Milwaukee

54-year-old Milwaukee man Andrez Martina is accused of killing his grandson with a sledgehammer because he says the 12-year-old stole money. 

No child deserves to die over enjoying a slice of cheesecake, especially at the hands of his own father.

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A Milwaukee doctor working in addition medicine is speaking out after losing his wife to a fatal overdose. Dr. Neville Duncan is opening up about his loss because he never knew his wife was an addict. Jennifer Duncan died as a result of an accidental overdose of fentanyl and cocaine. “The irony of it is, I’m in addiction medicine,” said […]

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Six people were killed Wednesday in a shooting on the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said. The dead include the shooter, said Barrett. He has not yet been identified, but authorities now know he was a 51-year-old man. “It is a horrible, horrible day for the employees here. […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man strangled his girlfriend then killed her two young daughters, kissing the girls and telling them their mother wanted them to be in heaven with her, prosecutors said Tuesday. Arzel Ivery, 25, was charged in Milwaukee County with three counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of 26-year-old Amarah […]

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An officer shot an armed male student Monday morning in a classroom at a suburban Milwaukee high school after the teenager pointed a gun at officers, a police chief said. A Waukesha South High School student informed a school resource officer that a classmate had a handgun around 10:17 a.m., Waukesha Police […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee city officials are offering Bucks guard Sterling Brown $400,000 to settle his lawsuit accusing police of using excessive force and targeting him because he’s black when they confronted him over a parking violation. The city’s Common Council authorized the offer Wednesday during a closed session. Brown has 14 days to accept or decline […]

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Quanita “Tay” Jackson had already made a name for herself in Milwaukee as an anti-violence activist and organizer. Last Saturday, the 20-year-old was organizing a youth basketball tournament in Moody Park to promote peace. A day later, Jackson was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting, across the street from the park she had been […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room abruptly pleaded guilty Tuesday as the second day of testimony at his trial began. Isaac Barnes, 26, pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless homicide, possession of a firearm by a felon and endangering safety by […]

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Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration in his cell in 2016. This has been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of the state of Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the settlement was initially proposed in January and that the […]

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An Amber Alert has been issued for Noelani Robinson, a 2-year-old girl is believed to have been abducted by her father, who is considered armed and dangerous, in Milwaukee. According to reports, her father, 34-year-old Dariaz Higgins, also shot and killed Robinson’s mother. Noelani was last seen on Monday, according to ABC News. The search for […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Democrats selected Milwaukee to host their 2020 national convention Monday, setting up the party’s 2020 standard-bearer to accept the presidential nomination in the heart of the old industrial belt that delivered Donald Trump to the White House. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez chose Milwaukee over Houston and Miami after deliberations lingered […]