Milwaukee County Courthouse fire

Politics & Government
10:47 am
Mon July 22, 2013

County Exec Will Review Emergency Procedures Following Fire

All judicial functions are back to normal scheduling at the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the recent Courthouse fire illustrated the need for emergency plans that cover many contingencies.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele credits the dedication of staff members for the quick resumption of many services at the Courthouse.

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Politics & Government
10:13 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Part of Courthouse Open Again

The Milwaukee County Courthouse is again open for criminal and other court proceedings. Cleaning continues throughout the building.

Milwaukee County administrator Don Tyler says it's too soon say when all of the Milwaukee County Courthouse will reopen. Criminal courts are open again starting today.

The Milwaukee County Courthouse reopened today after a partial clean up.

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Politics & Government
8:03 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Milwaukee County Reroutes Some Services

Judicial and other county functions have taken up temporary quarters following a weekend fire at the courthouse.

Local officials have scrambled to offer necessary services to Milwaukee County residents - at temporary locations.

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Politics & Government
4:52 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Milwaukee Courthouse Closed for Week; Safety Building to Reopen Wednesday

No business in Milwaukee County Courthouse the remainder of week

The Milwaukee County Courthouse will remain closed until Monday. However, the Safety Building will reopen Wednesday, and all criminal court cases will resume.

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Politics & Government
5:36 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Safety Building Closed Until Wednesday

Smoke damage from a weekend fire has closed the Courthouse and Safety Building Monday and Tuesday. Jury duty is postponed.

Clean up continues following a fire Saturday at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Smoke damage has forced that facility, and the adjacent Safety BuildingĀ  to remain closed today and tomorrow. The fire and its aftermath is causing some staffing changes, including:

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