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up the east coast. why this storm still has potential to be dangerous. high pressure moves of wi today and as it moves to our east in the next few days we start warming up. lots of sun today with highs in the low 70s. by tomorrow, well move into the upper 70s and by sunday we will hit the 80s again. our warming continues ahead of a low early next week and by tuesday, were in the mid 80s with a chance for rain and thunderstorms. today: mostly sunny. high: 74 dewpoint: 55 wind: e
low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph saturday: mostly sunny. angelica adlibs traffic red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays hurricane hermaine made landfall in flr overnight...but the storm has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. tropical storm warnings remain in effect for parts of the florida gulf coast, georgia...and up through north carolina. kim joins us with the latest. when the storm made landfall overnight -- hermine was the first hurricane to hit florida in more than a decade. the storm was originally packing about 80 mile per hour winds...but the maximum wind speeds are now down closer to 75 miles per hour. the storm also bringing some heavy rain and flooding.
flooding. chief meteorologist rob haswell will have more on the storm coming up on wakeup. milwaukee police chief ed flynn...announcing a record number of homicides this august 24 people were killed. deandra corinthios is live from mpd headquarters downtown with more chief flynn says 80 percent of the city's homicides are due to gun violence. he says the majority of victims...and offenders...are african american. in a new conference thursday. despite being a much smaller city...milwaukee's murder rate topped chicago's for the month of august...a city that also experienced a record number of homicides. there were 24 people killed in milwaukee ...5 during the unrest in sherman park. august in milwaukee was the deadliest month the city has seen in 25 years... when police discovered the bodies of jeffery dahmer's victims in july of 1991. flynn says most homicides stem from arguments...fights and
choose to resolve their issue with guns. making you know conceal carry illegally a misdemeanor no matter how many times youre arrested is foolish, its foolhardy. and its absolutely contributing to the levels of violence here in this city flynn says officers have taken 1600 guns off the streets so far this year. but he says there should be tougher penalties for felons caught in possession of a firearm. he also says a big issue is getting cooperation from the community in non-fatal shootings. reporting live in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. milwaukee police chief ed flynn compared milwaukee to chicago during yesterday's press conference...saying milwaukee had a higher homicide rate. here's a closer look at those numbers. in august-- milwaukee had 24 homicides. chicago had 90. but when you compare those numbers based on population-- milwaukee's homicide rate per 100- thousand people was 4. chicago's was 3 point 3. you'll remember -- milwaukee's common council released a public safety action plan a few weeks ago.
it. protesters ended up crashing their meeting yesterday morning. "what do we do? stand up, fight back!" they say this plan focuses too much on law and order -- and not enough on creating opportunities for people. "nothing about job creation, nothing about community engagement, nothing about pouring into youth leadership development - nothing to uplift the community." "we agree that economic development, job creation, those are all important things. but this particular entirely to the
criminal justice system." common council president ashanti hamilton says the plan can still be amended. there will also be public feedback meetings -- but those details are still being finalized. two milwaukee mothers are demanding justice -- mourning their sons -- killed while riding their motorcycles last month. 25-year-old "deangelo maxwell" and 36-year-old "james morris"
the driver who struck them was initially arrested. according to the medical examiner there were open bottles of alcohol in his truck. but two days after the crash -- he was released from custody. last night a crowd gathered to remember the men. then supporters marched about half a mile to the county safety building to demand the district attorney charge the suspect. they say they won't rest until they get the justice the victims deserve. the milwaukee county district attorney's office says the case is
still under review. a game changer for patients medical breakthrough that could help prevent dementia. hermine makes landfall overnight in florida. it has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. yet it still poses a severe threat. where it's headed to next. after serving just three months of his six months sentence -- convicted rapist brock turner will be released from jail. why
a child welfare agency has begun an investigation into anthony weiner. and the former stanford university swimmer who was sentenced to jail for sexually assaulting a girl will be released today. kim is in the newsroom with more. protests are expected today when brock turner is released from jail...after only serving 3 of his six months sentence behind bars. he was convicted of rap fraternity house in 2015. the former stanford university swimmer will be released early, under a law that gives inmates credit for time served. it's the sentence that made headlines for its leniency...and prompted immense blowback against judge aaron persky. turner must register as a sex offender for life. and more trouble for anthony weiner. the former new york congressman is now being investigated by a child welfare agency.. he confirmed to the "new york
from the new york city administration for children's services. this follows his latest sexting scandal -- after the "new york post" published photos it said weiner had sent last year to a woman he had never met...including one where his 4-year-old son was in the background. weiner is now separated from his wife, huma abedin and subway's former pitchman --imprisoned for child pornography and sex abuse --says the parents of one of his female victims are to blame for what he describes as her "d fogle filed a motion in an indianopolis court. he also argues that the parents may be responsible for the girl's injuries alleged in a civil lawsuit against him. fogle's filing alleges the parents fought and abused alcohol in front of her and contends the parents may be liable for some or all of her claims against fogle. still ahead on wakeup at six -- we continue to follow tropical storm hermine. while its no longer considered a hurricane -- the deadly potential that lies
high pressure moves of wi today and as it
moves to our east in the next few days we start warming up. lots of sun today with highs in the low 70s. by tomorrow, well move into the upper 70s and by sunday we w continues ahead of a low early next week and by tuesday, were in the mid 80s with a chance for rain and thunderstorms. today: mostly sunny. high: 74 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on
authorities in florida have found the zika virus in trapped mosquitoes-- the first time this has happened in the continental u-s. three mosquitoes from miami beach have tested positive. the state calls the development disappointing, but not surprising. the number of non-travel-related zika infections has grown to 47 in first case was identified just over a month ago. intensive trapping and testing continues. and a medical breakthrough could be a game-changer for patients suffering from alzheimer's disease. scientists have found a way to clear plaques from the brain, that cause dementia. they say patients treated with the highest dose of a new antibody drug... saw the plaque almost completely disappear. scientists also found that after six months of treatment, patients' health stopped deteriorating.
prevent dementia could be available in just a few years. hermine hits florida... and although it made landfall early this morning as a category hurricane, it is now a tropical storm. the storm is now headed up the coast.... and millions are in its patch. dianne gallagher has more on the threat that area still faces. making landfall near saint marks, florida, with 80 mile per hour winds, hurricane florida's gulf coast. voice of dustin hinkel, county administrator, taylor county, fl our northwest corner of our county probably saw the eye of the storm pass right over us.heavy rain, high wind, flooding and power outages, all from the first hurricane to hit florida in 11 years. as the storm passes, officials now telling people to stay indoors. voice of ben guthrie, gulf county, florida, emergency management coordinator we are encouraging people to stay out of the water to avoid rip currents voice of trey morrison, wakulla county, fl sheriff's office we're asking the public to please if you can, stay home if it's not an emergency. this is not a time
what the damage did. i know people are interested in that but it really hampers us and it's an unsafe environment right now.hermine now a tropical storm as it crosses florida -- heading towards georgia and the carolinas. in apalachicola, i'm dianne gallagher. toss to ro high pressure moves of wi today and as it moves to our east in the next few days we start warming up. lots of sun today with highs in the low 70s. by tomorrow, well move into the upper 70s and by sunday we will hit the 80s again. our warming continues ahead of a low early next week and by tuesday, were in the mid 80s with a chance for rain and thunderstorms. today: mostly sunny. high: 74
tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph saturday: mostly sunny. high: 78 dewpoint: 0 wind: se 5-10 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 60 high: 80 dewpoint: 0 wind: se 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny, warm and humid. am low: 65 high: 82 dewpoint: 0 partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 68 high: 86 dewpoint: 0 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 84 dewpoint: 0 wind: sw 5-10 mph high pressure moves of wi today and as it moves to our east in the next few days we start warming up. lots of sun today with highs in the low 70s. by tomorrow, well move into the
our warming continues ahead of a low early next week and by tuesday, were in the mid 80s with a chance for rain and thunderstorms. today: mostly sunny. high: 74 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph saturday: mostly sunny. high: 78 dewpoint: 0 wind: se 5-10 sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 60 high: 80 dewpoint: 0 wind: se 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny, warm and humid. am low: 65 high: 82 dewpoint: 0 wind: s 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 68 high: 86 dewpoint: 0 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 84 dewpoint: 0
and of those 75, only 55 players were available to play in the final preseason game in kansas city tonight. it takes the packers a little while to get started, but on their 4th drive things click as joe callahan finds jared clark in the endzone for the score and the packers take a 7-0 lead late in the 1st quarter. the packers defense, however, can't keep the chiefs off the board after tying the game at 7, they take a 14-7 lead when darrin reaves scores from 3 yards out in the 2nd quarter. charlie pierce fumbles deep inside kansas city territory and the packers lose the ball. the defense steps up after that, datone jones with the sack that nearly was a safety forcing a kansas city punt. but the pack would trail by 10 at the half. in the 3rd quarter, the chiefs were driving until rookie josh hawkins picks off aaron murray at the green bay 17. it's his 2nd pick of the preseason.
pick stopping the chiefs drive in green bay territory again. the packers fall in this one, 17-7 and now they'll wait to see who makes the 53 man roster and get ready lambeau field will be hosting college football this weekend however as the badgers will meet lsu on saturday. for redshirt freshman jon dietzen his first college game could not be played at a better venue. for the jaguars on "it's going to be pretty unreal that my first game that i'll be able to play, you know, not being red- shirted, is going to be at lambeau. that's a pretty unreal opportunity and i'm just thankful for the fact that i get to play a good team on a great stadium like lambeau field. it's a great opportunity." thanks to your voting, we have a winner for our high school blitz game of the week. the sussex hamilton - marquette match up is the winner, so hilltoppers get ready to see tom pipines tonight as he will feature the game on fox 6 news at 6, 9 and during the
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planned all weekend... celebrating harley davidson and it's history in milwaukee. "well the milwaukee rally is exciting - i mean we're surrounded by harley riders from all across the nation and its great that they are all coming home to the birthplace of harley davidson." motorcycle shows, concerts and other events are planned all weekend long at the harley davidson museum, the pilgrim road plant and at 5 area dealerships. today's highlights include a woman's ride starting at 9 this morning at the at hal's harley davidson in new berlin at 5:30 tonight. "there is no life i know who compare with your imagination." amc theaters are celebrating gene wilder's life, by bringing two of his biggest hits back to the big screen. "willy wonka and the chocolate factory"
theaters - including at mayfair 18. willy wonka will be shown at 5 o'clock on saturday and sunday. blazing saddles will play at 7-30. tickets will be 5 dollars for each movie. gene wilder, who was born in milwaukee, died monday at the age of 83. "a kiss on the hand might be quite continental, but diamonds are a girls best friend. and "moulin rouge" is jumping from the silver screen to the stage. plans for a broadway production wer the 2001 film starred ewan mcgregor and nicole kidman, but so far, no casting news has been announced. the show is still in the developmental stages so the details on when the show will debut have not been announced. all anchors chat/toss to 6am
all anchors chat/toss to 6am wakeup news. breaking overnight - hermine makes landfall. where the storm's moving next - and where it's weakening. 39:28-39:34 "i think its the most homicides since jeffery dahmer's homicides were added to the count back in 1991. " and august was milwaukee's deadliest month in 25 years. what police chief ed flynn says is these staggering statistics. good morning and welcome to wakeup! rob's weather today: mostly sunny. high: 74 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear.
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