Joshua Lott/ACLU

ACLU Sues City of Milwaukee Over Police Department's Stop-and-Frisk Policy

The American Civil Liberties Union says that for years the Milwaukee Police Department has been stopping and frisking black and Hispanic men without reasonable suspicion that they were involved in criminal activity.

Read More
Jabril Faraj

Around dusk on a Thursday night in early August, a group of about 30 black men parade down the 4300 block of N. 25th Street in Garden Homes.

Rachel Morello

Concern over new federal immigration policies has spread to local school districts. 

Essay: Truth

2 hours ago
BillionPhotos.com / Fotolia

One person’s climate change data is another person’s fake news.  Lake Effect essayist and former journalist Avi Lank recently considered his relationship with truth:

Michelle Maternowski

Dozens of local people who long to hear civil political dialogue got to experience a bit of it Tuesday night.

WUWM and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel hosted a forum to discuss our polarized political climate – and how we might cross the divide.

Incumbent Tony Evers and former Whitnall Superintendent Lowell Holtz will continue to vie for the job of Wisconsin's Superintendent of Public Instruction, with the general Election set for April 4. 

The two men earned the most votes in Tuesday's primary for schools chief, edging out a third candidate, former Dodgeville Administrator John Humphries.

Mitch Teich

Heather Terhune knows a lot about ice. The executive chef at Tre Rivali has a lot of opinions about the ice used at the restaurant, a fact she let slip at the first MilMag Live! event on the influence of insiders and outsiders in Milwaukee. 

Danny Clinch / Concord Music Group

In the middle of 2017’s sonic playing field is singer-songwriter Valerie June, who has carved a sacred space for roots music. June’s deep appreciation for the great artists that preceded her, like Jimi Hendrix and Andy Warhol, fuel her openness to song, collaboration and connection.

John Koepke

Oconomowoc sits about 30 miles west of Milwaukee and falls within a lake and stream-rich 8300-acre watershed .  It falls within the massive Rock River basin.

Stretches of the system are subject to an abundance of phosphorus, too much of it, which leads to algal bloom and loss of aquatic life.

Updated 5:25 p.m. ET

The Trump administration is releasing more on its plans to crack down on illegal immigration, enforcing the executive orders President Trump issued in late January. Those orders called for increased border security and stricter enforcement of immigration laws.

The Department of Homeland Security issued the new rules on Tuesday, laid out in two documents signed by Secretary John Kelly.

Kate Redmond

People have been shedding their winter layers over the last few days, as spring-like temperatures have settled in Wisconsin. We’re used to meteorologists talking about occasional record high and low temperatures – but long stretches like this are less common.

Pages

_

_