Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Tony Evers' Mask MandateThe conservative-leaning court ruled 4-3 that Evers violated state law by unilaterally issuing multiple emergency orders to extend the mandate for months.
Wisconsin To Open Vaccines To Everyone 16 And Older Starting MondayCurrently health care workers, people over 65, nursing home residents and staff, educators and people with existing health conditions are eligible.
Gunman Kills Two Co-Workers At Roundy's Distribution Center Near Milwaukee, Takes Own Life During Police ChaseA worker shot and killed two colleagues at a supermarket distribution center near Milwaukee before crashing his vehicle during a police pursuit and then killing himself, a union official and police said Wednesday.
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson Says He Might Have Been Concerned For Safety Had Capitol Rioters Been BLM And AntifaJohnson has repeatedly made incendiary comments mischaracterizing the riots.
Kyle Rittenhouse's Trial In Fatal Kenosha Shootings Delayed Until NovemberKyle Rittenhouse’s trial was scheduled to begin March 29, but both sides told a judge that they needed more time to prepare.
Judge Won't Issue Arrest Warrant Or Increase Bail For Kyle Rittenhouse For Failing To Notify Court Of New AddressA judge ordered Rittenhouse's attorney to inform the court clerk of his new home address, which will be shared with the Kenosha County Sheriff's office, but otherwise be kept secret, even from prosecutors.
GOP Donor Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court To Block Gov. Tony Evers' Statewide Mask MandateA new legal challenge to Gov. Tony Evers’ latest mask mandate is before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, filed less than a week after the Legislature struck down a previous order and the governor quickly issued a new one.
Kyle Rittenhouse Fires Attorney Who Helped Raise His BailJohn Pierce, a Los Angeles lawyer, had been at the forefront of Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense, helping raise money from conservatives to post Rittenhouse’s $2 million bail in November.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Issues New Statewide Mask Order After Republican Lawmakers Repeal Previous MandateThe Democratic governor said in a video message that his priority is keeping people safe and that wearing a mask is the most basic way to do that.
Wisconsin Assembly Halts Vote On Repeal Of Mask MandateSpeaker Robin Vos said the Assembly was “hitting the pause button” and could return as soon as next week to repeal the mask mandate.
Wisconsin State Lawmakers To Vote On Repealing Gov. Tony Evers' Statewide Mask MandateThe move would jeopardize more than $49 million in federal food assistance, brush aside warnings from health experts, and make Wisconsin one of only 10 states without a statewide order.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Urges Legislature To Pass COVID-19 Bill FirstEvers renewed his request to lawmakers to take up his proposed compromise, first floated on Dec. 21, saying it would be “inexplicable” to take up anything else first.
Eight Nuns Die In Past Week At Wisconsin Retirement HomeNotre Dame of Elm Grove had been free of the virus for the last nine months, but the congregation that runs the home found out on Thanksgiving Day that one of the roughly 100 sisters who live there had tested positive.
Attorney For Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse Withdraws From CaseA California attorney for an Illinois 17-year-old accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Wisconsin is extracting himself from his criminal defense after prosecutors raised ethical concerns about the lawyer.
Sheboygan Police Officer Placed On Administrative Leave After Shooting, Killing Black ManKevan Ruffin's family thinks he was suffering from a mental health episode and police should have held back because they knew his history.