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Odalo Ohiku
Nov 15, 2023

Milwaukee deputy city attorney may have done private legal work even while under scrutiny, inspector general says

A deputy city attorney in Milwaukee City Attorney Tearman Spencer's office has continued appearing in court on behalf of his private law firm even as he was under scrutiny over allegations that he was performing private work on city time, Milwaukee's inspector general said Monday.

Aug 5, 2022

Republicans pick Milwaukee to host 2024 national convention

Republicans on Friday chose Milwaukee in swing state Wisconsin to host the 2024 national convention, beating out Nashville in deep-red Tennessee.

Feb 21, 2022

Jury verdict finding Milwaukee alderman guilty of defamation could cost public $1.4M

A jury last week found a Milwaukee alderman was liable for statements alleged to have caused an affordable-housing operator to default on a loan in a decision that could cost taxpayers $1.4 million.

Apr 21, 2021

Milwaukee hiring assistant city attorney

The city of Milwaukee is hiring an assistant city attorney.

Feb 9, 2021

Biden to visit Wisconsin next week in first official trip

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will visit Wisconsin next week for his first official trip as president beyond his home state of Delaware. Biden is set to visit Milwaukee next Tuesday, according to the White House, and will participate in a CNN town hall there. Although the Biden administration […]

Nov 9, 2020

3 weekend fatal shootings add to Milwaukee’s homicide record

Three fatal shootings during the weekend in Milwaukee have added to the city's homicide rate which hasn't been this high since 1991.

Jul 28, 2020

Wisconsin Democrats question federal agents’ Milwaukee role

A group of powerful Wisconsin Democrats peppered a federal prosecutor Tuesday with questions about his plan to deploy additional federal agents in Milwaukee, demanding to know if the agents would be used for crowd control and to protect federal property.

May 14, 2020

Judge’s ruling forces Black Spruce to tear down long vacant Northridge Mall

A judge on Wednesday ordered the owner of the long-dilapidated Northridge Mall to tear the property down, siding with Milwaukee officials who had called for the former shopping center to be razed more than a year ago. The mall has largely sat abandoned on Milwaukee’s northwest side since being closed in 2003. For years, a […]

Feb 5, 2020

2 leaders of Democratic convention host committee fired

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The two leaders of Milwaukee’s host committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention were fired late Tuesday amid allegations that they oversaw an acrimonious work setting, a big shakeup less than six months before the showcase political event in Wisconsin. The host committee board issued a […]

Feb 4, 2020

Democratic convention host committee leaders put on leave

The two leaders of Milwaukee's host committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention have been placed on leave pending an investigation into allegations that they oversaw an acrimonious work setting, according to a letter sent to staff employees working on planning the event.

Dec 19, 2019

Justice Dept. plans crackdown on violent crime in 7 cities

Milwaukee is among seven cities included in a crackdown on violent crime the U.S. Justice Department announced on Wednesday.

Jul 31, 2018

Milwaukee proposal seeks to impound electric scooters

Milwaukee officials approved an ordinance giving the city authority to impound electric scooters that residents have been renting from a Californian company since last month.


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