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the police chief says he doesn't expect to release it to the public. chief kerr putney, charlote-mecklenburg police first of all, i'm not here to defend a position. i'm here to give you some information.charlotte's police chief says his department wants to find the absolute truth of what happened before officer brently vinson shot and klled keith lamont scott outside his vehicle tuesday. we've seen pictures of what happened next--and chief putney says dashcam video tells more of the story....while not providing definiive evidence s says the video shows scott refusing to drop his weapon. police say the scott family wants to see that video. chief kerr putney, charlote-mecklenburg police what we are going to do is honor a request that has been made with the family. but he says--the public doesn't need to see it--calling it inappropriate to show footage of "a victim's worst day." nat what are you protecting?scott's death has led to two violent nights in charlotte...protests blocked interstate 277 and the light rail ... hurt nine civilians ....caused at least five law enforcement officers to
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the governor to deploy the state national guard to control the chaos. gov. pat mccrory, north carolina those who destroy properpty or hurt other people will be dealt with and i wanna make sure the chief can do his job with the necessary resources.a charlotte resident who took these pictures of a vandalized van says he's afraid things will get worse before they get better in the state's largest city, waiting to see what another night holds. charlotte's mayor and police chief spoke at length today -- about the fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and search "charlotte" to hear more about what they had to say. the father of a man killed by police just outside of milwaukee...says he's frustrated that information has been released in north carolina and oklahoma...that still hasn't been made public in his son's case. he sat down this afternoon with our a.j. bayatpour, who's here in the studio with that story... tomorrow will mark the three-month anniversary of jay anderson's death in
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says it's time for more information about that case to be made public... as the signs of autumn start appearing in madison park, jay anderson senior still has questions about what happened on that early-summer night - the last of his son's life. i want to know what happened before my son was shot and murdered. i want to know what happened before. it was here in the parking lot at madison park where a wauwatosa police officer shot and killed jay anderson as he sat in his car. police say anderson had a gun in his possession and the officer feared for weeks ago on june 23... three months later, we still know very little about the case. wauwatosa police still wont release the officers name, wont put out the video of the shooting even though the das office has said that would not interfere with their review of the case. thursday, police told us thats chief barry webers call and that he doesnt want to release evidence in 'bits and pieces,' adding everything will come out eventually but all
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which is about 20 seconds long. he had his hands up trying to say he had something in the car, a gun in the car, and the third time he moved it i guess he moved too close to the gun, or i believe he was going for his phone. anderson says it's now time to release the officer's name and the body camera video. i wish they would do that but theyre not. when the video does come out, anderson hopes it doesn't lead to violent scenes similar to this week in charlotte or here in milwaukee last month. i want all these murders to stop, these kids, these i dont want no city thats destroyed. the d-a's office tells us it's in the later stages of its review in the jay anderson case. it says it's waiting for the f-b-i to see if it can enhance the clarity of that 20- second body camera video. a multi-million dollar, federal grant is on its way to milwaukee, to help the city address the roots from which several, social ills stem. justin williams is live, outside
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justin? milwaukee health commissioner, bevan baker, says this federal money will allow civic leaders to view violence as a public health issue, and treat it, accordingly. the trauma that results from pervasive poverty, unemployment and violence, in our city, is unacceptable. so, the city of milwaukee is accepting some help from the feds. this 5-year, 5-million dollar grant is one of the the milwaukee health department. thursday, a large contingent of the citys civic leaders join milwaukee mayor, tom barrett, in announcing whats being hailed as a violence prevention effort. it reaffirms the initial investments made into the infrastructure, to allow us to look at violence as a public health concern. officially titled the resiliency in communities after stress and trauma grant, the money will be used to address several social issues. the grant is about improving access to behavioral health, empower community
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change. reggie moore is with the citys newly- created office of violence prevention. he explains, the grant will also help coordinate the efforts of various, existing entities, and make certain folks are aware of them. unfortunately, there are a lot of people who are survivors of sexual assault, who are survivors of violent crime, in their community, who dont know where to go to, actually, get whether its counseling, or support. its an opportunity for peoples voices to be heard. u-w-m associate professor of social work, doctor david pate says hes excited about the access this grant can provide. what ive seen, in milwaukee, in my 20 years of research, is that the opp there, but the drive, and the ambition, to do better, is there. milwaukee becomes one of only eight cities to receive this grant. i'm told the money should be here by the end of the year. live, in milwaukee, i'm justin williams, fox 6 news. ben thanks justin waukesha police are asking for
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child enticement suspect. police say a white man in his 50's drove up to a teen at waukesha south high school yesterday. he offered the student a ride home -- the student didn't recognize him and said no. he was driving a white toyota camera -- pictured here. the teen is not a waukesha south high school student -- he was there for a swim meet. anyone with information is asked to call police. a second person has now died following a morning crash in milwaukee. a car collided with a dpw truck 20-year-old woman riding in that car died on the scene-- the driver died later today. the two in the d-p-w truck were not injured. police have not said what caused the crash. a child picks up a gun and shoots another in one milwaukee home. the victim - sources say - his 9 year old brother. the incident happened near 20th and hadley. fox6s myra sanchick is live at childrens hospital. this is where the nine year old is hospitalized with serious
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little child got shot, not out in the street, but just by playing with his little brother in his house. raymond porter says gunshots are often heard at night in this milwaukee neighborhood. wednesday night the shots injured a child. sources tell fox 6 a six year old shot a nine year old, after picking say if the two are related. if the hammers not locked on that real gun somebodys going to get hurt milwaukee police say they arrested a thirty year old woman. she is in the milwaukee county jail and police are recommending she be charged with leaving a loaded firearm near children. fox6 has discovered the woman has a lengthy municipal traffic history, but not much more than that in her background. in the meantime, the most recent victim of gun violence is recovering after being shot by a child. it only
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takes a second. my advice to parents, if you got these types of weapons in your home please take em out. please take em out police say they will give this case to the district attorney in the next few days. live in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news mary thanks myra they have recovered the body a man killed in a mudslide yesterday... storms brought flash floods near la crosse -- and dumped as much as four and a half inches of rain in some areas. a mudslide carried the man's home onto highway 35 -- and his body was found not far from there. dozens of roads are now closed -- and a state of emergency has been declared in vernon county as a result. it hasn't been anything like
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rain in our area over the last couple days... and there could be more rain and storms moving through tonight... fox6 weather expert tom wachs is in the weather office with a look ahead. weather we have a chance for a few scattered t- storms tonight. temperatures will fall through the 70s. areas of fog will develop overnight with temperatures get ready for a big cool down friday with highs in the mid-60s. scattered thunderstorms continuing in the forecast. mostly cloudy and cool again on saturday. rain chances return to the forecast on sunday as a cold front heads our way. tonight: cloudy with a few
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wind: ne 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy and cooler with a chance for thunderstorms. high: 65 dewpoint: 62 wind: ne 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. am low: 60 high: 68 dewpoint: 60 wind: se 5-10 mph the fox6 storm c valuable tool when weather is brewing. it's free for apple and android devices... and it always offers instant access to the fox6 weather forecast. state officials hope to cut down on addiction with a new program... up next... how they're making it easier to get rid of potentially dangerous prescription drugs that are no longer needed. plus... a u-w-m professor earns a macarthur genius grant... what that comes with -- besides the
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walgreen's is joining the fight to keep prescription drugs out of the hands of those who might misuse them. fox6's rachelle baillon joins us with more details. good evening. the company is making it easier for anyone with unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of them....helping to
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on thursday, walgreens joined state and local officials in the fight to keep medications out of the stream where they could be diverted for abuse. the company is placing new, safe medication disposal kiosks for prescription and over the counter medications at 18 of its locations around the state. "it's important for us to do everything we can to make it accessible to make it easy for people who want to do the right thing to do the right thing." the new walgreens kiosks join those already available at many law en buildings. they're free to use and come with no questions asked. "you're going to stop at places like this frequently so just make it a practice every time you come in to pick something up bring something to drop off if you got it in your medicine cabinet at home because doing that could save the life of someone you love." it's all part of an effort to choke off the ability to misuse medications.....officia ls say abusing prescription drugs is often a gateway to heroin. "four out of five, eighty percent of the people who start using heroin first became addicted to prescription
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executive order today to create the governor's task force on opioid abuse. the group will be made up of lawmakers from both parties, as well as law enforcement and public health officials, the attorney general and members of the public, among others. they're expected to make recommendations on ways to end opioid abuse in wisconsin. back to you. we have a complete list of the walgreens kiosk locations on fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. just search "walgreens" or click "links." weather together. three milwaukee men are facing charges in connection to a double shooting that killed a woman last year. "dominique brown"... "da-mont fipps"... and " tommy zolli-coffer" all face charges of first-degree reckless homicide. this shooting happened near 26th and auer in september 2015. 39-year-old kealicia clark-- died -- and another man was sent to the hospital.prosecutor s say the suspects were trying to get revenge from an earlier
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in custody -- but brown remains on the run -- and a warrant is out for his arrest. a fox valley teenager who drew attention for deciding to end her life instead of continuing to battle an incurable disease -- has died. 14-year-old jerika bolen suffered from spinal muscular atrophy -- which destroys nerve cells that control voluntary muscle activity. she had never walked and had movement only in her head and hands. more tha attended a special prom in her honor in july. a uw-milwaukee professor is awarded the "macarthur genius grant" for work engaging the community in performance arts. it's the macarthur foundation's highest honor -- and theater professor anne basting is the first uwm facutly member to earn it. she will receive 625-thousand dollars to spend on any project she wants. the last person to receive the grant in
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toss to weather weather we have a chance for a few scattered t- storms tonight. temperatures will fall through the 70s. overnight with temperatures falling into the 60s. get ready for a big cool down friday with highs in the mid-60s. scattered thunderstorms continuing in the
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saturday. rain chances return to the forecast on sunday as a cold front heads our way. tonight: cloudy with a few t-storms. fog overnight. wind: ne 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy and cooler with a chance for thunderstorms. high: 65 dewpoint: 62 wind: ne 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. am low:
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mph sunday: mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 60 high: 75 dewpoint: 61 wind: se 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy with a chance high: 65 dewpoint: 54 wind: sw 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. am low: 48
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wednesday:mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. cool. am low: 45 high: 59 dewpoint: 45 wind: wnw
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there's an m-p-s school where 60 percent of the students are considered "economically disadvantaged." but now they are celebrating a national recognition. the label doesn't stop students from being a huge success-- the high honor they're receiving... and the doors its
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everyone loves a great story. whether it's classics we grew up with, or the ones handed down through history. but what about the comeback stories. where what's new meets what's next, and why meets why not. let's dive into the latest chapter of detroit. and the unmistakable vibe of pure michigan.
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the national spotlight... hundreds of students and staff ...are recognized for outstanding achievement with an award. and it comes with new opportunities. fox6s deandra corinthios explains. excitement is in the air at mps james fenimore cooper school. "cooper has really set us up for success to be honest and were excited." the k through eight students...teachers and staff...are celebrating national school. "our boys and girls feel connected they feel loved they feel appreciated by all staff members." thursday cooper is named a member of 'schools that can milwaukee'...and the non profit's national affiliate. which opens cooper up to a whole network of schools...sharing ideas. "being recognized by national schools that can also opens up both the staff and the students to some scholarship opportunities some professional development opportunities nationally,
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experts studied data from cooper...including attendance...and scores on standardized tests. cooper exceeds citywide and statewide averages. this..despite the fact that 60 percent of cooper's students are considered economically disadvantaged. and more students qualify for special education than the district average. "when you have that sense of belonging and you know your teacher is recognizing your unique talents your strength your weaknesses you tend to engage and perform better" fox6 news. cooper is one of six schools in milwaukee to earn the award. it's the first... for the milwaukee public school district. for more information on "schools that can" and "schools that can milwaukee" -- visit fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. search "cooper." for awhile -- it was up in the air if health and human services director "hector colon" would serve another term.
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but it won't be like his last. the compromise that means a big change for colon's upcoming term plus -- five rocket strikes on american soldiers in the last week in iraq. --the new concern, as the u-s prepares to send more troops to
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iraq -- with what could be chemical weapons. this comes as the military looks to send more service members to the country. greg palkot has more. new concerns isis launched a chemical attack near american troops. the u-s military testing to see if a chemical weapon was used in a rocket strike on an air base 25 miles south of mosul. nearly 5-hundred american service members there have been attacked by the past week. dunford says: "..this latest strike again we assess was sulfur mustard none of our folks were injured but this particular incident, it wasn't particularly effective but it was a concerning development." word of the attack comes as sources tell fox the u-s military is looking to send 5-hundred troops to the country. that's in addition to the 4-hundred which arrived over labor day weekend. counting those in iraq on so-called "temporary" assignments, the total number of american troops
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6- thousand if president obama approves the plan. new progress reported in the fight against isis. area residents celebrating after iraq government troops liberated a northern town from the militants. it's near mosul - iraq's second largest city, and the largest city still under isis control. carter says: ".. the final assault on mosul will commence -- as with previous operations -- when prime minister abadi gives the order." on cam tag iraq's government says it hopes to retake mosul before the end of the year. in london, greg it's time for your news and weather together. tomorrow will mark the three-month anniversary of jay anderson's death in wauwatosa. back in june -- a wauwatosa police officer shot and killed anderson at madison park... and today, we still know little about the case. anderson's father says it's time for more information to be made public... especially after details of officer- involved shootings in north carolina and oklahoma have been


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