Milwaukee Shootings

Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Milwaukee Mayor's Budget Adds 100 Police Officers

In the wake of a violent summer in Milwaukee, Mayor Tom Barrett proposes putting more police officers on the streets

Milwaukee’s recent violent crime wave is on the mayor’s mind as he plans the city budget for 2014.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Concerned About Shootings? Community Activists Say Be Vigilant

A rash of shootings in Milwaukee this month has left seven people dead and 16 injured.

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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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Regional
12:44 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Mayor Says Shootings Could be the Result of Turf War

Four people were shot near 12th and Locust, including a 14-year-old boy, who died.

There have been more than a dozen shootings in Milwaukee, in the past week-and-a-half. The age of three victims: 14.

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Regional
7:28 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Jury Decides 76-Year-Old Killer was Sane

A relatively quick trial for John Spooner
Credit LaToya Dennis

It took a Milwaukee jury only minutes Friday, to decide John H. Spooner was mentally competent when he shot and killed 13-year-old Darius Simmons in 2012.

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