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now at 6:00 - breaking news.... for the third time this week, firefighters are battling a fire at two homes in sherman park. crews have been on the scene for about two hours now. we'll get a live update with new information coming up. plus... as we inch closer to the weekend... tourism officials here... now ramping up efforts - to convince visitors they're in for a safe weekend. wakeup! rob's weather the next 24-48 hours is all about watching a cold front that is moving our way. ahead of that front today, we warm into the mid to upper 80s and dewpoints stay in the upper 60s to near 70. as the front moves through on friday and saturday, well see rain and thunderstorms. behind the front, we cool down into the low 70s through the weekend. today: partly to mostly sunny. slight chance of a pm shower. high: 86 dewpoint:
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low: 70 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw 3-7 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traff breaking news - crews are battling a fire at two houses in sherman park this morning. this is the third fire in the area this week. our deandra corinthios is live near 34th and
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out the house, i could see from my kitchen window so i came out here to make sure everyone was
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meanwhile... a look at the
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inside his business that was burned in the unrest. he says it's worse than he imagined. fox 6 was allowed inside a to z wholesale as the owner and his son took a look around. the juice and soda distribution business was filled with ash and rubble. the products were destroyed. nearly everything is lost. the owner says he will not be able to rebuild in the same spot and is now looking for a new location. 02:31 i think positive. i'm not going to let negativity take me down. i ain't going through everything mulheron has been trying to keep his customers happy and 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. developing right now - new details about the officer involved shooting that sparked the unrest. angelica's following the latest information in studio. officials say the gun that was in sylville smith's posession
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stolen. the waukesha county sheriff's department believes the gun was stolen from a home in the town of genessee back in march. they are tracing the gun using its serial number. but sheriff's officials tell us they don't know if smith was the one who actually stole the gun or if he bought it from someone else. keep monitoring fox 6 news... and our website... fox 6 now dot com... for updates on this developing story. the unrest in milwaukee has tarnished the city's image. now organizers of i spreading the word-- it is safe to attend. tonight is the popular festival's first night. organizers started the week by calling visiting dignitaries and vendors ... to offer their reassurances. so far no one has canceled their plans to attend. but irish fest has also hired extra security ... just so people feel more safe. 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? if i'm staying at a hotel to get to the grounds is it
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...there have been no conferences canceled because of the violence. still... the tourism group acknowledges ... there's no real way to measure the full impact recent violence has had ... on future visitors. straight ahead - why inspectors at the u-s mexico border... were checking dirty diapers. and was lochte lying?? his tale of being held up at gunpoint... now under scrutiny... as his teammates are detained in brazil. is all about watching a cold front that is moving our way. ahead of that front today, we warm into the mid to upper 80s and dewpoints stay in the upper 60s to near 70. as the front moves through on friday and saturday, well see rain and thunderstorms. behind the front, we cool down into the low 70s through the weekend. today: partly to mostly sunny. slight chance of a pm shower. high: 86 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw/se 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 70 dewpoint:
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rob's weather you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. the next 24-48 hours is all about watching a cold front that is moving our way. ahead of that front today, we warm into the mid to upper 80s and dewpoints stay in the upper 60s to near 70. as the front moves through on friday and saturday, well see rain and thunderstorms. behind the front, we col today: partly to mostly sunny. slight chance of a pm shower. high: 86 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw/se 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 70 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw 3-7 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays we're learning more about the investigation into four u-s
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three of them are expected to give their statements today to brazilian police about reportedly being robbed in rio. this controversy started after ryan lochte -- who is already back in the u-s -- said he and the three others were robbed at gunpoint in a taxi by men who had police badges over the weekend. police say they have found little evidence to back up the swimmers' stories...adding that they were unable to provide key details in police interviews. and then last night - jack conger the plane headed for home before take off.they were released with the understanding that they would cooperate with police. jimmy feigen will also speak with authorities today. u-s customs and border protection... searching through baby diapers? a woman tried to sneak 14 pounds of pork into the u-s when she was crossing the border from mexico to arizona. she was pretty creative... wrapping the pork inside diapers... but agents were quick to catch on. you can't bring in pork without an inspection -- because it could
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u-s food supply. the border patrol fined the woman three-hundred dollars. coming up - harmful or healthy? why a toy that's meant to get kids in shape - is under fire. plus - we've all griped and groaned about flying before... but are airplane experiences getting better or worse? new numbers - straight ahead. and an update this morning... on the johnson controls - tyco merger. when it's expected to fall into
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the next 24-48 hours is all about watching a cold front that is moving our way. ahead of that front today, we warm into the mid to upper 80s and dewpoints stay in the upper 60s to near 70. as the front moves through on friday and saturday, well see rain and thunderstorms. behind the front, we cool down into the low 70s through the weekend. today: partly to mostly sunny. slight chance of a pm shower. high: 86 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw/se 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. low: 70 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays we're following breaking news this morning... as crews two houses in the sherman park area. this is the third fire in the area this week. we'll continue to bring you the latest updates all morning - our deandra corinthios has a full report coming up in 15 minutes. "let's go off with our step it trackers to see who gets the
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just days after introducing its step it trackers to the public... mcdonald's is removing the toy from its happy meals... because of skin irritation concerns. one woman wrote on facebook last week that her child was burned by the happy meal toy after playing with it for 8 minutes. that post was re-shared more than 100-thousand times. the trackers were already being distributed in six different bright colors... and were set to be available for four weeks in the u-s. no word n a new report from the department of transportation says airline complains are now down by 12-percent this year. that includes complaints about things like delays, cancellations, and customer service. some categories did see an increase... such as discrimination because of race, religion, nationality or a disability. so what are the most criticized airlines? american airline and united. they averaged more than two-point-four complaints for every 100-thousand passengers. the least? express-jet and southwest. they had less than
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200-thousand customers. anchors chat/toss to rob rob's weather the next 24-48 hours is all about watching a cold front that is moving our way. ahead of that front today, we warm into the mid to upper 80s and dewpoints stay in the upper 60s to near 70. as the front moves through on friday thunderstorms. behind the front, we cool down into the low 70s through the weekend. today: partly to mostly sunny. slight chance of a pm shower. high: 86 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw/se 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy.
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rob's weather the next 24-48 hours is all about watching a cold front that is moving our way. ahead of that front today, we warm into the mid to upper 80s and dewpoints stay in the upper 60s to near 70. as the front moves through on friday and saturday, well see rain and thunderstorms. behind the front, we cool down into the low 70s through the today: partly to mostly sunny. slight chance of a pm shower. high: 86 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw/se 5-10 mph
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vote to approve the company's merger with tyco international. the merger had overwhelming support in yesterday's vote. the deal is now expected to be completed on september 2nd. tyco plans to buy out johnson controls shares and move its headquarters to ireland... in order to take advantage of a 150-million dollar tax break. johnson controls has called milwaukee home since 1883... up next - why a principal's note to parents... is gaining
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plus - hear what word oprah's eliminating from her vocabulary - and why. and hear how neighbors are trying to find a way to move forward... in the wake of violence and destruction
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. anchors adlib weather over live pic oprah winfrey says she's had an "aha moment" ... and is done with diversity. winfrey tells the hollywood reporter that she used to say "diversity" all the time... but has learned from filmmaker ava duvernay that there's a better word: included. winfrey said the word "most articulates what we're looking for" .... "it's to have a seat at the table where
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post outside his high school building is going viral on social media. it reads, "stop. if you are dropping off your son's forgotten lunch, books, homework, equipment, et cetera. please turn around and exit the building. your son will learn to problem-solve in your absence." the principal says that rule has actually been in effect for years, but this is the first time a sign has been posted to remind parents. the officer who shot syville we're learning new details about the officer who shot syville smith... sparking the violent protests in sherman park. plus: "i just felt impact out of nowhere. my bodys immediately running backwards and i cant move my arm. its all numb' fox 6 .... speaking to one of
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milwaukee. how he got caught up in the fray - straight ahead. you've heard it said that milwaukee's the most segregated major city - but what exactly does that mean? we're breaking down the numbers. plus... a mother's desperate plea... after her daughter is struck and killed by a driver - who flees the scene. and you're looking live near 34th and hadley... where crews are fighting an early morning fire... for the third time in sherman park this week. we're continuing to monitor the situation... and will have a
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. plus - milwaukee firefighters battling another fire that broke out at two homes in sherman park this morning. its the third time this week. what we know about this fire coming up. plus: nat 'ive been a resident of sherman park for 31 years. i
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upset what happened. but we are trying to bring back sherman park.' now at 6:30 - how community members in sherman park are moving forward. anchors adlib welcome back
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays breaking news - crews are battling a fire at two houses in sherman park this morning. this is the third fire in the area this week. our deandra corinthios is live near 34th and hadley with the very latest. 'i just got freaked out i saw on the news, we just turned the news on, i thought oh my god i
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friend falls asleep with cigarettes sometimes. i got scared, i
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sherman park are looking for a way to move forward... nat 'ive been a resident of sherman park for 31 years. i was very disappointed. very upset what happened. but we are trying to bring back
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discuss ways to get young people back into the park... and adults more engaged in kids lives. the group 'we all we got' has been meeting at the boys and girls club each week for the last few months. during these gatherings, kids have the opportunity to talk with neighborhood police officers and sheriffs deputies. the park has been closing each night at 6 p-m... and theres been concern about where kids who normally come here to play have been going the last few nights. the group is encouraging adults to become mentors to area children. meeting are held here every wednesday night at 6pm. two teens were also shot during the violence this weekend. fox 6 news spoke to one of the victims... 18-year-old ben olson. he 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. 'it just all happened so fast because i didnt hear any
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was relatively safe. :22 you know, some debris was being thrown but that was about it. ben says he feels blessed to be alive. hes now writing down the events that happened in a journal to help him process the shooting. we've also learned sylville smith did not attend the same high school as the officer. at least, that's what the officer's family tells fox 6 investigator bryan polcyn. the 24-year-old police officer force who graduated from high school in 2010. we are not identifying him because the shooting investigation is ongoing and he has not been accusing of any wrongdoing in the death of 23- year-old sylville smith. on monday, smith's sister claimed that the officer and her brother were well- acquainted. "this boy knew my brother personally. from high school. they knew each other."the officer's family now tells fox
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smith went to pulaski high school. and the officer attended w.e.b. dubois on the campus of marshall high school. milwaukee public schools tells fox 6 they have no records that indicate the two attended the same high school at any time. meanwhile, the family says they are concerned for the officer's safety, as social media threats against him are mounting. milwaukee police issued a statement noting a "disturbing national trend" in cases of deadly use of force where users of social media have "threatened the offic them." the police department says it is aware of "some general threats" to its officers and that it is taking those threats seriously. in the newsroom, bryan polcyn, fox 6 investigators. "milwaukee - the most segregated major city in america." it's a phrase you've seen splattered across countless national headlines in recent days. now... we're looking into where that claim comes from. it turns out two different national studies using 20-10
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most segregated metro area in the country. the primary reason for that...is actually outside the city. fewer than 9 percent of african- americans in the metro region...live in the suburbs. thats the lowest rate in america. riverworks is hoping a new north side development will blur the traditional boundary of holton street. 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? meanwhile -- u-w-m is scheduled to release an updated study next month. findings are very similar. only on fox6: while the focus this week has been on saturday's offcer-involved shooting, the family of another man killed by police says they are still waiting for answers. angelica's following the latest developments in studio. 25-year-old jay anderson was killed by a wauwatosa police officer nearly two months ago. his fiance says they have a surprising connection to the
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brother. star delarosa says she knows exactly how smith's family is feeling. while she says while the actions saturday night of some individuals are not justified, the communities' pain is. a lot of people are tired of police killing people. killing black men, and getting away with it. delerosa is hopeful they'll have answers soon. the wauwatosa police department says investigators are still waiting on enhanced dash cam video to be sent back from the f-b-i. monitor the latest developments... after a woman was killed in a hit and run crash in milwaukee tuesday night. 22-year-old tyann tie-anne bunch was crossing the street at 23rd and fond du lac when she was hit by a car. the driver kept going for about a block-- and then got out and ran away. bunch's mother is begging that person to turn themselves in. just thinkin', hopin' -- prayin' that you guys will turn yourself
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car. it's a 1999 cadillac deville. but they say the license plate and the vin number aren't listed to that car. they believe it was stolen. straight ahead - chicago officials... now releasing an autopsy report... after a teen is fatally shot by police. plus - amusement park rides - back under the spotlight yet again... after children are shocked in connecticut. plus - the green bay packers are back in action tonight. what you need to know before you head up to lambeau field - coming up. ....our weather expert rob
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays we're continuing to monitor breaking news... as crews battle a fire at two houses in sherman park this morning. this is the third fire in the
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hadley with a new update from
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happen basketball coach accused of using his position... to sexually assault two young girls... will be in court. deputies arrested nicholas freed frede in early july in the village of nashotah.investigators say he started giving private lessons at his home to the two 13-year-old victims back in may. according to a criminal complaint - he touched both girls inappropriately during stretching exercises. investigators say he met the girls through a "coaching network." frede has a preliminary hearing at 10 a-m.
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two people. zachary hays already faces numerous charges from milwaukee and sauk counties. he's accused of killing his neighbor in west allis, before killing an illinois woman on the interstate in sauk county. prosecutors say hays shot another car-- fired around a third car-- and tried to ram a state trooper during a pursuit. hays' preliminary hearing will be at 8:30 this morning. in chicago... autopsy results are in on the controversial police shooting of paul o'neal. and more from across america. paul o'neal was on the run from officers in a stolen car. bodycam and dashcam video show police opened fire, before o'neal crashes and runs away. police shot him during a foot pursuit. the autopsy results show o'neal was shot once in the back, and did not have any drugs in his system. o'neal was unarmed. the superintendent has already stripped three officers of their police powers, but has not decided on
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on a theme park ride. they were on the scrambler ride at ocean beach park in connecticut. the children were taken to the hospital.. one of them had minor burns on their hands. officials shut the park down... while investigators tried to figure out what went wrong. earlier this month.. a 3-year old boy fell off a roller coaster in pennsylvania.. three girls were thrown from a ferris wheel in east tennessee.. and a boy died on a water ride at a park in kansas. the man who tried to scale trump tower last week... now faces charges. was formally arraigned at his hospital bedside wednesday. he's charged with reckless endangerment, base jumping, criminal trespass and trespassing. the 19-year-old virginia native was seen scaling the tower with suction cups for three hours before being taken into custody by police. rogata suggested on a you-tube video that the stunt was an attempt for him to have a "private audience" with republican presidential nominee donald trump. his bail was set at 10-thousand dollars, and his next court appearance is scheduled for october.
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raiders tonight... they're also getting ready to welcome jordy nelson back to the team. according to espn, he's passed his physical and is off the physically unable to perform list. but don't expect to see him on the field tomorrow night, or aaron rodgers for that matter. on defense, you won't see much of clay matthews or julius peppers either, but you may see the result of some of their hard work. as they prepare for the season, rookies, like kyler fackrell are using the experience of those veterans to help build their game moving forward.
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a specific move but they have offered just kind of guidance of general concepts. you always want to work on the edges of the tackles don't run down the middle because they are bigger and stronger than me." tonight's game kicks off at 7 at lambeau field. and for all the fans planning to pack the stadium tonight - don't forget: the wisconsin department of transportation is issuing a travel advisory... ahead of the game. officials are warning drivers to because i-41 and adjacent roadways in brown county are under construction. the heaviest traffic is expected to hit three hours before the game... and you'll also need to get through stadium security. coming up - the crazy dorm room makeover you'll have to see to believe. and the potter-verse is getting even bigger. j-k rowling's latest project - next on wakeup. "this morning on wakeup we're
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their annual ala carte festival. we'll get to meet some of the new animals and try some of the new dishes as well, coming up." time now... some patchy fog this morning then partly to mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s. right now .
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get excited. forever 21 to launch a new clothing line. in-style magazine reports justin bieber will release eight pieces from his "purpose world tour" merchandise... exclusively with the clothing chain. the line will include different styled shirts with the singer's face... or the phrase "justin forever." everything will cost less than 35 bucks.
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website... "pottermore"... that a trio of e-books exploring the wizarding world will be released on september 6th. their titles: "hogwarts: an incomplete and unreliable guide"... "short stories from hogwarts of power, politics and pesky poltergeists"... and "short stories from hogwarts of heroism, hardship and dangerous hobbies." it's been a busy year for rowling - her play... "harry potter and the cursed child" just made its debut... and the movie "fantastic beasts and whe november. kevin bacon... now addressing rumors that he's interested in playing freddy krueger in a remake of "nightmare on elm street." the footloose star called it all "internet crazy," saying the topic first came up in a fan's tweet... when bettie said she thought bacon woud make a fantastic freddy. then - bacon shared the tweet and wrote "i like the way you think, bettie" and the rumor took flight. bacon said even though there's no remake in the works for "nightmare on elm street"... he wouldn't be opposed
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their dorm from dreary to dreamy. check out these pictures from abby bozeman and lindy goodson's dorm at ole miss. the two women told mashable "nearly all the dorms are decorated like ours" at the university... and they wanted to create a "calm space" to come home to after class each day. the two women first began talking online in september... met in person during a campus tour in october... and have been planning this dorm since december. they say most of the items there came from t-j and antique stores. the women don't know the actual price of how much their decorations cost. now at seven --- breaking news.
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morning in the sherman park neighborhood. the latest ahead in a live report. "all the family pics are gone, grand kid pictures are gone." and picking up the pieces --- after a family owned business burns to last weekend. ahead how the sherman park neighborhood is getting back to normal. plus --- it's game day for the green and gold! tonight the preseason continues when packers takes on the raiders. ahead the travel warning for fans heading to green bay. good morning and welcome back to

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