Law

Town, Accused Police Chief Seek Venue Change

As though Wisconsin never had a high profile case in Madison —

Former police chief, defendant in federal civil rights action, wants case moved from Madison to Superior based on claims of unfairly influential media coverage.

Via Town, Wilson want venue change — GazetteXtra.

EarlierTown of Beloit police chief set to retire — GazetteXtra and Town of Beloit group plans to speak out against police chief — GazetteXtra and Town of Beloit drama goes viral.

Politics

Father of Assembly Speaker and Senate Majority Leader seeks top patrol job

Soon people will stop counting.

Steve Fitzgerald of Juneau, the father of Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald, told The Associated Press on Monday that he had applied for the position and interviewed last week. All of the Fitzgeralds, like Walker, are Republicans.

Via Father of Assembly Speaker and Senate Majority Leader seeks top patrol job | thenorthwestern.com | Oshkosh Northwestern.

Madison

Chris Rickert: Madison: City with a plan (or several)

Whether such ideas start with the city or private groups, their success depends on many factors. But in my experience, there are at least as many collecting dust on a shelf somewhere or in some kind of permanent limbo as being put into practice. I’ve always thought it must be nice to be one of those city architectural and design consultants, whose profits are limited not to what is, but to all that might have been.

Via Chris Rickert: Madison: City with a plan (or several).