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Man charged after 12-year-old boy hit by stray bullet while sleeping in Milwaukee home
MILWAUKEE -- A 19-year-old Franklin man is facing charges after a 12-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet while sleeping in his bedroom in Milwaukee. Michael Montey was visiting a friend in an apartment near 24th and National on Tuesday morning, Dec. 4. A criminal complaint says Montey was with
Oprah Winfrey opens up on saying goodbye to her late mother, Vernita Lee in Milwaukee
(CBSNews) -- Oprah Winfrey is talking about how she said goodbye to her late mother, Vernita Lee. Lee died at age 83 at her home in Milwaukee on Thanksgiving Day. Winfrey told People she was able to spend time with her mother in her final days, and searched for inspiration about what to say as the e
Parents pack school board meeting to voice concerns over new middle school in Franklin
FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) --More than two hundred people protesting a change at Franklin Public Schools made their voice heard at Wednesday's school board meeting. They say they're not happy with changes coming to the middle school next fall.
5 Open Houses In The Greenfield Area
GREENFIELD, WI — Looking at houses for sale on the internet can be a less-than-ideal experience. While listing photographs can help, they're no stand-in for the real thing. That's where open houses come in handy: A chance to try before you buy!
Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC on FOX 31’s Kevin Lee
Dominating wrestler, Kevin Lee, will square off with clubbing boxer, Al Iaquinta, this Saturday (Dec. 15, 2018) at UFC on FOX 31 inside Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You may or may not like “Motown Phenom,” but that doesn’t change the fact that he’s one of the world’s very best martial artis
Milwaukee County Board pushes hiring county workers instead of private company for jail inmate medical services
The Milwaukee County Board on Thursday put up a unanimous front in support of hiring county employees instead of a private contractor to provide inmate medical services at the jail and House of Correction.
Walmart shoplifter says customer ‘should be punished’ for tackling him
GREENFIELD, Wis. — A customer at a Wisconsin Walmart tackled Christopher Simpson as he was trying to walk out of the store with stolen video games and held him down until police arrived. Simpson says he's sorry for what he did but he wants to know: did he need to be tackled over it - or was that a j
Oprah Winfrey addresses the emotional final days with her mother
(CNN)Oprah Winfrey has broken her silence about the days leading up to the death of her mother, Vernita Lee. In an exclusive interview with People magazine, the media mogul talked about her final days with Lee, who died on Thanksgiving at the age of 83 in her home in Milwaukee.
X-Factor! Some UFC on FOX 31 main card predictions
This Saturday (Dec. 15, 2018), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) travels to Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisc., for UFC on FOX 31. In fact, it’s the final UFC event on FOX given its new start at ESPN, which begins in 2019. Headlined by a grudge match between Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta, much of the c
Milwaukee County to end $1.9 million in contracts with troubled nonprofit UNISON after CEO's arrest
Milwaukee County should not contract with UNISON for $1.9 million worth of services in 2019 after significant problems, including the arrest of the nonprofit's CEO on allegations of misuse of funds, the county's Aging Department executive director said.
Man who escaped from Milwaukee County Jail pleads not guilty
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A man who escaped from the Milwaukee County Jail appeared in court Wednesday morning. Douglas Slock pleaded not guilty to a charge of escaping criminal arrest. Slock escaped on November 28th while on work duty.
Charges filed in gunshot that wounded 12-year-old boy sleeping in his Milwaukee apartment
The man who police say fired a gunshot that hit a 12-year-old boy in the foot as he slept in a bedroom on a lower floor has been charged with reckless endangerment. Michael Montey, 19, of Franklin is being held on $20,000 bail at the Milwaukee County Jail.
Driver disregarded stop sign, strikes school bus near 40th and Courtland in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a crash involving a car and a school bus that happened Wednesday morning, Dec. 12. It happened around 8:30 a.m. near 40th and Courtland.
Social media helps track down stolen car in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee woman had her car stolen, and for 24 hours random people from throughout the city kept tabs on where the crooks were headed. Jennifer Acevedo was working out at the Planet Fitness on 27th street in Franklin Sunday when she says a group of teenagers entered the gym and took h
All lanes blocked on northbound I-43 near Good Hope Road due to crash
MILWAUKEE — All lanes are closed on northbound I-43 near Good Hope Road due to a crash involving a semi. No additional details have been released — including the cause of the crash or if any injuries were sustained.
Two Waukesha County men charged after allegedy scamming man out of thousands of dollars
WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two Waukesha County men are accused of scamming another man out of thousands of dollars for driveway repair work. According to the criminal complaint, Vincent Montes approached a New Berlin man back in August and offered to fix his driveway.
Oshkosh Police Investigate Death of 10-Month-Old Child
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) - The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating the death of a 10-month-old. On December 9th around 8:30 p.m., police were called to the 800 block of Grove Street in the City of Oshkosh involving a 10-month-old male. He was taken to a local hospital but was later transported to
Milwaukee County leaders calling on board of supervisors to cut ties with UNISON
MILWAUKEE -- Despite the fraud allegations, the Milwaukee County was still going to partner with UNISON on a month-by-month basis to run three senior centers in 2019. As a result of new information surfacing, Milwaukee County Board leaders want to sever ties completely.
He beat her, then he infected her with HIV, West Allis police say
West Allis police are seeking a charge of recklessly endangering safety against a man who allegedly knowingly infected a West Allis woman with HIV. He was previously accused in a domestic violence incident involving the same woman.
Couple from West Allis, New Berlin, gets prison after selling heroin to man, 20, who died
Andrea Paige, 29, New Berlin, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of second-degree reckless homicide for her part in selling heroin to a 20-year-old Hartland man who later died of heroin and ethanol intoxication.