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now at noon -- 5 men in custody and police for one more after they say a 12 year old girl was sexually assaulted. this all happened near a city park on the south side -- during the day.rikki mitchell is live near mitchell park with the latest.. according to police -- a 12 year old girl was sexually assaulted near this intersection of south 23rd street and national avenue. police say it happened at about 4 pm yesterday -- officers yesterday -- officers later arrested five men in connection with the crime -- those men have not yet been
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but haven't released any kind of description of the suspect. again we are near south 23rd and national -- police are still investigating this crime and we hope to bring you more information tonight at 5&6. for now reporting live on the south side rm today's tmj4 an update today on the deadly stabbing on milwaukee's east side.milwaukee police just identified the victim as 32-year-old shawn ostrom. police say two suspects got into an argument yesterday morning and that argument led to the stabbing. police arrested the suspects.ostrom worked as a chef at the pfister - the hotereleased a statement saying they've lost a respected colleague and work family member. a semi flips on its side -- backing up traffic in the zoo interchange for hours -- the last update from the d-0-t is that this ramp could be closed until 3 this afternoon.this
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morning on the ramp from 94 east to 45-894 south.there are no injuries and -- the milwaukee county sheriff's department says crews have to clean up a diesel leak and bring in a heavy tow truck to get the semi out of there. we'll stay on top of this for you. to weather now-- another warm and humid day. but we could get some rain late this afternoon. meteorologist brian gotter in the weather center with thfo this morning remained warm and humid with lows near 70, and today is the last warm and very humid day for awhile with highs in the lower to mid 80s despite mostly cloudy conditions, and scattered t'showers after 3pm along a cold front moving through the area. all showers will be gone before midnight, and tonight is partly cloudy and becoming
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mid 60s in milwaukee, and 50s well inland. happening todaya ribbon cutting for milwaukee's new mexican consulate. the consulate will serve 53 wisconsin counties... and 12 more in michigan's upper penninsula. julia fello is
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we expect governor scott walker to be here in the next 30 minutes.there are two big thing we expect to hear from him today, the first is trade. mexico is a huge trade partner for wisconsin, the governor wants to build on. i also hope to ask our governor about republican presidential candidate donald trump. trump is immigration speech tomorrow. he's been outspoken about building a wall along the mexican border..and strengthening immigration policies. u-s congressman sean duffy is also expected to be here.we hope to bring you more details on the buildling itself, on live at four.live at the mexican consulate near north prospect and ogden, julia fello todays tmj four. decision 2016 nowthe presidential race appears to be narrowing.according to the
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clinton now monkey poll, clinton now has a 6-point lead over trump.clinton has 48 percent support, while trump holds steady with 42 percent. last week, clinton led trump by 8 points.in a four-way general in a four-way general election match-up, clinton leads with 41 percent, to trumps 37-percent. libertarian presidential nominee gary johnson maintains 11 percent of the vote.he will be making his first campaign stop in milwaukee this week. johnson is slated to hold a campaign rally thursday night at serb hall. the family of a marine more than a dozen drugs at tomah v-a medical facility, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the u-s government. the lawsuit alleges caregivers improperly prescribed and administered drugs to jason simcakoski, who died in 2014. five days after a house explosion left a fitchburg neighborhood shocked and a man in the hospital, investigators are still looking for a cause. as velena jones some families are still trying to figure out
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"we had a window that was blown out in my neighbors house, a couple windows in the back and downstairs in the back of my house."imani jones and his family are back in their home--- but many of their neighbors are still trying to pick the pieces, some still not able to get back into their homes.the damage and debris is a site that continues to draw a crowd "theres a lot of people down on the street and its kind of annoying, its not too bad i understand why everyone is out there."57-year old grittner, who was in the house at the time survived the explosion.the cause is being investigated in a local and state joint partnership "basically maintaining an open ear. just trying to understand what happened, what people saw, some of the thigns that may have happened that day that we are just unaware of right now, everything is on the table."madison gas and electric said there is no evidence of a leak or explosion in the underground gas lines.a yellow letter u
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complete loss---but investigators says its still too early to tell."our process is to air on the side of safety. we want to make sure that people are not in a situation that could be compromising and make sure that we havent nesiccarly given them a false sense of security." the investigation on the cause of the explosion could ta weeks, even months.meanwhile, the victim's mother said he completed what they hope will be his final surgery. many school districts in westerwisconsin are struggling to fill open teaching positions.wisconsin public radio is reporting there have been more openings and fewer candidates since the controversial act 10 was passed in 2011. the legislation eliminated public sector employees' ability to collectively bargain, among other changes to health care and pensions.since the 2011 reforms, officials said fewer
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job in education. still ahead... massive pile up. dash cam video of a pile up as it's happening and the amazing rescue that followed.then... operation purple camp.it looks like any other summer camp -- but these kids were picked to go for a special reason, how
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dramatic dashcam video shows a pile-up on a new york highway and the brave actions of bystanders in the immediate aftermath.the video shows the moment of the cr into flames. bystanders jumped into action, trying to put out the fire, while at the same time rescuing the driver. no one was killed in the 10-vehicle crash, and the woman in the burning car only suffered minor injuries. a bucket truck overturned on a bridge in rhode island... trapping and dangling two workers over water. the workers were in the truck's bucket underneath the bridge when it overturned. officials say the workers were
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workers were eventually rescued. no one was hurt. the cause of the accident under investigation. people who live in northeastern minnesota are still feeling the impact of some nasty weather over the weekend.the national weather service is checking out the damage to see if a tornado touched down.in some places more than 5 inches of rain fell... flooding buisnesses and homes. meteorologist brian gotter joins us now with a look at your forecast... this morning humid with lows near 70, and today is the last warm and very humid day for awhile with
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despite mostly cloudy conditions, and scattered t'showers after 3pm along a cold front movi through the area. all showers will gone before midnight, and tonight is partly cloudy and becoming less humid with lows in the mid 60s in muk well inland. wednesday is beautiful with much lower humidity, and brisk ne breeze and highs only in thmid 70s, with a lot of sunshine. thursday morning is clear and cool with lows in the 50s, and the afternoon is sunny, breezy and cool with highs near 70 and ne breeze to 20 mph.
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seasonal with highs in the mid 70s, and the comfortable air will continue into the weekend with highs in the 70s and a
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having a parent in the military can be tough. ?operation purple camp? aims to help.as ashley bishop explains... its a free camp for children, who have a parent in the military, has experienced an injury while serving or is returning or gearing up for deployment. "when i say left you should be stepping with your left"a special group of campers are spending that last hazy lazy
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camp cormorant... but these kids are doing more than your typical camp activities like swimming and zip-lining."go go go get back there"they are learning what mre's taste like, how to fold the american flag and how much military gear weighs"it makes me appreciate it a lot just because of the food condition and how much they have to lift on a regular day basis and sometimes they are putting their life in danger"adriana's father is in the army national guard and while she was younger he was deployed... she says she remembers what it felt like when her daddy was gone. "stressful, it was hard for my mom because there was a lot of time she had to be cooking and my sister and i needed help with homework or just about anything" "it's important for these kids
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what their parents are doing and experiencing so they can have that shared experience with them"operation purple camp is for kids age 7 to 15 and allows them to be around kids that have gone through similar things. there are 25 camps across the country..."we feel these kids sever too, parents moving and all the sacrifices their family makes so were excited to give these kids a week of fun" camp because purple symbolizes all who serve. the camp is free to all participants because of partnerships with organizations, such as wounded warrior project. coming up...layaway vacation. going on the trip of the lifetime just got easier.who is now allowing you to make payments on your airline tickets.and -- tourist takeover.16-hundred people unload in the arctic -- why the trip is controversial and
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u-w madison and amazon strike a deal for a pick-up location on campus, but not everyone dane buy local said placing a pick-up location on campus, will only hurt local businesses who have already lost business because of amazon. it's expected to bring in 100-thousand dollars a year to u-w.the partnership will start next spring. facebook is making changes.it will now allow communities to trigger its "safety check" feature, instead of the company having sole control over the function during a disaster.facebook has faced criticism that it applies the
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in a designated area mark themselves as "safe" on their profiles, favoring some countries over others. after four years of negotiations, pilots for southwest airlines could finally be getting the pay raise they've been demanding. the union for the pilots said they reached a tentative deal giving pilots better contracts, including retroactive pay raises back to 2013.the raise is not a done deal yet.the union will meet to review the offer in mid- september. if you would love to take a dream ti the cash, you can now buy airline tickets and make monthly payments.cheapair-dot- com is teaming up with a finance company to offer purchase plans to cover airfare.the payment method is aimed at travelers who don't have a credit card -- or can't manage the cost all at once. a small community in canada more than doubled in size thanks to a group of visitors. the crystal serenity cruise ship arrived at cambridge bay monday-- carrying some 16-hundred passengers and crew. tourists paid anywhere from
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dollars per ticket, to make the rare trip.residents hope that more arctic tourism means more cash for the community. "maybe financially for the businesses, the stores will make money...maybe the artists will make money...seamst resses. you know, it's good that way because the beauty of art and the talented people we have up here is just amazing." not everyone is a fan of arctic tourism. environmentalists say trips like this exploit the impact of global warming. a new charter school in harlem opened its doors to students this week. and those kids and their parents have a hip-hop mogul to thank for making the school a reality.sean "diddy" combs welcomed 6th and 7th graders monday. combs donated money to the project, and obtained licensing and state funding.he talked to students about hard work. "you can have a dream to be a
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after you have that dream you actually open your eyes and handle the reality of what it's to take to achieve that dream."it's the only new charter school opening in harlem this year. the school currently has about 180 students. it plans to expand to 700 students up to the 12th grade. coming up...mission on the homefront.the fight one wisconsin military member is involved in even after returning from overseas.and -- favre in honor of the gunslinger,
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russ feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. narratlisten to senator johnson on student loans: ron johnson: it's just 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. 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. tomorrow legendary gunslinger brett favre will have a new exhibit at the packers hall of fame.the exhibit honors favre's time with the team and recognizes his most memorable
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297 consecutive starts, and another will feature the exact locker favre used up until the 2003 lambeau field renovation. a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the hall of fame tomorrow morning at nine. a wisconsin man is unable to work after serving in the military for 21 years.now he's fighting again... this time to protect something very precious to him.. brianna hollis has his story. "otter keeps me out of trouble."larry gedemer says through a day without otter. "he helps me with my ptsd, he wakes me up from nightmares. he knows if i'm gonna have a seizure or blackout."otter knew a blackout was coming -- even though gedemer had never had one before. "the first time he did it i thought he was playing, we got in the car driving to town and he pulled up my arm several times."but the dog wasn't playing around, he was trying to protect gedemer. "ten minutes later,
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fire station here i blacked out and drove straight off the curve."and now larry eds to protect otter. "ok, ok sit!" the service dog suffers from atrial fibrillation. "he gets lethargic, he doesn't want to eat his food and there's been times we recorded a heart rate upwards of 300 beats per minute."it's gotten worse in recent weeks - "basically the doctor cleared their schedule for the following week which was last week."after two surgeries and a week in the hospital, larry is relieved otter's doing ok now - but he doesn't know where he'll come up with the money to pay for it all. "i am unemployable, per the va."and for the v-a to help with payments - he has to get otter certified through "assistance dogs international." "i've never gotten returned phone calls or returned emails."so for now he's left to foot the
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me out with these expenses." and he's asking for the community's help."i love anybody that prays or puts money toward this because otter and i are both very appreciative." in addition to surgical and other hospital costs -- otter's medication and check-ups run larry 300-to-500- dollars per month. live at 12:30 is up next-- stopping zika. the latest discovery scientists made that could be useful in the fight agai bracing for storms.the two hurricanes heading toward hawaii and when they're
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thanks for joining us this afternoon. i'm bridget shanahan.ou your top stories today. milwaukee police are searching for a sixth person after arresting five others in connection with the sexual assault of a 12 year old girl. the assault reportedly happened on the south side near 23rd and national at about four yesterday afternoon. an update on the deadly stabbing on milwaukee's east side.milwaukee police just identified the victim as 32-year-old shawn ostrom. police say two suspects got into an argument yesterday morning and that argument led

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