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A Milwaukee woman who set her 4-year-old son on fire and left him to die is found insane

Earlier in the day that she burned her 4-year-old son alive, Amelia Distasio Googled "how to kill a cannibal." The advice, given in the context of a video gamers' discussion, described using fire and oil to do the job. Days after she'd been arrested, Distasio, 24, told a psychologist that she believ

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-10-19 16:43:31

S 58th St 8000, Franklin, Wisconsin 53132

Stunning 4 bedroom 1.5 bath Franklin Colonial is a must see! This home features a gas fireplace in the family room, which connects to a gorgeous 4 seasons room with Hydronic heat, for those cold Wisconsin nights. Enjoy natural sunlight with the big bay window in the living room. There is a formal di

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 07:51:34

Pair charged in wild chase and crash on 128th Refueling Wing air base at Mitchell airport

Lucas Zynel, 16, of Dousman, and Symmian Phillips, 17, of Milwaukee, and a third suspect, a 14-year-old, went tearing around the base, home of 128th Air Refueling Wing, on Sunday afternoon in a Nissan SUV stolen a short time earlier from St. Francis, according to the criminal complaint.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-10-19 23:30:00

15 Things To Do This Weekend: Oct. 18-21

Spend time with friends and family carving pumpkins, eating local food and embracing the spirit of Halloween at the Bay View Pumpkin Pavilion. The festival will go fromThursday, October 18, to Saturday, October 20.

MILWAUKEEMAG.COM - 2018-10-18 16:52:32

Forman Mills opens first Wisconsin store at Midtown Center | BizTimes Media Milwaukee

Alderman Cavalier Johnson, who represents the district where the Forman Mills store is located, said it will be a great addition to the neighborhood.

BIZ TIMES - 2018-10-19 17:57:23

Walworth County deputy shoots, kills motorist

ELKHORNA Walworth County Deputy shot and killed a man at about 10 p.m. Thursday in Elkhorn, according to a Walworth County Sheriff’s release.The sheriff’s office received a call of a reckless driver. Deputies located the driver on Highway 12/67 and Potter Road near the Elkhorn city limits. The drive

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 14:47:00

George Webb estimates it gave away about 100,000 free burgers

100,000 burgers are nothing to scoff at, but the last time the Brewers won 12 in a row in 1987, George Webb served nearly 170,000 hamburgers.

TMJ4.COM - 2018-10-20 00:30:24

Gunman shot by Milwaukee police during Oct. 10th confrontation dies

The man, identified by police Friday as Alonzo L. Smith, died Wednesday, according to the office.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-10-19 20:55:00

Candlelight vigil held for 23-year-old victim found dead at Dineen Park

By:Stephanie StaudingerSee AlsoUPDATE: Milwaukee Police investigating four deadly shootings in two daysMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A candlelight vigil was held Thursday night to pay tribute to a young man killed by gun violence.Isiah Lee, 23, was found at Dineen Park in Milwaukee Wednesday morning.Police

CBS 58 - 2018-10-19 03:23:00

Franklin wants residents to pay for 3 more police officers with a tax increase: What you need to know before the Nov. 6 referendum

Under state law, the increase in the levy of the City of Franklin for the tax to be imposed for the next fiscal year, 2019, is limited to 0.89%, which results in a levy of $20,833,667. Shall the City of Franklin be allowed to exceed this limit and increase the levy for the next fiscal year, 2019, a


Hungry fans line up to get their free victory burgers as George Webb pays off Brewers prediction

Hungry fans line up to get their free victory burgers as George Webb pays off Brewers prediction Hungry Brewers fans lined up outside George Webb restaurants as the second hand on both clocks struck 2 p.m. Thursday. Inside, Webb wait staff held boxes of burgers, each tucked into paper envelopes ador

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-10-18 18:38:00

Milwaukee man gets maximum sentence for shooting and killing 6-year-old in 2017

Judge David Borowski called Anderson a "monster" and "menace to society" and gave him the maximum sentence, "This defendant was a ticking time bomb. His record of continual involvement with illegal weapons, misuse of weapons, carrying concealed weapons, gun charges, disorderly conduct while armed, d

CBS 58 - 2018-10-18 19:18:00

Milwaukee mother accused of using kids for Oak Creek liquor theft where 7-year-old pepper sprayed officer

By:CBS 58 NewsroomOAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee mother is accused of using her kids to carry out a liquor theft.According to a criminal complaint, in May of 2017 48-year-old Alise Carter-Smith pulled several bottles of liquor off the shelves at the Pick 'N Save on 27th Street in Oak Creek.

CBS 58 - 2018-10-18 22:19:00

'Shocked:' 12-year-old boy shot by 10-year-old girl; 2 adults arrested

12-year-old boy shot by 10-year-old girl near 11th and Atkinson in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE -- A 12-year-old boy was shot and wounded by a 10-year-old girl near 11th and Atkinson in Milwaukee on Thursday morning, Oct. 18. Police said the boy was playing with some younger cousins when one of them came acr

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-10-18 14:56:44

Fleeing vehicle rams into squad car during 15-mile chase

GREENFIELD - A 23-year-old Milwaukee man fleeing from Greenfield police ran six red lights, one stop sign, drove into oncoming traffic twice, rammed his vehicle into a squad car and reached speeds of 112 miles an hour during a 15-mile chase that ended with his arrest Oct. 10, according to the crimin


'Now I can say I did:' Fans flock to Waukesha George Webb to get their free burger to celebrate the Brewers' win streak

The Brewers may be on the brink of elimination in the National League Championship Series, but that hasn’t dampened the spirits of fans. Of course, free food thanks to the team’s accomplishments helps morale as well.


Sheriff’s officials identify 18-year-old man fatally shot in Town of Lisbon

Sheriff’s officials said deputies responded and found McGuire on the floor in the kitchen, in need of immediate medical attention, after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. Life-saving measures were attempted, but McGuire died at the hospital.

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-10-18 17:05:47

Multi-vehicle crash leaves 62-year-old woman dead in New Berlin

Upon arrival, officers located a heavily damaged vehicle. The driver of that vehicle, a 62-year-old Mukwonago woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

CBS 58

Aurora Health medical office building in Wauwatosa sold for $28.8 million | BizTimes Media Milwaukee

An affiliate ofIllinois-basedInland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.purchased the medical office building at 2999 N. Mayfair Road. from Mayfair Medical Properties, LLC, a joint venture between RAM Realty, LLC andVJS Development Group, LLC.

BIZ TIMES - 2018-10-18 17:00:35

Man found dead in Oshkosh died from beating

OSHKOSH, Wis. - Police say a man found dead in his Oshkosh home last week had been beaten five days before he died. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office determined 47-year-old Steven Mallas died as a result of complications from that beating on a sidewalk in Oshkosh on Oct. 7. Police conti