Milwaukee sees a brand new file excessive murder depend | WUWM 89.7 FM

With about two weeks left in 2021, town of Milwaukee has already set a brand new file excessive for the variety of homicides in a 12 months. As of Tuesday afternoon, 192 individuals have been killed within the metropolis of Milwaukee this 12 months. That quantity tops final 12 months’s file of 189 homicides. Milwaukee … Read more

Native docs urge Wisconsinites to get vaccinated even they’ve had COVID-19 | WUWM 89.7 FM

Some conservatives are once more selling the concept that if you happen to’ve had COVID-19, you might have constructed up pure immunity and should not have to be vaccinated. Wisconsin U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, who examined constructive for the coronavirus final yr, has been selling the immunity concept for months. This is what Johnson informed … Read more

New report finds Milwaukee River basin barely more healthy than the 12 months earlier than | WUWM 89.7 FM

A brand new report card outlines the well being of the Milwaukee River basin. It is an annual product of the Milwaukee Riverkeeper. The grade isn’t nice, nevertheless it’s higher than the 12 months earlier than. The basin moved from a rating of D+ to C-. The basin is large, and a barrage of stressors … Read more

Specifically designed home helps a Milwaukee-area wounded veteran | WUWM 89.7 FM

Tens of hundreds of U.S. army personnel have been wounded in fight throughout U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. A neighborhood man who misplaced a lot of his proper leg throughout a tour of obligation is the most recent veteran to be given a specifically tailored, customized dwelling by a nationwide group that helps a few … Read more

Menomonee River oil spill causes issues for Milwaukee waterways | WUWM 89.7 FM

Final week, phrase unfold {that a} regarding quantity of oil had made its means into the Menomonee River. It was later realized that Komatsu, the mining firm, had discharged 400 gallons of used oil via a stormwater outfall close to the corporate’s Menomonee Valley website. The outfall empties straight into the river. Whereas Komatsu has … Read more

Mechatronics instruction could also be a path to a good-paying job for some incarcerated younger males in Wisconsin | WUWM 89.7 FM

Many Wisconsin employers are complaining of a labor scarcity, particularly of expert staff. May the women and men quickly to be launched from correctional amenities assist ease Wisconsin’s labor scarcity? Two state businesses are partnering with faculties to supply technical coaching to some folks behind bars who’re about to return to the group. One coaching … Read more

The delta variant is straining Wisconsin hospitals: who’s affected, and why is it taking place? | WUWM 89.7 FM

Wisconsin hospitals are strained beneath a surge of delta variant instances, inflicting 97% of ICU beds to be taken up statewide. In accordance with the Wisconsin Division of Well being Companies, 270 well being care amenities have requested staffing assist, and the state has requested the federal authorities for medical reserve groups. Dr. Ben Weston, … Read more

Proposed adjustments of East-West Freeway generate differing views at Wisconsin DOT open home | WUWM 89.7 FM

The Wisconsin Division of Transportation is reopening the thorny difficulty of what to do with the East-West I-94 Freeway by holding two open homes this week. The division is within the strategy of writing a supplemental environmental impression assertion for the potential rebuilding of the freeway between roughly sixteenth St. and seventieth St. Most important … Read more

Violence prevention recommendation provided after 4 extra folks die from gun violence in Milwaukee | WUWM 89.7 FM

4 persons are lifeless in what police say was an obvious murder-suicide on S. forty ninth St. in Milwaukee. Police say they found the our bodies of three adults and one juvenile Wednesday morning, when officers went inside a house south of Oklahoma Ave., whereas responding to a name to test the welfare of a … Read more

Wisconsin hospitals are at capability on account of improve in COVID-19 instances | WUWM 89.7 FM

Hospitals throughout Wisconsin have reached capability or are near reaching capability due to a rise in COVID-19 instances. In response to state well being officers, the seven-day common for brand spanking new infections in Wisconsin is greater than 3,000, which is the best it’s been in a yr. Officers additionally say greater than 98% of … Read more

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