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Pregnant mother saves students from burning school bus in Milwaukee
We first told you about a dramatic school bus fire Wednesday morning. The driver of that bus is now sharing what happened.
Judge sentences shooter of 12-year-old girl who 'stared' at him to 22 years in prison
MILWAUKEE — A man charged with killing a 12-year-old because she "stared" at him will have to spend 22 years in prison. Benjamin Garrett, 18, pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless homicide. Police said he shot Olivia Schultz in front of her mother, Celeste Wilson, in an alley in October.
Here's what to know about having a fire pit or bonfire in Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs
Summer is here. It's time to break out the marshmallows and other campfire food and roast them over your outdoor fire pits. Before you start the fire, make sure your firepit or bonfire follows local laws and safety guidelines. ...
Wisconsin's Best Hot Dog Joint
LoveFood found the best spot for hot dogs in each state.
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.
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.
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.
Downtown Dining Week 2023 kicks off in Milwaukee
Downtown Dining Week is an opportunity to sample new and established restaurants while supporting the local economy. There are nearly 30 restaurants participating.
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...
Milwaukee hit-and-run, motorcyclist hurt, driver drunk: complaint
MILWAUKEE - Paul Bermudez, 32, of Milwaukee, is charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured a motorcyclist near 68th and Oklahoma May 28. Prosecutors say he was drunk at the time. He's charged with OWI, second offense, hit-and-run and operating while revoked. The crash happened around 4 p.m....
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.
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...
Drug overdose deaths in Milwaukee have doubled in the past decade. Here's how you can respond.
Overdoses drug deaths doubled in Milwaukee County from 2010 to 2020. Public health experts say more deaths could be prevented if community members have access and are trained to use Narcan, a medication to help reverse opioid overdose. Demand for Narcan has skyrocketed in places like Ozaukee and Washington counties, especially after four...
Milwaukee recycling plant facing "significant downtime" after fire
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee recycling plant will be out of commission for a while after a massive fire Wednesday. This facility processes recyclables for the city of Milwaukee and 26 communities in Waukesha County -- or at least it did. Thursday afternoon, Milwaukee Sanitation Services got into the...
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.
Cecilio Negron Jr. dead; Milwaukee leaders recognize community icon
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Common Council on Wednesday honored Cecilio Negron Jr. – a community icon who died last week at the age of 47. Negron Jr. died the morning of May 25. His father told FOX6 News the cause was heart failure. "They say the good die young...
Driver fleeing from Milwaukee police blows red light, crashes into 2 cars
A driver fleeing from Milwaukee police blew a red light and crashed into two vehicles on Tuesday. Milwaukee police attempted to stop a vehicle for no plates near 26th and Vine around 9:40 p.m.
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...
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,...
Summer violent crime, Milwaukee leaders lay out plans for peace
MILWAUKEE - The start of summer comes with a concern for Milwaukee law enforcement, and the numbers don't lie: Violent crime increases in warmer months. Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman and Milwaukee County Sheriff Denita Ball laid out plans Thursday, June 1 to keep the peace this summer. The city's major crime numbers are trending down.