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Katelyn Ferral is The Cap Times' public affairs and investigative reporter. She joined the paper in 2015 and previously covered the energy industry for the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. She's also covered state politics and government in North Carolina.

  • 16 min to read

Sexual assault in the military is nothing new, but the poor response by the National Guard stands out. Guard units have buried sexual assault allegations, withheld crucial documents from victims and retaliated against women who have come forward, including denying them career advancement, an investigation by the Cap Times, in conjunction with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has found.

  • 5 min to read

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley last week laid out the rationale that officer Rusten Sheskey used reasonable force when he shot Jacob Blake, given the state’s parameters for doing so. The framework used to determine what is reasonable and when is the topic of ongoing debate in Wisconsin and across the country. So what is the current legal framework that guided Graveley to his conclusions last week, and what’s on tap for possible changes? Here are some questions and answers. 

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