Watch and listen to a preview of “Open and Shut,” the new podcast from Wisconsin Watch and WPR that shines a light on how prosecutors do their jobs — and the danger of allowing that power to go unchecked.
The judge in Julie Valadez’s custody case found her disruptive, questioned her credibility and put out a warrant for her arrest. A rare appellate victory is now giving her case a fresh look, but Valadez still is fighting for her four children.
A plan for free calls for those jailed at the Milwaukee County House of Correction and the Milwaukee County Jail has been blocked due to budgetary considerations.
Thousands of Milwaukee Public Schools students get low-cost instruction: ‘Our goal is to reach as many students as we can to give them the tools to be a safe driver’
Parents and caregivers say their lives were upended after Dr. Barbara Knox wrongly diagnosed children’s illnesses or accidental injuries as abuse.
Experts say former University of Wisconsin Dr. Barbara Knox ignored birth injuries in diagnosing a Fairbanks baby as suffering from child abuse.
Somewhat lost in a revived debate involving the rights of the accused and protecting the public: Wisconsin’s cash bail system wasn’t created to protect public safety.
A selection of work from Wisconsin Watch photographers that provides a glimpse into the daily lives of the people who help us tell our stories.
Former University of Wisconsin Dr. Barbara Knox decided a young boy who collapsed at a home day care was abused. A prosecutor and jurors disagreed.
The criminal justice system has repeatedly rebuffed the medical opinions of the former University of Wisconsin child abuse pediatrician.
Seven Wisconsin families faced child abuse investigations triggered by Dr. Barbara Knox — suspicions later rejected by other doctors, police and child welfare officials.
Alaska CARES hired Dr. Barbara Knox after the University of Wisconsin suspended her in 2019 for allegedly bullying colleagues.