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unrest in sherman park has put a significant strain on his department's resources when responding to reports of shootings and other fatalities. 5 people were murdered on the day of the riot and that was lost in the news. despite those challenges... flynn says officers have taken 1600 guns off the streets so far this year. now... he's urging the community to help law enforcement. flynn says african americans are the majority of homicide victims and assailants. i would urge many of those most vocal in their criticism of the police dept. to le energy, some of their concern to the to the extraordinary rates of violent crime that are afflicting us. chief flynn says his department has a 70-percent clearance rate when it comes to solving homicides. he says the bigger issue is getting cooperation from the community in non-fatal shootings. reporting in downtown
fox6 news. steph thank madeline there are faces behind the numbers. and families left devastated. tonight, we spoke with one family whose loved one was killed at the beginning of august. fox 6's ashley sears with their message. 25-year-old bennie bennett was killed in a double homicide august 9th. his family says they feel pain not only for his death, but for all families experiencing what they are. nearly one month "because never would i have thought it would be my child." dinese bennett and her family have been suffering. "it really hits home when it happens to you." her 25-year-old son bennie bennett was killed in a double homicide in early august. it happened in a home at 36th and congress. " i'm hurting so bad inside...i don't rest, i don't sleep." bennett was one of 24 people in killed in milwaukee during the
july of 1991. "i watch the news and i cry." this family says it shares the pain of others grieving... they are asking a city to look for solutions. "it feels like milwaukee is going through a crisis." 33:48 the violence is...it's outrageous. this mother and daughter wear charms on their necks filled with the bennett's ashes-- "it makes me feel secure, but a lot of sadness also." remembering their loved one in happier times-- "i just want justice for bennie that's all." justice many families r a city that is grieving together. "i'm praying that milwaukee will
brad thanks ash chief flynn had more to say than we can share right now. conference on fox6 now dot com and the fox6 news app -- the story is on our home page. also -- take a closer look at the chart which refers to homicides in milwaukee and chicago. tonight - crashing the council meetings. protesters say the common council's public safety action plan is all wrong. they tell our aj bayatpour - it focuses too much on law and order....and not enough on creating
about two dozen protesters show up for thursday's common council meeting. what do we do? stand up, fight back! the group's problem is with the first draft of the common council's safety plan. they say recommendations to hire 280 more police officers and create a local boarding school would use resources better spent elsewhere. nothing about job creation, nothing about community engagement, nothing about pouring into youth leadership development - nothing to uplift the community. the black panthers also share their opinion of the plan was a piece of s. alderman bob donovan is the driving force behind the action plan. we agree that economic development, job creation, those are all important things. but this particular action plan was directed entirely to the criminal justice system. after the initial disruption, common council president ashanti hamilton allows markasa mar-kay-suh tucker to address the chamber.the council also moves an item to commend officers - hamilton says it wouldn't have
situations, didnt wanna make it become more volatile than it has to be. what can i say? its unfortunate that these individuals, in my opinion, hijacked the council meeting. i think we set a dangerous precedent. hamilton says the plan can still be amended, adding there will be public feedback meetings. the protesters say that should've come first. the conversation shouldve started with the community being involved and not at 9am public hearings where nobody can attend them. hamilton says the council is still finalizing the details of those pu protesters say they'll be back here next thursday for the public safety committee meeting. outside city hall, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. new tonight. hoping for justice. dozens of people march through the streets of milwaukee tonight it's all in response to what happened following a fatal crash last month. our ted perry is in the newsroom to explain the reason. it's a horrific crash that claimed the lives of two men. the other driver was arrested -- but tonight -- he's a free man. 25-year-old deangelo maxwell and 36-year-old james morris were struck and killed at 6th and mckinley. the group started the march there
the public safety building. according a report from the medical examiner's office -- two open bottles of alcohol were found in the suspect's truck -- along with a marijuana pipe. the brother of one of the victims says --the past couple weeks have been bittersweet. freddie says: "i feel really bad because.. my best friend, you know, he's gone. there's no coming back from it. i feel so torn right now. i don't have anyone really to go to and talk to... the milwaukee county district attorney's office says the case is still under review for additional evidence related to accident reconstruction. in the newsroom, ted perry, fox six news. brad thanks ted a water warning tonight - the national weather service says high winds are creating high waves and dangerous underwater currents on lake michigan. beaches along the lakefront from sheboygan to kenosha are affected.
mostly clear and quiet tonight with temperatures falling through the 60s this evening. we'll drop into the low-to-mid 50s by morning. high pressure will dominate our weather straight into the holiday weekend. this means plenty of sun and c highs will reach the 70s through sunday. humidity levels will start to increase sunday and we will really notice it by labor day. sunny on labor day with a warmer high in the middle 80s. don't tell mother nature it's the unofficial end to summer because we heat
from your phone. just download the new fox 6 storm center app, it's available on android and apple. stumping in wisconsin one presidential candidate is in milwaukee tonight it's a name many aren't familiar with, but gary johnson is hoping to change that. we'll take you live to serb hall for more on the libertarian's message plus,"we want to be part of moving forward" a call for inclusion tonight from one group in sherman park who says it's not going anywhere. and an up-close-and-personal lessono heading to germantown that we could all learn a little something from. those stories
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the immigration speech he gave last night in arizona, he told the crowd he would treat everyone with dignity... and said he'd have the greatest compassion for american citizens. trump is the first major party candidate in modern memory to propose limiting legal immigration. hillary clinton hauled in a combined $143 million in august for her presidential bid. it's her best month yet in a fundraising push that lays the groundwork for her fall campaign. she begins september with $68 million more in the bank than rival among likely voters here in wisconsin - a new marquette laws school poll shows libertarian candidate gary johnson is getting 10 percent of voters. he's says he's the choice for voters who don't like hillary clinton or donald trump. political reporter theo keith live at his rally at serb hall. johnson says if he wants to win the race, he's got to be at the first presidential debate. he compared it to the super bowl. but if it were held today, he
fired up to be in milwaukee, says this is the craziest election ever. johnson: you know how crazy? im going to be the next president of the united states! in front of hundreds, the former new mexico governor hammered both major party candidates - on donald trumps signature plan: 18:28:54 lets not build a fence across the border! :00 and he charged that hillary clinton was corrupt, engaging in pay to play while would replace income and corporate taxes with a consumption tax. eliminate whole departments in the federal government. talking with reporters, johnson says he likes governor scott walker - if not all of walkers views on social issues.. johnson: my understanding is that hes done a really good job. that in fact he really has been about smaller government. 9 the room was packed -- even though johnson spoke at kickoff of the packers final preseason game. supporter #1 i feel like showing
standing up for freedom and liberty is more important than watching the second and third stringers fight for jobs johnsons supporters say they cant stand to vote for clinton or trump. supporter #2 he can definitely be the third choice. ive felt for a long time that we should have more than two choices packers are playing tonight you're here thank you very very much. you're the best johnson compared the first presidential debate to the super bowl. johnson is getting about 10 percent i 10 percent in the marquette poll out yesterday. he needs an average of 15 percent in five national polls to get into the debate, which is in 25 days. live, theo keith, fox6 news. steph thanks theo for the latest in the presidential campaigns -- democrat, republican or libertarian -- get the fox6 news app -- and click the "politics" tab. the village of germantown welcomes the traveling vietnam
the wall is a half sized replica of the vietnam memorial in washington, d.c. it is joined by a hundreds of american flags that have been put up, in a formation, to honor military veterans, as well as police, firefighters, and emt's. organizers say it took two years of planning to bring this tribute to germantown. a lot of these people need the healing, myself included. to come together and find these guys and honor them for their ultimate sacrifice. across the street from the american legion in germantown. it will be in place through monday. the legion has also transformed its banquet hall into a vietnam-era educational center for the weekend. sherman park is a diverse neighborhood ... home to people of many races and religions. among them ... a tight-knit jewish community. some members tell fox six's jenna sachs ... the recent unrest ... is not the sherman park they know.
groups with deeper roots in sherman park ... than the congregation beth jehudah. yeh-who-dah we moved into sherman park in 1949. rabbi chaim twerski says 200 orthodox jewish families call this area home. they walk, shop and visit their neighbors here. and everyone seems to know each other. their kids attend yeshiva elementary. despite the recent unrest ... they're not leaving. i don't think the current events are a reflection of what sherman park is all about. no jewish busi marcia eisenbach says her family ... is not afraid. we have never in the 40 years that i'm here, had problems with sherman park people. eisenbach says her interactions with neighbors ... are usually very positive. i feel safe, i feel loved. i feel our community cares about one another. and safety is especially important ... for a community that needs to walk to their stores and the synagogue.
electronic devices or anything of that nature. the synagogue has reached out to their elected officials ... and community groups ... and asked to play a part in healing the neighborhood. we want to hear what's going to develop from this. what's going to be going on moving forward. we want to be at the table, part of whatever happens, moving forward. these jewish families live and work near businesses like clarks that was vandalized in the recent unrest. those i spoke with expressed a being part of the healing. in sherman park, jenna sachs fox 6 news cause for concern in cudahy- a cute little baby fox... in a bad situation. the pup has a trap on its leg. why time is running out to rescue the little guy. and next -- the rumble. the rides. rally weekend. how many motorcycles are expected
th the weekend in southeast wisconsin. the annual milwaukee rally kicked off tonight at the harley davidson museum... with the unveiling of the brand new "milwaukee eight" engine. it's the first of many events planned all weekend... celebrating harley davidson and it's history in milwaukee. we're surrounded by harley riders from all across the nation and it's great that they're all coming home to the birthplace of harley davidson. motorcycle shows, concerts, and other events are planned all
pilgrim road plant, and at 5 area dealerships. mostly clear and quiet tonight with temperatures falling through the 60s this evening. we'll drop into the low-to-mid 50s by morning. high pressure will dominate our weather straight into the holiday weekend. this means plenty of temperatures. highs will reach the 70s through sunday. humidity levels will start to increase sunday and we will really notice it by labor day. sunny on labor day with a warmer high in the middle 80s. don't tell mother nature it's the unofficial end to summer because we heat up next tuesday & wednesday. tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: 53 wind: ne
high: 72 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. am low: 57 high: 77 dewpoint: 59 wind: se 5-10 mph it's a heartbreaking picture from cudahy.. a baby fox with its paw stuck in a trap. but ti's not the kind of trap you think.. the massive effort to help this little guy.. and remembering those who lived a life of service. a golf outing with a noble cause, as we
a sight in cudahy causing a stir-- a baby fox is seen leg. neighbors now jumping into action to help the little guy. the idea of a trap might not sound so bad.. but even experts say they didn't expect.. what you're about to see... krystle kacner has the story ... it was very horrifying to see barb lierman says when she first saw the young fox with a trap on its leg i was crying. to lierman.. and many other cudahy residents... this fox and its family is am important part of the community... its bringing a
to see this-- brought anger... hurt.. and confusion.... we had calls come in saying it looks like he has a bear claw trap or something like thatcrystal sharlow-schaefer with the wisconsin humane society wild life rehabilitation center says its actually... a rat trap this is a trap that kills by compression. so it had a violent initial set off which was very very rough and then its constantly compressed. so our broken bones , exposed bones and then the loss of blood supply to that tissue which will eventually necrosis.the trap itself ... sharlow schaefer says.. is not illegal. but can be very dangerous...especially if not set properly. there is a potential if they're set out and maybe your dog gets away maybe your dog could get stuck in there or a cat. they can do significant damage to your hands as well. they won't know how much damage was done to the fox until they get a closer
now... she's rented a cage from the humane society.. hoping to catch the wounded animal.. and bring it in for treatment... it will be a relief. a big relief, and i will be very happy. i think theres a lot of people that are every concerned about the fox that will be very happy to know its oktime is of the essence- the sooner they can treat the fox the better. the humane society says anyone who might see the fox should not feed it. it's trying to lure the injured one into the cage so it can be treated... and released back into the community. krystle kacner fox 6 news gather in milwaukee to discuss america's opioid epidemic. wisconsin attorney general brad schimel-- senator ron johnson-- and colorado senator cory gardner hosted a roundtable discussion about the demand for drugs in america - and possible solutions. one key is to keep people from becoming addicted in the first place - as the vast majority of heroin- users first started by getting hooked on prescription pain
messages if we can just convince people to use their medications only as they are prescribed to them, to store them safely and securely in their home, and to get rid of them when their done taking their prescription." another solution discussed, focuses on reducing the number of drugs prescribed by doctors. that includes the prop act, which will eliminate patient surveys about pain from the medicare reimbursement process. have given the ultimate sacrifice can happen anywhere, even at a local golf course. fox 6's brandon cruz goes beyond the game on this special event. on an overcast and rainy morning, dozens of people come together here at ironwood golf course in lisbon. they're here for golf of course, but also for something much bigger. they're here to remember firefighters who have given the
duty. before any balls are struck more than 100 golfers take part in the ceremony honoring these heroes showing support for their families. "the foundation it supports families in the line of duty deaths when a loved one dies in the line of duty they will give them support they have different things for the kids they do a memorial weekend that honors their firefighter and all the firefighters that were killed the year before." tournament director carre rid-zik started the event four years ago after playing in a similar tournament for the foundation in northern wisconsin."i've always been a supporter of the foundation and i thought here's another way that i can give back is by running a tournament down here." "all their money is coming in through people like us, that raise money for them, because without it the families wouldn't have anything." like other golf fundraisers there are raffles, putting contests,
winners...but they have one event that's uniquely their own. "we also have a firefighter hole, which people have to put on a firefighter coat, our bunker gear, helmet and the gloves which are not the most dexterous they can hit a ball tee off whoever gets the longest drive, it's a 50/50 raffle so you put 5 bucks in end the end the foundation will take 50 percents 25 goes to the man who hit the furthest, 25 percent goes to the woman who hit the furthest." some have success others not so much. because of what the firefighter driver challenge offers, the tournament seems to keep growing. "first year we had i believe it was 56 golfers it was just trying to get the word out so it was kind of a low amount but we still had a good time, this year we hit 120 so it's grown each year, this is our biggest year so far." while it is a very fun event for all involved, it's why the event is held, even on a dark and dreary day, that resonates with each of the participants. "we have 3 line of duty families
become a family with me." brandon cruz, fox 6 sports. this year the goal was to raise around 10-thousand dollars for the fallen firefighters foundation. new tonight - looking ahead to 20-17.. what should be done at lambeau field during the off season? the kenney chesney concert was a big hit - but do officials want to do it again.. plus - grabbing junk food and running .. and get this - the guy with the gun told them to! the brazen robbery on milwaukee's nor forecast to continue. i'll have
"star wars" fans could have a chance to write their own story for the big screen... and netflix makes a big announcement about "stranger things." the details in tonight's buzz. for fans ahead of the "rogue one: a star wars story" movie... fans can share their stories and skits, set in a galaxy far far away on the official star wars website... the winners will be invited to "lucasfilm" in san francisco to see "rogue one" -- and their winning stories -- on the big screen. "do you know will? do you know where he is? hiding. from who?"
back... the supernatural thriller has become so popular.... that netflix tweeted it will be coming back for a second season. the 80's-set thriller follows the disappearance of a young boy...and a telekinetic girl who helps friends with the search. netflix says the second season will air in 20-17. actor "kiefer sutherland" makes his big debut as a singer-songwriter... his first album, "down in a hole," sold a thousand copies. it also debuted at number 18 on the americana and folk albums billboard chart. the south now bracing a hurricane. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. and honoring milwaukee native gene wilder.. the local movie theaters showing the fan favorites this weekend. he found out his cat had been spayed - and cops say he freaked out! what he did - landed this waukesha guy in jail.
school supplies can really add up, but you dont need to break the bank. contact 6 has 4 easy ways to save - tonight at 10.' ------------------------- also tonight-- bear essentina by taking a dip in the pool... the beagle that wasn't having any of it. tonight at ten. in business news - sponsor support for the 8th annual milwaukee film festival jumps nearly15-percent this year. milwaukee film saying the festival has raised nearly 3 million dollars for this year -- and the number of sponsors has increased from 95 -- to 133.
as the presenting sponsor. tickets for this weekend's wisconsin l-s-u game at lambeau field are among the hottest for the first week of the college football season. right now -- prices on seatgeek rang from 119-dollars to more than 1- thousand dollars for seats near the 50 yard line. but -- ticket seller say prices have dropped from their peak... for more business news - go to fox 6 now dot com for a link to the business journal. want to help kids? buy a all of the proceeds will be used to buy backpacks filled with food to kids in need-- and those backpacks will even be restocked during the school year. just go to sendik's food market between now and september 6th to help out. details are at fox6-now-dot-com adlib to wx weather mostly clear and quiet tonight with temperatures
the 60s this evening. we'll drop into the low-to-mid 50s by morning. high pressure will dominate our weather straight into the holiday weekend. this means plenty of sun and comfortable temperatures. highs will reach the 70s through sunday. humidity levels will start to increase sunday and we will really notice it by labor day. sunny on labor day with a warmer high in the mi mother nature it's the unofficial end to summer because we heat up next tuesday & wednesday. tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: 53 wind: ne 5-10 mph friday: mostly sunny. high: 72 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. am low: 57 high: 77 dewpoint: 59 wind: se 5-10
overnight... state officials warning residents of dangerous conditions as strong winds and rough surf hit the shore. scott says "we're going to have significant winds, significant power lines and trees down, significant rain, flooding. storms surge. all of this together is life threatening." residents bracing for what could be the first hurricane to hit the sunshine state since hurricane wilma in october 2005. fabie says "we just get prepared. make sure sandbags are in place and we're overly worried. when you live in florida, this is what it is. you just listen and watch." others boarding up windows in preparation for strong winds and flying debris... frazier says "this does the trick for what we have to do on the properties here. there's no way to make anything safe. it's mother nature." the federal emergency management agency reminding residents to be cautious and to heed official's warnings... batkin says "the most important thing especially if a tropical system is
they suggest to do. if there's an evacuation order follow it. get yourself and your family out of harm's way. " on cam tag hermine continues to build strength as it travels over the gulf of mexico. the storm is expected to make landfall and then head towards the carolinas over the weekend. in panama city, florida, jonathan serrie, fox news. a pair of milwaukee hotels are welcoming louisiana football fans... by giving back to disaster victims in that state. the pfister a hotels say they will donate 10 percent of bar sales on friday and saturday to the red cross louisiana flood relief fund. the l-s-u tigers will take on the wisconsin badgers at lambeau field this weekend... and both hotels are expecting to host many football fans. authorities in florida have found the zika virus in trapped mosquitoes-- the first time this has happened in the continental u-s. three mosquitoes from miami beach have tested positive. the state calls the development disappointing, but not
zika infections has grown to 47 in miami-dade county since the first case was identified just over a month ago. intensive trapping and testing continues. a medical breakthrough could be a game-changer for patients suffering from alzheimer's disease. scientists have found a way to clear plaques from the brain, that cause dementia. they say patients treated with the highest dose of a new antibody drug... saw the plaque almost coml disappear. scientists also found that after six months of treatment, patients' health stopped deteriorating. if all goes well in larger trials, the first drug to prevent dementia could be available in just a few years. a space-x rocket exploding this morning in cape canaveral. it happened on the launch pad during a test firing. buildings several miles away reportedly shook from the blast -- and
space-x says nobody was hurt -- but it destroyed the falcon-9 rocket and a satellite commissioned by facebook -- which was set to launch on saturday. an assistant police chief in oklahoma is being called a hero for helping a cat in trouble. and it was all caught on video! he was driving his daughter to school when she saw a cat with its head stuck in a can in someone's driveway. the chief h got out of the car, walked over to the cat and successfully removed the chef boyardee can from head scratch, the cat ran away, seemingly okay. this cat story -- not such a happy ending. a waukesha county man is accused of beating and choking a relative after an argument over his cat. a criminal complaint against martin pfefferle fefer-lee includes six charges, including strangulation and suffocation. the woman says he attacked her
off when he realized he was in trouble-- he was later arrested after his pickup crashhed in a ditch. a machete was found in the truck. a woman severely beaten on milwaukee's south side earlier this month has died. her daughter -- 35-year-old vicenta man-ri-quez had already been charged with reckless injury. but since her mother died, police say that charge is expected to be upgraded to reckless homicide. a criminal complaint says the two argued about money for drugs and the daughter struck her mom with a lamp. gas station caught on camera. just watch this video. it happened last friday near 35th and mckinley. one suspect went into the store with a gun and told customers to steal items -- leading to several people taking merchandise. those people then ran from the store. later -- the same suspect and a woman came back and stole more items. if you recognize any of these people - call
and within department policies with the arrest of an 18-year-old woman outside a mall. police arrested ge-nele laird in june after they say she displayed a knife while confronting someone. video of the arrest sparked protests alleging excessive use of force and discrimination. an outside review says police acted properly. the wisconsin nun who was murdered in mississippi will be laid to rest tomorrow. a funeral mass for sister margaret tomorrow morning at st. joseph center in milwaukee... with archbishop listecki. the mass will be followed by burial at olivet cemetery. sister held grew up in slinger... and worked with the school sisters of saint francis in milwaukee. she and sister paula merrill were found stabbed to dead in a home in rural mississippi last week. a man has been arrested in teh case. amc theaters are celebrating gene wilder's life, by bringing two of his biggest hits back to the big screen. "willy wonka and the
be shown this weekend at select theaters - including at mayfair 18. willy wonka will be shown at 5 o'clock on saturday and sunday. blazing saddles will play at 7-30. tickets will be 5 dollars for each movie. gene wilder, who was born in milwaukee, died monday at the age of 83. the finishing touches are still being made at lambeau field for this weekend's badgers/lsu football game -- this year's major non-packers event at the stadium. however, fox 6 has learned, the packers already have an idea what the next non- nfl event might at lambeau field in june of next year. nats it's been 14 months since kenny chesney rocked lambeau field. he's headlined the only two major concerts in the stadium's history. however, that could change next june. take super pat webb/executive director,stadium district board it was a very successful event. it brought a lot of economic activity to the community. the green bay/brown county professional football stadim
wednesday. the board's executive director says an organization working with the packers approached him about bringing in another concert. pat webb/executive director,stadium district board we've been asked to look at our ticket tax. we went into closed session. the board gave me some direction and i hope to be working wit the team and the promoter in the near future. there is a 10 percent sales tax for tickets to events at lambeau field. in the past, the stadium district board has agreed to rebate a portion of it to the promoter booking the concert. pat webb/executive director,sta board you don't always have these opportunities, but i will continue to look at them with the team and hopefully we can have more events like this. the last two summer concerts chesney played at lambeau, the announcements for them came mid-fall. the team has said over the last few years it would like to host one major non-packers game event
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