John Diedrich, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

John Diedrich

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Coronavirus cases approach 400 in Wisconsin as people hunker down for what could be extended isolation

No new deaths were reported Sunday, but officials continue to scramble for equipment to protect front-line medical professionals. → Read More

Milwaukee County paramedics will use most protective masks only for very sick coronavirus patients

Milwaukee County paramedics preserving most protective masks for treating sickest coronavirus patients. → Read More

Shooter at Milwaukee Molson Coors had a long-running dispute with a co-worker, law enforcement source says

The Molson Coors shooter had been involved in a dispute with a co-worker that boiled over, according to a law enforcement source. → Read More

Miller shooter Anthony Ferrill worked as an electrician at the Milwaukee Molson Coors plant for more than 20 years

Anthony N. Ferrill, who killed five co-workers and himself Feb. 26, worked as an electrician at Molson Coors for years. → Read More

Tashonna Ward died after waiting at Froedtert Hospital ER. She wasn't the only patient whose care was delayed.

A federal inspection found care was delayed for Tashonna Ward and six other patients at Froedtert Hospital in December and January. → Read More

Hospitals would have to report when they turn away ambulances or could face funding cuts under a new bill

The bill would ask for a review of how many hospitals are turning away ambulances and require them to report them, tying it to funding. → Read More

Guns, cocaine, heroin and cash seized in two federal drug cases in Milwaukee this week

Guns, cocaine, heroin and cash seized in two federal drug stings in Milwaukee this week → Read More

Drug dealers shipped kilos of cocaine to Milwaukee from Puerto Rico using a simple means. They mailed it, federal authorities say.

Drug dealers shipped kilos of cocaine to Milwaukee from Puerto Rico using a simple means. They mailed it, federal authorities say. → Read More

Two Milwaukee women were turned away from hospitals and died. One was having a stroke; the other had heart trouble.

Pat Latus had a stroke at a Greenfield restaurant in late 2013. Her husband wanted her to go to St. Luke's but it was closed to ambulances. She was taken to West Allis Medical Center and then was taken to St. Luke's where she died. → Read More

ATF agents searching for thousands of guns stolen from their facility before they could be destroyed

ATF agents across the country have been looking for thousands of stolen guns that were supposed to be destroyed but were stolen first. → Read More

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds

A study finds private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion, suggesting hospitals may be diverting for financial reasons. → Read More

The killing of Baby Bill Thao shocked Milwaukee in 2014. New evidence suggests the wrong suspect is behind bars.

Case offers a look into underbelly drug trade in Milwaukee, the exposure of informants and the hunt for justice for the family of a murdered infant. → Read More

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away

Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients. → Read More

Man dies hours after being turned away from hospital

A man died of a heart attack after he was turned away from Ascension's Franklin hospital with chest pains because there were no rooms. → Read More

Milwaukee mother charged with drunken driving in case where girl was left in van overnight at tow lot

Blair Springfield, 28 was charged with drunken driving and other counts in a case where her daughter was left in a van overnight at a tow lot. → Read More

4 postal workers – 3 at same facility – stole gift cards, cash in Milwaukee area

Postal workers targeted cash donations to the Breast Cancer Research and Support Fund and donations for veterans and police officers. → Read More

4 postal workers – 3 at same facility – stole gift cards, cash in Milwaukee area

Postal workers targeted cash donations to the Breast Cancer Research and Support Fund and donations for veterans and police officers. → Read More

4 postal workers – 3 at same facility – stole gift cards, cash in Milwaukee area

Postal workers targeted cash donations to the Breast Cancer Research and Support Fund and donations for veterans and police officers. → Read More

Gift cards and cash were stolen by four U.S. Postal Service workers in Milwaukee area

Three of the four postal employees who have been charged with stealing gift cards or cash from the mail worked in the same Wauwatosa post office. → Read More

Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corps suspended over poor health care, having sex offender on staff

A nationally known youth drum corps based in the Milwaukee area has been suspended after reports of poor health care and other safety concerns. → Read More