• Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74

    June 4, 2016 Leave a Comment

    Douglas A. Sonders | Getty Images Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family… [Read More]

    Nicolet student disciplined after pulling out Confederate flag, referencing “white pride day”

    June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment

    A student was disciplined following an incident involving a Confederate flag that happened in a classroom on Wednesday, June 1st. We’re told the student pulled the flag out of his pocket when he walked into the classroom, and the student then made references to “white pride day.” A teacher took the flag away from the student, and… [Read More]

    Paul Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

    June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan’s endorsement of presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 5:32 p.m. Donald Trump is celebrating his endorsement from House Speaker Paul Ryan on Twitter. “So great to have the endorsement and support of Paul Ryan,” Trump writes. The message comes after… [Read More]

    Prince cause of death: opioid overdose, AP reports

    June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment

    Music megastar Prince died from an overdose of opioid painkillers, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press on Thursday. The official, who is close to the investigation, spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. Minnesota investigators have reportedly finished an autopsy and toxicology testing,… [Read More]

    Pennsylvania judge decides Cosby sex assault case will go to trial

    May 24, 2016 Leave a Comment

    View More: Live News|More News Videos A Pennsylvania judge has decided that disgraced comedian Bill Cosby will go to trial for criminal sexual assault. The judge reviewed testimony, excerpts of the comedian’s interview with police and other evidence from prosecutors. Earlier, it was revealed in court that Andrea Constand told authorities that Cosby violated her… [Read More]

    U.S. to seek death penalty against accused South Carolina church shooter

    May 24, 2016 Leave a Comment

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,”… [Read More]

    Freddie Gray verdict: Officer Edward Nero not guilty

    May 23, 2016 Leave a Comment

    Perhaps no one found Baltimore police Officer Edward Nero’s not-guilty verdict Monday so surprising. But to hear the families of Nero and of Freddie Gray, the young black man who Nero was accused of assaulting, both lauding the judge who handed down the decision? Surely no one saw that coming. While Nero released a statement… [Read More]

    Nine-year-old Za’layia Jenkins, shot near 15th & Meinecke “legally pronounced dead”

    May 17, 2016 Leave a Comment

    The MILWAUKEE TIMES News has learned nine-year-old Za’layia Jenkins, who was shot near 15th and Meinecke on May 5th, has been “legally pronounced dead,” according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Police say the girl was struck by a stray bullet while inside her home on May 5th, during a shootout between two groups of… [Read More]

    Latest: Police ID man killed in officer-involved shooting near 76th & Mill

    May 6, 2016 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Friday, May 6th identified the man killed in an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday night, May 5th near 76th and Mill. The suspect has been identified as 38-year-old Burt Johnson. The Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation into an officer-involved shooting involving Milwaukee police officers. Milwaukee Police… [Read More]

    What can the community do? City officials share outrage over shooting of nine-year-old girl

    May 6, 2016 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — City officials gathered on Friday morning, May 6th to share their outrage over the shooting of a nine-year-old girl near 15th and Meinecke — as well as other gun violence happening in nearby neighborhoods. Zilayia Jenkins Zilayia Jenkins was shot near 15th and Meinecke on Thursday, May 5th during a “shootout” between two groups… [Read More]