Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Local News

New peace center to provide central support network for domestic violence victims
The facility is a joint effort between the Sojourner Family Peace Center and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

MPS Board makes history in naming first woman as superintendent
Dr. Darienne Driver has been named the permanent superintendent

Dontre Hamilton rally at Red Arrow Park
It's been five months since a Milwaukee Police officer shot and killed 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton at Red Arrow Park.

Family upset over how Burke staffers treated the disabled during Michelle Obama's campaign stop
Tony Snell says at one point-- a Burke staffer walked up to the group of disabled attendees & said they had the best seats in the house.

"Mount Stallis" starts getting a makeover
The city is working with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to transform the pile of dirt into what will be known as "Conrad Hill."

Residents ask for more police to patrol neighborhood
Crash closes all lanes of US-45 South near Watertown Plank Rd.
A crash has caused the closure of all southbound lanes on US-45 near Watertown Plank Rd.

Home heating assistance program begins Oct. 1
Residents can apply for the program on the phone or in-person

Community awaits answers five months after Dontre Hamilton's death
Hamilton was shot 15 times by an officer April 30 in Red Arrow Park.

Community and City Leaders demand justice after deadly shooting in Milwaukee's Harambee neighborhood
Candles, flowers, and teddy bears in memory of a man whom many say embodied the spirit of Milwaukee's Harambee neighborhood.