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politics, so much fodder. >> always >> following breaking news this morning. hurricane hermine makes landfall in florida. the conditions there and the damage that hermine has already done. >> and we could see a major development today in the making a murderer case. to make about one man's future. >> plus, we're on weather watch this morning. the weekend outlook and when rain returns to the forecast. >> 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 friday, september second. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. good morning, sal. >> early this morning we are starting with the temperatures
and low 60s. it is 48 west bend. 49 dells. 54 at waukesha. skies are fair and the holiday weekend forecast it is a beauty. blue skies. today lighter east winds. temperatures right around 73 degrees. for saturday warmer air and going up to 80 degrees for tomorrow. for sunday and monday mostly sunny skies. it is a we are calling for the ps the in the low 80s. it is a great holiday weekend. as we look at the tropics, the winds coming in at 70 miles per hour. the storm is moving to the northeast at 14 miles per hour and strengthening some.
warnings up and down the eastern sea board. tim? >> sally, thank you. >> this is the first time in eleven years florida is waking up to a hurricane. it has been downgraded now to a tropical storm. here are live pictures. here's new video from overnight in saint marks. you can see a man rescuing a dog. the water appears to be about knee high. reporters are also tweeting pictures. jeff patterson at wfla in tampa has water in his hotel. he's in cedar key. the parking lot looks more like the beach. we're following reporters throughout the gulf coast. i'll keep you updated all morning. >> later today, laying a wisconsin nun to rest.
milwaukee. she and another nun were murdered in mississippi last week. they had been working as nurse practitioners there for decades. held's family and friends will gather later today at st. joseph chapel in milwaukee. >> a possible development in the making a murderer case. we could find out later today if brendan dassey will be re-tried for his part in the murder or if he'll walk free. tim, what are we learning about this case? >> the attorney for brendan dassey is confident that the state will not decide to re-try him. kathleen zellner hinted that the state attorney general could make his decision later today. she tweeted out this message early this morning. "the wisconsin ag has only one moral, just and righteous decision to make for brendan dassey, let him go, it is over." dassey had confessed to helping his uncle steven avery kill teresa halbach. the trial was documented in the netflix series "making a murderer." a judge overturned his conviction last month saying
be admissible in court. the state has until november to decide if they'll re-try dassey or let him go. ben, back to you. >> thank you, tim. >> a deadly month in milwaukee. the police chief says august saw more homicides than any month in the last quarter century. milwaukee had 24 homicides in august, five of them in just one day, the day that the unrest in milwaukee began. last month, milwaukee's murder rate was higher than chicago's. for ever10 milwaukee had four murders. chicago had just over three homicides. >> we've got a lot of work going forward for the police dept and the community, but i would urge many of those who are most vocal in their criticisms of the police department to lend some of their energy and their concern to the extraordinary
>> chief ed flynn says part of the problem is the number of guns in milwaukee. >> a movement to make sherman park safer. two groups were at city hall yesterday as the common council held a meeting demanding action. a community group and some black panthers were at the meeting. they want the city to move faster to take care of problems in sherman park and across the city. >> we're sick and tired in milwaukee of policies being made without the right people and faces in the room. >> we will force you to make a change. disruptions, disturbances, recalls, economic boycotts. whatever it takes, you're going to listen. >> the council has planned two public listening sessions, but the protesters said they didn't want to wait for the city so they took their complaints to the common council meeting. >> wisn 12 news time now is 4:35.
some people took a break from prepping for the hurricane and had a little fun. >> only in florida. >> and a family of bears decide to go dumpster diving but a guard dog isn't having it. how he got the big bears to leave. >> but first, let's take a live look outside as we head to break. they say it is the last summer hurrah. we the weekend coming up.
>> holiday weekend just around the corner. we are looking out from the station and looking to east and over lake michigan. yesterday at this time a few clouds. this morning, fewer clouds. we are looking at a lot in the way of the blue skies. the holiday weekend is looking fantastic. 53 early this morning in new
we look at a gorgeous holiday weekend. today 73. tonight mid 50s. a little patchy fog going early saturday morning. summery weather is returning highs 80 or better through the holiday weekend, 85 for tuesday. melinda. >> thank you, sal. >> new this morning, while hurricane hermine was heading for florida, thousands of people were prepping for the storm. >> others decided to have a this video was posted on twitter before the storm made landfall. these floridians made the most of the flooded streets by wakeboarding. looks like they have done this before. >> it is dirty water though. >> he's not too worried about that. he's having a good time. >> new on 12 news, two bear cubs go dumpster diving but they get interrupted. >> a brave little dog chased the
check this out. the cubs were roaming the neighborhood with their mama bear. state wildlife officials say the last time they checked the bears had run up a tree. they'll probably head back to the woods on their own. they are looking for food, snacks. >> they are always so cute when looking at them from a hundred feet away. >> yes, not up close. 4:41. tim? >> he's in the news room following the big stories. >> hurricane hermine makes landfall in florida causing some serious issues. more pelting florida and where hermine is headed. plus, an explosion at cape canaveral destroys a rocket. the fallout after the blast and the investigation into what caused it and why facebook is involved in the discussion.
september 2nd. and are we in for the great weekend or what? >> coming up, i will talk about the fact of the tropical storm that is part of the reason that the weekend weather is gorgeous. ta's just it. but beautiful weekend weather in store for us. make the outdoor plans, we are talking about sunshine. today sunny and temperatures up to the low 70s. right now 63 the winds are light and northeast. how about this, sunshine tomorrow, low 80s sunday and labor and feeling humid sunday and monday as well. it is wet moving into tuesday and wednesday. we have those details coming up. but not nearly as nice for florida and moving up.
into georgia as it moves up the coast. here is video from overnight. this is from savanna, georgia. we are hoping to have a report from there. it is too wet to feed the video from the scene there. we have been checking in with the utilities, 22,000 people in georgia without power alone. we are working to get a report g newscast. for now back to ben. >> happening now, the hawaiian islands are feeling the effects of tropical storm madeline and hurricane lester. heavy rain has caused some flooding in the wake of the tropical storm. people boarded up windows and put out sandbags. now, the focus is on hurricane lester still heading toward the islands. >> president obama was visiting hawaii but managed to avoid the storms.
world war two battle happened. it's now part of a marine sanctuary. the president quadrupled the size of that sanctuary last week. he took some time to reminisce about growing up in hawaii as he took in the sights. >> we'd see these turtles all the time but never beaching like that basking in the sun. apparently because it's been raining, they got a little chil a little sunbathing. >> obama talked about the importance of conservation. he hopes his trip to hawaii will help americans take climate change seriously. >> 4:47. >> it's been less than two months since a gunman killed five dallas police officers. now, dallas' police chief says chief david brown will retire next month. he got national attention after the police ambush this summer. brown challenged people who were upset with the police to join
he hasn't given a specific reason for stepping down. >> kids across the country are back to school. in austin, texas, two kids have already been hit by cars while getting off their school buses. the video might be hard to watch but we want you to know both kids are okay. two separate crashes have been caught on camera in austin. a 12-year-old boy was hit on monday and a 17-year-old was hit on tuesday. jeez. again graphic video here this morning. again, the kids are okay. school districts are warning drivers to be careful near school buses. >> new on wisn 12, a high school in california has a message for students drinking is not welcome at school dances. ahead of their back-to-school dance every student has to blow into a breathalyzer. school officials say they want
since then, they haven't had any problems at school dances. >> wisn 12 news time now is 4:48. and everyone is getting back into the back to school routine. >> yes, day two. we want to share the pictures. good morning terrence. i love that. the hands in the pockets. >> snappy dresser. >> yes, very. here is addison and alexis at >> here is cj from milwaukee. >> styling. >> i love the shoes. fashion oriented. >> she's got theose down too. >> a little melinda in her. >> i love that. >> we are looking at the high pressure influencing the weather and with tropical storm, it has weakened a bit, it is part of the reason that our weather is
high pressure for the most part anchored over the great lakes right through the weekend. we are sling south just a bit. we have the high pressure in place for us. tropical storm hermine is centered to south.it s gng to scoot up the eastern sea board and with it it is serving as blocking mechanism, if you will, to keep the high from moving too much. some country is here at home. west bend is up two degrees. kesha and fond du lac. 53 shoyn. racine 62 degrees. let me show what is happening for day, we are going to continueo look at northeast, east wind and aittle more in the way of sunshine today than yesterday. we had the clouds over the lake
yesterday morning. tonight fire up the grill. it is a beautiful evening ahead and temperatures falling into the 6 and then to 50s. i willee the fog for early tomorrow morning. saturday brings in the sunshine once again. a couple of clouds later sunday and monday. it is nice and dry. 73 today: 80 tomorrow. low 80s sunday and monday. monday. the wet weather moving in for tuesday, wednesday and a couple of hit or miss showers lingering on thursday. ben, melinda. >> thank you, sal. happening now, spacex and facebook are dealing with a fallout after a rocket exploded yesterday.
wrong. the rocket was destroyed along with a satellite owned by facebook. mark zuckerberg posted about this explosion and saying he's deeply disappointed to have lost the satellite. the cause is not clear just yet. >> tim, looking ahead now, nba star dwayne wade is sitting down after his national attention, including donald trump that sent out a tweet. i am grateful it start add conversation, but on the other hand there is a bad taste in my mouth for what my family and the city of chicago is dealing with. >> see more of the interview on "good morning america" at 7:00 this morning right after "12
of the mud. a texas pilot had to land there after a mechanical issue. none of the soldiers during the emergency landing were hurt. >> new here, a mother is furious with jetblue after her five-year-old son ended up on the wrong plane. the child was delivered to jfk. it took three hours to reunite the mother and son. two boy's id's got swapped and they boarded each other's flights. >> she goes to see him and it is not her child. it is another child with her son's passport and for hours she believes her son is kidnapped.
offered $2,000 in vouchers and the family says no thanks they are never flying with them again. >> look at this, a passenger started stretching and doing yoga. and head stands in her seat. oh look there she goes. okay. i can't do that. >> she's seat. nothing wrong to me. >> the passenger pulled a phone and recorded all of the yoga poses. the woman started the second hand stand and the flight attendant asked her to stop. could you do that on the desk? >> no. i could try. that wouldn't look good. >> her seat mate slept through the entire thing.
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>> new this morning, more american aadulds are using marijuana. >> a survey shows a the marijuana use increased from 2002 t and the prevalence of the daily use nearly doubled. during the same time period the number of people thinking it s fulz2?o dropping downrom50 to 33%. >> also w, most americans feel that tobacco products shouldn't be sold at pharmacies.
tobacco free pharmacies. >> researchers say a new drug could be a game changer when it comes to treating alzheimer's disease. patients with early stages were given the drug once a month for a year. now, according to the researchers, the drug cleared some of the toxic plaques from the brain that tigers of alzheimer's and slows the memory loss. after a year, the patients had no detectable signs of the deposits. >> if you suffer from chronic pain, maybe relief from nondrug therapies. they studied the affects of alternative therapies with a variety identify pain issues, yoga were helpful in manging the back pain. >> like the girl on the plane. >> why not.
flying from new york to san francisco. massage therapy worked well with neck pain and migraines and physicians are encouraging people to avoid strong pain drugs that lead to addiction. it is 6:00. the news continues right now. >> great to have you with us on "12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. it is 5:00. the first hurricane to make a direct hit on florida in years slams into the gulf coast and thousands of people in the dark right now and we are tracking the damage left behind and whe the storm is headed next. >> a solemn farewell for a wisconsin born nun murdered in