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13 probable drug-related deaths were reported with victims ranging in between 26 and 55 years old. jurisdictions across milwaukee county are seeing an increase in overdoses. although not all result in death...the risks and consequences are heavy. dont ever try it because you might not come back and the pain that i feel today from losing him hurts more than anything i can describe. i feel like a piece of my heart is gone for elliot sandhal with full military honors at the oak creek community center. as for the other victims this weekend -- autopsies will be conducted this week. fox6 news has reported extensively on the heroin crisis. visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click the "dose of reality"
helping people break the cycle of addiction -- and view a fox6 news special on the crisis. the heat is on! hot, humid weather has returned to our area.... and with it -- could be some storms in the coming days. fox6 weather expert stephanie barichello joins us with more. evening with the chance for showers and t-storms. some storms may produce damaging wind and hail. thunderstorms will continue on and off overnight and throughout wednesday. again, some storms may be strong to severe. a few showers may linger into thursday then expect gradual
another chance for storms friday into saturday then cooler, more comfortable conditions the rest of the weekend. tonight: scattered rain and thunder. low: 74 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy, hot and humid with the thunderstorms high: 87 dewpoint: 72 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: morning showers and storms then clearing in the afternoon. am low: 71 high: 82 dewpoint: 67 wind: w 5-15 mph track the weather anytime -- anywhere. just download the fox six storm center app... it's free for apple and android devices. cudahy high school may or may not have school tomorrow due to the heat -- and a broken air conditioning system. fox6's myra sanchick is live in cudahy with details, new at
just the heat ... it's the humidity -- well that's part of the story here. the rumbling of planes taking off from the airport is overhead, but the air conditioning system at cudahy high school is not buzzing. i was sweating a lot in gym class on the third day of class this semester, the cudahy high school air conditioning system was failing very hot. k the reason class was dismissed early. it was humid so the floor was wet, so they had to cancel school. they didn't want anyone falling condensation made the school slippery. everybody was walking around tripping, like slipping, falling the cudahy school district says "since all students' safety is our priority we are going to be releasing all students at 1:05 pm today". students with no place to go were invited to stay in a safe area in the school until regular dismissal time
no word yet on whether there will be class tomorrow... but the school district plans to keep parents informed. live in cudahy myra sanchick fox6 news ted thanks myra a jury has been selected in the trial of a milwaukee man accused of setting a fire that killed two children. 27-year-old michael morgan faces charges of two counts of first degree reckless homicide. investigators say morgan used gasoline to intentionally set a fire near 36th and silver spring last october. 10-year-old kevin little, and two- year-old tae-najah morgan were both killed. opening arguments are
prosecutors are planning to re-try dennis brantner in the 19-90 murder of berit beck. fond du lac county's district attorney making the announcement this morning. earlier this year -- jurors failed to reach a verdict in the case. a new trial date has not been set because brantner was not in court today. the 62-year-old was sentenced to 6 years in prison earlier this summer on drug charges. a man accused of looting during the unrest in sherman park appearing in 17-year-old darius saxton was at the o'reilly auto parts store, metro p-c-s and jet beauty. according to court documents -- he denies taking anything from the stores with the exception of lingerie. he faces three counts of burglary. milwaukee is one of the least healthy cities in the state.... today -- milwaukee mayor tom barrett and health commissioner bevan baker outlined why that it is. from racial disparities to a access to health care... they say socio-economic factors play the
"poverty has to be part of it. for example, the issues that a mother faces. if shes a single mother and shes given birth to a child and gets pregnant a second or third time. the pressures that that puts on her body, puts on her life." the milwaukee health department offers information on a wide variety of topics -- from aids to zika. click the "links" section on fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app - that info. itt technical institute is shutting its doors... permanently. the federal government says the school doesn't meet accreditation standards... and told the school it couldn't enroll new students who use federal financial aid. krystle kacner is live from the i-t-t greenfield campus... where she talked to students ?who are now left scrambling..
students we talked to today are worried about how to get their transcripts... and which credits will transfer to other schools. these students are having a tough time getting answers. im without a schoolsomething corrine nimmer just found out... in an email. the email stated that they came out a very difficult decision to close all campuses effective immediately.her semester at itt technical institute at the gr campus was supposed to start in just a week... i deserve answers. nimmer received no answers monday... even escorted off campus by greenfield police.. who say they were called by school administrators... nat...??? 12:04:19 they're in the middle of a situation... itt tech's only explanation at this point-- in the form of a statement -- which reads in part... 'with what we believe is a complete disregard by the u.s. department of education for due process to the company, hundreds of thousands of current students and alumni and
be negatively affected.'. what's happened is just last week, the federal government told i-t-t it did not meet accreditation standards to get federal aid... so the school could no longer enroll new students who ?rely on federal financial aid... the school then decided to just shut down. im very frustrated that's because nimmer has been through this once before. she was enrolled in brensten education six months ago... when ?that school abruptly shut down. now, she's in the same spot... ag getting enrolled into another school again to further my education, finish my education because of what i went through the last time. students say in the email they received.. staff will be available to talk on campus .. about finances.. and credits and where they go from here.. tomorrow from 9 to 6. there are signs on the doors indicating that as well. live in greenfield kk fox 6 news mary thanks krystle hiring more police officers in milwaukee... that's what mayor tom barrett
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proposed budget. thats mayor tom barretts public safety pledge, confirming hell seek funding to hire more police officers. a.j. bayatpour is live outside city hall with the details... right now, the mayor isnt sharing details about his proposed public safety budget - just that there will be a request for more funding. what he is willing to say right now... is that his proposal is sure to upset a lot of people. i everybody mad at me on this issue because there is a split in the community. that split is over how milwaukee should respond to one of the most tumultuous months in its history. august saw two nights of major disorder after the police shooting of a suspect said to be armed. it was also the deadliest month in 25 years with 24 people murdered. were gonna give you more information. not surprisingly, public safety is gonna be, by far, the biggest portion of my budget. as for what exactly that funding should look like, a draft released by the common council calls more
beat cops and traffic enforcement. alderman bob donovan chairs the public safety committee. hes the driving force behind the safety plan...but referred all questions tuesday to council president ashanti hamilton. hamilton did not immidiately respond to our request for comment. other groups in the city, like urban undergrond, say new funding should go elsewhere. theres a variety of programs and organizations that are doing fantastic work; we just have to figure out how do we support them more so they can increase their reach. barrett says his plan will cover both m-p-d and community groups. the police are obviously a very important pa trying to do for public safety but we look at other factors when it comes to public safety as well...how much were putting into the programs that will deal with issues like crime prevention, violence reductions, summer jobs. the mayor is scheduled to present his proposed budget to the common council later this month. the council says it's planning to have two
safety plan...those dates and locations are still yet to be determined. live outside city hall, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. ted thanks aj it's time for your news and weather together. a medical emergency causes a crash in wauwatosa-- leaving one man dead. police were called to the scene near 113th and north around 10 this driver-- a 63- year-old wauwatosa man-- had a medical emergency and veered off the road. first responders tried to revive him but had no success. it appears he died from that medical situation rather than the crash itself. racine police are investigating a shooting near 12th and villa. police say one man was shot multiple times just before two this morning. the man was taken to froedtert with life threatening injuries. police are still searching for
explosion" is what caused a fire this morning in ixonia -- sending one man to the hospital. 12 departments responded to frontier f-s today -- a farming business that makes livestock feed. investigators believe an equipment malfunction is to blame. only one person was inside when it happened -- he is expected to survive. toss to weather weather the chance for showers and t-storms. some storms may produce damaging wind and hail. thunderstorms will continue on and off overnight and throughout
a few showers may linger into thursday then expect gradual clearing. warm with highs reaching into the low 80s. another chance for storms friday into saturday then cooler, more of the weekend. tonight: scattered rain and thunder. low: 74 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy, hot and humid with the thunderstorms
wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: morning showers and storms then clearing in the afternoon. am low: 71 high: 82 dewpoint: 67 wind: w 5-15 mph chance for showers and thunderstorms. am low: 63 high: 78 dewpoint: 60 wind: se 5-10 mph saturday: slight chance for showers then gradual clearing. am low: 61 high: 74 dewpoint: 58 wind: wnw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 54 high: 74 dewpoint: 50 wind: w 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am
5-10 mph warm and humid this evening with the chance for showers and t-storms. some storms may produce damaging wind and hail. thunderstorms will continue on and off overnight and throughout wednesday. again, some storms may be strong to severe. a few showers may linger into thursday then expect gradual clearing. warm with highs reaching into the low 80s. another chance for storms friday into saturday then cooler, more comfortable conditions the rest of the weekend. tonight: scattered rain and thunder. low: 74 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 10 mph wednesday:mostly oudy, hw 5-15 mph thursday: morninowers g in the afternoo w: 71gh: 82 de 5-15 mph friday: mostly oudy with the chance rowers and wint: 60 wind: se10 mpsaturdayg w 5-15 h sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 54 gh: dewpoint: 50 wind: 5-10 mp
mph giving back to a new community... that's what incoming freshmen at carroll university were doing today. up next.... where students gave a helping hand -- and how it's beneficial for them as well. fox6 wakeup at 4:30-- count on us for breaking news, weather and traffic updates until 9am. plus the techie world is abuzz. tomorrow a big announcement expected from apple. what could be revealed. then boats made of cardboard and duct tape. where you can watch them race
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today is september 6th -- that means its time for buddy check six. remind your buddy, right now, to do her monthly breast self-exam. the earlier y better your odds at beating it. so call your buddy today -- and dont forget to do your own exam. if you dont already have a buddy, get one now. go to fox 6 now dot com for all the information, and join buddy check six the class of "2020" is on campus at carroll university in waukesha. but before the actual classes start -- those freshmen took a day to give back to their new community. fox
written or test is taken, the freshest faces at carroll university are already hard at work. 'it's a great kind of bonding experience for everybody.' the annual freshman day of service is in its eighth year, a chance for first- year students to get out and give back to the area theyll call home for the next four years. 'it's kind of like an icebreaker to do something as a group as well, but also help the community.' about 700 carroll freshmen split up non-profits and businesses in waukesha and milwaukee. we found one group at the waukesha community arts project, helping staff prepare for its new year. 'they're helping us tackle big projects that really wouldn't be able to be done without a group this large.' at saratoga heights, an independent living facility for low-income seniors, another crew tackled part of a dining room remodel project. 'when we get volunteers that can come in here and help us it helps our budget, it helps our staffing. we get a lot of work done that would normally take us a very, very
spending the day giving back to the community, the students also gain something in return. 'i feel like doing projects like this really helps build friendships and get to know the class really well.' 'it definitely calms down the nerves because at least you know a bunch of people already moving into class.' carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. organizers estimate the carroll students will contribute about 2- thousand total hours of volunteer service in just this one day. we want to announce some changes coming to fox6... katrina cravy -- who has been with fox6 for leaving the station for a career outside of television. her last day will be in mid-october. while we'll miss katrina -- contact 6 will be in good hands... fox6 reporter jenna sachs will take over in her place. she'll be only the third person to hold that role since contact 6 began. fox6 has a strong tradition of consumer reporting -- and that will continue when jenna takes
mandatory meeting menu is leaving a bad taste in his mouth. people make mistakes, you know. some people do it, intentionally, and some people just overlook it. melanie sobelman says she and her husband, dave, are in the company of the latter, after missing a mandatory common council licensing committee meeting, in july. my wife, says, hey, we just got a letter from city hall, do we really need to go for that? i said, i dont think so, the officer said we dont have to, that this because of what happened at the marquette location. what happened involves the june 22nd discharge of a firearm, in the restaurants vestibule. dave sobelman says hes never been required to appear for any previous meetings, but, he now, understands, the shooting makes an appearance mandatory. we screwed up, there. tuesday, the 'screw-up' means the restaurant must shut down, since the restaurants food and liquor licenses expired, august 31st. while the license is unanimously approved during tuesdays licensing committee meeting, the measure
meeting is september 20th. i mean, i dont even get the opportunity to pay a fine? i dont get the opportunity to apply for something else, like a temporary something? instead, the sobelmans say they could be forced to tell nearly 40 employees they will have to do without ... unless ... i might not shut down. i might refuse. let the sheriffs come in, whatever, i dont know how does this work? they come in, they, if they shut down a restaurant, let em come in, shut us down, look at all my staff members, in the face and tell em, hey, you guys are unemployed, for two weeks. this afternoon i spoke with milwaukee's city clerk who told me a provisional license is an option in cases where a business does not have an opportunity to appear before committee. in this case, however, he says the sobelmans did have an opportunity, in july, so a provisional license is not an option. this is the latest, in milwaukee. i'm justin williams, fox 6 news.