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ben: a final showdown between donald trump and hillary clinton. what to expect from the candidates during the last presidential debate before you cast your vote. melinda: a new business moving into brookfield in just a few weeks, but overnight they got some bad news. why the city's common council won't let them serve drinks. ben: plus, we're on weather watch. our unseasonably warm weather continues but there is a front he when it will start to feel more like october. first, breaking news on the road, a fatal crash on i-94. melinda: matt is on the phone on the way to news chopper 12. >> they have the freeway shutdown at ryan road and the crash is south of that point.
94 and head to racine county, headed to illinois for the day, you are not able to head straight through t freeway is closed. i would exit at drexel and take that to 27th street and get on south of the crash site. otherwise, right now, the milwaukee medical examiner is called to the scene, so we are going to follow back to you. >> matt, thank you. that is southbound i-94 south of the oakwood exit. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. it's 4:30 on this wednesday, october 19th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center? >> the temperatures are in the 40s and 50s. we get in one more day of the 60s and clouds are coming in later in the morning and afternoon. it is beautiful weather to head
45 sheboygan. kenosha 48 degrees. the airport is warm. the clouds are edging into the southwest corner of the state. between the two, we are seeing increasing clouds throughout the day. the forecast for today then, you don't need the heat, the temperatures are climbing into the mid 60s. we warm up nicely for today. >> >> police say that someone shot two people killing one of them and this morning they are searching for that person. now this happened a little before 10:00 p.m., this was near 76th and grandtosa, a
woman was shot. the woman died at the scene. at this point, it is unclear what lead up to the shooting and who did this and they are searching for the suspect this morning. >> thank you, hillary. >> we have been learning about crashes in milwaukee involving stolen vehicles. one ended up with a car slamming into a busines american pub. police say a stolen car crashed into the building and causing minor damage there. the driver was arrested. the officers spotted the car a half hour earlier and sped away. no one hurt. the car was stolen a week ago. now around at the same time, a police chase on the freeway, it
greenfield police officers were trying to stop that stolen vehicle. people inside ran away after that crash. but some were arrested, including two women that were hiding in a bush behind the wisn 12 news crew. we are working to learn more about the incidents. >> thank you, ben: we begin with commitment 2016 coverage. today donald trump and hillary clinton face off at the final presidential debate. the university of nevada-las vegas is getting ready to host the debate. trump and clinton are preparing for some tough questions and choosing their guests. some of those guests are chosen to send a message to the other candidate. clinton has invited republicans who are crossing the aisle to endorse her like mark cuban and billionaire meg whitman. trump has invited president obama's half-brother, malik and
in the benghazi attack. you can watch the final debate right here on wisn 12. it starts at 8:00 p.m. ben: last night, a debate brought together senator ron johnson and former senator russ feingold. they're fighting for a senate seat for the second time. six years ago feingold lost the seat to johnson. tim, this was the final debate before wisconsin voters decide. tim: they covered many issues everything from the presidential election to local issues, li wisconsin's minimum wage and taxes. >> he wants to grow the government that requires more taxes out of your paycheck, i want to grow the private sector and reducing the size of government. >> we need to increase minimum wage. substantially. it is at $7.25, that actually, if you have two or four family
tim: those are only a few of the topics that the debate touched on. we have information on more issues that affect you on our website wisn.com and on our mobile app. ben: new this morning, the city of brookfield denies a liquor license request for a new business moving into town. total wine and more bills themselves as america's wine superstore. the first wisconsin location will open on november 10th. they wanted a class "b" liquor license which would allow them to host tastings and to serve customers in the store, but brookfield's common council will only grant them a class "a" license, the same as any liquor store. one reason, the council only has one "b" license available and they want to save it for other future businesses. >> they don't want to give us a class b, but at the end of the
>> it is important to us to attract economic development that is the one area to expand the tax base, so i'm pleased with the decision tonight. ben: the class "a" license means that total wine and more will only be able to serve two ounces of alcohol per customer per day. that limits number of tastings the business can offer. >> road rage caught on camera. >> what a cell phone video is mystery that surrounds this outburst. it is a classic american food, but the hot dauss are creating
>> matt, thank you. melinda: new this morning, part of a road rage incident caught on camera. ben: now we're seeing this cell phone video recorded by a firefighter in florida. the firefighter says this man, paul peterman, was driving erratically and tried to attack him. the firefighter then drove away. later, peterman was found unconscious near his car. he later died. officials have not yet announced a cause of death. ben: also new this morning, a police car in new york explodes. like after the explosion. this happened in newburgh, new york. police say there was an oxygen tank in the trunk of the car that exploded. one officer was hurt in that explosion. >> a violent crash on a florida highway leaves one driver in critical condition. >> this turnpike was closed down yesterday while crews cleared up the scene. officials say the driver of a truck parked on the side of the road and got out. that's when another driver clipped his truck tearing a hole in it and then hit the driver.
>> wisn 12 news time is 5:41. a toxic mistake on an american military base. >> contaminated water dumped into a city's sewer system. the risks it could pose for thousands of people this morning. >> plus, businesses across the country working to make your day a little bit brighter. where you can go this morning to get free flowers.
ben: new from overnight, turkish forces stop a suspected suicide bomber. melinda: wisn 12 news' tim elliott is here with the latest information. tim? tim: turkish officials say the suspect was part of the islamic state. early this morning, police raided his apartment. officials say the suspect started firing at police who returned fire and killed him. this all happened in ankara, turkey. turkish media reports that the man was planning a suicide attack in the city possibly during national ceni happening in the next few weeks. turkey has seen a rise in deadly suicide bombings in the past year many carried out by isis militants. ben: right now, iraqi forces are continuing to march toward mosul in northern iraq. the country's second largest city has been occupied by isis for more than a year. iraq and kurdish forces are working to force isis out. according to the pentagon, more
a spokesman says those americans are not on the front lines. melinda: new this morning, a colorado military base says it accidentally released contaminated water into colorado springs' sewer system. peterson air force base released 150,000 gallons of water that contained toxic chemicals. the full extent of the health hazards isn't yet known. but officials say the water contained pfcs which have been linked to prostate, kidney and other illnesses. ben: new this morning, more problems for flint, michigan. this time it's not about the city's poisoned water. now the city's schools are facing a lawsuit. the aclu of michigan filed the lawsuit against flint school officials and the state. the aclu claims that students in flint don't receive standard development testing or eye and ear screenings. those screenings are required by
peninsula is dealing with some serious flooding. a flooded river in marquette has put roads in the area underwater. here's the view from above. the flooding is centered around the chocolay river. drivers are being asked to avoid the area. several highways are closed because of water covering the road. melinda: new this morning, flood victims in south carolina are starting to return home and survey the damage. fema has already approved emergency funding for people in 17 south cin this family is applying for aid. temple hemingway says the water came up to her home's roof. everything inside was destroyed. but says she's counting her blessings. >> knowing that i can say god, i thank you for sparing my life and sparing others lives. some didn't get to see it. i can say we did. that's enough for me. melinda: hemingway's family is
insurance so they're hoping the federal funding will help them rebuild their lives. ben: 5:49. i was actually talking to people yesterday saying they are tired of how warm it is outside. can you believe that? i told them to stop. don't talk like that, you know what is happening in january. sally: better than 80% of the days since june ar normals. we are falling back to the seasonal october weather beginning tomorrow. we see 60s one more day. 65 to 67 degrees across the board for today. seasonal and pleasant october weather arrives with highs back into the 50s for thursday and friday. we see a few clouds from time to time and disturbances, but we are dry through at least sunday. around the metro, the
now bay view 49 degrees. mid 40s elm grove and brookfield. plenty of fair skies in the east this morning. look at the clouds really rolling in quickly. what we have cool front and a disturbance situated to the west. showers across much of iowa. this is coming into a really dry air mass overall. with the band of clouds rolling in later this morning. the temperatures are going up to the mid to upper 60s. at 5:00, the model is keeping us dry other than the stray clouds. overnight lows in the 40s and 50s. for tomorrow, a northeast bend to the wind and providing clouds across the lake. otherwise sunshine.
cloudy. we are between 65-67. 48 tonight. 56 tomorrow. 53 on friday. we look at saturday and sunday with highs mid 50s. low 60s on sunday and a lot of october sunshine and a really good looking forecast overall. ben? ben: right now, the zika virus continues to spread in florida. wisn 12 news' tim elliott is following the latest from the newsroom. tim. tim: officials in miami say more mosquitoes have testos for zika virus. the mosquitoes were collected from a trap in miami beach earlier this month. a large part of miami beach is an active zika infection zone. several people were infected just last week within one square mile. as of yesterday, more than 1,000 people in florida have reported zika infections. most of them caught the virus outside of the u.s. but officials say 163 of those cases were contracted in the
benning back to you. ben: new this morning, an 88-year-old texas man spent time in the hospital after an alligator bit him. the man told police he had been feeding that alligator and others in the area. then the gator apparently decided that the man would make a good meal. it is illegal to feed gators in texas for exactly this reason. the man is recovering at home this morning. melinda: new this morning, changes at a popular restaurant chain that you've probably visited at the mall. auntie anne's is being forced to rename its pretzel dog at stores in malaysia. islamic authorities told the company that the product is confusing some muslim customers who think it contains dog meat. to be clear, the pretzel dog does not contain dog meat. it appears that locations in the u.s. will not be renaming the item. >> new this morning, a veteran is taking on a new mission with the help of a metal detector. >> he's helping people find their lost wedding rings.
detectors called the ring finders. he accepts missions across the pacific northwest from couples who are looking for lost wedding rings. he's pulled them out of mulch beds, beaches, lakes even a rushing river. >> i had no hopes of getting the ring back again i thought ring in river gone, belongs to river > oh, we lost our marbles and tackled him. ben: just like that couple, del's clients are always thrilled to get their rings back. melinda: new this morning, the ruby slippers that helped picking up free flowers on the
petal it forward is an effort happening today in communities across the country. we stopped by a local business that's taking part this morning. petals by felicia will be handing out flowers in racine. lucky recipients will get two flowers. one for themselves and one to give to someone else. the goal is simply to brighten up the day of strangers and loved ones. >> it's kind of the cure for all. when someone is ill, it lightens their face. you can just see their face lighten up when they receive it. or a lady that gets flowers from her husband that's not expected. just because and that's like the ul it just completely turns their day around and they're just so joyous behind it and grateful. melinda: the flower giveaway in racine starts at 7:00 a.m. and will continue while supplies last. workers will be set up near 14th and racine streets and also near the washington avenue curve at 14th street. melinda: wisn 12 news time is 5:54. too much fun is being had a local attraction. ben: and that's leading to some changes. how much longer you can check
melinda: plus, an exciting milestone in downtown milwaukee. when you can go ice skating, for free, to celebrate the admirals new season. >> we have breaking news, we are going live to thema ponton. reporter: well, ben and melinda, if you are driving, we have a closure, we are here off of 27th street, there is a full southbound freeway closure of 94 because of a fatal crash this the sheriffs department is saying it is closed for three to four hour this is morning as it is cleared up here. the medical examiner's office is saying it is a fatal crash. if you are travelling in there
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>> thousands of trucks and police cars. >> melinda: 86,000 vehicles may need to have a short circuit fixed in the alternators. the recall is ram pickups and charger police cars. if you are car in affected, they'll send you a notice. >> a proposal from the transportation department requires airlines to refund fees
this is one of a series of steps that the obama administration is taking to increase consumer protections for the passengers, the airlines are already required to refund for the lost bags. they have not defined what is substantial delay. >> samsung is so serious about getting the fire prone phones away from the airline passengers, they have set up an exch b a recall was issued last month by the company. after one of the modeels exploded on a southwest flight earlier in the month, the u.s. department of transportation banned all note 7s, including the replacements. > delta airlines is getting a new look, or the employees are, delta unveiled the new looks for
flum and graphite. the testing is starting in december. wisn 12 news time now is 6:00. the news continues right now. >> melinda: breaking news on the roads. ben: fatal crash on southbound i-94. thema just melinda: thema? reporter: well, ben and melinda, we are not far from the milwaukee and racine county line, the flashing lights from the crash, reported at 4:30 this morning. the milwaukee county medical examiner's office confirming they have been called to the scene for a fatal crash. southbound traffic is being