West Allis-West Milwaukee schools to be closed Monday due to cold

Jan. 03, 2014 6:02 p.m. | The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District has announced that its schools will be closed on Monday due to extremely cold weather.

The closure includes all after-school activities and West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation Department activities.

2013 Suburban sports photos of the year gallery now online

Jan. 03, 2014 8:56 a.m. | 2013 was a big year in suburban sports.

Germantown boys basketball, Muskego boys soccer, Menomonee Falls girls volleyball, New Berlin West boys baseball, Shorewood and Brookfield East boys track and field and Franklin/Muskego/Oak Creek/Whitnall gymnastics teams all won state titles.

From football and basketball to wrestling, track and swimming, NOW Newspapers and MyCommunityNOW covered many meets, games and invites. 

And you can find photos from those events and more in our 2013 Suburban Sports Photos of the Year gallery.

Neighbors call Greenfield police on each other after snowblowing dispute

Jan. 02, 2014 9:10 a.m. | Greenfield police were called after one resident reported that her neighbor was blowing snow onto her property.

According to the Greenfield police report:

A resident of the 12000 block of West Carpenter Avenue called police to report her neighbor was blowing his snow onto her property at 6:55 p.m. Dec. 22.

A few minutes later the neighbor called 911 to report the original female caller was now outside and swearing up a storm at him for his snow-blowing techniques.

Officers responded to the scene and discovered the female caller was concerned about a pile of snow that was left in the corner of her yard by the street. Police advised both parties to leave each other alone.

West Allis police arrest man after standoff at home

Jan. 01, 2014 9:34 p.m. | West Allis police arrested a man following a standoff that lasted several hours Wednesday evening.

Officers were sent to a home in the 1100 block of S. 62nd St. shortly after 5 p.m. for a report of a disturbance involving a man armed with a gun. Police secured the scene, contacted the man inside the home and arrested him without incident at 9 p.m. The man's name was not released.

2013 Suburban news photos of the year gallery now online

Dec. 30, 2013 8:58 a.m. | 2013 was a big year in suburban news.

Court hearings for Benjamin Sebena, the anniversary of the Sikh temple shooting and more. And you can find photos from those events and more in our 2013 Suburban News Photos of the Year gallery.

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