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  • “Really concerned:” Police need your help in search for critical missing 76-year-old man

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police need your help locating a critical missing 76-year-old man. JL Lindsey was last seen Wednesday, May 24th in the area of 80th and Bender at approximately 7:50 p.m. Lindsey suffers from dementia, and apparently walked away from a group home where he lives. A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for him. Lindsey is described as standing 5’08” tall, weighing 140 pounds, with salt and pepper hair, and he was last seen wearing a gray and blue […]

  • Hometown hero: Community honors Captain Lance Sijan at Mitchell Intl. Airport

    MILWAUKEE — On Friday, May 26th the community came together to honor local war hero and Medal of Honor recipient, Captain Lance P. Sijan, during a dedication of the newly completed memorial plaza built in his honor. This event is one almost ten years in the making, and kicked off at 9 a.m. Friday morning. It could not have happened at a more fitting time as Captain Lance Sijan’s family accomplish what they set out to do in 2008. “The Sijan […]

  • May 26

    20th anniversary of the Children’s Hospital Miracle Marathon Bradford Beach Live In Bloom Memorial Day Events In Milwaukee Co. Parks Common Guy’s Film Reviews Recipe: Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe: BLT Pasta Salad

  • Police: Burglars target elderly Franklin resident; cash and jewelry taken

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the area of 92nd Street and Rawson Avenue on Thursday, May 25th. According to police, an elderly resident was tricked into letting an unknown woman into her home. The woman tried to convince the resident that she knew her. She subsequently entered the victim’s residence and convinced the victim to go out to a rear sun porch to talk. After they had talked for a length of time, […]

  • Future Forecaster: Meet Izzy Seatz, a 7th grader from Cedarburg

    She wanted to be a Future Forecaster — and that’s exactly what FOX6 WakeUp News is helping her accomplish. Meet Izzy Seatz, a 7th grader from Cedarburg. 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! […]

  • Pirates of the Caribbean is back with a 5th installment, but should you see it?

    MILWAUKEE — Shiver me timbers! Pirates of the Caribbean is back with a fifth installment. But does our movie man think it’s better than buried treasure — or would you rather or walk the plank? Paul Hall from Common Guy’s Film Reviews joins Real Milwaukee to give us his real reviews of the newest, family-friendly flicks. Follow Paul Hall on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Ever wish you were happier? 5 ways to train your brain to think good thoughts

    MILWAUKEE — Did you know that the average person has 70,000 thoughts per day? How are you using yours? Life coach Tiffany Miller joins Real Milwaukee with five exercise you can do to train your brain for happiness and success. 5 exercises to train your brain:  1. Ruminating or Problem Solving – If you are stuck in the same rut or experiencing and obstacle, ask yourself ” Am I focused on the obstacle or the solution?” Go back to the […]

  • Yum! Easy, delicious recipes that are perfect for summer BBQ’s and parties

    MILWAUKEE — The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp with some easy, delicious recipes that are perfect for summer BBQ’s and parties. Recipes: Broccoli Bacon Salad BLT Pasta Salad Banana Cream Trifle

  • A look at the upcoming construction changes that could impact your commute

    MILWAUKEE — Ryan Luck with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation joins FOX6 WakeUp to talk about the changes coming to I-94 and the Zoo Interchange.

  • Police ID woman found dead inside home as police searched for child abuse suspect

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Friday, May 26th identified the woman who was found dead inside a home near 47th and Brentwood during an investigation into child abuse. The woman has been identified as 26-year-old Tyvitta Dischler. A 49-year-old male suspect remains in custody for this crime. Police said around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24th, they were searching for a child abuse suspect alleged to have previously struck a five-year-old family member, causing serious injuries and hospitalization.  The suspect was believed to […]

  • May 26, 2017

    Look who is turning six years old Friday, May 26, 2017.

  • Nearly 40 million Americans expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend

    MILWAUKEE — Tens of millions of drivers are expected to travel this Memorial Day holiday. If you’re flying, be prepared for enhanced screenings at the airport — and if you’re driving in and around Milwaukee, you’ll see extra police enforcement. The large majority of travelers will be hitting the road. AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. That is one million more travelers than last year taking to the […]