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right now... really.. it's just emotional." now at 4:30... family gather to remember two women killed in a crash near 32nd and atkinson. what the driver was doing just hours before the crash and the charges he now faces. and -- "because scott walker asked" that's one of the quotes surfacing in leaked documents from a now-closed john doe investigation into the governor's 2012 recall campaign. who released the information. good morning and thanks for starting your day with wakeup. lets go straight to our fox6 weather expert rob haswell in the weather
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in the day ahead -- we're expected to learn the fate of the man who shot and killed another man after a fender- bender. 28-year-old octavia dodson pleaded guilty in april to the second degree
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freeman. according to court documents -- dodson told police he followed freeman after his car was hit, but freeman was trying to drive away. once he caught up with freeman -- dodson shot him. dodson is scheduled to be sentenced this afternoon. charges are filed against the driver involved in a deadly single-vehicle crash sunday morning near 32nd and atkinson. trejon price faces two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle -- police say his b-a-c was point- heddinger died at the scene. 26-year old tamika washington was pronounced dead a few hours later. 31-year old nielya niel-ya owens was also in the car -- doctors had to amputate part of her left arm -- police say she is breathing with a members of heddinger say she was a loving mother of three young children. "this is unbelievable, it feels so unreal. about her being gone...' price allegedly told police at
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drinking with friends' and suffered neck and rib fractures in the accident. he was also allegedly driving with a suspended license. an angry parent appears in court after making threats against his child's school. and a 13-year-old student is in custody after milwaukee police say he injured two officers during school. angelica joins us in the newsroom with an update. the officers responded to benjamin franklin school for a report the teen had a plastic bb gun. it happened yesterday afternoon. while th to the student -- he became physically combattive.. two officers were hurt in the altercation -- they were hospitalized but are expected to be okay. a spokeswoman with milwaukee public schools says no other students were involved and that the incident was contained to the school office. an angry parent accused of making terrorist threats against his child's school is out of jail -- after posting his 7- thousand dollar cash bond. "jesse culp" had his court hearing yesterday -- after "random lake"
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place up". according to a criminal complaint -- school officials contacted culp because his child had a dress code violation. culp thought his child was being harassed and wanted a principal removed. the superintendent feared for the principal's safety. jessob -- back to you. kenosha police are releasing surveillance pictures of the man who robbed three banks on tuesday. police say the same suspect is believed to be responsible for all three robberies -- which happened tuesday afternoon -- all within 35 on washington road first. then, another chase bank on 6th avenue. and ended at the johnson bank on 60th street. no one was hurt in any of the cases. if you recognize the suspect -- get in touch with kenosha police. governor scott walker and republican lawmakers protected lead paint manufacturers after one of them helped republicans win elections. that's according to documents from a now-closed john doe investigation. political reporter theo keith says they
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theres a stench in this building democrats say what we're about to explain amounts to payback. nats -- recall walker! in the wake of act 10, as recalls loomed, governor walker's efforts to defeat them ramped up. documents published by the guardian newspaper show walker went after corporate donors..directing them to the wisconsin club for growth, where there was no limit to how much they could give. one wrote a 10-thousand dollar check "because scott walker asked simmons, then owner of nl industries, who sent one check, then another, then another, totaling 750-thousand dollars. nl industries had made lead paint, before the u-s banned it in 1978, and was facing lawsuits over health effects. in 2013, the year after republicans survived the recalls, they passed legislation that retroactively protected lead paint makers from lawsuits. im anxious for that paul harvey moment, 'now the rest of the story,' because i think theres a lot more to this
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milwaukee mayor tom barrett, who lost to walker in the 2012 recall, said he was shocked. i have to admit, my reaction was wow john doe investigators were looking into whether walker's campaign and the club for growth had coordinated illegally. last year, the state supreme court shut down the investigation, saying it found nothing illegal. walker's campaign spokesman sent a statement calling the john doe investigation "baseless." that statement did not provide an explanation for the lead paint issu. does supposed to be secret? yes -- although this one has been leaking from the beginning. theo keith fox six news. milwaukee county d-a john chisholm -- who's one of the john doe prosecutors, -- says it's a crime to leak john doe material. he supports an investigation to find out who did it. republicans are also questioning the leak. "how can we trust a system, how can we trust a supposed 'secret' operation that releases 1,500 pages of 'secret documents? somethings wrong
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used as political witchhunts. late last year -- they restricted the use of such investigations in the future. if you'd like to sift through the pages of information yourself... we have a link to the documents on the home page of fox6 now dot com -- and the fox6 news app. you'll also have easy access to other stories on the john doe probe we've done in the past. intiative the n-f-l is launching to protect players from head injuries. a new chapter in the packers-vikings rivalry. how the green and gold are getting ready to take on the viking's at their super trendy new stadium. brave souls are allowing themselves to be guinea pigs -- in the first large-scale testing of driverless vehicles -- by uber. how it operates. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this
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new chapter in the vikings - packers will be written. gone is the giant hefty bag known as the metrodome. the vikings now play in the super trendy u-s bank stadium. tim van vooren talked with the packers about they expect from the new stadium. "the packers get to workout in the shadow of lambeau field one of the most historic stadiums in the nfl as they get set for sunday nights game at minnesota the first regular season game ever at us bank
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loud and their seats and suites are closest to the action in the entire nfl. "crowds at minnesota have always been loud the old metrodome was rocking there a few years ago and you gotta withstand that surge of energy that starts. i just talked with their media and i guess that the viking on the motorcycle is not going to be there so it will be a little quieter in pregame but we expect it to be rocking when we are on offense." "my understanding is that it's going to be suppose to be a very impressive facility." "it will be kind of fun to go in there with the brand new stadium try to get out and everything." "the packers will travel to twin cities on saturday but they will not go visit the new stadium it might be an issue if it was a day game on sunday because of the sun coming through the glass roof, but packers coach mike mccarthy says that the fact that its a night game eliminates some of those concerns so they won't check out the new facility beforehand. at lambeau field tim
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just a reminder -- because the packers play minnesota late sunday -- that means the fox 6 sports blitz will also go on late. tune in at 11:05 -- as tim van vooren will be live in minnesota with all the post game reaction. tom pipines and brandon cruz will be holding down the fort in the studio. what would you do for a free ride? the risk some brave souls in pittsburgh are taking... a former michigan official says she knew of the flint water problem -- but didn' how much time she faces behind bars. as her colleagues recited the pledge of allegiance -- one state senator decided to sit out. why she says she's protesting. you are watching the fox 6
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wakeup news. exactly what would you do -- for a free ride? in pittsburgh -- brave souls are allowing
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in the first large-scale testing of driverless vehicles -- by uber. fox's rob schmitt -- takes us along for the ride. a look into our future in pittsburgh pennsylvania as uber rolls out self- driving cars for its customers the company isn't quite ready to take its hands off the wheel.... a back up driver and engineers will be there for the foreseeable future in case something goes wrong. the ntsb certainly has concerns... hart says: "there are several concerns just the theory that if you remove the drie driver error there are several defects to that theory. first of all automation has to work if the automation doesn't work then what. if the automation fails will it fail safe?" uber the first to roll out this technology to the public but many others including google tesla and ford are working on it as well. critics say the technology isn't ready for the road.. and in may a reminder that its still a work in progress when a man was killed in a self driving tesla that barreled into a tractor trailer. regardless... we went for a spin. "here we are coming off a
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green and you can see its turning itself i had nothing to do with that, obviously skepticism about these cars but you can't deny the technology is amazing." a spinning lidar on the roof, basically a radar that uses light from a laser... provides a 360 scan of everything around the car. there are also 20 cameras that not only see everything but predict where it will go. sc you be gutsy enough to be one of the first people to jump in a car with nobody driving?" mos 1 says: "oh absolutely not i have no interest its bad enough with nobody driving." mos 2 says: "i believe in moving forward so if this is one thing we have to do to move forward i would be willing to give it a try." each year car accidents, mostly from human error kill more than 30k americans. so you might ask why pittsburgh? well pennsylvania has very busy friendly laws in this realm that are allowing uber to do this
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also carnegie mellon university is here in pittsburgh - a lot of great minds come from there to work on this kind of a project and uber has been tapping that talent.. in pittsburgh, rob schmitt, fox news. the national football league is launching an initiative aimed at preventing, diagnosing and treating concussions and other head injuries. angelica joins us from the newsroom with the new information. the play smart play safe initiative involves the hiring of a physician to medical officer. in addition -- the league and its owners will provide 100 million dollars to support engineering advancement and medical research. critics allege the n-f-l has done little to protect players from head injuries. in 20-15 a federal judge approved a mass settlement to a lawsuit filed by thousands of former players, accusing the n-f-l of negligence in linking concussions to brain injuries. the league says it has been doing more -- making dozens of rule changes to protect players
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forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell the area of high pressure that moved in yesterday is on the move to the east. winds will start to shift to the se and we will warm up a couple of d as the high retreats, a low moves our way from the west. that will bring more clouds overnight and rain is likely for friday. we can expect periods
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thunderstorms. some showers may linger into early saturday morning but we dry up by saturday afternoon. highs will be in the low 70s friday but warm into the upper 70s for the mid to upper 70s and we stay well above average into the middle of next week. today: partly sunny. high: 76 dewpoint: 60 wind: se 5-10 mph tonight:
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low: 62 dewpoint: 61 wind: se 5-10 mph friday: periods of rain with a chance for thunderstorms. high: 74 dewpoint: 63 wind: se 5-10 mph saturday: early am showers then becoming partly sunny. high: 78 dewpoint: 66 wind: w 5-10 mph sunday:
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am low: 57 high: 76 dewpoint: 57 wind: sw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. chance of showers overnight. am low: 55 high: 80 dewpoint: 59 wind: sw 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny. am low: 62 high: 78 dewpoint: 56 wind: s 5-10 mph wind: s 5-10 mph looking across ar jamilah nasheed sat in protest... as her colleagues recited the pledge of allegiance. "please join me in the pledge." nasheed sits "i pledge allegiance to the flag, of the united states of america." nasheed -- a st. louis democrat -- says she is protesting in solidarity with san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick. the football player has begun kneeling during the national anthem to protest
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republicans were critical of the demonstration. lieutenant governor peter kinder issued a statement about nasheed's protest, saying in part -- "there is no question of the senators right to remain seated during the pledge, but its a question of the propriety of her action." "they can see we're holding accountable the people that knew ahead of time that reasonably they could have prevented a lot of things from happening." a former michigan healt a acknowledges in court she was aware of dozens of cases of legionnaires' disease in the flint area two years ago -- but didn't report it to the general public. corinne miller entered a no-contest plea to a misdemeanor count of neglect of duty in connection with the outbreak. the investigation also uncovered possible evidence she hid a july 2015 report showing flint children had elevated lead levels in their blood. she faces up to a year in prison and a one-thousand-dollar fine.
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arrested a man in connection with an arson fire at a mosque attended by orlando nightclub shooter omar mateen. 32-year-old joseph michael schreiber will be charged with arson and a hate- crime enhancement will be added. schreiber could face up to life in prison as a habitual offender. no one was in the center when the fire started. ahead at five: best friends -- reunited. how two orphans were brought back together after being separated for almost a year. and then at six... brendan dassey's attorneys say he should be released from prison. you've heard of the downward dog -- but what about the roaming goat? how some yogis are introducing the animal to their practice. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this
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live look outside this morning.. an arizona mom is crediting two officers with helping her deliver a healthy baby boy. "i threw my gloves on and got in there...helped mom stay calm, told her to ba was pushing kind of caught the baby." officer joshua parrish and his partner spotted a man yelling for help on the side of the road -- they realized his wife was having a baby when they pulled over. the officers called paramedics -- but the baby couldn't wait. so -- they stepped in. and get this...officer parrish had only been on the job for 12 weeks. a kansas energy company thinks
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best tools for mowing lawns... ...not gas-powered weed-eaters... but the kind that literally ingest weeds and grass -- goats. westar energy is teaming up with barn-yard weed warriors -- using roughly 70 lawn-mowing goats. they let the goats graze in a one-acre area around an energy center. the goal is to see if the goats can be used on a larger tracts of land. if you're into yoga you've heard of the downward dog.... or dolphin pose... but what about the goat pose... ? yogis in oregon are introducing the animal into their routine. a farm in albany lets goats run free during outdoor yoga classes. after just a month in operation the idea is catching on -- yoga enthusiasts say the "unusual" partners add to their meditative state. you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. time now 4:xx you're taking a
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it was like very disturbing to know that a kid would bring a gun to school. the school wasnt safe, knowing that there was a gun in the building. now at 5- two police officers are injured after a violent confrontation with a student at a milwaukee elementary school. the type of gun the teen is accused of bringing to school. as fi two people-- killed in a crash over the weekend... we're learning more about the investigation. what police are saying about the driver. rob joins us now with more on the weather. rob's weather the area of high pressure that moved in yesterday is on the move to the east. winds will start to shift to the se and we will warm up a couple of degrees today with highs in the mid 70s.


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