Examining Recent Violence In Milwaukee, Coronavirus Cases Rising Nationwide

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Heard On The Morning Show
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The City of Milwaukee is experiencing an increased rate of homicide deaths and domestic violence incidents. We check in with the Milwaukee Police Department about their response. Then, as COVID-19 cases in America have been rising we speak with an expert in infection control about the latest.

Featured in this Show

  • Homicides, Domestic Violence Spike In Milwaukee

    There have been 86 homicides in Milwaukee this year, a rate of killing not seen since the early 1990s during the crack cocaine epidemic. We talk with an assistant police chief from the Milwaukee Police Department to find out why killings — and domestic violence — are on the rise in the city.

  • Understanding The Uptick In COVID-19 Cases

    Over the past few weeks, COVID-19 cases in the U.S. have increased exponentially as states have begun to reopen after lockdowns. An infectious disease expert explains what’s behind this spike in cases and what needs to be done to control the spread.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Paul Formolo Guest
  • Dr. Nasia Safdar Guest