Milwaukee aldermen want referendum on hiring more cops

The plan put forth by Aldermen Terry Witkowski and Tony Zielinski would cost more than $81 million. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Deadly heat wave scorches central and eastern U.S.

Watch Video Six heat-related deaths have been reported as dangerously high temperatures continue to scorch portions of the Eastern U.S. — where heat advisories remain in effect into Monday, according to the [Read story]

Frankie goes to Milwaukee: Famous N.S. weatherman’s bobblehead on display in U.S.

A special edition of the Frankie MacDonald bobblehead is going on display in a bobblehead museum in Wisconsin. Frankie MacDonald's special edition bobblehead was just released - and the National Bobblehead Hall of [Read story]

100 Days of Summer #52- Cows

elviskennedy has added a photo to the pool: A herd of cows near Gillett, Wisconsin takes an interest in a nearby photographer. Made with a Sony Rx1rm2. For more go to www.elviskennedy.com Article by Cream City:: [Read story]

Imbibe Milwaukee #30

WRieselbach has added a photo to the pool: Hi-Fi Cafe Has been a Bay View core business since 1996. Coffee, food, beer, and wine. Originally, this building housed a tv repair shop, then a restaurant, so the name seems [Read story]

IOC’s decision on Russia is a copout

The International Olympic Committee has sold its soul. Worse, it’s sold out all those clean athletes who have been begging for someone to have their backs, along with the woman brave enough to reveal Russia’s dirty [Read story]

Brazil: 12 suspected of planning Olympics terror

Brazilian police have arrested 11 people suspected of planning terrorist acts during next month's Rio Olympics, Brazil's Justice Ministry said Thursday. A twelfth suspect is still at large. The group was inspired by [Read story]

Twenty years after Pabst closed, The Brewery redevelopment nears completion

It’s a story that has been told for 20 years. Pabst Brewing Co. closed its Milwaukee brewery in 1996, leaving in its foamy wake a dozen abandoned buildings on a 21-acre downtown site. For a Read entire story here. [Read story]

Crash leaves 2 football players dead, another injured

Two college football players are dead and another injured after their car crashed in Waukesha County Saturday night, sheriff's deputies said. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Police: 21-year-old woman shot, injured near 12th & Abert Pl. in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Sunday night, July 24th. It happened around 11:50 p.m. near 12th Street and Abert Place. Police say a small group of people were standing [Read story]

53206 residents question lawmakers during brainstorming session

THE CHANCE FOR PEOPLE TO DIRECTLY QUESTION CANDIDATES ASKING FOR THEIR VOTE. THEY NEED THEIR MINDS. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Sunflower Peak

andrewslaterphoto has added a photo to the pool: The sun rises over the sunflower field at Pope's Far Conservatory in Verona, WI. Please, come follow me: www.facebook.com/AndrewSlaterPhotography Article by Cream City:: [Read story]

Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she’ll step down

Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been a lightning rod throughout the presidential campaign for criticism from the party’s more liberal wing, with Bernie Sanders repeatedly accusing the national party of favoring Clinton [Read story]

Job fairs proliferate as economy improves, but be prepared

The atmosphere at hiring events could be less desperate for job-seekers this summer because the economy has improved and northeast Wisconsin, especially, is bustling with factory work. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Brewers lose series to Cubs

Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Runners, walkers hit pavement to end childhood cancer

Thousands headed to Milwaukee’s lakefront Sunday to participate in Northwestern Mutual’s Roots and Wings Run and Walk, hoping to spread a message about ending childhood cancer. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Pilot taken to hospital after plane lands at Wittman Regional Airport ahead of EAA AirVenture

OSHKOSH — A plane crashed at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh Sunday, July 24th ahead of the start of EAA AirVenture, which begins Monday. One person, the pilot of the plane, was taken to the hospital. The crash [Read story]

New Report Shows Stark Lending Disparities in Milwaukee

Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition released an analysis of home purchase lending in Milwaukee, St. Louis, Minneapolis, and the surrounding areas. The analysis reveals deep racial disparities in mortgage [Read story]

Kinnickinnic River

MalaneyStuff has added a photo to the pool: The Kinnickinnic River is one of three primary rivers that flows into the harbor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin at Lake Michigan. Article by Cream City:: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pool. [Read story]

Committee chairman says she’ll step down

Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been a lightning rod throughout the presidential campaign for criticism from the party’s more liberal wing, with Bernie Sanders repeatedly accusing the national party of favoring Clinton [Read story]