Residents of the South Side blame an increase in drug activity and prostitution for a spate of murders that occurred in March and April.
Youth advocate Eileen Alvarado recently published her second book, “Hope Looks Like You,” and is working to raise money to distribute it free of charge to local youth.
Despite recent protests, the Mitchell Street Branch of the Social Security Administration will close on March 22. The office serves about 2,200 visitors a month.
The South Side Safety Summit was part of a larger effort among law enforcement, city officials, community leaders and others to improve the strained relationship between the Milwaukee Police Department and some residents.
Mohamed Abubaukar came to the U.S from Somalia when he was 18 years old with the dream of starting a business. Years later, his dream became a reality.
Once a Milwaukee staple, the corner bar is becoming a relic in the 53215 and 53204 neighborhoods as crime and other issues have caused taverns to close.
Once a staple on Milwaukee’s South Side, the corner bar is becoming a relic in some neighborhoods, a result of the steady decline of industry, changing social patterns, licensing issues and the unwillingness of bar owners to adapt.
The Mitchell Street Branch Library opened Saturday to large crowds. Hundreds of visitors checked out books, used computers and participated in art and music projects to celebrate the new branch on Historic Mitchell Street.
Thousands of people gathered Wednesday for a march and rally to support those who will be affected by the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
It was a beautiful and busy summer in our city. This gallery collects photos from throughout Milwaukee neighborhoods during July and August 2017.