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Wis. Fan Earns $10,000 For Half-Court Shot

One Milwaukee Bucks fan pockets $10,000 for making an unlikely shot.

03/15/2012

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Charity To Refuse Dahmer Tour Money

A business offering walking tours of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s haunts in Milwaukee plans to donate some proceeds to a charity that supports the parents of murder victims, but that group said Tuesday it wants no part of it.

03/06/2012

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Some Upset About Dahmer Walking Tour In Wis.

A marketing group in Wisconsin wants to give walking tours of the bar where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer met and hung out with some of his victims.

03/02/2012

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Train Kills 11-Year-Old Boy In Wis. Suburb

An 11-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a freight train on his way to school in a Milwaukee suburb.

02/27/2012

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New Mental Exam Set For Wis. Fetal-Abduction Case

The defense team for a Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman in October and trying to steal her unborn baby wants a fresh mental exam for their client.

12/16/2011

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Prison Scuffle For Wis. Fetal-Abduction Suspect

The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office says an inmate accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her unborn baby has assaulted a prison guard.

11/15/2011

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Man Who Survived Dahmer Due In Court Friday

The man who led police to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer 20 years ago is due back in court on a charge stemming from the death of a man who was thrown off a bridge into the Milwaukee River.

10/28/2011

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Wis. Police Officer Shoots Self In Foot

A Milwaukee police officer is recovering after shooting himself in the foot.

10/22/2011

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Milwaukee Anti-Wall Street Protest Draws Hundreds

Joining an internationally growing movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Milwaukee on Saturday decrying corporate greed and demanding stricter regulation over the U.S.’s banking industry.

10/15/2011

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Milwaukee Infant Dies After Sleeping In Adult Bed

Milwaukee County authorities say a 4-month-old girl has died after being found wedged between a wall and the mattress of an adult bed.

10/14/2011

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Slain Woman’s Family Haunted By Ride With Stranger

Days after someone killed his pregnant sister-in-law and sliced the fetus from her womb, Josue Garcia says his family remains haunted by a single question: Why would Maritza Ramirez-Cruz get into the car of a woman she didn’t know?

10/12/2011

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Documents: Wis. Woman Hatched Plan To Steal Baby

Desperate to give her boyfriend a son but unable to conceive, Annette Morales-Rodriguez faked a pregnancy for months, court documents say, then began trolling Milwaukee’s streets for pregnant women in hopes of stealing an unborn baby.

10/11/2011

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Mother Who Had Fetus Removed ‘By Force’ Identified

A Milwaukee woman abducted a young pregnant mother and removed her fetus just days before the baby was due, killing both of them, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after she tried to pass the baby off as her own.

10/10/2011

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Wis. Cops: Pregnant Woman’s Baby Taken ‘By Force’

Milwaukee police say a pregnant 23-year-old woman was found dead in a basement and her baby torn from her womb “by force.”

10/08/2011

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Wis. Humane Society Suspends Dog Adoptions

The Wisconsin Humane Society has temporarily suspended dog adoptions after discovering a puppy has a potentially deadly virus.

09/28/2011

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Wis. War Memorial Needs $5.3M In Repairs

A Milwaukee County audit shows that the War Memorial Center needs $5.3 million in repairs to stop a leakage problem that is threatening the $750 million art collection that’s stored in the building.

09/17/2011

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Wis. Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Wisconsin lottery officials say a Milwaukee man claimed the $1 million prize he won in last week’s Powerball drawing. The lottery said in a statement Monday that Dennis Walczyk has come forward. […]

09/12/2011

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Wis. Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With Infant In SUV

A 31-year-old Illinois man has been arrested after a Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy stopped his Jeep for traveling 90 mph on Interstate 94 and found a 9-month-old infant in the SUV.

08/14/2011

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Dahmer’s Survivor Charged In Wis. Man’s Death

The man who led Milwaukee police to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer 20 years ago was charged Friday in the death of a homeless man who drowned after he was thrown off a bridge.

07/30/2011

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Fielder Homers, Brewers Rout Twins 11-1

Prince Fielder hit one of four Milwaukee homers to give him an NL-best 67 RBIs this season and the Brewers beat the injury-riddled Minnesota Twins 11-1 Saturday night after Delmon Young left on a stretcher.

06/25/2011

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Wis. Woman Arrested For Driving Drunk With 11 Children

A 32-year-old mother has been arrested in Milwaukee County for driving drunk with eleven children in her SUV.

06/06/2011

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Wis. Teens Arrested After Crashing Into Police Station

Police say two teen brothers are under arrest for crashing their parents’ pickup truck into a Milwaukee Police Department building.

05/29/2011

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Milwaukee Teachers Drop Viagra Suit

The Milwaukee teachers union has dropped a lawsuit seeking to get its taxpayer-funded Viagra back.

03/07/2011

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1 Wisconsin Resident Left On American Idol

Just one person from Wisconsin has made it into the final 24 contestants for this season’s American Idol.

02/27/2011

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Some Passengers Sickened Aboard Southwest Flight

Southwest Airlines says about a dozen passengers on a flight from Tampa to Milwaukee complained of flu-like symptoms Monday afternoon.

02/08/2011

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