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Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Oct. 06, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. October 2, 2022. Editorial: Legal rights can’t lightly be cast aside There’s an old adage that says a person “who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” Generally speaking, it’s true. No, not everyone who...

Man who survived Rittenhouse shooting seeks name change

Sep. 30, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The man who survived a shooting by Kyle Rittenhouse that left two others dead during a Wisconsin protest in 2020 has filed a secret petition to change his legal name because of what he now says was continued harassment related to the case. Gaige Grosskreutz...

Prosecutor: Charges not expected for man who killed intruder

Sep. 20, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A prosecutor in southern Wisconsin says he doesn't expect to file charges against a homeowner who killed an intruder. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley says the police investigation shows that the homeowner defended himself against attack in...

Wisconsin homeowner kills intruder after being attacked

Sep. 18, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin homeowner fought with an intruder and eventually killed the assailant. Kenosha Police said the incident happened Friday evening after someone reported that a suspicious person was damaging vehicles and trying to enter homes. The...

Jacob Blake's uncle alleges Wisconsin deputies tortured him

Aug. 24, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An uncle of Jacob Blake filed a federal lawsuit alleging sheriff's deputies in Wisconsin unjustly arrested and tortured him during a protest over the 2020 Kenosha police shooting of his nephew. Justin Blake filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Milwaukee, alleging that he...

Wisconsin governor calls for tax cut as rival tours Kenosha

Aug. 23, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers proposed a $600 million annual tax cut on Tuesday — an election year proposal that Republican legislative leaders rejected as a "vote-buying ploy. Evers announced the proposed cut at the same time as his Republican rival, Tim...

Today in History: August 23, Jacob Blake shot in Kenosha

Aug. 23, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2022. There are 130 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 23, 1973, a bank robbery-turned-hostage-taking began in Stockholm, Sweden; the four hostages ended up...

Menominee, Hard Rock renew efforts to open Kenosha casino

Jul. 20, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

KESHENA, Wis. (AP) — The Menominee Indian Tribe said Wednesday that it's relaunching its effort, in partnership with Hard Rock International, to open a casino and entertainment complex in Kenosha. The tribe will be the owner of the casino complex and Hard Rock will be the...