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Ben Jordan

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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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  • NBC26 News
  • WFTS
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Recent articles by Ben:

Person drives car into Wauwatosa home after losing control

A driver in Wauwatosa lost control of their vehicle, struck a tree and then rammed the vehicle into a house, leaving only its tail end hanging out. → Read More

UWM takes action to curb student parties

UW-Milwaukee says student parties need to stop in order for the university to continue to allow in-person learning. → Read More

Kenosha business owner declines President Trump photo-op, former owner replaces him

A Kenosha business owner is accusing President Donald Trump of using his destroyed store for political gain. → Read More

Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission: No applications filed for new police chief so far

The FPC launches its search for a permanent chief on Aug. 12, after Chief Alfonso Morales was demoted. → Read More

Democratic vice-presidential candidate scheduled to give headlining speech in Milwaukee during DNC

While it is unknown who the Democratic vice presidential candidate might be, she is expected to make a headlining speech in Milwaukee during the Democratic National Convention. → Read More

Operation Legend will bring dozens of federal investigators to Milwaukee

Dozens of federal investigators will be assigned to Milwaukee to focus on reducing violent crime and not on peaceful protests, authorities said during a press conference on Wednesday. → Read More

Family of Jay Anderson meets with Wauwatosa commission to demand Officer Joseph Mensah's termination

The family of Jay Anderson, a man shot and killed four years ago by a Wauwatosa police officer, met with the city's Police and Fire Commission Wednesday afternoon to demand his termination. → Read More

Milwaukee Common Council passes ordinance requiring masks in public spaces

The Milwaukee Common Council has voted to require face coverings/masks to be worn in public spaces throughout the city. → Read More

Rep. Gwen Moore authors bill to address Milwaukee's lead lateral crisis

Federal funds could be coming to address one of Milwaukee’s biggest issues: lead in the water. → Read More

Milwaukee activist Vaun Mayes to be released from jail, DA's office says

Milwaukee activist Vaun Mayes will be released from the Milwaukee County Jail Tuesday afternoon, according to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office. → Read More

Vendors devastated the Wisconsin State Fair is cancelled

The massive event is always Rupena’s biggest revenue generator of the year. It’s beloved by many fairgoers for its roasted chicken and stuffing balls. → Read More

4-H participants urge Wisconsin State Fair leaders to allow shows

Yard signs are starting to pop up in rural Racine and Kenosha counties that read ‘Let the kids show, make it happen’. It’s a local initiative to help 4H participants have the opportunity to showcase their project animals. → Read More

Democrats and Republicans at odds about how to restart economy

Both democrats and republican leaders agree that a phased process is needed to restart the economy, but they’re at odds about when and where to start. → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court hears arguments on Safer at Home in contentious two-hour hearing

The hearing lasted about two hours and it was very contentious on both sides the entire time. The case was presented via video conference due to coronavirus concerns. → Read More

Milwaukee Election Commission approves ballots with postmark issues

The commission said it received 390 absentee ballots since the Spring Election that weren’t properly postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service. The commission decided to allow those ballots to still be counted even though there’s likely no way to prove they were mailed by the deadline. → Read More

Wisconsin family loses 11-year-old son to cancer while on his 'Make a Wish' trip

A Sussex family is grieving the loss of their second child in just one year. Sadly, 11-year-old Mikey Choroszy died while on a 'Make a Wish' trip to Mall of America on New Year's Day. → Read More

Wisconsin family loses 11-year-old son to cancer while on his 'Make a Wish' trip

A Sussex family is grieving the loss of their second child in just one year. Sadly, 11-year-old Mikey Choroszy died while on a 'Make a Wish' trip to Mall of America on New Year's Day. → Read More

Sussex family loses 11-year-old son to cancer while on his 'Make a Wish' trip

A Sussex family is grieving the loss of their second child in just one year. Sadly, 11-year-old Mikey Choroszy died while on a 'Make a Wish' trip to Mall of America on New Year's Day. → Read More

DNA proves man is guilty of homicide in 35-year-old cold case, Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office says

UPDATE: Philip Cross has been identified as the killer in a 1984 cold case, according to the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office. Cross died of a drug overdose in Milwaukee in 2012. > COLD CASE SOLVED: Ozaukee Co. Sheriff says DNA profile & circumstantial evidence tie Philip Cross to 1984 murder of Traci Hammerberg. Cross died from drug overdose in 2012. pic.twitter.com/RoAHZlGnae — Ben… → Read More

Somers home teeters on Lake Michigan cliff; no plan in place to save it from falling

A Somers home that is teetering on the edge of Lake Michigan is getting closer to falling about 50 feet into the water without a plan in place to prevent that from happening. → Read More