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mendota mental health institute for treatment, and to determine if he is mentally fit to stand trial. in a doctors report, given to the court last week, state psychiatrists say they do believe dan popp is now fit to stand trial. in fact, one psychiatrist believes popp has been largely faking his symptoms. after a series of mental helath evaluations--- a doctor notes popps scores 'are strongly characteristic of an individual feigning a en report says under observation at mendota popp would act normal around other patients, but change during formal evaluations. a doctor writes popp 'would occasionally provide providing rambling responses to questioning , but this appears to be intentional.' they also say popp 'appeared especially interested in learning about the 'not guilty by reason of insanity plea and sentencing options.' family members of the victims have long said the motive of the crime, was not
if it was truly random that would be a plausible explanation. but i don't think it was random. in a statement--- a family spokesperson writes ' ' popp has had a history of mental health treatment. the doctor;'s report does not rule out popp may still suffer from bi-polar disorder and or drug dependency. but they do rule--- he is competent to stand trial. he's due in court next week. live at the courthouse, ben handelman f steph thanks ben a west allis man accused of killing an illinois woman in an interstate shooting pleads not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. prosecutors say zachary hays - first killed gabriel sanchez in west allis back in may.... then later that day -- began shooting at an illinois family's car on i-90-94 in sauk county -- killing 44-year-old tracy
homicide and a count of recklessly endangering safety in milwaukee county for the death of sanchez. loved ones remember a racine woman killed one week ago. the woman's body was found after it was thrown in a dumpster. fox 6's ashley sears is in the newsroom with how family is remembering her. family tells us the victim is kim cantwell. tonight, they have a message of forgiveness. nats: song it isn't easy-- for loved ones to come together-- in this pla racine-- 17:50 "despite what happened she went out of this life, a winner. " family--friends and strangers remember kim cantwell-- her body was discovered in a dumpster here--days ago-- 17:40 "my mom struggled for years with prostitution and drug addiction and in the past four years she beat that along with cancer." victoria newton -- speaks of a mother-- she never knew well-- but grieves her loss.
police say 49--year-old harry fumich strangled cantwell, put her body in a refrigerator and later threw her in the a dumpster. according to a criminal complaint, he told police he was "tired of her" and the fact she "seemed to stir a lot of controversy." she was found a day later. 21:52 "i cannot condemn him. i am not angry. i feel like i should be, but i am not." on this night there is a message of forgiveness-- 28:13 "remind us to be loving." and peace all part of one human family" because even in the darkest place-- this family is comforted-- saying they will always see the light. 22:11 "i know for a fact that my mom is in heaven today." fumich faces three felony charges including first degree intentional homicide. if convicted, he faces life behind bars. meantime, cantwell will be laid to rest friday. live in the newsroom, ashley sears fox 6 news.
county sheriff's officials find 600 pounds of marijuana plants in a drug bust. deputies arrested 3 men -- one from milwaukee, another waukesha and the third from west bend. law enforcement say they were tipped off by a concerned citizen who suspected a marijuana grow operation near their property. the 3 men haven't been formally charged. 19 people are displaced and a firefighter is hospitalized -- after a house fire breaks out in milwaukee. and concordia just after ten-thirty last night. a firefighter was hurt using a high powered saw. he was taken to froedtert and later released, but will be off duty for some time. the fire spread to the house next door. a neighbor tells us she ran into the burning homes to help rescue people. "as soon as i entered things were falling all i knew is there was a lady that was disabled in a wheelchair that was on the back floor and people were struggling
the red cross responded and is assisting the 19 victims. fire officials estimate the damage ...to be in the hundreds of thousands. an elderly man is beaten and robbed on milwaukee's northwest side. it happened while he was out on errands... now five people are in custody. justin williams with this developing story. its 5-15, monday afternoon, i was parking my car ... and lee brown is just down the alley from his garage, near 52nd and auer, when, walking toward his vehicle. --were you thinking trouble?--no! no, i really wasnt, because they sticks in they hand, and i thought they was goin to the park, you know ... i really did. but, as he exits his suv, i was fooled, you know. i really was fooled. the group surrounds him, and the 85-year-old realizes those sticks are not for playing, and whats happening does not involve any game. gimme the keys! n i give em the keys. gimme your money!
brown is the victim of an armed robbery, after the suspects flee with an undisclosed amount of money. but, this get-a-way is not very fast, took their time, goin down the street. they was so slow. and, it doesnt get them very far. called 9-1-1, and they caught em, two blocks away. milwaukee police say they have five suspects in custody, in connection with this crime--including two boys, one 15- years-old, the other just 13--a full, 72 victim. they dont care, now. you know, some of em dont ... you know, the way they was brought-up, i suppose. brown says, before the group saunters off, a 17-year-old female suspect tells one of the others to return browns keys, and that suspect complies. so brown still has those, but, the money, he says, is gone. most importantly, brown says he is uninjured. the case is expected to make its way to the d-as
mostly clear this evening with temperatures falling through the 60s. increasing clouds overnight with low in the upper 50s. a cold front will move through wednesday giving us a good chance for showers and possibly a rumble of thunder. highs in the middle 60s. much cooler weather highs in the 50s. another frosty morning possible friday with a warm up for the weekend. tonight: increasing clouds overnight. low: 59 dewpoint: 54 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with showers likely, possibly a t-storm. high: 65 dewpoint: 52 wind: sw-nw 5-15 mph thursday: patchy morning frost.
dewpoint: 35 wind: w 5-10 mph friday: patchy morning frost. mostly sunny. am low: 39 high: 62 dewpoint: 39 wind: se 5-10 mph from your phone. just download the fox 6 storm center app, it's available on android and apple. vdozens of people had a bad start to the day. they walked out to find their car windows broken. where it happened... and why the motive for the vandalism spree is a mystery. if you've mailed in an absentee ballot -- your vote may not count. hundreds are in the same boat. the mistake many voters made... that could disqualify their ballot. and -- the republican rift. ryan and trump. how the stakes just got higher. those stories in the
donald trump will be back in wisconsin next week. the presidential nominee was set to attend fall fest in elkhorn with other republican leaders saturday. but after a recording surfaced of trump saying lewd remarks about women -- house speaker paul ryan rescinded the invitation. once we learn more about the visit on monday-- we'll be sure to let you know. in the meantime-- trump spent a lot of time on twitter today-- calling out ryan. the presidential nominee isn't happy wouldn't campaign with trump. fox6s angelica sanchez got local reaction to this feud playing out at the national level. on the attack mode-- republican presidential nominee donald trump took to twitter on tuesday to call out house speaker paul ryan for no longer joining him on the campaign trail... after 2005 recordings of trump making explicit comments about a woman surfaced. less than 30 days to the election, trump is swinging away at ryan calling him
spokesman said the speaker was focusing on defeating democrats and all republicans running for office should do the same. u-w-m professor mordecai lee isn't surprised by this. "speaker ryan is a polished politician he knows what he's doing. lee says the distinctly different political styles between the two could mean a new era in the republican party. "donald trump is very different from being a polished politician he's the opposite of congressman ryan he says what's on his mind soon to be former congressman reid ribble says speaker ryan's decision to shift focus isn't unusual from speakers in the past... and says ryan's recent comments were taken out of context. "what paul said was i am not going to defend the indefensible that is a direct quote from that conference call. he didn't say he would never defend donald trump on policy." he does agree ryan and trump do clash on ideology. "i think the real loser in all this isn't paul ryan.. it isn't
people because they are not having a legitimate debate." speaker ryans twitter account was very active today.. but his tweets were dedicated to policy as opposed to responding to trump's attacks live in the newsroom i'm angelica sanchez fox6 news. if youve mailed in an absentee ballot -- theres a chance your vote will be disqualified.... but efforts are being made to keep that from happening. beverly taylor explains. significant that it should result in someones ballot not being counted in an election.' :31 'heres the issue. mail in absentee ballot envelops require a witness signature and witness address. some witnesses are writing in their street address but not their municipality which is required this year .' c2296 2:47:42 'our understanding of the intent of that law is really to be able to confirm a witness. so if you have their signature, you have their address you can basically
witness.' :56 but when milwaukee election commission executive director neil albrecht notified the state election commission, staffers said even so... they must first contact the voters and get their consent to record the municipality on the envelopes ..or return the ballots so the voters can complete the information. friday, there will be a hearing with state commission board members appealing the staffers finding. 'were hopeful that they will allow us. that they will be able to recognize that this is a relatively insignificant change and allow us to process those ballots. more than 500 ballots in milwaukee are affected. were told its also a problem in racine and madison. if you still have your absentee ballot, make sure your witness includes their complete address, including municipality, state and zip code. in downtown milwaukee, beverly taylor, fox6 news. if youve already sent in your ballot the election commission will
this friday, tune in to fox 6 for the debate between republican senator "ron johnson" and his democratic challenger "russ feingold." that starts at seven p-m. then at eight, it's a "you decide election special." we'll bring you live, team coverage of the debate as well as a break down of other election issues and the race for president. that's all friday night -- here on fox 6. a 36-year-old stoughton man says he was cut several times after confronting a 21-year-old man sunday night -- for damaging his inflatable vikings yarde happened sunday night. police say the victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. the suspect was arrested for first degree reckless endangerment and criminal damage to property. dane county officials have identified the body recovered from lake monona early this morning. the medical examiner's offie says it is larnal friend -- the cause of death is "accidental drowning." friend's family reported him missing last friday -- after locating his boat
woke up this morning to find their vehicles had been vandalized. fox6's myra sanchick with this developing story. smashed car windows are not common and not welcome in bay view. mike franken got the news his car was one that was hit. my wife did. i was still in my jammies drinking coffee down the block other neighbors shared photos of their damage, and waited for glass repair far away that had three of its windows targeted.police say at least forty vehicles had damage. nothing taken. nothing in it...they opened up the counsel a little but there was nothing in the car to take so they're looking for something. in recent months some residents say there have been items stolen from cars and even vehicles stolen. milwaukee police say they are not aware overnight that the vandals stole anything. and that's something
heads and asking why. it's a shame because we have a nice neighborhood. mike frankenmilwaukee police say it's early on in the investigation. no one is in custody. but some residents are talking about installing security cameras. in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news sending help from afar. hurricane matthew left a lot communities devastated now that it's time for cleanup -- volunteers from wisconsin are on the front lines. how much water is still flooding some areas. and where the death toll stands tonight. and the numbers are in. if you had to guess -- which event do think got more eyes on sunday in southeastern wisconsin. the heated and sometimes racy presidential debate or the packers game against the giants. feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. this is wisconsin. and this.
and this. and this. full of good people who work hard. why let washington take our jobs and send them off to china and mexico? my opponent backs bad trade deals that export jobs, and billion dollar tax loopholes for big corporations.
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tom wachs mostly clear this evening with temperatures falling through the 60s. increasing clouds overnight with low in the upper 50s. a cold front will move through wednesday giving us a good chance for showers and possibly a rumble of thunder. highs in the middle 60s. much cooler weather thursday with patchy morning frost and highs in the 50s. another frosty moin for the weekend. tonight: increasing clouds overnight. low: 59 dewpoint: 54 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with showers likely, possibly a t-storm. high: 65 dewpoint: 52 wind: sw-nw 5-15 mph thursday: patchy morning frost. mostly sunny and cool. am low: 39 high: 54
mph out in a big way for the areas of our country devastated by hurricane matthew. "it makes you realize how good you have it " these efforts volunteers -- and what makes them some of the best in the nation. the packers offense had some spectacular moments in sunday's win over the giants. mickie leach's 5th quarter highlights captured every one of them. they're coming up on fox 6 news at nine. start your morning with fox6
the after-effects of hurricane matthew are still a major concern... despite sunshine in north carolina -- things keep getting worse as flooding brings water four to five feet deep in some areas. at least three rivers in the state are expected to reach record levels -- and some won't crest until friday. 30 people in the u-s have now died as a result... but the problems here are dwarfed by the situation in haiti -- where hundreds of people were killed by the storm. now the big concern is over the spread of cholera. the wold health organization is now sending one million doses of cholera vaccine. thousand miles away but a lot of the recovery aid is coming from right here in wisconsin people are trying to get back on their feet after hurricane matthew ripped up the southeastern coastline... fox6s derica williams with the efforts from local volunteers. the pounding rain, nats raging winds and roaring water surges have subsided.... nats as hurricane matthew moved out, help was on its way in. "they are really appreciative and they know we are from far away and wisconsin did a really good job " we caught up with milos
his way through damaged areas. "they are devastated it happened " routed to three different cities and most recently savannah georgia. "they are out of power even where we stay we are out of power " "we are going to stay on the gym floor with the cots " hes one of nearly 70 volunteers from wisconsin in the midst of storm ravaged areas. "it makes you realize how good you have it " because of downed lines and spotty service we were briefly able to speak with dennis nagan who is now in jacksonville, florida-in an area more ila cover. "sometimes you get lucky and find people who really need it and load them up with food and get them through to next erv can get out there and they get power again " 100% of wisconsins emergency vehicle fleet is in the south, as volunteers help assess damage, provide food and vital relief. ". yesterday when we were serving meal they were bubbling with happiness that red cross
rural areas havent been fed for 2 or 3 days " volunteers plan to be down south at least for the next two weeks but will stay as long as they were needed. wisconsin is leading the nation in deployments outside of the affected regions. they are able to do so because of donations and volunteers. derica williams fox 6 news. as derica just mentioned, the red cross can't help others without your help. consider making a donation. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click links. you'll also find information on volunteering with red cross. it's graduation day for the second class of the milwaukee police department's ambassador program. 15 young men and women successfully completed the program. they spent time working at district stations, receiving leadership training from academy instructors and engaging in
consider this a first step down a longer path. "i have family members in law enforcement and just seeing if i could kind of push myself through a smaller door to lead to a bigger door in law enforcement would be a huge step for me considering that i have interest in a career path of public safety. the ambassador program was created by milwaukee mayor tom barrett and police chief ed flynn. there's nothing like a packers win..and nothing like seeing it through the lens of sports photojournalist mickie leach. here are his 5th quarter highlights of sunday night's
the 8th air force historical society is putting out a call for help-- to help those that answered the call. up ahead-- how they're hoping to honor the veterans of world war two and keep the greatest generation connected. plus-- the star of the divergent movie series is arrested. we'll tell you why-- coming up in the buzz. we made it into the 70s today, but big changes are on the way for the rest of the week. i'll have your fox6
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shay-lean woodley gets arrested... and shia labeouf is off the market... the details in tonight's buzz. rod stewart is knighted... the singer was honored for "services to music and charity." prince william did the honors at buckingham palace today. stewart's wife penny lancaster and his sons also attended the ceremony. "shailene shay-lean woodley" gets arrested for protesting the dakota access pipeline in north dakota.woodley documented the arrest on facebook. she along with some 100 protesters had gathered at a construction site for what they called a peaceful protest. police said they issued multiple warnings for protesters to leave before making any arrests. shia labeouf la-buff marries longtime girlfriend, "mia goth."the two got hitched at "the wedding chapel" in las vegas. they went with an elvis-themed
and that's your buzz. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. cable company "comcast" gets hit with the biggest fine the f-c-c has ever issued. how comcast allegedly took advantage of customers. and a wisconsin connection at sunday's presidential debate. where "ken bone" -- the viral star in the red sweater -- says he picked up his outfit.
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ceos and giant corporations get richer guys with families... guys like me? just gets harder and harder to get ahead. we need an economy that works for people like me. for people like me. for people like me. people like me. russ: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because wisconsin's middle class
milwaukee, coming up tonight new at ten, changes to mps grading system. its having a significant impact on at least one student. well hear from her coming up tonight, new at ten.' also at ten--parents with kids and car seats...have you heard of the "load leg" 'in our crash tests, seats with a load leg resulted in almost a 50 percent decrease in head injury risk to the dummy compared to seats without it.' what it is--and what'll cost to protect your precious cargo.
controversial debates of the presidential season on sunday. and it still couldn't pull packers fans away from sunday nights game against the giants. in the milwaukee area -- the packers audience was similar to the week two sunday night game against the vikings -- with an average audience of about 390-thousand households. meanwhile -- the debate attracted an average audience about 239-thousand households... that's compared to about 420-thousand for the fi southwest airlines might be the dominant carrier at general mitchell international airport... but it ranked second in september for on- time performance. delta airlines came in first -- finishing the month with 88-percent of its flights arriving on time. that's according to airline and airport data provider o-a-g. the federal d-o-t considers a flight to have arrived on time if the plane reaches the gate within 14 minutes of its scheduled arrival time. for more information on this and other stories in the business journal, we have link to their site on
anchors thanks weather each year, there are fewer and fewer members of the greatest generation. and one wisconsin organization needs your help to honor those veterans, and keep their memories alive. fox6s carl deffenbaugh, has more. for ralph anderson, some memories have faded with time. 'im 92 years old, so sometimes if i stray a little bit you can blame it on that.'
led the 8th air force in our victory parade over england.' the racine native was a lead bombardier during world war ii, and a member of the 8th air force in europe. and while anderson and his fellow veterans answered the call so many decades ago, they are in need of help today. ' theres a right way to honor these gentlemen. and its not after theyre gone. its while theyre still here. so theya the 8th air force historical society holds its annual convention next week in st. louis. the wisconsin chapter hopes to send a group of veterans, but needs donations to fund all the travel and lodging expenses. 'and we are desperate, quite frankly, to get these guys down there. its not cheap. its a four-day event.' the convention connects surviving veterans, and their families. and just like the work the historical society does with
today. 'i think its extremely important that we be replaced with people who have the understanding of what took place in world war ii.' 'its just like building a building. if you dont have a foundation, youre building isnt going to be too stable.' carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. if you would like to donate to the 8th air force historical society, weve put links... to sweep across mars in the next few months. according to nasa-- they've developed a way to predict when the global dust storms will strike. the storms threaten robotic rovers studying the red planet. the last dust storm of this magnitude was back in 2007. during that storm-- nasa's rovers barely
partnering with private companies in an effort to safely send humans to mars -- potentially even within the next two decades. the president set a goal in 2010 to send humans to mars by the 2030's... he says the next step is to quote: "reach beyond the bounds of earth's orbit" -- and understand just how long humans can survive away from our planet. in an op-ed for c-n-n -- president obama says the ultimate goal is for humans to eventually stay on mars for an elaborate on what it will cost or how the u.s. will pay for it. comcast is being forced to pay the biggest fine the f-c-c has ever given. the cable company is accused of charging customers for services and equipment they didn't ask for. the f-c-c says it received more than one thousand complaints from customers. comcast agreed to pay two-point-three million dollars as a penalty... and it will be under the watch of regulators for five years. the company says it does not agree with the commission's
customer service. pokemon go is turning into an unintentional fitness app. a new study from microsoft found frequent users of the popular app took 26 percent more steps than they did before playing pokemon go-- adding an estimate 144- billion steps to u-s physical activity. the microsoft team also found that pokemon go changed the activity levels of its users more than exercise-related apps. researchers say interest needs to remain high for the posit be long-lasting. you can now take the smell of the apple store home with you. a company has created a candle that smells like a new mac book computer. the candles by twelve south -- with notes of mint, peach,
just two hours! the company also designs accessories exclusively for apple... like i-phone cases and i-pod covers. the company hopes to have more candles in stock later this month. it turns out the sweat presidential debate -- came from wisconsin! ken bone -- the man in the red sweater -- said he bought it at a kohls in wausau.. hashtag "ken bone" became a trending topic on twitter with more than 122- thousand tweets mentioning his name. before the debate, he had seven followers on twitter. today, more than 115 thousand. he said the wildly popular outfit -- was actually a mistake. bone says: "well if you want to find the sweater i got mine at kohls in wisconsin the sweater was plan b i had this really nice suit that my grandfather really liked before he passed away and i thought i'm going to
wear his favorite suit but apparently since grandpa passed away i've gotten a little more fat than i used to be and when i got in my car i tore the pants open and they are destroyed yeah i ripped the seat right out of the pants and had to switch to the emergency plan b." bone sas undecided than ever. he says the debate or his newfound fame bone says today -- he is more undecided than ever. he says the debate or his newfound fame have not convinced him how he will vote. police in antigo say they are investigating what could be a new lead in the search for a teen missing
department says a youtube video -- gaining a lot of attention in recent months -- could be connected to kayla berg. a chilling video to say the least. a man talking about a date with a girlfriend until -- a door is open -- with a woman tied up on the floor... crying. hope sprenger,kayla berg's mother "disturbing. made me sick to my stomach literally."the video has been making the rounds on social media -- with some view missing antigo teen kayla berg. berg's mother says she sees a resemblance. hope sprenger, kayla berg's mother "sounded like her.... looked like her.... it gave me chills.... it's hard to explain."sprenger said the outfit from the girl in the video could belong to kayla. hope sprenger, kayla berg's mother "the clothing could be a big possibility. we do believe she was wearing that type of a shirt. we know
the video went from less than 20-thousand views to almost a million. for kayla's mom -- something about the video really caught her attention. hope sprenger, kayla berg's mother "as you start looking at it more -- you're seeing well this was posted seven years ago two months after her disappearance. to me -- that's a major red flag."when sprenger saw the chilling ending .... hope sprenger, kayla berg's mother "that first inital thought is -- that's my daughter. but i don't know that. i don't know if it's real.... i don't know if turn out to be a hoax -- or if the girl in the video does not turn out to be kayla.... hope sprenger, kayla berg's mother "my god it could be some other person's child missing of one. or if it's fake this person has an extremely sick sense of humor."a chilling reminder of what happened seven years ago... unsure if its her eyes just playing tricks. hope sprenger, kayla berg's mother "i thought it looked a lot like her. i was trying to focus on some of the facial features... and to me it looked a lot like her. i pray to god it's not."
police say they're investigating the origin of the video... anybody who might have any information about the identities of the people shown is asked to call antigo police at the number on your screen... you can also find that number on website -- fox6 now dot com, just search "antigo" 10pm open now at 10-- cb 'theyre telling me i cant be valedictorian - i cant because i decide to participate in a music class.' a star student disappointed by change in the rules. plus-- is he faking it? what doctors say about the mental health of the man accused of killing three of his neighbors. and-- her body was thrown in a dumpster. tonight a racine
tonight's big story: dignity after death. she was strangled--her body thrown in a dumpster. tonight, loved ones are remembering a racine woman killed one week ago. they held a vigil for her in the spot her body was found. fox 6's ashley sears with her family's message. nats: song in a spot-- that has seen evil-- loved one gather to drive out the hate. nats at 16th and taylor-- in racine-- she went out of this life, a winner. " family--friends and strangers remember kim cantwell-- her body was discovered in a dumpster here -- days ago-- 17:40 "my mom struggled for years with prostitution and drug addiction and in the past four years she beat that along with cancer." victoria newton -- speaks of a mother-- she never knew well-- but grieves her loss. 22:11 "i know for a fact that my mom is in heaven today." police say 49--year-old harry fumich strangled cantwell, put