tv 12 News This Morning at 530 ABC November 14, 2016 5:30am-6:01am CST
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 5:30 on this monday, november 14th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal. sally: it is an easy forecast for today a currently in the low to mid 40s climbing up to the mid to upper 50s for almost all of us, even fond du lac and sheboygan mid 50s. the typical highs are the upper 40s. i expect the hit or miss clouds for a couple of days and for today lighter west wind. 57 the forecasted high for milwaukee. the early morning temperatures not bad, 46 madison. 43 at the airport. almost everyone around the metro
it is not nearly as chilly today as over the weekend. you can plan on just a couple of extra clouds, a weak cool front is moving at this hour. we stay dry toefr next few days. >> sal, thank you. on the traffic watch 12. miller parkway and it is looking pretty good right now. the super moon is out there. 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 party chairman. priebus grew up in kenosha and 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.
counselor. that decision is leading to some backlash because of steve bannon's history with the conservative site breitbart. bannon served as campaign ceo 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. this was one of several protests in the bay area yesterday. 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,
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 after the election and their hope to unite. there's another forum later today in madison. ben: debating how milwaukee county should spend your tax dollars. including the new fee for drivers. thema is live downtown wit good morning, thema. >> good morning, ben. 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. now that plan as you talked about includes a new wheel tax,
registration fee every year. that is half of what was originally proposed for people registering their cars. we'll find out what happens later today. live in milwaukee "wisn 12 news this morning." >> thema. thank you. melinda: keeping milwaukee's water safe for your family. that's the goal of a meeting happening at city hall later 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 problem in the city but the milwaukee suburbs as well, the lead lines bringing the water into your 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
ben: wisn 12 news investigates, kent wainscott is uncovering more lead pipe problems tonight on wisn 12 news at ten. melinda: who is ready for the summerfest. the head liners have been announced this morning. hillary mientz is live at the grounds. a this is a big one, 50th anniversary and they want to make it memorable a the party with pink. ?? that is her new song. july 2nd pink is rocking the amphitheater. it is more than a decade since she's played the big gig.
the red hot chile peppers is opening wednesday, june 28th. the tickets going on sale friday. the pink tickets at 10:00 and the chile peppers at noon. pink announced she's expecting her second child. that will be a quick turn around for he having a child and coming here to play. it is exciting and time to think about for now live at the grounds "wisn 12 news this morning." ben: think about summer, that's right. 5:36. well, more signs of the season in southeast wisconsin. melinda: coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning," the big holiday celebrations that your family is invited to this week. ben: plus, powerful earthquakes reported overnight in new zealand. the search underway for
seasonal normals. typical highs are 47. today 57. so 42 west allis and greenfield. elsewhere 43 at the airport. everyone enjoying a partly cloudy sky for early this morning. that is where we are standing early today. a mix of sun and clouds around and the temperatures upper 50s. we go low 40s for the highs. >> sal, thank you. 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
melinda: that 7.8 quake triggered a tsunami overnight. here's a look at some of the damage on new zealand's south 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 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. >> targeting a church. >> it could be a case of vandalism. >> plus, a community teaming up a las vegas icon.
what? no way. who says no to more? time warner cable's all about giving you more. like the most free hd channels and virtually unlimited movies and shows on demand, so you can binge all day. call now. and don't forget the free tv app. get ultra-fast internet with secure home wifi to connect all your devices. saving on mobile data fees, helps big time. switch to time warner cable. for $89.99 a month you'll get free hd channels, 30 meg internet and unlimited calling to nt rose as much as we want now. switching is easy. get our exclusive 1-hour arrival window, a money-back guarantee with no contract to sign. plus get free installation, tv equiment and epix included. really? honest...no.
>> just turning over 5:45. the traffic is beginning to pick up this monday morning. the temperatures, not as chilly as over the weekend. the temperatures 40 or better. a few clouds around for today as a weak trough southern wisconsin. a mix of sun and clouds for the next few days and the temperatures in the mid 50s. toward the end of the week, a storm system. a heads up for friday and saturday. for now, friday afternoon and friday night thunder and temperatures near 60 degrees but windy and colder for into saturday. >> on the traffic watch 12, we
parkway and the stadium. moving just fine headed to downtown. drive times are all in the green... 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 ac 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 parking lot with two gunshot wounds to the head. >> we know for a fact that the gun used in this crime was in direct contact with his head when the trigger was pulled twice. this is an execution.
yesterday. officials say his name is david machado and he was wanted on a felony warrant. back to you in the studio. >> tim, thank you. melinda: right now, police in upstate new york are searching for someone who fired a gun inside a mall. they say the suspect was not 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 the leads, there are no arrests yet, but we have leads that we are following up on. this was 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.
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 her and 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 whi only were written on the building and across a banner that advertised spanish church services. members of the congregation worked together to replace the vandalism with the message love 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
neighbors disagree and want help dealing with the problem. the newton family says they are willing to help remove the wild birds even though it isn't their responsibility. >> boy, what a conflict there. 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. 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 last night? melinda: if you did, you saw a supermoon. the biggest one in 68 years. the moon looks bigger and brighter because the full moon happens while the moon is at its closest point to the earth. the supermoon peaks later this morning at 7:52 and it will still be super tonight.
of clouds. we are going to back 30 minutes from now. these are gorgeous. >> you can see it, it is not going away like that. >> no, no, it is a gradual. tonight will be a good night. we got the clouds last night and you are seeing some of the clouds and looking forward to light later. 44 at ne milwaukee 43. the satellite and radar, southwest wind and there is some cloudiness out there. we are nice and dry. a trough of low pressure is coming through. the clouds are associated with the trough. we look at the mix of sun and clouds throughout the day today. by 7:00 we are looking at just a few clouds, and temperatures for today make it up to upper 50s.
today the winds are lighter overall. now over night tonight things are quiet for us. the lows in the 40s. tomorrow morning at 7:00, hit or miss clouds are rolling through. a couple of showers in the the north woods tomorrow. dry look in the forecast until later in the day on friday. we are watching a storm system. it is a big weather maker toward the end of the week and colder air coming in. so enjo mid to upper 50s through wednesday. thursday and friday near 60. friday morning 60 and a cold front then approaching. rain for friday afternoon and thunder and turning much colder friday night and saturday as the cold front is passing by and back to the 40s for the weekend. >> thank you, sal. ben: right now, dozens of wildfires are raging in north carolina, kentucky and more. melinda: there are mandatory
tim, officials say 20 different fires may have been set deliberately? >> this guy is doing it just to get attention. that is the reason behind it. 21-year-old man has confessed to setting fires in eastern kentucky. get this, they say he was an aspiring weatherman and was trying to draw attention to his facebook page. johnny mullins makes posts warning people about the danger of wildfires. he's now facing felony charges for arson. in all, there are 43 wildfires burning in eight states in the southeast a total of more than 70,000 acres. back to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: right now, tennessee is under a state of emergency. the state has been dealing with drought and now those wildfires. it's had a serious impact on the air quality. doctors in east tennessee say they've seen a spike in patients with trouble breathing. it's especially bad for people with asthma and other
have to come back in because it's always smoky. >> when we go to school in the mornings, just from her walking to the house to the car, she's sneezing and cough. i mean her asthma is horrible. melinda: doctors are recommending that people stay inside and keep respiratory medications close at hand. melinda: orlando held a pride parade yesterday, its first since the attack at pulse nightclub. yesterday marked the five mont killed 49 people. around 150,000 people came to the parade. 49 crosses were on display at a history center in orlando. at the end of the day, there was a moment of silence along with a reading of the victims' names. ben: a presidential retreat is up for sale. the home that chester a. arthur used as a summer white house is on the market. it's in sag harbor near new york city. president arthur and his family spent time at the house in the
a well-known architect. the home was built in 1796. >> 5:54. melinda: it's beginning to look a lot like christmas in new york city. the iconic rockefeller center christmas tree was put up this weekend. it's 94 feet tall, the second-tallest ever for rockefeller plaza. the norway spruce was grown in upstate new york. the lighting ceremony is set for november 30th. ben: back here in wisconsin, milwaukee's official city christmaee decorated outside city hall. the tree lighting is planned on thursday. the 38-foot colorado spruce was harvested earlier this month from a home near 52nd and washington. >> thursday milwaukee holiday lights festival begins. check out the decorations at cathedral, pier marquette. wisn 12 is a proud sponsor.
>> welcome back. new this morning, electronics giant samsung spending $8 billion to buy harmon. they make safety and security systems for cars. it gives them room to grow amid the challenges in the smaph note 7. >> dunkin' donuts is being sued by a sweeter product. they ended the business relationship in april. however, the hartland is claiming that the employees are saying they are using the spenda sweetener. >> shoppers plan to spend
season. experts are saying be careful about the interest rates, store branded cards are charging higher interest rates than ever before. the average rate is 24%. that compares to 15% for regular credit cards. wisn 12 news time now is 5:59. the news continues right now. >> good morning, thank you for being with us on "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. right now on "wisn 12 news this morning", next summer is the 50th year for summerfest and now we know who will be opening the gig. >> students are getting new
generosity. >> get your day started by checking in with sally severson. >> the sun is up 43 minutes or so, and enjoying the sunshine for today. but we have clouds around as well. nice few days in store for us. looking at the highs around 47. today 57. we have a few extra clouds tomorrow. look at the beautiful sky in the background. we look at the highs 57 with a mix of of sun and clouds. we have a system coming in later the week. >> on to traffic watch 12. getting you out the door. 794 at second door. there they come. drive times are all in the