WUWM News

Regional
4:30 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Group Aims to Make Wisconsin a Right-to-Work State

In 2011, protesters swarmed the state Capitol to protest Act 10, the law allowing public workers to opt out of unions. Conservatives are pushing to enact the same rules for the private sector.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Unions in Wisconsin are bracing for another battle.

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Regional
3:33 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Hamilton Family Releases Some Autopsy Findings, While Continuing to Wait for DA Decision

Dontre Hamilton's family, friends and supporters have held a number of marches and rallies, calling for answers about his death.
Credit Dontre - Never Forget, Facebook

The autopsy results released, seven months after an MPD officer killed Dontre Hamilton, indicate 14 bullets' trajectories, head injuries, no illegal drugs.

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Regional
1:01 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Milwaukee YMCA Submits Plan to Emerge from Bankruptcy

The reorganization plan the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee filed Sunday with U.S. Bankruptcy Court, would leave the 'Y' with a smaller footprint here.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Security Threats Lead to Warnings About Online Shopping

Credit Marco Scisetti - Fotolia.com

Today is Cyber Monday – the day online holiday shopping is in full swing.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Push to Shop Local in Full Swing

Storage shelves full of soap and other products at Jill Gilbert's home in Oak Creek
Credit LaToya Dennis

The biggest shopping day of the year means hiring extra workers, not to mention moving tons of merchandise.

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Regional
9:11 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Life’s Voices: Taking a Stand for the Hungry

Duncan Shrout
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Duncan Shrout has been volunteering at the St. Ben’s Community Meal for more than 25 years.

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Regional
1:00 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Hundreds of Wisconsin Soldiers Deployed for Thanksgiving

First Sergeant Bryan Mohoric and his daughter, Hannah. Mohoric missed two Thanksgivings with his family while deployed with the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Credit Photo courtesy of Bryan Mohoric

As Wisconsin families sit down for a big Thanksgiving meal today, some will be missing loved ones who are deployed.

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Regional
2:37 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Milwaukee NAACP Leader: We Need to Review Policing

Police arrest a demonstrator during a protest near Ferguson, Missouri.
Credit Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Fred Royal says the country needs to understand why police have violent confrontations with African American men.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Shopping On Thanksgiving? Some Wisconsinites Say No, Family Comes First

Some retailers have moved Black Friday to Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.
Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images

People have all sorts of traditions for Thanksgiving weekend. 

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Next Steps for Undocumented Immigrants in Wisconsin

The immigrant rights group Voces De La Frontera in Milwaukee leads a March through Milwaukee in May 2014
Credit LaToya Dennis

Many undocumented people in Wisconsin may be wondering what steps to take now that President Obama has changed some rules on immigration.

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