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Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attack

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if convicted, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Prosecutors...

 

AI-powered cameras become new tool against mass shootings

Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. A mouse click instructed the artificial...

 

AI-powered cameras become new tool against mass shootings

Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. A mouse click instructed the artificial...

 

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media

Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of "Charmed" and current cast member of...

 

Man determined to walk again after blood infection from dog

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who lost his hands, feet and parts of his arms and legs to a rare blood infection transmitted by dog saliva was praised by his doctors Tuesday for his positive outlook and determination to walk again with...

 

Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated because of a dog lick that led to a rare blood infection, his wife said Thursday. Greg Manteufel, 48, has been hospitalized...

 

As Harley looks abroad to juice sales, tariffs hit home

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson expects new tariffs to increase the company's annual costs by as much as $100 million as long as the trade dispute between the U.S. and other countries goes on. Executives with the Milwaukee company spoke with...

 

Gunshot detection technology coming to Wisconsin schools

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin schools bracing for the next mass shooting are turning to gunshot-detecting sensors that police across the country rely on, hoping the technology will lead to faster response times when there's an active shooter. The...

 

British cyber expert accused of lying to FBI about malware

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus last year faces new charges, including lying to the FBI, in an updated indictment Wednesday accusing him of developing malware to steal banking...

 

Girl in Slender Man stabbing gets maximum mental commitment

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin girl who stabbed a classmate to curry favor with the fictional horror character Slender Man will be committed to a mental hospital for 40 years, a judge ordered Thursday, explaining his decision as "an issue of...

 

Milwaukee Red Cross reverses visit policy after criticism

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The American Red Cross of Wisconsin said Wednesday it was reversing a new policy in Milwaukee that would have forced predominantly black and Latino residents from low-income areas to travel to receive the organization's volunteer a...

 

Wisconsin girl reaches plea deal in Slender Man case

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The second of two Wisconsin girls charged with repeatedly stabbing a classmate to impress horror character Slender Man will plead guilty in a deal that will send her to a state mental hospital and bring an end a case that shoc...

 

Illinois murder case challenges longstanding ballistic tests

CHICAGO (AP) — When Illinois jurors convicted Patrick Pursley of murder, they relied on an expert's assurance that the scratches and dents on bullets and shell casings from the crime scene proved they could only have come from Pursley's gun. More...

 

US arraignment of British cybersecurity expert postponed

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity figure hailed as a crime-fighter just three months before his arrest in a worldwide malware production and distribution case might still be in Las Vegas ahead of his arraignment next week in a federal court...

 
 By Ivan Moreno    Regional    August 4, 2017

Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatred

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the five years since a white supremacist fatally shot six worshippers at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple, those affected by the tragedy have remained united by a mission to combat hatred. A former skinhead and the son of a man...

 

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, said more than 50 employees are...

 

Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US

ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what remained of their homes and possessions Wednesday, even as forecasters warned of another round of...

 
 By Ivan Moreno    Regional    April 9, 2017

Police hunt for gun theft suspect with manifesto for Trump

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Before setting off a massive manhunt triggered by a gun shop break-in, authorities said Joseph Jakubowski first wanted to document the start of his self-proclaimed revolution against the government and law enforcement. "To anybody...

 
 By Ivan Moreno    Regional    April 7, 2017

Schools close amid Wisconsin manhunt for gun theft suspect

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A manhunt was underway Friday for a man suspected of stealing firearms from a southern Wisconsin gun store, threatening an unspecified attack that prompted several schools to close, and sending an anti-government manifesto to Presi...

 

Who inherits a selfie? States seek to fill privacy law gaps

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP, Oct. 2, 2016) — When a loved one dies, laws cover how their houses, cars, and other property are passed on to relatives. But the rules are murkier — and currently far more restrictive — when it comes to pictures on Facebo...

 

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