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perfect. now at 6:00 - a teenager's life cut short. now... police searching for the person who shot and killed her. "right now, milwaukee is at the forefront of bringing some important changes." the common council... set to vote on a new policy today... that could impact thousands of homes' in milwaukee. good morning and welcome to wakeup! and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay near or below zero. a few more clouds tonight and tomorrow with lows in the single digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow
temperatures briefly warm in to the 20s. today: mostly sunny and cold. high: 14 wind: nw 5-15 mph tonight: a few clouds. low: 4 wind: wsw 5-15 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays new overnight. a fatal crash in kenosha county shut down several lanes of i-94 for a couple of hours. it happened near the highway 142 exit. we're told that a woman died after
southbound. three people in the other car were injured...and are expected to be ok. it's unclear what caused the crash. all lanes have since reopened. a teenage girl is shot to death on milwaukee's north side. investigators are trying to figure out if she was the intended target...as the family mourns the loss. deandra corinthios is live near the scene at 35th and silver spring with the latest 15 year old melanie johnson was inside her mother's home...when police the shooter or shooters fired this was the scene shortly afetr 6 p-m monday night. anxious relatives gathered near the scene at 35th and silver spring. police say it is unclear if johnson was the intended target. johnsons sister tells us her younger sibling didn't have any enemies. she says johnson was quote "perfect"...she liked to read and enjoyed being a babysitter. she says she had just seen her sister that afternoon...then she got a phone call with the awful news. "im sorry for my mom im sorry for other siblings im sorry i
what is happening" relatives say johnson was in the kitchen when she was shot. mpd is searching for suspects. live at 35th and silver spring dc fox6 news. new overnight - police are investigating after a 48-year-old man was shot in his right shoulder. the shooting happened around 12:30 near 4th and center. police say several people w when one of the people pulled out a gun and shot the man. he is expected to survive. no arrests have been made... but police have several leads. milwaukee police are also investigating a homicide near 5th and walnut... officials tell us that's where a 27- year-old man was shot shortly before 11 yesterday morning. the victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. authorities are now searching for a motive -- and a suspect. breaking news - president-elect donald trump has chosen exxon
secretary of state. mr. trump said tillerson's "deep understanding of geopolitics" makes him an excellent choice. we'll have more details on that choice at 6:15... meanwhile... president-elect trump and vice- president elect mike pence are set to stop in west allis tonight... as part of their "thank you" tour. kim's in the newsroom with a look ahead and kim - one of the guests at the rally... getting some buzz this morning? house speaker paul ryan will be attending - the speaker never the primary... or leading up to the general election. tonight's rally... set to take place at 7:00 at the wisconsin state fair expo center in west allis. the "thank you" tour was first announced in late november... focusing on the states that helped him surge to a victory on november 8th. tickets to tonight's rally are on our website... fox6 now dot com. the "thank you" tour rolls into wisconsin just a day after the state's recount came to an end. mr. trump actually added to his lead--
the results ahead of today's federal deadline - guaranteeing that congress will recognize wisconsins 10 electoral votes. president elect trump... tweeting in response: "the final wisconsin vote is in and guess what - we just picked up an additional 131 votes. the dems and green party can now rest. scam!" out of the 2-point-975 million votes cast in the election... the recount revealed a net change across the board... of just 17-hundred-69 votes. common council is set to vote on a proposal... to phase out the citys lead laterals. angelica's in studio with the very latest. this proposal would give property owners financial assistance in replacing lead pipes with copper. the city would cover two thirds of the cost. the payments would be incremental. an estimated 70-thousand homes in milwaukee are impacted by lead laterals. "everyone should be concerned, especially pregnant women and parents who have an infant who depends on reconstituted formula and drinks formula made
young children should be highly concerned." today's meeting is set to begin at 9:00. straight ahead - how many pounds of cocaine a flight attendant says she tried to sneak through airport security. plus: "honey, the police are there so you hang up with me and go talk to them. you did a great job." his mom and dog's lives... after they fell through thin ice on a lake.
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across america the jetblue flight attendant who tried to smuggle nearly 60 pounds of cocaine through l-a-x... pleads guilty to conspiracy. 32 year old marsha reynolds will be sentenced march 13th on the felony charge, which is punishable by a 10- year mandatory minimum reynolds abandoned two carry on luggage bags at a security checkpoint. the bags contained more than 59 pounds of cocaine. an eight year old... being called a hero... after helping to save his mother and dog from drowning in a freezing retention lake behind their home. cathy meh-der-knock medernach and her son, caden, took their dog baily out for a walk sunday around noon.baily spotted some ducks on the lake and ran after
a canoe and paddled out into the lake, but hit ice and tipped over, falling in as well. cathy pulled herself back onto her boat... as her son sprinted inside to call his father. "he was just like, 'well bud, be home in a little bit,' and caden said, 'well, i think you should come home now cause mom and baily are in the lake and i don't know how to get them out." caden's father told him to hang up and call police... who then rescued cathy and baily. cathy thinks her dog more than 30 minutes - but the golden retriever is expected to be okay. coming up - donald trump... announcing rex tillerson as his choice for secretary of state. why a senate confirmation might be an uphill battle. plus - the milwaukee symphony orchestra... setting its sights on a new theatre to call home.
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state. kim's in studio with the latest. in a statement this morning... president elect trump said tillerson's "tenacity, broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics" made him a strong choice for the job. however - tillerson's ties to russia could complicate his confirmation hearings in the senate. senator marco rubio... already someone who was close to vladimir putin on board. meanwhile - sources say former texas governor rick perry is being considered to lead the u-s energy department... despite previously calling for its elimination. as governor of texas... perry led a major oil-producing state. he would be a break from a recent series of scientists leading the energy department. one announcement we won't be hearing from mr. trump today: how he plans to leave his businesses. he had planned on
he'd need more time. anchors chat/toss to stephanie stephanie's weather forecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay near or below zero. a few more clouds tonight and tomorrow with lows in the single digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow chances return by friday and continue into saturday but temperatures briefly warm in to the 2. today1 4 wind: wsw 5-15 mph wednesday: partly sunny, windy and cold. high: 12 nd: w -20 mph thursday: partly sunny, bitter cold. am low: -4 high: 7 wind: nw 5-15 mph iday: oy with the chancefor sno8 gh: 26 wind: nw 5-15h sunday: gd cold. am low: 6 high: 10 wind: 0
wind: nw 5-10 mph in your business headlines - the milwaukee symphony orchestra has its sights set on restoring the historic warner grand theatre on west wisconsin avenue. the orchestra currently plays in the marcus center for the arts - where it does not control its own scheduling. rehabbing the grand movie theatre would bring m-s-o more revenue... and the chance to control its performance schedule. the mso's executive director says they hope to start performing at the grand theatre in fall 2019. coming up - a popular gift item for co- workers or friends... now being recalled right before the holidays. and forget about writing letters to santa - we've got details on a high tech way... to make sure santa gets everyone's wish list for christmas. and another company... now
pic new this morning - american express is expanding its parental leavy policy. starting in january - parents will get 20 weeks at full pay... plus another six to eighw birth and require medical leave. the policy covers those becoming parents through birth, adoption, or surrogacy. the u-s remains the only developed country in the world with no laws guaranteeing paid parental leave of any kind. yankee candle... recalling roughly 31 thousand candles. the recall involves its "luminous collection" fragrance candles. apparently - the square glass jars can crack when the candle is lit. yankee candle has received 16 reports of the jars cracking, so far - no one's been
candles in its stores nationwide and on its website from september through november. on the upside - forget about writing letters to santa - a company is helping kids call instead! the santaphone project asks parents to visit their website.. provide a phone number and email... and schedule a time for a call! the call is recorded and sent to your email so you can download it to share! the company is donating $1 dollar per call to toys for tots! probe... now being launched... over whether russia meddled in the election specifically to help donald trump. plus - a 15-year-old - shot and killed. where police say she was... when shots rang out. a milwaukee woman says she was nearly assaulted in the shower at the ymca..
did this and give us some peace. a family is searching for answers after a 15 year old girl is shot and killed inside her own home. what we know about the investigation as police continue to search for suspects. the president-elect will be thanking wisconsin voters for electing him today. details on today's rally in west allis.
breaking news - the united nations reports 82 civilians have been killed in their homes... as pro-government forces in syria... regain more control of the key city of aleppo from rebels. the u-n's human rights commission says it's hearing "deeply disturbing reports" of bodies lying in the streets... with residents unable to retrieve them... out of a fear of being shot or bombed. 11 women a this comes after days of intense fighting between both sides. the syrian government is not commenting on the killings. a teenage girl is shot to death inside her mothers home. family members want justice...and police are searching for suspects deandra corinthios is live near the scene at 35th and silver spring. relatives say the victim was in her mom's kitchen when she was shot. police it is unclear if johnson was the intended target.
and enjoyed being a babysitter. they gathered outside johnson's mother's home near 35th and silver spring monday night...and are devastated when police give them the news. police say around 6 pm...police say the shooter fired into the building from outside. a bullet struck johnson...killing her. johnson's sister says she's devastated. she says she doesn't know why this happened...and wants to know who pulled the trigger. and says she's tired of violence in the neighborhood. put the guns down. put the guns down. its too many kids losing their lives behind nonsense violence. put the guns down please give for neighbors this was a familiar scene. less than two months ago, the owner of a nearby bar was shot and killed in his business. live at 35th and silver spring deandra corinthios fox6 news breaking news out of nashville where a police was shot. it happened on the north side of nashville ... police say the officer was shot in the shoulder... during a
this story and bring you updates as we get them. a milwaukee woman has a warning for others after she says a man tried to sexually assault her in a locker room. nicole joins us in the newsroom with the details. the alleged incident occurred at the y-m- c-a branch at 14th and north back in october. the 27-year-old victim says a man came into the women's locker room, forced her into a shower and tried to sexually assault her. fortunately another woman and a child walked in and spooked the man. he r confirm they are investigating-- but no arrests have been made. that's why the victim says she wanted to share her story. so other members of "the y" can be on alert. that is the ultimate reason why i wanted to come forward. because there are a lot of children who attend this ymca. the y-m-c-a's operations executive tells fox 6 "the y" has fully cooperated with police-- and turned over the names of people who checked in on october 15th. the interim
detail. jack takerian tells fox6, 'the video the ymca turned over to the milwaukee police department on the day of the alleged incident, we are not seeing any such incident occur or a male enter a female locker room.' back to you. a busy day for president elect donald trump - he announced less than an hour ago that he's chosen exxon mobil ceo rex tillerson to serve as secretary of state. and later tonight mr. trump will be making a stop in west allis... along with vice president elect mike pn rally at the state fair expo center at 7:00. governor scott walker and house speaker paul ryan will also be in attendance.. doors open at 4 pm. we've posted ticket details on our website... fox6 now dot com. meanwhile... senators from both parties are now calling for an investigation into a c-i-a report... suggesting russia meddled in the 2016 election - specifically to help mr. trump win. angelica's in studio with the latest. u-s senator john mccain says a bi- partisan probe will begin
obtained documents from both the dnc and the rnc.... but only published documents that hurt democrats. the fbi has not concluded the rnc was directly breached, and the rnc has repeatedly denied ever being hacked. house speaker paul ryan... showing his support for the probe... writing "any intervention by russia is especially problematic because... under president putin... russia has been an aggressor that consistently undermines american interest." however - ryan said this probe outcome of the election. the developments... all emerging as wisconsin's recount comes to an end... with president-elect donald trump actually adding to his lead-- gaining 131 votes. wisconsin will meet today's federal deadline for congress to recognize the state's 10 electoral votes. green party candidate jill stein requested the recount after concerns were raised that the state's voting machines may have been hacked. the commission says it found no such evidence. the president elect... selecting
reince priebus... who is heading to the white house to serve as mr. trump's chief of staff. sources say ronna romney mcdaniel is mr. trump's pick to be the next r-n-c chair. she's currently serving as michigan's republican party leader. mcdaniel is the niece of the 2012 presidential nominee... mitt romney. an official announcement is expected next week. not even six months into his term... and a member of wisconsin's newly- created ethics oversight commission is calling it quits. robert kinney says the partisan board is too secret, lacks transparency, and is was one of three democratic picks for the board which also has three republican members. the new partisan commission replaced the nonpartisan government accountability board in july. new details this morning... about governor scott walker's recent trip to the middle east. the governor tweeted a series of photos during his trip. walker says he got a chance to meet a number of wisconsin soldiers and foreign service members. the governor was was joined by two other governors -- mary fallin of oklahoma and brian
presence -- serious threats still exist. "its still a very dangerous place to be. not only for our men and women not only in the armed forces but in the foreign service in the embassy. just as a vivid reminder" we've learned the five-day journey included stops in kuwait -- the united arab emirates -- afghanistan and germany. the milwaukee county board is expected to vote hu investigations of in-custody deaths at the milwaukee county jail and house of correction. this comes in response to the 4 deaths at the county jail this year. an audit of the private medical services contract for the jail and house of correction is already underway. the milwaukee county medical examiner's office is investigating a possible snow-related death. a 55-year-old man was shoveling near 23rd and keefe when he collapsed. he was taken to the hospital--
council and mayor tom barrett are lowering the cost of a snow plow equipment license to only 10 dollars. the goal is to provide more options for residents that need alley plowing services -- as the city does not plow alleys within the city. meanwhile.. the first major snow storm proved to be costly for some people on the city's east side. the weekend snow surpassed milwaukee's 4-inch rule.... and on just one block of cramer street... we counted at least 10 cars with parking tickets. each one is worth 40 - dollars. before the holidays. that i didn't need to spend, oh well." we don't know how many parking tickets were issued in total yesterday...but remember to always check the signs before you park. happening now - milwaukee police are looking for the person who held up a post office. it happened a little after 3 yesterday afternoon at the location near 35th and capitol. we're told the suspect showed a gun and got away with cash. in another case-- an entire amazon delivery truck
witness saw someone steal items from a postal vehicle near griffen and euclid. the suspect took off...and the mailman came back to an empty truck. and on friday -- police say that an amazon delivery driver was robbed of her keys. three suspects then hopped in her amazon delivery van and took off...getting away with 75 packages. that amazon delivery truck was recovered.... but police are still searching for the suspects. a plane -- headed for germany-- instead making an emergency landing in new york. details on grounded the flight. bill cosby is due in court today -- facing allegations of sexual assault. what we can expect from the pre-trial hearing in pennsylvania. new details about the person accused of threatening the wauwatosa police department. what punishment that person now faces. ....our weather expert rob
developing this morning - a bomb threat forces a flight to make an emergency landing at j-f-k international. angelica's in studio... following that story and more from across america. officials say the flight was en route from houston, texas to germany... when lufthansa's corporate office. after learning of the threat, the pilot opted to land the plane at new york's john f. kennedy airport. more than 5-hundred passengers were evacuated and shuttled to the terminal. port authority police say the plane was searched by a k-9 team...all luggage and cargo was being checked as well. happening today - bill cosby will be in court... for a key pre-trial hearing. cosby faces aggravated indecent assault charges... for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand - a former
2004. today's hearing will focus on 13-other women who leveled similar accusations against cosby. a judge needs to decide whether their testimonies should be allowed as evidence in the trial. the hearing in pennsylvania is expected to last for two days. cosby, who has pleaded not guilty, is set to go on trial in june. and a lawsuit is now drawing a connection between the wells fargo scandal... and prudential financial. wells fargo admitted a few months ago that thousands of its employees had created as many as tw accounts for its customers now, wells fargo employees appear to have also signed up customers for prudential life insurance policies without their knowledge or permission. prudential is now suspending insurance policy sales through wells-fargo. prudential says it surveyed wells fargo customers, but there were no indications of fraudulent sales activity. wells fargo says it is "deeply concerned about these allegations." an update this morning... after a person was arrested for threatening the wauwatosa police
filed against that person - instead... a ticket will be issued instead. this stems from the jay anderson case. police say five threats of violence were made against the department last week. they came after it was announced that no charges will be filed against the officer who shot and killed anderson. anderson's family is now pushing for federal criminal civil rights charges against the officer. the man accused of drowning his infant son pleads guilty to first degree reckless homicide... the day his trial was set to begin. police say 25-year-old sean flowers waded holding the 3- month-old-- and when a witness tried to save him, flowers swam into even deeper water. his sentencing is scheduled for late january. police in the town of geneva identify the man whose body was pulled from lake como friday night. 44-year-old michael montemayor, from burlington was pulled from the lake in walworth county. it all started when a witness saw someone walking on the frozen lake. montemayor walked at least 700 yards out on the ice before falling in. rescue crews from both from
scene. looking ahead - president-elect donald trump... stopping in west allis tonight at 7:00... as part of his "thank you" tour. the president-elect... extending his lead over hillary clinton in wisconsin by 131 more votes... after the wisconsin elections commission certified the recount results. and it's official: exxon mobil ceo rex tillerson has been named president elect trump's choice for secretary of state. why the 70 thousand homes in milwaukee... impacted by lead laterals. now... the common council set to vote on a proposal today to replace lead pipes with copper... the city... looking to cover two thirds of the cost... while offering financial assistance to property owners for the rest of the bill. put the guns down. put the guns down. its too many kids losing their lives behind nonsense violence.
now... we're learning the victim was a sister... a babysitter... and a teen who loved to read. the latest details on the investigation into melanie johnson's death... coming up in 15 minutes. anchors chat and toss to stephanie forecast from fox6 meteorologist stephanie barichello mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay near or below zero. a few more clouds tonight and digits and highs in the low teens. wind chills will be in the single digits and teens below zero. nighttime wind chills wednesday will be in the teens and 20s below zero with air temperatures thursday only in the single digits. snow chances return by friday and continue into saturday but temperatures briefly warm in to the 20s. today: mostly sunny and cold.
few clouds. low: 4 wind: wsw 5-15 mph wednesday: partly sunny, windy and cold. high: 12 wind: w 10-20 mph thursday: partly sunny, bitter cold. am low: -4 high: 7 wind: nw 5-15 mph friday: cloudy with the chance for snow. am low: -1 high: 22 wind: s 5-15 mph saturday: cloudy with the chance for snow. am low: 18 high: 26 wind: nw 5-15 mph cold. am low: 6 high: 10
that means they also need their quarterback to continue playing at an mvp level. aaron rodgers is already in rest and rehab mode for the calf injury he suffered early in sunday's win. but coach mike mccarthy says as long as rodgers can demonstrate good footwork, he should be able to function sunday at chicago. that game.. set to start at noon on fox. tim van vooren and brandon cruz will be live from soldier field right locker room reaction and defensive lineman mike daniels. we'll wrap the whole day up on the fox six sports blitz sunday night at 10:35. meanwhile... pro football talk ... now reporting the nfl will review its end-zone celebration policies. pittsburgh steelers star antonio brown's been fined and flagged multiple times this season for his end zone dances... which officials have called "sexually suggestive." players are automatically
ground for something other than a prayer. then... there's the whole debate over snow angels. first, the 49ers' dontae johnson scored a touchdown in chicago and celebrated with a snow angel. his teammates joined him and he was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct. but in green bay... packers receiver randall cobb scored a touchdown and did the exact same thing. but this time, no flag. straight ahead - how a packers star is giving back to the community... one plus - you know those sold out nordstrom rocks everyone's been making fun of? why children's hospital of wisconsin says you'll want to buy the rocks it's selling... instead of
unexpected gift item sold out for the holiday season? we were all wondering if the holidays hit rock bottom... when a rock wrapped in leather was sold for 85 bucks a piece at nordstrom... and sold out online. the rocks caught the attention of a doctor at children's hospital. take a listen. "i've got an idea. instead of donating $85 to a major retailer for a rock, send us $85 and i will be happy to beautiful shores of lake michigan." children's hospital of wisconsin says dr. david margolis made good on his promise... and collected rocks this weekend along the shore. rademann stone and landscape company also donated rocks to the campaign. rocks for a reason is accepting
meanwhile... packers star aaron rodgers... also giving back to the community... by teaming up with the salvation army to raise thousands of dollars. he signed autographs for fans yesterday... at a suggesteddonation of 100 dollars. rodgers helped raise more than 42- thousand dollars. people began waiting as early as 2:30 am outside lambeau field for a chance to get the quarterback's autograph. and even though it was cold... the all- star made sure no one waiting in line pizza. all the money raised will go towards families, seniors, and the
down. its too many kids losing their lives behind nonsense violence. now at seven --- a desperate plea from a milwaukee family after a teenager is shot and killed while inside her home. ahead in a live report --- the latest on the investigation and search for suspects. plus --- president-elect donald trump makes his pick for secretary of state. ahead why he made the choice and details on his rally happening today in west allis. good morning and welcome back to wakeup! time now x:xx weather mostly sunny and cold today with high temperatures in the low teens. daytime wind chills will stay