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Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he was wearing blackface.
Winter weather causes damage to roads in Central Wisconsin
MOSINEE (WAOW) — First it was the slick, icy roads causing issues for drivers, but now, as the snow starts to melt, pot holes and frost heaves have started to emerge on roads across central Wisconsin.
United Way of Washington County campaign brings in record total
The United Way of Washington County’s annual campaign brought in a record $1.67 million for local health and human service programs, the organization announced at a campaign celebration Wednesday.
Retire Miller Park Stadium Tax This Year: Wisconsin Legislators
MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI -- The five-county Miller Park Stadium Tax could end at the end of 2019 under a bill currently being circulated by Republican and Democratic legislators. The new bill, titled "Ending the Miller Park Tax" calls for retiring the 0.1 percent sales tax that has been collected in Mil
Dashcam, surveillance shows crash involving Saukville squad that injured 2 officers, another driver
SAUKVILLE — Ozaukee County officials released dashcam video of a crash involving a Saukville police squad from Saturday, Feb. 2. The wreck happened at the intersection of Highway 33 and North Riverside Drive. According to early reports from the sheriff’s office, two Saukville Police Department offic
Wisconsin drug bust leads to 9 arrests
Investigators from the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office carried out several Valentine's Day search warrants, seizing drugs, cash and guns. The bust led to the arrest of nine suspects.
Icy road conditions slowing power restorations in Washington County
WASHINGTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Officials at the Washington County Highway Department have a full crew out salting the roads to deal with icy conditions. They say they have been preparing for this for this since last night. Crews were out throughout the night salting the roads as well. They say they ha
Wisconsin dentist arrested in connection to arson of boat house
A local dentist has been arrested for setting a neighbor's boat house on fire. According to a complaint, John Haag, 55, was arrested on Feb. 2 for arson. The complaint says the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was called to a boat house fire near Bass Lake in New Richmond, Wisconsin, at about 4
3 Wisconsin sisters give birth 5 days apart
MILWAUKEE — Three sisters from Wisconsin are celebrating becoming new moms after each gave birth five days apart. What’s even more incredible, they say their births are a sign from their mother who passed away just months ago.
Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant Impact
(AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin’s new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build near the states’ border, saying they are concerned it could exacerbate flooding in Chicago’s northern subur
MPD: 22-year-old man shot by girlfriend during argument near 48th and Clarke
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police tell FOX6 News a 22-year-old man was shot during an argument with his girlfriend near 48th and Clarke Friday, Feb. 15. Police were called to the scene around 2:50 p.m.
Jose Marmolejo pleads not guilty in connection with ‘shots fired’ incident near 47th and Lloyd
MILWAUKEE — Jose Marmolejo pleaded not guilty on Friday, Feb. 15 to charges filed against him after a “shots fired” incident that happened near 47th and Lloyd. Marmolejo is charged with second degree recklessly endangering safety and harboring a felon in connection with the incident which happened o
Police searching for owner of military boots covered with signatures
GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police in Grand Blanc, Michigan are searching for the rightful owner of a pair of special military boots. Police found the boots in an apartment complex. They are covered with thoughtful messages and signatures with what appear to be from fellow service members.
Search for suspect underway after shooting, carjacking near 34th and Cherry
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are searching for a suspect following a shooting Thursday night, Feb. 15. It happened around 6:15 p.m. near 34th and Cherry. According to police, a 29-year-old woman suffered serious gunshot wounds after an altercation with her boyfriend.
Prosecutors: Man fires gun at pregnant girlfriend, strikes another man instead
MILWAUKEE -- Bullets barely missed a pregnant woman but instead hit someone else. Remarkably the woman was not struck and hid in fear -- but someone else was and miraculously survived.
Woman arrested on suspicion of 7th OWI after vehicle found in snowbank in Cudahy
CUDAHY — A 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of her seventh OWI offense after her vehicle was found stuck in a snowbank on Wednesday night, Feb. 13. Shortly after 11:30 p.m., Cudahy police responded to the area near E. Whittaker Avenue and S. Hately Avenue, where the Trevor woman’s vehicle
Gov. Evers orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen DPW employee Bryan Rodriguez
MILWAUKEE — Governor Tony Evers ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Wisconsin to be flown in at half-staff as a mark of respect for Bryan Rodriguez, a City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works employee, who was tragically struck and killed by a vehicle while on duty on Feb. 8,
Wisconsin girl fights off potential abductor with Valentine's candy
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WITI) - Police in West Allis are investigating after a little girl was grabbed on her way to school Thursday morning. They say a Valentine's Day gift may have saved her life.
13 of nearly 200 dogs rescued from dog meat farm in South Korea headed to southeast Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE -- Thirteen of nearly 200 dogs and puppies rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea will be cared for at shelters in the Milwaukee area as they wait to be placed in forever homes.
Wisconsin Public Service said phone scam is targeting customers
Wisconsin Public Service customers in Sheboygan, Green Bay and Marinette said they’ve received phone calls from scammers. About 60 customers and churches across northeast and north central Wisconsin reported receiving the calls.