LaToya Dennis

News Reporter

LaToya Dennis joined WUWM in October 2006 as a reporter / producer. LaToya began her career in public radio as a part-time reporter for WKAR AM/FM in East Lansing, Michigan. She worked as general assignment reporter for WKAR for one and a half years while working toward a master's degree in Journalism from Michigan State University. While at WKAR, she covered General Motors plant closings, city and state government, and education among other critical subjects.

Before coming to public radio, LaToya interned at the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. She also took part in NPR's 2005 Next Generation Radio Project in Kansas City, Missouri as well as NPR's summer 2006 Next Generation Radio Project in Indianapolis, Indiana.

LaToya holds both a Bachelor's degree and a Masters degree in journalism from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Dennis is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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Politics & Government
8:00 am
Thu August 15, 2013

State Lawmakers Look to Reduce Fraud

Lawmakers want to offer incentives to people for reporting fraud and waste
Credit Ann Althouse, Flickr

State lawmakers have come up with a new way to weed out cases of waste, fraud and abuse.

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Economy & Business
10:41 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Brewers Fans Cash In on Incentives

Brewers fans cash in on $10 vouchers
Credit LaToya Dennis

The Brewers have taken big hits this season. They’ve lost starting players to injury. They’re on pace to having their worst record in years.

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Politics & Government
4:57 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Barrett Seeks Help From State Lawmakers to Curtail Violence

Mayor Barrett is looking for help from the state to help stem Milwaukee's violent summer

It’s been a violent week in Milwaukee. At least 20 people have been shot since Friday.

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7:33 am
Tue August 6, 2013

People from Near and Far Gather at Sikh Temple, to Honor Lives Lost in Shootings

Children from Skai Academy performed during Monday's vigil.

It’s been one year since a white supremacist opened fire killing six people and injuring several others at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek.

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4:38 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Sikhs Remember Slain Worshippers

Members of the Sikh community attend a memorial service at the federal courthouse in downtown Milwaukee.

At least 100 people gathered at the federal courthouse in downtown Milwaukee Friday, to honor the six Oak Creek Sikh temple members, who were slain nearly a year ago.

Pictures of those who died were on display in the rotunda, right under the American flag.

They were killed when a white supremacist entered the temple and opened fire. He took his own life, after he was surrounded -- and injured -- by police.

Amardeep Kaleka, the son of slain temple president Satwant Singh Kaleka, says it was unfortunate that it took a tragedy for Sikhs to be recognized in America.

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