Melinda Davenport, WISN 12 News

Melinda Davenport

WISN 12 News

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Melinda:

Bayshore Town Center has plan to attract more people

Bayshore Town Center in Glendale is getting a $75 million makeover that will include a hotel, a senior living facility, more office space and more residential options. → Read More

BBB warns that people are posing as We Energies bill collectors

The Better Business Bureau warns that scammers are calling people to convince them that they are behind on their We Energies bill and then threaten to shut off their power. → Read More

One Milwaukee man's tweet sends millions to voter registration site

A Twitter post from Marquette University's social media director has gone viral and become part of a national movement. Tim Cigelske saw an opportunity when Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's break-up became a trending topic. → Read More

Rickrolled for good: Milwaukee man sends millions to voter registration website

A social media post created by Marquette University's social media director has gone viral and become part of a national movement. → Read More

Autumn Celebration Saturday In Washington Park

Autumn Celebration is a free fall event open to the public Saturday. → Read More

Milwaukee native receives Oscar worthy reviews on new film

Director George Tillman Jr.'s film, "The Hate U Give," is a story of a young girl who witnesses a police shooting. → Read More

Wisconsin's pizza delivery hero meets Taylor Swift

There's a saying that not all heroes wear capes. Some of them apparently wear Taylor Swift concert merchandise. The Sheboygan County man credited with helpin... → Read More

Boston Store plans to open new Milwaukee-area stores by Christmas

The Indiana company that purchased the rights to Boston Store and other former Bon-Ton brands plans to open brick and mortar locations in the Milwaukee area before the start of the holiday shopping season. → Read More

Boston Store: 'We're back'

Bon-Ton’s intellectual property assets, including Boston Store, have been sold to a new firm that relaunched the websites offering hundreds of brands for women, men and children. → Read More

Neighbors confirm existence of pony in Milwaukee yard

Officials at Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission are concerned about a pony that had been kept in the backyard of a home on the city's south side... → Read More

State Fair celebrates pork with free bacon

Words everyone loves to hear -- free bacon! It was Patrick Cudahy Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, and there was a plethora of pork products. → Read More

Boston Store to live on at Milwaukee Public Market

While Boston Store is expected to close later this month, two men hope to keep its memory alive by saving a sign that they call a work of art. → Read More

'Substantially Complete:' Bucks officially get 'keys' to Fiserv Forum

Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin on Tuesday signed documents and received symbolic keys to the Fiserv Forum, team's new home. The documents state that... → Read More

Former Milwaukee jail lieutenant to stand trial over jail hydration death

A former Milwaukee County jail boss will stand trial over the dehydration death of a mentally ill inmate. → Read More

Two Wisconsin natives will vie for the title of Miss America

Annie Jorgensen, a Mequon native, was crowned Miss Georgia; Tianna Vanderhei was crowned Miss Wisconsin. → Read More

Foxconn announces new Milwaukee headquarters, 500 new jobs

The former Northwestern Mutual building in downtown Milwaukee is now the new headquarters for Foxconn. → Read More

Nurse helps deliver child of woman she helped deliver years ago

Years ago, nurse Nicki delivered Grandma Katie Miller's child. This week, Nicki helped deliver that child's child. "It makes me feel old, that a baby I help... → Read More

Man pleads not guilty in teen's video game beating death

Family members of a teen who authorities said was beaten with a hammer and burned over an accusation of a stolen video game packed a Milwaukee County courthouse on Wednesday morning as his accused killer faced a judge. → Read More

Going to Summerfest? Take the bus from Glendale

After a 15-year hiatus, the Milwaukee County Transit System will provide Freeway Flyer service from the park-and-ride near Bayshore Town Center to the Summerfes... → Read More

Four peregrine falcons named, banded at We Energies

Students from Milwaukee's St. Marcus School watched the banding of four peregrine falcons Thursday and then got to name them. → Read More