Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sophie Carson

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Sophie:

'We will never rest until we locate Major': Muenzenberger family asks for help finding missing boy as they grieve his mother's death

Mallery Muenzenberger, 25, of Onalaska, was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in the backyard of a home on Milwaukee’s north side Oct. 14. → Read More

Police to offer update on search for Major Harris, still missing days after mom killed, suspect found dead

Three days after an Amber Alert was issued for Major Harris, the 3-year-old is still missing. → Read More

17-year-old girl killed in crash on Capitol Drive, 27-year-old driver arrested, Milwaukee police say

A 27-year-old man was driving eastbound on Capitol Drive when he lost control and struck a bus shelter, killing his 17-year-old passenger, police said. → Read More

Racine residents have been asked by police to stay inside their homes because of a 'critical incident'

The police department sent an emergency alert to residents' phones shortly before 9:30 a.m. → Read More

Evers announces $75 million in grants for chambers of commerce, financial institutions that aid small businesses

Two grant programs, each receiving $37.5 million, will go toward chambers of commerce and community development financial institutions. → Read More

11-year-old girl killed, 5-year-old injured Saturday night as driver opens fire on car with children inside

The girls were in a car in the 3100 block of North Sherman Boulevard when another driver approached and fired shots, striking both children, police said, → Read More

Wisconsin State Fair Park CEO Kathleen O'Leary announces she will retire at end of October

When O'Leary was appointed CEO in 2016, she became the first woman to hold the position in State Fair Park history. → Read More

Authorities are searching for two men who left a minimum-security prison in Milwaukee

Denver B. Parkinson and William H. Walton left the Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center early Sunday, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections said. → Read More

Advance Auto Parts donates $2,500 in gift cards for Milwaukee police to give to motorists instead of writing tickets

Milwaukee police now can give drivers with minor car issues a $10 gift card to get the problem fixed instead of writing a ticket. → Read More

Four Minnesota residents found fatally shot in an SUV in a Dunn County cornfield

Dunn County Sheriff Kevin Bygd said in the release that the victims do not appear to have any connection to the area. → Read More

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths in Wisconsin remain at levels last seen in winter

The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units hit a recent peak Sunday at 328, the highest number since early December. → Read More

West Allis mother charged with neglect after 6-year-old boy dies with extensive injuries from abuse

Prosecutors say a West Allis woman denied her 6-year-old son medical treatment for severe injuries from abuse, causing his death. → Read More

At this Down syndrome center in Fox Point, young adults learn life skills and gain confidence, independence

In a summer life skills course for young adults, Mount Mary University occupational therapy students empowered participants to be more independent. → Read More

Robert Dye, former VP at Journal Communications during newspaper's merger, dies at 74

Robert Dye was instrumental in running the Journal Foundation, which distributes hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to area college students. → Read More

Lake Michigan swimming conditions to be dangerous Tuesday, Wednesday with high waves, strong currents

With winds of 20 to 25 mph whipping up big waves and strong currents, the National Weather Service urges people to stay out of the water. → Read More

As COVID-19 cases reach levels last seen in January, Wisconsin records a small uptick in vaccine doses administered

Cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 are the highest in Wisconsin since mid-January, before the majority of vaccines were given. → Read More

A 12-year-old boy was killed by blunt force Sunday morning in Milwaukee. Police are investigating it as a homicide

A 12-year-old boy died at a hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries "caused by blunt force," police said. An 8-year-old boy suffered nonfatal injuries. → Read More

Milwaukee music teacher Arlene Skwierawski, who 'brought out the best in every student,' dies at 83

Arlene Skwierawski built North Division's musical theater program into a powerhouse, became a gospel music expert and fought for her students. → Read More

Large police presence seen near North 41st and West Hadley streets in Sherman Park neighborhood

Several dozen Milwaukee police officers are on the scene of an incident in the Sherman Park neighborhood, according to witnesses. → Read More

What we know about Sunday's fatal police shooting on Milwaukee's south side

Tyran C. Lamb has been identified as the man killed in Sunday's police shooting. A Greenfield police officer remains in critical condition. → Read More