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wisn-tv] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] announcer: now on wisn 12 news. joyce: a young cubs fan at children's hospital gets some big-league inspiration. only on wisn 12 his fight, and the touching letter from a cubs all star. kathy: and, local realtors putting homes at risk. the lockboxes other cities have ditched, and why it's not happening here. happening now, the polls in wisconsin open in 82 hours, leaving just three full days left to campaign for your vote. joyce: though a marquette university poll says nearly a third of you are not confident the votes will be counted accurately. nick bohr is live downtown. nick, you talked with early voters. how are they feeling? >> most of them are just happy to have it behind them. amidst concerns about voter
, are confident their vote will be counted. hundreds at the milwaukee municipal building registering and voting early. the wisconsin attorney general is dispatching election integrity teams throughout the state tuesday. but most voters we talked to, like rhonda zerfluh, casting a ballot for the first time, aren't overly concerned. >> i don't want to believe that we live in a country that just doesn't care about everyone's vote school poll showed only 68% of registered voters were somewhat to very confident the votes for president will be accurate cound. are you concerned about that? >> a little bit, but i think it will be ok. i think they will watch it enough to make sure nobody is olinaround, i hope so anyway in greenfield, early votg
chance for staff to re-group before tuesday. >> we test our machines ahead of time. >> how confident are you your vote will be counted? >> i am very confident. i have no concerns. >> you do have to be registered ahead of time, but you can vote here until 5:00 tomorrow in the city of milwaukee, but the rest will have to wait until tuesday to have their vote counted. if you have questions about voting, including where to vote, click on my story on wisn.com and you'll find a a link to the state elections website. joyce: thank you. with so much on the line wisconsin is being flooded with , visits from both presidential campaigns. kathy: today, vice president joe biden held a rally for hillary clinton and senate candidate russ feingold in madison. >> four days left, and the stakes this is not hyperbole, , the stakes could not be higher.
sunday, tim kaine will hold events in milwaukee, green bay, and la crosse. joyce: and donald trump is returning to wisconsin one more time before the election. he'll be at state fair park in west allis sunday afternoon. while tomorrow, trump's running mate mike pence will join house speaker paul ryan and senator ron johnson for an event in mukwonago. for his part, paul ryan says he plans to seek re-election as speaker of the house should he retain his seat. patrick, it follows a report saying otherwise. patrick: in that report from the hill newspaper, four anonymous house republicans said they expect ryan will step down as speaker after the election because it'll be difficult for him to get enough votes. today the wisconsin congressman , and house speaker was on the campaign trail with incumbent senator ron johnson. during a stop in mosinee, speaker ryan was asked about the report. >> don't believe everything you read, i am interested in staying on as speaker. you know why? we have an agenda we have to put into law 2017 -- in 2017.
execute our plan to save this country. patrick: ryan is also up for re-election in the first congressional district. he has three challengers in that race. joyce: we are teaming up with abc news to bring you big story coverage on election night. watch wisn 12, on air and online, all night starting at 4:00 tuesday afternoon. kathy: we're following a developing story, the fbi is assessing the credibility of a possible al-qaeda terror attack against the u.s. on the day before the election. officials say counter-terrorism investigators are reviewing information that mentioned new york, texas, and virginia as potential targets. an nypd spokesman says the so-called information lacks specifics. a deadly police shootout in new york city leaves a police sergeant killed and another wounded. police say the suspect tried to rob a woman he knew. he was killed after opening fire on police. joyce: a man strips into his boxers in a bizarre attempted bank robbery in kenosha that had the bomb squad called out.
sure all was safe. police say the suspect walked into the johnson bank at the glenwood crossing shopping center, demanding a million dollars and claiming to have a bomb. a robot was used to talk to the suspect, ultimately ordering him to take off most of his clothes and come out. he was arrested in his underwear. the device he was carrying is still being checked out. you might find it hard to get around in the city this sunday morning. the milwaukee running festival marathon starts at 7:00, meaning many streets will be shut down. access w residents, businesses, and even churches along the 26.2-mile route, seen here. streets could be blocked into the afternoon. the county transit is also warning of major bus delays. kathy: it was a sea of cubbie blue in chicago today. an estimated five million people watched the team victory parade and rally. from the stage, the players sang what's become the team's signature song, go cubs go. it's their first world series
the play that clinched the world series put a smile on the face of a patient at children's hospital. ben hutchison introduces us to the boy who received inspiration and a gift from a cubs star player. >> the cubs. >> simply put, that's 11-year-old chase perusky's favorite team. 60 miles from his home in waukegan, illinois, the decorations help. . back in chase wasn't feeling september, well. he was diagnosed with a rare condition and transferred to children's. his father mike says two of chase's three siblings were matches. doctors chose ty, seen in the neon hoodie. the transplant went well. by game seven of the world
>> i just got really happy. >> his dad, capturing the moment. right now drawing extra inspiration from the cubs star first baseman. >> i have a signed game ball. >> rizzo, a cancer survivor, wrote chase a letter. >> he said he hopes i feel better. >> it hasn't been easy. >> as you can touched. it gave him strength to fight, but it is possible to survive it. >> the hashtag chasestrong is everywhere, and he's built quite a bond with dr. david margolis. margolis lost a bet to chase, and make good on a thursday. >> go cubs go.
win. kathy: all right, well it could , be a danger for anyone selling their home. joyce: realtors putting your key in a lockbox for potential buyers. >> i'm going to call it a dirty little secret. joyce: only 12 news investigates the dirty little secret that puts you and your valuables at risk, and the solution that few realtors are using. kathy: secret mission finally get the honor they deserve. the stories they've never been able to tell until now. mark: plus, i have a spectacular weekend forecast ahead. how warm we will get coming up ,
in weather watch 12. joyce: and even though your kids still have halloween candy, santa claus is coming to town. where they can make an early
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joyce: a young life cut short. , from the sister of the 28-year-old milwaukee woman killed in a wrong way crash. adrienne pedersen has the emotional interview. adrienne: kelly radtke can't picture the holidays without her 28 year sister, kim, or as she calls her, kimmy. >> she'd always be the person who brings stuff like big things of mac n cheese and cookies she baked so many cookies over
people killed by a wrong way driver late wednesday night on i -94 near deerfield. she was in a car with coworkers on the way back from a recruiting trip in lacrosse. >> i want people to understand what it's like to lose someone when they're 28. she just started her life. she just bought a house. she just got a puppy. adrienne: she loved traveling. the milwaukee lutheran graduate spent vacation time touring the country with her long-time boyfriend. 32-year-old kelly describes her younger sister as an extremely thoughtful person. >> you only, that just you and your sister get. you are the only two bank people who get it, and now it is just me. adrienne: kelly tells us kim was careful to make sure her friends didn't drink and drive. this was very important to her. authorities believe the wrong way driver that killed her was drunk. from the newsroom, i'm adrienne pedersen, wisn 12 news.
man accused of causing the crash is a repeat drunk driver. patrick, he reportedly has convictions in another state. patrick: our affiliate in madison reports that 32-year-old brysen wills had prior drunk driving convictions in missouri in 2003 and 2004, in addition to drug violations in florida in 2004 and 2006. they surfaced in records from the village of pardeeville in columbia county. the records were part of a background check on wills when he applied to sell alcohol at a grocery store. to get a license to sell, he had to c that what happened was in his past and would not be repeated. >> he had admitted to the board, he had made mistakes in the past and that you know he had grown up and he had matured throughout the years. patrick: we checked online court records. they show that wills has minor traffic offenses here in wisconsin. joyce: a local non-profit is warning of mass layoffs. the milwaukee center for independence notified the state they could layoff as many as 1,000 workers by the end of the year.
children and adults with disabilities. santa claus is coming to town. he'll be at brookfield square mall starting tomorrow through christmas eve. he made his first appearance at southridge mall today. and if you want to see santa at mayfair mall or bayshore, he arrives there later this month. the salvation army adds some new technology to its red kettle campaign. in menasha, it tested a red kettle pick up and delivery by a drone. the drone was flown by a certified drone pilot. the fundraising campaign kicked off today and runs through kathy: if your home is your castle you're probably very , careful about who gets a key. tonight, 12 news' colleen henry investigates a hidden danger to homeowners and the powerful players fighting a move to fix it. >> after more than three decades selling houses dave delahunt is , using the same mechanical locks to get in to clients' homes as the day he started. >> this technology goes back to
for sale, they install a combination lockbox on the door. the purpose to safely store the , key so they can show the home when the owner isn't around. >> we are in. >> only delahunt says, the lockboxes aren't safe. >> i'm going to call it a dirty little secret, but the reality is these are not secure lockboxes. >> mequon's police chief says it doesn't appear a crime was >> your safety and items in your house are only as safe as the number of people who know the combination to the lockbox. >> mequon's police chief says it doesn't appear a crime was committed but he believes the , combination lockbox raises a public safety issue. >> from a police perspective, having an electric code would be more secure.
we had an electronic lockbox on there, we would know exactly who went in, exactly what time they went in, and exactly what time they left. >> dave delahunt says he's been fighting to get electronic lockboxes for nearly two decades. madison and green bay use them and the realtors trade , association says milwaukee is the largest market in the country still relying on old-fashioned technology. it hasn't happened yet. who is stopping it? >> have 2-3 large companies who have thrown their collective weight around and have veto this. >> largely, says delahunt, because of the expense. >> the people in southeast wisconsin are subject to antiquated security because the big companies don't want to spend a lot of money? >> yes. it is that simple. >> delahunt says the big companies are familiar names in southeast wisconsin shorewest, first weber, coldwell banker.
realtors. >> the members who do not want the electronic lockboxes believe they are too costly. >> an old-fashioned lockbox runs about $30, an electronic lockbox up to $100. bush says most realtors honor their ethical obligation to protect clients' property, though he concedes he's had to discipline some who don't. >> we had some incidents where they gave out those lockbox codes out to unauthorized individuals, and we have had some fines for those. >> but that's not enough for dave delahunt. he says the commissions realtors earn on home sales would soon cover the cost of the safety upgrade. >> lacrosse versus safety outweighs whatever cost of maybe. >> the gmar tells 12 news about 60% of its members want to keep
about 40% support new technology , and that it will likely take , sellers demanding updated security to finally make it happen. kathy: we don't often get weekends like this in november. joyce: mark, both days look incredible. mark: we have to remember that the average high is 52, and 51 thisee two bank days with temperatures in the mid-60's and sunshine, and also you have to remember that november is usually a cloudy month, usually 60% of the time. it will not be that way this weekend. more 60's, sunshine, and hopefully i'll a lot more smiles. saturday, sunday, and, temperatures in the 60's. there is a little bit of fall color left. not a lot.
be a lot of you out there raking . perfect conditions for that. we did have that rain this week and last week, so the ground is still pretty moist, so some leaves will be wet. i had the joy of that today myself, but for the most part, things are looking good because we are dry and sunny. the nice november continues. 77 on november 1 ties the record. 65 and 62 degrees, that is how we started november. that is a good start if you like it warm. the greatest number 60 degree days was in 1975 when we had 13. the record day is in jeopardy because we have 60's in the forecast through much of next week. with that, some weird things
spring flower. there have been a lot of people sending in their lilacs blooming in the fall. if it blooms in the fall, i don't think it will bloom in the spring. roses are out and about, people harvesting tomatoes and a glance on november 4. 53 degrees, nice and quiet and clear. we will watch for the possibility of patchy fog inland. 65 and 65 for saturday and sunday, and don't forget is e changer clocks back saturday night. -- change your clocks back saturday night. this is about as quiet as it can get in november, so the forecast is shaping up nicely. watch for that patchy fog. 44 near the lake inland, 38-39. 65 saturday. the great weather continues day
65, 65, and then on election day, a chance for showers, but it does not look substantial. 60 for wednesday and thursday. it cools down a little bit one week from today with a high of 55, still above average. kathy: just four more days until election day. joyce: still ahead, how the presidential candidates differ on how the nation should engage internationally. kathy: then, the same car stolen twice. how the second time happened right in front of police
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announcer: big 12 sports presented by menards. stephen: the packers released their final injury report ahead of sunday's game against the colts. ty montgomery has been cleared to play and will likely stat randall cobb remains questionable with a hamstring injury. on the defensive side of the ball, clay matthews and quinten rollins are both questionable as well. both could be key to helping the packers force more turnovers on sunday. green bay has forced just eight turnovers in seven games, the fourth fewest in the nfl. the packers nearly had two on the falcons game winning drive on sunday. ha ha clinton-dix had one of those chances. mike mccarthy has praised the third year safety, but in his
three turnovers in 39 regular season games. >> i have to continue to be patient. my time will come. i have to make those plays, but right now, i've been doing a good job of helping those guys play on the outside. that is my job, and i will continue doing it. i need to continue being around the ball, and when the time comes, it comes. d'cota dixon has become quite the safety net for the badgers this season. his late game heroics sealed wins for the badgers against lsu and nebraska. he and the badgers defense look to end a 17-year losing streak at northwestern tomorrow morning, right here on wisn 12 at 11:00 a.m. but dixon's story is much deeper outside the lines. growing up in florida, his childhood was anything but easy. he was exposed to everything from gun violence to drug deals to police raids. he and his older brother were homeless and eventually placed in foster care before they were
dixon credits his faith in god for helping him move past his rough beginning. >> jesus is like my dad. i look at jesus like a dad. god never promised an easy life, but he did promise he would be with us. that's where i placed my faith at. that's where i placed my heart at, and it always works out whatever the circumstance is. stephen: coming up in our next half hour, local teams take one step closer to camp randall stadium. it's level three playoffs of operation football. i'll have joyce: thank you. they were a secret force in the vietnam war. kathy: still ahead, we'll tell you about that group that will march in the milwaukee veterans day parade for the first time tomorrow. joyce: then a road closure
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only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. kathy: it's the final weekend of the presidential campaign. hillary clinton and donald trump are in marathon mode, vying for votes in battleground states. joyce: abc's maggie rulli takes us on the campaign trails criss crossing the country. >> it is down to crunch time and
donald trump are on a three state, three-stop list today. >> you know, this is where it all began, new hampshire. this is where it all began. >> are you ready to vote pittsburg? >> with each candidate seems just four days to go each candidate seems most focused on , damaging the other. >> how can hillary manage this country, when she can't even manage her emails? >> imagine how donald trump could start a real war. >> armed with their teams of high-profile supporters the , campaigns are hitting up nine swing state each today an all , out battleground offensive as election day uncertainty builds. abc news currently rates 15 states as being in play enough , to help sway the presidency either way. today's abc news washington post national tracking poll shows clinton with a slight edge, 47% to 45% but still within the