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  • Should you think twice before trying on Halloween masks?

    MILWAUKEE — You Halloween mask may be scarier than you think. Contact 6 exposes the germs lurking inside, Wednesday on FOX6 News at 10.

  • ‘I am dumbfounded:’ $10K signature bond for priest accused of inappropriately touching girl

    WAUKESHA — Father Chuck Hanel made his initial appearance in Waukesha County court on Monday, Oct. 15 — charged with second degree sexual assault of a child. A $10,000 signature bond was set, and Hanel was ordered not to have any unsupervised contact with any child under 18 while his case moves forward. Fr. Hanel, a priest at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Pewaukee, is accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl during confession. Hanel remains on administrative leave until the case […]

  • Milwaukee police: 26-year-old man shot, wounded near 10th and North

    MILWAUKEE — A 26-year-old Milwaukee man was wounded after a shooting incident near 10th and North on Monday, Oct. 15, Milwaukee police say. Officials say the victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wounded from an unknown suspect around 1:45 p.m.. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injury. Milwaukee police are seeking a suspect.

  • Waukesha County Clerk Kathleen Novack to resign after November election

    WAUKESHA — Kathleen Novack will be resigning her position as Waukesha County Clerk shortly after the Nov. 6 general election wraps up. That news was announced on Monday, Oct. 15. In a news release written by Novack herself, she said, “The past six years have been very challenging and rewarding.” Novack finished the news release with the following statement: “I will be leaving the office in good hands. With an experienced Deputy Clerk, and a dedicated staff that includes the […]

  • Caught on camera: Suspects sought after stealing $251 in groceries from Woodman’s

    MENOMONEE FALLS — Police are investigating  retail theft at the Menomonee Falls Woodman’s Food Market that happened on Sunday, Oct. 14. Officials say the two suspects, a male (possibly Hispanic) and a female (white) were in the store around 4:40 p.m. and scanned $251.17 of grocery items at a self-checkout. The male suspect pushed the cart containing the merchandise out of the store, while the female suspect remained at the self-check kiosk. Video surveillance captured the male loading items into a […]

  • 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.

  • Donate anytime! Your generous support can help victims of Hurricane Michael

    MILWAUKEE — Thank you for your generous support of the FOX6 Michael Aftermath Disaster Relief Phone Bank.  Our phone bank is now closed. But you can still make a donation to help those coping with Michael’s devastating destruction. Call 1-800-HELP-NOW, text MICHAEL to 90999 to make an instant $10 donation, or CLICK HERE to make an on-line donation. Thank you for your generosity.

  • A new brand, a new City of West Allis

    WEST ALLIS — There’s a new look and a new feel in West Allis. Saturday, Oct. 13 the city debuted its new brand and new logo. “When you hear people talk about the city, when you hear people talk about the community, they’ve got this very dated perception that goes back 20 if not 30 years,” said West Allis Mayor Dan Devine. West Allis Mayor Dan Devine is looking to change that with a new motto and new slogan: “That’s […]

  • Reliever Woodruff’s homer stuns Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1

    MILWAUKEE — Reliever Brandon Woodruff stunned ace Clayton Kershaw with a solo home run and the normally shutdown Milwaukee bullpen barely held on as the Brewers beat the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Friday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series. Hard-throwing Josh Hader and the Brewers earned their 12th straight win, one shy of the franchise record set to open the 1987 season. The Dodgers scored three times in the eighth to make it 6-4, then nearly tied […]

  • Pictures: View & submit beautiful weather pictures

    MILWAUKEE — Every single day, we hear from FOX6 News viewers who say they have a beautiful photo they’d like to share on-air. Here’s your chance to do so. Submit the photo by clicking the button just below.

  • Medical examiner: Death investigation at AAM Casting in Wauwatosa

    WAUWATOSA — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner responded to a death investigation at AAM Casting in Wauwatosa on Friday, Oct. 12. The call to officials came in about 3:30 p.m. The medical examiner’s office confirms this is an industrial death of a male. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 15.

  • Kiara Wilkins charged in fatal crash; accused of ‘driving and smoking marijuana’

    MILWAUKEE — Kiara Wilkins of West Allis is now charged in connection with a fatal crash that happened at Teutonia and Silver Spring in Milwaukee on Saturday, Oct. 6. She is out of the hospital — and into a jail cell. Wilkins, 18, faces a single charge of knowingly operate motor vehicle while suspended – cause death. According to the criminal complaint, police and paramedics were dispatched to the intersection of Teutonia and Silver Spring shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday for […]