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.
Representatives of the Health Department, Milwaukee Water Works, the Department of Public Works and others will be on hand to answer questions about the city’s lead crisis on Friday, March 22.
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.
What a difference a week makes: We catch you up on plans to replace Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons, and what they mean for Milwaukee.
It was a hospital, a correctional center and finally, a surplus county building. Now it’s St. Anthony Place, offering affordable housing and support services for the homeless.
“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.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. established Blue Skies Landscaping to help the community. Now the business provides a third of the organization’s operating budget.
Refugee chefs are changing the way we eat in Milwaukee, one plate at a time.
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.
A shoe factory turned apartment and office building is the latest development of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation, which seeks to reinvigorate a thriving community in the blocks surrounding King Drive.