Are the safety of inmates being ignored, resulting in death? Reports from the latest death within the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility and from a new assessment on conditions within Wisconsin Department of Corrections facilities suggests they are.
An NNS reporter joins a girls’ group at the Vel R. Phillips Youth Detention Center to learn about the changes young people who are involved in the justice system want to see after Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons close.
“Ballot Bash 2019” rocked the Turner Hall ballroom March 14. The event, staged by the youth-oriented nonprofit Leaders Igniting Transformation, sought to turn out the vote for the April 2 election. Public officials and candidates were invited to attend the event, which was part voter education and part just plain fun.
Are taco food trucks creating safety problems along West National Avenue? That’s the question Mayor Barrett and the Common Council must address as the battle over a ban on taco trucks shows no sign of ending.
MATC’s Promise program has helped thousands of low-income students focus on school without having to worry about the burden of tuition.
As a major deadline looms for Milwaukee, researchers from Columbia University offer insights learned on how New York overhauled the way it houses young offenders. Will local and state leaders listen?
A neighborhood of “cumulative disadvantages” is how a new report from the UW-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development characterizes Milwaukee’s 53206 ZIP code area.
Milwaukee has one of the highest incarceration rates in the country. So when men leave the prison system and return home, the Alma Center helps them navigate a pathway to success.
Guest readers make Black History Month come alive for children and their families during the fifth annual Black History Month Read-in at Martin Luther King Library.
North Division Community Center was the place to be as fathers and their daughters took to the dance floor for an unforgettable evening of fun and fellowship.