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 2019-09-13 20:34 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Man jailed for kissing, menacing coworker on his 2nd day on the job...

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A Dauphin County man accused of giving a co-worker an unwanted kiss on his second day on the job earlier this year will serve time in state prison after being convicted of indecent assault and other offenses Thursday in Dauphin...

 2019-09-13 20:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug...

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related generic drugs. For now, the Food and Drug Administration said patients can...

 2019-09-13 20:31 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Black bear harvest in Oconto County called hunt of a lifetime...

OCONTO COUNTY (WLUK) -- Black bear hunting season is underway in Wisconsin. An Oconto County woman harvested not only the biggest bear she can remember, she has quite the tale to go along with it. "So, this is the one we've been watching for a whi...

 2019-09-13 20:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police pursuit ends in rollover crash near 11th and Oklahoma...

MILWAUKEE -- A police pursuit ended in a rollover crash near 11th and Oklahoma on Friday, Sept. 13. Milwaukee police tell FOX6 News the vehicle struck another car before crashing. Officials took two adults into custody. The investigation is ongoing....

 2019-09-13 20:26 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

WEB EXTRA: Baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 weighing 9 pounds 11 ounces...

Christina Malone-Brown was born at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown September 11 at 9:11p.m. weighing 9 pounds, 11 ounces....

 2019-09-13 20:15 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Financial problems force Appleton VFW to close its bar and restaurant for good...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- On Friday, the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Appleton is holding its final fish fry before closing its bar and restaurant for good. "The bar and grill has been around for a lot of years, but at this point and time we don't ha...

 2019-09-13 20:11 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

George W. Bush painted portrait of John Boehner...

WASHINGTON -- Former President George W. Bush painted a portrait of former House Speaker John Boehner as a gift for his retirement from Congress, a spokesman confirmed to CNN on Friday David Schnittger, a spokesman for Boehner, told CNN the portrait was a...

 2019-09-13 20:11 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Photographer captures airplanes' technicolor rainbow trails...

AUSTRALIA -- An airplane speeds through the clouds, a trail of technicolor contrails following behind, illuminating the sky in dazzling rainbow shades....

 2019-09-13 20:07 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Bank in Titletown District features 'Path to the Pack'...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- There is a new branch of Associated Bank at the Titletown District. This one is unique compared to the others as it features the "Path to the Pack. " While the building looks normal on the outside, customers inside will experie...

 2019-09-13 19:49 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

$500K bonds set for mom and suspected shooter in drug deal case...

Bond has been set at $500,000 for the 46-year-old Wausau mom police said drove her son to a drug deal. The incident escalated into shooting with her son suffering a grazing gunshot injuring to the head....

 2019-09-13 19:44 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in jail in admissions scandal...

BOSTON -- Actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the sweeping college admissions scandal . The...

 2019-09-13 19:31 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Brewers team store to hold fan appreciation sale beginning Monday...

MILWAUKEE -- On Friday, Sept. 13, the Milwaukee Brewers announced a fan appreciation sale that will take place at the Brewers retail locations at Miller Park throughout the rest of the last regular-season homestand. The sale begins Monday, Sept. 16 and en...

 2019-09-13 19:22 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Parents allege fertility clinic impregnated mother with sperm of another man...

NEW JERSEY -- After having trouble conceiving on their own, a white couple opted for in-vitro fertilization and gave birth to a baby girl. When their daughter was a toddler, they grew concerned that she didn't look like them....

 2019-09-13 19:13 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Hubble snaps new portrait of Saturn...

When Saturn was approaching closest to Earth this year on June 20, the Hubble Space Telescope captured the view. Saturn was 845,064,821 miles from Earth and tilted towards us, showcasing its beautiful rings in detail. Even the more faint inner rings are v...

 2019-09-13 19:13 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

A tropical storm is likely to form soon near the Bahamas islands that Dorian ravaged...

GRAND BAHAMA -- A storm system is poised to hit the same northern Bahamian islands that Hurricane Dorian ravaged earlier this month -- and it may be a tropical storm when it does....

 2019-09-13 18:52 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

A glowing harvest moon will light up Friday the 13th...

MILWAUKEE -- This Friday the 13th, a cratered Jack-O-Lantern will light up the sky. Even more than the pumpkin spice latte, the harvest moon officially marks the beginning of fall. The days grow shorter, the air gets brisker and a glowing full moon kicks ...

 2019-09-13 18:49 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Meth ring busted in Oconto Co....

OCONTO COUNTY (WLUK) -- Authorities say they've busted a meth ring in Oconto County, but few details have been released. Sheriff's officials say state and local officials raided locations throughout the county on Sept. 6. Several individuals were ...

 2019-09-13 18:38 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Felicity Huffman arrives at court for first sentencing of parent in college admissions scandal...

BOSTON -- Felicity Huffman has arrived in federal court in Boston, where she's expected to be sentenced Friday for her connection to what authorities called the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted. The actress arrived hand-in-hand with her...

 2019-09-13 18:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Prosecutors: Man raped 11-year-old Washington girl he met on Snapchat...

SEATAC, Wash. — Police arrested a man accused of raping an 11-year-old after the girl's mother came home from work to find the man hiding inside a bedroom....

 2019-09-13 18:23 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Man believed to be oldest living American World War II veteran celebrates his 110th birthday...

NEW ORLEANS -- A man believed to be the oldest living American to have served during World War II celebrated his 110th birthday Thursday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans....

 2019-09-13 18:16 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Paul Wise pleads not guilty, bound over for trial in assault, arson case...

MILWAUKEE --Paul Wise, the Milwaukee man facing multiple charges in connection with an alleged assault and fire near Park Place and Downer Avenue in Milwaukee on Saturday, Aug. 31, entered a plea of not guilty Friday, Sept. 13 during his preliminary heari...

 2019-09-13 18:10 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Search & screen committee appointed to find new UWGB chancellor...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- A 13-member search and screen committee has been named to select the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The position is open following the departure of Gary Miller, who left to become president of the University ...

 2019-09-13 17:59 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Harvested deer heads wanted for CWD testing...

Hunters who harvest adult deer in Adams, Juneau, Marathon, Portage and Wood counties are asked to submit deer heads for CWD testing....

 2019-09-13 17:59 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Possible human remains found in Menomonie...

The Menomonie Police Department is investigating the finding of possible human remains....

 2019-09-13 17:16 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Performance with 'Family Ties' stars at PAC canceled...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Disappointing news for 1980s TV fans in the Fox Valley. The performance ofA. R. Gurney's Love Letters starring Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross, scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, has been canceled. PAC...

 2019-09-13 17:16 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Performance by 'Family Ties' stars at PAC canceled...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Disappointing news for 1980s TV fans in the Fox Valley. The performance ofA. R. Gurney's Love Letters starring Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross, scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, has been canceled. PAC...

 2019-09-13 17:09 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Christian Mothershead, accused of human trafficking, faces new bail jumping charge...

MILWAUKEE -- Christian Mothershead, a man already accused of human trafficking and sexual assault, faces a new felony bail jumping charge, filed on Sept. 9....

 2019-09-13 16:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

92-year-old works at Lake Hallie Taco John's...

For some, retirement means it's time to relax, but one local woman in her 90s decided she preferred being at work. 92-year-old Jeanne Pederson spends three days a week working at the Taco John's in Lake Hallie. She was retired for nine years but t...

 2019-09-13 16:53 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles pleads not guilty to murder...

CLEVELAND — The brother of Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in a shooting that left three men dead at a 2018 New Year's Eve party in Cleveland....

 2019-09-13 16:51 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

La Crosse Police and Fire Commission meet to discuss police chief finalists...

On Tuesday, the La Crosse Police and Fire Commission announced the three finalists for the open Chief of Police position. Thursday, the Commission held a meeting discussing the candidates and preparing interview questions. The finalists, Shawn Kudron, Jas...

 2019-09-13 16:36 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Young mom sentenced to 3 years of probation for corpse abuse...

LEBANON, Ohio -- An Ohio woman accused of killing her newborn daughter and burying her in her Carlisle backyard has been found guilty of abuse of a corpse. Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, was found not guilty of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter a...

 2019-09-13 16:26 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Preston Kraft deemed competent for trial...

Rusk County homicide suspect has been deemed competent to stand trial by a doctor. Court documents show 32-year-old Preston Kraft appeared in Rusk County court Thursday where he also stated he believed he is fully competent. Kraft also said he believes he...

 2019-09-13 16:22 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

L.E. Phillips Memorial Library to launch campaign to raise money for expansion project...

A local library will be undergoing major renovations and community leaders are asking for the public's support on the project. The story builder campaign aims to raise $7 million to expand the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire and th...

 2019-09-13 16:14 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Maker Faire is a venue for 'makers' to show hobbies, experiments, projects...

MILWAUKEE -- More than 200 exhibitors are getting ready for this weekend's 6th Annual Milwaukee Maker Faire. It's happened at the Wisconsin Center -- and Brian Kramp is getting a sneak peek....

 2019-09-13 16:10 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

NASCAR shocks gun industry as it appears to block some firearm ads...

WASHINGTON -- NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a...

 2019-09-13 16:09 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

DNR says turtle deaths may happen during Wausau construction...

The DNR says construction of a Wausau wastewater replacement project could result in the deaths of wood turtles. The project is necessary for upgrades to the water and wastewater treatment facilities....

 2019-09-13 16:08 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Ground broken for new apartment building...

The latest push for more affordable housing in Eau Claire officially broke ground Thursday. The Cannery Trail Residences will be built along Oxford Ave., just west of downtown Eau Claire. The project will be done in two phases. The first, which kicked off...

 2019-09-13 16:04 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Garage total loss after fire in Chippewa Falls...

A garage in Chippewa Falls is a total loss after a fire on Thursday morning. The Chippewa Falls Fire Department responded to a garage fully engulfed in flames around 7 a.m. Thursday near the corner of Elm and St. Augustine streets. After about 20 minutes,...

 2019-09-13 16:02 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

3 meals from 1 hunk of meat: Mom who can meal prep like no other is sharing her secrets...

MILWAUKEE -- Not sure what to put on the menu? All you need is chicken! Maggie Joos with The Real Good Life joins Real Milwaukee wit three meals you can make from one batch of chicken....

 2019-09-13 16:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

MMSD started combined sewer overflow early Friday, due to heavy rainfall...

MILWAUKEE -- To reduce the risk of basement backups, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) started a combined sewer overflow around 3:25 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The MMSD website reports number rain gauges record 1.5 to 2 inches of rain bet...

 2019-09-13 15:57 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Senate committee plans hearing on latest body camera bill...

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin legislators are making another attempt at regulating public access to police body camera footage. A study committee made up of lawmakers, police, attorneys and the media has drafted a bill that states that footage is genera...

 2019-09-13 15:48 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Former Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary director retires...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- A longtime leader of the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is calling it a career. Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary says Mike Reed retired Aug. 31 after 34 years with the sanctuary. He started as curator of animals, and in 2011 became dire...

 2019-09-13 15:37 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Calling all animals lovers: New way to get up close and personal with exotic creatures...

MILWAUKEE -- This summer, the Milwaukee County Zoo began offering something called...

 2019-09-13 15:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Flood advisory in effect for parts of SE Wisconsin until 9 p.m. Friday...

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN -- The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Waukesha, Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha and Walworth Counties until 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13. Several roadways remain flooded across southeastern Wisconsin due to heavy rain t...

 2019-09-13 15:28 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Kapco Metal Stamping named new presenting sponsor of Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade...

MILWAUKEE -- Kapco Metal Stamping, headquartered in Grafton, will be the new presenting sponsor of the Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade in 2019. The announcement came in a tweet late on Thursday, Sept. 12. The Veterans Day parade is set for Saturday, Nov. 16...

 2019-09-13 15:13 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

New Berlin high school football players punished for hazing...

A Wisconsin school district says it is disciplining students from a high school football team for hazing younger players....

 2019-09-13 15:13 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Wisconsin Republicans have no plans to cancel primary...

The chairman of the Wisconsin Republican Party says there are no plans to cancel the presidential primary in the state next year....

 2019-09-13 14:53 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

It's a new musical about the Packers: The story behind 'Dad's Season Tickets'...

MILWAUKEE -- It's a new musical about the Green Bay Packers. Playwright, Matt Zembrowski, joins FOX6 WakeUp with more details on the show.......

 2019-09-13 14:52 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Details on Apple's new watch display, iPad, TV and gaming services...

Apple's new three camera iPhone 11 Pro stole the show at their event in Cupertino, but there are lots of other updates, too - including an Apple Watch with an always on screen, an iPad that's now closer to a computer and we finally got a price on ...

 2019-09-13 14:51 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Weeknight jambalaya: Quick, easy recipes that are sure to be a hit...

MILWAUKEE -- The Cooking Mom joins FOX6 WakeUp with some quick and easy recipes. Recipe: Weeknight Jambalaya Recipe: Sausage, Potato and Cabbage Skillet......

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