Adrienne Pedersen, WISN 12 News

Adrienne Pedersen

WISN 12 News

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Adrienne:

'Violence interrupters' believe they are making positive difference

Over the past two years, homicides are up 43% in the city of Milwaukee, but one group says it is making a positive difference. → Read More

RSV vaccine could soon be available for healthy babies

Respiratory Syncytial Virus sends between 75,000 and 125,000 young children to the hospital every year. → Read More

School ready to welcome Ukrainian refugee students if they come

While the United States government has not publicized a plan for Ukrainian refugees to settle in Wisconsin, Bethune Academy Principal Kasongo Kalumbula said he welcomes all students. → Read More

Anti-drunk driving technology could be in all new cars by 2026

Impaired driving prevention technology could prevent more than 9,400 alcohol-related traffic deaths per year, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. → Read More

Afghan refugee Hamid San describes life at Fort McCoy

Hamid Samar is a businessman, husband and father. He's also an Afghan refugee temporarily living at Fort McCoy and getting used to a new life. → Read More

Giannis fans in Greece glued to TV screens as Bucks won championship

Greek reporter Christos Tsaltas describes Giannis as a living legend in Greece. → Read More

Bucks fans at Gee's Clippers: NBA title would put Milwaukee on map

A win in Game 6 of the NBA Finals would mean the first Bucks championship title for the city of Milwaukee in 50 years. → Read More

Another group of Wisconsinites compete in Phoenix this week

In the shadow of Phoenix Suns Arena at the local convention center there is another championship that's drawing thousands. → Read More

Live comedy returns to Milwaukee

ComedySportz will open in front of a live audience Friday night for the first time in more than a year. → Read More

The costs of legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin

Shop owners make investments in hopes Wisconsin lawmakers will make marijuana legal statewide → Read More

Vatican Latinist from Milwaukee dies

A priest known for being a renowned Latinist and translator for four popes died after testing positive for COVID-19. → Read More

‘I pray that we get a vaccine as soon as possible’: Harris refutes Trump’s anti-vaxxer accusations

The California senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee spoke one-on-one with our sister station WISN in Milwaukee. → Read More

Postal slowdown standoff: Wisconsin senators have different opinions

Wisconsin's senators have two very different opinions about what will happen next with the United States Post Office. → Read More

Wisconsin day care in crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing childcare providers to close their doors that could have long term effects for families. → Read More

Will schools lose funding if they don't open in fall?

Milwaukee Public Schools is receiving $55 million through The Care Act. → Read More

DNC in Milwaukee: What should have been

WISN 12’s Adrienne Pedersen has an update on what the scaled-back Democratic National Convention will look like next month. → Read More

'UPFRONT' recap: State lawmakers weigh in on police reform legislation

Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov Mandela Barnes announced police reform legislation on Juneteenth but did not call a special session as the Wisconsin Legislative Black Caucus had asked. → Read More

Door County expecting 'soft opening' crowd for Memorial Day weekend

Door County lifted their restrictions just in time for Memorial Day weekend travel. → Read More

Children's Wisconsin doctors investigate mystery illness with possible link to COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to issue an alert to doctors to watch for a dangerous inflammatory syndrome in children that could be linked to coronavirus. → Read More

Stimulus checks sent to someone who has died should be returned to IRS

WISN 12 has been receiving calls from viewers asking about receiving stimulus checks for loved ones who've passed away. → Read More