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Christopher Foley

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge.

Foley issued the 2015 ruling in favor of the land sale of the Downtown Transit Center to Rick Barrett‘s Barrett Visionary Development on June 26th, 2015.

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Eyes on Milwaukee: 100 East Office Tower in Foreclosure
Eyes on Milwaukee

100 East Office Tower in Foreclosure

Building has lost two large tenants in recent years.

City Hall: Council Approves Morales Settlement
City Hall

Council Approves Morales Settlement

Former chief will get $500,000 and now a finalist for job in Dane County suburb.

City Hall: Morales Payout Rises Still Higher
City Hall

Morales Payout Rises Still Higher

City must also pay its private legal team. Total cost of lawsuit will exceed $668,000.

City Hall: Morales Reaches Tentative, $626,000 Settlement With City
City Hall

Morales Reaches Tentative, $626,000 Settlement With City

Ousted chief won't return to Milwaukee Police Department.

Fire and Police Commission’s Statement Regarding the Date of Alfonso Morales’ Reinstatement as Chief of Police
No Settlement Yet, Morales Will Be Police Chief Again On July 15th

No Settlement Yet, Morales Will Be Police Chief Again On July 15th

Demoted police chief Alfonso Morales will return to old job.

Morales Potential Return As Police Chief Delayed Until July 12th

Morales Potential Return As Police Chief Delayed Until July 12th

Extension gives parties more time to negotiate settlement.

James MacGillis Will Lead Wauwatosa Police Department

James MacGillis Will Lead Wauwatosa Police Department

MPD veteran taking top job in neighboring suburb.

City Hall: Morales Or Milwaukee, Who Will Blink First?
City Hall

Morales Or Milwaukee, Who Will Blink First?

Former chief continues to gain leverage for any potential settlement.

Morales Files Federal Lawsuit Against City

Morales Files Federal Lawsuit Against City

Ex-police chief, in mediation with city over circuit court order, opens second legal front.

City Agrees to Mediation With Morales

City Agrees to Mediation With Morales

Former police chief could get hefty settlement. City hopes to retain acting chief Jeffrey Norman.

City Hall: Milwaukee Police Chief a Finalist For Wauwatosa Job
City Hall

Milwaukee Police Chief a Finalist For Wauwatosa Job

Potential move to smaller city a sign of issues in Milwaukee.

City Hall: Judge Orders Alfonso Morales Gets His Job Back in 45 Days
City Hall

Judge Orders Alfonso Morales Gets His Job Back in 45 Days

Former police chief gets even more leverage on potential settlement.

Suit By Morales Demands His Job Back

Suit By Morales Demands His Job Back

His attorney Frank Gimbel has made no progress with city negotiating financial settlement.

City Hall: City Attorney Issues Confidential Opinion Regarding Morales Demotion
City Hall

City Attorney Issues Confidential Opinion Regarding Morales Demotion

Attorney has previously said commission denied Morales his due process rights.

City Hall: Barrett Sticks With Ann Wilson for FPC
City Hall

Barrett Sticks With Ann Wilson for FPC

Reappointing her to Fire & Police Commission though she backed its reckless decision to demote Chief Morales.

Morales Prepared to File Federal Lawsuit

Morales Prepared to File Federal Lawsuit

Ousted Milwaukee police chief seeks damages, potential return to his position.

City Hall: Judge Restores Alfonso Morales As Police Chief
City Hall

Judge Restores Alfonso Morales As Police Chief

Milwaukee has at least two police chiefs at the moment.

Campaign to Retain Judge Andrew Jones Earns Broad Support From Judiciary
Press Release

Campaign to Retain Judge Andrew Jones Earns Broad Support From Judiciary

"It is an honor to have the support of so many members of the Milwaukee County judiciary.

The Milwaukee Symphony and Milwaukee Public Museum Team Up for Free Water-Themed Event
Press Release

The Milwaukee Symphony and Milwaukee Public Museum Team Up for Free Water-Themed Event

The Symphony and Public Museum are partnering on a series of unique events.

Court Watch: Most Reversed Judge Of The Year
Court Watch

Most Reversed Judge Of The Year

Judge William Gabler had four cases overturned by higher courts in 2016.

Couture site sale delayed until early 2016; groundbreaking still set for next year
Judge Paul Rifelj launches campaign with support of majority of fellow judges
Press Release

Judge Paul Rifelj launches campaign with support of majority of fellow judges

Public safety organizations also support Rifelj at launch of campaign to win a full term on Milwaukee County Circuit Court

A Freshwater Controversy: Estabrook Dam’s Golden Age for Swimming
A Freshwater Controversy

Estabrook Dam’s Golden Age for Swimming

It was a huge success, with heavy use of public swimming and beaches. What happened? Part 3 of series.

Abele Thumbs Nose at Court
Press Release

Abele Thumbs Nose at Court

Attempts to Ignore County Policy on Estabrook Dam

Preserve Our Parks will not appeal lawsuit, clearing way for Couture on Milwaukee’s lakefront
Couture legal challenge ends, clearing way for lakefront high-rise
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Couture legal challenge ends, clearing way for lakefront high-rise

Preserve Our Parks gives up its fight against The Couture
Battle to build The Couture could be nearing end
Court’s decision allows transit center sale for Couture development
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Court’s decision allows transit center sale for Couture development

Judge clears way for county land sale for Couture high-rise
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Judge clears way for county land sale for Couture high-rise

Judge orders Assembly candidate to pay $27,500 debt
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Judge orders Assembly candidate to pay $27,500 debt