Domestic Violence

What do you do when your marriage of 16 years ends, and the ordeal is playing out on social media? Read more

On the Couch

Domestic violence remains appallingly common. As much attention as it’s gotten in the recent past, the full impact of human trafficking in America remains largely in the shadows. This month with the debut of Blame, locally-based Destiny Production.. Read more


Milwaukee County, John Chisholm, district attorney, John Doe, Lincoln Hills, Verona Swanigan, criminal justice, mental health, car jackings, campaign finance, domestic violence, Sojourner Truth, Dallas shooting, racial disparities, crime, W... Read more

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The nonprofit Purpose Filled Purse program provides purses filled with personal care items and hand-written letters of love and encouragement to women who may have fallen victim to human trafficking, prostitution, domestic violence, homeles... Read more


The nonprofit Alma Center (2821 N. Fourth St.) was founded in 2004 by Terri Strodthoff and provides evidence-based, trauma- and healing-informed programming to adult males with violent histories to help them break the cycle of domestic viol... Read more


Nonprofit Animal Fairy Charities’ (AFC) co-founders Debra Lopez and Lori Charney wanted to raise awareness about the proven link between animal abuse, bullying and domestic violence. Read more


An astounding 76% of animal abusers also abuse a family member, according to the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Read more

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Indie-rock veterans Built to Spill will return to the Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday, November 15, the venue announced this morning. They last played the ballroom in 2010, when they were touring behind their latest album, 2009's There is No Enemy .. Read more

On Music

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, three candidates will vie in the nonpartisan primary for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 45, currently held by Judge Rebecca Bradley. Gov. Scott Walker appointed Bradley to that position in Read more

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Milwaukeeans were shocked and saddened by two high-profile shootings of domestic abuse victims last year. In October, three women were fatally shot at the Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield, and on Christmas Eve Read more

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If the last movie that you directed won the Academy Award, what would you do as a follow up? This was the conundrum confronting Danny Boyle. His acclaimed Slumdog Millionaire had dominated the Oscars with eight trophies, including the covet... Read more

Film Reviews

That’s why advocates for the survivors of domesticabuse and their families have created partnerships that combine medical,psychological, legal and housing assistance. One collaborative effort, the Sojourner Family Peace Center,the re,Cover... Read more

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The attempt to restore the paid sick days ordinance in Milwaukee just took a big step forward. As explained in the Shepherd’s cover story this week, 9to5: The Association for Working Women is appealing Circuit Court Judge Cooper’s ruling last J.. Read more

Happening Now

The Wild Space Dance Company celebrates the aesthetics of winter with its latest program, Snow ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

First Stage's adaptation of Lois Lowry's Gossamer begins with a waif-like girl engaged in Gossamer ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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