Todd’s Recent Stories
Politics Sep 21Judge extends Wisconsin absentee cutoff to 6 days after election
Unless it's overturned, Monday's ruling means that the outcome of the presidential race in Wisconsin might not be known for days after polls close.
Nation Aug 28Kenosha police union gives its version of Blake shooting
The Sunday shooting of Blake, a Black man, put the nation's spotlight on Wisconsin and triggered a series of peaceful protests and violence. The union's attorney says the state Department of Justice's public accounting of the event to date is…
Nation Aug 07Milwaukee police chief demoted over use of tear gas on protesters, other concerns
An oversight board demoted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales after questioning how he handled multiple incidents, including ordering officers to fire tear gas and pepper spray at protesters demonstrating over George Floyd’s death…
Nation Jun 24Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after night of unrest
The violence broke out Tuesday night as a group of 200 to 300 people protested the arrest of a Black man who shouted at restaurant customers through a megaphone while carrying a baseball bat.
Nation Jun 07Duty to intervene: Floyd cops spoke up but didn’t step in
Minneapolis was among several cities that had policies on the books requiring police officers to intervene to stop colleagues from using unreasonable force, but that didn't save George Floyd.
Nation May 14Wisconsin governor warns of ‘massive confusion’ after ruling
The state Supreme Court tossed out the Democrat's stay-at-home order and Republicans said they may leave it up to local governments to enact their own unique rules for combating the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics May 13Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks Evers’ stay-home extension
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration overstepped its authority when it extended the governor's stay-at-home order until May 26.
Politics Apr 13Biden defeats Sanders in Wisconsin primary
Returns weren’t allowed to be reported until Monday due to a quirk in the court battle over the election.
Politics Apr 03Wisconsin governor calls special session to move state to all-mail primary
Democratic Governor Tony Evers called Friday for the Republican-controlled Legislature to meet in special session to move Wisconsin to an all-mail presidential primary.
Politics Apr 02Judge won’t delay Wisconsin election but extends voting
A federal judge has decided not to postpone Wisconsin's presidential primary but will give people more time to file absentee ballots.