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.
Last week we asked you what questions you have about MPS’ reopening plan. Here are some answers.
Here’s our weekly update on COVID-19 in Milwaukee and the resources you need to combat it.
The announcement that buses would be suspended from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. through Sunday, June 7 could not come at a worse time for some MCTS bus riders.
The death of George Floyd and the protests that have followed have forced yet another national conversation on race in America. Today, more NNS readers weigh in on the topic.
The death of George Floyd and the protests that have followed have forced yet another national conversation on race in America. We’ve reached out to community members to hear their thoughts.