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Changes called for in police investigation law

Protests are continuing in Milwaukee after a district attorney's decision not to charge a Milwaukee police officer with the shooting of Dontre Hamilton, and there are also calls for more changes to the police investigation law.

Walker opens slight lead in new poll

Poll focuses on likely voters rather than registered voters

Gov. Scott Walker has pulled ahead slightly in the race for governor, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

Legislators: State Patrol policy lists quota, is ‘against the law'

Employee evaluation form says troopers need to make 1 traffic stop per hour

The authors of the Wisconsin law banning police agencies from requiring their officers to write a certain number of tickets and warnings said a State Patrol pilot program violates their 1999 anti-quota legislation.

Lawmakers move to rename law after death of little girl

Bill author supports name change to show how bill can affect families

Lawmakers and the governor are moving to rename a law after the death of a little girl whose parents fought for the legalization of a form of marijuana oil to treat her.

Investigators put a new law into action after multiple police shootings

Officer-involved shooting investigations are already following new protocol

Just a week after Governor Scott Walker signed a bill into law that changes the way departments investigate an officer firing his or her weapon, two fatal officer-involved shootings have taken place in Dane County.

Rock county not releasing names of multiple time drunk drivers

The Rock County Sheriff says a federal law means they may no longer release the names of drunk drivers

The Rock County Sheriff says a federal law means they may no longer release the names of drunk drivers, but the new policy at the department may be revisited as soon as Monday.

Law passed to safeguard children's credit

Identity theives targeting more kids than ever

Parents have enough to worry about when it comes to their kids without thinking about stolen social security numbers and out of control credit scores.

Law aims to protect bars from underage drinkers

'Brown Jug Law' allows bars to sue underage drinkers

New Year's Eve is one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year, but a new law on the books is aimed at protecting bars from underage drinkers.

Government double standard? Darlington man says so

State senator says state isn't looking out for the average citizen

A Darlington man and his state senator are speaking out against proposed legislation that would grant special privileges to the company operating a possible taconite mine in northern Wisconsin. 

Crowdfunding proposal has deep support

Proposal to allow crowdfunding for Wisconsin business has broad support

A proposal that would allow investors to purchase stock and equity in a Wisconsin business online using the crowdfunding model is finding broad support in the Legislature.

Crowdfunding proposal has deep support

Proposal to allow crowdfunding for Wisconsin business has broad support

A proposal that would allow investors to purchase stock and equity in a Wisconsin business online using the crowdfunding model is finding broad support in the Legislature.

Crowdfunding proposal has deep support

Proposal to allow crowdfunding for Wisconsin business has broad support

A proposal that would allow investors to purchase stock and equity in a Wisconsin business online using the crowdfunding model is finding broad support in the Legislature.

Crowdfunding proposal has deep support

Proposal to allow crowdfunding for Wisconsin business has broad support

A proposal that would allow investors to purchase stock and equity in a Wisconsin business online using the crowdfunding model is finding broad support in the Legislature.

Senate passes lemon law changes

Wisconsin Senate passes bill affecting lawsuits against car manufacturers

The Wisconsin state Senate has voted to tighten the state's lemon law, which covers when consumers can sue auto manufacturers.

GOP in key states tries to slow anti-abortion push

Republican leaders fear voter backlash

The anti-abortion movement won approval of tough new abortion restrictions in many Republican states this year, but the effort is running into resistance in the Midwest and in some southern border states.