New Flight For Life helicopter; Burlington will be its home base

A new Flight For Life helicopter landed at its new home base in Burlington on Wednesday, March 16.

Crews are sharing what makes this helicopter different than others doing the same job. One of them – it is capable of carrying more life-saving equipment.

Back in November, the Flight For Life Air Medical Transport Program expanded to add a new community base and hangar facility at the Burlington Municipal Airport.

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A news release from last September says this expansion will advance Flight For Life’s overall mission to provide Wisconsin communities research-based critical care transport services by decreasing response times to injuries in southern Wisconsin, including Racine, Walworth, and Kenosha Counties, therefore improving patient outcomes.

Jordan Jones sentencing; Marquette dean death in February 2020

A Milwaukee County judge is sentencing Jordan Jones on Thursday, March 17 for the hit-and-run crash that killed Marquette University Dean Joe Daniels in February 2020.

Milwaukee, Nashville top 2 RNC contenders: Politico report

A Politico report indicates the Republican National Convention's site selection committee has whittled to two the number of cities it is considering to host the 2024 convention. Those two cities are Milwaukee and Nashville.

Milwaukee Fire Chief Lipski reappointment; meeting set for March 30

The City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) is in the process of considering the reappointment of Chief Aaron Lipski to the position of Fire Chief of the Milwaukee Fire Department.