A police officer who fatally shot a man in a downtown Milwaukee park will receive duty disability pay.
Gov. Scott Walker’s appointment of Rebecca Bradley to a Milwaukee Circuit Court bench in 2012 was the first step in a meteoric judicial career that he seems to have mapped out for his conservative friend and donor. Some legal experts complained at the time that Walker should have left the seat vacant for a few months rather than give a political ally the advantage of running as an incumbent.
The Socialist Party USA is returning to its roots — in Milwaukee.
A diverse coalition on Nov. 2 rallied in support of a Milwaukee County budget amendment to create a work group to produce a Milwaukee ID card.
The city of Milwaukee has been awarded $14.2 million in TIGER grant funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's for the Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line.
A coalition of progressive community organizations and public officials on Oct. 5 are announcing their support for legislation creating a local identification card to be available to all people in the city of Milwaukee.
Just nine days into the school year, a Milwaukee voucher school abruptly shut down, drawing renewed criticism from opponents of efforts to privatize Wisconsin’s K–12 public school system.
Daughters of the Father Christian Academy, 1877 N. 24th Place, says it closed voluntarily, but the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction had cited it for multiple problems and tried to remove it from the state’s Parental Choice Program over the summer. The school maintains a website that still features an enrollment tab.
A police report says a Wisconsin lawmaker arrested for drunken driving told an officer he had "five or six beers."
Greenfield police on Oct. 31 released the dash cam video and the report about Rep. Josh Zepnick. The Milwaukee Democrat was stopped around 8:20 p.m. on Oct. 29.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is set to officially open its new five-story, $80 million research center.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex is the first new academic building on the east side campus in more than 20 years.