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ben: a little girl hit and killed while on her way to church in milwaukee. the message her family has this morning as police look for the person who was behind the wheel. melinda: plus, the final countdown to election day. polls open a little more than 24-hours from now. the last-minute sh are making this morning trying to earn your vote. ben: but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. what a weekend. we're tracking how long those mild temperatures will last. good morning and welcome "to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. melinda: and i'm melinda davenport. it's 4:30 on this monday, november 7th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center! sal. sally: yesterday we set a record, 70 degrees.
degrees. now, we are still mild for today and things are going to change up for us. november is going to look like november. lots of sunshine for us. high clouds are rolling in this afternoon as the cool front is sliding across the state. ahead of the cool front the temperatures in the 30s. 38 watertown. 40s along the lake. for today, morning hi afternoon and for tonight and we are looking at 64. we time out the widely scattered showers tonight. >> thank you, sal. melinda: when you're on the go, take the weather watch 12 forecast with you. just download the wisn 12 news app. it's free for your smartphone or tablet. tim? tim: this morning we're following breaking news. former u.s. attorney general janet reno has died. that's according to reno's god daughter. she says the 78-year-old passed away overnight from complications related to
serve as u.s. attorney general. she served from 1993 to 2001. reno was at the epicenter of some big political controversies. in 2000, the miami-native angered some in the cuban-american community by authorizing the armed seizure of five-year-old elian gonzalez from the home of his relatives so he could be returned to his father in cuba. again, former attorney general janet reno has died at the age of 78. i'll be watching for more morning. melinda, back to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: right now, streets in a milwaukee neighborhood are back open after a two-alarm fire. smoke could be seen rising from a building overnight as crews tried to put out the flames. this happened at 15th and saint paul. that's right along i-94 in the shadow of the marquette interchange. emergency crews were called to the scene around 12:45 this morning. you can see smoke coming out of the windows as firefighters worked to get the fire under control. police tell wisn 12 news the building is vacant.
investigators are still trying to figure out exactly how the fire started. ben: a five-year-old girl hit and killed in milwaukee. right now police are looking for the person who was behind the wheel. an autospy is planned today on rickyia langham. she was hit by a car near hampton and fond du lac on sunday morning. police say the driver of the car did not stop. family and friends have created a memorial near the spot where the crash happened. people close to the family say rickyia and her mother were on their way to church at the time. police say girl ran out into the road. family members want the driver to turn himself in. >> and we're just asking have a heart. his mother is hurting. this child was in this mother's hand. ben: police have not released any information about possible suspects or a description of the car. there's a memorial service planned for rickyia tomorrow night. melinda: turning now to commitment 2016, we're just one day away from the election. millions of people across the
more than 52,000 people have already voted in milwaukee alone. early voting started at the end of september and ended over the weekend. the city election commission tells wisn 12 news that this year's early voting broke the old record by about 15,000 thousand ballots. ben: republican vice presidential nominee mike pence was in mukwonago on saturday. senator ron johnson and house speaker paul ryan were there too to support trump and his running mate. trump was supposed to stop in west allis on sunday but he clinton's vp pick tim kaine was in milwaukee yesterday. he also made stops in green bay and lacrosse. melinda: right now, donald trump is lashing out at the fbi after an investigation turned up no criminal activity by hillary clinton. fbi director james comey announced this weekend that the investigation is closed once again. comey had reopened the investigation last week. the clinton campaign says they weren't surprised by this latest decision. trump is criticizing the fbi
time to check all the emails for new evidence. ben: voter turnout is expected to be high tomorrow. and you've probably heard the claims about the election being rigged. so wisn 12 news' colleen henry is investigating how vulnerable is the system? >> here in milwaukee, there have been well-documented cases of voting mischief, people voting more than once, even the infamous smokes for votes case in which homeless people were given cigarettes in exchange for going to the polls. so we wanted to know how safe is your vote? could fraud really impact this election? we'll tell you what's going on behind the scenes and what you need to know before you cast your ballot. ben: watch colleen henry's investigation "how safe is your vote?" tonight on wisn 12 news at ten. before you head out to vote, make sure you're heading to the right place. you can visit wisn.com and the 12 news mobile app to find your polling place.
p.m. melinda: tomorrow wisn 12 is teaming up with abc news to bring you big story coverage on election night. watch our live coverage on air and online starting at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. wisn 12 news time is 4:36. a smoggy morning in india. ben: why locals are blaming a religious celebration for the gray weather. melinda: plus, a mom is facing a year in jail all because of her cooking. the bowl of ceviche that could turn her into a criminal and the
part that facebook played in the crime. 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! you know, you could see there was 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."
>> the skies are fair early this morning. checked visibility and miles. early morning temperatures how about 42 new berlin, 47 at this hour in st.
frances. glendale 41. temperatures inland cooler as well, 37 waukesha. the clouds are paying a visit tonight associated with a cool front but plenty of sunshine throughout the day.
>> sal, thank you. traffic watch, 94 at 45, all the construction out there but the traffic is moving smoothly. green for the drive times... melinda: right now, oklahomans are taking a look at the damage done by a big earthquake last night. ben: the united states geological survey says it was a 5.0 magnitude quake. here's a look at some of the damage. the quake was the fifth largest in oklahoma's history. an assisted living facility had to be evacuated because of damage. ben: new this morning, a fiery crash in indianapolis. melinda: this was a tesla but the company says the car wasn't on autopilot. witnesses say the car was going well above the speed limit when the crash happened. the autopilot feature limits speed to five miles above the speed limit that means the
two people were killed in the crash. melinda: also new this morning, a smoggy morning in india. ben: the dense smog covered new delhi this weekend. it's being blamed on fireworks and firecrackers set off as part of the hindu festival of lights. it's called diwali. the smog made for a tough commute. the weather only made the situation worse. calm winds trapped the smog near the ground. wisn 12 news time is 4:41. turkey trouble. melinda: a california city at war with birds. the bizarre 911 calls that have been coming in and what the city's doing to keep turkeys out. ben: plus, he's one of the fastest men on earth and that's getting him into trouble. a nascar driver's brush with the law. russ feingold: in the senate there's a choice- you can go along with the rigged system, or you can stand for something that matters. i stand with wisconsin working families. going to all 72 counties,
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. and johnson's been exposed for using what looks like an offshore tax shelter for himself. ron johnson's just not for us.
45 degrees at mitchell as well. the skies are fair. right now the winds are calm. ing looking at light southwest winds and the temperatures remaining in the 60s for the highs. we time out the showers for tomorrow, election day, especially in the morning and november is looking like november toward the end of the week, we look at the cooler temperatures. melinda: right now, investigators in south carolina are making major breakthroughs in several crimes. tim, they've linked one suspect to multiple murder cases? tim: a local sheriff says the man has confessed to four murders and he could be connected to three more. this all came to light when a kidnapped woman was found, she had been chained up for two months on todd kohlhepp's farm. officials say they found one body on the property and then kohlhepp confessed to a quadruple shooting that happened in 2003, and led investigators to more bodies on his land. kohlhepp is being held without bond.
seven people over the years. ben, back to you. ben: new this morning, a texas family hit by bullets outside of a food mart. a ten-year-old girl was shot in the face. she's in the hospital this morning. police say it started when a car pulled up to the family in the parking lot. they say the person in the car started a fight and then started shooting. it's not clear if the family knew the suspect. melinda: a family argument turns tragic in florida. police there say an 18-year-old killed his grandmother. la charges for her death. it all began with an argument over beer. the grandmother reportedly hid the teenager's beer while he was in the shower. the woman told police her grandson was responsible before she died. the woman's daughter and the suspect's mother says she's standing by her son. >> he's a very calm sweet boy but he does have some issues and he needs help with those issues. melinda: police records show
arrested for fighting with the grandmother. those charges were dropped. >> wisn 12 news time now is 4:46. ben: new this morning, a mom in california is going to court after selling a bowl of homemade ceviche. he woman belongs to a facebook group that shares recipes. she says sometimes people would ask to buy those dishes. someone contacted her asking to buy a bowl of ceviche that person was an undercover investigator. >> it was just like unreal that they were saying you could face up to a year in jail. she's not the only person who was busted but she's the only one going to court because she refused to take a plea deal. she says she's worried about her six kids and what would happen to them if she has to go to jail over that bowl of ceviche. officials say it's illegal to sell any food that's not subject to health inspections.
the speed ob track and he was pulled over for speeding on the roads. he's staying off the track after health issues but on the way to watch the triple a texas 500. >> hard to believe that doesn't happen more often. >> a fan steals the show at the lakers game. check this out. boom. ice water in the he won $35,000 and fist bumps from the team. >> hanging out with the laker girls. >> can't getter better than that. >> unbelievable. >> we are celebrating a milestone. yeah. 30 years. >> 30 years ago this crazy place
it is amazing to me. i don't want to make a big deal of it. >> happy anniversary. sally: thank you. sunshine and a few clouds rolling in. such a big day tomorrow and a couple of showers early in the morning and much of the day looking dry. the temperatures in the mid 50s. the wisconsin weather will be impacting the vote or the turnout for tomorrow. there is not a lot of moisture available to this. i expect the showers light and scattered tonight and tomorrow morning. the temperatures, well, not bad, mid 40 rz milwaukee and chicago. 50s in place over the plains. we are on the way to highs once again in the 60s. i expect 64 degrees for today.
saturday. 37 west bend. waukesha 44. 43 sheboygan. the skies are fair. watch what happens, much of the day sunshine. south breezes. later this afternoon a milky appearance to the sky. the narrow band of showers associated with the cool front. most of all they are plowing into a dry mass. this isom clouds are hanging around. moving throughout the day. the winds shift up from the north and clearing. just minor rain chances tomorrow. today the clouds are returning. 64. 50 tonight. mid 50s tomorrow. a mix of sun and clouds for wednesday. mid 50s on wednesday. a burst of warmer air on thursday and a cool front and look at the highs friday and saturday back to the 40s.
>> breaking overnight, the philadelphia transit strike is over just in time for election day. >> philadelphia transit strike ended, an agreement reached early this morning between the agency and the a state court was expected to look at the request later today and it appears that the motion is nonger necessary. 4700 transit workers were on strike for a week. >> thank you. >> a local animal shelter is teaming up to "good morning america." >> he loves playing with the puppies.
a ten-year-old pit bull and he needs a new home and he's hanging at the animal welfare society. they are working with "g.m.a.." "g.m.a." is featuring different humane societies across the country to tell the inspiring stories of adoption. >> we have been doing video live and a lot of fun things with it. it is great becau the staff and the animals and the public and we are having a lot of the fun. >> that is cool. there is frank again. take a pick of you and your adopted pup and post it with the hashtag gma paw adoption. >> olympic gymnast is joining the "g.m.a." crew today to bring
thon. >> a dog near minneapolis is getting into the election. they are selling the bags to poke fun at the parties. >> a lot of the customers love it. it is a very light hearted look at the ec and laugh. sometimes they buy it. it is a fun election joke. >> fun election joke. the owner says he hasn't kept track of which bags are selling better. >> a california city flooded with 911 calls thanks to a turkey problem.
this huge turkey surrounding my car and circling me. >> there is a turkey between 4th and 5th and chasing people. >> all sentences people didn't think about saying that morning, the good news, the city passed a thank you turkey management plan that helps to get the population under control. >> later today, a free your smoke alarm is working. they are rewarding the residents that keep the alarms working. the firefighters are tagging along on the domino's deliveries, if your smoke alarm is working you get a free pizza, if not get the batteries. taking a prank to a new level.
>> new this morning, if you are a fan of crispy food or well done steak you are putting yourself at higher risk. >> cooked longer increases the risk of heart disease. the new compounds are created that could be harmful. >> well, new evidence is showing smoking a pack of cigarettes a day causes serious damage to your lungs. mutations in the lung cells each year and causing damage that leads to cancer. similar smoking levels affected cells in the throat, mouth and bladder and liver. >> researchers at mass say that saying smoking significantly reduces the life significantly
it can cut a life span by 8 years. >> you have heard that there is good and bad cholesterol and how hdl was called good cholesterol and now a study out of canada found little evidence that it is. low than the level. >> 4:59. the news continues right now. >> good morning, great to have you with us. >> it is 5:00, monday november 7th.
votes and the fbi's announcement. >> a plane crashes down in northern wisconsin. >> first, a live look outside here on this monday morning. matt is watching the morning commute, but first to sally severson, any fog out there? sally: it is off and on for us the past several mornings and for now it is in jefferson county a little fog. 34 burlington. airport is 44 degrees. lake side a touch warmer. plenty in the way of sunshine for us. the clouds in place for us over minnesota. the clouds are headed our way. high clouds first and cloudy tonight. 6:34 sunrise.