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cloudy and cooler. early am drizzle then drying. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 28 wind: nw 3-7 mph = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays one down... 72 more counties to go... w only menominee county finished its recount on the first day. other counties will continue today. we have live team coverage. angelica duria is following legal challenges to recount efforts in michigan. but first... let's start with deandra corinthios at the milwaukee election
ballot counting begins at 8 am 8 absentee ballots in milwaukee county ballot counting begins at 8 am 8 absentee ballots in milwaukee county were rejected due to errors. and...one of the voting machines had to be fixed. thursday elections commissioners decided to publicly test only two of the 30 voting machines being used in the recount... but a supporter of green party candidate jill stein objected. milwaukee county commissioners one of them was broken, and had to be fixed that's why they didn't start counting votes until three hours past the original start time. the first city of milwaukee ballots finally got fed through the machines just after noon. suburban ballots, two hours later. besides 130 inspectors, representatives from the republican, democratic and green parties were also here to challenge questionable ballots. 05 45 what im hoping is that we have a good count and im hoping
equipment and machinery :10 hillary clinton trails donald trump by over 22,000 votes. there is no indication the numbers have shifted very much after the recount's first day. the deadline to finish the recount is december 12 reporting live in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. county... where workers spent the day validating absentee ballots and election day ballots. they wanted to make sure everything was filled out correctly - but that meant they didn't start till around 10 last night... and they had to stop around midnight. the group is expected to return to work around 9 a-m today. "as soon as we have the machines tested and to the point in the recount that we can get the ballots in there, we will be doing that. we have two machines now and we should have more machines up and running for the current
says she hopes by solving problems early in the process... they won't be repeated later. meanwhile... in michigan... the plan to recount votes there has hit a road block - in the form of a legal challenge. angelica has more details in the newsroom. the trump campaign is appealing the recount in the state of michigan after green party candidate jill stein filed for the process. president-elect trump's attorneys claim the recount can't be finished on time, and the petition wasn't recount can't start until next week at the earliest. stein had to pay 973-thousand dollars in order to file for the recount... but in michigan... state law says taxpayers will have to cover the rest of the costs. once again -- it would have to be done by december 12th. in pennsylvania... a hearing is scheduled for monday for a statewide recount on behalf of stein... visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the "politics" tab to
totals in "links." developing this morning - a milwaukee county supervisor is calling for milwaukee county sheriff david clarke to resign. 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. the child's mother has sued the sheriff's office. omokunde claims clarke has "abdicated his responsibility to hold his officers accountable." in response the sheriff released 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 president. a milwaukee police officer could get a promotion - even after spending time behind bars. sergeant john corbett was pulled over in rural fond du lac county for o-w-i back in november 2010. dash cam shows him taking a field sobriety test. a police report says his 13 -year-old daughter was in the car and she had been driving earlier.
p-d for 60 days. he served 30 days in jail with work release... lost his license for 15 months.... and lost 17-thousand dollars because of the incident. the fire and police commission will meet monday to determine whether corbett receives a promotion to lieutenant. an ex-nfl player... shot to death. what police say led to the shooting... and the murder rate - continuing to climb in chicago. the shocking new statistics... straight ahead. and the engineer accused of falling asleep before a deadly train derailment... now suing the train line instead. why he
rob's weather you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. today: mostly cloudy and cooler. early am drizzle then drying. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 28 wind mph developing this morning - a former n-f-l player has been shot and killed outside new orleans. police say joe mcknight died in an apparent road rage incident. witnesses saw mcknight and another man arguing... before the other man fired at mcknight. that man has been identified as
was 28 years old.... played in the n-f-l from 2010 to 2014 for the jets and chiefs... and played for u-s-c in college. for the first time in nearly two decades... chicago has hit 700 homicides in a year. compare that to 2015... which witnessed 468 murders in the windy city. the number of murders in november alone doubled from last november. police superintendent eddie johnson says poor education and lack of opportunities are a big part of the problem. most of th c districts on chicago's south and west sides. the engineer in a 2013 train derailment in the bronx... is suing for 10 million dollars... saying the commuter rail he worked for was to blame. engineer william rockefeller says metro north should have equipped the train with an automatic braking system... to stop the train when it exceeded the posted speed limit. rockefeller allegedly fell asleep at the controls ... causing the train to derail ... killing four people and injuring 70 others. milwaukee is ready for its close
"fashion" shoot. plus - we're finally learning how an air conditioning company was convinced to keep more than 1- thousand jobs from heading south of the border. and president-elect donald trump... naming his pick for secretary of defense... but a law could prevent the nomination from going through. the veteran who's fighting to
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president-elect donald trump... kicking off his "thank you" tour... with stops in indiana and ohio. angelica's in studio with the latest... and both stops brought major announcements. elect mike pence - the governor of indiana... visited the carrier plant in indianapolis. the company had made plans to move to mexico... which would cost the hoosier state more than one-thousand jobs... but mr. trump had made saving those jobs a top priority during his campaign. "one of the things we're doing to keep them is we're going to be lowering our business tax from 35 percent, hopefully down to 15 percent."
7-million dollar tax incentive package over the next 10 years... and the company will also invest 16 million to keep operations in state. mr. trump also visited cincinnati... where he announced plans to nominate retired general james "mad dog" mattis... for secretary of defense. ""they say he's the closest thing to general george patton that we have and it's about time, it's about time." mattis spent 44 years in the marine corps... serving in both afghanistan 2013. mattis would need a congressional waiver to serve as defense secretary. that's because retired officers are required to be out of uniform for at least seven years before heading the pentagon. mattis would join general michael flynn as national security advisor... and representative mike pompeo as c-i-a director. anchors chat/toss to rob
chief meteorologist rob haswell a very stubborn low is very slowly exiting our area today with high pressure moving to our south. that will mean a slow drying today with a few breaks in the clouds late. temperatures will get into the mid to upper 30s today and stay in that range through sunday. a new low arrives sunday with rain and snow likely. we could see up to an inch of accumulation. we warm into the low 40s monday and tuesday. today: mostly cloudy and cooler. early am drizzle then drying. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 28 wind: nw 3-7 mph saturday: partly sunny. high: 36 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 26 high: 38 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy. am low: 32 high: 42 wind: s 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 34 high: 42 wind: nw 5-15 mph wednes 30 high: 36
28 wind: nw 3-7 mph saturday: partly sunny. 36 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 26 high: 38 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy. am low: 32 high: 42 wind: s 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 34 high: 42 wind: nw 5-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 36 wind: w 10-20 mph inch of accumulation. we warm into the low 40s monday and tuesday. today: mostly cloudy and cooler. early am drizzle then drying. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 28 wind: nw 3-7 mph saturday: partly sunny. high: 36 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 26 high: 38 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy. am low: 32 high: 42 wind: s 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 34 high: 42 wind: nw 5-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 36
milwaukee's industrial history is receiving recognition from an unexpected source: vogue magazine. the fashion and lifestyle publication featured the city among four former industrial centers in the midwest in a travel article... highlighting cities that are quote: "making america's rust belt shine again." widely known brands like harley- davidson and recent national attention for local chefs are among the factors that put milwaukee in vogues spotlight. tt cincinnati and covington, kentucky... and detroit also made the list. something wicked this way comes the magical story... that's going to fly onto broadway! what's better than coffee and breakfast pastries? a combination of those - in one snack! plus - starbucks... stirring things up this morning. the big
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wakeup news. anchors adlib weather over live pic cloudy and damp again today with highs in the mid to upper 30s. right now . your weekend outlook next. in a surprise move - starbucks c-e-o howard schultz... says he's stepping do. company's stocks down three percent in after- hours trading... but schultz says he's not going anywhere. instead... beginning in april, he'll focus on opening more high-end starbucks shops. there are currently more than 24- thousand retail starbucks stores in seventy countries. talk about the perfect combination: coffee... and pop tarts. time magazine... reporting dunkin donuts and poptarts are teaming up - to create limited edition chocolate mocha and vanilla latte flavored toaster pastries! the poptarts
month... for roughly 2-59 a box. watch out wicked - a new set of witches and wizards are heading to broadway. the london production of "harry potter and the cursed child" is expected to come to the great white way in spring 2018. the play is a spinoff from the beloved harry potter series. producers are in exclusive talks with ambassador theatre group for the show's new york transfer. it has been sold out for months in the
= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays the tiny county of menominee managed to complete its recount on day one - but other counties will be back at it today. we have live team coverage. angelica duria's following the late night start to the recount in waukesha... but let's start with deandra corinthios at milwaukee's election commission warehouse... and deandra... the first ballots weren't counted there for more than three hours? in milwaukee county, a petition by the green party to test every voting machine slowed the process. once on track-- almost no problems with ballots were found. in the city of milwaukee, workers recounted 30-thousand ballots and found one or two errors. in the suburbs, the election commission tossed out eight ballots after finding errors.
eight. far from the 22,177 that president-elect donald trump won by. this all came after all the milwaukee county voting machines were tested. a jill stein supporter objected to the election commissioners decision to only publicly test two of the voting machines being used in the recount commissioners came back and decided to test them all. one of them was broken and had to be fixed. "theres nothing like a 100 percent quality check. if youre in a factory and theres a problem, sometimes you have to check everything " at 8 am. the deadline to finish is dec 12....and they plan to work every day except sunday leading up to that date live in milw dc fox6 news each county... going at its own pace... with its own method.... all with a common goal of meeting that december 12th deadline. angelica's in the newsroom with a look at how things are going across wisconsin.
start in waukesha county... where the first ballot wasn't fed through until after 10:00.... and after a long day... it was an exciting moment. "ready, here goes the first one... yay... woo hoo!" workers took a break for the night around midnight. the group is expected to return to work around 9 a-m today. county clerk kathleen novack says she hopes by solving problems early in the process... they won't be meanwhile... in dodge county... paid volunteers counted ballots by hand... completing 18 out of 42 municipalities on the first day. workers found three absentee ballots that were not in proper envelopes. those will not be included in the recount. overall, dodge county clerk, karen gibson, says things are going well. she says the response from volunteers was outstanding... but she still thinks she will need until the deadline - december 12th - to
milwaukee and waukesha counties are machine counting votes. so are racine and sheboygan counties. walworth is doing both machine and hand counts. fond du lac, ozaukee, kenosha ,jefferson ,washington and dodge counties are hand counting. while day one of the recount is in the books... republicans continue to voice their disapproval. 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 outcome of the election results to favor hillary clinton. in total for her presidential campaign. and shes over $6 million now for the recount. the donors to her campaign are hillary clinton donors. wisconsin green party leaders say the money donated to stein's recount campaign represents the wishes of the american people... not one party's agenda. as for democrats... they say the recount serves as assurance that each
russians are known to have gotten involved in trying to push the election to their hand-picked candidate. even the republican nominee has expressed some doubts about election results. the parties may disagree on whether to have a recount... but they are all committed to having fair observers keep an eye on it now that it's underway. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the "politics" tab to get regular updates on wisconsin. we'll also have links to the daily vote totals in "links." milwaukee county board is set to meet... to discuss new documents that show milwaukee county paid 11 million dollars in pension payments to retirees last month. it was to make up for underpayments made to county employees who have already retired. and they're due another 6 million. county chairman theo lipscomb says county executive chris abele acted too slowly. abele says ...he could only act once the i- r-s approved the repayment plan. the badgers football team's
for many fans this year. now, they're vying for the big ten championship on saturday night. but this season wasn't a surprise for inside the locker room. brandon cruz has more from indianapolis. "lucas oil stadium is a familiar place to some of the badgers. unfortunately, their memory from a couple of years ago is a bad one as they were embarrassed by ohio state. the seniors that are here this time, are hoping for a little redemption against penn state 'were definitely happy to get back there and reinstate why we belon time we were there and we want to give people a different image of who the wisconsin badgers are in a championship environment.' 'big ten championship game is where wisconsin expects to be weve been there 4 of the last 6 years and thats something that we wear with a great deal of pride and we expect ourselves to be there. being a senior its a big honor to lead a team into a big ten championship that is a goal we set forth
taught them this year, it's the fact that they should have short memories and only focus on the next game. and again, that is penn state saturday night as they hope to come out as big ten champions unlike they did two years ago. from indianapolis, brandon cruz fox six sports. you can watch the big 10 championship right here on fox6. coverage from indianapolis kicks off tomorrow evening at 6. turning to the pro's - two of the n-f-l's big stars... now sitting on the sidelines for the rest of the season. and president elect donald trump's nominations for top economic posts... getting some pushback from democrats. why they say too much success could be a bad thing. and speaking of the transition of power... president obama... delivering a message... as he lights the national christmas tree one last time. 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
traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays across america - the death toll continues to rise... after wildfires rip through eastern tennessee... plus - we're learning more details about the fatal police shooting in washington state. angelica in-studio now with the latest. 11 people have now been killed by the wildfires in gatlinburg - a popular resort town. the fires have already charred
person has been arrested for starting one of the fires. authorities say all the fires in sevier county and in gatlinburg are extinguished and only hotspots remain... although there is a threat of fires rekindling. crews are working to allow limited access to the city beginning today. in los angeles... prosecutors say they won't charge three police officers... in the fatal shooting of a homeless man on skid row. l-a's district attorney called the shooting justified because charly koo-nay-ng keunang reached for an of and posted a threat. he was shot six times in march 2015. cell phone videos of the confrontation went viral... leading to protests across los angeles. keunang's family has filed a 20-million dollar lawsuit against the city and the los angeles police department. in tacoma, washington... police say the man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer... had a criminal history. officer reginald gutierrez was killed responding to a domestic violence call. the shooter... bruce johnson... then
police say johnson was cited for assault and unlawful display of a weapon in may 2015... while trying to buy medical marijuana at a store without a prescription. a judge sent johnson to anger management class... and ordered him to destroy his gun. investigators say multiple weapons were found inside the house after the standoff. the u-s senate unanimously approves a 10 year extension of the 1996 "iran sanctions act". the house passed the same bill the sanctions target iran's energy, military, and banking sectors. lawmakers are worried if the u-s doesn't keep existing sanction options on the books -- it will make it difficult to impose them if iran breaks the terms of last year's nuclear deal. the bill now goes to president obama... white house press secretary josh earnest called the bill "unnecessary" because the president already has enough authority to impose santions if he needs to. fox news... reporting new jersey governor chris christie has his
chairman. christie has reportedly talked to trump officials about stepping up... after priebus left to serve as chief of staff for the incoming administration. but the move comes just a few days after christie said he planned to complete his term as governor... which ends in 2018. he served as head of mr. trump's transitional team up until last month... when vice president elect mike pence took over. meanwhile.. democrats and republicans are now feuding over mr. trump's picks for top economic posts... because of their billionaire-status. he is building an administration that looks a whole lot like himself. he is a gold-plated, and mahogany trump-style cabinet of wall street bankers, billionaires, millionaires, friends, insiders, campaign contributors and cronies. the fact that you are successful doesn't mean you can't relate to working people. mr. trump has now faced criticism... for turning to wall street figures...
swamp" this january. you know you're getting closer to christmas... when the national christmas tree is lit up in d-c. some famous performers helped get everyone in the holiday spirit. "nats singing. outcue: once again that was kelly clarkson. garth brooks and tricia yearwood, rapper chance, marc anthony, and james taylor also performed. and of course... the preside "dashing through the snow in a one horse open sleigh. o'er the hills we go, laughing all the way ha ha ha." this was the final time president obama lit the national christmas tree. first lady michelle obama and younger daughter sasha helped the president light the tree tonight thursday in president's park. "before we leave tonight want to express what an incredible
generosity, our family has been awed by america's goodness." this is the 94th time americans have gathered to light the national tree. here in wisconsin... governor scott walker will light the christmas tree at the capitol. this year's tree lighting ceremony will kick off at 8 state capitol's rotunda. the balsam fir is being donated by bruce and charlotte carey out in eagle river. the tree will be decorated with ornaments made by kids from the badger state. this year's theme is "wisconsin wildlife." here at home.. the millercoors holiday lights display kicks off for the season tonight. this is the 13th year for the display. the show is every friday and saturday in december-- starting tonight. each show runs about 20 minutes starting at 4-40 until about 9 at the miller
than 13-hundred feet of garland and a beer keg tree comprised of 150 barrels. nearly 600,000 lights synchronized to holiday music will also light up the area. anchors chat and toss to rob rob's weather forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell a very stubborn low is very slowly pressure moving to our south. that will mean a slow drying today with a few breaks in the clouds late. temperatures will get into the mid to upper 30s today and stay in that range through sunday. a new low arrives sunday with rain and snow likely. we could see up to an inch of accumulation.
today: mostly cloudy and cooler. early am drizzle then drying. high: 38 wind: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. low: 28 wind: nw 3-7 mph saturday: partly sunny. high: 36 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with a chance f high: 38 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy. am low: 32 high: 42 wind: s 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for light snow. am low: 34 high: 42 wind: nw 5-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy. am low: 30 high: 36 wind: w 10-20
= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delay g delays the 5 and 6 packers are desperate to keep winning sunday against houston at lambeau. so are the 6 and 5 texans--a half game ahead of tennessee for 1st place in the afc south. "i think they going to try to have the same mindset. try to find a way to get a win i mean that's what it's all about is competing and getting a win. and for us it's about getting a win at home and protecting home turf. "
names in the n-f-l. bears quarterback jay cutler will have season-ending surgery on his shoulder tomorrow... and will be placed on injured reserve. no word on what this means for cutler's career in chicago. but for the time being... the 2-and-9 bears go forward with matt barkley. ... they're set to host the packers at soldier field... on december 18th. the packers won the first matchup with chicago this season... 26 to 10. and the new england patriots will have to spend the next two months without their star tight end, rob gronkowski. he's having surgery for a herniated disc recover... at best... gronk will only return if the patriots can make it to the super bowl. gronkowski suffered his latest injury in the patriots win over the jets last week. a big shakeup in the big 10. indiana has cut ties with head football coach kevin wilson... just months after signing a contract extension. it came as a surprise to many - after wilson led the hoosiers to two bowl bids in a row for the first time in more than two decades. even more surprising - the team already named wilson's replacement... defensive
yet on why the school dismissed wilson. and after months of will he or won't he .... tiger woods says "hello, world" once again! he's playing his first round of competitive golf in 15 months... after undergoing two back surgeries. with so many questioning if he could pull off a return... he reminded reporters earlier this week "i'm not dead yet!" things went well at the beginning of the hero world challenge... with woods ranked as a co-leader after the first eight holes... but he double bogied two of the last three holes... ending the round a start today in 17th place... out of 18. santa claus is coming to town - but if you were expecting a jolly old man with a giant white beard... think again... "you're a monster, mr. grinch. your hearts an empty hole." coming up - a real life grinch... ruining christmas for a real-life whoville down in alabama.
a packers super fan is sharing his final wish with the world. the washington state resident is in hospice care -- and hopes to meet the team when he sees the green and gold take on the seahawks on the eleventh. 30-year-old joshua mccall was diagnosed with cerebral palsy after birth. he says he fell in love with the packers when he was just 10 years old -- watching reggie white not just on the field, but helping out the community. mccall's mother says it's an attitude the two men share. "one of the things that has always touched my heart about josh is that he always has a smile for
can't even imagine his expression when he walks in there, i'm really ecstatic to see that." " i can't even imagine his expression when he walks in there, i'm really ecstatic to see that." mccall has his tickets -- and his flight is booked. he's bringing his parents and caretaker along. friends set up a gofundme to help his family pay for the trip. the link's on our website... fox6 now dotcom. if you thought how the grinch stole christmas ended with the grinch's sh three sizes larger... you thought wrong. didn't you know there was a sequel dr. seuss forgot to publish till now? in huntsville alabama... someone flicked a cigarette out of a car... while passing a christmas parade float. the cigarette butt hit the float's hay bale... and sent months of hard work up i flames. the float was decorated to look like who-ville ... and was built by a group that's helped reunite thousands of missing pets with their owners over the years. the group had hoped to win best float - and use the 3-hundred dollar prize to get more pets spayed and
meanwhile... a little beaver tries to get in on all the holiday action... breaking into a dollar store... and going straight for the christmas decorations. it happened earlier this week in charlotte hall, maryland. the sheriff's office there posted the pictures on twitter-- saying the "suspect" caused some property damage they say animal control rescued the beaver and it has been released to a wildlife rehabilitator. and a mall in portland is spreading holiday cheer... by hiring a hipster. meet "hipster santa."ip santa wears black glasses, blue jeans and a sweater straight out "the big lebowski." he's also got tattoos, piercings and a man bun! this is hipster santa's second year at pioneer place mall in portland. he'll be there through december
"its history in the making and im glad to be a part of it" now at seven --- day two of the historic presidential election recount getting underway this morning across wisconsin. ahead why counting got off to a rocky start in some locations. plus.. resignation request! why a milwaukee county leader is calling on sheriff david clarke to step down. good morning and welcome weather a very stubborn low is very slowly exiting our area today with high pressure moving to our south. that will mean a slow drying today with a few breaks in the clouds late. temperatures will get into the mid to upper 30s today and stay in that range through sunday. a new low arrives sunday with rain and snow likely. we could see up to an inch of accumulation. we warm into the low 40s monday