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it's time for us as a people to prosper. it's time for us to take back what they took from us. now at 4:30... a family-- that lost their loved one in an officer-involved shooting-- is how members are reaching out to the community for support. also this morning... some people might be looking to get a jump start on their black friday shopping today... we have a list of which stores are open -- and which are closed for the thanksgiving holiday. good morning and thanks for starting your day with wakeup. lets go straight to our fox6 weather expert rob haswell in the weather office. temperatures will drop into the upper 30s by morning. mostly cloudy on thanksgiving with a high in the low 40s. flurries are possible on friday, especially in the morning. no
upper 30s. the sun returns this weekend with highs in the 40s to around 50 by sunday. rain returns late sunday night and monday. happy thanksgiving!! thursday: mostly cloudy. high: 42 wind: nw 5-10 mph plenty to do around town today to celebrate... and some stores are even open if you're looking to use the day to get a head start on your holiday shopping. angelica joins us from the newsroom with the details. a great way to work up an appetite before tonight's thanksgiving dinner-- the annual drumstick dash. the 5k run/walk benefits feeding america of eastern wisconsin. for every dollar donated -- feeding america can provide three meals to
year... less than one year old... while the oldest expected is 86! the race starts at 8:30 this morning... but you can still register onsite at miller park this morning... from 7 to 8:15. bayshore town center and brookfield square mall will both be closed today... but if you're looking to get a little shopping done... mayfair and southridge mall will open at 6 tonight. the pleasant prairie premium outlets and johnson creek outlets will open at 6 as well. closed... but j-c penney opens at 3 this afternoon... with old navy following an hour later. macy's... toys r us... best buy.. and boston store open at 5. kohl's... target... dick's sporting goods... walmart and sears will open at 6 tonight. kmart will be open this morning... but it will close around dinner and then reopen at 7. we've got a list of all the stores that are open and closed today on our website.
just hours until shoppers head to the stores-- there's not one, but two calls for shopping boycotts! it includes at one of our area's largest malls. here's 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. jay anderson junior was shot and 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
from a financial stand point because that is all they know. the family is hoping the business community, fearing 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 mosque they are 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. in milwaukee, ben handelman, fox 6 news. stores will be busy this weekend - but on blackout wednesday, or
that got the business... the wednesday before thanksgiving is traditionally a popular night to go out on the town. that's why extra police patrols were out on the roads last night. 35 departments in milwaukee and waukesha counties make up the impaired driving task force. "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" people for impaired driving over the course of last year. steven avery says -- it will be a happy thanksgiving after all. his attorney kathleen zellner tweeted yesterday that a judge has given the go ahead for more testing in the murder of teresa halbach. avery has long-since claimed that manitowoc county officials framed him for her death . wisconsin is bracing for a recount... after the former green party presidential
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 upset president elect donald trumps victory. stein's campaign already contacted the state elections commission... and officials are now proceeding as if a recount will happen. the deadline to file is five-o'clock tomorrow - it will be up to stein and the green party... to pay for the recount. stein is also challenging results in michigan and pennsylvania. hook for almost 2-million dollars. it's the verdict in another federal lawsuit involving an illegal body cavity search. a federal jury rewarded willie newman with one-point-nine million dollars after he said he was the victim of an illegal strip search that happened in 20-10. according to a federal complaint, newman was approached by then milwaukee police officer michael vagnini and others. he says vagnini pointed a gun at him and strip searched him in the parking lot of a north side
says the verdict comes as a relief to his client. it restores his dignity and it was really appreciated and the jury did what we believe was a wonderful job. four milwaukee police officers were fired and charged as a result of illegal strip searches. in 20-13, vagnini was convicted of felony charges. last year, the city reached a $5 million dollar settlement with 74 men. jessob/dgx 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 road. if you have any information give police a call. milwaukee aldermen have decided how they'll spend two million dollars that was part of a grant from the state following the violence near sherman park over the summer.
blight reduction. half of it will go toward the demolition of about 100 vacant houses in the sherman park neighborhood. the other million dollars will be used to rehab houses in the area that can be saved. the money will also be used to pay the wages of workers in the neighborhood who are in a skills training program... in the process of cleaning up the neighborhood, theres a ton of opportunity for people to get jobs, theres a ton of opportunity for people to get skills. the grant money will also go toward lease-to-ow renovated houses to eventually buy them. alderman russell stamper says the goal is for work to begin on the houses by april or may next year. new details about the deadly school bus crash in tennessee... why the driver could face additional charges. the packers are hurting-- and they haven't even played yet this week... we're finding out
temperatures will drop into the upper 30s by morning. mostly cloudy on 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. happy thanksgiving!! thursday: mostly cloudy. high: 42 wind: nw 5-10 mph thursday: mostly cloudy. high: 42
recall one player from injured reserve, the immediate future of sam shields and eddie lacy hung in the balance. but yesterday, everything shifted in the wrong direction for both as their seasons came to an end. tim van vooren has more 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 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 about those 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
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 packer debut in the backfield, the offensive backfield monday night at 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 we're learning more about the detroit police officer-- shot while on patrol. what officials say he was responding to when the shooting happened. the president-elect-- calling for unity during the thanksgiving holiday. details on his latest picks to join his cabinet. time now 4:xx you're taking a cabinet. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this morning.. a cloudy thanksgiving day. highs in the low 40s. right now . when 50s return coming up! you are watching the fox 6
wakeup news. temperatures will drop into the upper 30s by morning. mostly cloudy on 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.
high: 42 wind: nw 5-10 mph a sixth child has died from a school bus crash in tennessee. police confirm the eight-year-old boy died from his injuries last night. bishop kevin adams/ community leader "as the doctors were coming in and, you know, just announce to a family that your child is deceased -- you know, i saw mothers literally passing out , people all on the floor. the screams, i mean, i can the bus was on its way home from school monday when driver johnthony walker swerved off the road. 37 students were on board when the bus plowed into a tree and wrapped around it. police believe the bus was traveling too fast. in a youtube video released by the school bus company that employed walker-- the ceo made an emotional plea to the public. david duke/ ceo durham school services "what i can do is promise that i'm determined,
out what happened and that we will offer any support that we can to the families that are affected." no traces of alcohol or drugs were found in the blood of the school bus driver. this was the second time in two months that walker crashed a school bus. the first crash was described as minor. now, walker is likely to face additional charges. he is expected to make his first court appearance next tuesday. a university police officer in detroit has died... after being shot in the collin rose was shot tuesday night off campus at wayne state university. police say he was shot after radioing in that he was about to speak to someone about some possible car thefts. police have one man in custody. they are calling him a person of interest, but so far he is not facing any charges. fbi tests show the florida college student accused of killing a couple and biting on the dead man's face, did not have any detectable hallucinogenic
not guilty to first degree murder and other charges. authorities said he was growling like a dog and had abnormal strength, requiring several officers to pull him off the man back in august. at the time, police thought he might have overdosed on the synthetic drug "flakka". he could face the death penalty if convicted. in china-- a scaffolding collapse at a construction site leaves at least 40 people dead. officials say a platform at a power plant cooling tower came tumbling down. rescuers are on people who may be trapped under the rubble. no word yet on what caused the collapse. president-elect donald trump-- addressing the country ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. this-- as he makes more choices for who will fill his cabinet. angelica joins us from the newsroom with more. in a direct address to the american people-- president-elect donald trump laid out his holiday wish. donald trump/president-elect: "it's my prayer, that on this thanksgiving, we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country
president-elect trump made an offer yesterday to a former critic -- nikki haley. during the primaries -- the south carolina governor nikki haley traded jabs with mr. trump. but now-- he's offering her the position of ambassador to the u-n. the president-elect-- also choosing billionaire and top republican donor, betsy devos for education secretary. of course-- haley and devos don't have the job yet-- their appointments still have to be confirmed by the senate.kim and rob? forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell a weak area of high pressure moves over us today keeping things dry but not likely doing much for the cloud cover. we will stay overcast most of the day with just a chance for a late day sunny break. a new low moves way tonight and into friday with a chance for snow and/or
high pressure returns later friday into saturday and we should finally get a bit of sun to return for the first half of the weekend. another low arrives for later sunday and sticks around into early next week with more cold rain likely. today: overcast. slight chance of a late pm sunny break. high: 42 wind: nw-w 5-10 mph tonight: chance of light snow - possibly mixed with rain. low: 34 wind: nw 3-7 mph friday: mostly cloudy with flurries, especially in the morning. high: 40 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: partly sunny. am low: 30 high: 44 wind: sw 5-10 mph a chance of rain showers in the evening. am low: 31 high: 48 wind: se 5-15 mph monday: showers likely. windy and warmer. am low: 40 high: 52 wind: s 15-25 mph tuesday: cloudy with a chance for rain and snow showers. am low: 42 high:
the average american is said to consume more than 45-hundred calories and 229 grams of fat when eating a holiday meal... and that does not include appetizers and drinks. to avoid the heavy-fat calorie binge, researchers suggest cooks use lower calorie ingredients when preparing holiday meals. check this out... no, this is not a black friday shopping line... these folks are standing in line for pies. some for over an hour to snag holiday pies from flying saucer pie company in houston. speaking of long lines... check out the traffic nightmare in los angeles. holiday travelers were backed up for miles on the freeways yesterday. the automobile club of southern california predicted around three point- six five million southern california residents would travel for thanksgiving. triple-a says nearly 49 million people across the country are
holiday. ahead at five: president obama-- making his final turkey pardon.. how his jokes stepped up his game. and then at six... thanksgiving is all about etiquette... we're learning about what topics you shouldn't talk about at the dinner table tonight. airports and malls will be two of the busiest places weekend. who's getting called in to help out with the crowds in san jose. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this morning.. cloudy with highs in the low 40s today. right now . when we could see some
cyndi lauper and gavin degraw. so tune in this saturday at 5 p-m- right here on fox6. las vegas is welcoming a new hockey team. after months of deliberation, the nhl and team owners have decided to call the team the vegas golden nights. it's the city's first professional sports team. the vegas golden knights will be the nhl's thirty-first team. the golden knights will play next season. act of kindness by patrick kane of the chicago blackhawks is going viral. this is shannon mercer's 8 year old son...waiting outside of the blackhawks hotel in edmonton. he just wanted to meet his favorite player... the bus pulled up...and kane waved her son over. she says kane asked his name, his age, talked to him for a bit and signed an autograph.
knew he created a memory her son will never forget. the team responded saying that kane enjoying meeting their son. rapper gucci mane stole the show at an atlanta hawks basketball game. first, he performed at half-time... ...then, when gucci mane and his longtime girlfriend keyshia ka'oir appeared on the kiss cam... . he took the opportunity to propose. gucci mane didn't get down on one e appear to mind as he whipped out the reported 25-carat diamond ring. of course keyshia said yes. some san jose, california airports and malls-- getting a little help just in time for the holiday rush. meet piper. she's one of three robots roaming around the concourses at the airport. they can take a selfie and send it to you... give you directions...
robot greeting shoppers at the local mall. it speaks multiple languages, play games and also dance and take selfies. pepper will learn to give mall directions next month. if the launch is successful, pepper could be expanding to other malls throughout the country. "47:08 we want to put the lights on to get the message that were out here. and you should be worried if youre going to drink and drive 13" now at 5- for those planning on celebrating thanksgiving today with alcohol...you've been warned. the increased patrols out in force cracking down on drunk driving. and for those up already this morning getting prepared for your thanksgiving feast...today's weather shouldn't dampen your day. chief meteorologist rob haswell has your full turkey