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Milwaukee man sentenced to 2 years for south end carjacking

article MILWAUKEE – David Ayers of Milwaukee was sentenced Wednesday (March 16) to three and a half years in prison and an additional two years of extended supervision in connection with the carjacking of a woman on the south side of the city last October. Ayers pleaded guilty on Wednesday …

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Milwaukee Fish Fry eats wolves in shootout

article The Milwaukee Fish Fry hosts the Chicago Wolves on March 12, 2022. (Courtesy Milwaukee Admirals) MILWAUKEE – Connor Ingram stopped 32 shots in regulation and overtime and four of five shooters to guide the Milwaukee Admirals to a 2-1 shootout win over the Chicago Wolves on Saturday night at …

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Wisconsin Budget Surplus, $150 Reimbursement of Evers Killed in Senate

article MILWAUKEE – Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: there’s a lot more money in Wisconsin’s coffers than they anticipated. It’s how to spend that money that gets tricky. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wants to give residents $150 as a tax refund, but Republicans say it’s an election-year …

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Milwaukee Police Department Hiring Open House

MPD Hiring Event Are you interested in joining law enforcement? The Milwaukee Police Department is hosting a hiring event and open house on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Police Department held a hiring open house on Saturday, March 5. “We’re looking for …

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Milwaukee Lakeside July 3 Fireworks Returning for 2022

item US Bank Fireworks along Lake Milwaukee (2019) MILWAUKEE – The July 3 fireworks display in Milwaukee is set to return in 2022 — after a two-year hiatus. A press release from Milwaukee County Parks says planning is underway to bring the event back this summer, and additional sponsors are …

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Marijuana legal in Wisconsin; poll finds 61% support

MILWAUKEE – The latest Marquette University Law School poll found, for the first time, that a majority of Republicans support legalizing marijuana sales in Wisconsin. But there is a big difference between what the polls say and what politicians do. So where is the push for legal weed in Wisconsin? …

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Milwaukee mask warrant expires March 1; What do you want to know

MILWAUKEE – Starting Tuesday, March 1, you will no longer be required to wear a mask in public spaces in Milwaukee. But there are different places where you will always have to hide. The current indoor mask mandate was a response to the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19. Milwaukee …

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Republican National Convention: Milwaukee mayoral candidates excited

MILWAUKEE – VISIT Milwaukee said Wednesday it is hosting a Republican National Convention committee in the city as they consider Milwaukee hosting the 2024 convention. From hotels, bars and restaurants to larger venues like the Fiserv Forum and beyond, VISIT Milwaukee will sell the city’s value. And while their political …

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Rufus King shooting in Milwaukee, MPS responds to parents’ frustrations

Rufus King shooting in Milwaukee, MPS responds to parents’ frustrations Milwaukee Public School leaders participated in a town hall at Rufus King High School after five people were shot outside of a basketball game. Parents said they were frustrated with what they call a lack of communication from school staff. …

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Milwaukee musician’s Instagram hacked; cyber scam victim

MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee musician has been hacked on Instagram. Now scammers are using a video of her to scam other people. Zed Kenzo is a musician with a devoted following – from stage to social media. She usually promotes her music on Instagram. But a few days ago, everything …

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Wisconsin blood donor wins SUV in ‘incredible’ Versiti contest

MILWAUKEE – Blood donation is usually voluntary. But it got a Wisconsin donor a free car. “We thought that right now cars were in such high demand and in short supply that this would be a great way to impact our donors and really show them our gratitude and appreciation,” …

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Milwaukee firefighters shoveled snow; the driver also hit the station

Milwaukee firefighters shoveled snow; the driver also hit the station Milwaukee Fire Department said two on-duty firefighters were hit while shoveling snow in front of a Milwaukee fire station on Monday morning Jan. 24. MILWAUKEE – Two on-duty Milwaukee firefighters were struck while shoveling snow outside a fire station just …

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Milwaukee Shake Shack Shooting, Detective Rescued Delivery Driver, Kids

Milwaukee Shake Shack Shooting, Detective Rescued Delivery Driver, Kids The food delivery driver was nearly hijacked before an off-duty Milwaukee police detective responded to the Third Ward describes the ordeal that left the MPD detective with multiple gunshot wounds. MILWAUKEE – The food delivery driver nearly had his car stolen …

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Milwaukee Wave earns first win of season

MILWAUKEE – The seven-time Milwaukee Wave champion took on new Major Arena Soccer League team Mexico’s Chihuahua Savage on Friday night at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and was able to earn his first win in 675 days. “The way things have gone this season is really good,” said head coach Giuiano …

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Milwaukee police chief addresses crime and community concerns

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman was in the hot seat Thursday at a Milwaukee Press Club luncheon. Norman was named the city’s acting chief of police in December 2020 and was officially named chief of police in November 2021 – continuing to pursue his goals for the city. …

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COVID and Milwaukee County Courts; the pandemic creates a backlog of cases

COVID Creates Backlog in Milwaukee County Courts COVID-19 and the pandemic are affecting all parts of society, including the Milwaukee County justice system. As jury trials resumed last summer, courts face a backlog of cases – particularly the criminal variety. MILWAUKEE – COVID-19 and the pandemic are affecting all parts …

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Milwaukee County COVID Hospitalizations to High in 2021

Milwaukee County COVID Hospitalizations to High in 2021 Frontline workers in Wisconsin are facing head-on an increase in COVID-19 cases. MILWAUKEE – Frontline workers in Wisconsin are facing head-on an increase in COVID-19 cases. Data from Milwaukee County shows the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients is the highest since December …

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Milwaukee Police Door Alarm Gift to Reduce Missing Persons Cases

Milwaukee Police Door Alarm Gift to Reduce Missing Persons Cases Milwaukee Police issued door alarms to residents on Friday. Alarms are intended for families with loved ones who have been diagnosed with memory impairment. MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Police Department distributed door alarm systems to city residents on Friday, December …

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Milwaukee Airport TSA finds 3 handguns in security

item Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport MILWAUKEE – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport have prevented the boarding of three handguns on planes during the Thanksgiving travel period, a statement said Monday (Nov. 29). The first incident happened on Saturday, November 20. TSA officers detected the weapon …

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Milwaukee shooting on Friday left 2 seriously injured, separate incidents

Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: Milwaukee mayor’s reaction to trial Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has spoken of his reaction to Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial not guilty verdicts in Kenosha. MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Police Department responded to at least two shots on Friday November 19. The victims of the two shootings were seriously …

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Wisconsin High Court Rejects Steven Avery’s Request for Review, Subject of “Making a Murderer”

Wisconsin’s highest court on Wednesday dismissed a petition from Steven Avery, the subject of “Making a Murderer,” for a review of his high-profile murder case. “It is ordered that the request for review be dismissed, without costs,” said the court decision. LAWYER STEVEN AVERY HIGHLIGHTS NEW WITNESS IN “MAKE A …

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Trump pushes ex-Rep. Duffy running for governor of Wisconsin

Former president Donald trumpDonald TrumpTrump Slams Justice For Restoring McCabe Biden Perks: Those Defying Jan. 6 Submission Should Be Prosecuted Hillicon Valley – Presented by LookingGlass – Hackers Make Big Money MORE said on Saturday he was trying to persuade the former rep. Sean duffySean DuffyFox News signs book deal …

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Glendale chase ended in Milwaukee River, 6 arrests

Glendale chase ends in Milwaukee River, 6 people arrested A boy has had a fishing trip he will never forget after seeing a man attempt to escape the police by jumping into the Milwaukee River. GLENDALE, Wisconsin. – A boy has had a fishing trip he will never forget after …

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Milwaukee COVID Vaccine Incentive for Residents

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Briefing Milwaukee County officials, including Milwaukee Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson, discussed the latest information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. MILWAUKEE – Mayor Tom Barrett and Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson on Tuesday, September 21, announced a new COVID-19 vaccine incentive program for residents of the city of Milwaukee. …

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Milwaukee Jeep Peace Ride Aims To Combat “Crime Peak”

Milwaukee Jeep Peace Ride “serves as a symbol” against violence The first Jeep Peace Ride went from Mitchell Park Domes to Lincoln Park in Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE – Early Sunday morning, a group of Jeep owners drove through parts of Milwaukee, showing off their vehicles and sharing a message of peace. …

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Harley Ride Benefits Milwaukee Junior Fire Institute

Motorbike fundraiser for the MFD Junior Fire Institute House of Harley-Davidson has partnered with the Milwaukee Fire Department for a Good Cause Motorcycle Ride to help firefighters in our community. MILWAUKEE – House of Harley-Davidson partnered with the Milwaukee Fire Department for a Good Cause Motorcycle Ride on Saturday August …

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Milwaukee neighbors suspect same man

Neighbors on Milwaukee’s east side suspect same man in spate of crimes Neighbors on the east side of Milwaukee suspect the same man in a recent spate of crimes, including a bicycle theft and housebreaking. MILWAUKEE – From a bike theft to a break-in, neighbors on the east side of …

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OWI crash in Caledonia, Milwaukee man charged

item CALEDONIA, Wisconsin. – A 26-year-old Milwaukee man is charged with a total of 14 counts in connection with a June 6 accident. Prosecutors said Eusevio Garcia Jr. was intoxicated while driving when he caused a crash involving multiple high-speed cars – injuring four others – in Caledonia. A Caledonia …

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Milwaukee Police Chief Morales returns July 12

item MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales will be “back to work” on Monday, July 12, his lawyer told FOX6 News on Wednesday. In May, a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge ordered the city to reinstate Morales as chief of police, but suspended the order for 45 days to …

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Milwaukee Community Bike Event promoting a healthy lifestyle

Milwaukee Community Bike Ride Promotes Healthy Lifestyle Rain or shine, the Westlawn community would come together for their annual Family Bike Ride event on Saturday June 26th. MILWAUKEE – Some cyclists decided to resist the weather on Saturday June 26. Rain or shine, the Westlawn Gardens community would come together …

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Milwaukee Pearl Harbor Marine buried 80 years later

MILWAUKEE – It was an emotional day for a family in Milwaukee, which was eventually closed almost 80 years later. Their loved one – a lost soldier who died in Pearl Harbor – has been identified and ultimately buried. “The family withheld a funeral in hopes that one day he …

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Suspect spat on Milwaukee parking officer after getting ticket

Milwaukee parking enforcement officer spat on it, threatened Milwaukee parking enforcement officers are called daily with complaints about cars illegally parked on the street. Early Thursday morning, such a call took a frightening turn. MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee parking enforcement officers are called daily with complaints about cars illegally parked on …

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Milwaukee and Morales agree to mediation

Morales and Milwaukee agree to mediation Ousted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales and the City of Milwaukee have agreed to mediation after nearly a year of litigation. MILWAUKEE – Ousted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales and the City of Milwaukee have agreed to mediation after nearly a year of litigation. …

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Milwaukee drug trafficking: accused man gets probation

item MILWAUKEE – Govanny Molina, 35, of Milwaukee, was sentenced to three years probation for his role in a drug smuggling operation in the south of the city. Molina was charged with possession with intent to deliver THC and criminal maintenance of a drug trafficking location in 2019. Neighbors told …

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Walmart condom theft, Milwaukee woman charged

item MONT PLEASANT, Wisconsin. – A Milwaukee woman stole condoms, Slim Jim’s and more from Walmart in Mount Pleasant, a crime she admitted, prosecutors said. Danielle Cefalu of Milwaukee faces one count of retail theft and one count of obstruction of an agent. On Saturday, May 29, investigators responded to …

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Milwaukee businesses face a dilemma downtown

Remote working is changing downtown Milwaukee As the world begins to reopen, some people are realizing that they enjoy working from home. It is estimated that only about a quarter of workers returned to the Milwaukee office. MILWAUKEE – As the world begins to reopen, some people are realizing that …

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Wisconsin Wolf Hunting Rules Revision Process Begins

item MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – The policy council of the Department of Natural Resources began the process of reviewing the Wisconsin wolf hunting rules on Wednesday, May 26. The revisions could ban night hunting and shorten the window for registering victims after hunters exceeded their quota in February. The council …

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New Milwaukee Recycling Schedule; collection every 2 weeks

MILWAUKEE – The city of Milwaukee will begin the transition to a bi-weekly spring-to-fall recycling collection schedule across the city starting June 1, a statement from the Department of Public Works said Monday. The winter collection schedule (December – March) will continue to be varied, allowing operations on snow. All …

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Wisconsin Senators Pass Law Enforcement Proposals

Wisconsin lawmakers assess policy proposals Wisconsin lawmakers on Tuesday discussed proposals regarding police practice and policy in the state. MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Senate passes several law enforcement proposals. One of these would make it easier for you to learn about use of force policies. Another might make it …

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Lifeguards Wanted for Milwaukee County Beaches and Pools

Lifeguards Wanted for Milwaukee County Pools and Beaches Many people are hoping to hit the pools and beaches of Milwaukee County this summer. But a staff shortage can prevent this from happening. MILWAUKEE – With the COVID restriction easing more and more, many people are hoping to hit the pools …

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Construction of the Milwaukee Couture Tower begins

Construction begins on Couture skyscrapers in Milwaukee Construction on the 44-story Couture apartment building in downtown Milwaukee officially began on Tuesday, May 11. MILWAUKEE – Construction on the 44-story Couture apartment building in downtown Milwaukee officially began on Tuesday, May 11. The project will not only create apartments, but also …

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Why Mitch McConnell wants states to go bankrupt

American states are suddenly faced with their worst fiscal crisis since the Great Depression. The Center on Budgetary and Policy Priorities estimates that more than 25% of state revenue has evaporated due to the pandemic. The demands on state health care budgets, state unemployment systems and state social benefits are …

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