Ben Hutchison, WISN 12 News

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Past articles by Ben:

Boy, 8, holds third annual toy drive for children hospitalized over holidays

An 8-year old boy wants to collect 1,500 toys for children in hospitals over the holidays. → Read More

Police pursuit in Wauwatosa ends with crash into tree, manhunt

Officers witnessed driver speeding into oncoming traffic near 76th and Center Streets → Read More

Drug needle gets stuck in dog's paw

While taking a walk with his owner, a chocolate lab-golden retriever mix got a needle in his paw. → Read More

Salt mine strike causes shortage, spike in prices

Commercial snow plow companies are paying double for salt after a salt mine strike. → Read More

Security measures being discussed at Milwaukee-area Jewish facilities

After the mass shooting Saturday morning at a Pittsburgh synagogue, police are stepping up security at local Jewish facilities. → Read More

U.S. Marshals' pursuit of armed robbery suspects leads to three crashes, arrests

U.S. Marshals began chasing armed robbery suspects Friday night in West Milwaukee. → Read More

Armed robbery suspect chase ends in arrests, three crashes

A police chase led by U.S. Marshals ended in arrests and several crashes along 27th St. in Milwaukee. → Read More

Trick or treating changed 45 years ago in Wisconsin when girl was murdered

Decades after a 9-year-old Fond du Lac girl went trick or treating and never made it home, many communities still hold trick or treat during the day instead of Halloween night. → Read More

One dead after car slams into tree, starts on fire

Milwaukee police were in pursuit of a reckless driver when the vehicle struck a tree and started on fire. → Read More

Man killed in Town of Lisbon shooting, another man in custody

A man was shot and killed Wednesday in the Town of Lisbon. The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says it has another man in custody. → Read More

Wauwatosa voters face $124.9 million school referendum on November ballot

The Wauwatosa School District is asking voter for $124.9 million on the November ballot to update its facilities. → Read More

Six firefighters hurt in Elm Grove house fire

ELM GROVE, Wis. — Six firefighters were hurt during a house fire in Elm Grove Saturday night. Five were taken to Froedtert Hospital, and one went to Waukesha Memorial. All were treated and released. The injuries were described as heat related, and bumps and bruises. The fire broke out around 6:30 p.m., near Fairhaven Boulevard & Watertown Plank Road. WISN 12 News talked with a 17-year old… → Read More

Prosthetic leg of former Brewers manager hangs in West Milwaukee bar

Harvey Kuenn managed the Brewers to a World Series appearance in 1982, and his prosthetic leg is a good luck charm for a West Milwaukee bar and restaurant. → Read More

Colorado Rockies general manager a Whitefish Bay native

The Colorado Rockies general manager has roots in the Milwaukee area. → Read More

Lightning explodes chimney, starts Wauwatosa home on fire

A lightning strike Tuesday exploded the chimney of a home and launched debris into neighboring yards in Wauwatosa. → Read More

Video shows security guards punch, kick wheelchair-bound man

Two security guards working for a restaurant on the city's south side were fired Saturday following a confrontation with a man in a wheelchair. → Read More

Meet Whitefish Bay's 5-year-old dice trick prodigy

Colin End's dice-stacking YouTube video has caught fire, and he'll soon get a national audience on ABC's Live with Kelly and Ryan. → Read More

Milwaukee youth to peers: 'Jack a car, jack up your life'

Milwaukee youth sick of seeing carjackings across the city are taking the issue into their own hands with an anti-carjacking public service announcement. → Read More

Milwaukee Archdiocese holds 'Vigil of Reparation'

Dozens gathered at Milwaukee's Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist on Saturday for what the Archdiocese called a "Vigil of Reparation" in regards to widespread sex abuse in the Catholic Church. → Read More

Four people shot on Milwaukee's south side

Four people were shot Saturday afternoon near 21st Street and National Avenue, the Milwaukee Fire Department confirms. → Read More