Marquette Wire

GTA: Link between violence and video games lacks a smoking gun

Matt Kulling

September 26, 2013

The release of Rockstar Games’ newest title “Grand Theft Auto V” has fired off a storm of debate on whether or not the actions within video games can be linked to violence in real life. In August, an eight-year-old boy...

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...

CAMPBELL: Bombing urges us to consider peace

Caroline Campbell

April 18, 2013

Almost as soon as news of the tragedy in Boston broke on Monday, Facebook and Twitter posts appeared containing quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr., Fred Rogers and Francis of Assisi, among others. It seems to be in times of tragedy that we remember these great peacemakers. This week in one of my ...

Domestic violence related assaults remain a concern in Milwaukee

Nick Biggi

April 2, 2013

Aggravated assault numbers continue to rise in Milwaukee, largely because of a 48 percent increase in domestic violence-related assaults from 2011 to 2012, according to the Milwaukee Police Department. The numbers, released...