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good afternoon. tough questioning today for a milwaukee man charged with an arson fire that killed two children. michael morgan returned to the stand, this time facing questions from the prosecutor a jury he's guilty of the crime. it's testimony you'll only see here on cbs 58... nat:did you burn that house down?no no much of the testimony was meant to clarify whether michael morgan was wearing a black hoodie and tan skull cap the night of the firethe prosecuting attorney showed the jury a handful of pictures showing morgan wearing clothing with a hood...although morgan maintained there is a difference between a "hoodie"
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difference is jackets have zippers.the morning started with cross examination... michael morgandefendant when you doused that bed, you didn't know the fire was gonna get that bad, right?i never did that that's why went to go call 911, you went to a pay phoneno sir that's why you went and talked to mr cathy, and said i need to call because kids over there need help, right?i never did that sir because you realized, you'd taken it too far, you set something on fire, you wanted to send her a message that how dare she prevent you from being in your bed but when that house started to go up, you realized at least five kids, two of them who were yours, that you were potentially going to let diei never did that sir the trial continues this afternoon, next, the jury will hear closing arguments new details about a crash involving a school bus this morning in waukesha county.the okauchee fire department says three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. injuries.the collision happened at bay shore circle
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lake. authorities say the bus driver and the driver of an s-u-v were among the injured. there ?were? children on the school bus but they were not hurt.another bus was able to pick up the students and take them to school. 3 another school bus crash this morning, this one at the intersection of 6th street and villard in milwaukee. police tell us 'no' children were on board this bus when it collided with two other vehicles. the bus driver and a person in one of the cars suffered minor injuries. a very pleas day' in southeast wisconsin. meterolologist rebecca shuld is here with your ready weather. rebecca in wx center today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph.tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph.friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph.weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late
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returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday.rebecca in wx center today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday.
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with some major road projects already underway and others on the drawing board...there was a lot of anticipation ahead of this morning's announcement by governor scott walker about the department of transportation budget. we learned walker's plan would cut nearly 450 million dollars from the spending plan over it impact projects in this area? cbs 58's kyle aevermann spoke with the governor and has details from rock county. governor walker said he is keeping his promise by not raising gas taxes and registration vehicle fees and instead will adjust the dot budget the governor said there has been some misconceptions about delaying projects. both the i90 project here in rock county and the zoo interchange
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completed on time. what will be impacted is future phases in those projects. he said there is some good news though: gov walker's solution would add nearly 70 million dollars more for maintenance and 65 million dollars more for local governments to work on roads and bridges. something he called a priority. gov. scott walker/(r) wisconsin "i hear from people across the state because they want to make sure our local roads and bridges are taken care of. they want to make sure our system is taken care of and a few key areas like i'm standing in here no it's important for forward with this projects." bonding levels for this budget are the lowest they've been since the 2001-2003 budget. court documents reveal green bay mayor jim schmitt could have faced one or more "class one" felonies for recently uncovered campaign finance misc. misconduct.the mayor's case was investigated by milwaukee county district attorney john chisholm to avoid any conflict.
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prosecutors found 20 people gave the mayor money he wasn't allowed to accept to the tune of 11-thousand dollars.in the end, prosecutors decided to charge schmitt with three misdemeanors.. not felonies.. he is expected to plead guilty at a hearing next month - he has said he will ?not? resign. a mount pleasant police officer avoids serous injury during a hit-and-run crash. it happened just after 10:30 last night near 16-th and oakdale. ?responding to a report of an assaul, parked the van and was getting out it when he noticed a car coming at him.he ?jumped back? into the van right before the car ?sideswiped? the driver's side door.the officer was ?not? hurt.the suspect was driving a dark sedan. arrests are made in a some credit card skimming cases at local gas pumps. the assistant chief of police in elm grove tells us two men from ?florida? were arrested in connection to the credit card skimming case at 'jilly's in
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to be in court either today or tomorrow. there's growing concern about safety on milwaukee's east side after some recent shootings.. robberies.. and aggressive panhandlers. "we have some individuals who come down here to prey on peopl" people."that was the police captain of the district. he shared a number of ?personal? stories about incidents he's seen. he says on tuesday morning he wrestled down a pan handler who beat up an employee at the public defenders office because she statistics show property crimes.. car thefts.. and armed robbery have increased. now people who live in the area are fed up. and ?business owners say they're suffering too. 3 :24-43 right now, we think it's solved by police attention if not attendence. attendence.we nee to have trained law enforcement professionals to deal with violent crime, we also need to look at violent crime somewhat as an epidemic, look at it from a mental health point of view, how can we intervene and stop violent crime from becoming contangious
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alderman kovac also mentioned the office of violence prevention as a key player in dealing with these issues. the d-a's office has assigned a neighborhood prosecutor who can help get criminals through the system more quickly and efficiently. a student at milwaukee's franklin school could face charges of resisting an officer after bringing a plastic bb gun to school.. two milwaukee police officers had to be taken to the hospital after restraining the teenager. officers were called to ben franklin sl afternoon.they say when the spoke to the teen, he became physically combative.he was eventually taken into custody the officers were treated and released from the hospital with minor injuries. coming up on the cbs 58 news at noon... the race for president is getting tighter - the results oif a new cbs news poll after the break plus - an investigation into a dangerous infection spreading to children linked
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hillary clinton returns to the campaign trail today for the first time since recovering at home from a pneumonia-related health episode on 9/11. she'll appear in greensboro, north carolina. donald trump will be in new york to talk about the econony. craig boswell has the latest from the white house.
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campaign trail today with a rally in greensboro, north carolina. it's the democratic nominee's first appearance after a three-day rest from pneumonia.(sot - from tom joyner show... will be replaced with sot from greensboro for update)"i'm really glad that i did finally follow my doctor's orders and take some days to rest instead of just trying to keep powering through, which i think is a common experience for people."(gfx)the latest cbs news poll shows clinton with just a two-point lead over donald trump in a four-way race with third-party candidates. she still has a big points. and an 83 point advantage among black voters. while trump leads by 11 points among men, and among white voters. (standup bridge:)trump is talking about his own health today on a syndicated health talk show and his campaign made public a one-page summary.the paper offers some information about trump's physical condition. in what appears to be a swipe at clinton's pneumonia-induced break, the campaign said that the records show "mr. trump is in excellent health, and has
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a punishing and unprecedented presidential campaign...."last night in ohio, the republican nominee questioned his rival's stamina. (sot)"i don't know folks, you think hillary would be able to stand up here for an hour and do this? i don't know."trump speaks today in new york and new hampshire. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. at least seven children have been hospitalized after getting the same procedure at a californiata and hundreds of more children could be at risk. investigators are focusing on the children's dental group in anaheim california after children started becoming sick. each patient had undergone a procedure called a pul-pot'-omy, also known as a "baby root canal." jb: all just from going to the dentist.stephanie baron,: yes, you take your child to a dentist thinking // everything's going to go well, you're going to go in and come out, but it didn't happen like that. now he had an infection. infection.(sot) (samuel gruenbaum children's dental
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everything, whether its sterilization or anything else that relates to taking care of the patients. we are on it. it.the clinic has agreed to stop performing the procedure for now. because the bacteria can progress slowly, health officials say they're contacting ?500 children who had the procedure as far back as may. tropical storm julia was downgraded to a depression this morning.it's moved offshore after dumping record rainfall in parts of georgia and south carolina.the storm n 'historic anomaly'..forming over ?land? in northern florida.where it has toppled trees and took out power lines...julia now threatens to cause flooding along the coast. and there's still another two-and-a-half months to go until the end of hurricane season. today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain
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around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday. today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds re. possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday. today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average
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middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday. today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above- with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for
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today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday. ?ad lib? toss back 3 it's almost time to tap a keg of beer for octoberfest. st. francis brewery- which
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on what they call "da best octoberfest." it's a 3-day festival starting tonight at the brewery and restaurant on k-k avenue in st. francis. there's free beer, live poka music and a pig roast.tapping is at 7-30 this evening. 3 coming up on your cbs money watch report... ford makes makes plans to build more cars outside of the u-s ... 3
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in today's money watch report... 3 the number of americans filing for unemployment benefits rose thousand to 260 thousand. the level is still historically low, which suggests the job market is still strong meanwhile - americans have cut back on spending. retail sales for august dropped by point 3 percent.this is some of the last economic data the federal reserve will look at during its meeting next week, when it decides whether the economy is strong enough for an interest rate hike. apple shares are soaring this week after huge i phone seven
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expectations for the newer model had been low...but apple confirms the first batch of i phone seven plus models has already sold out in all colors. ford says it will completely phase out production of small cars in the u-s within the next two years.a ford spokeswoman says production of the ford focus and c-max, the only small cars the automaker still assembles in the u-s, will be moved to mexico.ford has previously said it was opening a new plant in mexico that would employ workers there.the spokeswoman says after focus production moves to mexico, ford will move the production of other vehicles into the wayne, michigan, plant where the focus is currently made.the automaker has said previously that the new mexican plant will not result in any u-s job losses. and disney is pulling its healthy gumbo recipe from its social media pageafter backlash from some people in louisiana. disney originally posted the recipe to promote
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film--- the princess and the frog. the recipe has ingredients like kale and keen- wah... and leaves out the more authentic roux (rue). hash tag 'gumbo strong' has started trending on social media. coming up, a final look at
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it's time for news on the go... a recap of all your top stories happening at noon. the jury trial of michael morgan continued this morning, starting with a questinon from the prosecutor. nat:did you burn that house down?no no some heated moments between prosecutor and defendant... morgan is acc used of starting a house fire that killed his stepson and neice.much of the testimony was meant to clarify whether michael morgan was wearing a black hoodie and tan skull cap the night of the fi the trial continues this afternoon, governor scott walker unveiled his propsed transportation budget this mormning. it does not raise gas taxes or registration fees - but it does cut 447 million dollars from the d-o-t budget over the next two years...the governor says his plan would not impact current road projects like the zoo interchange..- but would mean delays for future ones like the northern leg improvements of the zoo. arrests are made in a some
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local gas pumps. the assistant chief of police in elm grove tells us two men from ?florida? were arrested in connection to the credit card skimming case at jilly's in elm grove. they're expected to be in court either today or tomorrow. today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for
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and that is your cbs 58 news on the go. 3 stay tuned to cbs 58 all afternoon... coming up at 2 its the rachael ray show...
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3 then stay with us this afternoon for the cbs 58 news at thanks for joining us.be sure
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