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  • Pictures: View and submit your 2019 ‘1st day of school’ photos

    MILWAUKEE — It’s back-to-school time, and a memorable moment usually captured on camera. FOX6 News invites you to share photos from the first day back to class for the 2019 school year. All you have to do to begin is click the SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO button below.  

  • Fatal shooting near 10th and Burleigh

    Fatal shooting investigation underway near 10th and Burleigh

    MILWAUKEE — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred near 10th and Burleigh on Thursday, Aug. 22. Officials were called to the scene just before 5:30 p.m. Milwaukee police said the adult male was fatally shot during an argument. The investigation is ongoing as police seek a suspect. PHOTO GALLERY  

  • Turf concerns in Winnipeg, prior to the Packers-Raiders game

    WINNIPEG, Canada — There were turf concerns ahead of the Green Bay Packers-Oakland Raiders at IG Field in Winnipeg. Green Bay announced 33 Packers would not suit up, including Aaron Rodgers. 33 #Packers will not be suiting up for tonight's game.#GBvsOAK — Green Bay Packers (@packers) August 22, 2019 The NFL released the following statement: “Tonight’s game is being played on a reconfigured field. The field met the mandatory practices for the maintenance of surfaces for NFL games based […]

  • Caught on camera: Man steals utility trailer from Fuel Powersports in West Bend

    WEST BEND — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who stole a utility trailer from Fuel Powersports in West Bend early on Monday, Aug. 12. Officials released images of the crime on Thursday, Aug. 22. A dark gray enclosed utility trailer (Bravo Scout 6×12) single axle was stolen by a man that appeared to be driving a silver Dodge Durango or a Chrysler Aspen SUV. There was no front license plate — and the tailgate appeared […]

  • Smoke pours from Miller Compressing on Milwaukee’s south side

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee firefighters have been dispatched to a fire at Miller Compressing on the city’s south side. Black smoke could be seen billowing from the facility — via FOX6 News tower cameras. FOX6 News has a crew headed to the scene — and we will update this post when more information is available.

  • Friendship Circle has a new home in Fox Point

    FOX POINT — A group on a mission to help people with special needs has a new home. The Friendship Circle group showed off its new location near Port Washington and Brown Deer Road on Wednesday, Aug. 21 It is where the North Shore Bistro used to be. The group just signed a lease and is now in the process of fixing the place up. It will be the future home of a coffee shop, bakery and art studio. Each […]

  • FCC authorizes $163M in Wisconsin over 10 years for expansion of rural broadband

    WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday authorities more than $163.1 million in support in Wisconsin over the next decade for maintaining, improving and expanding affordable broadband for 21,080 rural homes and businesses. A news release from the FCC says the support is targeted to smaller rural carriers, known as “rate-of-return” carriers.  These carriers agreed this year to accept subsidies based on the FCC’s Alternative Connect America Cost Model, or A-CAM, which provides predictability, rewards efficiency, and provides […]

  • August 22

    Milwaukee Public Schools seeks feedback on education through survey Milwaukee Brewing Company Recipe: Foil Packet Beef and Vegetable Meal Recipe: Beef, Mango, and Avocado Salad Drake & Associates Delicately Delicious Information on invasive species from the Wisconsin DNR

  • Dennis Tomashek sentenced to 3 years in prison for possession of child pornography

    MILWAUKEE — Dennis Tomashek of St. Francis was sentenced on Thursday, Aug. 22 to three years in prison and another six years of extended supervision. This, after pleading guilty in July to a single charge of possession of child pornography. According to the criminal complaint against Tomashek, a detective received a report on March 11 from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). It was regarding apparent child pornography coming from a Tumblr application associated with Tomashek. The complaint […]

  • MPS seeks your feedback on education through survey, listening sessions

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) announced on Thursday, Aug. 22 the launch of a district survey designed to gather feedback from the community about important education topics. MPS is seeking the input of students, families, educators, staff and all community members. A news release indicates a postcard with information about the survey will be mailed to every home in the district. The survey, which takes about 10 minutes to complete, can be accessed at Survey responses are confidential, and […]

  • Cookie dough cake: The recipe and some tips to make sure you nail it

    CEDARBURG — Labor Day is coming up — and so is the start of school! So why not celebrate with cake? Jennifer Goldbeck with Delicately Delicious in Cedarburg joins Real Milwaukee with two easy cakes you can whip up in no time. Eggless Cookie Dough Frosting 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temp 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 1-4 TBSP milk 1 cup mini chocolate chips Cream butter, sugars, and vanilla […]

  • West Allis woman pleads not guilty, accused of leaving 2 kids in car while she shopped at Target

    MILWAUKEE — Allison Andrade of West Allis pleaded not guilty on Thursday, Aug. 22 to charges of neglecting a child, obstructing an officer, and bail jumping.  Andrade is accused of leaving two children inside a vehicle while she shopped at Target. Prior to Andrade entering her plea, she waived her right to a preliminary hearing. The judge then found probable cause and bound Andrade over for trial. According to the criminal complaint, on Saturday, Aug. 10, officers were dispatched to […]

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