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Milwaukee-area native killed in Sri Lanka attack

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee-area native has been identified as one of the Americans killed in coordinated attacks in Sri Lanka. The Easter Sunday attacks have killed at least 290 people.


‘Medical emergency:’ 49-year-old inmate dies in med unit at Milwaukee County Jail

MILWAUKEE -- A 49-year-old Milwaukee man who was serving time at the Milwaukee County Jail died on Monday, April 22. According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, around 3:45 a.m. Monday, the inmate, who was recently booked into the jail, experienced a medical emergency. MCSO officials said pr


"The TV melted": Milwaukee man says house is destroyed after police chase, deadly crash and house fire

MILWAUKEE — There isn't much to look at anymore inside David Miller's home. "They busted all my windows, everything melted. Look it the tv melted. I lost about 20 good guitars," said Miller.


Medical Examiner: Death at Milwaukee County Jail under investigation

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner has confirmed a death of a man at the Milwaukee County Jail. An autopsy is scheduled for later today. The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation.


Person claiming to be $768M Powerball Jackpot winner to come forward Tuesday

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The person claiming to be the $768 million Powerball Jackpot winner is coming forward to claim their prize, the Wisconsin Lottery has announced. The winner will allegedly claim their prize Tuesday in Madison.

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‘New territory:’ Milwaukee County supervisors discuss study that explored hemp production at Domes

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County supervisors met on Monday afternoon, April 22 to hear testimony on a study that evaluated the pros and cons of potentially growing and selling hemp at the Mitchell Park Domes.


Wisconsin woman scams elderly man in nursing home, illegally films them in sex act: Officials

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (WITI) -- A Brown Deer woman is accused of scamming an elderly man. Investigators say 25-year-old Shatarra Rodgers stole from the victim and even recorded a sex tape of the two of them.


MCMEO responds to death at Milwaukee County Jail

MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms it was called to the Milwaukee County Jail for a death early Monday morning. The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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Wisconsin DMV recommends getting REAL ID soon before federal enforcement starts

Federal officials are finally putting the REAL ID standard into use for airline travel, so now’s the time to get your license upgraded. The change will come in October of 2020. Wisconsin DMV deputy administrator Patrick Fernan says the state has been issuing the upgraded licenses since 2013.


Walmart security guard allegedly shot at shoplifter

FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Walmart security guard in Franklin shot at a man for shoplifting. It happened just days after that man was arrested for robbery. Police say Louis McKenzie put items in a shopping cart and left without paying.

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Milwaukee woman arrested near Osseo for smoking pot, driving with 6 kids under 11 not wearing seat belts

Osseo (WQOW) – A Milwaukee woman was arrested in the early-morning hours of Easter for speeding on Interstate 94, but when police got to her car they found even more wrong. According to Osseo police, Lorraine Elliott, 31, of Milwaukee was pulled over at 3:07 a.m. on Sunday for speeding. Police say t


Sheriff: Head-On Crash Kills 2 Drivers In Western Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A head-on crash early Monday morning left two drivers dead in western Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. as rain fell on U.S. Highway 8, just east of 15th Street in Beaver Township.


‘Drunken dispute:’ Man pleads not guilty in shooting that killed man 3 days after he moved to Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — A man accused of fatally shooting another man near 29th and Burleigh during “a drunken dispute” pleaded not guilty on Monday, April 22. Family members told FOX6 News Jacob Smith, the victim in this case moved to Milwaukee three days before he lost his life.


The Brewers' Christian Yelich trade could be one of the best of all time

Trades are a common occurrence across the sports industry. Even deals where one side wins the trade convincingly are relatively commonplace. But moves where one organization so thoroughly cleans the clock of its trade partner that the losing side should be fearful of ever picking up the phone again


Driver suffers life-threatening injuries in crash near Brady and Van Buren

MILWAUKEE — Two people were hurt in a crash Monday morning, April 22 near Brady Street and Van Buren Street on Milwaukee’s east side. It happened around 11:30 a.m. Police said the driver of a vehicle headed southbound on Holton Street failed to negotiate a curve and headed southbound in the northbou


Man allegedly attempted to bet car stolen from Wadewitz School in pool game

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Kenosha man is now charged after allegedly stealing a car from a school and later attempting to bet the car in a pool game at a bar. Jeffrey Kamin, 58, is charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Owner's Consent following the incident in October of 2018.

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Wisconsin roundup: Federal gaming regulators allege St. Croix Chippewa leaders stole $1.5M; more state news stories

-- DNR: Dogs, wildlife intentionally poisoned in northern Wis. The Department of Natural Resources believes someone is intentionally poisoning dogs and wildlife in northern Wisconsin.


Wisconsin Republicans trump Gov. Tony Evers’ charging station plan

MADISON, Wis. — Assembly Republicans worked Monday to trump Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to spend $10 million on electric vehicle charging stations in the state budget, announcing their own bill to set up the stations.


Wisconsin K-9 officer helps seize more than $15,000 in drug bust

DARLINGTON (WKOW) — Darlington police K-9 “Kilo” poses with his recent bust in a Facebook photo shared by the Darlington Police Department Sunday. According to the post, Kilo is pictured with items seized during a recent traffic stop, including over $15,000 in drug money, a handgun, and drugs.


Wisconsin democrats try again for legal marijuana

State Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, reintroduces a bill that would fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin.