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Wednesday On Lake Effect: Homicide Spike, Surviving Gun Violence, Youth Caregivers, Fall Gardening

Today on Lake Effect, we’ll speak to a Los Angeles Times national correspondent about the increase in homicides, and how violence is especially surging in Milwaukee. Then, a victim and perpetrator of gun violence talks about how it’s impacted his life. We’ll learn about the little-known group of youth caregivers and the challenges they face. Plus, we’ll talk about fall yard and garden care.


  • Kurtis Lee, national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times
  • Ramiah Whiteside, coordinator for EXPO-Milwaukee
  • Melinda Kavanaugh, associate professor of social work at UW-Milwaukee
  • Melinda Myers, gardening expert & author