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Published on October 25, 2019
Top Milwaukee news: 1 child killed, 2 hurt in hit-and-run; activists tackle black voter turnoutPhoto: Jeramey Jannene/Flickr

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Milwaukee.

Woman accused of sex trafficking girls she was supposed to be protecting

Milwaukee Academy is supposed to be a safe haven and treatment facility for adolescent girls, some of whom have already been victims of child sex trafficking.

Read the full story on KCRA 3.

Stabbing victim speaks out for first time about ‘Slender Man’ attack

A Wisconsin girl who was lured into the woods by two friends and stabbed 19 times in an effort to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man said she’s come to terms with aspects of the attack but still sleeps with broken scissors “just in case.”

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

1 child killed, 2 injured by hit-and-run driver

Authorities in Milwaukee say one child died and two others were injured after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday evening.

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Inner-city group tackles key Democratic need: turning out black voters

In battleground states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan — which all flipped to vote for Trump after decades of backing the Democratic presidential nominee — the task of doing something about black voter turnout has often fallen on local activists.

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Antetokounmpo scores 30 points in Bucks' opener victory over Rockets

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points before fouling out and his supporting cast held on to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 117-111 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night in a star-studded opener featuring the last three MVPs.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.


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