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auer... monitoring it for potential disruptive and disorderly behavior... when the arrests were made wednesday. walk up to a man in his vehicle, pull him out of the car with no explanation of a violation of a crime that was committed or anything police say 3 people were arrested for refusing a resident's request to leave private property... one of those people also resisted an officer. they were part of a crowd gathering at the memorial site for sylville smith... shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer in mid-augus. grieving is up. frank sensabauth has been with the family numerous times at the memorial.. and has tried to help ease tension in the neighborhood... he was recently arrested.. he says it was while he , himself, was trying to keep that peace any concerns that the neighbors had we actually have been knocking on their doors and talking to them about their concerns to make it so we can peacefully resolve this some neighbors tell fox six they respect the mourning process but the gathering has created some issues. they didn't want to go on
sensabauth says the group that comes to mourn is not violent... were not trying to be at odds were trying to respect the neighborsbut -- they also don't plan on leaving anytime soon... i dont understand what he problem is if they come there peacefully to mourn by the tree some nieghbors were pleased to see police in the area... one even brought a case of water for some of the officers. after the arrests.. the crowd momentarily dispersed.. then gathered again at the tree. live in milwaukee ... kk fox 6 news mary thanks krystle one of the people arrested last night -- was an elected official. that state representative tells fox 6 he was released once police realized who they were detaining. a.j. bayatpour is also live near 44th and auer with that story... jonathan brostoff says he was in the area to talk to people that had gathered and try to calm the situation. he says he tried to
himself in handcuffs. fox 6 cameras capture state representative jonathan brostoff face-down on the pavement tuesday night. officers arrest him when police say, for the second time that evening, they had to break up a large group. i kept saying to them, i know this is your job, i dont hold anything against you. its a tough job that i wouldnt want and were gonna figure this out, and thats what i kept saying. milwaukee police say they dispersed the gathering at a memorial for sylville smith because neighbors large groups. brostoff says hes well aware of those concerns and the complaints about some in the group being hostile. yes, i get the same energy put my way 100%. i usually bring some gum with me, try to de-escalate, try to chat with people. m-p-d says brostoff and an a-c-l-u observer were arrested after police tried to break up a confrontation between a resident and the group. a police spokesman says, unlike other elected officials and community leaders, brostoff and the a-c-l-u rep did not identify themselves to police.
in a very violent manner, i went to go record it, and i took out my phone and started recording and i was kind of tossed to the ground and you saw me with my face on the concrete. in the video, you hear a bystander yelling at police who theyve arrested. m-p-d says it is reviewing the arrests to make sure officers followed proper procedure. we all want whats best for everyone. we just need to get there, work together, and we need to focus on preventive, not punitive. in a statement this afternoon, the a-c-l-u condemned milwaukee police for the arrests. brostoff says he has yet to speak with anyone from m-p-d since he was released. live near sherman and auer, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news.
man killed yesterday in a triple shooting in milwaukee -- and a suspect is now in custody. 22-year-old anthony trice was shot and killed yesterday afternoon near 27th and vine. a teenager was also taken to the hospital. officials say a 25-year-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting. the milwaukee county medical examiner's office is investigating the death of a newborn. it happened
milwaukee police say a one-month-old was found unresponsive... it's believed co-sleeping contributed to the death. officials are waiting for toxicology results before determining an official cause of death. the lawyers for the girls charged in the slenderman stabbing case are hoping to change the details of their trials. this week they filed motions and requests -- that could impact the jury. beverly taylor has this developing story. it's been since morgan geyser and anissa weier, then 12 years old, were accused of stabbing a classmate to appease the fictional character slenderman. now, attorneys for the two girls, charged with attempted 1st degree intentional homicide, are focused on where the trial should take place and who should hear it. morgan geyser's want a change of venue -- meaning hold the trial in a different county. they cite that despite national media attention for this case, there is more "interest and exposure to prejudicial details of this case in waukesha county,--
preference: an area that has shown less interest. using google trends, they state the topic has been only 40 percent as popular in the green bay-appleton area, and only 20 percent as popular in madison. ....taking a slightly different strategy. anissa weier's attorneys don't want a change of venue-- they want a jury brought brought in from a different county. in the letter to the court, it states, to move weier to a different facility"would create significant hardships" and "would mean moving our client from the ce which and whom she had been accustomed for over two years at the most stressful moment of her life. it also cautions taking her further "from her familial support system and her counselor". also-- in asking for the change of venue geyser's attorneys pointed a finger at newspaper coverage, stating "because of the volume and bias of media coverage in this case the court should grant this motion." the girls trials are expected to be separate-- and happen in
we've been following the "slenderman" case for months. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and search "slenderman" to read how this case has unfolded in court. republican presidential nominee donald trump met today with the president of mexico. it comes ahead of a planned speech on immigration tonight in arizona. the meeting comes as a bit of a surprise..... president enrique pena knee-eh-toe nieto has sharply criticized trump in the past. the mexican p both trump and democratic candidate hillary clinton to his country for meetings. clinton -- speaking today at the american legion national convention -- commented on trump's meeting in mexico. "it certainly takes more than trying to make up for a year of insults and insinuations by dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours then flying home again. that is not how it works." "we had a very substantive, direct, and constructive
presenting my views about the impacts of current tread and immigration policies." trump himself is dealing with supporters accusing him of going soft on his immigration stance. something he'll aim to clear up in tonight's speech. the marquette university law school releasing a new poll today... it shows that donald trump is back in the race here in wisconsin. political reporter t the new numbers. in just three weeks time, wisconsin has gone from blowout to ballgame in the presidential race. but in the u-s senate race, there's uncertainty. the marquette law poll had another surprise in store. three weeks after people in the crowd gasped when the poll showed hillary clinton holding a 15 point lead... clinton's lead is now just three. she has fallen off a fair bit the poll's director, charles franklin,
voters is "honesty." 35 percent now view her favorably, compared with 43 percent earlier this month.that is still better than donald trump. i think this is a case of campaign strategy and whether it will evolve while her running mate tim kaine has campaigned here, clinton hasn't held an event in wisconsin since april. there may have been a sense that it was fine to let trump be trump because that was thought to be damaging in early august, but i think more recently, it raises the question of whethe is an effective strategy democrats said the poll "overestimated gop performance." republicans said the results showed how the "dynamics of the race have shifted." a second wisconsin poll released wednesday, from monmouth university, seemed to confirm a close presidential race. i think this tightening certainly shows that we could be considered a competitive state but in wisconsin's u-s senate race, the two polls split. marquette showed russ feingold leading
month. but monmouth had feingold 13 points ahead. governor walker's approval rating ticked up in this poll... his unfavorability is at the lowest in nearly two years. this, as walker continues to consider running for a possible third term. live, theo keith, fox6 news. ted thanks theo the marquette university law school poll on fox6 now dot com and the fox6 news app. you'll find the story on our home page -- or you can search "marquette." the cloud that had been hanging over a couple of packers throughout training camp -- is gone. brandon cruz is here to explain why. allegations of performance enhancing drug use by clay matthews and julius peppers have hung around the players ever since al jazeera reported their involvement. last week, the two were
of its investigation into the allegations and today, they were both cleared of any wrongdoing. the nfl says that it found no credible evidence that they used or were provided with peds. the 2 are with the team as they traveled to kansas city for their final preseason game tomorrow. but neither are expected to play in the game. back to you. meanwhile -- back at lambeau -- a new exhibit opens today honoring brett favre. we'll give you a first look at it plus... special training for police officers. how they're learning to de-escalate tense situations -- next. and still to come... flights between the u-s and cuba take off for the first time in more than half a century. the sun has returned and this quiet weather will stick around for a while. i'll have your fox6
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is we teach the entire spectrum of human conflict." william singleton used to work for the milwaukee police department. but now, he works for a local training company called vistelar. "i joined the company full time back in february and since then we've seen a major uptick in police departments contacting us for this training." we stopped by a training session on wednesday, when most of the participants were just regular professionals. but singleton says the training is becoming more and more popular with d the country, as a supplement to the training officers get at police academies. "police officers like to go out and get extra training to enhance their skills and communication is becoming very valuable in law enforcement because of everything that's going on." the cudahy police chief tells us his entire department has completed the training. he's now an advisor for vistelar. he says the focus of this training is to develop the skills to stop a confrontation and turn the interaction around before it becomes negative. "when people in high stress situations say things that they
professional contact situation their training tape ran out." singleton tells us in addition to law enforcers, they also do a lot of work with industries like health care, though the training is open to anyone. if you'd like to learn more about vistelar, we posted useful information in the "links" section of fox6 now dot com and the fox6 news app. back to you. it's time for your news and weather together. police are investigating a crash near jefferson and kn heavily damaged after crashing into a tree. officials say one woman had to be extricated from the car it's still unclear what caused the crash. the department of transportation will ship voting credentials overnight to people who try to get a photo i-d during election week. people without proper documentation to get an i-d can petition for a free one through the d- o-t -- but that process can take days. this comes after a state elections commission member raised questions about people not getting their
the new brett favre exhibit at the packers hall of fame is officially open. a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held this morning. the exhibit honors favre's time with the team -- recognizing his most memorable moments. you can find the exhibit inside the lambeau field atrium. toss to weather weather mostly clear and quiet tonight with temperatures falling through the 60s this evening. we'll drop into the middle-to-upper 50s by morning. the first day back to school for many on thursday looks great. temperatures around 60 at the bus stop in the
60s by lunch and around 70 for the ride home. sunny skies continue in the forecast through the end of the week, as high pressure dominates our weather. highs in the 70s through sunday. 80s return on labor day along with a chance for thunderstorms. tonight: mostly clear. low: 58 dewpoint: 56 wind: ne 5-10 mph thursday: mostly sunny. wind: ne 5-15 mph friday: mostly sunny. am low: 56 high: 72 dewpoint: 54 wind: e 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. am low: 57 high: 76 dewpoint: 58 wind: se 5-10 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 59 high: 77 dewpoint: 61
a new surgical technique promises to hide scars on breast cancer survivors... up next... the one surgeon in wisconsin using that technique -- and how a patient can qualify. get your morning started with fox6 wakeup at 4:30-- count on us for breaking news, weather and its the first day back to school thousands of students in our area. we'll be there as students head back to class. and a big weekend for harley davidson with the kick off to the milwaukee rally. that's tomorrow on
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first -- and right now only surgeon in wisconsin -- performing a brand new procedure for breast cancer patients. the procedure is designed to hide the patients scar... fox6s deandra corinthios explains. " i remember laying on the table right before they were taking me into surgery and i asked her am i going to have a hole, am i going to have a divet is it goi side...and she said no, nope youre not going to look any different " teresa gerg is treated by doctor kelli petit at the uw cancer center at pro health care she was a candidate for a new procedure-- hidden scar surgery...last winter. "my scar is like a half circle around my aereola, you cant see it, it is faded it is like it is not even
state certified to do the surgery. she is trained to use a retractor that allows for better visibility leaving only a small scar... it is about an inch and a half in length around the aerola, underneath the breast or under the armpit. " so this provides that retraction and light in a way that doesnt burn the patient, it is safe and cool to the touch so it can be right on the tissue and skin" as a breast cancer survivor...dr. pettit understands what her patients are dealing with "all youre thinking about is wanting to be cured youre not really thinking about anything else" gerg is feeling and says she has a new outlook on life. " i feel like everyday is a gift" in waukesha deandra corinthios fox6 news. each pro-health care breast cancer patient is now evaluated to see if they are a good candidate for hidden scar surgery. candidacy depends on the size of the tumor -- shape of the breast and the tumor's proximity to other parts of the body like the skin and muscle tissue.
for the first time in more than half a century -- a commercial flight carries passengers from the u-s to cuba today. it re-establishes regular service between the countries which ended at the height of the cold war. phil keating is in florida with more. history in the making as those wheels hit the runway. jet blue flight 387 touching down in the cuban city of santa clara around 11 a-m local time, wednesday... making it the first commercial flight between the united states and nats - nats- "good morning jetblue customers flying on flight 387 with service to santa clara, cuba" the plane departing from the fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport in florida... with transportation secretary anthony foxx on board. officials sending the 150-seat airbus off with a ribbon cutting ceremony ritter says: "..cuba was always this mysterious island that was so close to
couldn't visit and see the beauty of that island." the u-s and cuba announcing back in december 20-14 they would begin restoring ties after decades of cold war tensions. this flight just the latest step in that process... and it traveled between the two countries a little over a year after the american flag was raised over the u-s embassy in havana. rodriguez says: "..we really hope that in the near future, all remaining obstacles that limit further change between our two countries will be removed." americans traveling to cuba purely for tourism reasons remains totally against the law... however americans can travel to cuba if they meet one of twelve approved categories for travel such as cultural or educational visits. in miami, phil keating, fox news. it's time for your news and weather together. more than a dozen people arrested near sherman park for disorderly conduction and resisting an officer. this happened in the area off 44th and auer -- after neighbors