A. J. Bayatpour, WKOW 27

A. J. Bayatpour


Madison, WI, United States

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Gableman suggests 'revolution' to keep government honest

MADISON (WKOW) -- Speaking at a Republican dinner event in Appleton last week, newly-released audio captured Michael Gableman suggesting revolution was the 'only way to keep government honest.' → Read More

Health commissioner: Milwaukee babies born with syphilis for first time in years

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's top health official said the city is experiencing a problem that had gone away for the last few years. Congenital syphilis is when a mother with the infection passes it on to her newborn baby. Milwaukee hadn't seen a case of that since 2012 -- that is, until last year. → Read More

Homemade explosives lab, white supremacist literature found at Beaver Dam apartment

BEAVER DAM — Investigators described the Beaver Dam apartment where a man blew himself up on March 5 as a "homemade explosives laboratory." The explosion killed Benjamin Morrow, 28. → Read More

‘Mixed emotions:’ Darienne Driver stepping down as superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools

MILWAUKEE -- Darienne Driver is stepping down as superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) to take on the job of president and CEO for United Way for Southeastern Michigan. Her last day at MPS will be July 6. → Read More

‘Do you know who I am?’ Federal agent from Oconomowoc accused of raping 3 women

OCONOMOWOC -- A federal agent is accused of raping three different women over a five-year period across Waukesha County. A 12-page criminal complaint has a number of graphic details. It describes the actions of a U.S. → Read More

Public transit plan to take Milwaukee workers to Foxconn plant faces familiar hurdle: money

MILWAUKEE -- The idea is simple enough. Develop a public transit plan to take Milwaukee workers to the Foxconn plant when it opens in Racine County but there is a familiar hurdle -- money. → Read More

Milwaukee Common Council approves ban on gay conversion therapy

MILWAUKEE -- A controversial form of therapy has been outlawed in the City of Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Common Council voted Tuesday, March 27 to ban the practice of what is commonly known as conversion therapy. → Read More

‘It’s here!’ 1st of 5 streetcars arrives with fanfare to downtown Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's first new streetcar vehicle arrived here Monday morning, March 26. A trailer hauling the streetcar from Pennsylvania pulled in front of the Intermodal Station on St. Paul Avenue around 11:30 a.m. → Read More

‘Gonna have a hazard:’ Man accused of dropping gravel from dump truck to elude pursuing deputies

DODGE COUNTY -- A man is facing some serious charges after fleeing from police in a dump truck. He wasn't able to get away but video from the pursuit shows he used just about everything in the truck to get away. → Read More

High levels of CO found in several individuals evacuated from Oconomowoc HS

OCONOMOWOC -- Officials now say Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the source that affected nearly 176 faculty and students at Oconomowoc High School on Thursday, March 22. Many of them ended up sick. → Read More

Proposed amendment could regulate tailgating, rural gatherings in Wisconsin

TOWN OF ASHIPPUN -- A proposed bill to extend the hours of wineries could end up regulating tailgating in Wisconsin. Critics say an amendment to the bill would require homeowners near Lambeau Field and Camp Randall Stadium to get a liquor license before allowing fans to tailgate in their yards. → Read More

‘This could be us:’ MPS superintendent stands up for students who took part in walkouts

MILWAUKEE -- Students across the country walked out of school Wednesday, March 14, exactly one month after 17 people were killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. → Read More

Economics expert: Tariffs on foreign steel could hurt Harley-Davidson 3 ways

MILWAUKEE -- Good for some, bad for others. That is how one expert describes President Trump's plan to put tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. FOX6 News has talked about the possible impact on Wisconsin businesses like breweries. → Read More

MPD survey: Overall police satisfaction unchanged, but residents feel city is less safe

MILWAUKEE -- For the first time in three years, there's a detailed survey of how Milwaukee residents feel about their police department. The results of that survey were presented to the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety Committee on Thursday, March 8. → Read More

Chairman Lipscomb proposes new bus route linking workers in Milwaukee, Racine to Foxconn

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb announced Wednesday, March 7 a proposal for a new bus route linking workers in Milwaukee and Racine to the new Foxconn complex in Mount Pleasant. → Read More

‘I find it asinine:’ Black Panthers demand new trial in Brown Deer officer shooting

MILWAUKEE -- Protesters outside the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office Thursday afternoon, March 1 called for a new trial for Devon Kraemer -- the Brown Deer police officer whose trial for a 2016 shooting ended with a hung jury on Wednesday. → Read More

Jury in Devon Kraemer trial can’t reach verdict; judge dismisses jurors

MILWAUKEE — The jury in the trial of a Brown Deer police officer charged with shooting a man in the back as she attempted to arrest him, says it still can't reach a verdict and believes no amount of further discussion will change anyone's mind. . → Read More

Jury begins deliberations in trial of Brown Deer officer charged in on-duty shooting

MILWAUKEE -- A jury began deliberations Monday, Feb. 26 in the trial of Devon Kraemer, the Brown Deer police officer charged in connection with a March 2016 on-duty shooting. The case went to the jury after the two sides finished their closing arguments Monday afternoon. → Read More

Man shot by Brown Deer officer testifies at her trial; “I thought I was gonna get killed”

MILWAUKEE -- The man who was shot by Devon Kraemer took the stand in the trial of the Brown Deer police officer Friday, Feb. 16. Day five of the trial featured a number of questions that revolved around Manuel Burnley's size. → Read More

Officer-involved shooting trial: Partner testifies as body camera video is played in court

MILWAUKEE -- On Thursday, Feb. 15, we heard from the partner of Devon Kraemer, a Brown Deer police officer who's now on trial -- charged for her decision to shoot a man during an attempted arrest. Michael Leeman was on the stand for almost the entire day. → Read More