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Dismissal motion could delay Wisconsin abortion challenge for months

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said Monday that he wants his lawsuit challenging the state’s 173-year-old abortion ban to move quickly through the courts, but it could be months before anything happens after defense attorneys signaled they would try to dismiss it next year.

Posted inGovernment, Justice & Safety

‘I feel gutted’: Victims of parade crash speak at sentencing

Dozens of people who were hurt or saw their loved ones killed or injured when a man drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee began addressing him for the first time Tuesday, as a two-day sentencing hearing began with raw, tearful statements about how their lives have changed.