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news from milwaukee's north side a young boy dies after his head became stuck in a window. our ben handelman is live downtown at the medical examiner's office, where ben has learned new information good evening guys. family members tell us there were no the child was being watched by some young teens. it appears the boy may have tried to climb out a window and became trapped. neighbors tell us, the boy may have been stuck for sometime, unable to breath before he was found hanging in the window.
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we're told by family members, this is the little boy's grandmothers house. neighbors rushed to help when they heard screams, and began c-p-r before paramedics took over. but they say there was nothing they could do. i was just praying in his head, please god give him life. like please help him. thats all i could think of at that point. those prayers sadly went unanswered tonight. police say they continue to investigate the cause. while we did see family members leave with police, no one is downtown, ben handelman, fox 6 news. and more breaking news from milwaukee's north side we're told a girl was injured in a car vs. bicyclist accident at 27th and burleigh. it happened around 7:30 tonight. the girl was taken to childrens
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officers are still trying to determine if this was a hit-and-run accident now to our big story at 9. two brothers. one woman. and one disturbing story. investigators say the rojas brothers of sheboygan picked up a woman at a gas station, gave her alcohol and then sexually assaulted her. also disturbing - where the brothers should have been when the alleged crime took place. fox6s bret lemoine is in the newsroom tonight with more details... prosecutors say this all happened on the day one of the brothers girlfriends was set to give birth to their degree sexual assault' charges. it was last monday morning when sheboygan police were dispatched to the corner of 13-th and illinois. nh 'the victim was yelling that she was raped.' sheboygan county assistant district attorney nathan haberman says the 21-year old woman eventually had to be taken to the hospital and sedated because of the distress she was in. haberman says the incident started when brothers clemente and julio
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station... nh 'they offered to give her a ride.' the victim said she had to go see her probation officer. haberman says the woman had likely taken drugs before meeting the brothers. instead of driving her to her destination... haberman says the brothers took her to two area liquor stores and got her drunk. from there... nh 'the victim describes being taken to a park area and being assaulted by individuals in the back seat of that car.' according to the criminal complaint, the woman told police both men raped her. nh 'at first, both clemente and julio denied any involvement at admitted to consensual sexual activity... but clemente still denies anything ever happened. the brothers also told police they were out that morning... to welcome a new member to their family. nh 'one of the rojas boys girlfriends, it was actually her due-date for a child they have in common.' as the rojas family prepared for a new life... prosecutors say the victim has been picking up the pieces of her own. nh 'she has been experiencing nightmares and some personal issues she has to deal
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on-line records show both men are still behind bars awaiting future court dates. the brothers both face up to 40-years in prison if convicted. reporting live in the newsroom, bl, fox6 news. tonight: a launching point. 23 recommendations to improve safety in milwaukee. reaction is....mixed. a.j. bayatpour tells you why. we all dont agree on everything, right? so were trying to communicat can at least start this conversation. standing with four other aldermen, common council president ashanti hamilton presents the councils public safety action plan - or at least the first draft of it. this is the starting point, alright. we go from there and then we massage it. the report calls for more police officers and sheriffs deputies...along with expanding juvenile
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school, and less use of electronic monitoring - the opposite of what county executive chris abele supports. abele and his staff meet with hamilton before tuesdays press conference. it is absolutely possible to reduce the level of incarceration and lower crime and for anyone whos wondering about that, you can look to the west at minnesota and many other states that have a lot lower rates of incarceration of adults and youth and have lower crime. compared to last year at this time, milwaukee has had fewer homicides and non-fatal shootings - but those n recent years. carjackings through july match the 2015 pace. as for how the public would pay for this, hamilton says theres no set price tag because theres no final plan. other officials say itll just be a matter of priorities. i would venture to say a majority of the people would say public safety over streetcar. lets start the conversation, and then lets take the evidence, lets take the data, and make
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statement this afternoon. it says the citys office of violence prevention will launch a planning process of its own next month. we asked if the mayor would be available to answer our questions about the councils report but were told the statement would be his only comment. outside city hall, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. milwaukee police issued a response today from chief ed flynn saying quote: public safety committees sincere effort to take a system wide view of public safety in milwaukee and look forward to future conversations." these recommendations come after a series of special meetings focused on crime and violence this summer. we have posted the complete list of recommendations, and a collection of related coverage on the home page of our website -- fox six now dot com, and your fox six news mobile app.
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side. it happened last night near 29th and clybourn. officials say it started with a fight -- and at least one person began shooting. three people were hit - one was seriously hurt, but is expected to survive. it's unclear if the victims were involved in the fight. milwaukee police - searching for the person who shot a 46-year-old man near 27th and burleigh this morning. he has non-life-threatening injuries. no word yet on a motive. a 65-year-old man is facing charges -- accused of shooting and killing a passery police district 6 headquarters. "randall drescher" says he was there to buy a gun from somebody he met online. at some point, the victim -- 42-year-old reed carlsen walked by an argument started--carlsen threw a cone at drescher's van -- and then reportedly charged at him. according to prosecutors -- drescher says he feared for his life and opened fire. moments later -- he turned himself into police. drescher is now charged with first
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washington county. it happened just after 2-30 in the town of trenton... the sheriff's office tell us a an was riding a feed spreader attached to the front of a skid loader. the man lost his balance and fell between the two. he was run over by the skid steer and his leg was amputated as a result. he died while being flown to the hospital . milwaukee police investigating a rash of car break-ins in riverwest. it happened overnight near officers say at least six vehicles that had their windows smashed, had been ransacked, and in some cases had items stolen. no suspects are in custody. and a heads up from mount pleasant police. in the last month and a half - there have been several burglaries in this highlighted area. there was also one in racine. the suspects were able to get into homes through front doors, garage service doors, as well as windows. police are telling residents to be more vigilant and if they see
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increasing clouds tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s. thunderstorm chances increase overnight. we will have off-and-on chances for thunderstorms throughout the day wednesday with a high around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually decreasing clouds. highs in the low 80s thursday. friday is quiet and sunny before into sunday morning. tonight: increasing clouds. chance for thunderstorms overnight. low: 69 dewpoint: 68 wind: s 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70
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claims of excessive force by milwaukee police shot sylville smith is named in another case. tonight in a fox6 exclusive, our myra sanchick sits down with a man claiming to have been subjected to excessive force by this same officer. we dig into both sides of this account. and show you the body camera video. where are the jobs? several companies raking in state tax credits to help spur economic growth in sherman park. the only problem is -- the companies are no where near sherman park. the state's excuse. and later, what one guy did for
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on the surface it looks good. the website of wisconsin's job creation agency -- says the state has helped bring hundreds of new jobs in sherman park.. but there just one problem. political reporter theo keith has learned - the companies aren't
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park neighborhood where she's lived since 1970 needs jobs. "weve known that for quite some time." she was one of the activists that gathered tuesday at sherman and meinecke. a map on a state website shows three companies have created jobs at the intersection with state tax credits. "there are no jobs here. there are no new factories here " none of the companies actually exist in sherman park. one's downtown, one's on the far northwest side, and the third is wisconsin economic development corporation blamed it on a mapping error. "when a company's physical address cannot be precisely plotted, the mapping system generates an approximate location." but he said the activists' larger claims of deception were "false and misleading." saying wedc "has never claimed to have created a specific number of jobs in sherman park."a day earlier, governor scott walker was taking wedc at its word. "i think thats other groups trying to create trouble where there isnt trouble out there" "ive said, the number one issue in sherman park for economic
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opportunities. "were thankful that the focus - a laser focus - is pointed where it should be to hold folks accountable." one democratic law maker here at the news conference said ti doesn't really matter whether the state fixes the website if the neighborhood isn't fixed too. at sherman and meineke theo keith fox 6 news. meanwhile mess has been cleaned near the riot site at sherman and burleigh.. but signs of the violent unrest remain in the area. this orange fence is still standing around sherman park. it was put up last week when the milwaukee county sheriff decided to close the park at 6 every night. while some folks are disheartened that an entire neighborhood is suffering from the actions of a few, others say they understand the decision.. i think its bad for the little
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thing because...its getting kids parents time to spend with their kids and let them understand the unrest that been going on here. the sheriff's office says the early closure will remain in effect until further notice. the city says the curfew is no longer in effect and would like the park to resume normal hours. contributing to the healing process -- with food.... that was the idea behind free food distribution outside the boys and girls club in sherman park -- an area targeted with recent unrest. wisconsin gave about 11-thousand pounds of food to between 200 and 300 families. there were lots of people receiving and volunteering -- including a mother- daughter team "why did you guys decided to participate in this?" we participate with feeding america a lot. we love to help. we love to give to the community because we are part of the community." :58 and we know just as much as anybody else how much help is needed."
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we've been tracking the developments from sherman park since the unrest broke out last weekend -- from the investigation to a neighborhood in healing. click the link atop the home page of fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- to view all of our coverage. tonight a fox6 exclusive: we've learned the officer involved in the sylville smith shooting has a claim filed against him with the city for allegedly using excessive force in an arrest. that claim was filed just two smith. fox6's myra sanchick has the story. ronnie i was terrified,. ronnie, asked that we not use his full name.. he's filed this notice of claim and injury with the milwaukee city attorney's office on august 11th. it claims page 1 ..ronnie was" injured by milwaukee police officers ...officers illegally stopped and detained...used excessive , unreasonable force..."two days after ronnie's lawyer filed an excessive force claim , one of the officers
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sylville smith. this is body cam video in ronnie's incident. it happened april 15th at a gas station near sherman and capitol. two bicycle police officers pulled to a vehicle that i was a passenger in, i believed they signalled me to move the vehicle . i attempted to move the vehicle . i was snatched out of the vehicle . slammed to the ground on my face by both offi incident report obtained by fox6 the officer wrote his account, "i observed the front passenger...holding a clear plastic baggie in which he concealed in his right hand...i asked what is that in your hand. ..".immediately jumped over to the driver seat in attempt to flee" the officer in the smith case, tased ronnie. tried to meet him over there . i don't know what happened. there
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couldn't control him they claimed they did this because i had a bag in my hand. i never had a bag in my hand . they never found a bag . they even took me to the district after i was released from the hospital for the injuries. they took me to the district and strip searched me and they still never found a bag ronnie says his face was injured as it slammed onto the pavement. he says he was taken to the hospital, medically cleared, and booked for resisting arrest at the time my jaw was in so much pain i really thought it was fractured 4:07 well nobody told you to jump over the scene and take off . you didn't have to ronnie says he's also upset that the officer's body cam video from the officer wasn't turned on until after the confrontation and he had already been tased. the audio pops in thirty seconds in addition to the claim filed with the city ------on friday ronnie filed this complaint with the milwaukee
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who had gone to the gas station bathroom. the police report says he had oxycodone and cocaine. ronnie was searched, as was the car he was in. police found no additional baggie or drugs. standup ronnie does have a history of arrests, drug dealing and a weapons charge uin 2005. a milwaukee police spokesman says they don't comment on internal investigations. ronnie's lawyer says he's waiting for the city to respond to the claim. as for the timing of this , although the incident happened in april it was just this month that ronnie's lawyer was able to get the body cam footage and police reports. myra sanchick fox6 news if a reality show were going to
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think it'd be something about motorcycles.. ..or maybe beer. but this one's about steel--and the family who makes it. a milwaukee family...blacksmiths.. featured in a new series that could forge them into household names. and if punters can be popular--the packers have one in tim mathsay. but could a rookie challenging him be even more warmly recieved in green bay. an interesting homecoming in the
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russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. narrator: listen to senator johnson on student loans: ron johnson: it's just kinda free money, young people don't really, necessarily understand finance. narrator: what senator johnson doesn't understand is, more than 800,000 wisconsinites have student loans.
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tes high. johnson: it's just kinda free money... narrator: with senator johnson, opportunity for middle class kids would disappear. ron johnson's not for students. not for wisconsin.
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with a high around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually decreasing clouds. highs in the low 80s thursday. friday is quiet and sunny before rain chances return saturday night into sunday morning. tonight: increasing clouds. chance for thunderstorms overnight. low: 69 dewpoint: 68 wind: s 5-10 mph scattered thunderstorms. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: a few a.m. t-storms, otherwsie decreasing clouds. am low: 68 high: 81 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw
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last night-- carroll university issued a lockdown. but it turns out it was just a false alarm. how they're turning this lockdown into a lesson. the packers veteran punter has a problem. he's getting the challenge of his pro football life from a rookie who's a hometown kid. tim van vooren has the story when we go beyond the game.
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the latest now on breaking news you saw first on fox 6 news at 9 last night - carroll university in waukesha - briefly placed on lockdown for a report of a person with a weapon. the incident turned out to be a false alarm... but fox6s madeline and was good practice. classes dont start here at carroll univesrity until after labor day. but around 450 students--mainly athletes-- have already moved into housing. during yesterdays incident... those students received text messages from the school called 'pio-alerts' telling them the campus was on lockdown. around 9 oclock last night, carroll
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received a pioalert text, instructing him to take shelter immediately. sot of him reading text the football tight end and his fellow teammates went inside a nearby building and locked the door, watching the scene unfold from the window. 46:40 there was a few cop cars, a van yelling at a guy around the art center to put his hands up. earlier that evening.. waukesha police had received a report of a suspicious person possibly armed with a weapon outside the officers later determined the person was a professors 15- year-old nephew walking around with a stick. as soon as the lockdown was lifted, we were able to tell them they could resume their activities. a spokeswoman for carroll says although the pio-alerts are routinely tested... last nights situation provided reassurance for students and staff that the system worked properly in a real-life scenario. just in time, too, for the rest of the 3500 students to arrive on campus for the start of fall
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severe weather alert to an incident like what occurred last night on campus. 47:48 it alerts more people who arent in the area telling them to stay away from the area. carroll univesrity students are automatically signed up for the pio alert emails.... but they can also sign up to receive the texts during orientiation. reporting at carroll university... madeline anderson fox6 news. the original class-action lawsuit filed following the hall of fame game fail -- has been dismissed. court docu original plaintiffs dropped their case. two of those plaintiffs are from wisconsin. however -- today -- a new lawsuit was filed by a los angeles man. the n-f-l and the pro football hall of fame was sued -- after the packers- colts game had to be canceled because of poor field conditions. the n-f-l says it would reimburse fans. a drone that flew over lambeau field during the green bay packers game last week has been confiscated in a federal investigation.
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the stadium. green bay police tracked the drone to a house across the street from the stadium. they say the operator has been cooperative and didn't intend any harm. however - he could still be charged depending on what the faa finds. one of the most spirited roster battles in green bay this summer is taking place at a position that often doesn't get a whole lot of attention.... and it pits two guys who know a lot about lambeau field.... tim van vooren goes beyond the game.... in a half dozen seaso packer, tim masthay has become the all-time franchise leader in both gross punting average and net punting average... he has won the nfc special teams player of the week award three times... and he has never taken himself too seriously.... after all, he's a guy who was cut by the colts and couldn't find a pro job in 2009.... so it not surprising that while he's competing with rookie peter mortell in training camp, masthay is anything but aloof.... 214135 "i like working with pete.... i don't feel any need or desire to hold anything back
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truth is,." 214146 214159 "older guys can learn from younger guys, too.... so, it's a two-way street.... it's not always just older guys passing knowledge on to younger guys." 214208 but mortell is not just a younger guy.... his 44 yards per punt average is tops in university of minnesota history..... he's a four-time academic all-big ten selection... and he just happens to be a green bay native.... 213401 "how big is this level ?? significant... it's the differentiator..... there's a lot of guys that have big legs and go and kick really high and long..... i don't necessarily have the strongest leg in this league, i understand that, but i'm willing to put myself up mentally against anyone." 213415 213425 "does the emotional aspect play into it ?? you're the hometown kid, is that an advantage ?? no, i don't look at it like that... there's no sentiment in the nfl... they're not going to give me a job just because i'm a local kid and i don't want them to, i want to earn it." 213438 220246 "peter mortell's grandpa was the
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field... he passed the job down to his son jerry, that's peter's dad, he's the timekeeper these days.... peter himself used to help out in the press box on gameday, handing out stats and that sort of thing.... and now peter himself thinks that he could play out here on gameday, in the regular season." 220306 213344 "i think i definitely belong in this league, i don't think about where.... i just focus on being better each and every day." 213350 213357 "i believe i'm an nfl believe that too." 213400 you better believe that two quality guys and quality punters are in quite the battle for one job in green bay this season... at lambeau field, tim van vooren, fox six sports... both of the potential punters will be on the field friday night when the packers play their third preseason game at san francisco...... and take a look at this - too cute! kids are getting the last
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bikes along dream drive to training camp.. this lucky little girl is getting a hug too. tonight caught on camera. two guys caught vandalizing a beautiful mountain park.. nats "you guys know you're property right?' nats "don't worry, i'm just going to get video of you doing it." coming up - the bold man behind the camera.. and how his cell phone video helped find the suspects. plus stretched thin. the local red cross sending help all over the country - why now it's needed right here. thunderstorm chances return overnight. i'll show you how long they
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celebrity helping out louisiana. she has teamed up with "american red cross" and crowd funding website "crowdrise" to raffle off the outfit she'll wear this sunday at the m-t-v video music awards. the money raised will go to those affected by the flooding.. spears grew up in the city of kentwood, louisiana. jennifer lawrence is the highest paid actress in the world..for the second year in a row. according to "forbes" the actress made 46-million dollars before money off the third and final installments of "the hunger games"... and got a nice payday from "passengers"-- a movie coming out this year. second on the list...actress melissa mccarthy, who ranked in 33-million. --supers-- 90210 star shannen doherty and her former business manager have reached a settlement. the 45 year old actress sued - after he failed to pay her insurance premiums. doherty claims that her "invasive breast cancer," which was diagnosed in march, had
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uninsured due to her ex-manager's error. specific financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. and that's your buzz. get ready for some rain. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. and inside milwaukee blacksmith - the local business - that's now burning up cable tv! and a bizarre break in - four shirtless guys - and their
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in the 'public safety plan follow' bin, clip 3014. the
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brand new engine is rolling off the line this week. and the one thing that's toned down to bring the quality up. we hear about people who do life saving gestures all the time....but it's not often we hear about the life saving efforts of a - cat. but that's exactly what this feline it prawled in to help a cuddly creature in need - new at ten. milwaukee public schools... the national science foundation just gave them a nearly 2 and half million dollar grant. the money will be used to improve math and science programs in milwaukee's public high schools. 25 m-p-s teachers will be trained in personalized professional development and classroom-based research. those teachers will then work with u- w-m faculty and m-p-s district leaders to take what they've learned to other
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dropped compared to last year -- but it's still the second-highest mark since 2005. the reason: - realtors say there's not enough inventory. still overall sales are still up more than 3-percent this compared to 2015. prices have climbed statewide as well. the median home sale - 170-thousand dollars. for more business news - go to fox 6 now dot com for a link to the business journal. weather increasing clouds tonight with temperatures falling into the 70s. thunderstorm chances increase overnight. we will have off-and-on chances for thunderstorms throughout the day wednesday with a high around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually
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friday is quiet and sunny before rain chances return saturday night into sunday morning. tonight: increasing clouds. chance for thunderstorms overnight. low: 69 dewpoint: 68 wind: s 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: a few a.m decreasing clouds. am low: 68 high: 81 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: mostly sunny. am low: 59 high: 76 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: increasing clouds with t-storms possible at night. am low: 57 high: 77 dewpoint: 62 wind: se 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with the chance for t-storms, mainly in
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high: 80 dewpoint: 65 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 65 high: 80 dewpoint: 62
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crocodile-dumping vandals in humpty doo, australia. the hunt is on for crocodile-dumping vandals in humpty doo, australia. police released this surveillance video - hoping the public can help.. you can see three saltwater crocodiles pushed through a broken window of a school office
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- ranack the place and steal computer equipment. parks and wildlife rangers had to be sent in to safely remove the reptiles. the shirtless thieves are still on the loose. a milwaukee family gets its moment in the reality tv spotlight. it's a new series showcasing a craft that's been around for thousands of years. fox 6's carl deffenbaugh introduces us to milwaukee blacksmith. inside milwaukee blacksmith. 'its hard, hard work. its heavy lifting, its swinging a hammer.' always some project to start, some piece to finish. 'we can literally walk in here and make anything we want to out of steel.' but this day - tuesday - is different than any other. 'the energy is just bubbling at the top. everybody is super psyched.' because on this day, kent knapp and his family of blacksmiths
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tv stars on a national stage. 'it all hit me, like, yesterday that thousands and thousands of people are going to see me on tv.' a crew from the history channel followed father, sons and daughter around for four months. the finished product, a series of the same name - milwaukee blacksmith, premieres tuesday night. 'this is my life, of course i get very emotional about it. especially watching the kids doing it, when i saw the first couple episodes i just, i watched the whole hi guys, these are babies.' and the process wasn't just emotionally taxing. the production schedule pushed the knapps to their limits, both creatively and physically. 'youre taking a project that normally takes three months and squeezing it into a week.' 'you basically just get to watch us scratch our heads and try and figure out how the hell were going to do it.' trial by fire. an appropriate test for milwaukees first family of forging. carl deffenbaugh, fox6
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lawsuit to challenge wisconsin's minimum markup law on gasoline. the law-- passed during the great depression-- prevents large sellers from undercutting smaller ones. krist says the law violates businesses' right to operate without arbitrary government regulation. the state justice department is reviewing the suit. several downtown bus routes will change due to the demolition of the do routes will provide riders with better access to the milwaukee intermodal station and a direct route to grocery stores and the lakefront from the west side. the changes take effect august 28-th. for more information on the changing routes just visit our website at fox-six-now-dot-com. caught red handed. vandals busted - spray- painting rocks along a popular mountain park near denver. and it was all thanks to an outraged citizen and his cell phone. nats "you guys know you're
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get video of you doing it." this videographer was taking engagement photos with his fianc saturday, when he saw two guys.. so he pulled out his cell phone and started recording... not only did he capture video of the graffiti but also closeups of the vandals.. he even the license plate of their car. nats "i'm not afraid of confrontation i'm the kind of person um, i go out to nature every weekend i moved to colorado for nature and seeing someone deface it for seemingly no reason is heartbreaking." on camera -- one of them saw the video online and admitted to the crime. that 18-year-old is now facing charges.. a college student in pennsylvania found himself in a tight spot last night - all to impress his date. police say he tried jumping from one roof to another. but he missed, and ended up wedged between the buildings. it took crews for more than four hours to finally free him. they had to break through the brick wall of a nearby restaurant to
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get checked out. president obama visiting louisiana today. he was there surveying the damage caused by the sever flooding in baton rouge. more than 106- thousand residents and households have requested emergency assistance. in the flooding-- more than 100- thousand homes were damaged and 13 people were killed. presidential nominee donald trump visited the state last week, criticizing president obama's late arrival. however-- the president says "i have seen historically is that when disasters strike, probably one of the few times where washington tends not to get political. i guarantee you nobody on this block, none of those first responders -- nobody gives a hoot whether you're a democrat or a republican." while there-- the president also plans to meet with the families of police officers that were killed in
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workers have been deployed to louisiana for flooding.. others are in california for the wildfires but two floods here in wisconsin... a large apartment fire in sheboygan... is stressing the organization. krystle kacner has their plea for help. forced from their homes in louisiana by dangerous flood waters... all of their belongings were on the streets. some tried to save what with sofas tvs...clothings, really all of their personal belongings. amber finley not only saw these situations play out in real life... she met the people living them.. a little girl came up to me and she noticed my red cross t-shirt and she asked for help that she knew because i had my red cross t-shirt on that i could help her, its just incredibly moving finley is one of more than 40 workers called from southeastern
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california.. to help with wild fires there. but thanks to the unpredictable nature of mother nature... volunteers don't have to stray far from home to answer a call..... the 3 disasters weve had here, the 2 floods as well as the fire, those are going to cost the wisconsin region 10 thousand dollars for each event not to mention-- the 'man-power'. the apartment fire in sheboygan .. which displaced about 50 people... already has 30 workers responding. the flooding in the the state is in recovery mode at this point.. but still requires assistance. finley says its nothing they can't handle- but says they do need help. in the form of money.. and volunteers. just know that it has such a huge impact really across the nation 395 12:39:48 the red cross says what they most right now - money and volunteers. they're still sending people to sheboygan and they plan on sending more people to louisiana. reporting from milwaukee. krystle kacner fox 6 news.
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on your generous donations. if you're interested in donating, you'll find a link on our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. you'll also find information on becoming a red cross volunteer on the links page. 10pm open now at 10-- nh 'they offered to give her a ride.' two brothers accused of raping a woman they met at a gas station. plus-- how can the city of milwaukee reduce the crime rate? the common council has a plan. lets start the conversation" tonight hear from some of the stakeholders. and-- a terrible tragedy involving a milwaukee toddler. and we begin with that breaking news. a 2-year-old boy is dead after getting
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wright. our ben handelman is learning new information--- including no adults were home. ben's live at the medical examiner's office. good evening guys. family tells us some young teens were in charge of watching the two-year-old when he wandered away. neighbors spring into action--- but there was little they could do. near 40th and wright, its hard not to notice the amount of kids who live on this street. or the police tape that surrounds them. i found out wt doing cpr. ceree sir-ee hall heard the screams coming from a few houses down just after 4.she ran to help, finding the body of a lifeless two year old boy. i think he was trying to come out feet first, and the window fell down on his neck, and he was probably just hanging there. hall was one of the first to help. then paramedics. they worked so hard to try and help that baby. they really did. it was to no avail. the child was pronounced dead at the


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