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music to interest kids instead of fire and looting. the weekend's fire and looting throughout several businesses is the focus of federal investigators. they are combing through rubble, looking for evidence and those responsible. they want images of whatever i'm wiling to give them. and i said no problem one official asked justin knight for a copy of his drone video.. he also offered it to us.. and we were there as he launched his drone over the o-reilly auto parts store and broadcast live on facebook. knight, independent journalist, traveling the country showing items of interest, from ferguson to baltimore. the way to get change isn't through violence and i think most of them know that but there's just some youth out here that get out of control sometimes not only are there signs of hope across from the gas station that was the epi center of rioting, but at the gas station itself. the owner looks at the devastation with what appears to be an insurance
more and more people have been stopping me on the street comdemning the violence and the destruction. live in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news thanks the waukesha county shef held by sylville smith when he was shot by police was stolen. investigators say it may be the same firearm stolen from a residence in the town of genessee back in march. they are tracing the gun using its serial number. sheriff's officials tell us they do not know if smith stole the gun -- he could have purchased it from someone else. the weekend unrest in milwaukee left a lasting imprint on the people who witnessed it. beverly talor joins us live from sherman park
never forget sunday night. why? because he was shot in the neck. nat 18 year old ben olson removes the neck brace he now has to wear after being shot in the neck sunday about 11:30 p.m. near sherman park. this photo shows you what the gauze to sunday night, ben was taking his friend home after leaving the state fair... noticed a lot of people in the sherman park area and they decided to check it out. they walked to sherman and burliegh. 'there was a more rowdy group across the street throwing big bricks and other things at police but we were with the more moderate group. :09 when police moved into position they moved to what they thought was a safer area. 'and then when there were no bricks or anything being thrown i just felt impact out of nowhere. my bodys immediately running backwards
my friend immediately covered it up and carried me over to an apartment.shortly after police surrounded them, got ben into an armed vehicle, and transported him to a hospital. the friend called his dad, richard olson . 'it went right passed his artery, right passed it, just to the outside of it. just of the spine. :27 just took a piece off and decided to settle right on top of the spine.' :31 you can physically see and feel where the bullet is lodged. its expected to move even more to the surface and thats when doctors will remove it. needless to say richard is a grateful dad to still have his son. 'as a parent to realized that the boy you love so much could have been gone just like that.' :03 thanks to his dads sound
happened in a journal to help him process the shooting. mary thanks bev the unrest in sherman park brings back memories of an even more volatile time in milwaukee for some buildings burned and people were killed during the 1967 riots. fox6's madeline anderson joins us live in the newsroom with a look at what it was like back then. those who lived through and even participated in the 1967 riots say the unrest this week doesn't begin to compare to the anger and destruction the city experienced in the 60s. it was july 30th... 1967... "on a saturday night across the screen came, all milwaukee
wildfire across the country. "there were 50 some cities all over the united states that was rioting at the same time. burning, looting. " milwaukee was now up. " mayor maier when he was around, they blamed it on the commandos." tyrone daniels was a member of the naacp commandos. he guarded the marchers that summer protesting housing discrimination guess he didn't have anybody else to blame, the only uniform force at that time in milwaukee was the commandos. " for five days...gunfire rang out... businesses went up in flames... and snipers terrorized the north side. "the national guard used to ride the street in half tracks. 50 caliber machine guns mounted on the half tracks " despite the destruction, shakespeare lewis says the black community's voice needed to be heard. i " was out there like everybody else because i
august 3rd... the violence ended. four people had lost their lives... including a police officer. "they were a lot braver than i was. " alderman terry witkowski was a twenty-something-year-old part-time state fair police officer back then. he planned to join the milwaukee police force. "after that weekend, i did not show up for that physical agility test." now 49 years wiser... all three men reflect on what happened in 1967 and what's happening today... i dont approve at all. "this is certainly the worst thing to do if we want more jobs. " i can almost cry. " still to this day... martin luther king drive... where much of the 1967 riot took place.. then called upper third street... still hasn't recovered economically. many buildings are boarded up and lots are vacant. the folks i spoke with are hopeful... sherman park businesses will be able to recover because the damage isn't nearly as extensive. reporting live in the newsroom...
ben thanks madeline you can see much more of the footage from the 19-67 riots on our website -- as well as the dramatic scenes unfolding in the sherman park neighborhood over the last week. just go to our website, fox 6 now dot com. the sheboygan falls mother accused of suffocating her child was in court today. police testified today that kaitlin kin-a-tader katlyn kinateder suffocated her 2-year-old son with a plastic bag.the officer says kinateder told her she was "heari killed. according to the criminal complaint -- kinateder confessed to killing the child. she is now bound over for trial. the four men charged with getting away with 20 bucks after killing a woman in a botched robbery, will head to trial. 32-year-old rebecca wood was killed july 13th. wood's body was found, shot, in her car near 28th and clarke. deanthony bradley, william rounds, jeremiah flowers, and anton mukes are charged in connection to wood's death. according to a criminal
pointed a gun at her head with his finger on the trigger. bradley told police when the victim tried to drive away the gun went off-- killing her. they all entered not guilty pleas, and are due back in court at the end of the month. we're learning more about a fatal, hit- and-run crash, in milwaukee, tuesday evening. today, justin williams spoke to the victim's mother. he is live, near 23rd and fond du lac, with the latest. justin? her mother says tuesday marks the s been hit by a car. the first, years ago, in chicago, did not require hospitalization. the second, tuesday evening, in milwaukee, resulted in bunch's death. you took a daughter. you took a sister. you took a aunt. tasha bunch does not know to whom she is speaking, i haven't been asleep. i been up, since last night. but she is absolutely certain what she wants them to do. just thinkin', hopin' -- prayin' that you guys
discusses the death of her daughter, 22-year-old tyann bunch, who is killed, around 7 p-m, tuesday night, after being struck by a car, near the intersection of milwaukee's 23rd and fond du lac. she wanted to hurry-up, and cross the street, but her girlfriend stated that she seen a car comin', 'n' she told her that that wasn't a good idea, and she told her that she 'got this'--that they could cross the street, and my daughter ended-up gettin' struck. the striking vehicle, according to block away from the scene where at least one man runs away. it's like a strip, a drag strip, you know, for auto racers. kevin thomas' crash scene concerns continue, as he describes the dangers plaguing pedestrians. they get side-by-side, on this, particular, strip, and then they just speed down here--with no regards of traffic, life, or anything. meanwhile, she be tellin' me she love me, she appreciate me, i got her back.
facebook, saying she don't know what to do, if she lost her mom ... that was on the tenth ... a witness says tyann was in a crosswalk, when she was struck. police say the suspect vehicle is a 1999 cadillac deville -- adding that neither the license plate, nor the vin number, found on, and in, the car are listed to that vehicle -- so, stolen. as this investigation continues, here, in milwaukee, i'm justin williams, fox 6 news. mary thanks justin presidential candidates continue their focus on wisconsin -- despite the polls heavily favoring hillary clinton. so why keep coming back -- if the state seems like a done deal? an inside look beyond the poll numbers. plus -- green bay residents will not get a refund for extra money earned from the lambeau field stadium tax. the reason the mayor voted
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political activity in recent weeks.... we saw both donald trump and v-p pick tim kaine in the state yesterday. fox6's rachelle baillon says there are mixed messages about how close the fight for wisconsin really is, she's live in studio. good evening. the polls seem to say one thing about wisconsin, while all the campaign visits communicate something else. so, is wisconsin truly a swing state in play? we asked a political expert to give us the inside analysis of what's really going
parties' tickets are campaigning here, you'd think wisconsin must be a state up for grabs. "wisconsin is really important i've been here twice since i was added to the ticket and that's because wisconsin is a critical place for us to win." democratic v-p nominee tim kaine stopped in madison tuesday, while republican presidential nominee donald trump rallied in west bend. "i am asking for your vote on november 8th so i can be your champion in the campaign stops, the most recent marquette law school poll paints a picture not of a state up for grabs.....but of one in which hillary clinton leads donald trump by 15 points amongst likely voters. "trump wants to create multiple scenarios for getting to 270 electoral college votes because he doesn't want a kind of all or nothing bet on ohio or pennsylvania." according to uwm professor mordecai lee, even though clinton has a
thinks the trump campaign views wisconsin as winnable if they can mobilize the party's base in the state's rural and conservative counties. "one could superficially say hey wisconsin in presidential elections has gone democratic ever since ronald reagan ran for reelection but that's really missing the statistics of how close some of the elections were." he also says winning wisconsin could help trump make up for a loss in a larger electoral state. "if you put together wisconsin and iowa and maybe colorado all of a sudden we're the equivalent of a pennsylvania or an ohio." professor lee tells us the next few weeks will really indicate wisconsin's role in this race: if we continue seeing the candidates frequently and start seeing media buys, it's a state in play. if things quiet down, he says it means trump has likely given up on the state and the clinton campaign won't need to spend as many resources here. back to you. we posted extended clips from trump's speech in west bend. you'll find them when you click the "politics" tab on fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. it's time for your news and
a man, sitting in his car, was shot last night. the shooting happened near richards and center... about nine pm. we're told the 22-year-old victim was shot multiple times... and taken to a hospital. police in new berlin are called to a possible stalking-- and end up on a foot chase. when they arrived at the scene last night... police found the suspect hiding in the bushes. he then gave a fake name and ran away from the officers. he was caught after an officer tased him. after the pursuit... officers located a stolen car from chicago... with a handgun and heroin insi. one-thousand dollars cash on him. green bay's mayor cast the tie-breaking vote killing a plan to give 2 million in excess stadium tax money to property owners. it will instead go to public projects -- including streets, parks and sewers. had it gone to property owners -- they would have received about 80 to 90 dollars each. opponents of the plan argued projects increasing the city's tax base
weather mostly clear tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s this evening. patchy low in the upper 60s. partly sunny, warm and humid on thursday. highs in the upper 80s with heat indices in the low 90s. friday will be the warmest day of the next 6, with highs in the low 90s and heat indices close to
friday night after 10pm and become likely on saturday as a cold front moves through.tonight: mostly clear. patchy fog overnight. low: 68 dewpoint: 67 wind: w 5 mph thursday: partly sunny. heat index: 92. high: 88 dewpoint: 69 wind: sse 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. heat index: 99. t-storms possible
a big milestone when it comes to health care in the new berlin area... a new emergency department is open. fox6s deandra corinthios shows you what it means ... for the community. : "there was just a sharp pain" darren cramer hurt his knee at soccer practice "it just swelled up a lot i can't really move it too much i have like no flexibility" "he's limping so i figured it was time for him checked out" home for the cramers is muskego. that makes the new emergency department at froedtert and the medical college of wisconsin's moorland reserve health center in new berlin istheir best option.. "it is a lot closer than going to downtown milwaukee and getting something done there" the health centers urgent care was so busy....they built an addition for the emergency department. it opened in july "people want to stay in their communities they don't want to travel long ways to get emergency care" it has 18 beds...full radiology capabilities...and diagnostic testing is available.
nurses... critical care techs and a respiratory therapist are on staff 24/7 "we can treat and stabilize anyone and determine whether they need advanced care" if a patient requires surgery or is having a heart attack... they are moved to a trauma center. "we transfer about 10 percent of our patients each day to a hospital, that requires a higher level of care" that shouldn't be necessary for cramer. "they can't find a tear or anything wrong there might be a small soft tissue injury but they think it will be alright" in new berlin deandra corinthis the last time there was an emergency department in new berlin...was 1985. thousands flee their homes as wildfires continue in california. a state of emergency has been declared. the efforts to contain it -- and why it's been so hard to fight. plus -- milwaukee considered one of the most segregated cities in the country. some of the shocking numbers
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a state of emergency has been issued in california after a wildfire rapidly expands in size. thousands are fleeing their homes. fox's adam housley has the latest. a ferocious brush fire burning in southern california forces more than 80-thousand people from their homes... the rapidly expanding blaze triggering a state of emergency in san bernardino county ... wakoski says: "in my 40 years of fighting fire, i've never seen fire behavior as extreme as yesterday." barley
fires are burning in unprecedented fashion. to the point where explosive fire growth is the new normal this year." the blue cut fire, which flared tuesday, continues to surge ... burning through 30-thousand acres fed by strong winds - dry brush and 100- degree temperatures..firefi ghters are struggling to get a handle on the flames. bribiescas says: "as the day does heat up though a lot of the fire that laid down last night is going to stand up and with the winds we're expecting that difficult day for our firefighters and our aircraft." an unknown number of structures have been destroyed as the out of control fire burns... flames could be seen creeping toward a local mcdonald's in cajon pass... more than 700 fire crews and emergency responders are now battling the blaze... hartwig says: "in a word it was devastating... a lot of homes lost yesterday, there will be a lot of families that will come home to nothing."
wildfires burning across the golden state including one near california's wine country... fueled by nearly 5 years of drought and now high winds the fire season here isn't expected to end until november. in lionel creek, california, adam housley, fox news. it's time for your news and weather together. the healing process is visible in the sherman park area. across the street from the burned out b-p gas station, a community group focused on kidsthrough theater and music. barbers got busy offering kids neighborhood. police say there were no incidents of violence last night.. and no arrests. a-t-f investigators were at several burned out businesses today. nearly 50 years ago-- milwaukee was the scene of extreme violence-- this is video we pulled from our archives. the 19-67 riots were sparked by several things-- including housing discrimination laws. the numbers are staggering-- four people were killed, more than 100 injured and 15-thousand people