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downtown here this morning, we are keeping an you on the morning commute and the forecast. we have a check in with matt salemme in a minute. first to sally though. sally: it is all about the halloween forecast and a windy warm up. once the sunner is up, the southwest winds are pushing the temperatures up. beautiful day today and tomorrow and a few clouds around and a night and early sunday morning with a cool front. check out wisn.com for the trick or treat times. of course, follow me on facebook and we have more details on the weekend forecast. 42 at the airport. the winds are south at 5-15. >> the construction is picked up
here we are in 165 and i-94 headed for illinois, the state line, things are looking good there. the delays along i-94 westbound with gone. no crashes on the freeway system right now. that is a look at the morning commute. >> starting today, standing in the middle of a busy intersection is illegal in milwaukee. ae overnight. hillary is live in milwaukee right now. good morning, hillary. reporter: good morning, melinda, this area 26th and st. paul, you may have seen the people in the median before and holding up the signs and panhandling. now they cannot stand in a median less than five feet wide. it is a big safety component to
pedestrian accidents at the busy intersections and they want to keep people out of harm's way and apply to a group in the street trying to collect money. city leaders say, look, they are not trying to put people in jail over there, but they are going to enforce it and you can look at a $50 to $200 fine. "wisn 12 news this morning." >> thank you, 6:02. a program for homeless veterans is no longer operating from the va center in toma. why the partnership is ending, tim? >> about 40 veterans live at the shelter run by the veteran's assistance foundation. it is moving in january. a spokesman said that the authorities responsibilitied to
shelter residents there. the foundation's president said they didn't share the concern about the safety before them. they told over foundation staff. it is unclear where the veterans are going come january. >> tim, thank you. republican vice presidential nominee mike pence is okay after his plane skids f new york. we are live in washington with the investigation into the accident. >> nstb has a team arriving this morning to investigate what happened to mike pence's plane. scary moments at la guardia on a rainy thursday night as the plane lands hard and slides from the runway. >> the rester bed served the purpose tonight. we are not speculating on the cause of the president.
posed for pictures. back on the trail tomorrow. >> i spoke to mike pence, and he's fine, everybody's fine. >> donald trump reasewered the supporters in ohio and hillary clinton sent well wishes tweeting glad that they are all safe. clinton coming from the first joint michele obama. >> anybody more inspiring that michele obama. >> first ladies, we rock. >> today president obama is returning to the trail and campaigning for clinton in florida. >> thank you. tim kaine will be in florida also and she rally in ohio and donald trump in new hampshire,
wisn 12 is teaming up the abc news for the coverage on election night, all night, on air and online starting at 4:00 p.m. on november 8th. >> mare of superior, wisconsin is stepping down two years before the end of the term. he made the headlines when calling president obama a muslim who quote destroyed the fabric of democracy. he told the reporters that the stress of the job is taking a toll on longer has a passion to work in the government. >> new this morning, wisconsin's attorney general wants a special investigator to look into the john doe documents leak. a british paper obtained and published 1500 documents from the john doe probe. the investigation looked into whether the walker campaign coordinated with outside groups during the recall election.
supreme court to name someone to investigate the leak. >> today is the last day to apply for a position with the post office, they are looking for city assistant carriers. it is a full time job and could lead to a full time carrier job. >> 6:06. it is game day in chicago, tonight the first world series ed 1945. >> the city is celebrating for the cubs. the gear is flying from the shelves and the bars are stocked up and the no parking signs are up and you are encouraging to take public transit. >> the chicago transit authority rolled out special train cars in honor of the the world series. the first pitch is 7:00 tonight. i have been looking at twitter,
>> maybe. >> for this. this hasn't happened for decades. >> yes, 1945. >> it is a craze combri weekend in chicago and madison. we have a badger game tomorrow night. this morning 42 degrees at the airport. we have a big time warm up. in fact, gusty winds and a significant warm up today to the mid 60s. a passi tricks in the forecast, just a treat. a look at the badger cast for tomorrow night, nebraska is in town and close to 68 at kickoff and half time 56 degrees. the temperatures fall back to the 50s. light layers will do it. staying dry until mid night. here is matt. reporter: clouds are low and the chopper is parked this morning. we are in decent shape.
wrapped up along 94 westbound. moderate volume, full speeds. one delay on the bypass, oklahoma avenue up through the construction zone. the travel time right now 6 minutes 894 northbound from the hale up to the zoo. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you. 6:08. healing power of art. >> local breast cancer survivors are turning to tattoos to make tim is here and talked to some of the survivors. >> tim: this is a really good story. i met a woman that is getting her tattoo later today. this is a very emotional experience as i found out speaking with the sister that started this project. >> seeing everybody make that transition is just so, so cool. >> you can hear libby there getting choked up, her sister
by tattoos five years ago. that helped her feel confident and proud. they match breast cancer survivors with tattoo artists to cover up the scars. toot four local women are walking to waukesha so get their ink. >> it is freeing. it is the first day in a long time that i was talking topless around a bigro was freeing, and warm and welcoming. it was a beautiful experience. >> i want to feel good about myself and i want to look good and breast cancer does form you, it changes you. >> so that first woman had it done last year, heather is getting it today. p ink connected a hundred
are doing it toot with a free stay at the iron horse hotel and a celebration for them tonight. good luck to them today. >> thank you, tim. >> 6:10. a gloesly fwloe across the galaxy. >> how the scientists captured this image. >> plus take a walk on the wild side, coming up in a live report, look at him, the spooky events planned this weekend at
60s. we are on the way to a good looking holiday weekend. warm on monday and mild air in place for today and tomorrow. now to matt for the traffic. >> when time to launch, the clouds 900 to a thousand feet and so we are keeping the chopper on the ground. we are looking pretty good. the drive pavement and low volume there. we have a delay on the bypass hale up to the zoo. the average speed of 40. the delays is starting at beloit. 94 eastbound from the zoo into downtown 5 minutes. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. happening now, the authorities in italy are scrambling to find housing for the people affected by an earthquake.
historic buildings. no one was trapped and no reports of serious injuries. >> a missile was headed to the mecca site. >> they were aiming at a nearby airport in saudi arabia. the missile launched by rebels from yemen and intercepted 40 miles from it is holiest city in islam. no damage from the missile launch. they have been fighting since last march. now this is the deepest missile strike into the country by the rebels. the saudi arabia military launched air strikes in retaliation. >> iraqi troops discover under
some of the passages are wide enough for motorcycles. the u.s. troops have been helping the fighters to retake the city of isis. >> wisn 12 news time now is 6:16. new this morning a giant shrine is on display in mexico city in honor of a holiday, the day of the dead, paying tribute to loved ones with altars and gifts, it is including 120 canoes with altars inside. eat boat has a name of a global figure that passed away in the past year. >> nasa is sharing an image of a ghost in space. take a look. a star that exploded long ago
it is spinning 30 times a second, that energy producing a magnetic field. it is taken by the hubble space scope. nasa has added a ghoulish green coloring for halloween. this is spooky. i love it. >> first of its kind attraction unveiled in shorewood, the ghost train just halloween. the vessel touted at the time as the world's fastest passenger train. it rain 35-65. it uses led lights to replicate the old schedule. see it monday night at 7:00. wisn 12 news time now is 6:16.
>> your family can come in costume to meet the animals this weekend. jeremy nelson is live at the zoo. >> we are in the arctic fox exhibit, brother and sister went on display yesterday new to the racine zoo. you can see them this weekend. we have boo at the zoo tomorrow. amber has more about that. an exciting event for the parents tonight. >> tomorrowoo 4:30 for the families and an event at night 7-10. >> what is going with with all of that? >> knock knock doors for the did kids in the day, and at night live band and food and wine and beer tasting. >> these are so fascinating here this morning.
foxes and born six months ago. today is the second day on the exhibit. they are transitioning to the white coats. >> i finally found someone looking forward to snow and cold in southeast wisconsin, the arctic foxes and on display at the racine zoo. bring the family for boo at the zoo tomorrow. back to you. >> all right. j that looks like a lot of fun. >> i like the foxes. >> if they are looking for the arctic weather, they have to be patient, we have temperatures a lot more really like june next couple of day with the readings in the 60s. it is going to be windy. the winds 15-25 today. the temperatures are warmer at port 44 degrees. the water temperature 36. 39 waukesha.
we are nice and dry, but a broken cloud deck in place. that is the weather story today. we certainly see the sunshine but hit or miss clouds. the warm front is situated to the south and southwest. the winds are picking up after the sunrise. sunrise at 7:22. a mix of sun and clouds. the winds 15-25 miles per hour. easily into the low to mid 60s we are staying dry. a few clouds at lunchtime and sunshine. in the late afternoon and evening, getting out, all is quiet. we move overnight, a lot of people will be honoring and celebrating the halloween. we are nice and dry on saturday. all is quiet. saturday night a heads up, 10:00, a couple of showers, patchy drizzle.
a stray shower singering at 7:00, 8:00 in the morning and balance of sunday is looking good. mid f 0s today and tomorrow. 58 tonight. it is cooler sunday. 57. then for halloween monday reaching into the upper 60s. mild air next week. >> thank you, sal. 6:21. making the grade. the subject that the students are patsdzing with flying colors. >> wes and elizabeth from 99.1 is mix are here with the weekend picks. a>> what are you thinking about? >> trick or treating. >> a 5k and kids dash sunday morning at veterans parks. get out and be active.
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>> good morning, milwaukee. so cute. sthks for the fantastic friday morning shout out. wisn is stopping by the classrooms across southeast wisconsin. ben: if you are interested in a vit, head to wisn.com and click on the logo. >> 6:25. there is no shortage of halloween parties this weekend. >> yes, grab a costume and get inspired. >> good morning, for the weekend pick, we are talking about crawlwean.
it is a bar crawl. >> oh. you don't have to crawl? >> no, depending on the costume you might. >> and depending on the time of night. >> yes, it is at the irish pub. this is showing off your costume and go from bar to bar out in milwaukee and have a halloween crawlowean. back to you. >> thank you. the dangerous side of selfies. >> coming up, why a woman is blaming snapchat for the poor driving skills. >> super bowl champion robbed in the middle of a game and how the police recovered a piece of his
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 tacklinen g te pregnancy rates here in southeast wisconsin. what we're expecting to learn just hours from now that impacts thousands of families in
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 6:30 on this friday, october 28th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? sally: we are moving into the long halloween weekend and it is looking great, we have a spirited sunshine and a few passing clouds from time to time. the showers late on saturday night. currently it is dry across southeast wisconsin. it is staying dry throughout the day. we get a look at the third ward, 44 degrees. right now it is calm but the winds are picking up throughout the day. warm front to the west. raking and mulching, well the leaves are wet from the rain on wednesday, but mid 50s this
gusty southwest winds and the leaves will be drying out. >> chopper is parked because of the low clouds and increasing in the volume. to delays here. you can see no trouble night in brookfield. one trouble spot the bypass northbound. a little slow down. it is a stop and go variety delay from beloit up to national avenue and 8 northbound from the hale up to the zoo. no crashes on the system right now. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. now to a story that's been developing overnight. republican vice-presidential nominee mike pence is safe this morning after a serious scare in new york. melinda: his campaign plane slid off an airport runway. tim, no one was hurt during the accident.
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 the runway was 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 aen 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 morning." >> three people are hurt with a crash involving an ambulance in
it was around 1:00 am here on the viaduct where the police say a car crossed the center line and clipped the ambulance, the ambulance was headed northbound, and that car was coming southbound. the ambulance once struck lost com, struck another vehicle, almost a head-on collision there, two employees with minor injuries and the person in the rig the driver of the car that caused the crash has nonlife threatening injuries and didn't have a vad r valid driver's license. if you are out this morning that crash is cleaned up and clear. live in milwaukee "wisn 12 news this morning." >> thank you, hillary. 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
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 science tests taken in 2015. the results also show scores in wisconsin haven't changed since the last time they were taken in 2011. melinda: taking on wisconsin's 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. >> right now, a local man is phasing a dozen felony charges
about the case. tim: yes. 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. 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 hospital. if randhawa is convicted, he could face a sentence of 200 years in prison. 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 shorewood couple wants other parents to know missing the warning signs could be fatal. >> is it my kid wants attention or a mental illness and you just don't know. >> their seventh grade daughter 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
melinda: see joyce's gripping interview that all parents and caregivers should see tonight only here on wisn 12 news at ten. now to matt with a check on the morning commute. reporter: the choper is parked this morning. this is burleigh and highway 41, 45. no troubles there. on the e other side of the zoo typical delays. up past national into the construction zone and brookfield and new berlin border at moreland and greenfield after. that off the freeway. otherwise, the rest of the system in decent shape. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. >> wisn 12 news time is 6:33. texas college student in serious trouble after a crash. >> she's accused of slamming into a police car.
s.u.v. she wasn't wearing a shirt. she said she was taking a topless photo on snapchat to send to her boyfriend and open battle of wine in the car. >> a super bowl heist. >> a theft, hidden cameras in the apartment caught the thieves walking away with his super bowl ring. 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. >> they are not wearing masks. >> big mistake. >> taking the holiday celebrations too far. >> coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning", why a family is celebrating despite being sued for the massive christmas lights display. >> nearly a hundred federal prisoners are walking free and some are let out decades early.
>> we are in 20 minutes before 7:00. we are looking at lake michigan tranquil. with the lake temperatures in 50s and air temperatures mid 60s, some might give warm up today and a few passing clouds off and on throughout the weekend. no tricks in the forecast. only treats. this morning it is cool. the reading in the 40s this morning. we look at the afternoon mid 60s. here is matt. reporter: sally, things are getting busy in the regular places. 43 at holt, a little brake
off of the ramp there. traffic watch 12 delays on the bypass from beloit up to the greenfield area and greenfield and moreland and brookfield a crash off the freeway system there. the travel times, the only one with extra time the bypass northbound. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. melinda: right now, a massive protest going on in north dakota over an oil pipeline. tim, what have we lear 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. they say authorities are the
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, over to you. >> thank you, tim. 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. 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 him into custody, show it to me. ben: that's bundy's attorney. officials say bundy is being held until a separate trial in nevada. that case centers on a standoff near las vegas that happened in
>> new this morning amtrak is paying $265 million to set a crash in the crash near philadelphia near 2015. the distracted engineer was to blame. 200 people were hurt when the train was speeding around the curve. ben: new this morning, backlash after a national anthem performance at a 76ers game. the singer who was supposed to sing was forced off the court. >> the organization is telling me i can't because i'm wearing a we matters jersey. ben: the 76ers say the singer agreed not to make any political statements and that's why she was replaced, but the singer says the shirt isn't political. now some activists are calling on the 76ers to apologize. one attorney is recommending that they invite her back to
>> a professor invented a new instrument. taylor is a piano player and created this, a hyperpiano. the keys are sending signals two other pianos. >> it's something that i vaguely imagined for so many years and now it's a reality. it opens up all sorts of interesting new musical possibilities. ben: taylor has patented the idea. there's a concert tonight in madison, the first public performance with the hyper-piano. >> comedian naming the gq genius
>> what do i call you now? >> genius of the year, i beat steven hawking to the post again. it was down to us two and they said, ricky he's the genius. >> wow. do you have to do anything to continue the legacy? >> i don't know. they called me and said they are make you to genius of the year. do i have to do anything? i said can i keep the clothes? melinda: catch the entire interview on ell followed by wisn 12 news at five. >> a foorm known for the spider webs destroyed by a fire. the barn held the spiders and the family would preserve the webs and sell them as art work. now that means the owner is going to retire. >> you have been there before? >> yes, it is a cool thing.
month and when you about the bats, you are thinking scary ones. this is not looking scary. >> until later. >> scary is in full swing. bats are good for the environment and for people. >> >> bats are incredibly beneficial to humans believe it or not. in wisconsin, all of bats are insectivorous meaning they eat insects. ben: bats help save millions of dollars for the state's agricultural industry. the wisconsin humane society takes in hundreds of bats each year. mainly the big brown ones, like you see here. they are looking cute there. sometimes they do get in places they shouldn't, like your chimney or vents. look at the fangs on that guy. >> if they are eating bugs, why the fangs? >> right! ben: if you see one, don't touch it, and be sure to call the humane society wildlife line so they can help you. >> 6:47.
blating a victory just in time of the holidays. the christmas lights display led them being sued by the city two years ago. wow, that is massive. okay, this is definitely elaborate. the city said that the decorations are a public nuisance and now the lights can return starting this year. how long does that take? oh wait. >> >> honest to pete. >> how long does it take to put that together? >> i bet they have started already. >> a year. >> no kidding. do you take them down or leave them up? >> i am sure they are stored. >> probably. >> a lot of questions. >> well back again this year. those lucky neighbors.
morning. gusty winds are going to pick up 10-20 and 12-20 and 15-20 for a time this afternoon. the days are going to be quite nice, just a few clouds. i expect a stray shower or two late saturday night and early sunday morning, but the timing is not impacting the outdoor plans. 42 at the airport. the dew 38. the feels like 39. winds are light and south and beginning to pick up throughout the day today. the clouds are hit or miss and we are going to see sunshine filtering through. warm front approaching and with it the winds are picking up. for today, between now and noon, the clouds are continuing to linger. back in short sleeves this afternoon with the highs in the mid 60s. windy, warm. dry and mild tonight. the lows in the 50s.
nice and dry. if you want to stroll around the block or eat outside you can do it. a few clouds in tonight overnight. this tomorrow at lunchtime, nice and dry. breezy and warm as well. later tomorrow amp the clouds are filling in. a cool front later saturday night and likely a few showers, but this is 3:00 sunday morning. so a stray shower after 11:00 saturday night, showers roll through in sunday. much of the balance of sunday is dry. it is a great looking halloween weekend. periods of sun, periods of clouds. 58 tonight. sunday brings us 57 degrees. it is a touch cooler, and we see a slight chance of a stray shower early on sunday morning. monday high 68. >> delays are building and a
drexel and, or 49, 41 looking good. no troubles by the airport. north of there delays through the plainfield curve the crash at national avenue and moreland. if you are leaving the house, the bypass, northbound is the one spot that you need the extra time making your way northbound, 9 minutes from the hale up to the zoo. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. life is -- >> the president cut the prison sentences short for 98 federal inmates and that brings the total to 872 sentences commuted by president obama. that is more than the last 1 is presidents combined. almost all of the inmates that
and nonviolent and more than three dozen people serving life sentences. most of the inmates not released until october 2018. back to you. >> new, a milwaukee home is targeted by criminals and someone set the athlete's cars on fire yesterday. this star posted this you can see some vehicles up in flames. his management team told tmz website that the milwaukee native has no idea who is responsible. wisn 12 news time now is 6:52.
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the person transported was not injured. >> starting today, it is the against the law to stand on a median that is less than five feet wide and applying to everyone. fines are ranging from 50 to $200. >> game three of the world series in chicago, the cubs are the teams are tied 1-1. now, here is matt with traffic. matt? >> chopper is parked because of the low clouds and nothing happening at drexel and 94. now to the computer. there is a crash at greenfield and moreland and we have delays on the bypass and 43 northbound and 94 westbound getting in on the action as well.
sally, low clouds sticking around? sally: a little bit for the day. hit or miss clouds and windy warm up. mid 60s. plentyf sunshine peeking through. the low tonight 58. 66 for tomorrow. a chance of light showers early sunday morning. it won't impact the day side hours. cooler on sunday. warm awane on monday. >> gorgeous halloween forecast. >> yes, maybe baseball food tonight in honor of the cubs. >> that is all for us on "wisn 12 news this morning." >> see you monday and in 25
go morng, era.ng overnight, rri ment tar? vp nominee, mik pence's plane skidding off a new york runway after landing in a storm. the airport shutting down. emergency crews on the scene. >> it was pretty close grave danger, but i just spoke to mike pence, and he's fine. >> the safety measure that prevented disaster. governor pence joins us this morning. breaking right now, our brand-new poll shows a oiur-p race as hillary calls on her most powerfuleapon joining michelle obama on the trail for the first time. >> she is absolutely ready to be an yes, shhappens be day one woman. the first lady dngith