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Cops begin crackdown on recent crime issues around UWM

Derrick Chengery

November 24, 2009

Spike comes at a time when MPD reports indicate crime is down A recent surge in crime on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus has prompted university officials to take action. However, the university chancellor who...

UWM student newspaper sues university

Jennifer Zahn

November 19, 2009

Last Wednesday, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was sued by its student newspaper affiliate, the UWM Post, for allegedly violating Wisconsin’s public records law. Records of Union Policy Board committee  meetings...

County Board votes against lakefront parking meters

Jennifer Zahn

November 19, 2009

County Executive Scott Walker’s effort to install parking meters along the lakefront to cork an $80 million hole in Milwaukee County’s 2010 budget has been rejected. The County Board of Supervisors voted 15-4 Wednesday...

Meter rate to double as of Sunday

Derrick Chengery

October 29, 2009

Ordinance will increase rate to$1 per hour on campus streets starting Nov. 1 Drivers in the Marquette community will have to scrape together more loose change to park their cars on city streets starting in November. On Nov. 1...

MPD targets underage alcohol sales

Derrick Chengery

September 24, 2009

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...

Milwaukee colleges unite on energy research

Tori Dykes

September 10, 2009

Three local universities previously considered rivals are now banding together to form an energy research center with the potential to dramatically affect the regional economy and future of alternative energy. Marquette, the...