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your umbrella handy tomorrow. we're in for a stormy 24 hours. weather expert tom wachs joins us now. increasing clouds tonight as a storm system approaches from th temperatures will fall through 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 chances continuing through the day. highs in the upper 70s. a frontal boundary will stall out
from your phone. just download the fox 6 storm center app, it's available on android and apple. breaking news now-- a woman was hit by a van near 58th and villard. it happened around 6:30 tonight we're told she's in stable condition at froedtert. the driver that hit her stayed on the scene and is cooperating with police. still developing tonight: set on fire and left to die. milwaukee police are looking for three men wanted in an attempted murder over the
uncovered documents with new information in the case. our myra sanchick explains. windows are boarded up where neighbors say a man on fire jumped out, saturday evening. bullet holes show where they say gunfire followed him i got the clothes off of him because we thought gasoline was on that and he got up and still was burning and he fell against me and we both fell down. next door. she ran over to help her neighbor, patting the flames until he fell on top of her. i thought when he fell on me, oh no are we going to burn together. you can laugh now right at the time i thought it was scary. the flames seemed to have been smothered by kamnitzs dress it was to me a miracle .i asked god for help . it wasnt extinguishing like i thought it should. she has burn marks on her leg, and her shoulder, a search warrant affidavit says the burn victim was with a
the evening, when a man with an assault rifle forced the victim to drive back to his home near 53rd and clarke. the woman was forced to kneel in the house when she heard a voice 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 kns nice neighbor who always looked out for her. she did the same in return. but is still shocked at those who would try to kill the man next door. and to do it in such a horrific way milwaukee police are still looking for the suspects. the victim in all of this is still hospitalized. reporting in milwaukee, myra sanchick fox 6 news. milwaukee police are also investigating a homicide on the city's north side. a man was found dead in a car around 12:30 this afternoon
any suspects. in mount pleasant-- police say they've found the car that hit two pedestrians. now they just need the driver. it happened on highway 32 near first street just before 5 this morning. police think the victims were walking down the median when they were hit. but they don't know for sure because the pedestrians were too intoxicated to help. this is the vehicle police say was involved. it was found in a kenosha parking have information on its owner-- give police a call. only on fox6 tonight: a mount pleasant home is being called "uninhabitable." several cats taken away from the elderly woman who lived there. three cats dead, 7 alive. that woman is staying with family tonight. fox 6s ashley searshas the story. nats along sheridan road— in mount pleasant— nats
becomes the focus of an investigation. 45:53 the living conditions were reported to not be too safe. police were called here tuesday morning for a welfare check— when they arrived, they say they discovered a hoarding situation. 46:07 the 85-year-old lady took in some stray cats and as a result of all these cats being in the house, there was some cat feces and mold growing in the house. 3 cats were found dead. 7 alive. police believe other strays may have been living there at some point. the animals were handed over to the wisconsin humane society. pleasant is a hoarding situation due to the volume of cats inside the home. the health department— checked the quality of the air inside the home and say it is uninhabitable. 47:43 a lot of cats were in the house and as a result that produced an unsafe environment. the home will now sit empty off this quiet street— until the condition there improves. 46:27 its just not safe to live in at this point until things get cleaned up inside the house. the woman living in the home is
investigating whether charges will be filed. we have new information on the two dozen dogs seized from a home in racine. all but two of them will be returned to the rescue organization "lucky mutts." the dogs were taken from a branch of the operation after they were found in filthy conditions. the current head of "lucky mutts" has provided ownership documentation for most of them and wants them returned. the wisconsin humane society doesn't know where the dogs will go since legally they can't return "they do have a fairly wide foster family network and we just hope that.. we did our best for these dogs and there's always the option to surrender. you could surrender them today and they would be placed by this weekend, is my guess. the racine branch of "lucky mutts" was run by 33-year-old heather jensen. she and her boyfriend "terry bogard" are both charged with 26
a wisconsin veterans home...hailed by governor scott walker as "five- star," has been flagged by federal regulators. the feds-- citing the veterans home at king for an incident in which staff decided not to perform c-p-r on a 94 year old man. the state, which runs the waupaca county veterans home, is appealing. responding to other allegations of tainted drinking water and disease outbreaks... wisconsin democrats call for a special session to fix problems. lawmakers are now audit of the home. fox6's political reporter theo keith found that concerns have been surfacing for months. governor walkers administration has failed... as lawmakers are about to trigger an audit of the wisconsin veterans home at king... senate democrats want to know what took so long. senator lassa, a year ago, sent a letter asking for an audit of king. and it
today, a democratic senator writes that she's concerned about excessive mandatory overtime....and legionella bacteria found in a water heater at king.she requests an audit, but one never starts. instead, a legislative committee send questions to the wisconsin department of veterans affairs. in one of his responses, the department secretary says the allegations are "untrue and harmful." in another, he notes that the home has a "five star" rating. now, after news reports raise new concerns, audit after wednesday hearing.one republican says auditors were simply booked at the time of the previous request. well we just didnt have space last year, and we did ask questions. again, we didnt sit on the request. we took her request and asked the department to respond at that time samantha kerkman says she's glad that an audit will find out...if the allegations are true. he will give us an independent view of the home, and confidence of what that five star rating is, or
democrats, who say they support the audit, complain that it'll take too long. republicans seem to be fine, seem to be ok, with using this audit as a delay tactic and a smokescreen while not addressing immediate actions kerkman says she expects the audit to be done by next summer. although if the auditor finds something, he could release it before that. from the capitol, theo keith, fox6 news they were competitors--now they're going to be on the same team. some big names in wisconsin. it might be good for patients but what about employees-? the vague answer we got when we asked about layoffs. after a stabbing spree in minnesota this weekend..a restaurant owner puts out a sign that tells muslims to "go home". how do you think customers responded? what they did coming up. and the latest on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man. why tulsa police and the man's family are telling two different stories--and what police are now saying was found
comin in 16 men will actually be sexually assaulted on a college campus erin davis deals with sexual 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 and trying to perform oral sex while the victim struggled with consciousness. it doesnt matter how much somebody is drinking , what 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
campus communication was posted just this past friday. another thing this case teaches us that sexual assault can happen to anybody no matter who they are where they are or what they are 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. in kenohsa dw f6n. see if you recognize this man. police say he robbed the mobil gas station near mequon and port washington roads just before six this morning. as you can see -- he was armed with a large rifle. police say he got away in a dark blue 2006 toyota corolla with license plate 1-4-3 v-s-c. it was reported stolen out of milwaukee.
police say 40-year-old markell baker stole 93-thousand dollars worth of perfumes and colognes. according to court documents, he worked for a cleaning company hired by the jcpenney store in menomonee falls. investigators say he would steal a couple of bottles every shift for about six months. if convicted-- he could spend 6 years in prison. an update tonight on a major healthcare merger. the four main catholic healthcare providers in wisconsin...are now part of the same company. a.j. 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 leverage and share best practices across our communities and markets so we bring together our physicians from our various
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 milwaukee. we asked 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 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 more than 100 clinics.
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 the end of last month. owner dave sobelman admits he didn't show up for a mandatory common council meeting regarding the license in july... the meeting was mandatory because of an incident in june -- when a man accidentally fired a gun outside low income milwaukee residents could soon have access to cleaner drinking water. mayor tom barrett is shopping around to find a company that will help to provide filters for houses at risk of lead exposure. fox6s madeline anderson has more the initiative. like many milwaukee residents... sharlen moore was concerned to learn the water in her home could be unsafe to drink. i was surprised because of the simple fact that we live in a city that has
director of urban underground... a youth leadership organization that has worked on water quality projects in the past.... moore says lead exposuse disproportionately affects people who dont have the means to protect themselves. this is really going to affect communities of color, and specifically poor communities of color. earlier this month... mayor tom barrett strongly urged people living before 1951 to invest in a water filtration product. he says the threat level hasnt gotten worse... 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
tuesday about a partnership to provide residents with filters. whether its deep discounts, whether its mailings, whether its an online presence. while the conversation is still in the preliminary stages... moore wants the outcome to be free filters for those in need. we rely on the city for keeping our residents safe. the mayor's office declined an interview because it's simply too early in the process to release details. a spokeswoman did tell these talks with ao smith will and weeks. reporting in milwaukee, madeline anderson fox6 news. it's a city school and many times that comes with a lot more crime on campus but not this year. the drastic drop in crime at marquette university. and the one thing that could be making all the difference. plus, it was a welcome home -- well deserved. the greeting one athlete received after returning to wisconsin from the
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malakas making landfall in japan overnight. you can see the storm brought heavy flooding to several provinces. entire roads were washed away. them seriously. fortunately-- no one was killed. increasing clouds tonight as a storm system approaches from the west. temperatures will fall through the 70s this evening. temperatures will fall into the middle 60s overnight with skies becoming mostly cloudy. showers and
chances continuing through the 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: 64d 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 high: 77 dewpoint: 66 wind: e 5-10 mph new at 9-- it's been a little
milwaukee? there is a new report showing a huge drop in crime at and around marquette. the university says its added something no other private university in the state of wisconsin has-- and it's paying off. our ben handelman is live at marquette tonight. that big change--- marquette now has a fully commissioned police department. the school making the upgrade over a year ago, and n d reductions in crime here. on marquettes campus you can follow the laughter. with weather like this its easy to smile. tuesday marquette university police giving students one more reason to. as a female i feel safe. abby snell again, never felt unsafe on campus. and tadhg tie-g like tiger scully say theyve never experienced crime first hand on campus.a new report says the same can be
think what it goes to show is marquettes campus is safe. marquette police have released new crime statistics showing huge drops compared to previous year. robberies cut almost in half 42% battery and assaults decreased by over 60 percent 62% .burglaries are down nearly a quarter 23% .the biggest change? were really starting to see the impact that this big step of creating a police department has had. marquette has only had a police department for just over a year. once security officers are now extensively trained police officers. beginning to end. were able to make arrests now. we can process those on campus, rather than call the milwaukee police department. mascara says his department is more efficient. students tell us theyve seen a greater police presence ive noticed patrols coming around even more often. and less crime alerts in their email. i have been getting less of those. leaving them more time to worry about
the most common crime around here--- theft-- is also down about 7 percent. marquette police officers don't just patrol campus, they also patrol streets just off campus too. they say making the switch to a police department, is benefiting the entire neighborhood. live at marquette, ben handelman, fox 6 news. steph it's still unclear whether the milwaukee county board will re- confirm the current health and human services director. a group gathered today at the county courthouse to try and persuade them-- or get their constituents to do so. the "support for hector" group touted the merits of hector colon's leadership-- and the need for him to continue his efforts. a county board committee voted last week to recommend the full board "not"
can talk to, work with, even if you don't always agree, and you have someone who is putting the people of this community first." :43 the full county board will vote on colon's reappointment this thursday. a paralympian returns home today and is treated like the hometown hero she is! becca murray just got back from the 2016 rio paralympics after winning a gold she was the lead scorer for the team when her flight touched down-- the germantown police department escorted her home. as they pulled in to her driveway-- she was greeted by her family and friends. they'd thrown her a surprise party to welcome her back and celebrate her hard-fought victory. "it's amazing. all of the support and all of the people that have watched me and taught, decorations, everything
support me." murray also took home the gold at the beijing paralympics in 2008 and went to london for the 2012 paralympics. she says she's still deciding if she'll compete in tokyo in 20-20. whether the packers win or lose, mickie leach's 5th quarter highlights are award-winning. here's how the action looked from behind his lens in the first game played at the vikings new u.s. bank
you can watch the packers take on the lions right here on fox6. the game starts at noon followed by the the fox 6 blitz post sports blitz at 10:35. after 12 years and 6 kids-- angelina jolie and brad pitt are calling it quits. details on the divorce are coming up in tonight's buzz. and later-- he's accused of setting off multiple bombs on the east coast. tonight the suspect's father says he tried to call the f-b-i on his son years ago.
it's over for brad pitt and angelina jolie... and jim carrey is being sued... the details are in tonight's buzz. angelina jolie and brad pitt a according to a source...jolie filed legal documents yesterday citing irreconcilable differences. the two married in august 20-14...and have been together since 2004 after starring together in "mr. and mrs smith." tmz reports that jolie is asking for physical custody of their six children and is asking the judge to give pitt visitation. jim carrey-- is being sued for wrongful death of his ex-girlfriend,
the prescription drugs she overdosed on last year. the lawsuit also alleges the actor improperly obtained prescriptions for ambien and oxycodone under an alias. carrey calls the lawsuit "heartless," saying that the suit was an attempt to profit from her death. mariah carey announces her final show in sin city.... caesars palace released a statement yesterday... saying carey is wrapping up her two-year stint on the strip. her final shows are scheduled to run from april 26-th through may 12th. tickets go on sale later this month. you're going to want to keep your umbrella handy the next couple of days. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. plus-- this year's white house christmas tree is coming from wisconsin! and preparations are already under way. we'll head up to the tree farm-- next. and a tweet about skittles-- causing lots of controversy for donald trump's campaign.. we'll explain-- still ahead.
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doing when i was five - she'd probably admit to everything short of torcher...for all of you who can relate - we're gonna show you the opposite end of the sibling spectrum. the big brother with a big honor tonight - new at ten. a chicago-based meal delivery service company is expanding to the milwaukee metro area.... "kitchfix" specializes in the company now offers meals for pick-up at six locations around milwaukee. you can order breakfast lunch or dinner. meals cost anywhere between 11 and 18 dollars depending on the size of the dish. wisconsin home sales hit the highest mark in 11 years for the month of august. more than 83-hundred sales puts the state nearly 4-and-a-half percent ahead of 2015 through the first eight months of the year. and the median price climbed to 170- thousand dollars. southeastern wisconsin is outpacing statewide growth -- with sales up 6-percent for the
for more business news - go to fox 6 now dot com for a link to the business journal. adlib to wx 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 chances continuing through the day. highs in the upper 70s. a frontal boundary will stall out over
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 high: 77 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:
around the corner. too many kids go to school without proper winter coats to keep them warm. thats where we could use your help-- with fox 6's "coats for kids." over the next few weeks-- go through your closets and donate any slightly used winter coats. we have a list of drop off locations on our website-- fox6 now dot com. a piece of northeast wisconsin will take center stage a holiday season. a tree from is oconto will be the focal point of the "blue room." whispering pines tree farm is the 20- 16 national christmas tree association grand champion winner. fox's brittany ford has more. reporter this wisconsin grown tree will soon be heading to washington d.c., as the official indoor christmas tree... dave "it's really good, it's a really good feeling something to be proud of." ..but it wasn't a quick decision white house staff members took their time as they explored
nat looking for what they said needed to be right the shape, smell, and color. and met requirements such as being between 18-19 feet tall. .. and vander velden says the tree that has received the ribbon of honor is one that is truly one of a kind. dave vander velden/ owner, whispering pines tree farm "i've been doing all experimental trees, trying all different strains varieties, trying to find the goose that laid the golden egg, and this is one of them that turned out pretty brittany ford/ oconto "the vander velden's will be presenting the tree to the first lady at the white house the day after thanksgiving, and as you can imgaine it's every tree farmers dream." dave "when we won the national championship that's like winning the superbowl, winning the gold medal at the olympics, it was the best christmas tree in the county that's a lot." reporter the vander velden's christmas tree will be showcased in the white house's blue room. in oconto, brittany ford fox news. this is the third time that a tree farm from wisconsin has
white house, to provide the official christmas tree. the last time was in 20-11. president barack obama delivering his final address to the united nations general assembly. 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 division and isolationism. he even took an indirect jab at republican presidential candidate donald trump-- saying "a nation ringed by walls would only imprison itself". too small for us to simply be able to build a wall and prevent it from affecting our own societies." world leaders also took on syria today. the ceasefire there appears to be collapsing-- after an attack on a humanitarian convoy which killed more than a dozen people. aid trucks and a "red crescent" warehouse were struck. they were bringing supplies to almost 80-thousand people in a town west of
involved. the u-n has temporarily suspended all convoys following the attack. in the meantime-- donald trump junior is being criticized for a tweet comparing syrian refugees to skittles. the graphic says -- "if i had a bowl of skittles and i told you just three would kill you. would you take a handful? that's our syrian refugee problem." it also has an official trump logo that the republic nominee shares with his running mate mike pence. critics are pointing out that syr not candy. a restaurant owner in minnesota is telling muslims to get out. he posted this sign-- saying he's taking a stand following the mass stabbing at a mall in saint cloud. a man who made references to allah stabbed attacked 9 people on saturday. they're all expected to survive. the restaurant's owner says he's received some backlash-- but he's also seen an increase in customers.
federal prosecutors have charged ahmad khan rahami with planting a series of bombs in new york and new jersey, including one that injured 31 people when it blew up on a busy street. today rahami's father says he called the f-b-i on his son 2 years ago after he threatened his mother and stabbed another son. but authorities say rahami was not on a terror watch or no-fly list. the investigation continues tonight in tulsa-- after police shoot and kill an traffic stop. 40-year-old terence crutcher was fatally shot last friday--tulsa police say tonight they found the drug p-c-p in his s-u-v. video shows him walking towards his truck with his hands up and a female officer behind him. 3 officers surround him-- as he appears to put his hands on the vehicle. then he was tased-- and shot. an attorney for the female officer says crutcher was reaching through the window. crutcher's family
atty "there were several officers on the scene. none of the other officers felt the need to fire their weapons and use lethal force." protesters are calling for the officer's arrest. here in wisconsin-- state officials announce a major grant today to help milwaukee residents get training... and that training should help them land a good job. fox6's rachelle baillon has the details. land the career you want can be a bit overwhelming for anyone. "the goal is certainly to reach people where they are." local and state officials are hoping "job center access points" will help milwaukee residents do just that. "obviously the end goal is to try and find employment for as many people that come through that access point as possible." department of workforce development secretary ray allen says the first job center access point attracted about 35 people. he's hoping those numbers will grow as more and more sites are added and
building up momentum i think you'll see way more people here today." the access points are meant to help those who want to find work navigate to potential employers, as well as learn about other services they might qualify for. "this is a place that you're going to be able to come to be able to find out what jobs are available what skill opportunities you could potentially get in the pipeline to get you know to get some kind of training for." on tuesday, secretary allen dollars in training grants to help milwaukee residents prepare for-- and land-- the jobs they want, even if they don't yet have the necessary skills. "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."
now at ten. a house of hoarding. officer says: " it's just not safe to live in -- at this point-- until things get cleaned up inside the house." downright dangerous conditions -- for the elderly woman that called this home. tainted drinking water-- disease outbre an investigation of the veterans home at king. that is our big story tonight-- a milwaukee family says it knows the conditions at the wisconsin veterans home at king all too well. the home will be the subject of a public hearing in madison tomorrow-- king is located about two hours northwest of milwaukee-- in waupaca county. concerns started surfacing in 2005. lawmakers are about to trigger an audit of the facility-- after claims of
regulators recently cited king-- after staff decided not to perform cpr on a resident. the daughter of a former resident says her father was given medication he was allergic to... and had conditions that went untreated. she sat down with our bret lemoine-- he joins us with a fox6 exclusive. . walter sundling was a resident at king from in april of 2012 until he passed in march of 2015. the family says no one listened to their concerns about abuse... until now. sb 'my dad loved helping other veterans.' but during his final years... sharon blando says officials at the wisconsin veterans home at king... ignored and overmedicated her father, walter sundling. kw 'they just overdosed him. thats what they do with a lot of their patients. theyd rather not take care of them.' granddaughter kristi williamson took photos of sundling slumped over in his wheelchair. sb 'they would put a pillow on