Six months into the year, homicides are down about 30% in Milwaukee, mirroring the national decline in homicides and other violent crime following a surge during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Badger Project
A nonpartisan journalism nonprofit that investigates the powerful in Wisconsin.
The state DNR ticketed state Sen. Cory Tomczyk in May for setting fire to a debris pile on his Mosinee property that led to the larger blaze, according to the report.
State Sen. Eric Wimberger, who graduated from Marquette Law School in 2005, was sued multiple times by the National Collegiate Student Loan Trust.
Wausau Police lieutenant forced out in 2019 after department investigation found he committed sexual harassment
The Badger Project had to sue the police department to get the large parts of the investigation unredacted.
State. Sen. Eric Wimberger, an attorney and Republican, said his family cabin fell into delinquency due to his recently-deceased father’s mental decline.
Website names purchased, big cash raised, but Steil ‘not running,’ Gallagher mum on running against ‘popular’ Baldwin
Steil may be prepping for a tougher reelection if his district becomes more competitive, experts say. And it’s unknown who owns website names like BryanSteilforSenate.com and MikeGallagherforSenate.com.
‘You’ll be dead before they get here’ – Vernon County sheriff’s deputy was arrested twice for threatening wife
Mark Bellacero, a law enforcement officer in western Wisconsin, was charged with a minor offense for the 2012 arrest. A district attorney chose not to charge him for the 2013 arrest.
Managing editor Peter Cameron has won first prize for an investigative story on law enforcement for the second year in a row.
Elected officials in Wisconsin must submit reports on their finances to the state. Here are the filings from the state’s Supreme Court justices.
Most public officials in Wisconsin must submit reports on their finances to the state. Here is the Speaker’s most recent report.