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Politics & Government
11:18 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Bill Would Change How Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shootings

Two legislators say outsiders should join police in investigating fatalities
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A state lawmaker says outsiders should be involved in investigations, when police shoot and kill someone, or a suspect dies in police custody.

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Health & Science
12:12 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Milwaukee Police Lose Court Battle Over Health Insurance Costs

A Wisconsin Appeals Court has sided with the City of Milwaukee, when it comes to which entity sets health care costs for police and fire fighters - the municipality decides.

Gov. Walker's Act 10 ended nearly all public union rights in Wisconsin, except for police and fighters. However, lawmakers also extended a provision that prohibits first-responders from negotiating the design of their health insurance plans. The design includes such items as co-pays and deductibles.