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wind: se 10-20 mph tuesday: afternoon sunshine. warmer. high: 56 wind: sw 10-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy and cooler. a few sprinkles possible. am low: 39 high: 45 wind: sw 5-10 mph anywhere -- any time. just download the fox 6 storm center app -- it's free and available for android and apple devices. now to our big story at five... wisconsin comes roaring back into the national spotlight. first recalls -- now a recount. county clerks expect to start re-counting votes from the presidential election this thursday. political reporter theo keith is back from madison. theo, the timeline is set but
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first stein must come up with 3 and a half million dollars by tomorrow to pay for it. we just got that new cost estimate -- it's triple what was initially thought. also within the last hour, stein has sued the wisconsin elections commission in dane county court, asking a judge to force clerks to do the recount by hand. gore now, it's wisconsin's turn for a recount. its going to reassure wisconsin voters that we have a fair system, that were not counting illegal votes, were not counting dead peoples votes at a special meeting, the wisconsin elections commission lays out the timeline after green party candidate jill stein's recount request. stein must pay a fee up front, by 4-30 p-m tuesday. clerks in all 72 counties would then start re-counting
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federally mandated december 13th deadline to certify the results.right now, president-elect donald trump has a 22-thousand vote lead over hillary clinton in wisconsin. if a recount contest is not completed by the 13th, federal law provides that congress is not required to honor the slate of electors chosen to represent that state commissioners also rejected claims that wisconsin's voting machines were hacked. administrators say, since the machines aren't connected to the internet, a -- would be the only way to tamper with them. clerks will be able to use the machines in the recount, unless a judge orders them to do a slower hand-count. yet, dane county's clerk tells me -- he isn't waiting around. he's counting by hand. the accusation being made is that the machines were hacked. the benefit of a hand count is that you show thats false mcdonell says 60 people, maybe more, will work 12 hour shifts including
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-- stein filed for a recount in pennsylvania and says she will ask for a recount in michigan. stein got tiny fractions of the vote in all three states. live, theo keith, fox6 news. ted thanks theo governor scott walker -- blasting the recount effort in a series of tweets today... he said: "hard to justify the recount to the tax payers when the winner won by more than 22-thousand votes -- 4-times the margin of the closest wisconsin presidential election." he also tweeted: "wisconsin's electoral process is
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how rural wisconsin voted?" the wisconsin g-o-p says the recount push is "ridiculous"-- but that it will fully participate in the process. over the weekend -- hillary clinton's campaign said it too would participate. both sides will be allowed to have representatives in the room while the ballots are counted -- and to contest any irregularities. with the recount moving forward... county clerks across wisconsin are scrambling to get their staff ready. fox6s madeline anderson joins us live downtown... where she about the process.. after an election... each municipality's ballots are sent to the county clerk.. that's why it's the counties who are responsible for overseeing this recount. but before the recount actually begins... the clerk's office must determine a location... figure out how much the process will cost... and find enough people to make everything run smoothly. just when elections officials
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long and divisive election cycle... their work continues. well it wasnt what we were expecting, lets put it that way.milwaukee county clerk joe czarnezki will oversee the recount of the presidential election results from all 19 municipalities in the state's largest county. the ballots are in storage. they will have to be moved from the storage location to the location where we will be conducting the recount. that location... is still up in the air... and will depend on whether the recount is by hand or machine. while the wisconsin the decision up to each individual county... the green party could obtain a court order... requiring all counties to tally ballots by hand. czarnezki is preparing for both.... but he fears staff won't meet the december 12th deadline if they don't use machines. hand counting is a little more difficult. obviously if we do a hand recount, we need a lot more room than if we just do a machine recount. if milwaukee county does go ahead with machines... they'll be the same ones used on election night. czarnezki says there's no reason to believe the
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because they are not connected to the internet in anyway. :23 the results of the election are not going to change. some of the recount locations under consideration include the milwaukee county sports complex... or the city of milwaukee election commission warehouse. as for staffing... election commission employees... election day poll workers... and city clerks from the municipalities will all help with the recount. sheriff's deputies will guard the ballots 24-7. the clerk says we'll learn more mid- week, c reporting live downtown madeline anderson fox6 news. ted thanks madeline members of the wisconsin elections commission fielded questions from reporters for more than 20 minutes. watch all of their responses when you visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. we posted the video within our story on the home page. milwaukee county sheriff david clarke met today with president-elect donald trump at trump tower in new york. clarke was just one on
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today for mr. trump... shortly after winning the election -- clarke's name began popping up as a potential candidate to join the trump administration as secretary of homeland security. federal investigators are now looking into an attack this morning on the campus of ohio state university. nine people were injured and taken to the hospital ... one of them is in critical condition, but is expected to survive. brad hicks is in the studio with more. tonight -- o-s-u officials say intentionally carrying out the attack -- was a student at the university. he was shot and killed by police. just before ten a-m monday... a violent attack... on the campus of ohio state university... "shaken up. i don't have a clear mind." authorities say a young somali man intentionally drove a car into pedestrians -- then got out with a knife and started stabbing people. "about 9:52am, a male suspect drove a vehicle over the
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vehicle and used a butcher knife to start cutting pedestrians" fortunately -- police were already in the area due to an earlier gas leak. "our officer was on scene in less than a minute, and he ended the situation in less than a minute." "the officer engaged the suspect and shot and killed the suspect." police say nine people were injured. "none of the individuals appear to have life threatening injuries at this time." "there were multiple injuries related to lacerations or cuts, most likely as chief said from the stab wounds... from the b then there were a number of people that had orthopedic and other soft tissue injuries related to being hit by the car initially." the suspect reportedly came into the united states as a somali refugee... and was granted status as a legal permanent resident. "this is a difficult situation and our thoughts and prayers are with the people of columbus and the community of -- of ohio state at this difficult time." "fbi officials in columbus are assisting local authorities as they conduct this
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authorities have identified the suspect as 18-year-old abdul razak ali artan... and say they're still looking into a motive for this morning's attack. meanwhile -- here in southeastern wisconsin -- students on waukesha's carroll university campus share concerns about their cohorts in columbus. carroll's director of public safety -- kevin kober -- says beyond the sympathy -- there could be lessons to learn from this situation -- and the university's emergency planning team will discuss today's attack during it anytime a situation, like this, happens, you, kind of, evaluate how the things are happening, on their campus, and you would compare it to, if something similar, on your campus, happened, and how you respond, and how you would handle it. the campus is, currently, working to expand its emergency notification system to include alerting the campus community via desktop computer. a racine man is now charged with
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crash on friday. that crash killed a father and his daughter in caledonia. fox6's myra sanchick is live in racine. there is a fundraising effort now underway for ?a caledonia family ... after a tragedy that destroyed and took lives. at age 25 levi ruchonen row-nan has his own home, a good job running pumps at the we energies power plant in life would change last friday.ruohonen told police he had some beers at a hockey game in wilson park, then had some more after that, meeting a friend at on the border strip club. a criminal complaint says ruchonen's truck rear ended a car making a turn.. near four mile road in caledonia. 39 year old kevin dalley was killed. his nine year old daughter emily was killed as well. another daughter, age 6 survived. he is in custody at the jail he is under watch by the mental health staff concerning his well
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tragedy. the criminal complaint says the wreckage was so bad the responding officer "was unable to discern where the truck ended and the sedan started" the officer said he broke a window with his baton to rescue those inside the victim's car. the criminal complaint says ruchonen smelled of intoxicants and had difficulty finding his driver's license, at one point he handed an officer a bottle of chewing tobacco learned two people had died in the crash, ruohonen seemed in disbelief. the dalley family car was about to turn into a road to get to their subdivision. this is the second owi for the man charged. in 20-10 he was given a ticket for drunk driving in river hills. he now is in jail on 50 thousand dollars bond. live in racine myra sanchick fox6 news steph thanks myra with a friend facing criminal charges -- the passenger in a
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"i'm just sorry about what happened... i just wish i could take that day back" up next... hear what he had to say today -- in a story you'll see only on fox6. plus... a woman driving from kenosha to racine -- gets lost and ends up in washington county. but that's not the worst of it... how her car ended up in flames -- after the break.
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he was able to walk away from a deadly accident. but while he recovers -- his friend faces felony charges for her alleged role in the crime. six people were hurt in the november crash.. and one person died. in a story you'll see only on fox six -- that passenger talks to our derica williams. i still have dreams about it not wanting to s heals from a horrific accident, adrian pyatt tells me he is physically and mentally scarred from the november 19th crash. it messes me up in the head to know that one boy died and the other in a coma and she is paralyzed from the waist down "she" is samira coleman-wilks. a criminal complaint says coleman-wilks was driving when police attempted to pull the car for suspended plates.. the complaint says she initially pulled
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suddenly sped off on 27th street. do you know why she pulled off from police? no i was sleep in the car the complaint says pyatt was startled awake by a 'screeching noise and his face and shoulder were striking the dashboard.' i woke up i couldnt move, my shoulder was messed up i got out i seen the car and i seen what happened i just started crying and i couldnt really move like that police say data taken from the car shows coleman-wilks was 'traveling at 83 mph' in a 30mph zone. thinking the car collided with a nissan before striking a light pole. rear passengers shawn oliver died at the scene. mario harrell suffers life threatening injuries. the 3 people in the nissan also were hurt. im just sorry about what happened..t i just wish i could take that day back police say coleman-wilks never had a valid drivers license of any sort. she faces several charges including second degree reckless homicide
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i did speak with coleman-wilks mother who confirmed her daughter did suffer some paralysis in the crash. derica williams, fox six news. it's time for your news and weather together. the brown deer police officer charged in connection to a shooting pleads not guilty. according to prosecutors-- 27- year-old devon kraemer and another officer were called out to a bus near 60th and donna for an they say-- after the passenger was taken off the bus and was on the ground-- officer kraemer shot him in the back. she says she could not see one of his hands and feared for her life. the passenger was injured, but he did survive. an investigation is underway after one man is dead in a shooting. it happened about 7 o' clock last night near 41-st and lloyd. milwaukee police say the 31-year-old man managed to drive himself to the hospital after he was shot. however-- he died while he was transported to another hospital
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suspects and a motive. a woman's vehicle is engulfed in flames after crashing in washington county. the sheriff's office says early sunday morning -- a woman left a party in kenosha and headed home to racine... but she got lost and ended up in washington county -- and hit a roundabout while speeding. investigators say her vehicle's oil pan was torn off by the curb -- causing it to catch fire. she was taken into custody. according to officials -- the woman's b-a-c was more than twice the toss to weather weather rain continue this evening, coming to an end after midnight. many areas have received 0.50-1.00" of rain. becoming partly sunny on tuesday. tuesday will be the warmest day of the week with highs in the middle 50s. clouds and cooler air return to the forecast for the rest of
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and thursday with highs in the 40s. 40s continue in the forecast through the end of the week. tonight: rain ending after midnight. low: 40 wind: se 10-20 mph tuesday: afternoon sunshine. warmer. high: 56 wind: sw 10-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy and cooler. a few sprinkles possible. am low: 39 high: 45 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy. a few am low: 36 high: 42 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy and cool. am low: 30 high: 41 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy and cool. am low: 29 high: 42 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy and cool. am low: 27
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marquette basketball players are stepping out -- and helping kids learn to read. up next... how the visits benefit only only the young students.. but the college
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with marquette university and "sharp literacy" for a program called 'reading with the golden eagles' fox sixs julie collins caught up with m-u basketball players -- as they kicked off the winter of reading. when the marquette mens basketball team isnt on the court playing or practicing - theyre in the classroom reading.... 'then i feel slow and low, low down.' reading to first and second graders. 'a lot of the initiatives of milwaukee in really 3rd grade reading, is reading at a proficient level in 3rd grade... and thats part of our mission and goals as well so thats why weve targeted the young kids.' its part of the sharp literacy program called 'reading with the golden eagles' 'away to the window i flew like a flash..' the program takes marquette basketball players off campus... and in to classrooms around milwaukee. 21:37 'i just love being able to give back to the students and talk to them.' sacar enjoys reading history but found reading dr. suess was great fun!
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books in a while so its good, and definitely a little bit easier than the books i get to read on a daily basis.' these visits are to encourage the students that reading is fun and beneficial. 'if you can pick up on reading and writing those are two essential keys that you can take on the rest of your life.' the students also received t-shirts and a visit from the marquette gold eagle. 'means a lot to our kids because theyre role models for our students and our students need that positive role model in their lives.' 'the 'reading with the golden eagles' program will continue throughout the school year wher basketball player will read to a school in milwaukee. reporting in milwaukee. julie collins, fox 6 news.' the program also has a competition element... for the kids who read the most -- prizes like tickets to marquette games...or autographs...and other m-u swag -- will be given. it's been three days since the death of cuban leader fidel castro. why some say his death now creates an opportunity for change. a sexual assault near marquette's campus.... details of who police are
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for the first time in more than half a century -- a regularly scheduled commercial flight landing in havana, cuba this morning after taking off from the u-s. passengers on the
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morning. u-s flights to other cuban cities began in recent weeks. but visiting the island is still complicated for americans -- because u-s tourism to cuba is still illegal... travelers need to fit one of 12 "authorized travel categories" to go there... those include athletic competitions, educational research and family visits. this comes as the public remembrance of fidel castro gets underway in cuba... his remains are now lying in havaa viewing them ahead of a mass gathering tomorrow night. steve harrigan in havana with more. it's day three of cuba's official mourning period for fidel castro, and for the first time - the public is viewing his remains. thousands of cubans lining up in the plaza of the revolution.... some crying, some paying tribute to the life of cuba's longtime leader as they filed through three rooms - where posters of castro were mounted alongside flowers. alvarez says: translated "this

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