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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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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays breaking news just into the newsroom... the suspected
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officer has been shot and killed by police. two children were rescued from the home. the tacoma officer was responding to a domestic violence call when he was shot multiple times.... the shooter was barricaded inside a home for several hours. the fallen officer has not been identified but was a 17-year veteran of the tacoma police force.. we will continue to update you as we learn more. we're just a few hours away from the start of the presidential recount clerks... election officials and volunteers... say they're prepared. we have team coverage - with angelica duria tracking allegations that the recount is illegal. but first... let's start with deandra corinthios... who's live on milwaukee's south side...from the city's election commission warehouse. all of the ballots for milwaukee county have been moved to this location... they're under lock and key...and guarded...until 9 am...when the
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transported from the milwaukee county courthouse to the election commission warehouse. the recount effort in milwaukee county involves more than 440-thousand ballots all together. the final decision will be made this morning by the board of canvassers, the county election commission recommends the recount be done by machine. 14 counties will use optical scanners for the recount...including waukesha and sheboygan counties 48 counties will recount the vote kenosha counties. 10 will use both - like walworth county. in our area, costs range from 36- thousand in sheboygan county... to more than a half million in milwaukee county. for milwaukee county... were not anticipating there will be a wide variance in the
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going to see a change in the outcome of the winner of the election in wisconsin. the recount results will have to be certified and completed by december 12th. former green party candidate jill stein's campaign will foot the bill. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. a wisconsin conservative group claims the recount is illegal. newsroom... and angelica... the dispute's over whether something could have occured? the president of the wisconsin institute for law and liberty says the stein campaign must claim there is a reason a mistake did occur... and that it's not about whether a mistake could have occurred. 'if there is any real world consequence of it is it might put at risk our ability to have our votes counted in the electoral college because the
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it doesnt happen.' rick esenburg says if this recount interferes with the casting of wisconsin's electoral votes ---the group plans to get involved. but he would not get into details. new information... about the suspects arrested in connection to the death of a 7-year-old. this isn't the first time one of them has been accused of child abuse that led to death. four people were arrested in connection to the boy's death - and two women. we are told the two women arrested met in prison... where one of them was locked up for her role in a 2003 child neglect case that resulted in death. according to that criminal complaint, 1-year-old bryan alston was found dead inside the suspect's home. now, thirteen years later... neighbors say they are disturbed by what happened to the 7 year old child. 58:53 its just terrible. it really is. 58:36 this is all going on right underneath our nose and we dont even know it. a source tells fox6 the 7 year
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suffered from malnutrition and abuse.... and that there were other children in the home. a 9-year-old was also abused and is being treated at the hospital. we are told neither of the women accused are the mothers of the abused boys. two inmates... now back behind bars after breaking out of prison. how they escaped in the first place... plus: "whose streets, our streets. whose streets, our streets." protesters... taking to the streets of charlotte... af charge an officer in a fatal shooting. and the death toll rising in gatlinburg. what's next for crews... after wildfires rip through eastern
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rob's weather you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. new overnight - a second fugitive inmate who escaped from a california jail last week has been caught. police recaptured rogelio
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in san jose. this comes after plice recaptured laron campbell tuesday night. chavez... campbell... and two other prisoners escaped by cutting through bars and rappelling on a bedsheet rope last week. the other two were quickly caught. across america - protests are now underway in charlotte... after prosecutors say the officer who fatally shot keith lamont scott will not be charged. 43-year old scott was shot and killed by officer brentley vinson outside an apartment complex on september officers say scott exited his vehicle while carrying a handgun. the d-a says "all the credible evidence" leads to the conclusion scott was armed. his d-n-a was on the grip of a gun found at the scene, the death toll rises in gatlinburg, tennessee... after a dozen wildfires ripped through the resort town. police now confirming 7 deaths... as search and rescue teams continue to search burned neighborhoods for others who are missing. yesterday morning -- storms dropped some much-needed
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continue to flare up. the fires damaged or destroyed hundreds of buildings in the eastern part of the state... and forced thousands to evacuate. it was a big campaign promise... the president elect made to carrier employees in indiana: "we're not going to let them just take our companies out, fire everybody, these are people with carrier for many, many years, we're not going to let it happen." now... president elect donald trump... promising to follow through on that promise. but some say - he could be doing more. week... how will the ohare employees strike impact you? what airlines say about possible delays... coming
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traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays happening today: president-elect donald trump and his vice president elect mike pence will travel to indiana... to unveil an agreement to keep a thousand manufacturing jobs in the hoosier state. angelica's in studio with a look at what we know so far about the deal with carrier. carrier, an air-conditioning company, had planned on moving production south of the border. but the company says it cut a deal with trump to keep the jobs at home. about 14-hundred carrier employees were expecting to
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mexico next year. a union representing the workers says moving the jobs would save the company 65-million dollars in labor costs. republican indiana senator dan coats says mr. trump's deal is a good sign... but not everyone's impressed. i think a lot of people are reassured that there's a president here who's going to look out for their well-being and their family's well-being so it is hugely impactful - much beyond i think the thousand which we're really grateful for in indiana. "if he is successful in doing that 804 more times, then he will meet the record of manufacturing jobs that states while president obama was in office." carrier says it was able to save the jobs... thanks to incentives offered by the state. no word yet on what those incentives are. anchors chat/toss to rob
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weekend? airlines there say a strike had little to no impact... after many employees walked off the job to demand a 15 dollar minimum wage. united airlines -- which operates its largest hub out of o'hare -- says delays were minimal and american airlines says it saw no disruption. hackers... infecting more than a million android phones. what google says you should do... to make sure your phone doesn't fall victim. plus - netflix... now allowing you to watch shows without an internet connection. we'll have the steps you need to take... and a wisconsin university... no new students
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drying up. right now with highs in the low 40s. our next chance of snow coming up. you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. anchors adlib weather over live pic new this morning - nearly one
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been infected by hackers. the malware came from apps that were not downloaded through google play - the authorized app store. the malware installs malicious advertising software that tracks users... installs more apps... and then falsely inflates their ratings through your phone. google says it has blocked 150- thousand versions of the cyberattack. it's warning consumers to stay away from uncertified apps. a new netflix feature will allow subscribers to download media free. this means you can finally keep up with the binge watching from anywhere! just make sure you have the latest version of netflix to show the "download" button "netflix original" shows are available for the new feature while many other shows and movies will be ready soon. u-w green bay... now sending college acceptance letters... using snapchat! students still get the traditional packets in the mail... but now... u-w green
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admitted... to make the process fly by faster than ever before. the school says it's able to see when a student sees their message... and says they've gotten excited selfies from the high school seniors in return. just two and a half hours to go till wisconsin's election recount begins. finish checking ballots... with such a tight deadline. and the number of heroin overdose deaths in milwaukee... expected to skyrocket. how the city's trying to fight it. and vice president joe biden's cancer moonshot... set to get a major boost in research funding. the unlikely team making it happen. and happening now - thousands of children in wisconsin battling a life-threatening illness. how you can help them... by just
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anchor adlibs a few rain or snow showers this morning then some drizzle. right now with highs in the low 40s. when we get the sun back next.
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"we've contacted all of the municipal clerks and they have their staff and they're all ready for it. we accept the challenge." recount in milwaukee county will begin in a few hours. we'll have a breakdown of how it will work. and -- an officer in tacoma, washington is fatally shot in the line of duty. what we know about the suspected gunman... straight ahead. anchors adlib welcome back
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traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays we begin with an update on breaking news we've been
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is over after a police shot and killed a suspect... accused of gunning down a tacoma officer overnight. the officer was responding to a domestic violence call when he was shot multiple times. he died at the hospital. police had been in a standoff with the suspect since last night... and then within the last hour police confirm the suspected gunman was killed... the officer who died was a 17-year veteran of the tacoma police force... his name has not yet been released. our big story this morning. ready to begin the election recount in three hours. we have have live team coverage. angelica duria's following the stein campaign's responding to a judge's decision. but first... let's start with deandra corinthios... live from the election commission warehouse where ballots will be recounted today. milwaukee county is preparing 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
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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 ozaukee, jefferson and kenosha counties. 14 will use optical scanners... like milwaukee, waukesha and sheboygan. 10 will use both - like walworth 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 time-consuming for us to do a hand count. in our area, costs for the recount range from 36-thousand in sheboygan county... to more than
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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. but former green party presidential candidate jill stein is still urging clerks to do a hand count. angelica has more details in the newsroom. the wisconsin elections commission is reiterating... clerks count by hand. 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. the communication weve had from clerks has not been frantic or panicky, as i've said theres been some frustration over whether or not
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legal challenge here... she has formally requested a full hand recount of the presidential vote in michigan as well. as it stands, president-elect donald trump beat hillary clinton by a little less than 11-thousand votes in michigan. stein had to pay 973-thousand dollars in order to file for the recount... but taxpayers will pay for whatever that doesn't cover. that recount could start as eary challenge from the president-elect could delay it. as you can see... officials in madison and milwaukee had a lot to say about the recount. you can listen to the teleconferences in both cities by heading to fox6 now dot com or checking our app - the links are on our home pages. starting today-- milwaukee is launching a program where people can mail un-used prescription drugs in an envelope for free. those envelopes are available at
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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 toxicology. that likely means last year's record of 231 deaths 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, me 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. a 19-year-old faces federal charges for robbing a mailman delivering two boxes on milwaukee's east side... daryl walter also faces charges for assaulting a government employee. a criminal complaint states he
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from a mailman, and ran off. sources tell us there were drugs inside those packages. united states postal service declined to comment, stating this is still an active investigation. milwaukee police are searching for the second suspect. in less than 30 minutes... the make- a-wish radio-a-thon will kick off on 95- point-7 big f-m. forrest doolen with make-a-wish wisconsin joins us now with details on
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bipartisanship... the house of representatives votes to increase federal research funding to fight cancer and other diseases. the "21st century cures act" passed 392 to 26 yesterday. it includes 1-point-8 billion in funding for vice president joe biden's "cancer moonshot" initiative. the vice president lost his 46-year-old son, beau, to cancer last year. there are 14 million new cases worldwide each year... and if the current rate of research
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new cases will rise. coming up - how the milwaukee county transit system will be honoring a civil rights pioneer today... and president-elect donald trump's cabinet... continuing to take shape. we'll look at his latest nominations... and backing bucky how the badgers are getting in the right mindset... for the big ten championship game. a bit damp today but slowly drying up. right now with highs in the low 40s. our next chance of snow coming up. ....our weather expert rob haswell
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traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays happening today - milwaukee's domes will have a grand reopening celebration. the celebration will last all day... from 9 to 5. county executive chris abele's office says thanks to a northwestern mutual donation...
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the holiday floral show. the domes closed to the public back in february after a piece of concrete fell. the domes completely reopened to the public in october. also happening today: the milwaukee county transit system will keep one seat open on every bus...and headlights shining on its entire fleet... to honor the life of rosa parks. the civil rights pioneer was arrested on december 1st, 1955... after refusing to give up her seat to a white man in montgomery, landmark u-s supreme court ruling... outlawing segregation on public transportation. and there may not be any snow on the ground yet... but winter parking rules take effect today. most residential streets will require alternate side night parking. .. and no overnight parking will be allowed on major arterial streets and bus routes. some streets may not have any "no parking" signs posted, so you'll have to check online to see the street's rules. the department of public works offers an email and text
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if you would like to sign up - or check your street's parking rules - we have a links on our website, fox 6 now dot com. and more pipeline protests... set to take place outside of wells fargo at 4:30 this afternoon. this... as the governor of north dakota scrambles to clarify his emergency evacuation order. angelica's following that story and more developing stories. governor jack dal-rimple dalrymple ordered camps to be evacuated monday because of the cold weather. but that led people to believe the st demonstrators... and block deliveries of supplies to the camp. dalrymple says that's not true - although delivering supplies to an evacuated area is illegal. temperatures are expected to drop next week with highs in the teens some days and approaching zero at night. law enforcement officials think some people have already left the pipeline protest camps at standing rock... but don't know how many are still there. at least five people have died... after several suspected
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and tennessee. in tennessee's polk county, two people were killed... with uprooted trees... downed power lines... and damaged buildings stretching across the community. the high winds knocked out power for thousands of people. across the state line in alabama -- another three people were killed when a possible tornado hit a mobile home. and investigators say an "electrical failure" caused monday's deadly plane crash... which killed at least 71 people in colombia. t included members of the brazilian chapecoense sha-pey-coh-in-see soccer squad. the plane went down near medellin, colombia. the team was on its way to the copa suda-mericana finals. according to colombian authorities, three players, two crew members and one journalist survived. house speaker paul ryan meets with vice president elect mike pence... and future chief of staff reince priebus... to go over their plans for 2017. ryan says he's looking forward to hitting the ground running. it's very exciting to have the incoming chief of staff, a very
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wisconsin and a very close friend of mine from our days in congress, the vice president elect buckle up, president elect donald trump is ready to go to work on day one with america first agenda, and we are going to get this economy rolling again...in the world of prosper at home. meanwhile, president elect donald trump continues to shape his cabinet. cubs co- owner todd ricketts for deputy commerce secretary. todd ricketts was actually an early supporter of wisconsin governor scott walker during the primaries. after walker dropped from the race, todd's mother, marlene ricketts, poured millions into an anti-trump super pac. in february, mr. trump fired back, alleging that members of the ricketts family "have a lot to hide." todd ricketts interviewed for deputy commerce last week... before thanksgiving. mr. trump also made his
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calling on steven me-new'-chin mnuchin to shape economic policies. mnuchin worked for goldman sachs for 17 years... before leaving in 2002. he spoke to reporters about one of his top priorities yesterday at trump tower. we need to make sure that our infrastructure is built for the 21st century. that we have roads and bridges and power grids and infrastructure that support this country and that's going to be a big focus. me-new-chin mnuchin is also calling for the most significant middle income tax cut since anchors chat and toss to rob
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happy about... as the badgers prepare for the big ten title game. you may have noticed... he's a bright... and kind of goofy guy. but the star quarterback says the silly antics...are actually intentional. "i've really taken on 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
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it then everybody else might catch on." the 6th ranked badgers take on number 7 penn state-on fox--with the big ten championship at stake! coverage from indianapolis kicks off saturday evening a 6. brandon cruz'll be with the team; his reports start tonight here on fox 6. new this morning - sources say no longer determine who gets home field advantage in the world series. the american league opened the world series at home 11 times in the last 14 years of the "this time it counts experiment." home field advantage will now be decided by which pennant winner had a better regular season record. the change is part of the league's tentative new collective bargaining agreement. additionally... players and management agreed the minimum
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the disabled list will drop from 15 days to 10. revenge never looked so stylish. coming up - how the "sisterhood of the scarf" banded together to help a wife who was cheated on. plus free hugs... at a cost? how one guy picked the wrong stranger to surprise. join fox six for a special coats for kids collection next week. our tom wachs will be at the steinhafels in waukesha -- collecting coats of all sizes -- new or gently used. the first 200 people to donate at least ticket vouchers to see the harlem globetrotters on new years eve at the bmo harris bradley center find more details on our website
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are watching the fox 6 wakeup
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cheating husband - or was-band... as her friends call him - with a little help from go-fund-me. in the midst of her divorce... heather lost her one treasured designer item - a burberry scarf... which her ex, joe, gave to his mistress. so... her friends started a go fund me account to replace it so she could "rock that scarf like the boss that she is." she needed 500... but in just three days... she's been given double that! one of the women c the go-fund-me called it the "sisterhood of the scarf." heather's friends say the extra money will go toward a girls weekend in mexico. a free hug... nearly came at a pretty steep price. for roughly a year... this guy has been giving hugs out to random strangers in montreal for free. but... when he tried to share the love with a police officer... the officer asked for his permit. he didn't have one... so he wound up with a 101 dollar ticket. the problem: the hugs were happening inside a train station there. so... the guy took his business
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talk about an unusual advertisement for work. an 89-year-old veteran in london says he wasn't expecting much when he posted an ad last month... but his phone's been ringing nonstop ever since. maybe that's because joe bartley wrote "save me from dying of boredom" at the end of it! bartley says he wants to find regular work so he can pay his bills and not have to rely on housing benefits. thanks to his ad... he's received autograph... plus... he's even reconnected with old friends who found it. bartley's advice for other retirees: "don't just sit there and be bored, try to
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opened, there will be 24-hour security provided by the sheriffs department." now at seven --- a massive state-wide presidential recount gets underway today here in wisconsin. we have team coverage th the recount should not be happening. "as the scene unfolded, we learned that an officer had been shot ." breaking news --- a police officer shot and killed in tocoma, washington. right now the suspect is in a standoff with police. what lead up to the violence -- coming up. good morning and welcome back to wakeup! time now x:xx

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