Stories tagged: "domestic abuse"

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Reports of Domestic Violence Reach a Record High in Wisconsin 

As the pandemic required people to shelter in place, some were forced to stay with their abusers—prompting a concerning surge in homicidal domestic violence cases.

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GOP Attorney General Nominee Eric Toney Has a Low Conviction Rate for Domestic Violence, Records Show

A review of a state dashboard shows the Republican challenger badly lagged state and neighboring rates for winning felony convictions due to plea deals and failure to seek retrials.

Justice Tells Legislature It Should Fix a ‘Nonsensical, Dangerous’ Loophole in Concealed Carry Gun Laws

A Brown County man convicted of disorderly conduct during a domestic incident can get a gun permit, but Justice Jill Karofsky said lawmakers ought to consider options to prevent abusers from having easy access to firearms.