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Man shot, wounded during road rage incident in Germantown, suspect sought
GERMANTOWN -- Germantown police are investigating a shooting that occurred during a road rage incident Thursday morning, Dec. 13. It happened around 6 a.m. near an industrial park.
No activity at Maison on the west side; La Chimenea in Germantown is closed
Maison, the French restaurant that opened last year on the west side, has been closed for days, but the owner hasn't said if it's closed temporarily or for good. Michael Quinn, the owner and chef of the restaurant at 5921 W. Vliet St., did not answer immediately when asked the restaurant's status. B
Recognize them? Menomonee Falls police look to ID Woodman’s retail theft suspects
MENOMONEE FALLS — Menomonee Falls police need your help identifying five people involved in a theft that happened at Woodman’s on Wednesday, Dec. 12. It happened around 3 p.m.
Woman’s purse snatched, car stolen in Menomonee Falls driveway
MENOMONEE FALLS — Police in Menomonee Falls are searching for three suspects who were allegedly involved in an armed robbery on Saturday, Dec. 8. Police say two suspects got out of a car around 2 p.m., walked up to a woman and grabbed her purse off her arm as she was getting out of her car in a driv
Milwaukee police: 15-year-old boy reported as critical missing found safe
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say 15-year-old Joshua Rodriguez, reported as “critical missing” has been found safe and is being reunited with family. There was concern after Joshua was last seen at at Pulaski High School at approximately 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12.
With upcoming plan, cycling and walking could become easier in Washington County
WASHINGTON COUNTY - A plan to create a network of countywide cyclist and pedestrian routes is nearing completion. Known as the Washington County Bike & Pedestrian Plan, it is slated for a vote in April. If approved, the plan would set up new street routes — as well as off-street paths and trails — t
Wisconsin Men Plead Guilty Charges Linked to Killing of Mountain Lion
Three Wisconsin men pleaded guilty to charges linked to the killing of a mountain lion in January 2017. Robert Peters, 53, and Steven Reindahl, 55, both of Turtle Lake, pleaded guilty in federal court on Dec. 12 of hindering a federal grand jury investigation by providing false testimony about the 2
Milwaukee man charged in connection with abduction of 17-year-old girl
MILWAUKEE — Kavin Nesbit, 35, has been criminally charged in connection with the abduction of a 17-year-old girl that happened on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Police located Alexis Flynn, considered “critically missing” on Wednesday morning, Dec. 5. She knew Nesbit for about two months before the abduction occu
Wisconsin Targeted In Massive Bomb Threat Hoax: Reports
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Multiple bomb threats have been reported in the Metro Milwaukee area Thursday, authorities said. Bomb threats have been surfacing nationwide in what several police departments have called a hoax.
Menomonee Falls: Don't Miss These 5 Open Houses
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI — If you're in the market for a new place, you've likely already combed through all the online listings for your area. And while you've probably gotten a decent idea of what these houses are like from the photographs, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing
3 students checked at hospital after school bus crash
KEWASKUM, Wis. - The West Bend school superintendent says three students were examined at a hospital after a school bus collided with another vehicle. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Monday evening at an intersection in the Township of Kewaskum.
Kwik Trip closing early on East Washington due to “increased pattern of crime” in the area
MADISON (WKOW) — The Kwik Trip store on East Washington Avenue will start closing early because of an “increased pattern of crime” in the area, according to company officials.
Michelle Obama to visit Milwaukee during book tour
MILWAUKEE - In honor of her new book "Becoming," Michelle Obama is going on a tour and announced new tour dates Tuesday, including a trip to Milwaukee. The former first lady of the U.S. will visit Milwaukee on March 14 at the Miller High Life Theatre.
The best sports and fitness events in Milwaukee this week
Looking to get fit? From yoga in a museum to a 5K dedicated to raising money for those without a home for the holidays, there's plenty to do when it comes to sports and fitness activities coming up in Milwaukee this week. Read on for a rundown.
Walker: Line-item vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he's considering at least one line-item veto of bills passed by Republican lawmakers in a lame-duck session that would cut into the powers of the Democrat who defeated him.
Correctional officer at county jail accused of abusing inmate; ‘Renegade staff will not be tolerated’
MILWAUKEE -- His job was to keep inmates in line. But now, he is accused of crossing the line. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says a correctional officer at the Milwaukee County Jail was arrested over the weekend -- and potentially faces charges for misconduct in public office and abuse of an
Beer Events Brewing This Week: Dec. 11-16
Good City Brewing has a big day planned for Saturday. Make sure that Density Day is accounted for on your calendar. Comet Cafe (1947 N. Farwell Ave.) hosts a five-course holiday beer dinner. The fun starts at 6 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. Get a ticket for just $60.
Man in a string of bank robberies in Brookfield found not competent to stand trial
A man charged with robbing a Brookfield bank more than once was found not competent to stand trial on Dec. 10 in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Kidane B. Dashew, 30, is likely to become competent with treatment, according to court documents. Circuit Judge Maria S. Lazar ordered Dashew be transported
Germantown Cracker Barrel brawl caught on surveillance video
More than a month after a Cracker Barrel brawl in Germantown, police are still looking for the customer who took down a 16-year-old employee. Newly released surveillance video shows the attack.
Germantown’s TCI acquired for $64.1 million
Germantown-based TCI LLC has been acquired by Amherst, New York-based Allied Motion Technologies Inc. for $64.1 million. The transaction closed Dec. 6. TCI develops and manufactures products that resolve power quality and harmonic issues associated with industrial power conversion. Its products are