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sunshine. so everyone becoming sunny. here is a look at the visibilities. actually pretty good across fond du lac and dodge. half mile at sheboygan. and lower visibilities in western parts of racine and kenosha counties as well. plan on the sunshine later in the morning and throughout the day with the highs in the low 80s.matt? >> the choper is parked because of the fog. right now, you are folks have low beams on still. no problems out there developing yet. on the computer, travel times are where they should be. no reason to rush throughout the fog. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. >> happening now, a man is stabbed to death on the lower east side of milwaukee. >> tim is gathering the details from the news room. tim? >> a manhunt is underway. this happened a block north of
brady street. this is near arlington. milwaukee police say this morning two people got into an argument and that escalated and a 32-year-old man was stabbed. the suspect ran away. the victim died from the injuries. the two men knew each other and the extent of the relationship is unclear at this point. they are not releasing details about the suspect. >> thank you, tim. >> more than two weeks since officer involved shooting in sherman park neighborhood and the neighbors are working to clean up the mess and hosted parties in the park, all to show the city and the country that their neighborhood is a safe place to live and play and grass roots efforts are growing to
police headquarters and learning more about the latest push to deter the crime and violence. >> melinda is efforts are starting with a partnership. volunteers say they are going to work with the milwaukee police is start a citizen's patrol. they met to talk about how to help the police monitor the streets. it includes volunteers riding around the neighborhood and keeping a record of anything out of the ordinary and if needed, calling the police for help. in order to be part of the citizen's patrol, volunteers have to pass a police background check. they hope to get the patrols started as soon as possible. live outside of the police headquarters, "12 news this morning." >> thank you. >> a 19-year-old milwaukee man is accused of spreading the
on fire on the same night as the unrest in sherman park. he said we wanted to do the same thing here that we did on sherman boulevard. the van was set on fire and 20 people were in the group. he's the only person arrested so far. he faces felony arson charges and has a hearing this afternoon. >> more charges were filed this weekend connected to the unrest in sherman park. a 28-year-old is facing blurry accused of entering businesses that were looted. >> later today, a memorial will be held for the two nuns murdered in mississippi. one is from wisconsin. tim is in the news room learning more about the services down to south and the ones planned here later in the week.
for the state workers. those bonuses going to 4600 workers or 15% of the state's object to the form of the question force and the payments going to the workers in the departments of transportation, corrections and natural resources and more than double the amount awarded in the previous fiscal year t government stopped the bonuses to help balance >> governor walker is going to tour spots along lake superior and checking on the recover efforts after last month's flooding. the flooding destroyed homes, roads and bridges and h governor declared a state of emergency for 8 counties and requesting more fund to restore the harbor and the communities. >> summer break is ending this week for thousands of students.
district is holding a back to school pep rally for the staff and on wednesday, they cut the ribbon on the new elementary school. on thursday it is the first day of school for the students. >> when it comes to helping with homework, a new study reveals that the majority of parents have to look up the answers, according to a aur va. 55% parents look u to math and science homework without telling their children. 79% of parents online to find the answers. 29% use smartphone apps. i wouldn't want to admit to the significant other they are more
>> yes, because of my attractive teacher. >> now out the door forecast. >> sal? >> yes, we are calculating the back to school weather and warm and humid for today and tomorrow 80 or better. there is a cold front for tomorrow and bringing a chance of showers and storms. 70s are settling in on wednesday. thursday. this is a look, just a butteel water color this morning. this camera is mounted at the journal times building. this is patchy in nature, the fog this morning. early temperatures in the low to mid 60s. 63 at glendale. 62 brown deer. we find the airport 67.
for tonight then overnight lowing down to the 60s. likely about 67. with the sun tomorrow up to 84. better chance for showers and storms later in the day. matt? >> chopper is staying in the hanger because of the fog. we are in decent shape out there. you are seeing moving through the mitchell interchange without trouble here. on the traffic watch eastbound... there is a lane shift on highway one hundred. it is merging in a little earlier. alert for the drivers in washington county, starting today the crews working on us-45, highway 33 interchange near west bend. there is single lane closures
expected to wrap up later in the fall. >> forecasters are tracking two tropical storms toward the east coast. >> tim is learning more about the on going storm preps. tim? >> we are watching the updates from the national hurricane center. there are three different advisories in effect right now. we are talking about tropical depression 8 and 9 and hurricane gaston in the atlantic ocean. number 9 is expected to dump four inches of rain in florida. gaston triggered a tropical storm warning for parts of the north carolina coast. the storm is expected to weaken over the next 48 hours. forecasters don't think that gaston will pose much of a threat to land. there is a hurricane in the eastern pacific ocean, that is
west. we are watching for updates on the storms from the news room. over to you. >> tim, thank you. wisn 12 news time now is 6:09. republican presidential donald trump is expected to announce the policies on immigration. >> and what they are doing to boost the poll numbers. >> new rules for anyone flying a drone for work or play. what you need to know before getting behind the first, secret service is taking over the ellen show. president obama is stopping by. watch all of that on ellen today at 4:00 and followed by wisn 12
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southern wisconsin as well. you can see the camera mounted at the milwaukee institute of art and design. the early fog giving way to sunshine across the board. the temperatures low 80s today. turning cooler along the lake. yes, it is feeling muggy today and tomorrow but a fresher, cooler and dryer air mass is working in. now to traffic and >> if you are headed out t chopper is staying in the hanger, but the coors are moving pretty good. keep the low beams moving in the fog. travel times... no crashes being reported on system right now. >> a five decade long war in
ending. tim is following the story for us. tim? >> the rebel movement is saying that the fighters put down the guns this morning and coming after four years of talk in cuba and columbia. in exchange for the cease fire t group is forming a political party with seating in the legislature for two election cycles. this peace deal is not ending all of the smaller rebel group is still at war and they are negotiating a peace deal. a quarter of a million people died in the war and five million driven from their homes. >> fires continue to burn at oil wells in iraq. isis torched the oil fields. the smoke throughout the city in northern iraq.
on the streets. it is the first major town retaken from isis in the area. the forces andal lies are trying to isolate the city of mosul. >> critics and supporters of donald trump are waiting to see how the stance on immigration has changed. we are live in washington with the latest. good morning. >> good morning, ben. donald trump says he's going to talk abo wednesday, speculation he's softening the stance. saying that the plan on immigration remains the same, even though trump has subjected a different approach to the proposal for deporting immigrants. >> he's not talking about a deportation force, but iffing fair and humane.
announced he's give an immigration speech on wednesday. >> people are not eligible for legalization or citizenship unless they leave the country. >> the came pain says he's going to speak a christian network on saturday. >> donald trump has had the opportunity to distance himself from the racism language coming from the supporters. >> the national hillary clinton ahead in the race. trump campaign is spending $10 million in tv ads this week in the swing states. >> hillary clinton continues fund raising and attending two events in new york today. >> later today, in washington, the secretary of tpgs and faa is going over the new rules for drones and faa rules for
effect. those regulations require all drones to be registered online and staying five miles from airports and can't fly over people and stay within the operator's sight. >> we are learning more information about a chemical plant explosion in florida. the blast left the facility looking like a war zone. one person was killed at the site. the pensacola. investigators say that the chemical was leaking inside of the plant and exploded just before 2:00 yesterday afternoon. it is unclear the cause of the igniting. the workers were evacuated from the plant. >> we are watching for more details on the men missing from a plane crash over the weekend.
orleans. a private boat rescued a woman from the crash. they have not released any more information. the wreckage of the plane is pulled to shore later today. ben? >> thank you. 6:18. a local veteran on a mission to raise awareness about veteran suicides. yesterday he loaded up a 50 pound sack and marched 22 miles. military vets that they have support in the struggle with depression and ptsd. >> 22 veterans commit suicide daily and that is 22 too many. every mile i march is to represent them. p>> september is suicide prevention month, so the you know something that needs help, we have a link for information on the website at wisn.com and a
the veteran crisis number, call there to talk to somebody right now. there is a big push on social media, doing 22 pushups for 22 days and filming themselves all about raising awareness. >> the sun will come out later today? >> that is right. we don't even have to say tomorrow. in fact, it is working its mag right now, but these with the fog and clouds, make for for a gorgeous early morning. 67 degrees at the airport. dew .66. humidity is 97%. the winds are light and north. but i anticipate a lighter east and southeast wind. 67 climbing up to the low 80s. it is a beautiful live picture this morning. sun is up just after 6:00 and setting at 7:30.
increasing clouds tomorrow. now this morning, dells coming in better than a mile visibility. under two miles for racine and kenosha. half mile in parts of milwaukee and sheboygan and burlington. we have a dense fog advisory for three of the we mix up the atmosphere just a little bit. showers and storms in place across northern minnesota and northern wisconsin. that action stays to the north for today. here in the south, mostly sunny skies once we get rid of some of the fog. the forecast model is getting the showers going this afternoon. there will be some humidity in the atmosphere. i don't think it is a big deal for today.
day today and tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon a few showers and noon and a better chance mid to late afternoon and early evening as the cool front comes closer and a real drop in temperatures for the highs. 81 today. 84 tomorrow. best chances of rain tomorrow. fresher and dryer air mass rolling in. 74 wednesday. we are calling low 70s for thursday and friday and in the way of sunshine. >> music fans do a double take at the vmas. >> other real team usa sightings and who cleaned up at the awards show. >> later, it is time for the last minute shopping trips for supplies. what parents are expected to spend the most money on this
rotating cast of a-listers hosted the show, including jimmy fallon. >> who had the best video of the year. i can't tell you that. i couldn't choose. i couldn't even tell you if there was a gun to my head. >> ouch. mixed reaction on that joke. he presented the video of the award to beyonce and she picked up 8 awards, includi feel video and usa gymnasts presented the award. britney spears performed for the first time in a decade she was joined on stage by rapper. some say that the performance was lackluster. >> of course, there are two sides to that. she tweeted tonight was unforgettable. thank you to vmas and thank you
?? >> that was good. >> rihanna's performance, she opened the show and i heard that was outstanding. she played for a long time as well and a lot of different dresses. drake presented her with a michael jackson vanguard he's loved her since 23. he went for a kiss and that didn't work out. >> well, that's a little much. you know. >> very nice. >> 6:26. a very public protest from 49er's quarterback. >> he's on the defense and staying seated during the
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>> right now, remembering the lives of two nuns who were killed in mississippi. the outpouring of support and how fellow nuns are remembering the sisters. >> plus, milwaukee students will be heading back to school this week. how teachers are getting ready for the year before students show up in the classroom. >> but first, weather watch 12. we are taking a gorgeous live look outside and tracking foggy start to this monday. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 6:30 on this monday, august 29th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? >> well the sunday morning fog yesterday a lot more widespread than the fog this morning. it is patchy in nature for this morning and we'll see patchy dense fog diminishing in the next couple of hours or so.
6:13. everybody looking at sunshine. low 80s today. turning cooler along the lake for today. we are keeping an eye on the patchy fog and the rain chances increasing for tomorrow and cooler and less humid with back to school time with the temperatures in the 70s at the end of the week. matt? >> fog is keeping the chopper parked. we are looking good across the roadways. the fog is here. keep the low beams on. right now, you are seeing, we are problem free. just a tap on the brakes in the bypass. all in all, the travel times are looking good. the good news no crashes out there right now. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you.
>> later today, remembering two nones murdered in mississippi. >> sister margaret held grew up in slinger and joined the local school sisters of saint francis order. later today, there will be a funeral mass held in jackson, mississippi near where the two yesterday, more than 300 people, an overflow crowd, came to a service in lexington, mississippi to pay their respects to held and sister paula merril. their fellow nuns say they will miss the sisters and their work will live on. >> losing a special friend is always difficult, but i also know that in losing a friend, i did not really lose her. her life, her energy continues,
met and touched. >> the two nuns were killed in their home. police have charged a man they say he confessed to killing the nuns but did not say why he did it. >> sister margaret held will be buried here in wisconsin later this week. >> right now, a milwaukee man is behind bars after a standoff with police. it started with a mattress. it happened yesterday near 13th and orchard on milwaukee's south side. police say two neighbors started arguing over a mattress that was left in an alley. one person fired shots and back inside his house. police knew there was also a six-year-old inside the home so they approached the situation carefully. >> shots fired and you have someone in the house with a child not wanting to come out so we take our time, that's why we take this long. we take our time, we don't want to force the incident. >> eventually police forced their way into the house and arrested the man.
getting ready for their first day of school. thema is live outside of the bradley center and where the school staff is ready to get a head start on getting excited about returning to work. >> that is right, ben, they plan to have a party of sorts this morning in effort to generate positive energy and enthusiasm about returning to school. the administrators mayor tom barrett will be welcoming the teacher and the staff here. the milwaukee bucks dancer will be there and local cheerleaders and musicians. a student who immigrated here to the u.s. four years ago will share his story in hopes of inspiring staff to get excited about the school year. things are happening here at
travelling in the area, be aware, you may want to give yourself extra time. >> thema, thank you. >> helping kids in sherman park go back to school with everything they need. that's the mission of a church near the neighborhood. pleasant hill missionary baptist church handed out necessities like clothing and food yesterday. the church's pastor says the goal is to help the people of sherman park as they work for a better future. >> you just have to be part of the city to see the an change is incremental and it's coming. it's coming. all we have to do is doing this, showing love and we'll be okay. >> church officials say it brought them joy to see so many people working together yesterday. >> it's back to school for college students too. uw-milwaukee students will start moving in to campus dorms tomorrow. marquette university had its move-in last week and this thursday is the first day of school for many public school students. that means the back-to-school shopping rush is on.
second busiest time of the year behind the holidays. a lot of people have already finished picking up supplies. but others will head to the store this week and beyond. >> we'll see people here right towards the -- once school started. it's the things they forgot or the things they didn't know they needed more of to support their classrooms. school uniforms as well. we see a lot of that. didn't realize the little ones grew a lot over the summer. >> total back to school spending, including college, is expected to reach $75.8 billion this year. that's up from last year's 68 billion. most of that will be spent on clothes and electronics. back to school shopping becoming more and more expensive. >> that is right. >> still ahead, a daring train track rescue. the officer who saved a man just seconds before a train rolled down the tracks. ben: and flash flooding causes some serious issues in ohio. how much rain fell there and the cleanup efforts going on right now.
still copeing with the patchy dense fog across southern wisconsin. sun is up and over some of the cloud deck and foggy and we are seeing conditions improving nicely. so sunrise this morning 6:13, patchy fog and reaching up to the low 80s for today. we talk about rain tomorrow and cooler and rain for we find dense fog advisories in place for sheboygan and washington counties. headed to the bus stop, patchy fog early and becoming sunny. >> the fog has the chopper parked. we need three miles visibility for a safe flight and right now
keep the low beams on. looking good in the mitchell interchange. the computer is seeing the regular delays filling in. northbound bypass and 94 eastbound are two areas specifically. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. >> a police officer came to the rescue and pulled a man off train tracks in new jersey. this video shows the rescue. the man was lying on the tracks when a transit officer saw him and tried to pull him to safety. the man did not want to be saved. he tried to pull away from the officer. just seconds after he was pulled to safety, the train came barrelling into the station. >> some serious flooding hit the cincinnati area this weekend. right now, people there are recovering. meteorologists in the area say around five inches of rain fell yesterday. the storms knocked out power and traffic lights. the storm sewers were so
shooting out of manhole covers. this morning, some schools in the area are closed as people start recovering from the flood. wisn 12 news time now is 6:42. >> let's get right to tim in the newsroom. >> he's following big stories from around the world. tim? >> a scare overnight at one of the country's busiest airports. why panic broke out at lax and what we're learning this morning about that false alarm. plus, an explosion overnight in belgium. why officials say this was not terrorism.
>> welcome back to "12 news this morning." there's the sunshine. >> we knew it was there some where. >> yes, it is hiding in the fog. it is 6:45. there it is. i love this. monday morning, august 29th. it was a mess out there with the fog. >> yes, earlier in the morning patchy fog and still a bit of a problem in some of the locations.
winds are light and north. that is a look at milwaukee institute of art and design camera. i am coming in near zero in western parts of racine and kenosha. again, very patchy nature to this fog. look at this picture with the sun and creating the shadows of the city. we top out at 81 a few degrees cooler along the lake this afternoon. we time out the showers for tomorrow and a cool down coming up. here is matt. right now, we are busy on the freeways. keep the low beams on in the foggy areas. on the traffic watch 12 computer delays in the regular spots. 94 eastbound and westbound heavy
849 northbound from the hale up to the zoo... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. >> panic at los angeles international airport. happening now, flights are trying to get back on schedule after that security scare. tim is following the story in the newsroom. tim? >> security and customs agents are working through the night to get things back on schedule. a false alarm about an active shooter sent panic through the airport. travelers tweeted they heard gunshots inside. people rushed out onto the tarmac. police found nothing wrong, but after clearing the terminals, everyone had to go back through security. check out the lines. remember this is late at night, not the usual peak time of day. still no word on what the sound was. ben, back to you.
police surrounded this man dressed as zorro and carrying a plastic sword. he was taken into custody and later released. the man called it a misunderstanding. it's not clear if his costume is related to the panic at the airport. >> chicago police say they have made two arrests in the death of nykea aldridge, cousin of nba star and former marquette player dwyane wade. aldridge was caught in crossfire on friday on her way to register her children for school. yesterday. chicago's police superintendent says this killing is a prime example of chicago's gun problem. >> new this morning, a chicago rapper ends up being robbed and he says police weren't interested in hearing his story. che rhymefest smith says someone got into his car and held a gun to his head. he handed over his wallet and drove to the nearest police station. but when he got there, smith says police treated him like a suspect not a victim. he's gotten an apology from a
says it's not enough. >> i feel as though the superintendent needs to sit down with me and not only with me, but the people who are in this community and needs to explain that culture. >> the police officers reportedly told smith the robbery couldn't be that bad because the thief didn't take his cell phone. >> new this morning, police in an oklahoma town are facing criticism after using pepper spray on an 84-year-old woman. it was all caught on body police say they were searching for the woman's son after a traffic violation. he ran inside the home. police eventually forced their way in, tased the suspect and when the 84-year-old woman didn't turn around, an officer used pepper spray. officials say the video doesn't tell the whole story. >> videos can't give you the full sense of what happened, but at the same time, they do either
that you might have. >> the woman says she was taken to jail after the incident. she is planning to take legal action against the police department. >> 6:50. foggy and now sunny. >> it is not quite willing to let go just yet. by 9:00 everybody is looking at the bright sunshine. looking for the sunglasses today. inspite of the fact that we have dense fog out there. it is patchy overall. there is an advisory. that is going to be until 9:00. we are looking at a fairly consistent visibility of a quarter mile or less. showers, thunderstorms firing up across the north woods. it is a wet one across the north for today. here in the south, we are staying dry.
miles at waukesha. but near zero in western racine and burlington. three tenths of a mile at sheboygan and at the airport as well. it is foggy near the dells. this morning the temperatures cool spot 58 sheboygan. 59 west bend. mid to upper 60s across the remainder of the area. we look at a fair amount of sunshine for to with a southeast bend to the wind the temperatures falling into the upper 70s. we could see a stray shower in afternoon. for the most part in the east we are staying dry. a little heat going on in the day today. over night patchy fog and a few clouds tomorrow. we are await the arrival of a cool front. this is at 5:00, we stand a chance to trigger showers and a
not a widespread severe event. 80 or better today and tomorrow. showers and a few storms tomorrow afternoon. the dense fog is improving a lot. and look at the 70s for highs. kind of as we say so long to august and hello the september. >> giving the air conditioner a break. >> yes, the bills could use it. >> yes. fog is out low beams on. delays in the regular places. into the construction zone in all directions. heavy up to national. moreland road on in. looks like 70th street to the west. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. >> developing overnight, an explosion rings out in belgium.
>> at first it seemed like a car bomb, but now officials say this was arson. belgian prosecutors say the blast was likely caused by a crime lab being set on fire. no one was hurt, but the building, a criminology institute, is significantly damaged. the institute helps belgium's justice authorities in their investigations. officials say this was not terrorism but it was a criminal act. this story is still developing at this hour. we'll coue throughout the morning. ben, back to you. >> this morning, we're learning more about a deadly bus crash in louisiana. police and firefighters were on the scene of a crash yesterday morning when an out-of-control bus slammed into the crash scene. one firefighter was killed, so was the passenger in another vehicle. police say the bus driver did not have a license and was an undocumented immigrant. police say he will face several charges. now, investigators are
driver was behind the wheel. >> a controversy brewing on the football field before the nfl season even starts. san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick is drawing criticism after refusing to stand for the national anthem. he says it's a protest against systemic racism. social media lit up with videos showing fans burning kaepernick gear. others are supporting kaepernick. he says he's going to continue sitting out during the national anthem. >> i'll continue to sit. i'm going to stand with the people that are being oppressed. to me this is something that has to change and when there's significant change and i feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent in this country is representing the way that it's supposed to, i'll stand. his 49ers teammates say they aren't going to let the controversy come between them. >> police in green bay getting
the boy heard that a k-9 officer died, he wanted to help and he's raising money to help the department get a new dog and he's donated $500. he wants to be a k-9 handler when he grows up and he's getting a chance to meet the handellers and the dogs in green way. >> when he decided to do this, this is a pleasant surprise. it is n like this, it rejuvenates you and seeing the good in the people, not just the bad. the goal is to raise $12,000. >> 7 years old. that is outstanding. >> 6:55. "g.m.a." is up next with the top national and international headlines. >> first to traffic watch. we have a beautiful sunrise. just a little fog out there. we are monitoring the conditions on the roadways and a final
construction areas and 94, 43 northbound. the travel times are going up. that fog is starting to burn off in some of the areas. >> depends on where you are. we have a birthday. matt salemme. ? happy birthday ben: we got you a picture of a cake. sally: becoming sunny and turning cooler by the end of the week. tim: that is an actual cake in the news room, by the way. we need it, it is monday. >> take 12 news everywhere you go. >> "g.m.a." is coming up next.
headlines. >> have a great morning. see you in 25 minutes with more news, traffic and weather. good morning, america. breaking overnight, chaos erupts at los angeles airport. >> a number of shots. people running all directions. >> of reports of an active shooter. the reports false but it sent passengers running scrambling for shelter even starting onto the tarmac. terminals at a stands. systems barreling toward the u.s., carolinas and the gulf in the path of two big storms this morning. superstar quarterback colin kaepernick sparks outrage refusing to stand during the national anthem to protest racism in america. now fans are burning his jersey, fellow athletes split with the star speaking out overnight. >> here we go. 'cause i say.