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9. days of unrest "i thought it would be bad, but not this bad" leaving behind charred shells of what was. "we need to do something about this."for some, it's time to rebuild "the way to get change isn't through violence."for others, the devastation is just too much. fo move on. a much calmer milwaukee tonight - and the community is starting to heal.. sherman park still closing early and the 10pm curfew for teens still in effect. we have team coverage - bret lemoine has more on a community meeting tonight.. jenna sachs - with how the city looking to repair its image.. but first - ashley sears with exclusive video inside one of the burned out
his son last night as they waited to get inside a to z wholesale. today--they did--the damage worse than they ever imagined. 00:20 heartbreaking... it almost takes your breath away-- 00:26 14 years and it all goes up in smoke. gary mulheron examines what's left 04:04 this is a little traumatic. a to z wholesale was set on fire during milwaukee's weekend of unrest. the inside destroyed--- 57:28 all the family pics are gone, grand kid pictures are gone. ash and rubble cover the floor-- 42:16 this is really, really crushing. juice and soda inventory destroyed by the flames. 41:01 looks like labels were melting off the bottles. mulheron's son adam-- 44:57 i know what he's feeling.
what he can from the destruction-- an old coat-- now becomes a symbol of resilience. 43:32 i'm going to do what i can with it and frame it. damaged, but not destroyed by flames, smoke and heat-- it is just like his dad--a survivor--- 39:59 it's rebirth... wipes hands. mulheron thought he'd be able to fix up the building-- but now says that's impossible. 03:51 for me, i think it's time to move on. as he looks for a new place-- 01 getting me through this. he tries to stay positive--ready to start over. 02:33 i'm not going to let negativity take me down. i aint going to let it beat me through everything mulheron has been trying to keep up with business. buying from his competitors-- in order to stay in business. a gofundme has been set up for him--we have a link on fox 6 now dot com. live near sherman park, ashley
meanwhile - bmo harris assessing the damage to its branch on 35 and find du lac. employees that work at the branch are being redeployed to other bmo harris locations in the area. no word on when or whether it will reopen. in the wake of unrest in milwaukee... some youth group leaders are begging adults and parents to be more active in childrens lives. every week, a group called 'we all we got' meets at the boys club to discuss revitalizing sherman park. this weeks discussion takes on a different tone... fox6s bret lemoine continues our coverage, live from sherman park... leaders are worried because this park is normally a safe place for kids to play, have a meal... and just have fun. but now that it is closing every night at 6 p-m... there are concerns about where these kids are going now. its a discussion that occasionally veered into debate...
trained to interact with the people in this community.' sherman park has been closing each night at 6pm since rioting began last weekend. its been an unforeseen consequence... neighborhood kids losing a place to play and feel safe. bg 'theres a lot of frustration out there. theyre looking for resources to come into the area.' barry givens is head of the shermanp months, hes held meetings at the boys and girls club... giving young people the opportunity to interact and dialogue with police. bg 'unless we keep that dialogue open, things are not going to change.' but its also been a discussion about getting young people jobs and opportunities. ns 'closing the park down, thats not going to change anything but bringing kids back on to the streets.' 15-year old niekale steward says hes had little to keep him busy since the park started closing early and offers suggestions for when it re-opens full-time: ns 'rebuilding the
the teens something to do.' for others... nat 'we are here to talk about how we can bring sherman park back together.' this meeting is about rebuilding a community... getting parents active and involved in their childrens lives... and urging all adults to be mentors. kjm 'we talk about programming a lot. i think we have enough programming, we really need engagement.' wednesday night at 6pm. leaders are looking for adults who want to make a difference... and kids... looking for change. reporting live at sherman park, bl, fox6 news. milwaukee's image is being tarnished by recent violence. now some tourists ... are hesitating before visiting the area. fox six's jenna sachs is live at maier festival park with the message from tourism officials tonight. tomorrow night ... is the first night of irish fest.
and organizers are getting out the word ... it is safe to attend. more than 100-thousand people attend irish fest every year ... many of them ... from out of state. and as crews put the finishing touches on food stands ... organizers are getting phone calls. i think for a lot of people who don't live in milwaukee, they weren't sure where this event happened. so the first question is, is the city safe? irish fest is reassuring visitors ... the event is safe. i think they're realizing that it's a big city, this area that's away from downtown and away from the grounds. the festival has called visiting dignitaries and vendors ... to offer their reassurances. so far no one has canceled plans to attend. irish fest has also hired extra security. just so that people see the presence and they feel more assured.
its gotten many calls from people with concerns about safety ... again ... no cancellations. and first thing monday ... visit milwaukee was calling its conference reservations ... and other visiting groups ... to offer reassurances. it's business as usual and they should expect to have the same experiences they've had in the past. still the tourism group acknowledges ... there's no real way to measure the full impact recent violence has had ... on future visitors. we know these types of stories when people are making travel decision and making decisions where they can hold their meetings and events, these types of stories do make them think. visit milwaukee says no conference reservations have been canceled. and overall ... everyone we spoke with today ... say as city has calmed down ... there have been fewer calls with concerns. you can see much more of the footage from the 19-67 riots on our website -- as
unfolding in the sherman park neighborhood over the last week. just go to our website, fox 6 now dot com or the fox six news mobile app. some tense moments in brown deer earlier tonight.... but turns out -- it all appears to be a false alarm. police were called to 60th and silver brook-- after getting reports of an armed man inside a home. he was reportedly threatening to harm his parents who he tied up. authorities say two people came outside. they were questioned and released. to trace the origin of the call. mostly clear tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s this evening. patchy fog is possible overnight with a 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
90s and heat indices close to 100. thunderstorms are possible late 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: 69 wind: sse 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. heat index: 99. t-storms possible after 10pm. am low: 71
your phone. download the fox 6 storm center app, it's available on android and apple. road rage on the highway. where on 45 it happened -- and you'll see the gun that was used. grieving her daughter. the young woman -- killed by a speeding car in milwaukee. her chilling words to her mom days before. segregation in the city. milwaukee has a long history. what sets it apart from other rust belt regions. and - courts... into new fields of competition. the legendary coach.... bringing
its a label thats been getting a lot of national attention these days: milwaukee as americas most segregated major city. our a.j. bayatpour looked into this and found two different studies reached that very conclusion... borders...are everywhere. many of them are easy to see...others invisible but well known to those around them.
we have to be able to understand whats happening today by looking into the past. reggie jackson is documenting milwaukees history of segregation. he looks at the 1960s - saying a mix of suburban expansion and shrinking industry left behind an urban core lacking good jobs. beginning in the late 70s in particular, those manufacturing jobs starting going away and that middle class community that built up as a result of jobs in the black community really started stands apart from other 'rust belt' cities is in the way so few black families left. a 2013 u-w-m study found fewer than 9 percent of black people in the milwaukee metro area live in the suburbs - the lowest rate in the country. using 2010 census info, two different national studies ranked milwaukee as americas most segregated metro region. darryl johnson thinks the solution is to build up along the borders. along holton street, his riverworks development project will include a new family
laundromat. itll also have a financial literacy center for young people. what we really need to focus on is how do we create wealth and equity in our communities that people feel comfortable living with other ethnic groups? that development is scheduled to open this fall. u-w-m is scheduled to release an updated study next month; im told the findings are very similar. live in milwaukee, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. the sherman park unrest isn't milwaukee have turned violent. nearly 50 years ago... people were killed and buildings burned during the 1967 riots. take a look at video we pulled from our archives. those riots in 1967 spanned several miles of the city and last around five days. and it wasn't just milwaukee. similar riots were happening all across the country that summer. four people were killed.. more than 100 injured.. and 15-thousand arrested in 1967. the national guard used to ride the street in half tracks. 50
tracks to keep us out of the street, to enforce curfew. thats how bad it was. another point of contrast between the two protests... while the officer- involved shooting death of sylville smith sparked this most recent unrest... there wasn't one specific event that led to the '67 riots. rather it was a culmination of things... like housing discrimination laws against black famil one young man is recovering from his scary experience at sherman park this weekend. 18-year-old ben olson is in a neck brace after he and his friend decided to go to sherman and burleigh to see what was going on. they thought everything was safe until olson was shot in the neck - in fact the bullet is still there. his friend grabbed him and carried him to a neighbors apartment. 'the only thing i could think was keep my eyes open, try to
you got to keep looking at me, look at me. :09 shortly after, the police got olson into an armed vehicle and transported him to a hospital. the bullet is expected to move even more to the surface and thats when doctors will remove it. fox6 news has committed several reporters to the milwaukee unrest story every day since it unfolded. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the link atop our home page to check out our complete coverage. you'll also find more of that film footage from the 1967 riots. milwaukee's northside.. tonight the victim's mother is speaking out .. how her daughter's friend tried to stop her from crossing. plus - a fox6 interview goes viral - the man - trying to make sense of the senseless. his moving take on the milwaukee
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the four men charged in connection with the robbery-turned- homicide of rebecca wood will head to trial. 32-year-old wood was shot and killed july 13th. her body was found in her car near 28th and clarke. deanthony bradley, william rounds, jeremiah flowers, and anton mukes are charged in connection to wood's death. police say bradley pointed a gun at her head with his finger on the trigger. he says when she tried to drive away the they all entered not guilty pleas, and are due back in court at the end of the month. the sheboygan falls mother accused of suffocating her son - in court today. police testified that katlyn kinateder suffocated her 2- year-old son with a plastic bag.kinateder told police she was "hearing voices." they say she has confessed to killing the child. kinateder is now bound over for trial. a cudahy police spokeswoman accused of misconduct pleads
parking ticket payments on at least three occasions. she resigned from her position last week. she's back in court later this month. the man you're about to meet didn't have to travel far to see the unrest--it was very close to his home. and it was violence he saw coming, in fact...that's why he moved here. ted perry joins us to explain. randy hogan was at home saturday night, trying to put together a roster of kids who wt this fall-. i coached youth baseball with him this summer and reached out to him today for some perspective on this past weekend. he didn't disappoint. 47:07 "the fields were immaculate..we definitely didn't have the graffiti because more baseball was played...it was respected" randy hogan remembers when the diamonds at 9th and brown made him feel
baseball, he loved how it made him feel. "it changed my life then" it also gave adult role models that were lacking at home. 49:30 "in so many ways baseball gave me a father...by the time i came here i had a coach strong who had a two door grand am...and he would pick up as many kids as he could because he just wanted us here playing ball...what did i gain here...father which partially explains why hogan is back on that same field coaching kids who are much like he was. the infield is full of weeds, the concession stand smells of urine "the homeless us that as a shelter" but in a city in need of pockets of peace, it'll do. the plan was to be coaching elsewhere--after a career in both the
moved his wife and two sons to phoenix. "i wanted to get away from the violence..of the community...and the segregation...i wanted them to see an environment more diverse..."but two years ago as he watched the violence in ferguson...and baltimore... "i'm thinking wow this looks like milwaukee"..he knew it was time to move back. if we all move away...if we all get a level of education and move away...and and move away..you can't give back...you can't help build...you cant help be part of the solution..if you're gone..and after self-examination and speaking with my wife,we decided to come back for that very reason..what was her reaction when you said..let's go back to milwaukee? she said..let's go" and this weekend--as fires burned and tensions rose, hogan watched..not surprised in the least...but hopeful the violence sparked some to action. "what do we do now..starting tomorrow" "you have to be honest about our past and where it has placed everyone..then from there say what are my talents... whatever your talents are..they're needed but it's
and not being afraid..and at the end of the day we're all part of the human family"the one thing that angers any baseball coach-- is when a player looks at strike three--.the ultimate sign of surrender. this is not a time for milwaukee to look at strike three absolutely not, this is a time to swing the bat and make things happen. this diamond is a metaphor for milwaukee--a few too many weeds--and in need of a lot of work--hogan plans to do what it takes. 6:23 "we're at home...will your home ever be great again...i'm optimistic with it..... you're not done trying...no...not by any means.... randy coaches baseball because randy coaches baseball because he knows baseball but he stresses..whatever you're passionate about--music, welding, writing..there's a kid who'd
want to share the interview with your facebook friends? want to share the interview with your facebook friends? search "fox6's brad hicks" on facebook -- and while you're there, "like" my page for future updates. we'll also post the interview on fox6 now dot com and the fox6 news app. wisconsin has been a hotbed of political activity in recent weeks.... we saw both donald trump and v-p pick tim kaine in the state yesterday. you might thin messages about how close the fight for wisconsin really is. despite all 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
mordecai lee, even though clinton has a decent lead in the polls, he thinks the trump campaign views wisconsin as winnable if they can mobilize the party's base in the state's rural and conservative counties. but professor lee says it's also possible this is all just a ploy to get clinton to play defensively in the state and spend resources here instead of in other states. it's addition by subtraction at one milwaukee county pa whole new look and a brand new purpose. and it was a vision and hard work of one man that made the change possible. tim van vooren goes beyond the game "i'm very excited." "it's good" "it's incredible." the early reviews are positive for a brand new addition at lincoln park, a futsal stadium. futsal is a growing sport that's played like soccer, but with a smaller ball and space, and just 5 players for each team at a time.
it's all thanks to the vision of this man keith tozer. the former milwaukee wave coach and commissioner of the pro futsal league would drive past the tennis courts at lincoln park when he had an idea. i looked at the tennis courts and said there's no one playing on these courts and i'm a futsal guy so every time i see an open space i think of futsal." so he took the idea to the milwaukee county parks department, and with the help of some corporate partners the stadium was made a reality. "when we go back in one thing we did, we free played, i went outside the door and i played as long as i wanted to i was creative i was able to do whatever i wanted to learned the rules of life with the people the people i was playing with so if this court can bring those kids back and back out here organize themselves play, then we've done our jobs." coach tozer also took a hands approach to the stadium, power washing the old tennis courts, pulling the poles out, and even making the sign. "it was a lot of hard work, but
that's what it is." an outdoor futsal stadium like this is brand new to wisconsin, but somewhat of a trend elsewhere. "this is one of the movements that's happening around the world in metropolitan areas taking unutilized tennis courts or basketball courts or any kind of concrete and turning it into futsal courts." "you have the city of los angeles you have dallas houston chicago new york a lot of the metropolitan cities across our country." coach tozer also expects more futsal stadiums like this e even as the lincoln park location was still being planned, other elected officials showed interest in converted space in their communities. "the supervisor from cudahy said by the way i got courts, and franklin i got courts, and the east side of milwaukee i got courts i really think this is the first domino of other courts that you will see the metropolitan areas and the county parks especially." coach tozer also believes these futsal facilities will help in create the next soccer superstar. "i really think this is the future of producing that special player for the outdoor game." tim van
so do you want to learn more about futsal and see it being played? this saturday they have futsal fest 2 at lincoln park. it starts at 8 am and runs into the night. new tonight - she couldn't be prouder of the photos.. yet because of them - she's getting death threats. one girl's big kills that are causing quite the stir. she was hit by a car on milwaukee 's north side and died. tonight we've learned this wasn't her first brush with death. her mother speaks out next. the next few days before a big cool down later in the 6-day. i'll have your fox6 forecast coming up.
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? ? ? isaac hou has mastered gravity defying moves to amaze his audience. the latest now a fatal, hit-and-run crash you saw first on fox6 news at 9 last night. it happened near 23rd and fond du lac. today, our justin williams spoke to the victim's mother. you took a daughter. you took a sister. you took a aunt. tasha
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 will turn yourself in. wednesday, bunch 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 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 investigators, drives about a 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
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. a mother mourns. she just sent me a--a little post, on facebook, saying she don't know what to do, if she lost her mom ... that was on the tenth ... a witness say 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, investigators believe it is stolen. as this investigation continues, here, in milwaukee, i'm justin williams, fox 6 news. get ready for a bit of a cool down.. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. it's a powerful image - a 12 year old girl standing over a
-slashing up to 14-thousand jobs within the next few weeks. according to the business journal - that's about 20 percent of its global workforce. this would be the single largest layoff in cisco's 32 year history. it has sales offices in pewaukee and madison -- no word yet on how they will be affected. target says sales during its second quarter fell more than seven-percent from a year ago. target's ceo warned this is now a "difficult retail environment." as a result, target has slashed its quarter. for more business news - go to fox 6 now dot com for a link to the business journal. adlib to wx weather mostly clear tonight with temperatures falling into
red cross volunteers from the milwaukee area - headed down south to help victims of the historic flooding in louisiana. right now -- 37 responders have been deployed to the area. the latest group left today. so far -- 13-people have died - and thousands have been forced rom their homes. rescuers are working around the clock phyllis says: particular response will be as large or maybe larger than hurricane katrina. so, we're coming from everywhere and as quickly as we can to help and that's the message we want to send to people in louisiana... that we care about you from all over the country. we're on our way." no word how long the local volunteers will be in louisiana. check this out - a wildfire racing through canyons east of los angeles has burned at least a dozen buildings.
15,000-acre blaze has prompted evacuation orders for about 34,000 homes and 82,000 people. the fire has closed interstate 15, the main route between los angeles and las vegas, leaving people stranded for hours. a big milestone for 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" was time for him to have it 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
radiology capabilities...and diagnostic testing is available. a full time physician ...three 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 a small soft tissue injury but they think it will be alright" in new berlin deandra corinthios fox6 news the last time there was an emergency department in new berlin...was 1985. a 42 year-old madison woman facing several charges after a bizarre morning. police ay chenoa sheh-no-ah taylor was speeding down state street - and nearly hit a bicyclist.they say when they pulled her over - she refused to get out from behind
of beer and began drinking it! it took several officers to get her out of the car, under control, and in handcuffs. road rage in washington county this morning. the 31-year-old west bend man was arrested for reportedly shooting at another driver on highway 45. police say he used this airsoft gun. the other driver wasn't hurt -- but his vehicle was damaged. a 12 year old utah girl is receiving death threats over pictures of a recent safari hunt in south africa. father are shown posing next to their recent kills-- a giraffe and a zebra.these photos circulated overnight online and caused outrage. death threats and vulgar language flooded the comments on aryanna's hunting page... braids and bows. 0634 i try not to read them i try not to let them get to me i'm a hunter and anything they say i'm not going to let it get to me and make me not want to hunt anymore the father and daughter say the problem is the lack of
conservation. they say the giraffe and zebra meat were donated to local villages. police say two tractor-trailers collided near atlanta, georgia - spilling bottles of gatorade into the road. no one was hurt. one lane was shutdown in each direction as crews cleaned up the mess. we've seen some powerful images coming out of milwaukee the past few days including the massive response by law enforcement. they are moments where officers are under the most pressure but haveo gregg with more on how they do it.. police in riot gear and swat vehicles rolling into position are in themselves, lasting images. "it's a unique situation that has developed and that is being resolved." video of upset individuals framed with stoic officers is dramatic but in brian dorow's opinion "in this case your hot
"very effective, you've seen all the agencies come together, mutual aid, they are working together." dorow,, a former police officer, leads the criminal justice program at waukesha county technical college. he says in fragile situations officers allow for a higher thresh hold of certain behavior to in effect, deescalate a crowd. "because if you would do something that could cause a whole other spiral out of control situation. he says riots or violent protests put but officers learn to control breathing, remain calm and think clearly. "they are going to resort back to their training. their training always kicks in." "show those residents they are not going to be pulled into something. so you're seeing the highest level of restraint you will ever see." jon gregg fox 6 news.
now at 10-- bg 'unless we keep that dialogue open, things are not going to change.' now that things are starting to return to normal-- members of the community try to figure out what comes next. plus-- new information about the officer involved shooting that sparked it all. why the officer's family is living in fear. and-- waiting for answers. this wauwatosa family knows all investigation into an officer involved shooting can take. it's ten o'clock-- and the third night of a strictly enforced curfew is now in effect. after several days of tension-- tonight, a bigger sense of calm in the sherman park neighborhood. ben handelman and ashley sears are standing by-- but we begin our team coverage with bret lemoine. he is live near sherman park... where neighbors are looking for a peaceful way to move forward. for weeks before the unrest in
dedicated group of concerned citizens meeting at the boys and girls club. theyve been brainstorming ways to make this park better. now, their efforts have taken on new meaning. bg 'the main focus is just to get youth, police and residents all talking.' barry givens is head of the sherman park neighborhood association. for the last two months, hes held meetings at the boys and girls club... giving interact and dialogue with police. bg 'unless we keep that dialogue open, things are not going to change.' but its also been a discussion about getting young people jobs and opportunities. ns 'closing the park down, thats not going to change anything but bringing kids back on to the streets.' 15-year old niekale steward says hes had little to keep him busy since the park started closing early and offers suggestions for when it re-opens full-time: ns 'rebuilding the courts, stuff like that. give