Youth athletic organizations in the city are struggling to maintain access and engagement, which means fewer young people can benefit from the opportunities sports provide.
Fewer kids are playing sports, including baseball in Milwaukee, as the competitive gap between baseball in the city and suburbs continues to grow.
By the end of the first weekend since Mayor Cavalier Johnson and Police Chief Jeffrey Norman announced that the city would ramp up enforcement of the curfew for minors, 11 citations have been issued.
Born on the city’s South Side, José Pérez has made history as the first Latino to hold the title of Common Council president. “I hope that I can be inspirational for people,” he says.
For those who are struggling with substance abuse issues, or looking for help for their loved ones, there are local resources available.
A new $42 million juvenile correctional facility will be built in Milwaukee County to replace Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake, but the question is where?
Vehicle thefts in Milwaukee have increased dramatically since 2020. Police hope that interventions will make a difference.
A plan for free calls for those jailed at the Milwaukee County House of Correction and the Milwaukee County Jail has been blocked due to budgetary considerations.
Isaac Solis Jr. died in 2019 after taking what he thought was a prescription Percocet. His fatal mistake is part of a phenomenon that’s driven an increase in overdose deaths across the country, including in Milwaukee County.
The city’s three new election commissioners have kept busy during their first weeks on the job. Next up for them? The Feb. 15 primary election.