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08.19.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
The owner of Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall met with the District Attorney's Office this morning to review the death of an armed robbery suspect at his bar. On Friday morning around 12 a.m., Andy Kochanski shot and killed one of three men who attempted to rob the historic polka bar. In a statement following the meeting this morning, Kochanski's lawyer said the bar owner is cooperating with the i...
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014
 Tuesday will mark the inaugural Milwaukee stop for Los Angeles headquartered hip-hop collective Hellfyre Club. For one member of the budding rap collective, though, the Mad Planet showcase will serve as something of a homecoming show
08.31.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
There's a faction of bloggers, columnists and radio hosts who seem to relish every instance of violence in Milwaukee, cherishing the opportunity to cite them as proof of the inherent moral bankruptcy of the inner city, the need for concealed carry, the dangers of rap music and the failure of the city as a whole. This faction is one of the things I hate most about Milwaukee; violence is bad enough ...
06.15.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I'm cautiously optimistic that yesterday's shooting at the Locust Street Festival won't tarnish the annual Riverwest celebration. Without downplaying the severity of any shooting, yesterday's incident wasn't particularly sensational�the victim and the shooter apparently knew each other, so it wasn't a random act of violence�and the Locust Street Festival doesn't have any real history of violence f...