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.
Not having access to stable housing inhibits women involved in the street-based sex trade from succeeding. The MPOWER project aims to help them overcome those obstacles.
Pulaski/Carmen Southeast High School varsity basketball coach Melvin White demands his team excel in the classroom and on the court.
Lopez Bakery, like many other small businesses, has struggled during the pandemic. But owner Cindy Lopez said she sees light at the end of the tunnel.
Milwaukee County has experienced 95 crash-related deaths so far this year, compared to 74 in all of 2019. Speed was a factor in the majority of those crashes.
Since early in the pandemic, we’ve kept in touch with a group of essential workers, asking them to share, in their words, what working during the time of COVID-19 has been like for them.
Milwaukee County has recorded 435 drug overdose deaths, with another 65 cases pending, according to data from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. The total shatters last year’s record high of 418.
Milwaukee County is nearing a record number of drug overdose deaths in 2020. Here are some of the groups working to stop the troubling surge.
The number of lead tests performed in the city is down this year, as the health community works to continue services hampered by the pandemic.