Breaking News from Milwaukee WI

Find the latest Milwaukee WI News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Milwaukee police need your help in search for missing 13-year-old girl

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a critically missing 13-year-old girl. Amara Jordan was last seen in the area of 64th and Hampton. She is described as 5’02”, 130 pounds, with braided black hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a navy


State lawmaker from Milwaukee won't cut hair until bill passes

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A state lawmaker from Milwaukee is taking a unique approach to raise awareness for a cause he cares about. State Representative Jonathan Brostoff hasn't had a haircut in more than a year. He is the co-author of a bill that helps hearing-impaired people in Wisconsin.

CBS 58

Wisconsin governor ‘confident’ Democratic National Convention coming to Milwaukee

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, believes the 2020 Democratic National Convention will be held in Milwaukee. Acknowledging there is “fierce” competition, Evers said Wednesday he was “confident” that Milwaukee would be chosen, given the location and that it’s "advantageous to the Democratic Par


How to celebrate Mardi Gras in Milwaukee

Note: The contents of this guide were checked for accuracy when this article was updated on Feb. 20, 2019 at 3:01 p.m. We continually update the thousands of articles on OnMilwaukee.com, but it's possible some details, specials and offers may have changed. As always, we recommend you call first if y


Wife of DPW worker killed on the job thankful arrest was made: ‘I’m relieved he’s in custody’

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police on Wednesday, Feb. 20 announced the arrest of Terron Clayborn, 31, the suspect in the death of Bryan Rodriguez, a City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works employee killed on the job near 17th and Vine on Feb. 8. Paula Rodriguez, Bryan's wife, spoke exclusively with


Man accused of attempting to cause the death of an MPD officer during 10-hour standoff pleads no contest

MILWAUKEE — A 28-year-old Milwaukee man accused of attempting to cause the death of a Milwaukee police officer during a more than 10-hour standoff on April 25, 2018 reached a plea deal in the case against him.


Police: Man shot, killed while sitting on porch near 23rd and Maple in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening, Feb. 20 near 23rd and Maple. It happened around 7:07 p.m. According to police, a 36-year-old man suffered a fatal gunshot wound while sitting on a porch with another male. A dark colored vehicle left the


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


Walmart to host ‘Baby Savings Day’ this Saturday at select stores

MILWAUKEE -- Walmart is hosting a "Baby Savings Day"limited sale this Saturday at participating stores across the country. Participating stores will have specialists available to provide soon-to-be parents demonstrations of baby gear and advice on choosing the right products.


23-year-old Milwaukee woman accused of killing father of her 1-year-old baby

MILWAUKEE — A 23-year-old Milwaukee woman is accused of killing the father of their 1-year-old child. Investigators say on Friday, Feb. 15 Shasta Flowers got into an argument with the father of her child at her home near 48th and Clarke.


Remembering Milwaukee Soul and R&B legend Harvey Scales

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Funeral services have been announced for Harvey Scales, a man who spent decades making Soul and Rhythm and Blues music in Milwaukee. Scales died February 11 and his impact went far beyond his hometown.

CBS 58

‘A great deal of money:’ Milwaukee County treasurer seeks to return $2.2M+ to ‘rightful owners’

MILWAUKEE — Are you owed money from Milwaukee County?. Milwaukee County Treasurer David Cullen announced on Wednesday, Feb. 20 an effort to return more than $2.2 million in unclaimed funds to their rightful owners.


5 top spots for sushi in Milwaukee

Need more sushi in your life? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top sushi outlets in Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.


‘This guy is an animal:’ Ramone Jones charged, but at large in fatal stabbing days after release from jail

MILWAUKEE — Ramone Jones was charged Wednesday, Feb. 20 in connection with the stabbing death of Jamie Wilson, 36, near 70th and Fiebrantz on Feb. 5. Prosecutors said Jones shot another man in the back at that same location — and this happened shortly after he was released from jail.


Local Girl Scouts at cookie booths this weekend for National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2019 from February 22–24. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest annual investment in girls in the United States.

CBS 58

Kenneth Cole: We Are Black History

This February the Wisconsin GOP marked Black History Month by removing the name of Milwaukee native, civil rights activist, and Super Bowl quarterback Colin Kaepernick from a resolution honoring his efforts and those of other African-Americans.


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.


Prison for 16-year-old boy convicted in crash of stolen vehicle at 128th Air Refueling Wing

MILWAUKEE — A 16-year-old boy who pleaded guilty in connection with a crash involving a stolen vehicle that happened at the 128th Air Refueling Wing in Milwaukee in October of 2018 was sentenced to prison.


West Bend Mutual Mall site to be sold to Milwaukee developer

The city of West Bend has received an offer by a Milwaukee developer to purchase the Mutual Mall property as part of potential redevelopment plans for the site. West Bend has owned the building, located at 1043 S. Main St., right next door to City Hall, for quite some time, said city administrator J


The Mysterious & Complex Case Of Missing Child Alexis Patterson

MILWAUKEE, WI — On May 3, 2002, seven-year-old Alexis Patterson said good-bye to her mom’s boyfriend, La Ron Bourgeois, less than a block away from Hi-Mount Boulevard Community School and walked toward the front door. Tragically, Alexis never made it inside. In fact, Alexis Patterson has not been se