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48 year-old Arrested in 68 year-old Woman's Death
West Allis police have arrested a 48-year-old man in the death of a 63-year-old woman who was found in a hallway of her apartment building.
Fri May 17, 2013
Milwaukee County Board braces for the first of pending changes
Big cuts to the County Board's budget don't start until next year, and a 50% pay cut for supervisors won't happen until 2016, under a measure just approved by the Legislature.
Police investigate death in West Allis
"The initial investigation reveals that a 63 year old female of West Allis was found deceased inside a common hallway to the apartment building," said Chief Charles Padgett.
Woman found dead in West Allis apartment building
The death of a woman whose body was found Friday in a hallway at an apartment building in West Allis was being investigated by police.
Wed May 15, 2013
Baycom Acquires Milwaukee 2-Way to Expand Its Motorola Solutions...
Baycom Inc., a leading provider of wireless voice, video and data solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Milwaukee 2-Way, Inc., a Motorola Solutions Radio Channel Partner based in West Allis, Wis., for more than 17 years.
Female entrepreneur sets glowing example in wauwatosa
Stephanie Gentz, young female entrepreneur, YMCA teacher, community leader and mother of three year old twins is demonstrating tremendous commitment in her active leadership role around the community this summer.
Powerball approaches third-largest jackpot
Wisconsin lottery officials say a ticket sold at a Speedway on Oklahoma Avenue in West Allis matched the first five numbers, and is worth $1 million.
Tue May 14, 2013
Wine deals not for Wisconsin consumers, 1939 law says
Consumers got a rare insight this past week into the cheaper prices they're missing out on because of the Unfair Sales Act, Wisconsin's minimum pricing law from 1939.
boy's heroism doesn't erase his sadness
West Allis Interim Fire Chief Gary Streicher described the moment as bittersweet, and indeed it was for young Joel Gonzales.
Public Works shares cost, construction concerns with DOT
With DOT projects roaring all around and through West Allis - the Greenfield Avenue reconstruction and Zoo interchange projects under way and the Highway 100 and Interstate 94 reconstructions on the drawing boards - the city is already having to write some big checks to cover expenses related to the state projects.
Mon May 13, 2013
Celebrations: May 9
Joshua Bintz of Germantown, a senior pharmacy major at the University of Findlay in Ohio, has been awarded the Marjorie M. McGranahan-Mildred F. McGranahan-Schafer-VanDorn-McGranahan Scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year.
Bill on Milwaukee County supervisor pay up in the Senate Tuesday
A bill to limit the budget and power of the Milwaukee County Board - and likely cut supervisors' pay will be taken up by the state Senate Tuesday.
Thousands of Brewers' Polish Sausages snapped up in promotion
For the latest Milwaukee-area freeway travel times, traffic alerts, road conditions and more, visit our new traffic page at jsonline.com/traffic . Philadelphia - A jury has reached a guilty verdict in the murder trial of a doctor accused of killing babies and a patient during late-term abortions at his clinic.
school uses gardens to teach students multiple subjects
Young hands shoveled rich compost into wooden garden boxes and smoothed and shaped it into comfy garden beds at Irving Elementary School, 10203 W. Grant St., last week.
Sun May 12, 2013
It's not about ratepayers; it's about killing streetcar
Do Republican legislators really oppose assessing ratepayers for moving utility lines to accommodate transportation projects? How about the next time a road has to be resurfaced in their districts? Or do they only feel the ratepayer pain when it involves the Milwaukee streetcar project, which many Republicans oppose with a religious-like fervor? In ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Things to Do
The West Allis Senior Center, 7001 W. National Ave., will hold a huge rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 and 10.
and West Allis have primary races on ballot next week
A judicial primary will affect all voters in West Allis and Greenfield, although local races will only involve one West Allis aldermanic district and there will be a seven-way race for the Greenfield School Board.
More Farmers' Markets Accepting FoodShare
For the first time, shoppers are allowed to use FoodShare benefits to buy fresh food at the Brookfield Farmers Market.
Caterpillar, USW labor talks stalled in South Milwaukee
The two sides met Wednesday for the first time since 803 union workers at Caterpillar's South Milwaukee facility rejected a proposed six-year contract.
Man Meets Woman, Woman Sleeps Over, Man's Truck Disappears
A man woke up at his Greenfield apartment Saturday to find his black SUV had been stolen.