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AP-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

May 16, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



MILWAUKEE — British cybersecurity expert Marcus Hitchens, once hailed as a hero for stopping a worldwide computer virus, returns to federal court Wednesday in Milwaukee, where his attorneys will try to suppress statements he made after his arrest for allegedly creating software to steal banking passwords. Hitchens was arrested months after winning acclaim for his work to stop the WannaCry computer virus and now faces several charges of computer fraud. He has pleaded not guilty. UPCOMING: 500 words.


MILWAUKEE — The family of a mentally ill man who died after Milwaukee-area police officers used a stun gun on him has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Village of West Milwaukee. The family of 22-year-old Adam Trammell alleges police violated his constitutional rights by using excessive and deadly force during the May 2017 encounter. The family seeks unspecified money damages. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


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