CRIME & SAFETY
Waukesha Antique Mall fire; 2 people treated at scene
WAUKESHA, Wis. - A fire broke out at the Waukesha Antique Mall on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Waukesha Fire Department was dispatched to the antique mall for a report of a structure fire just before noon on Tuesday. There was a report of light smoke coming from the roof/attic area. While responding, dispatch advised there was one person unaccounted for in the fire's area of origin.
Milwaukee Case Exposes Severe Child Neglect and Questions Welfare System's Response
In a deeply troubling case from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, two boys aged 7 and 9 were discovered in a profound state of neglect, leading to the arrest of their mother, Katie Koch, and her partner, Joel Manke. Neighbors were horrified to see the children, naked and smeared with dirt, wandering through the Bluemound Heights neighborhood. The subsequent police investigation revealed a home environment fraught with the stench of urine and feces, with the children's bedroom in a particularly appalling condition, featuring smeared walls, boarded-up windows, and a door that could be latched from the outside.
Muskego Family Falls Victim to Rental Scam, Faces Eviction
A Muskego family falls victim to a rental scam, paying rent in advance for a house they believed they were leasing. The real owners, HomePath Financial, had no knowledge of the family, revealing the lease was fake. The family now faces eviction.
Boy Who Escaped Wisconsin ‘House of Horrors’ Began to ‘Panic’ Over Locked Door at Police Station: Detectives
Milwaukee police had a difficult time interviewing two boys whose mother was arrested and charged with false imprisonment and neglect
Stolen U-Haul stopped, 4 arrested off I-94 in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee County sheriff's deputies arrested four people after a high-risk traffic stop Tuesday, Nov. 28. The sheriff's office said a stolen U-Haul truck pulled in front of a deputy, who tried to stop it. The truck did not stop right away, and the deputy called for backup. FOX6...
Sheriff's Office turns over full video of Zoo arrest; lawmaker to pursue state bodycam law
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (MSCO) has released the complete video of a controversial arrest that happened last month at the county zoo. The incident ended with a teenager attacking a deputy and the deputy punching the teen multiple times before arresting her. However, the video...
Increase in Citizen Complaints Against Milwaukee Police Despite Decreased Public Contacts
Discover why citizen complaints against the Milwaukee Police Department are on the rise, despite a decrease in public contacts. Tune in to understand the implications of this trend, the efficiency of complaint investigations, and what the future holds for police-citizen relations in Milwaukee.
Bodycam Footage Reveals Tense Encounter Prior to Arrests at Milwaukee County Zoo
Experience the tense moments leading up to an arrest at Milwaukee County Zoo, captured on bodycam footage. Watch as law enforcement repeatedly requests compliance, leading to a window being broken and an individual being taken into custody for obstructing.
Murder-Suicide by Mother Against her Son.
The Prince George County Police Department (PGPD) reported that a mother fatally shot her teenage son and then took her own life on Saturday afternoon in Lanham. According to the police, they received a call about two deceased individuals in a wooded area located in the 10400 block of Greenbelt Road around 2:00 p.m. on November 25th.
Jury takes less than an hour to convict unlicensed driver in fatal New Year's Day crash
An unlicensed driver was found guilty of homicide in a high-speed crash that killed a Menomonee Falls man who was riding with his parents to a New Year's Day church service. A Milwaukee County jury deliberated for less than an hour before returning a verdict Tuesday to convict Juan Felix-Avendano of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and other charges stemming from the crash.
Video shows suspects lighting car on fire; police still looking for suspects
Police are looking for suspects who are accused of lighting a car on fire in Milwaukee on Saturday evening.
'I couldn't believe it': 18-year-old arrested in Thanksgiving Day deadly shooting
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said an 18-year-old is in custody connected to afatal shooting on Thanksgiving. The gunfire killed 17-year-old Al'Jevon Wilkins just before 11 a.m. in the living room of an apartment near 24th and Wells streets. Wilkins' third-grade basketball coach, Naasir Rodgers, said he was in disbelief...
Man accused of waving gun at vigil crowd
A Milwaukee man suspected of shooting up an elderly woman's home last winter is now accused of a new felony gun crime.
Milwaukee Man Survives Near-Fatal Crash Caused by Unsecured Load, Raises Awareness on Road Safety
A near-fatal accident on 894 Milwaukee County has a survivor raising awareness about road safety. A loose wooden board from a work truck led to a crash into a cement barrier at 70 mph. The survivor, a construction company owner, emphasizes the importance of securing loads properly.
Cadillac Riddled with Gunfire in New Berlin Apartment Complex
Breaking news from New Berlin as a Cadillac is sprayed with gunfire outside an apartment complex. A witness recounts the terrifying incident, while police investigate the scene, finding a car riddled with bullet holes. The search for the shooter continues.
Milwaukee man charged with assaulting firefighters who responded to fire at his home
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee man has been charged with assaulting firefighters after crews were trying to put out a fire at his own home. Twenty-nine-year-old Charles Wynn is facing one count of battery to firefighters. A criminal complaint says on Thanksgiving night, the Milwaukee Fire Department responded to...
2021 Milwaukee fatal shooting, homicide case dismissed
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office dismissed without prejudice a 2021 first-degree intentional homicide case. After a fatal shooting near 29th and Wells that August, prosecutors charged Daniel Thomas. A spokesperson said there is now "additional evidence" that suggests Thomas did not commit the crime – and an ongoing investigation hopes to charge whoever is responsible.
Local band lends voice to a mother seeking justice in her son's fentanyl death
Behind each fentanyl death is a family often left reeling. Now, a local band is lending its voice to a Franklin mother who lost her two sons.
Sheboygan Police Warn of a Wanted Domestic Abuse Suspect Hiding in the Area
The Sheboygan Police Department is warning residents to be on the look out for a man that is believed to be hiding in the area. 28-year-old Nathaniel Cabrera is being sought by officials for several domestic abuse incidents. He stands about 5’ 10” tall, weighs around 205 pounds.