Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:50pm
A prayer group from Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope gathers to remember the two people shot to death in Milwaukee this past week. | Photo: Chuck Quirmbach/WPR
Wisconsin's gun homicide total for the year stands at 108, after a killing in Milwaukee this week.
Friday, December 12, 2014, 6:55pm
The number of gun-related killings in Wisconsin for the year currently stands at 106 killings after two fatal shootings in Milwaukee and another in Racine this week. Meanwhile, Milwaukee's police chief said his city is inundated with illegal guns. Police say Tracolli Surveyor, a 17-year-old African...
Friday, December 5, 2014, 8:45pm
Photo: Pahz (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Police in Beloit are launching a new effort to reduce gun violence in which they're asking city residents to volunteer to have police search their homes for guns.
Friday, December 5, 2014, 8:30pm
Three gun homicides in Milwaukee this week have pushed the statewide total to 103 for the year.
Friday, November 7, 2014, 2:40pm
There have now been 100 gun homicides in the state so far this year, following the killing of a 5-year-old girl in Milwaukee on Thursday night.
Friday, October 24, 2014, 6:15pm
Three more gun homicides reported during the past week have pushed the statewide toll for the year to 97.
Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00pm
Two fatal shootings in Milwaukee during the past week have pushed this year's gun homicide total in Wisconsin to 87.
Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:00pm
467 pairs of shoes lined the steps of the Capitol on Monday to represent victims of gun violence in the state. Photo: Gilman Halsted/WPR News.
A Milwaukee-based gun control advocacy group has launched a five-city tour calling on voters to ask candidates in the November election to support universal background checks for all gun sales.
Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:25pm
A fatal shooting in Brown County last Saturday night was the fourth this year that involved both a murder and a suicide.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 10:10pm
The NAACP convened a panel of local leaders Tuesday to discuss ideas for what to do, or not do, to reduce gun violence in Milwaukee.
Friday, September 12, 2014, 3:10pm
Betsy Hodges was one of the mayors to attend the meeting in Milwaukee. Photo: Michael Hicks (CC-BY).
The shooting death of a Milwaukee man this week has pushed the state's gun homicide total for the year to 84.
Friday, September 5, 2014, 7:00pm
Police Chief Michael Koval during a press conference on Friday. Photo: Gilman Halsted/WPR News.
Two more gun murders in Wisconsin in the past week have pushed the total number of gun homicides in the state for the year to 83.
Friday, August 22, 2014, 7:30pm
There have been 79 gun homicides this year in Wisconsin. Photo: Kansas Tourism (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Four more fatal shootings in Milwaukee this past week, plus two more in Fitchburg, have brought the statewide total for gun homicides to 79 for the year.
Friday, August 8, 2014, 7:45pm
Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Chris Moews, left, and Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, right. Photos from Chris Moews's Facebook/Gage Skidmore (CC-BY-SA).
Voters next Tuesday in Milwaukee County will face a choice on whether to keep the incumbent sheriff, a well-known gun advocate, in office.
Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:30pm
Three more shooting deaths in Milwaukee over the past week have pushed the statewide gun homicide toll to 64 so far this year.
Friday, July 18, 2014, 9:45pm
The year's gun homicide tally is now at 56. Photo: Beau Lebens (CC-BY-SA).
Two more shooting victims died this week in Milwaukee. The death of 10-year-old girl and 20-year-old man brings the statewide gun homicide total to 56 for the year.
Monday, July 14, 2014, 3:00pm
A candlelight vigil is scheduled on Monday night for Sierra Guyton, a 10 year-old girl who died on Sunday from injuries sustained after being hit by gun crossfire while playing on a Milwaukee school playground.
Friday, July 11, 2014, 7:45pm
The vast majority of gun violence this year has occurred in Milwaukee. Photo: Jeramey Jannene (CC-BY).
A deadly shooting in Milwaukee this past week has pushed the statewide gun homicide total for the year to 54.
Friday, July 4, 2014, 2:15pm
The gun homicide total in Wisconsin for 2014 is now at 53. Photo: Keary O. (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Three gun homicides were reported in Wisconsin over the past week, bringing the statewide total for the year to 53.
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 6:00pm
More cities have begun to put officers on bicycles to prevent crime. Photo: Elvert Barnes (CC-BY).
More police departments are putting officers on bicycles as a way to try to fight or prevent crime. The Milwaukee Police Department is following suit — both to prevent crime, and also in the hope that bike patrol officers can help combat some of the gun violence in the city.