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  • Milwaukee Police Department

    Milwaukee police investigate “sudden death” of 71-year-old man; foul play not suspected

    MILWAUKEE —  Milwaukee police are investigating a sudden death that happened around 4:15 a.m. on the city’s northwest side Friday, January 13th. According to police, a 71-year old Milwaukee man was found deceased behind his residence near 29th and Auer. The investigation is ongoing. At this time foul play is not suspected. Monitor FOX6 News and for updates on this developing story.

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    Zac Brown Band to headline the Marcus Amphitheater on July 1st

    MILWAUKEE — Summerfest officials announced Friday, January 13th that the Zac Brown Band will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on July 1st. Tickets for Zac Brown Band on July 1 go on sale Friday, January 20 at 10:00 a.m. and include Summerfest admission.   Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person and by phone at 1-414-273-2600, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at and by phone at 1-800-745-3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1-866-448-7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone […]

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    Fight the winter blues by bringing a bit of spring into your home, but how?

    MILWAUKEE — The cold days and long nights of winter make us hungry for the color and fragrance of nature. Luckily for you, gardening expert Melinda Myers is here to help you bring a welcome hint of spring into your home. Melinda sharing some ideas for indoor gardening gifts and projects that will keep green thumbs exercised throughout the winter months. You can even get kids with cabin fever excited and involved in the projects! Forcing Amaryllis to Bloom Forcing […]

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    Driver arrested after fleeing from West Allis police in stolen vehicle; passenger fled on foot

    WEST ALLIS — One person was taken into custody early Friday morning, January 13th after they fled from police in a stolen vehicle. It began shortly after 2:00 a.m. when West Allis police observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed without headlights near 60th Street and Greenfield Avenue. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle fled from officers. Officers terminated the pursuit. The vehicle was located at short time later in the area of 29th […]

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    McCarthy on Jordy Nelson: “We’re going to declare him out for the game Sunday”

    GREEN BAY — Coach Mike McCarthy said Friday, January 13th that wide receiver Jordy Nelson has officially been declared out for the Sunday, January 15th  Divisional Playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. McCarthy said they will re-evaluate Nelson’s condition on Monday. Nelson suffered what is reported as multiple rib fractures. He was hurt in the second quarter of the Packers’ 38-13 win in a wild-card game last weekend against the New York Giants during a hit by safety Leon Hall. McCarthy on Jordy […]

  • Racine County Sheriff's Office

    One dead following single-vehicle rollover crash in Racine County

    RACINE COUNTY — One person has died following a single-vehicle rollover crash that occurred in the Town of Raymond early Friday morning, January 13th. It happened around 2:30 a.m. near 43rd Street and CTH G. When deputies arrived on scene they found the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle had been ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Steven Stich. Preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling at approximately 90 mph when the […]

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    The countdown is on as we all look forward to Sunday’s playoff game

    The countdown is on as we all look forward to Sunday’s playoff game. The Packers have the day off from practice today. But the Cowboys have been preparing for the big game in a pretty nice practice facility. Carl spent the morning outside the AT&T Stadium with the details.

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    Antiques, collectibles, art & more: Check out the Waukesha EXPO Market

    WAUKESHA — Kramp spent the morning at the Waukesha EXPO Market. It is southeast Wisconsin’s fastest growing flea market styled antique, collectibles, art, craft and home party show. The show runs Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. And Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Waukesha County Fairgrounds.  

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    Recipes to warm you up: A soup and sweet dessert your kids can help you make

    MILWAUKEE — When it’s cold and snowing outside, you know who’s got your back? Soup! Registered dietitian and author of “The Victory Bite” Erica Cleven joins Real Milwaukee with a soup recipe that will warm you up in no time. Stuffed Green Pepper Soup Level 3 Makes 6 1-cup servings Time 30 minutes Ingredients 1 pound lean ground turkey or ground beef 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (15 ounce) can […]

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    Hosting a Packers party? Some fun, delicious recipes for the big game

    MILWAUKEE — The Packers are in the playoffs! The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp with some fun, delicious recipes for the big game. Recipe: Queso Blanco Dip  Southwest Chicken Stew Taco Soup

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    Some of your favorite Sesame Street characters are coming to Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Parents, it’s time to get your little ones ready. Some of your favorite Sesame Street characters are coming to Milwaukee! Performance director, Jerry Du-Mars, joins FOX6 WakeUp with Sesame Street friends. Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and the whole gang are at the Milwaukee Theatre for Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music. They’re in town this weekend — Saturday and Sunday — for five performances. Tickets start at $20. About Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music (website) When […]

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    Future Forecaster: Meet 8-year-old Madeline from Walker Elementary School

    She wanted to be a Future Forecaster — and that’s exactly what FOX6 WakeUp News is helping her accomplish. Meet 8-year-old Madeline Fisher, a 3rd grader that attends Walker Elementary School. 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 […]