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Truck driver loses job after getting stuck under Bay View bridge, blames clearance sign
MILWAUKEE — A semi-truck driver who got stuck under a Bay View bridge Wednesday blamed a clearance sign he said he could not see. Ken Beaver said as he drove through Stewart Street his company GPS told him to turn right onto Kinnickinnic Avenue. It is a tight turn, and Beaver said when he made it, h
Several dogs poisoned in northern Wisconsin, authorities ask for help
MADISON (WKOW) — Authorities are looking for more information about a string of dog poisonings in northern Wisconsin. “The Wis. Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service are seeking the public’s help in solving several cases involving the poisoning dea
Waukesha County dispatcher earns 2019 telecommunicator of the year award
WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Waukesha County 911 Dispatcher Philip Jacobs received the 2019 Wisconsin Telecommunicator of the Year Award. “Philip exemplifies the skills and values that make a great Telecommunicator,” said Waukesha County Director of Emergency Preparedness Gary Bell. “Not only is he a
Foxconn's Wisconsin Facility is a Ghost Town Where Workers Are Just 'Moving Dirt Around'
The people of Wisconsin are at their wit’s end, trying to figure out what to do about a Foxconn facility that has so far failed to create thousands of jobs. And the Democratic governor, Tony Evers, signaled this week that the deal signed by his predecessor, which provided $4 billion worth of subsidi
Sussex Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
SUSSEX, WI — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Breezy and mostly cloudy until evening. Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
Green Alert issued for 30-year-old Wisconsin woman
A Green Alert has been issued for Aimee Marie McCaughey, who was last seen Monday in Eau Claire. McCaughey, 30, suffers from PTSD/depression, and it is unknown if she is taking her prescribed medication.
Puppies from overcrowded shelters get shipped to HAWS
WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- HAWS animal shelter in Waukesha just got a big increase in its puppy population. Dozens of pups have been shipped to Wisconsin from overcrowded shelters in Louisiana. They came in through a program called "Wings of Rescue". The dogs are frisky, noisy and almost ready for a
Violent attack caught on camera at Wisconsin high school
BERLIN, Wis. -- (WMTV) Disturbing video is making the rounds on social media showing a high school student in Green Lake County violently beating another student. Authorities are now investigating the attack that took place at Berlin High School.
3 Woodstock home invasion suspects arrested in Wisconsin
Police have arrested three additional suspects wanted in connection with a Woodstock home invasion and battery earlier this month. Woodstock police responded about 3:25 a.m. April 7 to the 1900 block of Sheila Street after a report of a home invasion. When officers arrived, however, the suspects alr
Three people, including two children, found dead inside Seymour, Wisconsin home
Three people were found dead in a home on Main St. in Seymour on Friday morning. Police say officers first responded Thursday night at around 11:20 p.m. to the 600 block of North Main St. in Seymour for a report of a domestic disturbance.
7 hospitalized after police chase ends in crash with school bus
MILWAUKEE, WI (WITI/CNN) - A police chase ended in a major crash with a school bus Thursday and left seven people in a Wisconsin hospital. “All of the sudden – bam – you know?” witness Toy Green said. “What I’m thinking right now, I’m glad I wasn’t hit.”
Search continues for Wisconsin man who fell into Maine river
BATH, Maine — A search is continuing for a Wisconsin man who fell into Maine’s Kennebec River. Officials say two witnesses saw David Henry Dieterich of Racine, Wisconsin, fall off an unstable dock late Thursday near a parking lot of the Kennebec Tavern in Bath.
NW Wisconsin tribal leaders accused of embezzling $1.5M from casino
TURTLE LAKE, Wis. — Federal gaming regulators are accusing St. Croix Chippewa tribal leaders of pocketing at least $1.5 million in casino funds with little or no documentation or receipts.
South Milwaukee daughter told to pay father's rent after his death
A South Milwaukee woman says she's being told to pay the following month's rent after her dad passed away suddenly. Thomas Burns, 77, died March 20th. His daughter, Shannon, says she expected a lot of expenses as a result, but not rent for the month of April at his former apartment, South Towne Vill
Truckers are learning to spot signs of human trafficking in Wisconsin
(WKOW) — Human trafficking has impacted all 72 counties across Wisconsin and although law enforcement is cracking down on it, there’s another group of people who see it happening almost everyday and have the chance to do something about.
Video: SKYFOX’s safety features brought it home when the unexpected happened
MEQUON -- FOX6 News has a fleet of drones you know as SKYFOX. They are drones that our photojournalists, who are FAA-licensed, use on a daily basis to give you a bird's-eye view of events in southeast Wisconsin.
MPD: Several teens hurt in shooting near 36th and Glendale, 14-year-old in custody
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Several teens were hurt following a shooting near 36th and Glendale. It happened around 3:10 p.m. on Thursday. Police say a 13-year-old girl, a 14-year-old boy, and a 16-year-old girl were all taken to local hospitals for treatment of what is believed to be non-life threatening
Aaron Rodgers nearly gets ran over at Milwaukee Bucks game
This could have been very bad for Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Earlier this week, Rodgers and his girlfriend, Danica Patrick attended the Milwaukee Bucks playoff game against the Detroit Pistons and they were sitting courtside. While watching the game, Bucks shooting guard Pat Connaughto
Kettle Moraine School District to drop armed deputy contract
WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kettle Moraine School District does not plan to renew a contract for its school resource officers. It comes after voters turned down a $5.9 million referendum earlier this month.
Minimum-security inmate escapes Milwaukee correctional center
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A minimum-security inmate escaped from Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center, according to the Department of Corrections. The inmate is Trezelle J. Bishop. He is a 27-year-old African American man, 5’8”, weighing 150 pounds with brown hair and black eyes.