Community Spotlight

A-LEGO annual full council meeting honors ‘Ladies of Excellence’

March 29, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, African American Ladies Empowering Growth and Opportunity (A-LEGO) hosted its annual full council meeting to discus its success from the past year and its goals for this one. As part of its meeting and to celebrate Women’s History Month, A-LEGO honored 25 members who helped to make our community great…. [Read More]

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. hosts 13th Annual Edward W. Smyth Talent Hunt

March 29, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, the Milwaukee Kappa Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., hosted their 13th Annual Edward W. Smyth Talent Hunt Competition at All Peoples Church, 2600 North 2nd Street. The talent hunt’s mission is to encourage, develop and create avenues that will allow youth to express their talents and abilities…. [Read More]

Congratulations to all the Honorees of the 33rd Annual Black Excellence Awards

March 2, 2018

Happy Birthday Salutes! Wishing You All The Best!

March 2, 2018

February 1st Karen M. Ingram Jayvion Fumbanks February 2nd Donald Driver Hannah Ivy Blanche Hogans February 3rd Frances Brown Evelyn Glover Evelyn Blake Kiana Hunter February 4th Yashika Graves JaRon Williams Cleveland Hathaway Christine Pearson February 5th Kylah Lyons February 6th Lawrence Smith Mark Phillips February 7th Beniee A. Randle Trynail Banks Pastor Joseph H…. [Read More]

Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

July 20, 2017

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing. White House officials noted President Trump’s direct negotiations with Foxconn for the project, which they… [Read More]

Police need your help locating critical missing girls; ages 5, 10, 12

June 15, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police need your help locating three “critical missing” girls, last seen Wednesday, June 14th around 8:00 p.m. near 1st and Locust. Police say the girls are sisters. 12-year-old Ariel Hill is 5’3″ tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has braids in her hair and a blue or purple bandanna. She was wearing… [Read More]

“Milwaukee needs to clean it up:” Police called out to 2 fatal shootings within about an hour’s time

June 9, 2017

MILWAUKEE — It was a violent day in Milwaukee Thursday, June 8th. Milwaukee police were called out to two separate fatal shootings that happened within about an hour’s time. It all started just before 2:00 p.m., when a man was shot and killed on Milwaukee’s north side. Then around 3:00 p.m., there was another deadly shooting…. [Read More]

Vagabond Teams Up with Cayman Jack to Create Limited Edition Street Taco for Cinco de Mayo Weekend

May 4, 2017

This Cinco de Mayo weekend, pay homage to the margarita and keep the fiesta going at Milwaukee’s go-to Mexican restaurant, Vagabond.   Vagabond is teaming up with Cayman Jack, a handcrafted margarita, to continue Cinco de Mayo celebrations on Saturday, May 6, from 4 to 9 PM by handing out complimentary pairings Cayman Jack margaritas… [Read More]

Jessie Trice Community Health Center presents a Fitness and Nutrition Education Conference on May 5th

April 27, 2017

Driver runs red light near Fond du Lac and Center, slams into Milwaukee police squad

April 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Two Milwaukee police officers sustained minor injuries late Wednesday night, April 26th after their squad car was hit while responding to a call. The crash happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. near Fond du Lac and Center. Police say a driver ran a red light — striking a squad car with two officers inside…. [Read More]