CRIME & SAFETY
Man Arrested After Chemical Attack on Port Washington Gas Station Clerk
A man connected to an attack on a gas station clerk in Port Washington has been arrested. He allegedly used an undisclosed chemical in the attack at SP Mart on Grand Avenue. The assailant splashed a mysterious liquid at the clerk, resulting in temporary blindness and significant discomfort for her. The staff member was taken to the hospital.
Fistfight over money led to murder: complaint
A Milwaukee teen is charged with first-degree reckless homicide for a Sept. 12 shooting near 19th and Clarke on the city's north side.
West Bend man posts increased cash bond after failing to comply with 3rd requested competency exam
September 21, 2023 – West Bend, WI – Douglas Carter, 56, posted bond in Washington County Court today, even after the amount was raised to $30,000 because the court said he failed to comply with an order to complete a competency exam. It was June 20, 2023, when West Bend Police, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies and the SWAT team took Carter into custody following an extended standoff in the 1700 block of Woodridge Road in West Bend, WI.
Operation North Star III: Milwaukee among 20 cities targeted
MILWAUKEE - The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 4,455 fugitives during Operation North Star III, which targeted violent offenders across 20 cities – including Milwaukee. Operation North Star III cleared 2,818 violent warrants during the three-month enforcement effort, authorities said. Investigators also seized 555 firearms, more than $1 million in cash and 85 kilograms of illegal narcotics.
Milwaukee Committee Unanimously Recommends Revoking Gas Station's License After Fatal Incident
The Milwaukee Common Council licensing committee unanimously recommended the revocation of Teutonia Gas and Food's license. This follows a deadly shooting at the store, which resulted in the death of Isaiah Allen, reportedly over stolen snack cakes. The committee's recommendation is a precursor to the final decision expected to be made by the full council next month.
Caregiver arrested in ongoing Helping Hands investigation, alleged abuse reported Monday
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A caregiver at the Helping Hands group home was arrested Thursday, Sept. 21, for abusing a resident. But this incident was reported on Monday. It is not the assault that was caught on camera and reported earlier this summer. 47-year-old Avery L. Davis was taken into...
Massive oil fire at industrial plant on Milwaukee's northwest side
Fire crews responded to a fire on Milwaukee's northwest side after thousands of gallons of flammable quench oil caught fire.
Man found with stabbing wound dies at hospital in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — A 24-year-old man was stabbed overnight near 3rd and Orchard Streets in Milwaukee. According to police, it happened at approximately 2 a.m. The man was taken to the hospital, where he died. Police are investigating the homicide and continue to look for suspects. Anyone with any information...
19th and Clarke homicide; Milwaukee teen accused removed GPS monitor
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee teen is charged with first-degree reckless homicide for a Sept. 12 shooting on the city's north side. Prosecutors say 17-year-old Dequan Williams was out on GPS monitoring for a prior conviction at the time – and removed his ankle monitor. The shooting happened near 19th...
West Allis motorcycle crash vigil arrests
West Allis police announced multiple arrests connected to a “large crowd" that formed near 92nd and Arthur after a fatal motorcycle crash.
Waukesha woman's body found, man charged
A Waukesha woman's body was found decomposed by construction workers in September 2022, and prosecutors say she was killed.
Fatal I-75 crash claims woman’s life
ENGLEWOOD — A Wisconsin woman lost her life in a fatal three-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 Thursday morning. According to a press release from the Dayton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSP) the crash occurred on Thursday, Sept. 21, at approximately 6:03 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-75 near mile post 66 in Monroe Township.
Attempted Murder Charges For Milwaukee Man After Two Shootings In Two Days
A Milwaukee resident is facing severe legal consequences as authorities in the city allege that he engaged in two separate shooting incidents within a span of two days. According to prosecutors, 37-year-old Paul McNeil is accused of shooting one individual on September 13th, followed by another shooting on September 14th.
Milwaukee laundromat has security cameras, dozens for public safety
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee business takes over a property on the city's north side. The business owner wants to help the community stay safe – with dozens of security cameras. "I just knew with the apartments and the families and all the children, they needed a really nice place to do their laundry. So here it is," said Jason Dodge, Quick Wash owner.
‘They are constantly scared’: Family traumatized by Waukesha parade massacre sues convicted murderer Darrell Brooks and major insurance company
A family of four is suing convicted killer Darrell Brooks over the "extreme emotional distress" and trauma he caused by murdering six people and injuring dozens more right in front of their eyes. The post ‘They are constantly scared’: Family traumatized by Waukesha parade massacre sues convicted murderer Darrell Brooks and major insurance company first appeared on Law & Crime.
Wisconsin Republicans Propose Harsher Penalties for Evading Police
Republican politicians in Wisconsin aim to combat reckless driving with a new proposed law. This law would mean harsher punishments for those who evade police. The spark for such legislation comes from Governor Tony Evers, who signed two similar bills earlier this year.
Is under-staffing really what’s wrong with Milwaukee’s County Jail?
A Milwaukee County Sheriff vehicle parked below a bridge being crossed by protesters. (Photo by Isiah Holmes) As questions have grown over conditions in the Milwaukee County Jail – where six people have died over the past 14 months – citizens have demanded an explanation for the continued deaths even as city and county leaders, including the county executive, mayor and sheriff have changed. The Milwaukee County Sheriff has blamed staffing shortages and lack of funding for the deaths. But critics point out that other facilities with staffing shortages aren’t seeing similar problems.
Milwaukee Man Charged in Brady Street Hit-and-Run Despite Revoked License
Marvin Thomas, a Milwaukee resident, is facing charges related to a hit-and-run incident on Brady Street earlier this month. Despite having a revoked license, Thomas has admitted to being the driver during the occurrence. He is now charged with a hit-and-run that led to significant injury.
Missing Milwaukee Children Found, Possible Charges in Review
Three foster children in Milwaukee have been found at their paternal grandmother's house following a 72-hour search. The children, 11-year-old Cedrion, 10-year-old Mercedes, and 7-year-old Cedrinique McCottry, had left school early.
Cartel Scam Circulating In Small Town Wisconsin
Of all the scams we report on, this might be the scariest due to the nature of the scam. The Port Washington Police Department in Wisconsin reported this scam just yesterday (September 18th). According to their post, they have received reports of this scam locally, which means it could happen...