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Finding a good deal can be a challenge if you're in the market for an apartment on a budget. So what does the low-end rental price in Lower East Side look like these days?

Things to do in Sheboygan County this weekend include 'Shoot for a Cure,' 'Age of Excess' and 'It's a Wonderful Life.'

The blare of a tornado siren jolted people out of bed early Wednesday morning in Whitefish Bay. The false alarm a little after 4 a.m. triggered a flood of calls to police and fire departments. Something set a siren off at Cahill Square, startling people in their homes for miles around there. "It was loud," Whitefish Bay resident Justin Shea said. "It kept going on and on, and the dog started barking." "(It) woke up my whole family. Dogs started...

MILWAUKEE — Two children and one adult were injured and taken to the hospital after a car crash near 49th and Villard in Milwaukee, Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 11. The Milwaukee Fire Department was called to the scene around 4:15 p.m. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Authorities have not yet confirmed what caused the crash. PHOTO GALLERY

The Bucks made quick work of the Pelicans even without Giannis

Learning Shop, an independent toy store, is closing its doors at the end of the year after 40 years of business in Wisconsin.

A group of Bay View residents banded together to try to save a goose frozen to a pond. It happened Wednesday morning at Humboldt Park. One person went to Facebook to request help saving the goose. "I came here prepared to get wet, so if I gotta go out there and get it," Michael Kuechenmeister said. "I'm gonna stay and try to get him out. If I have to go in, I'll go in," Cory Jason said. They spent hours going in and out of the water using ropes,...

MILWAUKEE — Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation got into the Christmas spirit with less than 15 days to go until the big day — sharing a photo of a festive highway sign on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The sign was a nod to “A Christmas Story” — a holiday classic. It read: “Life is fra-gee-lay. Slow down.” Drive safely! Life is fra-gee-lay is a reference to the film, A Christmas ...

Looking for the best affordable markets in Milwaukee? Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city in your price range, with ratings, photos and more.

For the dozens of Hasidic Jewish families who had settled in Jersey City over the past few years, the JC Kosher Supermarket served as a community hub. It was the sole kosher grocery store in the area, stocking Kedem grape juice, canned vegetables and candy.

'Dear Donald Trump': The children's book in New Zealand PM Ardern's office

A Texas man who railed against “infidels” in his support of ISIS, was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for promoting the group online and lying to investigators, prosecutors said.

Every year, Catholics around the world donate tens of millions of dollars to the pope. Bishops exhort the faithful to support the weak and suffering through the pope’s main charitable appeal, called Peter’s Pence.

A Texas inmate was executed by lethal injection Wednesday evening for killing a supervisor at a state prison shoe factory in Amarillo nearly 17 years ago. Travis Runnels, 46, was convicted of slashing the throat of 38-year-old Stanley Wiley on Jan. 29, 2003.

The rocky highlands of Central Asia, in a remote region of Western Mongolia, are home to a plummeting population of the largest sheep in the world, the argali. The endangered species is beloved for its giant curving horns, which can run over 6 feet in length.

MEXICO CITY — Even in a nation almost inured to corruption, the news was astonishing. The man considered to be the brains behind the Mexican government’s militarized war on drug traffickers stood accused by American prosecutors of having been in the pocket of one of the major criminal groups he was ostensibly pursuing, severely undermining the very fight he was helping to lead. 

Getty Images have published their annual News Images of the Year - a remarkable collection of photographs that have brought to life the most important stories from 2019.

Endings are hard, but that's no excuse. From "Lost" to "Dexter" to "Game of Thrones," these controversial TV series finales have had fans arguing for years.

Reese Witherspoon last hit the red carpet with her husband and kids in 2016.

How Lori Loughlin Really Felt About Daughter Olivia’s YouTube Return

It could have been an awkward reunion between ex's on Tuesday night's (Dec. 10) "Late Late Show," but Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles had a fun time by asking awkward questions during a round of "Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts."

Jennifer Lopez ditches her makeup for a sweet selfie with her kids. Plus, more celebrity news for Dec. 10, 2019.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — AP source: Anthony Rendon and Los Angeles Angels agree to $245 million, seven-year contract.

Tiger Woods turned in a terrific performance to secure the first point of the Presidents Cup for the Americans.

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Local Wisconsin News

A DeForest Area High School student was taken into custody Wednesday for having a fake handgun.

According to a news release from the DeForest Police Department, police were sent to t...

Parents, coaches and fans who take things too far with a referee after a call they don't like could be hit with a misdemeanor soon.

A bipartisan bill in the state's Legislature wou...

Last week, Prairie du Sac resident Gene Weittenhiller Breezy, milder Thursday with a quick burst of light snow; colder this weekend
After another very cold day Wednesday, milder weather will return for Thursday and Friday.

There may be a quick burst of snow around lunchtime on Thursday. Another shot of colder wea...

Milwaukee police say an 8-year-old girl was shot and wounded in an apparently random shooting.

Police say the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon. The girl was struck inside a ho...

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating the actions of law enforcement officers following Tuesday's officer-involved shooting in Beloit.

Police officials said officer...

A couple is engaged after a man named Caleb Michiels proposed with an ornate light display at Holiday Fantasy in Lights at Olin Park to his then-girlfriend, Kelly Welgon.

Spelled out...

Class will go on as usual at Middleton's high schools Thursday after they were Police release images of men possibly connected to November shots fired incident
The Madison Police Department has released surveillance images of men who are known to have been in the area during a Brodhead man charged with drug crimes involving methamphetamine
A Brodhead man was charged Wednesday with attempting to possess methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

According to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Justice, ...

The Jefferson Middle School student accused of shooting another student with a BB gun on...

A 15-year-old Chicago boy was arrested in Columbia County after allegedly stealing a vehicle and leading authorities on a chase Tuesday.

According to a news release from the Columb...

Madison Water Utility repaired two water main breaks in the city today.

One break happened Wednesday morning on Dwight Road.

Madison Water Utility posted a video of the repairs...

The Madison Metropolitan School District is considering purchasing a 30,000 square-foot building at 333 Holtzman Road for $4.5 million to house programs for students with special needs.
Bail has been set at $1 million for a 16-year-old Wisconsin boy charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a school resource officer with a barbecue fork.

Grant Fuhrman was...