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  • Woman jumps on hood, clings to windshield wiper in attempted carjacking caught on video

    MILWAUKEE — A woman has shared incredible and terrifying video of an attempted carjacking in which she was the victim. It happened in broad daylight near downtown Milwaukee on Tuesday afternoon, May 23rd. Melissa Smith posted on Facebook that she was gassing up her SUV on St. Paul Ave. on Tuesday around 2:00 p.m. That’s when the suspects, apparently in a stolen vehicle, tried to steal her SUV. Smith told FOX6 News she was running off pure adrenaline during this incident. “I had […]

  • Bring an appetite to Summerfest’s 50th, there are lots of new food and beverage options

    MILWAUKEE — If you’re hungry, read at your own risk! Summerfest revealed on Wednesday, May 24th more than 50 new food and beverage options for Summerfest’s 50th edition. The new items were announced at a special event at Pick ‘n Save in Hales Corners — and also featured sampling of some of the new foods. The complete list of new food and beverage items for Summerfest 2017 are as follows: AJ Bombers (Northwestern Mutual Children’s Area): Bacon Cheeseburger Combo – a smashburger-style […]

  • Contact 6 steps in when a construction project threatens a disabled boy’s parking space

    MILWAUKEE — They have a special parking spot for their disabled son. Then, a construction project threatened it. CLICK HERE to see what FOX6’s Contact 6 was able to do.  

  • Contractor for streetcar project damages underground utility, businesses impacted

    MILWAUKEE — Streetcar construction in downtown Milwaukee hasn’t been without glitches. A contractor damaged an underground telecommunications line for AT&T, which affected internet, landline and wireless services. Pizza Shuttle and other businesses in the area have been impacted. “Financially, it’s affecting us in the tens of thousands. We’re a very busy pizza restaurant. We’re not receiving any orders via phone,” Mark Gold with Pizza Shuttle said. Officials with the City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works described the construction mishap […]

  • Police: 2-year-old accidentally shot himself after father left handgun within his reach

    MILWAUKEE — A two-year-old boy is recovering from a gunshot wound. Milwaukee police say the child shot himself when his father left a handgun unattended at a home on the city’s northwest side on Tuesday night, May 23rd. It happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. near 36th and Townsend. The two-year-old boy is being treated for injuries not believed to be life-threatening. His father has been arrested. “It’s crazy that it happened to a little boy in the area,” Sherman Brown, neighbor said. […]

  • Milwaukee police: 52-year-old man shot, wounded near Teutonia and Locust

    MILWAUKEE — A 52-year-old man was shot and wounded in the neighborhood near Teutonia and Locust on Wednesday afternoon, May 24th. Officers were called to the neighborhood around 4:00 p.m. Officials say the circumstances surrounding this shooting remain unclear at this time. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. MPD is currently searching for the suspect and seeking a motive. Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

  • Clocked at 110 mph: Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead cited on I-43

    Green Bay Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead was pulled over by a Sheboygan County sheriff’s deputy this past week for allegedly driving 110 miles an hour in a 70 mile an hour zone. Whitehead was pulled over around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19th on I-43 near Smies Rd. in the Town of Holland. The traffic report indicates the deputy saw a vehicle traveling northbound on I-43, passing a semi at a high rate of speed. His laser gun indicated a […]

  • Probation for mother accused of child neglect; her toddler got hold of methadone

    MILWAUKEE — The mother of a toddler who had to be saved with Narcan after the child got hold of methadone has been sentenced to probation. 27-year-old Courtney Starck in April pleaded guilty to one count of neglecting a child (consequence is bodily harm, penalties for felonies – Class “H” felony). In court on Wednesday, May 24th, Starck was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison, with credit for two days time served, and 18 months extended supervision. That sentence […]

  • 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.

  • Caught on camera: Semi catches fire on off-ramp in Beaver Dam

    BEAVER DAM — A FOX6 News viewer captured video on Wednesday, May 24th of a semi that caught fire in Dodge County. The Piggly Wiggly truck caught fire shortly after 9:00 a.m. on the northbound Highway 151 off-ramp to Highway A in Beaver Dam. The driver of the truck managed to get out of the vehicle safely. The ramp where this incident happened was closed for several hours to allow for the fire department to fight the fire and cleanup afterwards. […]

  • Milwaukee Repertory Theater on the hunt for the next “Tiny Tim”

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced on Wednesday, May 24th that it is on the hunt for a “Tiny Tim” capable of delivering the most memorable and spirited line in A Christmas Carol – “God Bless us everyone!” A news release indicates in addition to the role of Tiny Tim, several other young performer roles are available. Performers of all ethnicities, ages 7 – 17, are encouraged to audition. Parents who would like their children to audition should send in their submission, which […]

  • Video: Girl stabbed with scissors during fight at high school in Chicago suburb

    OAK LAWN, Ill. — A violent brawl between two female students at suburban Chicago school was caught on tape and posted to social media, according to WGN. It happened Monday morning, May 22nd at Oak Lawn Community High School. In the video it is clear one student has a pair of scissors in her hand. Another girl is seen with several slashes on her body. WGN says she was treated at a hospital. The school claims the fight was broken […]