Why some Hyundai and Kia cars are easy prey for car thieves

Some Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs lack an anti-theft “key” device, making them an easy target for car thieves. An insurance industry group says these cars are stolen at nearly twice the rate of the rest of the auto industry because their engines lack “immobilizer” systems, which is an electronic safety device that prevents … Read more

Thieves key to hack that leaves Hyundai and Kia cars vulnerable

Some Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs lack an anti-theft “key” device, and thieves know it. An insurance industry group says these cars are stolen at nearly twice the rate of the rest of the auto industry because their keys lack computer chips for anti-theft “immobilizer” systems. The thefts apparently started in the Milwaukee area … Read more

1 in 6 native tree species in the US may face extinction

According to a first-of-its-kind assessment, one in six native tree species in the contiguous 48 states is threatened with extinction. What you need to know According to a first-of-its-kind assessment, one in six native tree species in the contiguous 48 states is threatened with extinction. The most common threats to Native American trees are invasive … Read more

Milwaukee science fiction writer victim of ‘swatting’

A Milwaukee science fiction author says he’s being terrorized by cyberbullies online, sending police to his home with fake 911 calls. It’s a potentially dangerous prank known as swatting. Police descended on Patrick Tomlinson’s east side Milwaukee home at 1 a.m. three weeks ago with guns drawn after receiving a call from someone claiming to … Read more

BLESS Calumet making an impact on mental health in Calumet County

HILBERT, Wis. – The student was in trouble. The kind that, afterwards, friends, family and loved ones wipe away a million tears as they lament how they missed the mark. What you need to know THRIVE Calumet is a school-based mental health program serving five school districts in Calumet County, Wisconsin In the first year … Read more

Celebrate black art and culture at the Black Theater Festival

Celebrate black art and culture at the Black Theater Festival The Milwaukee Black Theater Festival runs from August 10th to the 14th Updated: 9:13 AM CDT, August 6, 2022 Hide transcript View the transcript LAW OFFICES A WIRE LOOKING AHEAD ON MORNING ART STREET. SHERRY WILLIAMS PENNELL JOINS THE MILWAUKEE SHERRY BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL THIS … Read more

University officials address worker shortage, solutions in panel discussion | Waukesha Co. News Business

WAUKESHA – The Waukesha County Business Alliance (WCBA) and university officials from UW-Milwaukee (UWM), Carroll University and Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) discussed addressing the higher education workforce shortage at the Mayor’s Breakfast on Tuesday in morning. Community members were invited to attend the Mayor’s Breakfast at Tuscan Hall Venue & Catering, 409 Delafield St. … Read more