tv 12 News This Morning 430 ABC September 20, 2016 4:30am-5:01am CDT
thanks for watching. >> just three days after a bombings began in new york and new jersey, investigators have a man in custody. how they tracked him down and the string of crimes he's accused of carrying out. >> today we could get a decision on whether a popular hamburger restaurant will start serving alcohol again and why they stopped in the first place. >> and we're off to a foggy start this morning. there's a warm day ahead, but the rain could return soon. when you'll need to grab that umbrella. >> 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 tuesday, september 20th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. good morning, sal. >> good morning, melinda, changeable is taking care of it
inland locations zero, a third of a mile visibility away from the lake. it is good in the city of milwaukee. but a dense fog for the inland counties, fond du lac, dodge, jefferson and wal worth counties until 9:00. low beams, slow speeds this morning. overall, big high pressure is building in and for us, that 64 at the airport. the winds are light and northwest. we become light and southeast later in the day and the fog is improving this morning and becoming sunny and low 80s inland. >> 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. >> right now, a 28-year-old man is in custody accused of detonating a bomb in new york
explosions in new york and new jersey. tim, what do we know about the suspect and how investigators found him? >> his name is ahmad khan rahami. he was seen on surveillance camera near the bombing site in new york's chelsea neighborhood where 29 people were hurt. he was born in afghanistan but later became a u.s. citizen. officials say they found a backpack full of explosives at his apartment in elizabeth, new jersey not far from the spot where they discovered explosives in a trash can. rahami was capturete getting injured in a shootout with police. he's now facing five charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer connected to the standoff. see the video there of him being loaded into the ambulance. now investigators are working to find out if rahami was working alone or if he was connected to something much bigger. ben, back to you. >> "good morning america" will have more on the investigation right after "wisn 12 news this morning" starting at 7:00 a.m.
and then crashing into an mpd squad car. this morning officer lisa baake is suspended from the force. she was off-duty at the time. two officers were injured in the crash. it happened saturday near 76th and florist. baake has been with mpd for more than 20 years. this is her first owi arrest. >> looking ahead now, a popular burger joint near marquette's campus could be serving alcohol again by the end of the day. sobelmans was forced to close earlier this month when the owners didsh license renewal hearing. since then, sobelmans has been serving food but no alcohol. the common council could vote today on whether to renew the license. >> milwaukee leaders are coming together to try and find a solution to segregation and race issues in the city. the president of the police association, a county supervisor and a state senator all attended a panel discussion last night. the speakers offered ideas for improving the relationship between police and the
>> if you want that relationship to work and to be healthy, you have to have communication and i think that's something that's a disconnect. in that communication, there has to be some mutual respect and sometimes you may not agree. >> other speakers said the african-american community needs to focus on restoring the community, families, and local economy. >> happening now, more debate over whether a fence should surround sherman park. milwaukee county sheriff david clarke wants the fence to go chris abele wants to keep it down. now clarke wants a new judge to hear the case. the fence came down last month after a ruling from a county judge. that judge declared that the park should go back to normal hours weeks after the unrest in sherman park. yesterday, the court stood by that decision but granted clarke's request that a new judge revisit the fence issue. >> looking ahead, a local latino activist group is hosting a film
a day without a mexican imagines what life in california would be like if every mexican disappeared. the movie celebrates the contributions of immigrant and latino workers. it's the first time the film has been screened in milwaukee. >> later today, a paralympian will return home to germantown where she'll be honored with a parade. rebecca murray won a gold medal in wheelchair basketball at the paralympics in rio de janeiro. it's her third time competing in the paralympics and her second time winning the gold. the parade starts at 5:30 on hawthorne drive in germantown. wisn 12 news time now is 4:35. >> an unexpected guest tries to stop by a hotel in alaska >> how a black bear got in without any help from a human and how people there got it to leave. >> plus, a volcano erupts in costa rica sending ash thousands of feet into the air. how that affected travel plans for the entire country. >> but first, let's take a live look outside as we head to break.
>> we are 20 minutes before 5:00. a few strong storms yesterday in the afternoon an evening and that action has drifted to the south and a dense fog advisory in place this morning. fond du lac, dodge, jeffe it is good here in the decide. but near zero in the marsh areas, visibility near zero and a half mile or less in waukesha and western racine county. low beams and slow speeds in the fog this morning. temperatures are upper 50s and lower 60s.
bend. 28 janesville. we look at the temperatures going up to 82 degrees. sunshine. a little cooler along the lake. >> an uninvited guest visits a hotel in alaska. >> employees didn't know what to do when a black bear walked through the door. security cameras captured the bear circling the hotel. the automatic doors opened up for the animal and the bear decided to move on and ended up finding a tree to climb in downtown anchorage. more fun to do. fish and game officials tranquilized the 200 pound bear and took him back to the wilderness. >> i like the attendant. >> a volcano erupts in costa rica and shuts down the country's biggest airport. >> the turrialba volcano erupted
an ash cloud went about 10,000 feet up in the air. look at that. that ash forced san jose's airport to close down for hours yesterday. wisn 12 news time now is 4:41. >> let's get right to tim elliott in the newsroom. >> he's following some of today's top stories. tim? >> it's become a huge problem across the country, opioid and heroin addiction. now the federal government is stepping up to help people who are struggling. what the u.s. attorney general is doing to help stop the problem in its tracks. control at an air force base in california. the families who have been told to get out while firefighters try to keep the base from burning. those stories and russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i
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here in milwaukee it is a clear picture. >> away fwr the lake the dense fog is posted. it is fond du lac, dodge and jefferson and walworth counties. lake side it is better. inland we have more in the way of pea soup. so today, foggy conditions will be improving an getting the sunshine and going up to the lake. we time out the rain back in the forecast for tomorrow, that's coming up in a moment. >> thank you, sal. >> working to address a crisis in opioid abuse. according to the cdc, 78 americans die every day from opioid abuse. the white house is stepping up efforts to address the crisis as the president has named this a week for action and awareness. wisn 12 news' sally kid sat down with attorney general loretta
with the deadly consequences of heroin and opioid abuse. >> our daughter courtney isn't coming home, but we can do a lot to save others' lives. >> the griffins lost their 20 year old daughter courtney to a prescription drug overdose in 2014. >> sadly for people touched by this, they're all too aware of the devastating impact. >> attorney general loretta lynch says the justice department is stepping up efforts to reinforce prevention and treatment strategies as well as enforcement. to pull out all their best practices, pull out all their stops now to make sure we all have a strategy to deal with this issue. >> this week the justice department will provide additional funding to help states improve prescription drug monitoring programs and the attorney general is directing state prosecutors to share across state lines information on doctors who overprescribe. >> individuals who are
they'll often go back home to a different state to either sell or abuse them. >> fueling the crisis, advocates say, is a lack of treatment programs. monday at the white house, parents who've lost children to opioid or heroin abuse gathered for a roundtable discussion. >> we came here today because of our daughter allison. >> the shuemake's daughter died of a heroin overdose. lou duran's son was also addicted to heroin. he died at age 19. >> my son's face and my voice -- thankful that i'm here to have a >> in july, congress passed a bill authorizing more than $180 million to address the crisis. that money has not yet been appropriated. some of it may be included in a funding bill that would keep the government operating past september 30th. reporting from washington. >> the white house wants a billion dollars to address the problem.
a former congressman is sharing his experiences with drug addiction. tim: patrick kennedy sat down with wisn 12 news last night to talk about how we can fight against heroin and opioid addiction here in southeastern wisconsin. >> it needs to be treated with the same urgency that cancer is treated. the medical society of milwaukee county invited kennedy to talk about his struggle with addiction, it's the subject of his new book. kennedy says one of the keys to cutting down on opioid abuse is being honest about the effects addiction can have like fatal overdoses. >> families are finally telling the truth about how their loved one died. that's going to change things. these were always issues
about. tim: kennedy sponsored groundbreaking mental health legislation back in 2008. >> those thunderstorms that i heard and saw, wow. >> yes, we had pockets of heavy rain and a handful of warnings, a lot of hail showing up, especially in the dane county area, middleton and madison and cross plains. we are done with the rain for now, today. there are sprinkles back in the forecast in the coming days. this morning we have the patchy fog in place. inland locations with low visibilities.
and jefferson and walworth counties. the typical places are foggy. low beams and slower speeds. high pressure is spilling in. the skies are becoming sunny. it is a nice warm up. we were well into the 80s yesterday. today 82 early morning clouds and fog moving off and away. all is quiet today and overnight. a thunderstorm complex is trying to develop over minnesota. our model is trying to move it across southern wisconsin tomorrow morning, it could happen but it is unlikely. better chances for rain and storms headed our way later in
low 80s inland. 70s lake side. scatter periods of rain and storms on thursday. the temperatures falling into the 70s. >> thank you, sal. traffic watch 12, 43 and moreland. one car, there we go. the drive times are all in the green right now. 94 easnd you ten minutes. >> happening now, a wild fire burning out of control 234 california. tim has the latest information. tim? >> it is called o canyon fire and burning on 4500 acres. it is zero percent contained and 50 families are told to evacuate
are safe. the fire postponed a rocket launch that was supposed to happen on sunday. it is unclear what caused this fire. >> tim, thank you. >> a report that hundreds of new american citizens are naturalized by mistake. that is a report from homeland security. they used make it through the process. the fingerprints have not been put into the digital data bases. >> one of donald trump's sons taking heat for comparing the refugees to skittles.
skittles is saying that comparing the two is not appropriate. >> george h w bush, saying that bush told her he's planning to vote for clinton. the bush spokesperson has not confirmed or denied the claim. >> today major group bill clinton startil the final time. the clinton global initiative brought the leaders together to find solutions to the world's toughest problems. the foundation is scrutinized. many of the usual guests at the conference said they are not going this year. i asked the president of the clinton foundation why? >> the president is not there,
corporate sponsors won't be there, why are so many people distancing themselves from the event? >> it is not political this way in any way and most of the corporate sponsors are going to be here, they are going to be here and continuing to make commitments. we have been able to, this is probably going to be the best cgi ever. >> if clinton i president, the projects are spinning off at separate charities and no ties to the clinton family. the foundation president said there are no plans in prays if she doesn't win. >> big changes for a local sports team. >> what is different for the add mirales. >> the brewers are giving back, how to help choose which charity gets thoses of dollars and earn
tim is joiping us live with the new information. tim? >> good morning, i am in the break room and we get coffee here and eat lunch here. i want to go to freezer and eggo waffles are in here. listen up, kelloggs is calling ten thousand cases of the they could be contaminated. they are coming in 12 packs. now there have not been reports of illness now. this is a precaution. kelloggs is asking you to throw them away and contact the company for a refund. boxes of the waffles can be found in 25 different states,
the box for the best if used by date. back to you. >> i didn't know we had them. >> yep, we do. >> there is a warning for parents. >> the doctors are warned not to prescribe codeine to kids. a new report says because it is on opiod it is having unpredictable effects on kids. >> right now, federal health officials have a handle on the zika outbreak in miami. it is no longer considered an active transmission zone. but pregnant women are told to avoid travelling to miami for the concerns of catching the virus. the miami beach area is an infection zone.
>> good morning to you. welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. >> i'm ben wagner. it is 5:00, september 20th. right now on "wisn 12 news this morning", new details coming in overnight about the east coast bombing suspect. what we are learning about his past and why the police new his family. >> an airliner makes an emergency landing overnight and the problem repo. >> first, some fog possible as you head out the door today. matt is coming up in a moment. first we are going to sally severson. >> we have developing the fog in the inland counties and we have a dense fog advisory until 9:00. walworth, jefferson and dodge