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with the neighbor who tried to revive the most recent child who died after he stopped breathing. >> sure enough, the baby was ice cold. it was like she was just taken out of a freezer. that is how cold she was. >> this woman did not want to be identified as she tells 12 news a chilling story about how her neighbor ran into her apartment the night before thanksgiving saying her baby was dead. ,that neighbor is 36 year old otisia scott. she has been charged with second degree reckless endangering safety in the death of her three-month-old son. >> the baby had been dead 5-6 hours, so it's like we're trying to think is the baby dead because of alcohol? did she rolled over on him? or did she put the air on superlow so that the baby died
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complaint scott had another , child who died while co-sleeping with her in 2013. an investigation concluded she had been drinking. and an examination after this second childs death revealed her blood alcohol level was .18, more than double the legal limit. the neighbor says she alerted scott's family about her drinking. >> she had been tricking and breast-feeding her son while she had been drinking. >> otisia scott has been released on bond but is facing , up to ten years in prison if she is convicted. reporting live tonight, mike anderson, wisn 12 news. patrick: according to the complaint, after the first baby's death, one of scott's children was taken into protective custody. however, the baby who most recently died was allowed to remain with her. wisn 12 news tried to get answers from the department of children and families. they just sent us this statement
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confidentiality requirements in state statute, we cannot confirm or deny that this child was known to child per sector services. as we do in all instances where a child dies from suspected maltreatment, dcf will be conducting a review of this case." according to the medical examiner, there have been ten co-sleeping deaths in milwaukee county so far this year. three more unsafe sleep deaths are under investigation. kathy: happening now, milwaukee police ary bottom of a reported sexual assault near a south side park and school. police say a young teenage girl reported she was attacked near clement and warnimont. nick, so far police don't have a lot to go on. >> they don't have a suspect description, and late this afternoon police confirmed , they're still talking to the reported victim and witnesses in the area.
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the time last night that the girl said this happened. the victim's family says the girl was walking home when she was sexually assaulted by a man in tippecanoe park. this is a popular area in this community, and most alarming perhaps, the park is next to an elementary school. parents we talked to were disturbed to hear about it but , milwaukee public schools tell 12 news they have no indication from police the victim is a student here. still they sent what they're , calling a safety reminder to parents in the bay view area. neighbors say the report has them coned >> yeah, of course it does. it doesn't change necessarily how i feel about the neighborhood at all. we are still glad to be here, just concerning. >> again, milwaukee police told me they are still working the case. we see them out here right now, but so far, they don't have an arrest.
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snow is on its way. this is a scene similar to what you can expect to wake up to this weekend. chief meteorologist mark baden is keeping an eye on this system. mark: indeed, the scene will look like that on sunday as snow moves in. it is our first measurable snow. we already had snow. that is true. two weeks ago, right before the milwaukee holiday parade, we did get some snow, but in milwaukee, it was not measurable. measurable. we will get more than that on sunday. it will not be a crippling storm, but it is the first one of the season, slick roads, watch out. i will let you know how much to expect, when it starts, and when it comes to an end, coming up in weatherwatch 12. patrick: track the snow from wherever you are this weekend. just download the weather watch 12 app. it's free for your smartphone or tablet. kathy: we're following breaking
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groups to stop the recount in the race for president in wisconsin. 12 news political reporter kent wainscott is live on milwaukee's south side where the recount is taking place. >> as you can see behind me, the recount continues to go on. the judge denying that request to immediately stop it, but at the same time, he allowed this lawsuit challenging the recount to move forward. the lawsuit alleges that green party candidate jill stein shouldn't have been allowed to request the recount in recount is not not done by the december 13 deadline, wisconsin might be at risk of not having it's electoral votes counted. i spoke by phone with the head of one of the superpacs filing the suit just as the judge was denying the group's first request. >> if we're unsuccessful and the recount happens, we don't think it's going to change the outcome. we just think it will be a wasteful process, and we would hate to see millions of wisconsin voters not have their voices heard in the presidential election.
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in madison late next week, but by that time, much of the recount across the state could be completed. the counting here in milwaukee county this evening is wrapping up shortly, but folks will be back at it tomorrow as the re-count continues into the weekend. kathy: thanks. it appears the recount in michigan will move forward. the state's election board deadlocked on president-elect trump's request to prevent a recount. that means it will begin nex week unless the courts intervene. patrick: and while the fight goes on in court, those conducting the recount kept working today. clerks in all 72 wisconsin counties have until 8:00 p.m., december 12, to get through all the ballots. milwaukee county plans to be back at work tomorrow, counting ballots from the city of milwaukee. election workers will take sunday off, before going back to work monday morning. the first results of the recount are in. menominee county has finished its recount.
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jill stein, who's paying for the recount, picked up 17 votes. the clerk blames human error for the discrepancies. the wisconsin elections commission plans to post updated results every night. kathy: donald trump's new chief of staff says trump is seriously considering milwaukee county sheriff david clarke for a spot in his administration. upfront host mike gousha spoke to republican national committee chairman reince priebus late today. >> is there going to be room in the trump administration for someboik very loyal supporter and who met with mr. trump in recent weeks? >> well yes. ,i mean, certainly we're very impressed with sheriff clarke and what he's done in milwaukee. obviously a strong supporter and a good friend of president-elect trump and mine. he obviously came in this past week and did very well. but the most important thing is he is confident and smart and capable, and that's what he brings to the table. so we're certainly talking to
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interview with reince priebus on upfront sunday at at 9:00 in the morning. patrick: new at 6:00 a milwaukee , neighborhood, hit by unrest this summer, is now being used as an example for the rest of the country but in a good way. , wisn 12 news' adrienne pedersen was there as the u.s. secretary of housing and urban development toured sherman park. >> the u.s. hud this program and action, adult build. that is the goal, to get them working and get them the training they need. the other goal is to get these homes rebuilt. some can be rehabbed, but this one beyond repair. in the last six years, adult build has helped 400 homes in
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that other communities can take a lesson from. >> this is the home they are working on. next door, this is also part of the adult build program. patrick: coming up at 10:00, secretary castro tells us why the adult build program in milwaukee is different from what he usually sees throughout the country. kathy: new tonight, a former kindergarten teacher is headed to prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy. a judge sentenced elizabeth dillett to two years behind bars. the boy was a former student of dillett's at milwaukee's st. peter immanuel elementary. patrick: new tonight at 10:00 an , electronic neighborhood watch proposal. the plan to get more home surveillance cameras in bay view, and how one alderman wants to help people buy them. plus -- >> i said what's going on? patrick: then, confronting porch
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thief caught in the act. that is coming up tonight at 10:00. kathy: new on 12, if you're free this weekend, there's some packers tickets suddenly available for this sunday's game at lambeau. the team announced the houston texans returned a limited number of their teams tickets. they range in price, starting at $95. patrick: the big weather story this weekend is the snow. joyce: mark, it won't be snowing all weekend. mark: it won't. you can still get outside on i'll time out su' saturday. in weather watch 12. >> this was something different and something special. patrick: only on 12 news the , special bond between a local man and a construction crew. how that bond formed and the
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announcer: leading the way with important local coverage, you're watching wisn 12 news at 6:00 with kathy mykleby, joyce garbaciak, weather watch 12 chief meteorologist mark baden, and big 12 sports director dan needles. wisn 12 news at 6:00 continues. >> 3, 2, 1.
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scene within the last hour in milwaukee's third ward. the lights turned on on the christmas tree in catalano square. the tree lighting is part of the christmas in the ward celebration tonight and tomorrow. see live reindeer, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, and check out santa's jolly gingerbread house. ? patrick: tonight is the first night of miller coors holiday lites show in the miller valley. the free tour features nearly 600,000 lights. that's double the number in years past. it is all set to music and animated. the light show runs every friday and saturday night through december 17. only on 12 news, an unlikely friendship forms between a construction crew and a homeowner in hartland. kathy: in the season of giving, tim elliott show us how a simple hello turned into something so much more. >> living near a construction site, things can get really noisy. >> you don't make friends with
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building next to something that they own. >> but rich doesn't mind the noise one bit, because he is just as loud. >> ha ha. yes, wow. oh, god, yeah. >> for the past two months, gary aide and his crew have been building the riverwalk apartments on lawn street in hartland. >> everything good? hey, hey. how you doing? porch across the street. >> beautiful. >> greeting the crew and complimenting their work. >> beautiful. i'm telling you, look at this. >> this guy is just something different, something special. >> he's just happy all the time. always in a good mood. >> rich was a mailman for 33 years but retired 12 years ago after suffering a stroke.
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, especially him, because he is so social. >> rich's wife patricia says the stroke affected his speech. >> he know what he wants to say , but he can't get the words out. >> but not his heart. >> loves life, loves people no matter what. >> so this holiday season, gary and his crew wanted to do something special for rich. come on. wow. wow. >> in all, a package worth close to $500. >> and to have this happen to him it kind of brought him back into the joy of christmas. >> packers. >> rich will tell you himself, he's the team's biggest fan. >> oh god, come on, come on. >> and for a man who struggles
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, exactly what to say. >> thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> in hartland, tim elliott, wisn 12 news. kathy: rich is taking his son ryan to the game this weekend. as a thank you, rich helped his wife bake a bunch of christmas cookies for the construction crew they now call their friends. patrick: we have some snow moving in this weekend. mark: remember that? snow? snowball fights? grass, and the roads won't be too bad. i will explain why and a second, but i want you to have the heads up. now is the time to remember how to drive in the snow. this evening, cool and dry. the snow is sunday. we are quite tonight and during the day saturday. you can get anything you want
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sunday, a different story. it will be cool. where is the system coming from? montana into idaho. it will make it to wisconsin five sunday morning. with it, our first measurable snow. what does that mean? it means there is enough to measure. it has to be a 10th of an inch or more. storm. saturday night, 6:00, saturday locked into the clouds, not a lot of sunshine. here comes the snow, 8:00 in the morning. most of this will be light. early on is our best chance of seeing accumulation. this is happening during the daylight hours, and so even though it's cloudy, we still get some radiation from the sun getting to the surface. we should be able to get an inch
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couple of spots across southeastern wisconsin before it starts to end sunday evening. most of various, 1-2 inches, most of that on the grass. the timing is all day sunday. it made next with rain sunday afternoon, holding down our totals. it does not matter if you're in fond du lac, kenosha, lake geneva port washington, beaver dam or milwaukee, it is a general 1-2-edged forecast. that is mainly on there will be slippery spots on the road. lots of distance between you and the car ahead of you. slow down. slow down. be ready for slippery bridges and overpasses. the highway should be ok. if you're heading to green bay, you should be all right. side streets and driveways will be on the slippery side. impact is light. most of this wet snow will be sticking to the grass, and you
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38 degrees, dry on saturday. 36 sunday. snow changing over to rain-snow mix. temperatures chilly at 36. 40 on monday. that's not a bad day. 40 on tuesday with a chance of rain changing over to snow. that does not look happy. it looks like the majority of the precipitation will stay to the south of us. 28 for the high 25 thursday. staying in the 20's as we head into friday. some snow, the next week, there you go. kathy: thank you very much. patrick: the health of two quarterbacks could affect games this weekend. dan: could be. aaron rodgers is listed as questionable, but he is expected to play for the packers. however, this badgers quarterback is also listed as questionable, and his status is much more up in the air. the latest on the badgers and packers, next in big 12 sports.
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what i most excited for is this group of players, and this is their window of opportunity, and for them to do what they did to have the opportunity, to earn the opportunity to play tomorrow night, i am really proud of them. dan: paul chryst and his badgers arrived in indianapolis today, but we still don't know if wisconsin will have it's starting quarterback tomorrow against penn state. alex hornibrook is listed as questionable with the head injury that knocked him out of the mi if he can't go, it will be the bart houston show. the senior has actually statistically outplayed hornbrook this season, and says he's ready for whatever workload comes his way. >> very motivated, but just motivated because of what i can do for this team this week, help us win a championship game, so that is a big motivator i guess. >> he's done a better job of protecting the football, and
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bart, alex. dan: stephen watson is headed to indianapolis for the big ten championship. look for his live reports tomorrow on wisn 12 news, including big 12 sports saturday at 6:30 p.m. aaron rodgers celebrated his 33rd birthday today. the packers quarterback is listed as questionable for sunday's game against the texans. clay matthews, blake martinez, and jake ryan are also questionable. t.j. lang is doubtful. demetri goodson and kyler fackrell are out. that's four linebackers on that report. the packers defense hopes to they left off monday night, not really actually began. the eagles drove 81 yards for a touchdown on their first drive, but were held to two field goals the rest of the way on six drives. >> we do some other things, mixing things up. we don't want to continue to do the same things that teams have been killing us on.
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, and it is up to everybody to execute. i think we did a good job out there. dan: and, vintage tiger woods today in the second round of the hero world challenge, his first pga tour event since 2015. look at this shot. tiger did not make a single bogey, shooting a seven under par 65. giving the old fist pump after a 25-foot par on 16. we mentioned aaron rodgers his 33 years old, two years younger than britney spears. she turned 35 today. patrick: there is a random fact for you. when is a pastry too pretty to eat? patrick: when it is a gingerbread house painstakingly , created by 41 matc baking and pastry arts students. the fanciful creations have been set up at the milwaukee public market and will be there through the 15th.
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ahhh, and bid on the houses. proceeds will go to offer scholarships for students in the baking program. mark: in the meantime, quiet this evening. no worries. you will be ok. saturday is ok, then a little
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