Common Council rejects apartment high-rise behind Goll House

Approval for the $55 million, 27-story apartment tower on Milwaukee’s east side failed to win a mandated supermajority of 12 votes after a protest petition was filed by neighboring property owners. Read entire story [Read story]

Blue Jays set to acquire Padres OF Upton

Toronto agreed to a trade for San Diego Padres outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., who would give the Blue Jays another big bat to squeeze into a crowded lineup. Read entire story here. [Read story]

A.O. Smith revenue, profits move higher on global strength

North American sales down slightly. Read entire story here. [Read story]

BBB warns: former ‘Shark Tank’ contestant racked up complaints

A firm that turned unwanted gift cards into cash has shut down, leaving hundreds of people, including five in Wisconsin, high and dry, the BBB says. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Man faces prison time for recycling scheme straight out of ‘Seinfeld’

MICHIGAN — A Michigan man hauling more than 10,000 bottles faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine for a recycling scheme reminiscent of a classic Seinfeld episode, according to officials. Back in April, [Read story]

A Cleaner Milwaukee River Basin – Plan Being Floated by DNR

The Milwaukee River basin is markedly cleaner than a few decades ago. The heavy industries that used to pour toxins into the water have closed or are now regulated, and the deep tunnel system has dramatically reduced [Read story]

The Glass Tower on Downer Avenue

ScottNorrisPhoto has added a photo to the pool: Concrete and glass "tower". Click to read a bit about the processing and see the full vertical image here: Woo hoo! Day 300(!) of my 365 photo a [Read story]

Gimbel’s – Field’s Building – Ivory Tusk Building – Milwaukee WI – Seen From the Milwaukee River. A beautiful sight from under the bridge.

Meridith112 has added a photo to the pool: The ASQ Center Ivory Tusk Building - ASQ is on the left side; Mariott Residence Inn is on the right, where the twin staircases are located. The greatest question is what to call [Read story]

Massive ‘flying boat’ draws crowds at EAA

The Hawaii Mars is visiting EAA AirVenture for the first time and drawing huge crowds eager to glimpse the massive flying boat anchored in a Lake Winnebago bay next to the seaplane base. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Live coverage: McCarthy, Packers training camp practice

Follow our live coverage of Mike McCarthy’s early morning news conference and the Packers’ first training camp practice of the 2016 season. McCarthy speaks at 7:45 and players take to Ray Nitschke Field at 8:15 Tuesday [Read story]

Sale apologizes but stands by passionate reaction

Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale apologized for letting down his teammates and fans for his Saturday tirade that led to a five-game team suspension, but he didn't back down from the position that led to him cutting up [Read story]

Baird launches $300 million private equity fund

First global fund for company's capital arm. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Woman arrested after making ‘most wanted’ list pleads not guilty

A Milwaukee woman who made the FBI's "10 Most Wanted" list, accused of shooting and killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child, enters not guilty pleas. ; Read entire story here. [Read story]

FOX Focus: Learn how NutriMost can help with your weight loss challenges

MILWAUKEE -- We're talking about weight loss, but maybe not for vanity purposes. Maybe you have some health issues that you don't even know are attributed to the extra weight you are carrying around. Find out how [Read story]

Menomonee Falls man pleads guilty to homicide after killing bicyclist

Over the past two years, taxpayers shelled out $2.5 million in wages for nearly 400 prison workers to wait at home while they were investigated for alleged misconduct, records show. Most of these workers were found to be [Read story]

100 Days of Summer #53 – Leap

elviskennedy has added a photo to the pool: Two young girls are having summertime fun jumping into the lake. Made with a Sony Rx1rm2. For more go to Article by Cream City:: Milwaukee, Wisconsin [Read story]

Tosa police will not release squad video of officer-involved shooting

The Wauwatosa Police Department will not release squad video documenting the fatal shooting of Jay Anderson, Jr., 25, by one of their officers until prosecutors decide whether to charge him. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Technology in Pokémon Go has multiple real-world applications

Augmented reality could soon be used to identify a land mine, aid a physician or find a restaurant. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Brewers vs. Diamondbacks: Monday game report

BEHIND THE BOX SCORE Read entire story here. [Read story]

Wauwatosa files lawsuit to halt WIAA conference realignment

The Wauwatosa School District says a new conference realignment plan is both unfair to and unsafe for its high school football teams. ; Read entire story here. [Read story]