Milwaukee gun violence

4:57 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Second Suspect Charged in Playground Shooting

Jamey Lamont Jackson has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

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1:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Leaders Hope to Rise Above Rhetoric to Curb Violent Crime in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (right) shows up unexpectedly at a neighborhood walk organized by Ald. Bob Donovan.
Credit Erin Toner

Politicians have been pointing fingers in recent weeks, as they look to place blame for a rash of shootings in Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
9:34 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Urban Violence Not Unique to Milwaukee

Four people have died from gun violence in the last week in Milwaukee.

UWM Criminologist Stan Stojkovic says many cities are experiencing a rash of violence this summer.

Milwaukee officials hope aggressive new strategies will help curtain a recent spike of deadly gun violence in the city.

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