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are the problem. we think there are other deeper issues that are at work. now at 4:30... some residents are paying it forward after several milauk are hurt in this week's violent protests. how they're giving back to law enforcement officers. also this morning... another exciting night at lambeau field! we have your packers - raiders highlights from titletown. good morning and thanks for starting your day with wakeup. lets go straight to our fox6 weather expert rob haswell in the weather office. highs friday will hit the upper 80s. this is all ahead of an approaching cold front. the greatest chance of storms
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saturday. once the cold front passes, well be much cooler, with highs back in the 70s and dewpoints in the 50s on sunday. friday: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. high: 89 dewpoint: 72 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday: cloudy skies. rain and storms likely. am low: 70 high: 76 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 5-15 mph breaking news right now -- milwaukee police are investigating a shooting downtown. one man was injured. it happened just before three this morning near old world third street and wells. officers say a
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the victim drove about a block away before flagging down a squad car. he was taken to the hospital for treatment. police are still searching for the suspect-- who they say ran away from the scene. an argument leads to a deadly shooting in milwaukee.. and it happened right in front of the district six police station. police say two men were sitting in a van last night... when they got into an argument with a man on the sidewalk. during the argument ... police say a 65- year old man inside the van pulled out a handgun... and shot the man on the sidewalk. the accused shoote themselves in at the police station... along with the gun. the victim was taken to the hospital where he died. no word on what charges could be filed. two girls accused of stabbing a classmate go before a judge today. last month the court ruled morgan geyser and anissa weier will stay in adult court. their attorneys had argued for them to transferred to juvenile court. geyser and weier allegedly stabbed a friend 19-times to please the fictional character slenderman
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geyser and weier each face one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide. their status conferences are scheduled for this afternoon in waukesha county court. community groups -- calling for the release of the bodycam video of what happened leading up to the shooting of syville smith. when you have such a murky situation, that's going to lead to speculation, that's going to lead to apprehension. and state investigator asking for your help as they search for tips-- about the deadly officer involved-shooting. the state department of justice has set up the tipline. people can leave information anonymously. investigators say submitting a tip will not trigger a radio call or send police to your location. we have a link to that tipline on our website fox 6 now dot com. and social media posts are lighting up with comments and opinions about both men involved in the shooting. at least one man considered them
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national guardsman and local rap artist trying to promote positive messages in light of the riots in his neighborhood.perry says social media posts are fueling anger, trying to vilify smith or the officer. he says neither of his friends deserves that. perry knew smith as a dancer, the officer a rapper. they both, from what i know weren't bad guys so that's the message i want to give so they both were not bad guys and people need to look more into the facts and one was a college graduate, one was a good kid . i know for a fact the officer was a college dude . the other guy i know was not a street guy perry says he's not sure if the officer and smith ever really knew each other. perry is organziing an event with local artists at sherman park on sunday at four. they plan to hand out school supplies to kids and talk to them about staying out of trouble. still no charges have been filed against the 41-people arrested during the unrest. the district attorney's office tells us the felony cases are currently under review. the
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office in a couple of weeks. last weekend's violence injured several deputies and officers. people have been stopping by to show support to law enforcement at district 7. the targeting of police for whatever interstices you feel the world might be bringing you. the police aren't the right people. there has been a steady stream of donations being dropped off-- from food, and water--- to prayer cards. and in mequon, artist dave braeger latest piece in the hopes of raising thousands of dollars for charities that support officers.we first met braeger in dallas -- where he splits time. he says following the deaths of police officers there, his designs have helped raise tens-of-thousands of dollars for charity. he is hopeful he can continue raising money here. when dallas happened. and now milwaukee. if things don't change, it's going to happen
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soon be on a t-shirt, with all the proceeds going to charity. he hopes to auction off the original design. if you're interested in getting one-- we've posted all of the details are on our website at fox 6 now dot com. and catholics are also taking action to bring peace back to their neighborhood. dozens came together to pray for peace in sherman park last night. representatives from nearly 200 parishes in the archdiocese of milwaukee were invited to a special prayer service at 'all saints parish.' the archbishop was not present for last night's servi of town... and couldnt make it. you can see our complete 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. police arrest three men in connection to several carjackings across milwaukee county. two men were arrested trying to run away from the cops during a traffic stop wednesday. they were in a stolen car that they had carjacked at gun point the night before. on tuesday a 24-year old man was arrested near cherry
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several carjackings and armed robberies in the past few days. as of the end of july milwaukee county has seen 260 carjackings... the county saw 262 in all of last year. jessob/dgx starting tonight around 10 -- i-94 will be completely shut down at highway 100 in the zoo interchange. also closed - ramps from i-8-94 and i-41 to i-94 westbound. crews are working on placing new tub girders in that stretch. work is expected to take about 31 hours. drivers being encouraged to use greenfield avenue instead. the packers won't be back at lambeau field for another month... they had a lengthy "did not dress" list -- but it didn't seem to phase them in last night's game against the raiders. tim van vooren has highlights from lambeau field. tvv: the packers had 13 players on their do not dress list including aaron rodgers, clay matthews, julius peppers, jordy nelson on thursday night. the raiders had a mere three. so you would think the packers would be at a disadvantage. but right off the bat, the packers drive down into
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yards, off the left side. he looks to be clicking it early on. and then, lacy up and over, he's in 7-nothing, it's a 14 play touchdown drive for the packers. brett hunley does start in place of rodgers. five of 7, but limps off the field with an ankle injury. that's about the only down out of the evening. in the second half john crocket, who's in the running back mix, goes in from 10 yards out, and goes out. 14-3 at that point, packers go on to win 20-12. you can trace it all back to lacy who good. you know our offense did a great job in the line out front. i was able to break a couple of tackles, able to break a long run in, and try to run over a few people. but i felt good out there today. tvv: the packers will n ow play a week from friday in san francisco in their next preseason game. they won't play in lambeau again until september 25th-- that's three weeks into the
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fox 6 sports. meanwhile-- the pro football hall of fame is refunding ticket holders after the packers-colts game was canceled because of poor field conditions. it says ticket holders can sign up for a reimbursement plan. a group of fans has also filed a class- action lawsuit seeking more damages. you can find more information on the reimbursement plan -- on our website fox6 now dot com. aren't following evacuation orders as fire crews -- continue to battle a massive wildfire... we have the details on how much the blaze has burned through. as kids get ready to head back to school-- make sure you get their health in check. what you can expect at today's free health fair. the story of four u-s swimmers robbed at gunpoint while at the rio summer games turns out to be just that-- a story. what rio police are saying about the
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highs friday will hit the upper 80s. this is all ahead of an approaching cold front. the greatest chance of storms will arrive with the front on saturday. once the cold front passes, well be much cooler, with highs back in the 70s and dewpoints in the 50s on sunday. friday: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. high: 89 dewpoint: 72 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday: cloudy skies. rain and storms likely.
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before they head back to school -- families can make sure the kids are healthy and ready for a new year.
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more on what it entails from our carl deffenbaugh. preparations are underway at north division high school for another year of milwaukees back-to-school health fair. 'we can be able to prevent and have a healthier community all year round and then starting in the back to schools.' for the 16th year in a row, the health department is putting on this free event, which runs from 10am to 3pm friday. students, and even some parents, will screenings, and even shots if they need immunizations. 'most of the services that we offer are services in which some of the community cannot afford to go. or, sometimes, they dont want to go to one of our health clinics. so we try to have at least all the free services available.' beyond the health side of things, there will be free backpacks and school supplies for the kids - making sure they are ready for the start of a new year. 'sesame street is going to be in the area and then a lot of things for the kids. so they can play around and make
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event.' carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. again -- this event runs today from 10am to 3pm at north division high school. there will be another one at south division high next friday, the 26th. seven chicago police officers-- facing termination as investigators continue to look into the death of laquan mcdonald. why the superintendent is moving to fire the officers. new details this morning about the u-s swimmers who say they were robbed whi games. what brazilian police are saying actually happened on the night in question. firefighters are making progress in battling a large wildfire in southern california. why some residents are making it more difficult for fire crews. you are watching the fox 6
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. highs friday will hit the upper 80s. this is all ahead of an approaching cold front. the greatest chance of storms will arrive with the front on saturday. once the cold front passes, well be much cooler, with highs back in the 70s and dewpoints in the 50s on sunday. friday: humid, feels like 95. high: 89 dewpoint: 72 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday: cloudy skies. rain and storms likely. am low: 70 high: 76 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 5-15 mph wind: sw 5-15 mph the chicago police department is moving to fire seven officers for their role in the laquan mcdonald investigation. chicago police superintendent eddie johnson is submitting the seven officers to the police board for termination. the decision comes after an inspector general
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disciplining or firing ten officers for lying about the investigation and filing false police reports. two of the ten officers already retired and the department says there's insufficient evidence to prove wrongdoing by the tenth officer. nearly five-thousand people in southern california have been ordered to evacuate-- but only about half of them have actually left. state fire officials say more homeowners are staying put, and dialing 9-1-1 for help, but crews aren't always able to the wildfire in san bernardino county has burned 56 square miles, but firefighters are making progress-- the blaze is now 22-percent contained. communities in southern louisiana are getting federal aid to recover from this week's deadly flooding. residents are determined to rescue anything they can as they prepare to start cleaning up the mess left behind. richard rosendale/flooding victim "don't have any choice you know that's everything we got over there you got to do
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'it really hasn't set in yet more than 900 federal emergency management agency crews are in louisiana to help those affected-- and hundreds more are expected. officials are enouraging residents to apply for government assistance. more than 40-thousand homes have been damaged and at least 13 people have died from the floods. brazilian police say ryan lochte and three other american swimmers were not the victims of a robbery as some of the athletes had claimed. swimmers were lying to cover up an act of vandalism at a gas station... that lead to a drunken confrontation with security guards. police confirm a gas station security guard did point a gun at one of the swimmers, but said that it was probably justified. the united states olympic committee has apologized for the incident. the owner of the gas station is not pressing charges... since the swimmers gave him money at the time of the incident. jack conger and gunnar bentz... who were both
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night to answer police questions... are now back on their way home according to the u-s-o-c. lochte already left the country earlier this week. forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell we continue to track a low moving into our area today and tomorrow. rg warm sector of the system and that means highs in the upper 80s and dewpoints in the upper 60s near 70. we have a chance of rain and thunderstorms today and storms are likely saturday as the cold front pushes across wi. that front will bring in cooler and far less humid air but as it passes, there is a risk of strong and possibly severe storms saturday. highs fall to the low 70s sunday and dewpoints slip to the 50s for a very refreshing day. today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chance of rain and storms. high: 88 dewpoint: 70
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thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s 3-5 mph saturday: cloudy skies. rain and storms likely. high: 78 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: partly sunny. cooler. am low: 59 high: 72 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. am low: 55 high: 76 dewpoint: 56 wind: sw 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:partly sunny. chance t- storms. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 63 wind:
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it's going to be a busy weekend around town...with plenty to do to keep head back to school. one of those of course -- feast with the beasts at zoo a la carte. 27 area restaurants will be offering plenty of food and fun at the milwaukee county zoo. there will also be live music throughout the zoo grounds. the event runs through sunday. the best waterskiiers in the world take over milwaukee's lakefront this weekend! the malibu open kicks off this morning at 8-30...and runs until tomorrow afternoon. water skiers will be twisting-- turning-- and jumping for cash
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ahead at five: new details about the two men involved in the deadly officer- involved shooting that sparked days of protests in milwaukee. we're hearing from one man who knew both of them-- and says neither deserves what's happening. and then at six... a former packers star-- now facing years in prison. details on darren sharper's lengthy sentence. say cheese! details on the latest trend to make your
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live look outside this morning.. storms likely today. highs in the upper 80s and still very humid. right now . when severe storms
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omaha nebraska's zoo is inviting visitors to meet a frisky set of tiger triplets. isabella the tiger showed off her rare amur tiger cubs this week in their public debut. the two male and one female siblings are taking their time getting acclimated to the curious new faces peering into their home. the cubs were born july 7-th. "halfway" to his halfway point, in a record-setting swim attempt. 51-year old scott wolford walked into lake michigan in chicago yesterday, to start swimming across. he then plans to swim "back" to the windy city. a support boat is following along, to make sure he's okay. wolford is attempting the swim, to raise awareness about the need for clean water. he expects the swim to take at least 70 hours. some couples are getting a little cheesy with their
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fromagination "a lot of people are kind of taken back at first, like is that made out of cheese?" fromagination in madison started making cakes made out of cheese a few years ago. and now their popularity is taking off. they feature cheese of call kinds, from wheels of brie to gouda to certain types of cheddar and bleu. the idea seems to have originated from england-- and of course has now made its way to wisconsin. ken monteleone/ owner, fromagination "having a cake of cheese to showcase wisconsih that memorable moment." the only downside -- is that while you can get pretty creative, some of the block cheeses don't work as well. and you have to be careful with soft cheeses if you're serving the
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are asking for your help about the officer-involved shooting that sparked violent protests last weekend. details on the tip line set up. and a man is shot and killed right out side a police district on the city's side. more on the heated words that led up to the shots being fired. rob joins us now with more on the weather. rob's weather we continue to track a low moving into our area today and tomorrow. right now we are moving through the warm sector of the system and that

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