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Photo of voir dire area
Sep 29, 2020

6 more Milwaukee County courtrooms to reopen for jury trials

Six more Milwaukee County courtrooms will reopen for jury trials in the next month.

Jul 31, 2020

Juries return to Milwaukee, Waukesha county courthouses

Milwaukee County residents returned to jury duty this week, wearing masks, following signs, waiting on limited elevator space, sanitizing their hands, and moving around plexiglass barriers.

Photo of Voir dire area set up for phased resumption of jury trials in Milwaukee County
Jul 21, 2020

Milwaukee County courts resume jury trials with COVID-19 precautions

Milwaukee County Circuit Court has resumed jury trials with precautions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Jan 28, 2019

Several Wisconsin courts shut down over weather (UPDATE)

Courts in several Wisconsin counties were closed on Monday because of a winter-storm warning.

Aug 1, 2018

Milwaukee County Courthouse closing early

The Milwaukee County Courthouse Complex will be closing early for the funeral procession of a Milwaukee police officer.

May 8, 2018

Report: Courthouse project would cost Milwaukee County $367M

A new report says Milwaukee County will need help from the state or a private business partner to build a proposed $367 million criminal courthouse.

Aug 4, 2017

Milwaukee mediation clinic helps landlords, tenants resolve conflicts

Last year, there were about 13,000 eviction cases filed in Milwaukee County.

Dec 1, 2016

Milwaukee County officials uneasy over $184 million Courthouse Complex price tag

There is not much dispute that Milwaukee County needs a new criminal courthouse. The real question is: Where will the money for the $184 million project come from?

Feb 24, 2016

Report calls for $184M Milwaukee County Courthouse, related demolition

A report to Milwaukee County officials recommends both the construction of a new Criminal Courthouse and the demolition of an existing county structure, all for about $184 million.

Sep 19, 2014

Milwaukee courthouse fire damages total $19.1M

Milwaukee County officials say the final cost of a July 2013 electrical fire at the county courthouse is $19.1 million.

Mar 6, 2014

2nd man arrested in suspected insurance fraud

A Universal Restoration Services employee has been arrested for his suspected role in a Milwaukee County employee’s alleged scheme to steal insurance money.

Feb 18, 2014

1st phase of courthouse restoration complete

The first phase of the Milwaukee County Courthouse restoration project is complete.


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