tv 12 News This Morning 430 ABC November 15, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST
ben: shots fired overnight outside a local apartment complex. one woman is dead and another is seriously hurt. the search underway right now for the person who pulled the trigger. melinda: plus: it's called the doomsday clock and it may be getting closer to midnight. meeting today to talk about threats to global security. ben: but first, let's take a live look outside. it is a foggy start. our mild fall temperatures continue, for now. we're tracking when cooler air returns and some patchy fog. >> 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 tuesday, november 15th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center.
fog this morning. some spots near zero and over with ten miles. otherwise partly cloudy skies throughout the day today. more clouds than sunshine. 56 for today. 57 tomorrow. a little fog early on wednesday morning as well. party sunny and mild for thursday as we reach up to the low 60s. a look at the visibility three tenths of a mile in satellite and radar, dry other than the low clouds and the fog this morning and holding in the mid 50s. >> 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: new from overnight, one woman is dead and another is hurt after a shooting in milwaukee. tim is live in the newsroom with
tim:: tim: ben, police are calling this a case of domestic violence. the shooting was reported near 70th and glenbrook, which is just north of brown deer road. police say two women were shot in the parking lot near an apartment complex. a 30-year-old died at the scene. a 57-year-old is being treated at froedert hospital this morning. police tell wisn 12 news the shooter is still on the run. investigators think the suspect is related to one of the victims. again, they are calling this domestic violence related. streets in the neighborhood are back open this morning. i'll pass along new information as it comes in here in our newsroom. back to you. melinda: new from overnight, power is back on for thousands of people in southeast wisconsin. more than 13,000 we energies customers were in the dark early this morning. the impacted areas included parts of west allis, west milwaukee, and the south side of milwaukee. this is video of police officers directing traffic because traffic lights were out. we energies says this all had to do with an equipment problem at
now been fixed. ben: wisn 12 news time is 4:32. adjusting the so-called doomsday clock. a group of atomic scientists will meet today to decide whether to move the symbolic clock forward. right now it's set at three minutes to midnight showing how close the world supposedly is to catastrophe. several members of the scientific board that sets the clock say they have concerns about president-elect donald trump's comments on the iran nuclear deal. if that deal ends, they might decide to move the clock closer to mgh speaker paul ryan is weighing in on some of president elect trump's first decisions. just days ago trump announced that reince priebus will serve as his chief of staff. priebus is from wisconsin and has served as chairman of the republican national committee. while on a janesville radio show, ryan said he approves of the choice. >> hiring reince as his chief of staff is a perfect indication of our new president's desire to get things done. melinda: the wisconsin
trump almost every day since the election and that they're working together. ben: this morning a study is underway to find out if the wisconsin's new voter id law caused the state's lowest voter turnout in 20 years. faculty at uw-madison are studying the voter numbers in wisconsin. milwaukee had 41,000 fewer votes than in 2012, that's according to the city election commission. many counties saw a drop in voters but it was especially bad in milwaukee and dane counties. they're also the counties with the most low income voters. this is the first election that required a photo id. >> we heard anecdotal remarks about people who just didn't show up to vote because they were afraid they didn't have the proper id. what this study will do will move us from those anecdotes to actual hard data and facts. ben: a uw-madison professor is leading the study. they'll reach out to people who didn't vote and find out why. melinda: looking ahead now, marquette law school is hosting the president of microsoft to talk about technology, diversity and more.
with mike gousha today. the lecture is open to the public but you have to register onilne ahead of time. ben: looking ahead, it's a chance for you to weigh in on the future of parks in milwaukee county. the parks department is working on a ten year plan for the parks system. they're looking for your input through an online survey. you have until friday to make your voice heard. we have a link set up at wisn.com slash links. melinda: new this morning, today is a day to celebrate and get educated about recycling. it is america recycles day. increase awareness about recycling. in milwaukee, you can learn about recycling by taking a free tour of the recycling facility or log on to your social media feed. milwaukee's department of public works is promoting the hashtag 12 days of ard. you can get all your recycling questions answered right on your phone. recycling experts say the day is about highlighting the impact of recycling. >> not just to care about
day, but think about it every day and recycle right and knowing that you recycling right protects the people that work with the repsychables. >> melinda: as for taking a tour of milwaukee's materials recovery facility in the menomonee valley, the next tour is thursday at 4:30 p.m. you will need to register online and wear closed toe shoes. the tour takes about an hour. also tonight, milwaukee recycling staff are hosting a presentation at tippecanoe library. ben: starting today, you have a new place to shop in west milwaukee. a new sendik's store is opening on miller park way near mitchell street. the ribbon cutting is happening just in time for your thanksgiving grocery list. the ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m. this store will employ 140 people. sendiks has plans to open five more stores in the next 15 months. >> wisn 12 news time is 4:36. changes to the vegas strip. melinda: coming up after the break, the added attraction you might notice the next time you
sally: we are on weatherwatch 12 and patchy fog is out. this is a look at the airport where the visibility is good. the skies are mostly cloudy. but patchy fog in parts of southern wisconsin. a light jacket early today and this afternoon up to 57 degrees with a partly cloudy skies. you are seeing the fog out over the marquette university campus milwaukee. half mile in waukesha. low west bend and kenosha. low beams and slow speeds this morning. by 9:00 the fog is improving a good deal and i call for a few more clouds than the sunshine today. melinda: sal, thank you. 43 and good hope road everything is looking good. no incidents.
green. melinda: new this morning, a plane forced to zig-zag through the sky. ben: it was trying to avoid a drone in the middle of its path. this happened in canada over lake ontario. officials say the plane had to make sudden movements to avoid the drone. none of the passengers were hurt but two flight attendants had minor injuries. ben: news that could affect your online shopping this holiday season. melinda: 1200 ups employees may go on strike. z the group of air cargo mechanics have voted and want to go approval of a federal mediator. if that happens, the union would have to wait 30 days before they strike. the workers are protesting against three years without a pay raise. ben: new this morning, taco bell makes its debut on the las vegas strip. taco bell cantina sells alcohol. it also offers what the company hopes will be a unique atmosphere with vip lounges and a dedicated space for a dj.
ben: yes. there are four locations like this in the us including one in chicago. check out the dj and get a crunch wrap. ben: wisn 12 news time is 4:42. a campus protest ends with violence. melinda: the consequences one man is facing for tackling another man and sending him falling down some stairs. ben: plus, a turkey escapes the thanksgiving table and learns to love humans. the behavior that's getting this
in fact, thursday, friday is highs in the low 60s. much colder for the weekend. enjoy the 50s and 60s. we time out the weekend storm coming up. ben: another round of protests over last week's election results. tim is live in the newsroom this morning with new information. tim. tim: today marks one week since donald trump was elected as the country's next president. thousands of students across the country protested the outcome yesterday. schools and middle schools. many of those students then gathered at a park and held a rally. it wasn't the only student protest in seattle yesterday. college students held a peaceful protest too. students walked out of high schools in los angeles and denver too. more than 1,000 students left class in l.a. and hundreds in denver marched to the state capitol. melinda: new this morning, a protester on ohio state's campus gets tackled.
jumps at the anti-trump protester. this cell phone video was posted by ohio state's student newspaper. the protester was knocked to the ground. witnesses say he was hurt but not seriously. campus police arrested the man who attacked him. melinda: new this morning, two officials in a west virginia town are facing backlash after a facebook post. it insults first lady michelle obama and calls her an ape. there's a petition calling for the two women to be fired. one is a mayor in clay county, the other works at a non-profit funded by federal and state dollars. ben: a police officer in michigan is suspended after showing up at an anti-trump rally and flying the confederate flag. the police officer was off-duty at the time. witnesses say he pulled up with a confederate flag then got out of the car and opened up a beer. police in traverse city are investigating to find out if he broke any rules.
parliament leading. that leader hit the speaker, they had to be pulled apart. then the speech resumed only for another fight to break out between the same two people. after the second fight, one of the men was removed from that meeting. >> new in morning 18-year-old that graduated from high school is helping to decide that school's future. he was elected to the school board. the youngest west michigan. his opponent was 20 years older than him. he wants to give the students a voice and reunite the community. >> education has the potential to be one of the uniting issues that democrats and republicans in the state can work on solutions. >> right now, he's a freshman at
>> wow, 18 years old and well spoken. >> early morning fog. when i was driving in this morning, fair skies overnight. we cleared out a little bit. it is not a widespread fog but patchy in nature. the weather is looking good until later on november returns big time with a late week storm and more than anything, we are looking at wind and cold with this one than wet. we are getting a few showers going. this morning though is the patchy fog. visibility near zero kenosha and west bend and washington county. we are also getting the half mile visibility reported in waukesha. variability in the fog this
throughout the day. peeks of sunshine, but we are seeing the clouds throughout the day. 59 yesterday. easy 57 today. 37 west bend. 41 waukesha. 49 at this hour at the airport. a good amount of clouds. we move into an overnight hours and patchy early on wednesday morning. sunshine in store by wednesday afternoon and wednesday night and we look at a return of a southerly wind and the temperatures into the 60s. if anything, i may have under forecasted the highs, especially thursday and friday. 56 today. 57 tomorrow. 43 tonight. 45 tomorrow night. breezy south, southwest winds for thursday. push the highs up to the 60s.
colder friday night and saturday as big changes are coming in with the colder air. >> thank you, sal. traffic watch 12 here, the drive times are all in the green... >> new this morning police in houton say a man escaping a burning car. he jumped from the car and the firefighters put out the flames a few minutes later. >> wisn 12 news time now is 4:51 #. right now, wild fires are raging across parts of is southeast. tim is here with new information from overnight. tim. tim: 43 fires burning across eight states including north carolina and tennessee. some of the firefighters
alaska to help out. hundreds of people are forced from their homes as the fires get dangerously close to them. many of the fires are still spreading right now. officials say some of the fires were deliberately set. they have arrested one person. >> thousands of people are stranded in new sooe lond after the earthquake. two people were killed in the 7.8 the island. the prime minister is saying billions of dollars of damage. >> north carolina is still dealing with the hurricane matthew. 200 roads are still closed. that is down from 2,000 roads that were closed at first. most of them are repaired, d.o.t. workers are working on why the roads washed out and preventing this the next time.
a new member, a puppy named freddie. the former president george w. bush rescued a dog from the shelter. he's a cutety. the bush's say even the cats are charmed by the puppy named freddie. >> a stray turkey found a home at an animal sanctuary in california. the workers are surprised by l he's acting more like a dog than a bird. he was found wondering around the county. he's not a normal turkey at all. >> last week we were just really, really smitten with the fact that he likes to be pet and be this close to human beings after being through so much unknowns as a stray. >> all right.
games and rescued just in time he could have ended up on a thanksgiving table. say it ain't so. instead he's living at the sanctuary. >> good timing. >> well, new this morning a two year old boy formed a relationship with the trash man. lance dressed up as james for halloween. the parents made him a bin. they have been meeting at the curb for a year and a half. he's eating breakfast and stops and says garbage truck. >> i'm so excited. man, is he going to be there again. i always wonder. >> james says it is so sweet having someone so excited to see him. >> 4:54. fall clean up.
>> welcome back. wisn 12 news time now is 4:58. new this morning, social success in kindergarten is connected to success as an adult. i believe this, >> researchers have been following 800 kids and kids that shared in kindergarten are more likely to graduate college and have a full time job by 25. you have both of the second things, did you share? >> i was the sharing princess. >> good for you. i think i did. those that had problems solving the problems and cooperating had problems running in with the law.
risks for women. they had increased risk of heart failure in the long run. >> new guidelines this morning about statins. americans 40-75 should consider them with risk of heart attacks in the next ten years. the risk cholesterol and blood pressure pressure and smoking. >> six million americans are treated inside of medical clinics in the drugstores. it is not cutting down on the er visits. experts say that the patients may be using the clinics for a substitute of a primary care
rooms. it is 4:59. the news continues right now. >> good morning. great to have you with us. >> i'm melinda davenport. right now on "wisn 12 news this morning" a young girl hit and killed on her walk to church, the services planned today to honor her memorily. >> first, a this foggy tuesday morning. >> we are on traffic and weatherwatch 12. sally? >> it is all about the fog this morning, variable and patchy. no advisories related to the fog. starting with the visibiliies it is low in washington and kenosha counties. seven miles in racine. a half mile in waukesha.