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UpFront: Police group wants to play active role in conversation on reforms

A Wisconsin police group wants to play an assertive role in driving the conversation about policing reforms following the shooting of Jacob Blake in...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Sept. 4

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss visits from President Trump and Joe Biden to Kenosha following unrest there, Republicans declining to take action during Gov. Tony Evers’ special session on police policies, an increase in state tax collections and more.

Biden in Kenosha: America has reached ‘inflection point’ in addressing institutional racism

Joe Biden says the protests that have sprung up across the United States in wake of the death of Black people at the hands...

Biden says Kenosha trip about helping community heal, GOP knocks visit

Joe Biden said he's coming to Kenosha today to have a conversation about helping the community heal, while the state GOP chair knocked him...

Trump declines to condemn 17-year-old who shot protesters

On the eve of his visit to Kenosha, President Trump declined to condemn the actions of a 17-year-old who shot three protesters, killing two...

‘UpFront’: Kenosha Mayor Antaramian calls deaths, damage ‘heartbreaking’

Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian said the city will have to confront hard questions but will emerge stronger after a controversial police shooting and destruction...

Evers, Kaul ask Trump to cancel tomorrow’s Kenosha visit

Gov. Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul are calling on President Trump to abandon plans to visit Kenosha tomorrow. The two Dems say the trip...

DOJ says officers used tasers on Blake before he was shot

Two Kenosha police officers deployed Tasers against Jacob Blake before he was shot seven times in the back, the state Department of Justice said...

Rewind: Your Week in Review for Aug. 28

On this week's episode, WisconsinEye's Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com's JR Ross discuss unrest in Kenosha following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a lawsuit from a conservative group to void Gov. Tony Evers' mask mandate, and Wisconsin involvement in the Republican National Convention.

Evers in Kenosha challenges GOP lawmakers to act on police reform, defends his response...

Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday challenged GOP lawmakers to meet next week and overhaul police policies to avoid seeing a repeat of the police...

Fourth night of Kenosha protests peaceful

A fourth night of protests in Kenosha following the police shooting of a Black father of six was mostly peaceful, a contrast from previous nights that saw looting, property damage and three people shot, two fatally.

Kaul says Blake was in possession of knife when officer shot him, no other...

Jacob Blake was in possession of a knife when he was shot by Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey, Attorney General Josh Kaul said today. But...

Evers authorizes 500 Guard troops to assist federal, state and local law enforcement in...

Gov. Tony Evers today doubled the number of National Guard members available to help law enforcement rein in violent protests in Kenosha as Republicans...

Two killed in overnight shooting as protests continue in Kenosha and Republicans urge federal...

Two people were killed and a third injured in a shooting as a third night of protests roiled downtown Kenosha. In a statement this morning,...

Evers authorizes increased National Guard deployment to Kenosha, declares state of emergency

Gov. Tony Evers today authorized doubling the National Guard's presence in Kenosha County to 250 and declared a state of emergency following violent protests...