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Government, Police & Fire
Fear over multimillion dollar lawsuits has prompted many departments to strictly follow requirements in the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act that may or may not apply. And in doing so, they're violating the state's open records law.
Police & Fire
This week's regional crime roundup also includes a guilty plea in the case against a man who killed a service dog and injured the dog's owner in a hit-and-run crash.
A Milwaukee woman faces charges of fleeing an officer after she was caught in Illinois after a 24-mile chase down Interstate 94.
This week's regional crime roundup also includes a sexual assault case, restaurant break-in, and a sawed-off shotgun used in a gas station robbery.
This week's regional crime roundup also includes sexual assaults of employees at the Waukesha County jail, a sentence for a man who tried to meet a child for sex and a man shot in the shoulder by a disgruntled customer.
Young people have been getting in trouble lately, for incidents ranging from making bomb threats to burglary. And, in Wauwatosa, teens have been the victim of a frightening crime: carjacking.
Our weekly collection of crime stories from the suburbs includes a child abuse charge for a woman police say struck her children with a belt and a man already in hot water taking his frustration out on a wall.
The former communications director for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod is headed to prison for following a boys cross country team while he was on probation for having child pornography.
After Patch wrote about a man suspected by Hudson police of molesting a 14-year-old girl, Racine police received a tip that he was in a local hotel and picked him up.
Some Wisconsin lawmakers have advocated for broader DNA collection, but it's come with a steep price tag. Now, they hope a new federal law could help.
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