Weighing in on a homicide case scheduled for sentencing, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin wrote to a Dane County judge that Ali Hassan's use of alcohol "should not be an excuse" for shooting a woman to death in 2016.
Ed Treleven is the courts reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.
Ali Hassan testifies at his homicide trial in Dane County Circuit Court.
Former UW-Madison student Alec Cook will plead guilty on Wednesday to five of the 21 criminal counts he faces.
Thomas G. Paine, 64, who was vice president and treasurer for G. W. Paine Inc., which sold produce under the business name of Tree Ripe Citrus Company, failed to file tax returns for tax years 2010 to 2012, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Madison said. Paine also concealed the business' income by making structured cash deposits of less than $10,000 to evade bank reporting requirements.
Ball's probation agent knew that he was receiving court-ordered treatment and knew where he was receiving it, but waited until Ball’s probation was almost over before telling him it was the wrong kind of treatment from a provider that DOC hadn’t certified, Ball’s lawyer wrote in court filings.
Allen Foster, a former Smart Motors general manager who was accused of stealing from the Toyota dealership, died on Friday, a judge was told Monday.
One of four men who were charged with the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl at housing supplied by the state Department of Corrections pleaded guilty Thursday to reduced charges.
Ted Bruno, who has struggled to get a lawyer since his arrest for a stabbing homicide in Stoughton in November, will receive a competency evaluation.
A prison inmate claiming to have ties to ISIS was sentenced to two years for threatening to behead a prosecutor.
The state Supreme Court said that the Wisconsin Employment Relations Council properly considered the possibility of voter intimidation in denying a request for voter records by Madison Teachers Inc. during a union recertification election.