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bombshell? details on the efforts to free the convicted killer. plus-- " the status quo cannot continue on." a new plan to help milwaukee heal. and-- too politically correct? the words uw-m doesn't want its students to use this year. our big story tonight: welcome back, watch your mouth. as u-w-m students prepare to start the fall term, campus leaders are set to reinforce a controversial
students shouldnt use. fox6s bret lemoine has more on a story you'll see only on fox 6. incoming freshmen brandon williford is excited to be out of high school... and more independent at u-w milwaukee. bw 'were all adults here.' but a list of words some deem offensive... has this student questioning a relatively new campus guideline. bw 'i feel like its censorship.' last year, u-w-ms 'inclusive excellence center' debuted its 'just words' campaign, bringing attention to words and phrases like 'retarded' and 'crazy' that some mg jh 'were not saying you cant say some of those words - but some of those words can be construed as microaggressions.' jim hill is the interim senior student affairs officer at u-w-m. he says 'just words' is merely a suggestion, not censorship. jh 'we are not doing that at all. as a matter of fact, were trying to improve and have open dialogue.' also on the list... 'ghetto,' 'nazi'... and even 'politically correct.' jh 'someone can say, oh youre being politically correct - pc -
to that and say, im not being pc im just being me.' we reached out to the center for inclusive excellence, a group funded by student fees, for an interview... ironically, a spokeswoman had only two words for fox6: 'no comment.' cm 'i dont personally find any of those words offensive - i think the use of them is all about who you are with.' while the group claims some might consider 'illegal alien' an overt anti- latino bias... or 'lame' ridiculing amputees... some students say... its just society being overly sensitive. cm 'it feelings are getting hurt right now for anything.' there will be posters and fliers up all over campus once students return to classes highlighting the 'just words' campaign. officials hope it will spark dialogue. reporting at uwm, bl, fox6 news. mary thanks bret does a zip code make a difference? one state representative says it does-- and he wants it to determine who might get a job with the
6's ashley sears explains. strained relations between the community and police-- coming to a head--in sherman park last week. has state and city leaders looking for solutions. 10:57 the status quo cannot continue on. state representative leon young believes he has an answer. he addressed issues at a panel discussion wednesday. 12:08 if you hire more people, african americans, from the community they have somebody who is coming from the outside. representative young says he will be proposing legislation that would require 40 percent of all new milwaukee police officer hires-- to come from low income zip codes. 12:17 maybe they can do a better job of communicating with a suspect and maybe not resort to deadly force. 10:46 i certainly dont oppose it at all. alderman bob donovan is the chair of the milwaukee common council public safety committee. and
plan-- that calls for hiring 280 new officers. donovan says--a zip code alone does not qualify someone to be an officer- 14:26 i would hope that our police department hires people by the content of their character and nothing else. we reached out to milwaukee police department for comment-- but we were referred to the fire and police commission... to answer hiring questions. this proposal is in the very early stages and has not yet been in the meantime-- milwaukee police are investigating another shooting-- just a few feet from where sylville smith was shot and killed 2 weekends ago. a 19-year-old was sitting in a car near 44th and auer around 10 o'clock last night-- when someone opened fire. he was dropped off at a nearby hospital with serious gunshot wound-- though he is expected to survive. we asked police if it was related to smith's death-- they would only say
police are also investigating two hit and runs. the most recent happened - here at 40th and villard this afternoon. a woman was struck by a car. she was taken to a hospital-- but we don't know how she's doing tonight. the driver didn't stop. last night an 11-year-old girl was hit near 27th and burleigh. police say she was riding her bike across the street-- when a car hit her and took off. she's listed in fair condition at children's hospital. brandon barbershop. he says he's haunted by what he heard. what was more troubling to me, was i heard some more noise as the vehicle pulled off. it may have ran the child over. i dont know. it was too much noise and it was disturbing to me. toombs says one of his employees did try to follow the suspect but he eventually lost him. milwaukee police say they know who they're looking for. a desperate plea tonight from the mother of a two year old,
a window. all i have to say is if you have children please put screens on the windows. i don't care if you have to hassle the landlord, hassle the landlord . please put screens on the windows. because my son didn't deserve this. terry harris-lockhart tells fox6 that her son "michael mccoy the third" was at his grandmother's house a yesterday afternoon. the toddler crawled feet first through a first floor window, then the sash apparently crashed onto the boy's head, killing him. the mother tells us a thirteen year old inside the home was watching the child, but they both were taking a nap when the toddler woke up and tried to go outside. will it be the bombshell steven avery's supporters are hoping for? an effort is underway ... to free avery from prison.
fox six's jenna sachs ... with a look ahead. a netflix series put steven avery back in the headlines . now a new effort is underway ... to free him from prison. and avery's supporters are hoping for a bombshell. in a tweet last month ... attorney kathleen zellner promised "a tsumani of new evidence is on the way." avery and his nephew... brendan dassey ... have been in prison for nearly a decade ... of theresa halbach. through her tweets ... zellner hints at her case ... of "planted evidence" "cellphone tower records" ... and dna "samples." she even hints at a new suspect. zellner is expected to file a motion in the case ... as early as thursday ... and she'll have to do it in person. protests in manitowoc followed the netflix documentary. if avery's motion is filed this week ... it will come two weeks after a federal judge overturned
whether to retry dassey ... or whether he'll be released from prison. now the question is ... will steven avery's case ... see new life as well? the deadline for the motion is monday ... but we're hearing avery's attorney may file it sooner. there are still many in manitowoc who believe firmly in avery's guilt ... i expect we'll hear from them in the coming days. stick with fox6 as this story develops. we'll bring you the latest on wakeup starting tomorrow morning at 4:30. known as darcy tyler, is back in wisconsin. shes being held in the sheboygan county jail for disappearing with her toddler earlier this year. as the fox6 investigators first reported-- the father of that little boy spent months looking for him. eventually-- the u-s marshals tracked anderson to california where father and son were reunited. andersons now facing charges of interfering with child custody. the man accused of leading
charged. police say 40-year-old lucas byrd almost hit 100 miles per hour. the chase lasted 2 miles-- and ended on a sidewalk! at the time of his arrest-- byrd was already wanted for a probation violation. he was just released from prison in may. the latest now on the devastation in central italy. a 6-point-2 magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks hit overnight. the death toll has hit 159 and is only expected tr amatrice . crumbled buildings and debris still block the streets. and rescuers have been working all day to find any survivors. one milwaukee man is paying especially close attention to the search for survivors in italy. his cousins haven't been heard from since the the earthquake hit. brad hicks joins us live in the newsroom tonight with his story. tony paladino has a lot of family in italy-- but most of them live outside the area
they've heard from his cousin and his cousin's wife. paladino says at first they chalked it up to cell phone issues in the area. but then-- he started seeing pictures of the destruction. his cousin's home has been destroyed-- and their dog "lady" was pulled from the rubble. hopefully if the dog can find a pocket to survive in, my cousins can find and area to survive. paladino says he's trying to keep busy to keep his mind off the he's hoping for good news tomorrow. live in the newsroom-- brad hicks fox6 news. mary thanks brad of course milwaukee has a strong italian community. glorioso's issued a statement asking people to contribute to one of the many relief funds. they say: "the glorioso family and employees offer condolences to those that have lost friends, family, and loved ones at this time." if you'd like to make a donation
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it's not something you'd expect to find in walworth county, wisconsin. but a brand new safari park opens this weekend. today we got a sneak peek from owner "jungle jay" chrt finishing touches needed before the public tours begin on saturday. each tour takes about an hour. you'll travel through 75 acres of fenced in property-- and get to see animals from all over the world. sri lanka, here, with this little, miniature zebu. india, with the nilgai antelope, as well as the black buck antelope, and the andes of south america, thanks to the llamas and alpacas. jungle jay says more than five dozen animals are already getting acclimated
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- refund. so far this year our cash back total is more than 167-thousand dollars. i'm katrina cravy contact 6. severe weather in northern indiana tonight. take a look at what a suspected tornado did to this starbucks just outside the kokomo speedway. the entire building collapsed. amazingly no one was hurt. earlier tonight the company tweeted out: "our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected." mostly cloudy tonight with a slight chance for an isolated
dewpoint: 66 wind: w 5 mph thursday: a few morning t-storms then gradual clearing. high: 83 dewpoint: 63 wind: nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly sunny and cooler. am low: 61 high: 74 dewpoint: 57 wind: e 5-10 mph saturday: increasing clouds with the chance for t-storms. am low: 60 high: 78 dewpoint: 64 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 77 dewpoint: 64 wind: ene am low: 58 high: 79 dewpoint: 59 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny. am low: 61 high: 80 dewpoint: 61 wind: sw 5-10 mph friday night is usually just for high school football. but this week, they'll share the lights with the packers. and that means aaron rodgers will have the chance to shine in front of the fans, who might just include some teammates. hear why when we come back with sports. break as the packers enter their 3rd, and arguably most important preseason game on the schedule, all eyes
as the packers enter their 3rd, and arguably most important preseason game on the schedule, all eyes will be on aaron rodgers, no matter how many snaps he takes against the 49ers. he will finally get the chance to work with the first unit outside of practice in a game situation which will please the coaching staff and the fans. it will also most likely be a positive thing for the players on the field, including those behind him on the depth chart who might take add on the role of being a fan,
"i look in practice sometimes and ask myself, how does he make those no look passes? you know he's looking at one defender and he's throwing across his body. but i'm very excited to see what he does this friday. i mean it's going to be very fun just to watch this dude. it's the reason i wore number 12 in college. he's one of the reasons i wore number 12, why i watch football and why i play quarterback." and with just 10 days to go until the badgers season opener against lsu, out who will be the starting quarterback. senior bart houston and red shirt freshman alex hornibrook are both in position to take over the offense. it's a situation that team captain dare ogunbowale feels will work itself out soon enough. "its a good battle you know, good competition. we're excited to see who its going to be. i mean they are both going out there and competeing very hard, playing very well so i mean we're excited to see who coach picks."
school blitz. and you have less than 24 hours to decide what our game of the week will be. send pip to one of these 3 games by voting on our website fox 6 now dot com slash sports by 10 tomorrow night. and he will feature st. thomas more at st. francis or wisconsin lutheran at pewaukee or menomonee falls at greendale. we'll announce the winner on fox 6 news at 10 tomorrow. what a difference a week makes. last week, the brewers lost 6 of 7, 9th inning comeback on sunday. but that propelled them into this week where they came into the day on the verge of a sweep of the rockies. the brewers would trail 1-0 until the 4th when ryan braun blasts one to left his 23rd of the year, and the game is tied at 1. in the 5th, jonathan villar doubles to left, driving in a run it's 2-1 brewers. the offense comes through again in the 6th, orlando arcia with the squeeze play scoring hernan perez to
stays red hot as he blasts his 2nd of the game, his 24th of the year, a 2 run shot.. the brewers go on to win 7-1 and will try to make it 5 in a row tomorrow against the pirates at miller park. the playoffs are here as the battle for the fed ex cup begins with the barclays at bethpage black tomorrow. wisconsin's jerry kelly and steve stricker are in the field, as is jordan spieth who is using this tournament to build towards the future. "with the tour championship and then the ryder cup, is obviously where i'm looking to play my best point. so i'd like to build it starting this week." and after calling the swedish women's team cowards after the us women's national team lost in the olympics, goaltender hope solo has been suspended 6 months. the us national team said the reason was for conduct that is counter to the organization's principles. the suspension is effective immediately.
is now officially in the record books. it's created the world's largest newspaper insert. guinness book of world records confirming the measurements today in appleton. the insert is taller than former packer leroy butler! it stands 6-foot 6-inches tall.... and is nearly 5 feet wide. the previous record was set by audi in 2015. pick n' save's parent company "roundy's" says the ad is promoting the 5- thousand prices that were lowered in the fox valley. (narrator) imagine, wiping away the appearance of crepey skin.