Milwaukee County Newswire (Page 3)

Milwaukee County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Milwaukee County, WI. (Page 3)

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  1. Prosecutors: Inmate's water cut off for 7 days before he diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | USA Today

    ... http://usat.ly/2peMvk6 An inquest has been ordered following the April 2016 dehydration death of Milwaukee County Jail inmate Terrill Thomas. Here's how an inquest works, and how the only other Milwaukee County inquest in the past decade ended. ...

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  2. Man Who Died Of Thirst In Sheriff David Clarke's Jail Had Water Cut Off For A WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Switched

    A mentally ill man who last year died of severe dehydration in a jail run by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke was kept in his cell for seven days straight after jail employees cut off his water supply, a prosecutor in Wisconsin said Monday. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that prosecutors told a six-person jury on Monday that cutting off water to Terrill Thomas' cell was "highly irregular and contrary to standard operating procedure in the jail."

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  3. Milwaukee gets 'sanctuary city' warning from FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday sent letters sent to nine jurisdictions across the nation including Milwaukee County that have policies which limit local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration efforts. The letters, threatening to withhold "grant funds" if the local governments fail to prove that they are upholding federal immigration laws, were also sent to officials in Sacramento, Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Miami, and New York City.

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  4. Game company sues Milwaukee over permit requirement for developing Pokemon Go-type gamesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 23 | The San Diego Union-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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  5. 4-Year-Old Marks Seventh Child To Die From Drug Overdose In One CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Yahoo!

    ... that two people have been arrested in relation to the case but have yet to be charged. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is reportedly still awaiting toxicology results, but said Tyranne likely died from an overdose of prescription pain ...

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

    Saturday Apr 22 | 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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  7. Sanctuary cities must cooperate with immigration authoritiesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 22 | 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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  8. The Tears of Abele Over 'Sanctuary'Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 22 | 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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  9. Game developer sues Milwaukee over park-permit requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | 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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  10. Abele, Streckenbach: Keep Funding in Place for Dementia Care SpecialistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... health care professionals, local businesses and community partners to expand supportive services. In Milwaukee County, dementia care specialists have worked with the Alzheimer's Action Network, which includes members such as the Wisconsin ...

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  11. Social Development Commission and HeartLove Place Respond to Call for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... . For more than 50 years, the Social Development Commission has operated as the Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County. SDC serves as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families ...

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  12. MPS Insider: Celebrating MPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    ... fairs are in progress across the district, leading up to the district-wide STEM Fair on April 20 at the Milwaukee County Zoo Peck Welcome Center. I'd like to congratulate our many teams and students who earn awards and personal bests in the many ...

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  13. Gaming company sues Wisconsin county over use of public parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WKOW-TV

    A gaming company is suing Milwaukee County because of its regulation of games like "Pokemon Go." The county requires developers to get a permit to use parks for such games.

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  14. Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fightRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... to pay for everything from body cameras to bulletproof vests. "We're not going to cave to these threats," Milwaukee County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic said, promising a legal fight if the money is pulled. Playing off Sessions' recent comments ...

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  15. Top Democrats aren't stepping forward to challenge Gov. Walker in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WKOW-TV

    ... 27 News Friday, but he had already announced on Monday he won't be running. Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI-3), Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Sen. Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse), and former Sen. Tim Cullen (D-Janesville) have also withdrawn ...

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  16. Wauwatosa Common Council approves funding for senior programsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | WauwatosaNOW.com

    ... its Community Development Block Club Grants in 2017 and possibly lose all funding by 2018 for its separate Milwaukee County contract to provide the Senior Center's meal program. Recreational Department Director Mike Wick said no specific timeline ...

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  17. Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The Bennington Banner

    ... to pay for everything from body cameras to bulletproof vests. "We're not going to cave to these threats," Milwaukee County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic said, promising a legal fight if the money is pulled. Playing off Sessions' recent comments ...

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  18. Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Jerusalem Post

    ... New York City; Chicago; Philadelphia; Clark County, Nevada; New Orleans; Miami Dade County, Florida, and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Cook County, Illinois also received a warning, even though it did not get money from the Justice Department last ...

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  19. Justice Department warns 9 'sanctuary' jurisdictions they may lose fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | USA Today

    ... Orleans, New York and Philadelphia, and Clark County, Nev., Cook County, Ill., Miami-Dade County, Fla., and Milwaukee County, Wis. "Many of these jurisdictions are also crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime," the ...

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  20. DOJ letter threatens Milwaukee County funding over 'sanctuary' policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WIGM-AM Medford

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday sent letters sent to nine jurisdictions across the nation including Milwaukee County that have policies which limit local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration efforts.

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