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is not affecting families across the city. plus, new attacks on the campaign trail. the latest on the assault allegations against donald trump. but first, we want to check on the friday forecast and your morning commute. now to matt high above us in a moment. first we are going to lindsay slater in the weather center. >> thank you, ben. it is a chilly start to the day. e worthy this morning. 39 degrees in milwaukee. waiting for the sun to come up. the winds are calm. no windchill. racine temperature near 37 degrees. in burlington though actually much cooler feeling like 29. 34 waukesha. right now in sheboygan 32 degrees folks. as you get your kids ready for
you need a sweater or a jacket. 63 degrees for the bus ride home and sunshine and warmer temperatures. matt is up in news chopper 12. >> we are looking down at 894. a little stop and go through the construction area from national up to greenfield area. if you are leaving now, that means to the zoo interchange. we are still at 10 minutes eastbound. the construction there is picked up. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. right now, safe drinking water free of lead is a concern in milwaukee and across the country. now, city leaders are working on a plan to make sure every has clean water. hillary mintz is live at city hall and what they are doing
you know, when you go to fill up a water bottle from your home the last thing you want to worry about is lead in it, that is the focus of a meeting this morning for the water quality task force here as city hall. right now the water mains in milwaukee don't have lead in them, but 70,000 homes have lead service lines and the city is considering replacing those pipes and this morning they are going to hear from the lead service lines and hear about the testing protocols for schools and day cares. it takes years and a half billion dollars to replace all of the pipes that contain lead in the city. the health commissioner recommends lead testing for the children under the age of six living in older homes. also, if you live in milwaukee, put in a water filter, that is something that the city
well. the meeting at city hall this morning is at 9:00. >> thank you, hillary. >> this morning, the man accused of killing a cafe owner is accused of the crime. tim has the latest. >> this is the picture of don lewis, he owned the young urban jazz cafe in fond du lac. the 65-year-old w with his own gun and this morning they have a suspect in custody. jason smaul worked at the club and he's charged with the crime. lewis kept a gun around the countrier and small grabbed the gun and shot lewis and hid the body in the basement. police found the cafe surveillance equipment and bloody cloeting in the garbage
no word on if there is a motive. >> thank you, tim. >> commitment 2016, drum z is trying to move past sexual assault allegations. we have live in washington with the latest. >> ben, proum is blasting republicans who are standing by donald trump and trump is saying that the about aing ewe kagss machine. donald trump didn't make a mention of the slew of the stories from the women accusing him of sexual assault. >> they want to distract us from wiki leaks. he addressed the controversies earlier in the day. >> these claims about me of inappropriate conduct with women are totally and absolutely false.
donald trump. >> one of the women stood by her claim. their behavior leaves a mark, leaves a scar, leaves a lot of pain. >> stumping for hillary clinton, first lady blasted trump. >> a candidate for president of the united states has bragged about sexually assaulted women. >> the first lady's husband piled on. >> you claim the man of the party with family values and this is the guy you nominate. >> in washington, "wisn 12 news this morning." >> hillary clinton is facing controversy over leaked emails, yesterday wiki leaks released more emails from the campaign chairman.
to move the illinois primary to a later date to stop the republican momentum and clinton and her husband won't forget a political favor. >> we are learning for about donald trump's visit to wisconsin, he's holding an i vent monday night at 7:00 at west allis and earlier in the day at green bay. calls trumps comments in appropriate but no reason to abandon the candidate. he talked to mike about the accusations against trump. >> do you think these claims involving women who say they had unwanted sexual advances made tword them, have they damaged trump in a permanent way? >> not permanent.
out swinging, came out with pitch forks and torches to back their candidate. >> see the full interview with sheriff clarke,he's one of the guests on up front sunday morning at 9:00 on wisn 12. >> an alderman in milwaukee is looking for feedback from you. there is a town hall meeting at 5:30. he's been e holding halls since last month and asking for feem to voice concerns about the city. >> if you are fall cleaning this weekend, there is a chance to get rid of the paint cans and cleaners for free. you can go to state fair park today and tomorrow for collection of wastes. you can drop off the paint cans, gas and light bulbs.
residents only and you have to show an id. >> time now is 6:08. now to weatherwatch 12. it is a good weekend to get outside to fall clean or next week? >> it could be okay. it is depending on the time of the day. i want to get you out the door. we have a frost advisory continuing here until 9:00 a.m. for everybody. right now it feels like milwaukee. 28 in burlington. 34 waukesha. 33 right now in madison. we'll warm up. the sun just starting to hit the horizon. it is warming up quickly with the highs near 63. matt has a look at the roads now. >> right now things are in pretty good shape. the clear skies. we are over 894. 60th over the top of the freeway.
delays northbound. 7 minutes through the construction zone from the hale up to the zoo. 41 southbound 12 minutes from highway q down to the zoo. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. con stluks on a new park n ride begins in the village of summit. it is expected to be done next summer. >> this morning greenfield police areoo here. officers say he's targeting elderly people in assisted living facilities. tim has the latest on this investigation. tim. >> greenfield police say they are getting a lot of tips after we shared the surveillance image with you at home. they have not arrested anyone yet for the robberies where they are targeting senior citizens. this man is using stolen credit
assisted living senior parking garages. he offered to help to carry groceries an then taking the watt let from the 82 year old. that senior living facility reminding all the residents to be aware of their surroundings. >> thank you, tim. >> a cougar is spotted in wisconsin, where a woman is afraid to let her d night. >> going to distance, attracting hundreds of people to southeast wisconsin in just a few short
34 waukesha. 37 racine. the frost advisory is continuing until 9:00 a.m. and expect the temperatures to be chilly. this afternoon the temperatures near 64. matt is up in news chopper 12 and how about traffic? >> it is looking good right now. the marquette interchange moving smoothly at this the bypass 7 minutes with stop and go through the construction from the hale up to the zoo. expecting brake lights in that area. >> matt, thank you. >> bermuda is cleaning up at battered by hurricane nicole. it made landfall yesterday at a
it knocked out power to nearly 30,000 homes. it is the second major hurricane to strike the atlantic in the past two weeks. this morning north carolina is continuing to clean up from hurricane matthew. a week ago that storm dumbed a foot of rain across the state. 2 the -- 22 people died because of the flooding. rivers are not expected to reach the highest levels until this weekend. >> this morning the zika virus is spreading in the united states and the c.d.c. is issuing a new in let's get to tim elliott with the latest. tim? >> now another zika infested zone in florida, right now health officials are reporting five new cases all locally transmited in the miami-dade area. this time the cases are in a different neighborhood. the c.d.c. is advising pregnant women not to travel to the miami area.
problems in newborns. health officials see this as a major setback in the fight against the zika virus in florida. last month it was eradicated from a miami neighborhood and now 140 locally transmitted cases this year. ben, back to you. >> thank you, tim. >> a wisconsin community is on edge after a possible cougar sighting. a woman said she saw one in the madisu social media is buzzing with possible sightings. a former councilmember photographed paw prints on the ground near the alleged sighting. the dnr is saying that the prints are probably from another animal. out of 750 reported sightings, only one to three are confirmed
the milwaukee running festival is coming up and many runs are training for the races in milwaukee are not from southeast wisconsin. runcations are becoming more popular. it is a way to explore a new city and staying healthy. it is not just 26.2 marathon, there are shorter races too and that makes the sport and vacation more fun for some. >> running sometimes can be deemed as a sport for the serious people, i like when the cities like yourself make it an atmosphere that is more inclusive. so 5k, 10k, half, full, take the kids out there. enjoy the race. and having festivities after wards. you can enjoy and indulge. i am milwaukee has good brews after the race. >> it is starting november 5th. >> you are headed to the packers
police are investigating the sale of the counterfeit tickets at lambeau. a number of victims bought fake tickets on craig's list. buy from only authorized sellers. >> packers are getting ready to take on the cowboys on sunday at lambeau. the team is holding honor ceremony for brett favre. his name unveiled inside of inducted into the fall of fame. >> don't forget tomorrow badgers are hosting number two ohio state. watch it only on wisn 12. kickoff is at 7:00. the game is so big we are taking show on the room, dan and drew have a special edition of big 12 sports live from madison.
kickoff. very exciting game this weekend. it is the best game in college football too. madison is going to be buzzing, college game day will be there. that is it. the center of the football world. >> and we'll get to be there. well not you. >> no, i'm not. i will be watching. >> i will be home as well. well, they may need the umbrellas. >> hearty wisconsin fans fine. they'll be there. >> we can do it. right now, you need a coat headed out the door this morning. the sun is just touching the horizon right now. what is not beautiful, well, the temperatures now feeling like the upper 30s out there. the frost advisory, we are in it until 9:00 a.m. give yourself
let it warm up a little bit. 8:30 is temperatures in the 40s. nice recoverly by the lunchtime 50s. high of 63. tonight friday night football, not going to be nearly as cold. i'm a haunted house fan, so it is more mild,e near 55. by 10:00 sitting here 53 degrees. as you are planning out the weekend, just know that saturday to start the day is fine, but clouds are rolling in and we have rain moving in. this lasts saturday night to sunday morning. the temperatures still in the 70s. it does feature temperatures getting a big boost. look at monday. 77 degrees. that is crazy.
that is because of a warm front. these are not temperatures we see this time of the year. i am sure folks are okay with it. >> oh yeah. >> we have been spoiled. we hope it is going to hang on. >> yes, all the way through april. >> sure, let's do it. >> 6:21 #. it is friday. wes and elizabeth from mix here with the picks. >> cupcake fest. >> cub cake fest? >> yes, happening at the domes tomorrow. at 9:00. i am imagine all you can try with cupcakes. >> that's the pick for tomorrow. coming up next, an event that gives you goose bumps, not a haunted house. we explain with the weekend
thank you for the school shout out. wisn 12 is stopping by classrooms in southeast wisconsin throughout the school year. if you are interested in a visit, head to wisn.com and click on the school shoutout logo and we'll schedule a time for a visit. >> wisn 12 news time now is 6:25. we have made it to friday. here with the weekend picks are wes and elizabeth from 99.1 the mix. good morning, guys. >> good morning, we are to first stage. goose bum 7s, the musical. remember the books? >> yes, the movie scared the children. >> yes, it is called goose bumps. not too scary for the kids. it is opening tonight and running through november 13th. i am a former performer from the first stage. there are lessons to be learned in the show. there is a talk back after the
family and it is a perfect time of the year to have the goose bumps. that is the weekend pick. have a great weekend. >> i loved those books. >> if you are headed out this weekend, a big closure that could affect your travel plans. >> plus, getting your kids to help out in the kitchen, what a novel idea t celebrity mom inspiring the entire cook together. we have a check in with matt
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hand for you. >> a wisconsin judge puts an end to guns in court even when they're carried by police officers. the reason she asked two officers to leave their weapons outside the courtroom has the police chief concerned. >> it's turning into a dramatic election season. now house speaker paul ryan is asking voters to tune out the latest controversy. what he wants you to pay attention to instead.
look at this sunrise. it's been a chilly few days but don't worry, winter isn't here yet. when we'll see a big warm-up. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda is off today. it's 6:30 on this friday, october 14th. tgif. i'm in the weather center with meteorologist lindsey slater. boy, that sunrise is absolutely gorgeous. it is quite the frosty start though. >> yes, with no clouds t clouds act as a the heat has escaped into the atmosphere. it is looking beautiful. the sun is coming up. temperatures though 37 degrees, dew points are low as well. in fact, we still do have that frost advisory in effect through 9:00 a.m. that means you may have to scrape off the ice off the car. 34 waukesha. 37 racine.
33 in watertown. as you are headed out this morning remember the coats or jackets. by the noon hour temperatures near 58 degrees. and as we head to end of the day, well, temperatures near 64 and a lot of sunshine. matt has the best view right now. matt? >> looking pretty good. you are headed out, we are over the zoo interchange, slight delays northbound off of to before greenfield. 8 minutes 894 northbound from the hale up to the zoo. otherwise things are running smoothly across the rest of the system. tapping the brakes eastbound into milwaukee county that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. >> a wrong-way crash on the freeway leaves one person dead. tim, the driver is now facing charges. >> he is, ben. police have charged 31-year-old
vehicle. this happened on i-41 earlier this week in menomonee falls. police say hazelwood was driving in reverse on the highway. his car crashed into another vehicle going the right direction. hazelwood's passenger died on impact. police say they also found marijuana in his car and he has a lengthy driving record. in the last decade, hazelwood has gotten a dozen speeding tickets and he's been cited for driving without a license 20 times. >> a major construction project is closing part of i-41 this we are live outside of one of the early voting locations. good morning. hillary. >> voters are buzzing coming in here and getting the ballots
be a record year for early voting and that is topic that could be coming up in madison when mare tom barrett is meeting with the commission. six thousand people in milwaukee have cast ballots. they are expecting 20 increase from 2012, which held the record at 37,000 people casting ballots early. this year, three early voting we have downtown, the forest home library and midtown center. there will be saturday hours starting this weekend, even a few sunday hours through november 5th. and whether you are voting early election day, you have to bring your id with you to vote. the polls are open today 10-5.
ryan speaking yesterday. in brookfield yesterday, but he didn't address his latest feud with donald trump. instead he focused on policy issues facing congress. >> here is what i'd like to do with you today, i'd like to take a break from all the mudslinging, the mess on tv, and introduce you to some ideas and some solutions. i'd like to show you what it is that we, house republicans, are actually proposing as solutions to fix this country's problems. does that sound okay? >> ryan talked about the issues with business and community leaders in waukesha county. >> later today ryan will answer more questions, this time from college republicans. ryan will discuss the failures of progressive democrats with college students in madison. after a speech, the students will have a chance to ask ryan questions. radio host vicki mckenna will
tightest races are facing off in a debate. senator ron johnson and former senator russ feingold will meet for the debate on tuesday. you can watch it right here on wisn 12 starting at 8:30. mike gousha will moderate. >> new this morning, a wisconsin judge is keeping guns out of courtrooms even if police officers are carrying them. a judge in lacrosse interrupted a police officer's testimony asking him to removeis pepper spray and more. there were other armed officers in the courtroom acting as security not witnesses. the lacrosse police chief says he has concerns about the way the judge addressed the problem and about the suspect in this trial who has a history of being violent toward officers. >> this is not the type of individual that the officers should be going into court with and not having the use of the
attorneys in lacrosse say only the witnesses were asked to remove their guns and no one was in danger because of the # security officers. >> wisn 12 news time is 6:35. a ghostly view of lake superior. it's been spotted off the shores of michigan, but what is it? a lighthouse in the distance or something supernatural? the theories that are swirling this morning. >> plus, your chance to get a different view of the animals at the milwaukee county zoo. the special event that's bringing in visitors after dark and how your family can get involved. >> now to a live major closure this weekend, all southbound lanes of i-41 are closing at the zoo interchange
>> a good friday morning to you. beautiful start to the morning. look at that horizon and the sun is starting to come up. we need it to come up fast because the temperatures are cold. right now 39 near discovery world. other locations in the low 30s. the frost advisory is continuing here across the board as you can see until 9:00 a.m.
watertown. 29 near burlington. noticing the bus stop forecast, make sure the kids have a sweater today. the highs going up to 63. matt is up in news chopper 12. matt? >> right now we are over a trouble spot, bypass, you can see heavy traffic leading up to national avenue point. delays are solid starting back at beloit road and up. it is leading up to 13 minutes right now from the hale up to the zoo. 41 southbound at 13 minutes from q to the zoo. >> matt, thank you. >> crews in massachusetts helped to rescue two dogs trapped inside of a pipe. the pipe here is 65 feet under ground. water works crews worked for
there they are. they brought in a bulldozer to dig alongside the pipe. the dogs were freed and celebrating with a run in the yard. >> right now, a strange phenomenon is raising questions. this video has people wondering if a ghost ship is sailing on lake superior. it was spotted by a videographer in the upper peninsula. it's not the first time a ghost ship has been spotted on the lake, but experts say this is probably not the ghost of a shipwreck. it's more likely an optical illusion involving a lighthouse about eight miles offshore. >> a temper tantrum inside a beauty supply store. a woman was caught on surveillance camera knocking over jewelry cases even throwing a punch at the store owner and workers. the store owner says the woman was furious that she couldn't get her money back, about $12. the customer tells a different story. she admits it was a temper tantrum but says she was never offered an exchange and was treated like a second-class
wisn 12 news time now is 6:42. finding new forever homes for dogs who got separated from their owners during a massive flood. that's the mission of a non-profit now flying dogs halfway across the country. why their chances for the future are much better here in the midwest. >> plus, a four-year-old girl is taking on a challenge worthy of a heavyweight. why she's learning the ropes at
>> we have made it to friday. that is tim in the background it is the 14th. frosty out there. 39 degrees in milwaukee. when you add, you know, the cooler temperatures inland, actually in the low 30s in some of the areas. 34 waukesha. 34 watertown. 32 west bend. good morning, west bend. burlington is the coldest, 29 degrees feels like. today sweaters and shades. you need the sweaters in the
end of the afternoon. highs going up to 63. matt? >> lindsey, we are over the bypass. northbound on the right side of the screen. just north of oklahoma here. the stop and go starts before beloit and continuing up to national avenue. 13 minutes up to the zoo. 10 minutes southbound. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. 6:46. >> right now, two boston police officers gunned down are fighting to live in the hospital. tim, what's the latest in this investigation? >> this morning we know more about the suspect who's accused of shooting those two officers. right now, both officers are still in critical condition. this all happened late wednesday night. police were responding to a
shooting at police. officers returned fire and killed the suspect. we now know he was 33-year-old kirk figueroa. officials say he did not have a criminal history and he wasn't licensed to carry a gun. ben, back to you. >> 6:47. >> a heartbreaking story to tell you about from new york. a one-month-old baby has died after falling down an elevator shaft. the mother fell too, she survived. police say the elevator doors opened and the mother pushed her stroller into the elevator, but the elevator wasn't there. mother and baby both fell down the elevator shaft. they landed on top of the elevator car a few feet below. >> i heard the lady screaming when i was coming up the elevator. i heard her crying and screaming. >> this building has had dozens of elevator violations over the last 15 years.
police are investigating to see whether the building's owners are at fault. >> police in florida are investigating a bomb threat that evacuated legoland. the park was closed most of the day yesterday after the threat. park officials say it was likely a hoax, but they decided to evacuate the park and the legoland hotel as a precaution. the park is planning to compensate guests who were forced out. >> hundreds of paranormal visitors are heading to milwaukee just in time for halloween. these aren't ghosts or ghouls just people who love the the second annual milwaukee paranormal conference starts today. it celebrates unexplained phenomena from ufo's to bigfoot to ghosts. the conference is at the uw-m student union and it costs $10 to get in. >> new this morning, the milwaukee county zoo is slashing admission prices this weekend to celebrate the upcoming halloween holiday. it's called boo at the zoo grab the little ones and head out to wauwatosa tonight and tomorrow from 6 until 9 pm.
people get the rare chance to see animals in the dark. there will be a haystack maze for kids to navigate, a dancing light show, and of course carmel apples. and don't worry, this event isn't too scary, so you can bring the whole family. >> and we like to call it not too spooky activities, so even if you have young kids even 2 years old to 12 years old bring them out don't be afraid because it's not going to be like a haunted house or anything overly spooky so it's just a fun family friendly event. >> admission for boo at the zoo -- i have messed this up all morning -- is $9 for adults, $7 for kids 12 and younger, children under 2 are free. boom. parking is $7. have fun out there. just look at the map. >> here is the thing t coffee
we are out of caffeine. >> i have no caffeine. no coffee here. it is 6:50. it is early. >> folks, we hope your coffee is working. >> yes, extra hot. >> well, ben has all the smiles. it is a little chilly out there. 39 degrees. feels too. just kidding. the feels like temperatures, along i-94, 32 degrees in waukesha. 29 in burlington. the frost advisory until 9:00 a.m. here is 8:30. 44 degrees. 40 in burlington. 49 in kenosha. and 39 in watertown. as we see the sun coming up and
50s for the lunch hour. by the end of the day, the temperatures in the low to mid 60s. overnight tonight, low and mid 50s. that is a lot warmer than last night. i don't anticipate frost tonight. okay, maybe a couple of clouds to the north of us today. we are not seeing a lot of rain chances until saturday. saturday morning the starting off pretty cloudy out there. we start to see overnight leading into sunday, we see the rain returning. it is popping up right there. i do anticipate us seeing warmer temperatures over the weekend. check that out and by monday it is clearing out. high temperature on monday, this is not a typo 77 degrees on monday. it may be even warmer. matt is up in news chopper 12
this morning. >> frosty fairways here. the freeway itself, decent shape. moreland road not even seeing the brake lights. just a couple down the hill from sunny slope. 11 minutes from moreland road into downtown. a tap on the brakes into milwaukee county. heavy on the bypass. d the airport, guys. back to you. >> thank you, matt. surgeons in new york separated a set of kunjoined twins. >> this is amazing. this surgery finished just a few hours ago. the twin boys connected at the
and the surgeon separated twins before. he's the leading expert on this type of surgery. it took 16 hours to separate these twins. opting for the surgery was a tough decision for the parents. there was a possibility the twins wouldn't survive or suffering long term brain damage. the mother posted this morning that the boys are doing well after the separation. >> north carolina still dealing with the flooding in the aftermath of hurricane matthew. the water could continue to rise over the weekend. the governor is touring the communities that were affected. >> dozens of dogs that lost homes in august when louisiana saw the flooding may have new homes. the dogs travelled from
where shelters are helping them find new homes. that shelter took in the dogs and brought them north to the no-kill shelters. >> these dogs will be here whether they get adopted or not. they'll always have a home and they'll always have love. >> the dogs will get a check-up with a vet to make sure they're healthy and then they'll be put >> new this morning, a little girl in kansas is getting some attention for her unusual hobby. ayanna is the youngest athlete at a boxing gym in kansas. at first, the trainer didn't want to teach her, but ayanna's dad convinced him to give her a few lessons. she's been training for a few months now and her teacher says she's got talent. >> she's a fast learner. i tell you, if you had a bunch
champions. >> ayanna has a lot of time to practice before her first official match. she has to be eight years old before she can compete in the boxing ring. her parents say she can stick with the sport as long as she keeps having fun. >> new this morning, tomorrow is national cook with your kids day. it's an effort to get the whole family to spend time in the kitchen. a new survey found that only 33 percent of parents in the u.s. work with their kids to make meals each week. i talked to grammy-winning singer kelly rowland who's also a mom. for loved ones to spend more time together. >> we just wanna really encourage parents to get back in the kitchen with their kids and you know talk to them about boiling an egg, to making rice, to cooking any and everything. and allow them a creativity and um all these their imagination. and above anything have fun. >> rowland is also helping host a cooking contest for families.
6:58. thank you for joining us. looking down at the bypass. we delays starting by beloit road and oklahoma under neath. it is jammed up through the construction zone. 12 minutes up to the zoo interchange. 12 minutes 94 east bound from moreland road into downtown. back to you. >> well, it is cold, guys. >> but much warmer. if you miss the 70s, they are coming back too. when the sun is out in full force we are looking good. the temperatures up to the upper 40s by the 9:00 hour. 56 by 11:00. the forecast high of 63. that is better than the 55 yesterday that broke the streak of the 60 degree temperatures. ben: when do we start calling it
>> all right, that is all for us on "wisn 12 news this morning." have a fantastic weekend. "g.m.a." is up n good morning, america. donald trump unleashes a tirade against the clintons and media. >> outright lies. they will attack you. they will slander you. >> denying claims he sexually assaulted women, even appearing to go after one of her accusers for her looks. >> you take a look. look at her. look at her words. you tell me what you think. i don't think so. >> first lady michelle obama blasts trump delivering a very personal response to that lewd tape. >> it has shaken me to my core in way that i couldn't have predicted. direct hit. hurricane nicole battering bermuda. blasting the island with winds topping 100 miles an hour. 90% of the nation without power. now its path this morning as a