Stories tagged: "protest"

20 Black Men & Women Who Shaped Wisconsin History

From the first slaves fighting for freedom to the modern day leaders rallying for change, Black people have positively and permanently changed the Badger state. This Black History Month, we're sharing their stories.

Clayton Rud (right) and another Raven Software employee hold up signs outside of the Raven offices as they demand the reinstatement of the people facing layoffs next month. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
Workers Protest Sudden Layoffs at Middleton-Based ‘Call of Duty’ Developer

Raven Software quality assurance employees say they’ll be let go in January in a move aimed at “saving pennies.”

Kyle Rittenhouse, center, looks over to his attorneys as the jury is dismissed for the day during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP, Pool)
Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty of All Charges in Protester Killings

Many react with disappointment, but not surprise, after a jury acquits the out-of-state teen who killed two people and injured a third.

Off-duty Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Willmann approaches photographer LaTasha Lux before striking her on July 5.
Off-Duty Milwaukee Cop Who Attacked Photographers Will Face Criminal Charges

Charges filed almost eight months after assaults caught on camera.

In this screen capture from WKOW-TV's "Capital City Sunday," Dane County Emergency Management Director Charlie Tubbs talks about recent security concerns and failed comparisons to the Act 10 protests of 2011.
Former Capitol Police Chief: DC’s Riot and Madison’s Act 10 Protests Have No Comparison

Jan. 6 attackers “don’t value the freedom of this country.”

Photo courtesy of Jonathan De Campos.
Meet the Boricua From Wisconsin Working to Activate Florida Voters

With the 2020 political season in full swing, Joseph Martínez has a foot in two battleground states decided by razor-thin electoral margins.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
Militia Planned to Kidnap Michigan Governor, Put Her On ‘Trial’ In Wisconsin, FBI Says

Six conspirators were charged with attempts to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday, as well as discussing other ways to overthrow Michigan's government.