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 2019-06-25 03:29 

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'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 03:12 

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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 

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'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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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'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 

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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 

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'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 00:56 

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'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 00:11 

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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 

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'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 

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'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 23:04 

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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 22:51 

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'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 

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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 22:39 

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'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 

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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 

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'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 

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'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 22:13 

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'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 

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'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 22:07 

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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 

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'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 

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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 21:31 

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Deaf toddler in Florida hears her mom say 'I love you' for 1st time...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A'Deja Rivers was born deaf. When she heard sound for the first time after receiving cochlear implants, she was understandably a bit surprised. The doctors started with some soft noises for A'Deja, who is 15 months old....

 2019-06-24 21:29 

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San Francisco could become 1st US city to effectively ban sale of e-cigarettes...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- San Francisco is on course to become the first US city to effectively ban the sale of e-cigarettes once its board of supervisors votes on Tuesday, June 25....

 2019-06-24 21:19 

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'Shame on you:' Puppy found dumped on the side of the road in an armchair...

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. -- A puppy was dumped on the side of a Mississippi road with an armchair and would not leave the chair, according to WLBT. A woman called animal control after she saw someone dump the puppy, the armchair and a television on the side of t...

 2019-06-24 20:57 

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Pres. Trump signs executive order calling for upfront disclosure of hospital costs...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday, June 24 that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down . The idea is to give patients practical information tha...

 2019-06-24 20:49 

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'Everyone's suffering:' Driver with record charged with 7 homicides in crash that killed motorcyclists...

CONCORD, N.H. — The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken dr...

 2019-06-24 20:29 

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'A lot of Bud Light:' Man with BAC of .24 arrested for DUI with 3 children in his vehicle...

BUCKEYE, Ariz. -- An extreme DUI suspect asked to go to jail after being caught with three young children in the car. Buckeye police reported on June 17, they stopped a car for speeding around I-10 and Verrado Way. The driver, 30-year-old Arturo Gerome Th...

 2019-06-24 20:26 

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Gov. Evers signs bill allowing for larger liquor sales...

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a measure supported by mega-liquor store Total Wine & More that allows for larger quantities of liquor to be sold at a single transaction at certain stores....

 2019-06-24 20:19 

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'I thought my life was over': Missing Arkansas man found safe, friend killed in Mexico...

VAN BUREN, Ark. — Jessy Pacheco doesn't remember much about his disappearance or the death of his friend in Mexico, but the Arkansas man is glad to be alive and finally home safe....

 2019-06-24 20:03 

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Sheriff: Man arrested for 5th OWI offense after suffering flat tire on I-94...

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee man was arrested for his fifth OWI offense after deputies stopped to assist him when he experienced a flat tire on I-94 southbound at College Avenue. It happened Monday morning, June 24 around 9:45 a.m....

 2019-06-24 19:54 

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2nd man arrested with guns, drugs in Homestead parking lot sentenced to probation...

MEQUON -- The second of two Sturgeon Bay men arrested in February 2018 for possession of narcotics and firearms, including three assault rifles, on the campus of Homestead High School, was sentenced to probation Wednesday, June 19....

 2019-06-24 19:39 

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Family asks military members to attend funeral of Arkansas boy who dreamed of being an 'Army man'...

CAMDEN, Ark. -- A 5-year-old Arkansas boy who dreamed of one day becoming an "Army man" will be laid to rest this week -- with his family asking veterans and active duty military to attend his funeral in uniform....

 2019-06-24 19:34 

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Family will have to leave country, give up medical care for son unless they can pay more than $300,000...

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Richmond family is on the verge of having to move back to Iraq and give up medical care for their son unless they come up with more than $300,000, according to WTVR. Wisam Toma and his wife said their 2-year-old son, John, has epilepsy....

 2019-06-24 19:32 

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Missouri judge allows abortions to continue, for now...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Missouri judge on Monday ruled that the state's lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions through Friday but kicked the clinic's lawsuit out of court. St....

 2019-06-24 19:28 

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Sheriff: Wrong-way driver arrested on I-94 EB near 35th Street off-ramp...

MILWAUKEE -- A wrong-way driver was arrested early Monday, June 24, after Milwaukee County sheriff's officials said the Milwaukee man, 25, traveled the wrong way on I-94. According to the sheriff's office, the driver entered I-94 at the St....

 2019-06-24 19:12 

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Indiana school firing gay teacher to keep archdiocese ties...

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis archbishop has forced a Catholic high school to fire a gay teacher, just days after another school in the city defied a similar order despite church officials saying they would no longer recognize it as Catholic....

 2019-06-24 18:56 

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Prep school grad linked to sex assault free on good behavior...

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate as part of game of sexual conquest called...

 2019-06-24 18:45 

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'A complete blackout:' After going missing, man says he can't recall what happened in Mexico...

VAN BUREN, Ark. -- Jessy Pacheco of Arkansas was reported missing for most of last week after his graduation from medical school in Mexico. His family feared he had been kidnapped....

 2019-06-24 18:09 

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Officials say police shooting suspect smashed head in cell...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man charged with murder in the killing of a rookie California police officer is under an around-the-clock psychiatric watch after officials on Monday said he injured himself in a jail cell....

 2019-06-24 17:56 

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Mitch McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victim's fund...

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....

 2019-06-24 17:37 

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MPS serving free breakfast and lunch to children at 91 school locations...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Public Schools is offering free breakfast and lunch to children and teens 18 years of age and under. Summer meals, including dinner at many sites, are served now through the beginning of August at school locations throughout Milwauk...

 2019-06-24 17:17 

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A bipartisan Senate bill would tell you how much Facebook and Google make from your data...

WASHINGTON -- Two US senators said they are introducing a bill on Monday that could force big tech companies to disclose how much money consumers' personal information is worth to their businesses. The bipartisan legislation from Democratic Sen....

 2019-06-24 17:09 

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Local Routes, Summerfest Shuttles, Freeway Flyers: MCTS can get you to the Big Gig...

MILWAUKEE -- Officials with the Milwaukee County Transit System are reminding you that you don't have to take your vehicle to Summerfest. You can instead take an MCTS bus....

 2019-06-24 17:03 

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Pres. Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and su...

 2019-06-24 17:02 

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Evers signs bill targeting businesses moving out of state...

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a bill that eliminates a tax benefit for companies that move out of Wisconsin. The measure he signed Monday targets tax deductions businesses claim when they move....

 2019-06-24 16:37 

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Walgreens to provide drug disposal packets free to customers...

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreens is making it easier for customers to dispose of unused drugs safely. The drugstore chain said Monday that it will offer at several thousand stores packets that customers can use to turn medications into a useless gel before th...

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