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WISN 12 News

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Thema:

Cafe Hollander on Downer hosts coat drive to help celebrate anniversary

Chili, beer, coats and helping the community were on tap Sunday at Cafe Hollander on Downer Avenue in Milwaukee. → Read More

Milwaukee Holiday Parade viewers, participants undaunted by wind

More than 100 floats, marching bands and local celebrities walked or rode through downtown Milwaukee on Saturday morning for the annual Holiday Parade. → Read More

Baby born without a trachea saved at Children's Hospital

Doctors at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin say that when Thomas Richards was born in April, he couldn't breathe. → Read More

New MPS middle school hopes to prepare students to make difference

The ribbon was officially cut Wednesday at Rufus King International Middle School in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood. → Read More

Changes made to improve voting experience for Marquette University students

After a chaotic spring election, Marquette University needed to make some changes to its polling sites. → Read More

Democratic VP candidate makes final push for votes in Milwaukee

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine rallies Wisconsin voters ahead of Tuesday’s election. → Read More

Winter heating bills could jump 16 percent, We Energies warns

Home gas prices could jump 16 percent if Mother Nature gives the Milwaukee area "normal" winter weather this year. → Read More

'West Wing' star campaigns for Clinton, Feingold in Wisconsin

With just nine days to go until Election Day, campaigns are in an all-out push for votes and getting help from some familiar faces. → Read More

'West Wing' star campaigns for Clinton, Fefingold in Wisconsin

With just nine days to go until Election Day, campaigns are in an all-out push for votes and getting help from some familiar faces. → Read More

Desert Dome reopens to public

All three of the Mitchell Park Domes are now open to the public. → Read More

Apartment fire investigation underway in Menomonee Falls

Firefighters are investigating what caused a blaze at the Cameron Heights Apartments on Sunday morning. → Read More

Wisconsin holds prescription drug take-back day

Hundreds of people across Wisconsin disposed of their unwanted medications on Saturday. → Read More

Halloween Express takes on opiod addiction

There's a serious message amid the costumes and candy this Halloween from the owner of "Halloween Express." → Read More

With election near, here's what students are saying

They are 18-34 years old and represent 69.2 million U.S. voters. → Read More

Firefighter battling brain tumor organizes fire department open house

In Delafield on Saturday, people got the opportunity to meet the people who may someday come to their rescue. → Read More

Actor Taye Diggs comes to Milwaukee to help raise awareness about HIV, AIDS

The Aids Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run had some Hollywood backing this year with actor Taye Diggs serving as honorary chair. → Read More

Germantown signs aid firefighters

The red signs indicate lightweight roof construction that can collapse when heated by fire → Read More

Germantown requires new fire signs on some buildings

A new ordinance recently passed in the Village of Germantown will save lives by providing firefighters with information they need before entering a burning building, the village's fire chief says. → Read More

Woman severely burned in fire pit accident

A woman was in critical condition after an accident Saturday morning at a backyard fire pit, officials said. → Read More

Pewaukee church shows support for 4-year-old boy with rare form of cancer

A sea of gold was a show of support Wednesday for a 4-year-old Pewaukee boy and his family, and their battle with cancer. → Read More