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Children abducted during car theft found safe

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 6:44pm
Two infant siblings are safe Saturday evening after being abducted during a vehicle theft, police said.

Russ Feingold hosts barbecue at Sherman Park

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 5:44pm
The race for the U.S.Senate included a lap through to Sherman Park Saturday afternoon.

Shields ruled out for Sunday's game

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 5:22pm
The Packers rule cornerback Sam Shields out for Sunday's game against the Vikings

Caledonia police searching for bank robbery suspects

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 5:10pm
Authorities are searching for a man who robbed the U.S. Bank in Caledonia on Saturday.

House damaged in Milwaukee fire

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 1:10pm
A house fire near 60th Street and Morgan Avenue caused $40,000 in damage in Milwaukee, officials said.

Fire damages home in Fox Point

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:23pm
Firefighters responded to a house fire that reportedly started in the basement of a home in Fox Point Saturday morning.

Police, community dedicate garden to slain girl

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:52pm
Laylah Petersen was shot and killed in 2014 as she sat with her grandfather.

Investigator says man confessed in nuns' deaths

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 5:53pm
LeCarus Oliver, a Mississippi Bureau of Investigation officer, testified Friday during a preliminary hearing for 46-year-old Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko

Man accused of funneling donations to personal bank account

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:38pm
A Milwaukee man who built an online donation form for an organization secretly funneled nearly $40,000 in contributions to his own personal bank account and then withdrew some of the cash for his own use, a criminal complaint filed Thursday said.

Wisconsin DOJ completes probe into Sylville Smith death

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 2:35pm
Investigators with the Wisconsin Department of Justice have completed their investigation into last month's fatal police shooting.

Firefighters burglarized while out on call

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 2:19pm
Milwaukee firefighters called away from their northwest side firehouse returned to discover that their computers, tablets and phone had been swiped. 

Task force begins studying ways to fix Milwaukee water woes

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 1:20pm
The City of Milwaukee on Friday began its most in-depth, widespread study to find and fix lead problems in the water.

Milwaukee father convicted in house fire that killed two kids

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:31pm
A Milwaukee County jury at midday Friday convicted a father of homicide charges in connection with an October 2015 house fire that killed two children.

Car burning in store parking lot had body inside

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 9:00am
A car that was found fully engulfed in flames in Wheatland on Friday morning had a person inside, authorities said. 

Wisconsin man accused of killing romantic rival

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:23am
A central Wisconsin man accused of killing a man he believed was having an affair with his wife is being held on $1 million bond.

How to get trained on using Narcan

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:24pm
In Milwaukee, the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin trains drug abusers and their families and friends to use Narcan. 

Republican lawmakers bash Walker roads plan

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 5:40pm
Wisconsin Republicans broke ranks with Gov. Scott Walker on his transportation budget proposal Thursday, warning the governor's plans to delay a number of major projects will leave the state facing higher road-building costs in the future.

Elementary student accidentally shot during altercation with officer

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 4:37pm
A Milwaukee student was injured Thursday when an officer's gun fired while still in the holster, a police spokesman said. 

Racine school evacuated after 'suspicious' writing found

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 2:57pm
Students left the building, at 1200 Park Avenue, at approximately 1:45 p.m.

Schools superintendent: Stop bad-mouthing teachers

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 2:51pm
Wisconsin can slow a growing shortage of teachers if people stop bad-mouthing educators and pay them more, the state's schools superintendent said Thursday.