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9:34 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Urban Violence Not Unique to Milwaukee

Four people have died from gun violence in the last week in Milwaukee.

UWM Criminologist Stan Stojkovic says many cities are experiencing a rash of violence this summer.

Milwaukee officials hope aggressive new strategies will help curtain a recent spike of deadly gun violence in the city.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Police on Lookout for Copper Thieves

Central air units can be sources of copper for thieves looking to steal metal, to resell

Some thieves in Milwaukee have been stealing air conditioners – or parts of them.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

It's Looking More Like a Woman Might Challenge Walker

There’s plenty of speculation about which Democratic candidates will run for governor in 2014. The names mentioned most often so far, are two women – state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and former Trek executive Mary Burke.

According to the Wisconsin Blue Book, the major parties have never picked a woman to run in the general election for governor. Mordecai Lee says that record has not been intentional.

“It’s important we not over-interpret that,” Lee says.

Lee is professor of Governmental Affairs at UW-Milwaukee.

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Regional
3:56 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

MPD Officer Arrested for Sexual Assault and Stalking

The Milwaukee Police Department says one of its officers was arrested Wednesday.

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UWM Today
2:01 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Initiative to Reduce Crime in Milwaukee's Washington Park Neighborhood

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Kimberly Hassell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at UWM, is playing a key role in the planning and evaluation of a crime-reduction initiative in Milwaukee's Washington Park neighborhood.

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