11, Mar 2014 - Iowa, WI Grand jury returns indictment charging woman with kidnapping half sister's newborn from Wis.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a woman accused of kidnapping her half sister's newborn in Wisconsin and leaving him behind an Iowa gas station in freezing weather. Grand jurors in Madison, Wis., returned the indictment Wednesday charging Kristen Smith with kidnapping, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison, U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil announced. Smith ...
11, Mar 2014 - Wisconsin woman gets probation for judge threat
A Wisconsin Rapids woman will spend three years on probation for threatening to kill a federal administrative law judge.
11, Mar 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin governor would call special session to make voter ID modifications
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker says he would call lawmakers into special session to modify Wisconsin's voter photo identification requirements to conform to court rulings.
11, Mar 2014 - Oconto, WI In 1998 Wisconsin murder, life in prison for man
OCONTO, Wis.—A man convicted of killing a teenager 16 years ago has been sentenced in Oconto County to life in prison.
11, Mar 2014 - GOP rivals agree states need freedom to craft policy
Three potential rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination said Sunday the nation could learn from its GOP governors. Govs. Mike Pence of Indiana, Rick Perry of Texas, and Scott Walker of Wisconsin discussed issues ranging from the death penalty to marijuana legalization to the economy in a series of ...
11, Mar 2014 - Embarrass, WI Documents reveal details in probe of former Walker aides
Updated 8:05 p.m. ET, 2/19/2014 (CNN) – When Scott Walker was running for governor of Wisconsin in 2010, the then-Milwaukee County Executive ordered his staff to hold a daily conference call with his political campaign, according to newly released documents Wednesday. The coordination would be considered illegal under Wisconsin law, as county officials are not […]
11, Mar 2014 - Door, WI Judge set to sentence Wisconsin man convicted of sexually assaulting starving stepsister
MADISON, Wis. — A judge sentenced a Madison man Wednesday to three years in prison for sexually assaulting his younger stepsister while she spent years locked in the family's basement being abused and starved, bringing an end to a case that shocked Wisconsin's capital city.
11, Mar 2014 - Wisconsin: Walker attorney challenging secret 'John Doe' probe
The attorney for Gov. Scott Walker's campaign is named in a court order as a lawyer in a case challenging the ongoing secret investigation into possible illegal campaigning.
11, Mar 2014 - Wis. court releases thousands of Walker aide docs
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state appeals court on Wednesday released thousands of emails and other previously sealed documents collected during a criminal investigation into a former aide to Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
11, Mar 2014 - In St. Paul man's dismemberment slaying, suspect found competent
WAUSAU, Wis.—A Wisconsin man has been found competent to stand trial on charges of fatally shooting and dismembering a Minnesota man.
11, Mar 2014 - Wisconsin Rapids woman sentenced to probation for threatening administrative law judge
MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin Rapids woman will spend three years on probation for threatening to kill a federal administrative law judge. Fifty-one-year-old Norma Prince was sentenced Thursday. Prince pleaded guilty in December.
11, Mar 2014 - Jefferson, WI Occupy Madison applies to rezone property on 2000 block of East Johnson; Half a million Wisconsin r
The state Supreme Court begins hearing a challenge to Wisconsin's new voter ID law. Critics are heartened to hear Justice Patience Roggensack, part of the court's conservative majority, express reservations that it might require people to pay money to obtain the right to vote: "That bothers me."
11, Mar 2014 - Portage, WI Police: Sex offender to live on Adams Street in Portage
Christensen was convicted in April 2011 in Columbia County of first-degree sexual assault of a child younger than age 13. He was sentenced to three years in prison followed by 10 years of extended supervision; he is a lifetime registrant in the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registration Program.
11, Mar 2014 - Report: State took years to investigate tips on at least 2 Wisconsin child porn cases
MILWAUKEE — Court records show that in at least two cases, the Wisconsin Department of Justice took years to act on detailed and credible tips about online child pornography.
11, Mar 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin gov would call voter ID special session
Gov. Scott Walker says he would call lawmakers into special session to modify Wisconsin's voter photo identification requirements to conform to court rulings.