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  • TSA

    Packing to hunt? The do’s and don’ts of traveling with a firearm

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Hunting season is right around the corner, and General Mitchell is preparing for a big increase in firearms being packed in bags. What is in that bag? Or her bag? Or his bag? The answer doesn’t really matter unless you’re traveling with items prohibited by the TSA. “We’re trying to educate the passenger better,” said Mark Lendvay, Wisconsin’s Federal Security Director. With holiday travel season around the corner, the TSA is demonstrating how to make your trip […]

  • Like beef jerky? There’s a place that offers over 200 flavors!

    Mary Rothschadl from The Beef Jerky Outlet joins FOX6 WakeUp to talk about the variety of flavors and crazy specialties you can enjoy.

  • Beer, food & fun! Check out craft beer brewers from around the country, but where?

    John Klemme from Blue Harbor Resort joins FOX6 WakeUp  to talk about the delicious craft beers you can enjoy at the Big Blue Craft Beer Festival.

  • October 18, 2014

    Look who is turning six years old Saturday, October 18, 2014.

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    October 18

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  • Delavan High School

    UPDATE: Delavan H.S. student arrested for online shooting threat

    DELAVAN (WITI) — A Delavan High School student was taken into custody Friday morning, October 17th after he allegedly posted the message “I’m going to shoot up the school” on a social media app called Yik Yak. The app allows individuals to send messages anonymously. The threat did not identify a specific school, but the post was tracked to the East Troy area. As a result, there was an increased police presence at East Troy schools on Friday. The East Troy […]

  • Gold rush

    Milwaukee’s Rick Ness back home after stint on season 5 of Gold Rush

    After six months of long work days in remote parts of Alaska, Milwaukee’s Rick Ness is back home and back in the driver’s seat on season 5 of Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush. This season has new miners, new machines and new ways to pull gold from the ground. And according to Rick, dedication lead to a haul much bigger than last season.

  • pets

    Animals in need of loving home: It’s the end of the road for Hoffer’s Tropic Life Pet Center

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — When the first store opened in 1973, it measured about 600 square feet. 41 years later, the facility houses more than 26,000 square feet of pets and supplies. But now, the owner of Hoffer’s Tropic Life Pet Center says he’s preparing to shut down for good. The reserved reptiles, frisky felines and American alligators are all among the amazing animals who have lived within the walls of Hoffer’s Tropic Life Pets. But on Monday, October 13th, owner Mike […]

  • The Royal

    Milwaukee-based band “The Royal” talks about new single, performs

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — They’re a Milwaukee-based band that’s really making a name for themselves in the local, and national, music scene. “The Royal” just released a new single called “Don’t Leave Yet.” Click here to view their Facebook page.

  • Haunts

    Have plans this weekend? Head to the Wehr Nature Center in Franklin, but why?

    FRANKLIN (WITI) — Have plans this weekend? If not, you may want to head to the Wehr Nature Center in Franklin. Why? Brian Kramp will show you. Click here for more information.

  • Milwaukee Police Department

    Milwaukee police investigate shooting on Fond du Lac Ave

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened near W. Fond du Lac Avenue and W. Center Street at about 2 a.m. on Friday, October 17. According to police, two victims, a 27-year-old male from Milwaukee and a 26-year-old male from Milwaukee, were shot during an apparent exchange of gunfire between the occupants of the car they were riding in and the occupants of another car. Both victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital for […]

  • crimescene

    57-year-old Milwaukee man dead following shooting near 26th & Nash

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened near 26th and Nash at about 3 a.m. on October 17. The victim, a 57-year-old male from Milwaukee, reported to investigators that a suspect attempted to rob him at gunpoint while he was in front of his residence. During the incident, the suspect shot the victim, striking him in the thigh. The victim was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment, where he later died. An autopsy will be […]


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