NNS reporter Jabril Farij goes on the air with Lake Effect’s Joy Powers to talk about protests in Sherman Park in the wake of the police shooting of 23-year-old Silville Smith
After winning a $30 million federal grant to rebuild the second half of the Westlawn public housing development, the city of Milwaukee’s housing authority is relocating the first group of residents.
Reporter Sophia Boyd discusses why Latina teens are disproportionately affected by mental health problems including cutting and suicidal thoughts. The Sixteenth Street Community Health Center has started a support group called SEEDS, which stands for Self-Esteem, Empowerment, Empathy and Discovery of Self.
Reporter Wyatt Massey discusses how diminished federal funding for lead-abatement efforts has prompted the city to limit subsidies to six North Side ZIP codes, leaving owners of old homes in other neighborhoods scrambling for help.
Reporter Allison Dikanovic discusses the extent of human trafficking in Milwaukee, with a particular focus on the difficulties of apprehending and prosecuting those who purchase sex.
NNS reporter Andrea Waxman goes on the air with Mitch Teich to discuss the difficulties families face finding emergency shelter space in Milwaukee.
NNS reporter Marlita Bevenue goes on the air with Mitch Teich to discuss the growth of the payday loan industry in Milwaukee, and why it has some in the city concerned.
NNS reporter Jabril Faraj goes on air with Lake Effect to talk about a new law, passed in 2014, to restrict where former sex offenders can live. The law is creating a homeless population of recently released offenders who are harder to track and have nowhere to go.
NNS reporter Jabril Faraj goes on the air with Mitch Teich of WUWM Lake Effect Radio to discuss his recent story about changes Milwaukee Public Schools is considering for chartering schools.
NNS reporter Brendan O’Brien goes on the air with Mitch Teich of WUWM Lake Effect Radio to discuss courtroom disparities for poor residents Milwaukee Municipal Court.