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  • Kenosha alderman accused of stalking ex-girlfriend for 3 years; ignoring warnings to stop

    KENOSHA — Kenosha Alderman John Ruffolo has been charged with stalking, accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend for more than three years — sometimes hourly, and ignoring warnings from police to stop. He appeared in court on Wednesday, August 16th — and cash bond was set at $10,000. Because Ruffolo is an elected official, Mount Pleasant police investigated, and Ruffolo was charged by a state prosecutor with the Wisconsin DOJ. The criminal complaint against Ruffolo says between February 2013 and July 2017, […]

  • 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.

  • Pit bulls save Florida kids from venomous snake

    FLORIDA — Two pit bulls are being praised for saving two young Florida children from a venomous copperhead snake, according to WFLA. The pit bulls’ owner, Melissa Butt, says her two pups jumped into action in her backyard, attacking the snake that was inches away from her grandkids. “Slayer” and “Paco,” the two pit bulls, suffered wounds to their faces. Butt brought them to a nearby animal hospital where they arrived “in bad shape,” WFLA says. Thankfully, after an administration […]

  • “We are not the white United States:” Mayor Tom Barrett offers harsh criticism of Pres. Trump

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett offered harsh criticism of President Donald Trump for his response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a news conference on Tuesday, President Trump commented that “both sides” are to blame for violence at that recent white supremacist rally. That comment has sparked a wide variety of reaction. Mayor Barrett spoke at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, August 16th. “I believe that every elected official at every level of government, regardless of their political persuasion, […]

  • Police capture Damonta Jennings, last of 3 charged in Za’layia Jenkins’ death

    MILWAUKEE — The Oshkosh Police Department arrested 21-year-old Damonta Jennings of Milwaukee late on Tuesday, August 15th. Jennings is the third person taken into custody and charged in connection with the fatal shooting of nine-year-old Za’layia Jenkins. Oshkosh police were patrolling the area of Menominee Park around 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday when an officer came across two vehicles near the railroad bridge. One of the vehicles attempted to leave, but was stopped inside the park. The traffic stop was made as […]

  • Caught on camera: Police need help identifying bank robbery suspect

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are seeking a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the TCF Bank located just north of 76th and Capitol on Friday, August 4th. The suspect entered the bank around 1:20 p.m., displayed a demand note, stole money, and then fled the scene. PHOTO GALLERY The suspect is described as a male, black, between 25-29 years-old, and 5’6”-5’8” tall.  He was last seen wearing a blue and white True Religion sweatshirt and a Goorin Brothers […]

  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore calls for removal of Donald Trump as president

    MILWAUKEE — Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D – Milwaukee) issued a statement on Tuesday, August 15th, calling for the removal of Donald Trump as president. The statement reads as follows: “As we once again hear Donald Trump defend those responsible for the deadly riot in Charlottesville and receive praise by hate groups like the KKK and neo-Nazis, the time has come for Republicans and Democrats to put aside our political differences and philosophical debates for a higher cause. For the sake […]

  • Lake Mills police search for 2 suspects who stole smartphone left on top of gas station ATM

    LAKE MILLS — The Lake Mills Police Department is searching for two people who stole a Samsung S6 cell phone that had been left on top of an ATM at a local gas station. The theft happened Monday, August 7th around 11:00 p.m. at a gas station on Tyranena Park Road near Main Street. According to police, a black male and black female left the local gas station with the phone in a green, four-door sedan with no front plate […]

  • Pictures: Semi gets stuck under Mitchell Boulevard bridge

    MILWAUKEE — A semi got stuck under the Mitchell Boulevard bridge near Miller Park in Milwaukee on Tuesday morning, August 15th. PHOTO GALLERY A FOX6 News viewer indicated this happened around 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday. We have not heard whether there are any injuries associated with this incident — or whether the bridge suffered any damage. Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

  • “Super drunk:” Anthony Drewes admits to driving boat in fatal collision

    DELAFIELD — A 53-year-old Hartland man is now charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle in the wake of a boating crash that happened on Lake Nagawicka on Friday, August 11th. The accused is Anthony Drewes. The victim, 61-year-old Jill Ladwig. The criminal complaint in this case indicates officers were dispatched to a boat crash on the lake shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Friday.  An officer spoke with one of the passengers in the striking boat “who indicated […]

  • Powerball lottery jackpot swells to $430 million 💰 for Wednesday night drawing

    MILWAUKEE — The Powerball lottery jackpot is swelling in advance of Wednesday night’s drawing. The current jackpot is $430 million ($273.4 million cash value). But as it has in the past, that could edge north ever so slightly before the lottery balls are dropped. The winning numbers from Saturday, August 12th were: 20, 24, 26, 35, 49 — the Powerball was 19. Powerball costs $2 per play; $3 with the Power Play option. The odds of winning are extreme — […]

  • 3 men charged in shooting death of Za’layia Jenkins, struck by stray bullet during ‘shootout’

    MILWAUKEE — Three Milwaukee men are now charged in connection with the shooting death of Za’layia Jenkins. Jenkins is the nine-year-old girl who was shot while sitting inside her home near 15th and Meinecke on May 5, 2016. “We are grateful it’s come to fruition,” said Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn during a media availability on Monday afternoon, August 14th. The suspects include Otha Brown, Tony Powell Jr. and Damonta Jennings. They are each facing one count of first degree reckless homicide […]