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Politics & Government
1:17 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Elections Plan Would Limit Recalls, Allow Corporate Campaign Donations

Low-income voters would not need a photo ID, under Rep. Jeff Stone's plan

Assemblyman Jeff Stone is seeking co-sponsors for his plan to enact major election rule changes in Wisconsin.

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Regional
11:46 am
Tue May 28, 2013

No Federal Charges Against Officers in Derek Williams Death

Federal investigators say evidence insufficient for filing civil rights charges in Williams' death

Federal investigators have closed their investigation into the death of Derek Williams. The 22-year-old died while in police custody on July 6, 2011.

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Politics & Government
8:44 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Phone Conference Today For Zoo Interchange Lawsuit

Bridge replacement and other work has begun in the Zoo Interchange.

Wisconsin may have to revamp its massive Zoo Interchange project.

Two groups are suing state and federal planners for failing to evaluate the negative effects a reconstructed Zoo Interchange could have on Milwaukee. The parties will talk with a federal judge today.

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Environment
12:35 pm
Mon May 27, 2013

Three Hidden Nature Treasures in Milwaukee

Havenwood State Forest bridge
Credit Jeramey Jannene/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews outdoor activities contributors Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer.

For an urban city, Milwaukee's got a lot of nature around.

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Arts & Culture
9:42 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Veterans' Voices No Longer Silent "After the Wars"

Korean War veteran Bill Stenberg is featured in "After the Wars."
Credit Paul Calhoun

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Paul and Ben Calhoun, creators of an exhibit of photographs and recorded interviews with combat veterans.

Some veterans feel like they can't discuss their combat experiences, but a new art exhibit gives them voice.

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