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after months of meetings with milwaukee county officials...the public safety committe has come up with a plan to try and curb crime in the city. city.that plan was unveiled this afternoon. afternoon. branwall joins us live to tell us all about it...lindsey. i have a copy of this newly released safety action plan. it's 31 pages, with nearly 40 suggestions -- some of it details things we've heard like a local juvenile detention center as an alternative to lincoln hills, and adding more police officer and sheriffs deputies. there would be an emphasis
with increased crime.it also calls for a reduction in the quote over-reliance of electronic monitoring.the plan was supposed to be released earlier, but common council president ashanti hamilton says they held off so council members could put in their input before it was released. hamilton also says the recent incidents surrounding sherman park delayed some members from viewing the plan.the biggest message today:that this document 3 "this is just a document to start the conversation. what we're endorsing is a process. on the table is something for us to talk about." about." in fact, the council has not even totaled how much all of the changes listed would cost -- as they expect the plan
two community meetings to discuss what is in this plan, and allow people to givetheir inputthe details for the community meetings will be released in a few days. 3 mayor tom barrett released a statement following the introduction of today's plan, saying: "this is an issue that the city can't shoulder alone. we look forward to engaging multiple sectors including business, education, community, y, officials across all levels of government in identifying comprehensive strategies that we can align resources and policy to launch and sustain. the mayor also adding that the city will be consulting with the prevention institute out of oakland, california...that has experience in the field. 3 milwaukee police and city officials are scaling back their precautions following the unrest in the sherman park neighborhood. yesterday mayor tom barret lifted the 10 p-m curfew for teens 17 and under. however -- the milwaukee
sherman park will still close at 6 p-m until further notice. the park became a hot bed for violence and unrest following the fatal shooting of syville smith by a milwaukee police officer. reverend jesse jackson ?will? give a eulogy at smith's funeral on friday. it will be at the christian faith fellowship chruch on good hope road in milwaukee. look for complete coverage of the that...coming up later in the week. today marks two months since jay anderson was shot and killed by a police officer in a park in waukesha. waukesha.there's a balloon release and vigil planned th evening in madison park. anderson was asleep in his car when he was shot dead by a police officer. officials say there was a gun on the front seat...which made the officer fear for his safety. the milwaukee police deparmtment is handling the investigaiton. meterologist rebecca schuld joins us now to get you ready for your evening...rebecca.
today: nice day, pleasant evening. touch of humidity with temps around 80 falling back through the 70s as the evening wears on. s 5-15 mph. week ahead: scattered storms looking likely for most on wednesday. a very isolated chance for a morning shower thursday, and possibly once again in the afternoon down across the far southeast corner of the state closer to the frontal boundary as that feature slowly sags south and away from the area. otherwise look for some clouds to give way to more sun especiaby thursday afternoon. still summer like with temps around 80 with a light west wind.then becoming cooler with 70s returning to end the week along with sun on friday and saturday. .upcoming weekend: mix of sun and clouds for the weekend. better chance of storms by the overnight of saturday into sunday morning. highs in the upper half of the 70s to around 80.
a former milwaukee police officer has been charged with disorderly conduct after threatening mayor tom barrett. barrett.according to the complaint 48-year-old gilberto collado went into city hall last thursday and spoke to a clerk at the information window. when collado spotted mayor barrett and his security staff passing through he began
a gun and threatened to beat them. collado then left city hall but said he'd be back. he was arrested a few blocks away. police found an ax and drugs on him. also today -- charges for a man accused in a fatal shooting right outside the district six police station in . milwaukee.randall drescher is charged with first degree reckless homicide for the death of reed carlson. the criminal complaint says drescher got into an argument with carlson and was afraid he was going to be robbed, so he pulled out a gun and shot him three detectives he was parked outside the station to help his friend sell a shotgun to a stranger. drescher is facing up to sixty years behind bars. some relief today for forty people left without a home following a massive apartment fire in shebgoyan . cbs 58's kyle aevermann explains. 3 several organizations have teamed up to provide a one-stop shop for residents who were displaced by the fire on sunday. the red cross and more than a dozen other organizations joined together
school to offer relief and recovery resources.some of the services help residents with a personal recovery plan, and work on necessary paperwork, getting back drivers lisences and talking with the post office just t name a few.this one-stop shop is something that helps ease recovery efforts for victims. mentally it's got to be a significant relief for them knowing that they are not alone, in this very very difficult time. sheboygan has come together and that the agencies are here to help them, along with the american red an important step on the road to recovery and getting them back to a sense of normalcy. to a sse of getting them back to sense of normalcy. the d cross says he's one stop shops are actually pretty common, we usually don't hear about them unless they affect multiple families. in sheboygan, kyle aevermann, cbs 58 news 3 there are about 50 local red cross volunteers in louisiana
after the devestating floods last week. president obama arrived in baton rouge this afternoon to tour the damage. the flooding destroyed 60- thousand homes and left 13 dead. 106-thousand people have registered for emergency federal aid. but some say they need more help. beyond financial assistance, there's been a call for ?more? outside volunteers to help with the massive clean-up effort. 3 coming up -- a local school district is taking a new approach to preparing students for their future careers...we'll explain. and here's something that will have harley riders revving their engines... harley davidson unveiled a new product today...we'll tell you all about it...next. 3 plus --- meterologist rebecca schuld will return with your
as students in the racine unified school district head back to class this fall...they'll be put on a specialized path to work towards their career goals. cbs 58's april dovorany has more on the new career academies plan. 3 this type of curriculum is only offered at about 20 school districts nationwide...and while the superintendent says she hopes it drastically increases the number of students who choose a career or further education
says--it wont drastically reduce their daily routine. called the "academies of racine"....the new curriculum will be offered at the county's three biggest high schools: case. horlick, and park. students will spend their freshman year taking core classes...but also taking a year long seminar, exploring their interests and finding out what their strengths are. at the end of the year-they'll pick a curriculum path for their next three years choosing to study in either the academy of business, marketing and itthe academy of arts, science and health/public services....or the academy of engineering manufacturing and transportation. 'l required by the state of wisconsin; but with a twist toward their interests...and they'll be reuired to do internships..and co-op progams. " they're not just taking random classes to graduate and walk across the stage or go to prom theyre on a path toward their next step in their future. by having that understood b th students themselves gives high school a new relevance and meaning for their own lives." lives."coming up tonight at
this program could help...or harm your student. in racine ad cbs 58 a washington county business owner is frustrated by some nearby construction...but you might be surprised at the reason why whyjohn bogues, the owner of the loggers park sports complex captured two guys on surveillance cameras ?driving through? the property last weekend. rather than following a detour from a nearby intersection closure, they moved some barricades and ju and get this -- the guys did it to make a tee time at a golf course down the road. 3 "to really have the gall to sit there and drive through private property just to save themselves one minute of their time." "like are you kidding me... i can't believe it. there i am off to call the sheriffs because they really irritated me." me." that intersection reopened last night...providing some relief to bogues. and as for the impatient golfers, they
adventure. harley davidson unveiled a new product today --- that'll have riders revving their engines. engines.they call it the "milwaukee eight"....a reference to both harley's hometown and to the makeup of the new engine.they've already started building them at harley's engine plant in menomonee falls. motorcycles with the new engine are going on sale this week. harley officials tell us riders will notice more comfort, more control and...more power. "what i really think riders are going to appreciate of power increase, we've got a much broarder torque range, certinaly a much more powerfull feel.so it's not every day that we launch a new engine, we've been working diligently and we're excited to annouce it to the world toda" today." the new engine will still produce the distinct rumbling sound that harleys are known for. a new access point was added to the oak leaf trail in warnimont park this morning. morning.the county park system teamed up with aurora st. luke's to expand the trail
there was a ribbon cutting cermony for a new stretch of trail that connects the oak leaf and hank aaron trails. milwaukee county executive chris abele says they've been working for years now to extend the trails and add more access points. "people might live in this neighborhood and not even know a couple hundred feet away there's this beautiful trail that connects miles and miles of the county now there's more acces, more awareness and thanks to aurora, there's all this great fitness eqipment on " it." that equipment includes an steps and an upper-body stretch station. all that eqipment can be found along the trail near the intersection of ramsey avenue and south lake drive. 3 your full readycast with meterologist rebecca schuld is next...stay tuned.
donald trump is calling for a new investigation into hillary clinton's email controversy. i'm weijia jiang at the white house with the latest - coming . up. 3 plus the milwaukee neighborhood rocked by violence and unrest following a fatal officer involved shooting is calling for more help to bring jobs to the area... 3 and there's a need for african american foster families in the milwaukee area 3 we've got much more news and weather headlines...coming up
a call for jobs in the sherman park neighborhood. the group "citizens action of wisconsin" said today that economic fraud was committed in the neighborhood where the recent unrest took place. place.the group says a state job agency under governor scott walker issued false claims of creating hundreds of jobs in the sherman park area.
joins us live with both sides of the story...jocelyne. citizen's action of wisconsin says what happened here in the sherman park neighborhood relates directly with the lack of hope and thr lack of opportunity.and they say misinformation is being spread. the group... alongside legislators and community members held a press conference today to address concerns about the wisconsin economic development corporation.citizens actions says a map on wedc's website claims responsibility for the creation of close to 500 jobs, but advocates say thats not the case. "the lack of investment, the lack of job creation and economic development by the state of wisconsin and wedc is a huge factor in the inner city of milwaukee and why milwaukee is feeling neglected." 3 wedc responded to their map -- saying when the physical
precisely plotted, such as when a po box is provided, the system generates an aproximate location. we'll have more reaction at 5. live in milwaukee, jocelyne pruna, cbs58news. 3 feeding america stationed a mobile food pantry at the boys and girls club in sherman park this afternoon. they provided fresh produce and other foods to families in the area affected by the recent unrest. this food is moved up by several weeks to reach the families most in need in an area where fresh, healthy food was already hard to come by. "this is a food desert, we know that a couple of the stores that were affected by the violence were food stores and if you remove a couple more food sources people will have to travel a long way to access to healthy nutritious fo" food."access to healthy nutritious food." food." feeding america's goal was to
three hundred familes in the sherman park neighborhood today. 3 milwaukee police and city officials are scaling back their precautions following the unrest in the sherman park neighborhood. yesterday mayor tom barrett lifted the 10 p-m curfew for teens 17 and under. however -- the milwaukee county sheriff's office says sherman park will still close at 6 p-m until further notice. the park became a hot bed for violence following the fatal shooting of sylville smith by a milwaukee police officer. 3 there's always a need for foster families in our area. but one local group says there is an especially urgent need for african american families willing to take in foster child. children.cbs 58's amanda devoe joins us live in the newsroom to explain. nearly 70 percent of children in foster care in milwaukee county are black. while that pecentage is startling... fresh start family services says recruiting black famlies
it's an issue.. that jermaine reed takes very seriously. as the executive director of fresh start family services... he sees the disparities that black children in foster care face in wisconsin. data shows that there are 1553 black children looking for homes.. .. making up 68 percent of the milwaukee county foster ce systm system"if 68.2 percent of our foster care community was made up of white children, we would see an intentional, strategic, agressive reponse for child who are in power."that's part of the reason reed's black homes for black children plan.. an iniative he believes will utimately help black kids succeed iall aspects of life. it's also an issue he feels the state has not properly handled. "placing a child in foster care, is a traumatic life event. in order to reduce that stress, you place children with relatives,
communities and schools that they're familiar with." this isn't the only organization paying attention. back in may we spoke with packers wide receiver ty montgomery.. who shared with us the benefit of growing up with 17 foster siblings. siblings."it gave me some new perspectives.. some new perspectives.. reed is hopeful that the numbers will go down in due time. "somehow, someway, we really do need to raise the issue that black children's lives and black family lives really do matter. this is how fresh start family services is oa addressing that issue." reed says he's seen a good amount of black parents wanting to take in foster children since his campaign started. he says there's always a need for parents no matter your race.. and to learn more visit our website... meterologist rebecca schuld joins us now to get you ready for your evening...rebecca.
3 today: nice day, pleasant evening. touch of humidity with temps around 80 falling back through the 70s as the evening wears on. s 5-15 mph. week ahead: scattered storms looking likely for most on wednesday. a very isolated chance for a morning shower th, aay possibly once again in the afternoon down across the far southeast corner of the state closer to the frontal boundary as that feature slowly sags south and away from the area. otherwise look for some clouds to give way more n especially by thursday afternoon. still summer like with temps around 80 with a light west wind.then becoming cooler with 70s re saturday. .upcoming weekend: mix of sun and clouds for the weekend. better chance of storms by the overnight of saturday into sunday morning. highs in the upper half of the
ensures hillary clinton will be answering questions about her emails until election day. and donald trump is looking to win over a group of voters who have been reluctant to support him. cbs's weijia jiang reports from the white house. hillary clinton went to justin timberlake's santa monica home.it's part of a star-studded california fundraisi trip at thincluded an appearance on jimmy kimmel l. live."i do feel sometimes like this campaign has entered into an alternative universe." donald trump, her health, and the latest twist in her email controversy.the sta department is reviewing nearly 15-thousand previously undisclosed messages the fbi uncovered during its investigation."my emails are so boring. and i'm embarrassed about that. they're so boring. so we've already released, i don't know, 30,000 plus so what's a few more." more."but trump isn't laughing...he wants a new look into clinton's email server - and the access clinton foundation donors got to her
state."...require an expedited investigation by a special prosecutor, immediately, immediately,immediately." (applause and cheers)speaking to a mostly white audience - trump said democrats have let down minorities."to the african-americans who i employ so many - so many people. to the hispanics, tremendous people - what the hell do you have chance."trump is no longer talking about deporting all undocunted immigrants living in the u-s.but he insists his plan to build a wall...isn't going anywhere.weijia jiang, cbs news, the white house. a u-s soldier was killed in afghanistan today during a nato mission to fight the taliban. troops were working with the afghan army in southern afghanistan when they triggered a roadside bomb. one american soldier died and another was unded.six afghan
blast. it happened west of kandahar --- just a day after one-hundred u-s troops were sent to the region to help push back the taliban. 3 coming up --- uber drivers could soon be out of the job...we'll tell you about some new technology uber is investing in... 3 and your instagram account ?could? tell you something about your mental health status...we'll explain in your health watch. 3 and is it "pop" or "soda"...a er" "bubbl a "water language border battle here in
3 in today's money watch --- wells fargo will have to pay up for illegal late fees it applied to some student loan bo. borrowers.according to federal investigators, wells fargo charged the late fees to customers who made payments on the last day of their grace period. as part of its penalty -- wells fargo must pay 3-point-6-million-dollars to
must also set aside 410- thousand-dollars to refund customers hit with the illegal fees. 3 airlines will likely suffer more outages... like the one that grounded thousands of delta flights earlier this month. the major carriers reportedly haven't spent enough money updating their reservations systems.in some cases...they're still based on 1960's technology. 3 a lot of people are apparently forgetting to leave their guns at home when heading airport. the t-s-a confiscated a record-breaking number of guns from airports.in just one week -- agents found 81-guns on people trying to board planes. 70 of them were loaded. cials y they also confiscated swords...towing knives.... and even a machete during searches. 3 one day you could be taking uber rides without anyone behind the wheel. uber bought a company called "otto" that's testing self-driving big rigs. and will soon start testing
cbs' john blackstone took the test drive. at 55 miles an hour, with no one behind the wheel, otto has tested its technology on closed roads.for test runs like the one we took on a busy freeway(matt) now we are engaged.(john) with that, the truck is driving itself.(matt) currently driving itself.a safety driver sits behind the wheel just in case, lior ron is cofounr of otto. (jb) your goal he equipment that can be put onto any truck, // to make any truck a self-driving truck? (lr) correct.the announcement last week that uber is buying otto for an estimated $680 million dollars gives the ride sharing giant access to otto's advanced technology. technology."that will allow us to really get to that future sooner than later." that future is arriving in pittsburg where uber is introducing a fleet of new cars equipped to drive
cars will have a safety driver. but millions of uber drivers around the world may be seeing a future where they are no longer needed. needed."i think sf-driving technology will be similar to cell phone technology of the last ten years. meaning, it's going to show up quickly and change things dramatically truck drivers may have more job security.otto's self-driving trucks are designed to operate only on highways.truckers will still be needed for ev cbs news, san francisco. in today's health watch --- a study suggests your instagram pictures ?could? tell you if you're depressed. researchers looked at nearly 44-thousand instagram pictures from volunteers -- some who had a history of depression. they found that people who are depssed posted pictures that were less bright and not as saturated with color. in other words, pictures that w bluer, grayer and darker.
frequently and apply more filters. 3 the current television rating system is not accurate -- and very little help to parents. that's the conclusion of a new study published in the journal "pediatrics."the study revealed violence is prevalent across shows, regardless of its rating.scientists say the problem with violence as portrayed on t-v is it is "trivialized and glamorized"-- and kids have a hard time differentiating it from reality. 3 scientists have developed a new kind of food packaging, made from milk protein. will be up to 500 mes better at protecting food from oxygen --- and you can eat it. they hope the new wrap will cut down on food waste. we might not like to admit it
distinct accent. and despite the popular belief from people ?outside? the midwest...we don't all sound the same. same.right on the border of wisconsin and minnesota is where you'll find the most noticable differences...ginna roe reports from la crosse. "a pop""i call it pop," "definitely soda....... pop just doesn't sound right."one of the oldest border battles... what you call your fizzy drink.whether it's a pop or soda-- it's of just like where you take a drink..."never once growing up did i ever use water fountain." "we say bubbler.""i've never heard bubbler in minnesota." with just a river to separate us... or maybe just the other side of the state--- the words we use differ from place to pla. place. "we all speak differently and we all have that same sort of pride about our language,"associate professor stephen mann is socio-linguist....he studies the way people speak.and he says the words we use are
us."you have a lot of different peoples who settled in this area. you have the german settlers, you have norwegian settlers, you have the french coming through, and so you have all that influence."how about this cook book?what do you see?"it's definitely a hot dish." "casserole." "casserole kind of sounds like from the olden-days,"whoever you ask, their answer is always right. "many people feel the way we speak is the right way to speak because it's wh is a part of our identity--- and we don't like to be wrong. "i think it express who they are and where they came from it kind of shows who they are" and though we each may say it differently, no one way is better than the other. 3 your full readycast with meterologist rebecca schuld is
today: nice day, pleasant evening. touch of humidity with temps around 80 falling back through the 70s as the evening wears on. s 5-15 mph. week ahead: scattered storms looking likely for most on wednesday. a very isolated chance for a morning shower thursday, and possibly once again in the afternoon down acrosshe far southeast corner of the state closer to the frontal boundary as that feature slowly sags south and away from the area. otherwise look for some clud thursday afternoon. still mmer likth temaround 80 with a light west ind.then becoming cooler with 70s returning to end the week along with sun on friday and saturday. .upcoming weekend: mix of sun and clouds for the weekend. better chance of storms by the overnight of saturday into sunday morning.
it went public 25-years-ago today. tim berners-lee -- a british scientist-- granted the general public access to the world wide web for the first time world wide web for the first time on august 23rd 19-91.it allowed non-technical computer experts to use the internet in a simple way...paving the way for the information age. 3 information age. 3 thanks for watching the news
3 "you know, you gotta understand that we all don't agree on everything. right?" but whatever their disagreements, milwaukee leaders have released a new set of proposals designed to make thci 3 new at five, members of the common council come forward with information about a public safety plan they've been working on all summer. summer.for weeks, the council's public safety committee called in leaders from the criminal justice system bo in and around the city. "i could tell you right now i could drive around this city for two hours and never see a c" cop." sheriff david clarke was interviewed by the aldermen....so was district attorney john chisholm....and
public safety action plan for milwaukee...thing that renates even morestrongly now, after the disturbance in the sherman park neighborhood. hours ago, council leaders held a press conference to talk about that plan.cbs 58's lindsey branwall was there and she joins us live with a report. i have a copy of this newly released safety action plan. it's 31ages, with nearly 40 suggestionsit was not released yesterday so committee members could put in their input before it was could put in their committee members could put in their input before it was released. common council president ashanti hamilton also says the recent incidents surrounding sherman park delayed some members from viewing the plan. some of it details things we've heard like a local juvenile detention center as an alternative to lincoln hills, and adding more police
there would be an emphasis placed on hiring seasonal officers in the summer to deal with increased crime.it also calls for a reduction in the quote over-reliance of electronic monitoring. the plan was supposed to be released earlier, but common council president ashanti hamilton says they held off so council members could put in their input before it was president ashanti hamilton seconds"we cannot dismiss what some people feel like would have a major impact on public safety, and put that on the table, and have an open public discussion about it. and so that's where we want to go with this. nothing being hid from the discussion" the public will have the opportunity to discuss what's in this plan. there will be two meetings for the community