Florists For Social Justice at Sherman Phoenix

Florists For Social Justice at Sherman Phoenix

New sculpture honors fight for racial equality.

WI Daily: COVID-19 Spread Keeps Accelerating in Wisconsin
WI Daily

COVID-19 Spread Keeps Accelerating in Wisconsin

15-days of positive case rate trend climbing.

Friday Photos: The Electric Apartments Rise
Friday Photos

The Electric Apartments Rise

New apartment building in Historic Third Ward wraps electric substation.

Milwaukee Moves Backward In Fight Against COVID-19

Milwaukee Moves Backward In Fight Against COVID-19

City's positive case rate climbs to 12.1 percent.

Milwaukee’s Homicide Rate Has Doubled

Milwaukee’s Homicide Rate Has Doubled

86 homicides already in 2020, versus 43 at same point in 2019.

This Weekends Protests Against Police Brutality

This Weekends Protests Against Police Brutality

List of protests against the killing of George Floyd, police brutality and racial injustices.

State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many

State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many

The pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of the current system, and left many without help.

“Defund The Police” Becomes “Defend The Police”

“Defund The Police” Becomes “Defend The Police”

Mural outside City Hall gets altered overnight.

State Rules for School Voucher Applications Changed

State Rules for School Voucher Applications Changed

A lawsuit has just made it easier for families to prove they're eligible for school choice vouchers.

Racial Disparities Found in Safer-At-Home Arrests

Racial Disparities Found in Safer-At-Home Arrests

The vast majority of those cited for violations of the order were Black.

Congress Extends Small Business Loan Program

Congress Extends Small Business Loan Program

Program has been a lifeline for small business owners. But will the President sign it?

Black Man Killed by Sheboygan Police

Black Man Killed by Sheboygan Police

A 32-year-old Black man was shot and killed Thursday.

WI Daily: 14-Day Positive Case Rate Continues Upward Climb
WI Daily

14-Day Positive Case Rate Continues Upward Climb

Spread of disease has increased, even as testing has expanded in past week. Brown County now has second-worst outbreak.

COVID-19 Cases Exploding Among Younger Population

COVID-19 Cases Exploding Among Younger Population

COVID-19 in Milwaukee County appears stable, for now. But the disease remains widespread and is not being suppressed.

City Hall: Should Police Report Every Time They Draw Weapon?
City Hall

Should Police Report Every Time They Draw Weapon?

MPD says it's a paperwork burden. Alderman says he's not looking for a Master's thesis.

Unemployment Rate Drops to 11%

Unemployment Rate Drops to 11%

Despite job gains, communities of color continue to have higher than average unemployment rates.

Giannis Protest Mural Planned for Bay View Bar

Giannis Protest Mural Planned for Bay View Bar

Mural is designed to keep focus on protest marches.

Tommy Thompson Starts UW President Term

Tommy Thompson Starts UW President Term

His first action is gathering input from UW System faculty, staff, students and members of the public.

City Hall: What Should Or Shouldn’t Be in Milwaukee Mask Mandate?
City Hall

What Should Or Shouldn’t Be in Milwaukee Mask Mandate?

Council debates ordinance before its written.

City Hall: Election Director Nominee Is Back In
City Hall

Election Director Nominee Is Back In

Claire Woodall-Vogg would like to run Milwaukee Election Commission after all.

Tosa PD Getting New Body Cameras

Tosa PD Getting New Body Cameras

Under pressure from activists, Wauwatosa Common Council approves new body cameras for department.

State Used Bulk of COVID-19 Relief for Businesses, Farms

State Used Bulk of COVID-19 Relief for Businesses, Farms

New report from WEDC shows how the state spent $13.7 billion in federal and state aid.

City Hall: Council Grilling, But Advancing Mayoral Appointees
City Hall

Council Grilling, But Advancing Mayoral Appointees

Most being confirmed unanimously after long meetings.

“Defund the Police” Painted On Street In Front of Milwaukee City Hall

Mural as long as a city block, covers 13,000 square feet.

Op Ed: Appeals Court Allows Suppression of Black Votes
Op Ed

Appeals Court Allows Suppression of Black Votes

Cynical decision allows Republican suppression because it's all part of a partisan game.