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Man sues police over Facebook arrest

Posted: 6:41 PM - A man who was arrested after he posted Facebook comments calling a southern Wisconsin police department racist has filed a federal lawsuit alleging one of the agency's officers violated his constitutional rights.

NBA commissioner meets with Bucks investors

Posted: 7:36 AM - MILWAUKEE (AP) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is in Milwaukee to meet with Milwaukee Bucks investors and talk with young professionals involved in start-up companies.

Sheriff: Officer involved in fatal Wisconsin crash

Posted: 5:40 AM - ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a squad car from an American Indian band police department in north Wisconsin has crashed head-one with another vehicle and killed a passenger.

70,000 more pages of Walker documents coming

Posted: 5:33 AM - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Nearly 70,000 pages of emails and attachments collected during the first John Doe investigation into former aides and associates of Gov. Scott Walker during his time as Milwaukee County executive are being released.

Wisconsin agency preps for big jump in DNA testing

Posted: 11/23/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Justice Department is bracing for tens of thousands more DNA samples expected to flow into its Madison crime lab next year when new collection requirements go into effect.

DNR announces new wetland restoration plan

Posted: 11/23/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Department of Natural Resources and federal environmental officials have developed a new plan to promote wetland restoration.

FBI back investigating in Oshkosh

Posted: 11/21/2014 - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting another investigation in Oshkosh, but won't divulge the reason.

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