Marquette Wire

MPD targets underage alcohol sales

Derrick Chengery

September 24, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Liquor stores beware: the Milwaukee Police Department is targeting local businesses selling alcohol to those under 21. Officers in MPD District 2 on the city's near south side conducted a “sting” in late August on stores that s...

Suspects detained in Campus Town burglaries

Derrick Chengery

September 15, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Two suspects identified as naval personnel have been apprehended in connection with Saturday morning's burglaries at Campus Town East Apartments. Two burglaries occurred between 3 and 4 a.m. after the suspects allegedly gained...

KELLY: Two innocent prisoners: one killed, one freed

Jack Kelly

September 15, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

A Texas man was executed in 2004 for a crime he did not commit. Recent analysis of arson evidence all but exonerates Cameron Todd Willingham, who was accused, convicted and killed for the alleged 1991 murder of his three childre...

DPS Reports 9/10

Derrick Chengery

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

Sept. 4 At 7:42 p.m., DPS officers on patrol in the 1400 block of West Wells Street encountered two 19-year-old male students in an alley placing beer cans in a backpack. When officers approached the subjects, they admitted...

Students helped nab suspected serial killer

Derrick Chengery

September 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Two Marquette University students serving as Milwaukee Police Department interns played a part in the investigation that led to the arrest of a man some have called “The North Side Strangler.” Early Saturday morning, authoriti...

Suspects to face charges for August shooting

Derrick Chengery

September 3, 2009

Filed under News

Two men are being charged in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on campus in early August. Tommy Z. Yang, 18, of Milwaukee, is being charged with attempted armed robbery, according to a criminal complaint. Marquay...