Op-Ed: City’s “Second-Class Citizens” Are Frustrated
Op-Ed

City’s “Second-Class Citizens” Are Frustrated

As Ald. Rainey has argued, racism led to violent uprising.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Raina Johnson
NEWaukeean of the Week

Raina Johnson

"I love my neighborhood for the diversity and access to different parts of the city. "

Now Serving: New Brewery and New Bakery Coming
Now Serving

New Brewery and New Bakery Coming

A Shorewood bakery, a Third Ward brewery. Plus Red Dot in Tosa adds live music.

Court Watch: How Appeals Court Failed in Dassey Case
Court Watch

How Appeals Court Failed in Dassey Case

Three state judges overruled by federal court allowed ugly miscarriage of justice in Dassey conviction.

Poets Take “Soapbox Therapy” To Sherman Park

Poets Take “Soapbox Therapy” To Sherman Park

In wake of violent uprising in neighborhood, two spoken word groups perform.

Murphy’s Law: The Battle Over Charter Schools
Murphy’s Law

The Battle Over Charter Schools

NAACP declares opposition and is criticized by charter supporters like Howard Fuller.

Library Charged $1.5 Million for Journal Archive

Library Charged $1.5 Million for Journal Archive

Library turned down NewsBank offer; Journal Sentinel promises archive, but when?

Op-Ed: Schimel’s Southern Strategy on Voter Rights
Op-Ed

Schimel’s Southern Strategy on Voter Rights

His “states rights” argument echoes segregationists like George Wallace, gets rejected.

Bar Exam: The Tale of Tony’s Tavern
Bar Exam

The Tale of Tony’s Tavern

Once a hotel, it was a classic bar owned by same family for 83 years.

County Faces Issues When Replacing Bridges

County Faces Issues When Replacing Bridges

Five parks bridges were replaced without considering historic preservation guidelines.

South Side Residents Create New Mural

South Side Residents Create New Mural

Artist-led project creates mural on wall of El Rey grocery on 13th and Burnham.

District Attorney Election Divided by Race

District Attorney Election Divided by Race

Swanigan won most majority black wards, Chisholm won everywhere else in county.

Op-Ed: New Police Approach Could Help City
Op-Ed

New Police Approach Could Help City

Problem solving policing used in Cincinnati could improve police-community relations.

The State of Politics: Huge Tax Change Coming?
The State of Politics

Huge Tax Change Coming?

Proposed deal would end business personal property tax and raise gas tax by same amount.

Wisconsin Budget: Welfare Funding Dropped 75% Since 1991
Wisconsin Budget

Welfare Funding Dropped 75% Since 1991

26% of families below poverty line get assistance; was 96% in 1991.

Youth Use Art to Cope With Stress

Youth Use Art to Cope With Stress

TRUE Skool summer intern program teaches teens lasting life skills using the arts.

Op-Ed: Mr. Trump, West Bend Ain’t Milwaukee
Op-Ed

Mr. Trump, West Bend Ain’t Milwaukee

Trump stumps for African American votes before a crowd with not one black person.

DanceMKE: Last Group Of Finalists Chosen
DanceMKE

Last Group Of Finalists Chosen

The finalists will compete Tuesday night, Marcus Center, with a wild mix of dance styles.

Abele Relents on Domes Committee?

Abele Relents on Domes Committee?

Says he will accept county board committee on Mitchell Park Domes. But will he?

Journal Sentinel Archive Disappears

Journal Sentinel Archive Disappears

Entire Google archive of more than a century of stories is gone. Why?

New Film Series Explores Latino Culture

New Film Series Explores Latino Culture

Milwaukee Film’s new series, Cine Sin Fronteras, will capture Latino community’s diversity.

Friday Photos: Brady Street’s Keystone Apartments
Friday Photos

Brady Street’s Keystone Apartments

Work is underway on new, four-floor, 22-unit complex that will the anchor the busy street.

Green Luminaries: Butterfly Supporters Help Environment
Green Luminaries

Butterfly Supporters Help Environment

Tosa group, Friends of the Monarch Trail, reduce flooding with plants that attract butterflies.

Wisconsin Budget: State Child Care Program in Decline
Wisconsin Budget

State Child Care Program in Decline

Number served has dropped 21%, affecting early development of low-income kids.

Now Serving: New Mexican and Guatemalan Dining
Now Serving

New Mexican and Guatemalan Dining

Plus a new sandwich and small plates deli in Bay View.