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the tow truck. the suspects jumped back in, stealing it for a second time. wauwatosa police were checking license plates in the parking lots of mayfair mall when they discovered this pontiac vibe was stolen. it was taken on the east side near uwm when gina medora was living there nearly two months ago. she got a call tuesday from tosa saying they found it. >> then i got another call about 10 minutes later saying there was an error. >> police say the victim's car was parked right here in this macy's lot when the suspect decided to jump in it. tosa police say they were helping a tow truck driver back in to tow gina's car because it had several flat tires. somehow the suspects were able to jump back in and drive off with the officer right there. >> they took that minute gap to steal it. >> police tried to follow the car, but even with flat tires, the driver took off fast, and it
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area. >> i think they do it for area. >> i think they do it for bragging rights and the fact that they're being real pompous about it, i don't like milwaukee anymore because of it. >> gina is hoping the car shows up somewhere again. in the meantime she had to come , up with the money to buy a car to get to work. tosa police say they've never had an incident like this before. kathy: with police. so far in wauwatosa, 123 cars have been stolen. compare that to 148 at the same time last year. the bomb squad is called to a bizarre attempted bank robbery in kenosha. police blew up a suspected device on the scene three times to make sure it was safe. this all started when a man walked into the johnson bank at the glenwood crossing shopping center, claiming to have a bomb
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police used a robot to talk to the suspect for two hours, finally ordering him to take off his clothes and come out. the man was arrested in his underwear. the device he was carrying is still being investigated. >> there was a device that appeared to be explosives, as far as having wires and everything like that. whether it was actually a legitimate device i don't know , that at his point. the rest of the day. nobody was hurt. joyce: the former milwaukee police officer who shot and killed a man, sparking unrest in the city, is pleading not guilty to a separate set of charges. dominque heaggan-brown was arraigned today on charges of sexual assault and prostitution. prosecutors say he committed the sexual assault the day after he shot and killed sylville smith this past august. he has not been charged in the shooting. earlier this week, the milwaukee police department fired heaggan-brown after an internal investigation into the sexual
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flags are at half-staff in wisconsin in honor of a fallen sheriff's deputy. rusk county deputy dan glaze was shot and killed during a traffic stop near eau claire last week. he was laid to rest today. officers from across the state turned out for the service. glaze had been in law enforcement for seven years. his accused killer is under arrest. there's new information about the fatal industrial accident at cudahy's ladish plant. the man who died yesterday is 49-year-old shawn day of oak creek. he had worked at ladish for 28 years. according to the medical examiner's report, a piece of metal became jammed in the then broke loose and hit him. he died at the scene. a second worker was also hit. he is expected to be ok. kathy: commitment 2016. with just four days to go until the general election, both presidential campaigns are focusing on wisconsin. this afternoon, it was vice president joe biden campaigning for democratic nominee hillary clinton. our kent wainscott is in madison
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it is already a record early vote turnout, but joe biden came to madison to push more. >> i will not be offended if you leave and go vote right now but you've got to vote. >> biden rolled into the heart of wisconsin's democratic base, steps from the uw-madison campus , with praise for hillary clinton and a challenge for the rapidly growing group of younger voters. >> this election is totally within your control. >> he also came with plenty of attacks aimed at clinton's opponent, donald trump. and unqualified to be commander in chief of the united states of america. it isn't even close. >> just four days before the election, biden continued to portray trump as unfit for the presidency before circling back to his primary message to this audience of clinton supporters. >> go out and vote, vote, vote, vote. >> biden's message was designed not only to put hillary clinton over the top, but to boost
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in a tight u.s. senate race with johnson. biden urged voters to head for the polls as soon as they left this rally. in madison, i'm kent wainscott, wisn 12 news. kathy: just minutes ago, we learned that clinton's running mate tim kaine will be in milwaukee on sunday. he will visit the campaign office at mlk and center street at 9:00 a.m. he'll also visit green bay and la crosse. this weekend, the republican ticket will also be back in the state. gop presidential nominee donald trump will be in west allis on sunday. h' at 3:00. doors open at noon. trump's running mate, mike -- mike pence, will campaign tomorrow at field park in mukwonago. pence will appear with other top republicans, including house speaker paul ryan and senator ron johnson, who are both running for re-election. joyce: a pollster says trump's sunday visit is aimed at driving up support in a part of wisconsin trump badly needs. marquette law school poll director charles franklin digs into the data for trump this
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happen on tuesday? >> trump and the campaign have spent a lot of time here actually. and i think the biggest thing and why he's coming to southeas wisconsin is he continues in our polling data to underperform mitt romney in his vote in the milwaukee suburban region of the state. this is usually the richest area of republican voters in the state and he's not driving up , the margins there that romney and other republicans almost always do. joyce: coming up sunday, upfront's political panel on whether trump really has a shot at winning wisconsin. upfront airs sunday morning at 9:00. after upfront, stay tuned at 9:30 for this week with george stephanopoulos. that's followed by matter of fact with soledad o'brien at 10:30. and you may still have a chance , to cast an early ballot. in milwaukee, early voting runs from noon through 5:00 tomorrow at the zeidler municipal
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remember to bring a government-issued photo i.d. in many municipalities, early voting ended today. election officials are projecting a big overall voter turnout in wisconsin. just under 70% of voting-age citizens are expected to cast ballots by the end of election day. that's about three million people. the record turnout in wisconsin was just under 73% in 2004. wisn 12 is teaming up with abc news to bring you big story coverage on election night. watch live coverage all night, on air and online, starting at kathy: it's one of they key tools realtors use when trying to sell your home but it could , be putting you and your family in danger. wisn 12 news colleen henry investigates tonight at 10:00. >> wide-out lock could be rolling out the welcome mat for would be got guys. >> the reality is that these are not secure lockboxes. this technology goes back to the
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could keep you safe, and why so many are fighting against it. kathy: it's important information you need to keep you safe. colleen henry investigates lockbox danger tonight on wisn 12 news at 10:00. joyce: for more than 50 years , they were surrogate u.s. soldiers part of a secret force , during the vietnamar. as wisn 12 news mike anderson reports, the secret is out and for them it's about time. >>ajor peter phanhmahavong will be among 20 soldiers parade in milwaukee saturday. >> i feel good. ye it feels good. >> yes, it feels good, he said that his service is no longer a , secret. he was a combat soldier in the jungles of southeast asia during the vietnam war commissioned and , trained by the united states in it's efforts to combat communist insurgency in laos.
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rescued downed u.s. crews, and protected u.s. navigational sites in laos, alln secret. after its fall, the communists took control and launched genocidal campaigns to punish or eliminate those allied with the u.s. major peter spent some time in a prison camp but managed to , escape and the u s resettled , him here in milwaukee. >> president obama went over to laos september and for the first time the u.s. president acknowledged those activities in laos. >> and major peter phanhmahavong saturday, will march proudly in the veterans day parade with no regrets. though he still does not receive veterans benefits at age 76. in milwaukee, mike anderson, wisn 12 news. joyce: the veterans day parade starts tomorrow at 11:00 at north plankinton and west kilbourn downtown milwaukee. it heads east down wells street ending at the war memorial.
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kathy: the weather will certainly cooperate with tomorrow's parade. joyce: mark is tracking the forecast. you have been so happy lately. mark: we will not stop there. the weather watch forecast, coming up. joyce: also ahead, a show of appreciation for local police. we'll tell you who treated some officers to lunch. kathy: plus, the milwaukee county zoo unveils its new rhino. we'll tell you how she may one day help save her entire species. >> good evening everyone. a local animal shelter featured on gma. monday on wisn 12 news this morning, the social media mission you can embark on to help cats and dogs here in southeast wisconsin. dan sally will let you know , whether the kids will need a jacket as they head off to school. we will see you monday morning
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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
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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. over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade, voting for special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas, costing taxpayers billions. what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. what greases the gears in washington? money. and ron johnson fits right in. six years ago, johnson took a shady $10 million corporate payout, went to washington, then voted to protect $21 billion in tax breaks
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a wisconsin senator, protecting tax breaks for oil companies. that's ron johnson. that's washington. and he fits right in. end citizens united is responsible for the content of this ad. kathy: the fbi is now investigating the killing of a u.w. stout student. 24-year-old hussain alnahdi died monday, one day after being severely beaten. alnahdi was from saudi arabia. no one has been arrested. a memorial fund has been set up in his memory. two other funds are offering reward money for information about his killing. 15 years after her murder shocked the country, chandra levy's case is back in the national spotlight.
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was an intern in washington, d.c. who vanished in 2001. her remains were found months later, but it was years before a man was tried and convicted for her death. then, just this summer, her alleged killer was released. wisn 12's ben wagner talked with "20/20's" deborah roberts about what's next in this case. >> so years later, 15 years later now, our law enforcement officers any closer to finding who killed chandra leavy? >> there are many investigators who believe they have the right person. the problem is, no evidence. there was no dna when her remains were found here and there is nothing to link him to the crime scene, with the exception of the star witness, who has credibility problems. joyce: watch "20/20" tonight starting at 9:00. that's followed by wisn 12 news at 10:00. some milwaukee police officers got a free lunch today. the ho-chunk nation sent a
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district six police station today. the ho-chunk have an office near the station, and wanted to show how much they appreciate their neighbors. >> i was glad that we could be doing it at this particular district because it's so close to our branch office. >> so we very much appreciate the time and we look forward to including them in our community partnerships that we have in this district. joyce: the effort was part of a ho-chunk program to thank those who serve wisconsin communities. and a tasty traditre high school is hosting its annual spaghetti with the sisters fundraiser on sunday. it's the 61st year for the event. every year, the pompeii men's club lends a hand by making meatballs. >> they have been doing it, some of them, since 1968, and we would not be able to pull this off without their generosity and help. joyce: the dinner will run from noon to 5:00 this sunday. tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
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am going to the meatball dinner, so there you are. a fundraiser almost everyone knows about is back. 12 news' melinda davenport has this reminder. >> it's that time of year. you will see a lot of the because the salvation army's red kettle campaign is underway. when you see one of these drop , what you can into the red kettle. southwestern wisconsin. miey're trying to raise $4 ion. kathy: delta airlines is adding a non-stop flight from milwaee to seattle. it will leave mitchell international at around 8:00 a.m., returning to milwaukee around 11:00 p.m. you can stay longer if you want. the new service is set to begin march 9. there's a new addition at the milwaukee county zoo. a rare eastern black rhino arrived from the pittsburgh zoo last week. e four-year-old female is named josie.
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male rhino later. the species is very endangered, mainly due to poaching. >> the black rhinos here at the milwaukee county zoo, there, all three sub species only total , 5,000 left in the world. kathy: josie will be quarantined for 30 days in the indoor exhibit before being allowed outside as long as the weather is warm enough. top scan, but you know. joyce: warm enough today for everybody. mark: le' kathy: yesterday you told me you cannot do that. now you can do that? mark: we can dream. we can enjoy this weekend. just get outside and enjoy. today makes four for four with temperatures 60 or higher in november. we could be on the precipice of breaking some records. how exciting. the record number of days in the 60's, 13.
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1975. we are four for four, and we may go 5-6 more people we cool down a little bit. a neat scene here. it is not a rainbow. these will occur. you get far, moisture in the farm. we have this in beaver dam. it has happened a couple of times this summer into the fall, so a cool looking thing there. would see with a rainbow, but i need seen. there are some strange things going on. roses? yeah, still out there. tomatoes? this looks questionable, but it is november. you still have tomatoes. that is pretty good. a live look outside, the sun has set. 57 degrees right now, dew point
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sunset times. yeah, there is a time change saturday night into sunday, and so are sunset on sunday is up 4:37 p.m., but it will not affect our temperatures. more 60's, more sunshine, and hopefully more smiles for all of you out there because this is unusual. here are your high temperatures around the upper midwest. temperatures well into the 70's here, close to 80 degrees. is way above average. some places are closing in on record highs. still warm right now. football games this evening? no problem. 50's, just grab a jacket. tonight, clear skies, temperatures will drop down to 44 degrees under clear skies. watch out for patchy fog inland. i don't think it will be bad or widespread or as stents, but temperatures cooler inland.
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beautiful weekend -- dave one of a beautiful weekend, sunshine, beautiful. southwesterly wind, not very strong. when you get to the 60's, and usually you get a strong southwesterly wind to warm us up. that is not the case. 65, 65, 65, the weekend is beautiful. don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour into sunday mo the batteries in your smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, make sure everything is working properly. tuesday, an election, a couple of showers, should not keep you from getting to the polls. 60 again on thursday. a bit colder on friday with a high of 55 degrees. a forecast like that comes in the middle and end of september, not the first and second week of
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today. good news on the packers' injury stephen: it appears that their starting running back or whatever you want to call him will be good to go against the
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over 80,000 wisconsin jobs lost to unfair trade. but senator johnson sided with corporate interests, calling for even more unfair trade, voting for special tax breaks
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costing taxpayers billions. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. 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 to go f--- themselves! blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of r wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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? stephen: the packers held their final practice today ahead of sunday's game against the colts. head coach mike mccarthy said randall cobb is "not as far along as he would like to be with his hamstring injury." he is listed as questionable. ty montgomery has been cleared to play on sunday according to the packers injury report montgomery missed last week with an illness due to a sickle cell trait. he was able to participate in all team drills this week. as he continues to get healthier, he also continues to learn the balancing act of playing both receiver and running back. >> i kind of have this mentality that if i am given a certain job, i need to do whatever it takes. i'm told to do something, i need to go do it.
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a blog, because that is my job. stephen: the last time the badgers won at northwestern, the same year this guy won the heisman trophy, the year was 1999, brooks bollinger was named big 10 freshman of the year. now a redshirt freshman, alex hornibrook, looks to end the drought. the eighth-ranked badgers are one touchdown favorites against the 4-4 wildcats, but that record is deceiving. after going 1-3 to start the season, northwestern rattled off three straight wins before taking ohio state down to the wire before losing by four points. >> the one thing that's stood out to me is it's a team that's playing with a lot more confidence, the earlier tape versus the tape now. >> the more you watch northwestern you're impressed , with what they've done and how they've come along. it's a team that's gotten better as the season's gone on. stephen: the badgers face northwestern on saturday. you can watch the badgers and wildcats right here on wisn 12. our coverage begins with a special big 12 sports saturday pregame at 10:30. i'll be live from evanston. that's followed by kickoff at
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my postgame reports. that's all this saturday only on wisn 12. well to baseball now, brewers , outfielder keon broxton was arrested early this morning in tampa. broxton was charged with misdemeanor trespassing after allegedly refusing to leave the area of a fight. he was later released from jail on bond. broxton did issue a statement apologizing to the brewers organization, their fans, and his family. >> welcome to cubs stock 2016. stephen: and what a scene it was in downtown chicago and grant park, where the cubs hosted their world series parade. over five million fans were in attendance, a celebration 108 years in the making. joyce: what a day they had. this team is just last in some fashion. everything is going their way. kathy: absolutely.
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get out and play some golf, mid 60's saturday and sunday. monday, not too much wind. somebody just send me a picture of their a plan. lilacs blooming, roses blooming. kathy: hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me."
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?? ? tonight, an "e.t." exclusive, mariah carey's first interview since her split. >> people don't want to believe me. i'm telling you the truth. >> while other shows are talking about mimi, we are talking to her. >> they have no idea. >> so what's really going on with this diva? >> you can't pu >> then michael buble's heartbreak. what we just learned about his 3-year-old son's cancer battle. >> you are scared all the time. you can't ever think of a world without them. >> plus new dancing drama. we are with injured pro sharna. is she out for good? anything. breaking news about another injured pro. and -- ?? >> is carrie underwood's 1-year-old son already following

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