confrontation with police, which was captured on cellphone video and led to two nights of unrest in the city between Milwaukee and Chicago.

Aug 21, 2020

Evers seeks federal grant for Capitol statue of Black leader

Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday requested $150,000 in federal grant money to pay for a new statue on the Capitol grounds of the state's first Black secretary of state and to restore two statues that were torn down by protesters in June.

Aug 4, 2020

Graffiti on Wisconsin Veterans Museum to be removed

Graffiti spray painted on the outside of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum standing directly across the street from the state Capitol will be removed starting this week, the state Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday.

Jul 29, 2020

Women charged in beating of Wisconsin state senator

Prosecutors charged two Madison women Wednesday with attacking a Wisconsin state senator during a chaotic night of violence outside the state Capitol last month.

Jul 28, 2020

2 arrested for attacking senator during Wisconsin protests

Two women have been arrested for attacking a Wisconsin state senator during a chaotic night of violence near the state Capitol last month.

Jul 16, 2020

Wisconsin duo wants stiffer penalties for wrecking statues

Two Wisconsin legislators introduced a bill Wednesday that would make defacing or destroying statues a felony after protesters ripped down a sculpture of abolitionist Col. Hans Christian Heg and a statue embodying the state's "Forward" motto at the state Capitol last month.


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