Petitioners call on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 01 December 2015 15:32

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition urging Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign over the city's handling of the fatal shooting of a black teenager.

"It's not enough to fire the police chief," said cofounder Norman Solomon. "The buck stops with the mayor, and he should resign."

Hard Hats for Hillary: Clinton to roll out $275 billion infrastructure plan to create jobs

Written by Amanda Becker
Reuters Media Express
Monday, 30 November 2015 05:16

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a $275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week.

3 dead in gunman's rampage at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic

Written by Louis Weisberg,
Staff writer
Saturday, 28 November 2015 07:57

Three of the 12 people shot during an hours-long shooting spree at a Planned Parenthood clinic yesterday are dead.

In 2016 campaigns, both parties want reform of justice system

Written by The AP Friday, 27 November 2015 06:57

On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago.

Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

AP Music Writer
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 10:43

Would you like to spend quality time with George Clooney as he showers you with compliments?

Colorado gunman: 'No more baby parts'

Written by Louis Weisberg,
Staff writer
Sunday, 29 November 2015 08:44

Gunman apparently holed up at Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado

Written by WiG
and AP reports
Friday, 27 November 2015 17:36

Colorado Springs Lt. Catherine Buckley

[UPDATE] A gunman who engaged police in an hourslong stand-off at a Planned Parenthood clinic has turned himself in. 

Sanders details 'Family First' plan for immigration reform

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Wednesday, 25 November 2015 09:24

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders this week introduced a plan to reform the nation's immigration system. The U.S. senator's plan puts families first, focuses on common sense reforms to build the middle class and embraces our nation’s diversity, according to a news release from his campaign.

Supreme Court lineup fit for an election year

Written by The Associated Press Monday, 30 November 2015 13:24

The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.

Affirmative action, abortion and another look at the Obama health care law all are before the court, and they could well be joined by immigration, giving the justices a run of cases that reads like a campaign platform.

Alleged Colorado shooter had been charged with animal abuse, domestic violence

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Saturday, 28 November 2015 18:05

A profile is emerging of the gunman in custody for a shootout yesterday in which three people were killed and nine injured at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.

Protest, march over fatal shooting set for Chicago on Black Friday

Written by The AP Friday, 27 November 2015 07:05

A large protest is planned for Nov. 27 — Black Friday — in Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue shopping area. The protest follows demonstrations that occurred in the city after the release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager.

A guide to what's taking place in Chicago…

Suit alleges police brutality against Black Lives Matter protesters

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 24 November 2015 14:35

Eleven people who were clubbed, teargassed, slammed to the ground, shot with impact munitions or arrested by the police during a December 2014 demonstration sued the city of Berkeley and officials of the California city in federal court.