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WNA wins right to challenge secret public records case

RACINE – The WNA and other media organizations have won the right to challenge a Racine County judge’s decision to seal a Racine alderman’s public records case. A three-judge panel of the District II Court of Appeals last week ordered Racine County Circuit Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz to “determine which specific documents” from the record, “if any,”…

Police body camera committee to discuss draft bill

Members of a legislative study committee on police body camera legislation are expected to discuss a bill draft during an Oct. 17 meeting in Madison. The draft includes language that would require a law enforcement agency to post its policy online and it also sets a longer retention period for encounters including use of force.