NNS reporter Edgar Mendez, goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Powers to discuss some of the challenges facing Greenfield Avenue on Milwaukee’s south side. The area has become the city’s main prostitution hub, and a place where prostitutes and residents alike are victimized.
NNS reporter Andrea Waxman, goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Powers to discuss the new laws regarding panhandling. Panhandling on street medians and highway ramps in Milwaukee became illegal on Oct. 28, 2016. A new city ordinance calls for violators to be fined or imprisoned.
NNS reporter Jabril Faraj goes on the air with Joy Powers to discuss Milwaukee’s message to the Common Council at a recent Public Safety Committee hearing: More police will not be sufficient to reduce violence and crime in the city.
NNS reporter Naomi Waxman goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Powers to talk about Doulas, pregnancy, and infant health and mortality.
NNS reporter Jabril Farij goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Powers to talk about protests in Sherman Park in the wake of the police shooting of 23-year-old Silville Smith
After winning a $30 million federal grant to rebuild the second half of the Westlawn public housing development, the city of Milwaukee’s housing authority is relocating the first group of residents.
Reporter Sophia Boyd discusses why Latina teens are disproportionately affected by mental health problems including cutting and suicidal thoughts. The Sixteenth Street Community Health Center has started a support group called SEEDS, which stands for Self-Esteem, Empowerment, Empathy and Discovery of Self.
Reporter Wyatt Massey discusses how diminished federal funding for lead-abatement efforts has prompted the city to limit subsidies to six North Side ZIP codes, leaving owners of old homes in other neighborhoods scrambling for help.
Reporter Allison Dikanovic discusses the extent of human trafficking in Milwaukee, with a particular focus on the difficulties of apprehending and prosecuting those who purchase sex.
NNS reporter Andrea Waxman goes on the air with Mitch Teich to discuss the difficulties families face finding emergency shelter space in Milwaukee.