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11:46 am
Tue May 28, 2013

No Federal Charges Against Officers in Derek Williams Death

Federal investigators say evidence insufficient for filing civil rights charges in Williams' death

Federal investigators have closed their investigation into the death of Derek Williams. The 22-year-old died while in police custody on July 6, 2011.

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Politics & Government
10:58 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Assemblyman Calls for More Income Tax Cuts, Simplifications

Plan would lower Wisconsin tax rates for many income earners

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga wants to more than double Gov. Walker's plan to cut state income taxes.

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Politics & Government
8:44 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Phone Conference Today For Zoo Interchange Lawsuit

Bridge replacement and other work has begun in the Zoo Interchange.

Wisconsin may have to revamp its massive Zoo Interchange project.

Two groups are suing state and federal planners for failing to evaluate the negative effects a reconstructed Zoo Interchange could have on Milwaukee. The parties will talk with a federal judge today.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Joint Finance Takes Up Voucher Funding This Week

Credit Justin Kern, flickr

State budget work will resume this week in Madison.

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Environment
12:35 pm
Mon May 27, 2013

Three Hidden Nature Treasures in Milwaukee

Havenwood State Forest bridge
Credit Jeramey Jannene/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews outdoor activities contributors Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer.

For an urban city, Milwaukee's got a lot of nature around.

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