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down. its too many kids losing their lives behind nonsense violence. from a family after a teenage girl is shot and killed in her own home. the latest on the investigation and the search for the suspected killer. also this morning... president-elect donald trump is headed to wisconsin today to thank voters for electing him. the latest on who's expected to join his cabinet. good morning and thanks for starting your day with wakeup. lets go straight to our fox6 weather expert stephanie barichello in the weather office. mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay near or
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tonight and tomorrow with lows in the single digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow chances return by friday and continue into saturday but temperatures briefly warm in to the 20s. today: mostly sunny and cold. high: 17 wind: nw 5-15 mph tonight: a few clouds. low: 6 wind: wsw 5-15 mph a developing story from overnight. a fatal crash in kenosha county shut down several lanes of i-94 for a couple of hours. it happened near the highway 142 exit. we're
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then hit by another car. three people in the other car were injured...and are expected to be ok. it's unclear what caused the crash. all lanes have since reopened. a teenage girl is shot to death... and police are still searching for the murder suspect. i just want them to find out who did this and give us some peace. anxious relatives gathered near the scene at 35th and silver spring last night. they say the victim is 15-year-old melanie inside an apartment when someone fired shots outside that went into the building and hit johnson. johnsons sister tells us her younger sibling liked to read and enjoyed being a babysitter... adding she has no idea why this happened. were hurting behind this, like, a lot. were hurting a lot behind this. this really is gonna be tough for us to go through. just pray for us. relatives say johnson was in the kitchen when she was shot. m-p-d says theyre trying to
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target. in cudahy -- several people are out of their condo after an electrical fire at this building on creekside and college. it happened just before 7 last night. no word on how it started, but officials say it does not appear to be suspicious. no one was hurt. the investigation is ongoing president-elect donald trump-- expected to make more big announcements about his cabinet today. this as the president-elect takes his thank you tour to wisconsin today. angelica joins us from the newsroom with new information. president-elect donald trump he's holding a thank you rally at the state fair expo center at 7 tonight. governor scott walker and house speaker paul ryan will also be there. the details are on our website fox6 now dot com. the president elect is expected to announce his choice for secretary of state today. sources close to mister trump's transition team say his choice is exxon mobil ceo rex tillerson. mitt romney was in the running for the job, but the president-elect reportedly called romney yesterday to give him the news.
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tweeting-- it was an honor to have been considered for secretary of state of our great country. meanwhlie-- president-elect trump is adding another veteran of goldman sachs to his administration. the president-elect said yesterday he would elect gary cohn as director of the national economic council. cohn is currently the president and c- o-o at goldman sachs. cohn follows in the footsteps of a number of others with goldman ties...including the president-elect's treasury secretary pick steve mnuchin. wisconsin's recount is over -- and president-elect donald trump actually added to his lead-- gaining 131 votes. the elections commission certified the results a day ahead of the federal deadline, guaranteeing that congress will recognize wisconsins 10 electoral votes. green party candidate jill stein requested the recount after concerns were raised that the state's voting machines may have been hacked. the commission says
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if they hacked our system and they did not hack our system." we don't yet know the actual cost of the recount, but stein must pay the bill. meanwhile-- senators from both parties now calling for an investigation into a c-i-a report -- concluding that russia intervened in the 2016 election...specifically to help president- eect donald trump win. the us government announced in october that it was "confident" russia orchestrated the hacking of the democratic and other democratic political organizations. those hacks resulted in the release of thousands of stolen emails, many of which included damaging revelations about the democratic party and former secretary of state hillary clinton. earlier this month -- the c-i-a announced to a group of senators that russia's hacks were aimed at helping the president-elect. there is also evidence that entities connected to the russian government were bankrolling "troll farms" that spread fake news about clinton.
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investigation into possible russian cyber attacks against the election. ryan said in a statement, 'any intervention by russia is especially problematic because, under president putin, russia has been an aggressor that consistently undermines american interests.' but governor scott walker said he didn't see any evidence of a hack. he compared russia helping mr trump to the leader of scotland endorsing hillary clinton during the campaign. walker -- from monday i dont think leaders from other countries, one way or the other, whethers its for donald trump or hillary clinton or any other candidate and i think make those decisions :00 clinton's campaign also supports the efforts by members of the electoral college to request an intelligence briefing on foreign interference in the presidential election. her campaign is also calling on the obama administration to declassify information around russia's role in the election. the milwaukee county board is expected to vote thursday on establishing policy for external investigations of in-custody deaths at the milwaukee county jail and house of correction. it's in
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county jail this year. an audit of the private medical services contract for the jail and house of correction is already underway. a milwaukee woman has a warning for others after she says a man tried to sexually assault her in a locker room. the alleged incident occurred at the y-m- c-a branch at 14th and north back in october. the 27-year-old victim says a man came into the women's locker room, forced her into a shower and tried to sexually assault her. fortunately another woman and a child walked in and spooked the man. he ran away. milwaukee police nf but no arrests have been made. that's why the victim says she wanted to share her story. so other members of "the y" can be on alert. that is the ultimate reason why i wanted to come forward. because there are a lot of children who attend this ymca. the ymca's operations executive tells fox 6 "the y" has fully cooperated with police-- and turned over the names of people who checked in on october 15th. last night-- the interim ceo of the
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jack takerian tells fox6, 'the video the ymca turned over to the milwaukee police department on the day of the alleged incident, we are not seeing any such incident occur or a male enter a female locker room.' in the day ahead... the common council set to vote on a proposal today to replace lead pipes with copper... the city... looking to cover two thirds of the cost... while offering financial assistance to property owners for the rest of the bill. the payments would be incremental. 70 thousand households in milwaukee are affected by lead laterals. the common council and mayor tom barrett are lowering the cost of a snow plow equipment license to only 10 dollars starting today. the goal is to provide more options for residents that need alley plowing services -- as the city does not plow alleys within the city. six police officers are shot in less than a week in georgia... as police continue to search for one of the suspected shooters. the latest on the investigations. thieves-- targeting mail this holiday season. how they're stealing packages from mail carriers. bill cosby-- facing a key
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assalt case. what we can expect
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mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay near or below zero. a few more clouds tonight and tomorrow with lows in the single digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s
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the single digits. snow chances return by friday and continue into saturday but temperatures briefly warm in to the 20s. today: mostly sunny and cold. high: 17 wind: nw 5-15 mph tonight: a few clouds. low: 6 wind: wsw 5-15 mph milwaukee police are looking for the person who held up a post office. it happened a little after 3 yesterday afternoon at the location near 35th and capitol. we're told the suspect showed a gun and got away with cash. and that isn't the only mail-related crime... someone stole a truck's worth of mail... and in another case-- an entire amazon delivery truck disappeared! fox 6's brittany shannon with the rash of bold holiday
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just a block away from where a grinch swiped holiday mail out of a mail truck. "49:36 its just terrible its just terrible 39" saturday, milwaukee police say a witness saw someone steal items from a postal vehicle here near griffin and euclid. the suspect took off-- and the mailman came back to an empty truck. "57:14 somebody had wiped out the whole back of his truck 16" patti madden's mother lives next to where ith "56:59 the postman came to her door and asked if she had seen anything because somebody had robbed his mail truck 57:06" the day before on north milwaukee street, milwaukee police say an amazon delivery driver was robbed of her keys. three suspects then hopped in her amazon delivery van and took off. inside--we're told--75 packages. "52:43 anybody whos so emboldened to go into a vehicle like that, i dont know what they would stop at 52:50" guerrero still spreading holiday
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caught. milwaukee police say the amazon delivery truck was recovered. they are still searching for the suspects. in milwaukee, brittany shannon fox 6 news. an elderly man killed by police why the officer says he opened fire when he arrived at the man's home. danger on the slopes. what officials say could have saved a man's life before a deadly avalanche in nevada. you are watching the fox 6
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens.
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near or below zero. a few more clouds tonight and tomorrow with lows in the single digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow chances return by friday and continue into saturday but temperatures briefly warm in to the 20s. today: mostly sunny and cold. high: 17 wind: nw 5-15 mph wind: nw 5-15 mph in syria, the battle for the key city of aleppo may soon be over, as syrian forces regain more control of the city from rebels. syrian forces say they now have 99- percent of the city under their control. this comes after days of intense fighting between both sides. the united nations however is worried about new reports coming out of syria... and is asking the syrian
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respect for life. across america... six police officers in georgia-- shot in just six days... two officers died after they were shot while responding to a domestic dispute in americus last wednesday... the suspect took his own life. then yesterday -- two more police officers from byron were shot during a drug operation. they were part of a task force serving a search warrant. they were shot as they entered the home...but were able to fire back and killed the suspect. both officers expected to recover. georgia-- two more officers were shot while conducting a traffic stop. police say the officers discovered the vehicle was stolen and tried to arrest the suspect... that's when the suspect opened fire. the two officers are being treated for non-life threatening injuries. police are still searching for the suspect in this case. an officer-involved shooting in california has left an elderly man dead police say 73-year-old francisco serna pulled out a gun when officers
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killing him. investigators later said no gun was found at the scene.. the family says serna had dementia, and police were called to his home before without incident. the officer who killed serna is on administrative leave. a plane is forced to to make an emergency landing in new york after a bomb threat. the flight was en route from houston, texas to germany when the threat was made to the airliner's corporate office. after learning of the threat, the pilot opted to land the plane at new york's john f. kennedy airport. more than 5-hundred passengers were evacuated and shuttled to the terminal. police say the plane was searched by a k-9 team...all luggage and cargo was checked as well. bill cosby is due in a pennsylvania court today for a pre-trial hearing. angelica joins us from the newsroom with new information. bill cosby is facing aggravated indecent assault charges, for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand. the former temple university employee says cosby assaulted her at his home in 2004. today's hearing will focus on 13-other
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a judge needs to decide whether their testimonies should be allowed as evidence in the trial. the hearing is expected to last for two days. cosby, who has pleaded not guilty, is set to go on trial in june. kim and jessob. back to you. officials are warning skiers of the dangers of avalanche warnings... this-- as the search for one skier, caught in an avalanche, comes to an end. the 64-year-old was killed while he and a friend were on a closed ski run in reno. his friend survived. ski patrol officials say the death skiers had paid attention to warnings and closures. "there's a reason that those areas are closed and until we deem them acceptable for skiing they keep the chains up." officials say around 30 people die each year in avalanches in the u.s. they recommend carrying avalanche safety equipment, including
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mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay near or below zero. a few more clouds tonight and tomorrow with lows in the single digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow chances return by friday and continue into saturday but temperatures briefly warm in to and cold. high: 17 wind: nw 5-15 mph tonight: a few clouds. low: 6 wind: wsw 5-15 mph wednesday:partly sunny, windy and cold. high: 14 windw0-20 mphthursday: partle r snow. am low: 5 high: 23 wind: s 5-15 mph turday: cloudy with the chance r snow. am low: 20 high: 30 wind: nw 5-15 h sunday: gradual clearing and cold. am low: 5 gh1wind: nw 5-10 h mostlsny and cold today th high tperatures in the w teens. daytime wind chillswile gits and highs in the low ens. wind chills will be in e s teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow ances return by friday and
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5-15 mph tonight: a few clouds. low: 6 wind: w 5-15 mph wednesday:partlynny,r l low: -4high: 7 wind: nw 5-15 friday: cloudy with the chance fornow. am low: 5 high: 23 wind5 mph sunday: gradual clearing d ld. am low: 5 gh:0 wind: nw 5-10
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high: 10 wind: nw 5-10 mph "slice of ice" will open for the season today! it's ready to go-- all the red arrow park ice rink needs now
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bring your own skates. or you can rent a pair there for 8 dollars. the fun starts at 3 o'clock this afternoon. milwaukee police are partnering with "shielded hearts" to help kids in need this holiday season. shielded hearts is a non-profit organization for police officers' wives and girlfriends. yesterday, chief ed flynn joined them for a special news conference. they're "rounding up" new toys, books and stuffed animals for the child advocacy center-- which helps abused and neglected kids in milwaukee county. up in green bay-- aaron rodgers is raising money for the salvation army. yesterday he signed autographs in the lambeau field atrium in exchange for a 100 dollar donation-- which he then matched. only the first 2-hundred people got to meet him-- so people started lining up hours in advance. and the packers take on the bears sunday at noon right here on fox6. afterward-- a special blitz postgame. and stick around for the fox6
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full recap. ahead at five: some new emojis are coming to your iphone. we're taking a look at the new icons. and then at six... an eight year old -- now being hailed a hero. how his quick thinking helped save his mom and dog from a frozen lake. a pair of panda cubs in atlanta-- finding a new identity. details on their new names. time now 4:xx you're taking a
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furious" character gone rogue? it looks that way in the first trailer for "the fate of the furious." take a look. "he's about to go up against the only thing they can't handle. you. did you ever think you'd betray your family the way you did today? dom just turned on us the eighth movie in the "fast an onto screens april 14th. generally i dont like cubs fans in the oval office... ...oh come on bill murray is kind of known for showing up unexpected places. this time-- he popped up in the oval office-- for a putting contest with president obama. the video is being used as a tool to remind people they have until december 15th to sign up for showing up unexpected places. this time-- he popped up in the oval office-- for a putting
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the video is being used as a tool to remind people they have until december 15th to sign up for obamacare... if they want generally i dont like cubs fans in the oval office... ...oh come on bill murray is kind of known for showing up unexpected places. this time-- he popped up in the oval office-- for a putting contest with president obama. the video is being used as a tool to december 15th to sign up for obamacare... if they want january coverage. zoo atlanta's two panda cubs have been named. meet ya lun and xi lun. they are the sixth and seventh offspring of mom lun lun and father yang yang. they were officially named at a ceremony yesterday. chinese tradition says panda cubs should be named after 100 days to ensure a successful future. the cubs are expected to make
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time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this morning.. has vin diesel's "fast and furious" character gone rogue? you're taking a live look outside this morning.. has vin diesel's "fast and

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