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Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Heavy and wet snow takes down trees across Milwaukee area

This latest round of snow came down heavy and wet and took down trees across the Milwaukee area. Some trees landed on top of cars while others blocked lanes of traffic. → Read More

Video: Man jumps into freezing pond to save dog, both rescued by crews

A man and a dog were rescued from an icy pond in the Village of Raymond on Sunday. RCSO estimated the man was in the water for more than 10 minutes while trying to keep a dog afloat. → Read More

Winter weather conditions force travel cancellations and delays in SE Wisconsin

Harsh weather conditions across Wisconsin and the country disrupted travel plans forcing cancellations and delays. Nearly a hundred flights in and out of Milwaukee were canceled. → Read More

Arrowhead High School responds to concerns involving camera and visiting students

Arrowhead Union High School District has made changes to where they host visiting teams after a situation involving Waukesha West High School. → Read More

Congress School students conquer qualifying spelling bee, advance to district-wide contest

The Congress School Spelling Bee was tough as students eagerly competed to qualify for the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) district-wide spelling bee. → Read More

Racine house fire injures two, kills one; victim identified

Racine police identified the 74-year-old man who was killed in a house fire in Racine over the weekend as Johnnie Edison. → Read More

East coast school principal shares love for Packers with students, ready for Sunday's must-win Game

As Packers fans get pumped up for Sunday's must-win game against the Lions, one man will be rooting from Patriots country. → Read More

Sticking to New Year's resolutions comes down to staying realistic and consistent

Studies have shown most of those New Year's resolutions fail in a matter of weeks, but local coaches encouraged keeping them realistic and taking it slow are the keys to success. → Read More

Franklin mother and son honored with lifesaving award

On November 28, fate and pickleball brought the Miglianos and Bruno of them to the Milwaukee County Sports Complex in Franklin. → Read More

Gunfire on interstate: Milwaukee morning commute disrupted by two separate incidents

Tracking our reporting in 2022, Wednesday morning's incidents marked at least the fifth and sixth times bullets went flying on the roads and sparked closures. → Read More

Volunteers bring food and check in on neighbors ahead of possible blizzard

Volunteers with Meals on Wheels of Sheboygan County moved quickly on Thursday morning to get food to neighbors' homes before a possible blizzard. → Read More

Milwaukee city leaders strongly discourage travel ahead of winter storm

Milwaukee city leaders pushed a united message ahead of a winter storm threatening to bring a combination of dangerous conditions during the holiday weekend. → Read More

Wisconsin hospital reports increase in severe strep infections among kids

Children's Wisconsin has seen 9 cases of invasive group A strep so far in 2022. In 2021, they reported 4 cases and in 2020 they had 5. → Read More

Milwaukee DPW plow driver shortage drags on heading into snowy months

Delays in leaf collection signaled similar issues on the horizon once snow hits as the same people that clear leaves prepare to do snow and ice control. → Read More

2022 midterm elections: Wisconsin Secretary of State race still too close to call

The campaigns of both Democrat incumbent Doug La Follette and Republican contender Amy Loudenbeck said they will wait and see. → Read More

Johnson and Barnes make their case in the final hours before Election Day

In the final hours before Election Day, both incumbent Senator Ron Johnson and challenger Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes drilled down on voter turnout. → Read More

Waukesha County referendums on ballot confusing some voters

When Waukesha County voters head to the polls many are finding the two referendums on the ballot hard to understand. → Read More

Brooks' guilty verdict a somber victory for Waukesha parade victims and families

A jury found Darrell Brooks guilty of killing six and injuring dozens at the Waukesha Christmas parade, prompting some of the victims and their families to react publicly. → Read More

Johnson and Barnes try to energize voters in the final weeks of campaigning

Just two weeks from the November election and the intense race for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat is a toss-up between Senator Ron Johnson and Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes. → Read More

Wisconsin Republicans quickly adjourn special session on abortion without discussion

Republican state lawmakers were defiant Tuesday in taking only seconds to gavel in and gavel out of a special session on abortion that was ordered by Governor Tony Evers. → Read More