Tom Kertscher

Tom Kertscher worked for newspapers in Oklahoma, Illinois and California before joining the Journal Sentinel in 1998. At the Journal Sentinel, he has covered a variety of local government and courts beats. A Cedarburg native, he has a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's degree from Ohio State University.   

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Tom Kertscher

Half-True

Longtime defender of Milwaukee archdiocese

False

She backed other Republicans initially

Mostly False

Only a record in raw dollars

False

He says he was surprised to learn it's been almost 40

Recent stories from Tom Kertscher

Third attack ad vs. Tony Evers in teacher porn has some of the same problems

Also: In Context look at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's comparing the national anthem and slavery songs.

In Context: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar comparing national anthem to songs of slavery

Also: Fact checking Tony Evers and Leah Vukmir, the big winners in Wisconsin's primary elections.

Closer look at the big primary winners: Tony Evers and Leah Vukmir

The Democratic nominee for governor and the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate on the Truth-O-Meter.

Countdown to primary Tuesday: Two big races

Final fact-check look at GOP primary for U.S. Senate, Democratic primary for governor.

High 5: Most-clicked fact checks include guns and patriotism, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

How much more wealth three people have compared to 160 million Americans also in the mix.

In Context: Tammy Baldwin's CNN interview on immigration

Was it as bad as Kevin Nicholson says in his repeated criticisms?

Fact-check look at 4 issues raised in debate for Democratic candidates for governor

Prisons vs UW, rape kits, business creation and Foxconn.

Updated: Fact tracking the 2018 candidates for Wisconsin governor

Also: Fact tracking the U.S. Senate candidates. 

'Pretending to be gay'

Examining GOP claim about remarks in 2011 by Kelda Roys, Democrat for governor.

Trump doing a little better lately on the Truth-O-Meter

Ahead of his Wisconsin visit, a look at his latest fact checks.