Alana Watson

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Milwaukee the Nation’s Worst City for Blacks?

Milwaukee the Nation’s Worst City for Blacks?

Delaware-based financial company ranks Milwaukee worst, Racine second worst.

Police Seize Almost $1 Million From THC Vaping Operation

Police Seize Almost $1 Million From THC Vaping Operation

Department looking for a connection to the outbreak of vaping-related lung disease.

Researchers Study Disparities in Cancer Outcomes for Hispanic Community

Researchers Study Disparities in Cancer Outcomes for Hispanic Community

Medical College hopes to improve cancer care with research into diagnosis, treatment and survivorship among Latinos in Milwaukee.

Municipalities Calling For Mass Violence Reform

Municipalities Calling For Mass Violence Reform

League of Wisconsin Municipalities want Gov. Evers and the legislature to work together to find solutions.

Presidential Candidate Klobuchar Visits City

Presidential Candidate Klobuchar Visits City

Minnesota's US Senator talks voting rights, criminal justice on her campaign swing.

School Groups Push Tobacco, Vaping Laws

School Groups Push Tobacco, Vaping Laws

In response to vaping crisis, bill restricts tobacco products sales to those 21 and older.

More Could Lose SNAP Food Benefits

More Could Lose SNAP Food Benefits

Study shows new proposal could cut off 18 percent of SNAP recipients in state.

Alderman Urges Gun Control After Attack

Alderman Urges Gun Control After Attack

Ald. Cavalier Johnson’s car struck by reckless gun fire, cites emotional trauma for his child.

Convention Center Expansion Advances

Convention Center Expansion Advances

No new taxes used, with grand opening planned for 2023.

Bus Mural on Immigration Draws Flak

Bus Mural on Immigration Draws Flak

Sup. Sebring calls for removal, first time annual project by art students faces criticism.

Port Milwaukee to Partner With Quebec?

Port Milwaukee to Partner With Quebec?

Milwaukee and Quebec provincial government leaders exploring agreement to grow international trade.

Mysterious Disease Caused By Vaping

Mysterious Disease Caused By Vaping

State health officials confirm 12 cases of vaping-related lung disease.

Big Economic Impact From DNC Expected

Big Economic Impact From DNC Expected

Officials preparing for most diverse convention ever with 50,000 people, $200 million economic impact.

Carson Unveils New Program in Milwaukee

Carson Unveils New Program in Milwaukee

HUD Secretary touts housing assistance for young Americans aging out of the foster care.

City May Sue Opioid Manufacturers

City May Sue Opioid Manufacturers

Murphy wants city attorney to consider suit for damages from opioid epidemic.

Alderman Seeks Fireworks Restrictions

Alderman Seeks Fireworks Restrictions

Citing rampant fireworks use, Johnson pushes state law to prevent sales across county lines.

DNC Chair Visits Milwaukee

DNC Chair Visits Milwaukee

Chairman Perez says Trump's policies have failed Wisconsin, calls out Republican leaders.

State to Face Dangerous Heat Levels?

State to Face Dangerous Heat Levels?

More than 50 days per year with 100-degree heat index by end of century, study predicts.

State’s Foreclosure Rates Have Plummeted

State’s Foreclosure Rates Have Plummeted

Lowest since at least 2008, research shows, at one-third the peak in metro area.