Issue of the Week

Sykes told Politico’s Erick Trickey, “When I would deny that there was a significant racist component in some of the politics on our side, it was because the people I hung out with were certainly not. Read entire story [Read story]

Local band Wooldridge Brothers to tour Midwest with The Baseball Project

In between putting the finishing touches on their upcoming new album, the Milwaukee-based Americana folk rock group the Wooldridge Brothers will tour around the Midwest with The Baseball Project, including a stop in [Read story]

Highland Games and Celtic Fling: Sept. 2-4

Just when you think you might be "festival-ed out," there's one event that's so unique it's worth squeezing in: the Wisconsin Highland Games and Celtic Fling at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Tap Movies/TV & Radio Index

Tap Movies/TV & Radio Index Read entire story here. [Read story]

F1: Rosberg wins after chaotic start to Belgian GP

Nico Rosberg has closed the gap on his Mercedes team mate and his fierce rival Lewis Hamilton after an action-packed race at the Spa circuit in Belgium. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Multiple injuries reported in Saturday’s crash on Mill Road

Three people were taken to the hospital following a crash near 76th Street and Mill Road on Saturday morning. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Two brothers charged in shooting death of Dwyane Wade’s cousin

CHICAGO — Chicago police say two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade as she was walking to register her children for school. Authorities [Read story]

Sunrise on the Rocks

andrewslaterphoto has added a photo to the pool: A long exposure sunrise along the shores of Bradford Beach in Milwaukee, WI. Please, come follow me: Article by Cream City:: [Read story]

Earnings slip almost 4% for parent of First Business Bank-Milwaukee

Madison-based First Business Financial Services Inc. posted net income of $3.7 million in the second quarter. That compared with almost $3.9 million in last year’s second quarter. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Cowboys will try to survive without Romo

The Dallas Cowboys thought they had dodged a bullet in Seattle on Thursday when quarterback Tony Romo seemed to be just fine after being knocked out of the 27-17 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks three plays into [Read story]

Construction contractor rescued from hole

A construction worker was rescued Friday afternoon from a hole at a site in West Allis. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Two kayakers bound for Scotland, looking to make history

Watch Video Two men have set out in a kayak, eager to become the first travelers in centuries to reach Scotland from the Arctic Circle. What would make them challenge nature and themselves in an attempt to make this [Read story]

Local AT&T Pioneers Donate Over 650 New Backpacks to Milwaukee Elementary School Students

Over 650 Milwaukee elementary school students have new backpacks filled with school supplies for the new school year, thanks to a donation today from the Milwaukee area AT&T Pioneers. The AT&T Pioneers visited [Read story]

100 Days of Summer #86 – Storm Over Field

elviskennedy has added a photo to the pool: Cumulonimbus clouds bring rain to a field of corn in Washington County, Wisconsin. Made with a Sony A7rii and a Leica 90mm Summicron lens. For more go to [Read story]

7 spots to get your cheese on at State Fair

When you're living in the dairy state, it's only logical that you should be able to find plenty of cheese available at the State Fair. And you can. In addition to plenty of spots where you can get cheese smothered on top [Read story]

Paul’s Alley Cinema in Walker’s Point back with ‘Blues Brothers’

The long-running free outdoor movie series, held in an alley in Walker’s Point, had had concerns that lighting from a nearby parking lot could stop the show for good. Read entire story here. [Read story]

MLB roundup: Sanchez strikes again for Yankees

Gary Sanchez became the quickest player in major league history to reach 11 career home runs and the New York Yankees collected 18 hits in a 13-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

$22,500 reward offered in stabbing deaths of nuns

Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill were found slain in their Durant, Mississippi home by police doing a well-being check after the women failed to show up for work. Read entire story here. [Read story]

“Very sweet, gentle soul:” Nun killed in Mississippi with ties to Milwaukee remembered for her giving spirit

SLINGER -- A few days after the violent killings of two nuns in Mississippi, a man is now in custody in connection with their deaths. One of the victim's grew up here in Wisconsin. This weekend, members of her family's [Read story]

Two young people killed, two injured in Milwaukee crash

Police say the crash was reported shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday. A police news release says two boys were ejected when the vehicle struck a tree. Read entire story here. [Read story]