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[captioning made possible by wisn-tv] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] announcer: wisn 12 news starts right now with breaking news. sheldon: that breaking news, a deadly police-involved shooting near 44th and auer in milwaukee. this is a live look at the scene. officers were called to the area just over an hour ago. milwaukee police say an officer shot and killed a suspect. we are still working on the circumstances to find out what happened. and this is just the latest in a rash of shootings in milwaukee. adrienne: we know that five other people are dead. the violence happened in three locations across the city just since last night. two of them are double homicides. one of the deadly shootings happened in a tavern parking lot near 40th and fond du lac around 3:00 this morning. four people got shot during an argument. two of them died.
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before that someone shot and , killed two people near 23rd and state. both victims were men in their early 20's. police believe it is related to a robbery. and around 6:00 last night, a shooter hit a man while he was driving. the victim crashed into another car near sherman and burleigh. adrienne: we checked with police, and so far this year 81 , people have been murdered in milwaukee. to put that in still 13 less than this time last year. mayor tom barrett tells 12 news the violence has to stop. i'm angry as to what happened last night but we're going to , work together as a community to make sure that this is a city where people can be safe. adrienne: a tribute tonight to a nine-year-old girl shot and killed in milwaukee earlier this year. sheldon: loved ones are building a peace garden at 15th and meinecke in memory of za'layia
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family, friends, and strangers of the little girl have been out there all day, digging up the ground and preparing the different planters. this area is right across the street from the home where za'layia was was shot. although it's a sad reminder of what happened family and friends are working hard and dedicating their time to setting up the garden. 12 news spoke exclusively with za'layia's mother, destiny boone. she says she misses her daughter daughter every day and said the rain we had earlier was symbolic of the family's tears. >> that's her. sunshine. >> we have all been going through a lot lately, but today was an amazing day to come together as one. sheldon: a lot of the people working on the garden wore purple, which was za'layia's favorite color. the person who shot her still hasn't been arrested. we are following breaking news out of north carolina. reports of shots fired at a busy mall in the city of raleigh. shoppers ran for the exits and ducked for cover after hearing
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and my wife and everyone started running out, heard a few more shots, and we were about 10 or 15 feet from the shooter scariest thing i ever went thru through in my life. sheldon: police say they have not found anyone who was hit by gunfire and no one is in custody. adrienne: a developing local story that people are talking about all over the world right now. a court overturned brendan dassey's conviction for the 2005 killing of pto halbach. prosecutors claimed dassey helped his uncle, steven avery, kill the woman. a judge ruled yesterday that interrogators coerced dassey's confession. the state has 90 days to appeal the federal order or dassey must be released from prison. his uncle told reporters that he expects dassey to be free soon. >> they're not going to retry and because the community and the public are on his side. that's what i think. i mean everybody, everybody
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adrienne: people are calling for both dassey and avery to be released since their case was profiled in the netflix documentary "making a murder." we have much more coverage of this story on our website, revisit our 12 news special, steven avery, inside the case files or read the entire 90-page , legal decision that calls for brendan dassey's release. the milwaukee police department 35 911 dispatch positions. we were there during an open house today. mpd is trying to get the word out more now than in the past, hoping to get more qualified and diverse candidates. >> you have to be able to remain calm, do several functions at once, developing information as the situation
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house scheduled for tuesday the 23rd of from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. we put a link with more information, including job qualifications on our website ,sheldon: there is a state of emergency in louisiana after deadly floods saturated parts of the state some areas getting , three-months' worth of rain in just one day. abc's philip mena gives us a look at the devastation. >> the range escapes coming. >> and the floodwaters just keep rising. >> their houses everything in , there is just destroyed. >> louisiana under siege hundreds of rescues as emergency crews rush to bring everyone to safety. >> we have record levels of flooding along our rivers and creeks. we don't know how wide the water is going to get in those areas. the governor calling in the
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emergency declarations are now in effect across portions of the state as police and fire departments struggle to get to people trapped in their homes or vehicles. >> our helicopters are in active search and rescue right now. trying to coordinate with officials on the ground to get to critical areas. >> this family in east baton rouge had to leave their flooded home on foot, carrying a baby through rushing water. their local sheriff jumping in to help. >> you see the sheriff has, um, the infant, trying to keep the baby dry. >> but oia everyone. in this case a good samaritan , helped pull a man from his sinking vehicle. >> i told him don't panic. i'm here for you. i'm going to get you out of these flood waters. >> but people pushing past warning notices and driving into danger is frustrating for law enforcement putting more people , at risk. >> if the sign says road closed, it's there for a reason and we all know what mean road closed means.
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have stayed home. sheldon: abc news is closely monitoring the flooding in louisiana. look for an updated report next at 5:30 on world news tonight. and meteorologist lindsey slater joins us now from the wisn 12 news weather center. lindsey, the rain here in our area has passed. lindsey: that is an extensive flash flood warning for those areas. that will likely expand into mississippi as well and until late tonight. we did see some areas they got over three inches of rain. it depends on where you are. the sun is helping to dry out some rain we had earlier. the grass is nice and thriving, greener than it was before. as you are planning your evening, temperatures will fall through the 70's into the overnight hours and we may see some fog developing.
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produces fog, so expect that tomorrow morning. adrienne: thank you. commitment 2016 coverage now. a weekend on the campaign trail, for both vice presidential nominees. democrat tim kaine appeared at a rally in new hampshire this afternoon. while republican mike pence campaigned in indiana including greeting supporters outside a restaurant. and both campaigns will target wisconsin next week. donald trump will be in wisconsin on tuesday for a pair of events, visiting west bend on monday, tim kaine will attend a campaign fundraiser in madison. sheldon: pedaling for a purpose. that's the goal behind an annual bike ride that benefits the cancer care center at community memorial hospital. wisn 12 news thema ponton takes us to menomonee falls, where this was more than just a ride for many people. >> 2, 1. >> 33, 14, and four, that's how
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, the cancer care center at community memorial hospital in menomonee falls. >> the cancer center started a couple of decades ago to bring cancer care home and improve access for people going through difficult and repeated treatment. >> organizers say the ride brings people together, supports those going through treatment and celebrates cancer survivors. ,>> both my son and wife are in remission, so we place right now, hoping to keep in their for a long, long time. >> annette bock and her family first got on their bikes in 1999 for her mother, who lost her battle with cancer just weeks before she was supposed to ride in this event. >> we do this this bicycle ride because we saw how she suffered through the chemo treatments. we thought if she can do that, we can ride bicycles for her. >> more than 800 people got on
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healing, a ride that brings people together who have been down a similar road and say the support makes the journey a little less lonely. >> 2, 1. >> and this balloon release, a moment to remember those who lost their fight against cancer. in menomonee falls, thema ponton, wisn 12 news. sheldon: wisn 12 news is a proud sponsor for 'wheeling for healing.' ch meteorologist lindsey slater was today's emcee. in addition to the bike ride, there were also carnival games for kids and massages for the cyclists. and right now, lindsey is monitoring our weather. lindsey: i got one of those massages, too. rain should be good to go. next week, more chances of thunderstorms and how much rain we could see, coming up.
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adrienne: we are following breaking. a deadly police shooting. sheldon: milwaukee police say an officer shot and killed a suspect. we are still working to determine the circumstances and will bring you that information as soon as it comes in. adrienne: in the meantime, witnesses jump to help a woman after an alligator nearly bites the 49-year-old was vacationing at a florida campsite in the everglades when the gator attacked. >> this woman apparently dropped they can into the water. as she reached in to retrieve the canned, that is when she was bitten by the alligator. adrienne: don't go after it. florida's rescue team flew the woman to the hospital. she is now in surgery to try and save her hand. a knifeman sets fire to a switzerland train filled with dozens of passengers.
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including a child are in the , hospital with stab wounds and burns. police say the 27-year-old suspect ignited a flammable liquid before he started stabbing passengers. police don't know yet know if this was an act of terrorism. in syria, people are celebrating after their town was liberated from isis control. u.s. backed fighters captured the area of northern syria after two months of fighting. isis had been using civilians as human shields and forced men to grow their beards long. today, some men were seen trimming their beards in the street in celebration. the summer's headlines. now police are using intelligence tactics to protect us at festivals and fairs. as 12 news investigative reporter colleen henry shows us, police have a pamphlet of known offenders. >> for the heinzels, state fair is a family affair so they're , happy to see metal detectors and more police here. >> whatever they can do, let's
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happening. >> law enforcement knows the fun and excitement of events like state fair draw criminals too so , so they're taking action. mpd produced the special events gang offender id booklet, a literal who's who of the city's most notorious street gangs. it documents their clothing, their gang signs, and aims to help cops id members at special events especially when rival , gangs show up. state fair instituted major changes here five years ago after wilding crowds wrought havoc on the midway. >> that kept me away from the fair, it really did, because you know the things that were happening made me really skeptical about coming out. >> but fairgoer julia prescott is back with her family. she's thankful police are using intelligence to stop street criminals too. >> the things that are happening in the world today, you can never be too secure. >> milwaukee police wouldn't comment on the booklet, saying
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enforcement use. sheldon: another big part of the state fair is the contests. wisn 12 news meteorologists sally severson and lindsey slater competed in the celebrity cooking competition yesterday. teams had to create three recipes using patrick cudahy apple-wood smoked bacon. wisn 12 news made it to the finals, the dessert round, up against cbs. >>' i'm nervous. >> the winner of the first annual celebrity cooking competition is wisn. sheldon: love that. they won with their winning dessert, a bacon brownie with honey.
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is a good time to tell you how lucky we are to have you as part of our team. sheldon: congratulations to you and sally. lindsey: it was so much fun, fantastic. we at streamed it on facebook. go to wisn 12 news'facebook page. a little heads-up on what you can expect, cloudsec tomorrow morning, some fog developing. we did get some rain over the past 20 four hours, some locations got 3-4 inches of rain, then some others got 1/10 of an inch of rain. it depends on where you are. the cold front is moving out of here. it is still moist and sticky outside. that will linger on. as temperatures cool down, that is a perfect recipe for far, so we will see that tomorrow morning. expect that.
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when showers and thunderstorms are returning, but you can see a ridge of high pressure off towards the west. that pressure system will roll its way to us tomorrow and monday as well. the next two days are looking pretty good. that cold front is getting out of here. we will see that northwesterly wind kick in and cool things down overnight. there is still the possibility of a pop-up shower. i will not rule that out. about 5:30 a.m., not seeing a lot of activity. some clouds near johnson creek, beaver dam, but there will be some fog. that will be developing overnight tonight, meeting into tomorrow morning, especially along the lakefront. anticipate that. there we go. that is a possibility. this kind of activity, really no
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isolated showers. your neighbor may get a shower, but you may not get anything. the high pressure is getting rid of all that moisture. i think this weather model is overdoing it. i think most of us stay dry tomorrow. monday, a little humid, so that's why you're seeing these clouds pop up here. it's going to be stubborn on monday morning. keep it here and safe for your monday morning , but by at 1:00, everything starts to alleviate. that is fantastic. overnight tonight, dropping through upper 60's and low 70's. 74 tomorrow. temperatures in the low 80's tomorrow afternoon. monday kicking off in the 60's, then we returned to the 80's early next week.
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and irritating. much of next week, it starts to go up, as usual. right now, right near 84 degrees. the sun is out. we are starting to get rid of that rain-soaked grass. if you're heading to the state fair, you might want to hang out at the big slide. toasty by lunchtime. don't forget shades and sunblock. youree storms returning. by tuesday afternoon leading into wednesday, we will see some of that. sheldon: thank you very much. we appreciate it. the packers got in the win column in their pre-season opener last night. adrienne: coming up in sports, steven watson has a recap of the win. plus, hear if head coach mike
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feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. johnson: i've always said i win either guy my. narrator: if he loses, senator johnson falls back on the ten million dollar bonus he paid himself as ceo. a big corporate payout for him. johnson: i've always said... i win either way. narrator: if he wins, he gets another six years to support tax loopholes and bad trade deals that ship jobs overseas. all to benefit corporations and multi-millionaires like him. johnson: i win either way. if johnson wins, wisconsin loses. adrienne: welcome back. last night, the packers won their preseason opener against the browns. sheldon: 12 sports steven watson joins us now with more, stephen? stephen: sheldon, it was preseason in it's finest form. the rookies got their shot in the spotlight. the veterans watched from the sidelines, and there were more safeties than touchdowns between
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friday night had a little bit of everything. the highlight of the game came from micah hyde in the first quarter, picking off robert griffin the third on the browns first offense of drive. watch the diving catch. undrafted rookie joe callahan got the start and delivered nicely in his first taste of the big leagues, leading a two-minute drill at the end of the first half. john crockett with the first lambeau leap of the young season. there were a total of three safeties in this game, the final two by the packers defense, the highlight coming from it was sloppy at times, but here's what mike mccarthy had to say. >> the game is all about production. it's about the cohesiveness, getting the right call, playing the correct way, executing their assignment. there will be placed that we highlight. stephen: we found out one of those inactive players was a jeff janis.
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week. his timetable for return is 4-6 weeks. adrienne: thank you. sheldon: we will have an update on the police shooting when we come back. announcer: got some extra time in the checkout line? download the free wisn 12 news mobile app for important local coverage that you don't have to
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sheldon: here is a know their live look at breaking news, a deadly police involved shooting and milwaukee. milwaukee police say an officer shot and killed a suspect, but the circumstances are not clear yet. adrienne: we are expecting an update in the next few minutes. the podium is set up and ready to go. you can look for any updated information on wisn 12 news at 6:00. sheldon: how is the weather looking? lindsey: we have that rain, and folks are looking forward to drying out. i am expecting us to see a decent sunday, some on and off morning showers and a little bit of far, but otherwise sunday looks good, 82 for a high.
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sheldon: world news is next. we was you back here at 6:00. welcome to "world news tonight." deadly flooding and dangerous heat. in the gulf coast four months worth of rain. in a single day. at least two killed in the historic floods. the national guard on the scene. more than 1,000 rescues. >> by 10:30 it had gone about 100 feet. i mean it was fast. >> the state of emergency not over yet. the rivers are quickly rising. tonight 50 million americans under heat alerts. it feels like death valley but it's new york city. up and down the east coast triple digits. the extreme heat sparking a deadly lightning strike. donald trump's new attack. what he wants his supporters to do on election day and not just


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