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Suspect in hit-and-run death of Milwaukee DPW worker arrested
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The man accused of hitting and killing a Milwaukee DPW worker is now in custody. Police say 30-year-old Terron Clayborn was arrested around 8:30 Wednesday morning.
Latest winter storm delivering snow, ice to southern Wisconsin on Wednesday. See what will fall and how long it will last
The latest in a series of winter storms that have pummeled southern Wisconsin will deliver snow and ice to the area on Wednesday, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for most of southern Wisconsin until 6 p.m., with southeast Wisconsin’s advisory e
Hotel planned on Rawson Avenue in Franklin
A four-story hotel with up to 90 rooms is being proposed in the city of Franklin. Chicago-based Odyssey Hotels LLC this month filed conceptual plans with the city for a 67,857-square-foot hotel to be built at a roughly 2.2-acre site on the northwest corner of Rawson Avenue and Riverwood Boulevard. T
Chicago woman accused of ‘keeping place of prostitution’ at New Berlin massage business
WAUKESHA — A 56-year-old Chicago woman faces a felony charge of keeping a place of prostitution in New Berlin. The accused is Jing Zhang. According to the criminal complaint, on April 14, 2016, New Berlin police learned an anonymous caller informed them that he had paid money for a massage at “Asian
Gov. Evers ‘exploring’ Wisconsin joining lawsuit against Pres. Trump
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin could join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. California and 15 other states are parties to a federal lawsuit filed Monday alleging the declaration is unconstitutional.
A 'Fair Deal' for Milwaukee County
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors may have found little with which to agree with County Executive Chris Abele over the years, but on this much they now see eye-to-eye: Milwaukee County will never be able to extricate itself from its long-standing financial troubles without some help from the
Milwaukee County Parks Seeking to Fill 500 Summer Positions
MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI -- Milwaukee County Parks is now accepting applications for hundreds of seasonal positions that will work outside this summer in parks, pools, golf courses, beaches and beer gardens.
Treacherous roads again for morning commute, many Wisconsin schools closed
The wicked winter of 2019 just doesn't want to quit. An early morning snowstorm dumped just enough snow on south-central Wisconsin to make roads and highways treacherous, forcing dozens of schools to close once again for the safety of students.
What is Wisconsin's Wackiest Word?
(WFRV) - What is Wisconsin's wackiest word?. You have the chance to vote thanks to current Communication students at UW-Green Bay as part of their annual Comm Week. Cast your vote here. The winner will be announced at tommorow's Comm Week banquet.
Man Lit Woman's Car On Fire On Valentine's Day: Police
OAK CREEK, WI -- Police in Oak Creek say they're searching for a suspect accused of lighting a Racine woman's vehicle on fire on Valentine's Day. According to Oak Creek police reports, officers were dispatched to Capione Enterprises, 2201 W. Southbranch Blvd. just after midnight on Feb. 14 on a repo
Kenosha police officer terminated after pleading guilty in connection with drunk driving crash
KENOSHA — A Kenosha police officer was terminated after pleading guilty in connection with a drunk driving crash. Gregory Munnelly, 41, on Jan. 2 pleaded guilty to one count of causing injury/operating while under the influence, first offense (PAC greater than .15).
Here's When We Will Know 2019 Milwaukee County Beer Garden Dates
MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI -- Everyone's had enough of winter, but Milwaukee County officials want to strike back by announcing the 2019 Traveling Beer Garden dates. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Parks Director Guy Smith, Sprecher Brewery President Jeff Hamilton will make an ann
Crash on U.S. 30 leads to another drug bust
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — A Sunday afternoon crash on U.S. 30, east of Ohio 598, created quite a mess. One person was injured and three were arrested on drug charges after a cache of illegal prescription medication was found in the vehicle by emergency responders.
All clear: Crash temporarily shuts down all lanes on Highway 145 near 91st Street
MILWAUKEE — All lanes were temporarily blocked in both directions on WIS 145 from I-41/45 to 76th Street early Wednesday morning, Feb. 20 due to a crash. It happened around 11 p.m.
Wisconsin high school accused of holding a body shaming banquet
A Wisconsin high school is accused of conducting body shaming activities last March at a cheerleading banquet, during which a coach reportedly gave out Big Booty, Big Boobie and String Bean awards, according to a report in The New York Times.
70-year-old man dies in collision with Amtrak train in Wisconsin
A motorist has died in a crash with an Amtrak train in a Milwaukee suburb. A witness, Damion Gray, said he was stopped at the railroad crossing in Brookfield Monday afternoon and watched as another driver went around the railroad crossing gates and was struck by the train.
Continued Snowfalls Starting To Damage Some Wisconsin Farms
Producers Worry About Weight Of Snow On High Tunnels, Old Buildings. A buildup of snow this winter is starting to damage some farm buildings across Wisconsin. Brian Holmes, a retired agricultural engineer for University of Wisconsin-Extension, said there's a simple reason why farm buildings are more
Police: Driver crashes into snow bank after fleeing from police, arrested for OWI
MILWAUKEE — A driver was taken into custody for OWI following a police pursuit and crash Tuesday night, Feb. 19 in Milwaukee. According to police, officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop for reckless driving near 46th and Hampton around 7:45 p.m. Police say the driver accelerated at a high rate
Family of woman stabbed to death at 70th and Fiebrantz says she called 911 on suspect days before
MILWAUKEE -- The family of a woman fatally stabbed near 70th and Fiebrantz on Feb. 5 said the 36-year-old called police multiple times in the days leading up to her death. They believe Jamie Wilson's death could have been prevented.
Wisconsin's Booming Market for Cannabis
CBD dispensaries and cafes have opened all over town, and new ones seem to be popping up frequently. The website of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions lists more than 150 corporations with the words “hemp,” “cannabis” or “CBD” in their names. Most of them organized or registered as c