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 2019-12-15 02:24 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin BBB warns consumers of puppy scams during holiday season...

MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to watch out for scams when shopping for pets online this holiday season. According to a news release, reports of pet and puppy scams are on the rise. One BBB study found that many ads ...

 2019-12-15 02:04 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'We're going down to 8,600:' Pres. Trump prepared to announce drawdown of troops from Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to announce a long-anticipated drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN....

 2019-12-15 01:53 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

25 children who have bravely fought cancer take flight from Mitchell Airport to the North Pole!...

MILWAUKEE -- Twenty-five lucky children got to take off in a plane from MKE Mitchell International Airport Saturday, Dec. 14 -- and they landed in the North Pole! This effort was a partnership between Delta Air Lines, Signature Flight Support MKE -- Milwa...

 2019-12-15 01:29 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Judge rules Texas 10-month-old must remain on life support: 'She deserves the chance to fight'...

FORT WORTH, Texas -- A Fort Worth judge extended a temporary restraining order against a children's hospital that planned to take a 10-month-old girl off life-support, according to CNN affiliate KTVT....

 2019-12-15 01:16 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Victim dies after shooting on Madison's south side...

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police say a person has died as a result of their injuries from a shooting Saturday afternoon. Officers were called to the 1000 block of Spruce Street just after 1:15 p. m. for shots fired, according to an incident report. Police s...

 2019-12-15 01:06 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'They admit they miss their dogs the most:' Therapy pups relieve stress on UW campus during finals...

MADISON -- During finals season for college students, officials at the University of Wisconsin-Madison tried to help alleviate some of the stress by bringing in some special guests. UW teamed up with a group called Dogs on Call to provide therapy animals....

 2019-12-15 01:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Extra departments called to help battle fire at vacant home in Fond du lac...

FOND DU LAC -- Firefighters in Fond du Lac battled a fire at a vacant home early Saturday, Dec. 14. The call came in just before 3 a.m., and firefighters found heavy fire on the rear of the building on Arndt Street near Packer Street....

 2019-12-15 00:53 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'A true community effort:' Greendale band plays preview concert, hosts fundraiser ahead of Rose Bowl...

GREENDALE -- A fundraiser was held Saturday, Dec. 14 to support the Greendale High School Marching Band -- set to perform in the Rose Parade. It's costly just to get there -- and for lodging, meals, etc....

 2019-12-15 00:31 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

State Patrol: Antigo man arrested for OWI, 2-year-old in car...

MARATHON COUNTY (WLUK) -- The Wisconsin State Patrol says it arrested a 30-year-old Antigo man foroperating a motor vehicle under the influence around 3:30 p. m. Saturday. The driver had a 2-year-old in the in the car, according to officials. The state pa...

 2019-12-15 00:27 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Wisconsin family sues state's Division of Motor Vehicles...

The family of Wisconsin woman is suing the state's Division of Motor Vehicles after the woman broke her wrist when an agency employee told her she had to walk without her cane to renew her license....

 2019-12-15 00:13 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Retired Packers players sign autographs...

GRAND CHUTE (WLUK) -- Retired Packers players signed autographs at the Fox River Mall Saturday morning. The event featured former Packers Santana Dotson, Gilbert Brown, and Ahman Green. Some of the players talked about what they enjoy for the holidays. &#...

 2019-12-15 00:12 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Salvation Army offers free Christmas photos...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Say cheese! That's what 84 families did today at the Salvation Army in Green Bay on Saturday. They showed up to take Christmas photos free of charge. This has been going on for about 9 years. Volunteers say families turn to the Sal...

 2019-12-15 00:03 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Miss USA, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss Universe, and Miss World are all black women...

JAMAICA -- For the first time, top beauty pageants -- Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and now, Miss World -- have crowned black women as their winners at the same time. And that's a big deal if you know pageant history....

 2019-12-15 00:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Nothing can stop you:' 21-year-old told she wouldn't live past 5 graduates from Alverno...

MILWAUKEE -- Overcoming adversity and fighting obstacles, a 21-year-old woman has quite the success story and is looking forward to pursuing her dreams....

 2019-12-14 23:52 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

'Paying back America for accepting my family': Local cemetery holds wreath laying ceremony...

ALLOUEZ, Wisc. (WLUK) -- "Lt. Kernel Austin Straubel, we thank you for your service," a man said a in uniform. Austin Straubel, the first fallen airman from Brown County in World War II, and Brown County named in honor of military leader Major Gen...

 2019-12-14 23:42 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Five-hour standoff on Madison's east side ends with an arrest...

MADISON, Wis. - A nearly five-hour standoff on Madison's east side ended early Saturday morning with an arrest. Madison Police said they received a call around 7:30 p. m. Friday that someone was shooting a gun on the 6300 block of Seven Pines Avenue. ...

 2019-12-14 23:41 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Atlanta Braves 3rd baseman bought mom $70K Maserati for quitting smoking, TMZ reports...

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson gifted his mother a $70,000 Maserati after she quit smoking. According to TMZ, Donaldson made a deal with his mom a couple of years ago -- telling her if she cut out cigarettes, he'd deliver the p...

 2019-12-14 23:12 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Tubing season begins at Titletown...

ASHWAUBENON (WLUK) -- Ariens Hill at Titletown opened for the season Saturday. It's the hill where people can slide down on tubes. The event is part of Titletown's Winter Jubilee. The event will feature various holiday and winter-themed entertainm...

 2019-12-14 22:58 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Beloit police share photo of dog named Lambeau, missing after thieves broke through fence gate...

BELOIT -- Police in the Town of Beloit on Saturday, Dec. 14 shared a photo of a dog missing after thieves broke through a fence gate. It happened near Davis Drive and Zick Drive....

 2019-12-14 22:44 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Winter commencement for Green Bay, Oshkosh...

(WLUK) -- Saturday marked graduation day for UW-Green Bay and UW-Oshkosh students. UW-Green Bay says it recognized the 432 graduates who earned their undergraduate or graduate degrees. The top degrees were for business administration, psychology, human bi...

 2019-12-14 22:36 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Student graduates Northcentral Technical College ready to make a difference...

Saturday is graduation day for students at Northcentral Technical College....

 2019-12-14 22:29 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Recognize him? Menomonee Falls police seek man who stole gas from Karl's Country Market...

MENOMONEE FALLS -- Menomonee Falls police asked for the public's help identifying a man who stole gas from Karl's Country Market on Silver Spring Drive near Pilgrim Road. It happened on Dec. 12 around 3:45 p.m. Police said the man pumped $30....

 2019-12-14 22:16 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Recognize him? Milwaukee police seek porch pirate who stole package near Parkway and Glendale...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police need your help identifying a man who stole a package from a home near Parkway Avenue and Glendale Avenue on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 12. It happened just afternoon. Police said the man exited the passenger side of a black fou...

 2019-12-14 22:11 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Fond du Lac sheriff's officials seek Winnebago Winnie RV stolen from storage unit...

FOND DU LAC -- Officials with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Dec. 14 asked for help locating a stolen RV. The sheriff's office said the theft happened between Oct. 20 and Dec. 5. The 2017 Winnebago Winnie Drop 1780 was taken ...

 2019-12-14 21:49 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'If you need it, take it:' Woman hangs free clothing on 'giving tree' to help neighbors in need...

NORFOLK, Va. -- Some people hang ornaments on a tree for the holidays, but at the corner of Fisherman's Road and Woodcock Street in Norfolk, Virginia, Kandi Philipp hangs coats for kids....

 2019-12-14 21:45 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Victim has life-threatening injuries in south side Madison shooting, police say...

MADISON, Wis. - One person suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday afternoon during a shots fired incident in the 1000 block of Spruce Street, according to an incident report. Police said when they arrived at the scene, one victim was found. The victi...

 2019-12-14 21:33 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Man charged in connection with human remains found in Adams County...

FRIENDSHIP, Wis. - The Adams County district attorney has filed charges against a man in connection with the identification of human remains found in a wooded area, according to a criminal complaint. Robert J. Olson, 25, has been charged with hiding a cor...

 2019-12-14 21:20 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Oshkosh West officer stabbed by student led basketball team onto court, received standing ovation...

OSHKOSH -- The Oshkosh West High School resource officer stabbed by a student on Tuesday, Dec. 3 led the Wildcats boys basketball team onto the court Friday night, Dec. 13 -- and received a standing ovation from the home crowd....

 2019-12-14 21:03 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Mother gets 4-8 years in daughter's near-drowning, brain damage while she 'stupidly smoked weed'...

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania mother will serve at least four years in prison for causing her daughter's permanent injuries when she left the child alone in bathwater while she was smoking marijuana 11 years ago....

 2019-12-14 20:50 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team increases local business sales...

MADISON, Wis. - Some local Madison businesses are seeing an increase in sales after volleyball fans are coming into the city for the Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team championships. The No. 4 Badgers won a match Friday against the No. 13 Texas A&M Aggies ...

 2019-12-14 20:41 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Porch pirate left thank you note on woman's stoop 'for letting me steal your package'...

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It's not unusual to see surveillance video of porch pirates helping themselves to packages left on people's doorsteps, but it is unusual for the thief to leave behind a thank you note. That's what Hilary Smith of St. Paul, M...

 2019-12-14 20:23 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Police: Pennsylvania man head-butted woman, forcibly bathed her, and refused to let her go...

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. -- Prosecutors charged a 37-year-old Middletown, Pennsylvania man accused of assaulting a woman, then carrying her into a bathtub and forcibly bathing her in a Nov. 27 incident on the first block of S. Union Street....

 2019-12-14 20:14 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta bring back iconic 'Grease' characters...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- For one night, it was 1978 again. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John recreated their iconic...

 2019-12-14 19:58 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Report: 13-year-old told police he watched as friends slashed college freshman; 2nd suspect reportedly 14...

NEW YORK -- A 13-year-old suspect in the deadly stabbing of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors told police he watched as two friends grabbed and robbed her before one of them slashed her, according to a published report....

 2019-12-14 19:54 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Pastor found guilty on 24 child sex abuse charges, faces 38 years in prison...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Tennessee pastor faces 38 years in prison after being found guilty on 24 counts involving child sex abuse. News outlets report that 41-year-old Ronnie Gorton was sentenced Dec. 13 in Tipton County, Tennessee. The judge said Gorton "...

 2019-12-14 19:51 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Weather Authority: Staying cold, avoiding winter storms...

Overcast for the rest of the day with scattered flurries and steady temps in the teens to low 20s. Some clearing tonight, cold. Sunshine returns for Sunday....

 2019-12-14 19:29 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

No reduced bail for Wisconsin suspect in vaping operation...

KENOSHA -- A Wisconsin judge has refused to lower the bond of a man suspected of running an illegal operation to manufacture thousands of vaping cartridges filled with THC. Tyler Huffhines has been held on $500,000 bond since his Sept....

 2019-12-14 19:26 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Man gets 15 years for bow-and-arrow attack on Minnesota deputies...

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A judge sentenced a 32-year-old Minnesota man to 15 years and nine months in prison for using a bow and arrows to attack sheriff's deputies, injuring one. Authorities arrested Ramey James Olson after a two-hour standoff with s...

 2019-12-14 19:10 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Prepare for the 200th meeting between the Packers and Bears with a quiz...

This week, let...

 2019-12-14 19:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Volunteers gather toys at 'Kids2Kids' Christmas celebration, 'bring joy' to kids in need...

GRAFTON -- Kapco Metal Stamping spread Christmas cheer by giving thousands of toys to families in need, Saturday. In what looked just like Santa's workshop, elves -- or volunteers -- were hard at work sorting and organizing thousands of toys for low-i...

 2019-12-14 18:49 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Green Bay looking to clap back after 2018 fate, Bears face playoff contention elimination with Packers win...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) The 200th meeting between the Packers and Bears has plenty at stake for both organizations, and since they each have such a rich history, Sunday's showdown will simply add another chapter to their bitter rivalry. Green Bay can e...

 2019-12-14 18:39 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Passenger dies of injuries; second fatality in wrong-way driver crash on I-41...

GERMANTOWN -- A second person has died following a three-vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver in Germantown last week. Theodore Walters, 20, of West Bend has died as a result of his injuries days after the crash, a Germantown police lieutenant said....

 2019-12-14 18:27 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

New York City paying $625K to mom whose baby was ripped away by police...

NEW YORK -- New York City says it will pay $625,000 to resolve a lawsuit filed by a mother whose toddler was yanked from her arms by police in a widely seen online video....

 2019-12-14 18:24 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Georgia man arrested after calling police 3 times to confess...

BOSTON, Ga. -- Police in Georgia say a man apparently felt so bad about breaking the law that he called them three times to confess. Lt. Tim Watkins of the Thomas County Sheriff's Office says a man called Friday to say he had stolen a car....

 2019-12-14 17:51 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

41-year-old Oak Creek man ejected from car, killed in crash near Eau Claire...

EAU CLAIRE -- A 41-year-old Oak Creek man was killed in a rollover crash late Friday night near Eau Claire, authorities say. At 9:04 p.m. Dec. 13, authorities responded to a report of the crash on eastbound I-94 near MM 64....

 2019-12-14 17:40 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Thousands of chunky, squirming worms wash up on California beach...

A horde of large, fat worms descended upon a central California beach, spooked out of their burrows by a bomb cyclone. Wildlife enthusiast David Ford captured the foreboding scene, which looks as though a plane full of frankfurters flung open the hatch an...

 2019-12-14 16:49 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

9-year-old girl threatens shooting at Kenosha Co. elementary school...

KENOSHA -- Trevor-Wilmot Elementary School in Kenosha County had an additional police presence Friday, Dec. 13 after a threatening note was found in a bathroom, authorities say. The school alerted the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department Thursday, Dec....

 2019-12-14 16:37 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Appleton considers conversion therapy ban...

APPLETON, Wis. (WLUK) -- Appleton Board of Health is looking to ban therapy aimed at changing a person's sexual orientation. Milwaukee and Madison have already outlawed it, but not everyone agrees with Appleton's proposal. What exactly is conversi...

 2019-12-14 16:36 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Vegan' sneakers set to be next plant-based craze in 2020...

Eco-friendly meatless food products shook up the fast food industry in 2019. Experts say next year's game-changing trend in sustainable consumer goods may be plant-based -- or...

 2019-12-14 16:27 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Louisiana sues California over alligator ban...

NEW ORLEANS -- Louisiana is suing the state of California over a law banning the import and sale of alligator products. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Louisiana's attorney general says the law set to go into effect in January would have a devastating ef...

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