Milwaukee, WIWISN

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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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.
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.

From the newsroom: Germantown board discusses seeking state funding for Division Road improvements

The village of Gernantown is looking for options to finance the reconstruction of Division Road from Mequon Road to Wendy Lane. The options were discussed by village staff and the Germantown Village Board during the July 19 board meeting. Village Public Works Director Larry Ratayczak said the village has looked for funding options for reconstructing the road but may just opt to rebuild it in its current alignment at a cost estimated at $1.3 million to $1.4 million.
Milwaukee, WIBiz Times

New bar planned for former Eastsider space aims to honor the past

A Milwaukee-based lawyer and real estate broker hopes to restore what was once a lively nightlife strip on Milwaukee’s East Side by bringing back a longtime establishment in modern form. Cord Harris recently signed a lease for the former Eastsider space. The Eastsider was a popular college bar that closed...
Milwaukee, WIUrban Milwaukee

Frida festival and Puerto Rican Family Festival taking place this weekend

Alderman Scott Spiker invites residents to two festivals happening this weekend in the 13th Aldermanic District, also known as the Garden District. The 2nd annual Frida Fest will take place TOMORROW – Saturday, July 31st and Sunday, August 1st from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Farmhouse Paint & Sip (4511 S. 6th St.) and will feature food trucks, music and local art vendors. The Frida Fest is sponsored by Chuchos Red Tacos and the Farmhouse Paint & Sip.
Butler, Milwaukee

Road rage shooting outside Butler Village Hall, police say

MILWAUKEE - Police responded to reports of shots fired just outside of Butler Village Hall on Friday afternoon, July 30. Upon investigation, it was found that two vehicles and occupants were involved in a road rage incident that started in Milwaukee, headed west on Hampton avenue and into Butler. There was a minor traffic collision at some point.