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  • 6 firefighters injured responding to fire in Waukesha

    WAUKESHA — Six firefighters were injured responding to a fire in Waukesha on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Officials were called to East Main Street near White Rock Avenue, around 12:30 p.m. According to the Waukesha Fire Department, the fire was extremely taxing on those who responded due to weather conditions. Six firefighters were injured; four were treated on scene for heat exhaustion and then released — two others were transported to the hospital for heat exposure and smoke inhalation. They’ve since […]

  • Man accused of punching George Webb employee in the face enters not guilty plea

    MILWAUKEE — Raphael Calhoun entered a plea of not guilty on Tuesday, Aug. 14 to a charge of substantial battery. Calhoun, 28, is accused of punching a female employee in the face at a George Webb restaurant near 21st and Mitchell on July 28. Prosecutors say the convicted felon was dining at the George Webb restaurant near 21st and Mitchell around 1 a.m., when he complained his order was taking too long. Waitress Miranda Schaefer and manager Veronica Kaehler told FOX6 […]

  • Medical examiner reports 168 overdose deaths in Milwaukee County since Jan. 1

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner tweeted on Tuesday, Aug. 14 that there have been 168 confirmed overdose deaths to date in Milwaukee County. The medical examiner posted that tweet a short time after the Oak Creek Health Department mentioned a Thursday evening focused on talking about substance abuse. The event is a community engagement session from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Oak Creek Civic Center Multi-Purpose Room (8040 S. 6th St.). If […]

  • State Fair attendance sets new record, tops 1M mark for 6th consecutive year

    WEST ALLIS — If it felt very busy when you visited the Wisconsin State Fair this year, you were not imagining things. Fair officials announced on Tuesday, Aug. 14 that the fair saw record attendance in 2018 — with 1,037,982 passing through the turnstiles from Aug. 2-12. Fair attendance has topped the one million mark six years in a row now. Here are some other interesting numbers crunched by the fair folk: More than 3,000 exhibitors participated in fair contests, […]

  • Caught on camera: Suspect sought in armed robbery of Deli Food Express in Racine

    RACINE — Police are asking for help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery that happened on Monday afternoon, Aug. 13. Officials say the robbery happened at the Deli Food Express on 6 Mile Rd. around 4:30 p.m. A clerk reported the suspect entered the store with a gun and demanded money. While giving the robber an undisclosed amount of money, a customer entered the store, and the robber ordered the man to get on the ground. The suspect […]

  • Disabled vehicle shuts down lanes on NB I-41/94 near Hwy. 11 in Racine Co.

    RACINE COUNTY — A disabled vehicle has shut down all but the right land of northbound I-41/94 near Highway 11 in Racine County. Severe queues of 6.1 miles with a 41 minute travel time are being observed. CLICK HERE to view the interactive Traffic Map

  • ‘In Dreams: Roy Orbison in Concert – The Hologram Tour’ is coming to Pabst Theater

    MILWAUKEE — You’ve never seen a concert like this. The “In Dreams: Roy Orbison in Concert – The Hologram Tour” will be coming to the Pabst Theater on Thursday, Oct. 18. BASE Hologram is behind this unique musical experience. It recreates a concert by Orbison through cutting edge holographic laser imaging as the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon performs newly recorded, never-before-heard, digitally remastered arrangements of his classics — and it’s all backed by a live orchestra. A […]

  • Greenfield police seek owner of dog found wandering north of Southridge Mall

    GREENFIELD — Greenfield police are asking for help to locate the owners of a dog wandering around 72nd St. and Southridge Dr. If you know the owners of this dog, you are urged to contact the police department at 414-761-5301.

  • Act fast! Get $6 Loge, Terrance level tickets to Brewers-Reds game on Monday, Aug. 20

    MILWAUKEE — With just a few dozen games games remaining on the Major League Baseball schedule, the Milwaukee Brewers are set to enter the final quarter of the regular season. To jump-start this crucial stretch, the Brew Crew is now offering all fans a special one-time offer of $6 Loge and Terrace Level tickets for the game against the Reds next Monday, August 20. Discounted tickets will be available exclusively through the MLB Ballpark App. Once you have downloaded the app, […]

  • Grab your ‘Ticket to Ride’ with FOX6

    MILWAUKEE — The Harley-Davidson 115th anniversary is just a few weeks away, and FOX6 has your Ticket to Ride! We’re giving away two (2) incredible Chrome Rally Packs, valued at $995 each! CLICK HERE for all the Chrome Pack details and inclusions. How do you win? It’s simple. Just watch FOX6 WakeUp News every day this week, Tuesday, Aug. 14 through Friday, Aug. 17 at approximately 8:25 a.m. Each day, FOX6’s Ted Perry will have a Harley-Davidson “Question of the Day” (see […]

  • Security of peer-to-peer payment services

    Millions of Americans are paying each other without actual paper cash ever changing hands. It’s all done through peer to peer payment services, like Venmo, Zelle, and Square Cash. But are they secure? Do they protect your privacy? Consumer Reports put these P2P services to the test to see if they can be trusted to transfer your money and keep your data safe. It’s a convenience that’s growing in popularity. From millennials to baby boomers, an estimated 79 million Americans […]

  • US Marshals seek help locating registered sex offender who cut off his GPS monitor

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals are urging the public to be on the lookout for Montreil Lackey. Officials say Lackey, 26, is a registered sex offender that cut off his GPS bracelet. Lackey was considered homeless at the time he cut the GPS off — and now his whereabouts are unknown. Lackey is described as a male, black, 5’5″ tall and weighing 166 pounds. Officials also say Lackey has the following tattoos: Right forearm: “Treil” Right upper arm: “Tracey Lackey RIP […]