Global  

Milwaukee

Largest city in Wisconsin, United States

Milwaukee    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Milwaukee: Largest city in Wisconsin, United States
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. Ranked by its estimated 2018 population, Milwaukee was the 31st largest city in the United States. The city's estimated population in 2019 was 590,157. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee metropolitan area which had a population of 2,043,904 in the 2014 census estimate. It is the fourth-most densely populated metropolitan area in the Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Detroit, respectively. Milwaukee is considered a "Gamma -"global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network with a regional GDP of over $105 billion.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin [Video]

Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin

Voters lined up to cast their ballots in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday as early in-person voting began in the state.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published
Biden shakes hands with staffer in Wisconsin [Video]

Biden shakes hands with staffer in Wisconsin

Despite regularly taking strict social distancing measures, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden slipped into pre-pandemic campaign mode as he shook the hand of a staffer on the tarmac in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published
NBA postpones Wednesday games after boycott [Video]

NBA postpones Wednesday games after boycott

[NFA] The U.S. National Basketball Association has postponed three playoff games scheduled for Wednesday after the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their playoff series against Orlando Magic in..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:48Published
The NBA reacts to Wisconsin shooting [Video]

The NBA reacts to Wisconsin shooting

[NFA] Both players and coaches in the National Basketball Association speak out in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Freddie Joyner has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:15Published

You Might Like


Milwaukee students have been learning remotely. How long will it go on?

"After three or four months of this, you might see students just start to like go into this slump again about 'I'm not getting up and doing this this morning,'" teacher Joyce Peoples said.
CBS News - Published

Wis. sees record hospitalizations, opens hospital

Wisconsin opens temporary hospital near Milwaukee, as the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 hits a record high (Oct. 14)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Wisconsin opens field hospital due to virus spike

Wisconsin opens field hospital near Milwaukee to deal with spike of COVID-19 infections (Oct. 14)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Pence touts Supreme Court pick at Wisconsin rally

Vice President Mike Pence defended President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and his response to the coronavirus pandemic at an outdoor rally Tuesday in a conservative Milwaukee..
USATODAY.com - Published

Black Lives Matter: tear gas and arrests in chaotic Wisconsin protest

black lives matter: tear gas and arrests in chaotic wisconsin protest
Police used tear gas on demonstrators and arrested 28 people during a third straight night of protests over the lack of charges against a suburban Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black..
New Zealand Herald - Published

7 shot outside Wisconsin funeral home

Seven people were shot and wounded Wednesday in an apparent drive-by shooting outside a Milwaukee funeral home. (Sept. 30)  
USATODAY.com - Published

7 people wounded in shooting at Milwaukee funeral home

All seven victims are in stable condition, according to police.
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

Wisconsin: Milwaukee tries to reverse a troubling trend in voter registration.


NYTimes.com - Published

What will it take to vote in Milwaukee?


NYTimes.com - Published

Across America, suburbs are tilting for Biden. Except Milwaukee’s.

The predominantly white neighborhoods outside Wisconsin’s largest city, among the nation’s most racially segregated suburbs, could be a key part of President Trump’s narrowing path to..
NYTimes.com - Published

Pizza Delivery Man Fired Over BLM Mask, Gets Disorderly Conduct Ticket

A pizza delivery man got a double whammy -- getting fired over his Black Lives Matter mask and then getting cited by cops over what happened when he was fired. The incident went down in Milwaukee,..
TMZ.com - Published

Sole survivor of Kenosha protests shootings speaks out for first time

sole survivor of kenosha protests shootings speaks out for first time
Milwaukee (CNN)Only one of the three men shot during a night of protests in Kenosha last month survived, and he's still reliving it every day. "That's all I think about," Gaige Grosskreutz, 22, told..
WorldNews - Published

Miami Heat take down top seed Milwaukee Bucks to advance to NBA Eastern Conference final

The Miami Heat eliminated the Bucks with a 103-94 victory in Game 5 on Tuesday, as Milwaukee played without star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
USATODAY.com - Published

VP nominee Harris meets Blake family

vp nominee harris meets blake family
MILWAUKEE -- Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last...
WorldNews - Published

In Labor Day blur, Harris meets Blake family; Trump steps up

in labor day blur, harris meets blake family; trump steps up
MILWAUKEE — Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a critical swing state while President..
WorldNews - Published

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo leaves Game 4 vs. Heat after reinjuring ankle

Giannis Antetokounmpo was ruled out of the rest of Game 4 vs. Miami after the Milwaukee star landed awkwardly on his right foot in the second quarter.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jacob Blake records video from his Wisconsin hospital bed: Life can change in an instant

Jacob Blake delivered the minute-long video from his hospital bed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Woman's death draws attention to controversy over ambulance diversions

A Milwaukee woman's death is drawing attention to the controversy surrounding what's known as ambulance diversions. Investigative reporter John Diedrich from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel joins CBSN..
CBS News - Published

What we know about Jacob Blake

The shooting set-off angry protests in the city of Kenosha, which is located 40 miles north of Milwaukee.
CBS News - Published

'We're coming in hot': Milwaukee marchers faced gunfire, found love on their 750-mile walk to DC

They faced arrests and gunfire on their 750-mile march to Washington, D.C. After Jacob Blake's shooting, their journey is more crucial than ever.
USATODAY.com - Published

750 mile march marks the anniversary of MLK Jr's 'I Have A Dream Speech'

This group is marching 750 miles from Milwaukee to arrive in Washington DC on the 57th anniversary of MLK's "I Have A Dream" speech.
USATODAY.com - Published

NBA Games Called Off Amid Player Protest Against Racial Injustice

nba games called off amid player protest against racial injustice
All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice. Called off: Games..
WorldNews - Published

Bucks boycott Game 5 against Magic to protest Jacob Blake shooting, racial injustice

In historic move, Milwaukee players and staff did not take the court before pregame warm-ups and Orlando players left the court shortly thereafter.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jacob Blake paralyzed from waist down after Kenosha police shooting, father says

jacob blake paralyzed from waist down after kenosha police shooting, father says
Kenosha, Wis. — The father of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, says his son was left paralyzed from the waist down. Blake's father told the Chicago Sun-Times..
WorldNews - Published

Protests continue for a second night in Wisconsin after police shoot Black man in the back

The shooting of yet another Black man by police officers has sparked outrage across the country and led to two straight days of clashes between protesters and police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The victim,..
CBS News - Published

NBA roundup: Heat finish first-round sweep of Pacers

nba roundup: heat finish first-round sweep of pacers
Bam Adebayo collected a game-high 19 rebounds to go with 14 points Monday night, leading the fifth-seeded Miami Heat to a 99-87 victory over the fourth-seeded Indiana Pacers and a four-game sweep of..
WorldNews - Published

29-year-old Black man in Wisconsin hospital after being shot in the back by police

An investigation is underway after cellphone video shows police in Kenosha, Wisconsin shooting a Black man in the back. The 29-year-old victim, Jacob Blake, is currently being treated in a Milwaukee..
CBS News - Published

The Phantom-Limb Democratic Convention

Milwaukee is the titular site of the Democratic National Convention, defined less by what is happening inside the Wisconsin Center than what is not.
NYTimes.com - Published

DoorDash launches grocery delivery to compete with Amazon and Instacart

doordash launches grocery delivery to compete with amazon and instacart
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge DoorDash is ramping up its on-demand delivery efforts with the launch of grocery delivery, starting with select chains in markets throughout California and..
The Verge - Published

Pence visits Wisconsin, wonders where Biden is

Vice President Mike Pence poked fun at Democrats on Wednesday for canceling their in-person national convention in Milwaukee in favor of a virtual gathering due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug...
USATODAY.com - Published

Joe Biden recommits to ending fossil fuel subsidies after platform confusion

joe biden recommits to ending fossil fuel subsidies after platform confusion
Chairman of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez addresses the second night of the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention at its hosting site on August 18, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  |..
The Verge - Published

Senator Baldwin: "Wisconsin voters are very aware of President Trump's failures"

President Trump made a campaign stop in Wisconsin on Monday where he continued his attacks on Democrats as they kicked off the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. Wisconsin Senator Tammy..
CBS News - Published

Uber’s $25-a-month subscription service is now available across the US — except California

uber’s $25-a-month subscription service is now available across the us — except california
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber Pass, the subscription service that the company first introduced in 2018, is now available nationwide — minus California. The expansion of Pass —..
The Verge - Published

Milwaukee to get drop boxes for absentee ballots

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the city is installing more than a dozen drop boxes to make it easier for voters to drop off their absentee ballots before Election Day, calling it the "right thing to..
USATODAY.com - Published

Watch: The Democratic National Convention live

The Democratic National Convention begins today at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. The event will be held without crowds and most speakers will appear on via video call to officially nominate Joe..
SBS - Published Also reported by •The Verge

Milwaukee loses a mega-event: ‘No Brewers, no Bucks, no convention.’


NYTimes.com - Published

Democrats to open virtual convention with a show of unity for Joe Biden

democrats to open virtual convention with a show of unity for joe biden
WASHINGTON: Democrats will kick off a four-day virtual convention on Monday with a display of party unity for US presidential candidate and the aiming to defeat Republican President in November...
WorldNews - Published

Smaller DNC a 'gut punch' for Milwaukee

The Democratic Convention was to bring 50,000 people and $250 million to the Milwaukee area economy. Now, the convention is nearly entirely online due to the coronavirus, dashing the hopes of local..
USATODAY.com - Published

Milwaukee’s Lost Mega-Event: ‘It’s the Ghost Convention Now’

The Democratic convention starts Monday. But none of the leading participants will be in Milwaukee, the host city. Hotels there were closed and the bars of America’s most beer-loving city were eerily..
NYTimes.com - Published

Milwaukee protest leaders arrested in Indiana during march to Washington, D.C.

An Indiana state trooper told protest leaders Frank "Nitty" Sensabaugh and Tory Lowe that the marchers were blocking traffic.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Democratic National Convention begins in a week but Biden won't go in person

Joe Biden will not travel to the site of the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee to accept the nomination next week. Bill Glauber, a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, joined CBSN's..
CBS News - Published

Milwaukee police chief demoted after questions over use of tear gas, pepper spray at protests

The move came two weeks after Alfonso Morales was ordered to publicly account for why the department used tear gas during the recent civil unrest.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com

'Thirty miles a day': They're walking 750 miles to arrive in DC on 57th anniversary of MLK's 'I Have A Dream' speech

The march, which hopes to bring awareness to racial inequity and police brutality, began Tuesday in Milwaukee with about 20 people.
USATODAY.com - Published

3 cases of COVID-19 detected among workers who sought access to Democratic convention site in Milwaukee

Convention organizers said those positive tests are not what trigger Wednesday's announcement that speakers, including Joe Biden, would not be traveling to Milwaukee.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump considers giving acceptance speech from White House, raising legal questions

Democrats and Republicans are still making major changes to their national convention plans due to the coronavirus. Joe Biden will no longer travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic nomination...
CBS News - Published



 Page 1  〉