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New service will take passengers from Milwaukee to Waukesha County

A new ride service can get you to and from work for $3. People can now take a ride from Milwaukee to Waukesha County. Milwaukee County is trying to connect its employees with employers in Waukesha County. It’s called FlexRide Milwaukee. “You’re five blocks away, take a walk. Alternatively, if …

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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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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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Kuglitsch will not seek re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in southeast Wisconsin announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to the state Assembly this fall. New Berlin Rep. Mike Kuglitsch didn’t offer an explanation beyond saying the time had come for him to move on. Kuglitsch has represented the 84th Assembly …

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Milwaukee Co. Parks in peril, money to keep them from leaving

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Parks is facing a financial crisis. Some public spaces are showing signs of neglect and county leaders say the current funding structure cannot meet staffing needs, major maintenance or repairs. Here’s a pretty stark example: Milwaukee County’s parks operating budget hasn’t increased in 30 years. In …

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Menomonee Falls restaurant raises at least $6,000 for injured Milwaukee County deputy

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) – On Wednesday evening, hundreds of people gathered at a restaurant in Menomonee Falls to raise money for injured Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy Christian Almonte. 30% of Su Casa Grande’s proceeds will go to Deputy Almonte’s recovery efforts. Initial sales totals indicate that at least …

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Two Milwaukee women charged in Wauwatosa George Webb shooting

Two Milwaukee women were charged on Monday after a George Webb employee was shot in the face while he was already on the ground following an argument at the Wauwatosa restaurant on Jan. 30. Bryanna Johnson and Breanta Johnson, both 20, have each been charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court …

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Chytania Brown, President and CEO of Employment Milwaukee

Black Is Beautiful is a new series of interviews with local African American women who are interesting, intelligent, and immersed in their passion. To learn more about the series, go here. In 2020, Chytania Brown became the first African American woman to be named President and Chief Executive Officer …

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You can now vote early in the 2022 Milwaukee mayoral primary

On Tuesday, February 15, Milwaukee will take a step closer to electing a new mayor when the city votes in the Spring 2022 primary. Don’t want to wait until the 15th to vote? Good news: you can vote in advance, from February 1 to February 11 (February 12 if you …

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Medical examiner identifies Kaukauna man authorities say killed in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner has identified the Kaukauna man they say was killed in Milwaukee and whose body was later found in a Dane County car. Adam McCormick, 34, was killed near 21st Street and Fairmount Avenue in Milwaukee, according to the medical examiner’s report. McCormick was …

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Milwaukee detective released from hospital after downtown shooting

MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee police detective who was injured in a downtown shooting was released from Froedtert Hospital on Tuesday. Milwaukee Police Department Detective Andrew Wilkiewicz was met with a crowd of support after leaving Froedtert’s care Tuesday night, FOX 6 Milwaukee reported. News cameras showed him being applauded …

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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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Latest Wisconsin news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 am CST | State News

VIRUS EPIDEMIC WHITE HOUSE VISIT 9-year-old Milwaukee virus fears lead to White House visit MILWAUKEE (AP) – A third-grader from Milwaukee whose fears about COVID-19 were mitigated by President Joe Biden when he came to Wisconsin for a televised town hall walked away from the meeting with both comfort and …

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Milwaukee DA won’t charge Wauwatosa officer for 2020 shootout

The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office said a Wauwatosa police officer acted in self-defense after shooting and injuring a woman who used a sturdy wooden stake to hit the officer’s cruiser. Tinesha Jarrett, who had left a nearby mental health complex hours before the shooting, also cracked the windshield of …

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First Omicron case identified in Wisconsin – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services identified the first case of the Omicron variant in Wisconsin on Saturday. A case of the Omicron variant has been identified in a man from Wisconsin who recently traveled to South Africa, according to a statement. READ MORE: 5 California residents …

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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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9 last-minute Milwaukee-themed Halloween costumes

Milverine Show up on Halloween as a local celebrity and you are sure to be recognized. The Milverine is an iconic yet simple Halloween outfit. Famous for strutting around Milwaukee; his outfit does not include a shirt, blue jeans and a hearty wolverine-like beard. Dick bacon Another Milwaukeean who rose …

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Milwaukee and state officials launch EvictionFreeMKE

By Ana Martinez-Ortiz The goal of EvictionFreeMKE is to level the playing field and change the landscape for tenants, said Colleen Foley, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee. (Photo by Ana Martinez-Ortiz) As a child, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley has been evicted from his home on …

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Breaking news from Wisconsin, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 am CDT | State News

ELECTION 2020-AUDITS-WISCONSIN Biggest cities in Wisconsin targeted by 2020 election survey MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Mayors of Wisconsin’s five largest and most Democratic cities begin receiving subpoenas in a Republican-ordered probe into the 2020 presidential election led by a judge retired from the State Supreme Court. Lawyer Michael Gableman issued …

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Keep Bedbugs Out of Your Home WI: Weekly Review

WISCONSIN – Missed any stories in Wisconsin this week? Here are the headlines. COVID-19 Booster Shots: WI Supports CDC Guidelines WISCONSIN – Wisconsin health officials have announced their support for CDC guidelines that some people should receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster. Read more. 8 cases of salmonella in WI …

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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 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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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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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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