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her compassion in service to others. something her closest friends and fellow school sisters of saint francis recalled. >> margaret was someone that always put other people first. >> but memories of her caring nature were coupled with thoughts of the tragic events that took her life. sister margaret and her friend sister paula merrill were found murdered in their mississippi home last week. and today those close to her say it's important to feel compassion even toward the person who committed the crime. >> one has to be concerned about what was going on in that person's life. i think we look with mercy upon that person, and margaret would have. >> those who gathered here to share stories and memories also know the pain of sister margaret's death will be felt beyond this chapel. >> we are also aware of the healing that will be needed for the communities in mississippi and for our own religious community. >> and the loss may have been expressed best by sister's margaret's seven-year-old nephew, christian. >> all i was really wanting to
letting me know her, for the seven years i have lived. >> those closest to her said sister margaret was blessed with three families, her relatives here in wisconsin, the school sisters of saint francis, and those in the mississippi community that she loved and served. in milwaukee, i'm kent wainscott , wisn 12 news. toya: thank you. 46-year-old rodney sanders is charged with capital murder in the case. sanders was reportedly living in a metal shed outside a home that sat across the street. police say the nuns had declined his offer to mow the grass at their home a few days before their deaths. patrick: hermine smashed into florida's panhandle as a hurricane. it was quickly downgraded to a tropical storm, and right now it's roaring into the carolinas. and it is there in the storm's path where we find abc's lana zak in charleston, south carolina. >> hermine moving south across
as hermine moves fast across the southern early this morning, hermine made landfall as a hurricane in florida, the first in more than a decade. >> we got to move it. >> it ripped through houses along the panhandle. much of the eastern seaboard, the threat reaching all the way north to rhode island. governors from georgia to new york to virigina declared a state of emergency. >> we are cautioning everyone, we are no operating under and we have been informed we are having life threatening storm surge possibility that will cause major disruption. >> and while some embraced the massive waves, for others, it is
rages on. the winds are howling here. wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour are projected. reporting from charleston, south carolina. patrick: hermine is now heading north. here's doppler 12 radar showing the track of the storm. i'm here with meteorologist lindsey slater. lindsey, this looks like a slow mover. that right now. you can see a little of that eye leftover. let me zoom out. this is the infrared. those right red colors into indicate, called intense
reports, flooding reports, all along the florida and carolina coasts. some areas will get the between 6-15 inches of rain. it is not over yet. the track will take it all the way up the coast. this is something we will continue to watch. toya: the fbi in a rare move publishes the notes from its investigation into hillary clinton's use of private email -- use of private e-mail. ka more on this developing story. kathy: the report including 58 , pages of documents, details the bureaus year-long investigation into clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. the documents include her july interview with the fbi, during which clinton is quoted as saying she did it out of convenience and did not remember anyone raising legal concerns about the practice. there's also a detailed timeline of steps that investigators took to decide whether criminal charges were warranted. there was even technical
the justice department closed that case in without filing any july charges. you will recall that the fbi director james comey says while clinton and her aides had been extremely careless, there was no evidence of intentially mishandled classified information. toya: thank you, kathy. the driver of a stolen car caused a multi-vehicle crash sending five people to the , hospital. it happened just after 2:00 this afternoon near 55th and villard. this is video from news chopper 12. police say the driver was in a stolen black hyundai sonata and was speeding when he caused the wreck and ran off. police are still looking for that driver. they say all the injuries appear to be non-life threatening. patrick: new at 5:00 a dead crow , tests positive for west nile on the north shore. this is the first bird to test positive in milwaukee county since surveillance started in may. mosquitoes usually get the virus by feeding on infected birds, then transmit the virus to humans. the north shore health department says is encouraging residents to take extra precautions while outside.
that potential human transmission and that's why , we're talking about it now i'n august in late september. this is when we start to see more cases of west nile virus. patrick: west nile can be fatal. however, most people infected with the virus do not get sick. those who do, could experience fever, headache, rash and fatigue. to protect yourself, it's recommended you use repellent with deet, wear long clothing and avoid the outdoors during , dawn and dusk. according to the state health department, there has been one confirmed human case and one probable case of west nile virus. neither is in our area. both cases required hospitalization, but no deaths have been reported. toya: the cleanup in the sherman park neighborhood continues our cameras captured crews removing debris from the o'reilly auto parts store near 34th and fond du lac. the business was among eight set on fire by protestors following the officer involved shooting death of sylville smith on august 13. we've reached out to see if the
today for hundreds of messmer prep students. the fire was reported in the attic at the catholic school at fratney and burleigh in the riverwest neighborhood. a staff member came to work at around 6:30 and heard the fire alarm going off. no children were in the building at the time. >> we were grateful no one was injured in any way. it appears to be small and toya: -- electrical in nature. toya: we learned late this afternoon that classes will be cancelled for students at messmer prep on tuesday. patrick: the stage is set for the badgers season opener in green bay. wisconsin will take on the lsu tigers tomorrow afternoon at lambeau field. it's a game you'll see right here on wisn 12 sports' stephen 12. watson is green bay tonight. he takes us behind the scenes of espn's college gameday.
a.m. on saturday. this is what you will see on your tv screen. now we take you behind the scenes. >> testing, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. >> it is a 90 person operation. without one of those 90 people who travel each week, it would not be what it is. stephen: this is one of six production trucks that helps to make game day possible. th country. >> it is time consuming, constant. there is not a set number of hours. it is every day, most of the day, but i love it. >> every stadium they visit is special, but none are like lambeau field. >> this is a no-brainer once we saw the game on the calendar a few years ago. whenever we get a chance to come to lambeau field, it is a shrine the football.
badgers and tigers kickoff right here on wisn 12. we will have full live coverage from lambeau field. >> go tigers. patrick: fans are already pumped for the big game in green bay. we caught several lsu and badgers fans wearing their team colors checking out the stadium. >> very impressed so far. there is a lot of history here. it got brett favre. it's awesome. >> right. combine that with the college experience, you have a special atmosphere here. patrick: lambeau holds about 80,000. the game is sold out. don't forget you can see the wisconsin-lsu game only right here on wisn 12. kickoff is at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon. then, stay tuned for the season premiere of big 12 sports saturday at 6:30. dan needles and drew olson will be live at lambeau with the badgers post game.
of you are getting ready to celebrate the unofficial end of summer. toya: aaa estimates two million will travel by plane. for those of you driving, gas prices will be at their lowest since 2004. we will check on the roads with matt salemme in news chopper 12. >> very busy along 43. these delays stretch down south of the high-rise bridge and it is stop and go through that stretch. an earlier crash has been cleared. the good news is that you will not see any extra lanes blocked or crews at work until tuesday because of the holiday. back to you. toya: thank you. they debuted just two weeks ago and millions of them were grabbed up. patrick: tonight there's a , warning about a popular smartphone. the serious problem that could pop up while the phone is
patrick: tonight, space-x is trying to figure out what went wrong. it's falcon rocket exploded during a routine engine test at cape canaveral, florida yesterday. the rocket was destroyed along with a satellite that facebook was counting on to spread internet service in africa. no one was hurt. three months. that's how long a former st served behind bars for sexually assaulting a woman on campus. toya: it's stirring up a lot of criticism tonight. brock turner is now a free man, after his release from county jail this morning. the prosecution had asked for six years. the judge however gave him six months. >> the law should be state prison for people who commit this kind of crime, and that's what i think we really, really need to push. the system had a flaw in it, and i am hoping the governor signs the legislation. toya: that legislation just
to sentence people to probation when sex crimes are committed. under this new provision, turner would have faced a minimum of three years behind bars. patrick: a new host and new vision for a show that you see right here on sunday mornings. former cnn and national news anchor soledad o'brien will be the new host of matter of fact. the weekly political program is produced by our parent company, hearst television. wisn 12 news' melinda davenport spoke with her about the how the new show will be different this season. >> she's report globe, covered politics here at home, race, sports, you name it. now, soledad o'brien has a new role as host of matter of fact, with soledad o'brien. >> let's talk about the landscape of the show. we've got almost 30 affiliates all across the nation. they'll air the show on sundays. what's the look and feel going to be like? >> you know, i think the goal is to really make sure that you're having a conversation with every single community that will carry it. it's a really different show for me from that perspective.
d.c. and we're of d.c., and this is all about d.c., people coming here to d.c. to talk to me about d.c. things. to me, it has to be a show that's relevant to people in omaha, in milwaukee, everywhere where we air. >> on sunday mornings, soledad d says her goal is to get down to what you need to know about politics, the election, and really hone in on how people across the country are feeling. >> thing as a reporter and i'm as guilty as anybody, you sit down and ask questions but you don't always listen and to say like, no really, i just, why are you supporting hillary clinton? why are you supporting donald trump? and really get a picture of the electorate and who is not voting. >> matter of fact with soledad o'brien airs sunday mornings, beginning on september 11. melinda davenport, wisn 12 news. patrick: and here's that sunday lineup, beginning september 11. wisn 12 news is followed by upfront. then tune in at 9:30 for this week with george stephanopoulus. that's followed by matter of fact at 10:30 with host soledad
toya: caught on camera. it is new tonight at 6:00. kathy mykleby joins us from the newsroom. kathy: it's a story you'll see only on 12. you see the video there robbery , suspects crash after leading police on a high speed chase. tonight, the new method one local police department is using to quickly end those chases. dan one of milwaukee's largest , companies is cutting jobs. the reason northwestern mutual is eliminating employees while tower. toya: thank you, kathy. a setback for samsung. a warning tonight, if you bought the new galaxy note 7. the company says the batteries on some of the phones can explode or catch fire while charging. there are at least 35 such cases so far. more than one million of the phones have been sold since they debuted two weeks ago. customers can exchange it for another model and get a new phone within the next couple weeks. who says the labor day weekend is the unofficial end to summer?
patrick: if you're staying in town, there's a barbeque this weekend on the summerfest grounds. the big gig barbeque will serve up ribs, brisket and barbecue from several different restaurants in the area. this is an officially sanctioned event of the big milwaukee rally. you'll also find live music and wisconsin beer. >> the event is all about food, and who doesn't love barbeque, especially on labor day weekend? we've got 10 of the best cookers all in one location cooking everything from ribs to brisket to baby back ribs, short ribs, pulled pork, chicken. you name it. patrick: the big gig barbeque is this sunday at maier festival park on the summerfest grounds. it's open from 5:00 until 10:00 p.m. tickets are $15. the weather looks just right to fire up the grill this weekend. toya: we will continue this theme of talking about food with lindsay. patrick: are you ok with that, lindsay?
people always want to have that perfect labor day weekend. of course they do. it is time to get back to school and the usual stuff. we are clear this weekend. i want to talk about more about how hermine will be helping us. it seemed strange, but i will talk about this in a minute. i will also talk about when you need the umbrella again. it is it looks beautiful. the water look so inviting. pretty soon that will be called. for now, 71. the best part about this weekend is that it will not be too hot. it will not be humid. you can actually enjoy it. maybe grab some bug spray if you're heading outside, but this is how tropical storm hermine is going to help us. there is that area of low pressure. that is what tropical storms are.
coast. it's not the best labor day weekend for these guys. these systems like to battle it out. at the moment, they are at a stalemate. as long as hermine continues this track, the high pressures not going anywhere. that is good news for us because we stay in the clear all we can along. there is a system off to our wes, an area of low pressure, and it will be a cold front, being held hostage, it will not move its way here yet. maybe some fog in low lying areas. saturday looks good, a mix of sunshine in clouds. highs in the low 80's. sunday, it is the same thing. you see some rumbles of thunder in minnesota and iowa. i don't expect anything here and tell possibly tuesday.
ramps up. your monday is going to be just fine. monday into tuesday, we start to kick off showers and thunderstorms. your evening now is looking good , clear skies, temperatures falling through the 60's. it will be cool, but the humidity is low through the weekend. it will get stinky on monday. tuesday, you will feel it. then we get showers and thunderstorms. -- it will get stinky on monday. tuesday, you then we get showers and thunderstorms. by monday, you will feel the humidity increasing. your weatherwatch 12 week ahead, the rest of it looks pretty good. once we get to tuesday, then we get in on those showers and thunderstorms, then it is a stormy trend for quite a while. you're looking at that seven-day forecast and sing rain every day next week.
it will not be a wash out. patrick: and a little more heat if you want summer. the sony walkman was the must-have item if you grew up in the 1980's. toya: it was the device to listen to music long before digital devices. now the walkman is making a comeback. and if the walkman gave you sticker shock 30 years ago wait , until you hear how much the new one costs. patrick: and listen to this if , you have tickets to maroon 5's
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? patrick: maroon five fans, li new at 5:00, the band's milwaukee concert has been rescheduled. toya: sorry, i was watching adam. it's so front-man adam levine can celebrate the upcoming birth of his child. the concert was scheduled on october 1 at the bmo harris bradley center. it's been bumped to february 20, still at the bradley center. all tickets bought for the october show will be honored. the band kicks off its u.s. tour tomorrow. once upon a time, the sony walkman was the thing for listening to music.
combo quickly became one of the best selling electronic products of all time. now the walkman is back with a new look plated in real gold, which sony says improves the audio. it'll set you back $3200. toya: can you hear the teenagers now? but it is better audio, dad. come on, dad. patrick: it was the thing back in the day. beer and pretzels, beer and pizza, beer and brats. toya: natural combinations, right? but this new combo doesn't seem
toya: the works. patrick: sounds like a match made in beer heaven. the concoction is being created by four leaf brewing and the cops and doughnuts bakery in northern michigan. the new flavor started as a joke, but quickly became very real. the beers will be multi-brown british ales called the hoppy cop and coffee cop. toya: i don't understand why that did the name one hoppy homer simpson.
tonight, we're following the path of destruction. hermine now on the move, hitting florida as a deadly hurricane. winds up to 80 miles an hour. homes badly damaged. hundreds of thousands without power. millions bracing for a possible labor day washout. and tonight, watches and warnings up and down the east coast. our team in the storm zone. secret notes. inside the fbi's investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails. what she told agents, and how many times the phrase "do not recall" came up. out of jail. the case that triggered national outrage. former college athlete brock turner, pushing through the cameras. the new deadline he now faces. school bus dangers. drivers ignoring those flashing red lights at the bus stop.