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and requested a song and the boss pulled him onstage. >> it's as easy as that. >> now i know. >> that's what's making news i >> right now on wisn 12 news this morning, a warning for drivers. the scam that's been found at gas stations in our area and how to make sure you're not the next victim. >> and a non-profit with a mission to revitalize local neighborhoods that are having a hard time. the extra financial boost that >> but first, weather watch as we take a live look outside. the roads are wet. you may need to grab an umbrella today before you head to work or school. we're tracking how long the rain will stick around. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 4:30 on this wednesday, september 14th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in for sally this morning. good morning, jeremy. jeremy: good morning, everyone.
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a couple of showers around walworth county and racine and kenosha counties. a little break in milwaukee county. 64 degrees right now. we are battling the clouds from time to time today. the dew point is 60. the winds are the northwest and turning off the lake and developing the isolated showers. notice how the tra cooler today with the winds. a comfortable day ahead. changes coming up for the weekend. >> when you're on the go, take the weather watch 12 forecast with you. just download the wisn 12 news app. it's free for your smartphone or tablet. >> happening now, kenosha police are looking for whoever robbed three banks yesterday.
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in a 35 minute span. the thief targeted two chase banks and one johnson bank. the first one happened around 2:00 p.m., the second was just 12 minutes later and then the third, 22 minutes after that. people who work near the banks say they were surprised to see this all go down. >> i was shocked that something like that could happen on this block because this is a very quiet block. >> investigators haven't said yet how much the suspect got away with. that suspect s o officials say they only have a vague description of him. >> happening now, a warning for drivers after skimmers were found at local gas stations. skimmers are devices that thieves put inside of gas pumps to steal your credit card information. they were found at stations in franklin and brookfield. here's how to protect yourself. before you put your card in, feel and see if there are any loose parts around the card reader that could be a sign of a
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pin use a hand to cover up the pad in case there are cameras meant to capture that information. police say it appears that crooks are targeting gas stations near freeways. >> looking ahead, a plan to help people right here in milwaukee start up a small business. the head of the u.s. small business administration will join mayor tom barrett today to unveil a new platform called start smart. it's a program that makes it easier to start a business by cutting down on paperwork. that means businesses can take off faster and cost less to get >> also later today, mayor tom barrett is recognizing a program that's bringing jobs to a neighborhood on the north side and revitalizing the area. northcott neighborhood house is a non-profit that works on deconstruction projects in the area. the program trains unemployed people for jobs and improves the neighborhood. soon, the project could get state funding. >> happening now, a movement to stop a pipeline in north dakota getting support in wisconsin. protesters joined the fight against the pipeline in appleton
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it was a peaceful protest. the crowd says it's about protecting the environment. the pipeline would transport oil from north dakota to illinois. protests started in north dakota and have spread across the country. >> a badger basketball player says he'll join the protests in north dakota. bronson koenig and his brother are planning to drive to north dakota on friday with a trailer full of supplies for the protesters. the koenig brothers are hochunk. their tribe has pledged to help the protesters. >> and a proposal to add parking meters along the lakefront may not end up happening. at a meeting yesterday, county officials said they are still considering other options. many residents have spoken out against the parking meter plan. the parks director says ideally they'll find a way to save money without cutting services. wisn 12 news time now is 4:34. >> a thief breaks in to a home and steals something unexpected. >> the unusual target that was all caught on security camera!
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stand in a florida courtroom. the trial involving george zimmerman and what he has to say about the latest crime. >> but first, let's take a live look outside as we head to break. 62 degrees right now in milwaukee. jeremy nelson is on weatherwatch 12 and talking about the cool down. you are watching "12 news this
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>> good morning, welcome back the "12 news this morning." roads were a little damp in some of the spots, rain showers overnight, we are still dealing th the area. these are the system dropping down to the southeast. the winds will turn to the northeast and we could develop a few lake effect rain showers. in sheboygan 60 degrees. dew points in the upper 50s. feeling fairly nice outside this morning. a little breeze there 5-12 miles per hour. once the winds turn to the northeast, developing a few lake
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mid to upper 60s for much of the day. we have changes ahead in the weekend forecast. >> now to traffic watch, we are looking good. now to drive times, all in the green. it is still early on this wednesday. >> new this morning, police in miami are looking for a hungry burglar. >> after he grabbed a big-screen tv and more, he came back for the leftovers. police say this man returned to the same house three days in a row. on one of his return trips, the -- don't take my cheese cake. the thief opened up the fridge and started eating a piece of
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>> is he cleaning up there? >> he's doing home projects. oh, he forgot something returning to the living room. i hope they catch this guy. he owes so much for the cheese cake. >> also new this morning, police in california spend hours chasing a suspect. >> this driver was easy to spot, he was driving a stolen big rig. this chase went on for about three hours. the semi-truck belongs to a company that transports hazardous waste, but there was nothing radioactive inside at the time. along with the cargo, there was a tracking device inside that helped police find the suspect. >> don't go that fast. you can can't chase someone going 40 miles per hour. >> let's get right to tim in the newsroom. >> he's following some of today's top stories. tim? >> new details in a shooting at a texas high school. what investigators learned after talking to hundreds of students and the motive that they have
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plus, a police department is taking a stand after a driver ran down three officers. why they want people to see this surveillance video.
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>> welcome back. right now it is 4:44 on wednesday, some of the roads may be wet in some parts of the area. it is not a washout? >> no, it is not a washout. we have a few showers, light rain, sprinkles that are leftover primarily in walworth, racine and kenosha counties. you can bring the umbrella with. chances are early on this morning it is not needed a lot.
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spots approaching 70, but the lake shore areas stuck in the upper 60s. we have changes ahead for the weekend forecast. we talk about that with the 7-day in a couple of minutes. >> new information this morning on a school shooting in texas. tim, what are we learning? >> this morning police are saying that bullying was not the cause. the shooting happened at a high school in alpine, texas less than a week ago. investigators say the 14-year-old girl who fired the gun didn't know the victim. according to police, the girl was planning to kill her step-brother and then herself, but a student interrupted her in the girls' bathroom and the girl shot her and then herself. the victim is expected to recover. police say they've already talked to almost every student in the school and they're still trying to piece together exactly what happened. >> new this morning, george zimmerman is back in the courtroom but this time he's not the one on trial.
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victim of a road rage shooting. florida officials say another driver attacked zimmerman and shot into his car. zimmerman testified yesterday saying at first he thought he had been shot because broken glass cut him. >> now to commitment 2016 coverage and the race for the white house. donald trump is heading to flint, michigan today. you'll remember the city's water is poisoned with lead. critics say the government's cost-cutting led to that water crisis. both parties say the situation started with government it's not clear what trump has planned for his time in flint. >> the presidential campaigns are turning the focus to families and child care. ivanka trump spoke out in favor of paid maternity leave. the trump campaign wants to give new mothers six weeks off. hillary clinton is proposing 12 weeks for either parent and a cap on child-care costs meaning families wouldn't have to spend
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>> more support for caregivers. more support for early childhood education programs across our country. >> this is not a woman's issue, it is a family issue. >> trump says he'll give stay-at-home parents a tax break that working parents already get, but some tax and budget experts say they have concerns about trump's plans. >> colin powell's private emails have been leaked by the site dc donald trump a national disgrace. buzz-feed news first reported on those emails written in june. the website that leaked the emails is believed to have ties to russian hackers. >> hillary clinton will return to the campaign trail tomorrow. she's taken several days off after being diagnosed with pneumonia. clinton has events scheduled in washington along with an appearance on a national talk show. on sunday, her doctor announced clinton is fighting pneumonia
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>> new this morning, two kids become best friends at an orphanage in china. now 11 months after they were both adopted, they're back together in texas. >> here's their happy reunion. that is precious. look at her hair bows. oh my goodness. hannah and dawson lived in a chinese orphanage before they were adopted. hannah's family saw how much dawson meant to her and tried to find a family that could adopt him too. >> they have a little connection and they had each other for the formative years. >> after spreading the word on facebook, a family that lives just five minutes away decided to adopt dawson. now, halfway across the world. they're still best friends that's great. i love that. >> that is so great. they are growing up in texas,
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here. >> well, it is raining out there? >> yes, a couple of showers. we may see a break throughout the commute. i have to count down beginning, fall begins in 8 days. 9:21 in the morning. no huge surges of cool air in the forecast. time in september. the lighter showers near the state line area. it is just variable clouds across the area. milwaukee 64 degrees.
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northeast. the showers will be spin pd inland closer to midday. 57 in west bend. waukesha and watertown. comfortable this morning. here is how the rest of the day is shaping up, upper 60s for the lake shore. inland up to again, the wind direction today will be turning to the north, northeast. the showers out there this morning, those will work inland on the northeast winds. midday a couple of lighter showers or sprinkles. no heavy rains are expected for the day. during the afternoon, just a brief shower is possible, don't
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tonight clearing skies and cooler temperatures. in the city tomorrow down in the 50s. as we go into the weekend forecast, overnight showers on friday. right now saturday and sunday is dry. the perfect day is sunday high of 73 and sunshine. >> that is sounding now out the door... the pavement is a little wet out there. drive times are all in the green... >> a group of police officers targeted by a driver in phoenix and that attack was caught on a surveillance video. tim has the very latest. >> i have the department's facebook page pulled up here and
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the images to see how dangerous it is to be a police officer. the surveillance cameras were rolling yesterday in phoenix. a third officer was able to get out of the way in time. now the police say that all of the officers are okay. the driver is in custody this morning and facing three counts of attempted first degree murder. the investigators are looking into why he did it. >> we are working to learn more about the case, we have a report today on "good morning america." it is at 7:00. >> a disturbing discovery in ohio, a human heart in the
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police were called out and no evidence it is part of a crime. they don't know where the heart came from or how it got to the gas station. >> new this morning a woman's purse explodes and the vaporizer inside was to blame. it was inside of a new jersey mall. wow. the woman wants to be for the purse and everything inside. she wants the story to be awarning. there it is again. >> louie vitton too. >> new this morning, the thieves break into a home in houston and the suspects are kids. the thieves left these notes, here you see on the screen, the handwriting and the words all
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take a look, i stole your stuff because my brother told me to. now the police are looking for the kids or whoever broke in. >> it is heart wrenching to see that stuff. >> the suspects kicked in the back door and stole electronics and more. the family is beefing up security. >> a chance to look the most recognizable buildings in milwaukee. >> a 19 story building and what makes it a one of a kind for our city. the numbers are in ranking the best colleges in the u.s. and how the wisconsin schools
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>> welcome back. a boost in wisconsin's healthcare.
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residents gain some form of health insurance. the number of wisconsin uninsured dropped about 4%. nationally the number of uninsured dropped 5%. >> sex education classes are getting a bad report card. researchers from the uk looked at dozens of students worldwide disconnected and the sex ed classes carried a negative tone. the teachers approaches led to women fearing sexual harassment and didn't teach contra september tifs or pregnancy. >> a woman in washington tested positive to hepatitis c after
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the woman says she was surprised with the test results and hired an attorney to investigate. the clinic is saying they don't know if other patients contracted the infection. >> house hold dust can hold chemicals. they found evidence of 45 toxic chemicals in floors, personal care, cleaning products and home can be inhaled and ingested and are leading to cancer and other problems. >> good morning. welcome to "12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. right now, remembering a
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honor the life of eric von. >> a wisconsin woman running to inspire others with disabilities. the event she's taking part in. >> first, a live look outside this morning. rain could impact your morning compute. matt is standing by, first we are going to jeremy nelson. >> good morning. when you step out the door, you may notice the sidewalk or the driveway or the street damp. what is left of the rain from overnight is closer to the state line, racine, kenosha, a sprinkle or a light shower. 63 racine at the moment. clouds are hanging around. low to mid 60s early. variable clouds. peeks of sun from time to time


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