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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Wisconsin 12-Year-Old Deemed Mentally Incompetent in Stabbing Case

Wisconsin 12-Year-Old Deemed Mentally Incompetent in Stabbing Case

Two girls lured another girl to a wooded area and stabbed her 19 times the morning after a sleepover, according to police.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Manhunt Under Way for Carjacker Who Killed 11-Year-Old Boy

Manhunt Under Way for Carjacker Who Killed 11-Year-Old Boy

The suspect, 34-year-old Rockie Douglas, is also wanted on Wisconsin warrants.
100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

We looked at stories from across America in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook School to try to illustrate the scale of the problem.
Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

'Cell tower dumps’ are causing Americans to ponder their basic rights of privacy.
FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA issues new guidelines for first responders of mass attacks.
What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

A look at ‘dabbing,’ a new trend in marijuana consumption.
‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

Facebook feeds and cable networks are full of coverage of innocent people being sucker punched. But there’s not much evidence of this “game” sweeping the nation.
World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

The force will be strong on Twitter for the 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon.
Armed Robbery at Lakeshore Mobil

Armed Robbery at Lakeshore Mobil

A young man threatened a store clerk with a knife Sunday night.
Rash of Bike Thefts in Shorewood

Rash of Bike Thefts in Shorewood

Seven (and a half) bicycles and a scooter were stolen last week.
Woman Admits to Stealing From Unlocked Cars

Woman Admits to Stealing From Unlocked Cars

The 24-year-old told police she needed money to support her heroin addiction.
Woman Robbed at Gunpoint

Woman Robbed at Gunpoint

The mugger threatened to shoot her if she yelled for help.
Two Cars and a Home Entered

Two Cars and a Home Entered

Atwater School also reported that an iPod was stolen sometime during the summer months.
OMGPD: Some Things Really Should be Done at Home

OMGPD: Some Things Really Should be Done at Home

When pants mean you're overdressed and enjoying the scenery definitely doesn't include what police found in Estabrook Park. Weekly OMGPD found here.