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Results tagged with 'crime'

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Groups work to quell violence in Milwaukee

Published July 23, 2014

Last summer there was a sudden increase in shootings, contributing to a year-end total of 105 homicides in Milwaukee. At the time of writing there have been 39 homicides in 2014, five fewer than last year at the same time. Some new initiatives seek to reduce violence in the city, while groups throughout the city continue previous efforts to put a stop to the shootings.

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Former Milwaukee cop puts career experience into new novel

Published Sept. 4, 2013

Mitchell Nevin, a former member of the Milwaukee Police Department and a cop with almost 30 years of experience, is making a name for himself as a crime author. His second novel, "Psychic Reprieve," was published on Aug. 12 and has been burning up the Amazon.com fiction charts ever since, where it is currently listed at No. 9 on the Sports Fiction list.

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Another shooting creates more questions

Published May 1, 2013

Another shock when a 4-year-old boy was shot while playing in front of his home near 40th and Chambers Tuesday night. But what was he doing outside?

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Does crime cause poverty or does poverty cause crime?

Published April 25, 2013

Nobody is born a criminal. There is no inevitability to a kid becoming a criminal. There is something else at work here, and that leads us to the big question: Does crime cause poverty or does poverty cause crime?

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Reader blogs:

Rev. Ron reviews "Now You See Me"

This is one of those movies that, when I saw the trailer, thought it looked cool and agreed with the internet's assumption that it was Ocean's Eleven but with magic. I was cool with that. However, the problem that arises from a movie like Now You See Me is that all those syndicated critics and th...

Rev. Ron reviews "Pain & Gain"

Michael Bay takes the caffeine-mainlined, cocaine-fueled pace he is known for and puts it towards a stylized crime comedy based on a true story...hey, at least he's taking a break from his repeated beatings he's giving to the childhood of most men in America...that is, until the next Transformers...

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