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.
On Aug. 13, 2016, the neighborhood was thrust into the spotlight after violence erupted following the death of Sylville Smith, who was fatally shot by a Milwaukee Police Department officer.
After a stormy 11 months as the executive director of the Fire and Police Commission, Griselda Aldrete says she’s walking away on her own terms.
As “defund the police” has become a battle cry for activists across the country, groups such as Liberate MKE are demanding police budgets be used to address problems in the community.
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.
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.