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Can Sherman Park Attract More Business?

Can Sherman Park Attract More Business?

$4 million conversion of bank into Sherman Phoenix aims to attract businesses, investors.

Runoff At Foxconn Site Raises Concerns

Runoff At Foxconn Site Raises Concerns

Project director says rain event was unusual and problem was addressed the same day.

Evers Wants to Replace State Jobs Agency

Evers Wants to Replace State Jobs Agency

Head of agency and Walker campaign criticize Democrat’s plan.

Democratic Search Committee Visiting City

Democratic Search Committee Visiting City

“Purple State” status makes Milwaukee attractive as possible site for 2020 convention.

The Last of Bon-Ton

The Last of Bon-Ton

Milwaukee-based company expected to close remaining stores this week.

Audit Finds Staffing Problems at County Jail

Audit Finds Staffing Problems at County Jail

And at House of Correction. Both facilities consistently understaffed for 22 months.

Chief Morales Addresses Spike In Crime

Chief Morales Addresses Spike In Crime

16 fatal shootings in last month; department launches violent crime initiative.

Dane County Property Value Tops Milwaukee

Dane County Property Value Tops Milwaukee

For first time Dane bests Milwaukee in total county property value, study shows

Race for Governor: Evers Wants Huge Hike For Special Education
Race for Governor

Evers Wants Huge Hike For Special Education

Would nearly triple current state spending. Republicans opposed much smaller increase in last budget.

Sheriff Candidates All Promise Big Changes

Sheriff Candidates All Promise Big Changes

All three acknowledge budget constraints and need to improve department long run by David Clarke.

MPS Uses New Tactics to Attract Students

MPS Uses New Tactics to Attract Students

Grant Elementary goes door-to-door to sell itself and compete with private schools.

Council Backs $3.4 Million to Settle Suit

Council Backs $3.4 Million to Settle Suit

ACLU sued over police “stop and frisk” practices from 2010 to 2017.

Teachers Pay More of Health Care Costs

Teachers Pay More of Health Care Costs

Report shows impact of Act 10. Critics charge costs are helping cause teacher shortage.

Rallies Protest Immigration Enforcement

Rallies Protest Immigration Enforcement

20 weekend rallies in state protest “zero tolerance” policy.

Chief Morales Seeks Community Partners

Chief Morales Seeks Community Partners

Wants to win public trust, Morales says in speech to Rotary Club.

City Officials Promote Police Pursuit Policy

City Officials Promote Police Pursuit Policy

Donovan wants public information campaign on new policy to chase fleeing offenders.

Brown Files Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Brown Files Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Bucks player files federal civil rights suit, claiming wrongful arrest and excessive force.

Report Finds Milwaukee Mismanaged Lead Cases

Report Finds Milwaukee Mismanaged Lead Cases

Missing case files, cases closed prematurely and health department failed to follow state law

MPS Passes Balanced Budget

MPS Passes Balanced Budget

Interim Superintendent Keith Posley will focus on increasing enrollment.

Chief Won’t Name Cops Who Tased Brown

Chief Won’t Name Cops Who Tased Brown

Morales says he legally prevented from releasing names, new FPC head also cites law.

Cocaine Overdose Deaths Have Nearly Tripled

Cocaine Overdose Deaths Have Nearly Tripled

In Milwaukee County up from 50 in 2013 to 140 in 2017.