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Prosecutors clear Oshkosh officer in school shooting

May. 11, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday cleared an Oshkosh school liaison officer who shot a student during a fight last year of any criminal wrongdoing. Winnebago County Assistant District Attorney Anthony S. Prekop said a state Department of Justice investigation determined that Officer Michael...

EAA cancels convention that draws hundreds of thousands

May. 1, 2020 9:50 AM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — An event that draws hundreds of thousands of people from all around the globe is the latest event to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual fly-in and convention say the uncertainty of COVID-19 has forced them to...

The Latest: Fall candidates should circulate papers by mail

Apr. 10, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Wisconsin election officials are recommending that fall candidates circulate nomination papers by mail as much as possible in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Candidates can begin circulating nomination...

The Latest: New dashboard to track medical readiness

Apr. 9, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 5 p.m. The Wisconsin Hospital Association has unveiled an enhanced website to get out more data about the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The dashboard has information on hospital admissions and bed...

A City of Milwaukee Election Commission worker processes absentee ballots for Tuesday's primary election, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in downtown Milwaukee, Wis.  (Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

In Wisconsin, missing absentees spur questions and anger

Apr. 9, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service and election officials searched for answers Thursday about why an untold number of absentee ballots never made it to voters in Wisconsin who didn't want to risk contracting the coronavirus by voting at the polls in the state's presidential primary. Here's what...

The Latest: Milwaukee election head wants probe into ballots

Apr. 8, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin. (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The head of elections in Milwaukee is seeking a U.S. Postal Service Investigation into what happened to missing absentee ballots that did not make it to voters before Tuesday's election. Milwaukee...