A U.S. Supreme Court justice is weighing whether to block Illinois’ semiautomatic weapons ban from being enforced while the case is being appealed.
The late pop superstar Prince is being honored in Minnesota as the state renames a seven-mile stretch of highway that runs past his Paisley Park recording studios.
Dozens of voucher schools have policies that allow them to exclude LGBTQ+ students or those with disabilities. In many cases, it’s legal.
Two different research initiatives have documented the ways it’s now more difficult to vote in Wisconsin, from disparities in access to added barriers.
The state’s decade-old dropout prediction algorithms don’t work and may be negatively influencing how educators perceive students of color.
'Turkey terrorists' in southeastern Wisconsin: Residents decry attacks by 'extremely dangerous' fowl
Wind Point residents talked turkey with authorities, complaining they can't get in their houses, garden or take walks around their neighborhood.
RIPON — Officials in Ripon have moved the building where the Republican Party is said to have been founded across town to boost visibility as conservatives descend on the state for the GOP national convention next year.
The Department of Natural Resources had solicited public comments, and from Girl Scouts to hunters to Native American tribes, the public responded.
Why some Wisconsin residents with mental disabilities lose voting rights — and how they can restore them
In Wisconsin and most states, judges may determine someone is "incompetent" to vote. Here’s what people with mental disabilities should know about their rights.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Brandon Johnson’s narrow victory in the Chicago mayoral race is emblematic of a Democratic “Blue Wall” in Illinois and surrounding states.
Brandon Johnson, a union organizer and former teacher, was elected Chicago mayor on Tuesday, a major victory for the Democratic party’s progressive wing.
A special election Tuesday to fill an open Wisconsin Senate seat will determine whether Republicans gain a supermajority that would allow them to impeach Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and others.
Wisconsin’s "estate recovery program" recouped more than $31 million in the 2019 fiscal year.
Enbridge Energy wants the tunnel for a section of its Line 5 oil pipeline that crosses the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.
Wisconsin, which once provided a driver’s license pathway for residents who entered the country illegally, now leaves them with few safe options.
As of Feb. 1, the estimated value of accrued credits for the 132 members of the Legislature was more than $5.6 million, or nearly $43,000 per lawmaker.
The Joint Finance Committee has long allowed members to anonymously block projects, but some want to rein in its dubious practice of not holding hearings.
Prosecutors charged just 192 people with election-related crimes since 2012, but more than half of the cases were related to felony probation status
The state Department of Natural Resources has operated since 1999 under a wolf management plan that limits the statewide population to 350 animals.
“Our system is on the brink, so we need to fund it, simple as that,” Gov. Tony Evers said at a WisPolitics.com event Tuesday.
Read the investigative stories on the abuse of patients and the cover-ups by staff at the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna, Illinois.
News reporting put a spotlight on the problems at Choate, officials said, and it’s time to improve conditions for residents with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses.
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Barricades are preventing reasonable access to 73 non-reservation properties as the tribe and town try to come to an agreement over the use of public roads that cross tribal land.
Court records show a judge ruled Tuesday that The Healing Center LLC and its CEO and lone practitioner, Dr. Siamak Arassi, are liable for $2.3 million.
Republican U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman made the pledge not to serve more than five terms during the Republican primary in 2014.
Waterford village officials are getting an earful from library supporters upset that the village has cut funding to the library — with one even suggesting that her family might leave town.
Department of Natural Resources officials released their first new wolf management plan in almost 25 years in November, and the public comment period ended at midnight Tuesday.
Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will meet in a runoff to be the next mayor of Chicago after voters on Tuesday denied incumbent Lori Lightfoot a second term.
In selecting Milwaukee, the RNC is following its recent tradition of hosting its inaugural presidential debate in the city playing host to the national convention the following year.
Legislators demand hearings on Illinois mental health facility where staff abused patients and covered it up
Repeated investigations of the center have revealed patients who were beaten and humiliated by staff, and staff members who lied to cover up their actions.