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on. now at 6:00 - calls for change... to the makeup of milwaukee's police department. plus - the clock is ticking down... as steven avery's defense team fights to get him out of prison. good morning and welcome to rob's weather 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
steven avery's attorney has given those who believe avery is innocent...new hope. recent tweets hint at new evidence...even a new suspect in the case. avery and his nephew ... brendan dassey ... have been in prison for nearly a decade ... convicted of the 2005 murder of theresa halbach. it's been nearly two weeks since a federal judge overturned br dassey's conviction. the state has 90 days to decide whether to retry dassey ... or to release him from prison. avery is serving a life sentence. but in a tweet last month his attorney kathleen zellner promised "a tsumani of new evidence is on the way." she tweets about her visits to steven avery...in prison in waupun through her tweets ... zellner hints at her case ...of "planted evidence" "cellphone tower records" ... and dna "samples." zellner's deadline to file a motion in the case is monday
zellner has to file the motion in person...at the manitowoc county courthouse. reporting live in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. also looking ahead - three men charged in connection to the unrest in milwaukee... will be in court. angelica's following that in studio. the three men are accused of breaking into clark's beer and liquor store near 47th and burleigh. it's one of several businesses police say criminals targeted during the durrell jones is charged with burglary. 22-year-old joseph lindsey and 20-year- old devon love are each charged with entry into a locked building. around midnight sunday, august 14th... surveillance video shows several men inside the dark liquor store with flashlights. soon, many more begin to crowd into the store, smashing glass cases and pulling liquor off of shelves. some covering their faces with their shirts. the owner of clark's liquor estimates the total amount stolen plus the damage
happening now - a call for for changes to the make-up of the milwaukee police department. state representative leon 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. he says m-p-d would then be more representative of the people it polices. alderman bob donovan chairs the city public safety committee. he doesn't oppose the idea, but says candidates still must be qualified. if you hr americans, from the community they have a better relationship than somebody who is coming from the outside. 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
the man accused of leading wauwatosa police on a high speed chase --now 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. around the world - crews have now spent the last 24 hours sifting through piles of rocks and sand that were once buildings -- still trapped in the rubble in italy. officials say 247 people have died from the 6-point-2 magnitude quake -- it struck around 3-30 local time in central italy tuesday night. three towns were hit the hardest -- but the trembles could be felt in rome -- that's about 100 miles away. the damage is so severe -- the civil protection agency says no one was allowed to sleep there last night. from sleeping on the streets... to having a home for the first time in years.
the fox 6 wakeup news. 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 caught on camera - a failed smash-and- grab at a gun shop. you're looking at surveillance video from libertyville, illinois... as a truck barrels into the glass-front of "just target guns." the pickup crashes into the store and then pulls away. the driver goes inside with a backpack... but was unsuccessful in
steel re-inforced room. all the thieves got away with - was a bit of ammunition. also new - a homeless woman... successfully proves the government owed her social security... and winds up with 100-thousand dollars. 80-year-old wanda witter... a trained para-legal... moved to d-c in 1996 but in a shelter. she qualified for social security... but disputed the check amounts - and the money stopped coming altogether because she didn't have a fixed address. witter saved every document... carrying it around in a dolly. a few months ago - a social worker looked at her case... and realized witter was right. "we got her this huge result in 3 months which is amazing. it's incredible." "i can't imagine how to handle 100-thousand dollars. i have never had that kind of money in my
first to fix health problems from living outside for so long. the washington post reports... witter might be entitled to even more money... once all the paperwork is fully processed. you've probably been warned not to vent about your employer on social media... but now... hear which major chain is being warned not to react to those types of posts. "oh my gosh, starbucks just got blown over, there's people in there." terrifying moments - caught on camera... as a tornado t in indiana. the latest on the damage there - straight ahead. and in your business headlines - we've got details on a new packers partnership
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays indiana... causing damage and minor injuries. as many as eight twisters were reported near kohk-uh-moh kokomo, roughly 40 miles north of indy. you can see a starbucks coffee shop was completely leveled... and now... for the first time... we're seeing cell- phone video of the moment it went down. take a look at this video shot
starbucks collapses on itself. here's the most incredible part of it all - nobody was seriously hurt. we're told everyone in that starbucks huddled in the bathroom... while the building collapsed around them. a woman who was at the coffee shop during the storm... says a supervisor made sure everyone was safe. "he came out and told everybody to go in the bathroom and take cover because a tornado had touched down and it was headed our way ...when they say the pressure changes, it really does and witnesses who saw the collapse worked quickly to free the customers and employees at the starbucks. the company tweeted it was relieved everyone was safe... and said "our thoughts are with all those affected." and to the west of indy... a twister ripped through montgomery county... knocking down buildings and ripping trees out of their roots. some of the structures ended up
which were flattened. a fire dispatcher says there were injuries - but nothing life threatening. in total... 30 homes were damaged. anchors chat/toss to rob rob's weather 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 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
in today's top business headlines... the green bay packers and cousins subs teaming up for the next three-years. as part of the deal -- cousins is inviting fans to enter a contest to win two tickets in a v-i-p section at lambeau field - - featuring leather recliners and catering from the menomonee falls- based sub shop. the last time cousins partnered with the packers? nearly 20 years ago... coming up - hear why pick n save is now going to be in the guin plus - how an employee's petition over breaks... has set off a chain reaction across the entire company of chipotle. plus - u-w-m... now warning students to watch what they say. reaction to the controversial
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that restricts workers from circulating petitions for better working conditions. this goes back to when a worker in pennsylvania - james kennedy - was first ordered by a boss to delete critical tweets... and was then fired a month later after starting a petition for better enforced breaks. under the ruling.... the company must rehire kennedy and give back pay for any time he was unemployed since being fired. meanwhile... pick-n-save reaches record books... thanks to the world's largest newspe records confirmed the measurement in appleton yesterday. 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. the insert was promoting five- thousand prices that were lowered in the fox valley. all eyes on manitowoc county today - as we wait to hear what the next step is by steven avery's attorneys. plus - a desperate plea... from the mother of a two-year-old... who was killed while trying to crawl out a window.
traffic stop for not having a license plate or wearing a seat belt. how that escalated into a large police presence... coming up. and do you think there's anything wrong with saying the phrase "politically correct?" why u-w-m says students need to "watch their words"... at 6:30. "watch their words"... at 6:30. z23emz zvpz
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wakeup news. now at 6-30 -- a two year old boy is killed in a tragic accident. now his mother is speaking out... what she believes could have saved her child's life. plus -- we've now learned that an army gre afghanistan has ties to wisconsin. where he was when the attack happened. anchors adlib welcome back rob's weather thursday: a few morning t-storms then gradual clearing. high: 83 dewpoint: 63 wind: nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly sunny and cooler.
all eyes are on manitowoc county this morning...as we approach an important deadline in the efforts to free steven avery. avery's attorney has until monday to file a motion in his case but we're hearing it could be sooner. deandra corinthios is live in milwaukee with the latest we could find out as soon as today what avery's attorney -- kathleen zellner -- has planned to free him. she has to file the motion in person...at the courthouse...and she's already dropped some serious hints. the netflix series "making a murderer" put steven avery back in the headlines ... zellner and her chicago law firm signed on to represent him earlier this year. now avery's supporters are hopeful for a bombshell. zellner tweeted last month " a tsunami of new evidence is on the way" her tweets indicate her case focuses on "planted evidence" "cellphone tower records"...and "dna samples"...
avery and his nephew ... brendan dassey ... have been in prison for nearly a decade ... convicted of the 2005 murder of theresa halbach. avery is serving a life sentence in waupun. if avery's motion is filed this week ... it will come two weeks after a federal judge overturned dassey's conviction. the state has 90 days to decide whether to retry dassey ... or whether he'll be released from prison. reporting live in happening now-- elm grove police are looking for a man who they say ran away after a traffic stop. angelica's in studio with the latest. police say they pulled the man over around 8 last night near the brookfield square mall for not having a license plate or wearing a seat belt. officials say that's when the 23-year-old gave the officer a fake name and ran away. the police officer chased after the
he is described as a black man, with a slender build, five foot eight and 150 pounds. officers say he's wanted for fleeing and obstructing an officer. police say the trooper didn't see any weapons... but officers warn not to confront him and to call police right away if you see him. a two year old boy is dead and his mother tells fox6 it didn't have to happen. police say the boy was crawling though a window when it fell down on him. fox6's myra sanchick talked to the little boy's mother who says she believes a simple thing would have saved her child. loved to play, loved to run. tuesday afternoon michael mccoy the third may have had the though of running and playing on his mind when he crawled feet first through an open window at a house near fortieth and wright. before he cleared the window the upper sash came crashing down, killing him. that was my baby and what am i going to tell my daughter, she doesn't have her brother any more? the mother
watching him at the grandmother's home, but fell asleep. when he awoke many looked for the child, but it took at least a half hour before they discovered michael dangling from the window. the mother says the boy's grandmother asked the landlord to put on screens. i just feel if he would have put screens on the windows, taken that precaution. my son would have been looking out the window not hanging out of it the city of milwaukee neighborhood services says there should have been a screen on the window. i still can't grasp the fact my son's not here no more and a mother wants other parents to know what can happen. put screens on, locks on the windows . yes there's a lesson in this i'm just asking people please if you have little children please just put screens on the windows because this is just a tragedy
mother says there are many messages and that's why she's sharing her story. but it all boils down to one terrible tragedy. her two year old son did not survive. reporting in milwaukee myra sanchick fox 6 news. we have now learned an army green beret killed in afghanistan has ties to wisconsin. 28- year old staff sergeant matthew -v- thompson is a 2006 brookfield central killed by a roadside bomb tuesday while on foot patrol in southern afghanistan. another american and six afghan soldiers were wounded in the blast. brookfield central sent out a tweet that read "our thoughts and prayers go out to the thompson family. choosing your words carefully... guidelines at u-w milwaukee... have some students arguing that the university is censoring them. uwms center for inclusive excellence debuted its 'just words' campaign
phrases the group believes some on campus could find offensive. they include ghetto, lame, crazy, nazi and even 'politically correct.' organizers say 'politically correct' is now used as a way to deflect issues. other words like 'crazy' create a negative image of people with mental illness. a campus spokesman says the words are not banned... these are only suggestions to draw attention to words that some students might find hurtful. were told 'r-as' have gone through training... in case a student living on students choice of words. an update this morning... after a brewers fan was hit by a line drive... and had to be taken out of miller park by stretcher during the game on tuesday. the brewers tell us the fan was taken to the hospital and she was both conscious and alert. this comes just months after the brewers chose to extend the ballparks protective netting to the edge of the dugout -- following m-l-b fan safety recommendations. some fans say theyd like to see more protection for fans -- others say the chance of snagging a ball is part of the
amped for it to come my way im catching everything that comes my way." in an email -- a brewers spokesman says "fan safety is paramount and we always evaluate what initiatives and steps we can take to address fan safety and preserve a great entertainment environment." right now - the village of germantown is getting ready for a visit from the traveling vietnam war memorial next month... also known ashe the american legion post had a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday -- transforming its banquet hall into a vietnam-era educational center. it's basically a history lesson from the time period surrounding the war. "we've been working on it for almost two years now. we've gotten great response from everybody we've gone to. local veterans organizations, the village of germantown, and the school district... nothing but
be at the germantown legion post from september first through labor day -- september 5th. happening this weekend - a brand new safari park opens in an unlikely place: walworth county, wisconsin. we're getting a sneak peek from owner "jungle jay" christie. he says there are just a few 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, her 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 to their new home. more scandal for the american olympic team - as comments made by soccer star hope solo - send the goaltender packing up her locker. plus - residents in the hoosier state... waking up without a
indiana. and the search for survivors continues in italy... where the death toll has climbed to 247 after an earthquake struck the central part of the country tuesday night. a milwaukee man's connection to the tragedy - straight ahead. a bit of a wet start but drying up this afternoon. right now with highs in the low 80s. your weekend outlook coming up! ....our weather expert rob
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programs that lower out of pocket costs by as much as half. the patient cost will be reduced through a savings card that can cover up to 300 dollars for a two-pack of the epi pen. the pens inject epinephrine right into the system of someone suffering a severe allergic reaction. the drug maker mylan pharmaceuticals bought the product in 2007... and in the last year alone - the cost of epipens skyrocketed from 100 to 500 dollars. this week - it emerged that the ceo of the company had been given a raise past decade since purchasing the life saving tool. looking at the day ahead - the former milwaukee police officer accused of threatening the mayor... will have a pre-trial conference. 48-year old heel-bear-toe co-ya-doe gilberto collado is charged with disorderly conduct and possession of cocaine.collado is accused of telling a clerk at the city hall information desk that he had a gun and would beat mayor tom barett with it... as the mayor and his security detail were passing by that
this morning. also in court today - the three men accused of breaking into clark's beer and liquor store near 47th and burleigh. it's one of several businesses police say criminals targeted during the sherman park unrest. 45-year-old durrell jones is charged with burglary. 22-year-old joseph lindsey and 20-year- old devon love are each charged with entry into a locked building. the owner of clark's liquor estimates the total amount stolen plus the damage could reach 125-thousand-dollars. italian officials... say the death toll in italy has now climbed to 247. angelica's following that story and more from "around the world"... and angelica... one milwaukee man is playing especially close attention to the search for survivors? his cousins haven't been heard from since the the earthquake hit. tony paladino has a lot of family in italy-- but most of them live outside the area where the earthquake struck. but
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 devastation. he's hoping for good news today. effort is just beginning... after several tornadoes tore through indiana yesterday. our sister station's kendall downing gives us a first-hand look at one of the hard-hit communities. it looks like a bomb went off in this home behind me.. im at the corner of webster and hoffer just one place where that ef-3 tornado left its mark in kokomo. pkg clip 6673 kathleen marsh —
kokomo clip 6673 kathleen marsh — 47:00 never in my life fear and terror for kathleen marsh — as the tornado passed right over her building — sending her running. winds peeled off the roof. clip 6673 marsh — 46:13 i tried to push the door and the wind was just blowing fast 04 those winds — no match for 14 year old jaylin gibbons either. clip 6701 jaylin gibbons — 1:07 we went to open to door to go in the basement and it all came in — it jerked the door out of my hand staff here say 6 buildings sustained heavy roof and structural damage. was basically like a train going on they worked to get affected residents out of their apartments — and into shuttles to be taken to a shelter. a mile away on armstrong street— clip 6778 dion hinders 45:21 when i looked out i warched it take out the house behind me and the 2 houses north of me dion hinders came out of her home to hear an elderly couple banging on the door across the street — yelling for help. clip 6778 hinders 45:41 we got up to the porch and one girl went toward the window and got the door unlocked and i pushed from one side and she
hinders says the two werent hurt — just shaken up. theyd tried to get to the bathroom but didnt make it. lucky ones tonight.. clip 6678 hinders: 46:46 everybody that was in their houses is really lucky as many here cling to faith. clip 6673 marsh — 47:21 god is good — good in spite of it — hes good power is still out in this area. as for the man who lived in this home behind me — he was here at the time but is ok.. im told he is staying with family. in kokomo indiana i'm kendall downing. now back to you. rob's weather thursday: a few morning t-storms then gradual clearing. high:
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 mostly sunny. am low: 58 high: 79 dewpoint: 59 wind: e 5-10 mph tuesday: partly
wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 64 high: 77 dewpoint: 64 wind: ene 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. 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 two packers players speak to n-f-l investigators about doping allegations. clay matthews and julius peppers were named in an al-jazeera network report on performance- enhancing
yesterday... after they were given an ultimatum by the league. both have denied the story. the u-s women's national team... now blocking goaltender hope solo from playing... for the next six months. the team announced the suspension... after solo called the swedish women's team "cowards" when u-s-a lost in the olympics. the us national team said the reason was for conduct that is counter to the organization's principles. the suspension is effective immediately. late star prince will have to pay... to get a glimpse into his life at paisley park. also ahead - why the lord of the rings star... doesn't want to help put a ring on it. and at 7: ryan lochte... the unintentional star of an international scandal... could soon become the star of a different kind of
late legend prince can start buying tickets online... to tour paisley park. the tours will open to the public october third. there's no word yet on how much they will cost. the 65-thousand square foot estate in minnesota is where the superstar recorded, his biggest hits. prince's sister said that this was something he always wanted to do. his family is also hoping for permission from the city... to use paisley park as a museum, occasional recording studio, and concert venue. tickets will cost roughly 38 dollars for hour-long tours. fans of gilmore girls - listen up: a group of diehard fans are bringing the fictional town of stars hollow to life this october. the gilmore girls fan fest will
iconic small town. the festival will also allow fans to interact with some members of the cast including kelly bishop who plays emily gilmore, yanic truesdale who play mee-shell michel... and many more.at the end they'll participate in a panel discusion at the town hall. its from october 21st - october 23rd. "you shall not pass" sir ian mckellen - famous for playing "gandalf the gray" in the lord of the more than a million dollars to re-create the role. of course - there was a catch. the gig would be for a wedding... not a movie. billionaire sean parker apparently made the offer back in 2013. he's the co-founder of napster and ex- president of facebook. mckellen shared the story in an interview published over the weekend. he said he only dresses up for plays
now at seven -- new developments in the steve avery case. ahead the deadline his defense team is facing in an effort to set him free. plus --- three men arrested in connectio milwaukee are expected in court today. ahead --- details on a new proposal to fix the relationship between the milwaukee police department and the community. "nats of siren. this is kind of ground zero, it seems like. they just kind of come right through here." and the clean up gets underway today after multiple tornadoes hit indiana. the terrifying moments coming up. good morning and welcome back to wakeup!