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The latest on local crime and public safety.
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.
Tosa Resident Receives Top Award From Governor for Security Work

Tosa Resident Receives Top Award From Governor for Security Work

State Patrol Capt. Tim Carnahan of Wauwatosa was among those who planned security and transportation details for the National Governors' Association.
Tosa Cops Chase Thieves Caught Stealing from Car

Tosa Cops Chase Thieves Caught Stealing from Car

Officers noticed the boys being chased by a man after he saw them stealing from a neighbor's car.
Walgreens Bomb Threats May Be Part of Scam

Walgreens Bomb Threats May Be Part of Scam

Authorities say scammers are targeting Walgreens and CVS stores and demanding employees load prepaid cards.
Tosa Walgreens Stores Evacuated After Bomb Threats

Tosa Walgreens Stores Evacuated After Bomb Threats

The stores were among several across the country to receive threats.
Authorities Investigate Church Embezzlement Report

Authorities Investigate Church Embezzlement Report

A Wauwatosa church may have lost more than $60,000 from a special charity trust fund.
'Tosa Man Faces 6th OWI After Crashing Into Harley

'Tosa Man Faces 6th OWI After Crashing Into Harley

Scott R. Long, 50, told New Berlin police officers they should arrest him because he was drunk, according to a criminal complaint.
No Injuries in Glenview Ave. Fire Tuesday Morning

No Injuries in Glenview Ave. Fire Tuesday Morning

Insulation caught on fire while contractors were using a cutting torch at the commercial property in Wauwatosa.
Employee Steals Thousands From Tosa Business, Complaint Says

Employee Steals Thousands From Tosa Business, Complaint Says

Erin N. Kopan, 34, of Pewaukee, is accused of forging checks made out to Eye Care Vision in 2010, according to a criminal complaint.
Tosa Man Charged in Potawatomi Shooting

Tosa Man Charged in Potawatomi Shooting

Police say a 27-year-old Wauwatosa man began firing after a June 16 physical altercation at the casino.