Some Shorewood residents opposed to height of new developments

July 05, 2014 1:03 p.m. | Jackie Keltner and her husband, Alan, have lived in Shorewood for nearly 40 years, and appreciate much of the new development that's occurred lately on Oakland Ave., north of Capitol Drive.

But two of those projects — a six-story apartment and retail building completed last year near their home, and a similarly sized building proposed for just a few blocks away — are simply too tall, according to the Keltners and other residents.

"I feel like four stories would be more appropriate," Jackie Keltner said. "The scale of a two-story house against a six-story building is really out of whack."

The latest project is to undergo final zoning review at a Village Board meeting on Monday. General Capital Group wants to develop the six-story apartment building, with street-level retail space, west of Oakland Ave. and south of Olive St.

The apartment building, with about 90 units, would be part of a larger project that includes a two-story Metro Market, to be built north of Kenmore Place, with a four-level parking structure between that upscale supermarket and the apartments. The existing one-story Pick 'n Save supermarket, and two smaller vacant buildings, would be demolished to make way for the new development.

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Milwaukee man accused of seeking to deliver heroin to Ozaukee County

July 02, 2014 11:14 a.m. | A Milwaukee man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of conspiracy to deliver heroin in Ozaukee County, officials said Wednesday.

Antonio C. Green, 33, was charged with three counts of conspiracy to deliver heroin after he delivered about 5.5 grams of heroin to an undercover officer on three occasions, according to a news release from the Ozaukee County sheriff's office.

The three incidents occurred between June 17 and 20 on Bayshore Drive in Glendale.

Officials arrested Green in Milwaukee on Tuesday, and he is set to make an initial appearance in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon, according to the release.

Glendale dad charged with shooting sons said he was bullied

June 30, 2014 8:35 p.m. | An intoxicated Glendale man who shot his two sons, killing one and wounding the other, told police he was being bullied and disrespected in his own house by his wife and children and that some rough play by one of the boys during a game of basketball was the last straw, according to a criminal complaint.

Robert C. Washington, 57, is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Robert Curtis Washington II, 20, on Thursday at their home in the 1000 block of W. Theresa Lane, according to the complaint.

He also is charged with first-degree reckless injury for allegedly wounding Wesley Washington, 15.

According to the complaint, on the afternoon of the shooting, Robert Washington Sr. had been drinking vodka while watching Wesley play baseball.

Later, as his sons played basketball in the driveway of their home, Washington Sr. appeared intoxicated when he came out of the house, got in their way and was knocked over by Wesley.

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