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 2020-07-10 03:15 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

$7M in rental assistance available for those in 3 counties as public housing eviction ban set to expire July 25...

MILWAUKEE -- Nearly 4,000 evictions have been filed in Wisconsin since a state moratorium expired, and a July 25 deadline could have many more seeking help. One Milwaukee property manager filed evictions, but said he hopes they can be avoided....

 2020-07-10 03:13 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Local criminal defense attorneys see rise in need for representation...

MADISON, Wis. Local criminal defense attorneys said they remain busy as they see an uptick in need for representation. Criminal Defense Attorney Tracey Wood said her firm, Tracey Wood and Associates, saw an increase as the months of COVID-19 dragged on. &...

 2020-07-10 03:09 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

UW Madison students call on chancellor to protect international students...

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin — Madison students started two petitions online in a call for action from Chancellor Rebecca Blank to implement a one-credit in-person course to protect international students from having to leave the co...

 2020-07-10 03:06 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Support for in-person learning from parents in two Rock County school districts...

JANESVILLE, Wis. More than 80 percent of families in both the School District of Janesville and the School District of Milton say they support sending their children back for in-person education in the fall, should administration allow. According to distr...

 2020-07-10 03:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'It's not over yet:' 39 years later, family of man killed by Milwaukee police continues call for justice...

MILWAUKEE -- The death of George Floyd has sparked pain across the U.S. For one Milwaukee family, it is a pain they know from nearly four decades ago. Video from protests in 1981 is eerily similar to what has been seen on the streets in 2020....

 2020-07-10 03:02 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Storm winds bring down trees, service lines leading to roadway blockages, power outages...

SAUK CITY, Wis. Trees are down and some homes are damaged following the strong winds in Thursday's storms. Sauk Prairie Police received multiple reports of trees down, power lines ripped from homes, houses without power and roadways blocked with tree ...

 2020-07-10 02:48 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Sheriff: 80-year-old allegedly attacked, robbed at California grocery store; suspects sought...

LANCASTER, Calif. - Authorities Thursday circulated photos a suspect and possible accomplice in the alleged assault of an 80-year-old man in the bathroom of a Lancaster grocery store. The assault occurred about 8:30 a.m....

 2020-07-10 02:22 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Fond du Lac community leaders on discussing race, following hate crime charge...

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) -- Sylvia Reed says Phil Thiessen's killing shocked her. "I've always been pretty philosophical about when people go and the purpose for that. I'm having trouble with this one. Figuring out what a good purpose would be,&...

 2020-07-10 02:04 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Our babies are dying:' 3 murders on 1 city block as 2020 homicides surge...

MILWAUKEE -- COVID-19 may be killing more than just those who are sick. In Milwaukee, some say the fallout from the pandemic is helping fuel a surge in homicides. Through July 6, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office had logged 93 homicides i...

 2020-07-10 01:50 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Mayor of South Korean capital found dead after 7-hour search...

SEOUL, South Korea — The missing mayor of South Korea's capital, reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, was found dead early Friday, more than half a day after giving his daughter a will-like message and then leaving home, police...

 2020-07-10 01:44 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Face masks made mandatory on all UW campuses this fall...

MADISON, Wis. — Face masks will be mandatory inside all University of Wisconsin campus buildings statewide under a policy adopted unanimously by the Board of Regents. Interim UW President Tommy Thompson said at Thursday's meeting there was no wa...

 2020-07-10 01:43 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Audio of call to dispatch details report of woman being set on fire...

MADISON, Wis. — A woman who reported a group of men tried to set her on fire last month in Madison said the incident "happened really fast," according to the call she made to report the crime. An audio file of the call was provided to News 3...

 2020-07-10 01:42 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin sets new record for highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases...

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin has set a new record for the number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in a single day, according to data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. State and county health officials confirmed 739 new COVID-19 cases ...

 2020-07-10 01:40 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Preliminary autopsy shows girl whose body was found in Sauk County likely died by suicide,...

BARABOO, Wis. — Officials said a preliminary autopsy found that a Baraboo girl whose body was found in Sauk County after an Amber Alert this week likely died by suicide. The Baraboo Police Department said an autopsy was conducted in the death of a 1...

 2020-07-10 01:28 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Biden pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to counter President Trump...

DUNMORE, Pa. — Democrat Joe Biden turned his campaign against President Donald Trump toward the economy Thursday, introducing a New Deal-like economic agenda while drawing a sharp contrast with a billionaire incumbent he said has abandoned working-c...

 2020-07-10 00:45 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Study suggests fetal coronavirus infection is possible...

ROME -- A small study strengthens the evidence that a pregnant woman infected with the coronavirus might be able to spread it to her fetus. Researchers from Italy said Thursday that they studied 31 women with COVID-19 who delivered babies in March and Apr...

 2020-07-10 00:37 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Caught on camera: Marquette University police investigating armed robbery near 16th and Wells...

MILWAUKEE -- The Marquette University Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Qdoba restaurant on June 30. Police said the suspect entered the Qdoba near 16th and Wells just before 9 p.m. that day....

 2020-07-10 00:33 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

New extra-inning format stirs debate as teams plot strategy, Christian Yelich a fan: 'I think it's great'...

MILWAUKEE — Baseball has its answer to penalty kicks, overtimes and shootouts, and it figures to stir just as much debate as all those other forms of tiebreakers. Major League Baseball will start each extra inning in this abbreviated, 60-game season...

 2020-07-10 00:20 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Packers hopeful Wisconsin-Notre Dame game can be rescheduled...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Packers are hopeful the Wisconsin vs. Notre Dame football game that was scheduled for Oct. 3 at Lambeau Field will be made up in the future. The team issued a statement Thursday saying that while they are disappointed wit...

 2020-07-10 00:14 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Packers in search of game day employees, to hold job fair July 15 at Lambeau Field...

GREEN BAY -- The Green Bay Packers are continuing to prepare for the upcoming season, and the organization is seeking new team members to be part of the gameday staff, with a walk-in job fair on Wednesday, July 15, from 4 to 7 p.m....

 2020-07-10 00:07 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Video captures woman throwing shoes at store employee after being asked to wear a mask...

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - A woman apparently upset about a store's mask policy in Oklahoma was captured on video throwing boxes of shoes at an employee in an outburst of anger. The incident was reported July 8 at a Skechers store in Oklahoma City....

 2020-07-09 23:59 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Severe T-storm warning for 9 counties until 7:45 p.m....

MILWAUKEE -- The National Weather Service issued a severe T-storm warning for eastern Kenosha County, Milwaukee County, Racine County, northeastern Walworth County and southeastern Waukesha County until 7:45 p.m. Thursday, July 9....

 2020-07-09 23:45 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Discovery World to reopen July 22, masks required for ages 3 and up...

MILWAUKEE -- Discovery World announced Thursday, July 9 that it will fully reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 22. Special access is being offered to members during the weekend prior -- Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19....

 2020-07-09 23:43 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Nation's top military leaders put on hot seat about their role in Trump's church photo op...

WLAX/WEUX | The nation...

 2020-07-09 23:31 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Trump executive order touts Hispanic prosperity...

WLAX/WEUX | President Trump announced an executive order to created the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative which he said will benefit Hispanics by improving access to education and jobs....

 2020-07-09 23:16 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Pentagon officials: Investigation into removal of protesters near White House almost done...

WLAX/WEUX | Top officials from the Pentagon faced questioning from Congress on Thursday about what happened in front of the White House last month when crowds protesting police brutality were moved out of the way so President Donald Trump could take a pho...

 2020-07-09 23:10 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Bucks head to Orlando, prepare for pandemic challenges, changes: 'Going to be hard'...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Basketball in the bubble awaits the Milwaukee Bucks. They departed Milwaukee on Thursday, July 9 to continue their pursuit of an NBA title....

 2020-07-09 22:32 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Historic Horlick District: Development aims to revive dormant Racine malted milk factory complex...

RACINE -- What was once a sprawling complex, home to the invention of malted milk, will not have a new purpose in Racine. The just-approved Historic Horlick District project plans to pair Racine's past with its future....

 2020-07-09 22:32 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Severe T-storm warning for western Dodge County until 6:15 p.m....

MILWAUKEE -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for western Dodge County to be in effect until 6:15 p.m. CLICK HERE for the complete FOX6 Weather forecast. Meanwhile, FOX6Now....

 2020-07-09 22:16 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Lawrence University agrees to energy reduction project...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Lawrence University has signed an agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. to upgrade equipment on its campus. The $5. 5 million agreement announced Thursday will lower the school's utility consumption, according to the university. Lig...

 2020-07-09 22:05 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Over 8,000 U.S. hotels may be forced to close in September without help...

WLAX/WEUX | Chip Rogers with the American Hotel and Lodging Association says more than 8,000 U.S. hotels could be forced to close in September....

 2020-07-09 22:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'2020 is a big deal:' With MU Law poll showing Biden leading by 8, 'Women for Trump' stops in WI...

PORT WASHINGTON -- The road to the White House runs through Wisconsin, and on Thursday, July 9, the...

 2020-07-09 22:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'Not moving in the right direction:' Milwaukee County sees dramatic surge in COVID-19 testing...

MILWAUKEE -- COVID-19 numbers in Milwaukee County are climbing. While testing has also increased, officials say it is not looking good right now. Two drive-thru coronavirus testing sites show two very different scenes....

 2020-07-09 22:01 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Special meeting set in Door County to discuss potential county face mask requirement...

STURGEON BAY (WLUK) -- Door County Administrator Ken Pabich admits there are several unknowns ahead of Friday's special meeting over a potential face covering requirement. "There's a lot of angst, people are anxious about what government shoul...

 2020-07-09 22:01 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

House panel pushes for equal access to PPP funds for minority-owned small businesses...

WLAX/WEUX | The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted minority communities not only in healthcare but also the economy....

 2020-07-09 21:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Teen sentenced in Fox Valley vandalism, arson spree...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- A teen convicted in a vandalism and arson spree was sentenced Thursday to two years, six months in jail. Kevin Peterson, 19, previously pleaded no contest to 12 charges, including seven counts of criminal damage to property and two coun...

 2020-07-09 21:46 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Community, bussinesses react to Shorewood mask mandate; requirement to take effect Friday...

SHOREWOOD -- After hours of debate, the Village of Shorewood passed an ordinance on Wednesday, July 8 that will require masks to be work in indoor public spaces. On Thursday, the community reacted to the measure enacted by village leaders....

 2020-07-09 21:44 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Anxious amid the pandemic? Experts urge caution if you self-soothe with alcohol...

These are anxious times, to be sure. You might be dealing with an economic hardship, with teaching your kids at home, or with just plain boredom from being inside. That can lead some light to moderate drinkers to overindulge....

 2020-07-09 21:32 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Dr. Birx addresses how schools can open safely, mixed messages from White House...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Schools districts continue to work on how to get kids back in the classroom safely, as cases of COVID-19 soar across the U.S. Dr. Deborah Birx spoke Thursday about how schools can re-open safely and the mixed...

 2020-07-09 21:30 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

'It'll never be crowded:' See the changes inside the Art Museum, reopening to the public July 16...

MILWAUKEE -- After months of being closed due to COVID-19, the Milwaukee Art Museum opened to members Thursday, July 9, with plans to reopen to the public July 16, with free admission for all visitors for one month. There are some changes you need to know...

 2020-07-09 21:30 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Proposed Milwaukee mask mandate passed by committee, moves to full Common Council...

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee's proposed mask mandate ordinance was passed by the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety and Health Committee, Thursday, July 9 and now moves to the full Common Council for final approval. The vote Thursday was three yes...

 2020-07-09 21:29 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Trump: Efforts to obtain financial records 'a political prosecution'...

WLAX/WEUX | The United States Supreme Court has given President Donald Trump a mixed bag with two rulings regarding efforts to obtain his financial records....

 2020-07-09 21:25 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Packers to hold job fair for gameday workers...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Packers will hold a walk-in job fair Wednesday, July 15 as they continue to seek guest service and security positions for home games and events. On-site interviews will be conducted from 4 p. m. to 7 p. m. at the Johnsonv...

 2020-07-09 21:19 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Parkee hopes the return of the Green Bay parks program gives kids a sense of normalcy...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay parks program returned this week after delaying its calendar due to the pandemic. Park supervisors, otherwise known as parkees, have made adjustments to keep kids safe at the parks....

 2020-07-09 21:16 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

DPW: 'Defund the police' mural on Water Street to be removed due to 'serious traffic safety concerns'...

MILWAUKEE -- The...

 2020-07-09 21:05 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Group of Texas sheriffs won't enforce governor's 'draconian' coronavirus mask rule...

AUSTIN -- A group of Texas sheriffs is refusing to follow one of the state's coronavirus rules. Police officials in nine counties said they will not enforce a recent executive order mandating that residents wear face coverings in public....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

34,028 test positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 813 deaths, 26K+ recovered...

MADISON -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Wisconsin reached 34,028 on Thursday, July 9. There have been 813 deaths statewide. More than 623,000 people have tested negative for the virus....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Osprey banding in Manawa...

MANAWA (WLUK) -- A season of banding birds in the Fox Valley is in the books. Volunteers from The Feather Wildlife Rehab/Education Center took to the skies over Manawa Thursday morning to check the progress of some Ospreys nesting there. The campaign reac...

 2020-07-09 20:52 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

MPD seeks information regarding homicide of 16-year-old girl; FBI offers $5,000 reward...

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Police Department on Thursday, July 9 requested the public's help gathering information about the homicide of 16-year-old Qunyonce Louis-Moore. Police said Louise-Moore was shot and killed in an alley near 8th and Keefe on T...

 2020-07-09 20:44 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

NWS: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for all of SE Wisconsin until 11 p.m....

MILWAUKEE -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of southeast Wisconsin until 11 p.m. CLICK HERE for the complete FOX6 Weather forecast. Meanwhile, FOX6Now.com offers a variety of extremely useful weather tools to h...

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