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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] [captioning made possible by wisn-tv] >> now on wisn 12 news. thema: families in milwaukee show they back the blue. the special deliveries they will make today to police stations across the city. plus, ready, set, race for the the pavement for the annual brigs and als run. the street closures you need to know about before you head out the door. first, a live look outside on this saturday morning. some areas may see light rain today, but overall a pleasant day. just how long you will need an umbrella. good morning, and welcome to wisn 12 news "this morning." i am thema ponton.
it is 5:00 a.m. right now. let's get your day started with a look at your forecast. it is the last weekend of summer? sally: let's not think about it right now. we still have loads of gorgeous weather for september and october. a good-looking forecast overall. i am in for meteorologist jeremy nelson this morning. 63 at waukesha, west bend, and sheboygan 67 in racine and kenosha. the wind is southwest and we will look at a southwest breeze today. clouds are mostly cloudy. you can see we still have a few clouds lingering. to the west of madison, that is sunshine. it will build in today. the early morning clouds and sprinkles will exit, gradually becoming sunny. i like southland, 79, lows at
76-degrees. thema: thank you. wisn 12 news time is 5:01. back the blue. that is the message being shared by supporters of local police officers. it is national thank a police officer day. in milwaukee, groups will be passing out gift bags filled with water bottles, wristbands, and thank you cards to every police district. those thank you cards were handwritten by school kids from around southeast wisconsin. one group of police wives spent yesterday creating the gift bags. >> my husband and her husband, together. they got into this at a pretty tough time for police officers. so, it's actually great seeing the kids write the letters to them. i know it means a lot to the guys, that people still support them. thema: thank you notes will also be delivered to local firefighters. those deliveries start at 8:00 a.m. milwaukee police are asking for your help to track down whoever broke into a firehouse as firefighters were out on a call. police say it happened at the
the suspects got in by cutting out a window screen while fire crews were out on what ended up being a false alarm. the suspects got away with a cell phone, laptop, and other personal items. anyone with information should call police. the case of the officer-involved shooting of 23-year-old syville smith is now the hands of the milwaukee county district attorney. it could be months before we know if the officer in that shooting will face charges. shot and killed after a traffic stop near 44th and auer. the state department of justice investigated that shooting and yesterday, handed its findings to the milwaukee county d.a. smith's death sparked two nights of violent unrest in and around the sherman park neighborhood. milwaukee's police chief says his department will be ready when the da's decision is made public.
sherman park dig not -- it did not ignite. people from outside sherman park came into sherman park. that was not done by the community. the community was the victim of the violence, not the perpetrators of it. we have been working with them closely to make sure they feel safe and protected. thema: police said smith had a gun in his hand when he was shot. the officer has been placed on administrative duty. nuns in their home in mississippi remains behind bars this morning. one of the nuns, sister margaret held, was born in slinger. yesterday, a judge denied bond for the suspect in the case. reporter ross adams from our sister station in jackson, mississippi, has the latest. ross: sanders has already confessed to the killings, but
raising questions about how investigators got the confession. a state investigator testified sanders confession was videotaped, and that he waved his miranda rights before police questioned him. they said he told them he entered the nuns home through the garage door. once inside, they said the women confronted sanders. that's when he grabbed a knife and stabbed them. he went to the restroom to wash up. sanders spotted a pair keys on the counter in the kitchen. he grabbed the keys hopped in , the car, and then hit the driving to kosciusko 15 miles away, where he lived. sanders' wife later brought him to the police station where he , was initially questioned about the killings. sister paula merrill's family sat just feet from sanders in the small courtroom. >> we're just kind of here as witnesses to the process, witnesses to the legacy of sister paula and sister margaret. and just hope, you know, justice is, best as we humans can do it, is served in some way, if there is a justice in the world. ross: investigators found the
was living in behind his sister's house directly across the street from the nuns' home. that knife was sent to the crime lab to be tested. thema: after their deaths, mississippi university for women created nursing scholarships in honor of sister margaret held and sister paula merrill. wisn 12 news time is 5:06. the green bay packers are getting ready for their second straight w the vikings on what is their home opener in their brand new billion dollar stadium. before the season started, quarterback aaron rodgers declared he was in the best shape of his career. even though rodgers hasn't rushed for more than two touchdowns since 2011, he said he's feeling pretty quick. kick off is at 7:30 tomorrow night. >> i always feel fast early in
i have been trying to get some offense stuff in, but not yet. thema: kickoff is at 7:30. if you're going to minneapolis tonight, you're invited to a special packers pep rally. president mark murphy will take questions from fans during the event at the pourhouse. it's a sports bar and nightclub. it's free to get in, and you can even enter a raffle for packers prizes. packers great and hall of famer brett favre will be in milwaukee today. he's being toasted during a thanks 4 the memories dinner at miller park. the event is sold out. proceeds from ticket sales will go to the favre 4 hope foundation. meanwhile, the wisconsin badgers are getting ready to host georgia state today at camp randall stadium. running back corey clement is questionable to play after rolling his ankle in last week's win against akron. the badgers are a five touchdown favorite over the panthers.
home game. kickoff is at 11:00 a.m. the first bublr bike stations outside the city of milwaukee will be unveiled later today. seven stations have been installed around wauwatosa, including one near the tosa farmers market on harwood avenue. that's where city leaders will host a ceremonial docking of the bublrs at 10:00 this morning. a 30minute ride costs $3, or you can buy special monthly or yearlyas later today, you can check out some of downtown milwaukee's hidden gems. dozens of buildings will roll out the welcome mat for doors open milwaukee. for this weekend only, buildings all around the area that are usually closed to the public will open for special tours. one of those buildings is hard to miss, the catholic financial life building. it's just off the marquette interchange at 11th and wells. there is a chapel on the bottom floor of the 19-story building,
employees say it's the only rooftop pool in downtown milwaukee. they say the sweeping views of the city from the roof are just one of the many highlights. >> it's our first time opening our doors to the public, and we really wanted an opportunity to share with folks all the hidden gems that we have in our building and what we actually do here. thema: you can go inside more than 165 buildings, many of them for free. also later today, you're invited to celebrate elephant appreciation day at the milwaukee county zoo. there will be tours of the elephant barn and keepers will explain various elephant behaviors. there will be special activities from 10:30 this morning to 2:30 this afternoon. wisn 12 news time is 5:09. a new game plan to deal with concussions, details on the new initiative to protect players just launched by the nfl. plus, a big foot sighting in eau
allowed to stay, and is dressed in a white lab coat. meteorologist sally severson is standing by in the weather center with our saturday weather details. sally: we are talking showers to sunshine. when you will see the sun today. you are watching wisn 12 news "this morning." >> like,, it, and share with the
thema: welcome back. wisn 12 news time is 5:13. the national football league is launching an initiative aimed at preventing, diagnosi, treating concussions and other head injuries. it's called the play smart, play safe initiative. the nfl will hire a doctor to serve as the nfl's chief medical officer. plus, the league will provide $100 million to support engineering advancement and medical research. you will remember back in 2015 a federal judge approved a settlement to a lawsuit filed by thousands of former players, accusing the nfl of negligence in linking concussions to brain
the soccer pitch. that sport is growing in popularity, and with that growth comes a rise in the number of e.r. visits from young soccer players. kim hutcherson explains in today's health minute. kim: youth soccer has exploded in popularity, with more than 3 million children playing in leagues today, but a new study says with those growing numbers a soaring number of reported injuries has come as well. according to the report published in the journal of emergency room visits have spiked 111% from 1990 to 2014. sprains or strains were among the most common injuries , accounting for more than 34% of the injuries reported. fractures represented around 23% of the injuries. concussions accounted for about 7% of the emergency room visits, but one observer says that rise might not be a bad thing. scott sailor with the athletic trainers association says it's a sign parents and others are
he also says parents should get in the game as far as safety goes. recommending that they get a good look at the facilities and equipment being used, as well as make sure there's a plan in case of emergency. for today's health minute, i'm kim hutcherson. thema: new this morning, a giant, hairy visitor now stands guard outside the mayo clinic campus in eau claire. the sasquatch is even outfitted with a doctor's lab coat, head lamp, and stethoscope. he is helping spread the word about the mayo clinic's new family medicine residency program. the program is recruiting medical school graduates right now and will officially start next july. he reminded us one of the reasons why we're starting the residency program. no one wants to see family physicians in the state of wisconsin become rare or extinct or a myth. thema: a fantastic message. the one of a kind lab coat was
fabric and many hours of dedication from a mayo clinic doctor who works in eau claire. certainly will get people talking, and hopefully into the medical program. families from across the state will meet in madison this morning for the annual rally for recovery on the steps of the capitol. it is one of many events in september for recovery month in wisconsin. the event is designed to celebrate those who have recovered from mental health illnesses and substance abuse. families will be sharing their starting at 11:00 this morning. in just a few hours, thousands of runners will take over downtown milwaukee for the annual briggs and al's run and walk. the event raises money for children's hospital. west wisconsin avenue from 11th street to 16th street will close at 6:00 this morning. the race begins at 12th and wisconsin and ends at the summerfest grounds. the 8-k and 5-mile run begin at
they are already getting ready. you can see a sea of people celebrating. some of the kids are so amazing given their health challenges. sally: and to everyone that comes out and participates. thema: the marquette basketball team was there last year. sally: there is wet pavement this morning, but no worries today. it will be dif beautiful. fair skies to the west of madison. we will clear out nicely. we did get light rain yesterday and overnight. there were showers that rolled through yesterday in the afternoon. some with a significant heavy rain. at the airport, this is where we are looking live, 68 degrees. a fair amount of moisture
with the wind like and southwest . we will continue with light wind today. you can see beginning to get light across racine with a little bit of a hole in the cloud deck. 65 dew point with the wind out of the south in racine. a southwest warm-up today. 61 in the verdana. waukesha, west bend, fond du lac , and janesville, . the airport, 68 with the wind southwest. it is mostly cloudy. the combination satellite and radar in motion, you can see the showers across lake michigan into lower michigan. a fair cloud deck across the lake that is thinning nicely. west of madison, we are dry. i building in today providing clearing skies and a fair amount
southwest wind, there will be a chance for next of sun and clouds. our model with the warmer air with a high of 79 or 80 try to get stray showers going. i do not think it will happen this afternoon. clouds from time to time? certainly. of the 2 days, tomorrow is the weekend pick day, but it is still a very nice dada clearing skies. a few puffy clouds from time to time. 80 today, 60 tonight, 76 on sunday. a couple of spotty showers and maybe astray storm as we get warmer air. these temperatures are still above normal. mostly dry on tuesday with spotty showers increasing once again into wednesday and thursday with a slight chance of
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thema: welcome back. right now we are checking out some of the stories you are sharing online. ernie smith is 98 years old, and has just been named the oldest active pilot in the world by the guinness book of world records. got something important to talk about. i did not know, so i stepped through the door, and i said, i know what. they found somebody older. they said, there isn't nobody older. thema: smith lives in red oak, iowa. he beat the previous record by 5 years after some friends encouraged him to go for it. smith said he plans to keep flying a rented cessna 150 a
weather permitting. later today, a pilot in california is taking off on a unique cross country flight. david grabowski plans to fly a trike plane on a 40-day, 4,000 mile trip from lodi, california to the atlantic ocean. a trike plane is a modified engine-powered hang glider. he was inspired by the pilot calbraith perry rodgers who in 1911. grabowski will have a film crew flying alongside, and hopes to make a film of his adventures. we are one night away from the primetime emmy awards. you can see them tomorrow night only right here on wisn 12 news. jimmy kimmel will host the show live from the microsoft theater in los angeles. the two heavy favorites in the comedy series category, abc's "black-ish" and the hbo series
we talked to a trends expert from amazon about her picks for which series will have the best night. >> on the comedy side, "veep" continues to be incredibly popular category. i think that we will see "transparent" win for outstanding comedy series. i do think that julia louis-dreyfus win in the outstanding actress category. thema: you can watch the emmys, live, tomorrow night right here on wisn 12. red carpet coverage starts at 6:00. the show starts at 7:00. we want to know about the stories you're talking about this morning. keep sharing with us. you can follow wisn 12 news on facebook, twitter, and instagram. still ahead, 5:45 -- 5:25, we
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>> now on wisn 12 news -- thema: good morning. welcome to wisn 12 news "this morning." i am thema ponton. it is coming up on 5:30, saturday morning, september 17. thank you for starting your weekend with us, the last weekend of summer. sorry. the reality of the sally. sally: no one told mother nature. temperatures with highs above seasonal normals. typically, we look at highs in the lower to middle 70's. we are easily going to reach close to 80 tomorrow, middle 70's on sunday, near 80 or better next week. in racine, 65-degrees with a
airport at 68. the dew point at 66. we had downpours yesterday in the late afternoon that were scattered. we are looking at showers moving out over the lake with clearing skies in store. you can see that we have cloudiness over the far east and southeast corner of the state. early morning clouds moving off with gradual clearing. highs reaching 79 degrees with the super sunday on deck. thema: do can track the weather on the go this weekend with our free app. we will send any weather alerts to your cell phone. if you don't have our app, just search "wisn" in your app store or google play. today is national thank a police officer day. more than a thousand milwaukee police officers will receive special thank you gifts. wisn 12 news' terry sater got a preview at district one headquarters. terry: several milwaukee police
putting back the blue wrist bands on donated water bottles, and tying on more than 2,000 thank you notes written by school kids from around southeast wisconsin. >> we cannot thank the community enough for helping us out with this. terry: they say being a police officer and an officer's spouse is tougher than ever before, and that's why michelle says national thank a police officer day is so important. >> we obviously have a bigger risk, because we don't know if we're going to see each other at the end of the day. terry: they're fairly new to the stress. >> my husband and her husband they went to the academy together. they got into this at a pretty tough time for police officers. so it's actually great seeing the kids write the letters to them. i know it means a lot to the guys, that people still support them. it takes a lot. it is a lot more than we anticipated it being. it does take a toll, the things
thema: that was terry sater reporting. the deliveries for thank a police officer day start at 8:00 this morning. this morning, a milwaukee neighborhood is remembering a 5-year-old girl killed by gunfire nearly two years ago. yesterday, a peace garden was dedicated for laylah petersen at her former school. the little girl was sitting on her grandfather's lap when gunfire broke through the home, hitting and killing her. police say the shooters meant to fire at another house. tells wisn 12 news laylah's story is too familiar. earlier this month the community built a garden to remember 9-year-old za'layia jenkins. someone shot and killed her near 15th and meinecke back in may. whoever fired the gun in that case is still on the loose. >> we never give up hope. we didnt give up with laylah petersen case. it took a year. we're never going to give up on that either.
for information on whoever shot za'layia jenkins. the gunmen suspected in the shooting death of laylah petersen are due back in court later this year. developing this morning, the milwaukee county district attorney's office is now deciding whether to charge an officer involved in the shooting death of sylville smith. the state department of justice finished its review yesterday and turned over the reports to the d.a.'s office. police say smith had a gun in his hand when he was shot. the officer has been placed on administrative duty. milwaukee's police chief says the department will prepare appropriately for when the d.a. makes a decision on whether to charge the officer. developing overnight, two police officers are recovering after a wild chase and a shootout in west philadelphia. this happened late last night just a few blocks from the university of pennsylvania. one of the officers was sitting in her car when she was ambushed by the suspect.
commissioner, the suspect ran and fired into a nearby bar. two people were hurt. police started to chase the suspect who then started shooting into a car. both people inside were shot in the chest. they are in critical condition. the suspect was shot and killed. both officers who were hurt are expected to be o.k. two police officers shot in fort worth, texas last night are also expected to be o.k. the police department says the officers were responding to a suicide call. while they were looking for a possible witness, they were shot at. one of the officers was shot in the chest, but he was wearing a bullet proof vest. the officers returned fire. the suspect is dead. in "commitment 2016" coverage now, this morning, donald trump is under scrutiny for another controversial statement related to his opponent hillary clinton. mr. trump: i think that her body guards should drop their weapons.
immediately. what do you think? yes. take their guns away, lets see what happens to her. thema: clinton's campaign manager called the remarks out of bounds. trump's comments came hours after he changed his stance on whether president obama was born in the united states. the first presidential debate is a week from monday. third party candidates jill stein and gary johnson failed to numbers. a john doe investigation involving governor walker's recall election is making headlines, after hundreds of documents were leaked to a british newspaper. now, one of the state's top republicans says a special prosecutor should look into those leaks. assembly speaker robin vos is mike gousha's guest, this sunday on "upfront." mike: why do we need a special prosecutor? robin: whether or not you
committed really the only crime that occurred during much of this john doe investigation. we know it was shut down by every single court because it was found to be unconstitutional. the simple release of the documents had prejudicial value, which is why the judge had said don't allow it to happen. thema: sunday on "upfront," vos responds to a leaked email that was sent to him. an email that suggested republicans spread messages of widespread voter fraud. 9:00, right here on wisn 12. wisn 12 news time is 5:36. it's a chance to see inside some buildings not normally open to the public. today kicks off the 6th annual doors open milwaukee. the longtime german restaurant karl ratzsch is part of the event. karl ratzsch has been serving up german food and german beer since 1929. you can also check out the old cuckoo clocks, hand carved chandeliers, or eat at the same
their pictures are on the wall, along with longtime employees, like waitress eva schultz. she's worked at the restaurant since 1978. >> my favorite. my favorite customer. i have waited on him for the past 10 yours or so. vince lombardi. i celebrities. bob newhart. thema: more than 165 local buildings are taking part in doors open milwaukee today and tomorrow. festival season isn't over quite yet. later today, rock the green festival returns to walkers point. the mission of the music festival is to promote recycling and sustainability.
the sun, and cycling teams pedaling. >> i think it's very exciting, and rock the green can by inspirational by pairing music and eco-education together. it should be a great experience. thema: rock the green starts at 1:00 this afternoon at reed street yards tickets are $40. children 10 and under are free. later today, thousands of runners are taking over downtown milwaukee. it's the annual briggs and al's run and walk. the event raises money for children's hospital. the route begins at 12th and wisconsin and ends at the summerfest grounds. it all gets underway at 10:30 this morning. still ahead, passengers stranded outside los angeles. why police had to evacuate this amtrak train last night. the delays still being felt this morning. meteorologist sally severson is standing by in the weather
>> leading the way with important location coverage, you're watching wisn 12 news "this morning," with thema ponton and weatherwatch 12 meteorologist jeremy nelson. wisn 12 news "this morning" continues. thema: welcome back to wisn 12 news "this morning." 5:40 two on saturday, september 17. a couple of people already out and about before the sun comes up. we are marking the last weekend of summer. i'm not trying to lament it, i'm just giving the fax. -- the facts. just to prepare people it is the last weekend of summer. sally: we are coming up on the a town the atomic equinox. a lot of people think about
summer-like temperatures in the forecast. look at how mild it is. 68 over 66. the wind is light and southwest. your weekend peak looks great. clouds around, showers over the lake, clearing, warm, 79. sunny and beautiful tomorrow, 76 degrees. the weather looks good for al's doors open milwaukee. thema: thank you. wisn 12 news time is 5:43. developing overnight, an amtrak train outside of los angeles was evacuated after police say a passenger suspected of carrying a gun barricaded himself in one of the cars. the train stopped at a station and nearly 200 passengers were evacuated. police are still on the scene. they are deploying tear gas before taking the suspect into custody.
because of the standoff. right now, some parts of the country could be looking at higher gasoline prices, because of a leaking pipeline. the gasoline pipeline has spilled more than 250,000 gallons near birmingham, alabama. it's not expected to be fully re-opened until next week. the pipeline sends gas from refineries in texas to the east coast. that's where any price hike would be felt. gas prices in our area are holding steady. the local average for regular unleaded has been close to $2.16 for the past month. $2.18. right now, crews in tampa, florida are scrambling to stop a leak of contaminated water into one of the state's main sources of drinking water. a large sinkhole opened up at a fertilizer plant, draining 200 million gallons of contaminated waste water into the area's groundwater. a recovery well has been activated to pull the
milwaukee city leaders are taking steps toward keeping lead out of the water in some homes. many pipes connecting homes to the water main are made of lead. replacing them all would take years and cost an estimated half a billion dollars. in the meantime, aldermen are looking at ways to help low-income residents buy water filters. later today, thousands of volunteers will be cleaning up beaches around the great lakes. it's the annual adopt a beach in milwaukee, volunteers are invited to bradford beach or south shore beach starting at 9:00 this morning. there's also a clean up along the milwaukee river later today. employees at miller coors are teaming up with the river revitalization foundation later today. groups will be clearing trash and removing invasive species from the waterfront. it's all part of great water month throughout september. the 16th annual milwaukee river
dozens of collegiate and club teams will put their rowing skills to the test. events begin around 9:00 this morning near 25th and canal. the public is invited to watch the challenge from local bridges and riverwalk areas. there are plenty of other events happening this weekend. to get you into the fall spirit, cedarburg is hosting it's annual wine and harvest festival. it's a free event in the downtown area. you can taste wine, buy arts and crafts, and even take part in a giant pumpkin carving race for charity. until 5:00 p.m. today and tomorrow. this afternoon, man's best friend is taking over milwaukee's estabrook park. it's the 5th annual bark-toberfest. the beer garden will feature activities for dogs starting at 1:00 this afternoon. admission is free. also later today, the popular bay view bash is back for its 13th year on milwaukee's southside. the street festival runs from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., on
potter and clement. there will be food, drinks, music, art, crafts, and much more. later today, the badgers are getting ready to host georgia state at camp randall stadium. they are a five touch down favorite over the panthers. kick off is at 11:00 a.m. wisn 12 news' dan needles and drew olson have a preview ahead of big 12 sports saturday. >> dan and drew coming up at 6:30 on "big 12 sports saturday" . we will look at the badgers game against georgia state. >> and the first game at the vikings stadium. the packers will try to ruin the party. and the next wave of packers, who was their next priority to sign? >> looking ahead to the badger'' schedule. we give our predictions. that is coming up at x: 30 on "big 12 sports saturday".
5:47. a lot of events happening outside. sally: no one could say that you will be boarded milwaukee today. thema: plenty to do. can you wear sandals? sally: i think so. 79 degrees. the grass will be with this morning. -- wet this morning. a couple of clouds are lingering early this morning, but we will 80. the badger game today, that is where jeremy is going, that is why i am in for him today. he is one of the biggest fans i know. kickoff temperature is probably 70 or better. some cloudiness, but it will stage i with a nice southwest wind. it is time to bring out the fall color map.
yellow earlier are starting to do that. we will keep you up-to-date toward the end of each week. since june 1, up to yesterday and today, 109 degrees, only 28 have been below normal. 74% have had high temperatures above average. that trend continues overall for the next few days. we say goodbye to clouds and showers. of madison. these early clouds will move off. still on the humid side. overall, good-looking. 40's across the dakotas. we will see just a little bit of a dip in highs tomorrow. 68 at the airport. 62 for sheboygan. beaver dam, 62.
we will see cloudiness during the day. our model tries to get a stray shower the afternoon after a little bit of heating. i don't think it happens. i think we will look at cloudiness, but we will be dry with highs near 80. tomorrow morning, sunshine across the board. a touchless you may tomorrow with highs reaching around 76. today, 80's with ri it is about 76 tomorrow with sunshine. monday, a little bit of a disturbance with warmer air and more of a disturbance. not an all-day rain on sunday. lower 80's. ever 70's on tuesday with a mix of sun and clouds again. wednesday and thursday, spotty storm chances with temperatures in the lower to middle 70's. a slight chance of a shower lingering early on friday
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thema: welcome back to wisn 12 news "this morning." 5:54
on saturday morning. we are on weather watch as we keep and eye on some of the fog. meteorologist sally severson says it will clear out. we will have the details, coming up. after more than a decade, renee zellweger is back as bridget jones. and this time, she's expectin frazier has a preview of "bridget jones' baby." kevin: this week, renee zellweger returns to her iconic character for an all-new chapter in "bridget jones' baby," and joseph gordon-levitt plays a controversial real life whistleblower in "snowden." >> there's something going on inside the government that's really wrong, and i can't ignore it. kevin: joseph gordon-levitt stars as edward snowden, the polarizing figure behind the leak that exposed the nsa's surveillance practices.
between being true to the real-life person, and matching director oliver stone's intensity proved to be a challenge for the star. >> the hard part about playing snowden is he's a really logical level-headed guy, he is not emotional. kevin: so how do you play a logical level-headed guy in an oliver stone movie? the answer is you constantly have oliver stone breathing down your neck telling to be more kind of like fiery and intense. >> i feel like i'm made to do i don't know anybody else that can. >> dear diary, it's sort of a funny story. kevin: and in "bridget jones' baby," renee zellwegger returns to her iconic role as bridget, a woman with a complicated love life that only becomes more complicated when she become pregnant and two different loves, played by colin firth and patrick dempsey, are vying for her affections and the title of dad. >> you have no idea which of us
this would be. kevin: and stepping back into character as bridget was easy for renee, who can't get enough of the loveable single gal. >> i was so happy to be back in her world, and be reunited with her friends, and her family. it just reminded me of how much i love these characters. i love these characters. it made me laugh. >> which of you is the father? >> i am. >> right. >> whoo. kevin: for "entertainment tonight," i'm kevin frazier. now back to you in the studio. thema: don't forget the emmy awards are tomorrow night right here on wisn 12. jimmy kimmel will host the show from the microsoft theater in los angeles. the red carpet coverage begins at 6:00. the show starts at 7:00. for right now, you get outside and you can enjoy the day. sally: early risers, may be
we will see gradual clearing today as temperatures reach 80. a little on the humid side. 76er your sunday. on monday day, spotty storms. upper 70's by tuesday with spotty storm chances monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, may be lingering on friday. sally: summer temperatures hanging around. thema: thank you. remember, you can take wisn 12 news witu wisn.com, facebook, twitter, and
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