Local • 2A-3A
Expo aims to help parents
Only a handful of parents made it to the first two hours of the #EveryParentExpo Saturday morning at Blackhawk Technical College, but those who did said they learned more about the dangers teenagers face today. Presented by Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change for the first time, the three-hour exposition featured about 15 booths that provided various tips to parents on maintaining safer households and recognizing the early signs of drug and alcohol use in teenagers.
Court: Company has liability
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled a landscaping company is not immune from liability in the 2012 death of a woman who was struck and killed by a falling tree branch while walking around Geneva Lake. Walworth County Judge Phil Koss ruled in 2015 that a company’s liability in thr case fell under the state’s recreational immunity statute.
nation/world • 9B-10B
Case has national importance
A Republican legislator from Kansas will have to prove his state has a problem with voter fraud if he’s to win a legal challenge to voter registration requirements that he has championed. The case heads to trial Tuesday and has national implications for voting rights as Republicans pursue laws they say are aimed at preventing voter fraud but that critics contend disenfranchise minorities and college students who tend to vote Democratic and who may not have such documentation readily available.