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09.19.2014 | 3 days ago | Posted at 10:12 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
At a very frustrating meeting of the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission Thursday evening, the family of Dontre Hamilton named the Milwaukee Police officer who fatally shot Hamilton in Red Arrow Park in April.  “Christopher Manney is the officer that shot my brother 14 times,” said Nathaniel Hamilton.  The FPC, as well as MPD Chief Edward Flynn, sat stony-faced as the Hamilton fam...
08.21.2014 | 31 days ago | Posted at 04:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 It doesn’t just happen in Ferguson.Too many young black men in Milwaukee have been victims of police brutality and misconduct.Tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 22, the African American Roundtable and its allies are holding a march to show Milwaukee’s commitment to seeking justice for all victims of law enforcement violence.The march will begin at 4 p.m. at Red Arrow Park (920 N. Water St.)—where Dont...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Actress Brook Bello and local experts will share their concerns in discussion series

 “Human trafficking” conjures up images of international sex rings and slave labor in other countries. But human traffickers and their victims are a constant presence
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013
Republican Gov. Scott Walker no longer even pretends to support public education. His budget is now an open assault on public schools, which educate most Wisconsin children
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

MPD’s Karen Dubis helping those in need

 Since initiating its Homeless Outreach Team (H.O.T.) in 2010, the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) has helped more than 30 homeless individuals transition into permanent or temporary housing through ongoing partnerships with community
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

But it found many problems with the Journal Sentinel’s misleading articles

  An independent audit of the Milwaukee Police Department’s (MPD) crime data showed that, contrary to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s reporting, the department did not manipulate statistics to paint a rosier picture
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Wisconsin has another wild year

 It seemed preposterous that 2012 could match the high drama of 2011 in Wisconsin. But we were proved wrong. This year had as many sudden developments, twists and turns, conspiracies and surprise endings as last year

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