Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sophie Carson

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Sophie:

Election day: What you need to know about Tuesday's Milwaukee-area primaries

Voters across Wisconsin will head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a variety of state and local primary races. → Read More

Milwaukee police search for woman and two daughters missing since Saturday

Milwaukee police are looking for Amarah Banks, Zaniya Ivery and Camaria Banks, who were last seen Saturday near North Sherman Boulevard and West Green Tree Road. → Read More

Wind chill advisory issued for entire state as temperatures to dip below zero overnight

The weather service has issued a wind chill advisory for 8 p.m. Thursday through 10 a.m. Friday for the entire state of Wisconsin. → Read More

Milwaukee man charged with reckless homicide in fatal drive-by shooting of pregnant mother

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a 31-year-old Milwaukee man in the drive-by shooting that killed a pregnant mother nearly two weeks ago. → Read More

Woman dies overnight in unheated home on Milwaukee's southwest side

The woman was found in her home in the 3700 block of South 91st Street with a core body temperature of less than 40 degrees, according to the medical examiner. → Read More

Police search for missing UW-Milwaukee student in need of insulin

Sean Baek, a freshman at UW-Milwaukee, was last seen leaving Cambridge Commons residence hall, 2323 N. Cambridge Ave., at 1:25 a.m. Friday. No one has heard from him since. → Read More

Before #BloombergIsRacist trended, the former New York mayor told Milwaukee audience stop-and-frisk was a mistake

Speaking via video Saturday to an audience in Milwaukee, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about his legacy of the stop-and-frisk policing practice. → Read More

Father of fatally shot 5-year-old boy is charged with child neglect, heroin and marijuana offenses

Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a 27-year-old father in the death of the 5-year-old boy shot and killed over the weekend. → Read More

FBI offers $10,000 reward for arrest of drive-by shooter in pregnant mother's death

Milwaukee police are seeking more witnesses and information on the Feb. 1 death of Annie Sandifer, the pregnant mother of five struck in a drive-by shooting. → Read More

Father of 5-year-old boy shot and killed Saturday in jail pending child neglect charges

Milwaukee police plan to recommend prosecutors charge Jamal Anderson this week with child neglect resulting in death, Lt. Erik Gulbrandson said. → Read More

Mayor Tom Barrett gives his State of City address in front of the People's Flag of Milwaukee

The People's Flag of Milwaukee, a blue, yellow and white design, is not the official city flag. → Read More

Salvatore Sendik, whose Downer Avenue grocery store was known for pretty produce, dies at 84

Salvatore Sendik, whose independent Milwaukee market became known for quality foodstuffs amid chain stores’ growth, died Feb. 6 at 84. → Read More

Crash involving Paratech ambulance at 6th Street & North Avenue injures three people

Police responded about 8:20 p.m. to the crash at the intersection of North 6th Street and West North Avenue, according to call logs. → Read More

Wisconsin medical providers are prescribing opioids to fewer patients amid epidemic

Prescriptions of opioids in Wisconsin were down 34% in 2019 compared with their peak in 2015, according to a new state report. → Read More

Grand Chute police look for person who fired shots at car near I-41 and College Avenue

Grand Chute police responded about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday to the scene near College Avenue and Interstate 41. The victim's car was hit with a bullet. → Read More

Family of pregnant woman killed in drive-by sets up fundraiser; police still looking for shooter

Sandifer's baby was born at 26 weeks after doctors performed an emergency C-section, police said, and remained in stable condition Wednesday. → Read More

Flu-related hospitalizations in Milwaukee spike 300% from last season as vaccination rates remain low

As cases of coronavirus have soared in recent days in China, Milwaukee health officials said the influenza outbreak was a more pressing issue locally. → Read More

Mary Ellen Philipp used her enthusiasm, big ideas to preserve Milwaukee's historic architecture

Mary Ellen Philipp's work in the 1970s would ultimately save the historic buildings of the Walker’s Point neighborhood. → Read More

After manure runoff near towns of Calumet, Brothertown, DNR asks residents to check well water

The Wisconsin DNR asked residents near the towns of Calumet and Brothertown to check their well water after a manure runoff at a nearby farm. → Read More

Wisconsin governor declares state of emergency after lakeshore flooding and damage in three counties

Gov. Tony Evers can direct state resources to disaster relief after storms Jan. 10-12 caused more than $10 million in damage to lakeshore infrastructure. → Read More