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>> if i didn't slam on my breaks by one second, i probably would have lost my life today because of him. melinda: a suspected bank robber leads police on a high-speed chase through three counties. the gas station takedown that happened with the help of news chopper 12. ben: but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. rain is falling right now. we're tracking how long you'll want an umbrella. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this wednesday, november 2nd. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? sally: you have to call it a wednesday washout. periods of rain, thunder is rolling through southern
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radar network, walworth picked up a fair amount of rain in the past hour or so. wet across jefferson county and waukesha county as well. the north counties are getting in on the action, but early this morning brief downpours and thunder and lightning. the temperatures in the 50s. low pressure is along the boundary and keeping the rain chances alive throughout the day. mid 50s. 60 shorewood. elsewhere, low 50s inland. upper 50s lake side. you will be running the wipers throughout the day. brief downpours and periods of rain. this afternoon showers are more scattered, matt, and in the 50s. reporter: the chopper is parked because of the weather. the pavement is wet.
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interchange. you can see that things are light out there. that is good news. we have a disabled semi southbound 43 through the marquette interchange. otherwise, pretty quiet across the system. no reason to rush. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. tim: i'm at the breaking news desk keeping an eye on a situation in iowa. two des moines police officers are dead after an overnight shooting. shot and killed in an ambush style attack. a manhunt is now underway for whoever is responsible. this starts when a suburb of des moines. the police wrapped up a press
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>> we are vigilant about our safety, but we have to go out and do it. people expect us to come and answer the call and we are going to do that. >> now a lot of police officers are nervous, that suspect is still on the run right now. those police officers by the way were killed separately while sitting in their squad cars. police say they were clearly targeted. i'll be watching for new information ug ben: now to video you'll see only on wisn 12 news. news chopper 12 was overhead when a bank robbery suspect was arrested after a dangerous police chase through three counties. police say the man robbed a north shore bank in milwaukee then jumped into a white van and sped away. the chase passed through three
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thema is live with new information. reporter: the suspect is behind bars as the police in three counties investigate this case. authorities were on the scene well into the night. we have a new video. that bank robbery suspect arrested yesterday afternoon after a high speed chase. the suspect's van weaved through the trafshg and hitting a number of cars. now, the man stopped at station and bought of a pack of cigarettes and the police arrived and chased him down and news 12 and matt salemme played a big role in the arrest. >> >> we also were able to use your helicopter signal on live tv to eventually locate the subject and get him into custody. as he was moving around on the ground, you were following him from the air. we weren't far behind and once he came to the stop here at the gas station and blend in to pedestrian traffic, we were able
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reporter: now that van hit several vehicles throughout the day. if you would like to see the video, find it at and our 12 news facebook page. >> what a story. thank you. ben: this morning in commitment 2016, a former presidential candidate is heading to wisconsin to campaign for hillary clinton. bernie sanders will be in milwaukee later today. good morning, hillary. reporter: turner hall ballroom will be packed tonight as sanders is rallying support.
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wisconsin since early october. but tonight he's expected to draw a big crowd and draw a contrast between clinton and trump's plan and bringing up raising the minimum wage, free college tuition and combatting climate change. if you want to come to the sanders rally, this is turner hall ballroom. it starts at 5:30. >> melinda: donald trump is back on the trail this morning after a stop in wisconsin. he's been focusing on winning votes in the badger state. trump drew a big crowd in eau claire last night. he was joined by rudy giuliani, senator ron johnson, and a former rival, governor scott walker. trump and walker both focused on hillary clinton while talking to the crowd. wisn 12 news and abc news will have you covered on election day. watch our live coverage from across wisconsin and the country, on air and online
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wisn 12 news time is a wild crashcaught on camera in 5:36. texas. ben: police say a truck caused the wreck. then one of the people inside walked away. why officers say that didn't break any laws. melinda: plus, a halloween heist. the thieves who walked away with 15 pounds of candy and the promise a mother is making after
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when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump.
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>> good morning. i am jeremy nelson, north 52nd street and temporary no parking because the 103rd city of milwaukee christmas tree is being cut this morning. the beautiful spruce tree. this is headed to city hall later on this morning to be the official 1 # 03rd city of milwaukee christmas tree. we hope to give you the tree cutting live at 6:30. we are expecting the crews here in 20 minutes. we are going to keep you updated. >> he's so good of covering this live. melinda: this morning, we're
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ben: several cameras on the bus captured it all. officials say a truck ran a stop sign and t-boned the bus. that caused a chain reaction -- there it is again -- sending the bus crashing into a home nearby. the video shows two people getting out of the truck, the passenger ran off before police arrived. police say that's not a crime. melinda: new this morning, police in canada dragged senior citizens out of a community meeting. ben: it's after a fight broke out over ballots used at the meeting. now, police are facing criticism. the critics say officers didn't need to use so much force. one officer dragged an elderly man down some stairs. the man and his wife were both arrested. officials are investigating whether police acted appropriately. wisn 12 news time is 5:41. >> a new yorker figures out how to beat the traffic. melinda: how he crosses the river every morning rain or shine and why he decided to skip the bus. ben: and a mother's cry for
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bringing police to her door. how her son's teacher made it all happen. i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ]
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[ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. russ: as i've traveled to all 72 counties, i've heard from a lot of people. including seniors, concerned that ron johnson is going to turn medicare into a voucher program. senior: don't let it happen russ. russ: i've heard from families in need of good paying jobs.
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russ: the bottom line - people want an economy that delivers for them. man: we just need a fair shake, and, russ, i think you need a bigger van. russ: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message.
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radar network, 77 degrees yesterday. 57 degrees for today. the rain and the storms are in place off and on for much of the day today. no severe weather. the temperatures in the 50s throughout the day. the temperatures settle into the 50s. we look at periods of rain and a few downpours off and on. this story is saying it all, locations are dry and others are getting the downpours. we look at the stationary front for the period of the rain and storms. the wettest of the weather through 4:00. matt? reporter: we have a crash on the wet pavement. take it slower. 121st street around the county line looking westbound along
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at this point, it is causing delays leaving the county. from the zoo out to about where the crash is, you are on and off the brakes. be prepared. the travel times, well, check it out. 29 minutes. that is 94 westbound past highway one hundred and no way to escape the freeway. take 84th street maybe. ben? ben: thank you, matt. 5:46. now to breaking news out of iowa, two police officers are dead after two overnight shootings in des moines. the officers were shot and killed in a pair of ambush style attacks and a manhunt is underway. ben: new this morning, we're seeing dashcam video of the shoot-out that ended a massive manhunt. it happened in rural western oklahoma near the small town of leedey. wisn 12 news' tim elliott is following the story. tim. tim: the search for michael
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he was accused of shooting two police officers and killing two family members. vance died in this shoot-out with police captured on dashcam video. take a listen to this. that was the scene when encountering the police. it was a shoot out. the oklahoma highway patrol found him on a rural road in western oklahoma. he had a high-powered rifle in the car and fired at troopers after driving through a ad eventually troopers shot and killed vance. none of the officers were hurt. back to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: new this morning, chicago has reached a milestone, 600 murders this year alone. it's the first time in more than a decade that chicago has seen so many homicides. last weekend was the city's deadliest with 17 people shot and killed. police say the key to cutting down on violence is to hold gun
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>> two victims of violence in chicago are 17-year-old twin brothers. edward and edwin bryant were killed in a drive-by shooting on sunday morning. police say the twins were not in a gang but the suspects likely were. now the community is coming together to remember the high schoolers and stop the violence. >> when you keep your mouth closed, that empowers the gang, empowers the killing. in order to free yourself of the guilt, you have to turn yourself in. melinda: the family is calling for justice. neighborhood where they used to live when that shooting happened. ben: new this morning, a halloween mystery. three boys in florida were caught on camera stealing about 15 pounds of candy. a mother had left it on her porch in a bowl for trick or treaters. it was the honor system. the thieves took all the candy and even stole the bowl. the woman was taking her daughter trick-or-treating at the time.
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halloween, and next year, she won't hand out any candy. hopefully she gets the halloween spirit back. ben: new york city is infamous for long and busy commutes, but one man found a way to avoid all the hassle. melinda: he may be the only person in manhattan who takes a kayak to work. zach schwitzky lives across the river in hoboken. every morning he pulls out a kayak and paddles across to manhattan. look at him go. he says it's one of the only times he's really alone in new york. he came up with the idea because it's totally free, other than the cost of a kayak and it doesn't hurt the environment. >> for me, it was not a hard decision, i was so frustrated with the commute. kayaking checked off a lot of boxes. it doesn't cost anything, you can come and go as you please. >> i love it is peaceful there
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but the hudson is choppy for un. can you imagine the boats coming and going. it is beautiful though. there is a waterway boat. he says it doesn't even compare with taking a car, ferry or bus. he's never tipped over. he says he's the smallest thing on the river so he tries to stay out of everyone's way. look at how tiny he is compared to the ship. >> good for exercise in and headed to work. i road my bike yesterday by bradford beach and people were jumping in lake michigan. the shirt and shoes were off and ran in. >> well, it was 77. summer days sometimes are not that warm. but still is lake temperatures in the 50s. ben: they got out quick. it was quick. sally: here is a look, the
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southwest to the northeast and actually moving rapidly as well. some of the areas are dry. we are looking at periods of rain and embedded thunderstorms across the southern tier of counties. no severe weather associated with this. but certainly downpours. jeremy is live at the christmas tree cutting in milwaukee this morning and he's getting the rain. the rain extends back to central and eastern now temperatures have fallen back in the rain cooled air. this is where we are throughout the day. maybe that rain jacket with a liner. we hold the temperatures into the 50s. the good news is we are not looking at a screaming northeast wind, but lighter breezes. the first of rain moving off. another round by 8:00 or so. then through the afternoon the
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running the wipers from time to time. this is at 3:00, this is 5:30. spotty showers. we keep the clouds around throughout the evening. fairly rapid clearing in store for us. some clouds are lingering tomorrow morning at 7:00. we clear out nicely and order for beautiful weather for the first full november weekend. 58 today. rain gear. 57 thursday. we call for friday temperatures into the low 60s. the weekend is shaping up matt? reporter: crash 94 west bound blacking 2 right lanes. this is just past the county line. 121st street. the squads are with it. delays start in the zoo interchange and continues right on up the hill. be prepared. 94 westbound. 17 minutes from downtown out to moreland road.
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louisiana hands over a note to his teacher written by his mom. melinda: it had an unexpected message that led to criminal charges. tim, what did the note say? tim: it was a call for help from a mother who was being held hostage. the teacher contacted law enforcement after the 11-year-old passed on the note. deputies questioned the boy which helped them get an idea of who was keeping his mother locked in their home. officials say it was donald ray guy, alr w deputies surrounded the house and found guy hiding in a closet. he's now facing charges, including false imprisonment. ben, back to you. >> thank you, tim. 5:53. ben: the world series going to seven games. melinda: the cubs won last night in cleveland to tie the series. the cubs beat the indians 9-3. chicago's addison russell hit a grand slam. he's the second youngest player to ever do that during a world
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the cubs and indians face off for a final time tonight in cleveland. can't wait to see it. melinda: new this morning, the archdiocese of milwaukee is taking you beyond the pew. saturday's inaugural event is called vip or very important parishes. you'll get a free, exclusive look inside four different churches, including st. bernard parish is in wauwatosa. the behind the scene tours will feature rooftop views and a closer look at architecture and neighborhood history. >> vip day is great because it is an opportunity for people come in outside of a formal worship service where they might be a little more intimidated just to come and explore there parishes which are culturally significant, architecturally significant. melinda: in addition to st. bernard, there are 3 participating parishes in milwaukee, our lady of guadalupe, immaculate conception, and all saints parish. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:54. two police officers shot and
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think that the officers were tacted. then, a local crime that is getting national attention. identity of a wisconsin college student that is raising concern over hate crimes. >> a movement that spreads across the country is coming to
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w staples plans to help the employees pay for college. >> the chain is giving extra a hundred dollars a month to the employees. each person could get as much at $3,600 over the course of three years. >> well, if you stopped at starbucks, you might have noce the chain unveiled a green cup today and mosiac. i thought it was a holiday cup for a minute. ben: no, a little time before that. melinda: can't wait for that too. >> this one, i don't know about
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sandwich. it is popular in tennessee. nashville sold out of the sandwiches yesterday. the sapped witch features thick cut venison topped with berry sauce. >> what do you say? >> we have two and a half votes for it. wisconsin, listen up, this is one of the states where it is available tweet us if you have had it. >> i guess i would try it. sal? sally: we'll split one. >> three ways. flip for it. matt says eh. >> well, the news continues
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>> kind of in awe, not much happens out here. >> a chase threw three local counties t dramatic take down that you see only here. >> getting ready for the holidays, the christmas tree is picked and now time to cut it down. we have a live report. >> good morning, welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm melinda davenport. >> i'm ben wagner. thank you for being with us. it is 6:00, wednesday, november 2nd. we are on traffic and weatherwatch 12. rainmaking for a wet commute. sally is on deck. first to matt? reporter: the choper is parked. if you are headed out, we have troubles out there. a crash on 94 westbound, 121st cam here. just the left lane is open. now, on the traffic watch computer you are going to see


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