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Measles reported in SE Wisconsin: DHS urges residents to update vaccines against highly infectious disease

MADISON — Residents in Southeast Wisconsin are urged to update their measles vaccines after a case was reported here. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is working with the City of Milwaukee and Waukesha County health departments to identify anyone who was exposed by the patient. For any unvaccinated individuals potentially at risk, symptoms […]

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High-speed chase ensues following traffic stop; Minocqua man facing 31 years in prison

RACINE COUNTY — A traffic stop last week for a burned-out registration lamp quickly turned into a high-speed chase into Milwaukee County and landed a 38-year-old Minocqua man in a world of trouble. Joseph Zupan faces felony charges of attempting to flee or elude an officer, second-degree recklessly endangering safety and three charges of bail […]

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Milwaukee woman charged with forging stolen checks faces more than 6 years in prison

RACINE COUNTY — A 35-year-old Milwaukee woman faces almost seven years in prison after allegedly stealing Christmas cards out of a man’s mailbox and forging two checks to cash them in her name. Kristen Kennedy was charged Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of forgery and one misdemeanor count […]