WAUKESHA – Records obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have revealed that two Waukesha police officers violated department policy during a traffic stop involving an off-duty New Berlin officer whose blood-alcohol concentration was over the legal limit. Officer Bryan Spakowicz, who conducted the stop, didn’t conduct field sobriety tests after New Berlin Officer Zachary Burow admitted to drinking two beers earlier…
The Beloit Daily News reported the newspaper has waited more than two months for its school district to provide a complaint under state public records laws.
A last-minute move Tuesday by a Sauk County committee prohibited the County Board from voting on a gun rights referendum. While acting on the issue would have violated the state’s Open Meetings Law, some supervisors still sought to circumvent the committee’s vote, the Baraboo News Republic reported.
Sauk County Board members whose email chain privately discussed electing a new chair may have violated open meetings laws, the Baraboo News Republic reported.
Twins hospitalized with lead poisoning were released and sent home to a property with chipping and peeling lead paint, records show.
Janesville residents are questioning whether it was ethical for a city council member to delete Facebook comments in response to his recent post.
BARABOO – The Wisconsin Department of Justice has found that Sauk County officials should have provided more specific notice to the public before adopting new procedures for handling employee complaints and fraud investigations, the Baraboo News Republic reported. The DOJ’s findings are in response to an Open Meetings Law complaint the newspaper filed in January….
APPLETON – When four Appleton area women were killed in apparent incidents of domestic violence over the course of just 10 months, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin took a close look at the cases. In one case that ended in a murder-suicide, the news network took the unusual step of detailing family dynamics because of community concerns…
Rock County officials’ text messages will be archived and available as public records beginning this week, The (Janesville) Gazette reported.
Some Brown County supervisors have gone years without using their official county email addresses, Doug Schneider of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported.