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we begin with breaking news at four... the homicide conviction of brendan dassey-- in the death of teresa halbach -- has been overturned you'll recall dassey and his uncle, steven avery, are serving time for murdering halbach in 2005. this afternoon, a federal court ruling overturned dassey's conviction. when he was 16, dassey confessed to helping his uncle rape and murder halbach in manitowoc county. but the court ruled investigators made false promises to dassey during his interview... and the confession was coerced. the court has ordered dassey be freed from prison within 90 days... unless the case is
prison sentence at columbia correctional institution in portage. halbach's murder trial gained national attention this past winter when the documentary "making a murderer"' was released on netflix. stay with fox6 for more on this developing story. the rain has been coming down for a while now. our entire viewing area is under a flash flood watch. how much rain can we expect? tom wachs is in the weather office to fill us in. tom? until 12am for all of se wi scattered thunderstorms with locally heavy rain will continue this evening before tapering off overnight. temperatures will fall into the upper 60s by sunrise. mostly cloudy with a chance for a few isolated showers saturday and a high around 80. mostly sunny on sunday with a high in the low-to-mid 80s. dewpoints will drop from the upper 60s saturday into the mid
app. it's free and available for apple and android devices. you'll have instant access to the interactive radar and fox6 weather forecast. now to our big story at four... a woman hit by a car, and left to die in the middle of the road. milwaukee police are now looking for the driver in this fatal hit and run. fox 6s derica williams joins us live from the scene near 91st and appleton. derica? thats right milwaukee police say a small, dark colored suv with crossing this intersection. witnesses say the victim, was walking eastbound in the crosswalk on west appleton avenue and crossing here at north 91st street when the suv that was traveling westbound on w. appleton avenue turned right onto north 91st street and hit her. the accident happened around 10 pm thursday night. streets were full of emergency responders and residents looking on. i spoke with a
near the corner who says her stepfather jumped off the balcony trying to get to the victim quickly after seeing her be hit. residents living here say the scene was just heartbreaking. "i was thinking oh my god this woman is in the middle of the street she is dying somebody help her, i was calling 911" life saving efforts were attempted but the woman identified as 64-year-old mary wills died at the scene. according to the medical am speeding. witnesses saw the suv slow down then hop the curb as the driver tried to getaway. anyone with info asked to call police.
a police pursuit... a violent crash involving a squad car... and multiple suspects are in custody. police in cudahy were busy this afternoon. beverly taylor is live, in our newsroom, with more. beverly? cudahy's police chief says the contributions by concerned citizens-- helped prevent this situation from being worse. according to the chief, about 10-30, this morning, the department responded to reports of multiple suspects exiting this dodge minivan, near kirkwood, and squire. the suspects got into a grey, dodge stratus. police spotted them and tried to stop that car, and another, which was driving recklessly. one of the cars hit a traffic signal. police and another vehicle blocked the other car. in total, six people were taken
in impound. we have six suspects in custody. so, well see where the investigation takes us, from here." another responding squad crashed into an un-involved vehicle and caused minor injuries to both the officer, and a person in that vehicle. both refused treatment, and were told the officer continued his shift, with another squad car. in the newsroom, beverly taylor, fox 6 news. brad thanks bev. facing an "unprecedented" surge in overdose deaths. in just the past two weeks -- at least 20 people have died from heroin overdoses. we're told -- on average-- one person dies from a heroin overdose every 3-days. there are 39-confirmed fentanyl deaths so far this year. for all of last year -- that number was 30. the medical examiner's office says through june, there have been 143 total drug-related deaths this year. there were 255 total drug-related deaths
passengers and crew of a cross- country jet blue flight. two dozen people are hurt after their plane flew into some really rough turbulence. fox's jonathan hunt is in los angeles with more. reporter says: "..tell me what happened?" boy says: "..it was like a ... jump!" reporter says: "..well there ya go." a welcome return to solid ground for passengers traveling on a diverted plane. jet blue flight 429 flying from boston to sacramento thursday land in rapid city, south dakota. those onboard describe a frightening experience. judkins says: "..we went into this huge cloud, boom - like flew up way in the air, the whole plane shook it was crazy." judkins says: "..the storage thing up on top opened up completely just for a second and flew out. a bunch of people got hurt a bunch of stuff fell down all over them. hurt people's shoulders. all told - twenty-two passengers and
they were taken to a local hospital for evaluation after the plane landed safely and all have since been released. flight 429 passengers finally making it to california early friday. lynch says: "..i felt like i was on the tower of terror. we just dropped like that without a warning." lynch says: "..i'm an emergency room nurse and so i helped one of the doctors, kind of minor injuries but a big deal for everybody else, it was quite frig domingo-forastee says "..there was a nurse onboard and at least one physician, maybe two and they were really good with helping people. with helping the flight attendant." on cam tag a similar incident happening onboard a jet blue flight back in may. eight people were injured when a puerto rico to orlando flight hit turbulence. in los angeles, jonathan hunt, fox news. news. a day after his running mate made two stops in wisconsin, donald trump's campaign announces two fundraisers in the badger state
here the republican presidential nominee is expected to hold a pair of fundraisers in wisconsin on tuesday. one of those will be in milwaukee. trump was in wisconsin a week ago for a campaign rally with mike pence in green bay. a marquette university law school poll released wednesday shows trump trailing democrat nominee hillary clinton by 15 points among likely voters in wisconsin. today -- hillary clinton releasing her 2015 tax returns. it shows she paid roughly a hillary and bill clinton earned about 10 million in 20-15 -- and paid about 3 million in taxes. clinton has called on trump to release his tax returns -- something he refuses to do. trump would be the first candidate in 40 years in either party to not do so. it's take two for the packers this preseason. after sunday's hall of fame game was canceled, the team will play its first preseason game tonight in lambeau. tim van vooren live in
we have a "click and print" schedule for training camp available on fox6 now dot com and the fox6 news app. simply search "packers training camp." he's one of milwaukee's most decorated and celebrated veterans. now the medal of honor winner is in the hospital after a serious crash. coming up -- how other vets are supporting him from their favorite hangout spot. plus -- the first one opened last month and is still swarmed by customers. where another
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food-to-mouth delivery world. panda express is considering a move to the "chork" a dining writer on the west coast tweeted this picture, showing the device. sticks and a fork. it's chop sticks on one end, and if you can't make that work, flip it around and use the work end. and a little spring holds the two chop sticks together, making the whole process easier for those of us who are
favorite. the retail store is going to start selling frozen deep-fried twinkies. the retail giant started selling the hostess products on thursday at some of its stores. a nationwide rollout will happen next tuesday. the deep-fried twinkies come in two flavors: original golden and chocolate. a second portillo's restaurant will open in our area. the first of the chicago-style hot dog restaurant in wisconsin opened in brookfield last month. a new portillo's will open in greenfield. the restaurant will open on layton, between 84th and 92nd streets. the chicago-based chain serves italian beef sandwiches, and hot dogs. they're expecting to break ground in the fall. on our facebook page, lots of
she says, "lake geneva needs one! it's huge for tourists and insane foot traffic!" kari says, "i think oak creek will be a perfect spot for porttillos." so lots of love for portillo's in wisconsin, and people want more. instagram is now acting more like snapchat... in todays tech report, rich demuro has the tips and tricks to help you share your story with the world. instagram has a new feature called stories... and yes, it like snapchat. but before you say copycat... theres a reason why you might want to try it... heres how to make the most of stories. nats... intro video by now youve probably noticed the new feature inside instagram... called stories... it lets you share photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. mos - are you using instagram stories? snapchat
want to try the instagram version... because your friends and family are already there. nats... stories to try it... open instagram and press the plus button in the upper left hand corner. to get there even faster... just slide right from your home screen to open your camera instantly! press to snap a picture... press and hold to capture a video. dont worry, you can review before you post. now, look in the upper right hand corner... use those tools to add drawings, text and more to your story. another tip - swipe right for filters - right when youre ready to post... press the up arrow and your friends will start to see your story. remember, anything you upload disappears after 24 hours. to see your own story, just tap your circle... and if you want to see how many people have looked... click the number at the bottom. from this screen you can download posts ... or transfer your favorites to your old fashioned instagram feed. two more tips... first... to see messages your friends send you about your stories just swipe
a picture you took with your camera....go back into post mode, and swipe down from the center of the screen. keep in mind youre only able to post pictures youve taken in the past 24 hours. so whats missing right now??? all the fun location tags and funny faces snapchat has... but i have a feeling those will be there soon. if you want to check out my story, im rich underscore on underscore tech on instagram. im rich demuro, thats your tech report. fall of one of hitler's top officers and it's in theaters today. gino -- talks with the two actors at the helm of "anthropoid". here's a live look outside down water street in downtown milwaukee. ad lib what you see weather
flash flood watch in effect until 12a f scattered thunderstorms with locally heavy rain will continue this evening before tapering off overnight. temperatures will fall into the upper 60s by sunrise. mostly cloudy with a chance for a few isolated showers saturday and a high around 80. mostly sunny on sunday with a high in the low-to-mid 80s.
upper 60s saturday into the mid 60s sunday. tonight: showers and thunderstorms. locally heavy rain. low: 68 dewpoint: 68 wind: ne 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy with a chance for an isolated shower. high: 80 dewpoint: 69 wind: nw 5-10 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 65 high: 83 dewpoint: 65 wind: w 5-10 mph "this operation will involve almost everyone we have left in the resistance. thirty seconds behind. thirty seconds, thirty seconds. if you are arrested there will be no escape. carry the cyanide
the stakes are high as two men try to do the impossible. gino recently sat down with the stars of the world war two movie "anthropoid" our gino salomone joins us via skype. he's out in l-a. "you know when i'm tired from a long day of doing nothing, i look at heroic people like this and say these are men. i mean these are legendary men. yeah but what i think is nice about the story in terms of what you can take away from it as just a regular guy is that these guys were just regular
but were they soldiers beyond were they universal soldiers no they weren't they weren't super heroes they were just regular men who are thrust into this extraordinary situation and i think they responded in a way that was very relatable to people and that's why it resonates." this is all based on r -- getting the dynamic right between the two actors must have been a challenge. ad lib to bite "chemistry between a man and a woman on screen we understand that. but the chemistry between the two of you. was it there instantly or, how do you develop that. yeah it's kind of a weird sort of alchemy you can't predict how it's gonna be if you're shooting a movie you know so we just got lucky that we
...showing support for one of their own. when a congressional medal of honor recipient was injured-- it garnered a quick response from his fellow veterans. beverly taylor reports on how they're reaching out. "good to see you again." "good to be seen." these vietnam vets meet here at solly's restaurant for breakfast-- at the right side counter-- every friday. "he was going to try to grab that onion ring that guy left laughter ...to laugh, chew the fat, reminisce just a little different. this friday they're focused on gary wetzel. the man who survived an 11 hour battle in vietnam ... in which he was shot ... stabbed ... and lost his arm ... is now in a la crosse hospital. "this is for gary wetzel . he was in a car accident." they're sending well wishes to wetzel with words, including: "tough it out, you old war horse"....and "get back here and see us soon at solly's."...you know, encouraging guy stuff. "leave it open, doc." wetzel was
dakota ... where he was to receive the 2016 freedom fighter award ... and be inducted into the hall of fame. about 30 miles outside la crosse on sunday ...while going about 60 miles an hour on his motorcycle, there was an accident-- and he was seriously hurt. "we have gary's spirit with us right here and now and we want our names in front of him to that we're always there looking and praying for him." the signature page will be transferred to a customized card. "it'll mean brotherhood to him and hopefully it will give him that incentive got pretty banged up on the motorcycle accident." wetzel has spent decades advocating for veterans issues ... and founding veterans organizations. and there's always a seat waiting for him alongside his brothers, at the counter. "we miss you because we need you paying for this laughter so get well gary." we're told wetzel broke his shoulder and pevis...and
have at least one more. like his fellow vets, we wish him well. gary wetzel -- as you have already seen -- is a pretty special guy. when you visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. you can read more about him being named the milwaukee county "veteran of the year" for 2015. a 26- year- old man is injured after a shooting near 35th and auer last night. the victim told police he was walking home... when he heard gunshots and felt pain in his c cooperating with police in their investigation. no one has been taken into custody at this time. two teenagers are in custody after a series of events that led to them crashing into a wall, which fell on two other cars. milwaukee police say they responded to reports of a strong-armed robbery in wauwatosa where a honda odyssey was stolen overnight. about an hour later --- they found the vehicle driving on north avenue. while trying to stop it -- the vehicle sped off and started a chase. eventually -- the odyssey
down on top of two other cars near 5th and center. the suspects -- a 14 and 16-year-old were quickly taken into custody after trying to run on foot. charges are expected in the coming days. ben handelman joins us now from the news room with some stories coming up on fox six news at five. gearing up for game day! the packers kickoff their preseason later tonight - but fans are already lining up at lambeau. at five... join the excitement in titletown as we are just hours away from the packers preseason opener. starts a crime spree in another state. coming up - the nightmare he allegedly created after breaking into an illinois home. those stories and more are coming up on fox six news at five. brad thanks ben. as you may know, our parent company, tribune broadcasting has been under a blackout by dish network since june as we work through
quickly approaching, that is bad news for football fans. your friends and family members who are dish subscribers could lose access to the game. but there are options like other providers. there is also a simple solutions, fox 6 carl deffenbaugh shows off high def antennas. when you think of a tv antenna, two words probably come to mind: rabbit ears. but a new wave of digital options are have brought the antenna into the 21st century. so they're going to receive that over the air signal in a full 1080 resolution as it's recorded.' for just the cost of the antenna itself, youll get access to local channels in high definition - no monthly subscription needed. the antennas plug in to a separate input on your tv, and then you follow a simple, one-time set-up. the antennas range in
the price, the better the strength and range of the signal, which stretches from three towers throughout the milwaukee area. you can get them at stores like best buy, and also online from a number of outlets. 10.13.38 - the stronger the antenna, the more signal you're going to be able to receive. 10.14.45 - so some of them are good up to 30 miles, some up to 60 miles or more. antennas even pair well with yo provider - especially in bad weather. 'i currently use directv in my home and i have an antenna in my home. every once in a while if you do have bad weather, you might get an interruption in that signal and you still want to be able to access local news and see what's going on.' carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. if youre a dish customer and dont want to buy an antenna, there are plenty of other providers that do carry fox6 - including directv, at&t uverse, time warner cable and charter cable. we also stream our newscasts live on our website.
important information on the dish dispute to help you understand the situation, as well as offer solutions. click on the green banner for more information. it's a tradition that dates back 45 years. the grand palace in belgium receives a brand new carpet today ..made entirely of flowers. hundreds of volunteers pitched in for the twentieth anniversary of the tradition. this year's theme draws inspiration the beauty of nature. organizers say it took about eight hours and hundreds of thousands begonias to create the intricate pattern. the design resembles different birds, flowers, and bodies of nature. "there are 600,000 flowers. it's really a lot. it's 1,800 square metres. and for the moment we work here with 120 volunteers, so it's a lot." that's more than 19-thousand
it' send their kids off to college... so -- when the kids get there, you don't definitely don't want them to get caught up in a scam. contact 6's katrina cravy joins us with a look at some common schemes students can run into on campus. college students already have so many things to worry about... they shouldn't have to worry about getting caught up in a scam. the wisconsin better business bureau just released a list of the common scams that target college students. first - the roommate or rental scam. if you're looking for a room-mate online...there's a lot of fake
rent in advance and send a money order or check. the money order comes and there's too much money. they'll ask you to cash it and send back the rest. the money order isn't real and often times by the time a bank figures it out -- it's too late...and you'll owe the money back. it's a classic overpayment scam. we know that often times college students are strapped for cash - but be cautious of illegal or free downloads. while it may be nice to get music, movie or software at no cost...th will infect your computer... and you need that for all your school-work! be on the lookout for "scholarship finding services" that guarantee grants or scholarships if you pay fee. the reality is you shouldn't have to pay to find scholarships most grants or scholarships come from the government or the college itself. if you're looking for one -- checkout grants-dot-gov.
opportunities to sign up for credit cards on campus. but - make sure you do your research before signing up! many cards come with fees and high interest rates. while it's important for students to build their credit -- it's equally important to have good credit. it's important to look for the best credit card rate and make sure to pay off the bill every month. also - don't forget whether you living on or off campus..to keep your id and anything else with your personal info on it - in a safe place. and never give out that information to someone you don't know. list of things to look out for right now on fox6now.com... brad and stephanie - back to you. thanks katrina.. and -- don't forget if you run into a scam or have a consumer issue or complaint...let katrina know! call the number on your screen or fill out a complaint form at
hospitalized. the newest cases include food service workers at a papa john's restaurant and a bakery. its the largest outbreak on the island in decades and officials are trying to figure out what caused it. they suspect it's probably from a frozen or dried food. that's because hepatitis-a, is most commonly spread through contaminated food or water. symptoms include fever, fatigue, diarrhea, and yellow skin and eyes. health officials say the best prevention is to get vaccinated. who struggle to get pregnant. they show that the use of frozen embryos over fresh ones appears to improve chances for a successful pregnancy in some women. polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with cysts and often causes complications. the study done tested more than 15-hundred women with this disorder and compared fresh to frozen embryos during pregnancy. those with frozen embryos had a higher success rate but also had
experts say more research is need to see if this is a viable option for women without p-c-o-s as well. a massive fire breaks out at an oil refinery in louisiana ... the fire starting at the facility along the mississippi river yesterday morning. smoke could be seen billowing from the plant ... as the blaze ripped through parts of the structure. crews battling the flames eventually put the fire out.. luckily, no one was injured. they still don't know what caused the fire. by now it's something you must back to school shopping time is here. it's a time hated by students and loved by retailers but paypal has an app for that. paypal wants to help parents save with their "one-touch" technology. the website and app is offering major discounts if you shop through them. they partnered with places like ebay, itunes, haines and famous footwear to offer exclusive deals. "shopping online our one-touch technology allows you to stay signed in when you're shopping and not having to enter all of your information over and over and over again. other opportunities
for larger ticket items during the back to school season as well." the website offers free return shipping on anything as well as the ability to send and receive money to any other member. a seven-year-old giant panda in china is seeing double. she was carrying not one -- but two babies that were just recently welcomed into the world. some surveillance footage shows her the first, and then -- had to pick it up with her mouth to make room for the second! cub number two was taken away by a breeder while the first is still being nursed by its mother. the cubs will help panda researchers learn more about the endangered species. a three-time league m-v-p and once called the sport's best player. but his last game will be played tonight.
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than 20 years ago. fox's courtney ryan has more. before alex rodriguez was hitting homeruns in yankee stadium. bats nats he was starting his professional career with the appleton foxes in 1994. "i had a great great time here, and in fact i was sadden when i was promoted to aa becuase my mom was here and everybody," being drafted right out of high school... rodriguez was the first overall pick. "as a teammate he was just one of the guys in clubhouse" "this field right here formly known as goodland field is where a-rod played when he was in appleton, his former teaming telling me even back then an exceptional athlete." "coming here in his first year playing, i wouldn't say he was a man among boys then, but you could tell defiently he was destined for something pretty special." during his 65 games with the foxes, he had a .319 batting average, hit 14 homeruns and had 55 rbi's. "everytime he came up there were kids running behind the fence you know because they were thinking he was going to hit a homerun. he was that good," fast forward his career.. to 2004 when he was traded from the texas rangers to the new york
into question in 2009 when he admitted to using performance- enchaning drugs from 2001-2003. "it was a little bit surprising to be honest he was a guy coming up like i said he was almost a men amongest boys in the minor leagues, he had all the physical tools." after winning the worldseries with the yankees in 2009 ... rodriguez was back in the spot light for using p-e-ds. in 2014 the mlb suspended him for the entire season and post- season. when his continued his career with the yankees the team he will retire from on friday. "to play that long and to be as good as he was is still a pretty great accomplishment." a career that's ending on a monumental field -- but got its start on a small field in appleton. courtney ryan fox news.
on fox 6. his yankees host the tampa bay rays. coverage starts right after fox 6 news at six. open now at five. breaking news coming out of federal court. brendan dassey -- could soon be a free man. the man convicted for his role in the murder of teresa halbach. brendan dassey was convicted back in 2007. now , a federal court ruling overturns that conviction. the court says he was coerced into a confession. fox six's ashley sears is live in the newsroom tonight with more. this is a case that got national attention-- when the documentary "making a murderer" was released on netflix this past winter. we have been reading through this 91 page federal court
brendan dassey and his uncle steven avery were both arrested in connection to the death of teresa halbach-- a photographer who had been hired to come to ?avery's manitowoc county property to take photographs. dassey was 16 years old when he was arrested.. and once in custody, he confessed to authorities to helping his uncle rape and murder halbach. in today's decision, the court ruled investigators made false promises to the confession was coerced. the ruling states '...he did not seem to grasp the seriousness of the matter...' and that he believed... 'as long as he told a version the investigators accepted as 'the truth,' he was led to believe he had no fear of negative consequences.'we spoke with former state supreme court justice janine geske about the magnitude of this ruling.
hand, i know there was a lot of concern. he had really really good lawyers. he was young, he has mental limitations. so, i don't think it comes as a total surprise to people. and i don't believe that it's going to impact steven avery's conviction much. i think that's a totally separate issue. after hearing the news -- steven avery's former attorney -- jerry buting -- tweeted this out. he says -- "jusc strikes!" and avery's current lawyer tweeted quote: "justice for brendan as another law enforcement fabricated confession bites the dust. convicting the innocent foiled by unbiased court." dassey is currently serving his prison sentence at columbia correctional institution in portage. the court has ordered that he be freed from prison within 90 days... unless the case is appealed. live in the newsroom, ashley