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now at four - stepped up police patrols continue to monitor milwaukee's sherman park neighborhood after a violent weekend during which businesses t looted. now a 10-thousand dollar reward is being offered to find those responsible. the family who owns the torched b-p gas station tells today's tmj4 -- it is unclear if they will ever rebuild.they say the gas station has been targeted for months.julia fello is live at sherman and burleigh and picks up the
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the nephew of the b-p gas station owner tells me workers would walk through the streets and pick up trash they hope to do this again soon. he also feels this may be the in the wake of the unrest in sherman park... the governor made several stops in milwaukee. pete zervakis attended one of them - and explains why he's hopeful moving forward. the residents of sherman park say they're enjoying the sense of normalcy this morning brought i think orders been restored in the neighborhood
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quiet. after two nights of unrest... nats - protesting / breaking stuff milwaukee police said monday night in sherman park was relatively calm. the governor is crediting law enforcement ... as well as members of the public. large thanks to religious, community and civic leaders for helping tone things down. i think that's a good sign going forwardafter speaking to enrolees at a
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we have continuing coverage of the violence in sherman park on-air and online. just log onto t-m-j-4 dot com for more information. it's too early to tell if a fire that damaged two homes on milwaukee's northwest side is
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reports, milwaukee firefighters have been working overtime for the past few days you could see the flames from 3 blocks away.the fire broke out just after 4 this morning near 50th and clarke -- destoying one home and damaging another.35.17- 24 i was screaming and yelling, beating on everyone's door telling them their house was on fire. i didn't want anyone to burn. antwon haywood lives a block away. he says he was about to go to sleep when he sa the night sky,36.57 - 37.07 my instinct kicked in, and i ran from a block away. when i got here, i could see the house was on fire real bad. according to firefighters, that house is abandoned but the flames were so intense .. they spread to the home next door. 4.35.37- 42 i woke up out of the deepest sleep ever and i thought it was dream. im like did i hear that. that noise was her neighbor antwon ... banging on her door.36.12-
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were really knocked out asleep. 6 other people were able to get out safely. investigators say this fire was so hot and powerful, it burned through their hose line. it took 70 firefighters 40 minutes to get it under control. battalion chief dan lipski 5.46.34 - 42 most of the folks working today worked saturday or sunday as well so they did respond to quite a few emergencies.46.55-59 we do call extra resources in early so we can rotate the crews and make sure they stay hydrated. ann: the cheif also says battled a lot of fires overnight. no word if an as for the cause of this one, that is still under investigation.ann sterling today's tmj 4 the red cross is helping out the family in the second damaged home. firefighters say the abandoned house, where the fire started, had niether gas service nor electricity. storm team 4 now....it is hot. it is humid. and the air is so thick you can nearly drink it. meteorologist jesse ritka
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besides an isolated shower or two this is a pretty decent tuesday with mostly sunny skies, temps in the low 80s and a slight lake breeze. the clouds will increase a tonight and bring a few spotty showers and an isolated thunderstorm but not everyone will see raindrops. lows will be warm for this time of the year, in the upper 60s. republican presidential nominee donald trump is in town today.trump is heading to west bend tonight for a public rally at the washington county fair. right now, he's in milwaukee where he had an event at the pabst theater. he's also holding private fundraisers both here and in la crosse.
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against trump today, demonstrating at the veterans memorial. they call trump a loose cannon and say his candidacy threatens the economy and national security. meanwhile, the democrats are trying to get their message out in separate states. democratic vice presidential candidate tim kaine is in madison today for a private fundraiser..and hillary clinton held a campaign rally in philadelphia. hillary clinton leads donald trump by 9 points - 50 to 41 percent - in the latest nbc news / survey monkey weekly tracking poll. those last week's survey. both clinton and trump are plagued by low favorability ratings. a brookfield business is taking thier olympic spirit, to new hieghts. our special coverage of the games continue.. steve chamraz is in the olympic zone -- with what's coming up at 6:30. thanks george and courtny. its called office olympics.. and workers at this local business are competing for the crown of office champion. tonight. we show you the creative twist on the games we've grown to love. that's coming up on the
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just ahead - water and gadgets don't typically mix... but one company may be making waterproof phones in the future.we've got the 4-1-1 on an industructible communicator that would make mr.scott proud. plus, what you need to know before paying for parking. and, we reveal unique treatment options for older
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4 your money this afternoon.... here's a look now at the markets at the close of business today... it was a down day on wall street . more money headlines now.... more american workers are saving extra money for retirement.a new study by bankrate dot com found 21 percent of working americans say they're saving more for retirement this year than last year. that's the highest level reported in the past five ar i-phones and i-pads of the future may soon be waterproof or water-resistant. apple was recently granted a patent to develop the technology. the patent highlights technology to edit photos taken underwater. time now for call 4 action... if you've been billed for products or services that you do not want, listen up. karen stiles of our call for action office is live in the newsroom with some important information about negative option billing.... and how you
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negative option negative option billing is a practice that some companies use for products or services that you receive on a regular .... such as lawn care service or recurring shipments of things like baby products, magazines, or collectibles. unless you explicitly contact the company to cancel shipments or services, you will be billed automatically. what is the best way to cancel these contracts or subscriptions? before y service or subscription, make sure that you read the terms and conditions, paying extra attention to cancellation policies. if you decide to cancel, it is important to do so before the billing and shipment or service occurs. when in doubt, contact the company to confirm this date and document who you spoke with, and the date and details of the conversation. although you might be able to cancel by phone, it is also a good idea to cancel in
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certified mail, and keeping proof that the company received your request to cancel. if you receive a shipment after cancelling, do not open the package, nor accept delivery. if you open it, you could get hit for shipping and handling fees. if it was delivered via u-s postal service, it can be returned to the shipper if the package is not been opened. however, make sure to keep tracking information so that you can prove that the merchandise was refused or returned to the sender. what can you do if you can't get these services or to stop? contact consumer resources like the wisconsin department of consumer protection, or our call for action office. we will do what we can to mediate a resolution for billing and cancellation disputes. george. thanks karen! need help with a consumer problem? our "call for action" volunteers are ready! call 414- 967- 5495. or
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front page of tmj four dot com. storm team 4 weather now.... started the day with a cold shower--- but had already broken a sweat by the time i was seated in my subaru.it's another warm day with high humidity.meteorologist jesse ritka tells us when we could see some rain. wednesday a weak disturbance rolls through to spark off a few showers or storms but again, no temperatures will be slightly warmer with a southwesterly wind bumping readings up to 84 in milwaukee with dew points in the upper 60s so it will feel sticky.thursday is warm and humid with highs in the
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low 70s so it will feel humid and hot if you are in the sun. a cold front approaches on friday to bring showers and storms, especially in the evening and nighttime hours after sticky day with highs in the upper 80s.the cold front will have passed through by saturday so highs will drop into the 70s for the first
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showers and storms will drag slowly behind the front, bringing the best chance to see widespread rain. sunday will be cool and much less humid with dew points dropping into the comfortable 50s, a great day to open up the windows and air out your home. time now for ask the expert.... we all get older and that means dealing with some ailments that come along with aging...and, dogs are no different.doctor katie heinrich with the silver spring animal wellness center
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storm team 4 now....drone footage shows the damage and devastation from flooding in
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footage from louisiana. it's flooding as far as the eye can see. coming up in our olympic update-- winning the gold. every olympic athlete's dream. but it comes at a cost.. what athletes have to pay for that precious medal. ? ? the ford freedom sales event is on! our biggest event of the year just got better! ? ? announcing zero for seventy-two across the entire lineup of ford cars, trucks and suvs. plus, tagged vehicles now get a thousand smart bonus. that's freedom from interest... and freedom to choose with ford. america's best selling brand. ? ? now get 0% financing for 72 months across the entire ford lineup,
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it's day 11 of the olympic games. for gymnast simone biles... a chance to top the podium again. she got bronze last night after nearly falling off the balance beam. the mistake cost her the chance to be the only gymnast in history to win 5 gold medals at the games. but she's in twitter "1st olympics - 4th olympic medal (3 gold and 1 bronze) you all alright out there? because i'm more than happy! biles looks to secure her fourth gold medal today in the floor competition. winning gold is every olympic athlete's dream..but did you know.. that medal comes with a price tag. the athletes bring home cash for their hard work. for gold 25 thousand dollars. 15 grand for silver... and 10 thousand for gold. but like
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come out of this plant in 1923. but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a tax code that actually rewards companies for exporting jobs. let's close the corporate loopholes- that will save taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't
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mostly sunny skies today with a touch of humidity...but the clouds will increase a bit tonight and could bring a few spotty showers or an isolated thunderstorm our way. but not everyone will see raindrops.let's find out who is most likely to see their thirsty lawn get a quenching drink.meteorologist jesse ritka times out the weather for tonight. besides an isolated shower or two this is a pretty decent tuesday with mostly sunny skies, temps in the low and a slight lake breeze. the clouds will increase a bit tonight and bring a few spotty showers and an isolated thunderstorm but not everyone will see raindrops. lows will be warm for this time of the
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a florida man drowns at a miami beach after saving his wife's life. as kim powell reports.. the wife got caught up in a rip " the ladies loved him...i mean, he was handsome."" he was a good man."kendra smith is not surprised her saving her life..."he's always been like a savior in his own way to people."kendra and sherrod had been married for two years...and loved having fun together.that's why they took a day trip to miami... not knowing one of them wasn't coming home."i usually stay along the edge of the water but he got in and was like, oh come by me!"the two were playing in the waves when a powerful rip current swept them away."i was trying to
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of way, he lost his grasp...and then he got me back again, he found me again." sherrod told the lifeguards to save kendra first..." i heard him hollering and screaming, and i was hollering and screaming for them to save him...and begging them, please save him."this cell phone video caught the dramatic rescue...lifeguards started cpr on sherrod right away..." i told him i didn't think i could live my life without him, please save him."but they were nole kendra says she will never forget what he did for her." life is just so short. i would have never guessed in a million years that we would go have fun and the next thing you know, he's gone. but he'll always be my hero." a son of mexican drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman may have been one of 16 people kidnapped from a restaurant in the mexican resort city of puerto vallarta. mexican authorities said the people
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pennsylvania's attorney general has been convicted in a case related to a grand jury leak. kathleen kane was found guilty of nine charges, including perjury and criminal conspiracy. she was convicted of leaking grand jury information and then lying about it, in an effort to discredit a political a florida postal worker caught on camera making a dumpster delivery. the worker appears to have dumped hundreds of pieces of undelivered mail in a dumpster behind a restaurant. agents with the inspector general's investigating the crime and looking for the postal carrier. the white house sets new fuel- efficiency standards. the new fuel standards affect large trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles. the measures represent the latest effort by the obama administration to slash greenhouse gas emissions and wean the nation off fossil fuel dependence. washington d-c's police chief will resign next month to take over as head of security for the n-f-l. cathy lanier made that announcement today,
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opportunity in professional sports prompted her decision. the last tower of the iconic riviera hotel and casino in las vegas was blown up overnight. the monte carlo tower came tumbling down at 2-30 this morning. the demolition makes way for more convention space. the property closed in may of last year after 60 years hosting headliners. a look at waukesha native, gwen jorgensen's road to greatness.steve chamraz is in the olympic zone -- with what's coming up at 6:30. thanks george and courtny.no competitor, but she's one of the most dominant tri-athletes ever... tonight. gwen jorgensen's parents share where she got her competitive drive. that's coming up on the olympic zone at 6:30. a new business is going to try its luck on east capitol drive... that's home of the former garden room, anaba tea room and tochi ramen shop.. "on milwaukee" says it will become a full service wedding and events venue called 'the atrium'. the owner of camp bar and "sound by design" are
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start taking reservations beginning in october a pop-up art festival is coming to walker's point this weekend.fitz and friends pop- up art festival begins this friday at six o'clock on seeboth street. it will feature local and international artists and makers.... as well as live music and drinks. despite the heat, humidity and even rain... people turned out in droves for the wisconsin state fair... and those beloved cream puffs.for the 4th year in a row, more than a million people attended the fair during it's 11-day fair is over but irish fest starts thursday. it's national brat day.... and if there's one thing wisconsin knows its bratwursts. klement's sausage company was handing out brats, a beverage and chips today at miller park. in exchange, bratwurst lovers donated money to feeding america of eastern wisconsin. the first one- hundred people in line also got two free tickets to an upcoming brewers game. just ahead - what it takes to compete on the international stage at the olympics.plus, how to avoid getting a parking
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more and more parking lots -- and even some city streets -- are changing to automated parking machines. all you do is swipe your credit card before you park.but consumer reporter john matarese shows us a catch that could get you a parking ticket, so you don't waste your (john on cam) ever park in a lot with an automatic parking machine? then you need to see what happened to one woman who paid to park....and still ended up with a big parking
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johnson is furious. she parked in this downtown lot a few days ago...and paid for it at this machine. (sot) "paid the 10 dollars in the automatic thing. and you get this little ticket and it says place up on dashboard." she says she dropped the little piece of paper in her car before she walked off. (sot) "i put it in here like that!" so she was stunned to come back to find a green enveloped under her wiper... (sot) this "we saw this and it was wrapped in plastic, and it was a ticket for $60!" she ended up with a 60 dollar ti not paying. (sot) "i said there's no way, there's no way i can get a ticket for paying to park there." (matarese field standup) "so i called the parking company which agreed to investigate and see if susie's ticket was on the windshield like that. wait till you see what they came up with." ------------- abm parking, the nation's second largest parking company and the operator of the lot, quickly found the problem. they sent this photo of her car's windshield, with the
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says they should still have realized she had paid. (sot) "even if you (sot) "even if you put it down here, you can still see that its a parking ticket." (john on cam) after we contacted the parking company,they agreed to drop susie's 60 dollar fine. but it's a reminder to everyone to make sure that paper slip is visible, so you don't waste your money. i'm john matarese (your station's custom sig out here). just ahead - we talk to a local man who's competed in the olympics. what it take's to make it to the games, next. but first, here's a live look from waukesha. meteorologist jesse ritka is back with the
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wednesday a weak disturbance rolls through to spark off a few showers or storms but again, no everyone sees rain. temperatures will be slightly warmer with a southwesterly wind bumping readings up to 84 in milwaukee with dew points in the upper 60s so it will feel sticky.thursday is warm
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mid-80s and dew points in the low 70s so it will feel humid and hot if you are in the sun. a cold front approaches on friday to bring showers and storms, especially in the evening and nighttime hours after another very warm and sticky day with highs in the upper 80s.th have passed through by saturday so highs will drop into the 70s for the first time this month! but the
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slowly behind the front, bringing the best chance to see widespread rain. sunday will be cool and much less humid with dew points dropping into the comfortable 50s, a great day to open up the windows and air out your home. sunday will see decreasing rain chances and decreasing cloud cover, making it the pick day out of the weekend. next week starts in the 70s with mostly sunny skies as some kids head back to our olympic coverage continues now with a two-time olympic speedskater...joining us today is former olympian dave
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we have much more olympic coverage coming up tonight at six-30 on the olympic zone. you can also find more information about the summer games, the atheletes and upcoming competitions on t-m-j-4 dot com slash olympics. our olympic covarage continues next.... the three u-s olympic athletes who are showcased on the front page of a major publication. feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come
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three olympic greats grace this week's cover of sports illustrated.today, the magazine released this image which shows olympic champions michael phelps, katie ledecky and simone biles.the cover line reads: "the greatests: ledecky.. phelps.. summer." this is the 11th time phelps has appeared on the cover and the second for ledecky and biles. talk about good sportsmanship. new zealand athlete nikki hamblin falls during the 5- thousand meter heat and causes u-s olympian abbey d'agostino to also fall. abbey gets up and helps nikki to get up. abbey then finishes the heat. seven people were injured when a camera fell at the olympic park.the camera was at a
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the injuries were minor and the people received medical attention.there's now an investigation into the incident. looking at the olympic medal count..the united states in first place with 83 medals. china in a distant second with 48 medals.great britain is in third place with 47.russia comes in fourth with 38 medals. and rounding out the top five
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joining us at 4-30.the news continues with live at five. next. after a gas station is burned down in sherman park.. the owner's nephew talks about what's next for the family business. live at 5 starts now. right now at five: the work to begin the healing in the sherman park neighborhood after a weekend of violent unrest. people are coming forward to provide the physical, financial and ?spiritual? healing in sherman park. last night was relatively quiet-- here's the latest.milwaukee police arrested 10 people last night. only one of the arrests was for disorderly conduct. 41 people have been arrested since the violence started. there were no fires, and no damage to cars or buildings last night. the 10pm curfew is
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owner of the b-p gas station that was burned down is deciding what to do next--- spiritual leaders are helping to bring life back to normal. and another group made demands at city hall today. we have all of this covered for you on live at five. rikki mitchell is live in sherman park. michele fiore is live at milwaukee city hall.but we'll start with julia fello in sherman park. what does the owner of that now burned bp gas station plan to do next, julia? the owner's nephew tells me it's still unclear if he will ever rebuild -- but they still hold a of the community no matter what. it was total chaos.nats bang! person using 2x4 to try and break through glass demonstrators took to the streets near sherman park.. and lit this bp gas station on fire as three clerks become trapped inside, terrifying amar singh kaleka and his family watching helplessly from home. flames starting in front of bp because it could blow up it could do a significant amount of damage to thousands and thousands of
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images captured from the ground... and chopper four... kaleka, who is the nephew of the owner tells us his family wants to use this moment to help build peace.this family has delt wittragedy before. kaleka's father, was killed in the sikh temple shooting in oak creek. i think through any damage or trauma that any part of america has faced came out stronger and that speaks to our resiliency that speaks to our openness with eachother this gas station was in turmoil just last month with protesting.. after a member working as a clerk.. fired his gun into the air in front of a group of teens standing in front of the i think the racial tension and the divide of cultures is being instigated by the internet and siloing of social media so there was a backlash of this coming and hopes his uncle wil to take advantage of this moment to open the dialogue about understanding eachother's cultures but it's still unknown if they will ever rebuild. there is a lot of back and forth discussion
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gas stations also have a huge fire liabilitit may just be too expensive for them to rebuild onis samcorner.. george and carole.julia, the nephew of this owner mentioned the family still wants to be part of this communty...do you know how they plan to do that? in the past they've held community events just picking up trash.they hope to do this again with all of the public invited in the next few weeks. following a calm night in sherman park -- governor scott walker says he's cautiously optimistic the peace will continue. the goveor spoke to members of the faith based community today, rikki mitchell is live in sherman park with more on the efforts of pastors in that neighborhood. we spoke with several today who say last night was a starting point -- and they expect the events of this weekend to eventually bring

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