Lauren Winfrey, TODAY'S TMJ4

Lauren Winfrey


Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Lauren:

Milwaukee Police investigating 'random' sexual assault on east side

Police were called to 1671 N. Prospect Ave about 2:15 a.m. Friday for reports of a sexual assault. → Read More

Get ready for even more scooters: Spin scooters are now available in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's electric scooter population continues to grow. Spin scooters officially debuted in the Third Ward Tuesday morning, after city officials approved the company's participation in their electric scooter pilot program Monday. Spin joins Lime as the current scooter operators in Milwaukee. Bird is also expected to join their ranks Wednesday. All scooter companies approved to… → Read More

Sleeping outside for school supplies: Sleepover for Education takes place Friday

Sleeping outside for school supplies: That’s what one local community advocate is doing to make sure Milwaukee classrooms and students are outfitted with the tools they need to learn. → Read More

MPD: Summerfest security budget inadequate

Milwaukee police are staffing more officers for Summerfest safety during the Big Gig —but the dollars they receive fall short of all the services police provide. Thursday morning, the department updated the Harbor Commission on the escalating Summerfest security costs. → Read More

Local health center hosts free health fair, cancer screenings Wednesday

Saving lives, one screening at a time —a local health center hosted a free health fair Wednesday, offering cancer screenings in a community that’s typically underserved when it comes to medical care. → Read More

1 killed, 1 injured in Cedarburg house fire

Emergency officials are responding to reports of a house fire near Hillcrest Ave & Lincoln Blvd in Cedarburg. → Read More

Fatal fire on Milwaukee's north side being investigated as arson

MILWAUKEE -- A fatal fire that broke out on Milwaukee's north side Friday is being investigated as arson, TODAY'S TMJ4 has learned. It happened early Friday morning near N. 24th Pl. and W. Capitol Dr. One person was killed in the fire. There's no word yet on any potential suspects in the case. Check back often for updates on this developing story. → Read More

Brewers buzz keeping local businesses busy

The Brewers head into game 4 of the NLCS fresh off a win. The team beat the Dodgers Monday 4-0 in game 3, and the buzz surrounding the team is at an all time high. → Read More

Milwaukee-area bars host watch parties for Brewers, Packers Monday night games

MILWAUKEE -- It's a big day for Wisconsin sports --the Brewer's head into game three of the NLCS at Dodger Stadium and the Packers take on the 49ers in Green Bay. → Read More

Neighbor sends letter, threatens to poison Wauwatosa couple's pet

A run to the mailbox ends in shock for one Wauwatosa couple after a neighbor threatens to kill the family's pet. → Read More

Hurricane Florence sparks travel concerns, prompts local relief efforts

Hurricane Florence is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to the Carolinas Thursday and hurricane conditions Friday, but while some people are trying to get out of Dodge, others are heading to the area to help with hurricane relief efforts. → Read More

Storm causes basement walls to collapse in West Bend home

Washington County is just one of many areas in Southeast Wisconsin drying out after the rain. Some homeowners in West Bend are still dealing with flooded basements and structural damage. → Read More

Sources: One person killed in Thursday morning crash west of downtown Milwaukee

One person has died in a Thursday morning car crash just west of downtown Milwaukee, sources tell TODAY'S TMJ4. → Read More

MPS rolls out campaign to increase classroom attendance

Attend today, achieve tomorrow --it’s the new campaign MPS is rolling out to increase classroom attendance. → Read More

Race is on for Milwaukee County Sheriff, only contested local race

The race for Milwaukee County Sheriff is one of the hottest local races on the ballot. Today's primary features three candidates, former Milwaukee Police Captain Earnell Lucas, Milwaukee County Deputy Sheriff Robert Ostrowski, and Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt. → Read More

New rule to protect 18,000 Wisconsin residents from secondhand smoke

Starting Monday, Wisconsin public housing residents will have to abide by the new smokefree housing rule. → Read More

Construction conundrum in Hales Corners causing commuter headaches

Construction near Highway 100 and Forest Home Avenue has everyone in the area seeing orange. Crews broke ground on a new project today that is expected to cause a lot of backups until the fall. → Read More

2 arrested in Whitefish Bay after Milwaukee carjacking, chase

Two suspects have been arrested after a Thursday morning carjacking in Milwaukee ended after a chase in Whitefish Bay. → Read More

Police: Person who attacked dog walker in downtown Milwaukee dies in homicide

The homicide happened about a block from the Grand Avenue Mall. → Read More

Wauwatosa families held hostage during armed robbery attempt

WAUWATOSA -- Families inside a Wauwatosa duplex were held hostage while two suspects tried to rob the home, police say. → Read More