Darius Simmons http://wuwm.com en Hundreds Rally for Justice in Downtown Milwaukee http://wuwm.com/post/hundreds-rally-justice-downtown-milwaukee <p></p><p></p><p>People across the country took to the streets Saturday, in support of Trayvon Martin, and to urge federal officials to bring forth charges. Milwaukee was among more than 100 cities where people participated.</p><p>Around a thousand or so people gathered in front of the federal building downtown. While the catalyst was last week’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida, it was clear the rally here was about more.</p><p>Brooke Love came dressed in a black hoodie and carried a bag of skittles.</p> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 19:00:07 +0000 LaToya Dennis 8721 at http://wuwm.com Hundreds Rally for Justice in Downtown Milwaukee Jury Decides 76-Year-Old Killer was Sane http://wuwm.com/post/jury-decides-76-year-old-killer-was-sane <p>It took a Milwaukee jury only minutes Friday, to decide John H. Spooner was mentally competent when he shot and killed 13-year-old Darius Simmons in 2012. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:28:04 +0000 LaToya Dennis 8592 at http://wuwm.com Jury Decides 76-Year-Old Killer was Sane Jury Delivers Guilty Verdict, Spooner Trial Heads into Second Phase http://wuwm.com/post/jury-delivers-guilty-verdict-spooner-trial-heads-second-phase <p></p><p>A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday convicted a 76-year-old man of first-degree homicide. John Spooner shot and killed his 13-year old next-door neighbor last year, after accusing the teen of stealing guns. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:59:59 +0000 LaToya Dennis 8442 at http://wuwm.com Jury Convicts 76-year-old Milwaukee Man of Killing Young Neighbor http://wuwm.com/post/jury-convicts-76-year-old-milwaukee-man-killing-young-neighbor <p>A Milwaukee jury has found John H. Spooner guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, for shooting to death 13-year-old Darius Simmons. Now the court must decide Spooner's mental state.</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:03:50 +0000 Marge Pitrof 8396 at http://wuwm.com Testimony Begins in Trial of John Spooner who Killed his Teenage Neighbor http://wuwm.com/post/testimony-begins-trial-john-spooner-who-killed-his-teenage-neighbor <p>The mother of the 13-year-old victim of John Henry Spooner testified at Spooner’s trial on Tuesday. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:45:35 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 8324 at http://wuwm.com