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    Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

    July 20, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing. White House officials noted President Trump’s direct negotiations with Foxconn for the project, which they… [Read More]

    Police need your help locating critical missing girls; ages 5, 10, 12

    June 15, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police need your help locating three “critical missing” girls, last seen Wednesday, June 14th around 8:00 p.m. near 1st and Locust. Police say the girls are sisters. 12-year-old Ariel Hill is 5’3″ tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has braids in her hair and a blue or purple bandanna. She was wearing… [Read More]

    “Milwaukee needs to clean it up:” Police called out to 2 fatal shootings within about an hour’s time

    June 9, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — It was a violent day in Milwaukee Thursday, June 8th. Milwaukee police were called out to two separate fatal shootings that happened within about an hour’s time. It all started just before 2:00 p.m., when a man was shot and killed on Milwaukee’s north side. Then around 3:00 p.m., there was another deadly shooting…. [Read More]

    Vagabond Teams Up with Cayman Jack to Create Limited Edition Street Taco for Cinco de Mayo Weekend

    May 4, 2017 Leave a Comment

    This Cinco de Mayo weekend, pay homage to the margarita and keep the fiesta going at Milwaukee’s go-to Mexican restaurant, Vagabond.   Vagabond is teaming up with Cayman Jack, a handcrafted margarita, to continue Cinco de Mayo celebrations on Saturday, May 6, from 4 to 9 PM by handing out complimentary pairings Cayman Jack margaritas… [Read More]

    Jessie Trice Community Health Center presents a Fitness and Nutrition Education Conference on May 5th

    April 27, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Driver runs red light near Fond du Lac and Center, slams into Milwaukee police squad

    April 27, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — Two Milwaukee police officers sustained minor injuries late Wednesday night, April 26th after their squad car was hit while responding to a call. The crash happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. near Fond du Lac and Center. Police say a driver ran a red light — striking a squad car with two officers inside…. [Read More]

    ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC.® 83RD CENTRAL REGIONAL CONFERENCE APRIL 6-9, 2017

    March 28, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Thursday, April 6 Volunteering to sort and label food to feed the Milwaukee community.   Friday, April 7 | Step Show Members will pause for some fun at the Old School, AKA 83rd Regional Step Show.   Friday, April 7 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Schedule your appointment to… [Read More]

    Protest planned during sentencing of former MPD officer convicted of sexual assault

    March 24, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — Marcell Daniels — a retired Milwaukee police officer convicted of sexual assault faces sentencing on Friday, March 24th — and his estranged in-laws have a planned protest outside the courthouse. Marcell Daniels He spent 25 years with the Milwaukee Police Department, and soon Daniels will learn how many of the coming years will be… [Read More]

    President Trump’s budget would eliminate funding for Great Lakes restoration program

    March 16, 2017 Leave a Comment

    President Donald Trump’s budget would eliminate funding for a Great Lakes restoration program. Great Lakes cleanup and protection is not among President Trump’s “highest national priorities,” according to a budget document released by the White House on Thursday. Eliminating federal funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other regional environmental efforts in other parts… [Read More]

    “No letter, no phone call, no email:” Why MPS kept lead test results quiet for months

    March 16, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools officials are still adding up the cost of testing nearly 13,000 water fixtures, not to mention the cost of repairing or replacing those that showed dangerous amounts of lead. Now, the FOX6 Investigators are asking why it took the district five months to tell parents about lead in the water…. [Read More]