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Also, NOW has published a new police blotter, and County Supervisor Pat Jursik has published her latest news update.

And here is an honor for former South Milwaukee runner and Lawrence University’s Josh Janusiak.

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Golden Birthday For South Milwaukee’s Quintuplets, Big Honor For Local Filmmaker And Other Headlines

Check out these South Shore headlines, including some positive press for our fair city …

And NOW has published a new police blotter.

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Check out these South Shore headlines …

Also, NOW has published a new police blotter.

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Headlines: Fire, Police Departments Making A Difference, And More

Simple solutions can make a big difference too — and maybe even prevent cancer.

That’s the story behind the TMJ 4 report that aired last night on the South Milwaukee Fire Department’s newest safety tool — sanitizing wipes for their firefighters.

Check out the story here.

And here are some other local headlines …

NOW has published new police blotters here and here.

Also, the Milwaukee Post has published an article on the efforts to restore the Mill Pond and Oak Creek watershed. You can see it here. It provides a pretty accurate portrayal of the issue (although it calls us a village vs. a city).

In short, I’m excited for the progress we’re making toward a cleaner watershed, but we’re just getting started and we have a lot of work to do. The restoration study will help guide that work and get us that much closer to the long-term solutions we need to make the Oak Creek watershed something we can all be proud of again.

I want the city to be a partner in those efforts. And we have been.

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Disappointing Caterpillar Earnings And Other Headlines

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And NOW has published a new police blotter.

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More Headlines: South Milwaukeean Injured In Copter Crash, Oak Creek Meijer Opening Set And More

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A Beautiful South Milwaukee Garden And Other Local Headlines

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The South Milwaukee Garden Tour is coming up Saturday, June 27, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has the first of several garden profiles online now. Check it out here.

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Also, NOW has published a new police blotter.

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Headlines: Bicyclist Victims Named, Baseball Stadium Effort Back To Franklin And More

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NOW has published a new police blotter.

Also, County Supervisor Pat Jursik has published a new news update, with information on the Cudahy Sportsman’s Club, an honor for a Cudahy senior and a warning about feeding birds in area parks.

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South Milwaukee Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash And Other Headlines

Tragic news out of Milwaukee, where a South Milwaukee man was killed in a motorcycle crash.

The victim was identified as 46-year-old Joseph Hernke. Here is the story. Please keep his family in your prayers.

Here are some other South Shore headlines …

Also, NOW has published a new police blotter.

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A man wrongfully convicted in the 1995 killing of a South Milwaukee High School student is getting $6.5 million from the City of Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting.

Here is the story. From it …

Chaunte Ott filed a federal civil rights lawsuit after his release in 2009, claiming that Milwaukee police detectives pressured witnesses into testifying falsely that they had been with Ott during the murder of Jessica Payne, a 16-year-old runaway.

“Lawsuits based on events occurring nearly two decades ago present hurdles that make defending such cases exceptionally difficult,” read a statement released by the city late Tuesday.

The case had been scheduled to begin trial in Milwaukee federal court last week. A similar suit from another man wrongly convicted of killing someone later linked to Ellis remains pending.

“Our client is obviously not going to get back the 13 years that were unjustly taken from him, but we appreciate the city’s agreement to provide fair compensation,” said Jon Loevy, one of Ott’s attorneys. “Chaunte continues to rebuild his life, working and enjoying time with his family.”

Ott, now 40, won his freedom with the help of the Wisconsin Innocence Project, which began working on his case years earlier. In 2007, it was learned that DNA taken from the Payne crime scene did not match Ott or the two men who had testified against him, both of whom later recanted.

It did match DNA taken from two other murdered women, one of whom Ellis was later convicted of killing. Still, it took two more years for Ott to leave prison. …

At the time prosecutors declined to retry Ott, Payne’s stepmother said she still believed he was responsible, though she didn’t expect prosecutors to try him again. A retrial would have been complicated not only by the DNA evidence but also by the fact that two key state witnesses had recanted the testimony and one had died.

The Payne case remains an open investigation.

And here are some other South Shore headlines …

Also, County Supervisor Pat Jursik has published her new newsletter, and NOW has a new police blotter.

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Helping A Stranded Boater And Other Headlines

News and notes from around the South Shore, including this from the South Milwaukee Fire Department …

At approximately 6:20 this evening (Sunday, March 15), SMFD responded to a request from the Oak Creek Fire Department to assist a stranded boater on Lake Michigan approximately one mile off of Bender Park.  Apparently, the US Coast Guard originally received the call reporting the disabled boat and notified OCFD.  SMFD responded with it’s inflatable boat to Bender Park (the rescue boat is still in winter storage), located the disabled boat and its two male occupants and towed it safely back to shore.

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Arrest Made In Tri-City Robbery And Other Headlines

The South Milwaukee Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in Saturday’s robbery of the downtown South Milwaukee branch of Tri-City National Bank.

Police are seeking formal state charges on the suspect. More information to come …

And check out these South Shore headlines, including more on the power outage the other day from the snowstorm …

And NOW has published a new police blotter.

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Check out these South Shore headlines, including some good news on a South Milwaukee cancer survivor …

Also, NOW has published a new police blotter, including this …

Windows were shattered on seven parked vehicles overnight Feb. 14-15, with at least six apparently shot with a BB gun. Three vehicles were parked outside an apartment building at 601 Milwaukee Ave. The other vehicles were in the 3100 block of Fifth Avenue, the 1900 block of Ninth Avenue, the 800 block of Hawthorne Avenue and the 500 block of Marion Avenue.

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Check out these South Shore headlines …

Also, NOW has published a new police blotter.

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