The funding would come from the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division's reserves to enter into a partnership with the sheriff's office.
The office says there is no threat to the public's safety at this time.
Jahira Roaf-Lassiter was found safe, MCSO officials said.
A 34-year-old man died at the hospital on Sunday, Aug. 16 after being found unresponsive at Kosciuszko Park.
Sheriff's officials said the boys entered the water, and one began to struggle, and when the second boy came to assist, both became caught in a current. That's when the good Samaritan went in.
The 50-year-old good Samaritan saw the boys in distress and went into the water to try to help. He was able to rescue one of the boys and tried to rescue the second, but both were pulled under.
Law enforcement officials asked drivers to use an alternate route with the freeway shut down for nearly four hours Tuesday morning.
United States Attorney Matthew Krueger Wednesday laid out the mission of up to 35 federal agents coming to Milwaukee not to get involved in any civil unrest or protest -- but to focus on violent crime.
MILWAUKEE -- A 31-year-old Milwaukee man was charged on Wednesday, July 22 in connection to a shooting that took place on I-43 near National Avenue in June.Authorities say Lance Carr fired a gun at another car on the interstate on June 23.
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and family on Sunday, July 19 identified a 19-year-old man who drowned in Lake Michigan Saturday night while trying to save two children. Family said Jvarius Bankhead was in town from Mississippi to visit his father, and a trip to the beach turned tragic.
A dramatic scene unfolded Saturday night, July 18 along Milwaukee's lakefront. FOX6's cameras captured dive team crews pulling a man from the water near McKinley Beach -- just outside of McKinley Marina.
MILWAUKEE -- A 19-year-old man died after he was pulled from Lake Michigan Saturday night, July 18 -- after sheriff's officials said he helped two children to safety.Officials were called out to the lakefront near McKinley Marina shortly before 9 p.m.MCSO officials said three family members were wading in the water of McKinley Beach — two of them children.
MILWAUKEE -- A 35-year-old Milwaukee man is charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 48-year-old woman near 29th and Highland on Sunday, July 12.
MILWAUKEE -- A body was recovered Tuesday evening, July 14 amid a search for a 24-year-old man missing in the water near Humboldt Avenue and North Avenue since Sunday evening, July 12.
MILWAUKEE -- All lanes on westbound I-94 were temporarily shut down early Wednesday morning, July 15 following reports of shots fired at a semi.
MILWAUKEE -- An arrest was made following a deadly assault on Bradford Beach Sunday night, July 12 -- an attack the Milwaukee County sheriff said "appears to be random."Milwaukee County sheriff's officials said the victim was physically assaulted on the beach around 9 p.m. The victim was found unresponsive -- not breathing with no pulse.
MILWAUKEE -- The search for a 24-year-old man who fell into the Milwaukee River near Humboldt Avenue and North Avenue Sunday night, July 12 became a recovery effort as of Monday evening, the Milwaukee County sheriff announced.Sheriff Earnell Lucas said the man who was with a friend in the area Sunday evening grabbed onto a tree branch which collapsed, and he then fell into the water around 7 p.m. People on shore made efforts to rescue him, but he was swept away by the current.FOX6 News crews saw MFD, Milwaukee police and U.S. Coast Guard boats searching the water, along with at least two divers -- and a sonar system.
OAK CREEK -- All lanes of southbound I-41/94 were closed in Oak Creek on Thursday afternoon, July 2.The closure began around 2:30 p.m. due to a vehicle fire just at Oakwood Road -- just south of Ryan Road -- with just the two left lanes closed.