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 2019-07-24 04:48 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Marathon Co. Board denies motion, keeps June as Pride Month...

After hours of debate Tuesday night, the Marathon County board denied a motion to reconsider the June Pride Month resolution the board passed in June....

 2019-07-24 04:30 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Oshkosh city council votes down road funding replacement fee...

OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- A proposal to replace the city of Oshkosh's special assessment fees with a citywide transportation fee has failed. The Oshkosh city council voted against the measure 4-3 on Tuesday night. It was proposed as a way to evenly spread out...

 2019-07-24 04:21 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Gov. Ever tours chaos caused by storms in Appleton...

APPLETON, Wis. (WLUK) -- Governor Tony Evers made a surprise visit to Appleton Tuesday afternoon, touring the trail of damage left behind by this past weekend's deadly storms. The destruction from the storms was so intense, Evers has spent the past fe...

 2019-07-24 03:52 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Waupaca County dispatchers get flooded with 911 storm calls...

The sheriff's office said they received over 1,200 phone calls, including 911, and over 1,600 radio transactions Friday and Saturday when storms hit....

 2019-07-24 03:52 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Local business owners missing in Missouri...

Nick Diemel, 35, and Justin Diemel, 24, have been missing since July 21. Their rental vehicle was found at a park-and-ride in Holt, Missouri....

 2019-07-24 03:52 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Big Boy locomotive makes stop in Altoona...

The Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 locomotive made a stop in Altoona on Tuesday as thousands gathered to greet the iconic train....

 2019-07-24 03:52 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Governor Evers tours storm damage in Appleton...

Governor Tony Evers was in Appleton Tuesday afternoon to see storm cleanup efforts and meet with people who had damage....

 2019-07-24 03:52 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Laughing gas for pain management during childbirth...

Local hospitals are now offering Nitrous Oxide or laughing gas for moms during labor....

 2019-07-24 03:51 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

20-year-old charged with sexual assault, explicit messages found on phone...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- A Green Bay woman has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy and trying to get a 12-year-old girl to have sex with a man at an Allouez park. A criminal complaint claims 20-year-old Brittany Lange had been friends with the ...

 2019-07-24 03:28 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

'Very, very slim pickings': Housing advocate pushes for more rental options...

MADISON, Wis. - As a neighborhood debate about an affordable housing proposal on Madison's north side continues, one advocate for the homeless thinks efforts to increase housing availability should go even further. "It's something we complain ...

 2019-07-24 03:27 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Drivers detouring US 151 construction lead to crash increases at Dodgeville intersection...

DODGEVILLE, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said that since construction started in April on the US 151 interchange to get in and out of Dodgeville, at least five crashes have happened at the intersection with County Highway YZ. Instead ...

 2019-07-24 03:06 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Family of 2-time fugitive Jonathan Pogreba asks judge for no mercy at sentencing...

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- New details emerged ahead of a sentencing hearing scheduled for Friday, July 26 for Jonathan Pogreba, who ran from authorities, prompting two manhunts. In victim impact statements filed Tuesday, July 23, we learned how his family has li...

 2019-07-24 03:02 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police seek guardians of 1-year-old girl found near 27th and Hope...

MILWAUKEE --The Milwaukee Police Department asked for the public's help Tuesday night, July 23 locating the guardians of a lost child. She was found on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. near 27th and Hope....

 2019-07-24 02:34 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Sports is an excellent vehicle:' Milwaukee church hosts soccer, basketball camp for kids; free of charge...

MILWAUKEE -- When school's out for the summer, there are plenty of camps to help kids stay active, but they can come with a high price-tag. Not so at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Milwaukee!...

 2019-07-24 02:21 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Suamico architect sends residents flier outlining concerns about fire station project...

SUAMICO (WLUK) -- Recent voters in Suamico are receiving a flier in the mail this week critical of the village's plans to build a new fire station. Ben Schenkelberg, an architect who bid on the project and a Suamico resident, sent the flier. "All ...

 2019-07-24 02:12 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'No room for error:' FOX6 rides along with semi driver through tight I-94 construction zone...

RACINE COUNTY -- In the wake of major crashes in the construction zone along I-94 in Racine County, FOX6 News on Tuesday, July 23 got a new perspective on the dangerous stretch of roadway, as we rode along with a truck driver who said he encounters things...

 2019-07-24 02:02 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Sheba the lion died from overheating at sancutary amid heatwave...

PITTSBORO, N.C. -- Sheba the lion overheated and died during the mid-July heatwave, according to a Carolina Tiger Rescue Facebook post. Officials with the sanctuary in Pittsboro said Sheba was 17 years old, and died from kidney and liver failure before st...

 2019-07-24 01:38 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Uber driver brings 2 sisters 200 miles from Madison to aunt's 100th birthday party in MN...

MADISON, Wis. - An Uber driver ferried two sisters 200 miles to their aunt's 100th birthday party in Minnesota. Kerry Maggard and Deb Eggers were flying from San Antonio to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with a connecting flight in Minneapolis. But bad we...

 2019-07-24 01:34 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

ATC: Transformer failed, causing substation fires; state not responsible for inspections...

MADISON, Wis. - Officials with the American Transmission Co. said their employees have been on site investigating since Friday, when a fire broke out in a piece of their equipment at a substation in Madison. "We know that our transformer failed, and w...

 2019-07-24 01:32 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Edgerton police push for removal of junk cars, amidst growing dumping issue in Rock County...

EDGERTON, Wis. - Police in the city of Edgerton are warning residents to remove broken-down cars from their property. In a Facebook post Monday, police reminded residents that it's illegal to leave broken-down cars on private property for longer than ...

 2019-07-24 01:31 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

19-year-old man stabbed during altercation...

TWO RIVERS (WLUK) -- The Two Rivers Police Department says a 19-year-old Manitowoc man was stabbed just after one o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Police say they were responding to an altercation call on the city's south side. When they got to the resi...

 2019-07-24 01:28 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Madison jazz legend and radio host dies after battle with cancer...

MADISON, Wis. - From 2-5 p. m. on WORT FM,every Wednesday, jazz music listeners could hear Gary Alderman's voice hosting his Journeys Into Jazz show. Alderman introduced his shows with a signature "Welcome to Journeys Into Jazz. I'm Gary Alder...

 2019-07-24 01:25 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

'Get people excited about flying again'; pilot shows reporter the ropes...

WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WLUK) -- Flying in a plane is one thing. But getting to sit behind the controls is another. FOX 11's Sierra Trojan did just that. Don't worry -- she did have some help flying it. She also recorded the whole experience from Winneb...

 2019-07-24 01:05 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Parks and Recreation Committee postpones decision on soil contamination testing...

On Tuesday the Wausau Parks and Recreation Committee postponed a decision on if there should be more soil contamination testing at Riverside Park....

 2019-07-24 00:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Ohio State Fair officials to turn down lights, music for 1st of its kind 'sensory-friendly' event...

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Visiting the state fair is a treat for most families and children, but the lights and noises can be overwhelming. The Ohio State Fair in Columbus is staging a...

 2019-07-24 00:13 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

2 Wisconsin brothers missing in Missouri...

HOLT, Mo. - Authorities are searching for two brothers from Wisconsin who were reported missing after traveling to Missouri. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says a rental car being used by Nicholas Diemel and Justin Diemel was found Monday abandon...

 2019-07-24 00:10 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Silver Alert issued for Bristol man...

BRISTOL, Wis. - The Kenosha County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who walked away from his home in Bristol. Sixty-four-year-old Alfred Jahnke was last seen at his home in Bristol on Monday night at 9:30. He's believed to be in the area of L...

 2019-07-23 23:59 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Maintenance worker electrocuted at former Northridge Mall...

MILWAUKEE -- A man, 37, was electrocuted at the abandoned former Northridge Mall on Monday, July 22, the Milwaukee County medical examiner said. According to the medical examiner's report, the man was with three friends when he stuck his hand in a hig...

 2019-07-23 23:45 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Nike's rare 'Moon Shoe' is sold for $437,500, shattering the auction record for sneakers...

NEW YORK -- A rare pair of Nike's...

 2019-07-23 23:40 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Sheriff: Driver arrested for OWI after Narcan had to be used to revive him on I-794...

MILWAUKEE -- A driver was arrested for OWI after a deputy had to use Narcan to revive him on I-794 near 2nd Street on Tuesday morning, July 23. According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, just after 9 a.m., the driver was found unresponsive in...

 2019-07-23 23:32 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

One seriously hurt after motorcycles hit van...

CLYMAN (WLUK) -- The Dodge County Sheriff's Department says one person was seriously hurt after a motorcycle crash Tuesday. Deputies say the crash happened just before 3:00 p. m. on County Highway A at the intersection of County Highway KW. A van was ...

 2019-07-23 23:28 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

2 missing Canadians are now suspects in deaths of couple, unidentified man...

TORONTO Two Canadian teens who were believed missing are now considered to be suspects in the shooting deaths of a young American woman and her Australian boyfriend, as well as in the death of an unknown man in rural British Columbia....

 2019-07-23 23:12 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Justice Department launches antitrust probe of Big Tech...

A growing number of lawmakers have called for stricter regulation or even breaking up of the big tech companies, which have come under intense scrutiny following a series of scandals that compromised users' privacy....

 2019-07-23 23:06 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

9-year-old charged by bison, tossed into the air at Yellowstone National Park...

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. -- A 9-year-old girl was injured after a bison charged her in Yellowstone National Park on Monday, July 22, the park's public affairs office said....

 2019-07-23 23:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'I just missed him so much:' Army specialist serves up special surprise for her boyfriend...

WATERFORD -- Some restaurants are known for great food, others for excellent service. But the Crossover Cantina and Eatery in Waterford raised the bar on homecomings on Tuesday, July 23 -- when lunch was served with a side of surprise. He is not into fanc...

 2019-07-23 22:53 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'New co-ed dance team:' 414 Crew to debut at Milwaukee Bucks games during 2019-2020 season...

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks will debut a new co-ed dance team at Bucks games during the 2019-20 season at Fiserv Forum. According to a news release, open to all men and women ages 18 and older (as of Sept....

 2019-07-23 22:46 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Mishicot businesses and residents finally looking ahead after 56 hours without power...

MISHICOT (WLUK) -- You see pictures of it but until you drive past it and see its 10 feet tall... the root. A golf cart ride around the Fox Hills Resort in Mishicot shows the extent of the damage from Saturday afternoon's storm that swept through in a...

 2019-07-23 22:44 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Mortgage on fallen Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard's home paid in full...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- The mortgage on fallen Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard's home was paid in full, The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Tuesday, July 23. Lundgaard was killed in a shooting on May 15 at the transit center in...

 2019-07-23 22:38 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Boppy Company recalls infant head, neck supports sold at Target, Buy Buy Baby, Amazon, etc....

GOLDEN, Colo. -- The Boppy Company is recalling infant head and neck supports sold nationwide. According to the recall notice with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, three babies' heads were pushed forward, chin to chest, by the pro...

 2019-07-23 22:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'We can do a lot more:' Navy vet walks to raise awareness of veteran suicide, homelessness...

MILWAUKEE -- A veteran is going to unbelievable lengths to raise awareness of major veteran-related issues. Navy veteran Tommy Zurhellen is walking more than 2,800 miles to get this point across. On Tuesday, July 23, FOX6 News caught up with him passing t...

 2019-07-23 22:31 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Arkansas man racks up $25K in debt on mother-in-law's credit cards, assumed she would 'die soon'...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A Fayetteville man reportedly racked up more than $25,000 in debt after stealing his elderly mother-in-law's credit cards. Randy Phipps, 56, was arrested Monday and charged with elder abuse....

 2019-07-23 22:27 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Another newborn found abandoned at Florida apartment complex...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OktEtemqOhY?rel=0 ORLANDO, Fla. A newborn wrapped in a T-shirt was found on the stoop of a Florida apartment Saturday the second time in less than two years a baby has been abandoned at the same complex, the Orlando Sentine...

 2019-07-23 22:26 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Silver Alert issued for man near Illinois border...

BRISTOL (WLUK) -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice has issued a Silver Alert for 64-year-old Alfred Jahnke. WDJ says Jahnke was last seen at his home in Bristol, WI Monday night around 9:30. Jahnke left his home on foot and hasn't been seen since. ...

 2019-07-23 22:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Air pollution may have killed 30,000 people in a single year, study says...

More than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year may have been caused by air pollution, according to a study published Tuesday. Those deaths came even as almost every county in the United States remained within federal air quality standards....

 2019-07-23 22:21 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Silver Alert issued for 64-year-old Bristol man, may be in Lake County, IL...

KENOSHA COUNTY -- A Silver Alert has been issued for 64-year-old Alfred Jahnke who walked away from his Bristol residence on Monday evening, July 22. Law enforcement believes Jahnke may be in the area of Lake County, Illinois....

 2019-07-23 22:17 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

2 Oconto Co. camps work to remove fallen trees after storm...

OCONTO COUNTY (WLUK) -- The sound of chainsaws echoed through the now closed YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya. "We had about 200 to 300 trees come down and about 80% of our buildings and infrastructure hit and damaged from that," saidMax Clark, Camp U-Nah-Li...

 2019-07-23 22:12 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'I need help:' Donation jar stolen at fundraiser for young mother who had legs, fingers amputated...

MILWAUKEE -- From stomach pains to septic shock, and Milwaukee woman was lucky to be alive after a sudden illness left her permanently disabled, but she was dealt another blow on her road to recovery....

 2019-07-23 22:11 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Crews cleaning up storm damage in Appleton making significant progress...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Crews have made a lot of progress cleaning up storm damage in Appleton. On Monday broken power lines and downed trees filled the streets of the city. While residents were rushing to get their debris to the curb in time for Appleton'...

 2019-07-23 22:04 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Trial begins for man, woman accused of treating 15-year-old girl 'like anything but a human being'...

CUDAHY -- A jury trial began Tuesday, July 23 in a disturbing child abuse case out of Cudahy. Kevin Boon-Bey, 47, and his now-estranged wife Felicia Boon, 35, were each charged with six felonies -- accused of imprisoning and neglecting his teenage daughte...

 2019-07-23 21:57 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Pewaukee woman accused of OWI in crash that injured sergeant, damaged squad...

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- A Pewaukee woman was charged with OWI, causing injury, first offense, after a crash early Saturday, July 21 that injured the woman and a Pewaukee sergeant. Samantha Sabol, 21, was charged Tuesday, July 23 in connection with the crash th...

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