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    Dense Fog ADVISORY in effect for most of southeast Wisconsin until 9am

    MILWAUKEE — The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog ADVISORY for most of southeast Wisconsin — in effect until 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 22nd. According to the National Weather Service, moist air flowing over the cold waters of Lake Michigan has resulted in dense fog over the lake and adjoining shoreline areas from Kenosha north through Milwaukee County. The fog may expand northward and a farther inland overnight. Motorists should be prepared for rapidly changing visibilities. FOX6Now.com offers […]

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    Fire breaks out at Ashley’s Que in Walker’s Point; “Tried throwing water and everything”

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee firefighters on Tuesday afternoon, February 21st responded to a fire at a restaurant in Walker’s Point. FOX6 News has learned the owners of Ashley’s Que have had a streak of bad luck. First, a vehicle went through one of their restaurants. Then, a fire damaged that same restaurant. They said they’re in disbelief after what happened Tuesday. “I was actually in disbelief. It can’t happen in six months, is what I was thinking.  We’re keeping high hopes and our heads […]

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    FOX6 Investigates: Transporting foster kids has some parents worried

    MILWAUKEE — Many foster kids are court-ordered to visit their biological parents. But some say that getting them there safely is a growing problem. Who’s making sure these kids are “Safe in their Seats?” Watch a FOX6 Investigation, Thursday on FOX6 News at 9.  

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    Milwaukee Bucks announce partnership with Daktronics, reveal “unique” scoreboard design

    MILWAUKEE– The Milwaukee Bucks say their new arena will have the biggest scoreboard of its kind in the NBA. Bucks President Peter Feigin announced on Tuesday morning, February 21st, a new partnership with Daktronics. The South Dakota-based company will outfit the new arena and surrounding development in downtown Milwaukee with state-of-the-art digital displays. The Bucks say the main scoreboard will be the biggest of its kind in the NBA. Aside from size, they say the way it’s designed will give fans a […]

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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.

  • Removal of the Capt. Lance Sijan fighter jet from its pedestal

    “This is a special project:” Warplane of Vietnam War hero Lance Sijan on its way to new home

    MILWAUKEE — The warplane of Captain Lance Sijan, a Vietnam War veteran and Bay View Medal of Honor recipient, has been removed from its pedestal outside of what used to be the 440th Airlift Wing compound at Mitchell International Airport. The jet was removed from that location so that it can be placed in a more prominent spot on the western side of the airport; a place where it will be more visible to more people. “This is a special […]

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    “Somebody knows who this is:” Reebok sweatshirt, other clues may help ID remains found in Kenosha Co.

    KENOSHA COUNTY — A sweatshirt and gas station rewards card may help Kenosha County authorities identify human remains found last December in the Village of Somers. It was along the wooded shoreline of Lake Michigan at 10th and Sheridan, where out-of-state visitors spotted a partial human skeleton in the water. Officials believe the body had been there for months, if not over a year — leaving them with little clues about an age, race or sex of the person as […]

  • US singer Al Jarreau performs on stage at the Ariston Theatre in San Remo, during the 62nd Sanremo Music Festival on February 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI

    UPAF to honor legendary jazz vocalist Al Jarreau at 50th anniversary campaign launch

    MILWAUKEE — The United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) will pay homage to Milwaukee native and celebrated jazz vocalist Al Jarreau at an event on Monday, March 6th. It will be UPAF’s 50th anniversary campaign launch. Jarreau passed away at the age of 76 on February 12th. For the 2016 United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) campaign, Jarreau penned an opinion piece citing the importance of the community banding together to support the arts, especially arts education in our schools. For 2017, […]

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    Steve Scaffidi resigns as mayor of Oak Creek to become radio talk show host

    MILWAUKEE — Steve Scaffidi resigns as mayor of Oak Creek — and is now joining WTMJ Radio as a talk show host. Scaffidi is joining Executive Producer Erik Bilstad for a mid-afternoon show titled, “Scaffidi & Bilstad.” The show, which will air from noon until 3:00 p.m. weekdays, will focus on the stories of the day with topics ranging from news, politics, events and sports. Scaffidi resigned as mayor of Oak Creek as well as his position as an account […]

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    Beaver Dam man to spend 6 years in prison for threats made to officers

    DODGE COUNTY — A Dodge County judge sentenced 47-year-old Steven Bilke of Beaver Dam to six years in prison following his convictions for threats to law enforcement and disorderly conduct. Officials say on May 9, 2016 officers responded to a domestic incident in Beaver Dam where Bilke confronted them. Bilke then threatened three Beaver Dam Officers with a barrage of profanities later that day at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital, telling them he would come to their homes and beat them. […]

  • Valencia Carthen, Jason Cunningham

    Valencia Carthen, Jason Cunningham bound over for trial, accused of witness intimidation

    MILWAUKEE — 42-year-old Valencia Carthen and 39-year-old Jason Cunningham appeared in a Milwaukee County court on Tuesday, February 21st for their preliminary hearings on charges of witness intimidation. The court found probable cause in Carthen’s case and bound her over for trial. In Cunningham’s case, the court did the same and Cunningham entered a not guilty plea to the charge. According to the criminal complaints against these two defendants, Carthen, a Milwaukee Public Schools principal who has been removed from her post […]

  • Reports of shots fired at Houston hospital

    Police respond to reports of shots fired at Houston hospital

    HOUSTON — Police in Houston are responding to reports of shots fired inside a hospital at Houston’s Texas Medical Center. Houston police spokesman Kese Smith says authorities have no immediate word of anyone being wounded. He says authorities began receiving reports shortly after 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. Smith says officers and a SWAT team were responding to the scene at Ben Taub Hospital, one of the hospitals that’s part of the Medical Center. Ben Taub is one of the major trauma […]