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  • Police seek suspects after crash near 16th Street and North Avenue

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police responded to a crash near 16th Street and North Avenue on Wednesday morning, March 22nd. It appeared the vehicle struck a traffic light. Police said the circumstances surrounding this crash remain under investigation, and they are seeking suspects. Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates.

  • Amazon’s Prime Now 1-hour delivery service expands to Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Amazon announced on Wednesday, March 22nd that its Prime Now one-hour delivery service is expanding to Milwaukee. Prime Now, available only to Prime members, provides free two-hour delivery on thousands of items from milk, eggs and ice cream to diapers, Amazon devices and more. Through Prime Now, one-hour delivery is $7.99 and two-hour delivery is free. Prime Now is available from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., seven days a week in Milwaukee. Stephenie Landry, vice president of Prime Now […]

  • Woman accused of killing man, allegedly tried to use cleaner to get rid of evidence linking her to crime

    MILWAUKEE — 30-year-old Porsche Humphery of Waukesha faces a charge of first-degree reckless homicide, use of a dangerous weapon in the shooting of Loren High on February 1st. According to the criminal complaint, Milwaukee police responded to a home near 24th and Vienna on the city’s north side on Sunday, February 5th. They found High dead inside the residence. He apparently suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. In one bedroom closet, a detective “found two fired .40 caliber cartridge casings. […]

  • Would you dare? Six Flags Great America unveils a new virtual reality attraction

    GURNEE, Illinois — Six Flags Great America pulled the wraps off a new virtual reality attraction on Wednesday, March 22nd. They debuted Drop of Doom VR in partnership with Samsung Electronics America, Inc. A news release from Six Flags says Drop of Doom VR is “a thrilling, immersive encounter.” Riders, using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus, will become the pilots of a futuristic gunship under attack by mutant spiders. This interactive adventure features: A high speed virtual vertical ascent up […]

  • Menomonee Falls man accused of posing as Marine to get SUVs, apartments, furniture

    MENOMONEE FALLS — Police here say a man conned his way into a new car,  a block of apartments, and a bunch of furniture. Officials say he was able to carry out the scam by posing as a Marine. 32-year-old Brandon Blankenship is charged with the following: False statement regarding military service with intent to commit a crime (two counts) Unauthorized use of an entity’s identifying information or documents (two counts) In early March, Menomonee Falls police paid a visit […]

  • 2,100 images: Firefighter charged with possession, distribution of child porn pleads not guilty in federal court

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee firefighter charged with possession and distribution of child pornography entered not guilty pleas in federal court on Tuesday, March 21st. The accused is 44-year-old Robert Rutley. Rutley was taken into custody without incident on February 17th after a traffic stop in Big Horn County, Montana. This, after a federal search warrant was executed at Milwaukee Fire Department Engine House 29 near 84th and Morgan on Milwaukee’s southwest side on February 10th. In federal court Tuesday, the prosecutor referred to […]

  • We’ve got rail: First rails for Milwaukee streetcar project delivered to city streets

    MILWAUKEE — The first rails for the Milwaukee streetcar have been delivered. Crews unloaded the steel rails near the intersection of Juneau and Broadway in Milwaukee on Tuesday, March 21st.  The twitter account for Milwaukee Streetcar indicated on Sunday that the first steel for the rails had arrived — and it appears it was kept in an area underneath Milwaukee’s Marquette Interchange. Construction for Milwaukee’s streetcar project is set to begin in early April — and start on St. Paul […]

  • Bound over for trial: Clarence Colvin charged in connection with shots fired incident at Walmart

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County judge found probable cause on Tuesday, March 21st to hold 32-year-old Clarence Colvin over for trial. This, after Colvin appeared for his preliminary hearing. Colvin is charged in connection with a shots fired incident that happened Friday, March 3rd at the Walmart store in Franklin. He faces four charges: second degree recklessly endangering safety, use of a dangerous weapon (two counts), one count of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon from a vehicle, […]

  • VOTING NOW OPEN: Dose of Reality Teen Video Challenge

    MILWAUKEE — The entries are in and now we need your help! Here are the six finalists — please vote for your favorite. The winning video will be featured during the hit show Empire and the winner will receive $500 in scholarship money!  Voting ends March 26th. “A Single Dose” “Chloe” “Happy Anniversary” “Heartbeat” “Poppin’ Pills” “The Swingset” Selection of Winners:  All entries will be reviewed at the end of the Entry Period, and six (6) finalists will be selected by […]

  • Waukesha man accused of trying to steal large TVs from Walmart in New Berlin

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — A 31-year-old Waukesha man is charged with felony retail theft and misdemeanor bail jumping after police say he walked out of a Walmart store with televisions he did not pay for. According to a criminal complaint, on Friday, January 13th, a male suspect was observed at the Walmart located near Greenfield and Moorland in New Berlin, pushing a cart with large Samsung televisions inside of it out of the store, without making any attempt to purchase them. The complaint […]

  • Man arrested for shooting Madison TV journalist with pellet gun

    MILWAUKEE — A 51-year-old man was arrested after officials say he shot a Madison TV journalist with a pellet gun Sunday night, March 19th. According to WMTV, the journalist was filming a duplex fire in the Town of Burke, when he was shot in the back by a pellet. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office says authorities were already on scene of the fire when they responded to the incident. Police spoke with the suspect, 51-year-old Jeffery Lovick, who admitted shooting […]

  • Need an ID to vote? Here’s how to get one in time for the spring election

    MILWAUKEE — Do you want to take part in the spring election? Most Wisconsin voters already have some form of ID needed to vote, such as a Wisconsin driver license or ID. There is no separate “voter ID.” For those those don’t have an ID, now is the time to get one in time for the spring election. According to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the Wisconsin Elections Commission explains the options on its website. Voters looking […]