A jury has convicted a 19-year-old man in the shotgun slaying of a Milwaukee city inspector during a failed carjacking.
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By James Briggs One year after a panel collapsed from the Milwaukee County-owned O’Donnell Park parking garage, killing a teenager, Milwaukee’s city-owned parking structures pose no threat to the public, officials said. The city has completed a facilities condition assessment ...Read More »
By James Briggs Wisconsin’s staff of commercial building inspectors has dwindled during the past decade from more than 20 to 11, causing concern over whether the state can process inspections quickly enough. Some city officials are pushing for reinstatement of ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Milwaukee’s facade-inspection ordinance rose from the limestone chunks that littered the intersection of North Ninth Street and Wisconsin Avenue one late afternoon 10 years ago. “It was nothing short of a miracle that the only fatality was ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Work began Monday on a $60,000 temporary fix of the Milwaukee County Transit Center, one of two county-owned buildings found to have structural problems during emergency inspections. In his weekly update on the inspection progress, County Executive ...Read More »
By Joe Yovino An engineering firm hired by Milwaukee County has checked nearly 40 structures in the wake of the June 24 partial collapse of the O’Donnell Park parking structure in Milwaukee. And there’s many more to come. Graef-USA Inc., ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org An Occupational Safety and Health Administration promise to intensify enforcement on stimulus construction projects is drawing mixed reactions from contractors. Robert Gonzalez, a board member of the National Association of Minority Contractors and former president of the ...Read More »