Monday, April 15, 2013
The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department reports a Burlington man appears to have accidentally shot himself in the hand with birdshot, also striking a woman at her North Prairie apartment.
When two people arrived at the Waukesha Memorial Hospital’s emergency room early Sunday morning to be treated for gunshot wounds, the hospital contacted the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department to investigation. A 24-year-old Burlington man had non-life threatening injuries and a 24-year-old North Prairie woman had superficial injuries after the man shot a revolver loaded with birdshot, according to a news release from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department. The Burlington man shot himself in the hand and the birdshot hit the woman’s upper chest and face. The shooting – which appears to be accidental – occurred at the woman’s North Prairie apartment. The shooting remains under investigation.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Waukesha woman was being medically cleared following her arrest in the Town of Brookfield.
A Waukesha woman, who was being medically cleared at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, overdosed on heroin while she was supposed to be providing a urine sample, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Niki J. Reichel, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct-domestic abuse on Monday. She faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines. According to the complaint: Officer from the Town of Brookfield Police Department arrested Reichel at a Waukesha gas station after a disturbance reportedly occurred in the Town of Brookfield in a vehicle at 2:38 a.m. Jan. 23. A man told police Reichel hit him in the head two times after they argued about her having a drug problem. An officer arrested Reichel, who said she used …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Andrea and Daniel Becerra are the happy first-time parents who had the first baby of 2013 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
Andrea and Daniel Becerra were ringing in the New Year at Andrea’s parents home in Greendale – a low-key evening for the couple who were eagerly awaiting Andrea’s Jan. 4 due date. They chose to keep their baby’s gender a surprise, so the anticipation was building as Andrea started having contractions Monday night. The New Berlin couple decided to spend the rest of the evening at Daniel’s parents house – just 10 minutes from Waukesha Memorial Hospital – in case Andrea would need to leave for the hospital. “It got nuts and we said ‘It’s time to go in,’” Daniel said. “We weren’t sure. We were going to wait it out, and my mom insisted. She said, ‘You know, they are coming seven minutes apart, you should get there.’ We get here and we found …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Waukesha Memorial Hospital is undergoing an $18.3 million renovation project.
The owners of a Mayville business are donating $2 million for surgical room renovations at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The upgraded facilities will be named after the Edwin and Elfie Gallun family. The Galluns’ own Metalcraft, according to the Milwaukee newspaper. ProHealth Care announced in July that Waukesha Memorial would undergo $18.3 million in renovations that include comprehensive updates to the intensive care, surgery, neurology, oncology and general surgery units. The project will include a new café with a 300-seat dining area that wraps around a courtyard, providing a bright and inviting area for patients, families, visitors and hospital employees. The new concourse will include a …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Waukesha man has to be detained using rubber batons by police after he continues to stab himself with a box cutter after getting admitted to Waukesha Memorial Hospital, according to a criminal complaint.
A 42-year-old Waukesha man is charged after he repeatedly stabbed himself with a box cutter after waking up inside the emergency room at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, according to a criminal complaint. Juan Cortes was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Monday with one count of disorderly conduct with use of a dangerous weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 5 p.m. Oct 15, Cortes was admitted to the emergency room hospital while passed out drunk. There was no room for him, so he slept on a gurney while staff took a blood sample and placed an IV in his arm. Cortes woke up and began to pull the IV out of his arm, so he was admitted into a room in the emergency…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Man was transported to Waukesha Memorial Hospital Monday evening after being injured in a car crash.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 10 p.m. Tuesday with additional information about charges being filed. A 43-year-old Waukesha woman faces an operating while intoxicated causing injury charge after a man was injured in an accident Monday evening. The man had pulled his vehicle on the side of the road in the 500 block of South Moreland Boulevard at 6:42 p.m. Monday. He placed his hazard lights on before tending to a child who was in the backseat of the vehicle, according to Sgt. Jerry Habanek. The man, identified in court records as Troy Gomez, was transported to Waukesha Memorial Hospital with back and leg injuries following the crash. Lynne Murray, 43, of Waukesha was charged Tuesday with one count of operating while intoxicated …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Suspect hands police a stolen bottle of pills while looking for his cell phone in his jeans while laying in the street.
A 22-year-old Muskego man is facing charges after Waukesha police officers found him laying in the road a drunken mess while carrying stolen pills and a GPS. Anthony L. Pyszczynski was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday with two counts of theft, one count of possession of an illegally obtained prescription and one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 27 months in prison and $21,500 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 4:56 p.m. March 24, Waukesha police were called to the intersection of Delafield Street and Summit Street after someone reported an intoxicated man who may have fallen down. When they arrived, they saw Pyszczynski laying in the roadway and sitting up partially two to three …
Monday, July 23, 2012
The project will include a new café with a 300-seat dining area that wraps around a courtyard, providing a bright and inviting area for patients, families, visitors and hospital employees.
ProHealth Care announced Monday a three-year renovation project that will dramatically transform Waukesha Memorial Hospital’s main concourse and enhance many clinical areas. “Our patients tell us that what they like best about Waukesha Memorial is the personal care they receive,” said John Robertstad, president of ProHealth Care’s hospital division. “With this extensive renovation project, our entire facility will better support the outstanding care our people deliver every day.” The project has begun with reconstruction of the east entry, second-floor lobby and adjacent areas – work that will result in a beautiful new central concourse for the hospital. The project will include a new café with a 300-seat dining area that wraps around a…
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Waukesha man passes away at age 70.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Paul Stephen Fox, MD, was born to eternal rest June 29, 2012, at the age of 70. He was the beloved husband of 47 years to Susan (neé Pettinger); father of Sarah (John Colburn), Paul (Mary Celine), Margaret Armstrong (Jamie), Christopher (Charlene), Peter (Melodie), and Anne Wick (Billy); and dearest grandfather “Pop” of Nora Wynn, Julia, Grace, Donovan and Colette Armstrong, Luke and Rory Fox, Eva and Finn Fox, Owen and Eloise Wick, and Louie and Simon Fox. Paul is survived by siblings Elizabeth, Alice, James, Sheila, and Lawrence, along with brothers-in-life Dennis and John McNally and Johnny Meyer. He is preceded in death by mother, Mardie (neé Stevens) and father, Paul Fabian, and an infant son, Michael. He additionally leaves behind …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Suspect had more than a dozen cars in his possession despite meager salary, according to criminal complaint.
A 31-year-old Waterford man is facing charges alleging he swindled $1.5 million in funds from Waukesha Memorial Hospital since 2006. Jeffery A. Checker was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday with six counts of theft of movable property valued at more than $10,000. If convicted, he faces up to 60 years in prison and $150,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: In June 2011, employees at the hospital noticed $1.5 million was taken after Checker billed an exorbitant amount of money from the painting department to Wall 2 Wall painting. However, an internal audit showed much of the work billed to the company was done internally and no one at the hospital was able to identify an employee of that company coming in to…