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Lauren Linder


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Past articles by Lauren:

Suspend the Hop? Milwaukee aldermen consider halting streetcar service in 2021 to cut costs

Could Milwaukee suspend the Hop? It’s a possibility, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact funds available for transportation, and the city looks to cut costs during current budget hearings. → Read More

'The fight continues, I tell you that': Family of Alvin Cole says they're still fighting for justice

The family of Alvin Cole didn't get the answers they wanted from the Milwaukee County District Attorney Wednesday, after learning Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah won’t be charged in the teen’s death. However, they said they're not giving up on their push for justice. → Read More

WI National Guard to turn over Milwaukee COVID-19 community testing sites to civilians by Thanksgiving

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the Wisconsin National Guard has had a consistent presence in Milwaukee, with members testing people for the virus, but that will soon change as the guard turns over the community testing sites to civilians. → Read More

Plaintiff speaks out after lawsuit alleges Facebook allowed conspiracy theories leading to Kenosha shooting

Nearly one month ago, two protesters were shot and killed in Kenosha. A new federal lawsuit claims Facebook and armed militia members who used the social media platform, promoted conspiracy theories that encouraged the alleged shooter to go to Wisconsin Aug. 25 and commit the murders. → Read More

Two weeks after Jacob Blake's shooting, community continues to demand change from lawmakers

Two weeks after the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, people came together to make their voices heard and call on lawmakers to act. → Read More

'We’ll take whatever resources we can': Kenosha city and county officials significantly increase federal, state law enforcement presence

After three nights of unrest in Kenosha, city and county officials announced they were significantly increasing the federal law enforcement presence in anticipation of more violence. → Read More

More than 100 law enforcement agencies no longer headed to Milwaukee for DNC security

More than 100 law enforcement agencies have withdrawn from helping the Milwaukee Police Department at the Democratic National Convention, three weeks before the big event. According to the police chief, the agencies cited concerns over potential new policies related to crowd control. → Read More

'Together We Stand' event looks at bigger picture of Black Lives Matter movement, need for unity

As Black Lives Matter protests continue to take place across Milwaukee, in Washington Park, a community event Saturday looked at the bigger picture of the movement, the need for unity. → Read More

Wauwatosa officer under investigation for killing teen at Mayfair Mall was involved in 2 other fatal shootings

The issue of police overreach is at the forefront of conversations happening across the country. Now it’s sparking a debate here locally in Wauwatosa, leaving the public to question past cases when officers decided to use force. → Read More

Landlords flock to Wisconsin courthouses to file eviction notices as moratorium ends

Starting Wednesday, landlords across Wisconsin could file eviction notices for the first time since March, after Governor Tony Evers’ moratorium came to an end late Tuesday. → Read More

Two longtime Lake Geneva beach workers quit over concerns around reopening during pandemic

The beach in Lake Geneva will open as scheduled this Memorial Day weekend amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The move hasn’t come without controversy. → Read More

Racine COVID-19 cases continue to rise as public testing site opens

On Monday the City of Racine opened its first mass COVID-19 testing site allowing anyone to get tested for free without an appointment. This happened as the county and city continue to see some of the largest spikes in cases in the country. → Read More

Hundreds line up for a free COVID-19 test at new locations in Milwaukee

As of 3 p.m. Monday, 800 people have gotten tested for COVID-19 at two new testing sites in Milwaukee. It’s all a part of an effort to increase testing in Wisconsin. Now anyone can get a free test, regardless of whether they have symptoms. → Read More

Egg and Flour reconfigures space with plastic partitions to prepare for 'new normal'

As a part of the first phase of Wisconsin’s ‘Badger Bounce Back’ plan to reopen the state’s economy, restaurants would be able to go back to dine-in service with social distancing in place. In the Milwaukee area restaurants are already gearing up for that day. → Read More

Gardening centers and DIY studio adapt under 'Safer at Home' order

As Wisconsin’s ‘Safer at Home’ order remains in effect, businesses are continuing to find ways to adapt, both in the gardening and DIY industries. → Read More

Family mourns the death of Racine police officer Jennifer Diener

For the second time in less than a year, the Racine Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. → Read More

Overnight police chase ends near Daphne Road in Glendale

The incident started just midnight when deputies attempted to pull over an erratic driver speeding on I-43 northbound near 6th Street. → Read More

Family identifies woman killed in Christmas Eve hit-and-run in Bay View

A cousin confirms to TODAY'S TMJ4 that James Hanson was killed in a hit-and-run Tuesday night at Dover and Howell. → Read More

Correctional officers check on sex offenders during trick-or-treating

The team of agents and Milwaukee police took a man into custody after finding a large bowl of candy inside his home and his porch light turned on. Because he is a registered sex offender, those are violations of his supervision. → Read More

Bart Starr honored at Packers' home opener

As the Packers took on the Vikings in the first home game this season, they also honored Pro Hall of Famer Bart Starr, who died in the spring. → Read More