The parents of the new minority leader of the state Senate were among the victims of a mass murder at the fast-food restaurant they owned in suburban Palatine, Ill., more than 20 years ago.

Madison — The attorney for the state's ethics and elections board on Saturday said he will soon file court papers disputing claims that the agency had violated Wisconsin laws in pursing a campaign finance investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative groups.
The conservative Wisconsin Club for Growth and its director contend staff at the Government Accountability Board has continued the investigation with board approval.