Kent Wainscott, WISN 12 News

Kent Wainscott

WISN 12 News

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Kent:

Milwaukee council approves site for new youth prison

New youth detention site near 79th and Clinton. → Read More

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee has plan to keep kids safe

The clubs are adding nine new locations across Milwaukee, plus Friday night and Saturday activities. → Read More

Republican primary race for governor down to the wire

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in dozens of races across the state, but perhaps the biggest statewide race is the Republican primary for governor. → Read More

Wisconsin State Fair makes security changes

Vehicle barriers and new bag policy are in place. → Read More

Milwaukee last city to host 2024 Republican National Convention

The RNC is expected to vote at its meeting in Chicago Friday morning. → Read More

Boys & Girls Clubs members learn science, technology behind the State Fair

Some young people Tuesday got to see the Wisconsin State Fair from a unique perspective. → Read More

Police are searching for the person who fired two shots at Milwaukee hospital

Hospital officials are not saying whether it was a patient room that was struck → Read More

State Justice Department investigates voter fraud

Racine County resident told WISN-12 that he fraudulently requested absentee ballots. → Read More

Milwaukee Public Schools may require students and staff to mask up for new school year

The proposal for MPS would require students and staff to wear masks when the positive COVID-19 test rate tops 10%. Milwaukee's current COVID-19 test rate is 16.4%. → Read More

Bobcat scare in a Grafton backyard

Bobcats are becoming increasingly common and the animals are adapting well to suburban areas → Read More

Miller beer is out as a sponsor of the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum

Molson Coors failed to reach a deal to continue its sponsorship of the Bucks → Read More

Planned Parenthood Wisconsin sending doctors, services to Illinois

Planned Parenthood launched the plan because the number of patients from Wisconsin going to Illinois is soaring. → Read More

Kohl's reportedly opening store in downtown Milwaukee

Kohl's customers may soon roam the now-vacant space that once catered to generations of Boston Store shoppers. → Read More

Waukesha planetarium among first places in Wisconsin to see new NASA images

"It's showing us newborn stars that we've never ever seen before," NASA Solar System Ambassador Joyce Jentges said. → Read More

Health officials concerned about summer surge of COVID-19 cases

There are concerns over a summer surge in COVID-19 cases as health officials track a new strain they say is the most transmissible yet. → Read More

State wraps up fatal Racine police shooting investigation

The case is now in the hands of Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson who will determine whether charges will be filed against the officer involved. → Read More

Judges say there's 'a crisis in the court system'

A group of judges sent a letter to Sheriff Earnell Lucas saying staffing shortages could put them and everyone in the courthouse in danger. → Read More

People begin staking out spots for Milwaukee's July 3 fireworks

Anticipation is growing for the return of the July 3 fireworks display in Milwaukee. → Read More

Appleton Boy Scouts on derailed train in Missouri considered heroes

The scouts assisted fellow passengers in Monday's deadly Amtrak train wreck in Missouri. → Read More

Woodman's goes to court to fight to keep lower gas prices

It has some of the cheapest gas in the area and Monday, Woodman's Market in Waukesha went to court fighting to keep its prices low. → Read More