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Lawmakers Bring Socialism
Back to Wisconsin Legislature
Jan 8, 2023 10:45 AM CST
Lawmakers Bring Socialism Back to Wisconsin Legislature
Elected officials in the past succeeded by focusing on issues such as infrastructure, public health
- It's been 90 years, but socialism is back in the Wisconsin Legislature. After taking their oaths of office Tuesday, two freshman Assembly members made it their first order of business to revive a socialist caucus that has been dormant since the 1930s, the AP reports. As self-identified democratic socialists—...
Mail Carrier Killed While
Delivering Mail in Milwaukee
Dec 11, 2022 10:35 AM CST
Mail Carrier Killed While Delivering Mail in Milwaukee
FBI has joined the investigation
- Police are searching for the shooter who killed a US Postal Service employee as he was delivering mail in Wisconsin, per the AP . The shooting happened just before 6pm Friday on the city's north side. The Milwaukee Police Department said the 44-year-old mail carrier was pronounced dead at the...
Patti LaBelle Ushered Off
Stage After Threat
Dec 11, 2022 6:15 AM CST
Patti LaBelle Ushered Off Stage After Threat
Milwaukee venue is evacuated, but no explosive device was found
- A scary moment in Milwaukee brought an abrupt end to a Patti Labelle concert Saturday night. Security staffers whisked the singer off the stage at Riverside Theater after a bomb threat, reports the
New York Post
. LaBelle herself was among those confused amid the chaos, calling out, "Wait!"...
Milwaukee Fires Official
Over False Ballot Requests
Nov 3, 2022 5:00 PM CDT
Milwaukee Fires Official Over False Ballot Requests
Boss suggests Kimberly Zapata was trying to show flaws in the system
- A top Milwaukee elections official has been fired after sending falsely obtained military absentee ballots to the home of a Republican state lawmaker who has been an outspoken critic of how the 2020 election was administered, the city's mayor said Thursday. Kimberly Zapata, deputy director of the Milwaukee Election...
In Viral Video,
White Man Grips
Black Man's Neck
as He Calls 911
Oct 18, 2022 1:00 AM CDT
In Viral Video, White Man Grips Black Man's Neck as He Calls 911
Video has sparked outrage online
- In a video from Oct. 10 that's gone viral, a white man is shown with his hand around the neck of a younger Black man as he accuses the Black man of stealing a bike. The white man, who has not been identified by police but was identified by...
'Pro-Life Cupcake Day'
Oct 4, 2022 9:25 AM CDT
Eatery Regrets 'Pro-Life Cupcake Day'
Kopp's Frozen Custard of Milwaukee apologizes: 'It was never our intention to get political'
- Kopp's of Milwaukee is known for its burgers, frozen custard, and now, a cupcake-themed controversy. The hubbub began when the Wisconsin eatery put out its October "flavor forecast," which announces upcoming special days around the US and the custard flavors that Kopp's promotes to go along...
Biden Praises Unions,
Refines MAGA Criticism
Sep 5, 2022 5:25 PM CDT
Biden Praises Unions, Refines MAGA Criticism
Democrats and other Republicans must act, president says
- President Biden celebrated unions on Monday, while leaving time for attacks on "MAGA Republicans, the extreme right, and Trumpies" in his Labor Day speeches. "The middle class built America," Biden told workers in Milwaukee, CNBC reports. "Everybody knows that. But unions built the middle class."...
Cops: Man Who Killed 6 People
Took Selfie With Their Bodies
Jun 6, 2022 2:31 AM CDT
Cops: Man Who Killed 6 People Took Selfie With Their Bodies
Police say suspect described it as a 'robbery gone bad'
- Police have arrested a suspect in the slaying of 6 people at a Milwaukee duplex in January. Travis Birkley was charged Saturday with six counts of felony murder-armed robbery in the fatal shootings of Michelle D. Williams, 49, and her husband Donta "Michael" Williams, 44; Charles L. Hardy, 42;...
FBI: He Thought 'Time and
Distance' Were on His Side
Feb 5, 2022 6:00 AM CST
FBI: He Thought 'Time and Distance' Were on His Side
Octaviano Juarez-Corro, on FBI's 'Most Wanted' list for murder, caught after 16 years on the run
- Octaviano Juarez-Corro's time on the lam has come to a close. The 47-year-old from Milwaukee, a double-murder suspect on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list who's been on the run for 16 years, was caught and arrested Thursday in Zapopan, Mexico, the FBI announced Friday,...
6 Dead in
Jan 24, 2022 4:42 PM CST
6 Dead in 'Horrible Crime' in Milwaukee
Police say homicide victims were found in home
- Police in Milwaukee are investigating what Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson describes as a "horrible crime." Officers said they found five apparent homicide victims, four men and a woman, after they were called for a welfare check at a home Sunday afternoon, WISN 12 reports. The medical examiner said...
Cops: Staged Robbery
Led to Fatal Shooting
Jan 15, 2022 11:00 AM CST
Cops: Staged Robbery Led to Fatal Shooting
Teen employee who was shot to death was allegedly in on the ruse
- Earlier this month, a 16-year-old employee of a Burger King in Milwaukee was fatally shot during an attempted robbery. Now comes a startling twist to the case from prosecutors: They say the robbery was staged, and the teen who died was in on it, reports the
Kansas City Star
3 Shot as Crowds Celebrate
Bucks' First Title in 50 Years
Jul 21, 2021 1:40 PM CDT
3 Shot as Crowds Celebrate Bucks' First Title in 50 Years
Milwaukee won NBA Finals 4-2
- Two shootings in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years left three people with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The shootings both happened about 12:42am at two locations near Water Street, police said in a statement. Two suspects are in custody...
Drunk Teen Stumbles Into
Worst Possible Wrong House
in case you missed it
Jun 5, 2021 6:30 AM CDT
Drunk Teen Stumbles Into Worst Possible Wrong House
The confused 19-year-old was let go without any consequences except a viral video
- Whatever this Milwaukee 19-year-old had to drink last night, we're betting he avoids it in the future. The teen stumbled into bed in the wee hours of the morning, and woke up in trouble. Not for breaking curfew, but for mistaking whatever his intended destination was for an...
Father Admits Killing
Son, 5, Over Cheesecake
May 7, 2021 2:09 AM CDT
Father Admits Killing Son, 5, Over Cheesecake
Travis Stackhouse was upset kids were eating the treat he'd gotten for Father's Day
- A Milwaukee man pleaded guilty Thursday to killing his 5-year-old son in June 2019 because he was upset his children were eating the cheesecake he'd received for Father's Day while the man, Travis Stackhouse, now 30, only got one piece. Stackhouse was on trial this week for first-degree...
Biden Makes First Official
Trip Out of DC as President
Feb 16, 2021 5:22 PM CST
Biden Makes First Official Trip Out of DC as President
He's holding a town hall event in Milwaukee
- Almost four weeks after taking office, President Biden has chosen Wisconsin for his first official trip outside Washington, DC, as president. Biden will discuss his COVID relief plan at a CNN town hall event in Milwaukee Tuesday night, the
reports. Biden, who narrowly won the battleground state in November,...
Truck Careens 70 Feet
Off Highway Overpass
Feb 9, 2021 12:48 AM CST
Truck Careens 70 Feet Off Highway Overpass
Driver survived scary incident in Milwaukee
- A Wisconsin driver miraculously survived after his truck fell 70 feet from an overpass onto the highway below Saturday morning. The pickup landed upright, and the driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, was conscious when emergency responders arrived, the
reports. He apparently lost control of...
He Thought No One Heard
His Rant. The Doorbell Cam Did
in case you missed it
Jan 10, 2021 4:05 PM CST
He Thought No One Heard His Rant. The Doorbell Cam Did
UPS driver fired after rant targeting Latino man in Milwaukee
- UPS says it has fired an employee caught making racist remarks at the Milwaukee home of a Latino cop. The residence's doorbell camera captured the unidentified driver, a white male, ranting while writing up a "failed to deliver" notice on Dec. 17, though he apparently didn't knock...
Nov 28, 2020 7:45 AM CST
Milwaukee County Finishes its Recount
Biden's lead widens, but Trump campaign could take the totals to court
- After eight days of counting nearly 460,000 ballots by hand, Milwaukee County confirmed that President-elect Joe Biden received the most votes there in the presidential election. President Trump picked up 125 votes in the recount, but Biden picked up more—257. That put the totals at 317,527 votes...
Suspect Arrested in Mall
Shooting. He's Not Even 16
Nov 22, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Suspect Arrested in Mall Shooting. He's Not Even 16
8 were injured when 'bullets started flying' in Milwaukee
- A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection to a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that injured eight people, authorities said Sunday. Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said the shooting happened during a dispute Friday afternoon between two groups, the AP reports. He said four "innocent bystanders" suffered what...
Oct 31, 2020 12:30 PM CDT
Strangers Take Action After Seeing 'Anguished' Man's Photo
They find Sang Yang living on the streets of LA, and drive him back home
- An image of a homeless man inspired a group of strangers to find him and drive him over 2,000 miles back to his home state, ABC10 reports. Daniel Lee was among people who read about Sang Yang's plight on a photographer's website : Sang was described as being...
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