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Milwaukee police: Man dies following shooting near 28th and McKinley
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near 28th and McKinley on Friday, June 22.The call to officials came in shortly after 6 p.m.According to Milwaukee police, one man was shot and died from his injuries.The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office responde
Teens beat man, 52, with stick in West Allis when he refused to hand over money
The man was outside his home near 64th and Mitchell streets about 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, when the youths approached, police said. At least one of the boys beat him with the stick.
Grizzly bears escape primary containment at Milwaukee County Zoo
Two grizzly bears escaped their primary containment and were in the secondary containment area after a door was left unsecured at the Milwaukee County Zoo Thursday.It happened at 5 p.m. when the zoo was closing. The few remaining visitors were escorted to other zoo buildings as a precaution.The bear
Diplo plays free concert at Summerfest’s newest stage
MILWAUKEE — It was quite the party Friday night, June 22 at Summerfest’s new stage.The DJ Diplo played a free “stage-warming” concert at the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage.Despite somewhat chilly temperatures, hundreds turned out for the show.PHOTO GALLERYPhoto GalleryThe old structure was torn down
Hartland man who gave teen drugs, alcohol before she died in fatal crash convicted of homicide
Blake Martz, 21, pleaded no contest June 21 to being party to the crime of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle, court records show. Judge Lee S. Dreyfus found him guilty the same day.
Driver charged in chase that killed Milwaukee Police Officer Charles Irvine Jr. due in court
Ladell Harrison was arrested hours after the crash and faces 11 felony charges, including five drug counts, fleeing an officer causing death and two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety.
Alleged drunk driver accused of hitting, killing pedestrian could get 80 years
According to a report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner, Williams was walking, using a walker, in the street near 28th and State when investigators allege Anderson struck him with an SUV.
Woman arrested after chasing ex out of home with hammer and throwing it through a window in South Milwaukee
A 26-year-old South Milwaukee resident was arrested after she allegedly chased her former boyfriend out of her apartment in the 400 block of Marion Avenue with a hammer. She then allegedly threw it through a storm-door window, picked it up, jumped into a car through a window and was swinging it insi
Milwaukee woman wins $1.6 million jackpot at Potawatomi
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Sometimes it pays big to play the slots at the casino. A Milwaukee woman won the $1.6 million jackpot while playing the Wheel of Fortune machine at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.The lucky winner, who remains anonymous, hit the jackpot just after 6 p.m. on Thursday.The largest jackpo
Milwaukee man charged, accused of driving drunk, causing crash that killed pedestrian
MILWAUKEE — Christopher Anderson, 34, of Milwaukee has been criminally charged — accused of causing a crash that killed a pedestrian on Monday, June 18 near 29th and State in Milwaukee. The victim has been identified as Bruce Williams.
Milwaukee police investigate non-fatal shooting near 14th and Cleveland
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened near 14th and Cleveland Thursday evening, June 21.The call to officials came in shortly before 8:30 p.m.According to police, one person was shot and suffered non-life threatening injuries.Non-fatal shooting near 14th and Clevela
Police: 16-year-old girl suffers stab wounds during family fight near 42nd and Fond du Lac
Police were called out to investigate a domestic violence related battery incident between two individuals when a 16-year-old girl, a family member of the suspects, attempted to intervene and was cut in the chest. She had to have stitches after suffering the injury not believed to be life-threatenin
Police chief: MPD investigating Facebook posts made by officer involved in Brown arrest
"Well, I tell you we were ready to present since the morning today, but with the changes and direction of the Fire and Police Commission we're not going to be able to talk about that in depth," Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said.
Four arrested in brutal beating, carjacking father at Milwaukee park
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Thursday that four males, ages 15, 16, 17 and 18, are now in custody for beating 43-year-old Lewis Lea while he was in his car at the park on May 17. Lea was at the park for his son’s soccer game.
Driver charged in fatal pedestrian crash, admits to drinking before incident
According to the district attorney’s office, 34-year-old Christopher Anderson faces several charges including homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated 4th offense with a minor child in the vehicle, resisting an officer and bail jumping.
The Corners of Brookfield Summer Events: Your Guide
BROOKFIELD, WI — Following their first year of hosting events and entertainment, The Corners of Brookfield shopping center announced its summer programming schedule. The Corners of Brookfield will bring back several popular events from 2017 as well as a number of new offerings.
"Serious" shooting during fight outside bar
According to investigators, around 2:20 a.m., someone threw an object at the victim's car outside Club 6th Street near 6th and Becher. The 30-year-old man then got into an argument with the person who did it. Police say the other man pulled a gun and shot the victim.
More discipline possible for Milwaukee police involved in Bucks' Sterling Brown arrest
But late Wednesday, the board was advised to postpone the chief's presentation until any ongoing investigations and potential discipline was resolved, Commission Chairman Steven DeVougas said.
Grizzly bears escape primary containment area, prompt scare at Milwaukee County Zoo
Two grizzly bears got into a secondary containment area Thursday afternoon, causing the Milwaukee County Zoo to begin its animal escape protocol. A zoo spokeswoman said the bears got through an unsecured door. Visitors to the Milwaukee County Zoo were escorted into secure buildings. The bears wer
Man charged in deadly Milwaukee crash, was allegedly going 90 in 35 mph zone
Darius Dismuke of Milwaukee, 28, is charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle, hit and run resulting in death, reckless driving causing great bodily harm, and hit and run - great bodily harm.