Milwaukee FPC Bans All Chokeholds

Milwaukee FPC Bans All Chokeholds

Commission scraps policy allowing chokeholds in deadly force situations when "all other options and tactics" are exhausted.

WI Daily: 662 New COVID-19 Cases Reported
WI Daily

662 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

DHS reported 7 COVID-19 deaths.

Transportation: Next Phase of Bus Route Changes Begin June 6th
Transportation

Next Phase of Bus Route Changes Begin June 6th

MCTS is implementing a newly designed transit system over three phases in 2021.

GOP Report Proposes Regionalized UW-System

GOP Report Proposes Regionalized UW-System

Interim system President Thompson doesn't support regional consolidation of university functions.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Boat Line Moves Upriver
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Boat Line Moves Upriver

Cruise line is now located on edge of Deer District and is planning 2021 season.

Private School Voucher Costs Rising

Private School Voucher Costs Rising

GOP-controlled Legislature backs further voucher expansion in biennial budget.

Voces Protests GOP Cutting ID’s for Immigrants from Budget

Voces Protests GOP Cutting ID’s for Immigrants from Budget

The group and other activists also protested the elimination of tuition aid for immigrant students.

Peshtigo Residents Faced “Massive” PFAS Contamination

Peshtigo Residents Faced “Massive” PFAS Contamination

Struggling with after effects of dangerous "forever chemicals."

Op Ed: Lead Paint, Poisoning Still An Issue
Op Ed

Lead Paint, Poisoning Still An Issue

Some city neighborhoods have higher rates of lead poisoning than found during Flint water crisis.

MKE County: County Funds Credible Messengers Program
MKE County

County Funds Credible Messengers Program

Program is intended to connect at-risk youth with mentors and social services.

MKE County: COVID-19 Transmission Rising Slightly
MKE County

COVID-19 Transmission Rising Slightly

Cases and transmission are higher in the city than the suburbs.

City Hall: Bay View Speedway Must Close Early After Robbery String
City Hall

Bay View Speedway Must Close Early After Robbery String

Police visited gas station 14 times between January 1st and February 11th.

WI Daily: 667 New COVID-19 Cases Reported
WI Daily

667 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

DHS reported 14 COVID-19 deaths.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sentinel Building To Become 33 Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sentinel Building To Become 33 Apartments

Mostly-vacant office building would see new life as housing.

Entertainment at a Distance: Public Museum’s U.S. Debut of Nelson Mandela Exhibition
Entertainment at a Distance

Public Museum’s U.S. Debut of Nelson Mandela Exhibition

Plus, a writing workshop for kids and a virtual performance by SistaStrings.

Republicans Cut Billions from Evers’ Budget Proposal

Republicans Cut Billions from Evers’ Budget Proposal

Medicaid expansion, marijuana legalization and unemployment reform all gone.

National Eviction Moratorium Could Soon End

National Eviction Moratorium Could Soon End

Federal judge struck down original order. The Justice Department is appealing the ruling.

Unemployment Tax Break Bill Muddied by Partisan Conflict

Unemployment Tax Break Bill Muddied by Partisan Conflict

GOP amendment would take control of COVID-19 relief funds away from governor.

Kenosha Activists Arrested During Protest of Jacob Blake

Kenosha Activists Arrested During Protest of Jacob Blake

Three were arrested, including Blake's uncle, staging a sit-in at Kenosha Public Safety Building.

Milwaukee Walks: Bay View Offers History and Lake Views
Milwaukee Walks

Bay View Offers History and Lake Views

Neighborhood charm and a spiritual connection to Lake Michigan.

Coalition Launches Campaign Against Reckless Driving

Coalition Launches Campaign Against Reckless Driving

18 community organizations are working to promote safe driving.

State Senate Considers Absentee Voting Restrictions

State Senate Considers Absentee Voting Restrictions

GOP-sponsored legislation limits drop boxes, restricts qualifying as indefinitely confined.

Op Ed: Anti-Vaxxers Are Fake Patriots
Op Ed

Anti-Vaxxers Are Fake Patriots

Preventing nation from reaching herd immunity. That’s a grim prognosis.

Milwaukee Film Festival Returns Thursday

Milwaukee Film Festival Returns Thursday

15 days, 202 films, and no need to leave your couch.

School Board Member Moves Into Her District

School Board Member Moves Into Her District

Aisha Carr won MPS District 4 race though she lived outside district.