Milwaukee's mayor has ordered mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for city employees. Mayor Tom Barrett made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. The requirement applies to general city employees as well as temporary employees and interns.Read More »
Milwaukee plans to install more than a dozen secure drop boxes to make it easier for voters to drop off their absentee ballots before Election Day to combat a "full-scale attack on voting by mail," Mayor Tom Barrett told Wisconsin Democrats on Tuesday.Read More »
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.Read More »
The Milwaukee city attorney said police officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on the Bucks player Sterling Brown during his arrest over a parking violation in January — in direct contradiction of the police chief and mayor, who condemned the officers' actions.Read More »
The American Red Cross of Wisconsin is facing accusations of racism and favoritism for the wealthy because of a new policy in Milwaukee that forces predominantly black and Latino fire victims from low-income areas to travel to receive the organization's volunteer assistance.
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State Supreme Court justices had many questions Monday for the proponents of a measure to disallow the use of victims' names in certain appellate filings.Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bill that does away with Milwaukee’s ordinance requiring employers to provide workers with paid sick leave has passed the Legislature and now heads to Gov. Scott Walker, who says he’s likely to sign it. The ...Read More »