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we begin at four with breaking news --- the medical examiner's office is calling a death at the milwaukee county jail...a homicide. 38-year-old terrill thomas was found dead in solitary confinement back in april. the m-e now says he died of dehydration. thomasth opening fire inside the potawatomi hotel and casino earlier this year.he was also accused of injuring a man in a separate shooting that happened that same morning.the m-e's report shows thomas was found dead in his cell on april 24th... it also shows thomas' mother was suspicious of a cover-up regarding her son's death and asked for a second autopsy.today... she said she's not surprised about the final cause of death... and thomas' cousin said this.... "right now we're angry... we're very very angry.
prevented. and the report gives us no relief. but we do want to know what is milwaukee county going to do to make sure this doesn't happen again? again? we just heard moments ago from the milwaukee county sheriff's office... they say they have not received updated findings from the medical examiner's office or mpd... and will not be commenting until investigations are complete. the milwaukee police department confirms it is still investigating thomas' death. governor scott walker is firing back at a report which links him to pay to play politics.yesterday the guardian...published 15-hundred pages of evidence from a now halted investigation into scott walker's recall campaign. campaign.today governor walker said this evidence fell into the hands of the guardian because someone is upset they lost in court. walker says whoever illegaly leaked those documents wants to win in the court of public opinon.
the early in 2011, and we thought it was important to get the message out about the facts. not about campaign, not about elections, but to get the facts up and we believe that people saw the truth and that the truth would ultimately be our secret weapon" weapon." walker calls the guardian article old news... saying multiple courts have ruled the secret john doe investigation was baseless. 3 governor walker also announced today his plan for transporation budget. cbs 58's kyle aevermann has the details on how it could ?delay? a major construciton project. 3 governor walker said he is keeping his promise by not raising gas taxes and registration vehicle fees and instead will adjust the dot budt budgetthe governor said there has been some misconceptions about delaying projects. both the i90 project here in rock county and the zoo interchange are still scheduled to be completed on time. what will be impacted is future phases in those projects. he said there is some good news though: gov walker's solution
and 65 million dollars more for local governments to work on roads and bridges. something he called a priority. "i hear from people across the state because they want to make sure our local roads and bridges are taken care of. they want to make sure our system is taken care of and a few key areas like i'm standing in here no it's important for us to move forward with this projects." projects." this budget are the lowest they've been since the 2001- 2003 budget. 3 news the zoo interchange project could take even longer to finish has some drivers and local officials pretty upset... upset...cbs 58's jocelyne pruna continues our team coverage now with that...jocelyne. 3 bill, michele... as part of the budget revealed today,
the work in the zoo interchange, specifically the north leg, wouldn't be done until 20-22. that two year delay aimed at closing a nearly one billion dollar hole in the transportation fund.governor walker says he believes that drivers would prefer to have a longer wait for construction to finish than to have any new gas tax introduced to pay for it.josh wicks says his daily detour of 10-15 minutes around the interchange every day is already adding up. 39:59-40:10 i'd absolutely be willing to pay more, i mean time is money and i lose time every day going to and from work work walker also said that more discussions need to happen over the i-94 east/west corridor... and whether more lanes need to be added.another point that has some frustrated... a big delay on work on i-94 in racine county. i'll have more on that coming up on the news at five. live along the zoo interchange,
if you'd like to weigh in on the possibile extension of the zoo interchange project-- we've got a story on the cbs 58 facebook page...feel free to leave us a constructive comment. a mount pleasant police officer narrowly escapes injury after somone slammed into his vehicle...and kept on going. here's a look at some of that damage. the officer was responding to call around 10:30 last night on 16th street near green bay road. as the officer got out of his vehicle...he saw a car coming straight for him. he jumped back in brunt. now the search is one for the driver of a dark, sedan type car. a school bus was hit by a car that ran a red light this morning. luckily -- no children were on board. board.police say around 8:30 a car with five people inside ran a red light near 64th and villard. that caused a chain reaction crash. the car hit the bus...then ran into a house. the bus hit another car that was stopped at the light. the bus driver suffered minor injuries. all five people in the car that ran the light were also hurt...but are
3 about an hour earlier in the town of okauchee...three people were hurt in a school bus accident. there were kids on board...but none of them were injured. elm grove police laid a trap for two men suspeced of putting skimming devices on local gas pumps. pumps.a review of surveillance video caught two guys tampering with a pump at the jilly's on bluemound road.. installing a box that helps them lift debit and credit card information.after seeing this, elm grove police an alarm on the pump. the pair came back yesterday to retrieve the skimmer only to find it had been removed.a worker scared them off and brookfield police later caught up with them for the arrest. meterologist rebecca schuld joins us now to get you ready for your evening...rebecca. 3 today: more sunshine than
cool but ends slightly above- average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph.tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph.friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph.weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for sunday.
they tried to control her.. the officers gun discharged while still in the holster.the teen was taken to the hosptial. look for more information later in the show.. as well as on the cbs 58 news at 5. 3 donald trump and hillary clinton trying to focus on the issues on the campaign trail today. but instead that focus has turned to the health of both candidates. cbs' craig boswell is at the white house with more. hillary clinton was steady on her feet s the press on her campaign's plane."how are you doing?""i am doing great. thank you so much."she's back on the campaign trail for the first time since her legs buckled during a 9-11 memorial event in new york last sunday. clinton released her health records wednesday showing a c-t scan revealed pneumonia. she was prescribed a 10 day course of antibiotics and rest. trump followed suit thursday and disclosed he's taking a drug to lower his cholesterol. cholesterol."i've experimented with three statins and one
and it's really brought my cholesterol down into a good ra" range."the race for the white house has been tightening with trump gaining ground in state and national polls."polls are coming out. we're leading in so many polls i can't tell you, i don't know where to begin, but that's a good feeling."to begin, but that's a good feeling."trump has cut clinton's lead in the latest cbs news poll. she has a two point edge - but that's within our poll's margin of error. trump touted a plan to lower taxes during a speech to the om while clinton will focus on children and families during a rally in north carolina.craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. 3 a milwaukee designer will get a chance to prove herself on the hit show "project runway" premiering tonight.. 3 and preparations underway for the first ever lantern festival in milwaukee...we'll see some of the progress after the break. 3
expanding...cbs 58's evan kruegel joins us from the newsroom with a look ahead to his story coming up tonight on the news at ten... store owners made that announcement yesterday - saying the store is set to ?double? in size by next year... the expansion will include a bigger warehouse - a new kitchen - and yes - a bigger cheese shop.the store already holds over 600 kinds of cheese - and says that number is set g customers will notice - is an expansion on the castle-theme that has made the store so iconic "we've got it on the outside, and we want to incorporate that on the inside, so it's going to be fun, it's going to be something to see, a cool place to hangout in and get some good pictures and stuff like that" that" the store ?will? remain open through this entire process we'll show you the plans coming up tonight at 10... bill? 3 milwaukee is getting ready to
boerner botanical gardens. gardens.28 artisans from china have been hard at work for two weeks constructing lanterns for the festival. when they're done there will be more than a thousand on display. including a 20 foot lotus fairy and a dragon longer than six school buses. "the lantern has a long cultural history in china and now we're expanding it to different parts of the world and we want people from around the world to see it so we bring it herewe spent a lot of time and effort on this show so we hope people can come and see it." it." come and see it." it." the china lantern festival will run through the entire month of october...opening on the first. a milwaukee mother and fashion designer will get a chance to prove herself on bravo's hit t-v show "project runway. runway."the reason why i wanted to do this show was two fold a for the design and my business and pushing my business because this is a
business on and b i just wanted to show women who are 50 and over it's not over you need to go for it, you need to try things." things." linda marcus started out as a handbag desinger...and only recently began making clothes. she said she's applied to be on the show several times. and after multiple interviews and phone calls...she got on for the 15th season. which premiers tonight on bravo at eight. 3 it's a dog! dogs ballet." the milwaukee ballet enthralling youngsters at milwuakee public libraries. dancers read stories about their craft at both the atkinson and mlk branches and as delighted parents looked on..the youngsters then gave it a whirl. this is part of the dance company's community outreach started some 15 years ago as a way to engage folks about the artform. 3 because we really think its important to have people engage and meet dancers. see what they're like. see things close up." up."
friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering showers possible during the morning but drying by late morning with sunshine returning in the afternoon. warm with highs around 80 on saturday cooling down to average in the lower 70s for
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all afternoon, the jury closing arguments. the prosecution explained to the jury the motive that michael morgan had. gasoline was doused in two places, the bed he couldn't sleep in, and the loveseat he couldn't sit on after he was kicked out of his home. there is no evidence that puts morgan at the scene of the crime. he explains other people in the home could have set the fire, or an unknown hitman, but says it was not his client. "looking at michael morgan i asked him quietly and shouted did you burn this house and looked at me straight in the eye, and you saw his reponse, was there a question. no i did not no sir. you could see that." that." "you are to search through truth, not doubt, he accused everyone in the rice family about being the perp. he kept saying no one heard things being moved. that means no one broke through, and then arguing a hit, he asked over
that." we will be standing by the courtroom, awaiting a verdict. we'll update you as soon as that happens. reporting live, lindsey branwall cbs 58 news. meterologist rebecca schuld joins us now to get you ready for your evening...rebecca. 3 today: more sunshine than clouds. starts cool but ends slightly above-average with highs in the lower to middle 70s. wind: se 5-15 mph. tonight: clouds return. rain possible by morning. lows around 60. wind: se 2-5 mph. friday: on and off showers and storms with highs in the low to middle 70s. dry periods likely. wind: se 5-15 mph. weekend: a few lingering
a student from ben franklin school could face charges after two milwaukee police officers were hurt while trying to take the teen into custody. the officers were responding to a call of a student with a bb gun. they say that student was combattive...as they took him into custody and resisted arrest.both officers were treated and released from the hospital. 3 around the nation..police shot and killed a 13-year-old in ohio, after mi with reports of an armed robbery in columbus. when officers approached a group of three people, two of them ran. as officers tried to take one suspect into custody, police say he pulled a b-b gun from his waistband.officers thought it was a real gun and opened fire, killing 13-year-old tyree king. 3 the family of sandra bland has settled their wrongful death lawsuit.you may recall, bland was arrested during a traffic stop last year. three days
her jail cell -- her death ruled a suicide.bland's family will receive one-point- nine-million dollars in compensation for her death. several changes will also be made to waller county's jail procedures. the trooper who arrested bland was fired for allegedly lying about the circumstances of bland's arrest. 3 a bipartisan group of lawmakers is proposing legislation that ?could? help prevent hot car deaths. they want new technology that reminds parents of kids in the car...to be vehciles. cbs' mark albert has the details. chase harrison died in 2008 when his dad forgot to drop him at day care and went to work leaving the toddler for hours in his hot car.now, father miles harrison is pleading for help."i consider myself guilty and full of anger. i cry every day for chase. if there had been a simple chime to alert us to the presence of my son, this would not have happened.""the families are the most motivating factor."motivating
and two other lawmakers from both parties, introduced the "hot cars act," which stands for "helping overcome trauma for children alone in rear seats."the act would require automakers to install technology warning drivers when a passenger remains in the backseat. backseat."these are really senseless deaths of young people that are just so tragic. i think we need to step up and fix it --- and fix it now."twenty-nine children have already died this year after being left in a hot vehic. vehicle.on an 80 degree day - the temperature inside a 130 and 172 degrees, according to the cdc. general motors has already developed its own warning system - which it will include on next year's acadia model.congressman ryan hopes to pass hot cars act before the end of the year. mark albert, cbs news, washington 3 news, washingtonmark albert, cbs year. the end of the cars act before the end of the year. mark albert, cbs news, washington
examiner's office is investigating yet another drug overdose death. death.and it hits close to home. the man found dead is ?the son? of medical examiner brian peterson. cbs 58's jacob kittilstad joins us live in milwaukee jacob. the milwaukee county medical examiner - brian peterson - is not making a comment on this situation at this time...and it's shocking news for many community members around him. shocking because many people know the medical examiners office as the place that provides a lot of information on drug overdose community.and for the medical examiner's son to die of probable overdose - that serves as an example of how addiction ?and opioid dependency? can cut through demographics... age... and race.one local group that runs group homes for men in recovery - known as god touch recovery - known as god touch milwaukee - said these death as especially difficult for families - even if they are estranged. marty calderon / god touch
done differently, you know, how could they have approached the situation if they could re-do it. and i know i've worked with families who are dealing with that right now actually where thank god - the actually where thank god - the people i'm dealing with right now - they didn't die of an overdose but it was to the point to where they were found laying in a room with a needle in their arm." arm." according to a report from the medical examiners report - a friend called in the overdose report on monday... responders delivered narcan but it did not work.that man who died - adam peterson - was just 29-years-old.> live in milwaukee...> jacob kittilstad...> cbs 58 news. breaking news out of new york...an nypd officer was attacked with a meat cleaver in midtown this afternoon. this is a live picture...the incident happened just before four this afternoon.the suspect was immediately shot after the attack.the officer
condition of the suspect. 3 still to come on the cbs 58 news at four netflix could be doing internet users a big favor...we'll tell you why they're taking on the internet companies. 3 plus -- pet chickens are becoming more and more common...why health officials say that's causing some concern... 3 and this month star trek is celebrating its 50th anniversary! we've got a trekkie author
website cbs 58 dot com. john, thank you for joining us....and may you live long and prosper. 3 in today's money watch --- ford is shifting all of its small car production from the u-s to mexico to cut costs. the automaker says it will hire new workers ?in mexico? to build the compact cars. and it's plant in michigan will start making bigger, more profitable vehicles. ford and the united agree no u-s jobs will be lost. 3 the department of justice has issued subpoenas to wells fargo over fake accounts opened by bank employees. it's not clear if the investigation will lead to charges and wells fargo isn't commenting.the news comes just days after the bank was hit with a 185 million dollar fine for creating more than two million fake accounts. 3 netflix is taking on the internet companies.the
most internet providers offer customers plans with data limits...meaning the more data you want to use -- the more it costs.but netflix claims data-limited plans discourage people from streaming and watching whenever they want. netflix is also going after the low data caps that cellphone companies offer... calling them unreasonable. 3 investors are still getting mixed signals about a possible interest rate hike...but despite that uncertainty stocks did well dow gained almost 178, the nasdaq up 76 and the s and p also gained about 21. at least seven children have been hospitalized after getting the same procedure at a california dental clinic...which made them sick. sick.3-year-old gibran (jee-brahn) had to get surgery following his dentist appointment. to remove a dangerous bacterial infection on his face. his parents took him to the "children's dental group" in anaheim for a common procedure known as a baby root canal. gibran then developed
removed by emergecny surgry. 3 all just from going to the dentist.stephanie baron,: yes, you take your child to a dentist thinking // everything's going to go well, you're going to go in and come out, but it didn't happen like that. now he had an infection. we are doing everything, whether its sterilization or anything else that relates to taking care of the patients. we are on it. it. because the bacteria can progress slowly ?500? children who had the procedure at the dentist's office are now being are trying to figure the cause. 3 daytime naps of an hour or more could be a warning sign for diabetes. researchers in tokyo found long daytime naps are associated with a 45 percent increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. there was no increased risk for shorter naps. researchers stress their study does not show naps cause diabetes, but that naps and diabetes could share a common cause. 3
chickens as household pets. the cdc looked at two decades worth of poultry-related human salmonella outbreaks. researchers found 46 percent of those salmonella cases involved people who kept poultry inside their homes. 13 percent involved people who kissed their birds. 3 your full readycast with meterologist rebecca schuld is
"open" 3 breaking news tonight....a shooting incident involving a milwaukee police officer leaves a teenager hurt. hurt.it happened at the thoreau school on milwaukee's far north side. let's go right out to cbs 58's marshanna school....marshanna? police came to school around 1pm for an investigation. the nature of that investigation is unclear right now, but we know as that investigation continued -- police say a 13
talking to became uncooperative and talking to became girl officers were say a 13 year old girl officers were talking to became uncooperative and combative. those officers tried to control the student and that's when an officers gun went off in the holster. the student was grazed by the bullet and was taken to the hospital. we are working to find out her condition and the status of the officer involved. according to the mps website-- thoreau school is 4 a leading technology school -- offering a challenging program for students. 3 mps is not commenting-- referring all questions to milwaukee police. the department tells us the investigation is ongoing. we'll bring you the latest throughout the night as this
3 new tonight....a troubling report about the death of an inmate at the milwaukee county . jail.cbs 58 extensively covered the death of terrill thomas, he's the man accused of firing a gun inside the potawatomi casino. since april, we have been awaiting the results of his autopsy. today we heard from the medical examiner and the cause of thomas' death raises some serious questions. questions.cbs 58's david ade is live at the county jail with the story....david? the medical examiners office is calling terrill thomas' death a homicide and says the cause is dehydration. today i spoke with thomas' family over the phone. "right now we're angry... we're very very angry."today terrill thomas' family learning more about how the 38 year old died in the milwaukee
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