tv 12 News This Morning at 530 ABC November 3, 2016 5:30am-6:01am CDT
starting to roll into southeastern wisconsin and sally severson has a look at your morning forecast in a moment. good morning. i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i melinda davenport. 5:30 on this thursday, november 3. let's start with your forecast. sally: tracking fog this morning. some location with visibility e warmer weather on deck for the weekend. where it is really cool, upper 30's and 40's where it is foggy across washington, dodge county, june county, looking at a fair amount of fog. quite foggy in walworth county.
will have it until 10:00 a.m. the fog is very patchy. it improves this morning. this afternoon, you will want shaved for the sunshine. -- shades for the sunshine. >> we have a three mile visibility in the dark. if you are jumping in the car, you are looking pretty good. no reason to speed. your travel times look pretty go back to you. melinda: the curse is broken. chicago cubs of the 2016 world series championships. ben: it took 10 innings to do it, but the cubs beat the indians late last night. tim: a lot of cubs fans doing this this morning.
the most important game of the year. it is been more than a central -- more than a century since the cubs took on the title. [applause] >> celebrate they did. the alcohol shower after the game and the cubs' locker room. comes fans -- c out to see their team win. many fans flying this w after an astonishing comeback. here are some of the highlights. dexter fowler got things started with a home run in the top of the first. david ross capping off his last game with a home run. the indians caught up in the 8th
delay and ended up winning the game 8-7. so the billy goat curse is , now broken. now of course this morning, the cubs series champions shirts are already flying off the shelves at stores including at dick's in kenosha. and abc news has a team of reporters in chicago, and cleveland, this morning. look for updates on ?good morning america? at 7:00 a.m. that's after wisn 12 news this and we expect to learn more later today about the firing of a milwaukee police officer. charged with sexual assault. wisn 12 news hillary mintz is live at city hall with the latest. hillary: good morning. tonight at the fire and police commission meeting here at city hall, we may find out more about what went into the decision to fire this officer. earlier this week, the department terminated officer dominique heaggan-brown following an internal investigation. heaggan-brown is the officer who
sparking days of unrest. however, he wasn't fired for the shooting, but something he is accused of doing afterwards. prosecutors charged heaggan-brown with sexually assaulting a man, and investigators say he may have had as many as four victims since 2015. the district attorney is still deciding whether to file charges in the shooting case. the meeting tonight at city hall at 5:30 where because learn more about the firing of this officer. live in downtown hillary mintz, wisn 12 news. melinda: thank you. a brown deer police officer accused of shooting an unarmed man in the back is due in court later today. officer devon kramer is charged with aggravated battery. lastly she made her first court , appearance, claiming she feared for her safety when she shot 26-year-old manuel burnley back in march. he survived, but lost part of his lung. officer kraemer has been on paid administrative leave since the shooting. ben: an investigation is underway this morning after a 17-year-old girl is struck and
marisol cevallos was hit while crossing the street near 9th and oklahoma yesterday morning. friends and family gathered to remember the high school senior at a vigil last night. police say the driver of the school bus is a 62-year-old woman from south milwaukee. she did stay at the scene yesterday, and police say she is cooperating. melinda: and commitment 2016, the election is five days away and wisconsin continues to be a target for both presidential campaigns. will campaign for her mother in milwaukee. the former first daughter will hold an event starting at 9:00 at anodyne coffee roasting in walker's point. just yesterday, she rallied voters in eau claire and uw-osh kosh. the campaigning doesn't stop there. eric trump will also be in wisconsin today. donald trump's son will be in eau claire this afternoon. tomorrow, vice president joe biden will hold a rally for hillary clinton in madison.
according to the latest poll, hillary clinton has a six-point lead over donald trump. 46% to 40%. that is 1% tighter than the last poll in early october. this is the final park at law school poll before the election on only wisn 12 news is teaming tuesday. up with abc news to bring you big story coverage on election night. live coverage from throughout wisconsin and around the country, all night, on air and online, starting at 4:00 p.m. it is now 5:36 and have a confusion. melinda: how a wrong way driver ended up solving a missing person's case. ben: tragedy in iowa. why this photo may be a i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in
the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them
in place. visibilities lower inland. lake geneva is foggy as well. fog across dodge county. takes low-speed and foggy spots, but later, grab those sunglasses for the sunshine. melinda: thank you. for people are dead after a crash ending county around p.m. your dfl. officials say i honda pilot hit two sedans head-on into milwaukee women died and a man from waterloo was killed. ben: right now, long lines at the pump because of fears of a gas shortage. melinda: gas prices in the southeast have skyrocketed after a pipeline explosion in alabama. the colonial pipeline ruptured on monday when a construction crew hit it with a piece of heavy equipment. one person was killed.
terminals in new jersey. and newly-released dash cam video shows florida troopers pulling over a man driving on the wrong side of the highway. ben: a toll employee called for help immediately after he saw the driver. police say the 76-year-old man wasn't hurt but he seemed , confused. his wife had reported him missing earlier. the elderly driver will have to be medically re-evaluated to see if he's still eligible to keep his license. melinda: and check this out! an american tourist in australia recently captured this heart-stopping video of a close encounter between a shark and a group of surfers. ok, there is the shark, there is the server. you can see this guy gets super close. ben: you can hear them talking, too. melinda: oh! ben: he had no idea. melinda: he went right over the shark. it the shark eventually swam away. i would've been screaming at that guy. maybe they were far away.
are watching wisn 12 news this morning with melinda davenport, ben wagner, and tammy elliott from the breaking news desk. wisn 12 news this morning continues. sally: you are keeping you updated with visibility this morning. downtown, 10 mile visibility. but it is not good in land where we have some locations a quarter-mile or less. in a big way at the sun gets higher in the sky, but away from the lake, patchy fog in place for us well across dodge in washington county pushing south once again into jefferson county. several of our counties covered by the dense fog advisory through 10:00. later, we are talkingm sun.
northbound lanes on the left side of the screen. no trouble between the airport downtown. from silver spring in, and average speed of 61 miles per hour. no accidents reported. ben: this morning two iowa , police officers killed in an ambush style attack are being remembered this morning. 24-year-old urbandale officer justin martin, and des moines officer tony bemino were both their squad cars yesterday morning. now, the search for the suspected killer is over. tim elliott's in the newsroom with the latest on the gunman's arrest. tim: this is a picture of scott michael greene is in custody. the 46-year-old turned himself in yesterday morning after an hours-long manhunt. greene is accused of shooting and killing both officers in separate ambush-style attacks.
rampage, he was in court for abusing his mother. he was also kicked out of a high school football game recently after complaints he was flying a confederate lag in the stands. green has not been charged, but this morning there is now a , growing memorial outside both police stations for the fallen officers. melinda, back to you. melinda: thank you. the trial is set to begin today for the former police officer accused of murdering an unarmed man in south carolina. shooting walter scott as he was running away. the jury is made up of 11 white people, and one african-american person. ben: we're learning more about a deadly school bus crash in baltimore earlier this week. records show the 67-year-old driver had a history of traffic violations. officials say on tuesday the school bus, which had no students on board, rear-ended a car, veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into a , commuter bus. both bus drivers died, along
three are still in the hospital this morning. melinda: right now the fbi is , looking into a hate crime at a mississippi church. a fire badly damaged this historic african-american sanctuary late tuesday night. now, police are questioning a person of interest. investigators believe the suspect, who set the fire also , spray painted the words vote trump on the side of the baptist church. church leaders say the building is 80% destroyed. ben: a thief with a sweet tooth and conscience. police at kansas state say someone broke into a students car and only got away with a kit-kat. the freshman says he noticed the candy was missing from his car, but everything was still there. the candy thief left behind an apology note saying he was hungry. keep catch are good k --it kats are good but not that good. with halloween over, there are now a lot of rotting pumpkins
melinda: they smell bad, too. but university of oregon students decided to freeze them and throw them off the roof. check this out. they dipped the pumpkins in liquid nitrogen, cooling them to negative 321 degrees. wow, let's see it go. ben: how cool is that to be th melinda: but safety and then first. they dropped them off a 4-story campus rooftop to watch them shatter. i want to try it, but i am not a professional. i will leave it to the science group. ben: the professor had a hand in that, too because i don't think they would just leave liquid nitrogen around. [laughter]
this morning, talking fog and a from a reminder, this is the weekend daylight savings time goes to -- comes to an end. turn clocks back one hour. the sun will set sunny afternoon at 4:37. also, dealing with patchy, dense fog. visibility is good in the city of milwaukee. re been. 3/10 of a mile in juneau. this is quite variable. this is the time a year that the ddeer are active. our winds are light from the northwest.
that will shake out the fog. by lunchtime, a few passing clouds from time to time. i will keep our temperatures today and tomorrow in the low 60's. the north winds could get cloudiness over the lake. but we are still talking about a good amount of sunshine for friday, saturday, sunday, and even into monday. low 60's for both days. a few passing ds the begin looks great. -- the weekend looks great. mid 60's saturday, sunday and monday. ben: thank you. in north dakota, more arrests and clashes with police over a controversial pipeline. tim elliott is following this story closely this morning tim: this is the scene of the latest stand-off that's been
you can see police hitting protesters with pepper spray as they try to cross the water. these activists are trying to stop construction of a 1200 mile pipeline from north dakota to illinois. critics say the pipeline would disturb sacred native american cultural sites and could pollute rivers and water supplies. the pipeline company says it will be safer and cheaper than using trucks or trains. now president obama says the army corps of engineers is looking into the possibility of buthat decision could take weeks. in the meantime, protesters say they aren't going anywhere. back to you. ben: it is now 5:52 in the show must go on later today at boerner botanical gardens. last night the rain washed out , the china lights lantern festival. the display closed because the grounds were too wet. later today, the display will reopen to the public. they -- there are now three days left of the festival.
sharing locations in milwaukee. later today, mayor tom barrett and the department of public works will mark the successful installation of 10 bublr bike stations across the city. there are now a total of 57 stations. that's double the number of stations since last fall. ben: it is a big tradition for many. seeing oprah's favorite things on tv around the holidays. melinda: what is that? ben: those of the favorite things. melinda: ok. ben: there is a nice watch. ben: now that winfrey's daily talk show is over, she shares her list in o magazine. melinda: wow! they get so excited. ben: this year's list will be revealed today on "good morning america." the crowd will be going next. the people crying, too? we are told it includes jewelry, travel cases, truffles, and pound cakes.
catch oprah's favorite things, $14. today on gma, after wisn 12 news this morning. there's one thing we do here in wisconsin better than just about anywhere else. melinda: it is coupon clipping. take a look. >> what did i save today? $78. >> i have my coupons for boston store. melinda: and we like to brag about it too, right? folks all over the place told me what they do to save money. and coupons is a big one. but what don't you know about store coupons? , timely info on how you can crack the code for getting the best deals. what you really need to know about coupons. that is coming up in my special report tonight. ben: you never want to pay full price for anything. i've been watching you put this together. there was one big thing that i did not even know about. melinda: yeah, you can't know until 10:00 p.m. i'm going to tell everyone all about it tonight.
i can do what? watch "cracking the coupon code," only on wisn 12 news at 10:00. ben: i have been wasting money all this time. melinda: exactly. 5:55 and changes at the zoo. ben: a $50 million project that may be in the works. and pushing for higher wages. melinda: cubbies are world series champs. the 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. blue collar guy: ron johnson's trade deals help other countries, not us. russ: the bottom line - people want an economy that delivers for them.
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melinda: welcome back. social networking giant facebook 5:58. is nearing another big mile-stone, two billion users. ben: well! the company says it had one-point-seven-nine billion active monthly users as of the end of the third quarter crossing the two billion user mark would put facebook's usership at more than a quarter of the world's current population. melinda: wow! well, today is sandwich day. and in honor of this very important holiday, subway is giving away a free sub for each one that you buy with a drink. the popular sandwich chain will also donate a meal to 'feeding america.' the non-profit organization runs a network of 200 food banks across the country. subway is calling the promotion "the good deed feed."
app update. soon, you'll be able to request a ride directly to find a friend -even if you don't know their location. by typing one of your contact's names into uber's where to? search option uber asks the friend for approval to share their whereabouts. interesting. the driver then takes you straight to your friend. the new feature will be available for ios and android users in the coming weeks. melinda: maybe they do that for people who have a perfect score, like you. ben: do you have a perfect score? melinda: i do not know what it is like. ben: what you have a four-point know. melinda: that's not perfect. ben: we're working on it folks. the news continues right now. >> now, on wisn 12 news -- >> [applause] melinda: breaking this morning, the chicago cubs celebrating baseball history.
the team's first world series win and more than a century. our neighbors to the south, congratulations. ben: jumping on the bandwagon this morning. melinda: there we go. good morning. i'm melinda davenport. ben: i'm ben wagner. more on the historic win in just a moment. first, let's get a check of your let's check in with meteorologist sally severson. sally: i have been flying that w for weeks now. this morning, our temperatures are in the 40's and we are keeping an eye on patchy, dense fog in place. between now and 9:00, patchy fog retreats and we will climb. into the 50's between 9:00 and 5:00, we read 62 degrees with a