Wisconsin

With emotions still running high out of Wisconsin following the viral verdict in Kenosha, one local rapper brought the morale down even more after his high-speed chase through the Waukesha Christmas Parade left five dead and over 48 injured.

Closing arguments at Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial began Monday with a prosecutor questioning whether Rittenhouse was really there to help the night he showed up in Kenosha with a rifle during a protest against racial injustice.

Two and a half seconds before Kyle Rittenhouse began shooting in the streets of Kenosha, someone in the crowd fired a shot into the air, a detective testified at Rittenhouse’s murder trial Thursday — his defense argues that the shot made Rittenhouse think he was under attack.

A former Wisconsin high school teacher accused of secretly videotaping undressed students during field trips was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on Tuesday joined the crowded Democratic field for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, vying to become the first African American from Wisconsin to serve in the Senate.

Personal-finance website WalletHub came up with tons of interesting facts while researching America's most fun states in 2021, which was comprised using 26 key metrics (movie costs, accessibility of national parks, casinos per capita, etc.) to compare the 50 states. 

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — After going to sleep angry and afraid to vote, Xavier Thomas woke up on Election Day in Wisconsin thinking about how hard black people had to fight for the right to cast a ballot. He didn’t want to be deterred despite the coronavirus pandemic and the government’s failure to get him […]

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school teacher was charged Thursday with seven federal counts of attempting to create child pornography by secretly recording minors twice last year. The charges follow an investigation triggered by the discovery of hidden cameras that were planted in the Minneapolis hotel room of students he was chaperoning on […]

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OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A police officer confronted an armed student at a Wisconsin high school Tuesday morning and both were wounded, police said, in the second such shooting at a school in the state in as many days. The latest shooting happened at Oshkosh West High School. The student and the officer have been […]

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin school district is rehiring a black security guard after he was fired last week for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to use it, a union official said Monday. Doug Keillor, executive director of Madison Teachers Inc., said that the union was contacted by school officials […]

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Over three months after 18-year-old Ty’Rese West was shot and killed by Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin Police Sgt. Eric Giese, Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson announced no charges would be filed against Giese. However, West’s family said their fight isn’t over. According to Fox6, DA Hanson determined that “Sergeant Giese’s actions in this case fall […]

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial. Cephus was suspended from the team in August 2018 after he was charged with second- and […]