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ben: right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," we are on weather watch. fog rolled through some areas overnight. we're monitoring conditions as you head to work and school. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. li it's 4:30 on this monday, october 17th. i'm in the weather center with meteorologist sally severson. it is feeling almost like summer. sally: where is october? it is not here and won't be today and even tomorrow we are looking at highs close to 70. look at the current temperatures. 70 at the dells and janesville. 67 at mitchell international. 63 waukesha.
fog advisories were in place and now discontinued. the breezes are picking up a little bit and the warm front is situated just to the north. gusty winds today and the temperatures warming up in a hurry. i anticipate a fair amount of clouds today. partly cloudy and warm 77 degrees. if we break a little sunshine, ben, we could be closer to 80. 64 tonight. and tomorrow blue or better. ben: 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. ben: looking ahead, you might notice flags flying at half-staff today all across the state. it's in honor of a state senator who died last week. officials say senator rick gudex shot himself. gudex's family says he suffered from depression. governor scott walker is ordering that flags be lowered from sunrise to sunset today.
ben: wisn 12 news time is 4:31. looking ahead, in the race for the white house. donald trump will campaign in green bay today. the republican presidential nominee was supposed to be at an event in west allis too, but the trump campaign canceled that appearance. the green bay event will go ahead as scheduled at 6:00 p.m. at the ki convention center. there are still tickets available on trump's campaign website. ben: right now, investigators are searching for whoever firebombed a gop office in north carolina. the attack left behind serious damage at the republican party headquarters in orange county. tim, we're learning that the suspects left behind a message. tim: investigators found graffiti spray painted on a building nearby that could explain the firebombing. the graffiti compares republicans to nazis. here's what investigators know so far, someone threw a flammable substance into the
the fire caused significant damage. now north carolina's gop is working to rebuild the office. overnight the governor's office delivered new campaign supplies to help them get back up and running. ben, back to you. ben: donald trump and hillary clinton are both responding to that attack on twitter. last night, clinton called the firebombing horrific and unacceptable. the north carolina gop responded thanking clinton for her thoughts and prayers. trump took to twitter and blamed clinton and her supporters for he called whoever firebombed the office animals. ben: later today, the city of muskego is helping seniors vote early. muskego's special voting deputies will visit several nursing homes and senior homes to help residents cast absentee ballots. the voting deputies will hand out ballots and then collect them. anyone is allowed to cast an absentee ballot. check with your county for early voting rules. ben: if you're still deciding
wisconsin's senate race, you have a chance to hear directly from the candidates. senator ron johnson and former senator russ feingold are facing off in a debate tomorrow. you can watch it live right here on wisn 12. it starts at 8:30. up-front host mike gousha will moderate the discussion. ben: new from overnight, two people shot in milwaukee. now police are looking for whoever pulled the trigger. the shooting was reported around 12:15 this morning. the two victims are expected to survive. right now police are looking for the suspect who reportedly ran away from the scene on foot. ben: it was a violent weekend in milwaukee. two people are dead and several others hurt after seven different shootings. the shootings were all reported between friday night and sunday morning. ben: right now, a west bend man is in custody for allegedly trying to shoot two police officers.
yesterday near edgewood lane and indiana after neighbors reported gunshots. the suspect reportedly pointed a gun at two officers and pulled the trigger but the gun misfired. the officers took cover and were not hurt. after a brief standoff, the man was arrested. the suspect is now facing several charges including attempted homicide. ben: wisn 12 news time is 4:35. strangers to the rescue. a driver is pulled from his burning car. that may have saved one man's life. ben: plus, a top-secret mission in the middle of downtown milwaukee. what you can look for on social media this week to score some
the weather checklist for the week, leave the jackets home for today and tomorrow. cooler by midweek. then we look at slim rain chances for much of the week. ben: looking at the morning commute. still early on monday morning. drive times are up on the screen. we are all in t ben: new this morning, about a dozen people worked together to save a man from a burning car. this was the scene yesterday in florida. the bystanders formed a human chain to reach the suv that had crashed into an embankment. you can see how happy the people were. they were able to pull the driver from the car and get him away from the fire. he's in the hospital this morning. >> a boating accident in california sends a family into
two surfers were nearby, they came to the family's rescue. the surfers say the dad and one son came up to the surface quickly but another son struggled. the surfers got him onto a surfboard and paddled him to shore. police say they're investigating the driver of that boat for reckless driving. >> also new this morning, a storm leaves behind a mess in washington state. one home has a branch sticking through the roof. during the storm and pierced through a roof and kitchen ceiling. no one was hurt. now they have to deal with a big hole in their kitchen ceiling. cat in the crosshairs. why doctors are calling one animal lucky even though it was shot with an arrow. >> plus, from hogwarts to wisconsin. the event happening later this week that's drawing harry potter fans from around the world.
sally: 4:44, monday morning and getting a live look at the weatherwatch 12 camera. this is at the station. 67 degrees at mitchell international. this is warmer than the normal high. humidity 90%. we had fog that developed later the day yesterday and now to foggy conditions have improved. the warm front is situated just to the north. we are looking at warm highs reaching into the upper 70s. we time out the chances for rain
working to drive isis out of the iraqi city of mosul. tim elliott is following the latest developments in the newsroom. tim? tim: the iraqi prime minister announced early this morning that there's a military operation happening right now to liberate mosul. more than a million people live in mosul in northern iraq. the city has been controlled by isis since june of 2014. u.s. defense secretary ash carter said this morning that america is ready to support iraqi fighters. if they drive isis terror group. this is expected to be the toughest battle iraq's military has faced since american troops left five years ago. ben: new this morning, the u.s. and the united kingdom are considering new sanctions against syria and russia. secretary of state john kerry has been in london working with other nations on a possible ceasefire in syria. kerry and his british counterpart say there could be
supporters like russia. ben: right now, oregon is still dealing with storm damage after two tornadoes touched down this weekend. power lines and tree branches fell in the severe storms. more than 120 buildings had damage after the tornadoes touched down near the coast. it happened friday morning but people are still working to clean up the damage and repair power lines, roads and more. ben: right now, the philippines is dealing wit sarika. the locals are calling it typhoon karen. at least 290 flights have been canceled because of the storm and more than 12,000 people evacuated as a precaution. another typhoon is expected to hit the philippines later today. karen moved on to vietnam where 24 people were killed by heavy rains. around 125,000 homes are currently underwater. >> right now, a nevada wildfire
people there have another problem to worry about. they're now under a flood watch. heavy rain helped slow down the fire that's already destroyed 22 homes. it's now 55 percent contained, but hundreds of homes are still in danger with mandatory evacuations in place. officials are asking people to stay away from the area. >> areas in north carolina are still dealing with serious flooding in the aftermath of hurricane matthew. kinston, in eastern north carolina, was hit very hard by the storm. the floodwaters there are starting to recede more than a week after matthew hit. several highways in the area are still closed down and many homes are surrounded by water. people in the area are getting by with the help of donations. many families are still staying in red cross shelters. >> new this morning, life goes on for one couple who tied the knot in the aftermath of hurricane matthew.
targeted by thieves who stole many wedding supplies. after friends spread the word, strangers and businesses donated everything from plates and napkins to beverages. she's looking gorgeous. so the wedding was able to go ahead. sharifa says it helped remind them what's really important. >> everything that happened put itu ben: now the newlyweds are taking a week off to celebrate before they start working on hurricane repairs. congratulations. beautiful ceremony too. >> new this morning, police are looking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow in pennsylvania. the cat survived. can you believe this? veterinarians are working to
her porch and brought it to the vet. now she's planning to adopt the cat. sally: you come from a long line of animal lovers. ben: we have four cats my house and my mom is a vet. sally: that cat looks like she be okay. patchy fog early and the however, more summer like weather. it is more like july. where is october. i may have under forecasted the temperature. if we break the fun, we are getting closer to 80 degrees. there is a fair amount of cloudiness out there. i do anticipate sort of a mix of sun and clouds. the warm front is situated just
storms firing up overnight. look at the readings 70 dells and janesville. 64 waukesha. 67 watertown. 67 at the airport. regionally the temperatures are mild 72 des moines. we are turning cooler by wednesday, but until then the temperatures well above normal. is there a chance of a shower, yes. isolated. tonight at 10:00, fairly quiet over night. for tomorrow this is tuesday, a little more sunshine, party sunny skies tomorrow and the temperatures close to 70 degrees. so for today 77. party sunny. becoming windy in the afternoon. 64 tonight. 70 for tomorrow.
wednesday night and early thursday. anything we see will be scattered. friday temperatures low 50s and a few clouds for the weekend. ben? >> we are looking good on the roads early this morning. the drive times are up on the screen. ben: new this morning, a large earthquake hits an island in the pacific. tim, just how big was this quake? tim: it was a 6.9 magnitude quake that's according to the u.s. geological survey. this happened in papua new guinea just north of australia. officials say the quake did not trigger a tsunami and they haven't received any reports of of damage so far. no injuries were reported either. it's possible that could change throughout the day. i'll continue to follow the latest developments all morning.
to prove he's fit to serve. libertarian candidate gary johnson hopped on a bike and rode more than 70 miles across new mexico. he was on his way to a rally in santa fe. it took the presidential hopeful about six hours, his would-be first lady made the ride, too. >> wisn 12 news time is 4:52. new this morning, entertaining espionage in the middle of downtown milwaukee. the iconic safehouse restaurant is celebrating its 50th anniversary. opened back in 1966. special events are planned all month long to commemorate the milestone. that includes a big party this wednesday night. >> i don't know of any other spy theme restaurants or lounges anywhere in the u.s. so when people come here they're intrigued by that topic and they get to explore and find cool things here that you're just not going to find on your average
in every area of the safehouse you can find a different object or a piece of history or even something funny that you may not have seen before. ben: the safehouse is revealing a deal or mission on its social media pages every day in october. tomorrow and every tuesday in october families can get half-off kids meals. there are drink specials on friday nights. >> wisn 12 news time is 4:53. a gift idea this morning for harry potter fans in your life. storybook cosmetics is unveiling a new line of harry potter-themed makeup. take a look. the brushes are modeled after magic wands from the popular franchise. the items are available for pre-order online just in time for christmas. also new this morning, harry potter festival returns to wisconsin this week. it runs friday through sunday in edgerton. that's southeast of madison. more than 5,000 people have already rsvp'd for the event on
>> country star carrie underwood says she's always disappointing her fans. she told redbook magazine that she's not glamorous in real life only on stage and the singer feels like that leaves some fans disappointed when they meet her in real life. underwood is on the cover of redbook this month. the magazine is owned by hearst corporation, the parent company of wisn 12. >> she's teaming up with brad praisely. it is the 8th time they have hosted the show together. watch the cma's live here. >> wisn 12 news time is 4:54. a big concert announcement overnight. coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning," the grammy-winning artist heading to the riverside theater in downtown milwaukee. >> plus, a series of infections at uw madison. why students who were already
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your child to eat a bigger variety of foods can also backfire. research suggests that parents make meal times more positive. they found that genetics accounted for 46% of foods fussiness and refusals accounted for 43%. >> what we drink and eat reveals a lot about our health. tweets from poor in areas with large households were less likely to mention the health foods. coffee was the most tweeted food item followed by beer, pizza and coffee and beer again. stacks and ipas. researchers are investigating whether an antibod used to treat kron's disease could be used to
after using the drug, the monkeys has undetectable virus. they are recruiting up to 20 hiv positive patient for krin cal -- clinical trials of the drug. >> yale tracked 1600 people for a health problem. exercisers suffered from less disabilities. >> wisn 12 news time now is 4:59. the news continues right now. ben: good morning. great to have you with us on
it is 4:59. october 17th. right now wisconsin is in the national spot lite as donald trump is meeting with voters later in the day. >> later a new album and tour dates for lauren hill. the details just announced this morning about her concert planned in milwaukee. >> first, we are on watch. fog rolled through. most areas are clearing up. sally. sally: you are right ben, but the winds have picked up and foggy conditions overnight have improved and the dense fog advisories are discontinued. for this morning it is mild, temperatures are between 63 and 70 across southern wisconsin. this afternoon breezy, warm, hit or miss clouds and going up to 77 degrees.