Marquette Wire

Northwestern has seen rise in assaults

Will Ashenmacher

November 20, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

"It's like any other crime," Evanston City Mnager Robert Crum said. "We're taking it very seriously." Since Sept. 27, seven or eight assaults on Northwestern students have been reported. The number varies because the Evanston...

TB threat remains slight to students

Will Ashenmacher

November 20, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

A Milwaukee Health Department spokesperson reiterated Wednesday that a tuberculosis case did not pose a serious health threat to the Marquette community. At the same time, a university statistics professor said there was a...

Fire forces students to seek new shelter

Tim Horneman

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

When walking toward the house at 2023 W. Michigan St., it is clear that something is amiss. A clock radio sits outside the house, near a leather upholstered chair. Between 2023 and 2017 W. Michigan St. is a 30-foot long, 3-foot...

New police chief to focus on homicide rate, budget

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

"I think it's going to be a challenge for her," Jones said. "I believe she's capable of standing up to that challenge, but the challenge is there." According to Robert "Woody" Welch, chairman of the Fire and Police Commission,...

News Briefs

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

Coggs to run unopposed George was recalled from the district, which includes Marquette, last month in a special primary election. Coggs defeated George 2-to-1 in the election. If Coggs is elected, his 17th Assembly District...

16 test positive for TB exposure

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

Of 100 students and faculty tested for tuberculosis after coming into contact with Adjunct Instructor of French Mary E. Fossier, 16 have tested positive for having come in contact with the disease, a measure which, the university...

Fire scorches two houses

November 11, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News, News

Fire sent two off-campus buildings, 2017 and 2023 W. Michigan St., ablaze Monday evening. No one was hurt in the fire that broke out in the homes of nine Marquette students at about 4 p.m., according to the Milwaukee Police Department. The...

Car theft surprises owner

November 11, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News, News

A car was stolen between Nov. 1 and 2 out of Lot R, a lot recently discovered to be the most "high-risk" on campus based on a Tribune study. Junior Thomas Mongroven believes his 1991 silver Buick Century was taken sometime...

Study ranks risk level of lots

david.kinowski@marquette.edu

November 6, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

Structure 1, Lot D and Lot R have been found to be the most potentially dangerous to park cars in, when concerning campus-owned lots. In a study conducted by the Tribune, all incidents involving vandalism, theft from autos...

News Briefs

November 4, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, News, News

Student arrested for posession of controlled substance While doing a walk-through at Carpenter, a staff member smelled a possible controlled substance and requested the assistance of DPS. DPS officers entered the room and discovered...

Car thefts drop on campus

david.kinowski@marquette.edu

October 30, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

At the beginning of the current semester it appeared car thefts were becoming rampant on and around the Marquette campus, but since then the numbers have dropped significantly. The thefts have occurred primarily on city streets...

MU staffer fired for theft

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

October 30, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

According to Ben Tracy, director of university communication, charges have not been filed against the clerk, but he expects them to be in the future. "We do expect this person to be charged by postal inspectors with theft by...