A neighborhood of “cumulative disadvantages” is how a new report from the UW-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development characterizes Milwaukee’s 53206 ZIP code area.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
A video recorded and broadcast on Facebook by community activist Dennis Walton and others shows a heavily armored West Allis Police Department vehicle preparing to conduct a raid.
The day after a Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty, residents and officials expressed their sorrow and condolences.
A new MATC program, Commit to Complete, is intended to serve students who live or work in the 53206 ZIP code, and who started college but were unable to finish.
The Books for Kids Mobile Library travels around the city to deliver donated books to children under the age of 5.
Called together by activist Andre Lee Ellis, community leaders gathered at the intersection of 12th and Concordia streets Wednesday in response to the death of Joseph N. Blunt, 16, who was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle at the same intersection the day before, to make a plea to the public to drive with care.
Thirteen Metcalfe Park and Walnut Hill residents, ages 10 to 13, learned how to garden, hold down a job and make new friends while getting paid to work this summer.
African-Americans living in segregated neighborhoods lack access to jobs and are more likely to live in poverty.
An independent evaluation of Safe & Sound by Medical College of Wisconsin researchers shows its community safety team strategy improves neighborhood safety.