Tuesday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012 --- 6:15 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- One week from today is the historic recall election in Wisconsin. Hundreds of voters lined up at the Municipal Building in downtown Milwaukee yesterday to cast absentee ballots ahead of the June 5th election.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin elects its governor and lieutenant governor on a single ticket, generally ensuring that the top executive and second-in-command are of the same political party. However, a quirk in next week's recall elections means a Democrat could win one race and a Republican the other. But political analysts say that outcome from next week's recall vote seems unlikely.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Members of the public, police officers and criminal justice professionals will get a chance to sound off on crime and judicial issues in their communities this week. The Statewide Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will hold a listening session in Green Bay tonight. The council is gathering ideas from across the criminal justice system in hopes of improving coordination and overall justice system operations.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who collided with a horse and carriage, leaving the carriage driver with minor head injuries. The horse is OK. Police are searching for the driver who struck and damaged the carriage Sunday evening. The horse fled from the scene and returned to its stable a short distance away.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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