Will a proposal to change the cash bail system penalize the poor? Some advocates say so, but others argue doing nothing about the current system would be a mistake.
Traffic-calming poles are part of Milwaukee’s rapid implementation initiative, which is now in its third season, and one part of the city’s effort to reduce reckless driving.
A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds gap in substance-use disorder services as Milwaukee County is on pace to surpass its all-time high for drug overdose deaths for the fourth consecutive year.
As work continues to ease concerns and gain support from residents and others in the area, several other hurdles remain before ground can be broken on a new youth correctional facility on the Northwest Side..
While many incarcerated people retain the constitutional right to vote, Wisconsin counties can do more to ensure that right can be exercised.
Milwaukee lacks an overall picture of where guns used in shootings and other crimes originate from, which could possibly solve other crimes and identify trends to help create new approaches to prevent crime.
The Milwaukee Police Department seized 8,076 firearms from Jan. 1, 2020, to July 2022, nearly half of which came from five North and Northwest side ZIP code areas.
As drug overdose deaths continue to afflict Milwaukee County, the makers of Zimhi say their medication is more effective in treating opioid fatalities than others on the market.
Milwaukee native Bridget Whitaker wants residents, particularly youths, to help identify solutions to problems such as reckless driving.
As Milwaukee County sees a rise in fentanyl fatalities, cocaine has emerged as a factor in more drug overdose deaths, five years’ worth of data reveals.