Since 2016, more than 7,000 students have participated in the driver education program through Milwaukee Recreation. Officials say the program is essential in training the next generation of drivers.
Progress has been slow for the Community Collaborative Commission, but the group expects that to change in 2022.
Milwaukee joins other cities and municipalities testing new gun safety technology in an attempt to reduce gun violence, including suicides and accidental deaths.
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.