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Laura Langemo joins the FOX6 News Team as an assignment reporter. She came to Milwaukee from Duluth, MN. She worked there for several years as the morning anchor and feature reporter.

Laura has always had a passion for news and she was even nominated for an EMMY for a series she did on premature birth.

During her free time, Laura likes get out and go running and spend time with her family and friends. She says she is thrilled to be a part of the FOX6 News Team.

Recent Articles
  • Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign

    Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign kicks off early in Milwaukee County

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s the sound many associate with Christmas. Although Santa has almost two months until his big day, Brenda Hayes is thrilled to already be back at bell ringing. “It’s fun, you know. I like to get out and see the people,” said Hayes. This year, the Milwaukee County Salvation Army is kicking off its Red Kettle Campaign a little earlier than in year’s past. “The season between Thanksgiving and Christmas is shorter for us, so we really needed to get in […]

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    “Inspired to fight cancer:” 12-year-old makes care packages for chemo patients

    WAUKESHA (WITI) — A 12-year-old boy watched his grandfather battle and succumb to cancer, and that inspired him to take action to help others affected by such a terrible disease. Cameron Gensler says his grandfather was his best buddy. “He was a guy that lived life to the fullest and he was really happy,” Gensler said. “They fished, they golfed, they played baseball, and he took him on trips — so they were just real close,” Cameron’s mother Jamie Gensler said. In August […]

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    “A win all the way around:” Transforming a foreclosed building into a house of hope

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It doesn’t look like much now, but in a matter of months a boarded up building will become home for six young adults. “We call it campus housing. These are for youth that have that can do attitude and are motivated. It would be no different from living in a dorm at UWM or Marquette,” Journey House CEO Michele Bria said. The city of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, and Journey House (a social services organization) are teaming up to make this happen. Journey […]

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    “I’m looking for toy treasures:” America’s Toy Scout wants to buy your old toys

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — They’re boxes and boxes of what may look like just a bunch of old toys, but for Lori Bongard and her father Tom Meyers they’re all special gifts filled with countless stories. “It’s such fond memories of being a kid and my parents were so good to me and I had so much,” said Bongard. After sitting unused for decades, Bongard and her father decided it was finally time to part ways with her toys. That’s where Joel […]

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    “Frozen in time:” Home filled with possessions of Barnum circus family now up for auction

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — Crowds of people waited outside and eventually made their way into a Brookfield home owned by an iconic family. “This is frozen in time. I know is sounds melodramatic but it’s the truth,” said Open House Estate Sales Inc. President Thomas Ewart. The home is filled with possessions now on sale, but the owners make the items more unique. One of the Barnum relatives of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus lived in this very house after […]

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    “You want to get it now:” Health officials urge you to get a flu shot

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s easy to make excuses not to get a flu shot, but Milwaukee Health Department Medical Director Geoffrey Swain says now is the time to get one. “It takes a week or two for a flu vaccine to build up full effect in your body. So you want to get it now so that you’re protected for the flu season,” said Swain. The flu season peaks between November and March. Since October 1st,  20 people in Wisconsin have been […]

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    From 1893 until now: Documentary tracks history of Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Pfister Hotel made its mark in Milwaukee 120 years ago. What started as a simple request from Marcus Hotels and Resorts to make a short video to celebrate the famous hotel, turned into a much larger project. “In the process of that we learned that there is so much history and story behind this hotel going back to 1893,” said Cory Zimmermann. Owners of Z2 Marketing Cory Zimmerman and Deb Zindler became enthralled with what they were […]

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    “I want them back:” Once discontinued, Wisconsin man brings back “Candy Raisins”

    DELAFIELD (WITI) — It’s an iconic gummy candy that has been in southeastern Wisconsin for about 80 years. They’re more than just candy to John Barker. They’re a reminder of his childhood. “I’ve been loving those candies since I was just a little kid. I can remember riding my bike up to the golf course and going to the vending machine and grabbing a bag and just loving it,” Barker said. In 2008, Candy Raisins were discontinued, that’s when Barker decided to take […]

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    “Putting their lives on the line:” Milwaukee honors fallen firefighters

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — For more than a century, Milwaukee firefighters have been protecting lives while putting theirs on the line. On Wednesday, October 8th, the Milwaukee Fire Department took time to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. “When individuals are running out of a building, it is our Milwaukee firefighters who are running into those buildings. They are literally putting their lives on the line for us,” said Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. 127 Milwaukee firefighters have lost their […]

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court on the road

    Wisconsin Supreme Court takes its cases on the road, first time in Waukesha Co.

    WAUKESHA CO. (WITI) — Only a very select number of cases make their way in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. On Tuesday, justices took three cases on the road to share the Supreme Court experience, and for the first time ever, did it in Waukesha County. “Since 1993, Justice on Wheels has connected the courts directly with 9,000 people including an estimated 300 that will be here today,” said Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. Justice on Wheels is an outreach program […]

  • Chairs painted in "Rare Chair Affair"

    “Rare Chair Affair” uses art to help those affected by breast cancer to bond and heal

    SHOREWOOD (WITI) — Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been both a special and emotional time of year for Pat Skowronski for more than a decade, as she was diagnosed with this terrible disease back in 2003. “I was angry and then I cried a lot, and then I said ‘wait a minute, this isn’t going to get me,'” said Skowronski. Six years ago, Skowronski learned about the Rare Chair Affair. “We have breast cancer survivors who work with volunteer artists all summer […]

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    “It tells who you are:” 91-year-old “handwriting analyst” has been working legal cases since 1976

    MEQUON (WITI) — There’s no need for a computer or smartphone in Ken Nelson’s line of work. All he requires is a pen and paper. “There’s no such thing as handwriting. This is mind writing. The hand only does what the mind tells it to do. What’s in the head and the heart comes out on paper,” said Nelson. Nelson has been analyzing handwriting since 1976. Even at 91 years old, he continues to travel across the state as an expert […]


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