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  • ‘Fish hook lodged in his neck:’ Man injured after boat crashes into Lake Michigan break wall

    RACINE COUNTY — A 65-year-old man from Mt. Vernon, Iowa was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning, July 14 for injuries suffered in a boating accident. The man suffered lacerations to his legs, neck, and had a fish hook lodged in his neck. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to Lake Michigan near the 16th Street Lagoon after receiving a 911 call from a fisherman. The fisherman observed a boat run into a break […]

  • Washington County: 1 killed, 2 others hurt following crash on I-41 NB near County D

    WASHINGTON  COUNTY — One person is dead following a crash on I-41 near County D in Washington County on Saturday, July 14. All northbound and southbound lanes were temporarily closed while officials were on scene. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s office, witnesses reported a male traveling southbound crossed through the median and struck a northbound vehicle nearly head-on. PHOTO GALLERY Officials say the male driver was fully ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle […]

  • Police: Man shot, seriously injured near 30th and Courtland in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning, July 14. It happened around 3:35 a.m. near 30th and Courtland. Police say a 28-year-old Milwaukee man sustained serious injuries and is being treated at a local hospital. This an ongoing investigation and police are seeking a suspect.

  • Fire breaks out at Maynard Steel in Milwaukee, no injuries reported

    MILWAUKEE– Firefighters on Saturday morning, July 14 responded to the scene of a fire at Maynard Steel — located on 27th Street near Kinnickinnic River Parkway in Milwaukee. The call came in shortly after 10 a.m. Officials tell FOX6 News the fire broke out in a repair shop area. All employees self-evacuated — and no injuries have been reported as a result of the fire. No additional details have been released — including the cause of the fire or the amount […]

  • July 14, 2018

    Look who is turning six years old Saturday, July 14, 2018.

  • July 14 account set up to support Cory Barr’s family (firefighter killed in Sun Prairie blast) account set up to support Ryan Welch (firefighter hurt in Sun Prairie blast) Sun Prairie explosion: FOX6 coverage

  • Found safe: 16-year-old Teenasia Scobey-Polacheck reunited with family

    GLENDALE — Teenasia Scobey-Polacheck, the 16-year-old girl last seen on Sunday, July 1, has been found safe and was reunited with her family late Friday night, July 13. The teen disappeared July 1. Her family says she hopped on her bicycle and left home after she was told to stop texting an older man. Friday, police upgraded her status to endangered. Officials say Teenasia was reunited with her family late Friday night as a result of contacts made through community outreach. The […]

  • A lesson in buoyancy: Easy experiment that can teach kids about density, buoyancy and pressure

    MILWAUKEE — While you’re enjoying swimming and boating this summer — science is quietly at work. Dr. Molly Cule with Mad Science joins Real Milwaukee with an easy experiment that can teach kids about density, buoyancy, and pressure. Materials needed: Clear plastic bottle with screw-on cap Cup Water Squeeze condiment packet–(ketchup, soy sauce, mustard) About Mad Science (website) Mad Science offers a large selection of after-school, preschool, summer and vacation programs, workshops, special events and birthday parties. From entertaining educational […]

  • Review of “Hotel Transylvania 3:” What happens when a bunch of monsters hit the high seas

    MILWAUKEE — What happens when a bunch of monsters hit the high seas? Paul Hall from Common Guy’s Film Reviews joins Real Milwaukee to share his reviews of “Hotel Transylvania 3” and other family-friendly flicks. Follow Paul Hall on Twitter and Facebook.

  • It’s not too late to book a vacation: Find the best deals for a late summer vacation

    MILWAUKEE — The end of summer is a perfect time to go on vacation. Travel expert, Jeanenne Tornatore, joins FOX6 WakeUp with the destinations that have the best prices for a late summer escape.

  • July 13

    Harley-Davidson Museum AM Ice Cream Mad Science Common Guy’s Film Reviews account set up to support Cory Barr’s family (firefighter killed in Sun Prairie blast) account set up to support Ryan Welch (firefighter hurt in Sun Prairie blast) Sun Prairie explosion: FOX6 coverage

  • Future Forecaster: Meet 9-year-old Nyla Jones

    She wanted to be a Future Forecaster — and that’s exactly what FOX6 WakeUp News is helping her accomplish. Meet 9-year-old Nyla Jones. FOX6 and Meteorologist Rob Haswell are looking for some smart, fun, outgoing and weather-loving kids to help with the weather forecasts Friday mornings on WakeUp News. If you have a 6 to 12-year-old child who is into weather and wants to show his or her stuff, then we want to hear from you! CLICK HERE IF YOUR […]