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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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We Energies rescues a woman after she drove off a 75-foot embankment

As they got the driver into one of the trucks to wait for paramedics, they experienced another near disaster. → Read More

Saukville World War II soldier honored half a world away

A Saukville World War II soldier is being honored half a world away. → Read More

Honor Flight returns to the skies after 21 months

FOX6's Carl Deffenbaugh and photojournalist Eric Litsheim accompanied Stars and Stripes Honor Flight on its most recent flight, the last before Veterans Day. → Read More

Bucks NBA Championship parade: Traffic, transit, parking changes

The parade will take place through downtown Milwaukee Thursday, July 22, beginning at 11 a.m. → Read More

Peacemakers: Local group empowers women

A Milwaukee group is doing everything it can to empower women. → Read More

Open Record: Signs of life

We talk with FOX6 anchor Carl Deffenbaugh about some of the biggest headlines making news. → Read More

After life-changing diagnosis, founder of Bennett Coachworks is still fueled by love of cars

MILWAUKEE -- Any car guru will tell you it is what's under the hood that counts. That was certainly true at this year's Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show -- where, from the outside, the Bennett Coachworks exhibit of high-end muscle cars and hot rods was as good as ever. But the road to get there included plenty of bumps. → Read More

Boy who gave ‘Godzilla powers’ to his Brewers friends gets sneak peek at new movie in LA

LOS ANGELES -- In the city of angels, Nigel Ayala was in his version of heaven, a place where one being rules supreme. FOX6 News first met the 10-year-old boy in August, when, by giving tiny figurines to his new friends, Ayala endowed each of the Milwaukee Brewers with "Godzilla power," something that helped fuel their first trip to the postseason in seven years. → Read More

Ryan Braun’s younger brother: ‘He’s always had the ability to rise to the occasion’

LOS ANGELES -- They say blood is thicker than water. That holds true, even in a city that bleeds Dodgers' blue. "I definitely want to see the Brewers win. I want to see them dominate and I'm excited for the series to continue on here," said Steve Braun. → Read More

Christian Yelich’s alma mater is in heart of Dodger nation; ‘Wish him nothing but the best’

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Game 3 of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) is actually something of a homecoming for three members of the Milwaukee Brewers. All grew up in the Los Angeles area -- Ryan Braun, Mike Moustakas and Christian Yelich. FOX6 News headed out to Yelich's hometown to find out how they are dealing with split allegiances between their beloved Dodgers and a native son. → Read More

Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich excited to be back in hometown of LA for NLCS

LOS ANGELES -- For three Milwaukee Brewers, this visit in Los Angeles is a lot like going home. Outfielders Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich and third baseman Mike Moustakas were born and raised in the Los Angeles area -- growing up as Dodgers fans. → Read More

‘Rather not jinx it:’ Why Mequon couple in Denver chose not to attend Sunday’s Brewers’ game

DENVER -- Fans of the Milwaukee Brewers made their presence known on Sunday, Oct. 7 at Coors Field during the third game of the NLDS vs. the Colorado Rockies. Denver is very much a transplant city, and FOX6 News tracked down plenty of Milwaukee fans in the Mile High City -- including one couple that actively chose not to attend Sunday's game. → Read More

‘The smile is coming back:’ Eye-catching roadside attraction returns to its former glory

DELAFIELD -- After 16 years, the Smiley Barn is back! "Today the smile is coming back, hence the name, the Smiley Barn," said Diane Nold, store manager. The iconic Smiley Barn greeted drivers along I-94 in Delafield for decades, until new owners took down the display in 2002. "I grew up in Oconomowoc, so I remember the old smile," said Nold. → Read More

Train carrying non-hazardous material derails in Wauwatosa, no injuries reported

WAUWATOSA -- More than a dozen train cars derailed late Monday night, Aug. 20 in Wauwatosa. It happened around 10 p.m. just north of the Mayfair Collection near Penzeys Spices. The train was carrying a non-hazardous material. The battalion chief believed it was some type of construction sand. No injuries have been reported. → Read More

‘We have the best jobs:’ Members of Bucks Gaming earn $32K-$35K in 6 months playing NBA 2K

MILWAUKEE -- According to market research, the video game industry worldwide could rake in almost $140 billion in 2018 alone, and the NBA wants a slice of that very fat pie. "Bucks Gaming" is part of the league's efforts to be a major player in "eSports. → Read More

The Racine Zoo has about 100 different animal species from around the world

RACINE -- The Racine Zoo has about 100 different animal species from around the world. Experienced staff is responsible for keeping those animals healthy and happy. Carl spent the morning learning what it takes to be a zookeeper for a day. → Read More

‘We can tweak it a little bit:’ Aurora hosts ‘Pitch Perfect’ pitching clinic at Miller Park

MILWAUKEE -- Plenty of young fans in Wisconsin dream of one day pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers, and a partnership between the team and Aurora Sports Health aims to give those kids a leg up -- or in this case, an arm up. → Read More

Milwaukee Air & Water Show to draw thousands to lakefront, but will weather comply?

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of spectators hope to be dazzled this weekend at the Milwaukee Air & Water Show. But will the weather comply? With the potential for scattered thunderstorms, especially on Saturday, officials want to let people know that the show will indeed go on. → Read More

Hyundai’s ‘Hope on Wheels’ donates $100K to Children’s Hospital for pediatric cancer research

MILWAUKEE -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin continues to rank as one of the best pediatric cancer centers in the country. On Wednesday, July 18 Children's received a $100,000 donation from Hyundai’s 'Hope on Wheels' organization to fund pediatric cancer research. → Read More

Series of horse shows in Washington Co. aims to make riding accessible to all

WASHINGTON COUNTY -- Through the summer, a series of horse shows in Washington County aims to make riding accessible to all. Carl spent the morning with the folks from Old Seoul Equestrian before a two-day clinic and derby. → Read More