News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A man accused of leading Milwaukee police on a high-speed chase that resulted in the death of an officer has pleaded not guilty to a dozen charges filed against him. The attorney for 28-year-old Ladell William Harrison made the not guilty pleas on his behalf during a brief hearing Friday. The charges against Harrison include eluding police, resulting in death and injuries. He also faces several drug charges.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin Assembly candidate says police who stunned Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown resembled a wolf pack. Retired Eau Claire Police Deputy Chief Eric Larson is running as a Democrat. Larsen said the officers resembled "a pack of wolves circling their prey until they had a chance to take him down."
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The second Democrat in as many days has dropped out of the race for governor. State Rep. Dana Wachs, of Eau Claire, announced Friday that he is ending his campaign and endorsing Tony Evers. His move comes after Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik dropped out on Thursday.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin man who spent more than two weeks on the run after a domestic disturbance now faces additional charges. Forty-three-year-old Jonathan Pogreba appeared in court Friday, the day after surrendering to authorities in Waukesha County. Prosecutors argued Pogreba is a danger to the public and a flight risk. Bail was set at $150,000 cash, and Pogreba remained in jail.
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