A disagreement over a killing.
Brothers in Blue In March, when a Milwaukee police officer killed himself and his wife, MIKE CRIVELLO, president of the local police union, posted a message of sympathy on Facebook that concluded, “The stress borne of the vocation [of policing] occasionally is more than can be reasoned,” and “sometimes breaches the threshold of the ability of an individual.” An officer unhappy with this logic replied, “I don’t feel sorry for my brother in blue … Being a cop is stressful, but it’s [cowardly] to take your spouse with you and leave your child alone.”
Second in Command Didn’t Northwestern Mutual want to eclipse the 601-foot U.S. Bank Center, with its new 550-foot skyscraper on Wisconsin Avenue? Not so much. According to Quiet Company spokeswoman BETSY HOYLMAN, “Our Tower and Commons [provide] the right amount of space to meet our needs.”
Bush League Milwaukee Ald. MARK BORKOWSKI believes we need a reality check. As a live music town, “We think that we’re major league,” he says, “but we’re actually only Triple-A.” An arena opponent, Borkowski argues the project will overload Downtown by adding two potential concert venues.