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>> right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," a local college campus on lockdown overnight. the new information we're learning about what caused the emergency response. >> plus, life in sherman park is getting back to normal this morning. the change that happened overnight and what it means for te city. >> plus, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. a beautiful day ahead but there are storms in the forecast. when you may want to grab an umbrella. >> good morning and "welcome to wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 4:30 on this tuesday, august 23rd. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? >> early this morning the temperature z are>> little warmer than yesterday at this time.
this morning easily into the 50s and 60s. skies are fair and a councilman of clouds. for today it is a fine august day. light south winds and the temperatures low 80s. just a touch cooler along the lake in the afternoon. tomorrow grab occasional rain. a couple of downpours. thursday, a couple of showers lingering in the morning. clouds are fairly stubborn throughout the day on thursday and in the upper 70s. >> thank you, sal. >> when you're on the go, take the weather watch 12 forecast with you. just download the wisn 12 news app. it's free for your smartphone or tablet. >> new from overnight, fire damages a home in muskego. emergency crews were called to oak court and circle drive just after midnight.
the property which is along little muskego lake. we also have some cell phone video recorded by a neighbor. you can see flames in the distance tearing through the house. there's no word yet on what sparked the fire or whether anyone was hurt. we'll pass along updates as they come in. >> new information this morning on a lockdown at carroll university. waukesha police say that the lockdown began around 8:30 last night. someone reported a suspicious person on campus possibly carrying a gun. when officers tried to talk to that suspehe classroom. there was a class going on inside the building at the time. waukesha police say the suspect was not armed and was not a student. they determined there was no threat and lifted the lockdown. >> after unrest in milwaukee, the focus is on hope and healing. for the family of sylville smith, that means laying him to rest. 23-year-old was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop. the shooting sparked violence and unrest in milwaukee.
fellowship church. jesse jackson will give the eulogy for smith. >> we're learning more about the investigation into smith's death. tim, what's the latest from the department of justice? >> investigators say they are not planning to release the body cam footage yet. two milwaukee officers were wearing body cameras when the shooting happened more than a week ago. the video will be made public once the investiga i >> the body camera video is just one piece of information among many sources of information. they give a nar low and incomplete glimpse of the overall picture. i will tell you now viewing the bod ya cam videos will not answer all of the questions. attorney general schimel says smith's family is cooperating with the investigation. they will be the first to see the body cam video when it's made public.
>> the department of justice is looking for witnesses who saw that shooting on august 13th. you can submit a tip online. we have a link set up on wisn.com in the "as seen on" tab. >> right now, investigators are working to solve a crime related to the unrest in milwaukee. police say this man looted a liquor store and threw molotov cocktails. police say 24 people broke into mjm liquor near 23rd and fond du lac. if you know who he is or where he is, ye the number is on your screen. >> as sherman park works to get back to normal, the mayor has ended an emergency curfew that began more than a week ago. it required everyone 17 and under to be home by 10:00 p.m. now the regular 11:00 p.m. curfew is back in effect for teenagers. milwaukee police say they did not respond to any curfew violations last week. sherman park will continue to close early. >> and for the latest on the healing in sherman park and the
shooting, stay with wisn 12 news, wisn.com and our mobile app for updates. >> now to an effort to help people who live in the sherman park neighborhood. later today, feeding america of eastern wisconsin will hand out around 10,000 pounds of food to people in the community. it's open to anyone who lives in the area. feeding america will be at the boys and girls club on sherman boulevard from 1:00 until 3:00 today. >> making sure kids are ready to head back to school. wisn 12 is teaming up with the salvation army and mps for the class act phone bank today and tomorrow. there are actually several ways you can help. call in to our phone bank to make donations that will be used to buy backpacks and school supplies. we'll pass along the number once lines open at 6:00 this morning. then tomorrow, you can help wisn 12 and our radio partners wklh stuff the bus by dropping off supplies at the walgreens at mayfair and north.
texting "classact," one word, to 41444. wisn 12 news time now is 4:35. >> a day on the river turns into an international adventure. >> how 1500 americans accidentally ended up on the shores of a foreign country and how they got back home again. >> and a pastor pulls off a daring feat. why he decided to drive through a wall of fire. was he set on fire? un first, a look outside. it is going to be 81 and sunny. stick around, sally is going to tell you all about it when we
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before 5:00 on this tuesday morning. the waning high pressure is influencing the weather. the temperatures will reach up to the low 80s. a touch more humid today than yesterday and likely the temperatures cool a bit along the lake. right now 64. we look at a light south, south southeast wind this afternoon. it is a fine summer day ahead and 81. the clouds are going to fill in after a stray couple of showers toward the morning. low tonight 67. tomorrow occasional rain highs in the low 80s. >> sal, thank you. on to traffic watch 12, 41/43, 894 at 60th street, everything is looking good. the drive times are all in the green. >> new this morning, 1500 americans take an unexpected
>> they were floating down the saint clair river, a summer tradition, when the wind blew them off course. they started in michigan but ended up washing up on canadian shores. law enforcement in canada worked to get all the people off their tubes and rafts and onto dry land. then they put them on buses and sent them back to michigan. >> a pastor with an adventurous streak goes through trial by fire. >> this daredevil preacher got onto a motorcycle and drove through a wall of fire. the new york pastor used a ramp to jump over a helicopter sitting on the ground then through the wall of fire. it's not the first time he's pulled a stunt like this. oh, okay. look at the lady is clapping for him. this is random.
jumps are symbolic. his church is called the faith on fire fellowship. all right. good for him. glad he's safe. 4:42. >> let's get right to tim elliott in the newsroom. >> he's following big stories from across the country, tim? >> yeah, ben, it's been two months since an alligator attacked a young boy at disney world. what it reveals about the toddler's final moments... and what could have preven plus, wildfires raging in california. the flames that can be seen from space and the battle to get them under control.
much better than this. >> yes, for august it is a fine summer day. even in the north woods the readings mostly in the 60s. touch cooler at .59 there. 64 at the airport. 72 in the twin cities. a little warmer air to the west and it is reaching into the low 80s for us today. by noon 75. low 80 by mid afternoon and the gh us in the evening hours and for tonight showers and a few storms. >> sal, thank you. >> right now, we're learning new information about an alligator attack at disney world that killed a toddler in june. tim is in the news room with the latest. tim? >> the florida fish and wildlife commission has released a new report on the attack. according to the report, little could have been done to prevent the attack. the report said that two-year-old lane graves did not
animal acted in a predatory manner. according to the report, someone was on the way to the beach to warn families about alligators when the attack happened. trappers have killed six gators that may have been involved but they haven't been able to determine which reptile killed the toddler. ben, back to you. >> thank you, tim. 4:47. >> right now, we're learning more about a bombing in turkey that targeted a wedding. it happened saturday in the city a large group was celebrating a wedding in the street at the time. now, officials say the bomber was a child possibly just 12 years old. at least 50 people were killed. 22 victims were younger than 14. the bride and groom were injured and have been released from the hospital. the bombing happened right outside a home where the newlyweds were supposed to live.
13,000 convicted criminals in virginia can vote again. the governor signed the paper work to allow the felons the vote. he tried to restore the right for $200,000 people and the g.o.p. leaders took him to court and won. it is good news nor the people that lost their right to vote. >> i never really lost hope, you know, i didn't lose hope. some things are delayed but denied. >> the republican leaders are saying it is an attempt to get the voters to the poll in poll. >> minor league baseball player in illinois hits a grand slam and comes back to bite him after the game. he hit the ball out of the park and smashed it into a truck parked in the lot nearby. the team won the game. when it was over, he headed to
that his grand slam smashed his own wind shield. >> when i hit it, i knew i got it. it stayed fair long enough. >> the thing that has to line up for that to happen, he has to park his car in the spot and hitting the ball in that spot. >> he says it is mashed wind shield. >> good grief the stars were aligned for that one. >> that story will be told for decades to come. generations. maybe the team whether help him out. >> hello, insurance company. >> yes. well, gorgeous again today. if you spent time outside yesterday it is pretty much a
today. we look at the camera at the milwaukee institute of art and design. 64 at the airport. we are looking at the cooler kay canadian air bottled to the north. we'll look at the temperatures today and tomorrow 80 or a little better. cooler at times along the lake. lake breeze kick. not a big deal, but the temperatures dropping lake side into the 70s. there it is, low pressure, cool front. high pressure situated to east. between the two the south wind. the energy is holding off until tonight and tomorrow. beautiful tuesday in place for us. a couple of clouds this afternoon.
iowa. this is at 1:00, we are still dry in the east but showers and storms are pivoting to the west. tomorrow morning we go through the showers and storms. this is not looking severe to me but pretty good downpours. for wednesday during the day, a couple of spotty showers from time to time. but not an all day rain. keep the umbrella nearby. for today, sunglasses. spotty showers and storms tomorrow morning. 79 thursday. a stray shower early thursday. nice day on friday. we fall back to the 70s for the weekend. >> thank you, sal. >> wild fires are ravaging california this morning. >> tim is following the developments. >> we have the map here and showing the active biled fires
they are spread across southern california at the moment. some of the fires are visible from space and captured by a sal lite here. a thousand firefighters are working on the ray fire. it is caused by the dry conditions out there. you may know that california has been in a draught for about five years. the chimney fire spread to thousands of acres. under evacuation orders. ben? >> new this morning a billboard is turning heads in phoenix, arizona, it says hey, isis you suck. a group of muslims had the ad put up and they want to send a message that isis doesn't represent all msu -- muslims.
with the morning coffee. a group of bears in the backyard. three cubs and a mother. they hung out for about an hour. >> very carefully knocked it over, opened it, took the back out and without ripping it and walking away with it. >> so many of them. i can't even handle this. they'll eat you if you are not careful. >> they are eating bird food. >> and they could eat people. more people in the area are seeing bears this summer. keep the garbage secure and take down the bird feeders.
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>> good morning, thanks for waking up with us on "12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. it is 5:00 on august 23rd. calls are growing to see the body camera video from the deadly police shooting of smith and why the investigators are saying now is not the rienth time to release the video to the public. >> pl department is putting out a now hiring sign. >> first to a check on the commute and forecast. >> matt is on deck, but first sally is watching a cool morning, sal? >> temperatures are 50s and 60s. lighter south winds overnight. you will sip coffee to early morning sunshine. sunrise is 6:07.