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Oak Creek retail theft; man sought, accused of stealing $2K of clothes
OAK CREEK, Wis. - Oak Creek police are asking the public for its help in identifying and locating a man suspected of stealing $2,000 worth of clothes from a store on Monday, May 8. Officials say the person pictured in this post was with a woman. A Facebook post on...
Man Arrested For Allegedly Battering Woman in Car
KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–A chance discovery by a law enforcement officer led to the discovery of a battered woman. Oak Creek police spotted a car outside a motel on Saturday which had plates that did not match its registration. After connecting the car to a person staying at the motel,...
Milwaukee gas station shooting; Makaelon Bennett sentenced, 27 years prison
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Makaelon Bennett on Wednesday, May 31 to 27 years in prison and another 15 years of extended supervision in connection with a fatal shooting that happened at a gas station near 7th and Keefe in November 2022. Bennett pleaded guilty in April to...
After nearly 5 hours, standoff ends with 1 taken into custody
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police responded to a home near Medford Ave. and Tamarack St. with a gun complaint around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31st. Police say that a 24-year-old male, who they say was armed with a gun, reportedly fired several gunshots inside the home while officers were trying to contact him. No officers were injured and no officers on the scene discharged their firearms.
5-hour police standoff at Milwaukee home, man arrested
MILWAUKEE — A 24-year-old man fired several gunshots inside a house near Medford Avenue and Ridge Court in Milwaukee Wednesday night. Milwaukee police responded to a report of a person with a firearm inside a house. While officers were at the scene attempting to contact the suspect, he fired several shots inside the residence.
Five arrested following Amber Alert for 1-year-old girl
MILWAUKEE- Nearly half a dozen people have been arrested following the issuance of an Amber Alert for a 1-year-old girl Wednesday afternoon. Milwaukee Police say five people were arrested after an Amber Alert was issued for 1-year-old Khennedy Parker. Parker was reported missing Wednesday afternoon after her family said she hadn’t been seen since she was spotted near 50th and Meinecke.
Suspect arrested after nearly five-hour standoff with Milwaukee Police
A suspect was taken into custody overnight following a five-hour standoff with police, the Milwaukee Police Department said Thursday.
5 arrested in connection to Amber Alert: Missing 1-year-old girl found safe
The Milwaukee Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 1-year-old girl who was last seen near 50th and Meinecke.
An Ohio woman has a strong resemblance to Alexis Patterson. Could she be the missing girl?
The latest season of Unsolved, a true-crime podcast for USA TODAY and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, examines the disappearance of 7-year-old Alexis Patterson. Alexis went missing in Milwaukee in 2002. Fourteen years after she vanished, a man in Ohio came forward to suggest his ex-wife could be Alexis. The following excerpts from the Journal Sentinel archives, reported by Crocker Stephenson, were first published in 2016. Unsolved is available on all podcast platforms.
Video: Drivers continue ignoring road closure signs on I-43 North
MILWAUKEE — Just one week after WISN 12 Newsobtained video of drivers bypassing road closure signs on I-43 North, the behavior is caught on camera again. Wisconsin Department of Transportation video from Tuesday shows drivers ignoring road closure signs, cutting in front of massive traffic backups. As part of...
Franklin driver sped away from police, 2 passengers jumped
FRANKLIN, Wis. - Two people jumped from a vehicle that sped away from Franklin police Tuesday evening, May 30, and police said the driver kept going even after crashing the car. She ended up getting away, and her passengers were hospitalized. This all started around 7:30 p.m. with a call...
Milwaukee Man Accused of Using Dating Apps to Rob People Wants to Represent Himself in Court
The suspect, who is accused of finding women on dating apps, drugging and robbing them, and possibly even killing one of them, is requesting the right to represent himself in court. Timothy Olson appeared in a Milwaukee County court on Tuesday without a lawyer, but he still intends to pursue...
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Greenfield Teacher Out After School Investigation Found Inappropriate Relationship
Instead of being fired, the Greenfield teacher who is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student resigned. Lisa Elliott, the superintendent of Greenfield Schools, wrote a letter to parents on Tuesday stating that the teacher resigned after learning that he would be fired. While Elliot claimed that the...
Fourth of July fireworks return to Milwaukee's lakefront July 3
The Milwaukee Lakefront Fourth of July fireworks are returning on July 3, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley announced Thursday.
Sportsman's Warehouse gun theft, Racine Park High School student charged
RACINE, Wis. - Mauriece Krueger, 18, a Racine Park High School student, is accused of stealing guns from his employer, Sportsman's Warehouse. Prosecutors say an anonymous tip came in that Krueger had stolen a bag of M&M's during his shift, which led management to discover the guns had been taken.
Visiting Milwaukee Alano Club, an East Side haven for those in recovery
Every week on Urban Spelunking, Radio Milwaukee’s Nate Imig and OnMilwaukee’s Bobby Tanzilo dig into the buildings and architectural features that help retain the city’s sense of history while it builds for the future. For more than 70 years, an East Side mansion has welcomed people of...
Man dead after being shot near 45th and Melvina
A 51-year-old man is dead after he was shot near 45th and Melvina on Wednesday, according to Milwaukee police.
Bursts of shots caught on audio sound like a 'war zone,' Milwaukee mayor says
Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson on Tuesday compared the city to a "war zone" as he described bursts of rapidly fired gunshots from four separate incidents earlier this month. "That's dozens and dozens of rounds. ... To me, that sounds like a war zone," he told the Rotary Club of Milwaukee.
Who’s Buried in Milwaukee?
Many people think cemeteries are haunted, and maybe that’s true, but by day they contain important pieces of Milwaukee’s history. The city’s legendary brewing magnates—Jacob Best, Valentin Blatz, Gottlieb Heileman, Frederick Miller, Frederick Pabst, and August Uihlein—are interred at Forest Home. Joseph Schlitz, who died at sea, is honored with a cenotaph as his body was never recovered.
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