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 2020-04-02 19:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Dr. Fauci's face will soon be on a bobblehead, portion of proceeds to benefit American Hospital Association...

MILWAUKEE — The United States' top infectious disease specialist is getting his own bobblehead. The creation from the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee features Dr....

 2020-04-02 19:24 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic is in coronavirus isolation in jail, husband Dillon Passage says...

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Joseph Maldonado-Passage -- better known as Joe Exotic -- of...

 2020-04-02 19:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Washington Ozaukee health officials release names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 outbreaks...

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- Officials with the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department on Thursday, April 2 announced the release of ZIP codes and names of long-term care facilities or organizations with COVID-19 outbreaks....

 2020-04-02 18:59 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

461 people in Wisconsin hospitalized for COVID-19; 1,730 cases, 31 deaths reported...

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports as of Thursday, there are 1,730 coronavirus cases....

 2020-04-02 18:59 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Coronavirus forces cancellation of Wausau's biggest summer events...

Wausau Area Events has announced its three biggest events of the summer; Balloon and Rib Fest and Chalkfest are canceled....

 2020-04-02 18:59 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

What to know if you're pregnant during the coronavirus pandemic...

Pregnant women should follow the same safety rules the rest of us should be following during the outbreak....

 2020-04-02 18:50 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Sheriff: Man arrested at Burlington business made threats 'to shoot up the place'...

RACINE COUNTY -- Officials with the Racine County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 2 identified a man accused of making threats...

 2020-04-02 18:46 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Prevea dedicates urgent care center for respiratory illnesses...

ASHWAUBENON (WLUK) -- Prevea Health has set aside one of its urgent care centers as a dedicated location for those experiencing upper respiratory illnesses. Patients who are experiencing upper respiratory symptoms should visit the Ashwaubenon Health Cente...

 2020-04-02 18:42 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Hartford police report possible child enticement: Woman approached 2 kids playing...

HARTFORD -- Hartford police on Thursday, April 2 asked for information regarding a possible child enticement incident that happened on Summit Street near Loos Street. Police said a woman approached two children who were playing in their backyard, and call...

 2020-04-02 18:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Man steals seafood, meat from Port Washington grocery store, police say...

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. -- Police are hoping you can help identify a man accused of stealing surf and turf from a Port Washington Piggly Wiggly grocery store on Tuesday, March 31 around 7:30 p.m....

 2020-04-02 18:24 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Poll: About half of working Americans report some kind of income loss due to COVID-19...

WASHINGTON — About half of all working Americans report some kind of income loss affecting themselves or a member of their household due to the coronavirus pandemic, with low-income Americans and those without college degrees especially likely to ha...

 2020-04-02 18:19 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

UWGB names Alexander next chancellor...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has selected a current campus leader to be its next chancellor. The UW System Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Michael Alexander to the chancellor's position. Alexander has been...

 2020-04-02 18:15 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Feds propose $611,000 fine at Seattle-area nursing home linked to at least 40 deaths...

SEATTLE — Federal authorities have proposed a $611,000 fine for a Seattle-area nursing home connected to at least 40 coronavirus deaths. State regulators and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services conducted an inspection of the Life Care Cen...

 2020-04-02 18:08 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Detroit bus driver died of COVID-19 weeks after complaining of passenger's cough...

DETROIT -- A Detroit bus driver who went live on Facebook two weeks ago to complain about a coughing bus rider has died of COVID-19, FOX 2 has learned. The driver's name is Jason Hargrove....

 2020-04-02 18:05 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

LIVE NOW: Virus economic fallout mounts, along with competition for gear...

WLAX/WEUX | Many recently unemployed workers have reported frustrations with jammed phone lines and overloaded websites as they try to apply for unemployment benefits....

 2020-04-02 18:04 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Menards bans kids under 16 and pets from stores because of coronavirus...

A new policy at Menards bars anyone under 16 years old from entering its hardware stores....

 2020-04-02 17:50 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee postponed until August due to coronavirus...

WLAX/WEUX | MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) The Democratic National Convention set to be held in Milwaukee has been rescheduled for August 17 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The DNC Committee announced the change Thursday, saying the delay will allow "planner...

 2020-04-02 17:43 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Open Record Special Edition: Pandemic, polls, and politics...

MILWAUKEE -- It was roughly a year ago when Milwaukee was announced as the home of the Democratic National Convention and then, the coronavirus pandemic hit. Before you have a convention, you need an election....

 2020-04-02 17:32 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police: Wisconsin doctor, husband targeted and killed; found by jogger in UW Arboretum...

MADISON— University of Wisconsin-Madison police investigators were working Thursday, April 2 to determine why a respected physician and her husband were targeted and killed. The bodies of Dr....

 2020-04-02 17:29 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Fox First Morning Updates: Stimulus check timeline and more...

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 2020-04-02 17:20 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

FDA modifies donor restrictions to allow some gay men to donate blood amid shortage...

LOS ANGELES -- The United States Food and Drug Administration loosened restrictions for blood donor eligibility requirements in order to allow some gay men to donate during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-02 17:16 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Residents of Laredo, Texas face $1K fine for not covering nose, mouth in public...

LAREDO, Texas -- A city in Texas is requiring residents to cover their nose and mouth in public buildings — or face a fine up to $1,000. Starting Thursday, April 2 in Laredo, everyone over the age of 5 years old must wear a mask or some other form o...

 2020-04-02 17:08 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Study: Audiences will be slow to return after pandemic...

Many Americans will be a little leery of going back to large concerts and sporting events following the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-02 17:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Coronavirus outbreak could affect UW's fall semester; summer term online only...

MADISON — University of Wisconsin President Ray Cross cautioned Thursday, April 2 that the coronavirus outbreak that has already led to the suspension of all in-person spring classes could also force changes to the fall semester, which is scheduled ...

 2020-04-02 16:58 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Kentucky student makes masks for deaf community...

WLAX/WEUX | A Kentucky college student has broken out her sewing machine to help a population she thinks is being overlooked right now....

 2020-04-02 16:58 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police seek man who used crowbar to burglarize garage near 41st and Clarke...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police on Thursday, April 2 asked for help identifying and locating a man who used a crowbar to enter and burglarize a garage near 41st Street and Clarke Street. It happened on Wednesday, April 1 around 9:15 a.m....

 2020-04-02 16:57 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Wisconsin Center District Board OKs convention center expansion, increases county hotel tax...

MILWAUKEE -- The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) Board approved on Thursday, April 2 a resolution authorizing the District to move forward with the $419....

 2020-04-02 16:52 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Local restaurants looking for solutions as COVID-19 threatens long-term impact...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- From full shutdowns to limited profit local restaurants are trying to figure out how they will survive amid the coronavirus pandemic. Several of the businesses, like Kavarna and Not By Bread Alone, came together for an online meeting, ...

 2020-04-02 16:48 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Gloves, masks, respirators and more: UWM donated PPE to health care workers, first responders...

MILWAUKEE -- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty, researchers and staff have come together to support emergency health care workers and first responders by donating their personal protective equipment....

 2020-04-02 16:42 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Some coaches find new ways to keep their teams together, virtually...

MILWAUKEE -- With sports seasons on hold, some coaches are finding new ways to keep their teams building together. FOX6's Tim Van Vooren has one such example....

 2020-04-02 16:41 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic transfers to hospital after fellow inmates test positive for COVID-19...

WLAX/WEUX | FORT WORTH, Texas (KETK) Joseph Maldonado-Passage, AKA Joe Exotic from "Tiger King", has been transferred to a prison medical center in Fort Worth. According to our sister station NBC DFW, Maldonado-Passage is being held at Fort Worth ...

 2020-04-02 16:37 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Driver arrested on drug charges after vehicle slammed into home in Town of Norway...

RACINE COUNTY -- A 38-year-old driver was arrested on drug charges after his vehicle slammed into a house in the Town of Norway early Thursday, April 2. It happened on West View Drive near Long Lake Road in the Town of Norway in Racine County just after 1...

 2020-04-02 16:28 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Versiti blood centers to collect plasma to help treat those severely ill with COVID-19...

MILWAUKEE -- As cases of the coronavirus continue to rise across the country and the world, officials with Versiti announced Thursday, April 2 they will begin collecting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to help treat others diagnosed with the virus...

 2020-04-02 16:13 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Social Security recipients will automatically receive stimulus check...

The Treasury announced in a reversal Wednesday, that Social Security beneficiaries who typically do not file a tax return will automatically receive the $1,200 payment....

 2020-04-02 16:13 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks...

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses close across the world....

 2020-04-02 16:13 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

AP source: Democrats to postpone convention to week of Aug. 17...

Democrats will postpone their national convention to the week of Aug. 17 amid coronavirus concerns, according to an Associated Press source....

 2020-04-02 16:11 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Nissan recalls over 250K vehicles to replace Takata air bags...

DETROIT, Mich. — Nissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The vehicles have air bags with volatile ammonium nitrate that can explode with too much forc...

 2020-04-02 16:09 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Area ASL interpreter helping deaf community understand local COVID-19 situation...

WLAX/WEUX | "I love what I do. There are not many people in this world that can say that they are very, very passionate about their job and I'm extremely passionate," said Colleen Cudo, an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter. Colleen Cudo...

 2020-04-02 16:07 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

DNC moving from July to August amid coronavirus concerns...

MILWAUKEE -- The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn't think it would be possible to hold it in mid-July because of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 16:06 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Coronavegas:' Filmmaker depicts post-apocalyptic Las Vegas amid coronavirus shutdown...

LAS VEGAS -- Film is usually art imitating life, but in Michael Tushaus' "Coronavegas"; video, life more closely resembles a movie set in a post-apocalyptic world....

 2020-04-02 16:02 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Hearing delayed again for suspect in Diemel brothers' killings...

CALDWELL COUNTY, Mo. (WLUK) -- For the fifth time, a preliminary hearing for the man accused of killing Nick and Justin Diemel was postponed Thursday. Garland Nelson faces 10 charges, including two of murder in the first degree, for the July 21 deaths of ...

 2020-04-02 15:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

La Crosse County gives update on COVID-19 cases, talks Easter holiday...

WLAX/WEUX | In La Crosse County, there were no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon. Two of the 19 previously announced cases are still hospitalized, but not in critical condition and 12 of the 19 cases have recovered. According to officials, only...

 2020-04-02 15:52 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'How to make toilet paper' search spiked 1,300 percent on Google amid COVID-19 pandemic...

LOS ANGELES -- Following a surge in panic buying that ensued as a result of the mass closures implemented amid the coronavirus pandemic, Google officials reported a spike in people searching for "how to make toilet paper....

 2020-04-02 15:48 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Grandfather walks 4 miles just to see newborn granddaughter through glass door...

ZEELAND, Mich. (FOX 5 DC) -- Coronavirus isn't stopping this Michigan grandfather from walking four miles to see his newborn granddaughter, even if he can only see her through a glass door....

 2020-04-02 15:47 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

State and local officials give update to COVID-19 cases (4-1-20)...

WLAX/WEUX | Officials from the state, Eau Claire County and Chippewa County give updates on the COVID-19 cases....

 2020-04-02 15:45 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Booze sales surge during coronavirus outbreak...

NEW YORK -- U.S. sales of alcoholic beverages rose 55% in the week ending March 21, according to market research firm Nielsen. Spirits like tequila, gin and pre-mixed cocktails led the way, with sales jumping 75% compared to the same period in 2019....

 2020-04-02 15:44 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Dr. Fauci bobblehead unveiled, portion of proceeds going to 100 Million Masks Challenge...

WLAX/WEUX | BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Dr. Anthony Fauci is getting his own bobblehead, and part of the profits will go towards the American Hospital Association to support the 100 Million Masks Challenge. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Mus...

 2020-04-02 15:42 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

COVID-19 case update from surrounding counties (4-1-20)...

WLAX/WEUX | Surrounding counties are giving an update to their COVID-19 cases....

 2020-04-02 15:36 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

44 UT Austin students have COVID-19 after spring break trip to Mexico...

AUSTIN, Texas -- Forty-four students from the University of Texas at Austin have tested positive for the coronavirus and were self-isolating as of April 1. Initially, 28 students tested positive....

 2020-04-02 15:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

HOA backs off request for homeowners to report COVID-19 status...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (WDAF) — A Kansas City metro-based homeowners association is reconsidering a request to its residents, having previously asked its homeowners to self-report cases of COVID-19....

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