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officials took deehr to a hospital for a blood draw. it will be several weeks until those tests come back to determine how much alcohol she had, but for now she is charged with her third owi, and with injuring another person in the process. ben thanks myra police in one part of the city are calling on drivers...to get off the gas. they say speeding has become a growing problem-- and yesterday was a.j. bayatpour is live at 76th and sheridan with the details... within 10 minutes there were two bad crashes in district 4. in the first one here at 76th and sheridan, police say a speeding driver hit a public works truck. both he and his passenger died. today, those who live and work in the area are asking drivers
im not speeding to do this thing...i am doing it slow! pitmaster michael hester doesn't understand the rush. for about 10 years, he's run 'pop's b-b-q' on the corner of 76th and good hope. he says he sees speeders every day. its good- you see a lot of that, you seen that right? the speeding going on through there. milwaukee police call a press conference friday to address speeding in district 4. that covers the northwest side like silver spring, brown deer, 76th and 91st. it is an uptick in serious and fatal accidents and the citizens are definitely distressed about whats going on. the first of two really bad accidents that happened in the district thursday happened at 76th and sheridan. a speeding car slammed into a public works truck. the female passenger died at the scene; the male driver died at the hospital. in that one, the estimated speeds - and this is only an estimate - was approximately 70 to 80 miles per hour. ten minutes later, an accident at teutonia and good hope.
result of reckless driving and speeding. police believe that driver was racing someone else. it's enough to get lonnie saffold's attention... whistling...thats how i get across the street. he already goes out of his way to make sure drivers notice him. you might not hear me but you gonna hear: whistles, laughs the man who's gotten this far by doing everything slow...offers advice to young drivers, who police say are the most likely to burn rubber. you keep somethings gonna happen. we are told there will be a vigil later this evening here at the scene of the accident. live at 76th and sheridan, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. bev thanks aj charlotte, north carolina will have curfew in effect tonight
the police shooting death of keith scott. thursday's demonstrations were mostly peaceful... today -- a new recording from scott's wife shot during the shooting is made public. we warn you -- some of the video may be disturbing. voice of rakeyia scott, keith scott's wife keith, don't let them break the windows. come on out the car. voice of police officer drop the gun. voice of rakeyia scott, keith scott's wife keith! don't do it.that's the voice of keith scott's wife on video she recorded, voice of rakeyia scott, keith scott's wife he doesn't have a gun. he has a t.b.i. you guys.as a charlotte police officer shot killed her husband. lawyers for the scott family released the video friday, hours after protesters called for the release of two other videos, these recorded by police. we want the tapes! police have one video from another officer's body camera -- another from a dashboard camera. chief kerr putney, charlotte-mecklenberg police i wish just based on video evidence it could give us probable cause but it didn't work that way.charlotte's police chief says the case is now with the state bureau of investigation,
information before releasing the video. charlotte's mayor says the police videos are inconclusive about what scott was holding. scott's family watched the videos as well, their lawyer wants the images released to the public now. justin bamberg, attorney for keith scott's family you can see what appears to be some type of object in his hand but he never raises it at any point. video recorded by scott's wife doesn't show if scott had a gun. meanwhile, charlotte's leaders say they'll remain on the same level of alert heading into the weekend, hoping guard, and a call for calm will work for protesters who have a call... release the video! ...of their own. during wednesday's demonstrations in charlotte -- a protester named justin carr was shot and killed by a civilian near the omni hotel. charlotte police tweeting today murder charges have been filed against a man named "rayquan borum" for that shooting. if you'd like to take another look at the video released today, visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app.
home page. meanwhile -- officials release the cause of death of terence crutcher -- the unarmed man shot and killed last week by a tulsa police officer. the oklahoma city medical examiner's office says he died of a gunshot wound to the chest -- and his manner of death is homicide. the toxicology results and autopsy report are not complete yet. betty shelby -- the tulsa police officer who fired the shot -- has been charged with manslaughter. she was degree manslaughter charges -- and released shortly after on 50-thousand dollars bond. republican presidential nominee donald trump is planning another trip to wisconsin... he'll hold a rally on wednesday at the waukesha county expo center... his stop will come just two days after the first presidential debate with democratic nominee hillary clinton. the latest marquette university law school poll -- released this week -- shows clinton leading trump among likely voters 44- to
has died as a result of storms and flooding in western wisconsin. vernon county sheriff's officials say 79-year-old joseph menne tried to drive through floodwater yesterday on a road near his home.that's when his truck-- pulling a trailer-- got stuck in six feet of water. he was reported missing last night -- and found about two hours later. also in vernon county -- a 53-year- old man was killed when his home slid down the side of a bluff and onto a highway. are responsible for a train derailment in crawford county. two engines and five cars ended up off the rails -- and diesel fuel spilled into the mississippi river as a result. officials put a boom in the river to contain the fuel. it hasn't been anything like that -- but we have seen quite a bit of rain in our area over the last couple of days... and it looks like that could continue into the weekend... fox6 weather expert rachael kaye is on the weather deck with
weather it's finally feeling like fall, but with the cooler weather we've got a lot of cloud cover. overnight will bring us a chance for patchy fog and mist. temperatures will slowly drop through the 60s and into the upper 50s by early tomorrow morning. highs tomorrow will be in the upper 60s under mostly cloudy skies again. tonight: mostly cloudy with some low: 59
weather anywhere -- just download the fox 6 storm center app. it's free for apple and android devices. stay aware-- alert-- and safe. thats the message u-w-milwaukee is sending students, as campus police deal with another robbery. thi wednesday morning near oakland and newport. fox 6s derica williams joins us live in that area with details. what happened on this block is a reminder to all to not get comfortable and be safety minded at all times. thats why uw-m wants folks to participate in special events next week. we actually bring in outside partners to educate campus community campus safety week at the university of wisconsin
recent events. it was disconcerting. just before 2 wednesday morning, a 28-year-old man was approached by two men near oakland and newport.. one pointed a silver handgun at victim and demanded his property. police say the victim slapped at the weapon and was able to run from the scene. this is the second reported robbery near campus this year -- but that's not the only crime. the main thing we deal with on campus is property crimes, i was a little afraid at first then i realized how much protection was around the campus rafferty says police are present on a regular basis. we have our squad patrol we are actively patrolling in our squad. we have our bike patrol band our safe walk program,, its vital that students still take certain precautions. using the atm at 10am vs 10 pm safety in numbers take advantage of the resources such as the boss escort van that actually takes the students around a great part of milwaukee ..take advantage of our safe walk program...also take advantage of
as well as other seminars will be offered in the upcoming days. it is helpful know the police are really involved its comforting police urge all students to attend safety week which begins this monday. there will be classes and seminars to help ensure your safety both on and off campus. as for the recent robbery incident, milwaukee police is now investigating and looking for the suspects. bev thanks derica with an epidemic of overdose deaths across the country -- president obama declared this week "prescription opioid and heroin awareness week". up next... one mother from our area gets a trip to the white house -- to share her story of dealing with her sons' addictions -- and their recovery. and still ahead... state officials create a new team to stop social security fraud --
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president obama has declared this week "prescription opioid and heroin epidemic awareness week". as part of that awareness... parents affected by drug abuse were asked to share ways their state plans to overcome this devastating problem. sitting at a table in the west wing with top white house officials monday.... michelle jaskulski was one of 12 parents across the country invited to speak on drug abuse prev that has the addiction. but the parents. the topic is personal for this cudahy mother. five years ago... her two adults sons became addicted to painkillers.. eventually turning to heroin. we would get call in the middle of the night for money or showing up at the door, and theyd been robbed, or beaten up or were in the hospital for a seizure or overdose. kyle and darrell junior are each six months sober now... but jaskulski knows many people in her situation
drugs. 129 overall across the country every day, thats like an airplane going down every day. in milwaukee county... the medical examiner's office projects 320 overdose deaths for 2016... a 25 percent increase from last year. the potency is increasing. the combination of drugs that youre buying when youre buying drugs on the street is different than what you think youre getting. jaskulski says the solution starts with increasing access to affordable.... evidence- based treatment. beds available. and the people that are suffering from addiction dont have the means to get into the ones that are. she says her sons are alive today because they received long-term in-patient care. if they hadnt gone away, i dont know where they would be. money for treatment would come from one-bilion-dollars set aside in the presidents' budget to fight heroin and prescription opiate abuse in the u-s.
congress has yet to approve the funding. fox6 news has reported extensively on the heroin crisis. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the "dose of reality" tab. read about programs helping people break the cycle of addiction -- and view a fox6 news special on the crisis. it's time for your news and weather together. an investigation is under one man dead. police were called to the scene yesterday -- near palmer and locust -- shortly before 6. officials say a 56-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were taken to the hospital after they were shot. the older victim died there -- the younger victim is expected to be okay. police are searching for suspects and a motive. all lanes are back open after a semi- truck jack-knifes on the interstate this morning. for nearly 4 hours--
bluemound road, after the semi lost its cargo container. a system ramp at the zoo interchange also had to be temporarily closed down. shortly before 10-- all lanes were opened back up. caught on camera-- an unmanned boat plunges over a dam on lake arb-you-tis arbutus in western wisconsin. hatfield fire officials say heavy rain caused water levels to quickly rise-- causing boats like this one to unattach before the away boat owners are being told to count them as a loss. the fire captain says they'll likely stay at the bottom of the river. toss to weather it's finally feeling like fall, but with the cooler weather
bring us a chance for patchy fog and mist. temperatures will slowly drop through the 60s and into the upper 50s by early tomorrow morning. highs tomorrow will be in the upper 60s under mostly cloudy skies again. we're looking to stay mostly dr and bring us a chance of storms before our next cold front. monday and tuesday will be much cooler, with highs in the mid 60s and a slight chance for showers. we
tonight: mostly cloudy with some mist and patchy fog overnight. low: 59 dewpoint: 58 wind: ene 3-7 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. high: 69 sunday: mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 60 high: 74 dewpoint: 62 wind: se 5-15 mph monday: mostly cloudy with a slight chance for showers. cool. am low: 57 high: 64 dewpoint: 52 wind: w 5-15 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with a
foundation's annual "race for the cure." its been almost seven years since she received the news. but on a rainy morning in milwaukee, the memory of when susan maurer learned she had breast cancer is still clear as day. 'i liken it to the tower of terror at disney world. because just with those words, the bottom falls out of your life.' of women, and men, around the country. and one of the reasons sunday is so important for the susan g. komen foundation. 'its a sea of people and pink... its awesome, its inspiring. itll bring you to tears.' the southeast wisconsin chapter of komen will host its 18th annual race for the cure on sunday. more than ten thousand participants will flood the streets around the milwaukee art museum. "its such an emotional day but its such a powerful day.' over the years, organizers have raised more than 10 million dollars to
cancer. 'its absolutely essential. the race is the largest fundraiser for our komen each year. and 75% of the funds that are raised on race day stay right here in the community.' while that money is vital to beating the disease, maurer - now cancer-free almost seven years after her initial diagnosis - knows other forms of support come free of charge. 'a lot of times on race day, its just giving a hug to someone in a pink shirt. thats all they need. just to know that theres others of us who have hope for them too.' rain or shine on race day, nothing can dampen a survivors spirit. carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. if you want to take part in the susan g. komen 5k or mile walk, it's not too late. you can either show up between seven and nine on sunday morning... or visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click links. you'll find the information necessary to register online. we're just three days away from the first presidential debate.
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republican presidential nominee donald trump picking up an unlikely endorsement today... from former campaign rival -- texas senator ted cruz. that endorsement comes with just three days left before the first presidential debate. lauren more on how the candidates are preparing for the highly anticipated event. holed up in trump tower, the republican nominee meeting with advisors ahead of the first presidential debate donald trump's son says he expects his dad to be himself on stage ... "he's spending lot of time studying, taking it incredibly serious ... but same time have to be true to self and message." trump's rival -- hillary clinton -- has, for the last three days, been at