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  • Located: 16-year-old girl last seen October 10th has been found safe

    MILWAUKEE —  Milwaukee police say 16-year-old Timfany McRath has been found safe. Police say McRath walked into District Four. There was concern after officials say 16-year-old Timfany McRath was last seen on Tuesday, October 10th around 9:00 a.m. near West Hampton Avenue and Sherman Boulevard. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police Department’s Sensitive Crimes Division at 414-935-7405.

  • A popular kids toy is catching fire in people’s homes

    MILWAUKEE — A popular kids toy catching fire in people’s homes. A Contact 6 exclusive, Monday on FOX6 News at 10.

  • Opioid pain relievers kill more than just pain: One doctor shares her struggle with addiction

    CHICAGO — They kill the pain, but they’re killing people by the thousands. Opioid pain relievers are so abundant – there are enough in circulation for every person in the country to have one. Dr. Gail Basch of Rush University is a psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center, not only treating patients but also teaching medical students and residents to be more thoughtful – even careful – about prescribing opioids. Dr. Gail Basch of Rush University […]

  • Body of Fr. Daniel Westberg recovered from Upper Nashotah Lake

    SUMMIT — Officials announced on Thursday afternoon, October 19th that they had recovered the body of 68-year-old Fr. Daniel Westberg from Upper Nashotah Lake in Summit. Fr. Westberg was a professor at the Nashotah House Theological Seminary — and had been out sailing on the lake on Wednesday afternoon when his boat capsized. Police said high winds may have contributed to this accident. “Witnesses observed a sailboat with one occupant in the northern portion of the lake at about 11:30. […]

  • Mayor Barrett and Commissioner of Health kick-off Milwaukee’s fight against the flu

    MILWAUKEE — It’s the time of year when ghosts and goblins are always lurking. But Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says there’s one thing you shouldn’t be afraid of. “It’s Halloween time and there’s a lot of things to be scared about,” Barrett said. “Getting a flu shot is not one of them.” Barrett and Commissioner of Health Bevan Baker got their shots on Thursday at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee, encouraging others to do the same. Officials say flu season typically ramps […]

  • “Put their roots here:” Officials hope Amazon’s 2nd HQ is built in Milwaukee area

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is ready to pitch its plan to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to the region. The “Milwaukee 7” will submit a proposal Wednesday, October 18th — but Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he’s keeping the details under wraps. Mayor Barrett didn’t share any specifics Wednesday, October 18th. He compared his proposal to the Green Bay Packers, saying Coach Mike McCarthy would never release his game plan before kickoff. He did say Milwaukee is no underdog. “I can tell […]

  • 2 charged after 5 Milwaukee restaurants robbed at gunpoint in 3 days

    MILWAUKEE — Two people are now facing robbery charges after investigators say they’re responsible for a string of armed robberies at several restaurants in a three-day period. Police say Laura Walton, 25, and Deon Batton, 18, have each been charged with two counts of armed robbery, as party to a crime. Investigators say on Monday, October 9th around 3:15 p.m., Walton and Batton robbed the Subway restaurant located on MLK Drive and North Avenue. Walton displayed a pink handgun, pointed […]

  • Former church youth director who recorded children in bathroom sentenced

    PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth man who secretly recorded children using the bathroom in his home was sentenced on Wednesday, October 18th. A judge ordered Jason Wayne Kaat, 44, to serve one-and-a-half years in prison. He must also register as a sex offender for ten years. Prosecutors say Kaat hid an iPhone in some flowers on the back of a toilet in the home where a brother and sister took piano lessons. After using the restroom, the eight-year-old sister noticed the […]

  • CAST YOUR VOTE for this week’s Play of the Week

    MILWAUKEE — The FOX6 Sports Blitz invites you to cast a vote for the Play of the Week. From the Packers to the Brewers, the Bucks to the Badgers… There are great feats of athleticism just about every day in Wisconsin. We want you to help us decide which was the most dramatic, the most incredible, the most jaw-dropping play you’ve seen this week. CAST YOUR VOTE in the poll below.

  • Dodge County: 1 dead following 2-vehicle crash in the Township of Beaver Dam

    DODGE COUNTY — Dodge County officials are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that happened at the intersection of County Highway A and County Highway B in the Township of Beaver Dam. The crash occurred shortly before 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 13th. According to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, preliminary investigations show a Buick was traveling westbound on County Highway B, and a Honda was traveling southbound on County Highway A when they collided. Authorities noted County Highway B traffic is […]

  • Missing, endangered 35-year-old Middleton woman found safe

    MIDDLETON — Authorities have located 35-year-old Crystal Wallace (also known as Crystal Mathis) of Middleton, Dane County. Mathis was last seen Saturday morning, October 14th, around 7:30 a.m.. Officials said Crystal left her home on Parmenter Street in Middleton, advising she was briefly going to the store but did not return. She also did not show up to work as scheduled on Saturday.

  • “We keep fighting:” Marcus Perkins remembered with vigil 5 years after his murder

    MILWAUKEE — Five years after a Milwaukee man was shot and killed on the city’s northwest side, his family came back together for a vigil. The family of 31-year-old Marcus Perkins, gathered and lit candles near 23rd and Hopkins Saturday, October 14th. Perkins was shot and killed during a home invasion back in 2012. The person responsible has still not been caught or identified. PHOTO GALLERY Perkins’ family says they fight every day to make sure he is not forgotten. […]