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About 92,000 children under 6 in Wisconsin to receive additional food assistance

Nearly 92,000 children under age 6 will receive an extra $69 million in food assistance this year under a COVID-related program meant to stem the spread of hunger.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Business lobby asks state Supreme Court to hear case over COVID data

The case concerns records requested by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel nearly a year ago from the state Department of Health Services        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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They’re better for the environment and becoming more affordable. Here’s what you need to know about electric cars in Wisconsin.

Automakers have pledged to produce more electric cars, driving ranges continue to go up and prices continue to go down.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Medical examiner’s office responding to homicide of a man on Milwaukee’s north side

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s office said a man was killed on Milwaukee’s north side.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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The census is months behind schedule. What that means for the fight over Wisconsin’s election maps

The delay in population data will complicate political and legal fights over the maps, which can give one political party an advantage over the other.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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As the recruitment and retention of Black apprentices in Milwaukee lags, the state program director says changes are coming

Recent data suggests the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated racial disparities in the construction industry.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Two men, 37 and 38, killed in separate shooting, stabbing overnight in Milwaukee

Authorities also said a previously unidentified shooting victim is a 15-year-old boy killed early Sunday morning.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee police are looking for missing woman, 35, last seen Sunday morning

Milwaukee police consider Iesha S. King to be critically missing, a term that means she could be in danger.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee area almost hits 90, tying record temperature for first day of May

The combination of high temperatures, strong winds, low humidity and dry conditions across the region prompted the weather service on Friday to issue a fire weather watch.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Child thrown from SUV after collision with Milwaukee police squad car

Child thrown from SUV as vehicle collides with police squad        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee marchers say immigrant workers have been essential during the COVID-19 pandemic, and need to be recognized, appreciated

Organizers would like to see paths to citizenship intertwined with COVID-19 relief packages.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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How COVID-19 may have made the economic divides in youth sports worse than before

The pandemic exposed — and likely worsened — issues in the U.S. youth sports industry.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘A true champion and a very good man’: Milwaukee pastor Jerome Smith, who co-founded well-known jobs program, dies from COVID-19

Jerome Smith, who overcame childhood poverty and a suicide attempt as a young man, devoted his life to helping others get back on their feet.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘Dontre Day’: The community gathers to celebrate the life of Dontre Hamilton

Dontre Hamilton was killed April 30, 2014, by an officer after a Starbucks employee called the police on him for sleeping in Red Arrow Park.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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In a rare split with the Evers administration, Mandela Barnes says he opposes I-94 expansion

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes publicly distanced himself this week from Gov. Tony Evers over expanding a section of I-94 to eight lanes in Milwaukee.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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White Wisconsin farmers and a conservative law firm sue Biden, say debt relief program for farmers of color is discriminatory

The farmers say the Biden administration is using an unconstitutional program to end systemic racism, and that it should b available to white farmers.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee man accused of setting pregnant girlfriend, 29, on fire

A 29-year-old pregnant woman was doused in rubbing alcohol and set on fire by her boyfriend on Milwaukee’s west side Sunday.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Wisconsin to remove up to 188,000 from voter rolls because they have not voted in 4 years

The Elections Commission agreed to start removing as many as 188,000 people from the voter rolls because they have not cast ballots in the last four years.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee activist Khalil Coleman in custody at Milwaukee County Jail

Milwaukee activist Khalil Coleman was arrested by U.S. Marshals and placed in custody at the Milwaukee County Jail after missing a court date in Kentucky.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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The Germantown School Board reverses its ban on critical race theory

The Germantown School Board reversed its decision to ban critical race theory from its schools.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Embattled City Attorney Tearman Spencer to lose two top appointees, bringing staff exodus to 13

Ald. Michael Murphy suggested some of the turnover might be tied to recent harassment complaints made against City Attorney Tearman Spencer by female staffers.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Here are 5 reasons the Nelson Mandela exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum is so meaningful

The Nelson Mandela exhibition at the Milwaukee Public Museum is an immersive journey through the iconic freedom fighter’s life.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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