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sanchez is -- reporting on how the hand recounts are going from west bend. we start with theo keith in milwaukee -- where the state's largest machine recount is underway. no major issues reported on day one of the wisconsin recount. here in milwaukee county, a slow start, but the vote is little changed. only eight absentee ballots that previously counted were rejected upon milwaukee county election inspectors - sworn in for the presidential recount. do solemnly swear... but then - everything stopped. a supporter of green party candidate jill stein objected to the election commissions decision to test only two of the 30
recount. yes im making an objection to only testing one machine versus all the machines :31 milwaukee county commissioners then decided to test all of them. one of them was broken, and had to be fixed. the objector, mark kowalski of greenfield, said the delay was worth it. theres nothing like a 100 percent quality check. if youre in a factory and theres a problem, sometimes you have to check everything :13 the first city of milwake the machines just after noon. nats -- feeding ballots suburban ballots, two hours later. besides the 130 election inspectors...representatives from the political parties were here to challenge absentee ballots. some ballots didnt have the necessary signatures. there have been a couple that have been rejected because they were improperly filed :26 the county clerk says, despite the delays, he expects to finish the recount by the december 12 deadline. im not saying its going to be no problem to complete the recount by the
:11 these are suburban municipalities feeding their ballots through the machines. they'll be here until they're done. because another wave of suburbs are coming in tomorrow. in an adjacent room, workers expect to be counting the city of milwaukee's ballots until december 12th. election officials in waukesha county are using machines -- but say things are moving slowly. around 3-30, officials were checking the validity of ballots. waukesha has almost 240 thousand ballots to count -- one of the largest totals in the state. 48 counties across wisconsin are recounting by hand. the state's largest is dane county -- with more than 310-thousand ballots to
officials have nearly 80-thousand ballots to hand count. that's where fox6's angelica sanchez joins us live. ---on thursday tabulators across the state can be seen intensely flipping through thousands of ballots for day one of the election recount. ozaukee and washington county are among the 48 counties that will hand-count ballots. observers in ozaukee tell fox6 this g just a double check of the process to make sure we didnt skip anything.' 'through the morning, county clerk julie winkelhorst made her way back and forth throughout the room... answering questions and making sure rules of the recount were followed. in washington county, the board of canvassers decided to split the hand- count in two rooms so municipalities could be processed faster. . it would have taken over 130 hours to feed them all through and as you can see i have two rooms of
municipality... much quicker than going through the machine.' clerk jascewski says more machines were an option but reprogramming their database and memory cards would have taken away time that's not on anybody's side. she says they did find some election night errors. "we found some absentee certificates that were improperly processed on election day and we dealt with those today at the recount." as exhausting as the process is, one candidate representative feels it's worth it. 'its great to be an american, we can do our voting and we can rely on it.' county is wrapping up behind me the clerk says depending on the dent they make at the end of the week will determine if they have to come in and work on sunday. reporting live in washington county i'm angelica sanchez fox6 news. brad thanks angelica state republicans are protesting the recount effort. they recently put up this billboard on 1- 94 at oklahoma ave... saying the recount is a ploy by democrats and the green party to try to change the
hillary clinton. wisconsin green party leaders say the money donated to stein's recount campaign are the wishes of the american people... not one party's agenda. for democrats... they say the recount serves as assurance that each vote was counted properly. the election recount must be complete in less than two weeks. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the "politics" tab to get regular updates. we'll also have links to the daily vote totals in "links." calling for the resignation of milwaukee county sheriff david clarke. in a statement supervisor "supreme moore omokunde" says it needs to happen before quote "more people die". he says four people have died in the milwaukee county jail in the last six months-- including a newborn baby. that infant's mother has sued the sheriff's office because of it. supervisor omokunde claims sheriff clarke has "abdicated his responsibility to hold his officers
a statement comparing the supervisor's name to a comic book character -- and saying the supervisor is upset that clarke helped donald trump get elected potus. disturbing new information in the death of a 7-year-old milwaukee boy. this is a picture of trevion winningham taken several years ago while he was sleeping. milwaukee police say he was taken to children's hospital with numerous injuries on tuesday. he did not survive. winningham was living in an apartment near south 19th and mineral in milwaukee. fox6 learned one of four people death has a previous conviction of child neglect leading to death for fatal injuries of one year old bryan alston, a child in her care in 2003. fox6 spoke with trevion's mother today by phone. i don't really know what happened but the thing is it didn't have to happen. i don't know the full details right now. nobody's telling me anything. i don't know right now a source tells fox6 another child is still hospitalized for
a century in the system. that is the sentence handed down today to one of the men responsible for the shooting death of five-year-old laylah petersen. justin williams has the details. their pain, is palpable. laylah was the light to many of our lives, and that piece that will, forever, be missing. and, in some cases, downright dangerous. at one point, i was sittin at home, with a pistol in my laylah peterens family gather, inside a milwaukee county courtroom, for the sentencing hearing of carl barrett, convicted in connection with november, 2014 shooting death of the five-year-old girl. she may have lived a short life, but her life was full of love. we will never know, or be able to fully- understand, what drove your willing participation, that night, behind laylahs death.
milwaukee man was convicted on one count of first degree, reckless homicide, and three counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety, use of a dangerous weapon, as party to a crime, after he, and another man fired multiple shots into this house. one bullet strikes petersen, as she sits on her grandfathers lap, with her sister, and grandmother, in the room. according to a witness, the men thought they were targeting someone elses residence. before judge jeffrey wagner issues a sentence, laylahs godmother shares a message for milwaukee. her story has impacted the community, and we can only hope that her story can restore the compassio desperately, needs. ultimately, barrett is sentenced to a total of 100 years—65 years, initial confinement, followed by 35 of extended supervision. this is the latest, here, in milwaukee county. im justin williams, fox 6 news. overdose deaths continue to rise in milwaukee. today there's a new tool in the fight against drug abuse. how you can help save lives.
payments were to make up for underpayments made to county employees who retired between 2001 and 2008. further payouts are expected to cost an additional 6 million. chairman theo lipscomb says county executive chris abele acted too slowly on the payments. abele says he is moving as quickly as possible and could only act once the i- r-s approved the repayment plan. the board will meet to discuss the issue tomorrow. starting today --- parking gets a whole lot harder around milwaukee. wie most residential streets now require alternate side night parking -- but there are exceptions. the department of public works offers an email and text message alert system for when you can't park on both sides of the street. 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. the mitchell park domes are officially back in business.
visitors were invited to all 3 domes for free - thanks to a northwestern mutual donation. there was also live music and a holiday floral show. the domes closed to the public back in february, after a piece of concrete fell. law enforcement says it is one of the keys to stopping the opioid crisis in the state. and all you have to do -- is pick up an envelope. the new tool that makes it even easier to send back unused medications -- and the reason it can save lives. [ tower pinging ] [ whistling ] we've got a problem, friend. half off any smartphone for anyone who switches? what's the problem? the naughty list shouldn't get deals! yeah, but anyone who switches gets half off of any smartphone. even these? yeah, any smartphone.
get your morning started with fox6 wakeup at 4:30-- count on us for breaking news, weather and traffic updates until 9am. a look at this year's most popular tech gifts. and appetizer recipes for the holiday parties. and meet our next future forecaster. that's tomorrow on wakeup! reopen of drugs a little bit easier. that's the goal of a new initiative that allows you to drop your unused prescription drugs in the mail-- free. fox six's beverly taylor explains how it works. the staggering number of opiod deaths in milwaukee continues to grow as we reach the last month of the year. we're on track to
shocking in 2012 we had five deaths attributed to fentynol. this year alone we are now up to 59 deaths." a public/private partnership with cvs is aimed at changing the direction of the numbers. "we believe that that is one of the keys to stemming the crisis that is before us." here's how the mail-back program postage-paid envelope at any of several locations-- take it home-- drop your unused prescription medication inside-- seal it-- and put the tamper-proof envelope in the mailbox. " cvs pharmacy is contributing the envelopes, the printing, the inserts, so that we can make sure that we increase public access to safe disposal at no cost." the drugs are now safely out of the house... "we know from research that unfortunately many of the entryway for young people to get to these drugs has been through their parents or grandparents medicine cabinets."and-- the drugs aren't flushed
are not designed to remove those pharmaceuticals and they are getting out into the environment. :54the "take back your meds milwaukee coalition" agrees and hopes to add more to this initiative. "our coalition supports this but we also want to make sure that we expand the effort to have drop boxes in pharmacies where people buy their drugs."beverly taylor, fox six news. you can pick up the mail-back envelop at nine cvs locations in milwaukee and one in cudahy. they're also available at mmsd, police districts in milwaukee and the police headquarters in cudahy. adlib to weather weather mostly cloudy tonight with lows around freezing. sunshine breaks through tomorrow into saturday but
the upper 30s. another storm system will move in by sunday bringing the chance for rain and snow showers. there is the chance for rain again on tuesday which will likely tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 32 wind: wnw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: partly sunny. am low: 26 high: 37 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: cloudy with rain and snow showers. am low: 27 high: 39 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 29 high: 42 wind: se 5-10 mph tuesday: cloudy with rain showers. am low: 33
you have to make the 6th ranked badgers a slight favorite over number 7 penn state when they meet for the big ten crown saturday night. hopefully, wisconsin will have a better outcome than when the 2 teams met in twenty thirteen. sports comin' up. fox 6 is hosting a special "coats for kids" collection next week. our tom wachs will be at the steinhafels in waukesha on wednesday, december seventh -- collecting coats of all sizes -- new or gently used. the first 200 people to donate at least four coats will get a
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th. we're local, we care, we're person to person. 6. aaron rodgers has been good as ever lately..he's the packers batman. ya might just say that davante adams has been robin. tim van vooren's our superman on the blitz. "in the last 6 weeks of the nfl nobody has more receptions than davante adams of the feel good, because that's, really that's who i do it for, i do it for my teammates and my coaches so when it's showing that's it's paying off and that they are noticing the improvements that i'm making and different things like that, it obviously feels great." "last year he wasn't healthy and this year he's been healthy and he's played the way that we projected him to play last year when we said the he was the mvp of training camp and he was coming along and going to be
and when you're healthy he's more confident and making plays like he did on monday." "i just go out there and not worry about how my bodies going to react to different movements, i'm just able to play fast and that's when the production comes." "adams has had to stay with it in this his third season and certainly in the length of his career here as a packer but it all seems to be coming together right now, the numbers don't lie. at lambeau field tim van vooren fox 6 sports." emergency eye surgery for a detached retina last night. special teams coach mike pree'fer will handle the team tonight, when minnesota hosts dallas. doctors don't know when coach zimmer will be able to return from his 3rd eye surgery in just over a month. the last time the badgers played penn state, the nittany lions upset 'em, 31- 24...that was 3 years ago. so, the guys haven't bothered using "that" game film, as a tool for
then to now from the personel standpoint.......for the big ten championship game" the 6th ranked badgers-- versus 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 at nine o'clock here on fox 6. tiger woods first competitive round in 15 months was up and down..as you might expect. the 40 year old actually shared the lead after 4 holes at the hero world challenge in the bahamas. but he had double bogeys on the 16th and 18th holes. and shot one over par 73. not too happy there! follow breaking news 24-7 by
we'll literally die of hunger slide in please, karl b freaky fast 1 bingo! no! karl? jimmy john's announcer: today on "tmz" -- >> there was a race war on tv last night of sports. tomi lahren was on trevor noah's show. >> for somebody who is not racist, do you have to spend a lot of time saying i'm not race snift >> she canceled an appearance on "the breakfast club." charlamagne said he can get to the bottom by one question -- >> so whether or not you're not
>> whether or not she likes dark meat. >> it's a good way though! >> the victoria's secret show is wednesday night. kendall jenner, gigi hadid, bella hadid is, and after they all went out and pigged out. >> what do you mean? >> harvey, they never eat but there's going to be explosive diarrhea if they do this. >> you're assuming food makes it all the way through their digestive track. [laughter] >> barbados celebrated their 50th anniversary of independence yesterday and rihanna and prince harry were there hanging out. >> would rihanna go for the prince? harvey: yes, absolutely. i understand he's got a girlfriend and whatnot. how do you know if you're him? >> are you guys serious? you wouldn't do it with a person opportunity? >> no, that's awful. >> whoa, shut up! [laughter] >> one of the world's biggest stars in new york last night, magnus carlsen, the world chest champion. he won the match yesterday. >> i was hoping for a big win tonight. >> millions of people tuned into a live chess match. this match went on for three weeks. there were 12 games. harvey: what was the final score? >> checkmate was the final score. [laughter]