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  • Recognize him? Brookfield police release sketch of suspect in hotel armed robberies

    BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with two armed robberies. The first robbery occurred just before 11 p.m.  on Tuesday, October 31st at the Best Western Hotel on Moorland Rd. Two weeks later on November 15th, police say the Embassy Suites Hotel located across the street was also robbed just before 11 p.m. The suspect in both robberies is described as a black man in his late 20s to […]

  • Man accused of stealing copper wire from hardware stores, selling at scrap yards

    SLINGER —  A 26-year-old man was taken into custody Tuesday, November 7th  in connection with the theft of copper wire from hardware stores. Police say 26-year-old Shawn Smith been stealing copper wire from hardware stores and immediately selling the stolen merchandise to two different scrap yards in the City of Milwaukee. Police say Smith would place the merchandise under his sweatshirt, leave the store and put the items in his vehicle. They say he would re-enter the store and steal additional […]

  • “I urge you to attend:” Benefit concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico disaster relief

    MILWAUKEE —  A benefit concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico disaster relief efforts will be held at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Woodland Dreams Ballroom on Saturday, October 28th at 10 p.m. Alderman Jose Perez issued a press release on Wednesday, October 25th encouraging residents to attend the show. Eddie Palmieri is headlining the event.  He is a 10-time Grammy winning Latin jazz musician and composer. He will be joined by world-class virtuoso William Cepeda, a brief opening set by Milwaukee […]

  • “We’re excited:” Amazon hiring for over 120,000 holiday jobs

    SEATTLE — Amazon announced Thursday, October 12th they are creating more than 120,000 jobs in the U.S. during the holiday season. Over 1,000 of those positions will be at the facility in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. New employees join more than 125,000 regular, full-time employees across the country who will help pick, pack and ship customer orders during the holidays. Amazon Senior VP of Global Customer Fulfillment said the following: “We prepare year round for the holidays and we’re excited to […]