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breaking news action lawsuit has been filed over the hall of fame non- game. two people from wisconsin are among the plaintiffs who traveled to ohio to see the game between the packers and the colts. the game was canceled after the paint turned into a rubbery substance on the field. the complaint alleges the hall of fame and the n-f-l didn't tell customers about the cancellation of the game until seven o'clock at night, nearly an hour and a half after the decision was made to cancel it. during that time, fans
and other items in the stadium. the lawsuit seeks to recover out-of-pocket costs for tickets, lodging, travel expenses and other items. now at four - a stolen car was pulled out of a pond today in kenosha... now police are on the hunt for the person who drove that stolen s-u-v into a pond this morning. as pete zervakis reports... it touched off a frantic response... and left behind a mess. a semi driver making a delivery spotted the suv almost fully retention pond about 5:30 this morning fire fighters responded to the scene near this meijer store at 77th and green bay. the vehicle in the pond was reported stolen yesterday. as we arrived we could still see the headlights on so from past experience it would be a very short period of time it was in the water worried someone might still be in the water... the kenosha county dive team searched below the surface. there was a whole bunch of cop cars, fire trucks you name it the
already divers didn't find any victimsa tow truck pulled the car out. car gushing water but battalion chief matt haerter says gas spilled into the pond. so a hazmat team worked to clean off divers as they emerged. these tubes are being used to soak up the fuel. essentially soaks it up like a sponge without being waterlogged it only takes the petroleum parts of the pollution haerter says it's lucky the pond's is low. if crews can absorb all the gas before it rains... it should prevent further contamination. we're fortunate because the water isn't flowing out of the pondnow that the pond has been cleared this case is in the hands of the kenosha police dept. in kenosha..pz... tmj4 officers are working with the nearby meijer store to see if there's surveillance video that can help them determine who stole the vehicle and how it ended up in the water.
after drowning at the washington park swimming pool. the pool was closed at the time... but police say christopher taylor and several of his friends hopped the fence. the medical examiner's report says taylor had just smoked marijuana prior to breaking into the pool. once in the pool, he started to struggle. an officer pulled him out and started c-p-r... but it was too late. the victim's girlfriend told police he didn't know how to swim. a milwaukee man charged with drowning his three-month-old son pleaded not guilty today. an murder. police say the 25-year- old drowned his son in northridge lakes following an argument with the boy's mother. traffic is once again moving on the freeway system this afternoon following some major accidents this morning. at one point, two lanes of traffic were closed at national for an accident.all northbound lanes were closed at hampton on the north side for another accident.city streets were also congested with people trying to find an alternate route.
humid and even a little hazy today.meteorologist jesse ritka tells us when we'll finally see some relief from the heat. the big story is the heat and humidity, temperatures are in the upper 80s and low 90s across southeastern wisconsin and when you factor in the high dew points it feels like the mid to upper-90s, even up to 100 degrees this afternoon in the south. a stray shower or storm is of us will just be baking in
strong competition for this year's cheese and butter auction at state fair park. it just started a few minutes ago. proceeds will go to scholarships for students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees. we have more coverage coming up from the wisconsin state fair.... you can also log onto our website at t-m-j-4 dot com for a full list of things to do at the fair.
mike pence is back in wisconsin today.he's campaigning in la crosse this afternoon, before finishing his day in milwaukee pence will appear at the downtown hilton at seven o'clock tonight. new numbers released yesterday by marquette university show the g-o-p ticket losing ground with voters in wisconsin. hillary clinton's running mate is new orleans today. tim kaine addressed the preogressive national baptist convention. clinton, herself, is in michigan today. she talked about her commitment to fifo improve the economy. we have more political perspective and campaign coverage on our website. just log onto t-m-j-4 dot com slash decision 2016. another water controversy at the games in rio...tonight -- our special coverage of the games continue.. steve chamraz is in the olympic zone -- with what's coming up at 6:30. thanks charles and courtny. first it was algae, then it was a chemical issue, so whats the real deal with the funky colored swimming pool. tonight. we find out the real
that's on the olympic zone at 6:30.. community activists are hitting the streets ... with a pillow. it's all to help kids in milwaukee. the 'peace for change alliance' will be holding a sleepover tonight and tomorrow at 3rd and north. they are asking people to drop off school supplies between 7 p-m and 7 a-m.the supplies will go to an m-p-s school in need. the north point lighthouse is getting painted. it will be the first complete house and tower painting since it was restored almost 10 years ago. the lighthou good cleaning and some repairs. it was built back in 18-88. packers news now...if your heading to lambeau field tomorrow night, you may want to avoid wearing too much metal. all entrances into the stadium will now have metal detectors. this is an upgrade from last season where only the shopko gate had a metal detector. the green and gold take on the cleveland browns at lambeau field tomorrow night. you can watch it on w-m-l-w. coverage starts at seven. the regular
11th. just ahead - a company that bears the name of a wisconsin city is moving part of it's manufacturing to pennsylvania. we reveal how many jobs will be lost.and, a mother comes up with an ingenius idea to get her children to do chores over the summer break. feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. johnson: i've always said i'll be the calmest guy on my election night. i win either way. narrator: if he loses, senator johnson falls back on the ten million dollar bonus he paid himself as ceo. a big corporate payout for him. johnson: i've always said... i win either way. narrator: if he wins,
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4 your money this afternoon.... here's a look now at the markets at the close of business today.... more money headlines now.... macy's plans to close 100 stores around the country.that comes as macy's second-quarter profits and sales fell. no word yet on which stores will close. southeastern wisconsin is home to two macy's - at southridge and mayfair. kohl's shares soared more than 16 percent today in trading. it comes after the menomonee falls retailer's second te expectations. kohls reduced expenses and managed its inventory well. the manitowoc company says more than 500 jobs will be lost in wisconsin when it moves its crane manufacturing operations out of the state. the company plans to close the manufacturing facility in manitowoc in stages beginning this year. production will move to pennsylvania. we now know what bad behaviors aggravate hotel guests the most.the majority of people surveyed say inattentive parents are the worst.72
by "expedia" say they were most irritated by parents not keeping their children in line. the other top annoyances were loud guests in the hallway and those that party too much in their rooms. disney is pulling the plug on its famed main street electrical parade.the parade will end its run in october... and then be shipped out west for a limited run at disneyland in california. take a look at this mom's brillant method to get her kids to do chores... the solution: bribery - wi-fi bribery. she changes the families wi-fi password on a daily basis. after her kids are done with their chores and have sent her photo evidence the password is given to them. and, this mom is no fool - "said photograph must contain one box of crackers on the counter by the stove (to
photos)." genius. no password needed for your storm team 4 weather now.... lets get a check on the forecast now....meteorologist jesse ritka tells when the weather will be ideal around here. a cold front is on the way to bring some relief but first it will be a warm and muggy night with showers and storms developing will keep us cloudy and not give us a viewing of the perseid meteor shower. scattered showers and storms are possible on friday before
temps in the low 80s. sunday will be very nice with mostly sunny skies, less humid with highs near 80 degrees, a great weekend to close out the wisconsin state fair. time now for ask the expert.. the olympics are underway in rio, and while all of us watch and read about the athletes competing for gold ....we can be learng somvaluable lessons, too. it turns out the characteristics needed to become an olympic athlete are
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storm team 4 now....take a look as an e-f-zero tornado tearing through north haven, connecticut. a driver was recording the storm and ended up right in the vortex. no reports of injuries or significant property damage. just ahead - why one olympian's patriotism is being called into question.plus, no man, child or medal left behind. how olympians are
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olympic swimmers michael phelps and ryan lochte will face off for final time this evening on today's tmj4. they'll compete against one another in the 200 meter individual medley final. phelps will also compete in the men's 100 meter butterfly semi-finals. u-s gymnast, gabby douglas is responding to criticism for not placing hand over her heart during the national anthem on tuesday night. douglas tweeted an apology, adding that she always stands at attention for the national
country" and was overwhelmed by her team winning its second gold medal. a fire alarm at a hotel takes on a whole new meaning when you're an olympic gold medalist.you'll understand after watching this video gymnast simone biles posted on snapchat overnight..."the fire alarm is going off but we got our medals (laughing)""update: we're alright. at least we got the medals man (laughs)" grabbed their gold medals when the alarm went off.well - it turned out to be a false alarm... so the girls and medals are all okay. also in primetime, three-time reigning world champion simone biles, who earned her first olympic gold medal on tuesday in the team competition, looks to become the fourth consecutive american to win olympic gold in the women's
all-around. today's tmj4 is your official summer olympics station.we start prime time coverage with "the olympic zone" at 6:30 tonight... for exclusive olympics coverage. you can also head to our website -- tmj4-dot-com slash olympics-- for all your up to the minute olympic event results. thanks for joining us today at four.there's more news
now at 4:30 - the heat and humidity are on this afternoon... not just at the wisconsin state fair but everywhere! today is the most uncomfortable day of the week...highs are near 90 but it feels more like a 100 ritka tells us if possible rain showers could cool us down. the big story is the heat and humidity, temperatures are in the upper 80s and low 90s across southeastern wisconsin and when you factor in the