From photography to calligraphy, P. Richard Eells excelled at art 3/8/2014 4:50 am UTC
P. Richard Eells was a photographer first, working for decades with the Milwaukee Art Museum and other art houses across America. He was 93.
Dismantling history: Once popular presses being reduced to scrap 3/8/2014 2:56 am UTC
Anyone walking by the Milwaukee Journal building between 3rd and 4th streets until the spring of 2003 could watch the presses rolling.
Police seek woman who crashed car off the 35th St. viaduct 3/8/2014 1:33 am UTC
Police are looking for a convicted drunken driver who was allegedly drunk again when she drove a car off the 35th Street viaduct.
Hospital group to post how quickly newborn screens are sent to lab 3/8/2014 1:31 am UTC
Expectant parents in Wisconsin will soon be able to see if the hospital where their baby will be born promptly sends newborn screening samples to the state lab.
Half of millennials more likely to lean Democratic, poll finds 3/7/2014 11:38 pm UTC
Most of America’s young adults tend to swing further left politically than those before them.
Legislature looks at groping allegations against Bill Kramer 3/7/2014 10:23 pm UTC
The ousted former majority leader of the Assembly is facing a personnel investigation into allegations he groped a legislative staffer on a fundraising trip to Washington, D.C., last week.
Judge in second John Doe probe changes secret order 3/7/2014 9:47 pm UTC
The judge overseeing an investigation into Wisconsin’s recent recall elections has altered a crucial, secret order in the case, but the public still cannot see the original ruling or the changes.
Bill on new oversight board for county's mental system advances 3/7/2014 9:45 pm UTC
A bill to strip the Milwaukee County Board of oversight of the county’s troubled mental health system came one step closer to passing on Friday.
Milwaukee to add more surveillance cameras to business districts 3/7/2014 6:42 pm UTC
Milwaukee officials Friday launched a pilot program that will bring more police-monitored surveillance cameras to city businesses and commercial corridors.
Scott Walker pushes back against Mary Burke in first campaign TV ad 3/7/2014 3:49 pm UTC
The 30-second ad “fact checks” claims in rival Burke’s ad regarding his record on jobs.
Picture of Washington County heroin culture detailed in complaint 3/7/2014 1:31 pm UTC
A criminal complaint filed in Washington County provides a glimpse into the ease of buying heroin in suburban counties.
New Oscar Mayer iPhone alarm lets you wake to sound, smell of sizzling bacon 3/7/2014 5:04 am UTC
A device dubbed ‘Wake Up & Smell the Bacon’ syncs with the app to emit the scent and sound of sizzling bacon at wake-up time.
Abuse of Milwaukee police power or skillful detective work? 3/7/2014 5:03 am UTC
Depending on your perspective, the interrogation of Eddie Gill resembles either a classic false confession or a skillful search for truth.
Sexual harassment allegations create turmoil at youth agency 3/7/2014 4:45 am UTC
A decision not to terminate a top administrator accused of sexual harassment has led to resignations at a Milwaukee social service agency.
Shorewood school adds mindfulness training to improve student focus 3/7/2014 4:28 am UTC
An offshoot of meditation practices, mindfulness aims to slow things down for stressed-out kids.
Rep. Bill Kramer has paid price, now he needs to fix it 3/6/2014 11:30 pm UTC
You don’t know whether to be mad at state Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) or pity him for the demons he faces.
Last residents leave Kindred nursing home in Greenfield 3/6/2014 11:23 pm UTC
The relocation of residents from the Greenfield nursing home has generally gone well. But for an elderly population, moving is stressful.
Scott Fitzgerald says'living wage' limits appear dead in Senate 3/6/2014 5:28 pm UTC
New limits on “living wage” rules in Milwaukee and Madison appeared all but dead Thursday after the Senate’s top leader signaled the bill lacked the votes needed to pass his house.
Educators launch defense of Common Core at Senate hearing 3/6/2014 2:24 pm UTC
The Senate Education Committee is taking up a bill that could create a new standards board that could undo the Common Core in Wisconsin.
Jackhammers, 'frost teeth' help gravediggers cope with cold 3/6/2014 6:00 am UTC
With propane, charcoal, jackhammers or the fang-like 'frost teeth', digging graves in Wisconsin through a long, brutal winter may not be easy, but it's not impossible.