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Brown Deer, WI, United States

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Past articles by Myra:

Racine Common Council votes to ease into the decriminalization of marijuana

RACINE -- Racine officials have moved to decriminalize marijuana. The Racine Common Council voted to make small amounts of pot possession punishable by a ticket. The move by city aldermen is a first in state history. "I've been all for it for a long time. → Read More

On to new adventures: FOX6 says goodbye to Myra Sanchick, Beverly Taylor

MILWAUKEE -- One grew up not far just a few miles south of the FOX6 studios. The other -- in the heart of the Deep South. Different roads led them to where they were needed most. Now, they will take the same exit onto new adventures. → Read More

Governor-elect Tony Evers picks Milwaukee leaders for top Cabinet slots

MILWAUKEE — Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers named four Milwaukee-area leaders to his Cabinet on Wednesday, Dec. 19, including a former campaign manager to Mayor Tom Barrett and a 30-year veteran of the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Man charged after 12-year-old boy hit by stray bullet while sleeping in Milwaukee home

MILWAUKEE -- A 19-year-old Franklin man is facing charges after a 12-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet while sleeping in his bedroom in Milwaukee. Michael Montey was visiting a friend in an apartment near 24th and National on Tuesday morning, Dec. 4. → Read More

MPD: Man who threatened kill himself and shoot at officers taken into custody

MILWAUKEE -- A standoff tied up several blocks on Milwaukee's east side on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The situation put a school under lockdown and the neighborhood taped off. Police say it was around 6 a.m. → Read More

Convicted sex offender to live in Waukesha home his parents bought for him

WAUKESHA -- The Waukesha Police Department has alerted the public about the release of a convicted sex offender set for Tuesday, Dec. 11. He's luckier than most, because his parents were able to buy him a home, police said. → Read More

Battle brews in Madison over power-stripping bills proposed by GOP

MADISON -- A power-play at the Capitol in Madison went into the night on Monday, Dec. 3, as Republican leaders took up proposals they said will limit the powers of the incoming Democratic administration. Public testimony and protests filled the day and night. → Read More

‘I’m truly sorry:’ Pewaukee woman sentenced to 6 years in prison in fatal, wrong-way crash

WAUKESHA -- 24-year-old Abby Dominski of Pewaukee was sentenced on Friday, Nov. 30 to six years in prison and another eight years of extended supervision in connection with a fatal, wrong-way crash on Highway 164 in September 2017. → Read More

Jury convicts Emmanuel Sanchez in fatal stabbing of Crystal Leopold, faces life sentence

MILWAUKEE -- There was a court order to stay away. But a domestic abuse injunction did not stop a Milwaukee man from killing his ex-girlfriend. On Thursday, Nov. 29, it did not take long for a jury to come back with a verdict.That jury found Emmanuel Sanchez guilty in the fatal stabbing of Crystal Leopold. → Read More

Repairs underway at MU’s Al McGuire Center after suspected drunk driving crash

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University officials on Tuesday, Nov. 27 were working on repairs at the Al McGuire Center after a suspected drunk driver crashed into the building on Saturday, Nov. 24. The mess left behind could impact the women's volleyball NCAA Tournament. → Read More

‘Enough!’ Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office investigates report of shots fired on I-43

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office temporarily shut down the southbound lanes of I-43 starting at the Marquette Interchange after reports of shots being fired on the freeway Monday afternoon, Nov. 26. → Read More

Marquette ‘not in a position’ to use recently purchased Ramada Inn as shelter for homeless

MILWAUKEE -- Alderman Bob Donovan and Alderman Mark Borkowski on Tuesday, Nov. 20 held a news conference to address homelessness in Milwaukee -- asking that Marquette University open their doors to the homeless this winter. → Read More

Baraboo School District investigates boys’ apparent Nazi salute

BARABOO — A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute, drawing a strong rebuke on social media. Baraboo Superintendent Lori Mueller said she became aware of the photo Monday, Nov. → Read More

‘Slow down and be patient:’ Milwaukee DPW prepared for snow, urges drivers to be cautious

MILWAUKEE -- Ready or not, here it comes. The first measurable snowfall of the year is expected in southeast Wisconsin on Friday, Nov. 9. Officials with the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works and Mayor Tom Barrett said when the snow flies on Friday, Nov. → Read More

‘It’s kind of surreal:’ Randy Bryce anxious for results in 1st Congressional District race

RACINE -- Democrats believe they finally have a shot at Ryan's 1st Congressional District seat since his decision against seeking re-election after 20 years in Washington. The party has pinned its hopes on Racine ironworker Randy Bryce. He is facing Republican Bryan Steil. → Read More

‘Vote for change:’ Tony Evers calls Gov. Walker’s new health care promise a ‘last-minute lie’

MILWAUKEE -- Candidates for governor and U.S. Senate were blanketing Wisconsin on Thursday, Nov. 1 with surrogates, as part of a final push to next week's election. → Read More

MU Law School poll: Gov. Scott Walker, Tony Evers tied in governor’s race

MILWAUKEE -- The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday, Oct. 31 shows a tie in the race for Wisconsin governor between Democrat Tony Evers and Republican incumbent Scott Walker. Each pulled in 47 percent support among likely voters. The poll, conducted between Oct. → Read More

Prosecutors: Woman attempted to flee police before crash that killed friend, injured toddler

MILWAUKEE — Taylor Arms of Milwaukee is now charged in connection with a fatal crash that happened at 67th and Marion in Milwaukee on Thursday night, Oct. 25. Prosecutors say she was attempting to flee police when the vehicle she was driving, without a valid license, struck a tree. A 21-year-old woman died in the crash -- and a 2-year-old child was hospitalized with serious injuries. → Read More

Students drink bottled water at Lannon Elementary after tests show E.coli, coliform

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- Hundreds of kids at Lannon Elementary School are not drinking the water at school. That's ever since the school's water supply turned up E.coli and coliform bacteria that could make them sick. Officials are trying to determine just how widespread the problem is. → Read More

FOX6 obtains new video from traffic stop that included ‘because you’re not white’ statement

MILWAUKEE -- Body camera and dash camera video shows a controversial traffic stop near 6th and Walnut in Milwaukee that prompted concern after a citizen's cellphone video was shared on social media. The traffic stop followed a pursuit that happened on Aug. 19. → Read More