NNS reporter Edgar Mendez joins Joy Powers of WUWM’s “Lake Effect” to discuss another record-breaking year in Milwaukee County for drug deaths.
Milwaukee County has experienced 95 crash-related deaths so far this year, compared to 74 in all of 2019. Speed was a factor in the majority of those crashes.
Some Wisconsinites downplay the severity of COVID-19, spurning masks and vaccinations and inhibiting efforts to contain the pandemic.
David Couper, Madison’s police chief from 1972 to 1993, says law enforcement should ditch the riot gear and tear gas to keep the peace.
New testing centers are opening this week, as the National Guard prepares to end its deployment at the city’s two largest sites.
Housing and health are intertwined, experts have long preached. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pausing evictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Residents won’t have to worry about utility disconnections until April thanks to a decision Thursday by the Public Service Commission.
Twenty-five summers after a deadly heat wave hit Milwaukee, the city stands at the intersection of two public health crises: COVID-19 and climate change. Is Milwaukee ready for future extreme heat?
Cheers and jeers: What Milwaukee’s Latinx community has to say about Alfonso Morales’ exit from the Police Department.
Jeanette Kowalik and Lilliann Paine are leading Milwaukee’s coronavirus response — and inspiring officials nationwide to examine racism as a public health crisis.