More Coal Pollution for Metro Area?

More Coal Pollution for Metro Area?

Closing of We Energy’s Pleasant Prairie plant could hike coal usage at its Oak Creek plants.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Labor Groups Rally Against KKK Supporter
Eyes on Milwaukee

Labor Groups Rally Against KKK Supporter

"We'll shout the fascists down, Milwaukee is a union town."

Murphy’s Law: Brad Schimel Strikes Out Again
Murphy’s Law

Brad Schimel Strikes Out Again

His 11-month investigation of John Doe leaks yields no charges but lots of anger.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves Boutique Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves Boutique Hotel

New Art House Hotel could open by June in historic 1898 building on Marshall St.

The Decline of South Side Taverns

The Decline of South Side Taverns

About 40% of near South Side taverns in two zip codes have closed since 2012.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Officials Delay St. James Church Proposal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Officials Delay St. James Church Proposal

City historic commission votes to hold plan for new apartments near 9th and Wisconsin.

Dining: Ka-Bobs Is a Bargain Bistro
Dining

Ka-Bobs Is a Bargain Bistro

West Allis eatery has big menu but the juicy kabobs stand out for price and taste.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Rosy Lopez
NEWaukeean of the Week

Rosy Lopez

"I have always wanted to stay and give back to my city..."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Worker With KKK Cooler Fired
Eyes on Milwaukee

Worker With KKK Cooler Fired

City official says American Sewer Services fired worker, a member of Laborers Local 113.

Photo Gallery: 500 Black Tuxedos
Photo Gallery

500 Black Tuxedos

Upscale event connects teens with role models and a world they mightn't otherwise see.

Grad Students Oppose GOP Tax Plan

Grad Students Oppose GOP Tax Plan

Rally unites UWM and Marquette students, who say plan makes grad school unaffordable.

Franklin Wants Milwaukee’s Water

Franklin Wants Milwaukee’s Water

But Bauman doubts suburb can meet city rules for transportation and affordable housing.

The State of Politics: Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term
The State of Politics

Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term

Attorney General has jumped on hot-button issues he hopes will get him reelected.

Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Meeting at Washington Park Library discusses ideas for violence prevention plan.

Echo: Federal Agents Bust Hunting Guides
Echo

Federal Agents Bust Hunting Guides

Undercover operation nabs Wisconsin guides who let clients exceed duck hunting limits.

Urban Reads: In Toronto the Streetcar is King
Urban Reads

In Toronto the Streetcar is King

All the city news you can use.

Friday Photos: Marquette Building Up and Tearing Down
Friday Photos

Marquette Building Up and Tearing Down

University is building new residence hall, while demolishing other buildings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Contractor’s Worker Displays KKK Sign
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Contractor’s Worker Displays KKK Sign

Contractor whose workers showed their guns now connected to cooler with white supremacist signs.

Sieger on Songs: The Heated Legacy of Wayne Cochran
Sieger on Songs

The Heated Legacy of Wayne Cochran

The late bluester was a white version of James Brown, with towering hair to match.

In Public: Coakley’s Water Tower Is Pure Fun
In Public

Coakley’s Water Tower Is Pure Fun

Weak from close up, but sparkles from far away.

Op Ed

Anti-Marijuana Campaign Is Misguided

County substance abuse campaign concentrates all its spending on “No need for weed.”

Photo Gallery: Hurricane Relief Day Helps Victims
Photo Gallery

Hurricane Relief Day Helps Victims

All-day event sponsored by Elite Sports Clubs raises money for victims.

Court Watch: Why John Doe Probe Saved Emails
Court Watch

Why John Doe Probe Saved Emails

And why Schimel report complaining about investigators could be wrong.

Fighting for Transgender Rights

Fighting for Transgender Rights

Genderqueer Milwaukee board member Livia Rowell-Ortiz has dedicated her life to issue.

Op Ed: Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts
Op Ed

Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts

Massive deficit it causes could require huge cuts in Medicare.