1:00 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Civil Liberties Advocate Says DA Decision in Hamilton Case Leaves Unanswered Questions

A marker rests in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee, where a former police officer fatally shot 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton last April.
Credit Erin Toner

The U.S. Department of Justice will begin a civil rights probe of the police shooting death of Dontre Hamilton, after local prosecutors determined no criminal charges were warranted.

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8:48 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Police In Wisconsin Have Received Surplus Military Hardware

This MRAP vehicle is similar to trucks flowing to Wisconsin law enforcement agencies under the federal government's military surplus program.
Credit NASA/Kim Shiflett

Update, August 19, 2014: Amid the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager, some residents accuse police of acting as a military force rather than peace-keepers

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1:39 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

ACLU and Planned Parenthood File Legal Challenge to New Abortion Law

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill into law that places additional conditions on abortions in Wisconsin.

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