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Officials investigate Waukesha County fire that killed 3
WAUKESHA, Wis. - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at a home near Waukesha that killed one adult and two children. Thirteen fire departments responded to the house fire Tuesday morning. An 80-year-old woman and 9-year-old boy made it out of the home and required medical treatment. A
Suspect in hit-and-run death of Milwaukee DPW worker arrested
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The man accused of hitting and killing a Milwaukee DPW worker is now in custody. Police say 30-year-old Terron Clayborn was arrested around 8:30 Wednesday morning at a home near W. Beckett Avenue and W. Fiebrantz Avenue.
Hamilton Students Chosen As National Merit Finalists
SUSSEX, WI -- Four Hamilton High School seniors have been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The students are Abigail Dowse, Molly Hubred, Ty Kozic and Jonathan Sciortino.
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
Critical Missing: 13-year-old girl last seen near 64th and Hampton in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a missing 13-year-old girl, Amara Jordan. Jordan was last seen near N. 64th St. and W. Hampton Ave. in Milwaukee around 8 p.m.
Neighbors, Red Cross rally around survivors of triple-fatal house fire in Waukesha
WAUKESHA -- Questions remain after a house fire killed three people in Waukesha on Tuesday, Feb. 19. For people living nearby, there are still many, many prayers. "I woke up with my dog barking. I looked outside the window and it was all illuminated in red. I thought it was my house, honestly," said
WATCH: Car hits snowplow in Wisconsin whiteout
LYNDON STATION, Wisc. (WTHR) - A video shared by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation illustrates the dangers of not slowing down around snow plows. The video shows traffic on a snowy Interstate 90/94 on Sunday morning. As a plow appears from near-whiteout conditions in the left lane, a car co
Gov. Evers: Wisconsin will join lawsuit challenging border declaration if it ‘makes a difference’
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin will join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall if doing so “makes a difference.” The Democratic Evers told reporters Wednesday that he was discussing Wisconsin’s potential involve
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
Here Are Wisconsin's Most Prolific Robocallers
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, you can expect even more.
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.
Woodbury dentist allegedly sets fire to Wisconsin boathouse, leaves trail of bootprints
About two-and-a-half weeks ago, Wallace Cudd of rural New Richmond, Wisconsin was awakened in the wee hours of the morning by his wife, who informed him his boathouse was on fire.
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
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.
Man pleads no contest to 1 of 16 felony charges in 5-vehicle fatal crash on I-94 in Delafield
WAUKESHA COUNTY — A man accused in connection with a crash that killed a good Samaritan who was assisting the occupants of a minivan who were dealing with a flat tire on I-94 in Delafield in July of 2017 has reached a plea deal in the case against him.
IN DEPTH: Wisconsin considers marijuana law changes
In November, two cities and 16 counties in Wisconsin held advisory referendums for legalizing marijuana. Although non-binding, the results show the majority of Wisconsin voters supported legalizing marijuana in some form.
Taco Bell restaurant planned in Brookfield
A Taco Bell restaurant is planned in the city of Brookfield, at Lisbon Road and 124th Street near Butler and Wauwatosa. Taco Bell has about 7,000 restaurants, including more than 20 in the metro Milwaukee area, but none in the City of Brookfield currently. There is one Taco Bell location in the Town
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.
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.
What is Wisconsin's Wackiest Word?
(WFRV) - What is Wisconsin's wackiest word?. You have the chance to vote thanks to current Communication students at UW-Green Bay as part of their annual Comm Week. Cast your vote here. The winner will be announced at tommorow's Comm Week banquet.