Jason Calvi, FOX6 News

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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Milwaukee's American Rescue Plan money: How will $92M be spent?

It's your money: How should Milwaukee spend the remaining $92 million from the American Rescue Act (ARPA)? The Common Council's Committee is working on making those decisions and needs your opinions. → Read More

Milwaukee Republican presidential debate; city could be in running

“The road to the White House runs through Wisconsin” is a phrase that voters in the battleground state often hear. Milwaukee will again be the center of national politics, when it hosts the 2024 Republican National Convention. Could it also host a GOP debate this year? → Read More

Milwaukee County court system backlog may not clear until 2024

How bad is the backlog in the Milwaukee County court system? A 1,500 felony case backlog means victims and defendants will have to wait, despite a $14 million dollar investment intended to clear it. → Read More

Milwaukee police guns accidentally discharged, video shows incidents

MPD is swapping out the service weapons, but newly released video underscores the problem. → Read More

Wisconsin State of the State: Gov. Evers' plans on tax cut

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers delivered his 2023 State of the State address, the first of his second term and fifth overall, with plans to cut taxes. → Read More

Wisconsin bail amendment: State Assembly puts it on April ballot

The Wisconsin Assembly approved a bipartisan measure to put bail reform on the April ballot. It gives voters the power to amend the state constitution. → Read More

Wisconsin prosecutor shortage; pay cited as key problem

Wisconsin prosecutors say a hiring problem is making it tough for the criminal justice system to work, citing poor pay for assistant district attorneys. → Read More

Welfare referendum OK'd, Evers' abortion ask nixed by Wisconsin Senate

Republican Wisconsin lawmakers on Tuesday rejected calls from Gov. Tony Evers and other Democrats to ask voters whether the state should continue to ban abortions, opting instead to advance a ballot question on welfare eligibility. → Read More

Milwaukee Bucks honor MLK's schoolmate, Dr. William Finlayson

So many Americans see Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a civil rights icon and a man who fought for equality and change. Dr. William Finlayson, honored in Milwaukee Monday, knew MLK as a friend. → Read More

Denita Ball, Milwaukee County's 1st female sheriff, sworn in

Milwaukee County Sheriff Denita Ball was sworn into office, making her the first Black woman elected sheriff in the state. → Read More

Milwaukee budget, pension problem; tax hike, state relief on table

Milwaukee's pension problem could lead to drastic city budget cuts. Local and state leaders are considering a tax hike and state relief to address it. → Read More

Milwaukee violence prevention, Evers plans state funding

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson said the city needs millions of dollars more from the state to fight crime. FOX6 asked state leaders what they can do. → Read More

Milwaukee fatal Kilbourn Bridge fall, video shows desperate rescue effort

For the first time since Richard Dujardin fell from a raised Kilbourn Bridge in August, we’re seeing video of the desperate attempt to save him. → Read More

Mitchell Park Domes repair, demolition estimates ordered

For now, the decision whether to demolish, fix or renovate the Domes is on hold. → Read More

Milwaukee crash, car flips; residents describe 'hazardous' streets

Milwaukee police suspect a driver of operating while intoxicated after his car flipped over and nearly hit someone near 79th and Capitol. → Read More

Milwaukee Hop streetcar expansion stalls

Amid budget problems, Milwaukee's Common Council hasn't talked about one plan to expand the Hop streetcar north for three years. → Read More

Washington County hand recounts ballots from 2022 election

A conservative Wisconsin county recounts its 2022 ballots, all 74,000 of them– an audit Washington County leaders approved even before the election. → Read More

Rail strike averted: Milwaukee's water could've been impacted

Milwaukee Water Works relies on raw materials, transported via rail, to treat the city's water supply. A strike could've caused trouble for treatment plants. → Read More

Inflation takes toll on Wisconsin unemployment recipients

Inflation takes a toll on unemployment recipients. With or without inflation, the maximum benefit for Wisconsinites out of work is $370 a week. → Read More

Milwaukee youth prison renderings, public input sought

Milwaukee's northwest side could become home to the state of Wisconsin's highest security youth detention facility. → Read More