News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Police say a 7-year-old boy is among four people shot overnight in Milwaukee. Authorities say the boy's gunshot wounds are not believed to be life-threatening. Officials say a 24-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were wounded in a separate shooting about 10 p.m. A third shooting involves an 18-year-old victim who police say hasn't been forthright about circumstances surrounding the shooting about 10 p.m.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin election leaders are slated to discuss ways to bolster security efforts after the state's voter registration system was targeted by Russian hackers. The Wisconsin Elections Commission planned to discuss the attempted hack and steps they can take to improve security at a Tuesday meeting. The commission had already formed a team to create a new security plan before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security told the state on Monday it was one of 21 targeted states.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An appeals court is set to consider arguments over whether a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series should go free. Oral arguments in Brendan Dassey's case are set for Tuesday morning before the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago. It's unclear when the court might issue a ruling.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker's deputy chief of staff is taking on a new job created under the same law that makes up to $3 billion available for electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group. Walker announced Monday that Matt Moroney will be leaving his position in the governor's office to serve as the state's liaison for the Foxconn project. The new post was created to coordinate economic development efforts with the state's semi-private jobs agency.
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