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the officials who want it to stay up and when it will come down for good. >> and across the city people are celebrating labor day and marking the end of summer. the events that you can take part in later today. >> but first, we're on weather watch. a beautiful holiday today but there's rain moving into the forecast. when you'll need to pull out the umbrella. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning! i'm melinda davenport. >> and i'm tim elliott. ben wagner is off today. it's 5:30 on this monday, september 5th. s it is hot this labor day. it is steamy hot weather settling in and the temperatures this morning are well into the 60s. 63 west allis. 68 shorewood and brown deer 67. readings in the 60s going up to the 80s for today. i am going to keep an eye out
across minnesota and western wisconsin. i don't think that the rain will be getting here. hazy sunshine for today. 83. 71 is the low tonight. for tuesday, hazy and hot and humid. highs tomorrow upper 80s. >> sal, thank you. on to traffic watch 12, not a lot of people out there because it is a holiday. everything is dry pavement. travel times... >> a fight over a fence in milwaukee sherman park. the park is back open during the regular hours but the fence is still up. thema is live at the park this
>> well, good morning, tim, we haven't as of it. the fence is still up around sherman park. we have not seen the sheriff deputies here to take the fence down. this park has been the center of a back and forth legal battle over the fence here and access to the park. yesterday morning chris abele was here to remove the fence. several hours clark put the fence back up. just before 8:00 last night, at special hearing, the judge ruled in favor of the county executive and understanding the closing for a short period of time but nothing in the record that shows that closing the park is serving any public good.
remaining up here. now the park is set to open at 6:00 a.m. and remaining open until 10:00 p.m. we are continuing to stay out here and looking to see if the fence comes down per the judge's order. >> thank you, thema. several weeks ago it began with the police shooting and of smith. it all began with a police shooting that killed sylville smith near 44th and auer. his death set off unrest and violence that led to buildings being burned and confrontations with police. >> new on wisn 12, 35th street was closed for hours overnight after a motorcycle crash. police say the crash happened on the 35th street viaduct. according to police the driver was speeding, ignored construction signs and crashed into a concrete barrier. police say they are still investigating. the driver has serious injuries. >> people across the country are celebrating labor day. here in milwaukee, the holiday means it's time for labor fest.
getting ready for the parade that kicks off in zeidler square and ends at the summerfest grounds. the parade starts at 11:00 a.m. and the festival begins at noon at the summerfest grounds. there's free entertainment all day. >> later today, milwaukee county's cool waters is closing out the swimming season with a special event. the annual doggie dip invites dogs of all breeds and sizes for a swim in the pool. it runs from 4:30 until six and costs this is just one of the labor day events going on at milwaukee county's pools and water parks. >> there are all kinds of labor day events going on later today. in racine, the labor of love music festival kicks off at 11:30. country singer chris young will perform at racine festival park and repairers of the beach, a homeless shelter, is hosting a labor day picnic lunch. they're offering the free lunch to milwaukee's homeless population. >> later today, remembering a milwaukee legend with a showing of one of his most famous movies. amc mayfair will show willy
gene wilder, who starred in the film, died last week at 83 years old. he grew up in milwaukee before making a name for himself in hollywood. the showing today is at 5:00 p.m. >> mother teresa is now saint teresa. the pope canonized her this weekend in a ceremony at the vatican. tens of thousands of people gathered for the canonization. here in the milwaukee area, people have been honoring saint teresa. dozens of pilgrims from the l calcutta traveled to rome to see the canonization and archbishop jerome listecki celebrated a special mass at the church yesterday. now, the north lake parish is changing its name to saint teresa of calcutta. >> a second chance for a struggling milwaukee school. st. catherine's on the northwest side has joined the new seton catholic school system. the school will now have access to more resources from the archdiocese. the archdiocese funds and
eventually, they hope to have 26 schools within the system. >> still ahead, a high school football field going viral this morning. >> it's not because of an impressive play or anything else that happened during a game. look at this. it's because of the paint job. >> oops. >> and a race in canada ends with a photo finish. the second-place driver was not happy with the results. we'll show you why. break. it is going to be warm out there. bring out the grills, whatever you have, bring the burgers to tim and i. >> yeah, we are starving.
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thundershowers well to the north and to the west. we are not going to get west but seeing soming of the cloudiness. 68 at the airport. now, we have warm and humid conditions in place for us today. highs that reach up to the low 80s. beach and swim hazard in place for sheboygan to port washington for structural long shore rip currents. so you want to avoid swimming in lake michigan in those areas and take it easy when swimming in the big pond. >> thank you, sal. traffic watch now 94 at wisconsin 83. a few cars out there. sorry you have to go to work. we are here with you. drive times are all in the green. >> new on wisn 12, a football
>> this photo of a south carolina football field has gone viral. check it out. the jv coach noticed that the sideline was a little wobbly. a bit. the school district says they're not sure how this happened but they're working to get it fixed. >> maybe he was looking up and enjoying the beautiful weather. >> either that or a rush job. i have to do this quick. >> one job. >> a wild race yesterday at the nascar camping world truck series. >> after a run in during the race, the drivers battled it out in the final lap and ended up off-roading to the finish line. after the winner was declared, the second-place driver launched himself at the winner. he was mad he didn't win. he tackled and hit the man. people quickly jumped in to pull
there. >> that is a line drive. wisn 12 news time now is 5:41. >> coming up, remembering the young victim of an alligator attack. >> how family, friends and more remembered the two-year-old boy on what would have been his birthday. >> plus, a generous gift from a librarian. the unexpected gift that a university received from a man who worked there for nearly 50
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>> welcome back to "12 news this morning." su painting a picture for us on this labor day. 5:45, monday, september 5th. get your hats out. full brim. >> yes, sun screen. sunglasses. take a look, hazy, warm and humid with the temperatures easily reaching up to the low 80s. yes, perfect swimming weather
along lake michigan rip currents and swimming conditions are dangerous. the currents make it hard to stay on the feet and the other currents sweep you out into lake michigan. beach swim something not recommended. there is a quick look at what is left of hermine. >> former hurricane hermine is still moving up the east coast and causing some problems there. abc's gg >> hermine continues to batter the northeast. >> you can feel it in the house when the waves hit, the pilings shake. >> now a post tropical cyclone, the former hurricane is churning up dangerous waves and potentially life threatening rip currents. >> lifeguards have been very careful at keeping people out of the water. >> governors along the eastern seaboard are taking emergency precautions. new york city beaches are shut
and new jersey has declared a state of emergency in some coastal counties. crews have been working through the weekend building up sand dunes to keep the storm surge at bay. >> hermine slammed into florida friday as a category one hurricane with 80 mile per hour winds tossing trees, exploding powerlines and causing death. >> i looked out my window and and we have an ocean on the front porch. >> hermine then turned towards georgia, the carolinas and virgina with torrential rain neighborhoods underwater and caving in giant this sinkhole hermine remains a powerful storm that's expected to sit just off the coast of southern new england for days and officials are once again urging people use caution and stay out of the water even if the weather seems decent as the threat of potentially deadly rip currents remains extremely high. maggie rulli, abc news washington.
oklahoma and felt in in seven states. the 5.6 quake injures one person. biddings were damaged and homes were damaged as home. hoc hoc governor is saying no structural problems with the bridges and hows in the >> it's been nearly three months since an alligator attacked a toddler at disney world. it dragged him into a lagoon at the grand floridian resort. now the family of that two-year-old boy is remembering him on what would have been his third birthday. lane graves' family is back home in nebraska where they marked his birthday along with people in the community. at the celebration, people gathered to remember lane and support his family. >> these are obviously all people who have your back and are supporting you and praying for you all the time. we can't touch their broken
that we're here and we're supporting them. >> the crowd released 5,000 balloons in honor of lane's birthday. >> family and friends gathered in saint louis to pay their respect for philando castile who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in minnesota. you may remember castile's girlfriend broadcast the shooting live on facebook. now, his family is speaking out and demanding justice. castile's mother says she's focusing on change so this doesn't happen to anyone else. >> an elk runs into trouble in arizona when it runs into a backyard tire swing. the swing got tangled in the elk's antlers. it happened in debra butler's backyard. she said she was shocked when she looked outside and saw the animal. luckily, butler knew how to help. she's a veterinarian and spent about 12 hours getting the elk
>> glad he went to that backyard. >> she knew how to help but 12 hours. >> you have to call for help. that is not an animal you see in the office a lot. you know, good for her. knew basically how to help. well, i'm concerned today, so many people are off and lake michigan is a nice and place but swimming could be dangerous in lake michigan from sheboygan through to south. lake michigan swimming dangerous today thanks to currents. now, structural countries and long shore currents are expected today in the beach areas that stretch from sheboygan south into port washington, that is thanks to a gusty south wind.
kind that can sweep you out and the other one makes it hard to stand on your feet. exercise extreme care in lake michigan. now in morning high clouds are filling in. outside chance of a stray shower in. but it is already i see it is weakening a fair amount. most of this is washing temperatures generally 60s and 70s. it is 63 waukesha. 68 at this hour at the airport. you will want the coffee iced this morning. this is today at lunchtime nice and dry and warm and humid. we go to tonight, showers and a few storms are firing up. in the south we continue to stay dry. this is tomorrow at lunchtime,
tuesday. then as we move to the evening hours showers and storms are firing up for us. poet rnl already local heavy rainfall for tuesday and wednesday. for today, 83, party sunny. we see lows tonight 71. showers and storms until tomorrow evening and wet off and on wednesday and thursday. >> thank you, sal. >> now to commitment 2016 and the race for the white against intolerance. he talked with cnn about donald trump's appeal to some voters. >> i think if you look at the current polls, he's been able to appeal to a certain group of folks who feel left out, or are worried about the rapidity of demographic change, social change. who in some cases have very legitimate concerns around the
but that's not the majority of america. >> obama went on to say that younger americans are rejecting trump because they do not fit into that category. >> arizona senator jeff flake has announced he will not endorse trump or vote for him. flake says he's not planning to vote for clinton or trump. trump fired back yesterday calling flake weak on twitter. trump wrote that the republican party needs strong and committed leaders if it's going to stop >> libertarian candidate gary johnson has gotten an endorsement from a traditionally republican newspaper. the richmond times-dispatch in virginia announced the endorsement saturday night. it's the first time in 36 years that the paper has not endorsed the republican candidate. the paper praised johnson and said clinton and trump both lack the character traits necessary to be president. >> starting today, hillary clinton is getting up close and personal with reporters. from now on, the clinton campaign will be using a bigger
alongside the presidential candidate. clinton's campaign has been under pressure to allow more media access. >> new on wisn 12, more than 100 students at a high school in kansas are sent home because of a mystery illness. it has flu-like symptoms but school officials say they aren't sure what's causing it. the kansas department of agriculture has visited the school to examine the kitchen. they've found no problems there. the school is using a bleach solution to wipe down everything restrooms hoping that it will stop kids from getting sick. >> a man who worked as a librarian at the university of new hampshire has left everything to the school and officials were shocked to learn that he was worth four million dollars. the money will go toward scholarships for students and, of course, toward the university's library where the man worked for nearly 50 years. quite the gift there. >> very nice. >> 5:54. >> one last chance to see a
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>> good morning to you, welcome to "12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. >> i'm tim elliott. it is 6:00, monday, september 5th. thank you for joining us. families caught in the middle of re-opening sherman spark. this fence court order. we are live at the park. >> plus, a motorcyclist slams into a concrete barrier. >> first, though, we want to check on the forecast. a lot of people outside and grilling and enjoying the weather. and sal, it is good for that? >> yes, the temperatures going