Nearly four months after missing a second deadline to close the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons, officials still have not decided on a replacement facility to house local youths.
A new Sentencing Project report confirms the state’s deep racial disparities in incarceration, which one advocate calls ‘a slap in the face.’
Adults can be lead poisoned, too. Lead is a particular concern for pregnant women because exposure could harm a developing fetus. If your child has elevated lead levels, get yourself tested, too.
Replacing all Milwaukee lead service lines would take 70 years at current pace. Meanwhile, Wisconsin home lead investigations rarely test water amid focus on paint.
Memorial event at Zeidler Union Square marks International Overdose Awareness Day by focusing on those we lost.
“She moves without judgment … She sees human need before aberrant behavior.” Meet Arnitta Holliman, the new director of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention.
In an interview with NNS, Fire Chief Aaron Lipski talks about fighting his first fire, the impact of budget cuts and the pandemic and his mission to increase diversity within the Milwaukee Fire Department.
Under Wisconsin law, it is illegal to possess, sell or manufacture marijuana. Some municipalities, including Milwaukee, have enacted local changes related to marijuana law enforcement.
Reggie Moore has consoled far too many families who have lost loved ones to violence. And he wants to see more “love in action” instead of “love in crisis.”
The number of African Americans who die from drug overdoses in Milwaukee County continues to rise, with 45 percent of this year’s fatalities coming from Black residents, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.