The Poorest City in Wisconsin has been RevealedTravel MavenNewsBreak Contributor
Manuel Franco, the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot, where is he now?Mr BillyNewsBreak Contributor
Wisconsin's Job Woes Persist: Another Business Joins Layoff ListAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Cultivating Community for Milwaukee's Hispanic Population: The Story of Alonso IbarraGreta NunezNewsBreak Contributor
Abortions Resume in Wisconsin After 15 Months of Legal UncertaintyHealthsiaNewsBreak Contributor
Rare flamingo sighting on Lake Michigan in Wisconsin
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. — Five flamingos have been spotted on Lake Michigan in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Jerry Lorenz, the state director of research for Audubon Florida, speculates that the birds were flying between Cuba and the Yucatan and got diverted by Hurricane Idalia. According to the American Birding Association's...
20 year-old man shot, killed after fight
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1900 block of N. Eighth Street. Police say the shooting happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday night. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says the victim died on the way to the hospital. Police say that the shooting...
Milwaukee Residents Charged with Murder in Early Morning Cyclist Shooting
On the morning of Monday, Sept. 18, a fatal shooting occurred near 29th and Wells, leading to charges against Milwaukee residents, Shaquile Diggs and Jonathan Jones. The two men are believed to have carried out the attack on a 36-year-old cyclist, possibly linked to a previous incident involving Jones' brother.
Shooting ends Milwaukee high school football game early, cancels homecoming dance
A shooting sent players and fans running off the field Friday night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ending a high school football game early but causing no injuries. Pius XI was leading Milwaukee Lutheran 37-14 just as the fourth quarter was about to start when gunshots could be heard on Milwaukee ...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Milwaukee, 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 Milwaukee.
Port Washington woman asks for help after pet giant tortoise escaped
September 24, 2023 – Port Washington, WI – Brittany Hudson of Port Washington is asking for help locating her pet tortoise which escaped its enclosure on Saturday, September 23. My tortoise escaped from her enclosure today. Please help us look for her and bring her home. Her name...
The Poorest City in Wisconsin has been Revealed
A newly released list of the poorest communities in the country has been released from the online finance site known as Insider Monkey. They have analyzed recent census data including the poverty rate, median household income, and unemployment rate in order to create a list of the poorest cities in each of the 50 states.
Discover Franklin's Top 3 Pubs: Unforgettable Experiences Await
In this article, we are exploring three exceptional pubs located in Franklin. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Gas station clerk attacked, man charged
A Port Washington man is charged with substantial battery and stalking after a Sept. 19 altercation with a gas station clerk.
13th and Lapham shooting, 1 wounded
MILWAUKEE - A 21-year-old was shot and wounded near 13th and Lapham on Sunday morning, Sept. 24. Milwaukee police said the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. The victim arrived at a hospital for treatment of a non-fatal wound. Officials said the shooting appeared to be related to a physical fight....
Downtown Kohl’s takes shape with opening imminent
The forthcoming Kohl’s establishment in downtown Milwaukee, located at HUB640, is currently progressing according to schedule and is slated to be inaugurated this autumn. Over the forthcoming weeks, the focus will shift to interior construction at the address, 640 Vel R. Phillips Ave., which was formerly occupied by a Boston Store for an extended duration.
Manuel Franco, the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot, where is he now?
Manuel Franco, aged 24 and residing in West Allis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was officially announced as the winner of the $768 million Powerball jackpot on April 23, 2019.. For Franco, whose previous financial ambition was to have $1,000 in savings, this is a monumental shift in fortune. He confirmed his intention to allocate a fraction of these funds to charitable causes.
Weekly Safety Report: Disorderly Conduct, Controlled Substance Possession, and School Hold in Germantown, WI
This week in Germantown, Wisconsin, there were several incidents reported to the Germantown Police Department. These incidents included disorderly conduct at Germantown High School and Kennedy Middle School, as well as in the W17000 block of County Line Road. Additionally, there was a citation issued for possession of a controlled substance at Sendik's on Mequon Road. Furthermore, two Germantown schools, Kennedy Middle School and MacArthur School, were placed on hold due to a report of someone carrying a gun in the area.
Weekly Safety Report: Lawsuit Alleging Excessive Force and Police Chase Ends in Crash in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
This week in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, two incidents occurred. In the first incident, a local activist filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and three police officers, alleging excessive force and unlawful search. The second incident involved a police chase that ended in a crash, resulting in the arrest of the driver for fleeing and operating while intoxicated.
$725 Million Powerball Jackpot Marks Historic High in Wisconsin Lottery; $2.8 Million Win at Butler Store
The Wisconsin Lottery is in the news again for significant wins that have been reported. A Mega Bucks ticket was sold at a Kwik Trip store in Butler, which won the buyer a substantial $2.8 million on September 20th. Interestingly, this is the second time this year that the store has sold a winning ticket. It had previously sold a $50,000 Powerball ticket in April.
Weekly Safety Report: Domestic Incident, Car Crash, and Hidden Camera Charges in West Bend, WI
The West Bend Police Department in West Bend, WI, has been investigating several incidents this week. These include a domestic incident on Willow Lane, a car crashing into a cafe on Main Street, and a former Froedtert employee facing felony charges related to hidden cameras at the hospital.
Legends Say This One Church In Wisconsin is Terrorized By 3 Strange Creatures
Holy Hill in Wisconsin is the sight of beautiful views and a church rumored to perform true miracles, but legend says it has a dark, haunted side filled with terrifying creatures too. The Mysteries of Holy Hill. The area of Erin and Hubertus, Wisconsin is home to a breathtakingly gorgeous...
Canal Street hit-and-run, pedestrian killed
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee hit-and-run left a pedestrian dead early Saturday morning, Sept. 23. It happened near 25th and Canal Street – just west of Potawatomi Casino Hotel – around 1:45 a.m. The medical examiner's office identified the victim as a 48-year-old woman. Police said the victim died...
4,000+ fugitives arrested; Milwaukee among 20 cities in U.S. Marshals sweep
U.S. Marshals arrested 4,455 violent fugitives during Operation North Star III in 20 cities across the country, including Milwaukee.
Waukesha County Scam Targets Donations for Injured Teen
A series of businesses in Waukesha County fell victim to a scam while attempting to aid with the medical expenses of an injured teenager from a car accident in May. The 18-year-old's grandparents, Al and Laura Hagen, stated that the scam also targeted their family. Laura Hagen found out about the scam when she discovered a man misusing their benefit flyers to collect fraudulent donations.