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ARRESTED: 32-year-old Milwaukee man, after state trooper dragged on I-94, two pursuits & crash JEFFERSON COUNTY (WITI) — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation/State Patrol have announced a 32-year-old Milwaukee man has been arrested in connection with an incident in which a state trooper was dragged by a vehicle in Jefferson County this past Friday, December 26th. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. on I-94 in Jefferson County. Officials say […]

U.S. Marshals arrest driver who dragged trooper down I-94 The driver of a vehicle that dragged a state trooper while fleeing a traffic stop in Jefferson County Friday night has been arrested, according to a release. John C. Dotson was arrested Monday night by the U.S. Marshals Special Fugitive Task Force and Wisconsin Probation and Parole, officials said. Dotson was arrested at his place of work after he attempted to flee on foot. Wisconsin State ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court measure, billed as move toward congeniality, seen as rip on Shirley Abrahamson The left-leaning Center on Media and Democracy called it "a coordinated GOP attack" on Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. Neil Heinen, editorial director of WISC-TV in Madison, said it "borders on frivolous abuse of the constitutional amending process." The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorialized that Republicans apparently want "to retroactively overturn an election."

 

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No. 6 Wisconsin holds off Michigan 69-64 in overtime Frank Kaminsky and his Wisconsin Badgers kept their cool after a last-second shot sent them to overtime. Kaminsky scored eight of his 22 points in the extra session, and No. 6 Wisconsin held off Michigan 69-64 on Saturday night. The Wolverines tied the game on Derrick Walton's 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left in regulation, but the Badgers went right back to their 7-footer, and Kaminsky put ...

Wisconsin governor rejects Menominee request for Kenosha casino Gov. Scott Walker on Friday denied the Menominee Nation's request for permission to build an off-reservation casino in Kenosha, saying approving the project could leave the state owing a rival tribe hundreds of millions of dollars.

Wisconsin governor rejects $800 million casino in Kenosha By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday rejected a plan to build a casino in southeastern Wisconsin, saying his decision was based on protecting taxpayers rather than the wishes of powerful conservatives in Iowa, a key state for presidential candidates. A casino in Kenosha would potentially cost taxpayers up to $100 million because of state ...

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