Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meg Jones

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Meg:

Madison almost certainly will get new F-35 jets at Wisconsin Air National Guard unit, despite noise concerns

Truax Field remained at the top of a list of Air National Guard bases to get the new F-35. Now the Air Force secretary must sign off. → Read More

Milwaukee zookeepers caring for native Australian animals worry about fate of species devastated by wildfires

At least four animal species from Australia live at the Milwaukee County Zoo where their keepers were horrified by the recent wildfires. → Read More

Milwaukee City Attorney Grant Langley trailing attorney Tearman Spencer with 90% reporting

Grant Langley, who was first elected Milwaukee city attorney in 1984, had not faced an election challenge since 2008. → Read More

Milwaukee-area Boy Scout council not affected by national group's bankruptcy

The Three Harbors Council, based in southeastern Wisconsin, is not affected by the national group's bankruptcy. → Read More

Wintry mess on its way to Wisconsin on Monday

A winter weather advisory was issued for Monday for much of Wisconsin, though the metro Milwaukee area will likely get only a rain-snow mix. → Read More

A pedestrian was struck and killed on I-94 Sunday morning, closing the freeway for hours

The incident occurred around 6:20 a.m., according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. → Read More

Resignation of Wisconsin's top soldier caught troops in Ukraine off guard

A group of 164 Wisconsin National Guard soldiers deployed to Ukraine to mentor military trainers were shocked to hear of adjutant general's removal. → Read More

The crowd is overwhelmingly pro Bucks and pro Giannis Friday at sold-out AccorHotels Arena in Paris

There were no Chapeaux Fromage at AccorHotels Arena Friday night though judging by the many Bucks fans, there were plenty of French Cheeseheads. → Read More

This Wisconsin college professor uses knitting to teach math and explain geometry in 3D

Carthage College assistant professor Sara Jensen came up with an unconventional way to teach math - by knitting. → Read More

With game in Paris on Friday, Milwaukee Bucks at center of NBA's mission to boost league's brand overseas

When the Bucks and Hornets play in Paris on Friday, they will be part of the NBA's strategy to boost the league's popularity in Europe. → Read More

A made-in-Milwaukee carnival: Donald Trump, Milwaukee Bucks fill downtown

It was a colorful, boisterous made-in-Milwaukee carnival where red MAGA caps blended with Giannis Antetokounmpo shirts. → Read More

Light snow, freezing drizzle could make roads slick for Tuesday morning commute

Though snowfall amounts will probably be light, the timing of the precipitation could affect travel. → Read More

There are already people lined up for Trump's rally. Here's who they are — and where they came from.

The first people got into line at 4:30 p.m. Monday for the president's campaign rally in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. → Read More

Trump rally in Milwaukee: Where you can (and can't) drive and park in the city on Tuesday

Traffic is expected to be congested, with roads closing and downtown parking garages filling up Tuesday. → Read More

As Lake Michigan rises, homes threatened by waves and gale-force winds

The National Weather Service issued a gale warning on Thursday because wind gusts of 45 mph created waves of 8 to 13 feet on Lake Michigan. → Read More

Top 10 Wisconsin weather events in last decade

Among the top 10 weather events in the last decade were the Groundhog Day Blizzard of 2011 and record heat in 2012. → Read More

Milwaukee Medical Examiner's crime scene beach towels quickly sell out

The Milwaukee Medical Examiner's office created a beach towel featuring crime scene tape which were given to forensic science conference attendees. → Read More

No snowmobile trailer? No problem. Illinois man loads his snowmobile on top of his car to travel through Wisconsin

Tommy Mecher doesn't own a snowmobile trailer and even if he did, he would have still loaded his snowmobile on top of his car to travel up north. → Read More

Pleasant Prairie celebrates Twelfth Night with bonfire of fragrant Christmas trees

The Kenosha County community of Pleasant Prairie revived its Twelfth Night tradition of burning old Christmas trees in a bonfire. → Read More

Trump rally and Bucks game at same time will flood downtown Milwaukee; expect delays

The two large events will give a glimpse of what to expect during this summer's Democratic National Convention. → Read More