CRIME & SAFETY
Hartland pet store spray-painted with swastikas, message of hate
HARTLAND, Wis. - You will find lots of colorful creatures at Hartland's LC Pets. But it was a human spotted outside the store on Wednesday, June 7 that owner Amy Andersen says left a message of hate. "It's disheartening to have this happen in our community," Andersen said. Someone spray-painted...
Man accused of chasing family in car; shooting and killing 1-year-old girl
A man is facing a first-degree reckless homicide charge after prosecutors say he shot and killed a 1-year-old girl while chasing people in another vehicle in Milwaukee on Saturday, June 3.
Wisconsin girl, 6, who disappeared after last being seen at bedtime found safe
Wisconsin police are searching for a six-year-old girl who was last seen by her family when she was put to bed and found missing the following morning. The Cudahy Police Department issued a critical alert on Friday for missing youngster Madelyn Chitwood, who goes by “Maddie.”Maddie is white, stands 4 feet tall, and weighs approximately 60 pounds. Police say she has short blonde hair and blue eyes. Her front teeth are missing and she was wearing her underwear last night when she went to bed.Authorities say that she was last seen in her home shortly after 9pm on Thursday, and...
Waukesha police shooting bodycam, 2 officers hurt, female shooter dead
Waukesha police shooting bodycam, 2 officers hurt, female shooter dead. Waukesha police released body camera video showing a police shooting that happened Dec. 14, 2022 at a home on Oakdale Drive. Katie Powers was fatally shot, and two officers were hurt after responding to reports of someone drilling into the foundation of a duplex.
Cudahy man struck and killed by vehicle while doing surveying work
SLINGER, Wis. — The Wisconsin State Patrol says a 42-year-old Cudahy man was struck and died following a crash around 10:20 a.m. on Friday, June 9, on WIS 60 at I-41 in Washington County near Slinger. State patrol says the crash involved a box truck, and a Toyota Camry....
Crime Stoppers: Suspects caught on camera burglarizing Maynard Steel Casting Co.
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Two young men broke into a Milwaukee business and tried to steal whatever they could find. In the end, they caused thousands of dollars in damage, and it was all caught on video. "They ultimately found a vehicle which they rammed into a fence," said Milwaukee...
Milwaukee shooting, 60th and Silver Spring, man wounded
MILWAUKEE - A 23-year-old Milwaukee man was shot and wounded near 60th and Silver Spring on Friday, June 9. Police said the shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. The victim was taken to a hospital. Milwaukee police are looking for the shooter. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee...
Milwaukee police chase, crash; 2 in custody
MILWAUKEE - Two people were taken into custody Friday morning, June 9 following a police pursuit and crash in Milwaukee. The pursuit began around 2:15 a.m. near 40th and Concordia after officers observed a vehicle believed to be involved in an earlier shooting and attempted to make a traffic stop. The driver refused and a vehicle pursuit ensued.
Gerard Kuchler, a prominent retired Waukesha attorney, named as victim in fatal crash
WAUKESHA - Authorities have identified the 76-year-old victim of a fatal traffic crash as one of the city's most prominent attorneys. Gerard F. Kuchler, of the Waukesha-based law firm Kuchler & Cotton, died from injuries received in a two-vehicle crash around 10 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Les Paul Parkway and St. Paul Avenue (Genesee Road) on a busy stretch of the new Waukesha West Bypass route, according to authorities.
From principal to sergeant: Milwaukee deputy recalls life's important lessons
From patrolling school hallways to patrolling highways, Sgt. Timothy Reymer heads up an afternoon roll call at the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.
Pregnant School Bus Driver Evacuates Students Moments Before Bus Burst Into Flames
Imunek Williams, who has a one-year old and a baby on the way, said her “Mommy instincts kicked in” when she decided it was necessary to evacuate all 37 students from the bus. School bus driver Imunek Williams is being hailed a hero after evacuating 37 students from...
A cop was demoted. Does that mean he lied about a DNA test?
In episode 6 of Unsolved, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Ashley Luthern and I traveled to the small town of Bryan, Ohio. Things got a little dicey when the mother of a woman named Lisa, whose ex-husband believed she could be Alexis Patterson, called the police on us. But she didn't complain about harassment. She claimed we were trying to break into her house. (In case it needs to be said: We weren't.)
Pewaukee dump truck mishap; power lines snagged
PEWAUKEE, Wis. - The driver of a dump truck had a bit of a mishap with some power lines in Pewaukee on Thursday morning, June 8. The incident happened on Duplainville Road near Marjean Lane in Pewaukee. Officials say the truck caught the wires after making a delivery. The box of the dump truck was still up as it entered the roadway.
Morgan Geyser, convicted in Slender Man stabbing, requests release from mental institution a second time
WAUKESHA, Wis. — Morgan Geyser, one of two young women convicted in the Waukesha slender man stabbing case in 2014, is asking to bereleased from a mental institution for a second time. Geyser appeared in court on Monday for a petition hearing stemming from a May 19 request for...
Milwaukee hit-and-run suspect arrested for dragging deputy with car
MILWAUKEE — A 21-year-old Milwaukee man is now in custody for allegedly dragging a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy through a parking lot using their vehicle while fleeing a traffic stop. According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy didn’t suffer any major injuries — just bumps and bruises.
34-year-old critical missing woman found safe
The 34-year-old woman that was reported critical missing has been found safe, Milwaukee police said. She was last seen in the 5500 block of North 92nd Street on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. Police reported her located and safe around 1:15 a.m. Friday. "Critical" missing is a label police apply to people who may...
Here is where the fatal car crashes occurred in Milwaukee County
Milwaukee roads are among the most dangerous and deadliest in the state. On Sunday, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office announced that a 32-year-old man died from his injuries in a hit-and-run crash. That crash occurred on the west side of Milwaukee, an area of town that has its fair share of fatal car crashes.
Brookfield hit-and-run, driver charged 'had to get to work:' complaint
WAUKESHA, Wis. - A Milwaukee man is charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that happened in Brookfield on June 2. The crash happened around 6 a.m. on I-94 westbound at Bluemound and involved three vehicles. The two main vehicles involved in the crash were a Mini Cooper and red...
Arrest made in Milwaukee hit-and-run that killed mom of 4, family seeks justice
A Milwaukee man was charged Monday in connection to a hit-and-run that left a mother of four and her dog dead in October
Wisconsin teenager's body discovered in car that was towed days after crash. Incident resembles others in recent years.
The incident marks the third time since 2018 that Milwaukee personnel left someone behind in a car that was eventually towed.
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