Milwaukee County Newswire (Page 10)

Milwaukee County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Milwaukee County, WI. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 4,337 in Milwaukee County, WI

  1. Jury recommends charges after inmate denied water dies in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... with Maj. Nancy Evans and Lt. Kashka Meadors named as the supervisors. It is now up to prosecutors in Milwaukee County, where the jail run by President Trump ally Sheriff David Clarke has come under intense scrutiny for custody deaths, to file the ...

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  2. Jury Says Jail Officials Should Face Charges for Prisoner's Dehydration DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    A jury is recommending seven Milwaukee County jail employees should face charges for the horrific dehydration death of an imprisoned man denied water for a week in 2016. Terrell Thomas, 38, was imprisoned in a solitary cell with his water deliberately shut off by jail officials, who claimed they had done so because he had attempted to flood a previous cell.

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  3. Jury recommends charges against jail employees in dehydration deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | CBS News

    A jury recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days. The jury's recommendation Monday came after a six-day inquest that included testimony from jail staff and evidence from county prosecutors.

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  4. Immigrant Workers Lead Thousands in NYC May Day Protests: "Without Our Labor, the City Cannot Move"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Democracy Now

    ... Building. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, more than 30,000 people marched to demand the governor fire Milwaukee County Sheriff Dave Clarke, block anti-immigrant legislation and return driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. At least 140 businesses ...

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  5. Milwaukee: Jury Recommends Charges for Jailers Who Denied Terrill Thomas WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Democracy Now

    In Wisconsin, a jury has recommended bringing criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jailers who denied 38-year-old Terrill Thomas water for seven days in a solitary confinement jail cell.

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  6. Milwaukee: 30,000+ March on May Day to Demand Firing of Sheriff ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Democracy Now

    In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, more than 30,000 people marched to demand the governor fire Milwaukee County Sheriff Dave Clarke, block anti-immigrant legislation and return driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants.

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  7. Photos: May Day Marchers in Milwaukee Target Sheriff ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WUWM

    Thousands of people taking part in an annual May Day rally in Milwaukee focused their attention Monday on Sheriff David Clarke. Several inmates have died while in his care at the Milwaukee County Jail.

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  8. jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Daily Kos

    ... to keep his job despite inmate deaths and abuses on his watch. Sheriff David Clarke is bad at his job. The Milwaukee County Jail is a mess and is in serious need of reform. There are several lawsuits against the jail from women who say they were ...

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  9. Contractor, panels used in leaky Minneapolis stadium are involved in new Bucks arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WAOW

    ... confidence that all elements of the arena design are sound and consistent with industry standards." The Milwaukee County Executive's office said it is researching the issue and referred WISN 12 NEWS to the mayor's office and the city officials which ...

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  10. No timeline on charges in jail deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... last cell by jamming a mattress in the toilet, and it was never turned back on. Clarke, who as sheriff of Milwaukee County heads the agency responsible for the jail, in January defended conditions in the facility following Journal Sentinel reporting ...

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  11. Charges recommended against jailers who shut off inmate's water, causing dehydration deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    Jurors say charges should be filed against seven Milwaukee County Jail staffers for an inmate's death from dehydration after they shut off his water as a disciplinary measure. Officials say 38-year-old Terrill Thomas died in the jail last year after one of the jail lieutenants ordered his cell's water to be shut off as a disciplinary measure because he flooded his toilet. 5 comments

  12. Death in a Cell: the Systemic Abuse of Mental Health Patients in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... while being held in solitary confinement in a jail run by Trump Surrogate Sheriff David Clarke in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin in April 2016. An inquest began on April 24, 2017 during which prosecutors will explain the circumstances of what happened ...

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  13. Panel says charge 7 Milwaukee jailersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    MILWAUKEE -- An inquest jury on Monday recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staff members in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days.

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  14. Felony charges recommended in Milwaukee inmate's death by dehydrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | UPI

    An inquest jury recommended Monday that prosecutors file felony charges against seven Milwaukee County jail employees in the dehydration death of inmate Terrill Thomas. Thomas, a 38-year-old with bipolar disorder, was deprived of water and a mattress during seven consecutive days, authorities said.

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  15. Overcoming Opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resortRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    ... that have long been the mainstay for the severe pain of trauma and surgery. A sheriff who oversees the Milwaukee County jail says he respects the legal process but otherwise is declining to comment on a jury's recommendation that seven jail staffers ...

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  16. Justice Department Sends Warnings To NYC, Other Sanctuary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... why Milwaukee is on their radar for this issue, when we know that nearly everybody that is arrested in Milwaukee County is brought to the sheriff's department", said Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm. This good police commissioner is ...

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  17. Sanctuary cities must cooperate with immigration authoritiesRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... drop in calls for service from people with limited English-speaking ability since November. "The sheriff of Milwaukee County has always shared information, so if that's the concern, again, I'm puzzled why Milwaukee is on their radar", Chisholm said. ...

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  18. The Tears of Abele Over 'Sanctuary'Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | Dad29

    The Milwaukee County Executive, parking-scofflaw Chris Abele, was whining all over the teevee last night that the mean ol' Attorney General sent a nasty letter demanding that Abele's County abide by the law. Anyhow.

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  19. Game developer sues Milwaukee over park-permit requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | WAOW

    A California gaming company is suing Milwaukee County over its requirement that developers get a permit to use its parks for augmented-reality games like "Pokemon Go." Irvine-based Candy Lab, Inc. says in a federal lawsuit filed Friday that Milwaukee's ordinance violates free speech and should be declared unconstitutional.

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  20. Game company sues Milwaukee over permit requirement for developing Pokemon Go-type gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A California gaming company sued Milwaukee County Friday over its requirement that developers get a permit to have augmented-reality games like "Pokemon Go" played at its parks. Irvine-based Candy Lab, Inc. asks in a federal lawsuit for the ordinance to be declared unconstitutional on free-speech grounds and for the court to prohibit Milwaukee County from ever enforcing the law.

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