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Franklin apartment development seeks approval, despite city staff concerns

A 180-unit Franklin apartment development is being recommended for approval by the Plan Commission despite concerns raised by city planning staffers. Zilber Ltd. wants to build six 30-unit apartment buildings, each with three stories and underground parking, on much of the site at 7333 S. 27th St. T

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 14:58:59

Developing: Police called out to car dealership in Franklin overnight

FRANKLIN - Police on Tuesday morning, September 19th responded to an incident at a car dealership in Franklin. Calls for police came in shortly after 1:30 a.m. at the Ewald Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership on S. 108th Street. At this time, Franklin police are not releasing any details about the in

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-19 13:19:45

Suspects wanted in Franklin car dealership theft

FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) - Police are looking for the suspects who stole two cars from the Ewald Dealership. Franklin Police say just after midnight, suspects stole two vehicles from the lot of the Ewald Dealership on South 108th Street. DOT cameras spotted the cars heading north. CBS 58 has reach

CBS 58 - 2017-09-19 17:47:00

Oak Creek-Franklin-South Shore Get Out Guide: Croctoberfest coming to Franklin

Family events are abundant in the south suburbs Sept. 20-26. There is a new parents workshop, reading with a therapy dog and a Croatian food and beer festival. Crotoberfest A fall festival with a Croatian theme ideal for the entire family will take place Sept. 23 at the The Croatian Park Beer Garden

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 13:30:08

Milwaukee Police looking for three suspects in carjacking

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) - Milwaukee Police are investigating an armed carjacking at a business. The crime happened around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Fred's Auto Body Repair in the 1300 block of West National Avenue. Police say three suspects, two men and a woman, approached the victims. One of the suspects

CBS 58 - 2017-09-19 17:39:00

19 arrested in Milwaukee in federal drug bust

Dense Fog Advisory issued September 19 at 11:13PM CDT expiring September 20 at 9:00AM CDT in effect for: Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Washington, Waukesha Federal agents, along with state and local law enforcement officers, arrested 19 people Tuesday morning for their alleged co

WTMJ.COM - 2017-09-20 04:52:46

Storms could fire later today, some strong to severe

If you walk outside the next five or six days, reach for your phone or calendar! It will be hard to believe it's the start of fall on Friday. Highs are expected to climb well above the average for the next week because of a late season, strong ridge of high pressure. Records will be in arm's reach f

CBS 58 - 2017-09-20 08:53:00

Council OKs 'branding' logo

JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson Common Council on Tuesday evening approved a new concept for city "branding" and identity creation. In early August, Jefferson officials received an extensive presentation on proposed logos and branding concepts for the city that are expected to help it better "tell its st

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

Prosecutors: Wife turns in husband after fatal hit-and-run; he said he "thought he hit a deer"

Ryan Peterson TREVOR - 39-year-old Ryan Peterson of Salem is now charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Trevor. Peterson is charged with the following:Hit-and-run, resulting in deathHomicide by negligent operation of a vehicle This, for the death of Jackie Hutcheso

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-19 20:16:12

Milwaukee drug bust: 18 arrests, $1.3 million seized in nationwide trafficking operation

Eighteen men were arrested in the Milwaukee area Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a nationwide drug distribution and money laundering operation, officials said. Federal and local law enforcement officers seized about $1.3 million in cash, 31 kilos of cocaine, two pounds of heroin, 10 pounds

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 22:44:56

West Milwaukee Police: Man in gorilla mask and diaper fakes stealing bananas from Walmart

West Milwaukee, WIS. (CBS 58) -- A man has been cited for Obstruction after faking a retail theft in order to try and get internet fame. The man entered the Walmart wearing a gorilla mask and a diaper. According to police, a man in his 20's purchased bananas from Walmart and acted like he was conce

CBS 58 - 2017-09-19 23:30:00

"It's kind of unsettling:" ALDI robbery possibly connected to others

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD - Police in the Town of Brookfield are looking for the man who held up an ALDI store here this past weekend. Investigators in other communities say they believe it was the same suspect who robbed the ALDI stores in their towns. Armed robbery at Aldi in Town of Brookfield The robbe

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-19 22:33:04

South Shore Police Report: Woman allegedly forged roommate's checks

1. A resident in the 3600 block of East Ellen Street. reported she was defrauded money through Western Union while trying to sell an item on Craigslist on Sept. 14. 2. Unknown suspect(s) stole various items from a home sometime between 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the 3700 block of South Arctic

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 16:15:24

There's a new children's book out, and it was written by a woman from Caledonia

CALEDONIA -- There's a new children's book out -- and it was written by a woman from Caledonia. It's called "Superhero Kid in Training." Author, nurse, and foster mom, Kate Dickinson, says it's all about a boy named Finn who has to tackle his fear of riding a big boy bike, by embracing his superhero

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-20 15:24:30

Milwaukee Rapper on the Rise Taj Raiden turns anxiety into a visceral sound

Taj Raiden was bullied growing up. She fought depression and felt like an outcast. Today, being different is a badge of honor. "When I was 13, I was in an awkward phase and kind of a weirdo," the 22-year-old Milwaukee rapper said. "Music really helped me express myself." Through the handful of inte

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 11:00:08

Muskego man gets 4th OWI while driving golf cart

A Muskego man has been charged with his 4th OWI after he allegedly drove a golf cart while drunk near Blue Heron Lane and Schaefer Drive in Muskego Saturday evening. According to a criminal complaint, police were originally called for reports of a vehicle doing burnouts. When police arrived, they fo

WISN - 2017-09-19 22:35:00

Muskego-New Berlin police report: Man tries to get arrested, succeeds

1. A 53-year-old homeless Milwaukee resident was found about 10:30 a.m. Sept. 9 in the W13100 block of Janesville Road and was taken to a shelter in Milwaukee. 2. Wal-Mart, W159 S6530 Moorland Road, reported 12 thefts, after reviewing security footage from April to September. Police are investigatin

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 23:52:04

Police: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after accident near 2nd and Mineral in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating an accident involving a motorcyclist that happened late Tuesday night, September 19th. It happened near 2nd Street and Mineral Street around 11:30 p.m. Police say the driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital - and is expected to survive.

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-20 13:26:55

Police seek tow truck driver involved in chase, crash, carjacking in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police Tuesday were seeking a tow truck driver who fled a traffic stop and led police on a chase that ended in a multi-vehicle crash and carjacking. According to police: The driver was towing a vehicle when an officer attempted to stop the truck shortly after 4:30 p.m. near N. Pierce and W

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 00:23:58

Vandalism spree in West Allis, New Berlin causes thousands in damages

Thousands of dollars of damage was done in a vandalism spree by someone firing a pellet gun at homes and vehicles Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 14 to 16, in West Allis and neighboring New Berlin. It was unknown Tuesday, Sept. 19, whether the incidents in the two neighboring cities are related. Ne

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 22:47:55