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  • Caught on camera: West Allis police need help identifying theft suspect

    WEST ALLIS — West Allis police are looking for help to identify a suspect in connection to a theft at a business near 108th and Cleveland — as well as several other stores in southeastern Wisconsin. Police say the subject is described as black male, in his 50’s, bald, glasses, gray goatee, 5’8″ tall, and 180 pounds. He was wearing a black trench coat and blue jeans. The subject has been known to travel in a silver 4-door vehicle. If you […]

  • Journey and Def Leppard to headline Summerfest on July 4th

    MILWAUKEE — Summerfest revealed on Friday morning, January 19th that Journey and Def Leppard are coming to the Big Gig to perform on Wednesday, July 4th. Tickets go on sale beginning Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at, and and include admission to Summerfest.  Stay tuned for pre-sale and VIP ticketing information. Rumors Are True: @JourneyOfficial and @DefLeppard are bringing their 2018 tour to the @amfam Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 4! Tickets on sale Saturday, February 3 at 10AM […]

  • One lucky player! $50,000 winning Powerball ticket sold in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — One lucky Wisconsin player is holding a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, January 17 Powerball drawing. The lucky winner purchased their ticket at the Speedway located at 110 West College Avenue in Milwaukee. The winner matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball.  Wednesday’s winning Powerball numbers were 3, 33, 37, 51 and 57 with a Powerball of 21.  The Power Play number was 2. Winners at all prize levels have 180 days from the drawing […]

  • “Smashed display cases:” Suspects sought after burglary at Freedom Arms Unlimited in Oconomowoc

    OCONOMOWOC — Oconomowoc police are investigating a burglary that happened Friday morning, January 19th at Freedom Arms Unlimited — a gun shop located on Brown Street. According to police, officers responded to the store around 1:30 a.m. for a burglar alarm. Upon arrival, officers observed that the store had been burglarized. Officials say it appears multiple suspects broke the front door, entered the business, smashed display cases and removed firearms. The suspects then exited back through the front door. Police say […]

  • Dog with terrible burns down her back recovering at Wisconsin Humane Society

     ***Warning: One of the images below is graphic, viewer discretion advised*** RACINE — The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) Racine Campus is caring for a stray dog who arrived at the shelter with terrible burns down her back. According to WHS officials, two-year-old Annette was found by a Good Samaritan last month in Racine and brought to the Humane Society. When she arrived, veterinary staff immediately provided medication to alleviate her pain, and she’s been on a treatment plan for several weeks. The cause […]

  • Searching for a movie to see this weekend? Paul Hall has the scoop

    MILWAUKEE — From a lovable teddy bear to an Oscar contender based on a true story. Paul Hall from Common Guy’s Film Reviews joins Real Milwaukee to award his top family-friendly flicks. Follow Paul Hall on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Future Forecaster: Meet 9-year-old Jaelynn from Waukesha

    She wanted to be a Future Forecaster — and that’s exactly what FOX6 WakeUp News is helping her accomplish. Meet 9-year-old Jaelynn Gonzalez from Waukesha. FOX6 and Meteorologist Rob Haswell are looking for some smart, fun, outgoing and weather-loving kids to help with the weather forecasts Friday mornings on WakeUp News. If you have a 6 to 12-year-old child who is into weather and wants to show his or her stuff, then we want to hear from you! CLICK HERE […]

  • Warm, cozy and chic: How to layer up without sacrificing style

    MILWAUKEE — It’s key to staying warm in the winter — layers. Fashion expert, Jordan Dechambre, joins Real Milwaukee to show us how to do it right.

  • “I need you to help me:” MCTS bus driver helps lost, cold 10-year-old boy

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) bus driver Brandon Weathers is being recognized for helping a lost and cold 10-year-old boy. Weathers was driving his bus route when he spotted a little boy all alone. The temperature was -1 and the boy was only wearing  sweatshirt. MCTS said Weathers stopped brought the boy inside the bus to warm up as they waited for help. “I need you to help me,” the boy can be heard saying. Authorities say the boy […]

  • Laugh It Up Milwaukee 2018 presents beloved comedian Wayne Brady

    MILWAUKEE — It’s time to Laugh It Up Milwaukee! Mark Shapiro from the Jewish Community Center and Katie Sanders from Safe and Sound join FOX6 WakeUp with details on the upcoming event. About Laugh It Up Milwaukee (website) Laugh It Up Milwaukee 2018 presents beloved comedian Wayne Brady for an evening of laughter, friendship and community. Join the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center – and our signature partner, Safe & Sound Milwaukee — at the Riverside Theater […]

  • Construction update: The road work that could impact your commute

    MILWAUKEE — Ryan Luck with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins FOX6 WakeUp to talk about the upcoming construction that’s going to impact your commute.