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breaking news at eleven.... the milwaukee police officer involved in the fatal shooting of sylville smith is arrested in connection with an duria is in the newsroom with details. this comes after a criminal complaint was filed yesterday. officer dominique heaggan-brown was arrested last night on sexual assault charges.. a victim reported that he had been sexually assaulted by heaggan-brown while off-duty back on august 15. an investigation was done by the milwaukee police department's internal affairs division and sensitive crimes division. that investigation found more
shot sylville smith back in august...sparking riots and days of unrest in milwaukee. heaggan-brown is in custody and has been suspended from the police department. we're expected to get an update from chief flynn later today. we'll bring you updates on fox6now.com and the fox6 news app. bev, back to you. meanwhile, new court documents connected to the fatal police shooting of sylville smith have now been unsealed.. smith's death -- led to two nights of sherman park neighborhood. our a.j. bayatpour reports has the details of those documents. on august 13th, an investigation centers around the scene of a deadly police shooting. a newly unsealed search warrant tells us the man who died, sylville smith, was in the drivers seat of a car approached by police who say they saw a passenger appearing to secure something in the car. they say that man was arrested on the spot while smith got out of the car and took off.
ran up 44th street then tried to cut through this walkway between houses. the warrant says smith had a gun and fell near a fence. 'as he got back to his feet, he turned toward the officers while picking up the handgun.' police have said smith then pointed the gun at officers, prompting one officer to shoot. but this warrant actually focuses on what was in the car. investigators allegedly found 'a rolled dollar bill containing a brown substance suspected to be heroin, a plastic bag containing a gray substance suspected to be an off-white rock- like substance suspected to be cocaine base.' also inside the car, authorities found three flip phones. all of them were on. the d-o-j special agent wanted permission to go through those phones to see if they contain proof of a drug dealing operation. a d-o-j spokesman says the agency will help local police process evidence related to any possible preceding criminal activity. aj says: the d-as office here says it
opting for further investigation. the review of the officer-involved shooting of sylville smith is still onoing; there is no timetable for a decision in that case. at the milwaukee county courthouse, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. adlib to weather the cool weather is back! our highs will stay mainly in the low 50s today with cloudy skies and a cool breeze from the north. we have a frost advisory in effect tonight for our inland and northern counties. today: mostly cloudy. high:
a man had to be physically restrained aboard a southwest flight landing in milwaukee the plane came in last night from new york city. our deandra corinthios has more on the incident from mitchell airport. crew members aboard southwest airlines f milwaukee reported a disturbance with a male passenger. the flight landed safely in milwaukee around 8:45 pm wednesday night but the airline tells us the passenger had to be physically restrained. a person with knowledge of what happened tells fox6...a man started acting suspiciously and things escalated quite quickly. we are told the flight attendants had to detain the passenger. when it landed...flight 201 was met by local law enforcement officials who removed the passenger. interfering with flight crew members or flight attendants is
officials say their primary concern is the safety of their customers. they say they are working with local authorities on the incident. milwaukee police are searching for a suspect after a shooting near mcgovern park. police were called to the area of custer avenue and hopkins street, just after 9:00 last night. officers say a 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital with a serious gunshot injury. the shooting is under investigation. is facing charges -- in connection to a milwaukee night club shooting. early sunday morning -- police say 22-year-old "lillie jones" shot a 23- year-old woman sitting in a car. prosecutors say the two women had gotten into some sort of fight inside the onyx night club, near 32nd and villard. jones is an employee at taycheedah correctional institution. we're told: she's on administrative leave as the case is being investigated.
gets a 25-thousand dollar reward. peterson is the 5 -year-old killed in 2014. gunmen shot at her grandfather's home-- thinking it was someone else's. yesterday afternoon, milwaukee attorney michael hupy presented a check for 25-thousand dollars to antoine buchanan. his information was crucial to the arrest and conviction of three men involved. buchanan says he was motivated by petersen's memory. "this child was robbed of life. she was robbed of prom, first boyfriend, skating trips, anything that was robbed of that." buchanan says he did not come forward because of the money -- but because people have to step forward and help stop the violence. you decide coverage now... at last night's debate, donald trump refused to say whether he would accept the results of next month's election. trump continued to say that the election is rigged against
clinton campaign working together. moderator chris wallace noted that a peaceful transition of power is one of the prized traditions of the country. "are you saying youre not prepared to commit to that principle? trump what im saying is, ill tell you at the time. ill keep you in suspense. ok? clinton well chris, let me respond to that, because thats horrifying. every time donald thinks things are not going in his direction, he claims whatever it is is rigged against him" running mate, mike pence, said he and trump would accept the election results. according to a c-n-n poll of debate watchers... hillary clinton won last night, 52-to-39 percent. today... trump will campaign in ohio... and president obama will hit the trail for clinton in florida. meanwhile... donald trump's daughter ivanka will be in our area. she'll be speaking at the crowne plaza in wauwatosa at 12:30. she will then head to eau
christie will appear in court next month. ...the citizen's complaint filed against him. plus-- eight people are injured after a natural gas explosion in oregon. ...what happened that caused the explosion. and... powell says "..iraq's prime minister says the liberation of mosul could come sooner than expected. i'm conor powell in jerusalem. i've got the details, coming up." "a year like none we've ever seen before. fox6 news is here to help you make the right decision. we'll need to know before you head to the polls because this isn't just our country's future, this is your future and fox6 news is here to help you decide because you
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minister says the mosul offensive is moving faster than planned. as troops prepare for the final assault, western powers are hosting a meeting aimed at securing the future of mosul. fox's conor powell has more from jerusalem. iraqi, kurdish, and tribal forces, tih on the area around mosul... beating back isis fighters in the suburbs as they prepare for the final assault on the city. iraq's prime minister says - isis resistance is melting away - and the fight is going even better than expected. al-abadi says translated "the fighting forces are currently pushing forward towards the city more quickly than we thought and more quickly certainly than we had established in our plan." iraqi officials are continuing to stress this is an iraqi-led operation... despite increasing
including attacks on isis targets by u-s army helicopters - announced yesterday by the pentagon. military officials say - it's all part of the overall strategy to end the isis threat. votel says: "our campaign plan is momentum and pressure. it's extrodinarily important we keep the momentum up for our activities, and that's something we've really really focused on over the last several months." meanwhile in france, coalito mosul's post-isis future. they're also looking at ways to stop the expected flow of isis fighters into syria... after the city is fully liberated. hollande says translated "we cannot allow our success simply to mean a transfer, an evaporation of those who were in mosul to other places where they can campaign again." on cam tag much of the fighting today has centered on the christian villages to the east and north of mosul. kurdish forces coming under heavy fire by isis fighters trying to liberate those areas. in jerusalem,
governor chris christie will appear in court for the first time next month in connection to the so-called "bridge- gate" scandal. christie's november 23rd court appearance is in connection to a citizen's complaint filed by bill brennan. brennan accused christie of failing to stop the closure of lanes on the new jersey side of the george washington bridge back in 20-13. critics say the lane closures were done to punish the mayor of fort lee, new any wrongdoing. eight people are injured after a natural gas explosion in portland, oregon. billowing smoke filled the air-- and could be seen for miles yesterday. according to a spokesperson-- a contractor hit a gas line, causing a leak. three firefighters, three civilians and two police officers were hurt. none of the injuries are life-threatening. the utility company says it has not determined what caused the gas to
the cool weather is back! our highs will stay mainly in the low 50s today with cloudy skies and a cool breeze from the north. we have a frost advisory in effect tonight for our inland and northern counties. we'll drop to the low and mid 30s by friday morning. highs tomorrow will be a couple of degrees cooler, but we should see some sunshine through the afternoon. saturday morning. from there we should be a bit warmer for the weekend. today: mostly cloudy. high: 53 wind: n 5-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 36 wind: n 3-7 mph friday: mostly sunny. high: 51 wind: nw 5-15 mph saturday: partly sunny. am low: 35 high: 59 wind: sw 5-10 mph sunday: partly sunny. am low: 45 high: wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. am low: high: 57wind: n 5-10 mph tuesd rtly sunny with a chance for
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or te here's a look at this morning's big stories at 11:30. a man had to be physically restrained on a flight from new york to milwaukee last night. ...what a person with knowledge of the incident is telling fox6. plus- new information about the ruling that overturned brendan dassey's conviction. ...why his
breaking news at 11-30 t involved in the fatal shooting of sylville smith is arrested in connection with an unrelated case. our angelica duria is in the newsroom with details. this comes after a criminal complaint was filed yesterday. officer dominique heaggan-brown was arrested last night on sexual assault charges.. a victim reported that he had been sexually assaulted by heaggan-brown while off-duty back on august 15. an investigation was done by the milwaukee police department's
sensitive crimes division. that investigation found more allegations, resulting in added charges. heaggan-brown fatally shot sylville smith back in august...sparking riots and days of unrest in milwaukee. heaggan-brown is in custody and has been suspended from the police department. we're expected to get an update from chief flynn later today. we'll bring you updates on fox6now.com and the fox6 news app. bev, back to you. an unruly passenger aboard a southwest flight landing i restrained the man was removed from the plane by authorities. our deandra corinthios has more on the incident from mitchell airport. this was on flight 201 coming in from new york city's laguardia airport. the plane landed safely here at mitchell but the man caused quite a disturbance on board... local law enforcement met flight 201 and removed the passenger the flight took off from new york city just before 8 p-m and landed in milwaukee
happened tells fox6...a man started acting suspiciously and things escalated quite quickly. the source says the flight attendants had to detain the passenger. southwest officials say their primary concern is the safety of their customers. they say they are working with local authorities on the incident. interfering with flight crew members or flight attendants is a federal offense. adlib to weather highs will stay mainly in the low 50s today with cloudy skies and a cool breeze from the north. we have a frost advisory in effect tonight for our inland and northern counties. today: mostly cloudy. high:
for a suspect after a shooting near police were called to the area of custer avenue and hopkins street, just after 9:00 last night. officers say a 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital with a serious gunshot injury. the shooting is under investigation. a wisconsin corrections officer is facing charges -- in connection to a milwaukee night club shooting. early sunday morning -- police say 22-year-old "lillie jones" shot a 23- year-old woman sitting in a car. prosecutors say the two women had
inside the onyx night club, near 32nd and villard. jones is an employee at taycheedah correctional institution. we're told: she's on administrative leave as the case is being investigated. charges are now pending against the kenosha woman accused of prostituting her own daughters. her arrest was part of a nationwide crackdown on child trafficking. 55-year-old paula whittaker hasn't been arraigned yet. but according to the f-b-i ,she advertised her 16 and 17-year-old daughters family lived in an apartment above a shop. the owner says he knew something was off. on friday his security cameras caught a heavy police presence. 'im shocked its sad especially being the age and the mother of two daughters.' we're told there was also a little boy living in the apartment. the f-b-i says they consider him one of the victims they rescued, as part of
dassey's push for freedom. his case is one step closer to being back in a courtroom. attorney general brad schimel filed an opening brief in federal court yesterday -- appealing a ruling that overturned dassey's conviction. in august, a federal court ruled investigators coerced dassey into confessing, to helping his uncle, steven avery, kill teresa halbach. at that time, the judge ordered dassey be released, unless there was an appeal or retrial. with that circuit court will decide whether the ruling stands. you decide coverage now... during last night's debate-- donald trump refused to say whether he will accept the election results-- maintaining that the election is "rigged" against him. clinton called it "horrifying." our political reporter theo keith has the latest. the woman on the plane, the woman - i think they want
its her campaign donald trump also accused hillary clinton's campaign of funding democratic activists to cause disruptions at his rallies. undercover videos released this week by conservative activist james o'keefe shows democratic operatives bragging about it. the clinton campaign has denied involvement, and critics say o'keefe selectively edited previous videos. clinton zeroed back in on the women's claims against trump. donald thinks belittling women makes him bigger. he goes after their dignity, dont think theres a woman anywhere who doesnt know what that feels like it started as a policy debate, but the tone changed on this question from the moderator to clinton. in a speech you gave to a brazilian bank, for which you were paid 225 thousand dollars, which we learned from wikileaks, you said your dream was for a hemispheric open borders trump: thank you
open borders, but spent most of her answer on wikileaks, the group that released those speech transcripts, which were part of an email hack of the clinton campaign. clinton questioned whether russia was behind it, and whether trump has a good relationship with vladimir putin. putin from everything i see has no respect for this person thats because hed rather have a puppet as president. a monmouth poll out today showed clinton leading trump by seven in wisconsin. that is also what the marquette poll fox6 news. halloween is less than two weeks away... the hidden dangers that parents need to know when shopping for costumes. and-- raising awareness about bullying. ...the plan to empower young people to be leaders... and the
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former packers great and "lambeau leap" originator leroy butler has a plan to empower young people to be leaders. that jump may be bold - but he's on a mission to raise awareness about bullying. fox6s deandra corinthios has the story. it may look like all fun and games at st marcus lutheran school.but former green bay packers player leroy butler...has an important and personal message to share with the students. "its just about how i grew up, i grew up in a single family home but my mom was my role model and i chose to do things leader not a follower" "butler teamed up with anthem blue cross blue shield and he travels to churches and schools across the state sharing his story as part of his 'butler versus bullying campaign.' "pushing yourself to be your best person in both of those facets is essential to what we are doing here in our mission so we are really excited to have a public figure come here to support, a great
is passionate about bullying because of his childhood. he tells the students about how he grew up with club feet... wearing braces and sometimes in a wheelchair. but knew he wanted to play in the nfl. "i think it is a misconception with kids when they see nfl guys and nba guys they think we were born in big mansions, we were always rich but that is not the case" using his experiences as an example... butler hopes to inspire students to focus on their dreams...not the "don't be scared just concentrate on what you want to be when you grow up" in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. toss to weather. the cool weather is back! our highs will stay mainly in the low 50s today with cloudy skies and a cool breeze from the north. we have a frost advisory in effect tonight for our inland and northern counties. we'll drop to the low and mid 30s by friday morning. highs tomorrow will be a couple of degrees cooler, but we should see some sunshine through the afternoon. patchy frost returns
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halloween. contact six is putting costumes to the test. see which ones can catch fire in a matter of minutes. matter of minutes. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. on healthcare, russ feingold will work with both parties to axes. i want to do the hard work of improving the
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contact six test ... that could save your family a trip to the e-r. hopefully the only mist you'll see in the air this halloween ... comes from a fog machine. not like this rising smoke ... with a wafting chemical smell ... at underwriters laboratories in northbrook, illinois. what we're looking for here is actually the speed with which a costume might burn. u-l invited contact 6 ... to witness this spooky experiment. you can tell some of them will burn faster. the flame than in other costumes. the lab is burning a number of halloween costumes ...all made of synthetic fibers ... to show the dangers of a long skirt ... or furry paw ... when it comes in contact with jack-o-lantern ... or a driveway lined with candles. parents should use caution. it's a time when kids are very excited but we want to try to keep those kids and those costumes away from candles. we start with this egyptian princess
quickly up the flimsy skirt. contact six keeps a timer running ... and finds that within two minutes ... the entire dress is on fire. soon ... the wig's hair is fusing into hot clumps ... the tunic melts and falls to the floor. the fact is, if a child were in that costume even a small fire would burn them and scare them. one thing we're looking for during these burns is how easy it is for looser costumes to catch fire, especially those with dangling shawls and large skirts like this mermaid costume. the mermaid was a very frilly costume and another type of cost bit more fires just because there's a lot more fabric that could be on the ground and could catch on a candle that might be in a jack-o- lantern. but the flames on the mermaid skirt ... don't spread nearly as quickly as they do on this ninja costume. within 30 seconds ... we see the big danger here. a dangerous, hot chemical drip. there's something called flaming drip, and that's just the plastic material melting and falling away from the rest of the costume. this drip could ignite a secondary fire ... or worse ...
the largest organ of your body and when you start damaging that, you're gonna end up in the hospital with skin grafts and other things that are just not fun. lastly ... the 'oh-so-cute' lion costume. i was a little sad to see this one go up in flames. it takes three and a half minutes for the fire to reach the lion's face. that may seem like a long time ... but not necessarily. costumes are not necessarily the easist thing to get out of if snaps and buttons that the child can't reach so you need someone there who can stop the fire. so as you dress your kid this halloween ... it maybe a good time to review 'stop, drop and roll.' and the lab has some more lessons for parents ... including a warning about those halloween decorations. if you're decorating outdoors, make sure you get decorations that are suitable for outdoor use. you know how you can tell that? look at the ul label. if it's a red ul in a circle
decoration and was given extra tests for rain and cold weather. also ... never use metal nails or staples to hang lights. you could damage the wire ... and give yourself a shock or start a fire. instead ... opt for plastic hooks. and while this test revealed a lot of lessons for parents to review with their kids ... let's not forget adults ... can be pretty careless too. especially when alcohol ... and cigarettes are involved. so let's all be careful this these burning costumes ... are the scariest images you have to see. i'm jenna sachs. contact 6. jenna says you can look for costumes that say 'flame retardant' or 'low flame spread' ... but also be aware the costume probably wasn't tested to any particular standard.
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