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community in this neighborhood has responded to positive messaging and is clearly not interested in doing damage to where they live.' night in the sherman park neighborhood-- after days of violent protests. how authorities are working to make the community safe and what residents are saying about the unrest. good morning and thanks for starting your day with wakeup. lets go straight to our fox6 weather expert rob haswell in the weather office. 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 the upper 60s. thunderstorm chances continue on
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80s. quiet on thursday with a chance for t- storms friday night and saturday. a big cool down is possible late in the weekend. tuesday: partly sunny with a chance for t-storms, mainly at night. high: 83 dewpoint: 67 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 news from milwaukee's north side. where crews are responding to a fire near 50th and clarke.
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it was a calmer night in what we've seen the past two nights at sherman park. since saturday night-- we've seen several businesses and multiple vehicles go up in flames... some businesses-- looted... police officers and squad cars have had bricks... bullets... and other objects directed at them... and gunshots rang out through the neighborhoods. deandra corinthios joining us live from sherman park right now... she has more on how the tensions in the neighborhood have subsided overnight a much different night than the
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a curfew was in effect overnight... and milwaukee police chief ed flynn credits faith and community leaders...as well as the restraint from his officers...in keeping the neighborhood calmer and safer milwaukee police were prepared monday night into tuesday morning for more violence. there were a large number of foot officers available.... but chief flynn says things played out better --which just half a dozen arrests and far fewer clashes wi crowds. the arrests took place around 6 pm...when the sherman park closed. chief flynn and mayor tom barrett both...commended faith leaders and community members for spreading a message of peace...they say so far...seems to be working. 21 47 48/flynn but we were not facing a situation in which there was significant crowd or mob activity or significant property damage or major arson so certainly it was a great deal of improvement over the first day 21 50 15/barrett i think people understand this remains a
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where they have to behave themselves chief flynn said there are no indications of protesters from out of town causing any trouble last night...which was the case on sunday night. mayor barrett said the 10 pm curfew ...would remain in effect as long as necessary. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. after an officer shot and killed sylville smith. and this morning, we're learning more about his previous run-ins with the law. angelica joins us from the newsroom with more on his criminal record. 23-year-old sylville smith had never been convicted of a felony. but he'd been charged with three of them... including one for theft of 16-hundred dollars in dvd's from a south side walmart. a second felony charge came from a
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felony charge for allegedly tampering with a witness in the shooting case. but all three felony charges were dismissed. smith's sister says he was not a bad guy. 'this brother that yall talking about is the sweetest brother i got. the other ones, i probably would believe that, cause they meaner. my other brothers are mean. sylville is the sweetest brother i have! this man wouldnt fight a fly.' smith's only criminal conviction came in 20-14 for carrying a without a permit... which is a misdemeanor. his sister says he always had a gun on him for safety. we've also learned sylville and the officer who shot and killed him... who is also a black man... actually went to the same high school. his sister says they both went to pulaski. milwaukee police are not releasing the name of the officer-- saying threats have been made against him. smith's sister says she's skeptical of the investigation. if my brother did have his gun in his hand, why he didnt shoot back? if hes gonna go
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with a big bang? the decision to release body camera footage from the shooting rests with the wisconsin department of justice. they have not indicated when that video will be made public. mayor barrett says he hopes it is soon. nicole and jessob back to you. and several neighboring law enforcement agencies and officers are waiting in the wings-- ready to help milwaukee's first responders, if needed. meanwhile, other nearby departments... on at well... as threats for more riots flood social media -- this time in milwaukee's surrounding suburbs. krystle kacner has the story. threats circle social media...suggesting the riots seen in milwaukee over the weekend.... head to the suburbs... including cudahy..south milwaukee.. west allis .. and franklin.. cudahy and franklin among the departments that say they're aware of the threats...and investigating them.. west allis police issuing the following statement: "the wapd has contingencies to respond to events that may occur
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enforcement agencies as requested." kenosha county sheriff department has seen first hand the destruction riots can bring.. people i see out there, these are not the law abiding citizens of milwaukee. these are the thugs the criminals. they are just one agency that traveled to milwaukee to help. they saw these people breaking cinder blocks in the road, throwing them in cars, throwing them at police cars, throwing them at the officers, throwing them at our bear cat, lighting things on firethe sheriff extended the call for help again monday morning.. through the emergency police shortly after noon i had about 50 officers already committed from other agencies soon after though..m-p-d told them stand down.. siting enough resources for the night.. the sheriff says kenosha's armored car plus 3 deputies to operate it.. was still requested... everyone else.. is on standby you can find our complete coverage of the milwaukee unrest when you visit our website, fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. just look for the link on the top of our home page.
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long.. still ahead-- how businesses in the sherman park neighborhood are responding to the violence. and the protests are being talked about in political campaigns. what presidential nominees are saying about the unrest. search and rescue efforts continue in southern louisiana due to deadly severe flooding... how many people have had to be saved from their homes. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this morning.. a few showers this morning and again tonight and in between, partl right now . when we might see a
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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 the upper 60s. thunderstorm chances continue on wednesday with highs in the middle 80s. quiet on thursday with a chance for t- storms fri possible late in the weekend. tuesday: partly sunny with a chance for t-storms, mainly at night. high: 83 dewpoint: 67 wind: se 5-10 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 84 dewpoint: 69
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on the milwaukee unrest... here's democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton... "look at what is happening in milwaukee right now. we've got urgent work to do to rebuild trust between police and communities and get back to the fundamental principle. everyone should respected by the law." that was clinton addressing a crowd in pennsylvania.. now-- republican nominee donald trump on the other hand-- did not address the unrest during his campaign speech in ohio yesterday.. but we could hear more from him today. his presidential campaign is stopping in south eastern wisconsin today. he'll hold a fundraiser in milwaukee before traveling to the washington county fair grounds
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as record flooding continues to take a toll on southern louisiana. more than 20-thousand people have been rescued from their homes, and eleven-thousand are staying in shelters. over the weekend -- more than 20 inches of rain fell in and around baton rouge. a different scene at sherman park last night-- it was much calmer than it had been over the weekend. we're continuing our team coverage of the recent unrest... crews have responded to several fires in the middle of recent violence... how they had to shield themselves before they even got to the flames. is gaining a few recruits. what made this ceremony even more special. you are watching the fox 6
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wakeup news. 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 the upper 60 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 weekend. tuesday: partly sunny with a chance for t-storms, mainly at night. high: 83 dewpoint: 67 wind: se 5-10 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 84
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breaking news this morning... crews responding to a working fire overnight... this is near 50th and wright. we will continue to update you as we learn more. a calmer scene at sherman park overnight-- compared to the violent protests we've seen these past couple of nights. following saturday's deadly officer-involved shooting, activists have looted and set businesses and cars on fire... they have become violent with law enforcement-- throwing bricks and injuring several officers... deandra corinthios joins us live now from sherman park... she has more on the rather
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cars -- dumpsters -- several businesses-- all set on fire.. and fire crews had to battle more than just the flames this weekend. angelica joins us from the newsroom with more. milwaukee firefighters are on high alert-- ready in case violence and
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handle and we havent trained and prepared for. people protesting the saturday officer-involved shooting of sylville smith... set this bp gas station on fire... as well as the oreilly auto parts building... and the bmo harris bank. many times... crews were unable to put the blaze out... instead they were forced to shield themselves from gunfire and flying bricks or concrete. deputy chief terry lintonen says his department and milwaukee police will meet several times to discuss how best to serve ad community while also keeping his men and women safe. nicole and jessob. back to you. some business owners in the sherman park neighborhood are on high alert... but they're also trying to remain optimistic. '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.' the owners of the three brothers
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work yesterday to discover more damage to their store front. several windows broken from bricks and rocks thrown at the building. the store closed early sunday night as crowds started to gather and become unruly. he says he can thank his loyal customers for stepping in to save his store. 'they were talking about it every time they come in here, like yeah, we told them to stop, this is our neighborhood stop. it felt really good.' the store does have a surveillance system... and the owners say they are video footage, so they can share it with police. you can find our complete coverage of the milwaukee unrest on our website fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. just look for the link on the top of our home page. forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell a low that is moving into mi this morning is just close
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will dry up later this morning. a disturbance to our west moves through later today and tonight giving us another round of rain and possible some thunderstorms. in between, we can expect partly sunny conditions with highs in the low to mid 80s. we expect more showers and storms then we dry up thursday. highs will warm into the upper 80s late week. we return to storms on friday and saturday but we start to cool and our first below average day for august might occur by sunday. today: a few am showers then partly
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high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph tonight: chance of showers and thunderstorms. low: 68 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 3-5 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. high: 84 dewpoint: 68 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny. high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 86 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. am low: 68 high: 78 dewpoint: 69
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am low: 60 high: 76 dewpoint: 64 wind: nw 5-10 mph peaceful night at sherman park last night... we'll have more on the ongoing unrest... plus-- we're continuing to follow breaking news of a working fire... what we know so far about the blaze. in the middle of the unrest -- the milwaukee police department is looking to grow. why yesterday's ceremony carried even more meaning than in the past. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this morning.. a few showers this morning and again
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right now . when we might see a
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live look outside this morning.. showers this morning for some and then a few more tonight. right now with highs in the low 80s. when we cool down a bit next. chapter of the boys and girls club. and now that school's out -- the club sees up to 190 kids per day. some parents call it a true bright spot in the community... but in the last couple nights the violence has literally surrounded the area. despite that -- the club is still pushing forward with summer activities.... saying it's needed more than ever now. 'yeah we have open and frank conversations with out members. we leave the opportunity open to them to want to express their
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their frustrations. ' we're told -- 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. nats attention despite the recent violence -- the milwaukee police ranks are growing. they swore in 45 new recruits yesterday. they come from all different backgrounds, all levels of experience. but each one o help others. their loved ones say, the unrest over the weekend made for an especially meaningful ceremony. 'i think were a little more nervous, because it is a great risk - as they said. but i do think that hes positive and were hopeful that he will be safe.' the new recruits will take part in 6 months of intense training at the
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february. the day you've been waiting for is finally here-- it's national bratwurst day. and you can get one at miller park... all while helping a good cause. there will be a bratwurst drive- thru in the parking lot in front of the klement's sausage haus from 11 to 2 this afternoon. they'll be grilling up 2-thousand brats and giving them to anyone who donates money to feeding america of eastern wisconsin. and the first 100 people in line will get two brewers tickets to the bre 29th....and a coupon for a free package of klements sausage. you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. "its a great place to live people own their homes here, they care about their lives and
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at peace " now at 5- a much more peaceful night on milwaukee's north side...with a curfew in place for teens. how the community is looking to heal after the violent weekend protests. also this morning - crews responding to a fire near 50th and clarke this morning. in a live report. rob joins us now with more on the weather. rob's weather anchor adlibs traffic red on

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