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y23egy yvpy now at 4:30 - our lawns are looking a lot greener this afternoon following a good drenching today. it was definitely a day you didn't want to forget your umbrella. we started out the day with our windshield wipers going... ... will we end it the same way???meteorologist scott steele joins us with after this morning's torrential downpours, the
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settle down and recover a bit. with enough breaks in the clouds this afternoon adding to the instability again, we could encounter some isolated "pop up" showers, though nothing like what we experienced early today. a cold front swinging through our area this evening will then be an additional trigger for more showers and storms through the first part of the night. after a brief break in e skirt the wisconsin-illinois border toward morning helping kick off another risk of rain early tomorrow, mainly south of milwaukee. after that, much of thursday looks to be drier with a mix of clouds and sun. there will be a delay in the post frontal temperature decline, so tomorrow's mercury should return to near 80 degrees, though humidity levels will be a bit more comfortable. high pressure then takes control for friday with what should be excellent weather conditions including sunshine, seasonal 70s, and
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appears to be a mixed bag heavy rain is causing flash flooding in richland and crawford counties. that's in the southwestern part of the state. localized flooding has lead to road closures and other issues in cities around those two wisconsin counties. it's been about 10 days since the torrential rains brought the floodwaters that turned so many people's live upside down in louisiana. but some are just getting back into their homes. s transport supplies by boat. those that lived through hurricane katrina are helping flood-ravaged homeowners get through this tough time. a florida teenager has beaten the odds... surviving an infection that kills nearly all of its victims. it comes from an amoeba that lives in warm, freshwater lakes. it's a case that may set a precedent for emergency room protocol, nationwide. two and a half weeks ago..... 16-year-old sebastian deleon
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severe.... he couldn't stand anyone touching him.doctors at orlando's "florida hospital for children" realized sebastian had been infected with a brain-eating amoeba. the outlook was grim.(sot: dr. humberto liriano - florida hospital for children)"i have treated amoeba cases in the past... um.... and...."... it's hard to say the words.... "they've been fatal."sebastian is just one of four people in the u-s... known to survive an infection of this microscopic amoeba in the past 50 years. water... and only infects people when water is forced up the nose. the amoeba can travel up the nasal passage and into the brain.. causing massive swelling. brunilda gonzalez - mother)"we are so thankful that god has given us the miracle through this medical team and this hospital for having our son back and having him full of life." doctors gave sebastian a drug called miltefosine (milt-foh- zeen).... which is produced in orlando. it arrived at the hospital within 12 minutes of diagnosis.it's impossible to say whether that was what
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quickly with other medications and used other tools to help him.... like cooling the body and inducing a coma to ease pressure on his brain.72 hours later.... signs of the amoeba were gone.(sot: dr. humberto liriano - florida hospital for children)"i saw him this morning. he's ready to go home. i don't know if i want him to leave yet.. but he's ready to go home.."sebastian will need several more weeks of medication and rehab... but is expected to make a full recovery. ca survived brain-eating amoeba in the u.s., researchers don't know precisely why they lived. however, the florida hospital for children hopes its treatment of sebastian will shape emergency-room protocols across the nation. also in south florida, the potential for heavy rain in the forecast could deliver a major setback in fighting the zika virus. crews are working around the clock in areas of miami where zika outbreaks have been declared. but today, another case reported in the
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pinellas county is home to some popular travel destinations in florida, including clearwater and saint pete's beach. the new case ups florida's toll of locally acquired zika cases to at least 43. most of those cases are in miami-dade a sun ri allowed supervised visits with his infant daughter. it comes after police say he left the 4- month-old child locked in a car in a parking lot of a madison bar. 28-year old brandon kuenzli is charged with felony child abandonment. we're waiting to find out the identity of a man killed in a farm accident in washington county. chopper 4 was over the scene in the town of newburg, yesterday afternoon - at this time. the sheriff's office says the victim was riding on
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his balance and fell .he died at the scene. two people are expected to be charged in the coming days after deputies discovered drugs worth 45-thousand dollars in their car. the arrests took place in eden during a traffic stop on sunday. heroin, marijuana and crack cocaine was seized. construction could start this fall to covert the old jennaro brothers building in the third ward into a restaurant and office space...that according to the milwaukee business journal. the building located on broa n will also include a rooftop terrace. the middle east nation of qatar now owns a stake in the empire state building. qatar investment authority paid 622 million dollars for a nearly 10-percent stake in the iconic big apple building. the pokemon problems continue..coming up new on the now milwaukee at
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the director of milwaukee county parks is fed up with pokemon go players at lake park.. tonight. what he's demanding from the makers of the popular smart phone game. that's on the now milwaukee at 6:30 a fan is recovering today, after being struck by a foul ball at miller park last night. the woman was sitting near the third base dugout when she was hit in the left ear. the game was delayed for about two minutes while she was stretchered out and into an ambulance. third time in four days a fan was struck by a foul ball at a major league game. the first two happened in philadephia over the weekend. in this instance, on saturday night, a young girl was struck in the face. the next day, a woman was struck in the mouth. both fans are recovering. up next... taking distracted driving to a whole new level...
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of children at a daycare center goes global... and
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here's a disturbing report: traffic fatalities in the u-s have jumped nine-percent in the first half of this year, compared to the same time a year ago... and distracted driving may be partly to blame. and sometimes, those distractions are pretty extreme. take a look:
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scene... caught by a t-v news crew in chicago. according to a recent study, one in five crashes involves distracted drivers that kill an average of nine people every day in the u-s. concern today for daycare centers... after security video at a tennessee childcare facility was hacked.as nick beres reports, it's a growing concern that could involve people from as far away as russia . sotmurfreesboro police can only do so much. you are technology and a website in russia. they may call the feds in to help. it's a serious thing -- the security and privacy of children at stonebrook day school in murfreesboro ...sotwe're not in the it business. we're in the business of taking care of children. to that end owner rick smith set up a video security feed allowing families to watch their children. many daycare's provide a video service. but smith -- after receiving an anonymous tip from a viewer in
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walked over to our webservers and pulled the plug. then smith called the police ...sot in this case the russian website was displaying a live video feed from murfreesboro, tennessee from a daycare in our city limits.sgt. kyle evans says someone accessed the daycare's live feed. it ended up on a site based out of russia. anyone could watch the kids anywhere ...sotit certainly raises red flags. sgt. evans says its a concern, but not necessarily against the law. sites like claim to legally access video feeds ... from all over the world ...sotthis video feed is an inside look at a hanger with multiple planes. this clip shows the inside of a hot tub factory ...sotin this case you have a real time video from a barbershop. sgt. evans says stonebrook did the right thing immediately shutting down the feed. others may soon follow suit. smith says he takes no chances with safety of the children ... and there no sure way to secure such
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newer servers and within six months there will be people who can ck into those servers. sotthe bottom line: there may be no crime to prosecute here, but police say people need to be aware that unsecured video can be tapped into online. owner rick smith says he regrets pulling the video feed ... and says he wants parents to know he'll restore it if he can be convinced it will remain secure. just ahead - a wisconsin olympian is ready for her next race.where you'll see gwen jorgensen competing next.but first, here's a live look from port washington... meteorologist scott steele is back to tell which days this
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after this morning's torrential downpours, the atmosphere has had a chance to settle down and recover a bit. with enough breaks in the clouds this afternoon adding to the instability again, we could encounter some isolated "pop up" showers, though nothing like what we experienced early today. a cold front swinging through our area this evening will then be an additional trigger for more showers and storms through the first part of the night. after a brief break in the action, another wave will skirt the wisconsin-illinois border toward morning helping kick off another risk of rain
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of thursday looks to be drier with a mix of clouds and sun. there will be a delay in the post frontal temperature decline, so tomorrow's mercury should return to near 80 degrees, though humidity levels will be a bit more comfortable. high pressure then takes control for friday with what should be excellent weather conditions including sunshine, seasonal 70s, and low dew points. the weekend appears to be a mixed bag with another disturbance bringing more unsettled weather saturday afternoon through
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waukesha native gwen enson is back in the states after her gold-medal winning performance in rio.you'd think she'd want to take it easy for awhile. but she made this announcement on c-n-b-c this morning: ((gwen jorgenson: "you know, i'm really ready for a new challenge and i'm excited to announce that i'm going to be doing the new york city marathon."))the new york marathon is november 6th.
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taking part in ?two? triathlons over the next couple of still ahead still ahead world's worst lazy river ever. we'll show you why. here's your prime time lineup on tmj4.at six-30, it's the now milwaukee.followed by two hours of "america's go night shift." then it's more local news on live at ten. 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.
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taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos,
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y23emy yvpy more news now....actor steven hill, best known for his role on nbc's "law and order," has died. hill portrayed district attorney adam schiff for ten years, before leaving the show in 2000.in the late sixt role in the t-v series "mission: impossible."he was 94 years old. 65 years after it sunk in the south pacific, we are getting our first look at the aircraft carrier u-s-s independence. scientists are exploring the carrier with an underwater camera this week. the independence now rests 26- hundred feet underwater but remains remarkably intact. an estimated 15-hundred americans unexpectedly.. and
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canada late sundayit happened after strong winds blew them across the st. clair river into ontario. they were all taking part in an event in which people simply float down the river on rafts, inner tubes and other floatation devices. most were rescued through a massive effort by canadian authorities. others got a lift back to the american side by friendly canadians on the water. the u-s has a massive surplus of cheese... and uncle sam is buying the excess-- surplus is at a 30-year high because of higher milk production and sluggish demand. so, the government is buying 20-million dollar worth of surplus cheese and will donate it to food banks and
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thanks for joining us at 4-30. the news continues with live at five. next. looking to overturn his conviction.. what steven avery and his lawyer are requesting in a new motion they will soon
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a new motion is about to be filed in the case of the man convicted in the "making a murderer" case. steven avery's attorney wants additional forensic testing. that testing was not available during the initial trial. the i-team's eric ross is live outside the manitowoc county courthouse with this developing story. we heard it could have been turned in as early as this afternoon....but after waiting several hours for avery's attorney to ar, clerk came out and said the motion will not be filed today. attorney kathleen zellner said she would file the motion this week to review dna evidence used to prosecute avery. that motion would also reportedly ask for new forensic testing. avery--who you recall-- was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 for the death of photographer teresa
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now we want to go over some background information with you about avery's appeals attorney. kathleen zellner is based out of chicago... she's well know for getting 17 convictions overturned. at least two of those wrongful convictions involved people serving time for murder. now zellner was not originally on this case-- she decided to jump on board in january-- just days after the netflix docu-series "making a murderer" was released. the court clerk here in manitowoc says she spoke with zellner's law office this who confirmed the motion is being "finalized". reporting live outside the manitowoc county courthouse, eric ross, today's tmj4. earlier this month, a federal judge ordered the release of avery's nephew, brendan dassey.
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questioning and that he was coerced into a confession. the state has 90 days to appeal the ruling or ask for a re- trial. we're learning more about the two-year-old boy who died after getting stuck in a window at his grandmother's house. katie crowhter is the only reporter who sat down with that grandmother today. she is live at the medical examiner's office with more. katie? the medical examiner has not released an exact cause of death yet. the little boy's devastated me it was a horrible accident. she was at work when it happened. her grandson, known as little mik was at her home, being watched by his 13 and 18 year old uncles. she tells me little mike loved being outsid and that he had woken up from a nap, and climbed onto a shoebox to look out a window. the toddler then attempted to climb out of the window, but his neck and head got stuck in the opening of the window, cutting off his

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