MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County is on pace to “significantly eclipse” the 231 heroin and opiate overdose deaths in the county in 2015. This, according to a statement from Alderman Michael Murphy and… 680 more words
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"Win-win-win for Milwaukee:" Common Council approves $2M grant for blighted properties in Sherman Park
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday, November 22nd approved legislation that will allow the city to use up to $2 million in grant funding from the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions for the demolition, deconstruction and rehabilitation of blighted properties — according to a statement from three Milwaukee aldermen. 240 more words
"It's time that we act:" Alderman proposes smokeless tobacco ban at Miller Park, other sports venues
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Alderman Michael Murphy has proposed a “smokeless tobacco ban” at Miller Park and other sports venues, according to a news release.
The proposal will be discussed Thursday morning during a meeting of the Milwaukee Common Council’s Public Safety Committee. 253 more words
MILWAUKEE — Family and friends of Sylville Smith marched the streets of downtown Milwaukee on Friday afternoon, October 28th. The group is demanding that the Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Smith in August be charged in his death. 463 more words