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>> breaking overnight, protesters clash with police in north carolina after a fatal officer-involved shooting. the situation still unfolding this morning hours after the unrest started. >> but first, weather watch 12 rain is falling across parts of wisconsin this morning. we're tracking how it will impact your day. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. >> and i'm ben wagner. it's 4:30 on this wednesday, september 21st. we're in the weather center with meteorologist sally severson. we have a lot of rain moving our rain. >> there is a fwood amount of rain associated with this. we are concerned with the local
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we talked about this yesterday, we would develop over23450ik9 thunderstorm complexes and that has happened and the showers and storms are in a pool of unstable air. i am seeing a weakening tendency. fond du lac and dodge is getting it now. we have a stationary fr flash flood watches including the counties, sheboygan, fond du lac counties. we are going to keep a close eye on the rain over the next 36 hours as we look at the periods of rain and storms. showers and storms this morning, we have a few dry hours. the storms redeveloping again
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>> you can track today's rain and take the weather watch 12 forecast with you anywhere. just download the wisn 12 news app. it's free for your smartphone or tablet. >> right now, breaking news from overnight. protests turn violent in charlotte, north carolina after a fatal police shooting there. tim, what do we know about how this started? >> it is unfolding and happening as we speak. police shot and killed an african-american man at an apartment complex. this morning we know they were searin wisn 12 news' nikole killion has the latest from washington. >> tim and ben, at least a dozen officers were injured according to police in charlotte. overnight protestors blocked highways, broke in to a walkmart, looted a truck and smashed police vehicles. law enforcement responded with tear gas to disperse the group. the protests broke out after police shot and killed 43-year-old keith lamont scott, at an apartment complex yesterday. police say they were looking for a suspect with an outstanding
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getting out of his car with a gun and opened fire. >> this subject was out with a weapon. they engaged him and one of the officers felt a lethal threat and fired his weapon because of that. >> but scott was not the suspect in question. the officer who shot him has been placed on administrative leave. in washington, nikole killion, wisn 12 news. he vincent and with the police department for two years now. >> we'll continue to follow the latest from charlotte on wisn 12 news this morning and starting at 7:00 a.m. "good morning america" will have in-depth coverage of the protests. >> looking ahead, today is the united nations' international day of peace. here in milwaukee there's a march for peace organized by local groups. people will march against racism, violence, attacks on immigrants and more. some of the groups who will
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justice, peace action wisconsin and maria hamilton whose son dontre was killed by a police officer. the rally starts at 5:30 near city hall. >> a waukesha county group is answering questions about criminal justice reform later today. stewards of prophetic, hopeful, intentional action known as sophia is inviting people in waukesha county to learn more about criminal justice reform and how it could save money and keep communities safe. the forum starts at 7:00 p.m. at the new berlin library. >> looking ahead, milwaukee parents have a chance to learn more about a new dual-language school opening next year. the school board approved the new school in march. if you're interested in enrolling your kids, mps is holding an informational session. it starts at 5:30 at south division high school. there will be more meetings next month. >> new this morning, this saturday a chance to take your
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the first ever milwaukee county transit system take your kid on the bus day is taking place. it includes free stickers for all young riders, free bublr bike rides, entry to the milwaukee county zoo and the children's museum, and more if you show your m card. >> people love deals, obviously. so we're offering deals to offer entries to the zoo, and to the museums but even if you don't want to go to one of those places, get on the bus, go to a park, go to the lakefront, just go for a walk. >> on saturday, kids who ride the bus that are five and under are free. kids six and up will cost you a $1.10. for more info on all the discounts, head to the wisn 12 news app. wisn 12 news time now is 4:35. >> still ahead, a fight breaks out in a high school hallway. >> only one of the people involved was a student. why a teenager is the only one being punished this morning.
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suspect who headed straight for an officer at full speed. but first, let's take a live look at doppler 12 radar. you can see all of the rain moving right toward us in southeast wisconsin. sally severson is tracking the showers moving our way.
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>> i am keeping an eye to the sky this morning, rain and storms are approaching. now edging into fond du lac and damage the biggest hazards will be locally heavy rainfall and flooding. heavy rain in western fond du lac and scooting into dodge county. we are going to look at a good
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they are moving to the southeast at 30 miles per hour. i think we put together a few dry hours. flash flood watch for sheboygan, fond du lac and dodge counties. we go up to 80. we are looking at rain and storms redeveloping later. >> thank you, sal. on to traffic watch 12, 94 at calhoun road. a little traffic out there, the pavement may be wet later on for the drivers out there. everything right now is in the green. >> new this morning, a fight in the hallway of a pennsylvania high school caught on camera. >> but this wasn't two teenagers, it was a high school student fighting a teacher. the 16-year-old is facing charges. witnesses say he threw the first punch. the teacher is not facing
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the fight began when the student showed up late to english class. we are blurring out the faces because some of the people are under 18 years old. >> also new this morning, a dangerous police chase ended with a crash. >> dashcam shows the moment when a suspect rammed into a squad car. a utah state trooper was chasing the pickup truck when suddenly, the driver started reversing and slammed into the squad car. police say the suspect took off again and the trooper kept up the e again. eventually the suspect was arrested. 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. >> i'm following breaking news out of north carolina. violent protests break out in charlotte after police shoot and kill a man there. the latest information from the scene and how it all began. plus, a federal court weighs in on a local issue. the lawsuit that's bringing the
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southeastern wisconsin and what the court's decision means for a
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>> welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." here is a live look at radar and we are in for it in just a little bit. not a complete washout for >> i believe mid to late morning and early afternoon dry periods and redeveloping. here we are with a look at the first cut forecast. sunrise 6:39. rain and a few storms this morning and warming up to 80. there is a look. you can see.
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lightning. we have thunder, lightning and brief heavy downpours. we look at fond du lac and dodge county getting a thunderstorm in washington county as well. the bound ri is up and over to the south. a few dry hours and another round later today and tonight. >> we continue to follow breaking news, large protests last all night in charlotte, north carolina. tim elliott is following the latest details. tim. >> this all began with a fatal police shooting. officers were trying to serve an arrest warrant but they ended up shooting and killing a different man. police say he was armed and threatened officers. this morning the officer is on paid leave. overnight, protesters closed down an interstate in charlotte. police vehicles were destroyed and protesters were seen looting semi trucks and setting the cargo on fire.
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water bottles and rocks. local hospitals say they have treated eleven people for minor injuries. right now, these protests are still going on in charlotte. i'll continue to bring you the latest information. >> tulsa, oklahoma saw protests yesterday after police released video of a fatal shooting. the video shows a tulsa officer shooting an unarmed black man. now, the man's twin sister is charges. protesters gathered yesterday to demand justice. officer betty shelby is on paid leave during the investigation. >> five police officers in memphis have been suspended for excessive force after an arrest last year. police say the officers pulled the man over while looking for a road rage suspect. the officers reportedly realized they had the wrong man and arrested him anyway. one of the officers was
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force, three others were punished for not reporting it. >> new this morning, a jersey police officer who was hurt in a shoot-out with a bombing suspect is back home. >> feeling like i got shot in the head. i'm glad to be alive and i'm glad to be home. appreciate all concern spoke to the president, the director fbi, everybody's concern is overwhelming to me. >> another officer was hit in his bulletproof vest. he was released from the hospital on monday. they were both hurt when police nf who's now charged with a new york bombing that hurt 29 people. >> new this morning, a homeless man is being called a hero for discovering a bag full of pipe bombs. investigators say the same man who made those bombs set off the blast in new york. lee parker found the backpack late sunday night and thought it would be helpful when he eventually found a job. he and ivan white noticed something suspicious though bag.
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they put the bag back and told police. a bomb squad robot eventually triggered the device to explode. >> i watched the robot that could have been me. i could have been the robot and i seen what the bomb did to the robots. i don't know why god signed me up to find that but he did. >> they are saying they were just in the right place at the right time. >> and new it was suspicious and >> that is amazing when you think about it. you might think it is weird. >> good for the them. >> early today partly cloudy skies and then the rain and the storms are just knocking at the door. you are seeing already rolling in. these storms coming in at a good clip. now they are weakening to some degree, but we haven't had much
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associated with them. the concerns with the heavy rainfall. these are going to be the downpours where the wind shield wipers are not going fast enough to keep up. the overnight thunderstorm complex developed in western wisconsin and minnesota and holding together this morning. it has a lift associated with it. we have wet off and on forecast through tomorrow and into friday, maybe even saturday morning. flash flood watches cover central and western wisconsin and also include sheboygan, fond du lac and dodge counties through thursday and multiple rounds of heavy rain. heads up in the north counties. 71 at this hour at the airport. we get to 5:00 this morning our
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the storms are weakening some though. spotty showers in place by noon. that's going to be the case throughout the day, pockets of storms developing. this evening local heavy rainfall and this trend is continuing off and on and dry air in here later on the day on thursday. we are certainly on weather we shoot up to 80 degrees. early morning storms. lows tonight 64. scattered showers tomorrow. 77 and as we move to friday, we keep the showers about. >> sal, thank you. >> later today a transgender will be able to use which ever
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>> the court sided with the student. the student is suing the school district after forced the use the women's bathroom. that violates the civil rights. he couldn't speak with us because of the lawsuit, his mother and attorney sat down with wisn 12 news. >> he wants to be a normal teenage boy. he realizes he's a voice for towards a few helping them do the transition. >> in a statement, the da is saying that the school is disappointed by the court's decision. the district could appeal the decision. >> thank you, tim. >> zika virus is a big problem in florida and right now it is affecting the state's tourism. the miami area lost a third of the tourists. the miami beach chamber of
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a drop in bookings as the people are saying away because of the virus. people are not making plans far in advance. >> new this morning, skyrocketing rent in a san francisco area is forcing the geological survey out of the offices. whep they got word that the rent is going up, they decided to move 400 employees and equipment out of the bung it takes years to relocate some of the labs. officials say by keeping the rent low it is more money for science. >> one man's trash is another man's treasure. young musicians can't afford instruments and create their own with things out of the landfill.
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they visited california for a documentary screening that tells the group's story. >> it is a way to learn about responsibility and get them away from violence that is surrounding their community. >> incredible idea. so creative too. the town is built on a top of a landfill. now the group has fans around the world. crack down on hollywood autographs. half of autographs are forgeries. she's working on legislation making it harder to sell the autographs that are not
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is voting. >> plus, a break through in the fight against cancer happening here. the high-tech equipment that is helping people fight the
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>> dangerous levels of a chemical featured in the movie erin brockovich are in tap water for millions of americans. >> there are high amounts of chromium six that causes cancer. >> the f.d.a. is looking to combat drug overdoses mobile app. right now the states require a prescription for the drug. >> millions of people walking around wearing those fitness monitors, but they may do nothing to keep you fit. they looked at 400 overnight adults and they went on a diet
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fitness tracker lost an average of five pounds more than those that measured the exercise. >> good news for the cheese lovers, eating full fat cheese could help your heart. there we go. people that ate 80 grams of high fat every day had high levels of good >> yeah, but what about the waistline? >> i have to think about the cholesterol levels. >> and the waistline. >> cheese is so good though. >> the news continues right now. >> right now on "wisn 12 news this morning", breaking from
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protestor angry about a police shooting in charlotte, north carolina. good morning, thanks for waking up with us on "wisn 12 news this morning." >> it is 5:00, wednesday, september 21st. we are on weather and traffic watch. rain is moving. sal? >> we have downpours pivoting into southern wisconsin early situated just to the south. this arc of storms the stretching from fond du lac back. we are headed to the north, fond and dodge county getting the rainfall now. nosing into washington county. washington, sheboygan you are up in the next hour. we are pivoting to the south.

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