A man who maintains he was unarmed when Milwaukee police officers shot him twice on a rooftop last August has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and the police department. The shooting of Jerry Smith Jr. near 29th Street and Wisconsin Avenue was captured on cell phone video by a witness.

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A Deerfield man was arrested early Tuesday morning after leading deputies and state patrol troopers on a pursuit down the interstate, Dane County officials said.
The Rock County Sheriff's Office is investigating another burglary at Armageddon Supplies in Janesville. It's the same gun store that Joseph Jakubowski broke into before leading authorities on a manhunt in April 2017.
A man who maintains he was unarmed when Milwaukee police officers shot him twice on a rooftop last August has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and the police department. The shooting of Jerry Smith Jr. near 29th Street and Wisconsin Avenue was captured on cell phone video by a witness.
Janesville police officers arrest a man they say shot at his car with people inside. No one was hurt in the incident Monday night in the 200 block of Westridge Road
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One Madison police officer was hurt during a fight with a man who police say was drunk. Officers were called to the 300 block of West Doty Street around 12:30 a.m. Saturday to help a man who was reportedly screaming that he needed protective armor. When officers reached the 19-year-old man, they determined he was incapacitated and took him into protective custody. They took him to detox, where the fight broke out.
Police in Madison are looking into two armed robberies Saturday night and whether the crimes are connected. Police tell 27 News they were first called to the BP at 4325 Mohawk Trail around 9:45 p.m. Then just before 11 p.m., officers were called to the BP/Stop-N-Go at 6202 Schroeder Road.
Man accused of killing his mother and leaving her body in a garbage can will spend behind bars. Robert Rozewicz is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison. The 42-year-old initially pleaded no contest to charges that he killed his mother and left her body in a garbage can at the curb of her home. The defendant had hoped the judge would find him not guilty by reason of mental disease of defect.
Three people have died after a crash in Manitowoc County. The Sheriff's Office says Deputies responded to a two vehicle crash around 3:36 p.m. on Thursday on I-43 south of County Road C in the Town of Newton
Firefighters on Thursday morning, Jan. 25th responded to a fire near the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Crews were called to the scene around 3:30 a.m. after security noticed smoke at the building site of the Wilderness Resort J-1 dormitory for students — which is currently under construction.
Officials with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office said a 15-year-old boy, not even old enough to have a valid license, was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 23, accused of leading deputies on a wild chase from Racine to Milwaukee after a carjacking. Sheriff's officials said Racine police were investigating a carjacking where the offender dragged the owner with the car as he sped away.
A Milwaukee woman was arrested in Burlington after she was found in a vehicle on the top story of a parking garage which also contained several weapons and a large amount of marijuana. Andrea Hankins, 28, of Milwaukee is charged with possession with intent to deliver or manufacture THC, less than 200 grams, use of a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A man, 35, was shot and killed near 27th and Kilbourn Monday night. Police said the victim died at the scene following an apparent argument with another person
Authorities have arrested a suspect in a shooting that killed two people and injured another in central Wisconsin. Officers responded to a 911 call early Saturday about a shooting in the city of Abbotsford. Officers found two people dead in the home. An injured victim was taken to a hospital but is expected to survive.
30-year-old Timothy Baumann of Milwaukee faces a felony charge in Waukesha County of “use of a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.” Baumann also faces a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.
Wisconsin State Patrol confirms to 27 News at least two people have died in a crash on I-43 early Sunday morning near Clinton.
Two males are dead and one male has suffered serious injuries from a crash in St. Croix County sometime between Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
Milwaukee police are investigating a crash that happened near 23rd and Center Sunday morning
Two people are dead and one person was hurt after an early morning shooting on Saturday, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Facebook page. A male suspect was found near the home and is in custody. Officials said they got a 911 call at 3:02 a.m. of a shooting at 406 East Maple Street in the City of Abbotsford.
A gun store robbery attempt in Oconomowoc. Freedom Arms Unlimited is closed for the day as police investigate. Door shattered. Glass on the ground.
A Milwaukee police officer was shot Thursday night by another officer. Milwaukee police were called for a domestic dispute near Hawley Road and Main Street, where they encountered a man with knives.
The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night
Racine: police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting near 14th Street and Park Avenue. At 4:01 p.m., police said they tried to make a traffic stop near 14th and Villa streets. The driver ran away on foot, and the officers followed him.
Racine police investigate officer-involved shooting near 14th and Park
Milwaukee: police are investigating a triple shooting. It happened around 12:05 a.m. Wednesday near 9th Street and North Avenue. Police said one victim was found at the scene. Two other victims showed up at an area hospital
A small child died Monday afternoon in a house fire in western Wisconsin. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says a fire was reported around 3:15 p.m. in a home on Margaret Street in Richmond.
Phoenix police say deputy U.S. Marshals and police in Green Bay, Wisconsin, have made two arrests in the death of a Phoenix man. Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Alan Pfohl says in a Monday news release that the 21-year-old and 16-year-old brothers were awaiting extradition to Arizona to face charges related to the death of 48-year-old Jon Clarke.
Authorities in Sauk County say alcohol and speed were factors in a crash on Friday that killed a sophomore from Middleton High School
Milwaukee firefighters were called to a garage fire near the area of 25th and Hampton late Saturday night, January 13th
Milwaukee police were called to the scene of a crash when another crash happened right in front of them on Sunday morning, January 14th. Officials said crews responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash near 15th Place and Forest Home around 3:00 a.m. When they arrived to investigate, no one was inside the vehicle. Police are unsure if it was stolen or registered