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  • Help the cause: WKLH Miracle Marathon kicks off to benefit Children’s Hospital

    WAUWATOSA — It’s one of Children’s Hospital‘s largest fundraising traditions; the WKLH Miracle Marathon kicked off Thursday morning, May 24. The community-wide radiothon is a critical fundraiser for Children’s, as they work toward reaching their goal of $1.5 million in donations for 2018. The Miracle Marathon highlights the impact Children’s has on thousands of kids. “While Children’s Hospital is located in Wauwatosa, really the reach is so much further than Wauwatosa it’s throughout the entire state of Wisconsin. We have […]

  • Milwaukee Alderman Jim Bohl moving on to new challenges after 18 years on Common Council

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Alderman Jim Bohl announced on Thursday, May 24 that he is moving on to new challenges — and will be serving in the Intergovernmental Relations Division. Below is a statement released by Bohl: “For the past 18 years, I have been fortunate to have been able to fulfill a boyhood dream of representing my community in a public service-legislative capacity. It truly has been a joy and an honor. Though, as I have learned, it is not a […]

  • Drivers take note: Changes coming for the ‘Valley Bridge overlay project’

    MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announced on Thursday, May 24 that the next phase of the Valley Bridge overlay project will begin on the evening of Wednesday, May 30. This phase will shift southbound I-43 traffic allowing for the 11th Street / Wisconsin Avenue on-ramp to I-43 south to reopen. As the project advances, access to certain system ramps will continue to become available. Please note that these closures are weather dependent and subject to change. Current […]

  • Milwaukee County Board votes in favor of bringing Winter Farmers Market back to Domes

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted 14-2 on Thursday, May 24 in favor of returning the Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market to the Mitchell Park Domes in the 2018-19 season. The winter farmers market provides a venue for about 50 vendors and draws nearly 2,000 visitors to the Mitchell Park Domes every Saturday from November through April. A news release from the Milwaukee County Board says the “event was abruptly canceled without explanation from the Abele Administration earlier […]

  • Pickup truck ends up in unusual predicament at Kenosha intersection

    KENOSHA — A two-vehicle accident led to this unusual predicament for the driver of a pickup truck in Kenosha on Thursday morning, May 24. FOX6 News viewer video shows a pickup truck that appears to have driven up a guy-wire. It happened at the intersection of 60th St. and 39th Ave. in Kenosha. Officials say the two-vehicle wreck happened just after 10 a.m. Officials say there were minor injuries — but they do not know how many people were treated. As […]

  • Semi strikes school bus, injuring 20 Milwaukee-area students; ‘Keep our scholars in your prayers’

    COLUMBIA COUNTY — Twenty people were injured on Wednesday morning, May 23 after a semi struck a bus loaded with students from HOPE Christian School: Semper — located in Milwaukee — while it was parked on the shoulder of northbound I-39 in Columbia County. Two of the injured were flown from the scene for treatment. Many of the children involved made it home to Milwaukee Wednesday evening after their harrowing ordeal, where they reunited with their families. “I just seen […]

  • Wauwatosa officer justified in using technique, level of force in Mayfair Mall arrest

    WAUWATOSA — A use of force review by Wauwatosa officials has found a Wauwatosa police officer was “justified in using the technique and level of force he chose” in order to get a teenager in custody in connection with a controversial arrest caught on camera at Mayfair Mall. There are both cellphone videos and surveillance video that was released by police connected to this case. The video from Friday, May 11 shows an interaction between Officer Evan Olson and a 17-year-old […]

  • What it takes to ‘bee’ champion

    MILWAUKEE — He’s spelling his way to stardom — and that’s not all! How one local student is preparing to “Bee Champion,” Monday on FOX6 News at 9.

  • Attempted carjacking: 2 charged after teen shot in vehicle in downtown Port Washington

    PORT WASHINGTON — Two men, ages 21 and 26, from Milwaukee, have been charged in connection to a shooting and attempted carjacking in downtown Port Washington Sunday night, May 20. Police announced Wednesday the 18-year-old shooting victim was treated and released from the hospital. Police said in a Wednesday news release “to date, the investigation has not revealed any potential link between the victim and the suspects or a motive for the shooting.” Niyoktron Martin, 21, of Milwaukee is facing […]

  • Medical examiner: Construction worker killed in downtown Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — A construction worker was killed while doing repairs on a parking structure in downtown Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 23. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the area near Marcus Center parking structure around 12 p.m. CG Schmidt released the following statement on the fatality: “Early Wednesday afternoon, one of our laborers was fatally injured while doing repairs on a parking structure. CG Schmidt is working with the Milwaukee Police Department and OSHA to investigate details […]

  • Foxconn stands by $10 billion Wisconsin project, calls Nikkei report ‘inaccurate’

    MADISON — Foxconn Technology Group on Wednesday, May 23 pushed hard against a report that it is scaling back its initial investment at its planned Wisconsin facility. The Taiwan-based company reacted Wednesday to a report in the Nikkei Asian Review that said it was considering shifting the focus of what is made at the facility to reduce initial costs for the $10 billion complex. The newspaper says Foxconn was looking at producing small to medium-sized display panels for Apple, carmakers […]

  • Dennis King case: Mom, half-brother of accused killer face charges of aiding a felon

    MILWAUKEE — FOX6 News is learning new details in the death of Dennis King. The 15-year-old was found burned inside a vacant Milwaukee home. The mother and brother of the accused killer, Malik Terrell, have been charged with harboring or aiding a felon. The accused are Salena Terrell, 42, and Meakhi Autry-Terrell, 17. Early Wednesday morning, May 23 police returned to the home where King was killed. This time for a suspicious fire that ignited in the back, leaving behind […]