Ben Jordan, TODAY'S TMJ4

Ben Jordan

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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Ben:

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

Puppy killing disease on the rise in southeastern Wisconsin

A disease that kills puppies on the rise in southeastern Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission, known as MADACC, has seen 24 parvovirus cases in just over a month. → Read More

Back to school shopping: local small business or big box store?

It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again. Milwaukee Public Schools students who are a part of the early start program already go back to school on Monday. → Read More

Struggling Wisconsin dairy farmers prepare for another hit to industry

Struggling Wisconsin dairy farmers are preparing for yet another blow to their industry. China has announced it will halt American agricultural purchases due to the trade war. → Read More

Bond set at $5 million for man accused of killing Racine Police officer

The man accused of killing Racine Police Officer John Hetland made his first court appearance Monday afternoon. → Read More

5-week-old in Wisconsin overdoses on opioids

A disturbing child neglect case on Milwaukee's south side left a 5-week-old baby in the hospital overdosed on opioids. Versean Anderson, 25, is accused of placing drug syringes in a water jug that was later used to fill the child's bottle. → Read More

Jake Patterson sentenced to life in prison for abduction of Jayme Closs, murder of her parents

The man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and killed her parents was sentenced to life in prison Friday afternoon. → Read More