Officers in Milwaukee Police Department’s District 2 are trying something new to address the street-based sex trade on the South Side: Instead of arresting prostitutes, they are offering help.
Despite a record-breaking year in drug overdose deaths in Milwaukee County
in 2020, the City-County Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force managed to meet only
once last year and hasn’t met at all in 2021.
Residents will decide who will be the state’s next Superintendent of Public Instruction, choose members for the Milwaukee Public Schools board of directors and vote in several judicial races on April 6.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on Thursday adopted a resolution to reduce the fine for marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession of 25 grams or less to $1.
Their concerns include whether an expansion of the freeway is necessary with traffic down since the pandemic began, the environmental impact of the project and whether it is equitable to communities of color in Milwaukee.
A new campaign is amplifying the work of seven local programs that offer culturally specific services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Milwaukee County officials continue to make strides to drastically reduce the number of residents incarcerated in youth prisons.
A bipartisan group of legislators is launching a new effort to reform Wisconsin’s tougher-than-average expungement laws.
Station 17 on the city’s far South Side is the seventh fire station to close in Milwaukee since 2018. Acting Chief Aaron Lipski says while resources have declined, demands for his department’s services have not.
Community members say Maria Monreal-Cameron, longtime CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, was an outspoken leader and trailblazer. She died Monday.