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  • It’s never too early to start learning: Toys for babies, toddlers that will kick-start their language skills

    MILWAUKEE — While older kids are in the classroom — babies and toddlers can bet in on the back to school fun too. Sherry Artemenko of Play on Words joins Real Milwaukee with the toys that can prepare your little ones for future learning. Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart by Leap Frog, 2 and up, ($39.99) Who doesn’t like ice cream? cute cart, great pretend play, learning Put instruction cards in cash register, Listening and following directions in sequence, […]

  • Tom Cruise is recovering after being hurt on the set of “Mission Impossible 6”

    Chris Brown opens up about the night he beat up Rihanna. Plus, Tom Cruise is recovering after being hurt on the set of “Mission Impossible 6.” Casey Carver with TMZ joins FOX6 WakeUp with the scoop.

  • August 17, 2017

    Look who is turning six years old Thursday, August 17, 2017.

  • 2 men shot, injured during verbal altercation following traffic incident in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Thursday morning, August 17th on the city’s south side. Two men were injured as a result of the incident. It happened around 1:50 a.m. in the area of 14th Street and Greenfield Avenue. Police say a verbal altercation began following a traffic incident and the suspect(s) shot into the vehicle of the victims. Two men in the vehicle, a 20-year-old man and a 24-year-old man, were struck by the gunfire.  The […]

  • Police: Man shot, injured during physical altercation in Sheboygan, suspects sought

    SHEBOYGAN —  Sheboygan police are searching for two suspects following a shooting on Wednesday, August 16th. Police responded to the area of 19th Street and Indiana Avenue around 5:45 p.m. for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers determined that a 25-year-old man had received a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg during a physical altercation with two other male subjects. The victim received treatment at a local hospital. Police have identified the two suspects in this incident and […]

  • August 16

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  • Recognize this guy? Police seek suspect accused in robbery at Speedway gas station

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are seeking a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at the Speedway convenience store, located on Layton Avenue near Pine Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on August 16th. According to police, the suspect entered the business, demanded cigarettes from a clerk, and threatened to harm the clerk. The suspect then took the cigarettes and fled the scene. The suspect is described as a black male, in his late 40′s-early 50′s, around 6′ tall, between 200-210 pounds, with […]

  • “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over:” Crackdown on drunken driving begins Friday

    MILWAUKEE — Law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin will combine resources to watch for impaired drivers as part of the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” initiative that begins Friday, August 18 and continues through Labor Day, September 4. To deter impaired driving, WisDOT utilizes federal funding to help support 24 OWI task forces operating across the state that combine the resources of multiple law enforcement agencies to conduct high-visibility enforcement efforts. According to a press release, task force activities occur […]

  • School lunches for kids: The foods that will make lunchtime tasty and nutritious

    MILWAUKEE — It’s that time of year again — when parents start packing school lunches for their kids. Registered dietitian, Lisa Grudzielanek of Your Tasty Life, joins Real Milwaukee to help fill those lunch boxes with healthy foods. Select food that meet at least 3 of the 5 following criteria: Contains wholesome ingredients such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds Contains 100% whole grains Contains no artificial sweeteners  Contains no hydrogenated oils Contains less than 10% of calories from added […]

  • Popular haircuts for back-to-school — and how they can save parents on time

    MILWAUKEE — It’s the start of a new school year which means new school supplies, new clothes, and maybe a fresh new hairdo. Jonelle Todd of Supercuts joins Real Milwaukee to talk about the hottest cuts for kids — and some time-saving styling tips for parents too. First, it’s really important to brush the hair out right after shower or bath time. I know it can be really tempting to skip this step when you’re trying to get the kids […]

  • 1M+ people attended the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair; 408K cream puffs devoured

    WEST ALLIS — Wisconsin State Fair officials announced on Wednesday, August 16th  that for the fifth year in a row, more than a million people entered the gates of the fair grounds. The official attendance was 1,028,049 over the 11-day run of the fair. Here are more interesting numbers generated by fair officials: Nearly 3,700 exhibitors participated in fair contests, including agriculture, art, horticulture, culinary and more. Albanese’s Roadhouse served up 9,800 orders of this year’s Sporkies Champion — Spaghetti and Meatballs Mozzarella […]

  • Feasting for Felix: A look at what will be on the menu at The Twisted Willow

    MILWAUKEE — Eric Willborn, the special event chef at Twisted Willow, joins FOX6 WakeUp with a look at what will be on the menu during Feasting for Felix.  Feasting for Felix is Thursday, August 16th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus. The Wisconsin Humane Society is pleased to announce Feasting for Felix, a family-friendly tasting of Ozaukee County’s best local food! Where? | 630 W. Dekora St. Saukville, WI 53080 When? | Thursday, […]