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Unclaimed cash: Milwaukee County has $2.2M waiting for people to claim it

MILWAUKEE — There is more than $2 million in Milwaukee County just sitting, waiting for people to come and claim it. Thousands of people are owed tens, hundreds or even thousands of dollars for things like jury duty or bail refunds.


Brewers know they can't stop Cubs fans from invading Miller Park: 'It's a very easy trip'

The Brewers recently held their second annual presale of Cubs game tickets for Wisconsin-residents only, a marketing gimmick created to give Cheeseheads first dibs at the teams’ 10 meetings at Miller Park this season.


Upset Customer Poured Hot Water On Hotel Worker's Face: Report

OAK CREEK, WI -- A 21-year-old Milwaukee woman has been accused of assaulting a Red Roof Inn employee after authorities said she and an accomplice punched, kicked and threw scalding hot water at an employee who refused to rent them a room for the night.


In Case You Missed It: Medicaid Expansion, DOT Projects, and Wisconsin’s Tax Ranking

Despite the week seemingly speeding past us, the government has been occupying their time with big projects, and with big projects come big price tags for taxpayers. A new $100+ million highway construction project is being considered for the State of Wisconsin. New reports detailing the ranking of


Oak Creek Weekend Weather Forecast

OAK CREEK, WI — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy starting in the evening. Partly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.


The Packing House hosting fundraiser for falling MPD officer Matthew Rittner on Feb. 22

MILWAUKEE — The Packing House Restaurant is donating 10 percent of its food sales on Friday, Feb. 22 to the family of fallen MPD Officer Matthew Rittner. The police officer was shot and killed earlier this month.


Florida Man Arrested After Authorities Say He Murdered Wife in Wisconsin in 1979

A 78-year-old Florida man was arrested after cold case detectives said a probe indicated he killed his wife in Wisconsin on May 6, 1979. That’s when Dona Mae Bayerl, 38, vanished. Her body was never found.


Car Break-Ins Reported At Oak Creek Gymnastics Center

OAK CREEK, WI -- Police in Oak Creek say they're looking for the person responsible for breaking into several cars at the Midwest Twisters Gymnastics Center on the night of Feb 13.


Driver facing more charges after woman dies from injuries in Highway 145 crash

MILWAUKEE — A woman who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a crash on WIS 145 near West Silver Spring Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 19, has died from her injuries. The driver, 21-year-old Tyshawn Combs, is now facing charges.


Wisconsin brewers hope for relief from excise taxes, tariffs

MILWAUKEE (WISN) — A tariff and tax fight is brewing, and it could impact Wisconsin beermakers. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin talked about tax cuts and tariffs for Wisconsin brewers as she toured Good City Brewing’s new taproom next to Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.


$539K Belmont Place Home For Sale In Oak Creek

OAK CREEK, WI -- Stunning Executive Home describes this meticulously cared for 2 story colonial. Rarely do you find a home with more than six bedrooms, a huge living room with a gas fireplace, a formal dining room, chef's kitchen with granite counters, breakfast bar, island, and patio doors to the d


Heroin, meth, cocaine found with $36K during drug bust on Milwaukee’s north side

MILWAUKEE — A suspect is in custody after a drug bust organized by the Milwaukee Police Department near 28th and Courtland on Thursday, Feb. 21. Officers from District 4 and members of the Tactical Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant inside a home after processing multiple complaints of drug


Traffic stop in Racine leads to seizure of 90+ grams of crack, handguns

RACINE — A traffic stop in Racine uncovered nearly 100 grams of crack cocaine on Thursday, Feb. 21. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, a vehicle was pulled over near 21st and Memorial around 12 p.m., for going 46 mph in a 30 mph zone.


Wicked winter storm to hit Wisconsin this weekend. See what's in store

If the kitchen sink was a weather thing, it most likely would be thrown at Wisconsin this weekend. Ice, snow, freezing rain, sleet and just plain rain are forecast for southern Wisconsin starting early Saturday morning, with consequential flooding possible from all the precipitation.


Jamarr Hicks pleads guilty, sentenced to time served for role in 2017 homicide

MILWAUKEE — 30-year-old Jamarr Hicks pleaded guilty this week to obstructing an officer in connection with the shooting death of 16-year-old Emani Robinson. That crime happened near 39th and Center on June 25, 2017.


8 years in prison for man accused of hitting, backing over Army veteran in crash on I-43

MILWAUKEE — An Illinois man convicted in connection with a crash that happened on the Fourth of July in 2018 on I-43 was sentenced to prison on Thursday, Feb. 21. Army veteran and beloved junior ROTC advisor, Stephen Randall, died as a result of injuries suffered in the crash.


Police: Man shot, seriously injured while sitting in vehicle near 11th and Meinecke

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday morning, Feb. 22 near 11th and Meinecke. It happened around 12:11 a.m. Police say the victim, a 35-year-old man, was in his vehicle when shots were fired. He suffered serious gunshot wounds.


Dewayne Veasy pleads no contest, sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison in fentanyl exposure case

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Dewayne Veasy on Friday, Feb. 22 to two-and-a-half years in prison and another three years of extended supervision. This, in connection with an incident in which a Waukesha County deputy had to be treated for exposure to fentanyl.


Bowling coach at Franklin High School arrested for sex assault

FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A volunteer bowling coach has been arrested for sex assault. According to a release from the Franklin Police, Zachary Drabek, 19, is charged with 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Stalking.

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Traffic alert: All lanes of NB I-94 shut down from Hwy G to Ryan Rd. due to emergency road repairs

RACINE COUNTY — All northbound lanes of northbound I-94 are shut down from Highway G to Ryan Rd. because of emergency road repairs. Alternate Route: Exit at Highway G to West Frontage Rd to 27th St. north to Ryan Rd. Ryan Rd east to I-41/94 NB on-ramp.