'It's been positive:' Police in 5 cities respond to complaints of nonessential businesses still open

GERMANTOWN -- Craft stores and CBD shops joined the list of nonessential businesses in Wisconsin, with the Wisconsin Economic Development Commission clarifying which businesses are considered "essential," and therefore, permitted to remain open during Governor Tony Evers' "Safer at Home" order that took effect on March 25, and order police are enforcing. "Everybody that comes in says, 'Gosh, we are so glad that you're open,'" said Aleksander Gerasyuta, owner of Beyond Full Spectrum.

DMV suspends Milwaukee-area driver training school; instructor intoxicated during lesson

GERMANTOWN -- Officials with the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles on Thursday, March 26 announced the suspension of the license for Milwaukee-area driving school Just Drive -- Germantown after an unlicensed instructor was found performing behind-the-wheel instruction while impaired in January -- along with other "recordkeeping infractions."FOX6 News in January reported Corey Malone was cited for being intoxicated behind the wheel.

Germantown police seek man who robbed BP cashier at gunpoint

GERMANTOWN -- Germantown police on Tuesday, March 17 asked for help identifying a man who robbed a gas station cashier at gunpoint on Friday, March 13.The crime happened just before 9:30 p.m.Police said a 911 call came in from the cashier, who reported a handgun was displayed during the robbery.When police responded, the cashier described the man as tall, wearing a hooded jacket and mask covering his face up to his eyes.Anyone with information was asked to please contact Germantown police.

Germantown officials: Worker dies after being trapped by fallen concrete panel

GERMANTOWN -- A worker died from injuries on Friday, March 13 after being trapped by a fallen concrete panel at International Concrete Products in Germantown.Germantown police revealed in a Facebook post that Germantown Fire Department/Rescue and Germantown Police Department were dispatched to the scene after receiving a 911 emergency call.Upon the arrival of first responders, workers were moving the piece of concrete.Personnel from the Germantown Rescue Department determined the worker was deceased.

Passenger dies of injuries; 2nd fatality in wrong-way driver crash on I-41

GERMANTOWN -- A second person died following a three-vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver in Germantown on Dec. 8, according to the Washington County Insider -- which Germantown police confirmed for FOX6 News.Theodore Walters, 20, of West Bend died as a result of his injuries days after the crash, a Germantown police lieutenant said.The crash happened on northbound I-41 south of Holy Hill Road.

2 arrested, 2 sought after retail theft, chase, crash in Germantown 

GERMANTOWN -- Two Milwaukee men were arrested following a retail theft and pursuit involving a stolen vehicle in Germantown Sunday evening, Sept. 8.Police said around 7:30 p.m., following a report of a retail theft in progress at Walmart on Appleton Avenue, the suspect vehicle was located, and the driver fled officers -- headed southbound on Appleton Avenue.The driver crashed into an unoccupied parked vehicle, light poles, and various other objects along the roadway, police said.Two occupants, ages 33 and 26, were arrested.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital via Flight for Life after crash involving deer in Germantown

GERMANTOWN -- A 50-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the hospital via Flight for Life after a crash involving a deer early Thursday, June 6in Germantown.It happened around 4:15 a.m. on Highway 145 near Fond du Lac Avenue.According to police, a driver following the motorcycle saw sparks in the roadway and came upon the unconscious 50-year-old man and the deer.