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Wisconsin State Troopers stop car going 119 MPH
WINDSOR -- It took road spikes, but eventually Wisconsin State Troopers were able to stop a car traveling at 119 MPH. According to our partners at WISC-TV , the U.S. Marshals Office reached out to the Wisconsin State Patrol that a wanted man out of Maryland was in their area at 3:05 p.m. Thursday.
Milwaukee police: Kohl’s shoplifter gets into fight when confronted
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects who allegedly stole merchandise from Kohl’s, and got into a physical fight when confronted.
Man robs Washington County bank while talking on cell phone
The Washington County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect wanted for a bank robbery at the National Exchange Bank. Police say just after 11 a.m. last Monday the man entered the bank while talking on his cell phone. While still on the phone, he approached the teller and demanded money whi
Washington County sheriff releases surveillance video in effort to apprehend bank robbery suspect
ALLENTON — Washington County sheriff’s officials on Tuesday, April 16 released surveillance video from a bank robbery on April 8 at the National Exchange Bank on Blueberry Road near Main Street in Allenton — in an effort to identify the robber.
Charges dismissed in case of stolen car that crashed into Uber, killing passenger
MILWAUKEE — A courtroom bombshell Thursday: The suspect in a stolen car crash that killed an Uber passenger had his charges dropped. Investigators originally said Jesus Cardenas-Torres drove a stolen car without a license before crashing into an Uber at 21st and Orchard last month.
Yelich makes Brewers history with homer in loss
MILWAUKEE -- Christian Yelich hit his 10th home run of the season and became the Brewers all-time leader in RBIs for March/April with 27, but his was the only offense Milwaukee could muster as the team dropped a 3-1 decision to the Dodgers Thursday night at Miller Park.
Lomira Man Injured in Washington Co. Motorcycle Accident
A 52-year-old man from Lomira was injured in a motorcycle accident in Washington County Saturday night. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:20 PM Saturday to a crash between a motorcycle and car on Highway 28 around a half-mile west of Lake Bernice Drive in the Town of Wayne.
11-year-old struck by gunfire goes home from hospital; 2 persons of interest in custody
MILWAUKEE — Out of the hospital and on the mend, the 11-year-old girl shot and wounded near 44th and Locust in Milwaukee Tuesday night, April 16, is already back home recovering. This, as police announced two persons of interest have been taken into custody.
Woman crashes vehicle on I-41 while overdosing, gets 5th OWI offense
Germantown Police took a woman into custody for her 5th offense OWI after realizing an overdose caused her to crash her vehicle on I-41. Germantown Police Communications received reports of a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon in which the operator of a black Dodge Dakota was driving erratically.
Menomonee Falls massage therapist charged with sexual assault
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A massage therapist in Menomonee Falls is now charged with 4th-degree sexual assault. According to the criminal complaint, 31-year-old Maurice Williams groped a woman at "Hand and Stone Massage Spa" last February. The woman told investigators she was in a state of s
Police: 3 teens shot; 14-year-old arrested on scene
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say three teenagers were shot Thursday afternoon. The shooting happened around 3:10 p.m. near N. 36th and Glendale. Police said a 13-year-old girl, a 14-year-old boy, and a 16-year-old girl were all shot.
Ian's Pizza opening third Milwaukee location
Everyone loves an abnormally large slice of pizza, and now there will be another place to get one in Milwaukee. Ian's Pizza is opening a third location in the Story Hill neighborhood.
'Help': Woman defuses scary encounter at Waukesha Target, police report says
WAUKESHA — A woman avoided a potentially bad situation Wednesday night at Target, 1250 W. Sunset Drive, after she reportedly was being followed by a man, according to a report filed with the Waukesha Police Department.
Seven hurt in north side crash, striking car was fleeing police
Seven people were sent to the hospital Thursday night following a three-vehicle wreck involving a school bus. Milwaukee police said the crash stemmed from a high speed chase that ended at 40th and North.
DPW seeks donations for parking enforcement officer ‘violently attacked’ on the job
MILWAUKEE — The commissioner of the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works on Thursday, April 18 offered information about a fund established for a parking enforcement officer who was “violently attacked” on the job — resulting in surgery and hospitalization.
Wisconsin Could Face a Mining Disaster
On January 25, 2019, a 28-story high tailings dam in Brumadinho, in southeastern Brazil failed, releasing almost 3 billion gallons of sludgy mine waste. The spill flooded nearby homes, submerging cars and buses under a river of reddish-brown sludge. The death toll so far has risen to 228 with an est
Immigration Detention Center COO: Wisconsin City Rejected Proposed Facility
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A company that runs privately-owned immigration detention centers has announced that city officials in New Richmond, Wisconsin have rejected their request to build a new facility.
Police looking for suspect who stole license plate from car in church parking lot
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Menomonee Falls Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a suspect who allegedly stole a license plate from a vehicle. According to police, the suspect took the license plate off of a vehicle parked in the Falls Baptist parking lot around 9:15
Marijuana advocates trying again for legalization in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marijuana advocates have high hopes that the latest proposal to legalize pot in Wisconsin has a better chance of success than ever given growing public support, but the bill unveiled Thursday again faces stiff opposition from Republicans who control the Legislature.
Fatal shooting on Milwaukee's north side
The Medical Examiner was called to the scene of a shooting on Milwaukee's north side. The shooting was near 6th and Center St. This is a breaking news story. We will provide updates as they become available to us.