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election recount begins today. how many ballots expected to be counted in milwaukee alone. a large low moves slowly off to the east and weaken today allowing us to slowly dry up but we will still see a few morning showers and snow showers. di afternoon. as high pressure builds into our region, we continue to dry but stay mostly cloudy for friday. a bit more sun is likely on saturday with the high over us. a new low moves in for sunday with a chance for rain and snow. temperatures slowly return to the low 40s early next week. today: overcast with early rain/snow showers then drizzle. high: 42 wind: w 5-15 mph kim adlibs traffic red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no
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tacoma, washington officer is dead after being shot multiple times. and a standoff is still taking place with the suspect early this morning. angelica joins us from the newsroom with the latest. the officer was responding to a domestic violence call last night when he was shot. the scene remains an active situation...and the neighborhood remains on lockdown. police believe the shooter is still barricaded in a home. several people -- including children were able to get out of the house following the shoo last night -- a procession of law enforcement officers escorted the officer's body from the hospital to the medical examiner's office. the officer has not been identified... we do know he was 45-years old and was a 17-year veteran of the tacoma police force. wisconsins statewide presidential recount begins at 9 this morning. the ballots are boxed up...and have been under tight security all night... deandra corinthios is live from the election commission
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for a recount of more than 440 thousand ballots... this can be done by hand but will likely be done with the use of optical scanners ...which the clerk says will speed up the process... the recount results for the whole state will have to be certified and completed by december 12th. a judge denied former green party presidential candidate jill steins request to force a state hand recount earlier this week. 48 counties, however, will opt to process the recount by hand:... including counties. 14 will use optical scanners... like milwaukee, waukesha and sheboygan. 10 will use both - like walworth county. the ballots for milwaukee county were transported from the county courthouse yesterday...and were under lock and key overnight.. while the final decision will be made early this morning by the board of canvassers, the county election commission recommends the recount be done by machine. it wouldve been much more difficult and much more labor-intensive, much more
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in our area, costs for the recount range from 36-thousand in sheboygan county... to more than a half million in milwaukee county. the total...around 4 million for wisconsin will be paid for by stein's campaign coming up at six what role volunteers are playing in the election recount. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. the stein campaign will not be appealing the dane county judge's ruling allowing county clerks to use voting machines. presidential candidate jill stein is still urging clerks to do a hand count. the lead elections administrator called it "good news" that stein had dropped her legal challenge because it will give clerks certainty. elections administrators say that some clerks are miffed that the recount comes at the request of green party candidate jill stein, who got just one percent of the vote. while stein is dropping her legal challenge here... she has formally requested a full hand recount of the presidential vote in michigan as well.
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crash and one man's arrest overnight. officers were called to shots fired near 89th and mill around 3 this morning. witnesses told police the shooting came from a white suv. while officers were investigating, they saw a white suv speed off. police didn't chase after the car, but the driver lost control and crashed into a tree near 95-th and allyn around 3-30. the suspect is being treated for non-life threatening injuries and is in custody. investigators say the driver was a wanted felon, and recovered a starting today-- milwaukee is launching a program where people can mail un-used prescription drugs in an envelope for free. they'll be able to pick up the envelopes at local c-v-s stores. this comes after new numbers show milwaukee county is on pace for its deadliest year ever for opioid deaths. the milwaukee county medical examiner says 217 people have died from opioid deaths so far this year, with 55 additional deaths pending
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will be shattered. alderman michael murphy says efforts to slow the epidemic have failed. today, he will introduce legislation to create a city-county heroin and opioid task force. the task force is going to bring together law enforcement, medical professionals, treatment providers and addicts themselves to give us a better perspective about how we can change this course. the task force is expected to go up for a vote today. later today - milwaukee's domes celebration. the celebration will last all day... from 9 until 5. county executive chris abele's office says thanks to a northwestern mutual donation... there will be free admission... live music... and the holiday floral show. the domes closed to the public back in february after a piece of concrete fell. dashcam video captures the heroic actions of some connecticut police officers. how they rescued a man from a burning car. officials are still searching for suspects.. in connection to a
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details about the case. later today -- demonstrators will hold a pipeline protest right here in milwaukee. where the group is marching to. we elves love games. like $15 unwrap the cash, from wisconsin lottery. this festively-fun gift put a dent in our business, so we have tons of free time!
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introducing the reuben from subway a sandwich as full of intrigue as it is flavor. some say it was invented by deli owner arnold reuben. others, by reuben kulakofsky during a poker game. and some insist it was hollywood starlet marjorie rambeau in a fit of crazed hunger. seriously. the reuben's past may be debatable, but its great taste is not. stacked with lean corned beef, bavarian-style sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and thousand island dressing on new freshly-baked rye bread. we don't know where it came from, but we know where you can
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a bit damp today but slowly drying up. right now with highs in the low 40s. up. an update now on the threat made at a west allis school this week. a teenager is in custody. the written bomb threat was found tuesday in the bathroom of the lincoln intermediate school. police searched the building--
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find anything. police say case will be referred to the district attorney's office for possible charges. meanwhile, in germantown-- police evacuate a "gehl gail foods warehouse" yesterday. they got a call from an employee who reported someone may have entered the building with a possible explosive device. it took about 2 and a half hours for the police and the milwaukee' county sheriff's office to give the all clear. later today -- a rally will be held outside the wells fargo bank downtown -- protesting the dakota access this is video from a similar protest held last month. the demonstrators are critical of the bank's investment in the nearly 2- thousand mile long oil pipeline. then -- at 5 pm the group will march to the federal court house and demand president obama and the army corps of engineers withdraw their eviction order for the camp.. meanwhile - the frigid north dakota cold hasn't stopped thousands of protesters from camping outside to halt construction of the pipeline.
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because he thinks they aren't safe. the u.s. army corps of engineers recently said all federal lands north of the cannonball river will be closed to public access on december 5th -- including the camp. temperatures are expected to drop next week with highs in the teens some days and approaching zero at night. coming up in the six o'clock hour of wakeup -- after cutting a deal with the president- elect.... how the carrier corporation is keeping jobs in the u-s. the people of wisconsin are helping animals in our state get a new "chance" at life. how much o "giving tuesday" in wisconsin humane society history. plus -- aaron rodgers will be sporting some special cleats in sunday's game. how they are helping a good cause -
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a large low moves slowly off to the east and weaken today allowing us to slowly dry up but we will still see a few morning showers and snow showers. drizzle could linger into the afternoon. as high pressure
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cloudy for friday. a bit more sun is likely on saturday with the high over us. a new low moves in for sunday with a chance for rain and snow. temperatures slowly return to the low 40s early next week. today: overcast with early rain/snow showers then drizzle. high: 42 wind: w 5-15 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays a mother and her two sons were found dead in a van in colorado yesterday. police say they are not looking for any suspects. the victims are identified as jennifer laber, her three-year old son adam and five-year old son ethan. all three died of gunshot wounds. police found the minivan parked next to the loading dock of a closed sports authority store in lone tree -- south of denver. laber was last
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picking up her sons from bear canyon elementary school tuesday afternoon. the sheriff's office says they are investigating. and new details emerging about a california woman who was allegedly abducted. investigators say sherri papini was held captive for three weeks. she was traumatized emotionally and physically --- with her captors even branding her. papini has told police that two women held her captive -- and they spoke spanish. her husband says she had disturbing injuries after she was found -- with many bruises..and her hair was authorities continue to search for the two suspects. dashcam video catches a team of connecticut officers' heroic actions. an officer on patrol came across a car that had hit a couple of trees...and saw the driver was pinned in the front seat. but then the car catches fire....and officers rushed to try and put out the flames. however -- due to the car's damage from the crash...there was only one way to the get the driver out. they had to pull him out the
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sergeant arnault baker: "in fact when we were pulling him out, and i was inside grabbing his belt line, i could look at his feet and i could see a red glow from underneath the fire wall. it was organized chaos where we all realized what was going on." after they pulled the man from the car...it was fully engulfed in flames. he was lucky..and only had minor injuries. the cause of the crash rm toss to rob a large low moves slowly off to the east and weaken today allowing us to slowly dry up but we will still see a few morning showers and snow showers. drizzle could linger into the afternoon. as high pressure builds into our region, we continue to dry but stay mostly cloudy for friday. a bit more sun is likely on saturday with
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with a chance for rain and snow. temperatures slowly return to the low 40s early next week. today: overcast with early rain/snow showers then drizzle. high: 42 wind: w 5-15 mph tonight: cloudy. low: 30 wind: nw 3-9 mph friday: mostly cloudy. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. am low: 27 high: 38 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with the chance for rain/snow. am low: 26 high: mostly cloudy. am low: 29 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with the chance for rain showers. am low: 32 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mpha large low moves slowly off to the east and weaken today allowing us to slowly dry up but we will still see a few morning showers and snow showers. drizzle could linger into the afternoon. as high pressure builds into our region, we continue to dry but stay mostly cloudy for friday. a
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the high over us. a new low moves in for sunday with a chance for rain and snow. temperatures slowly return to the low 40s early next week. today: overcast with early rain/snow showers then drizzle. high: 42 wind: w 5-15 mph tonight: cloudy. low: 30 wind: nw 3-9 mph friday: mostly cloudy. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. am low: 27 high: 38 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with t 26 high: 40 wind: w 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy. am low: 29 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with the chance for rain showers. am low: 32 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mph
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clay matthews is hot about the hit that former packers lineman allen barbre put on him in philly. he's also sore-but hopeful of playing sunday when the texans come to titletown. aaron rodgers hamstring might limit "him". but he'll have a strong foothold, for a great cause close to his heart. "i'm wearing some specifically adidas put together for me. they are multi- colored, which is awesome. the macc fund has been near and dear to my heart for a number of years now. as i've gotten to know john carey president there and many of the kids and families over the years. it's a special organization they do incredible work." bart houston is bright..and maybe a little goofy. but the badgers quarterback who could have a big say in saturday's big ten title game, says part of it is
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this goofball, goober-esque whatever you want to call it personality on the field and in the huddle. i just feel like if i can show confidence in a positive way and one that's pretty obvious that everybody notices it then everybody else might catch on." the 6th ranked badgers-- versus number 7 penn state-on fox--with the big ten championship at indianapolis kicks off saturday evening a 6. brandon cruz'll be with the team; his reports start tonight here on fox 6. coach wojo's marquette golden eagles hosted western carolina tonight. juwan howard rises up for the slam! 17 year old freshman markus howard- on target.. 17 points. 1 for
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andrew rowsey scored 21; 15 for luke fischer. flirting with a 50 point lead, the golden eagles fly over the catamounts, -90-44! milwaukee looking to go 2 and 0 at uw milwaukee panther arena. brock stahl..17 points 11 rebounds against jacksonville. lavall jordan's team had a double digit lead; the dolphins made a run, but cody wichman and company hold 'em off 72-67. espn the first to report that a new 5 place. and vikings coach mike zimmer was to have emergency surgery last night. not expected to be available for tonight's cowboys game in the twin cities. we certainly wish him the very best. have a terrific thursday. see you this evening. matthew mcconaughey has a new gig. how he is helping students get home safe at the university of texas - after the break. "scream are you we having fun
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trying to prevent drinking and driving with a creative punishment. how they are using nickelback's music - next. coming up new at six: acceptance in a snap, the wisconsin university using snapchat to let new students know acceptance in a snap, the wisconsin university using snapchat to let new students know they've been admitted. a few rain or snow showers this morning then some drizzle. right now
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found in a dumpster in milwaukee is recovering. and on giving tuesday this week -- more than 60-thousand dollars was donated in honor of the pup. this is chance. humane society officials believe he was likely dragged behind a car due to the deep wounds on his legs, paws and belly. this week - w-h-s shared his story in an effort to help more than 24- lifesaving care at their facilities. officials say it was the best "giving tuesday" in w-h-s history. chance is patiently waiting to get better before he goes home to his new furrever home. and the pabst theater group raises more than thirty-thousand dollars for the milwaukee area domestic animal control commission...or madacc. they presented the dog-bone shaped check to madacc yesterday. the pabst theater group sold a limited number of original chairs from the riverside theater to raise the money. all 60 sets of the chairs sold
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kanye west is now out of the hospital. the rapper allegedly suffered a nervous breakdown a week ago... a video surfaced of him going on a long rant at a concert in sacramento, california just a day before he was admitted. reports say west has been "spiraling" in recent months due to a number of factors...including his clothing line, his wife kim kardashian's recent robbery in paris, and his concert tour -- which was abruptly canceled after the breakdown. sources close to the from working around the clock...and continues to struggle with the death of his mother, who passed away in 2007. actor matthew mcconaughey is once again showing his love for his alma matter. this time -- he gave some students at the university of texas a ride home in a golf cart. it's all part of the school's sure program ... which stands for students united for rape elimination ... which offers volunteers to either walk with or drive kids home from campus at night. mcconaughey is currently teaching a
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"look at this photograph every time i do it makes me laugh how did our eyes get so red? and what the hell is on joey's head?" talk about cruel and unusual punishment! the canadian town of kensington is cracking down on drinking and driving. not only will the cops while they haul you to jail. the department says they don't actually hate the band...they are just using a different approach to get the message to stick. all anchors chat/toss to 6am
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wakeup news. breaking news overnight - an officer... shot and killed in washington state - with a standoff now underway. plus - the election recount gets underway across the state of wisconsin today... but a conservative group says it's straight ahead on wakeup. good morning and welcome to wakeup!

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