courthouse fire

4:55 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

More Portions of the Courthouse to Reopen

Portions of the courthouse have been closed for more than a week, after a fire caused smoke and electrical damage
Credit December Communications

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s office says the first floor of the courthouse will reopen on Wednesday.

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Politics & Government
7:24 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Milwaukee County Board Uses Temporary Space

The Milwaukee County Board is operational again following a staff relocation.

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5:11 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Parts of Courthouse to Reopen Monday

The courthouse has been closed all this week because of a fire last weekend

A number of jury trials will resume next week, as several floors of the Milwaukee County Courthouse open to the public.

The building has been closed this week, because of smoke and electrical damage from a fire last weekend.

The county executive’s office says crews continue to work around the clock to clean up from the smoke, in hopes that floors 5-7 of the courthouse can reopen on Monday. That would allow all criminal, family, small claims cases and jury trials to resume.

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Politics & Government
8:26 am
Tue July 9, 2013

County Meetings Planned Despite Courthouse Closure

The Milwaukee County Board and committees will meet at substitute locations unless the Courthouse reopens.

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Politics & Government
6:13 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Abele Wants Courthouse Reopened Quickly, Yet Safely

County Executive Abele (right) updated reporters on the repairs underway at the courthouse Monday
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Workers are making repairs and cleaning up after a weekend fire at the Milwaukee County Courthouse complex.

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