WUWM Local News
Summer Baseball Treat - Lakeshore Chinooks07/21/14
Baseball fans pack the park at Concordia University to watch the Lakeshore Chinooks. It’s a team of college players, many hoping to make the big leagues.
Democrats in Attorney General Primary Try to Distinguish Themselves
Wisconsin Democrats will decide in a few weeks who they want running for state Attorney General.
FootGolf - a Mix of Soccer and Golf, Luring Players to Milwaukee Courses
While the world’s top golfers compete this weekend in the British Open, Milwaukee's Lincoln Park will host a FootGolf tournament.
State Promises to Contact Residents Dropped From Medicaid Who Did Not...
The Walker administration released a couple sets of numbers on Wednesday – about residents and health insurance.
Milwaukee Man Starts Mentoring Program for Black Youth in 53206
People living in Milwaukee’s 53206 zip code face tough problems, but on Saturdays, things are different.
Night Market Opens Wednesday in Downtown Milwaukee
There are lots of farmer’s markets to visit during summer, but the one debuting in a parking lot on 4th and Wisconsin offers different twists.
Aldermen Demand More Attention to Milwaukee's Vacant Lot Problem
Some members of the Milwaukee Common Council want the city to take a more aggressive approach to dealing with nearly 2,500 vacant lots.
Hundreds Attend Vigil in Memory of 10-Year-Old Sierra Guyton
The Milwaukee girl was shot in May, while playing with her sister outside Clarke Street School. Men were engaged in a gunfight across the playground.
Groups Launch Ideas Contest to Address Segregation in Milwaukee
There's a new approach to deal with racial segregation in Milwaukee - a contest.
Jobs Central to New Orchard in Milwaukee's Harambee Neighborhood
As an orchard comes to life on 1st and Locust Street in Milwaukee, community and city partners focus on jobs for adults.
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Race Features Hard-Fought Primary
Milwaukee County voters are in for a rerun next month. The primary for sheriff will, again, feature incumbent David Clarke and Milwaukee Police...
Milwaukee May Restrict Where Sex Offenders Can Live
The city may limit where ex-offenders can live, because many surrounding communities have done so, resulting in a high rate of placement in the city.
Milwaukee Considers Using Abandoned Basements to Hold Storm Water
Planners want to funnel storm water into basements of razed houses. The spaces would be filled in, yet hold water, when the sewer system is overrun.
UWM's Freshwater School Shares Its Fish With Milwaukee County Zoo...
Thanks to a partnership with UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences, bears, seals and other animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo can now go fishing and...
Senators Refuse to Attend Candidates Forum
A couple Republican candidates in Wisconsin plan to boycott a debate – because the sponsor if the League of Women Voters.
Faith-Based Network Demands Wisconsin Adjust Its Corrections System
The religious coalition WISDOM is delivering demands Wednesday to the Department of Corrections, including that it consider parole for 3,000 inmates.
Border Crisis: Milwaukee Organization to Help House Immigrant Children,...
As undocumented children continue arriving at the US-Mexico border, FEMA has asked a Milwaukee agency to stand by – in case it’s needed.
Ideological Differences May Turn The Governor's Race in Wisconsin
The candidates for Wisconsin governor have been busy – pinpointing how they differ.
Attorneys Alledge Culture of Abuse in Strip Search Cases
Attorneys filed a federal complaint against the Milwaukee Police Department on Monday because of strip searches.
ACLU Warns of 'Militarization of Local Police'
Police departments around the country, including here in Wisconsin, have been acquiring surplus military hardware, raising concerns from civil...
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