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 2019-09-16 11:34 

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to kick off 2019 Back-to-School Tour in Milwaukee...

MILWAUKEE -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will kick off her 2019 Back-to-School Tour in Milwaukee on Monday, Sept. 16. Secretary DeVos will visit St. Marcus Lutheran School, a school that serves 900 students, nearly all of whom benefit from the...

 2019-09-16 11:15 

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The way you vape could make it even more dangerous...

In the wake of six deaths and 380 cases of confirmed and probable lung disease across the US, the Trump administration has called for banning most flavored e-cigarettes because of their huge appeal to young people....

 2019-09-16 11:08 

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'Fully involved in the fire:' Fire destroys West Allis home, 1 taken to the hospital...

WEST ALLIS -- Firefighters on Sunday night, Sept. 15 responded to the scene of a house fire near 120th Street and Schlinger Avenue in West Allis. The call came in around 10 p.m....

 2019-09-16 10:34 

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Road rage incident leads to shooting on Milwaukee's south side, 1 hurt...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Monday morning, Sept. 16 on the city's south side. The shooting appears to have stemmed from a road rage incident. It happened around 12:15 a.m. near Wind Lake Drive and Ro...

 2019-09-16 10:14 

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September 16...

Third Space Brewing Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival Gathering Place Brewing Jordan Dechambre......

 2019-09-16 10:00 

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Open Record: Different puzzle pieces...

MILWAUKEE — For Eliza Ellis, life as she knew it ended two years ago when she had her first symptoms of a rare disorder, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS). Insurance isn't covering ...

 2019-09-16 03:45 

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Vote for the HS Blitz Game of the Week...

Week 5 of the High School Blitz coming up this Friday. Teams are looking to make their mark and start picking up more wins to get playoff eligible. We again have three great match-ups for you to decide which will be our FOX6 High School Blitz Game of the ...

 2019-09-16 03:21 

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'I think a lot of people are concerned about it:' Local communities taking steps to keep radium out of water...

ELKHORN — A water sample taken at a utility sink in Elkhorn prompted the city to immediately take its Lakeland Water Treatment plant offline. In June, Elkhorn sent out a notice to residents explaining a quarterly test found excessive amounts of radi...

 2019-09-16 03:09 

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'Don't ever want to forget:' Fundraiser held for Officer Rittner's family ahead of National Police Week...

MILWAUKEE -- A memorial fundraiser was held Sunday, Sept. 15 in honor of Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner. The Milwaukee Police Association's...

 2019-09-16 03:00 

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Keeping a pool project afloat...

MILWAUKEE -- Promised a pool, but given excuses. How Contact 6 helped a family's summer end with a splash, Wednesday on FOX6 News at 10.......

 2019-09-16 02:52 

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9/11 widow begs for return of wedding rings that include gems from her late husband...

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on Sept. 11, to always be part of her life, so she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried....

 2019-09-16 02:32 

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Brewers PA announcer throws 1st pitch, works final game: 'Baseball and music have been my life'...

MILWAUKEE -- Robb Edwards, the public address announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers, worked his final game at Miller Park when the Brewers hosted the Chicago Cubs in a matinee game Sept. 8. Edwards threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game....

 2019-09-16 02:29 

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'She loved her job:' Family of late teacher who battled leukemia collects backpacks for kids in need...

THIENSVILLE -- A longtime West Bend teacher died after a battle with leukemia, but in her death, she's continued to change lives and promote a solid education....

 2019-09-16 02:20 

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DMV fees are going up (again). So, where's that money going?...

MILWAUKEE -- You can't get far in Wisconsin without hearing complaints about rundown roads; paying to fix the problem is a more complicated conversation....

 2019-09-16 01:55 

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'It's sad and scary:' Shots fired into van, killing 16-year-old boy; 18-year-old man wounded...

MILWAUKEE -- A 16-year-old boy was killed and an 18-year-old man was hurt in a shooting that happened Saturday night, Sept. 14 near 55th and Casper. The victims and a third person arrived at Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee at River Woods Parkw...

 2019-09-16 01:50 

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Dense fog advisory issued for southeast Wisconsin until 10 a.m. Monday...

MILWAUKEE -- The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for southeast Wisconsin until 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16. The advisory includes the following counties: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walw...

 2019-09-16 01:42 

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Fire severely damages playground near 34th and Sheridan; no injuries...

MILWAUKEE -- A fire severely damaged the playground near 34th and Sheridan in Milwaukee. It happened Saturday, Sept. 14 shortly before 10 p.m. Officials with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Milwaukee Police Department, and Milwaukee Fire Depart...

 2019-09-16 01:25 

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Writer trolled for her looks posts selfies in response, receives outpouring of support...

DEKALB, Ill. — For years, Melissa Blake made her voice heard as a freelance writer, but she's become the face of not backing down to bullies. In August, Blake filed an opinion piece for CNN.com critical of President Donald Trump....

 2019-09-16 00:45 

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TMZ: The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies at 75...

NEW YORK -- Ric Ocasek -- the frontman and lead singer of the rock band The Cars -- has died, TMZ reported Sunday, Sept. 15 According to TMZ, police said Ocasek was discovered unresponsive Sunday at his townhouse in NYC, and was pronounced dead at the sce...

 2019-09-16 00:06 

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'Hustlers' wins big as 1 of Jennifer Lopez's best box office openings...

LOS ANGELES --...

 2019-09-15 23:35 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Police: Drunk scooter rider struck officer, collided with parked car in downtown Denver...

DENVER -- An electric scooter rider was injured after striking a police officer directing Colorado Rockies game traffic, and then colliding with a parked car in downtown Denver Saturday, Sept. 14. The scooter operator was transported to a hospital with mi...

 2019-09-15 23:17 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Chicago White Sox superfan celebrates 112th birthday at his 1st Sox game...

CHICAGO -- CP Crawford's been a Chicago White Sox fan for almost as long as he's been alive, but he'd never been to see them play -- until he turned 112. The supercentenarian was born in 1907, just seven years after the Sox moved to Chicago....

 2019-09-15 22:57 

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Ryan Braun's grand slam lifts Milwaukee Brewers past St. Louis Cardinals 7-6...

https://www.facebook.com/Brewers/videos/500391910537308/ ST. LOUIS — Ryan Braun hit a go-ahead grand slam off Junior Fernndez with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 Sunday, Sept....

 2019-09-15 22:40 

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10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba: 'Every parent's worst nightmare'...

WACO, Texas -- A weekend swim left a young girl fighting for her life after she contracted a brain-eating amoeba with a 97% fatality rate. The 10-year-old girl swam in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney in Bosque County near Waco over Labor Day weekend, ac...

 2019-09-15 22:23 

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4 evaluated/treated after elevated CO levels found at Boston Market in Glendale...

GLENDALE -- North Shore Fire/Rescue crews were called out to Boston Market on Port Washington Road near Silver Spring Drive Sunday, Sept. 15 in Glendale due to elevated levels of carbon monoxide. Four patients were being evaluated and treated for CO-relat...

 2019-09-15 22:01 

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California Senate passes bill to require state universities to offer abortion pill...

SACRAMENTO -- If California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a bill passed by the Senate Friday, Sept. 13, state university clinics would be required to offer abortion pills to students as of 2023....

 2019-09-15 20:40 

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Medical examiner, police, called out to 52nd and Melvina in Milwaukee...

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County medical examiner was called out to the area near 52nd and Melvina Sunday afternoon, Sept. 15. Milwaukee police confirmed for FOX6 News they were also on scene. FOX6 reached out to police for more details. The cause of dea...

 2019-09-15 20:06 

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New York governor moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban...

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday, Sept....

 2019-09-15 19:28 

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Watch: Green Bay Packers honor Bart Starr during halftime ceremony at Lambeau Field...

GREEN BAY -- The Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Sept. 15 honored legendary Quarterback Bart Starr during a special halftime ceremony. Starr died at the age of 85 on Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama after a period of failing health due to the stro...

 2019-09-15 19:20 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Montana woman uses hair dryer to deter speeding drivers...

POLSON, Mont. -- A grandmother in Montana is now an honorary state trooper thanks to some ingenuity and a hair dryer, KPAX reports. Patti Baumgartner said she wants cars in her neighborhood to slow down, so she took matters into her owns hands....

 2019-09-15 19:18 

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Virginia nurse with HIV saves stranger's life by donating kidney...

NORFOLK, Va. -- Karl Neumann is a Transplant IT Coordinator at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. About a month ago, he provided an organ instead of just coordinating the logistics of it....

 2019-09-15 19:07 

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[ Milwaukee ]

The Walk to End Alzheimer's transformed the Summerfest grounds into a sea of purple...

MILWAUKEE -- The time of year between the end of summer and start of fall is always full of charity run/walks. They're fun-filled events that raise money for very worthwhile causes. On Sunday, Sept. 15, Christina headed down to the Henry Maier Festiva...

 2019-09-15 18:40 

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'Influenza hits you quick:' Health officials encourage Wisconsin residents to get flu shots early this season...

OAK CREEK -- Summer is winding down, and the fall season is upon us. With the start of the school year and change of the weather, the flu comes rolling in as well. It's a good idea to start protecting yourself now....

 2019-09-15 18:11 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Pres. Trump says DOJ should 'rescue' Brett Kavanaugh after sexual misconduct allegations surface in new book...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump called on his Justice Department Sunday to...

 2019-09-15 18:08 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Tennessee man arrested, charged with murder of 4-month-old son, mother...

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Shelby County Sheriff's Office charged a man with the murder of a woman and her 4-month-old baby, found stabbed in a house that was then set on fire....

 2019-09-15 18:05 

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[ Milwaukee ]

September 15, 2019...

Look who is turning six years old Sunday, September 15, 2019.......

 2019-09-15 17:24 

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[ Milwaukee ]

'A special spirit:' Hundreds sport purple at Summerfest grounds for annual Walk to End Alzheimer's...

MILWAUKEE -- Hundreds of people headed to Maier Festival Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's. It's the 14th largest event of its kind in the nation -- and everyone there is connected in a special way....

 2019-09-15 16:41 

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Green Bay Packers return to Lambeau to take on the Vikings...

GREEN BAY -- After beating the Chicago Bears 10-3 in their season opener, the Green Bay Packers took on another Midwestern rival on Sunday, Sept. 13: The Minnesota Vikings. https://twitter....

 2019-09-15 15:53 

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[ Milwaukee ]

UAW says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike...

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down....

 2019-09-15 15:06 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Woman swallows engagement ring while asleep, requiring surgery...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- A dream became reality for a San Diego woman, but not in a good way. Jenna Evans says she swallowed her engagement ring in her sleep. Tuesday night, Evans dreamed that she and her fiance, Bobby, were facing off with...

 2019-09-15 14:56 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday...

ORLANDO -- A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown....

 2019-09-15 14:30 

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[ Milwaukee ]

UAW members on the job at GM plants after contract expires...

DETROIT — The four-year contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers expired Saturday, but workers were told to report to their jobs as negotiations on a new deal continued and the prospect of a national strike loomed....

 2019-09-15 13:49 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Developing: Medical Examiner called to 71st and Becher in West Allis...

WEST ALLIS -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office was called to the area near 71st and Becher in West Allis Sunday morning, Sept. 15. This is a developing story. Follow Fox6Now.com for updates....

 2019-09-15 13:19 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders commit to releasing medical records early...

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden committed to publicly releasing his medical records before the Iowa caucuses after questions of whether the 76-year-old former vice president is fit for the rigors of the presidency and to take on Pr...

 2019-09-15 13:04 

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[ Milwaukee ]

White House considering phone app for background checks as part of gun control proposals...

WASHINGTON -- The White House and Capitol Hill are considering a phone app connected to the National Instant Criminal Background Checks (NICS) as one of the options in their discussions for plans to reduce gun violence, according to a Senate source and a ...

 2019-09-15 12:53 

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[ Milwaukee ]

76 anti-ICE protesters arrested during sit-in at Microsoft store in New York...

NEW YORK -- Seventy-six protesters were arrested Saturday afternoon for blocking traffic in Manhattan, a New York Police Department spokesman said. The demonstrators staged a sit-in at the Microsoft store on Fifth Avenue to demand the tech company stop al...

 2019-09-15 12:44 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears...

WASHINGTON — When the Census Bureau reported an increase in the number of people without health insurance in America, it sent political partisans reaching for talking points on the Obama-era health law and its travails....

 2019-09-15 12:34 

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[ Milwaukee ]

A former NFL player is accused of destroying his business to make it look like a hate crime burglary...

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A former NFL player is facing criminal charges after he allegedly destroyed his business near Atlanta to make it look like a hate crime burglary, police said....

 2019-09-15 12:21 

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[ Milwaukee ]

September 15...

Walk to End Alzheimer's Flu shot FAQs Bart Starr Commemorative Celebration ......

 2019-09-15 11:55 

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[ Milwaukee ]

Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday...

GRAND ABACO ISLAND -- The Bahamas missed the brunt of Tropical Storm Humberto, which is expected to become a hurricane Sunday. Humberto is moving away from the Bahamas and is currently about 135 miles north of Great Abaco Island and 175 miles east of Cape...

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