Representatives from Milwaukee County raised concerns with the state’s plan to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons during a meeting Monday in Madison.
Gov. Tony Evers has introduced plans to officially decriminalize small possessions of marijuana as well as to create a path to legalized medical marijuana for the state.
Five years ago, Dontre Hamilton was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer. Since then, his family honors his life through awareness and celebration.
Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm confirmed on Tuesday that his office is investigating the Health Department’s lead abatement programs.
Two city leaders have asked the Milwaukee County district attorney to consider prosecuting health officials over their handling of the lead crisis.
A change in MPD police pursuit policy has resulted in more chases, with more than one-fourth of those chases resulting in accidents.
City leaders hope a new program that enlists hospitals and neighborhood “interrupters” can help disrupt the cycle of retaliatory violence in Milwaukee.
Representatives of the Health Department, Milwaukee Water Works, the Department of Public Works and others will be on hand to answer questions about the city’s lead crisis on Friday, March 22.
What a difference a week makes: We catch you up on plans to replace Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons, and what they mean for Milwaukee.
After Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake close in 2021, Milwaukee County will open a secure residential facility for youth in Milwaukee’s Havenwoods neighborhood, which leaders say will be in stark contrast to the youth prisons.