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a police officer shot and killed , sylville smith, and where a memorial is now a centerpiece for a dispute. >> walk up to a man in his vehicle, pull out of the car with no explanation of a violation or a crime that was committed or anything. >> neighbor madi smith thinks the arrests today and last night were uncalled for as friends and family of smith come here daily to grieve. however other neighbors tell us , they're fed up with the disruption. milwaukee police say today a request to leave her private property and created a disturbance. officers arrested three men. >> people are tired of their rights being trampled on. >> this smart phone video is tuesday night police move in and , arrest people for disorderly 11 conduct and resisting an officer. >> chief flynn goes on tv and says he's working with community activists and peacemakers in the neighborhood. i'm one of those individuals and
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>> one of those handcuffed last night and later released is a state lawmaker. coming up on 12 news at 6:00 you'll hear from state , representative jonathan brostoff about his interaction with police. toya: thank you. there's a war of wills coming to a head over the sheriff's decision to close sherman park early. that was nearly three weeks ago following the unrest in , milwaukee. now the county executive has ordered the fence be taken down. wisn 12 news nick bohr is nick, deputies were told to keep that from happening. >> right. you can see the fence behind me that goes around sherman park still in place tonight. it never came to any arrests because we've learned the parks department decided not to challenge the sheriff's departments orders but that , could soon change. the sheriff's office put up a fence around the entire park property following the unrest in the sherman park neighborhood
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four hours early every day at 6:00. with the national guard no longer on standby and the city curfew lifted days ago there has , been a growing swell of voices to fully reopen the park. among those making that call county supervisor michael mayo who has lived here for more than , 30 years. >> i think the residents and people of milwaukee county need that park back opened again. it would be of benefit for the community. >> maintains he's within his authority to enforce his duties as he sees fit, but we've learned that point could be challenged very soon. more on that coming up on 12 news at 6:00. toya: thank you. our coverage of both stories can also be followed on our website,, and our free app. if you don't have it, just search wisn in your app store. breaking news alerts will be sent right to your cell phone.
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that killed two cousins is now charged. 17-year-old donte barnes is charged with two counts of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and reckless driving. according to the criminal complaint, he was speeding when he lost control and hit a tree near 35th and keefe last friday night. 15-year-old cousins, trey hale, and demetrius batchelor, junior were both killed. barnes and another teenager in the car survived. family tells 12 news barnes just got his license and they were coming back from playing basketba a woman is seriously hurt after a crash near downtown milwaukee. police say the 28-year-old's car hit a tree near jefferson and knapp, just after 5:00 this morning. she was taken to a hospital by flight for life. there's no word on her condition tonight. police are investigating the cause. toya: a new marquette law school poll is out on the race for the white house. it shows hillary clinton leading donald trump. among likely voters, 45% say
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42% say they're voting for trump. 10% say they will not support either candidate. if you want to check out the entire marquette law school poll, download our free app. you can also find it on trump made a last-minute trip to mexico today for a meeting with the country's president. as jennifer davis reports from our washington bureau, the trip comes just hours before his highly anticipated speech on immigration. >> mexico's president extended an invite for this meeting, but after some of the things that donald trump has said about mexicans, many in the country don't want to roll out the red carpet for him. >> afternoon in mexico city for a high profile meeting at the presidential palace. >> we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. this was a very preliminary meeting. >> i had also voiced the grievances that we have felt in mexico because of the statements that have been issued but i'm , sure that his interest is genuine in wanting to build a relation.
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hillary clinton. >> it certainly takes more than trying to make up for a year of insults and insinuations by dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours and then coming flying home again. that's not how it works. >> mexican president enrique pe?a nieto has compared trump's rhetoric to that of adolf hitler and benito mussolini, and pledged he wont pay for the wall trump wants to build. but analysts say trump is looking to showcase foreign policy credentials. trump is trying to position himself in a way that gives him stature, that gives him a sense of leadership. >> donald trump is set to deliver his immigration speech this evening in arizona. his campaign says it will clarify his position after some have accused am of softening his stance on this issue. toya: mexico's president extended an invitation to hillary clinton as well.
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appropriate time after visiting with him in 2014. watch for the reports of 5:30 p.m. right after this newscast. patrick: at one milwaukee's cool, the start of a new special program. the effort to make sure kids have access to high-quality education. >> a celebrationay rebirth of saint catherine's elementary school on the walk is northwest side. it is now part of a new independently financed and government net work of catholic schools. >> a grabs a cohort of schools together and spreads that shifting demographics and spiraling costs across a larger, if you want, geographical area. what that does is gives you a true sense of being able to use
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use at a school that him was closed a year ago. >> at that time, we had 50 kids and two teachers and were in a little trouble, probably a lot of trouble. >> the principle is touting the improvements and focused on making the school a central part of the community. >> we are the biggest house on the block. we have to represent our neighborhood well and give it some hope. >> even that place to play at saint catherine's, the playground is one of the many changes made at this goal and an effort to reinvest in catholic education and in this neighborhood. >> i wake up at 5:00 like i can't wait to go. i talk about it. patrick: it hopes 26 schools will eventually be part of the network. tomorrow, milwaukee public school students head back to class. wisn 12 news this morning were
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4:30 a.m. i milwaukee barbershop helped kids get ready for school today. the program let's kids pick out a book to read and take home. the goal is to make reading fun. >> to send a message to the young people in this community, this is a place where you go to get your hair cut, where you go to get ready for your date on saturday night. it is also a place to go to learn. patrick: installed at barbershops throughout the community. toya: kids want to know what the weather's going to be life. patrick: let's go to mark for that. mark: how cool we will get and what to expect for your holiday weekend. toya: a health warning about something you might have in your kitchen right now, the dangerous disease linked to strawberries in seven states, including wisconsin. patrick: video that will leave your heart racing, another
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inside her car. the quick action at this gas station that save lives. >> tomorrow the first day of school for milwaukee public school students. tomorrow on wisn 12 news us morning, how teachers will be welcoming the students back. sally severson will have her busstop forecast.
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announcer: leading the way with important local coverage, you are watching wisn 12 news at 5:00 with toya washington, patrick: tony oh, well and weatherwatch 12 chief me toya: an outbreak of hepatitis linked to strawberries, 55 people in six states, including wisconsin, have gotten sick. the berries came from egypt, most of the cases reported in virginia. there is no word yet on where the other cases came from. two checkout symptoms, head to or our free mobile app. patrick: a gas station rescue caught on camera in connecticut,
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, tipping the pump onto another car. you see a woman rush to get her children out of the backseat. seconds later, both cars went up in flames. >> i just felt something and there was smoke pouring out under the bridge from the gas station. patrick: no one was hurt. officials say the gas station worker kept the fire from spreading by hitting the emergency shut off switch. toya: check out this incredible water rescue in queens. two men were on the breakwall when the tide quickly started to rise. they were forced to climb up that tall structure. an nypd rescue team eventually got them to safety. the men were not hurt. two different parts of the country are bracing for severe weather tonight. in florida, tropical storm hermine is expected to make landfall tomorrow night. patrick: it is gaining strength as it heads for the gulf coast. the rain is already coming down, and florida's governor has declared a state of emergency. >> we're going to have downed power lines. we're going to have a lot of wind. do not drive into standing
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line. patrick: meantime, people are boarding up in hawaii. two hurricanes are heading toward the islands. the first is expected to brush past the big island tonight. the second is still about miles 1000 away. 12 people are hurt after extreme turbulence on a flight to london. toya: the united airlines flight took off from texas this morning with more than 200 people on board. the plane hit turbulence several miles out and had to make an emergency landing in ireland. one passenger describes the sudden drop that lasted several seconds. >> all of the sudden we went to a straight drop and while you , dropping, everything is flying up and so anybody who wasn't , buckled, flew up. it was really surreal. that is what was scary, you had long enough to process. you had a couple of seconds to
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,toya: all of the 12 people sent to the hospital have been released. they were also put on another flight to london. a flight for the history books took off fm florida this morning. it's the first commercial flight from the u.s. to land in cuba in more than half a century. the flight reestablishes air service between the two countries since being halted at the height of the cold war. patrick: rescue crews in italy make an incredle discovery while sifting through debris from last week's earthquake. they found a cat. officials say thim begged fire officials to find her cat, saying the pet was all she had left. rescue workers were combing through the city with bulldozers, when they spotted the white and gray tabby. they pulled the thirsty animal from the rubble and gave it some much-needed water. the cat's name is joy. the magnitude 6.2 quake killed nearly 300 people. right now, let's take a look at what's coming up all new tonight at 6:00. kathy mykleby is in the newsroom with a look ahead. kathy: big job cuts coming to harley davidson. the plant expected to see the most layoffs and the reason the
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before in my life. kathy: then as mother teresa , prepares to make mother teresa a saint the special encounter , this local woman says she had with the soon to be saint when the visited milwaukee. join us for all new stories tonight at 6:00. toya: thank you, kathy. thousands of bikers will be in milwaukee this weekend. the harl rally is rolling into town. this year, the company is celebrating its 113 anniversary. -- 113th anniversary and local , dealerships are getting ready. wisn 12 went to milwaukee harley today on lovers lane, just off silver spring. crews there are busy setting up the tents for all the vendors. milwaukee harley is one of five local dealerships hosting parties all weekend long. this all starts tomorrow. it is a long weekend. mark: that's all right. toya: the rally brings an impressive turnout each year. >> we are all competitors, but this is an event we put on for the midwest. it works out great for us and everyone gets along because we understand the common goal of keeping our guests happy and it
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toya: tomorrow on 12 news this morning, a preview of the massive motorcycle show happening sunday at the harley museum. the weather looks great for this weekend. mark, temperatures are going to be warming back up. mark: it will be wonderful if you are on your harley. i like the idea of starting the week in on thursday and having monday off as well. let's talk about what you can expect this weekend. i know it is only wednesday, but you are thinking about it. here. saturday, beautiful. sunday, beautiful. labor day, beautiful. the best chance of rain would be after labor day, monday night into tuesday. at this point, looking good. if you are traveling elsewhere, i want to show you what is happening around the state. this is saturday. we take you into sunday, same story, partly sunny skies, nice. on monday, thunderstorms, better
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the state, but around here, we will stay dry. it will be warm and sticky. if you are off tomorrow or heading back to school, here you go. most of you kids will actually have your first day tomorrow. some of you have started school. the majority of the public school start tomorrow. 58 at the bus stop, so a little on the cool side. 70 for the ride home. this is the first time i have used this graphics and june when school was ending. these are the exact same temperatures. it is kind of fun. i did not have to change hardly anything at all. memorial day weekend was beautiful, fourth of july beautiful. i would say this summer has been rather nice. this is nice. the dew point amateur is down, so it is comfortable. lambeau field, they will be playing, the badgers against lsu.
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look at these comfortable readings. this is only part of the story. the dry air make such a difference. you can walk outside and not instantly sweat. the dew point was 70 yesterday, now in the 50's, so more comfortable. i want to show you this on radar. this is some weird stuff. maybe you were on our mobile app earlier today or checking us out online and use all this and were wondering what is going on. well, the military is running ht this is known as chaff. it confuses radar, but shows up on our radar. if you're wondering, that is what chaff is. did you learn anything today? there will be a test. 74 tomorrow and friday. 80 on saturday, stickier on sunday, 82.
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weekend stays dry. high temperatures are warm, and the chance of thunderstorms. 84 on wednesday. what is chaff? patrick: alumina particles -- aluminum particles. mark: sometimes you know they're going to do the exercises and sometimes you don't, so we will have to have conversations to find out what is going on. patrick: don't forget you can see the wisconsin-lsu game only right here on wisn 12. kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. then, stay tuned for the season premiere of big 12 sports saturday at 6:30. dan needles and drew olson will be live at lambeau with the badgers post game. toya: after several food scares, chipotle is trying something new to bring in business. patrick: the freebies for kids and adults launching next month at locations across the country. toya: then, some new research might have you switching up what you eat.
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announcer: you are watching wisn 12 news, honored as best evening newscast by the wisconsin broadcasters association. patrick: a new study says your smartphone could play a key role in helping you get healthy. toya: researchers at tufts university looked at 200 studies about internet health technology. in 75% of the cases, people using those apps tended to exercise more, eat better, and cut back on things like smoking and heavy drinking. patrick: you've probably heard about the benefits of the mediterranean diet. new research shows it caso the study from the observational report found people who stuck with the diet had a 37% lower risk of death than those who didn't. the diet is heavy on fish, fruit, veggies, and olive oil. red meat and sugar are not allowed. previous studies found the mediterranean diet is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke. chipotle is hoping new food deals will bring people back. toya: the chain had a series of food-bourne illness cases and is currently in the throws of an unpaid wages class action
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to win you over, chipotle will offer free kids meals on sundays all next month. high school and college students get a free soft drink if they buy a meal and have a school i.d. chipotle will also continue its summer happy hour promotion through september. adults 21 and over get a free beer or margarita between 4:00 and 7:00. patrick: a finalist not once, but twice, is now the bachelor. coming up, we'll take another look at the local man who will be handing out the roses this season. announcer: after a rough day, immerse yourself in the wisn 12
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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 be a doctor! russ feingold: you think girl 1: i want to be an astronomer. you should be paid the same boys? yogirl 1:d definitely.d girl 2: yep! russ feingold: well, i raised my two girls right here, and they agreed: wewith you -ed 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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new bachelor, it's nick viall from waukesha. toya: viall has a long history with the television dating show, appearing on two seasons of the bachelorette and the most recent bachelor in paradise. viall graduated from waukesha north high school. the show will air next year in january. and the milwaukee public market is excited. they tweeted congrats along with a picture of nick with bachelorette andi dorfman when they visited the public market on their hometown date in 2014. season 21 premieres in january
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last few hours. back to school tomorrow. mark: they are ready. you get to go home tonight and see your children. i do not. this is my big time to be with those kids. toya: we are getting stir crazy. we need some good routine weather. mark: all right. you to worry that something is falling out of the sky. i was talking about chaff earlier. this is what happens when military exercises go on. they put these tiny particles, so tiny you can't see them, but it does show up on radar. there is nothing falling out of the sky. tonight, temperatures in the 60's, i comfortable night. you can leave your windows wide open. patrick: chaff, the word of the
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toya: we will be back here at
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breaking news tonight. donald trump's surprise trip to mexico. the high-stakes gamble. traveling south of the border. meeting with mexico's president. the gop nominee standing by building a wall, but what about mexico footing the bill? >> is there any chance mexico pays for the wall? >> what trump said, coming up. state of emergency. florida's gulf coast on alert. the tropical storm on the move tonight. and in the pacific, bracing for impact. families boarding up, closing schools, as two hurricanes target hawaii. breaking news. midair collision. the search for survivors after two planes crash into each other. plus, dangerous turbulence injuring a dozen. tonight, we'll take you inside


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