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  • Kenosha County Sheriff's Department

    16-year-old taken to hospital after crashing into tree while fleeing from police in stolen vehicle

    KENOSHA — One person was transported to the hospital and another was taken into custody early Thursday morning, May 28 following a police pursuit and crash involving a stolen vehicle in Kenosha County. The pursuit began near 89th Street and Sheridan Road in City of Kenosha around 5:18 a.m. Pleasant Prairie police located the vehicle, a black Honda Accord, at Springbrook Road and 39th Avenue. A deputy joined the pursuit and chased the stolen vehicle south on 39th Avenue to […]

  • Marquette University police issue safety alert after armed robbery reported near campus

    MILWAUKEE —  Marquette University’s Department of Public Safety is warning students to be alert — after an armed robbery in downtown Milwaukee near campus. It happened around 9:45 a.m. Thursday, May 28 near 20th and Kilbourn. According to officials, three suspects in a vehicle began talking to the victim, who was on foot. One suspect demanded property from the victim and displayed a weapon. The victim gave up property. The suspects fled in a black two-door car heading northbound toward […]

  • TMZ: NFL star JJ Watt talks about the upcoming football season

    NFL star JJ Watt is talking about the upcoming football season. Plus, Tom Brady’s Escalade is for sale. Michael Babcock with TMZ joins FOX6 WakeUp with the scoop.

  • Gino talks with the stars of ‘Space Force,’ which launches on Netflix May 29

    MILWAUKEE — “Space Force” launches on Netflix Friday, May 29 — and the new comedy has a pretty notable cast. Gino recently spoke with actors Ben Schwartz and John Malkovich about the show.

  • E-learning tip: It’s super simple and so much fun; the activity that can be modified for kids of any age

    MILWAUKEE — It’s super simple yet so much fun — and this activity can be modified for kids of any age. Calie Herbst with Milwaukee with Kids joins FOX6 WakeUp with the details on how an activity called hidden message of hidden shapes.

  • Looking for a fun game to play outside with the kids? Compete in the Bobble Ball Challenge

    MILWAUKEE — Looking for a fun game to play outside with the kids? Dr. Koco with Mad Science joins FOX6 WakeUp to share how you can compete is the Bobble Ball Challenge.

  • Dust off that grill for the season! Check out this recipe for Caribbean Beef Burger with Mango Salsa

    MILWAUKEE — It’s time to dust off that grill for the season! Angela Horkan with the Wisconsin Beef Council joins FOX6 WakeUp with a Caribbean burger recipe. Caribbean Beef Burger with Mango Salsa INGREDIENTS: 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner) 2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning Mango Salsa: 1 large mango, peeled, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped green onion 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice […]

  • Portion of gift shop merchandise at Milwaukee County Zoo now available online

    MILWAUKEE –Though the Milwaukee County Zoo is temporarily closed due to COVID-19, a portion of gift shop merchandise is now online and available for purchase through the zoo’s website. New this year: An assortment of merchandise featuring the Milwaukee Flag, and several other custom lines are available for purchase. Choose from eco-friendly plush animals filled with 100% recycled water bottles. Shop for a cause with specialty and handcrafted merchandise, with proceeds benefiting conservation organizations and initiatives. PHOTO GALLERY The zoo’s […]

  • Toys and games for smart play: Keep your kids learning at home through play

    MILWAUKEE — Parents everywhere are looking to keep their kids learning at home. One of the best ways to do that? Through play! Sherry Artemenko with Playonwords.com joins FOX6 WakeUp with another batch of toys and games for smart play.

  • May 28, 2020

    Look who is turning six years old Thursday, May 28, 2020.

  • BBB warns ‘free’ roof inspection comes at a cost: ‘Homeowners should be on the lookout’

    MILWAUKEE — This spring, BBB Scam Tracker is already receiving reports of shady “free” roof inspections. Homeowners should be on the lookout for these cons. How the Scam Works You receive a call or get a door-to-door visit from someone claiming to represent a roofing company. According to recent Scam Tracker reports, con artists are often using the name of the state (i.e. Minnesota or Texas) plus “Roofing” or “Construction” as their business name. The “roofer” offers you a free inspection. […]

  • May 28

    Kopp’s Frozen Custard Recipe: Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa Milwaukee Public Library: Super Reader Squad From Coin Toss to Championship: 1971-The Year of the Milwaukee Bucks Coronavirus Resources  New Advocate Aurora Health COVID-19 test sites Advocate Aurora Health COVID-19 community testing locations: Aurora Midtown Clinic, 5818 W Capitol Dr., Milwaukee WI Mon-Fri: 7am – 7pm, Sat: 9am – 2pm Aurora Sinai Medical Center, 945 N 12th St, Milwaukee, WI Mon-Sat: 2:30 – 7:30pm (reserved for community) Aurora Summit Medical Center, 36500 Aurora Dr, […]

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