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>> i don't think so. >> okay. >> face to face. >> okay. it is 5:00, the news continues. >> tim: good morning. welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm tim elliott. >> i'm melinda davenport. breaking news, in milwaukee and what we are learning. >> plus, making sure your car is getting through a wisconsin winter, the thing to grab before headed to the roads this weekend. >> we are on track and weather watch and matt is on deck, and we beginning with jeremy nelson. >> good morning, a few snow showers and flurries.
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dancing downtown. 22 degrees in milwaukee right now. look at the brisk wind. westerly at 16 miles per hour. this is the coldest windchill we have seen for the season so far. plus 8 that is all it is feeling like in the city. the bus stop forecast, it is a blustery one. a couple of snowflakes around. have the extra layers around. we'll see a high we look ahead to the weekend forecast. matt, you just got in and the snow is not sticking the the roads.>> it is swirling around and blowing around. it is not sticking at this point. we have light volume out there. that equals travel times all in the green. 10 # minutes eastbound. >> that's a look at the morning
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melinda: thank you. we are following breaking news. tim: three murders reported in milwaukee overnight. two people were found dead near 107th and appleton. that's where hillary mintz is live with the latest. good morning, hillary. reporter: good morning, tim. we saw a large police presence, a large active investigation going on now. the police are focussing on a home there with a porch lights on. now the police say a man and woman found shot to death inside of a bedroom in one of the homes here. and after that discovery, they found two kids hiding in the same home. now this happened around 1:30 this morning. the neighbor heard the screams and gunshots and called 911. the children who were found were not hurt. how this happened, who is
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under investigation at this time. and police have not said how everyone is related in this case. it is unclear if the man and woman that were found dead are the kids' parents. we expect to learn more information as the morning continues. for now live at 107th and appleton. "wisn 12 news this morning." >> hillary, thank you so much. >> also breaking overnight, a car crash and murder in a different milwaukee neighborhood. this is video from thurston. a man from out at state was shot and killed and crashed the car into a home after being shot. the police are now looking into how is responsible for the shooting. >> a man convicted in the death of five-year-old layla petterson will be sentenced. now the police say that the shooters were targeting a different home.
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convicted of second degree reckless homicide. today we find out the sentencing. the prosecutors say that two other men were involved in the death. one of the men was sentenced to 65 years behind bars. >> today marks day 8 of wisconsin's presidential election recount. the state plans to finish by monday night. work is completed in 34 of the 72 counties, including washington and relatively few totals have changed. donald trump won wisconsin by 22,000 votes. meanwhile, michigan's recount is over. that is after a judge lifted the order that forced the review of millions of ballots effectively ended the recount. the mark said he had to follow a decision by the michigan appeals court and found that jill stien
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>> donald trump is holding more meetings today in new york. we are live in washington with more on the schedule. >> president-elect donald trump is starting in new york, first meeting with retired admiral that is mentioned as the secretary of state and then travelling to ohio state university and then to iowa and holding a thank you rally wit he's the pick for the ambassador to china. in the meantime, directed accused a union leader doing a terrible job of representing the workers in the carrier deal. >> i called him out of the things that he misled the people on with the numbers of the jobs he claimed to save. >> chuck jones said that the
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800, and several jobs are still moving to mexico. >> thank you. president-elect donald trump passed over milwaukee county sheriff for the homeland security director. there was speculation that clarke would be picked for the post. yesterday we learned that trump choose john kelly for the job. >> there is a scramble to p funding bill. this would fund the federal government through the spring and including natural disaster aid and fixed the led contaminated water systems in flint, michigan. >> we could find out too today if the tuition is going out for the out of state and graduate school tuition. uw madison nonresident under
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graduate students $5,000 increase and that money is used to off set the governor's resident under graduate tuition freeze. regents are voting on whether to give employees 2% pay raise in each of the next two years. it is coming from the state's reserve. uw employees received 1 #% in the last et more options for snow employeeing. they are reducing the fee for an employeeing license. starting on tuesday developing from 50 to $10 and compiling a list of the licensed contractors online. find more at >> we have a noticeable difference outside. >> yes, it is cold. the windchills are getting us.
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single digits windchills. we also have flurry and snow showers dancing around, certainly a wintry look at feel. a quick burst of the snow. snowflakes right now falling in waukesha. 19 degrees there. the west breeze at 10-15 miles per hour. the forecast is looking like, what you see is what you get for the day. the temperature z hanging in the and the windchills. again, the snow is not sticking to the pavement, just blowing around out that. matt? >> not sticking on the freeways or the side streets. pavement appears to be dry. take it easy getting around. light volume across the freeway system. things are moving smoothly throughout the system.
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travel times are looking great. that is a look at the morning commute. >> thank you. matt. >> most of us had a taste of snow earlier in the week and more is on the way. simple things to do to help get your car through the wisconsin winter. i spoke to a self-proclaimed gear head and she said start by replacing the carpeting mats with rubber ones. that keeps the snow, slush a the car and coming in handy if you are stuck in the snow. >> with the rubber floor mats go to tire that is spinning and dig out some of the snow and put the rubber floor mat in the place and that gives the tire something to grab on to. >> i didn't know that. that was good advice for me. the other winter advice take
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that the car is properly aligned and check the battery and keep an emergency kit in the car. tim: wow, i have a lot to do. >> 12 news is visiting the holiday displays across southeast wisconsin. this morning 68th street in kenosha. check this out, it is decorated, santa in the front yard. if you see a holiday lights display that we shoul light, send an email with the location. look at that beautiful home. melinda: that is gorgeous. how long do you think that took to do? tim: a lot of hours in the mild temperatures. melinda: yes. tim: he's 8 weeks old, but has the story of a lifetime. melinda: coming up, how a kitten ended up in a package 500 miles
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>> thank you for joining us here on "wisn 12 news this morning." we scan the skies right now and a few snow showers and flurries working across southeast wisconsin. not noticing anything in the way of snow accumulation. what you are going to notice this morning the bitter cold windchills that settled in. single digits above you will want the warm gear on today. we are focussed on a chance of snow for the weekend, enough to shovel or plow and arctic blast of the cold air next week. we talk more about that in the 7-day forecast. now to roads with matt. reporter: nothing is sticking to the pavement. it is swirling around. we are looking good. the closure is picked up.
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system wide it is smoothly across the freeways. if you are headed out, this is what to plan on... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. . >> thank you, matt. we are foming breaking news, milwaukee police are investigating three over night homicides. two people were found dead inside of a bedroom this died after crashing into a home at 36th and thurston. police are looking for the shooters here. we'll have updates throughout the morning. >> police in miami beach shutdown a block because of a possible threat of explosives. someone called the police saying
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checking all of the vehicle ins the area for the device. >> scary moments at a high school in nevada. a student waving a knife here add shot by a school resource officer. that happened yesterday in reno. the 14-year-old student was threatening students with the knife. the teen refused to follow the orders and the officer fired. no other students were hurt. the victim is in criti >> happening now, a deep freeze and heavy snow is not stopping the protestor in north dakota. take a look at this. the chairman of the standing rock is calling for the protestor to leave the camp and no reason for the people to put their lives at risk. the protesters are sticking it out. the u.s. corps of engineers denied the final permit for the controversial pipeline.
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hospital john glen. officials at the hospital say he was admitted a week ago. the 95-year-old had a heart valve replacement in 2014. he was the first american to orbit the earth in 1962. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:17. giraffes are at extinction. they are more rare to find than the elephants. >> this is from the how could this happen file, a kitten is now recovering after somehow surviving a 500 mile trip while shrink wrapped to a box. the kitten is about six weeks old. a delivery driver found him in
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he was bound to a package. officials say he likely came from a packing facility in chicago. he's been without food or water for a week. he appears to be healthy and should make a full recovery and up for adoption. 5:18. a game changer when it comes to watching netflix. a new fee cher is playing a preview of the shows you may want to watch. clips are 15-30 seconds long and helping you decide whether or not you want to actually watch it. the previews are rolled out in the coming months. they have added off line viewing for the subscribers. that is perfect thing to do today. >> fire up the netflix and the fireplace. > and the next 7 days and 30
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now, we saw the cold settling in. a couple of snowflakes. how about accumulation? >> oh no, here it comes. >> this weekend could deliver a wallop of snow. you will need the shovels and the plows. we have cold windchills out there. there is a true chunk of air settling across the area by the middle of end of next week and the highs in the single digits of the teens. this morning clouds, flurry and a brisk westerly breeze swinging across the area. the snow showers not amounting to a whole lot. 22 degrees in milwaukee. factor in the wind, west at 16 miles per hour. it reveals windchills only in the single digits.
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5 in kenosha. 3 watertown. plus 1 in janesville. now to the weekend snow chances. the weekend is starting dry. once we move into later saturday afternoon, if you are attending a holiday party, snow is developing from the west to the east and steady. overspreading southern wisconsin and continues to the ending between mid night and 3:00 a.m. a second chunk coming in on sunday night into monday and we are hesitant to put the snow totals on this, if both hit us, we are having much more snow, if just the first piece, the it is a couple inches up to 3, 4 across southeast wisconsin. we are continuing to watch that. how about this, next weeks,
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15. back to you. >> thank you. will smith says he has wild new nieb neighbors. >> he's chatting about the lion on the lous in the backyard. >> we have the video cameras and security at my house and they show, right, so that. >> that is a mountain lion. >> show the other video. show the other one. now what is a? what is that? >> the milwaukee lion. we found him. >> watch the entire interview at 4:00 and followed by wisn 12 news at 5:00. >> you just never know where bill murray may show up next. >> coming up, why he signed more than just autographs at a college basketball game. >> plus, one of the hottest
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tim: right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," changing -- three murders in milwaukee overnight and what we are learning about the victims and the kids that ran to hide. melinda: plus, it's the coldest morning of the season, but that's not stopping dozens of people from camping out here in southeast wisconsin. the big prize they're hoping to earn. tim: and flurries were spotted across parts of the area overnight. here's some new video of flakes flying in west allis. we're tracking when even more snow is possible. good morning and welcome to


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