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U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday he's "convinced" that Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to launch a further invasion in Ukraine.
The National Guard had previously done mass-testing at the facility at the beginning of the pandemic.
Staffing shortages have become so severe at some state mental health and disability care facilities that the Wisconsin National Guard has been called in to help.
Officials are keeping a close eye on the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, with Gov. Tony Evers calling up the Wisconsin National Guard and Kenosha law enforcement saying they are continuing to monitor.
There has been a change of command at the Volk Field Air National Guard Base in Wisconsin.
Facing a mounting supply chain crisis, the White House is exploring whether to deploy the National Guard to ease bottlenecks, though that option is viewed as unlikely, a person familiar with the matter told CNN.
"Voters need to pay close attention to not get hoodwinked by political ads featuring made-up stories."
The changes follow a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Cap Times investigation in March that found Guard units have buried sexual assault allegations, withheld crucial documents from victims and retaliated against women who have come forward.
The ad in question features a Kenosha businesswoman who claims that Evers did not send sufficient help to Kenosha until after two people died during riots 12 months ago.
Dear Editor: Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser said repeating a lie doesn’t make it true, referring to misinformation about rioting followi…
Dear Editor: My daughter was grateful to receive a letter from our Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who responded to her concerns over the Air Force decisi…
The U.S. Air Force last year selected Truax Field to host a squadron of the fighter jets, and construction of a simulation facility was slated to begin in May in anticipation of the 2023 arrival of the F-35s.
President Joe Biden ordered the deployment.
"Evers answered every call and did everything he could within his powers to assist Kenosha County in its time of greatest need."
Among the things elected officials who represent Kenosha County are bickering over is the role Donald Trump did — or did not — play in ending the riots.
Wisconsin Republicans continue blaming Evers for not activating Guard sooner last summer in Kenosha. But the National Guard says it couldn't have acted any faster than it did.
The funds were diverted back in 2019 to help pay for border barriers as part of Trump’s national emergency declaration.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s questions to the top National Guard general mirrored those raised by a Cap Times and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation in March that found a decades-long pattern of Guard units burying sexual harassment and assault allegations and retaliating against women who have come forward.
The complaint does not allege they committed any violent acts while in the building.
This State Journal editorial ran on April 21, 1991:
The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.