Top stories for the week of June 17

CREATED Jun 21, 2013

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  • Shooting at Potawatomi Casino. It was supposed to be a relaxing night at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino. But when gunshots broke out, some witnesses rushed forward to do something about it. Read the full story here

  • Man who fell in Milwaukee River Sunday dies. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner has confirmed that the man who fell into the Milwaukee River on Sunday has passed away. Read the full story here

  • Paape found guilty of murdering Sheboygan Co. great-grandmother. Two teenagers, Nathan Paape and Antonio Barbeau, took the stand in Paape's trial where he's accused of brutally beating and killing Barbeau's great-grandmother, Barbara Olson. Read the full story here

  • Wisconsin State Senate passes state budget after protests at Capitol.The Wisconsin State Senate has passed Governor Scott Walker's newest two-year budget. Read the full story here

  • Father talks after mom charged with homicide in week-old baby's death. A 22-year-old mother from Milwaukee is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of her 7-day-old son. Read the full story here

  • New information reveals missing girl may have taken part in bank robbery. Court documents that show Jessica Benson is linked to a robbery that happened where she worked, at Educator's Credit Union. Read the full story here

  • Search ends after presumed drowning near Kenosha. The Coast Guard ended their search for a man who went missing Monday while swimming in Lake Michigan near Kenosha. Read the full story here

  • John Malan receives the Milwaukee Co. Purple Heart Pass. You may not know it, but John is a decorated veteran, receiving a Purple Heart for his service during Vietnam. And Milwaukee County presented him with a top honor for his service and sacrifice to our country. Read the full story here

  • Homeowners see pine trees withering away and dying. People living in Waukesha have a mystery on their hands. Dozens of homeowners say they've watched their pine trees wither away and die. Read the full story here

  • Summer events galore planned for this weekend in Milwaukee. This weekend in Wisconsin will be anything but boring, and there will be a lot going on to satisfy just about everyone's taste. Read the full story here Image by Scott Ash - Journal Sentinel

  • Unrest after Juneteenth celebration in Milwaukee. Milwaukee Police took numerous people into custody after an apparent fight a short distance from the end of the Juneteenth celebration in Milwaukee. Read the full story here