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saying get the gas. the next thing she saw was the victim on fire, running through the home. i just pray for him not to have so much pain and to recover as much as he can. milwaukee police say they are investigating a possible drug related robbery in this case. kemnitz knows the victim as a nice neighbor who always looked out for her. she did the me shocked at those who would try to kill the man next door. and to do it in such a horrific way the victim is in a local hospital. police say he was intentionally set on fire. live in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news mary thanks myra milwaukee police are investigating a homicide on the city's north side... it happened around 12-30 this afternoon near 24th place and
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on the scene -- to find a man dead inside a vehicle. it's unclear how he died -- and investigators are now trying to figure out what led up to the death. milwaukee police are also investigating a shooting near holton and chambers... officials say a 24-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet during an argument early this morning... the victim was treated at the scene -- and refused to go to a hospital. authorities are now searching for a known suspect. mequon police are searching for a robbery suspect... the mobil gas station near mequon and port washington road... take a look at these surveillance photos -- you can see the long gun used in the robbery. he pointed the gun at an employee -- demanding money. police say he got away in a dark blue 2006 toyota corolla with license plate 1-4-3 v-s-c. he's considered armed and dangerous. anyone with info should give police a call.
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sexually assaulting a teammate. fox 6s derica williams explains, the alleged crime happened after an off-campus party. lawrence gaines is a member of the carthage college football team.. who now finds himself in ?legal trouble. the linebacker is accused of sexually assaulting another player on the squad. male victims are something people dont hear a lot about especially adult make victims assault victims and says its uncommon for adult male victims to come forward...but in this case, he did. the incident allegedly happened in gaines room in oaks hall at carthage after the two returned from an off-campus party. according to a criminal complaint, the victim was intoxicated.. and accuses gaines of touching him and trying to perform oral sex while the victim struggled with consciousness. it doesnt matter how much
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matters is why would someone take advantage of someone like that the victim says he passed out.. once he regained consciousness, he ran from the room. students on campus are troubled by the accusations.. and even more so, how they say they learned of ?it. i think it kind of stinks that we found about the whole incident through social media instead of getting a formal email from the school it took 4 days after the alleged incident that the college provided information to the students .a campus communication was posted just this past friday. another thing this case teaches us that sexual assault can happen to anybody no matter who doing carthage college released a statement saying in part that " carthage is committed to creating a safe, healthy, and non- discriminatory environment for all of our students, and we take reports of sexual misconduct very seriously." gaines was released from jail on a twenty five hundred dollar cash bond. two people are injured after a hit- and- run in racine county. police continue to search for the driver responsible. fox6's justin williams is live in mount pleasant with the
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mount pleasant police say at least one of the injured suffers severe head wound, and remains hospitalized, this afternoon. meanwhile, the search for the driver continues. i heard the sirens, this morning, you know, i live in the area, and i thought, wow! thats a lotta squads, going to that call. this call is believed to involve a shooting, on highway 32, near first street, or k-r, just before 5, was a shooting and i said im going in the house. i dont need this at 84. but, captain brian smith, of the mount pleasant police department, says investigators on the scene soon learn that, instead of a shooting, its a hit- and-run crash which leaves two
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we believe they were walking down the median, southbound, stepped-off where theyre tryin to flag someone down, and thats when they were struck. the vehicle leaves the scene, and is discovered, later, monday morning, in a kenosha parking lot. had heavy, windshield damage, as well as the two windows on the side of the vehicle, the drivers side were broken out, as well, as a result of the impact. and, as the search for the vehicles driver continues, im told investigators are having some difficulty in determining crash details, due to the pedestrians degree of intoxication. certainly, you know, alcohol was a factor. i dont know what level of intoxication they were, but the officers at the scene said they had trouble
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an update on two-dozen dogs seized from a home in racine... the wisconsin humane society says they'll have to be returned to "lucky mutts." they say the company provided ownership documents for 22 of the 24 dogs taken on september 9th. according to the humane society -- lucky mutts is not surrendering the dogs to the humane society, and 63-year-old terry bogard and 33- year-old heather jensen are accused of mistreating the dogs at their racine home. each faces 26 misdemeanor counts of mistreating animals. milwaukee's full common council voting unanimously today to reinstate the liquor license for sobelman's at marquette. the restaurant on the corner of 16th and wells had been told to cease operations earlier this month -- after its food and liquor license expired at
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acknowledges neglecting to show up for a mandatory common council committee meeting regarding the license in july... the meeting was mandatory because of an incident in june -- when a gun was fired. state officials announce a major grant today to help milwaukee residents get ?the training needed to land a good job. job center access points are meant to help job seekers connect with potential employers -- as wel they might qualify for. at tuesday's access point -- the department of workforce development also announced one million dollars in training grants to help milwaukee residents prepare for the jobs they want... "the employers come with job openings and commitments that they're going to hire and we will then assist them with the training of those individuals. the whole goal here is to get people employed." today's job center access point runs until 7 at the parklawn assembly
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they're hoping to offer one access point per week through at least the end of the year. if you'd like more information about upcoming events, check out fox six now dot com. a major healthcare merger. the four main catholic healthcare providers in wisconsin...are now part of the same company. a.j. bayatpour is here in the studio with the details... in the coming months, you'll notice here in southeast wisconsin that wheaton franciscan and columbia saint mary's are branded as 'ascension.' the company says it lower costs.. a group representing some of its workers is less optimistic... on tuesday, the signs still read columbia saint mary's and wheaton franciscan....but in time, they'll also say 'ascension.' our purpose is to provide personalized, compassionate care to all the communities we serve around wisconsin. ascension wisconsin's senior vice president says the main benefit of combining the state's four major catholic healthcare providers is that instead of competing, they'll now collaborate. we can really
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markets so we bring together our physicians from our various markets, from racine to eagle river. wed be concerned about the hospitals closing, any shuttering of services, outsourcing of services. with a merger of this size, there are questions from unions like the wisconsin federation of nurses and health professionals. it represents about one thousand workers at saint francis hospital and worries a national company won't have the same commitment. we wanna make sure the decisions made in st. louis arent gonna hurt the people here in milwauke ascension if layoffs and closures are part of its plan. we have a responsibility as providers to be an active participant to make healthcare delivery services more affordable. so that means there could be layoffs? as i said, were committed to the efficient operation of our healthcare delivery system. efficiencies, we fear, is just another term for layoffs. with the merger, more than 23- thousand people statewide will work under the ascension banner. that includes staff at 24 hospitals and
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president obama addressing the united nations general assembly for the final time today... up next... what he spoke about -- and the unexpected lawmaker he chose to represent the u-s. plus.... the marquette police department has now existed for a full year... the changes officials say they're already seeing as a result -- just ahead. we had a beautiful day today, but rain is about to return. i'll have your fox6
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reopen leaders from around the world gathering in new york today for the united nations general assembly. president obama delivering his final address at the u-n... he painted a dark picture of a world divided between those who want to cooperate with global partners -- and those who want to retreat into president also addressed terrorism around the world -- and conditions, particularly in the middle east, that can cultivate it. "until basic questions are answered about how communities co-exist, the embers of extremism will continue to burn, countless human beings will suffer -- most of all in that region -- but extremism will continue to be exported overseas." the president also took an
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presidential nominee donald trump -- saying during the speech, that quote: "a nation ringed by walls would only imprison itself." meanwhile -- president obama invited a somewhat surprising representative to the u-n assembly... republican wisconsin senator ron johnson. we spoke to senator johnson after the speech... he says he was unhappy with what the president had to say -- especially when it comes to america's role in fighting isis and the syrian have been doing is rallying the civilized world to commit themselves to defeating isis in iraq and syria and then remaining tenacious and relentless to tracking down islamic terrorists wherever they reside and destroying them." we posted an extended clip from the president's speech before the u-n. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and search "obama." it's time for your news and weather together.
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identifying this armed robbery suspect who robbed the subway near 107-th and heather last tuesday. officials say the man walked into the store with a gun and demanded money from an employee. when he got the money-- he ran from the store. he's described as about 25 to 30 years old, about 6 feet tall and has a tattoo on his right wrist. the marquette university police department announces a significant decrease of crime in the area since it was commissioned last year. police say they've seen more than a 42 62 percent decrease in assaults and and 23 percent decrease in burglaries. right now-- marquette police have 40 commissioned officers in its department. the wisconsin department of transportation will begin a maintenance project on i-94... starting sunday-- overnight lane closures will be seen from the racine-kenosha county line to rawson avenue in milwaukee and racine counties. they'll take place between 9-30 at night to 5-30 in the morning. the project will seal cracks on
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completed sometime in the fall. toss to weather weather increasing clouds tonight as a storm system approaches from the west. the 70s this evening. temperatures will fall into the middle 60s overnight with skies becoming mostly cloudy. showers and thunderstorms will move in wednesday morning, with
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day. highs in the upper 70s. a frontal boundary will stall out over us through the end of the week, providing a focal point for off-and-on showers and thunderstorms. tonight: increasing clouds. low: 64 dewpoint: 62 wind: se 5 mph wednesday:showers and thunderstorms. high: 77 dewpoint: 68 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 67 dewpoint: 66 wind: e 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 65 high: 70 dewpoint: 62 wind: e 5-10 mph saturday: becoming partly sunny. am low: 57 high: 67 dewpoint: 59 wind: e 5-10 mph sunday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms at night. am low: 55 high: 70 dewpoint: 57 wind: se 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny with a
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am low: 50 high: 67 dewpoint: 54
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living in some of the city's older homes should take steps to protect themselves from lead in the water... up next... the deal in the works -- between one company hoping to provide filters -- and the city. the weather is still pretty warm... but the cold and snow are right around the corner. too many kids go to school without a proper winter coat to keep them for kids and you come in. go through your closets and please donate any slightly used winter coats -- for kids and adults. head to for more details and a list of all our sponsor locations. get your wednesday morning started with fox6 wakeup at 4:30-- count on us for breaking news, weather and traffic updates
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could soon see cleaner drinking water coming out of their faucets. mayor tom barrett is shopping around at water treatment companies to find filters for houses at risk of lead exposure. fox6s madeline anderson near fond du lac and melvina with more on the initiative. houses in this neighborhood are
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these homes that the mayor recently said should have water filters to protect residents against possible lead contamination. the problem is... many people either don't know they're supposed to buy a filter or can't afford one. like many milwaukee residents... sharlen moore was concerned to learn the water in many homes could be unsafe to drink. i was surprised because of the simple fact that we live in a city that has qualities in the nation. as the director of urban underground... a youth organization that has worked on water quality projects in the past.... moore says certain groups of people are more at risk than others. this is really going to affect communities of color, and specifically poor communities of color. earlier this month... mayor tom barrett strongly urged all residents in older homes to invest in a water filtration product. he says the threat
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rather... he met with a scientist who told him filters are 100 percent effective against lead. ' i'm not going to keep that revelation a secret.' since that announcement... the mayors office has been in talks with milwaukee-based a-o smith. jim stern... executive vice president of the water heater and treatment company spoke with the mayors office today about a partnership to provide residents with discounted filters. they could be on the top of the sink, they faucets. we have a product called the clean water machine which acts kind of like a coffee maker, where you pour the water in it filters on demand. while the plans are still in the preliminary stages... moore wants the outcome to be free filters for those in need. 14:25 this is a problem of the city. we rely on the city for keeping our residents safe. they mayors office declined an interview today... saying it's just too soon in the process to release any information. a spokeswoman did tell me mayor barrett specifically asked staff to reach out to a-o smith because of it's
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fox6 news. ted thanks madeline a veteran's home in waupaca may soon be under investigation. but requests for an audit started coming in nearly a year ago. -- why some lawmakers say it's taken so long. normal routines resume after a chaotic weekend in new york city. we'll have an update on the east
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street hit by a terror attack this weekend... things are returning to normal less than a day after the main suspect was arrested by authorities. joel waldman is in new york with more. new yorkers are getting back to their usual routines ... now that police say they have their suspect in this weekend's bombings in custody. twenty-third street is once aga evening's blast. manhattan's chelsea neighborhood getting back to normal in the hours after the arrest of ahmad khan rahami. the naturalized u-s citizen originally from afghanistan is also being linked with another explosion in seaside park, new jersey.. and five bombs were found at a train station in elizabeth, new jersey.. where he lived. nats of explosion a manhunt got underway early monday... after authorities say rahami's fingerprints and d- n-a
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captured on surveillance cameras. o'neill says: "..we're continuing to gather more surveillance video. it's going to help us move forward in this case and make sure that the suspect is brought to justice." rahami was taken into custody in linden, new jersey following a shoot- out with police ... a little more than two days after the first explosion at a race for marines. two police officers and rahami suffering injuries during the gun battle. ayers says: ".." it just sounded like pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. and then a silence and then you just heard people screaming. and then was pretty much it." counts of attempted murder connected to the shoot-out ... he's being held on 5- point-2 million dollars bail. prosecutors are still reviewing charges related to the actual bombings. on cam tag authorities say rahami was not on a terror watch or no-fly list.. and an f-b-i official says there's no reason to believe he was part of a larger terror cell plot. in new york, joel waldman, fox news. it's time for your news and


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