August's Top 5: Bulging Pants, Animals Abound, Tributes to Lost Loved Ones and More

Here's a look at the top stories for the month of the August in Fox Point and Bayside.

Here's a look at the biggest stories from the month of August in Fox Point and Bayside.

A 22-year-old Mequon man thought he could sneak out of Best Buy with some video games jammed into his pants. Little did he know that loss prevention would notice the 8-inch bulge and find it a little unnatural.

 It was a critter-crammed week for both police departments when they assisted in a slew of animal escapades all across each village. Both  and had their hands full with a whole barrage of animal incidents well beyond the standard "loose dog" complaints, including bats in a home, a sneaky kitty, coyotes high and low and more.

A few hundred people gathered at Cathedral Square in downtown Milwaukee to begin the healing process following Sunday's mass shooting in Oak Creek.

People prayed, sang and offered their thoughts about how to come together following the killing of seven people at the , 7512 S. Howell Ave. Three others were injured, including an Oak Creek police officer.

A Milwaukee man tried to pay an officer for the gas he took off with after explaining that he thought the gas was free. His explanation didn't hold up when the Open Pantry clerk said he pressed the "Pay Inside" button before filling up and taking off.

After Michael Janasik was killed in a car accident, his family is raising money to donate to Fox Point-Bayside schools because he "loved Bayside."

As Rob talks more about his brother, he never stops smiling, because they were, as Mike candidly coined, “Best Brothers.”


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