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 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Wisconsin ranks high in 'catfishing' romance scam...

A new report finds Wisconsin is one of the catfishing capitals of the nation. It's not about great fishing, it's people getting lured into romance scams....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Antetokounmpo becomes first Bucks MVP since 1974...

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named NBA MVP for the first time in his career. Antetokounmpo is the Bucks first NBA MVP since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1974, and the first Greek athlete to win an MVP in the big four North American sports....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

7 INVESTIGATES: Marathon County stretched thin on foster care funding...

County reserve funds and one-time federal grants have kept the Marathon County Department of Social Services (MCDSS) budget balanced in recent years....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Ex-Wisconsin man goes on trial for wife's '79 disappearance...

A jury trial is starting for a Florida man accused in the death of his wife, whose body has never been found since her disappearance 40 years ago in Wisconsin....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Reward in fatal shooting of Racine officer pases $75,000...

Wisconsin authorities searching for the suspect who killed a Racine officer who was trying to stop an armed robbery are getting more help from businesses to increase the reward for information that leads to an arrest....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

State budget vote expected Tuesday...

State lawmakers are set to vote on the next budget Tuesday. But legislators on both sides of the aisle are still expressing some concerns....

 2019-06-25 03:29 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'We are beyond proud:' Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honor...

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 season, the league announced Monday night, June 24 during the NBA Awards in Los Angeles. Antetokounmpo joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players ...

 2019-06-25 03:21 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Man shot after pointing long gun at deputies during tactical response in Marquette County...

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Wis. - Law enforcement shot a man who pointed a long gun at a deputy during a tactical response, according to a news release from the Marquette County Sheriff's Office. Officials were called to a residence in the town of Buffalo arou...

 2019-06-25 03:14 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin native to be next bishop for Diocese of Madison...

MADISON, Wis. - The Diocese of Madison is about to get a new bishop. Donald Hying will be installed Tuesday morning. Hying, a Wisconsin native, said in an exclusive interview that he couldn't be more thrilled to move back home. He has most recently be...

 2019-06-25 03:12 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police release more than 1,000 files from Jussie Smollett probe...

CHICAGO — Chicago police on Monday released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the...

 2019-06-25 03:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'He took pride in driving:' Alderman Hamilton's cousin killed in fiery crash on I-41/94 in Racine County...

RACINE COUNTY -- One of two semi drivers killed in a fiery crash that closed I-41/94 in Racine County for hours on Wednesday, June 19 was the cousin of Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton....

 2019-06-25 02:57 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Milwaukee Bucks GM Jon Horst named NBA Executive of the Year...

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Milwaukee Bucks General Manager Jon Horst was named NBA Executive of the Year, the league announced Monday night, June 24. Horst is just the second General Manager in Bucks history to win the award, according to a news release from...

 2019-06-25 02:50 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Virginia doctor murdered while on vacation with his family in Belize...

ROANOKE, Va. -- Police said a Virginia doctor was murdered Sunday, June 23 while vacationing with his wife and three children in Belize. Authorities said Roanoke cardiologist Dr. Gary Swank and his tour guide were both found dead....

 2019-06-25 02:47 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Firefighter Mitch Lundgaard honored with memorial t-shirt...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- The Appleton Fire Department says the official Mitch Ludngaard Memorial shirt is now available online. Lundgaard was killed in the line of duty during a medical call May 15. The t-shirt sales will start June 24 and run until July 7. All...

 2019-06-25 02:47 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Curly-leaf Pondweed removed from Lake Wausau...

The Lake Wausau Association is hoping to remove several hundred pounds of Curled Pondweed from the water and they're working non-stop to make sure it happens as soon as possible....

 2019-06-25 02:47 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer named NBA Coach of the Year...

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Mike Budenholzer was named the NBA's Coach of the Year for the 2018-19 season, the league announced Monday night, June 24 during the NBA Awards....

 2019-06-25 02:39 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'It's nice to connect:' Barre Besties in Milwaukee's Barre District support each other through breast cancer...

MILWAUKEE -- At the Milwaukee Barre District, the high energy brings sweat, smiles, and a sense of community....

 2019-06-25 02:20 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Woman falls asleep during flight, wakes up alone 'in complete darkness'...

TORONTO -- On an uncrowded flight from Quebec City to Toronto, Tiffani Adams decided to take advantage of an empty row of seats and take a nap. When she awoke, the plane was pitch dark, CTV reported, and she was the only person on the plane....

 2019-06-25 02:13 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'He bragged about killing my son:' Mother's ex convicted in shooting death of Jerry Davis Jr....

MILWAUKEE -- A mother finally has some closure after the man who murdered her son was convicted in court Monday, June 24. It was essentially a trial of patience, as her son was killed Nov. 2, 2013....

 2019-06-25 02:08 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Authorities on scene of Outagamie Co. crash...

TOWN OF ONEIDA (WLUK) -- The Outagamie County Sheriff's Department says a crash happened on County Trunk EE and County C. They say it happened just after seven o'clock Monday night. The road will be closed for an unknown amount of time. FOX 11 has...

 2019-06-25 01:51 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Florida tortoise 'detained' for blocking the road...

The gopher tortoise was "detained" by law enforcement for refusing to clear the road. A St. Johns County, Fla., sheriff's deputy spotted it during a routine patrol....

 2019-06-25 01:18 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

New businesses may struggle to fill food prep and service jobs...

ASHWAUBENON (WLUK) -- As businesses announce they're coming to the area, they're now hoping to hire. "We are in recruitment mode," said Logan Hendricks, marketing manager for Delaware North, the company thatprovides food and beverages for ...

 2019-06-25 01:05 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Approval pending for potential beagle breeding facility for medical testing...

SPRING GREEN, Wis. - A potential dog breeding facility that is awaiting permit approval will breed beagles and sell them to institutions conducting medical research. An attorney for the facility, Michael Curran, confirmed in an email "it is expected t...

 2019-06-25 00:58 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Stoughton girls' JV basketball coach removed following police investigation...

STOUGHTON, Wis. - Stoughton High School's girls junior varsity basketball coach has been removed following a police investigation into inappropriate activities with members of the team. Robinson Louis was the girls' junior varsity coach from Nov. ...

 2019-06-25 00:56 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'It was really scary:' 2-year-old severely burned after falling into roasting pan...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- An Idaho Falls toddler was recovering in the hospital after being severely burned while visiting family in Colorado. Millie Camp was with her mother, Samantha Camp, and two siblings when the accident happened Friday, June 14....

 2019-06-25 00:54 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

New shelter coming 2020 to provide shelter and resources to homeless and runaway teens...

A new organization will provide a shelter and resources for homeless and runaway teens in 2020....

 2019-06-25 00:54 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Montee Ball makes appearance at Swing Against Cancer tournament...

Former Badger and NFL running back Montee Ball played in the Swing Against Cancer tournament in Wisconsin Rapids on Monday. Ball, nearly three years sober, is making an impact through a fund aimed to help college athletes dealing with similar struggles....

 2019-06-25 00:53 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Washington Middle School parents voice concerns ahead of vote for more outside help...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- There are new, yet familiar, concerns being raised about Green Bay's Washington Middle School. The issues are being raised one month ahead of a vote to spend more money on an outside firm charged with turning around the school. The...

 2019-06-25 00:11 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Leaking meth lab in a bottle closes North Carolina Walmart...

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A North Carolina Walmart was evacuated Monday, June 24 after a suspicious spill turned out to be from a man's backpack meth lab, police said. Around 5 p.m....

 2019-06-24 23:59 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'We wanted to dry the Nazis out:' Police, locals spoiled German neo-Nazi festival by taking away their beer...

OSTRITZ, Germany -- It was a dry, sober weekend for a group of neo-Nazis in Germany after police and locals teamed up to strip them of their beer. German police confiscated more than 4,200 liters of beer at a neo-Nazi rock festival last Friday in G, accor...

 2019-06-24 23:45 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'I thought it was crazy:' Woman has 34 bridesmaids at her Florida wedding...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJaNarPvRDM?rel=0 DESTIN, Florida If there had only been more time to plan, Casme Carter said, she would have had 50 bridesmaids instead of 34. Carter married her husband Gary on a beach in Destin, Florida, according to Ins...

 2019-06-24 23:07 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

We want everybody to be more vigilant': WisDOT uses data to step up patrolling in crash...

BARABOO, Wis. - This summer, drivers in Sauk County will notice more law enforcement along the roads in areas with high numbers of crashes. "The last thing we want to respond to is a fatal incident," Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Sou Xiong said. ...

 2019-06-24 23:04 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Medical examiner called to 90th and Burdick in Milwaukee...

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County medical examiner was called out to the area near 90th and Burdick on Monday evening, June 24 -- indicating a death occurred there. FOX6 News has a crew on the scene, working to gather additional details. This post will be...

 2019-06-24 23:03 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

7 INVESTIGATES: Opioids, meth driving spike in Marathon County foster care...

There are more children in Marathon County's foster care system than ever before. Part One of our 7 Investigates series on foster care addresses what's driving the increase--and how the number of foster homes isn't keeping up....

 2019-06-24 22:51 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Almost every car:' Police increase patrols at 60th and Capitol after Officer Her's death...

MILWAUKEE -- Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief Michael Brunson called the intersection near 60th Street and Capitol Drive a reckless driving hot spot. It's where off-duty Officer Kou Her lost his life early Tuesday, June 18 as he drove home from work a...

 2019-06-24 22:47 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Murder suspect slashes own throat in Nebraska courtroom...

OMAHA, Neb. -- A Nebraska man accused of killing a 24-year-old woman slashed his own throat in the middle of his murder trial at the Saline County Courthouse Monday morning, June 24, according to KMTV....

 2019-06-24 22:42 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Wisconsin lawmakers are set to vote on the state's next budget despite opposition...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Wisconsin lawmakers are set to vote on the state's next budget. however legislators on both sides of the aisle are still expressing some concerns. But John Nygren the co-chair of the Finance Committee said Republicans are feeling c...

 2019-06-24 22:39 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'I was amazed:' 5 lucky kids get $500 Kohl's shopping spree alongside Ryan Braun...

MILWAUKEE -- Five lucky kids received an all expenses paid shopping spree in celebration of their great academic year and success on the baseball field -- and Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun came along for the fun. The kids had $500 to spend, an...

 2019-06-24 22:34 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Reward for information leading to arrest in death of Officer Hetland increases to $78,500...

RACINE -- The reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot and killed Racine Police Officer John Hetland increased to $78,500 Monday, June 24, the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department announced Monday, June 24....

 2019-06-24 22:30 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Your own paycheck:' Mayor Barrett welcomes young people to work through Earn & Learn Program...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday, June 24 welcomed dozens of young people for their first day of work through the city's...

 2019-06-24 22:20 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'They can't pull the trigger:' Group offers free gun locks after tragedies involving 5-year-old boys...

MILWAUKEE -- Three 5-year-old boys were killed in separate incidents within six days in southeast Wisconsin. At least two of the incidents involved the children getting their hands on firearms that were left within their reach....

 2019-06-24 22:16 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Lawmakers talk 41 expansion and southern bridge...

BROWN COUNTY (WULK) -- If you live in the Green Bay area long enough, you'll likely hear talk about the need for an additional bridge in the southern part of Brown County... also known as the southern bridge. "Something that's been talked abou...

 2019-06-24 22:13 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'I've seen a lot:' Woman honored for 50 years of service at Arandell Corporation in Menomonee Falls...

MENOMONEE FALLS -- The Department of Labor reports the average time a person spends at a job is around four years. Kathy Schaber was honored Monday, June 24 after serving 50 years at Arandell Corporation in Menomonee Falls....

 2019-06-24 22:09 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'We are concerned:' Hundreds gather in Milwaukee to protest Pres. Trump's threatened deportations...

MILWAUKEE -- On Monday, June 24, hundreds gathered near Knapp and Broadway Streets in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices, blocking the doors and allowing their voices to be heard....

 2019-06-24 22:08 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Group pushes for expanded BadgerCare in downtown Wausau demonstration...

A group of healthcare advocates assembled on Wausau's 400 Block Monday afternoon urging lawmakers to accept federal funds for Medicaid in order to expand Wisconsin's BadgerCare program....

 2019-06-24 22:08 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Former Packers, Badgers take 'Swing Against Cancer' in Wisconsin Rapids...

Several former Packers and Badgers football players turned out for the sixth annual 'Swing Against Cancer' golf fundraiser at the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids Monday....

 2019-06-24 22:07 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Murder trial begins for Florida man arrested for 1979 murder of his wife in Muskego...

WAUKESHA -- Testimony began Monday, June 24 in the 1979 cold case murder of Dona Bayerl, 38 in Muskego. John Bayerl is charged in the death of his then-wife, who disappeared from the couple's home without a trace....

 2019-06-24 22:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'A huge operation:' MCTS, Lyft help Summerfest goers get to and from the Big Gig safely...

MILWAUKEE -- Summerfest starts Wednesday, June 26, and thousands will be heading to the lakefront. Those crowds come with congestion -- but Summerfest officials worked hard to ensure getting to the Big Gig is easy....

 2019-06-24 21:39 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police in Georgia seek man accused of raping girlfriend, attempting to rape her roommate...

NORCROSS, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are looking for a man who allegedly raped his girlfriend as he held a machete at her side, then allegedly attempted to rape her roommate....

 2019-06-24 21:33 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Neenah man sentenced in meth bust...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- A Neenah man caught with approximately 100 grams of methamphetamine learned his sentence. Tou Vang, also known as Meng Vang, 38, was sentenced to 15 years in prison -- ten years for possessing meth with attempt to distribute and five y...

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