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  • Memorial grows outside Racine Police Department for Officer John Hetland

    RACINE — The community continues to pay their respects to Racine Police Officer John Hetland. A memorial continues to grow outside the Racine Police Department. Police said Officer Hetland, while off-duty, witnessed an armed robbery in progress at Teezers near 20th Street and Lathrop Avenue Monday night, June 17. Investigators said Officer Hetland jumped over the bar and tried to take the man down, but the 24-year veteran of the Racine Police Department was shot once and killed in the […]

  • Police: Man shot, wounded during argument near 15th and Wright in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened late Tuesday night, June 18. It happened around 11:20 p.m. near 15th and Wright. According to police, officers arrived to find a 33-year-old man suffering from a serious gunshot wound. The investigation revealed that the victim was engaged in an argument when he was shot. The shooter fled the scene, and police were seeking that person. The victim was treated on the scene by the Milwaukee Fire Department and taken […]

  • 5-year-old boy shot and killed near 45th and Concordia

    ‘My baby shot himself:’ 5-year-old boy killed near 45th and Concordia; man arrested

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said a 5-year-old boy was shot and killed near 45th and Concordia on Tuesday, June 18. Police said the shooting happened just before noon. It was the second fatal shooting involving a 5-year-old boy in less than 24 hours. On Monday, June 17, a 5-year-old boy was fatally shot in Kenosha. Police tape cordoned off the neighborhood as dozens of Milwaukee police officers and detectives responded to the scene. Vanes Burkett was one of the first […]

  • Vigil for Racine Police Officer John Hetland

    ‘We’ll catch this person:’ Man sought in fatal shooting of off-duty Officer John Hetland at Racine bar

    RACINE — A manhunt was underway Tuesday, June 18 after an off-duty Racine police officer was shot and killed while attempting to stop an armed robbery at Teezers bar Monday night, June 17. According to Racine police, off-duty Officer John Hetland witnessed an armed robbery in progress at Teezers near 20th Street and Lathrop Avenue. “He went behind the bar and demanded money and wielded a gun,” said Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth of the shooter. Investigators said Officer Hetland […]

  • Reaction pours in after 2 off-duty officers are killed in southeast Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE — Reaction to the deaths of Racine Police Officer John Hetland and Milwaukee Police Officer Kou Her, two off-duty police officers who died in southeast Wisconsin in less than 24 hours, poured in on social media Tuesday, June 18, as well as via official statements. Officer John Hetland witnessed an armed robbery in progress at Teezers Tavern located at 20th Street and Lathrop Avenue Monday night, June 17. Officials said Officer Hetland umped over the bar and tried to […]

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  • ‘Click and print’ your own 2019 Green Bay Packers Training Camp schedule

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers released on Tuesday, June 18 the teams full training camp schedule for 2019. With a theme of “Back to Football,” training camp kicks off with a practice on Thursday, July 25. It will be the first of four straight practices as part of the opening week. In all, this year’s camp features 16 open practices — so there will be plenty of opportunities for Packers fans to line the fences and catch a […]

  • Man accused of stealing $400K+ sailboat from Sheboygan Yacht Club, described it as ‘a beautiful ride’

    SHEBOYGAN — A Sheboygan man is now charged in connection with the theft of a sailboat from the Sheboygan Yacht Club. The accused is Matthew Wilson, 51. He faces the following criminal charges: Theft – movable property (>$100,000) Criminal damage to property (misdemeanor) According to the criminal complaint, on Saturday, June 15, Sheboygan police officers were called to the Coast Guard station in regards to the theft of a 40-foot sailboat. The yacht was valued at between $400,000 and $450,000. […]

  • ‘It’s unfair:’ Off-duty MPD Officer Kou Her killed in crash, driver with OWI history in custody

    MILWAUKEE — Off-duty Milwaukee Police Officer Kou Her died following a crash near 60th and Capitol early Tuesday morning, June 18. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said Her was a two-year veteran of the police department, and he was assigned to District 4. Chief Morales said Her was driving southbound on N. 60th Street after his shift. He was struck by a driver who was traveling westbound on Capitol Drive. Witnesses said the striking driver […]

  • MPD: Several in custody after pedestrian struck near 27th and Juneau

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near 27th Street and Juneau Avenue on Tuesday, June 18. It happened shortly after 1:15 p.m. Milwaukee police said several people were in custody. The cause of the crash was under investigation.

  • Another multi-vehicle collision at 60th and Capitol, scene of earlier crash that killed off-duty officer

    MILWAUKEE — It is the scene of a crash that killed an off-duty Milwaukee police officer early Tuesday, June 18. On Tuesday afternoon, there was another multi-vehicle collision at the same intersection — 60th and Capitol Drive in Milwaukee. FOX6 News had a crew on the scene to report on the crash that killed Officer Kou Her when another wreck happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. It was one of at least two crashes while FOX6 was on scene Tuesday afternoon. […]

  • Jen’s Sweet Treats to hold fundraiser for fallen Milwaukee, Racine officers

    CUDAHY — Jennifer Clark with Jen’s Sweet Treats in Cudahy scheduled a “Fallen Officers Fundraiser” for Wednesday, June 26 from 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. This, after the deaths of two off-duty police officers in less than 24 hours in southeast Wisconsin. Officer John Hetland witnessed an armed robbery in progress at Teezers Tavern located at 20th Street and Lathrop Avenue Monday night, June 17. Officials said Officer Hetland umped over the bar and tried to take the suspect down, […]

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