Calls to shift funds from policing to programs that improve quality of life for people of color aren’t new. But this time, more people are listening.
More public awareness campaigns; increased access to driver education; narrowed driving lanes; and coordinated traffic signals are among the recommendations of the City-County Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force.
Three nonprofits are one step closer to receiving funds to provide mental health services to youths after receiving a recommendation from the Milwaukee Youth Council.
County bus riders will be required to wear masks starting Saturday while COVID-19 cases soar in the suburbs.
This is Milwaukee Project hosts another virtual conversation; youth can participate in a financial literacy workshop; students and educators discuss school reopenings; “Run Back to School” registration is open; and youth will march against gun violence in Moody Park.
If we work together, continue to wear masks, wash our hands and adhere to social distancing, we will be successful in helping to keep each other safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
After years of debate, Milwaukee police and residents continue to weigh what community-oriented policing should look like in the city. And so far, they remain on different pages.
Donate gently used books; join a rally at City Hall; volunteer to install and paint peace posts; bike and hike with Latinos por la Salud; and take a free barre class at Washington Park.
In a 2-1 vote, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission on Thursday extended the moratorium on utility cutoffs for residential customers to Sept. 1, citing health and economic concerns from COVID-19.
Last week we asked you what questions you have about MPS’ reopening plan. Here are some answers.