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that's what's making news in ben: the republican vice presidential nominee's plane slides off an airport runway overnight. how donald trump's running mate is doing this morning after the serious scare. melinda: and tackling teen pregnancy rates here in milwaukee. made over the last few years and what's next for the city. ben: but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. halloween is right around the corner. we're tracking conditions as you make your holiday weekend plans. ben: good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. it's 4:30 on this friday, october 28th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. good morning, sal. sally: i was able to find the
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we are looking a great looking halloween forecast. spirited sunshine and a few clouds from time to time. temperatures are mild. today we are starting on the cool side. readings 41 west bend. 44 elk horn. 43 at the airport. clouds, a fair amount of clouds around for the day. the rake and mulch forecast, the leaves are we breezy winds this afternoon. you can turn over the leaves and dry them out just a little bit. the temperatures have been comfortable today and tomorrow mid 60s. melinda: 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: wisn 12 news time is 4:31. now to a story that's been developing overnight. republican vice-presidential nominee mike pence is safe this
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new york. melinda: his campaign plane slid off an airport runway. tim, no one was hurt during the accident. tim: melinda and ben, the plane had a hard landing at la guardia airport in new york late last night. campaign workers and reporters were on the plane along with the flight crew. the faa says the plane skidded off the end of the runway where concrete barriers helped stop the plane. rescue crews say r damaged but the plane appears to be fine. everyone on board is safe. the faa is now trying to figure out exactly how this happened. donald trump said last night that he has spoken to his running mate and pence is doing fine. hillary clinton tweeted last night saying she's glad pence and everyone on board is safe. ben: much more on that hard landing in new york today on "good morning america." mike pence sits down with the gma team starting at 7:00 right after "wisn 12 news this
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melinda: looking ahead now, today we're going to learn more about teen pregnancy in milwaukee. mayor tom barrett will give an update on the city's mission to cut down on teen pregnancies. the city surpassed its goal of cutting rates nearly in half by 2015. barrett will make an announcement today just after noon. ben: new this morning, high scores for students in wisconsin. fourth and eighth graders who took part in the national assessment of educational progress scored higher than the national average. they were graded on a series of sce the results also show scores in wisconsin haven't changed since the last time they were taken in 2011. melinda: taking on wisconsin's opioid epidemic. governor scott walker's opioid task force will meet for the first time today. wisconsin's department of justice and the drug enforcement agency will speak to the task force. they're working to end the overdose epidemic that's spreading right now in our state. ben: later today, milwaukee's budget for 2017 could see some changes. common council committees are set to make amendments to the budget proposal. police funding accounts for the
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but staffing levels would remain the same with more than 150 new officers merely replacing the officers expected to retire. melinda: later today, a group is gathering in milwaukee to rally against violence in the city. the peace for change alliance organized the rally. it's set to start at 6:00 p.m. at the corner of fond du lac and capitol. ben: right now, a local man is facing a dozen felony charges for a hit and run crash that killed three women. >> we have new information about that case. jasen randhawa is being held on a million dollar bond this morning. randhawa has a history of drinking and driving. he's been convicted in the past. prosecutors say he was drunk last weekend when he crashed into an uber car. this happened near 2nd and clybourn early sunday morning. video is up on the screen. prosecutors say randhawa was going 60 miles an hour in a 30 zone and he ran a red light. three women who were visitng from chicago died. the uber driver is still in the
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could face a sentence of 200 years in prison. melinda: parents of teenagers are navigating all kinds of new territory. tonight, joyce garbaciak has the the story that one family wants to share before it's too late. >> a couple wants other parents to know when it comes to your child's mental health missing the warning signs could be would later take her own life. tonight, i spend time with this family telling a story they want to share and why they insist on having this difficult conversation. melinda: see joyce's gripping interview that all parents and caregivers should see tonight only here on wisn 12 news at ten. >> wisn 12 news time is 4:35. a flurry of bad decisions lands a texas college student in serious trouble. ben: what she was doing just moments before crashing into a police car and what the officer
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melinda: and a bizarre business in vermont burns to the ground. what was being made inside this barn before the fire.
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>> look at the lighting at the new building taking shape on the lower east shape. the temperatures still in the 40s. look at the wind direction coming up out the southwest and a temperatures are going to climb quickly. the wind ares ramping us this morning and from the low to mid 40s to the low to mid 60 there. we are going to look at a mix of sun and clouds. a few of the clouds are going to linger and out of the 40s and up to the 60s this amp. >> thank you, sal. this is 43 and lincoln. pavement is no longer wet.
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green. melinda: right now, a texas college student is facing charges after a crash. ben: she's accused of crashing into a parked police car while using the app snapchat. the officer says when he approached the girl's suv she wasn't wearing a shirt. he says she told him she was taking a topless photo on snapchat to send to her boyfriend. the officer found an open bottle of wine in the car. oh, boy. ben: new this morning, a super bowl heist. melinda: a denver broncos lick elaborate theft. hidden cameras in demarcus ware's apartment caught the thieves walking away with his super bowl ring. see that's not okay. ware says there's some serious security protecting his apartment, but these men got inside anyway. police have arrested two men thanks to tips after people saw the video. >> right now, businesses in chicago's wrigleyville are getting ready for a big game. >> this sports store has been
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since the cubs made the world series. they've even had people waiting outside for the store to open. so they can stock up on cubs gear. hundreds of thousands of fans are expected in the area tonight. some bars in the area are planning to up their cover charge to hundreds of dollars. some of these bars along the stadium $2,500 to get a table. unbelievable. 4:41. >> nearly a hundred thousand >> why they are getting let out early. >> plus, bats get a bad rap, especially around halloween. but there are serious benefits
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johnson: social security is a legal ponzi scheme. senior 1: ron johnson is attacking social security. senior 2: he wants to let wall street risk it in the stock market. johnson: free money... young people don't really necessarily understand finance. college student 1: ron johnson voted to raise the cost of student loans - college student 2: he just doesn't get it. worker: he says he's for jobs, but ron johnson v.o.: attacking social security. raising the cost of college. jobs lost overseas. senator ron johnson - he's hurting wisconsin families. russ feingold: i'm russ feingold
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sally: it is 4:44 and a lot of
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closing out october. 44 as the airport. the temperatures are warming up quickly. the winds are already out of the southwest and the highs going up into the 60s today. holding for the 60s for the weekend. evening temperatures upper 40s. so mild. i will time out the showers for saturday night and coming up in a moment. melinda: right now, a massive protest going on in north dakota.. over an oil pipeline. overnight? tim: nearly 150 protesters were arrested yesterday, many of them for conspiracy to endanger by fire or explosion and engaging in a riot. officials say they were on private property, the same property that the oil pipeline would pass through. hundreds gathered at the site months ago to speak out against building the pipeline. according to law enforcement, protesters set fires during the day, but they have a different story.
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actor mark ruffalo joined the protests yesterday. he's now calling on the governor of north dakota to call off the national guard and local law enforcement. ben, back to you. ben: right now, seven of the people who occupied an oregon wildlife reserve for over a month have been found not guilty in federal court. the us attorney for oregon defended the decision to bring charges in the first place. but he emphasized that he respects the federal jury's decision. that decision came dow yesterday acquitting all seven people on all charges. the ringleader of the occupation ammon bundy is not a free man this morning. >> if you have authority to take mr. bundy into custody show me. that's bundy's attorney. officials say bundy is being held until a separate trial in nevada.
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near las vegas that happened in 2014. >> amtrak the paying $260 million the settle a crash. a disstrakted engineer to blame. the judge approved the deal. 200 people were hurt when the amtrak was speeding. >> back loosh after a national anthem performance. the singer was forced from the court. >> organization is can't because i am wearing a we matters jersey. >> the singer agreed not to make a political statement and she was replaced. by the singer is not political. now activists are calling on the 76ers to apologize. an attorney is recommending they invite her back to sing the anthem. >> a farm known for the spider webs is destroy issed by fire. they have been selling the
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the bathroom helps the spiders and sells them as art work. the owner is going to retire. >> october is bat appreciation month. since halloween is next week, scary is in full swing. the experts are saying with good for the environment and people. >> they are helpful for humans, they are insective eaters. >> and not people. >> no, not people. it saves millions of dollars for the agricultural industry. they take in hundreds of bats a year. >> she's holding that.
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>> they are good for halloween. >> oh, the wingspan. >> lindsey is holding it. >> she's fearless. >> it was fun and games until the wingspan there. >> they are cute sitting there sleeping. >> think about the mosquitos they eat. life would be worse without the bats. keep them away from my mind. >> and bees too. they are so important. don't roll your eyes. >> the mine up in dodge county with all of the bats. >> yes, one of the biggest in the midwest. >> well, here at home, it is cold and breezy yesterday. feeling like summer today and tomorrow. mid 60s on deck. here is a look at the satellite
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amount of clouds for the day. high pressure situated into the ohio valley. warm front to the west and the winds shift up from the south and the temperatures are climbing quickly. it is cool this morning. you will want a jacket. 3 # at sheboygan. 41 waukesha. 43 at the airport. the temperatures are nosing. take a look at the predawn this warm area is headed our way. it is paying a vift today and tomorrow. very pleasant on monday. here we are today at lunchtime. we have the clouds around. the sun will disappear behind the clouds and returning for us. this is 6:00 tonight, all is quiet. throw the brats on the grill. there is a little disturbance
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7:00. all good. in fact, tomorrow morning temperatures will likely be well into the 50s. we hit the mid 60s for tomorrow and there is a weak cool front. a couple of showers, overnight a couple of light rain showers through and some of these linger on sunday morning and most of the balance of sunday is dry and still mild with the highs in the upper 50s. mid 60 it is windy today. 58 tonight. 66 tomorrow. >> sal, thank you. life is changing for a hundred federal inmates. tim is in the news room with president obama's latest announce. tim: president obama is cutting the prison sentence short down to 872 sentences commuted by the
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last 11 presidents combined. they were convicted for drug offenses and nonviolent. three dozen people were serving life sentences as well. they are not free right away. they are not released until october 2018. >> california firefighters had to rescue a construction worker that fell into a hole. this happened in southern california. the steel truck driver got stuck 50 feet deep and 24 inches wide. the firefighters used a rope to pull him out. he's now in the hospital. >> sea world designs a wet suit for a penguin 245 continues to lose his feathers. her name wondertwin and hanging
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now. >> a new instrument, taylor is a piano player with a compute programming hobby and used the skills to create a hyperpiano. the notes are coming from the keys sending signals to two other pianos and they are making the music. >> something that i sort of vaguely imagined for so many it is a new instrument possibility. >> he's patented the idea and there is a concert tonight in madison. >> actor and comedian named the gene was of the year. >> what do i call you now?
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>> wow. do you have to anything to continue to legacy? >> i don't know. they called me up, we are making you genius of the year. do i have to do anything. there is a photo shoot. can i keep the clothes. >> that is coming up on ellen at 4:00. >> re art. >> local women are finding a new way to heal. >> and they look in the mirror and think they are beautiful again. >> coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning", the event today that is offering tattoos to local breast cancer survivors. >> making it illegal to stand in certain areas, the new law taking affect today in milwaukee.
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mel z that's country star chris young. he's a nominee at the cma awards. cmas are on wednesday and watch it the show live at 7:00 here on wisn 12.
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>> new this morning a jury is awarded tens of millions of dollars to a california woman that has ovarian cancer. >> she was awarded $70 million in the case, the studies show that women that used the powder developing ovarian cancer. >> boys continue to outform the girls on math studies. most children enter kindergarten with the same math abilities and girls fall behind by the third grade, the teachers could be contributing to the gender gap. >> if you have a child that
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them take a pill may not be the best answer. the study intended to find which medications are the most effective. prescribing medications is no more effective. >> the news continues right now. ben: good morning. thanks for waking up with us on i'm ben wagner. melinda: right now, changes along the milwaukee streets and the new law cracking down on something you see every day. ben: a close call for mike pence, how he's doing this morning after the plane nearly crashed at a new york airport. >> first, to a live look outside. we are watching the commute and the halloween forecast.
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severson. sally: all eyes are on the anemometer and the thermometer. cloudy skies early this morning and this afternoon 65 degrees. it is cool this morning 41 west bend. 44 fond du lac. 40 degrees at racine. it is a mix of sun and clouds in store for us today. we look at a few clouds especially for this morning and climb up to the mid 50 dz this morning, mid 60s this afternoon and back to to short sleeves. we'll see the wind gusts 15-25. reporter: pretty quiet across the system. into the construction zone looking good. tuesday morning that is changing over and getting rid of the merge. that is good news. right now, looking good.

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