Marquette Wire

Weekend knife attack not serious assault

Derrick Chengery

February 16, 2010

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A Marquette student was mildly injured early Sunday morning after being cut by another student during an altercation involving a knife outside Schroeder Hall. The incident occurred at 2:08 a.m. in Parking Lot D on the west...

Crackdown on gang violence keeps streets safe

Derrick Chengery

February 9, 2010

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Gang crime activity in Milwaukee is on the decline after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Milwaukee police arrested 21 local gang members as part of a nationwide gang crackdown in late January. The effort resulted...

ORL assists student post-fire

Derrick Chengery

February 4, 2010

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A raging fire sparked earlier this month is under investigation after it left a Marquette student homeless and shut down a popular local business. Matthew Olson, a senior in the College of Engineering, was made homeless after...

3 lives claimed in New Year’s police chases

Derrick Chengery

January 21, 2010

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DECK: MPD defends procedures, opens investigation Three people are dead after the drivers of two different vehicles led Milwaukee police on two unrelated incidents over the New Year’s holiday. Now, the city's police chief and...

DPS Reports 12/08

Derrick Chengery

December 8, 2009

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Dec. 4 At 7:34 p.m., duty resident assistants at McCormick Hall noticed a suspicious odor coming from a room on the ninth floor. After further investigation by the Department of Public Safety, officers entered a room where...

Underage drinking busts sober up students

Derrick Chengery

November 12, 2009

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Some students may think twice before tapping their next keg for profit following a recent string of underage drinking citations and arrests. The Milwaukee Police Department carried out an underage drinking bust of a Marque...

Milwaukee crime decreases for seventh consecutive quarter

Derrick Chengery

October 27, 2009

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Crime in Milwaukee has decreased by 12.3 percent overall throughout the first nine months of 2009 compared with the first nine months of 2008. These statistics mark a 14.5 percent decrease from 2007 to 2009, as well as the seventh...

Self-defense classes help students prepare for danger

Derrick Chengery

October 15, 2009

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Just about every Marquette student has been there: You're walking back to your building from the library late at night. Unfortunately, you’re alone. Do you know what to do if someone approaches you? Marquette’s Department of Public Safety wants to make sure you do. For...

Police aim to rebrand Milwaukee’s crime image

Derrick Chengery

October 8, 2009

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  In some jobs, success is measured by what doesn’t happen.   The Milwaukee Police Department wants to impart this concept to the Milwaukee community as a part of its new rebranding and recruiting campaign, launched in August. Created ...

Student injured in hit-and-run at Straz Tower

Derrick Chengery

October 7, 2009

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Witnesses say victim was jaywalking and talking on cell phone at time A Marquette student was the victim of a hit-and-run in front of Straz Tower Tuesday afternoon. The female student was struck by a minivan while crossing t...

Battery suspect was aggressive

Derrick Chengery

September 29, 2009

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The Department of Public Safety has released more details about a battery that occurred close to campus late last Wednesday night. Associate Director of DPS Capt. Russell Shaw said officers were dispatched to the 1500 block...

Robberies

Derrick Chengery

September 29, 2009

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The Department of Public Safety reported two armed robberies close to campus early Thursday morning. Both victims were Marquette students. In the first robbery, a student was approached at 1:34 a.m. in Parking Lot #3, located...