tv Todays TMJ4 News Live at 500 NBC August 26, 2016 5:00pm-5:31pm CDT
unrest in the sixties. i saw the disinvestment that occurred in this city after what happened in the 1960s. it was a decades long problem i'm resolved to not allow that disinvetsment to occur again. barrett says he's confident most of the businesses damaged by looting and fires in sherman park will rebuilt. the funeral for the man shot ankilled by milwaukee police took place today. smith was shot and killed by an officer following what police say was a traffic stop and foot chase. his death sparked riots and violence in the sherman park neighborhood. rikki mitchell joins us live from outside the church with more. while our cameras weren't allowed inside the service -- we know dozens of his family and friends attended -- and many members of the faith based community were also here to offer support.
situation pastor lovelace redmond of the christian faith fellowip church says he and other church leaders plan to continue supporting sylville smiths family -- even after he's been laid to rest were not going to leave them just because the funeral is going to be held today and the funeral will be over today were still going to be walking with the family and providing them with whatever spiritual and natural support that we can 29:56 smith died august 13 after a milwaukee police officer shot and killed hi "what happened on the killing must be made public and soon to relieve public depression and anxiety. reveal all that we know to remove any suggestion of cover up." other church leaders have been working in sherman park to restore peace following smiths death. it's a short term piece to the family of course to help them get through this process of laying to rest their loved one but then there's also a greater long term piece the shalom which we want to bring to our community that's a well being
situation he still family you know 6:22 kesha bynum is engaged to sylville smiths brother. she said his brother couldn't be here -- so she wanted to offer her support. i've listened to that man cry everyday you know but i thank god that i can be a part of and help the family out "i've spent a lot of time today with the family members of sylville, his closest friends and many young people on the streets who feel desperate and in pain, we them continuously." the state department of justice is investigating the shooting. two state representatives today sent a
the u-s justice department take over that investigation. we're focusing on the healing in sherman park in a special one-hour edition of "the now milwaukee." you'll hear stories from those who call sherman park home. what happened that put the community in the national spotlight ... and how we move forward. that's tonight ... from 6-30 to 7-30. and you'll find all of our coverage of the healing in sherman park on our website, t-m-j four dot com. an update for you now on a story we first reported on live at four.witnesses tell us trench in west allis. chopper 4 shows a construction site near 57th and greenfield. the west allis fire department and police were there--neighbors tell us at least one person was taken away by ambulance. more local news now. steven avery's attorney wants more evidence testing that she believes will show avery is innocent. kathleen zellner today asked the second district court of appeals for more time to file that request. avery was convicted in the 2005 killing of teresa
in prison. netflix drew more attention to the case in its documentary, "making a murderer." more on today's developments tonight on live at six. autopsies erformed today on the nun from wisconsin and another nun who were found dead in their home in mississippi. sister margaret held did work for the school sisters of st. francis. police found a car that missing from the nuns' home. it's at the mississippi state crime lab. governor scott walker today ordered flags to fly half-staff in honor of staff sgt matthew thompson. thompson was from brookfield and graduated from marquette. he was killed by a roadside bomb in afghanistan earlier this week. thee milwaukee bucks will soon have a new practice and training facility --it will be right next door to a new health center downtown as ann sterling shows you, the two organizations are also working together to bring more doctors to southeast wisconsin. it doesn't look like much now here on the corner of north sixth street and west juneau
this will turn into this.a new practice and training facility for the milwaukee bucks. as a coach it can only help. you keep the guys on the floor. you keep them healthy. you have the best in the world help us win ball games. as a coach, your judged on winning and hopefully that will help us win a championship. 38the state of the art facility will be the hub for player care but also medicine and injury prevention research.right next door to it, a new health center for people who live in the neighborhood. how do we contribute to the community . how do we transform a plot of land that's the entrance to the city and how to we redevelop healthcare for the team and the community which desperately needs it.the froedtert and m-c-w sports science center is the second phase of a partnership between the bucks, froedtert and the medical college of wisconsin.
train and prepare high school students interested in pursuing careers in healthcare. the new learning center will be near 72nd and sheridan. there's a huge shortage in terms of finding people to staff our jobs. it's all the healthcare systems in southeast wisconsin and quite frankly is's starting nationally as well.no word right now on how many jobs the 2 new facilities will create -- but in just over 12 months, facelift. when you come off of mckinley off 43 which 30 thousand cars do a day there will no longer be baron brown fields there will be a modern looking entrace to the city. our goal is to win a championship.ann sterling today's tmj 4 no word on the cost of the 2 new facilites.the health center will provide primary care as well as orthopedic and specialty care.
started to increase. we'll stay nice and dry this evening, but our next round of thunderstorms is poised to move in early tomorrow morning. just like the past few rounds of storms, the early a.m. storm timing should minimize any severe threat, but we'll monitor closely. lows tonight will be in the 60s and the humidity will also
i know what we can do. what if papa tells us some stories? oh i don't think so... oh come on dad you have great stories, come on. well okay. you kids know how your grandmother and i met? not that one, skip. what? just next. swipe. i used to collect marbles when i was... next haha. thanks. swipe. plus, switch and get a $200 reward card.
more news now. a house exploded in fitchburg last night. a man is in the hospital with critical injuries. two dozen nearby homes were damaged in the blast. investigators are trying to find out what caused the explosion. look at this video. a small plane crashed into a house in terre haute, indiana.the pilot
at the airport... and then the plane hit the house. the pilot and a passenger are in the hospital. no one was in the home at the time of the crash. the number of dead in this week's earthquake in italy continues to rise. the number is now up to 278. more people are unaccounted for. three small towns in the central part of the country were leveled.more than a thousand aftershocks have rocked italy since the earthquake. the f-d-a now wants all donated blood in the u-s to be screened for the zika virus. offi that safe blood is available for all americans who need a transfusion.last month, the f-d-a ordered blood centers in miami and fort lauderdale, florida to stop accepting donations until screenings could begin. tonight at six-30, a special one-hour edition of "the now milwaukee: the healing in sherman park."charles benson is in the newsroom with a preview.. charles? thanks george and carole.he's the former commissioner of baseball, and he grew up in sherman park.. tonight, a look back with bud selig... how the
kinda free money, young people don't really, necessarily understand finance. narrator: what senator johnson doesn't understand is, more than 800,000 wisconsinites have student loans. but he wants to eliminate federal student loans and keep interest rates high. johnson: it's just kinda free money... narrator: with senator johnson, opportunity for
middle class kids would disappear. ron johnson's not for students. not for wisconsin. we'll get some more rain this weekend. john, i stole this from you. "we'll be stormin' by mornin'. we began the day with sunshine but clouds have already started to increase. we'll stay nice and dry this evening, but our next round of thunderstorms is poised to
few rounds of storms, the early a.m. storm timing should minimize any severe threat, but we'll monitor closely. lows tonight will be in the 60s and the humidity will also be on the rise.rain with thunderstorms continue through tomorrow morning. once batch of rain clears, only scattered showers and storms may develop tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. in other words, the second half of saturday looks better than the first half. highs saturday will be in the upper 70s.
[ grinding metal ] whoa, that doesn't look good. no, not you. ordinary fuels can clog your engine with dirt. it's like lugging this around- it's dragging down your fuel economy. but over time, using new and improved bp gasoline with invigorate helps clean up that dirt, like hundreds of scrubbing brushes. which helps you get more miles per tank. i'll be here if you need me. new bp gasoline with invigorate. our best fuel ever! excuse me...i think there's a misprint. oh. model year end clarence event. looks right to me. shouldn't it be clear... clearly... it is time to get a great deal and a reward card on this turbocharged jetta. gotta make room for the 2017 models. it is a clarence event. why is that so hard for people to understand? it seems clar to me... clear to me.
don't miss the volkswagen model year end event. hurry in for a $1,000 volkswagen reward card and a five hundred dollar labor day bonus when you buy or lease a new 2016 jetta. tonight, nbc news exclusive. for the first time, donald trump's doctor speaks out about his letter declaring trump to be the healthiest person ever elected president. why he tells us it was written in just five minutes, what we know tpical threat moving in, major flood warnings in florida and new concerns along the gulf coast. zika blood fears, a new recommendation from the fda saying that all blood should be screeninged for the virus. who would kill two women who dedicated their lives to helping others.