Todd Richmond, The Associated Press

Todd Richmond

The Associated Press

Madison, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Todd:

ACLU: New Milwaukee police chief shouldn’t use harsh tactics

MADISON, Wis. - The American Civil Liberties Union warned the Milwaukee Police Department and city leaders Friday that the new police chief shouldn't ... → Read More

Alpine glacier in Italy threatens valley, forces evacuations

The glacier’s size has been likened to that of a soccer field under a 80-meter (265-foot) high mass of ice. → Read More

Milwaukee chief demoted over tear-gas use, other concerns

The orders also could violate a 2018 settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union over stop-and-frisk policies because the department would have to release confidential information it has been sharing with a consultant group monitoring compliance with the settlement, the department said. → Read More

Coronavirus forcing households to struggle with food insecurity

WASHINGTON D.C. (WHTM) — The coronavirus is not just posing a financial crisis for many Americans — but it can also affect your health. Many are struggling to put food on the table, resulting in long lines at food banks and pantries across the country. The cost of food is also on the rise — […] → Read More

Milwaukee chief demoted over tear-gas use, other concerns

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An oversight board demoted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales on Thursday after questioning how he handled multiple incidents, including ordering officers to fire tear gas and pepper spray at protesters demonstrating over George Floyd’s death. The city’s Fire and Police Commission unanimously voted Thursday evening to demote Morales to captain after […] → Read More

Milwaukee chief demoted over tear-gas use, other concerns

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An oversight board demoted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales after questioning how he handled multiple incidents, including ordering officers to fire tear gas and pepper spray at protesters demonstrating over George Floyd's death. The city's Fire and Police Commission unanimously voted Thursday evening to demote Morales to captain after three-and-a-half years on the job. → Read More

Judge questions Wisconsin election changes due to coronavirus as Gov. Tony Evers calls up National Guard to help amid poll worker shortage

A federal judge questioned whether it would be right to order an easing of Wisconsin’s absentee voting regulations ahead of the November presidential election. → Read More

Judge unsure if virus requires changes to Wisconsin election

A federal judge questioned whether it would be right to order an easing of Wisconsin’s absentee voting regulations ahead of the November presidential election → Read More

Prosecutors: Agents will probe crimes, not bust protests

Trump announced last week that he was sending agents to more U.S. cities, including Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit and Milwaukee, to combat a rise in violent crime as part of an operation that started last year. → Read More

Wisconsin governor’s personal assistant, 25, dies in tubing accident

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers’ personal assistant died in a weekend tubing accident on the Sugar River in southern Wisconsin, the governor said Monday. Ben Belzer, 25, had worked as Evers’ person… → Read More

DNR cleaning up manure spill in northeastern Wisconsin

Wisconsin environmental officials are working to clean up a manure spill spreading toward the bay of Green Bay. → Read More

Race relations in Wisconsin capital are a tale of 2 cities

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In this college town that considers itself a bastion of progressive politics and inclusion, race relations are really a tale of two cities. Demonstrators who toppled statues of figures with no racist history this week say they went after the sculptures because they wanted to shatter a false narrative that the […] → Read More

Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after night of violence

Protesters attacked a state senator, threw a Molotov cocktail into a government building and attempted to break into the Capitol Tuesday night, only to be repelled by pepper spray from police stationed inside. → Read More

Wisconsin governor activates National Guard after violence

Wisconsin’s governor activated the National Guard on Wednesday to protect state properties after a night of violence that included the toppling of two statues outside the state Capitol and an attack on a state senator. → Read More

Regents’ leader selects Tommy Thompson as interim UW president – Twin Cities

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin System regents’ leader has picked Republican darling Tommy Thompson as the system’s interim president, delivering another twist in what has become a mess… → Read More

Regents select Tommy Thompson as interim UW president

MADISON (AP) -- University of Wisconsin System regents have selected former Gov. Tommy Thompson as the system's interim president. The system announced Thompson's appointment Friday. He will take over on July 1. He will replace outgoing President Ray Cross, who announced in October he would step down when a successor was found. → Read More

UW-Madison to reopen with in-person, online classes

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Madison officials announced Wednesday that the state’s flagship school will reopen as scheduled this fall but in-person classes will end at Thanksgiving, lec… → Read More

Army Reserve commander suspended amid investigation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Army Reserve suspended the commander of an Illinois-based unit Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations that unit officers mishandled sexual misconduct complaints and retaliated against a whistleblower. Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey, commanding general of the Army Reserve Command, announced in a statement that he has suspended […] → Read More

Commander of Darien-based reserve unit suspended amid investigation

The Army Reserve suspended the commander of an Darien-based unit Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations that unit officers mishandled sexual misconduct complaints and retaliated against a whistleblower. → Read More

Evers blocks UW from complying with Trump sex assault rules

Gov. Tony Evers blocked University of Wisconsin System officials Monday from taking the first steps toward complying with new federal rules that bolster the rights of sexual misconduct defendants and narrow the range of cases colleges are required to investigate. → Read More