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fires, windows broken on a store. more than thirty incidents of gunshots fired. during one an 18 year old was hit in the neck by a bullet. he's being treated for his injury. four milwaukee county sheriff's deputies were injured. four milwaukee police officers injured just last night. flying glass from a brick through a windshield caused one officer to have eye injuries. another officer was struck on the foot with a brick. another officer's protective helmet was grazed by a bullet. the chief says the goal is to maintain the peace, not win a war. we had a very my bricks thrown at us last night and we realize that's a lot of acting out behavior. we have to move slowly and cautiously because the same people we're trying to control we have to protect ourselves i'm calling on every single resident of this city to make sure they are getting the message across to everyone do
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officials say they are working with the faith based community to reach out again monday evening to calm the unrest, meeting with small groups and individuals. police say they will continue their efforts to bring back peace to the neighborhood. tonight the mayor says the ten pm curfew will be enforced--meaning all teens and children need to be off the streets. sherman park will be closed by the milwaukee county sheriff's office at six p-m. live in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news mary thanks myra vn walker will also bebriefed o he's meeting with officers tonight at 6. he is also expected to brief the media. stick with fox6 to find ot but in the meantime you can check out flynn and barrett's comments on our website-- fox6 now dot com and the fox6 news app. the story is near the top of our home page. tonight we're also hearing more from the sister of sylville smith. in a fox 6 exclusive, she reveals the previous connection between her brother... and the officer who shot him. a.j. bayatpour is in the newsroom to explain... milwaukee police confirmed yesterday that the officer who shot sylville smith is african-american himself. today,
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from the only similarity between the two. thats the black-on-black crime but why? was it jealously? milwaukee police are not releasing the name of the officer who shot sylville smith, saying threats have been made against him. sherelle smith says that officer is no stranger to her family. the boy knew my brother personally from high school. they knew each other. you knew exactly how my brother was and you shot and killed him. during our interview, smith says investigation, adding that if body camera footage shows her brother holding a gun, she still won't believe the officer was justified in firing his weapon. if my brother did have his gun in his hand, why he didnt shoot back? if hes gonna go out, why not go out with a fight? why not go out with a big bang? as for the unrest that has followed the shooting of sylville smith, his sister condemns the looting and burning that has happened.... violence is never the key, though, im not saying that. i dont want anyone to be violent. while also striking a somewhat
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if we dont have answers, were gonna find them and were gonna find them our way, were not find them yall way no more, were not gonna compromise no more. at the same time, smith calls for unity. i invite any color, any gender, any race, any age to come have fun with us. come to our parades or come support our barbecues or our rallies or our stop the violence things, you know, it seems like were so segregated. and its for nothing. its for nothing. a milwaukee police source confirms the officer did attend pulaski high school with sylville smith. the decision to release body camera footage from the shooting rests with the wisconsin department of justice, which has not yet indicated when that video will be made public. in the newsroom, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. bret thanks aj marquette university has been keep its students informed of the violence in the
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today, the campus gathered for an afternoon prayer vigil. staff, students and even those in the community gathered-- hoping to find and bring peace to the city amidst the recent unrest. they say that prayer is just the first step in finding a solution. "this is our call is to begin with a prayer for peace today. but then tomorrow, even this afternoon think about what we can actually do to address the problems." have a number of campus discussions this year on racial justice. those will be open to the community. new video shows some of the chaos as it unfolded this weekend. this is video from a metro p-c-s store near 36-th and fond du lac. a group of people broke in -- and started ransacking the place -- stealing merchandise. they weren't the only business targeted this weekend. now business owners are on high
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convenience store on burleigh-- hoping order will be restored. the busy hustle of monday morning traffic was seen along sherman boulevard many returnign to work - including abu zobra - the owner of three brothers grocery and tobacco store. his store on burleigh street is steps away from the gas station that was set fire saturday night. 'it got me a little worried.' hes been so worried he closed his doors early sunday night as the crowds across the street began to was just starting...' he returned this morning to broken windows 'this one, it got repaired." but the damage doesnt stop there. this one, this one.' busted windows & glass shattered - the evidence still there and many of his windows now boarded up. 'i mean its something that doesnt make me happy, but i dont know. im happy that it just didnt get any worse than what it is.' he says he can thank his loyal customers for stepping in to
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every time they come in here, like yeah, we told them to stop, this is our neighborhood stop. it felt really good.' 'the store has several surveillance cameras however the store owner says there is a glitch in the system. they are working to recover all the footage so they can share it with the police. reporting on burleigh street. julie collins. fox 6 news.' the store owner says he has no plan to leaveh customers - but its something hell consider if the unrest doesnt stop. despite the turmoil this weekend-- milwaukee police ranks are growing. this morning they swore in 45 new recruits. they come from all different backgrounds, all levels of experience. but each one of them wants to join the force to help others. their loved ones say, the unrest over the weekend made for a particularly meaningful ceremony. 'i think were a little more nervous, because it is a great risk - as they said. but i do
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he will be safe.' the new recruits will take part in 6 months of intense training at the police academy. those that pass will become officers in february of 20-17. firefighters also deserve a lot of credit this weekend. they had to battle more than just the path of gunfire and flying bricks. fox6's madeline anderson is live at the milwaukee fire department's headquarters with their strategy heading into tonight. while fire fighters were putting out a car fire yesterday... i heard police officers tell a crowd of spectators to disperse or else they'd start making
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fire. but given how quickly things have escalated this weekend... officials say the extra precautions are necessary. as the sun began to rise monday morning... milwaukee fire fighters were back at the scene time putting out a house fire near 41st and burleigh. most of these firefighters have been up 24, 48 hours fighting fires. batallion chief kevin hafemann says its too early to tell whether this incident is connected to the unrest thats already charred parts of the sherman park neighborhood. people protesting the saturday officer-involved shooting of sylville smith... set this bp gas station up in flames... as well as the oreilly auto parts building...
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multiple vehicles. and thats why we use crews from all over the city, some of the shared services from neighboring communities. many times... those crews were unable to get to the flames... instead they were forced to shield themselves from objects being thrown and guns being fired. when we look at the events of the last couple of days, we are preparing that we do have city-wide coverage for all of the citizens of milwaukee. deputy chief terry lintonen is now looking ahead to tonight in case chaos breaks out for a third day in a row. he says his department and milwaukee police will meet several times to discuss how best to serve and the protect the community while also keeping his men and women safe. its certainly nothing we cant handle and we havent trained and prepared for. :35 the deputy fire chief didn't know how many fires crews have responded to in the sherman park area this weekend... he just said it's been a lot. reporting live in downtown milwaukee... madeline anderson
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coverage of the milwaukee unrest when you visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. look for the link atop our home page. and of course our coverage doesn't stop there. the boys and girls club is right in the heart of sherman park. coming up-- the affect the unrest has had on neighborhood kids. and later-- the fox6 investigators take a closer look at the man who's death prompted it all. the clouds have rolled in and rain chances creep back into the forecast. i'll
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over the last 48 hours-- scenes like this one have been far too common around sherman park. from cars to buildings have been lit on fire. more than 30 people have been arrested. police have been hit with bricks, water bottles and rocks. and in the midst of it all sits a chapter of the boys and girls club . programs continue during the day... and fox six's jonathon gregg reports parents are thankful for it. he joins us live with the latest. the former bp gas station is in clear view of this boys and girls club.. and
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hopeful the violence that has literally surrounded this area the last couple night ends. when the violence is so close- 'it makes me upset.' its impossible to ignore, 'i wish it would all stop.' however its not unimaginable to overcome... 'i just pray that it will all stop.' in clear view of a neighborhood in pain-- 'a club for every kid.' are the walls holding up the goodness it has. 'for the most part our parents unders club here in sherman park is truly the diamond in the rough for this community.' the club, as expected, 'about 180 to 190 kids per day.' is pushing forward with summer activities, mindful of whats happening around them. 'yeah we have open and frank conversations with out members. we leave the opportunity open to them to want to express their feelings, their opinions and their frustrations. ' marco morrison is the club manager and says sylville smith , the 23-year-old man killed last saturday night
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many years ago. 'but that was before my time.' morrison says the club is needed more than ever when violence is prevalent. 'the message is if you want a positive place for a young person to go. we are not suffering from lack of opportunity.' asserting -the challenges are real but their results are too. 'even for the teenagers there is something their for them also.' so even when the view is this.. its possible to picture better days. and marco morrison, says the boys and girls club in sherman park, continues to add to their programs, and are adding to their teen center, and offering free memberships. as far as sherman park, tonight it will be closing down at 6 pm per a mandate by milwaukee county sheriff david clark. reporting live at sherman park, near 43rd and burleigh, jonathon gregg fox6 news. bret thanks jonathon it's time for your news and weather together. a janesville man dies after his
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the sheriff's department says 63- year-old "ronald norton" crashed near the fort atkinson municipal airport -- shortly after taking off. he reportedly had engine problems, and tried to put it down in a field. the ultralight crashed and started on fire. the pilot was taken to the hospital where he later died. milwaukee police are investigating a shooting from this afternoon. it happened shortly after noon near 30th and lisbon. officials say a 28-year-old man was shot in the shoulder. he was taken to hospital for serious injuries. police are currently sec some incredible video of a water rescue in louisiana. you can see rescuers attempting to save a woman from a submerged car. they start by trying to break the car's windows... but it eventually goes underwater completely. seconds later, the woman is pulled to the surface... moments later -- rescuers go back under to grab the woman's dog. so far -- six people have died in the floods. more than 20-thousand people had
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weather a storm system will move just to our east tonight, but it could give far se wi a few showers this evening into the fall through the 70s. becoming partly sunny on tuesday with a chance for a few t-storms...mainly at night. highs in the low-to-mid 80s and dewpoints in
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wednesday with highs in the middle 80s. quiet on thursday with a chance for t- storms friday night and saturday. a big cool down is possible late in the chance for a few showers. low: 69 dewpoint: 68 wind: ne 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny with a chance for t-storms, mainly at
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wind: se 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 84 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny. am low: 68 high: 87 mph friday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms at night. am low: 69 high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday:
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high: 77 dewpoint: 65 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: partly sunny and cooler. am low: 60 high: 72 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10
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ahead at five. donald trump -- coming back to wisconsin tomorrow. he'll have some fresh talking points -- as he's just released an anticipated policy plan. what it is -- and how he hopes it'll change the tide of the latest polls. plus -- he's had a number of run in's with law enforcement. we'll dig deeper into the past of seveille sylville smith --
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wisconsin gets another big visit in the presidential campaign. donald trump will be making several stops here tomorrow. first -- he'll be holding a fundraiser in milwaukee....a republican nominee will be in west bend at the washington county fair grounds. trump's campaign has struggled recently-- as the republican nominee continues to make controversial claims. today, he held a major policy speech in ohio, where he hopes to turn things around. this comes as his challenger -- hillary clinton -- is also out stumping with the current v-p. steve nannes has the story. in an effort to get back on track and back on message, donald trump
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plan to defeat radical islamic terrorism. donald trump, r presidential candidate we cannot let this evil continueone of the major pillars is to suspend issuing visas to citizens from countries that the u.s. determines it cannot appropriately vet. an ideological test would determine whether those wishing to enter the country harbor anti-american values. donald trump, r presidential candidate the time is overdue to develop a new screening for the threats we face today.i vetting. trump also argued that any country willing to work with the u.s. against isis would be considered an ally. donald trump, r presidential candidate our administration would be a friend to all moderate muslim reformers in the middle east, and we will amplify their voices.at a rally in pennsylvania with vice president joe biden, hillary clinton says she has a very different vision for america... and how to keep it safe. hillary clinton, d presidential candidate he's
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- well, that is off the table.trump made clear in his speech that he disagrees. donald trump, r presidential candidate hillary clinton lacks the judgment -- as said by bernie sanders - stability, and temperament, and moral character to lead our nation.the republican nominee hopes this speech is the first step toward a more focused and unified campaign. in washington, i'm steve nannes. local politicians are weighing today -- we caught up with senator ron johnson and senator tammy baldwin in milwaukee. both talked about the need to end the violence baldwin says: "it is absolutely the truth that these are issues that affect communities all over the united states and those that have the most success listen to one another. converse and when those conversations are difficult, keep doing it." johnson says; "what we need is political
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say everything they can to heal the process. this is about healing our community, healing our state, healing our nation. taking to the street, violent protests is not the answer. renewed faith, strong families, strong communities, and work. there's the solution right there. johnson was at a faith-based event. baldwin was taking part in a roundtable discussion about jobs for vets. the unrest began when a police officer shot and killed a man on saturday. tonight we're learning more about that suspect. coming up next-- the fox6 investigators take a his previous arrests. and-- its just a shame these kids are acting a fool. fox6 spoke to neighbors in sherman park. their emotional response to the
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the sherman park neighborhood. i lived in that neighborhood for 11 years. i know many people who live in that neighborhood. they love their neighborhood, they are proud of their neighborhood. there are families who have been there for 20, 30, 40 years. they want their neighborhood back.' that was a heartfelt mayor tom barrett addressing the violence over the weekend at a news conference. 14

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