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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Waukesha Man With Ties to Domestic Terrorism Pleads Guilty to Threatening New Jersey Judge

Waukesha Man With Ties to Domestic Terrorism Pleads Guilty to Threatening New Jersey Judge

Michael Rinderele admitted to threatening a judge over parking tickets for his common law wife.
More Than $30,000 Raised for 12-Year-Old Waukesha Stabbing Victim

More Than $30,000 Raised for 12-Year-Old Waukesha Stabbing Victim

Little girl came home from the hospital on Friday. "She knows that a really bad thing happened to her," says family friend.
Listen to the 911 Call in 12-Year-Old's Stabbing

Listen to the 911 Call in 12-Year-Old's Stabbing

A calm Greg Steinberg assists the victim as the 911 dispatcher sends help to the Waukesha park where he found her.
12-Year-Olds Planned Birthday Stabbing of Friend and Classmate: Cops

12-Year-Olds Planned Birthday Stabbing of Friend and Classmate: Cops

Two girls lured another girl to a wooded area and stabbed her 19 times the morning after a sleepover, according to police.
Wrong-Way Driver Faces OWI Charge After Crashing Into Semi

Wrong-Way Driver Faces OWI Charge After Crashing Into Semi

Man faces charges after head-on collision with semi-truck in Waukesha. The man was transported to Froedtert Hospital via Flight For Life.
Man Tells Police to Just Cite Him For Noise Complaints

Man Tells Police to Just Cite Him For Noise Complaints

And was it dried blood -- or something less sinster -- that a person found on Silvernail Road? Waukesha Police Department calls from May 5-7, 2014.
Police: Burglary Suspect Nabbed With $10,000

Police: Burglary Suspect Nabbed With $10,000

Money in ATM burglaries was used to fund suspect's heroin and cocaine addictions.
WISN: Law Enforcement Officers Honoring Don Bishop

WISN: Law Enforcement Officers Honoring Don Bishop

Police Officer Don Bishop passed away from a heart attack while responding to a burglary in the Town of Brookfield in April 2013.
Tweeting Away! Waukesha Police Department Joins Social Media

Tweeting Away! Waukesha Police Department Joins Social Media

Have an emergency? Still call 9-1-1; don't tweet to the Waukesha Police Department.
Intoxicated Neighbor Throws Garbage at Woman's Door

Intoxicated Neighbor Throws Garbage at Woman's Door

Waukesha Police Department calls from April 26-April 29.
Waukesha Hero Gave Ultimate Sacrifice While Protecting Community

Waukesha Hero Gave Ultimate Sacrifice While Protecting Community

Waukesha Police Department Capt. Jim Lutz, who was killed on duty by bank robbers 20 years ago, is remembered as a friend, mentor and hero.
Local Doctor Arrested at Country Springs Hotel

Local Doctor Arrested at Country Springs Hotel

Dr. Jan Doenier is charged with two felonies and three misdemeanors.
Victims' Identities Released in Fatal Car Accident on Sunset Drive [UPDATED]

Victims' Identities Released in Fatal Car Accident on Sunset Drive [UPDATED]

Waukesha woman and Milwaukee man, both 23, were killed in Town of Genesee car accident.
Woman Too Drunk to Walk Dog Calls Police 'Stupid' and 'Rookies'

Woman Too Drunk to Walk Dog Calls Police 'Stupid' and 'Rookies'

Waukesha Police Department calls from April 18-April 21, 2014.
Pewaukee Man Accused of Leading Crime Ring, Homicide

Pewaukee Man Accused of Leading Crime Ring, Homicide

Authorities are seeking the death penalty against Kevin R. Arms, 40, of Pewaukee in a federal indictment.