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.

Prince Charles: Climate change root cause of Syrian war

Written by Michael Holden,
Monday, 23 November 2015 06:47

Britain's Prince Charles has pointed to the world's failure to tackle climate change as a root cause of the civil war in Syria, terrorism and the consequent refugee crisis engulfing Europe.

The heir to the British throne is due to give a keynote speech at the opening of a global climate summit in Paris next week where 118 leaders will gather to try to nail down a deal to limit rising greenhouse gas emissions.

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.

White Chicago officer charged with murder in killing of black teenager

Written by The AP Tuesday, 24 November 2015 14:05

A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times was charged with murder on Nov. 24, just a day before the deadline a judge set for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing that officials fear will spark unrest.

The state's attorney's office said in a statement that Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 20, 2014, killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.


Josh Duggar, his wife Anna and three of their four children

Pious evangelical reality TV star Josh Duggar is in trouble again, this time over an adult film actress. She’s suing Duggar, claiming the star assaulted her on two occasions when consensual sex turned rough.

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.

Poll: Donald Trump most likely candidate to spoil Thanksgiving

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Monday, 23 November 2015 14:04

Donald Trump is the candidate most likely to spoil a Thanksgiving dinner agree 46 percent of Americans in the recent holiday-themed poll by Public Policy Polling.

‘Shop Sure’ when navigating Black Friday sales

Written by Wisconsin Better Business Bureau Friday, 20 November 2015 18:59

The day after Thanksgiving was originally dubbed “Black Friday” as a negative — due to the crowds and, often, aggressive behavior.