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Man arrested after scuffling with deputies at board meeting

Jun. 22, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies scuffled with and arrested a man at a Kenosha County Board meeting after he spoke out against relaxing gun restrictions in county buildings and then refused to step away from a lectern. The county board was considering several agenda items...

Man gets 40 months for starting fire during Kenosha protest

Jun. 10, 2022 08:54 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Racine man to 40 months in prison for starting a fire that destroyed a furniture store during protests over a police shooting in Kenosha in 2020. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller...

Lawsuits over ballot drop boxes filed in 5 Wisconsin cities

May. 25, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Conservatives filed lawsuits in Wisconsin's five largest cities Wednesday over the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in the 2020 election, even as the state Supreme Court was poised to rule on the issue in coming weeks. The lawsuits were filed by the...

Blake drops civil rights lawsuit against Wisconsin officer

May. 09, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake has dropped his federal civil rights lawsuit against the Wisconsin police officer who shot him during a domestic disturbance and left him paralyzed from the waist down. Neither attorneys for Blake, whose August 2020 shooting sparked the protests in...

'You inhaled it': Man inhales drill bit during dental visit

Apr. 19, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A routine trip to the dentist was anything but normal — after an Illinois man inhaled the dentist's drill bit and had to go to the hospital to get it removed last month. Tom Jozsi, 60, told WISN-TV that he was at the dentist getting his tooth filled when he...

Patrick Lyoya shooting raises issue of officer name release

Apr. 18, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

Patrick Lyoya’s father says he and his family have a right to know the name of the white officer who fatally shot the 26-year-old Black man. But the police chief in Grand Rapids, Michigan, says he will only do so if the officer is charged in the April 4 shooting that followed a...

GOP-backed school board candidates win in Milwaukee suburbs

Apr. 06, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican-backed candidates in local school board races came out as big winners in the Milwaukee suburbs that are critical for the Wisconsin GOP in statewide elections, but they had mixed results in other parts of the battleground state. The school board...

AP Was There: NBA players walk out over racial injustice

Apr. 06, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — (2010s) NBA players walk out on playoff games inside the league’s bubble against the coronavirus pandemic upset over racial injustice and the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Two more days of games also are...