GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old Wisconsin boy fatally shot his grandparents and was planning to cause harm at his high school. Police found the elderly couple in their home in Grand Chute on Sunday morning. Investigators say Alexander M. Kraus of nearby Neenah was arrested at the home. They say he acknowledged shooting the couple and said he had a plan to cause harm at Neenah High School.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic congressman, local elected officials and the leader of a Wisconsin immigrant rights group are all dismissing President Donald Trump’s proposal to send detained migrants to so-called sanctuary cities, which could include Milwaukee, Madison and Racine. Trump has said he wants to explore the move as part of his drive to tighten immigration laws. Milwaukee County, Madison and Racine have all been generally recognized as sanctuary areas in the state.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to consider a legal challenge to Republican-backed laws passed in a lame-duck session last year that limited the powers of the state’s newly elected governor and attorney general. The high court said late Monday it would take over the case from a state appeals court with oral arguments May 15. The laws passed in December came after Democrats Tony Evers and Josh Kaul unseated Republicans in the midterm election. Liberal groups quickly challenged the laws.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Gov. Scott Walker’s fellow Republicans barred him from attending an event after his criticism of a GOP senator who opposed President Donald Trump’s emergency border declaration annoyed U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner. The congressman told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the GOP’s 5th District Congressional Caucus chairwoman rescinded Walker’s invitation to a meeting last month.