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    4 GOP senators, including Sen. Ron Johnson, oppose GOP health care bill

    June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment

    WASHINGTON — Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday, June 22nd that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership’s health care bill as written. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they’re “not ready to vote for this… [Read More]

    $250K cash bond for Java Wright, accused of setting fatal arson caught on camera

    June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — The woman accused of starting a fire that killed on person has been charged — and made her initial appearance in court on Thursday, June 22nd. In court, probable cause was found for further proceedings against 39-year-old Java Wright. A preliminary hearing was set for June 30th, and cash bond was set at… [Read More]

    Bill Cosby jury deadlocked, ordered to keep deliberating by judge

    June 15, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Bill Cosby jury deadlocked, ordered to keep deliberating by judge The jury for Bill Cosby‘s criminal trial is deadlocked on a verdict and has been ordered by the judge to continue deliberations. The jurors have so far deliberated for more than 30 hours over four days. The comedian is accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand… [Read More]

    Even Republicans think Trump tweets too much

    June 9, 2017 Leave a Comment

    AP If you spend all of your time on social media, you probably aren’t devoting enough time and attention to doing the job you’re paid to do. For the current leader of the free world, however, Twitter is a megaphone that he is loathe to surrender. But, according to a poll conducted by Morning Consult… [Read More]

    President Trump claims ‘total and complete vindication’ after Comey testimony

    June 9, 2017 Leave a Comment

    President Donald Trump is claiming “total and complete vindication” the day after former FBI Director James Comey testified on Capitol Hill. In his testimony, Comey was clear that the President was never an explicit subject of the Russia probe — but he also said President Trump’s private comments urging him to drop the probe into… [Read More]

    “Milwaukee needs to clean it up:” Police called out to 2 fatal shootings within about an hour’s time

    June 9, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — It was a violent day in Milwaukee Thursday, June 8th. Milwaukee police were called out to two separate fatal shootings that happened within about an hour’s time. It all started just before 2:00 p.m., when a man was shot and killed on Milwaukee’s north side. Then around 3:00 p.m., there was another deadly shooting…. [Read More]

    Joe Biden slams Hillary Clinton

    June 1, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Joe Biden has a reputation for saying what’s on his mind, and on Thursday night, he reportedly didn’t hold back at all about former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “I never thought she was a great candidate. I thought I was a great candidate,” Biden reportedly told an audience of hedge fund managers at the annual SALT conference in… [Read More]

    Forget Trump’s bluster. The world is walking all over him.

    June 1, 2017 Leave a Comment

    President Trump woke up incensed Tuesday morning, apparently because after he finally got through lecturing European leaders about how they had to take more responsibility for themselves, Germany’s chancellor had the audacity to suggest that European countries should take more responsibility for themselves. “The times when we could rely on others have passed us by… [Read More]

    State lawmakers want to crack down on child porn requests

    May 18, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MADISON, Wis. — It’s not against Wisconsin law to ask for nude photos from children, but two Republican state lawmakers say it clearly should be. Rep. Andre Jacque and Sen. Van Wanggaard are circulating a bill that would make it a misdemeanor for adults to solicit nude or sexually explicit photos, recordings or other representations… [Read More]

    Charged: 2 brothers accused of targeting auto shops, stealing catalytic converters

    May 18, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — Two brothers are accused of stealing catalytic converters. Investigators say they targeted auto shops — and they found more than auto parts on the suspects. According to the criminal complaint, Alexander and Santiago Bonilla are accused of stealing catalytic converters. It all began in July 2016. Prosecutors say the Bonilla brothers’ first theft… [Read More]