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Milwaukee fatal shooting near 13th and Lapham

MILWAUKEE - The medical examiner responded to a fatal shooting in Milwaukee Saturday night, Dec. 3 near 13th and Lapham. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. FOX6 News reached out to police for more information on the victim, what may have led to the shooting and whether any arrests have been made.
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Milwaukee death near 13th and Lapham

MILWAUKEE - The medical examiner responded to a death investigation in Milwaukee Saturday night, Dec. 3 near 13th and Lapham. It happened around 9:30 p.m. FOX6 News reached out to police for more information on the victim, what may have led to death and whether any arrests have been made.
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10-Year-Old Boy Charged As An Adult After Fatally Shooting Mother Over Virtual Reality Headset

A 10-year-old boy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is being charged as an adult after he admitted to fatally shooting his mother, 44-year-old Quiana Mann, on Nov. 21. WTMJ News reported that Mann was shot in her eye at close range around 7 a.m. inside her home on 87th and Hemlock by her son. He first told the authorities that he’d shot her accidentally by twirling the gun around his finger.
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Child accidentally shot self, Wauwatosa police say

WAUWATOSA, Wis. - Wauwatosa police say a child was taken to Children's Wisconsin on Saturday, Dec. 3 after accidentally shooting themselves. The child was taken to the emergency room by a parent with a gunshot wound to the hand, police said. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. Police are investigating...
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Milwaukee home shot at three times in three weeks

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee home keeps taking fire. A mother of two said someone has shot up her house near N. 87th Street and Villard Avenue three times in three weeks. She has no idea why. Ashleigh, who asked 12 News not to use her last name, said the...
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Woman, girl beaten in Milwaukee near James Lovell and Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE - A 17-year-old girl and a Greenfield woman were beaten up near Wisconsin and James Lovell on Tuesday, Nov. 29; Milwaukee police are looking for the people responsible. Police said the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. A 17-year-old Milwaukee girl was taken to a hospital for treatment. The second...
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Milwaukee boy critically missing found

MILWAUKEE - UPDATE: A 14-year-old Milwaukee boy who was the focus of a critically missing person alert on Friday has been found safe, police say. The Milwaukee Police Department has asked for help finding a critical missing 14-year-old boy Cruz Ortiz-Bell – last seen Friday, Dec. 2, around 3 p.m.
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Milwaukee shooting, Illinois man sentenced to 20 years in prison

MILWAUKEE - An Illinois man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a 2021 Milwaukee shooting. A jury found Michael White, 28, of Country Club Hills, Illinois guilty in September of first-degree reckless homicide, first-degree reckless injury and first-degree recklessly endangering safety. The shooting happened at a gas...
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Timothy Olson speaks from jail, accused of kidnapping woman in 70s

MILWAUKEE - Timothy Olson said the 79-year-old woman he is accused of kidnappings is lying – because she may have had feelings for him. Olson called FOX6 Investigator Bryan Polcyn from the Milwaukee County Jail. Olson said he met the woman – who is 27 years older than him...
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A New Report Examines Substance-use Disorder Services in Milwaukee County as Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Soar

This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories reporting on fifteen city neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. At the current pace, the number of drug overdose deaths in Milwaukee County will surpass last year’s record high total of 643. As of...
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Milwaukee shooting: Man wounded near 64th and Silver Spring

MILWAUKEE - A 22-year-old Milwaukee man was shot and wounded near 64th and Silver Spring on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 1. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He is expected to survive. Police are seeking the shooter. Anyone with any information on this incident is...
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Family of man who died in custody calls for justice

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee family is continuing to call for justice and answers. This comes after officials said Brieon Green took his own life in June while in custody at Milwaukee County Jail. "It could've been prevented. Somebody was standing right outside the door. Right outside the door....