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Saturday Shooting leaves one dead in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – One person is dead after a shooting in Milwaukee. Police say it happened just after 10:00 p.m. Saturday near Silver Spring Drive and Green Bay Avenue. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says it was called to the scene where a 25-year-old man was pronounced dead.
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Judge sentences Waukegan man to 3 years of periodic imprisonment for DUI crash into building that killed passenger

A Waukegan man was sentenced to three years of periodic imprisonment for driving under the influence when he crashed into a building in Beach Park in 2019, killing his 23-year-old passenger. Juan C. Aguiar, 39, of the 1100 block of Mary Jane Lane in Waukegan, was charged in January 2020 with two counts of aggravated […] The post Judge sentences Waukegan man to 3 years of periodic imprisonment for DUI crash into building that killed passenger appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
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5 reasons why you shouldn't have missed Summerfest's rap triple-header

Summerfest curated an amazing lineup of rap and hip-hop to close out the first weekend of the lakefront festival. With one of the most iconic collectives in rap, the legendary Wu-Tang Clan, as well as two familiar faces with Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa, who performed at Summerfest in 2019 and 2021 respectively, Saturday’s headlining show at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater was one that Milwaukee will not soon forget.

3 reasons to like the Milwaukee Bucks’ selection of MarJon Beauchamp

Leading up to the 2022 NBA Draft, it was anyone’s guess who the Milwaukee Bucks would select if they still had their 24th overall selection when the time came. Ultimately, they elected not to trade the pick and selected Marjon Beauchamp in what was quite a divisive move at first. Fans were torn on what to think of the pick initially, but as time has gone on, it seems like people have started to warm up to the idea of bringing the 21-year-old forward onto this Milwaukee roster, and rightfully so. As the first first round selection since Donte DiVincenzo in 2018 for the Bucks, Beauchamp brings plenty of potential to the table for the Bucks, and it will be fascinating to see how he fares in this league. For now, let us look at three reasons why the fans should be thrilled the Milwaukee Bucks took Beauchamp 24th overall.

Brewers place Hunter Renfroe on IL with calf strain

The Brewers announced that outfielder Hunter Renfroe has been placed on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to June 23, with a left calf strain. Infielder/outfielder Pablo Reyes was recalled to take his place on the active roster. Losing Renfroe’s bat is a notable blow to the Brewers’ lineup, as he’s...

How does MarJon Beauchamp fit with the Milwaukee Bucks?

One year removed from an NBA championship, the Milwaukee Bucks remain in a win-now mindset with a core in place that can go toe-to-toe with any team in the league. Adding cheap talent with a late-first-round pick in this year’s NBA Draft was the first step in a crucial offseason for the team, and they cashed in with G League Ignite wing MarJon Beauchamp.

House fire near 20th and Grant spreads to 2 other homes

MILWAUKEE - Fire crews were called to a house fire near 20th and Grant around 7 a.m. Sunday, June 26. Fire officials say the fire spread to two houses to the west and all three have significant damage. One firefighter was treated for a twisted ankle, but no word on...
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Three houses catch fire near 21st & Grant

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a fire that started in one house and spread to two other houses near 21st and Grant Streets. Structures listed at 2010, 2008, and 2004 Grant St. were all damaged in the blaze, two were regarded as...

WTMJ Conversations: Ted Balistreri

Have you ever wondered how Sendik’s Food Market got its name?. Owner Ted Balistreri sits down with WTMJ’s Libby Collins this week on WTMJ Conversations. Listen in the player above. A portion of the conversation was transcribed below, courtesy of eCourt Reporters, Inc. LIBBY COLLINS: How did Sendik’s...

MMSD has several projects underway to improve drainage along Kinnickinnic Watershed

MILWAUKEE—The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District is removing drainage infrastructure implemented a half century ago. Courtney Allen oversees several projects along Kinnickinnic Watershed. The senior project manager for MMSD is focused on this area because there are more than eight miles of concrete channels. “It is the most urbanized watershed...

George Springer Returns to Jays' Lineup Sunday vs. Brewers

The elbow issue that kept George Springer out of the last three games has resolved sufficiently enough for the centerfielder to return to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup. Springer is back in his usual lead-off spot against the Milwaukee Brewers in Sunday’s rubber match. Springer has been one of...

Cedarburg fatal crash; 2 vehicles collide, woman dead

CEDARBURG, Wis. - The Cedarburg Police Department along with the Cedarburg Fire/Rescue responded to an accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Bridge Road and Saint John Avenue in the City of Cedarburg on Friday, June 24. One person died as a result of the crash. Initial investigation determined...