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Milwaukee man convicted of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl sentenced to prison

WAUKESHA COUNTY — A Milwaukee man convicted of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl was sentenced to prison Thursday, Feb. 21. Robert Evans, 42, was found guilty by a jury in December of 2018 — convicted on one count of first degree child sexual assault with a person under the age of 13.


Taco Bell restaurant planned in Brookfield

A Taco Bell restaurant is planned in the city of Brookfield, at Lisbon Road and 124th Street near Butler and Wauwatosa. Taco Bell has about 7,000 restaurants, including more than 20 in the metro Milwaukee area, but none in the City of Brookfield currently. There is one Taco Bell location in the Town


$25,000 cash bond set for Terron Clayborn, charged in hit-and-run death of DPW worker

MILWAUKEE — Cash bond was set at $25,000 for Terron Clayborn in Milwaukee County intake court on Thursday morning, Feb. 21. Clayborn is charged in the death of Bryan Rodriguez, a City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works employee killed on the job near 17th and Vine on Feb. 8. The charges include


Wahlberg brothers excited for Brookfield Wahlburgers

Just like the Wahlbergs, their restaurant is Boston based, but "Wahlburgers" has made it's way to the Midwest. "[Paul] came to me with his big idea which was to build a burger join, and when he said he wanted to call it Wahlburgers I said, 'Absolutely not. I spent too many hard years building my bra

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Governor Evers to propose increasing Wisconsin’s minimum wage

Wisconsin (WAOW) — Governor Evers is expected to propose a minimum wage increase in his first state budget. The current minimum wage in Wisconsin is $7.25, and hasn’t increased since 2010.


Brookfield Police: Man killed in train crash drove between crossing arms

----- Updated 9:51 p.m. on February 18, 2019. UPDATE: BROOKFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An Amtrak train that collided with a vehicle earlier Monday is now back on the move. Brookfield Road is now open, police confirm.

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Cousin says Waukesha father ‘ran back to go get’ children who died in fire

WAUKESHA — A cousin on Thursday, Feb. 21 shared heartbreaking new details after three people, including two children, died in a fire Tuesday, Feb. 19 at a home near Arcadian and Sultan in Waukesha. That cousin said the father rushed back into the house in an effort to save two of his children, and a


Guy in Wisconsin Drove Off From Kwik Trip Without Paying For Gas 23 Times

This guy claimed he had a "layaway agreement" Kwik Trip, but that's definitely not the case. In Manitowoc, Wisconsin a man was arrested for repeatedly driving off without paying for gas. According to WLUK news, Karl Kinyon had driven off from the same chain of gas stores 23 times, but he said he eve


UPDATE: 36-year-old man shot and killed while sitting on porch Wednesday evening

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened near 23rd and Maple just after 7 p.m. Wednesday. A 36-year-old man was fatally shot while sitting on a parch with another man.

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8 years in prison for man accused of hitting, backing over Army veteran in crash on I-43

MILWAUKEE — An Illinois man convicted in connection with a crash that happened on the Fourth of July in 2018 on I-43 was sentenced to prison on Thursday, Feb. 21. Army veteran and beloved junior ROTC advisor, Stephen Randall, died as a result of injuries suffered in the crash.


Train strikes car in Brookfield

Brookfield police have been called to the scene of an accident involving an Amtrak train and a vehicle. It happened before 4:30 p.m. at the Brookfield Road crossing near River Road.


Charged filed in 2017 Wisconsin Rapids gas station robbery

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) -- Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against 32-year-old man they said robbed a Wisconsin Rapids gas station in 2017. Robert Schneider is expected to be formally charged with robbery at his next court appearance on April 8.


Wisconsin man arrested in Florida for 1979 murder of his wife

MUSKEGO, Wis. (WITI)--- Muskego police confirmed Thursday, the arrest of a 78-year-old man in Fort Myers, Florida — a suspect in a cold case murder from 1979. Police said John Bayerl was arrested on a first degree murder charge in the May 6, 1979 disappearance of his wife, Dona Bayerl, who was 38-ye


Friend, fellow officer determined to honor Matthew Rittner: ‘He’s paid the ultimate sacrifice’

MILWAUKEE — It’s been two weeks since Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner was shot and killed on the city’s south side. His brothers and sisters in blue are working to heal from the loss.


Wild weather weekend ahead for southern Wisconsin

After a pleasant day across southern Wisconsin on Friday, the weather this weekend will take a messy turn as a powerful low pressure system sets Wisconsin in its sights. Freezing rain, possibly mixed with light snow and sleet, is expected to spread into the area late Friday night. Light freezing rai


FILE - Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers

Gov. Evers vetoes middle class tax cut amid $588 million revenue surplus. The Republican-controlled Legislature’s first order of business for the 2019 session was passing middle class tax cuts. Gov. Tony Evers’ first executive action vetoed it. By doing so he also broke his campaign promise to cut t


Wisconsin governor vetoes Republican tax plan

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed an income tax cut bill in an early showdown with legislative Republicans who had moved to weaken the Democrat's powers just weeks before he took office.


Menomonee Falls Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy starting in the evening. Partly cloudy throughout the day. Mixed precipitation (1–2 in. of snow) until afternoon, starting again in the evening.


Milwaukee Police searching for man charged with fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is currently searching for the man who fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend. An arrest warrant has been issued for Ramone Jones, 42, who is charged with Misdemeanor Battery, Endangering Safety by Use of a Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm by

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State lawmaker from Milwaukee won't cut hair until bill passes

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A state lawmaker from Milwaukee is taking a unique approach to raise awareness for a cause he cares about. State Representative Jonathan Brostoff hasn't had a haircut in more than a year. He is the co-author of a bill that helps hearing-impaired people in Wisconsin.

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