A 1-year-old girl is recovering from severe facial injuries she suffered in a dog attack in Racine. Police say the girl was visiting her grandparents Tuesday evening when she was suddenly attacked by their dog. The girl was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital then transported by medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in suburban Milwaukee.
A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women whose bodies were stuffed into suitcases and discarded on a rural Wisconsin highway met his victims online, in one case possibly through a bondage website, according to police and a criminal complaint. Steven Zelich, a 52-year-old security officer, was charged Thursday with two counts of hiding a corpse.
Wisconsin police have arrested a 52-year-old man almost three weeks after human remains were found in suitcases, and investigators identified one victim as a missing Minnesota woman. Town of Geneva police Chief Steven Hurley said in a statement the man was arrested Wednesday. The news release didn’t elaborate on the man’s suspected role.
A 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a friend in a quest to please a spooky fictional character will have a mental evaluation, while an attorney for a second girl also charged in the crime said Wednesday that he could raise the issue of competency later.
Their case is perhaps not unlike the horror stories that inspired it. Two 12-year-old girls are accused of stabbing a friend nearly 20 times in the woods near Milwaukee – all to impress a make-believe Internet monster. His name is Slenderman, a faceless ghoul many parents had likely never heard of until this week.
Oswaldo Arcia drove in four runs, including the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, to push the Minnesota Twins past Milwaukee 6-4 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in the last eight meetings with the Brewers.
Josh Willingham hit a three-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat Milwaukee 6-4 Tuesday night in a game delayed when a fan fell into the Brewers’ bullpen.
Khris Davis of the Brewers showed his power potential in limited at-bats last season. Can he keep it going?
A southern Wisconsin family who had lost hope of ever seeing their cat after he ran off five years ago has been reunited with the gray tabby. A Racine woman turned Sammie into the local Wisconsin Humane Society after being concerned the declawed kitty that’d been hanging around her home for months would not survive the cold weather.
Milwaukee has literally been down this road before. What could the city’s Department of Public Works mix with rock salt to deice its streets in the winter?
A Milwaukee man convicted of homicide this week will testify in the mental illness phase of his trial, against the advice of his attorney.
A federal judge has refused to lift a temporary stay on a crucial section of a new Wisconsin abortion law. The language requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
A surveillance video aired in a Milwaukee trial appears to show a 76-year-old man confronting his 13-year-old neighbor on the sidewalk, pointing a gun at him and firing at least twice.
Commercial fisherman Larry Barbeau’s comings and goings usually don’t create much of a stir in this wind-swept Lake Michigan outpost, but in the past few days, his phone jangles the minute he arrives home.
The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. Derecho windstorms occur once every year or two across the central and northeastern U.S. in a band from Texas to New England. They pack hazardous winds of at least 75 mph or more and maintain their intensity for hours as they sweep across vast distances.