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A truck traveling at freeway speeds on a Milwaukee street crashes into a mother driving home from Mass, killing her. A stolen Jeep Liberty runs a stop sign and hits a car on the city's west side, killing a 65-year-old woman in the passenger seat and critically injuring the driver. A blue SUV hits another ...
Milwaukee newscaster Tom Durian of WTMJ Channel 4 accused Reno of stealing his city's "unofficial" flag last night after the Reno City Council officially adopted a new Reno flag. Durian took to the streets with printouts of the two and asked people what they thought. He seemed a little butthurt about ... design

Scheer said most of the buzz about the company's entrance into Milwaukee is coming from the startup and tech communities. The company made a presentation Wednesday during an event hosted by Startup Milwaukee. He wants to make sure there is buy-in from the broader community too. The best ... bicycles
Four people were injured Wednesday night when a vehicle being pursued by police ran a stop sign and collided with another car, Milwaukee police said. A Chevrolet Impala was speeding and being chased by police eastbound on W. Orchard St. when it ran a stop sign at S. 12th St. and collided with ...
When reached early Thursday, Punch Bowl Social spokeswoman Susan Doherty said, "At the present time, we don't have any confirmation about a Milwaukee location though it is something the company founder has been talking about for quite some time." Later Thursday, Milwaukee was added to ...

A standoff in Milwaukee ended early Thursday morning with a shootout between the suspect and an officer. Officers were called to a "shots fired" call at an apartment complex in the 5100 block of North Lovers Lane Road around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. Advertisement. WISN-TV. WISN / Jason Hunter.
According to a 1950 poll of his Hollywood peers, Milwaukee's Spencer Tracy was the greatest movie star of the sound era. He was nominated for an Academy Award for this final film, 1967's Look Who's Coming to Dinner. It was his ninth nomination for Best Actor, an all-time record. He was also the first ...
The Kentucky Derby may take place Louisville, but that doesn't mean Milwaukee can't join the party. Put on your biggest hat and shuffle over to one of these parties with enough mint juleps and other fun specials to satisfy all your desires. The 144th annual race is May 5.
And Milwaukee County beer gardens have you covered, well almost. The only one open right now is the South Shore Terrace at 2900 South Shore Drive in Milwaukee. It serves a soft pretzel from the Milwaukee Pretzel Company with Merkts cheese. Hubbard Park beer garden opens April 30 and ...
Representatives from the United Nations will be in Milwaukee this week to discuss procurement opportunities with area businesses, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. announced Monday. WEC Energy Group headquarters building. WEC Energy Group's Milwaukee corporate headquarters.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — OneJet is discontinuing its nonstop flights between Omaha and Milwaukee. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the service will end April 12. A OneJet spokesman says the airline is in the process of upgrading its fleet from seven-seat jets to 30-seat jets and making adjustments to its ...
In February, Midwest Stairs & Iron requested a $540,000 loan from the Milwaukee Economic Development Corp. for the project. Midwest Stairs & Iron was incorporated in 2006. The company employs 57 people. The move will allow the company to grow by 12 to 15 employees over the next two years, ...
Before we get into the candidates, here is a summary of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Wisconsin Supreme Court is the highest appellate court in the state. The court has jurisdiction over original actions, appeals from lower courts, and regulation or administration of the practice of law in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee police on Saturday put out a call for help in finding an 11-year-old girl who they say was last seen Wednesday evening on the city's northwest side. Ramya Jarvis was last ... MISSING: Ramya Jarvis, 11, was last seen in the 2700 block of North 57th Street in MIlwaukee about 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 2018 Milwaukee Air & Water Show on July 21 and July 22, officials announced Monday. The show is free and open to the public on the beach, but there are tickets for reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased at MilwaukeeAirShow.com.
Airline spokesman Jonathan Guerin said in an e-mail that a during a review of its domestic route network, "we determined this route does not meet our expectations." He noted, however, that new options will be added to other flights. These include a sixth daily flight to Houston and a second Saturday flight ...

Thousands of Milwaukee voters potentially may have had their voting records erased, election officials said Wednesday. Inconsistencies in the way data is entered into the state's new ERIC (Electronic Registration Information Center) voter registration system has forced some voters, who were already ...
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened Wednesday night, March 21. Two people were injured, one seriously, as a result of the shootings. The first shooting happened around 7:05 p.m. in the area of 92nd and Burleigh. Police say a 25-year-old ...
Trivia options throughout the Milwaukee area are plentiful. Here are a few options from around the suburban area: The Brass Tap: 7 p.m. Mondays, 7808 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield. Saloon on Calhoun: 7 p.m. Mondays, 17000 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Milwaukee Brat House: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 4022 N.
In 1976, when he was 28 and still a member of the National Socialist White People's (Nazi) Party, he ran for mayor of Milwaukee. He received 4,765 votes in the primary and came in fourth out of seven candidates in that race. Attempts were made to block Jones' name from the ballot. Incumbent Henry Maier ...
For the second year in a row, the decline in Milwaukee County's population means the broader metro area – which also includes Waukesha, Washington and Ozaukee counties – saw basically no population growth over the last year. Waukesha was up 0.6 percent, Washington increased 0.54 percent and ...
The document said they used 442,099 gallons of water. Oldenburg said a city worker came out to check the meter, which was installed in December and told them it works fine. "The only thing we can do is have the meter taken out and tested," Oldenburg said. "If it's proven to be faulty, then we might have a ...
Four questions for the owner of This Is It! on the eve of its 50th anniversary. This Is It! will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018, tucked into a 1915 building on the corner of Jefferson and Wells streets. But the tavern's “coming out” was just five years ago, when a rainbow flag was hoisted out front. Co-owner ...
A woman was killed and about 15 people displaced after an early Wednesday morning fire on the city's north side that heavily damaged two homes. Firefighters called to North 20th Street and West North Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. found flames inside two homes. Authorities said the fire started in one ...
Two oil companies have failed for a second time to persuade a court to order the City of Milwaukee to refund $3.1 million the firms have paid in property taxes. Losing a decision handed down this week by the District 1 Court of Appeals were Marathon Petroleum Co. LP and U.S. Venture Inc. Both ...
The official competition hasn't yet begun, but Milwaukee is in full campaign mode to bring the 2020 Democratic National Convention to the city's new arena. Earlier this month, a delegation led by Alex Lasry held a reception at the Democratic National Committee winter meeting in Washington, D.C., to bring ...
CHICAGO – Milwaukee's comptroller slammed Moody's Investors Service for a downgrade that cited the city's pension funding status and other factors he insists haven't materially deteriorated since the rating agency's last review. Moody's late Monday lowered the city's general obligation unlimited tax rating ...
The Milwaukee police — and the chief — are indispensable. But as the melodramatic final months of Police Chief Edward Flynn's tenure fade to black, it's worth understanding all the components of a healthy, safe city. And emerging scholarship on nonprofits suggests that groups working to improve ...
MILWAUKEE -- City leaders on Tuesday, March 13 held a news conference to respond to the recent discovery of an HIV and STD cluster in Milwaukee. It is believed at least 125 people have contracted HIV and syphilis, and they're connected in some way. Additionally, Milwaukee leads the nation, with ...
It was a sharp-eyed clerk working a dreary New Deal government job in the office of Milwaukee County Register of Deeds who broke the story. While filing away old marriage certificates, the clerk found one dated April 11, 1911. The groom was a man named Frank Wallace, age 21. The bride was a Miss ...
“It is our initial main office for our Milwaukee region,” said Kevin Anderson, Milwaukee region president for Old National. “We certainly wanted to make sure we were sitting in basically the heart of the central business district.” The bank will also have a branch office in a 1,200-square-foot space on the first ...
"You can't do stuff like this and think you're going to get away with it because there's always eyes somewhere," the resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said in discussing her surveillance system. Milwaukee police said they're investigating the case, but as of Tuesday afternoon had no one in custody.
Milwaukee Electronics designs and manufactures custom circuit board assemblies for medical, telecommunications, transportation, military and HVAC industries. The company has manufacturing operations in Glendale, Oregon and Mexico. McClain joined the company in 1999 and was general manager of ...
Behavior that can lead to sexually transmitted infections is one of the most urgent issues parents should talk to their children about as city leaders respond to the dramatic spread of HIV and syphilis here, said Michael Gifford, president and CEO of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Gifford was among ...
The city is giving away free gun locks after a 9-year-old Milwaukee girl was killed in an apparent accidental shooting, as her parents face possible charges related to child neglect and leaving the gun in easy reach. Miyanna D. Jelks was fatally shot by her 9-year-old brother Saturday afternoon inside their ...
The annual Greater Milwaukee Auto Show, held recently at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, shined its light on new car and truck/van/SUV models with all the bells and whistles, displayed by automobile dealerships located all around the Milwaukee seven-county area. Large enthusiastic ...
Milwaukee may be a long way from We Banjo 3's native Galway – only a casual 3,510 miles – but for the popular Irish band, it feels like home. Comprised of two sets of brothers – Martin and David Howley, Enda and Fergal Scahill, the latter serving as the fiddle-focused fourth member of We Banjo 3 – the ...
By the time the 1969 Stonewall riots ignited the push for progress for LGBT rights, Milwaukee was already home to 33 known gay bars. These bars were safe havens for members of the LGBTQ community and provided a sense of spirit and culture of local LGBTQ pride during times when they were unable to ...
The National Weather Service in Sullivan said a winter weather advisory remains in effect for much of the Milwaukee metro region, including Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties, through 10 a.m. Tuesday. For Fond du Lac and Sheboygan counties, the advisory remains in effect until 6 ...
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A new report shows 20% of Milwaukee city employees do not live in Milwaukee. Now, some city leaders say getting rid of the residency requirement in 2013 has led to negative impacts for Milwaukee and its residents. According to the SB Friedman report shared by the legislative ...
Costs of starting daily service to the Foxconn complex would be paid for with funds remaining from the sale of former Midwest Airlines assets, Lipscomb said in a plan summary given to Milwaukee County supervisors. The County Board's transportation committee will be asked to act on the proposal ...
At least 125 people — including some high school students — have contracted HIV, syphilis or both in one of the largest sexually transmitted infection “clusters” discovered in Milwaukee, health care advocates confirmed to the Journal Sentinel. Three local babies were also born with syphilis last year, health ...
Wintry weather returned to southern Wisconsin Monday night, with 3.4 inches of snow reporting falling on the Milwaukee area as of midnight. Areas of western Wisconsin recorded over 8 inches of snow from the storm with Salem reporting 8.3 and Onalaska 7.5. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said ...
Milwaukee police on Monday identified the woman who was killed in the 3300 block of N. 22nd St. over the weekend as Morgan M. Huennekenss, 19. The suspect, a 29-year-old Milwaukee man, remains in custody. The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office is expected to review the case in the ...
For the better part of the last decade, Ryan Braun has been manning left field for the Milwaukee Brewers. He won an MVP and five Silver Slugger awards as a left fielder, and helped lead Milwaukee to their only two playoff appearances this century. But on January 25th, 2018, Ryan Braun lost his spot as the ...
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a crash that happened early Friday morning, March 2 on the city's north side. It happened around 3:00 a.m. near Silver Spring and Teutonia. The vehicle flipped on its side and glass was seen all over the inspection. No additional details have been ...
MILWAUKEE -- Brian Kramp spent the morning at State Fair Park to preview the Milwaukee RV Show. About the Milwaukee RV Show (website). There are over 100 exhibitors related to the Recreational Vehicle lifestyle! Pop-up campers, truck campers, travel trailers, fifth wheels, motor homes, and park ...
The building is occupied by Liberty Mutual Insurance and was listed for sale as a sale-lease-back deal. The buyer and seller could not immediately be reached for comment. The property is located on eight acres off Highway 45 and Interstate 41. It is assessed by the city of Milwaukee for $5.4 million.
The report found 340 people ages 25 and younger who were confirmed or believed to have been victims of sex trafficking in Milwaukee between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2016. "I've heard the anecdotes over the years," Barrett said this week. "The number is very disturbing and it certainly calls the need for ...


 

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