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jury. it is the verdict one milwaukee man-- and his lawyer have been waiting for. 56:16 we believe they did a remarkably fine job. a federal jury rewards willie newman with close to $2 million dollars. his lawyer ron bornstein speaks to us by phone wednesday. 53:40 the allegations were that he was illegally strip searched and that was done intentionally, maliciously and willfully. newman's case began about a year ago. but his attorney says his suf started in april of 2010. according to a federal complaint, newman was approached by then milwaukee police officer michael vagnini and others in the parking lot of a north side restaurant. the plaintiff says "vagnini drew his firearm and ordered newman to hold his hands up.... and exit his vehicle."and then proceeded to strip search him. police recovered "a plastic bag containing marijuana."
53:58 he was embarrassed and humiliated and treated as something less than human. four milwaukee police officers were fired and charged as a result of illegal strip searches. in 2013, vagnini was convicted of felony charges. this latest federal verdict, comes with relief. 52:44 it restores his dignity and it was really appreciated and the jury did what we believe was a wonderful job. this isn't the first time the illegal strip searches. in december of last year, the city reached a $5 million settlement with a group of 74 men. live in the newsroom, ashley sears fox 6 news. ted thanks ashley re-counting the vote! the wisconsin election commission in madison confirms they are trying to get in touch with clerks throughout the state tonight... to let them know a recount of the presidential race is very likely. fox6s bret lemoine has more on a movement thats impacting
rally outside milwaukee city hall... pleas for a recount... are answered. hm 'lets get this audit - lets get them hand counted.' on wednesday afternoon, one name on the ballot responds: former green party presidential candidate jill stein. because stein was on novembers ballot, her campaign can request a recount in wisconsin. some believe there may be enough votes to change the outcome of the election - not to favor stein - but possibly to s trumps victory. hm 'even trump was saying the elections could be rigged! lets find out.' the state elections commission in madison confirms it has been contacted by steins campaign. officials are now proceeding as if a recount will happen - notifying clerks late wednesday night that stein will likely meet a 5 p-m friday deadline. clerks will determine how much a recount will cost in their municipalities... and report that number to the state. it will be up to stein and the green party... to pay for it. hm 'we the people want to know whether it was hacked or not. we
a team of activists, lead by a university of michigan computer science professor, believes there is evidence votes were hacked or manipulated in three states - wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. steins campaign has already raised more than one and a half million dollars to pay for the recounts. to give you an idea of how those recounts could change the election-- take a look at the electoral college as it stands now. 270. president-elect trump has 290 votes. and hillary clinton has 232 votes. michigan is still too close to call. if -- and this is a big if-- all three of the recounts turned out in clinton's favor-- clinton would win the election with 278 votes. mister trump would drop down to 260. this was the scene in wausau this morning. it was a nasty drive through northern wisconsin on one of
here in southeastern wisconsin-- it was mostly rain. a little tricky for people traveling or running out to the store! weather expert tom wachs joins us now with the latest. areas of fog tonight with rain tapering off this evening. temperatures will hold in the low 40s this evening, before dropping into the upper 30s by morning. mostly cloudy on thanksgiving wi are possible on friday, especially in the morning. no accumulation, but it will be a cooler day with highs in the upper 30s. tonight: rain ending. areas of fog. low: 38 wind: sw 5-10
42 wind: nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy with flurries, especially in the morning. am low: 31 high: 39 wind: nw 5-10 mph get the fox6 storm center app -- so you know what you're driving into this holiday weekend. it's free for apple and android devices -- and offers a powerful interactive radar. still developing tonight-- an older couple is found dead berlin home. each suffering from a single gunshot wound. our brad hicks joins us now with the details what police found early this morning-- stunned the neighborhood. a secluded house on the quiet street of hickory lane is now the scene of a death investigation. a 911 call at 6:30am lead to the discovery of a 76-year-old man and 71-year-old woman, each with single gun shot wounds. the man was dead when police arrived. the woman was transported to a hospital where she later died
released until all family is notified. police also haven't revealed who made the call for help. 'there was a male caller who did not identify himself but gave an address and said help was needed here. the dispatcher asked for more details and he just repeated that help was needed here thats all he said.' police say they found several dogs and cats alive. they say they cannot confirm a murder suicide-- but no one is in custody and they are not looking for any suspects. a happy thanksgiving after all. today-- his attorney kathleen zellner tweeted out that a judge has given the go ahead for more testing in the murder of theresa halbach. avery has long-since claimed that manitowoc county officials framed him for her death . bizarre surveillance images from an armed robbery at a greenfield speedway. one of the suspects was wearing a ninja turtle mask. this happened monday at the location near howard and loomis
greenfield police also investigating a fiery crash-- it happened at 76th and layton overnight. hales corners police say they were trying to stop a speeding car that ran a red light. that car crashed into another with two people inside-- and a retaining wall in front of "robert haack jewelry" before bursting into flames. miraculously no one was hurt-- thanks to the quick response from rescue crews. our officers arrived on the scene and assisted hales corners in first of all getting everyone out himself was already in custody by hales corners police say they'll turn over their reports to the district attorney soon. as for the damaged store-- it will be open for black friday. stores will be busy this weekend - but on black wednesday, or thanksgiving eve, it's the bars getting the business... the wednesday before thanksgiving is traditionally a popular night to go out on the town. that's why extra police patrols will be on the roads this evening. 35 departments in milwaukee and
"46:11 theyre looking for anything from headlights out to speeding violations to maybe any type of impaired driving 16 and were stopping those drivers and making sure theyre sober 21 if not were going to stop test and arrest 23" the task force arrested 300 people for impaired driving over the course of last year. they remind drivers to use services like uber, lyft, or to catch a cab. just hours until shoppers head there is not one, but two calls for shopping boycotts! it includes at one of our area's largest malls. fox 6's ben handelman with what protestors hope to accomplish. the family of jay anderson never thought the night before thanksgiving would be like this. cause he's not here. a group marching into the wauwatosa police department wednesday, demanding transparency.
killed by a tosa officer as he sat in his car in madison park. police say he had a gun. the family believes their loved one did nothing wrong. they have a new plan to try and pressure the city to release the officer's name publicly, and dash cam video from that night. they are asking for a boycott of wauwatosa businesses--- especially mayfair mall. we ask the people join us and boycott from a financial stand point because that is all they know. the family is hoping the loss, will add pressure to the city. they are not the only ones asking for a boycott. at milwaukee's mohammed mosque--- it's time for us as a people to prosper. it's time for us to take back what they took from us. family members who feel they have been wronged by the justice system, want to send a message with their money. we need to pull our own resources together, to
asking people to spend their money at african american owned local businesses. in wauwatosa-- we asked if that group would be at the mall protesting in the coming days. they have been there in the past. they told us--- no comment. live in milwaukee, ben handelman, fox 6 news. four women say one contractor has caused them quite a bit of stress. i need my house done but runaround. jenna sachs sat down with him. he promised he'd make things right. but did he come through? the answer in tonight's contact 6 report. he was supposed to have a big year, but today the team announced that running back eddie lacy is done for the season. how his teammates reacted to the news. a quick programming note-- this saturday fox6 is airing a special concert honoring the military, veterans and their families. it's called
home is an act of trust. but what happens when that contractor violates it? four women reached out to contact 6 with complaints about the same contractor. he sat down with contact 6 -- and promised to make things right. but did he make good on it? jenna sachs has the story. talia russo's house in racine has been without siding ... since july. i need my house done
someone nine- thousand dollars to get the job done. he keeps telling me it's gonna get done, it's gonna get done. he never shows up. nothing ever gets done. across racine ... a similar story. he's given me nothing but runaround. gloria garcia says her roof sat half finished for months. we were getting a lot of rain. garcia paid the same contractor ... more than ten-thousand dollars. every other excuse was, oh i'm loading up the truck hour and he just never comes. both women are talking about jamey rehm ream ... of midwest home improvements.rehm sat down with contact 6 on november 4th. she expressed she didn't want me on her property. rehm says these projects ... were delayed because of conflicts with homeowners ... insurance issues... and difficulty finding quality crews. jamey: just not a lot of qualified people out there that go out to work every day. jenna: cause the people who have worked for you would say, well, it's because you haven't paid them.
don't show up. if they show up one or two days, they get paid for one or two days when the jobs complete. we asked him when he plans to finish russo's home . we're going back there monday. contact 6 checked ... they didn't. her house will be done by friday. everything will be done by friday on her house. it wasn't. as of today ... russo's house is still only partly finished. we also asked rehm about money garcia wants back ... for windows she now refuses to let him install. that's fine i will sent that out garcia still hasn't gotten that check, her cousin ... ruth rodriguez ... is also waiting for money back from rehm. he kept saying next week monday, next week monday, or ill see you this afternoon. rodriguez had a contract with rehm to replace her roof ... which is literally falling off ... but the end date of her contract passed ... and no roof. i feel like he's just a con artist. i'm not. i've had issues with workloads that obviously spilled into other areas of my jobs and
care of so everything can run smooth. he's also had some issues with the law ... appearing in kenosha county court... for bad checks. in 2006 ... rehm was convicted of theft by contractor. a contract was miswrote on it and i had issues with it, yes. there are also small claims cases against him ... like amelia alcalan's. it's caused a lot of stress. a court has ordered rehm pay her 30- thousand dollars. this is the home equity loan that i took out work done. rehm assures us ... he will start making payments to alcalan ... and will also send rodriguez her money back. the next time we talk youll see, i mean, its gonna be, everything is gonna be taken care of. it hasn't been taken care of. jenna: why would you say someone should hire you? jamey: i'm good at what i do. i have had some issues but i do make sure i take care of them. i'm not running from anything. i'm not hiding from anything.
three of those women by today ... but so far ... no one has been paid back anything. as for talia ... the woman with the unfinished home ... we sent an expert from j and b construction to check out her place. he said it looked like the job had no organization or consistency to it. he said that job should take two to three weeks ... not four months. why did these women hire him in the first place? because he was a family friend or was recommended to them. so even if it's someone you know background check ... or call nari for a recommendation. and never pay for a job in full until it's done. for more information on what to look for when hiring a contractor - we've got a web extra for you at fox6now.com. areas of fog tonight with rain tapering off this evening. temperatures will hold in the low 40s this evening, before dropping into
thanksgiving with a high in the low 40s. flurries are possible on friday, especially in the morning. no accumulation, but it will be a cooler day with highs in the upper 30s. the sun returns this weekend with highs in the 40s to around 50 by sunday. rain returns late sunday night and monday. rain ending. areas of fog. low: 38 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy. high: 42 wind: nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy with flurries, especially in the morning. am low: 31 high: 39 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday:
and eddie lacy hung in the balance. on wednesday, everything shifted in the wrong direction for both as their season came to an end. tim van vooren has more on the finality from lambeau field. "packers coach mike mccarthybreaks the news on wednesday which is suprising and then again not suprising. running back eddie lacy and conerback sam sheilds, who have been on injured reserve for a while this season, will stay there all season." "it's unfortunate for eddie and it's unfortunate for sam but based on all the medical information and the conversations to this point that's where we are." "it's tough to go on the ir. i was on the ir for five games along time ago and it's tough to be separated from the team but we think abou guys a lot. they're still part of what we have accomplished here." "i don't know if it's that shocking for either one of them but obviously every time you get that news it's not enjoyable so hopefully those guys can get healthy and stay upbeat as much as possible." "packers have tried a lot of bodies at lacy's and sheild's spots, but it'll be christine michael making his
philadelphia. makington dorleant is coming off the injured reserve list to make his nfl debut or at least be on the roster in the defensive backfield. at lambeau feild, tim van vooren, fox six sports. senior day comes this saturday for the badgers as does the opportunity for the big ten championship game. they'll host minnesota at camp randall looking for a trip to indianapolis and a chance to hoist paul bunyan's ax in front of the home crowd. "i remember the first day i came to campus,2013, now it's my time to walk out the tunnel, being announced as a senior and playing my last game at camp randall. a lot of memories were made. i can't make any more memories in this stadium after this game so definitively taking everything i can." the bucks get tonight and
to the bradley center. but they're still practicing and today's workout had some very important guests on hand. more than 30 active members and veterans of the military were invited as guests of the team to watch practice and then meet with the players and coaches afterward. it's something that steve novak won't forget. "to kind of look these guys in their eyes and see who they are. the people who are putting their lives on the line, who are sacrificing a lot of things with their families to protect us as a country is special." the badgers hawaiian trip comes to an end officially tonight as they're playing 4th ranked north carolina in the maui invitational championship game. so far, the tar heels are in control of this one in the later part of the 2nd half. at uwm panther arena, the admirals hosting an early thanksgiving with the grand rapids griffins. and they feast right away as trevor smith scores 5 minutes into the game. they go on to win 3-1 and are off to get dessert.
this morning the brewers hosted a food drive as they teamed up with the hunger task force to collect food from hundreds of generous people. once again, ryan braun was there to greet many of those who donated. "branca throws. there's a long fly, it's gonna be, i believe, the giants win the pennet, the giants win the pennet. that was "the shot heard 'round the world" hit by the new york giants' bobby thomson in 1951 off of the brooklyn dodgers' ralph branca. former dodgers broadcaster vin scully said today he was closer to branca than any other dodger. branca was 90 years old.
uses her own birthday party -- as a way to give back to others. in lieu of gifts for her 7th birthday party -- "elsa krueger" asked for items to help local homeless people. some of the things elsa dropped off soap, and toothpaste. it's part of the "housing first" drive -- put on by milwaukee county's behavioral health division. the program helps homeless individuals transition into permanent housing. wakeup starts at 4:30! breaking
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first it was gift certificates. then gift cards... now, it's wisconsin lottery's $15 holiday scratch game, ironically elf-themed, this festively-fun gift put a bunch of us into early retirement. old-school gifts can't compete! so on my 400th workaversary, i moved on to greener pastures! see you on the green! okay!
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