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a south side business and apartment caught fire, after the severe weather rolled through.milwaukee fire crews says they are investigating a possible lighting strike to a building. rebecca klopf is live near 5th and mineral where crews are just wrapping up. carole and george- witnesses tell me they were out watching the storm roll through when a huge bolt of lightning struck. they suspected it hit the roof of the photography studio and business to check. fire fighters found smoke and flames pouring out of the roof. the second floor is apartment. firefighters say two people were inside but were able to get out on their own. neighbors say the fire crews were able to get the fire out quickly but could not believe how it started. i heard it when it hit, you know i herd it when it hit. it hit pretty loud. but i didn't
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minutes later i seen the smoke. red cross says they are assisting two people who live on the upper floor. but everyone is ok.reporting live on the south side rebecca klopf today's tmj4. chopper four shot this video about an hour ago.you can see the k-k river running high and fast in the k-k river parkway. look at this picture. jolen dzibinski sent it to us. she says it's on milwaukee's south side, where her street, sidewalk and alley all flooded. "we energies" reports 640 customers are without power right now. crews are busy working to restore service-- you can find interactive radar and storm team forecast maps on our website, t-m-j four dot com. more local news now. three people were shot in a house on the west side this afternoon. one of those shot is a 16-
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joins us live from the scene with more information. police tell us the shooting happened in that house behind me on north 27th street in between lisbon and north avenues. we know that one man died here at the house. the other two -- an adult man and a 16 year old boy were taken to the hospital but it's unclear what their condition is right now. police say they are still investigating what led up to the shooting we spoke with one man lived in this neighborhood 25 years -- he asked us not to show his face or use his last name -- but he says shootings near his home are almost becoming a daily occurrence. that love gotta come back it's not no color barrier you know we all bleed red we just need some help in this city it's sad police have not released any information about any suspects in this case. again three people shot -- one killed at a house near 27th street and
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from the west side rm today's tmj4 another step forward today in the healing in sherman park.in district 7 a unique partnership between the county's behavioral health department and police is working to mend bridges in the community... in an effort to help sherman park heal. shannon sims is here now to pick up the story. whenever there is a violent crime those experience some kind of trauma. this afternoon a team of social workers and police talked with the smallest of those impacted by the unrest in sherman park. the sounds of children enjoying the last days of summer.. on a playground that has been the center of much turmoil . what is your name? its officer kirk 51 can you remember that?milwaukee police officer monte kirk along with hendrial anderson are in sherman park today. i am older than you so i cant go too high
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urgent treatment team.district 7 along with the county's mutt team work together to help children and families impacted by violent crimes. officers are restablishing safety and stabilty for the family and we as clinicians can start that healing process.little zion lives right in the heart of where the violence erupted three weeks ago.people were in the bushes so they could be safe from the fire.. where were you? i was on the floor. she is glad to see officers in her neigbhorhood not just patroling. like come by our house and talk to us. officer monte kirk believes with the recent events that have taken place in our city ... days like this are key to mending and building bridges in the community . yes we have to enforce the law and ordinances but yet we do have this other side where we partner with clinicians to help out families and our community.that is what makes us strong for us. chief flynn strongly supports
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in effect for the past two years. there are talks to expand the program george and carole? an update for you now on a story we first reported on "live at noon." milwaukee police tell us a 12-year-old girl ?recanted? her story about being sexually assaulted at 23rd and national yesterday afternoon-- her story led police to arrest five people. but police report the girl later recanted. the suspects arrested were released. funeral arrangements are set for was murdered in mississippi last week. visitation for sister margaret held will be friday at the st. joseph center, 15-01 south layton boulevard. that will be followed by the wake in the same location. archbishop jerome listicki will preside over the mass of christian burial at 11am. sister margaret will be buried at mount olivet cemetery at 2:30. friday night wasn't the first time san francisco 49er's quarterback colin kaepernick ?refused to stand? for the national anthem. lance allan is here with the latest on
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george and carole, colin kaepernick sat on the bench in the two previous 49ers games. the reason why it wasn't noticed? the san francisco quarterback did not play in the previous two contests. and was dressed in warmups, unlike this past friday against the packers when he was seated on the bench in full uniform.today 49ers head coach chip kelly says he was aware of it before the game against green bay. "well, we knew before. i know he didn't stand in the denver game so we were aware of it when you guys found out about it, obviously, green bay game and that's when the... the first time you didn't do it, the first time, did you talk to him? no.ask him his reasoning? no. it's his right as a citizen, so. today word that kaepernick will play in the 49ers final preseason game, but current starting quarterback blaine gabbert will not, george and carole? you'll see the packers play
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thursday night in their final game of the preseason. pre-game is at 6:30, kick-off at 7 here on today's t-m-j four. a surprise from the packers today as they trim their roster.lance allan tell us who is gone later in sports. and just how much does a dog understand its owner?new scientific evidence could help
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more local news now.it is move-in day for students at u- w milwaukee. the director of university housing tells us it takes most students less than an hour to get moved in. she says nothing surprises her as to what students bring-- "i still can't believe people don't think about how small some of the rooms are. they're
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they have at home in many cases but they can be very creative. i'm still amazed, after all these years, how students can get all these things in their rooms and they have got it decked out to the nines." u-w milwaukee's first day of classes is tuesday, september sixth. have you ever wondered if your dog understands what you say? a lot of dog owners believe they ?do.? now there's scientific proof our pooches can actually understand human language. dogs have many ways of telling us how they'r so happy...maybe even a little embarrassed sometimes....now there's evidence.... dogs can understand humans, too! researchers in hungary trained dogs to sit very still in an m-r-i scanner.trainers then spoke words both familiar and unfamiliar to the dogs in various ways.... in a sing-song "good boy" voice.. then in a neutral tone: "good boy."brain scans showed the
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words correctly -- regardless of tone and how they sounded. ... meaning... they understood the meaning of the words. how do they do it? the theory is that dogs start to understand that the words "good boy" are a good thing when they're said in a positive tone.so even if our furry friends sometimes have selective hearing: eventually... they figure it out. while dogs process words in much the same way as humans do... unique in our ability to utilize the divine gift of articulate speech. a night on the town, has a tragic outcome for a milwaukee man.. :" i want him to be remembered as a hero."shannon sims is in the newsroom with a story new at six. thanks george and carole.we've learned this was the man was stabbed outside of a bar near brady street, early yesterday morning.. tonight. a close
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that cost him his life.that's coming up new on john malan is keeping an eye on the storms popping up in our area. we'll see who's getting rain, and ?when?, next. also coming up: the unique way a local man is raising money
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a waukesha county man plans to donate thousands of dollars to cancer research. and as scott steele shows us - he's raised the money - simply by lending an ear. you may wonder how a simple ear of corn can fight cancer. the formula is simple. grow it in fields like these. give it away. simply ask for a donation in return. that's what rich johnson has be doing the last 3 years here in waukesha county. i had an empty field and didn't know what to do with it, so i talked to my dad and he suggested to turn it into a small farm. pop's produce stand - at the end of his driveway -- an idea - like so many - born of personal pain. about a month later he got diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, but i continued to build the field. johnson - a
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retired teacher rich savoy - together transforming vacant land into a field of dreams. and that dream is about cultivating change -- for these men who till the soil - and this just seemed a natural way to sow their seeds of involvement. it's right here. it's a great thing. you back. all humanity back. if you don't you're experience. this unassuming stand off boetcher road has captured more than a kernel of curiosity from passersby who've spread the word over time. three dollars --more than twice the money raised this year -- compared to last. it's the most rewarding thing i've ever done in my life. gaining a sense of control - fighting back against a disease that's destroyed so many lives -- by offering up these fruits of the land through a labor of love. in the town of genesee -- waukesha county- scott steele - today's t-m-j savoy will join johnson and his family in presenting their
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others during a celebration at wern valley tomorrow evening. some of us got some heavy rain this afternoon. we often hear about "microbursts" when there are storms. this time lapse video shows a microburst in columbus, ohio. john malan is here. tell us what we're seeing. wednesday is beautiful with much lower humidity, and brisk ne breeze and highs only in 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. friday is mostly sunny and seasonal with highs in the mid 70s, and the comfortable air will continue into the weekend with highs in the 70s
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lance allan has sports when we
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punters, to get down to the roster limit of 75. packers roster moves today, getting down to the 75 man limit.the shocker just moments ago, punter tim masthay cut...and the packers sign former buccaneers punter jacob schum.also linebacker lerentee mccray traded to bills for a conditional 7th round pick in 2018.placed on injured reserve: te kennard backmanrb john crockett te mitchell henryg josh walkerc jacob floresalso cut is receiver the packers chances of winning back the nfc north crown, just got better today with the news that quarterback teddy bridgewater went down in practice grabbing his left knee.the vikings q-b left by ambulance. that means former badger joel stave moves up the depth chart. shaun hill is the starter. from uwm, to the nfl. the packers will face chiefs tight end demetrius harris this week. harris had this catch against the bears over the weekend. impressive because
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football since high school, had a workout for nfl teams, and now in his third season in kansas city, could be ready to make a bigger impact.the packers will see him thursday night. that breeze you feel from miller park, might still be from the brewers bats last night. a franchise record 19 strikeouts. 13 against cardinals starter carlos martinez.the brewers dropped a tough 6-5 decision and have now lost 5 straight. highlights tonight at ten. hinchcliffe russ feingold: so, what do you girls want to be when you grow up? girl 1: i want to be an astronomer. girl 2: i want to be a doctor! russ feingold: do you think you should be paid the same as boys? girl 1: definitely. girl 2: yep! russ feingold: well, i raised my two girls right here, and they agree with you - and so do i. unfortunately, in wisconsin, a lot of women make less than men doing the same job. i'll work for equal pay for women, and for paid leave so parents can care for a sick family member. discrimination against any women is flat out wrong. what you think of that? girls: good call! feingold: i'm russ feingold
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breaking news tonight. hurricane watches and warnings just issued. a triple threat up and down the eastern seaboard and all the way to hawaii, bracing for impact. also breaking, the top of america's kill list is dead. did the u.s. just take out the major strategy it is at the top of so many attacks. and under fire for a profanity laced attack. and a case that grips the nation, reveals herself publicly for the first time. the mission she is on. and amazing

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