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Stolen car 'vigilante' arrested, accused in road rage shooting

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man who tracks down stolen cars is accused of shooting two people. Police said the shooting was the result of road rage, and now a man once praised for his work to recover stolen cars could face criminal charges. With Milwaukee's stolen car rate through the...
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Stolen car bounty hunter arrested for role in shooting of 2 teenagers

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police arrested 36-year-old Jerod Brumfield early Wednesday morning, July 28, for his role in shooting two teenagers. Brumfield tracks down stolen cars for people as part of his business. Police say Brumfield was arrested in connection to a road rage incident. A 17-year-old girl and...
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3 separate shootings in Milwaukee; 3 men wounded, 1 in custody

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that happened Thursday night, July 29 and Friday morning, July 30. Three people were injured as a result of the shootings. The first shooting happened around 9:40 p.m. near 20th and Fond du Lac. The victim, a 34-year-old Milwaukee man,...
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New changes to the Wisconsin State Fair this year

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Preparations for the Wisconsin State Fair Park are now underway. Due to the increase in COVID cases, organizers are making changes to keep everyone safe. Opening day for the Wisconsin State Fair is next Thursday, Aug. 5, its first comeback since the start of the pandemic.
Kenosha, Milwaukee

Portage burglary, Kenosha man arrested; charges expected in 6 states

MILWAUKEE - A Kenosha man was arrested on suspicion of burglary in Portage on Wednesday, July 28 – and is suspected of crimes in five other states, too. According to the Portage Police Department, 40-year-old Adam Bileck was taken into custody without incident after he "quickly" became a suspect and a Wisconsin State Trooper stopped his car on the interstate near the Dane and Columbia county line.
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Building boom on Bluemound Road?

CITY OF PEWAUKEE — As residents in Waukesha County busied themselves Thursday picking up after early morning storms that swept through the area, dozens of construction workers were out on Bluemound Road (Highway JJ) west of Interstate 94, working on large office, industrial and residential projects. Just south of Lakeland...
Burlington, Milwaukee

Woman shot, Burlington man charged

BURLINGTON, Wis. - Salvador Sanchez, 43, of Burlington, is charged with three counts after prosecutors allege he shot a woman in the leg on Tuesday, July 27. Authorities were dispatched to a home near Ridge and Mormon roads for a report of shots fired on Tuesday night. Dispatch stated the caller, Sanchez, said he had accidentally shot a woman and that she had already gone to the hospital. According to a criminal complaint, Sanchez said he got a new gun that day, one of the bullets jammed, and it went off – striking the victim in the leg.

Grafton police use camera system to reduce crime

GRAFTON, Wis.— A village in Wisconsin is one of the first few to have a new camera system in place in hopes of reducing crime. A new set of cameras in the Grafton community are helping to solve crimes across many counties in Wisconsin. As cars come into the Grafton community, the Flock cameras keep an eye out for any car wanted in a possible crime.
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At least 4 tornadoes confirmed in southeast Wisconsin

CONCORD, Wis. — Survey crews from the National Weather Service visited several locations Thursday to determine whether tornadoes touched down in southeast Wisconsin. Some of the worst damage appears to be in Fond du Lac, Jefferson and Waukesha counties. The storms downed trees and powerlines and caused structural damage in...
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Wisconsin storms bring 3 tornados; 1 man dies in crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin amid powerful thunderstorms that caused widespread damage that contributed to the death of a man who crashed into a fallen tree and power line, officials said Thursday. The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Bucks County, Pennsylvania,... Milwaukee

Food poisoning sends Milwaukee officers to hospital

MILWAUKEE - An apparent case of food poisoning sends as many as eleven Milwaukee police officers to the hospital. Multiple sources tell FOX6 News the outbreak occurred at Police District 5, north of downtown Milwaukee. The outbreaking came hours after officers celebrated one supervisor's retirement and another employee's promotion. One...
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MPD: 3 injured in shootings overnight

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating three shootings that happened overnight and left three people injured. The first shooting shooting happened Thursday, July 29, around 9:40 p.m. near 20th St and North Ave. A 34-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained non-fatal injuries, and he was transported to a local hospital...