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ben: a wisconsinite named to one of the top jobs in washington. reince priebus was chosen to be donald trump's right hand man. what it could mean for his presidency. melinda: and protecting your family and the water you drink. the meeting happening today that could decide how much money goes toward fixing the lead pipe problem. ben: but first, let's take a live look outside. another cool morning in southeast wisconsin. we're tracking temperatures in your neighborhood as you get ready for work and school. 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 14th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. good morning, sal. sally: good morning. on the way to the highs mid to
toward the end of the week. this morning a few clouds around for us, a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day today. a weak boundary making its way through and with it clouds. the early morn temperatures not as chilly as saturday morning and yesterday morning. 41 waukesha. 43 at the airport. i'm thinking on the way to highs around 57 degrees. party sunny skies with a few clouds around, it is a west wind. tonight partly cloudy and low 44. a couple of extra clouds tomorrow. we see what is happening at the end of the week with a storm system. 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. ben: our big story this morning, a wisconsinite chosen for one of the top jobs at the white house. donald trump has named reince priebus his chief of staff. he's currently the republican
graduated from uw-whitewater. later he practiced law here in milwaukee. choosing priebus could be a sign that trump wants to work with establishment republicans. priebus worked to reunite the gop after the presidential primary caused some deep divisions. melinda: trump has also chosen his chief strategist and senior counselor. that decision is leading to some backlash because of steve bannon's history with the conservative site breitbart. bannon sve for trump. before he joined the campaign, breitbart news supported trump. the site has been widely criticized and accused of promoting racism, homophobia, and anti-semitism. ben: it's been nearly a week since the election was decided. and tim protests are still going on. tim: overnight there was a march through san francisco. the protesters marched through the city blocking traffic in some areas. this is video from above showing what happened.
and yesterday there was a protest in springfield, massachusetts. more than 1,000 people gathered there to protest against donald trump. the protests yesterday were all peaceful. last week, police in portland, oregon said a protest there turned into a riot. back to you. >> thank you, tim. melinda: here in wisconsin, the activist group voces de la frontera is holding forums to talk about president-elect donald trump. at meetings yesterday in milwaukee and racine, people talked about their concerns aftee there's another forum later today in madison. ben: debating how milwaukee county should spend your tax dollars. the boards of supervisors will meet today to decide whether to sign off on county executive chris abele's veto. the board submitted 44 amendments to abele's 2017 budget. abele accepted all but one which would have slashed jobs from the county executive's office. today the board will decide whether the budget can move forward. melinda: keeping milwaukee's water safe for your family.
today. the city's finance committee will talk about the replacement of lead water service lines. 11 million dollars in next year's budget would guard against lead exposure. the money would go toward removing lead in homes and in the pipes that deliver water to 70,000 milwaukee homes. ben: now to more on that problem buried deep below the ground. wisn 12 news' kent wainscott investigates how it could be putting your family at risk. >> it is not just a the city but the suburbs as well. the lead lines into the homes. >> it's a decade or two decade-long problem. this isn't something you're going to fix in four years. reporter: who's responsible for fixing the problem and how it could cost you even if you don't have the lines. ben: wisn 12 news investigates, kent wainscott is uncovering more lead pipe problems tonight on wisn 12 news at ten. wisn 12 news time is 4:34. more signs of the season in southeast wisconsin. melinda: coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning," the big
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>> the early morning temperatures 40 or better. good morning to you. we are on the way to highs in the mid to upper 50s. not as chilly as the past couple of mornings. 43 elm grove. 41 greenfield this morning. brown deer 41 degrees. the temperatures are going to warm up nicely. 43 a couple of upper 30s on the map. so by 9:00 temperatures are still in the 40s but the highs later reach up to 57 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. >> on to traffic watch 12, 43 at walnut street. lots of traffic out there.
melinda: new this morning, a train goes off the rails in kentucky. ben: this was the scene yesterday near louisville. a highway had to be shut down because of the derailment. the train was heading away from louisville on saturday when 22 cars went off the rails. the train had a total of 161 cars. officials say nothing hazardous spilled because of the derailment. now they're working to clean up the mess. >> right now, cleaning up after a powerful earthquake in new zealand. melinda: that 7.8 quake triggered a tsunami overnight. here's a look at some of the island. at least two people have died because of the quake. officials say the worst could be yet to come as strong waves head for the island. they're expected to be the biggest waves seen in new zealand in almost 40 years. officials are warning people to stay away from the coast. >> new this morning, in the aftermath of that earthquake, some cows are in trouble. ben: they're stranded on an island of grass after their pasture splintered into pieces.
above, there are three cows stuck on the small patch of grass. it's not clear yet how or if they'll make it back to solid ground. they have to have a plan for that. >> another big earthquake hit argentina. melinda: this one was a 6.2 magnitude. it was centered near la rioja near argentina's border with chile. the quake happened early yesterday morning. so far, there's no word on how serious the damage is or if anyone was hurt. wisn 12 news time is 4:40. targeting a >> why a case of vandalism is connected to the election. ben: plus, an entire community against a las vegas icon. the wildlife problem that has neighbors lashing out at singer wayne newton. melinda: then shots fired and stores evacuated. the search underway this morning for whoever started shooting inside a crowded shopping mall.
sally: and we are very close to 4:44 on this monday morning. getting a live look on the weatherwatch 12 camera network. a few clouds out there. we have a weak boundary coming through and we have it clouds. overall, looking mild and dry right through thursday. in fact, thursday and friday i expect highs to be 6 or better. we have been talking about the weekend storm system and brin r air for the weekend. ben. ben: new this morning, a sheriff's deputy in california gunned down on the job. this happened in hughson about a hundred miles east of san francisco. tim is live in the newsroom with the latest. tim. tim: officials in stanislaus county say they have arrested the man who shot and killed deputy dennis wallace. the deputy was responding to a suspicious vehicle at a park when he called for backup. officials say soon after that he was shot at close range. another deputy found him in the
wounds to the head. >> we know for a fact that the gun used this this crime was in direct contact with the head when the trigger was pulled twice. this is an execution. tim: the suspect left the scene but officials found and arrested him yesterday. officials say his name is david machado and he was wanted on a felony warrant. back to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: right now, police in upstate new york are searching for someone who fired a gun inside a mall. targeting random shoppers and it all started with an argument between two people on saturday. the gun went off at a mall in albany and the suspect was able to get away. officials quickly put the mall on lockdown. police say they have some solid leads. >> we are following up on several leads. we have not made an arrest yet but we have leads we are following up on. i want to make sure that the
an isolated incident. melinda: police say no one was hurt in the shooting. >> new this morning, a four-year-old girl and her mother are in the hospital after an accidental shooting in indianapolis. police say the girl got ahold of a gun while the mother was sleeping. the child accidentally shot the mother and herself. police are calling it tragic and they're investigating and reminding parents to keep guns and ammunition out of reach of children. ben: new this morning, a muslim student in ann arbor threatened near campus. the student told police that a man approached h a threatened to set her on fire if she didn't remove her hijab. she removed the scarf and then ran away. the threat prompted an emergency alert for all students at the university of michigan. >> also new this morning, when people showed up for services at a maryland church they found vandalism. the words trump nation whites only were written on the building and across a banner that advertised spanish church services. members of the congregation worked together to replace the
wins. melinda: new this morning, an entire neighborhood teaming up against singer wayne newton. it's all because of peacocks. people who live near newton's former ranch in nevada, which is now a tourist museum, say the birds are taking over the community. newton's lawyer says the peacocks aren't newton's and they weren't brought there by him either. neighbors disagree and want help dealing with the problem. the newton family says they are willing to help remove the wild responsibility. ben: a group of bikers in new jersey see another biker stranded on the side of the road so they stop to help. they were in for a surprise though, that biker was bruce springsteen. his motorcycle had broken down. the bikers gave him a ride to a restaurant nearby. how could you not. he paid for a round of drinks and promised his rescuers free tickets. this morning, the bikers' story is going viral. >> did you look up in the sky
melinda: if you did, you saw a supermoon. the biggest one in 68 years. how about this. the moon looks bigger and brighter because the full moon happens while the moon is at its closest point to the earth. that is gorgeous. if you missed it, it is still be super tonight. ben: and this morning too. jeremy has a good blog post up. morning. you have time. sally: just beautiful last night. and even still with a few clouds around. just sort of filtered. it is gorgeous. we have a live look at sheboygan at this hour. the temperatures 45 degrees. readings are not nearly as chilly as they have been otherwise. now, at the airport right now 43. dew .33.
overall for us. we have a few clouds around. there is actually a little trough coming through southern wisconsin and with it, we have extra clouds associated, but i am going to keep the dry look in the forecast through thursday as we look at sunshine in place for us much of during many of the day side hours, with a few clouds from time to time. lunchtime today, the clouds from the morning are exiting. a few clouds wrapped in on tuesday as well. upper 50s. tomorrow morning at 7:00, a couple of clouds around. still nice and dry. the dry look in the forecast until the storm system toward the end of the week. i'm going to 57 today. >> good amount of sunshine. 44 tonight. 56 for tomorrow with a few extra clouds. still dry. mid 50s on wednesday. a warm front approaching, look
friday low pressure is coming through and rain, especially friday night and early saturday and then turning colder. look at the highs for the weekend low to mid 40s. you are going to feel it. >> thank you, sal. that looks like a monday morning commute. a couple of cars rolling through the frame. if you are headed out, the drive times are up on the screen, all in the green... ben: right now, dozens of wildfires are raging in north carolina, kentucky and more. melinda: there are mandatory evacuations in place as the fires continues to spread. tim, officials say *20 different fires may have been set deliberately? tim z yes, a 20-year-old man confessed to the starting of the
johnny made the posts warning about the dangers of wild fires and now facing felony charges for arson. there are 23 fire burning in the states and 70,000 acres are currently burning. back to you. >> tim, thank you. tennessee is under a state of emergency, the state is dealing with drought and now the wild fires. it has had a serious impact on the air quality. the doctors are saying breathing. it is especially bad for people with respiratory problems. >> every time i walk outside i have to come back in because it is smokey. >> going to the school in the morning, i mean from her walking to the house from the car she's wheezing and coughing. >> doctors are recommending that people stay inside.
too, as the people marked the first anniversary of the terror attack that killed 130 people. people gathered at the theatre yesterday and the locations of the other attacks. the attacks were caried out by isis gunmen. people who survived the attack are trying to share their stories too. one of them has written a book about it. >> there was no way but at this in the ugly bloody site. the only way to recover was to find into myself the strength and that is the reason that i wrote the book. >> orlando holding a pride parade yesterday. yesterday marked the five month anniversary that killed 49
parade and 49 crosses on display. at the end of the day, there was a moment of silence along with a reading of the victims' names. >> presidential retreat is up for sale, the chester arthur white house is on the market near new york city. president arthur and his family spent time in the house in the 1880s. that home get this built in the >> wisn 12 news time now is 4:53. beginning to look a lot like christmas in new york city. the rockefeller christmas tree was put up, 94 feet tall. the second tallest ever for the plaza. the spruce grown in upstate new york. >> back in wisconsin, the official christmas tree is
the 38 foot spruce was harvested this month. >> also, thursday the milwaukee holiday lights festival begins. check it out at the parks. wisn 12 is a proud sponsor. >> looking forward to that. the milwaukee holiday parade saturday. 15 marching bands and a hundred floats and santa of course. this the parade downtown milwaukee. wisn 12 news time now is 4:54. we are thinking warmer thoughts this morning. >> summerfest 2016 revealing the head liners, we have a huge announcement over night. >> plus, your chance to meet packer players and helping people in need. the players signing autographs
>> teens with asthma is pitting their health as risk when smoking. >> those that began smoking before the age of 11 did it to cope with anxiety and stress. many still smoked in the morning and when they were sick. >> new this morning, children that experience ancc assault or gnash ral disaster are at risk for post traumatic di stress. most parents of the kids didn't recognize the symptoms. >> new research shows that arthritis medication is safe to use. the study says that the drug is no more dangerous than over the
more than a decade ago the vieoxx was pulled from the shelves. >> duke university study shows coronary heart disease rates fell and diabetes increased in the same period, the number or related heart diseases decreaseded as well. >> good morning, welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. it is 5:00, monday november 14th. next summer is the 50th year for summerfest and now we know who is opening the gig.
>> plus, keeping milwaukee kids warm this winter. first though, a live look outside on this monday morning. take a look at the super moon. >> it is pretty. melinda: it is gorgeous. we are starting the day with sally severson. >> it is full officially full in just a moment. a gorgeous moon and a nice night to view it as well. the temperatures are showing up the 40s. sunday morning. the readings are 40 or a little better. a few clouds associated with a weak boundary coming through the area. the temperatures not bad. 24 at bismark. the readings are above the seasonal normals. typical high 47. today 57. 41 waukesha right now. 44 at racine and kenosha.