Christina Van Zelst, FOX6 News

Christina Van Zelst

FOX6 News

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Christina:

Winter storm in Milwaukee; Bucks fans undeterred by snowy conditions

With snow coming down, thousands braved the winter storm Thursday night, March 9 to cheer on the Milwaukee Bucks. → Read More

What is endometriosis? Froedtert nurse says 'nobody took me seriously'

Common but not commonly diagnosed, doctors say you probably know someone who has the disease. → Read More

Grafton murder mystery: Man shot in rental car, neighbors rattled

A man believed to be from Texas was found dead in a rental car in Grafton Saturday. The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office says he was shot to death. → Read More

MADACC 'Operation Reunification' aims to bring lost pets home

Losing your pet or seeing a lost animal can be gut-wrenching, but there's an effort in Milwaukee County aimed at preventing it from happening in the first place. → Read More

Milwaukee police dog helps officers process pain: 'Difficult time'

After Officer Peter Jerving died in the line of duty, CRUSH is helping officers heal. → Read More

Downtown Waukesha business owner raped, man charged gets $2M bond

Kendrew Wilson Jr., 23, of Waukesha, is accused of raping a downtown business owner inside her store, leaving her with injuries a hospital nurse characterized as “the worst damage she has seen in a long time.” He was released from jail the day before the attack. → Read More

MMSD combined sewer overflow amid heavy rain Monday

Heavy rain Monday prompted the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to initiate a combined sewer overflow. → Read More

West Allis Bug n Out Lounge shooting, 12-year-old killed during birthday party

A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed during a birthday party at Bug n Out Lounge near 57th and Lincoln in West Allis on Saturday night. The owner described chaos and confusion during the shooting that injured a second child. → Read More

Milwaukee police shooting: Video shows crash, man running from cops

An officer shot and killed the man near 91st and Silver Spring. → Read More

Running 4 Heroes: Peter Jerving honored by Florida boy with 1-mile jog

The Jerving family will receive the flag he carried during his run. → Read More

West Bend Elevator chicken sales up 50% as egg prices soar

West Bend Elevator is expecting a record year when it comes to selling chicks. Consumers are looking for fresher, cheaper eggs with avian influenza driving up egg prices. → Read More

Napoli Restaurant & Pizzeria; National Pizza Day

Christina Van Zelst celebrates National Pizza Day at Napoli Restaurant & Pizzeria → Read More

After Milwaukee officer's sacrifice, mental health toll a reality

Milwaukee Police Officer Peter Jerving's death is taking a toll on fellow officers. Mental health for law enforcement is now more common. → Read More

New Milwaukee high-rise apartment building proposed for east side

The 25-story building on Farwell Avenue would include 310 apartments, the developer said. → Read More

Milwaukee vigil for Tyre Nichols ahead of funeral

A Milwaukee candlelight vigil was held in Milwaukee Tuesday for Tyre Nichols ahead of Nichols' Wednesday funeral. → Read More

Cold puts Lake Geneva Ice Castles back on track after delayed opening

Wind chills between -20 and -25 expected Tuesday morning prompted a wind chill advisory for all of southeast Wisconsin. The builders of the popular Lake Geneva Ice Castles welcome the cold temperatures after the opening of the castles was delayed due to mild conditions. → Read More

11 Milwaukee shootings over 2 days, youngest victim 13

Milwaukee police responded to 11 shootings Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, six people were shot, and one person was killed. On Sunday, shootings killed one person and sent six people to the hospital. The youngest victim killed over the weekend was just 14. The youngest victim hurt is 13. → Read More

Milwaukee County medical debt proposal could help 67K, supervisor says

Medical bills can stack up, but a proposed Milwaukee County resolution could help relieve some of the debt. → Read More

Winter road salt seeping into drinking water, researchers say

The Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan source drinking water for about a million people in southeast Wisconsin. Researchers say salt from winter storms is seeping into it and, ultimately, into your home. → Read More

2022 Milwaukee crime down by 15% compared to 2021, officials say

Despite that trending lower serious crime, homicides in Milwaukee were up by 11% in 2022. → Read More