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    February 5, 2016

    Look who is turning six years old Friday, February 5, 2016.

  • Suspect accused of robbing the Prime Financial Credit Union

    Recognize this guy? Milwaukee police need help identifying bank robbery suspect

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are asking the public to help identify a suspect who is accused of robbing the Prime Financial Credit Union at 4878 N. Swan Road (near 91st and Stark) around 11:40 a.m. on February 3rd. Police say the suspect walked into the bank and presented a demand note to an employee. The suspect took the money and fled from the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a black man, between 25-30 years old, standing 5’6” tall, […]

  • Shooting at 69th and Grantosa

    20-year-old woman seriously injured in shooting; police seek known suspect

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened on Thursday, February 4th, around 11:30 a.m. near 69th and Grantosa. Police say a 20-year-old Milwaukee woman was shot during circumstances that are still under investigation.  She suffered a serious injury and was taken to the hospital. The investigation is ongoing and MPD is seeking a known suspect.

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    February 4

    CDC: Influenza (flu) information IRS: Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft Sojourner Family Peace Center Donate to Sojourner Family Peace Center Volunteer your time at Sojourner Family Peace Center Re-creation Station, Milwaukee Metro Market, Milwaukee Winterfest & U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition Celebrate Mardi Gras at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino CDC: Zika virus World Health Organization: Microcephaly/Zika virus Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Volunteer Opportunities

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    This may be the most sought after volunteer position at the hospital

    MILWAUKEE — Expert baby cuddler, experienced snuggler, infant comforter — all the ways to describe Mary Gilles-Schmidt. Once a week Mary spends her day at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin — specifically in the neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NIC-U. As one of only 30 people who come in just to hold infants, Mary’s job might be the most sought after volunteer position at the hospital — and one of the most impactful. Hospital volunteer opportunities

  • Wisconsin State Capitol

    Governor Scott Walker signs 21 bills into law

    MADISON –Governor Scott Walker signed 21 bills into law Thursday, February 4th at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster care program in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 to address issues intended to improve the well-being of children and youth in the foster care system, including: introducing a requirement for “reasonable and prudent parenting standard” for out-of-home providers to make decisions about children in their care, limiting […]

  • Watertown theft suspects

    Can you help? Watertown police need help identifying theft suspects

    WATERTOWN — The Watertown Police Department is asking the community for assistance in identifying two retail theft suspects. According to police, the suspects entered a local store and stole over $500 worth of items. This investigation is still active while police follow available leads. Anyone with information on this or other crimes are encouraged to call the Watertown Police Department at (920) 261-6660 or report it anonymously by texting “WTTN” and your tip to Tip411 (847411).

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    Chip learns all about Lake Geneva’s annual Winterfest

    LAKE GENEVA — Chip spent the morning previewing Lake Geneva’s annual Winterfest. He learned all about the US. National Snow Sculpting competition, human sled racing and about other activities you can enjoy at the festival.

  • Brewers Postgame Concert Series

    Brewers Postgame Concert Series artists announced! Two will play Miller Park in 2016!

    MILWAUKEE — Thanks to the success of last season’s inaugural series, the Brewers are proud to announce two Postgame Concerts in 2016.  On Saturday, May 14, the Brewers will welcome one of the music industry’s hottest stars to Miller Park as multi-Platinum pop artist Andy Grammer will perform a full-length, free postgame concert, courtesy of Pick ‘n Save, following the Crew’s matchup with the San Diego Padres. Then on Saturday, August 27, country music star Kip Moore will take the stage following the Brewers vs. Pirates, presented by 94.5 KTI Country. Both shows are FREE to all fans […]

  • Mardi Gras celebration at  Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

    The sights, sounds and flavors of the Big Easy are coming to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

    MILWAUKEE — Get ready to party! The sights, sounds and flavors of the Big Easy are coming to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. That’s where Laura spent the morning previewing its Mardi Gras celebration. Click here for more information.

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    The final year: Doritos asks aspiring filmmakers to submit homemade ads

    MILWAUKEE — Super Bowl Sunday is not just a competition on the field — it’s also a competition for which commercial will take top honors. For the 10th and final year, Doritos asked aspiring filmmakers to submit homemade ads to its “Crash the Super Bowl” contest for a change at having their work air during the big game. Nearly 4,500 ads were submitted and have now been narrowed down to three people. David Ruby joins FOX6 WakeUp from San Francisco, […]

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    TMZ: California man says he’s being cheated out of $63M lottery jackpot

    MILWAUKEE — A suspicious man detained outside Taylor Swift’s house. And a California man says he’s being cheated out of a $63 million lottery jackpot. Casey Carver with TMZ joins FOX6 WakeUp with the scoop.

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