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and do follow us >> right now on wisn 12 news this morning, an overnight standoff over a controversial pipeline. the clash happening this morning between police and thousands of protesters >> plus, one of the year's busiest travel weeks has arrived. thanksgiving is just days away. you're heading away from home for the holiday. >> but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. a chilly morning in southeast wisconsin. we're tracking how rain could impact your holiday plans. ben: 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 21st. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. good morning, sal. sally: good morning, melinda,
light northwest winds and we talk about the monday sunshine. things are staying dry throughout the day today. a little range of high pressure is slipping to the south and to the east. we are keeping an eye on the lp over the west and it could bring wet to the forecast later toot and tomorrow night and wednesday. it is staying liquid. 21 waukesha. the airport in the mid 20s. for today then, starting with a chill, we talk about the sunshine, high up to 37. 43 tomorrow. rain is arriving tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night and wet tuesday night and wednesday easily into the 40s. 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: wisn 12 news time is 4:31. new from overnight, protests are
in a tense standoff right now. tim is live in the newsroom with a look at what's happening this morning. tim. tim: a sheriff's spokesperson says about 4000 protesters are involved in what they are calling a riot. law enforcement and protesters faced off overnight. demonstrators reportedly have been trying to cross a bridge in morton county and officials are trying to stop them. there are reports that police are using water cannons and tear gas to control the protesters. a gym in a nearby town opened up to protesters to help them stay warm as temperatures dipped into the 20's overnight. protests in north dakota have been going on for months over an oil pipeline that's under construction. protesters say it could poison the water supply for the standing rock sioux reservation. back to you. >> tim, thank you. melinda: new this morning, a protest in north dakota getting support from right here in wisconsin. the hochunk tribe held a benefit
protesters. they're speaking out against an oil pipeline. protesters say it could poison the water source for a native american reservation. at the fundraiser, local people who have traveled to north dakota shared their stories. >> there are all kinds of nationalities out there. it is mind blowing. >> any opportunity to raise awareness about what is going on out there, it is what is going melinda: organizers at the benefit collected money along with winter coats to keep protesters warm all winter. >> looking ahead, millions of people will be traveling this week for thanksgiving. according to triple a, 89 percent of travelers will take a road trip. here in wisconsin, triple a expects more than 900,000 people to hit the road this week. the average price for regular gas in wisconsin is $2.00 right now, eleven cents less than this time last year. ben: this weekend marked the start of wisconsin's gun deer season.
harvested. hunters say a very windy saturday kept deer from moving around. hunters had better luck when the wind died down on sunday. so far, there are no reports of any injuries. gun deer season runs through this coming sunday. melinda: later today, sendik's is delivering more than 100,000 pounds of food to a local charity. feeding america eastern wisconsin will hand out the food to families in need just in time for thanksgiving. the food and a $41,000 donation will feed more than 200,000 sendiks has been partnering with feeding america eastern wisconsin since 2008. melinda: this week, wisn 12 is teaming up with the hunger task force to raise money this holiday season. tomorrow and wednesday we are hosting our annual food for families phone bank. last year you helped us raise more than $100,000! ben: some big companies are sitting on billions of dollars owed to people like you and your family. wisn 12 news colleen henry investigates what some believe the insurance industry doesn't
>> would you have ever known about it? >> never, never. >> how to know if you have money coming and why companies in the state of wisconsin don't have to tell you. >> so we're talking about probably hundreds of millions of dollars that is owed to wisconsin residents. ben: watch colleen henry's investigation on unclaimed money tonight on wisn 12 news at ten. melinda: we expect to learn more details today about a police chase reported in waukesha county. it ended overnight on moorland road near i-43. department and state patrol could be seen in the area. no word on whether anyone was arrested. melinda: later today, we expect to learn more about a fatal crash in milwaukee. the crash happened saturday evening near 27th and capitol. police tell wisn 12 news that it all started with a traffic stop. instead of stopping the car sped away. police say the car swerved into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle and a light pole. a passenger in the car that fled from police was killed. police say an 18-year-old girl was driving the car.
three people in the car that was hit are also injured. they're all expected to survive. wisn 12 news time is 4:35. toy truck danger. ben: what was supposed to be a surprise for their grandson ended up destroying a couple's truck. the toy that's now off the shelves because of fire danger. melinda: plus, have you started your holiday shopping yet? some people are getting into the black friday spirit early. where they're camping out ahead
>> early morning temperatures in the teens and 20s. weather is looking pretty good today. sunshine and 30s. the rain arriving throughout the day tomorrow and extended peert of wet tuesday night and into wednesday, but overall, overcast and dry for thanksgiving. as far as the travel is concerned rain for tuesday and wednesday. by thursday drying out nicely,
>> thank you, sal. traffic watch 12, 43 near downtown everything is looking good. melinda: thanksgiving isn't here yet let alone black friday. ben: but right now some people are already lining up outside stores. check this out. some people have been camping outside of the delafield best buy since thursday. they came equipped with generators, bedding and tvs. say it's become a holiday tradition for them. >> i want to know what the big ticket item is this time. >> probably electronic. they are going to get it. they are first in line. ben: new this morning, a toy dump truck no longer for sale after a fire. melinda: the flames started in the bed of a pickup over the weekend. the family had just bought the truck for their grandson. the couple says the flames were 15 or 20 feet high!
extinguisher but it was too strong. the fire department had to come and put the fire out. toys-r-us has taken the toy truck off store shelves until they finish investigating. melinda: roads in ohio are back open after a 40 car pileup. ben: it happened on icy roads this weekend. take a look here. there were several different crashes near youngstown, ohio. officials shut down roads while they pulled around 40 cars off the road. police say it all started when one car rear ended another and although the roads are open, officials are asking people to stay home. >> wisn 12 news time is 4:41. police officers targeted. >> two shootings that happened hundreds of miles apart. what the crimes have in common and what police are doing to find the people responsible. >> plus, we had our first taste of snow this weekend. other parts of the country are having more than just a taste. the areas that could see seven
>> welcome back. more snow is expected today in parts of northeast. that is where they always get it this time of the year. this is video showing the snow falling in upstate new york and lake-effect snow warning for a number of the counties, 7 more inches of snow is possible in addition to the snow that fell over the weekend, not just in new york, also in pennsylvania and michigan as we saw some flurries here in southeast wisconsin. nothing like that though, sal. sal z>> that is dumping that heavy wet snow. nothing like that in our forecast. we have fair amount of wet in store. right now 26.
for today sunshine and upper 30s. rain and snow developing over northern wisconsin. >> thank you, sal. ben: right now, police in two different states are looking for the people accused of shooting police officers. tim elliott is here with us with a closer look. tim. tim: the first shooting happened in texas, another in missouri. saint louis police are searching for the person who shot an officer in the face. he survived. police say the officer was sitting in traffic last night when a car pulled up next to him and shot twice. description of the suspect. and in texas, a san antonio officer was killed yesterday morning. the detective was writing a traffic ticket just outside police headquarters. officials say another car pulled up behind his cruiser and fired two bullets at the detective. san antonio police say they have the suspect's car on camera. there's searching for that suspect right now. ben, back to you. ben: "good morning america" will have more on those shootings and
gma starts at seven right after "wisn 12 news this morning." melinda: new this morning, protests against president-elect donald trump continue in washington state and in canada. this weekend protesters gathered at a park in tacoma and in seattle. hundreds of people came out to show their displeasure with trump. and in canada, at least one thousand people marched against trump near the trump international hotel in toronto. ben: new this morning, a mom in seattle has started a movement giving kids a voice in the political process. she started a facebook page where kids can write letters to president-elect donald trump. the mission to talk to trump openly and kindly. the mom says she was inspired when her son called trump mean. >> i will say if they are mean talk to them and maybe you can help them be kind. so that was the idea and we decided to write the president
ben: that idea has gone viral. thousands of people are participating on facebook... writing their own letters to trump and asking thim to be kinder. >> a new york state senator organized a rally with one of the beasty boys. >> adam grew up in grew up as part of the jewish faith and spent a lot of his life fighting for the respect for all people. and for peace. and the fact this happened in this playground named for him is particularly tragic and vile. >> actor ben stiller attended the rally as well. the flowers and positive
concert. he talked about politics and fame and criticized beyonce and called out jay-z. >> now, fans say he only three songs before going on a rant and he was late to the show. he left the stage saturday night. sunday's show was cancelled. >> some are celebrating after winning big at the ama awards. artist of the year going to grande. >> i just wanted to say thank you so much to the fans.
i of you from the bottom of my heart. i think about you in everything that i do. >> the first ama as a solo act. he won several with the group one direction. tim mcgraw won. lots of characters too. >> nerves in her voice with the award. >> it is a big deal, especially in front of all of the other artists too. on facebook, charlie is off this week making barbecue turkey and mac and cheese and greens and salad. >> where is the invite? >> i had to share it, he's a
>> i need the name, address, all of that. >> what is the time to show up. >> and what can we bring. >> well, this morning we are talking about a chill, the temperatures in the teens away from lake michigan. here is a look at cathedral square this mornin the winds are light and northwest. we have a light north wind and going to northeast and southeast by tomorrow and pushing the temperatures up a little bit. big picture for us looks like this. high pressure is situated to the south and east still influencing the weather tr today, tonight and tomorrow. the lows in the southwest
wet, especially later in the day tomorrow and for wednesday. so let me show it to you. here we are tomorrow morning at 7:00, no weather worries for today. mostly cloudy skies. for tuesday, we are back into the 40s in the south. you are seeing by lunchtime rain, rain snow mix lining up across minnesota and northwest wisconsin, this is tomorrow night. here we are with a l half of the state, wet, maybe a mix in the north counties. look at the snow flying, 3-4 inches of snow in the northern and western part of the state. this is wednesday morning at 7:00. we are still talking about wet. during the day on wednesday and wednesday evening and then drying out just in time for thanksgiving day. travel will be dicey across parts of the western great lakes and the plains thanks to the
lows tonight 24. becoming cloudy. the showers approaching tomorrow amp and tomorrow night. mid 40s on wednesday with a chilly rain in place, dry thanksgiving day. spotty sprinkle or flurry. >> a school is hit by a rocket in aleppo. >> ten people were killed in the attack, including dozens of people were hurt as well. the students were treated at a hospital after the blast. syrian officials say it was a rebel rocket that hit the school. this country has been locked in a civil war for years and aleppo has been under siege. the syrian government led attacks at four hospitals and cutting off medical care to hundreds of thousands there.
consider killed when a train derailed in india. 150 passengers were hurt. the train derailed sunday morning in northern india. officials say there could be 70 people trapped inside of the train. >> police in sweden are investigating after a car fire and explosion. witnesses reported hearing blasts and bangs and found with a gunshot wound near the scene. the police say this fire may be a case of arson. >> a boat rescue off the coast of massachusetts. six people rescued from a sink boat yesterday. the ships and choppers taking the survivors to shore. no injuries. the ship called captain jeff, while the crew is rescued the ship is sinking. >> wisconsin woman's new mission.
>> welcome back. you may want to bring a hand sanitizer when you hit the atm. >> they carry a large number of germs and bacteria. human skin and food parl particles are the most common. mooes atm's are never disinfected. >> the number ofeo hypertension doubled in 40 years and it is the most prevalent in poor nations. poor childhood nutrition and pollution problems played a role in the increase. >> a team is helping to test out a smartphone app to help the veterans suffering from ptsd and monitoring their heart rate and could walk them through the
them to a hot line. >> pope frances revealing the secret to handling stress, he says sleeping six hours helps to manage the job. prayer and sleep keep him healthy and he paces himself doing what he can and nothing more. the news continues right now. >> good morning, you with us on "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport, 5:00, monday, november 21st. we entering the busiest travel week of the year. >> another week, another loss for the packers. we have new overnight reaction from the head coach mike mccarthy on the struggles
first to a live look outside. we are on weather and traffic watch. we have a check on the commute in a moment. first to sally severson. >> if you parked by the curb, you will want to warm up the car, the temperatures in the teens and 20s. the warm spot is airport at 26 degrees. dress warm today. the temperatures 37 degrees. the forecast, the temperatures are going to hold for the most part in the 30s during the day reaching closer to the 40s as we push to tomorrow and easily into wednesday as well. that is going to keep the precipitation liquid rolling in tomorrow. here is a look at the satellite and radar, the temperatures early this morning 23 at greenfield. 19 new berlin and also at elm grove. now to the traffic with matt. >> no problems out there.