Milwaukee Police Chief Demoted Over Use of Tear Gas, Refusal to Fire Officer

Milwaukee’s Fire and Police Commission demoted the city’s police chief on Wednesday night in a decision Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett called “not good government.” Commissioners unanimously voted to demote Alfonso Morales to the rank of captain, his rank before becoming chief. They also voted to make Michael Brunson, assistant chief of police, the acting police chief. […]

Biden Not Traveling to Milwaukee to Accept Democratic Presidential Nomination

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will not travel to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee because of the COVID-19 pandemic, party officials announced Wednesday. President Donald Trump, a Republican vying for a second term, is also mulling staying home to accept his nomination. Conventions for both parties are drastically limited because of health concerns […]

Killing of Trump Supporter May Have Been Politically Motivated

One of the last people to speak with Bernell Trammell, the President Donald Trump supporter who was shot dead last month, says he’s not sure whether the killing was politically motivated. The support of Trump might “make him a target, especially where he was that in the area,” writer Adebisi Agoro told The Epoch Times. “That’s […]

Police Release Images of Suspect in Murder of Trump Supporter

Milwaukee Police this week released surveillance photographs showing a man officers believe shot Bernell Trammell to death on July 23. Trammell, 60, a supporter of Republican President Donald Trump, was killed in broad daylight. The Milwaukee Police Department said it is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Surveillance images showed a man wearing […]

10 Charged in Connection With Looting of Milwaukee Stores During Riots

Milwaukee County prosecutors filed charges against one woman and nine men in connection with looting after the officer-involved death of George Floyd last month. According to prosecutors, Terry Gilbert, 26; Lamont Nelson, 48; Samuel Daniels, 18; Desmond Givens, 18; Marcus Coleman, 31; Isaiah Allen, 26; Octavian Miller, 26; Jerry Burks, 25; Marissa Jones, 19; and Amondre Brooks, 18, were charged with crimes related to looting, Fox32 […]