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and dozens more are in the hospital. joyce: mary moloney reports on the investigation into the cause. mary: a tree split a school bus almost in half. the bus carrying 35 kids on its side, partially crushed. >> multiple children lost their lives today in this tragic incident. mary: the children on the bus all from an elementary school. the oldest in fifth grade. the youngest in kindergarten. >> taking care of the children that are injured is our number one priority. mary: police say the bus driver cooperating with investigators. >> certainly speed is being investigated very, very strongly as a factor in this crash. mary: the bus has a box that collects data and records video. police hope that information will help to shed light on the circumstances of the crash. >> this has been a great tragedy for us. we have suffered a great loss today. everyone in our community, this has been one of the worst days we've had in hamilton county. mary: many in the community trying to help in any way they
hours after the crash, parents still wondering if their children are safe. >> these are families that don't know the status of many of their children. there are families that are worried about their children. mary: as investigators work to figure why the bus crashed, many families are left to grieve. >> our thoughts, our prayers and all of our efforts are with the families of these children and others impacted by this tragedy. mary: i'm mary moloney reporting. joyce: police say weather conditions were clear and dry at the time of the crash. kathy: graphic photos just released raising new questions about the shooting death of jay anderson by wauwatosa police. they show the scene inside the car in which anderson was sitting in the back in june. the photos show the interior of the car, still stained with jay anderson's blood, when police released it to anderson's family. kent wainscott spoke with his family about why they has
disturbing images. kent: jay anderson, sr. describes his first look at the car in which his son was shot and killed by a wauwatosa police officer. >> it's horrifying. i mean, it's horrifying. kent: the shooting happened in june, but family didn't get the car until recently, going public with photos they took of the interior. we have blurred the some of pictures which show blood stains remaining months after the shooting. >> i feel like he was left there to bleed out with all the blood i seen and i just feel like it was wrong. kent: anderson was shot after an officer, identie documents as joseph mensah, approached the vehicle in madison park. police say anderson had a gun in the car and the officer feared for his safety. wauwatosa police did not respond to our request for comment today and have not released the dash cam video of the shooting. but, the family has seen it and believes it shows anderson did nothing to threaten the officer.
car indicates a poorly-handled investigation, but their attorney is glad the car was released as-is. >> if the car had been cleaned up, that would that much more evidence that's been destroyed. kent: delarosa, meanwhile, has cleaned the car and continues to use it with her fiance in mind. >> i've got his picture on the next seat, on the passenger seat. he's going to ride with me wherever i go. kathy: the shooting of jay anderson happened in june. milwaukee police conducted the initial investigation as the outside agency. they sent the dashcam video to the state department of justice to be enhanced. they completed their investigation in late july. the investigation is now in the hands of the district attorney who will determine whether the officer will face charges. we checked in with the d.a. today who says there is no timeline on when that decision will be made. joyce: milwaukee police are searching for a man they say punched and kicked a 30-year-old woman after she turned down his sexual advances. police say the woman was trying to catch the bus near 21st and keefe early sunday morning when the attack occurred.
politely as possible she was not interested. he got upset, punched her in the back of the head, called her names and then proceeded to kick her repeatedly in the ribs. the only reason he stopped was because she was reaching for her purse, she had a taser in her purse, and he thought she was reaching for a gun. joyce: milwaukee police say they're still investigating. the victim as bruised ribs, but her sister says the emotional damage is worse, leaving her afraid to leave the house to go to her j airport will not happen this week during one of the busiest travel times of the year, but a strike will happen. patrick is tracking the day. patrick: workers at o'hare airport will wait until after the holiday to go on strike. they plan to walk off the job on november 29. it will coincide with a nationwide day of disruption. some 500 baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors and wheelchair attendants plan to walk off the job. they're demanding $15 an hour and union rights.
workers plan to walk off the job at mcdonald's restaurants and other fast food restaurants in more than 340 cities. the day of disruption marks the fourth anniversary of the first protests at mcdonald's restaurants in new york. o'hare is the only airport where workers plan to strike, though organizers are planning protests at other airports. aaa projects 48.7 million people will travel 50 miles or more for thanksgiving. most will make that trip by road. if you're one of them, here's what you can expect to pay in gas. you're traveling. in the milwaukee-waukesha area, the average price is $1.96 a gallon. if you're going west, madison is slightly higher at $1.97. if you're going south around chicago, you could be paying about $2.50 a gallon in the city. mark is tracking the holiday week forecast and it's not exactly quiet. mark: not exactly quiet. wednesday is usually one of the busier travel days, the day of greatest concern.
temperatures cooler than we have been through much of november. 44 for the high which was better than today with a high of only 36. 43 tomorrow. many rain holds off until later in the day. we have to watch out for snow in the northern half of the state, north of green bay. all the way through minneapolis and areas to the north. there will be snow on the ground. be prepared. travel tomorrow, not so much on wait until thursday. that is probably your best bet. watch out if you're traveling around here on wednesday. it will be snowing up north. kathy: thank you. governor walker approved a $309,000 improvement project for mitchell airport. joyce: the money will fix part of the perimeter fencing. about $44,000 comes from state funding, another $44,000 from milwaukee county, and the remainder will be funded by the federal aviation administration. the project will not disrupt air or vehicle traffic.
for last-minute donations to feed the needy on thanksgiving day. kathy: wisn 12 news tim elliott shows us how your help can impact lives. tim: the forklifts are on the move. >> it is crazy busy. we are open about 12 hours a day here. tim: hunger task force helps supply more than 50 milwaukee-area food pantries. >> the holiday meal is an important one. no one wants to sit down with a can of tuna or ramen noodles. tim: director sherrie tussler says feeding the needy in milwaukee is a huge undertaking. >> milwaukee has a very high poverty rate. 43% in fact in the city of milwaukee. tim: but thanks to their efforts, people like meghan and her seven-year-old son jonathan will have a turkey with all the trimmings this thursday. >> they really reached out to me and helped me all around. tim: when johnathan was born, meghan was a single mom and struggled to feed the family. >> what was really important for
couldn't breast feed was the infant formula. tim: she was hesitant at first. >> kind of depressed and afraid and a little bit ashamed. tim: but when she reached out for help, it changed her life. >> that's how they impacted me the most is that i felt, i felt like a real person. tim hunger task force welcomes a : variety of food donations, but this year, they are looking specifically for baby formula. they're also looking for fruits and vegetables so their clients can eat healthy. >> make sure that the food that you donate to another person is really good for them. tim: thanks to all these donations, families like the hilliards have something to be grateful for this holiday season. in milwaukee, tim elliott, wisn 12 news. joyce: the hunger task force says it serves 75 food pantries, soup kitchens and homeless shelters free of charge. they say they serve 35,000 people each month at food pantries and 60,000 meals each month.
those who benefit from the hunger task force are children. and wisn is teaming up with the hunger task force to raise money this holiday season. the food for families phone bank is tomorrow and wednesday. last year, you helped us raise $100,000. kathy: a police officer is honored. the community brings warmth and helps to share thanksgiving tradition. patrick has more with a look ahead. patrick: franklin police officer will receive a life-saving medal at the franklin police department's annual awards ceremony. back in april, kevin mullikan responded to a local bus crash. he broke inside to rescue the driver who was having a medical emergency. the children inside the bus were not heard. this is the sixth year of the wisconsin department of tourism's big bundle up campaign. you can drop off gently-used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing to collection sites throughout the state. walworth county has a bin at the visitor's bureau, but a full list can be found online. also tomorrow, molina healthcare of wisconsin is giving away 200 free reusable grocery bags
they'll be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis at the interchange food pantry on east juneau avenue. it starts at 10:00 a.m. the bags will include all the thanksgiving fixings from yams to stuffing and even mac and cheese. joyce: sounds good. the fast food chain chipotle is under fire for the calories they have listed on the menu board. kathy: three customers are filing a lawsuit over the calorie count. why they say the numbers aren't even close. joyce: and a toy catches on fire on the way home from the store. what toys r' us is pulling from the shelves right now. ? think of your fellow man. ? ? lend him a helping hand. ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ? take a good look around... ? ? ...and if you're lookin' down, ?
joyce: using social media to help bring milwaukee together after the unrest in sherman park this summer. kathy: only on wisn 12 news, mike anderson shows us why a local man wants your photographs to heal. >> this is linda in 53222. mike: dominic inouye is a retired high school english teacher. at the moment, this is his passion -- a website called zip mke. >> after what happened in the sherman pa august 13, which was very close to us, that i started noticing more so than i had before the divisive language we were using to describe each other. mike: zip mke is a crowdsourced photography experiment that exhibits photographs from each of milwaukee's 27 zip codes. the mission is to bring the city closer together by communicating and sharing photographs. >> the idea was to get other
see themselves more closely in different ways through different lenses. mike: the people who post are called zipsters. so far, 19 of the city's 27 zip codes are represented. there is also a student contest open to all milwaukee high school students with prizes up for grabs. students can submit photos until january 1. >> it could change the way that people see each other in a simple human way. mike: dominic says it's not he is hoping to bring the city together one photograph at a time. in milwaukee, mike anderson, wisn 12 news. kathy: that website is zip mke. you can submit your photographs there. we have a link on our website. go to wisn.com/links. toys r' us is temporarily stopping the sales of a toy truck because one caught on fire. joyce: the 12-volt tonka mighty wheels dump truck started on fire inside someone's pick-up
the couple just bought the truck that night and the fire started as they made their way home from the store. while the truck is seriously damaged, the couple says they are lucky the fire didn't start inside their home. suing over the calories in a chipotle burrito. kathy: three people are suing the restaurant chain alleging chipotle lied about their calorie count. the complaint specifically cites the chorizo burrito. chipotle claims the chicken and pork wrap is about 300 calories and even pushed it as a healthy item, but the tortilla itself is 300 calories and the whole burrito may be closer to 700 calories. a spokesperson says they can not comment on lawsuits, but say they are working on a more clear menu panel. a pair of flip-flops are taking over the internet tonight. joyce: and the reason is very familiar. patrick is tracking what people are talking about online. patrick: you remember the dress, we talked about long ago when people were talking about
what color do you see? are they blue and black or blue and brown? some see blue and gray, and even white and gold. this picture was posted on social media last week and went viral. the company behind the footware has confirmed they are blue and dark blue. black friday is coming up and isn't all about deals and companies making money. the company patagonia says it will donate 100% of its black friday sales to environmental groups. that could mean a more than $2 million donation. patagonia makes clothing and outdoor gear. more than 800 organizations will benefit from the black friday event. the company already gives 1% of its sales to groups that fight to protect natural resources. ellen is also in the spirit of giving. it's her 12 days of giveaways. today, she gave away a $1000 travel voucher among other things. wisn 12 viewers will have a chance to win all of the 12 days prizes. go to wisn.com and scroll to the bottom to register. be sure to watch tomorrow to see
something else that's also getting a lot of shares online is three newborn animals. the echidnas were born last week at a zoo in australia. they're also called puggles. they are the first born at the zoo in nearly 30 years. they don't have names yet. not puggles, like the dog. they are different. kathy: all right. extend their 12-game winning streak in the battle for the axe. joyce: how wisconsin's offense is finally playing to the level their defense has established. kathy: plus, wisconsin's basketball team survives their first challenge in the maui invitational. dan needles is in next with big
maui invitational. they got a chance to frolic in the pacific ocean over the weekend. wisconsin did have to play basketball against tennessee today and the badgers scored the first 12 points of the game. ethan happ with the old-fashioned three-point play. he had 16 points. the badgers would lead by as many as 17 points in the first half. that is vito brown easy game but the lead disappeared early in the second half. bronson koenig and nigel hayes with the threes. the badgers beat the volunteers 74-62. , they will play georgetown in the semi-finals tomorrow. >> product our guys how they battled back. the really unseen -- the
dan: he is already getting 10. the badgers football team takes a five-game winning streak into the final game of the regular season saturday at home against minnesota and a victory ensures wisconsin of at least two more games. while the defense gets most of the attention, wisconsin's offense has finally come around the past two games. uw scored five touchdowns in an eight-minute span in the second quarter saturday against purdue. they also converted on nine of 15 third downs. that's their highest conversion rate in a big ten game since 2011. >> we have improved. that is the biggest thing. coach has talked about with us. guys have gotten more comfortable. guys have gotten better as the season has gone on and that has been really important for us. >> to actually be in it, to be living it. to be in the big ten west conversation, to be in the big ten championship. to be in the playoff picture, it's all fun to be apart of.
luck is in the nfl's concussion protocol and there is a good chance he will have to sit out the colts game against the steelers on thanks giving day -- thanksgiving day which would mean former badgers and packers quarterback scott tolzien will get the start for indianapolis. and jurgen klinsmann, the head coach of the u.s. men's national soccer team the past five and a half years, has been fired after a pair of embarrassing losses in the final round of world cup qualifying. los angeles galaxy coach bruce arena is the favit arena was the u.s. national coach from 1998 to 2006. and then they booted him out of the door. i don't know if they expect to win, but they expect to be competitive. bad losses. kathy: ok. a final look at the forecast next. joyce: coming up after that, "jimmy kimmel live." guests tonight include shia labeouf, anna camp and music