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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Tony:

Local teachers union leaders push to end in-person classes in Wisconsin

With growing concerns after a Wisconsin teacher died from COVID-19, some local teachers unions are speaking out, saying something must be done to keep staffers safer. → Read More

Wauwatosa mayor denounces racist letters pushing to 'Keep Wauwatosa white'

A community is showing outrage after mysterious letters were delivered to quote “Keep Wauwatosa white.” → Read More

Joe Biden met with Jacob Blake's family after landing in Milwaukee Thursday

Joe Biden will be meeting with the family of Jacob Blake during his visit to Wisconsin on Thursday. → Read More

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett open to 'second swing' at major convention

Another swing at the Democratic National Convention is what Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says he'd like to see, if the opportunity presents itself. → Read More

UW-Milwaukee kicks off staggered approach to student move-in day

Move-in day at UW-Milwaukee has a much different feel than before because of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Poverty billboard removed following community backlash

A billboard at 38th and Villard, alongside others, are blank now. But, for a few hours, it contained a message asking people if they were tired of poverty. → Read More

Residents speak out following Kenosha officer shooting

A Kenosha police officer is recovering after being shot early Saturday morning. He was responding to a call of a vehicle break-in. → Read More

Accidental shooting of Milwaukee girl, 2, leads to discussion of gun safety

A costly mistake leaves a Milwaukee mother facing homicide charges after police said she shot her 2-year-old daughter. → Read More

Riverwest man, 59, known for holding political and religious signs killed outside his own store

The victim was Bernell Trammell, 59. Trammell was a well-known figure in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood. He ran “Expressions Journal,” a small publication where he also made large signs he was known to carry. → Read More

Cudahy man released after 111 days in hospital following COVID-19 diagnosis

It was a long, hard-fought fight for Joe Kaebisch, 63. He was released from the hospital Wednesday after fighting off COVID-19 and other conditions once enhanced by the virus. → Read More

Police still looking for suspects after 58-year-old Milwaukee woman dies in hit-and-run crash

Milwaukee Police are still looking for the people responsible for a hit-and-run crash last week. → Read More

Kenosha's Brat Stop fields calls from Illinois as county withdraws Safer at Home order

Kenosha County withdrew its local Safer at Home order one day after announcing it. → Read More

Waukesha County businesses reopening after Safer at Home order overturned

Waukesha county is back open for business as the pandemic lingers. → Read More

Record high unemployment, local frustration as DWD looks to serve claimants

A record-high unemployment rate nationally reflects in Wisconsin. → Read More

Speeding driver slams into Uber after police chase.

While the suspect remains on the run, the effects of the pursuit continue to be felt by Tina Mull, an Uber driver who ended up with a totaled car after the suspect slammed into her. → Read More

Young professionals and local kids unite for "Be THEE Village" mentor chat

The purpose of the event was to teach kids about the importance of mentoring and protecting our youth. → Read More

Amid controversy, UWM removes ad featuring woman with crime tape around neck

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will no longer use a photo that features an African-American criminal justice student with crime scene tape wrapped around her neck. → Read More

E-scooter rider breaks leg after hitting pothole

MILWAUKEE — Rider pushing for safer roads after falling off E-Scooter downtown. One electronic scooter rider is pushing for safer roads after a fall left her with breaks in several parts of her legs. What should’ve been a fun late-night ride on an electric scooter, ended in a costly fall after Solana Patterson-Ramos ran over a small divot on Water Street near Wisconsin Avenue. "So, I'm going to… → Read More