It was a date with death.
Some of the most fascinating myths, legends and hard-boiled crime stories that Milwaukee has ever seen. Settle in and prepare for a journey into the baffling and the bizarre.
Cream City citizens criticize filmmaker Louis Theroux’s documentary focusing on Milwaukee gun violence.
An attempted carjacking in broad daylight is stymied by this Milwaukee woman’s unconventional reaction.
Gun violence follows epidemiological trajectories much like an actual virus, according to the research of Yale sociologist Andrew Papachristos. Both victims and perpetrators tend to belong to a tightly linked social network where transmission bounces from person to person, a process Stephen Hargarten, a professor and gun violence researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin, likens to a “bio-social disease.” As such, it’s easy to fall into the illusion that unless you live in a dangerous neighborhood, you’re inoculated from the problem of gun violence. But no one can escape its economic effects, which ripple societywide and cost the average…
Milwaukee homicide clearance rates, charted.
Car thefts have exploded, and victims are paying a steep price.
Tough times continue for Frank Jude, the Milwaukee man who was the victim of a brutal police beating in 2004.
Food and drink is now the leading form of cargo theft.
What if you were stolen away, and no one came to your rescue?