AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
May. 16, 2018
Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or email@example.com. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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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. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 665 words. Will be updated from 1:30 p.m. hearing. With photo.
MADISON, Wis. — The state Supreme Court was expected to rule Friday on whether forcing sex offenders to submit to lifetime GPS monitoring amounts to punishment. By Todd Richmond. UPCOMING: 500-600 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
STUN GUN DEATH-LAWSUIT
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.
MENTAL HOSPITAL INVESTIGATION
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Prosecutors are investigating the death of a Wisconsin mental hospital patient who waited more than 14 hours to be taken to an emergency room after suffering a fall that left him unresponsive. Winnebago County District Attorney Christian Gossett said Tuesday a prosecutor is reviewing the findings of a police investigation before deciding whether any charges are merited. SENT: 300 words.
PLAYBOY BUNNY REUNION, WISCONSIN-SPECIAL ELECTIONS, SENATE-WISCONSIN, MOTORCYCLE SHOP-SHOOTING-SENTENCE, OVERDOSE DEATH-CHARGE, SUSPICIOUS INJURY FIRE, OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS, DOG ATTACK, CAMPUS BUS CRASH, WORKPLACE DEATH, SENIOR CLASS PRANK, MONARCH BUTTERFLY-CONSERVATION PLAN
PHOENIX — Losers of six in a row, the Arizona Diamondbacks send Zack Greinke to the mound against the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers, who counter with Jhoulys Chacin. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 750 words. AP Photos. Game starts 8:40 p.m. CDT.
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