Germantown woman killed in Washington County crash
JACKSON, Wis. — A Germantown woman died in a crash on Wednesday night in the Town of Jackson. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said It happened on Division Road north of Highway 60 shortly before 9 p.m. The sheriff's department says the 23-year-old driver was ejected from the vehicle...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in West Bend, WI
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around west bend..
Washington County Sheriff’s searching marsh area on Hwy G between STH 60 and CTH NN
February 28, 2024 – Town of Jackson, Wi – There is a large presence of law enforcement around the marsh on Highway G between State Hwy 60 and County Hwy NN. Motorists were being detoured around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, February 28, 2024. Washington County Insider on YouTube.
Milwaukee County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 869 Incidents and 68 Crime Stories
Milwaukee County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 869 Incidents and 68 Crime Stories. During the last week, Milwaukee County reported a total of 869 crime cases. A closer look at the data reveals that 'Other' and 'Assault' types of crimes were the most common, with 244 and 243 cases respectively. 'Shooting' cases were also high, accounting for 165 incidents. 'Theft' was reported 110 times, while 'Suspicious Situation' was reported 32 times. Lesser reported crimes included 'Vandalism' with 26 cases, 'Robbery' with 19, 'Arrest' with 13, 'Violation' with 12, and 'Veh Pursuit' with 4. The least reported crime was 'Burglary' with only a single case. The high number of assault and shooting incidents is alarming, pointing to a need for increased vigilance and law enforcement in the place.
Crash near Marquette campus; two arrested for suspected drug dealing
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police took two people into custody after a pursuit ended in a crash near the Marquette University campus. According to police, on Tuesday, they attempted to stop a vehicle for drug dealing near 42 Street and W. North Avenue. Officials say the chase started in the...
This winter has largely been a series of record-setting weather events in Milwaukee
As predicted earlier this month, Milwaukee is closing out its warmest-ever winter on record. The National Weather Service defines winter as the months of December, January and February. According to local NWS meteorologist Taylor Patterson, Milwaukee has seen an average overall temperature of 34.6 degrees over the past three months through Feb. 28.
2 charged in death of West Bend mother found stabbed in car
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Prosecutors charged two people Wednesday in the death of West Bend mother Ashley Calo. It was on February 13, investigators said Calo crashed her car in Fond du Lac. Witnesses told 12 News they found her slumped behind the wheel. Her 3-year-old son was also in the car alive.
Leap Day birthdays: Wisconsin residents celebrate milestones
MILWAUKEE - Two people in southeast Wisconsin celebrated their Leap Day birthdays in special ways on Thursday, Feb. 29. For Norma Quakkelaar, celebrating her 84th birthday in Leap Years meant she was "legally" allowed to get a drink at the bar with her husband in Waukesha. "It’s the 21st, I...
Police arrest 41-year-old man in connection to toddler's fentanyl overdose death
Police arrested a 41-year-old man in Milwaukee in connection to a toddler's fentanyl overdose death.
'It doesn't look good': Retired Milwaukee detective on missing 3-year-old
TWO RIVERS, Wis. — Elijah Vue has been missing for eight days, with still no sign of the 3-year-old. Jesse Vang, who investigators say was watching the child, told police he woke to find the boy gone on last Tuesday morning. The Department of Justice activated an Amber Alert...
Wisconsin man extradited from Florida to South Carolina in disappearance of girl, 13
When a 13-year-old girl, whom state and federal investigators believed was kidnapped from her South Carolina family, was discovered with a 35-year-old man she called her "boyfriend," the teen told investigators the duo had an ominous fallback plan to kill themselves if law enforcement ever tracked them down, according to a report filed in the investigation.
Milwaukee armed robberies; Cashun Drake sentenced, 18 years prison
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Cashun Drake on Wednesday, Feb. 28 to 18 years in prison plus an additional ten years of extended supervision in connection with a series of armed robberies in October and November 2022. Drake reached a plea deal in November 2023, agreeing to plead...
Charges filed against woman accused of double-shooting in West Allis
Ashley Jones has been charged for her role in a double shooting at a West Allis skating rink. Police say she shot two people, including a 13-year-old boy.
Teen who was barred from possessing guns charged in shooting death of Keyshon Harris, 15
An 18-year-old who was barred from possessing guns has been charged with homicide in the death of 15-year-old Keyshon Harris, who was shot at a bus stop in 2023. The criminal complaint detailed what appeared to be a targeted shooting of Keyshon. In the days after his death in August last year, his family said Keyshon recently started a new job and was expecting his first paycheck. He enjoyed dancing and rapping.
Dad who 'disappeared' after 12-year-old's emaciated body found in his home with 2 broken arms arrested after months on the run
Romuan J. Moye was arrested in Wisconsin several months after he allegedly starved his 12-year-old son to death and then went on the run. The post Dad who ‘disappeared’ after 12-year-old’s emaciated, maggot-covered 54-pound body found in his home with 2 broken arms arrested after months on the run first appeared on Law & Crime.
Toyota recalls 380,000 Tacoma trucks due to axle issue
About 381,000 Toyota Tacoma trucks are being recalled by the Japanese auto manufacturer due to issues with bolts on the vehicles’ rear axle. The issue affects 2022 and 2023 models of the truck in the United States and stems from welding debris left on the ends of the rear axle assembly, which could cause nuts to loosen and fall off over time, the company said in an announcement on Feb. 27. This could potentially cause the part to separate from the axle, which, if occurred, would affect brake performance and vehicle stability.
Independence Day Parade, Concert, and Festival Foods Fireworks
Join the City of West Allis and West Allis Events Committee for this year’s Independence Day celebrations on July 2 and July 4, 2024! Start your holiday festivities by bringing the whole family to the festive parade in downtown West Allis on Tuesday evening and end your celebrations with a boom on Thursday evening! Enjoy live music by Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Wisconsin’s #1 party band” with high energy, drive, and love for making unique and memorable shows with multi-instrumentalist musicians and both male and female vocals, followed by an incredible fireworks show hosted by Festival Foods.
Discover Waukesha: The Top 3 Pubs You Must Visit
In this article, we're going to explore three remarkable pubs in Waukesha. Have you had a chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Yelp reviewers chose their best cheeseburger in Wisconsin. Here's your choice.
After Yelp's reviewers said Kopp’s Frozen Custard had the best cheeseburger in Wisconsin, we wanted to hear from you. We asked you what you thought — what Wisconsin restaurant has the best cheeseburger. We received more than 100 responses. Although Kopp’s was still a fan favorite, Oscar’s — it has two locations in Milwaukee...
Wisconsin: Potawatomi Casino Hotel to open new poker room, sportsbook
Potawatomi Casino Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, today announced the grand opening of a poker room and sportsbook is scheduled for May 3, 2024. The 14-table poker room and Las Vegas-style sportsbook are part of a $190 million renovation project that started in September, 2023. “We are excited to bring the...