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  • ‘Successful already:’ AG Brad Schimel announces expansion of Lethality Assessment Program

    MILWAUKEE — Attorney General Brad Schimel announced Monday, July 16 that End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse) will expand the Lethality Assessment Program, an evidence-based program that identifies victims of domestic violence who are at high risk for experiencing lethal violence. Through federal grant funding, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) will provide End Abuse more than $500,000 to expand this program between July 2018 and June 2020. “This program has been so successful already, it was an easy choice to […]

  • Driver found with gunshot wound to head following crash on I-41 near Good Hope Road

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — A man was pronounced dead at the hospital following a rollover crash that happened early Monday morning, July 16 on I-41 southbound near Good Hope Road. Officials say the driver suffered a gunshot wound to the head. According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the scene around 4 a.m. Witnesses indicated that the vehicle drifted into the distress lane, struck the median wall several times, drove on top of the wall and then rolled […]

  • July 16

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  • Are you ready shop? A look at the biggest deals and steals during Amazon Prime Day

    MILWAUKEE — Amazon’s annual “Prime Day” sale starts Monday afternoon, July 16. This year, the online retailer has extended the sale to 36 hours with more than one million deals. Lori Torgerson with Amazon joins FOX6 WakeUp with the details.

  • Summer hair flair: Some hair accessories both moms and kids will love

    MILWAUKEE — Keeping your hair in check can be a struggle. Local blogger, Krista Bainbridge, joins Real Milwaukee with some fun, functional accessories that can help. These hair accessories for summer let your hair shine during the longest days and warmest months.  Some are new twists on old favorites – let’s see if we can discover something new to love for moms and kids! Let’s hit the beach with SoCal Curls Hair Tie! If you aren’t one of those […]

  • Are your plants looking pale? Maybe they need a mid-season booster

    MILWAUKEE — Are your plants looking pale? Maybe they need a mid-season booster. Learn what fertilizers to use and how. Lilies and daylilies are not both true lilies. Find out about the differences in appearance and care. Japanese beetles are back chewing leaves and flowers in the garden. So is the fly that has bugged our raspberries in recent years. Fortunately, there is an organic tools to manage both. You can head to the Milwaukee County UW-Extension Horticulture page for more gardening information.

  • DPW: South Howell Avenue reconstruction project begins Monday, July 16

    MILWAUKEE —  A reconstruction project on South Howell Avenue from West Grange to West Layton Avenues began Monday, July 16 with preliminary work on the avenue crossovers, according to the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works. Access to General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) from S. Howell Ave. will be maintained during this project. However airport travelers, customers, employees, and vendors should be aware of traffic pattern changes and possible delays accessing the airport during the project. The traveling public may […]

  • Black Arts Fest MKE announces headliners for Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

    MILWAUKEE — Black Arts Fest MKE officials announced Monday, July 16 the headliners entertainment for the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. The festival will be held Saturday, August 4, from noon until midnight at Henry Maier Festival Park. At 3:30 p.m., the sounds of GROOVE THEORY presented by R&B Live will have audiences up on their feet dancing for the entire set. At 6:00 p.m., Christopher’s Project will bring the Motown Sound to the festival when they play classics from the […]

  • July 16, 2018

    Look who is turning six years old Monday, July 16, 2018.

  • Police: 2 shot, injured in separate shooting incidents in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened Sunday night, July 15th and early Monday morning, July 16. Two people were injured as a result of the shootings. The first shooting happened around 8 p.m. near Sherman Park. Police say a subject confronted a 22-year-old man regarding a dispute. During the confrontation, the subject retrieved a gun and shot the man, then fled the scene. The victim received a non-fatal gunshot injury. He was treated on the […]

  • ‘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 […]