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Power tools stolen from Waukesha Farm and Fleet, police looking for suspects

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) – Police in Waukesha are trying to find two men suspected of stealing power tools from a Farm and Fleet. Police say the men came into the store on March 2, picked up some Milwaukee power tools and left without paying in a light-colored SUV.

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Wisconsin sheriff’s deputies rescue pair of trapped bear cubs

ASHLAND, Wis. — Two Wisconsin sheriff’s deputies rescued a pair of bear cubs trapped in a flooded culvert that had served as their den. The Ashland Daily Press reports that Ashland County deputies Zach Pierce and Dylan Wegner discovered the baby bruins Friday near the Bad River Indian Reservation in


Woman Struck Pole, Apartment Building Thursday: Police

WAUKESHA, WI -- A 39-year-old Waukesha woman is recovering after a car accident Thursday afternoon near Highway 59 and Oakdale Drive. According to police, officers arrived at the scene just after 12:30 p.m. Thursday to find that the car driven by the woman struck a traffic pole, went down a nearby e


Captured on camera: Argument at Milwaukee gas station leads to gunfire; alleged shooter on the run

MILWAUKEE -- An argument outside of a south side car wash escalated into shots being fired into a 21-year-old man's knee. The incident, which happened in broad daylight, was all captured on camera. Police are still trying to track down the gunman.


Wisconsin Dem governor removes 82 Scott Walker appointees added during lame-duck session

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) on Friday removed 82 appointments made by his predecessor, Gov. Scott Walker (R), during last year's lame-duck legislative session. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Evers's decision comes just a day after Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess invalidated t


Waukesha Police investigating after woman, 24, found dead in car

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Waukesha Police Department is currently investigating the death of a woman. According to police, a 24-year-old woman was found dead in a vehicle on Summit Avenue on March 19.

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Wisconsin man falls asleep at wheel, crashes car

GRANT COUNTY, Wisconsin (KWWL) – A Prarie du Chein man is recovering after a car accident in Grant County. A release from the Grant County Sheriff said William Seeley, 22, fell asleep while driving Friday afternoon in the Beetown Township on County U.


Waukesha Man Arrested After Car Collided With House: Report

WAUKESHA, WI -- Police in Waukesha say a 21-year-old Waukesha man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after the vehicle he was driving collided with a house. According to Waukesha police reports, officers responded to the 300 block of N. East Ave. just after 7 a.m. on March 19 on a report of


Pictures: View and submit photos of the northern lights in SE Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE — If you’ve always dreamed of catching a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis, you might be in luck over the weekend. According to the Space Weather Prediction Center, Wisconsin will be in a good position to see the northern lights both Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23.


'When is it gonna stop?': People in Milwaukee south side neighborhood worried about crime

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Flowers and candles line the corner of 21st and Orchard Streets on Milwaukee’s south side. The makeshift memorial is for 22-year-old Christian Marilyn Hernandez.

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‘They are at peace now:’ Community mourns boy, grandfather who perished in fire

MILWAUKEE — Saturday morning, March 23, family and community members gathered for the funeral of two people killed in a house on March 14. Entering the sanctuary dressed in all white, Tinna Clark and her five children honored her 4-year-old son Rayveon Cunningham and his grandfather, 67-year-old vet


14-year-old activist shares inspiring message at State of Wisconsin Girls Summit

MILWAUKEE — Cyberbullying, poverty, and mental health. These are just some of the common issues young girls face. Fourteen-year-old Marley Dias spoke about the challenges with her peers at Alverno College on Saturday, March 23.


Body found in Mississippi ID'd as missing Wisconsin woman

A body found in the Mississippi River near Trenton, Wisconsin, just over the border with Minnesota, has been identified as that of a missing Eau Claire woman. Muzeyyen Ayan, 47, was last seen at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport on Feb. 26.


Donald Driver gives out charity prizes in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Former Green Bay Packers star Donald Driver presented his annual "Driven to Achieve" awards at Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel Saturday night. Each of the six recipients were given $40,000 to benefit their charities.


2 injured after separate shooting incidents in Milwaukee; police seeking suspects

MILWAUKEE — Two 32-year-old men are being treated for injuries after separate shooting incidents in Milwaukee Friday night, March 22. According to officials, the first shooting happened near 32nd and Clybourn around 8:05 p.m. A 32-year-old man was in the area conducting a drug buy when a suspect tri


7 bars / restaurants to which Milwaukeeans insist on adding an "s"

Welcome to Bar Month at OnMilwaukee! For the entire month of March, we're serving up fun articles on bars, clubs and beverages – including guides, the latest trends, bar reviews, the results of our Best of Bars poll and more. Grab a designated driver and dive in!


Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies called out to Hoan Bridge for man flagging down motorists

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office deputy received minor injuries while responding to a combative subject on the Hoan Bridge. The incident happened on Saturday, March 23.


Governor Evers Signs His 17th Executive Order

When it comes to health, Wisconsin doesn’t get the best grade in the book. In 2016, the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute gave the state a “D” for overall health disparities on the state’s report card. The report noted that health disparities in the state have gotten worse beginnin


Semi-Trailer 'Split In Half' In Train Collision, Authorities Say

WAUKESHA COUNTY, WI -- The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office is asking members of the public to steer clear of the area around Main St. and Summit Ave. in Oconomowoc after a semi truck collided with a train Friday morning.


MPD: Woman dies in car crash, 2 minors in custody

MILWAUKEE — An Uber ride turned deadly early Friday morning after Milwaukee police said a stolen car crashed into it. Around 1:30 a.m., two minors driving a stolen car slammed into an Uber driver's car near S 21st Street and W Orchard Street, MPD said.