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Attorney general candidates spar over philosophy

Happ, Schimel locked in tight race

Wisconsin attorney general hopeful Brad Schimel blasted opponent Susan Happ as a liberal activist looking to pursue a partisan agenda as the two candidates criticized each other's philosophies during their first debate Sunday.

AG hopefuls bring night-and-day perspectives

Prosecutors Happ, Schimel have eyes on the attorney general's office

Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are both prosecutors with their eyes on the attorney general's office. But they couldn't be further apart in their philosophies.

Democratic candidates for AG differ on drunken driving laws

The three democratic candidates for attorney general squared off in a debate Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and shared their views on drunken driving laws, marijuana legalization and whether they'd choose to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Problems persist at Mazo Beach, DNR says

Legislators want more from state prosecutors to address Mazo Beach

The Department of Natural Resources says citations for illicit activity, public sexual acts, and drug use around the beach have remained constant, even a year after the department closed the park and the surrounding area during the week.

AG attends budget speech on crutches

Van Hollen had surgery for bone spurs

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen was hobbling around the state Assembly chamber ahead of Governor Scott Walker's budget address Wednesday night.

Victim's family seeks legal counsel

Paul Heenan died last week in officer-involved shooting

The family of the man killed in a shooting with Madison police is hinting at legal action.

Victim's family seeks legal counsel

Paul Heenan died last week in officer-involved shooting

The family of the man killed in a shooting with Madison police is hinting at legal action.