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  • China Lights Lantern Festival at Boerner Botanical Gardens extended through Oct. 27

    MILWAUKEE — China Lights: Treasures of China has been extended one week, through Oct. 27, at Boerner Botanical Gardens. According to a news release, China Lights features the magical glow of 40 larger-than-life sculptural lantern displays that illuminate nine acres of Milwaukee’s Boerner Botanical Gardens. The event also offers professional entertainment, a bustling marketplace, and a wide variety of food and beverage selections. Ticket sales will continue at parks locations and online at chinalights.org. China Lights will be open Tuesdays […]

  • ‘Tough decision:’ Chris Abele is not seeking reelection as Milwaukee County Executive

    MILWAUKEE — Chris Abele announced on Wednesday, Oct. 16 that he will not seek reelection as Milwaukee County Executive in April 2020. The news came as a surprise to even his staff in the office. Abele was first elected in 2011 when he finished out Scott Walker’s term as County Executive. Abele was re-elected in 2012 and 2016. Abele told FOX6 News part of this decision was personal. He said he just got married a week-and-a-half ago — and is […]

  • Never over-cook your steak again: Angela Horkan teaches new cooking technique

    MILWAUKEE — Never over-cook your steak again.  Angela Horkan with the Wisconsin Beef Council joins FOX6 WakeUp to teach a new cooking technique. Recipe: Sous Vide Flank Steak Fajitas Recipe: Sous Vide Teriyaki Beef Noodle Bowl

  • TMZ has exclusive details on former NFL player Cedric Benson

    The star of the classic “Tarzan” tv show loses his wife and son after a deadly incident at their California home. And TMZ has exclusive details on former NFL player Cedric Benson who was killed in a motorcycle crash. Casey Carver joins FOX6 WakeUp with the scoop.

  • October 17

    Sendik’s Recipe: Sous Vide Flank Steak Fajitas Recipe: Sous Vide Teriyaki Beef Noodle Bowl Pizza Man

  • UPDATE: US Marshals arrest Antonio Moore, man sought after getting away during high-speed pursuit

    UPDATE (Oct. 17): Antonio Moore was taken into custody on Thursday morning, Oct. 17.  MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect that got away during a high-speed pursuit on Wednesday., Oct. 16. 27-year-old Antonio Moore is wanted by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for a parole violation. He is also wanted for questioning by the Milwaukee Police Department for a robbery incident. On Wednesday, U.S. Marshals were serving a warrant at Moore’s apartment […]

  • October 17, 2019

    Look who is turning six years old Thursday, October 17, 2019.

  • Man charged after driving wrong way on I-94 in Milwaukee County, causing crash

    MILWAUKEE — Javier Hernandez-Reyes, 23, of Sheboygan Falls has been charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety — accused of driving the wrong way on eastbound I-94 in Milwaukee County. According to the criminal complaint, a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy on Oct. 11 was dispatched to the report of a wrong-way driver on eastbound I-94 at N. 35th Street around 3:15 a.m. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a silver Honda pickup truck facing westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-94 with […]

  • Report of shots fired on I-43 at Marquette Interchange, freeway reopens

    MILWAUKEE — A stretch of northbound I-43 through the Marquette Interchange reopened to traffic shortly after 9 p.m. on Wednesday evening, Oct. 16. This, after being shut down because of a report of shots fired on the freeway. At least five Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies spent roughly two hours walking the ramp headed northbound on I-43 through the interchange — searching for any evidence of that reported shooting. They covered a lot of ground — beginning on the high rise […]

  • Milwaukee man charged in connection with quadruple shooting at 38th and Wright

    MILWAUKEE — A 27-year-old Milwaukee man is charged in association with the quadruple shooting that happened near 38th and Wright last week. The accused is Jerry Versey. He faces a single charge of possession of a firearm by a felon. Officials say around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, officers on patrol near 38th and Wright Street heard gunshots. The complaint against Versey says those officers “saw four or five black males pointing firearms at each other and shooting.” Four […]

  • Legislator ‘secret’ records

    MILWAUKEE — There’s something hiding in the State Capitol — and lawmakers won’t let you see it. Records that may expose their bad behavior. FOX6 Investigator Amanda St. Hilaire contacted every state lawmaker looking for answers. Legislator “secret” records, Sunday on FOX6 News at 9.

  • ‘It’s a big decision:’ Menomonee Falls residents weigh in on school mascot

    MENOMONEE FALLS — Residents in Menomonee Falls got the chance on Wednesday evening, Oct. 16 to weigh in on a proposal to change the high school’s mascot to something other than “Indians.” “What I heard was this clear dichotomy between wanting to protect tradition and wanting to be open to change moving forward,” said Sara Booher, Student School Board Member. “It’s a big decision that has to be made, and we have to listen to all constituents,” said Faith Vanderhorst, […]

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