Marquette Wire

HILLIS: Media desensitizes public to mass shootings

Helen Hillis

September 19, 2013

When at least 12 people were shot and killed in Washington D.C. Monday, I didn't stop to think about it. Instead of focusing on the lives of the victims and their families, I commented that I used to run by the Navy Yard while living in D....

Shooting half a mile from Les Aspin; No MU injuries

Rob Gebelhoff

September 17, 2013

At least 13 people died after a gunman opened fire around 8 a.m. Monday at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., police said. The suspected shooter identified by the FBI as Aaron Alexis, a military contractor who lived...

Marquette students respond to Newtown shooting

Emily Wright

January 17, 2013

Despite the loud, growing and divisive national debate about guns and violence, there have been several displays of support and comfort for those affected by the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,...

DPS responds to homicide in off-campus neighborhood

Joe Carey

May 4, 2010

One man was killed and another injured in a shooting that occurred last Friday at 7:22 p.m. near 18th and State streets. The deceased man has been identified by the Milwaukee Police Department as Willie J. Lee, 30. Anne E....

STAFF EDITORIAL: University should have disclosed murder details

Jim McLaughlin

May 4, 2010

Students walking to the popular Friday night hangouts near 18th and State streets were confronted by something very unusual and frightening — a dead body. A double shooting that resulted in one death Friday night in daylight...

Suspects to face charges for August shooting

Derrick Chengery

September 3, 2009

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...