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now at 5:30. the department of justice is looking for anonymous tips to help them in their investigation in the shooting death of sylville smith by a milwaukee police officer. details on the tip line that has been set up. we continue to track a low moving into our area today and
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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 wind: sw 5-10 mph nicoleadlibs traffic red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays and starting tonight around 10 -- i-94 east 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. if the weather allows it...the work is expected to take about 31 hours. drivers being encouraged to use greenfield avenue instead. breaking news this morning.
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shot near old world third street and wells in downtown milwaukee.. this happened just before 3 a-m. police say the man was shot after an argument with someone. he then drove himself to 4th and kilbourn -- where he flagged down a passing squad car. he was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. police continue to search for the suspect. we'll continue to follow this story and have another update at 6. some community groups put pressure on the department of justice...to release the body camera footage from saturday's deadly officer involved shooting and investigators say they want the public's e up a tip line. deandra corinthios is live near sherman park with the details. if you know something about the officer involved shooting...or any events leading up to it or that may have occured after it...the doj' wants to hear from you. you can now leave an anonymous tip online... investigators say submitting a tip will not trigger a radio call or send
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answers. community groups are calling on the state to release the video from the body camera worn by the officer involved in the shooting. 23 year old slyville smith was shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer on saturday...following a traffic stop near 44th and auer. police say smith was armed with a gun. the aclu says holding off on releasing the video is affecting community trust. and the coalition of justice feels the officer's body camera should be released... first to smith's family.. then to the public. understand is what took between that officer and that gentleman that lost his life the d-o-j released a statement-- which in part reads... 'doj is working expeditiously, and within the parameters of the law, to provide the community a transparent view of the events that took place on august 13 in a timely manner.' if you would like to submit a tip...go to this story at fox6
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live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. 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 service. were told he is traveling out of town... and could not make the archdiocese is not the only faith- based organization - to offer a message of peace. the billy graham evangelistic association brought in a mobile unit to the sherman park area yesterday.. it arrived wednesday in town and volunteers will ?likely stay on-site through the weekend. they say they are there to talk to anyone who wants to discuss the violence of this past weekend. an update now on the breaking news we brought to you yesterday on wakeup. investigators are still looking into
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sherman park neighborhood. a vacant home caught fire near 33rd and hadley and the flames spread to the home next door...with four people inside. they were able to make it out safely...and no one was injured. the fire department says the vacant home collapsed...but crews managed to save the other it's the third fire this week for that area a prank emergency call to police sends several departments scrambling to the home of one very confused family. it all happened wednesday afternoon in brown deer. policer armed man was inside a house, threatening his family and that explosives might also be inside. turns out-- this was all news to the woman who lives in the home with her grandchildren. the startled family followed police orders to get out. the home was searched and deemed safe... and now police say the caller may have intentionally made the whole thing up. "we believe it may be a swatting call which is basically where someone spoofs the information coming into a police department to elicit
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call's source and say that person could face criminal charges. a risk for severe weather. chief meteorologist rob haswell has your complete forecast coming up. we're just about three weeks away from the regular nfl season! and it looks like the packers are ready to play. we have the highlights from last night's pre-season game against the raiders. police arrest three men following a series of carjackings. details on how many carjackings milwaukee county has seen so far this
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storms likely today. highs in the upper 80s and still very
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possible next. there's an effort taking shape -- looking to crackdown on teens joyriding in stolen cars. this as police make three arrests this week in connection to several carjackings across milwaukee county. d more. one suspect is believed to be connected to several carjackings and armed robberies in the past few days. wednesday - two men were arrested trying to run away from the cops during a traffic stop. 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 street -- police say he is connected to several carjackings and armed robberies in the past few days. at of the
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county saw 262 in all of last year. unfortunately -- people die every year in our area -- all because of teens driving recklessly -- while behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle. some local young people are hoping to change that -- with a project dubbed "stop the stollies." the teens are painting a mural near 19th and meinecke. the goal is to honor those who've been killed by kids driving stolen cars. it's also meant to send a simple message to other teens: driving stolen cars is dangerous -- illegal -- tyrese irving -- artist says: "regular people citizens just walking down the street and one day they just walking and they never knew that their could end right there cause of somebody else's mistake beth says: "we're facilitating an opportunity for young people to say 'hey, this matters to me in my neighborhood.'" this project is one of five that's currently underway in the city. all are meant to challenge teens to identify and address issues-- through large-scale artwork.
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fest-- there's a lot in store to keep you busy in milwaukee this weekend. we'll break down all of the events you can do before the kids go back to school. new details about the officer-involved shooting that sparked protests across the sherman park neighborhood this week. what a friend is saying about
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we continue to track a low moving intou tomorrow. right now we are moving through the 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 wind: sw 5-10 mph night: chance of rn and underst1
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays and social media posts are lighting up with comments and opinions about the milwaukee officer who shot sylville smith -- and about smith himself. fox6's myra sanchick talked to one sherman park resident who knew both men -- and says neither deserves what is happening. parties are being tarnished. sawi perry-- is a national guardsman and local rap artist trying to promote positive messages in light of the riots in his neighborhood. perry says he knew sylville smith, shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer saturday. he also knows the officer. they both, from what i know weren't bad guys so that's the
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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 graduate. he was not a street dude . the other guy i know was not a street guy perry says social media posts are fueling anger, trying to vilify smith or the officer. neither of his friends, deserves that, he says. perry knew smith as a dancer, the officer a rapper. perry says he was in the next room when the officer recorded this rap video last year. perry says the lyrics were not anything more than art, fiction, and entertainment. that's one reas other artists will gather in sherman park sunday to talk to kids and hand out school supplies. i think they need to hear our real voice . pretty much the faces that they know and the artists they listen to caring for them and stop all this from happening perry says he's not sure if the officer and smith ever really knew each other. they may have certainly passed each other before that fateful day both had guns and the officer fired. if he was in the wrong
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so we can move on as a city local artists will gather here at sherman park sunday at four and hand out school supplies to kids and speak to them. if you want you can bring a school supply to donate as well. in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news 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 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 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of
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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: sw 5-10 mph we continue to track a low moving into our area today and tomorrow. right now we are moving through th w 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 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and 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
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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
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in just 3 1/2 weeks, everything
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count for the players trying to make the roster when the game count. last night step two of the 4 step preseason process. the packers and the raiders at lambeau field and the packers start with the ball and a heavy dose of eddie lacy greets oakland, 9 carries for 45 yards, including a touchdown to end the drive, giving the packers a 7-0 lead. the 2nd drive starts out on the ground as well as james starks busts one for 24 yards. the next pla makes a great pass to davante adams for a big gain of 31 yards, but the bigger part of the play is he gets hurt when khalil mack hits him after the throw apparently rolling up on his ankle. joe callahan would replace him as his night was over after that. after a packers turn the ball over on downs, demarious randall steps in and gets them the ball right back as he intercepts derek carr's deep ball and is ruled down by contact after a
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the half. in the 2nd half, zack crockett gets his chance and makes the most of it as he caps off a 10 play 80 yard drive with the touchdown run giving green bay a 14-3 lead. in the end, the packers win 20-12. as for the looming question of ped use by julius peppers and clay matthews, the two have agreed to meet with nfl investigators according to chris mortensen of espn. no date has been set for the meeting, but the league had warned the players would be suspended by august 26th if they did not agree to meet with reach the final quarter of their season, they've hit a rough patch and it's been fully exposed in chicago this week. today they were trying to avoid a sweep at the hands of the cubs. but chicago wasn't going along with that as kris bryant helps them take a 5-0 lead with one of his 2 home runs in the game. the brewers make it a competitive game as kirk nieuwenhuis belts a 3 run jack making it 5-3. but zach davies didn't have his good stuff and the brewers
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they head to seattle for a 3 game series over the weekend. that's it for sports i hope you have a great day. remember tonight the beginning of the high school blitz. we'll see you then. it's going to be a busy weekend around town. we break down some of the fun events you can check out next! and that includes two free movies at the lakefront tonight -- one for kids...and one for adults . more on all the fun - after the break. and you may have always heard that cracking your knuckles is bad for you...but a new study mays actually be good for your health - coming up at six. storms likely today. highs in the upper 80s and still very
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before they head back to school, families can make sure their students are healthy and ready for a new year. a free screening event is taking place today at north division high school. for the 16th year in a row, the health department is putting on this free event. it runs from 10 a-m til three this afternoon. students,
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receive health and dental screenings, and shots if they need immunizations. there will be also free backpacks and school supplies for the kids another health fair will take place next friday at south division high. it's going to be a busy weekend around town...with plenty to do to keep the family busy before the kids 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 kicke goes til sunday. irish fest continues today. this weekend -- enjoy irish music, food and of course drinks... milwaukee irish fest is the largest celebration of irish music and culture in the world. the festival runs through sunday. gates open at 4 this afternoon. "its probably a mistake, he's butt dialing you. hey there, its aaron. oh this is amy i think you butt
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you with my fingers. he called me on purpose. and something for parents to enjoy too. tonight's fish fry and a flick is the comedy "trainwreck" -- featuring amy schumer. the outdoor event takes place at discovery world on the lakefront and starts at 5. the movie starts at dusk. and if you're looking for something a little more kid-friendly...'the good dinosaur' is being shown at veteran's park...near the kite store tonight. that movie also beings at dusk. wakeup news. breaking overnight - we're monitoring an investigation in downtown milwaukee - as a dispute
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reignite again nearly a week after syville smith was fatally shot by a milwaukee police officer... community agencies are now joining together - with a plea for transparency. good morning and welcome to wakeup! rob's weather today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chac 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s

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