UWM lecturer releases statement regarding comments made about Vanessa Guillen

MILWAUKEE -- Betsy Schoeller – the UW-Milwaukee senior lecturer who was scrutinized on social media for public comments made about the murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen – has released a personal statement after online petitions with thousands of signatures called for her removal.Below is Schoeller's statement:

Milwaukee-area health officials concerned about 'increasing rates of suicide' amid COVID-19 pandemic

MILWAUKEE -- While we may be separated physically as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, mental health experts say it's important to stay connected now more than ever, with Milwaukee area health officials indicating they're seeing a rise in suicides.It's important to note that help is available, with some feeling more alone than ever as a result of social distancing intended to help stop the spread of the virus.