dead, 4 injured in Milwaukee park shooting
— One 22-year-old man is dead and four other people injured after
a shooting at a Milwaukee park.
Police say all
five of the victims were shot. The four who were injured are
expected to survive. They range in age from 15 to 23 years old.
happened Saturday night at Atkinson Park on the city's north side.
Police say it might have been prompted by an earlier argument at the
still looking for a suspect Sunday.
DMV centers to close for Columbus Day
(AP) — The state Division of Motor Vehicles is warning people that
its customer service and phone centers will be closed on Columbus
Day next week.
say all front-line customer service representatives will receive
technical updates and training that day. They say they scheduled the
training for Columbus Day because it's a federal holiday and fewer
customers tend to visit service centers on those days.
still access recorded information through the DMV's automated phone
system and find information on the division's website.
falls on Monday, Oct. 8.
celebrates anniversary of "The Hobbit"
— Marquette University is starting a yearlong celebration in honor
of the 75th anniversary of "The Hobbit's" publication.
beginning with a lecture by renowned J.R.R. Tolkien scholar, John
He will talk
on Wednesday afternoon about how the Tolkien manuscripts came to
reside at Marquette University.
includes multiple working drafts for "The Hobbit" and
"The Lord of the Rings," along with an original watercolor
rendering by Tolkien of the dust cover for "The Hobbit"
and Thor's map.
has the original copy of the children's book "Mr. Bliss,"
which is written and illustrated by Tolkien.
Lloyd Wright home sold to nonprofit group
— A nonprofit group that already owns two other Frank Lloyd Wright
houses on one Milwaukee block has bought a third.
Wright Wisconsin hopes to turn the block of six Wright homes on
Milwaukee's south side into an interpretive site for visitors. There
are four duplexes and two bungalows.
The homes are
known as American System-Built Homes and were built between 1915 and
1916 as prototypes for Wright's ideas for standardized home design.
The group now
owns an example of each of the three System-Built models Wright
designed for the street.