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  • Pictures: View & submit beautiful weather pictures

    MILWAUKEE — Every single day, we hear from FOX6 News viewers who say they have a beautiful photo they’d like to share on-air. Here’s your chance to do so. Submit the photo by clicking the button just below.

  • Health Department: Synthetic marijuana cases confirmed in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — The City of Milwaukee Health Department  is warning the public that synthetic marijuana cases have been confirmed in Milwaukee. Since April 19, two confirmed cases and one probable case of the illness have been identified in city residents.  Of the three cases, two have required hospitalization. They are the drugs that go by names like “K-2, Spice and Scooby Snax.” They are marketed as being innocent but the fake pot can pack a deadly punch. “The people that have […]

  • 30-year-old driver in custody after 2 separate pursuits in Racine County

    RACINE COUNTY — A 30-year-old driver is in custody after officials say they fled from police on two separate occasions. It began Friday, April 20, around 6:30 p.m., when Franklin police asked for assistance from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. A vehicle fled from an officer following a retail theft at a Sendik’s Food Market. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office stepped in. They spotted the vehicle traveling southbound on South Sylvania and attempted to pull the driver over. The vehicle […]

  • Accountability, getting answers & fixing problems: FOX6 Investigators, Contact 6 work for you

    MILWAUKEE — Accountability, getting answers and fixing problems are just a few things that drive the work of the FOX6 Investigators and Contact 6. The stories below are featured in “FOX6 Presents: The Investigators and Contact 6.” ‘Doesn’t give a damn about following the rules:’ Milwaukee neighbors ‘sick’ of nuisance tenant Saving the spot: Contact 6 helps family after construction threatens disabled son’s routine Non-profit gives heroin addicts 4-million needles to combat surge in Hepatitis C ‘Suspicious stuff:’ Former therapist […]

  • Have you seen her? Inmate walks away from work release site in Kenosha County

    KENOSHA — Authorities are searching to find a Robert E. Ellsworth Correction Center inmate who walked away from a work release site in Kenosha County. The incident has been reported to the Racine County and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Offices. Jennifer Drost, 41, convicted in Rock County, is a white female, 5’9″ tall, 193 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. Meantime, Wisconsin Department of Corrections’ officials are searching to find a second inmate who escaped from the same facility. Christine Abel, 36, turned […]

  • Internship on 2 wheels: Harley-Davidson seeks social media savvy collegians

    MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson is turning an often-mundane rite of passage, the summer internship, into the experience of a lifetime. On Friday, April 20, the motorcycle maker announced instead of a key card, eight social media savvy collegians will get the opportunity to learn to ride via Harley-Davidson’s Riding Academy. Upon successful completion, they’ll receive the keys to their very own Harley-Davidson motorcycle with the mission of sharing their experiences, exploring motorcycle culture, and enjoying the freedom of riding all summer long. Harley-Davidson […]

  • Police: Arrest made in fatal crash near 33rd & Walnut, 2 other subjects sought

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say they have made an arrest in a fatal crash that happened near 33rd and Walnut on Thursday evening, April 19. However, they are seeking at least two other subjects who were seen fleeing from the vehicle. Those photos below include shots of those subjects. One person is dead and another is in critical condition following that crash around 6:10 p.m. Thursday. According to police, a subject was driving a stolen 2003 Jeep Liberty west on W. Walnut […]

  • Milwaukee firefighters battle house fire near 17th & Mitchell

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee firefighters have responded to a house fire near 17th and Mitchell Streets on the city’s south side. FOX6 News has a crew headed to the scene — and we will update this story as soon as more information is available.

  • Lawrence Ingram sentenced to 20 years in prison for cutting man’s throat, killing him

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Lawrence Ingram to 20 years in prison and another seven years of extended supervision for the killing of Victor Rogers. Rogers was found dead near 5th and Becher on Milwaukee’s south side on November 5, 2017. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to the area underneath an overpass at 5th and Becher shortly before 6 a.m. A 911 caller stated a man named “Lawrence had cut another man’s throat and killed […]

  • Memorial service announced to remember civil rights pioneer Vel Phillips

    MILWAUKEE — A memorial service has been announced to remember Milwaukee civil rights pioneer Vel Phillips, who died on Tuesday, April 17. She was 94 years old. An obituary on the website of Feerick Funeral Home indicates family will greet friends from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, May 4 at Feerick Funeral Home (2025 E. Capitol Dr.) in Shorewood.  A memorial service is slated for St. Mark AME Church (1616 W. Atkinson Ave.) in Milwaukee on Saturday, May […]

  • 26-year-old man arrested following pursuit that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph

    MILWAUKEE — A 26-year-old Milwaukee man is in custody following a pursuit on I-43 that ended up in a south side neighborhood early Friday, April 20. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that around 6 a.m., a vehicle passed a deputy on I-43 northbound near Grange Avenue at more than 100 mph. The deputy saw the vehicle exit at Holt Avenue, but then re-enter the freeway. The deputy then activated his lights and sirens and attempted […]

  • Don’t get scammed: Bucks fans seeking playoff tickets should be on lookout for counterfeits

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are urging fans to be careful when purchasing tickets on the secondary market — avoid being scammed. Games 3 and 4 of the Bucks’ first round playoff series against the Boston Celtics are completely sold out. The team now says fans interested in getting tickets on the secondary market should only do so through Ticketmaster, the Bucks’ official ticket provider and exclusive source for verified, authentic tickets being sold by other fans Fans purchasing tickets […]