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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org ] [captioning made possible by wisn-tv] >> now, on wisn 12 news. andy: breaking news overnight, former cuban leader, fidel castro has died. mixed reactions this morning. pl up for recount. a historic request from the green party. with that, good morning. and welcome to wisn 12 news. it is 7:00 a.m. on this saturday, november 26th. and let's get your day started with a look at your forecast. here is meteorologist jeremy nelson. good morning. jeremy: good morning, everyone. the weekend is off to a bit of a query start. cloudy skies for areas like madison, milwaukee, and green bay.
that is just inching its way to the east. we have at least two or three more hours of cloud cover here in milwaukee. it is probably not until late morning and midday we start to brooklyn of sun. the clouds to benefit kept us warmer overnight. 36 degrees right now. clouds hanging around and a pretty thick layer of clouds this morning. midday partial sun. once we get the sun up the temperatures will jump quickly on a southwest breeze. a little bit above-average today with a high of 47. we will talk about sunday's forecast and a rainmaker coming up. andy: thank you. breaking news overnight. the former leader of cuba, fidel castro has died. we look back on his half century of leadership in the only communist government in the western hemisphere. reporter: this is the scene from miami, little havana, aa hours after the announcement of
age of 90. he was born in cuba. as a child was eeducated at private catholic schools and studied law. castro was an activist for the poor. but ruled cuba with an iron fist. >> i feel honored of being a communist. reporter: in 1960. castro joined forces with the union. the u.s. retaliated breaking off relationships with cuba. j.f.k. had 13 cuban exiles. castro was able to fend off for theivation. in 1962 american spy planes showed coatial missiles in cuba.
for a pledge that america would not attack cuba. this produced descent. in 1980, thousands of cubans braved to reach america. in the early 1990's the fall of the u.s.s. r cost cuba billions of dollars. >> we the fall of the soviet union. we are conflicts with the u.s. when the eyes of the world were once again focused on castro during a bitter fight during a cuba boy. in 2002, bush announced his initiative for a new cuba. saying he would maintain the
in 2006, castro handed over some of his powers to ra?l as he battled health problems. but there was never a return to power. president barack obama's historic visit there earlier this year. now the world will likely see even more changes with fidel castro gone. andy: you can read more about fidel castro's life and legacy on our website. www.wisn.com. more breaking news overnight. milwaukeeol a homicide on the city's north side around 9:30 on north 16th street. officers responding to a shots spotted call in the area and found a man who was shot. the victim died despite the lifesaving efforts. police tell wisn 12 news a suspect is in custody. developing this morning a father and his 9-year-old daughter killed in a crash in racine county. police have a suspected drunk driver in custody.
happened along four mile road and old farm road. a truck slammed into the back of a car making a left turn. in the car, a 39-year-old man and a 9-year-old daughter died. a 6-year-old child survived. the driver of the truck, a 26-year-old man from racine was indicted. in hails corner as police sergeant's dash cam captures a crash near 76th after the driver refused the stop. and adrienne pedersen reports. adrienne: early wednesday morning a car speeds back hails corner police sergeant on west forest home. he starts to follow and turns on his lights. the driver exits, but refuses to stop. leading the officer the wrong direction. and moments later thesome run as red light and slams into an
out a sign and a retaining wall. >> contact greenfield. the vehicle made contact with another vehicle on 76th and lateen. contact, the vehicle started on fire. adrienne: here had suspect jumps out the passenger side. >> hey, lay down. stay down. stay down. get away from the vehicle. adrienne: as the car goes up in flames. the sergeant chases the suspect, jumping over a wall. >>et greenfield officers arrive to help and arrest the driver who started the chaos. the sergeant helps two men hurt in the s.u.v. >> i'm going to try to get you out of here, all right. adrienne: amazing the two men are going to be ok. police tell us the suspect in custody is a 20-year-old man from milwaukee. andy: that is adrienne pedersen reporting. more than two weeks after the presidential election, wisconsin is back in the political spotlight. the green party is officially
and is expected to do the same in two other states. the move comes after election watcherscology what they call statistical anomalies in wisconsin vote poll numbers. the questions are focused on voting machines. >> we have an election system that relies on computerized electronic equipment which is wide open to hacks, which has very primitive security from many case as decade or more and a staff that's not trained in security. so extremely vulnerable. americans deserve to have confidence in the vote. andy: wisconsin election officialers tell wisn 12 news that hacking into voting machines would be closer to possible. and other states, the deadline to file for a recount in pennsylvania is monday. and michigan is wednesday. and by federal law final vote
be in by december 13th. despite the recount here, donald trump's transition process continues. he announced two other appointments yesterday. now we're waiting to see if david clarke will be part of this administration. clarke will meet with donald trump on monday in trump tower in new york. clarke was extremely vocal about supporting donald trump during a campaign. clarke has no comment on the meeting. for the fourth time badger football team is headed to the big 10 championship game. the iowa hawkeyes helped them out. they are taking on minnesota's golden golfers this afternoon at 2:30. and then next week, we are headed to indianapolis for the big 10 championship, look for live reports next saturday at
black friday shoppers they are encouraged to think small. small business saturday kicks off today. shoppers are encouraged to visit local and independent stores. many local businesses are participating and experts recommend checking the local business websites for on-line deals as well. later today, local artists are selling holiday gifts at the urban garage sale at mitchell park dome. this year's urban garage sale is featuring 65 local vendors. admission is five dollars. and wisn 12 news time is 7:09. black friday may be over. but the sames are just getting started. you can get a cheaper vacation
andy: we are following breaking news this morning. former cuban leader, fidel castro died at the age of 90. news castro's passing prompted celebrations in parts of miami overnight. thousands of cubans flocked to south florida during castro's 49 year rule. plans for his funeral will be announced later today. new this morning a u.s. service member killed by an explosive in syria has been identified. he died thanksgiving day. the first american causality since special forces were deployed there last year to
across the country. firefighters are saying the flames are mostly under control. some are returning home today. police detained 12 people after some people believe they were set deliberately. new information about the school bus crash that killed six children in chattanooga, tennessee. in the weeks leading up to the crash several people complained about the bus driver. written complains by the students. one saying stop the bus to make them hit their heads. the bus driver is charged with homicide. protesters continue in north dakota of a controversial pipeline, people arrested outside of a mall. one native american tribe leader is asking protesters to boycott stores in the capital. and the protests turned violent. now, they are ordered to leave
weekend. black friday shoppers broke reports yesterday, not exactly inside of the stores. on-line sales surged past $1.9 million. macy's is saying all of the extra traffic crashed the website. the national retail federation expect total sales this holiday season to increase 3.6%. amazon is already unveiling some of its cybermonday deals. the on-line retailer will roll the deals will continue throughout the week on a variety of products including toys, electronickics, video games and books. and looking for travel deals you might want to log-in this cyber monday. slow summer travel sales should result in big cuts for flights and hotels. some of the deals may last through the first week of december. now, some very still retail workers are going viral this holiday season. check out this group of target
they decided to do a black friday version of the man one challenge. an employee who shot the video put everyone in a good mood and made the hectic day go by faster. bmo harris bank is unveiling the holiday display at the watertown location. the 44th year for the project. the team for the 2016 is up north holiday. the display is free and open to the public. the opens monday and runs through the bank is donating one dollar for every visitor that stops pie. and today, the christmas parade in downtown grafton. adrienne pedersen and lindsey will be there wave to the crowds. this is the 37th year. and the salvation army bell ringing house is back in action today. you can see tinker and leave
cabela's. jeremy: yes. tiger woodsser a fan favorite here at wisn 12 news. and andy. we want to welcome you. andy: it is good to be here and waking up to tinker. and thank you for the warm welcome. jeremy: you are very used to wisconsin. andy: in madison a few years. stretched away for a while. and i'm back. jeremy: the cheese brought you back, right? andy: the snow, just a little bit, too. thanksgiving. that's good news. and the travel weather this weekend, as we wrap up the long holiday weekend is ideal. early this morning cloudy skies. and some sunshine in the weekend forecast. now, rain will return late sunday evening and sunday night. i'll go over the detailed timing coming up. this morning it is small business saturday. here is a look towards downtown waukesha this morning. cloudy skies. no shadows, but the pavement is dry. 34 degrees currently.
per hour. just a light breeze down at cathedral square. pretty quiet scene down there early today with 36 degrees. now, let's talk about this afternoon. that's when we should have sunshine across the area. mixed in with a few clouds. if we get the sun out that will help to boost our mperatures we already have a southeast breeze in place that will pickup slightly this afternoon. going out maybe an extra layer. certainl feels chilly. this afternoon, mid to upper 40s. the clouds right now kind of hard to see but there is a batch from the northern part of the state through southeastern wisconsin, that will try to slide east throughout the morning. the next storm system is easy to pick out. crashing into the west coast right now. arrows are drawn in to show you the general direction.
midwest. a big rain maker for us in southeastern wisconsin. here is the forecast now, 12:00 noon today, still cloud cover across the area. and also pockets of sunshine. expect a mix of sun and clouds. especially around midday and into the afternoon. for tonight, could have patchy fog develop with the milder air starting to flow across the colder ground here in southern wisconsin, the clouds will start to fill in beam sunday afternoon. you notice it is still dry across the entire badger state. that will change once we get past 6:00 p.m. watch for light rain or drizzle to develop. this 10:00 p.m. and steadier rain, moderate to downpours in the area driving through sunday night and monday morning. and maybe a break. hopefully timed out like this throughout the morning commute. still, i encourage you to set the umbrella out this weekend. needed sunday night through tuesday with on and off showers.
and done midday on tuesday. a half-inch to an inch of rain across southeastern wisconsin, just too warm to get snow in here for the early part of the week. step up temperatures, again, sunshine likely by this afternoon. and pretty cloudy out there early today. 48 on sunday and clouds return to the area and jump up to the lower 50's for monday and tuesday. and then cooling trend that will send us back to near average for thursday and friday. couple of snow flakes in once we get into december, more active weather in the forecast. the question is, will it be rain here snow and our early system to end november will be rain. andy: too warm for snow at this late in new jersey, we'll take if. jeremy: just a trace in milwaukee. no measurable snow.
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a beautiful heroin. i'm really excited for people to see her on scene. reporter: and for duane to sing it out, it is nerve wrack withing, but helped along by one of the movie's composers. >> it was unlike anything i have ever done before. i have sung in the past. right, fun, i go on talk shows. fun, breakout the guitar, i came from a singing family. never in a studio with one of the world's greatest genuines writing the music. a lot pressure. >> he prepared for that day in the studio, the way with his action roles. he came in and now the song cold. reporter: for "entertainment tonight," i'm kevin frazier. back to you. andy: he does it all. a little bit extra pocket change
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andy: good morning. welcome to wisn 12 news. i'm andy choi. 7:30 on this saturday, november 26th. we will head over to the weather center, with meteorologist jeremy nelson. just about halfway through the holiday weekend, jeremy. jeremy: yeah. probably the best half is still ahead of us with milder temperatures and finally a littleit that is more like midday or into the afternoon. outside of the weather window right now, what you see is what you get. cloudy skies out there and hanging around for the next several hours. mequon 36 degrees. and a breeze at five miles per hour. the plus side of clouds the keeps us warmer at night. that was the case. 32 to 36 across the area currently. 32 in new is sheboygan. and new berlin 34 degrees.
cloudy skies. the closer we get to midday a better chance of breaking sunshine. clearing will take place from west to east. once the sun is up, we jump to the mid-40's. and talk about sunday's forecast and a wet system takes aim in the seven-day forecast. andy: thank you. on the go this weekend, download the wisn 12 news app. breaking news overnight, castro has died. his brother and president, ra?l castro announced his death overnight. he led the island nation for half of the century. heading the only chopnist government in the western hemisphere. during that time a embargo and several assassination attempts. the bay of pigs and cuban missile crisis.
be announced later today. castro was 90 years old. his death is getting mixed reaction around the globe. overnight police block off streets as cuban-americans filled miami's little havana waving flags and celebrating. now, castro was critical of recently improved u.s.-cuba relationships. president barack obama was the first sitting president to visit the island nation in he reopened ties in 2014, ending 50 years of tension. and castro commenting on president barack obama's trip to the country earlier this year. saying in a letter to state media, we don't need the empire to give us presence. president barack obama did not meet with fidel castro during his three-day visit. for the first time in the state's history, a presidential recounts will be performed in wisconsin. green party candidate filled for the recount yesterday.
anomalies in wisconsin's vote totals and discrepancies with exit poll numbers. >> we're not doing this to the benefit of one candidate over the other. we're doing this for the benefit of the american public so that we can trust that our votes are counted. andy: jill stein's campaign is also been raising money on-line to cover the costs of recounted in michigan and pennsylvania. the deadline to filed for a recount in pennsylvania is monday. and michigan's deadline is wednesday. by federal law, final totals must be in by december 13th. the green party rails immediate nearly $5.6 million to pay for the recount effort. a fundraising goal of $7 million. and donald trump's transition team announced two new moments. campaign attorney has been named white house council. and "fox news" analyst as deputy national security advisor. neither position requires senate candidateformation.
sheriff david clarke will meet with donald trump on monday in new york. it is not clear if clarke will be offered a position in the donald trump administration. donald trump is meeting with a variety of candidates. clarke was outspoken about supporting donald trump during the campaign. this morning a man is dead after being shot on the city's north side. milwaukee police responded to a shots spotter call near 16th around 9:30 last night the injured man. lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful. splice a suspect in custody this morning. also this morning. an investigation is underway after a father and his 9-year-old daughter were killed in a crash in racine county. near four mile road and old farm road last night. investigators are saying the 39-year-old had slowed down to make a left turn and the sedan was rear-ended by a pickup truck. the 25-year-old driver of that truck is suspected of driving
a 6-year-old child survived the crash and taken to the hospital. investigators are working to determine how fast the truck was traveling. >> contact greenfield vehicle just made contact with another vehicle. andy: incredible dash cam video of a police chase through two milwaukee suburbs. wednesday morning after a hales corner officer tried to make the vehicle took off toward oh, towards are green field speeding into traffic. the driver crashing into an s.u.v. at 76th. two men in the vehicle were not seriously hurt. police arrested a 20-year-old milwaukee man behind the wheel of the speeding car. a california mother is found safe after spending three weeks held in captivity. police are searching for the kid nappers. sherry was founds injured and tied up along a rural road.
reunited with her family and recovering. relatives are happy to have her back. >> we are overwhelmed with joy of how supportative everyone has been to help bring us together has a family again. your help in dealing this alive through social media and national news was an intricate part in bringing her home to us. we cannot thank you enough. andy: police are looking for two women believed to involved in the abduction. two california inmates are still loose this morning after escaping through a jail window. they sawed through steel bars and tied clothing together to repeople down from the second story on wednesday. both men are facing potential life sentences if convicted of the charges their are being held on canines are being used. this morning a guard is
inmate. on has night thanksgiving night. the prison offense on a lockdown. the guard is in the hospital. we don't know what led up to the attack. and alzheimer's disease effects 5 million americans. it is hard on the caregiver. this morning a governor of wisconsin is sharing his journey. and telling wisn 12 news that being a caregiver is the toughest challenge he has ever faced. >> well, what we can do is -- sit in the sun a little bit. if you like that. >> for the first 43 years of marriage, the high school sweethearts grew up together. college pictures and raising four children. living in the governor's mansion, and enjoy of grandkids. >> you have to let go of the first elaine. reporter: for 12 years, marty and elaine have faced a painful, exhausting plunge into the heartachers of alzheimer's disease.
flower day after day. and another day, marty might be her dad. she can not read to her grandkids. >> you have a lot of jobs in your life. you'll been a govern. you've run a company. you have been a caregiver. how do they compare? >> well, nothing compares with being a caregiver. reporter: in his new book, my two elaines, party hopes to encourage caregivers to stop thinking they can go it alone. they must gets a possible. something he resisted as first. >> my shents going downhill. having difficulty breathing. all kinds of issues. finally, because of elaine making the call. reporter: they turned to the alzheimer's association of southeastern wisconsin. >> alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the united states. out of the top tenkillerthers only one that can't be prevented or streeted or slowed.
student: most of the support groups are for caregivers. >> it tips and the tricks. and it can make a huge difference. >> if you understand the disease. you can avoid the significant amount of the pain and heartache that comes with the disease. reporter: one of his toughest challengeses was moving elaine to a care facility. >> there was no way that help rate a 24/7 nursing care facility. so now elaine is in a setting with assisted living and -- she's more relaxed. she is more comfortable. i now can get a decent night's sleep. and spend more time with the grandkids and children. reporter: now, 77, he visits almost daily and homes he will get another dance with the alone he fell in love with when they were 14 years old.
andy: a true love story. more information is available from the alzheimer's association southeast wisconsin chapter. give them a coffle at the number on -- call at the number on your screen. wisn 12 news time is 7:39. a tree from wisconsin makes its debut at the national capital, but not where we expect it. coming up, the glitch that kept this tree from taking center stage. plus, meteorologist jeremy nelson the weather center. jeremy: good morning, everyone. we are tracking the next chance of rain. when you need an umbrella coming up. you're watching wisn 12 news
a few clouds on the horizon, but some sun as well, right, jeremy. jeremy: yeah. i think we will see sun later this morning. the scene right now, pretty cloudy. not a bad travel day. looking pretty good across the area. travel plans today or sunday. the best news it is dry across the state. as you head homes from friends and family. the clearing line, hoping for sun, that is approaching madison and continue off to the east. later this morning or midday to fi at least here in milwaukee. 36 degrees in downtown milwaukee. cutodayial square, and a light -- cathedral square. we're watching a storm system on sunday and monday. rain or snow, and also when we can return to highs in the 50's that is coming up. [music plays] andy: this morning a tree from
christmas tree. we got demoted. first lady, michelle obama, and her nephews welcomed the tree yesterday, the fir harvested earlier this month was not quite tall enough for the blue room. so they replaced it with a tree from pennsylvania, but the wisconsin tree will have a home somewhere in the white house. and wisn 12 news time 7:44. a holiday tradition is back in west allis. y night. visitors are? encouraged to donate. now, you can check it out. wisconsin's largest drive-thru holiday lights event is also opened for the holidaysm country christmas held at country springs hotel features over a million holiday lights. the best part, you can take it all in from the comfort of your car.
festival. you can check out decorations at the parks. wisn 12 news is a proud sponsor. the displays will be up through the end of the holiday season. the green bay packers are looking ahead to the monday night matchup against the eagles after four straight losses had the green and gold are looking to get the w against philadelphia. after allowing 40 points per game during the four game losing streak. the packers defense has making up to do. >> it is bouncing our way. a lot of times on film, if there is a fumble we're close to it. a chippedbology we're close to it. but then it is disappointing you watch film around the league and see guys just get balls tipped to them for a touchdown and stuff like that. you have to keep hustling. andy: the ball bounces their way, take take on the eagles monday night. you can watch the game right
now to a team slightly better. the badgers clenched the spot in the big 10 championship. before they battle for the conference trophy, today they have to battle minnesota. the badgers haven't lost a game in the last 12 matchups. the longest run of dominance in the riverally dating back a century. now, leading up to the mascots are trading jabs on twitter. kickoff at camp randall is at 2:30. the last time i was anchoring for the badgers the flip phone was back. jeremy: the last time it was 1994. that is way back, precell phone.
blu-rays. jeremy: yes. a good run for the badgers. final home game of the season. hodge the seniors before the game. kickoff is at 2:30. and it is mild for november standards. upper 40's and then falling into the low 40's during the fourth quarter. we jump around, and hopefully badgers can secure another victory today. outside our-day planners and looking at clouds curly and fill in the blanks here. clouds this once we are into the afternoon. partial sunshine mixed in with the clouds and with the southwest breeze around. and mid, maybe upper 40's across the area. so probably 46, 47 degrees here in the metro area. current conditions down in racine a tiny peak of sun. but cloudy skies. 36 degrees on the lakefront. and a breeze that is light. let's look across the entire
this is this afternoon, partial sunshine, and cooler run, wushaw, green bay, and milwaukee, and then 50's take hold. the average high is close to 74 degrees in milwaukee. and 10 degrees above that by sunday's forecast. and sunday a little bit different from morning to the afternoon. we may start the day with a little bit of sunshine and then clouds start to race in ahead of our next system. that will start to pull in moisture and not too far behind rain showers. and t' when rain enters the picture. saturday afternoon, mix of sun and clouds here in southern wisconsin. for tonight, areas of fog fill in across the region. southwest winds with the moisture and the milder air flows over the colder ground and give us patchy fog. be aware traveling late tonight and tomorrow morning. sunday afternoon, though, light gray represents clouds.
watch this down around des moines, waterloo and cedar rapids. lighter rain and then steadier band of showers will slide east. this is producing a half-inch to an inch of rain on sunday night through tuesday in southern wisconsin. the area of low pressure stays to the west. that keeps the flow out of the south. way too warm to think about snow and this system. you have to back to the dakotas or northern minnesota. no snow in southedern wisconsin. but a system on sunday night. and then on and off showers on monday and tuesday. and cooler, 40 degrees for thursday and friday. and snowflakes in the forecast. no big snows in the next seven days. and a rainmaker for monday and tuesday. and welcome andy choi to the wisn 12 news team. andy: good to be here.
andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. you're taking a live look outside. 7:53. jeremy says it will be a mix of clouds and sun. pretty good travel day this saturday. now that blk friday is over, shoppers are being encouraged to shop small for small business saturday. the national event started in 2010 to rally shoppers to support mom and pop shops. many local stores offer deals for the event. check the websites as well. always a goodall day gift option, shoes, of course, a shop in milwaukee carries potentially rare finds. only on wisn 12 news, ben hutchison introduces us to the business owner that has quite
>> first thing i collected was pokemon cards. and then older. ben: friends call him rico. he got into sneakers as a teen ager. >> i was in college, and able to buy pairs in nashville, tennessee. and i came home and sell to friends here. reporter: he sold his collection and started an on-line business. now his own shop. trusted kicks in downtown milwaukee. >> i wanted people to see things maybe released in '94 and also the version released in 2014. ben: a large selection of jordans from new to use, common and rare, customers can buy, sell, or trade. he wants to be able to mentor the youth. >> i add them to come here. check the shoes. make sure there is a transaction. and kids they can have a chance be entrepreneurs. ben: one of his customers, john
ricoicize coming across high demand products. this nike is rare. the price tag around $10,000. >> well, i don't know if you can sell them. >> so take a bunch of these. ben: so we didn't work out a deal. but meeting new people and sharing his passion with others. >> the shop is open. ben: in milwaukee, hutchison, wisn 12 news. andy: rocking that. thank you. he is going to open a clothing boutique next door. and looking for extra holiday shopping money, you might want to pickup a power ball ticket. no winning numbers were picked in wednesday drawing. now, the jackpots $403 million. the next drawing is tonight. if you have ever worked in
andy: good morning, everyone. welcome to wisn 12 news this morning. i'm andy choi. 8:00 a.m. on this saturday november 26th. and let's start the day with a check of the forecast. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in the weather center. good morning to you. jeremy. everyone. thanks for joining us. chilly outside this morning. with the clouds hanging around. and look outside of the weather window. there is i-94 on the bottom of the screen. that is busy westbound today with people heading to the badger game in madison. a pretty quiet start to the day. the pavement is dry. clouds out there. 36 degrees. a trip across the state. not a lot of variation, plenty
and lacrosse and prairie declean and a lot of clouds in between. we break sunshine here in the southern part of the state, but closer to midday and then a little milder. look at that, this afternoon we warm to 47. and talk about 50's in the seven-day forecast coming up. andy: jeremy, thank you. breaking news from overnight. the former leader of cuba, fidel castro, has died. niko on his leadership. reporter: he was a ravlution air who was revered and renounced. >> i don't envision power. only to serve my country. reporter: fidel castro, known to most cubans as ( speaking foreign language ). >> the greatest legacy, i would safe, this figure that today, this small country that stood against the united states. reporter: cuban leader attended
through the regime. >> when would you have the free election? >> i think that the -- it is -- 18 months,. >> reporter: but that never happened. and then on relations between castro's cuba and the united states became increasingly at vucarial, to embargo, and bay of pigs inivation and cuban missile crisis. happening during the background of the cold war. with cuba and the soviet union. >> for us to have a cuba friendly with the soviet union was not in our interest. reporter: carl meacham. >> he was responsible for a revolution and a system that was very violent at the beginning. that now, and for many years continued putting people in prison that had descending views. was not market friendly. was anti-capitalist. reporter: that drove hundreds of thousands of cubans to flea
wedge. after nearly 50 year dictatorship. castro resigned in 20008 and hand -- 2008 and handed rain to his brother ra?l. >> for the u.s.' part i think it was just a realization that now is the time. >> good afternoon. reporter: in 2014, president barack obama announced a sweeping reestablish diplomating ties with the island and ease travel and commerce restrictions. >> this is fundamentally about freedom and openness. [music plays] reporter: a change in cuba without castro. >> is he still relevant in the history of the region if yes. he is. reporter: and will be for some time to come. in washington, nikole killion reporting. andy: donald trump was among the first major u.s. political
morning. he tweeted simply, fidel castro is dead. and more breaking news overnight. milwaukee police are investigating a homicide on the city's north side, around 9:30 on north 16th street. and officers responded to a shot spotter call in the area and found a man who was shot. the victim died despite milwaukee fire department's lifesaving efforts. police tell wisn 12 news a suspect is in custody. depth this morning a father a in a crash in racine county. police have a suspected drunk driver in custody. the crash happened last night along 4-mile road and old farm road. police are saying a truck slammed into the back of a car making a left turn. inside of the car, a 39-year-old man and his 9-year-old daughter died. a 6-year-old in the car survived and was taken to the hospital. investigators work to determine how fast the truck was traveling. the driver of the truck.
was arrested on two counts of homicide. and in hales corners a police sergeant was dash cam captures a crash near sphinxth after the driver refused the drop. and adrienne pedersen reports. adrienne: early wednesday morning a car speeds past hales corners police sergeant on west forest home. he starts to follow before turning on his lights. the driver exits, but refuses to stop. direction towards 76th street. moments later, the suspect runs a red light and slams into an s.u.v. taken out a sign, and a retaining wall. >> contact greenfield, vehicle just made contact with another vehicle on 76th and latent. contact -- the vehicle started on fire. adrienne: the suspect jumps out the passenger side. >> hey. stay down. stay down s safe down. get away from the vehicle.
flames. the sergeant chases the suspect, jumping over a wall. >> get on the ground right now. adrienne: greenfield officers then arrive to help and arrest the driver who started the chaos. sergeant helps two men hurt in the s.u.v. >> i'm going to try to get you out of here, all right. the vehicle is on fire. adrienne: the two men are going to be okay. police tell us the suspect in custody is a 20-year-old man from andy: that is adrienne pedersen reporting. more than two weeks after the presidential election, wisconsin is back in the political spotlight, the green party has officially filed for a recount here and is expected to do the same in two other states. the move comes after some election watchers saw what they call statistical anomalies in wisconsin's vote totals. with whit poll numbers -- exit poll numbers, voting machine.
that relies on computerized electronic equipment which is wide open to hacks. which has very primitive security inn many case as decades or more. and a staff that's not trained in security. so extremely vulnerable. and americans deserve to have confidence in our vote. andy: wisconsin elections officials tell wisn 12 news that hacking into voting machines would be close to impossible. and the other stays with narrow election night margins the deadline to in pennsylvania is monday. michigan's deadline is wednesday. by federal law, final vote
we are following breaking news this morning, former cuban leader fidel castro has died at the age of 90. ns prompted some celebration in parts of miami overnight. thousands of cubans flocked to south florida during castro's 49- year rule. plans for castro's funeral will be announced later today. new this morning, a u-s service member killed by an explosive in syria has been identified. senior chief petty officer scott dayton of virginia died thanksgiving day. it's the first american casualty since special forces were deployed there last year to fight
wildfires are burning across the country. firefighters say the fires are mostly under control. some people are returning home this morning after being forced to evacuate. police have detained at least 12-people. they say some fires were set deliberately. new information about the school bus crash that killed six children in chattanooga tennessee. in the weeks before the crash, several people complained about the bus driver. records released by the school district include written complaints by students. one saying the driver suddenly, to make students hit their heads. another wrote "we need seat belts" the driver is charged with vehicular homicide. andy/hps protests continue in north dakota over a controversial oil pipeline. more than 30 people were arrested yesterday outside a mall. at least one native american tribe leader is asking protesters to boycott stores in the state's capital. earlier this week, protests turned violent. now the army corps of engineers is ordering all protesters to leave the construction site
wisn 12 news time is black friday shoppers broke records yesterday... but not exactly in the stores. online sales surged past $1 point 9 billion dollars. department store macy's says all of the extra traffic actually crashed its website. the national retail federation says it expects total sales this holiday season to increase by 3.6 percent to $655.8 billion amazon is already unveiling some of its cyber monday deals. the online r out more than 75- thousand sales. the deals will continue throughout the week on a variety of products, including toys, electronics, video games and books. and, if you're looking for travel deals, you may want to log in on cyber monday. experts say slow summer travel sales should result in big airfare hotel cost cuts. some deals may even last through the first week of december. some very still retail workers are going viral this holiday season. check out this group of target
they decided to do a "black friday" version of the mannequin challenge. an employee who shot the instagram video says it put everyone in a good mood... and made the hectic day go by a little faster looking ahead: b- mo harris bank is unveiling its annual holiday display at its downtown water street location. it's the 44th year for the project. the theme for 2016 is "an up north holiday." the display is free and open to the public. it officially opens monday and runs thro donating five dollars to feeding america for every visitor that stops by. later today, it's the annual christmas parade in downtown grafton. it steps off at 11 this morning. wisn 12 news adrienne pederson, and meteorologist lindsey slater will be there to wave to the crowd. this is the 37th year for the parade. and the salvation army's bell-ringing horse is back in action today! you can see "tinker"... and leave a donation in his red kettle... from noon until two, at the cabela's in
in mid-30's in most areas. warmup a couple of degrees with the clouds around. for a warmup we need the break the sun out. we will do that. the highs several degrees warmer than yesterday. at cutodayial square -- cathedral square today. a lot of clouds right now and then we'll break a little bit more the afternoon. the milder southwest breeze pushes hieing to 46 in fond du lac and shorewood and oak creek 47. and for tonight, we will drop back to the low too mid-30's. and i think with clear to partly cloudy skies, we could have patchy fog develop. and a southwest breeze at five
moisture that will translate the rain showers. and the storm system is crashing into the west coast. and travel the path in the central plains. and the timing with they hour-by-hour forecast. 12 noon today, a couple of clouds lingering here. a mix of sun and clouds. and then for tonight, some of the areas patchy fog tries to develop across the area. clouds fulfill in by sunday rain sunday evening to the west. 10:00 p.m. showers across the area. the pocket of steady to heavy rain will sweep through the area. puddles for the morning commute on monday. and drizzles and sprinkles and light shower left over and on and off rain is possible on monday and tuesday. we add up the rain from sunday night through the first part of tuesday, that could lead to about a half-inch to an inch of rain here across south central
none of that will be snow. a rainy system ahead of us. here is your weather watch week ahead. 47 degrees. partly sunny. a little bit of cloudominess -- cloudiness this morning. 51 on monday and right around 52 tuesday. so wet weather ahead of us. and then snowflakes for thursday and friday. as our highs will top out around 40. and 40 may seem cold, by then into december and the average highs into the upper 30's. so well. can andy choi to the wisn 12 news family this morning. you're no stranger to wisconsin. we crossed paths in madison. andy: i was in madison for a few years. away, and then back in wisconsin. we mentioned in the last hour, yes. the cheese got me back in addition to other things. jeremy: you are rooting for the badgers today. andy: why not, it is a nice
here is a live look outside it is shaping up be a pretty good day. a mix of clouds. sun, a good travel day, too. more from jeremy in a bit. big news for "star wars" fans. advanced tickets for rogue one going on sale this coming monday. the official "star wars" twitter feed tweeted the news yard. and it is a requell to the classing "star moana is breaking reports. kevin frazier giving us a sneak peak. reporter: this week, dwayne johnson is doing singing helping the latest disney princess to save her island home in moana. >> to journey to find the
us all. reporter: in disney "moana," dwayne johnson is helping a teenager, and who's name, i will let her pronounce it. >> it is oh, like you stub you toe. lee, like bruce lee. and then you add another e. reporter: becoming a disney hero in her first ever movie is a dream come true. >> an amazing character. a beautiful heroin, i'm really excited for people to see her on-screen. reporter: and for dewayne getting behind the microphone was nerval wracking, but helped along by one of the movie's composers. >> unlike anything i have done before, i have sung in the past, fudge, right? go on talk shows. break out the guitar. i grew up singing and come from a stinging family -- singing
world's greatest geniuses writing the lyrics. it was awesome. >> he prepared for that day in the studio the way that he prepares for action rolls. -- roles. he came in and now the song cold. reporter: for "entertainment tonight," kevin fraizer, back to you in the studio. andy: wisn 12 news time 8:25. and pocket change. how you can earn holiday
badger state today and also for much of sunday. let's take a look at the doppler 12 radar networking inshowing up for rain or snow, but clouds across southeastern wisconsin. cloudy now, and partly cloudy skies later. the clouds over waukesha, 34 degrees. just the lightest of southwest breeze out there currently. not much of a wind chill factor to contend with. mid to upper 30's around 9:00 a.m. and then the middle 40's i afternoon. notice how the sky changes, sunshine back here by the afternoon. sunday's forecast and looking into the rainy system for the workweek in a few minutes. andy: jeremy, thank you. on the go this weekend, take the wisn 12 news forecast with you, download the wisn 12 news app. it is free for your smartphone or tablet. breaking news overnight, former cuban leader, fidel castro has died. his brother and president ra?l
overnight. fidel head the island nation for a half of a century. during that time, castro survived a tough u.s. trade embargo designed to topple him and numerous assassination attempts. notable moments include the bay of pigs inivation in 1961 and the cuban missile crisis that nearly caused a nuclear war. plans for a funeral will be announced later today. castro was 90 years old. cath death is getting mixed reaction. overnight, police blocked off streets as cuban-americans waived flags and celebrating. castro was critical of improved u.s.-cuban relationships. president barack obama was the first sitting president to visit the nation in nearly 70 years. the president reopeninged ties with cuba in 2014, ending more than 50 years of tensions. castro commenting on president barack obama's historic trip to the country earlier this year
need the empire to gus us presence. and president barack obama did not meet with castro during this three day visit. a presidential recount we will be formed here in wisconsin. jill stein officially filing for the recount yesterday. the move after anomalies in wisconsin's vote totals and discrepancies with exit poll numbers. >> we're not doing this to the the other. one doing this for the benefit of the american public so that we can trust that our votes are counted. andy: jill stein's campaign is raising money on-line to cover the cost of recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. the dead line to file for a recount in pennsylvania is monday. and michigan is wednesday. the green party raised
recount effort. they set a goal of $7 million. and donald trump's transition team announced two new announcement campaign attorney is named white house council. and "fox news" analyst as deputy national security advisor. neither position requires senate conformation. and david clarke will meet with donald trump on monday in new york. it is not clear if clarke will be offered a position in the donald trump donald trump is meeting with a variety of candidates. clarke was outspeaking about supporting donald trump during the cape. he has made no public comment on the meeting. this morning a man is dead after being shot on the city's north side. a shot spotter call -- shots spotter call. police have a suspect in custody this morning. and this morning an
a father and his 9-year-old daughter were killed in a crash in racine county near four mile road near old farm road in caledonia last night. the 49-year-old slowed down to make a left turn and the sedan was rear-ended by a pickup truck. a 6-year-old child survived the crash and taken to the hospital. investigators are working to determine how fast the truck was traveling. >> contact greenfield vehicle just made contact with another vehicle. andy: incredible dash cam video of a police chase through two milwaukee suburb that ended in a fiery crash. it happened wednesday morning after a hales corners officer tried to make a traffic stop. the vehicle sped into oncoming traffic and crashed into an s.u.v. at the intersection of
two men in the vehicle were hurt, not seriously injured. police arrested a 20-year-old milwaukee man behind the wheel of the speeding car. a california mother is safe after spending more than three weeks held up calativity. and police are searching for the kid nappers. sherri papini was found injured and tied up near a rural road near sacramento on thursday. the 34-year-old reunited with her family and recovering. relatives are happy to have her back. >> we are overwhelmed with joy of how supportive everyone has been to bring us together as a family again. your help in keeping this alive through social media and national news was an intricate part in bringing her home to us. we cannot thank you enough. andy: police are looking for two women believed to be involved in the abduction. two california inmates are on the loose this morning after
officials are saying the two sawed through steel bars and tied clothing together to repeople down from the second story on wednesday. both men are facing peelings life sentences if they are convicted of the charges they are being held on. canines are being used to track the men down. this morning a guard at the you pawn collectional institution is recovering after being attacked by an inmate. it happened thanksgiving lockdown. right now alzheimer's disease effects 5 million americans. it is hard, especially on the caregivers. this morning a one time governor of wisconsin is sharing his journey and tells thanksgiving cathy that being a caregiver is the toughest challenge he has ever faced. >> all that we could do it sit in the sun a little bit. would you like that. >> for the first 33 years of
there are countless pictures of raying four children, living in the governor's mansion, the joy of grandchildren. >> you have to let go of the first elaine to be a caregiver. >> for 12 years marty and elaine have faced a painful, exhausting plunge into the heartaches of alzheimer's disease. now, elaine will point out the same flower day after day. and another day, she night think marty is her dad. she can not read. your life. a governor, you have run a company. you have been a caregiver. how do they compare? >> well, nothing compares with being a caregiver. reporter: in his new book -- my two elaines. caregivers must get as much help as possible. >> he health -- mile health was
breathing. all kinds of issuers. finally, because of elaine making the call. reporter: they turned to the alzheimer's association of southeastern wisconsin. >> all timers is the sixth leading death in the united states. and the top 10 killers can not prevented or treated. >> the care is for caregivers. >> the tips and tricks can make >> if you understand the disease, you can avoid -- a significant amount of the pain and heartache that comes with the disease. because you know the brain is broken. reporter: one of his toughest challenges was moving elaine to a care facility. counselor made him understand it would allow her to be who she is now. >> and there was no way that i could operate a 24/7 nursing care facility. now, elaine is in a, in
and, and -- she's more relaxed. more comfortable. i now can get a decent night's sleep. and spend more time with the grandkids and children. reporter: now, 77, he visits almost daily and hopes he will get another dance with the elaine he fell in love with when they were 14 years old. [music plays] andy: cathy reporting on that beautiful love more information is available from the alzheimer's associate southwestern chapter. and we turn the weather watch 12. and here is meteorologist jeremy nelson in the weather center. good morning. jeremy: good morning. we are tracking rain in the forecast. when you need an umbrella next.
andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. here's a live look outside on this saturday morning. 8:42. a mix of clouds and some sunshine. we're going to check in with jeremy in a little bit. first, the green bay packers are look ahead to the monday night matchup against the eagles. after four straight losses the green and gold are looking to get the w against philadelphia. after 40 points per game during the four-game losing streak. the packers has making up to do. we will see if the ball bounces
we will be in pennsylvania for monday night football. we are live from philadelphia and followed by the packers and eagles at 7:30 here on wisn 12 news. now, the badgers have officially clenched the spot in the big 10 championship. before they battle for the conference trophy, today they have to battle minnesota to keep paul bunyon's ax in town, the badgers have notes lost the ax in the last 12 matchups. the longest run of dominance in the rivalry, dating back more than a century. leading up to the matchups, the team mascots have been exchanging jabs on twitter. this is one of the posts trending right now. really flip phones and blockbuster. wow. kickoff at camp randall is this afternoon at 2:30. [music plays]
this morning a tree from wisconsin is at the white house, not as the official christmas tree. we got demoted. first lady michelle obama and her nephews welcomed the tree yesterday. the fir harvested earlier this month wasn't quite tall enough to sit in the blue room, they replaced with a tree from pennsylvania. but our wisconsin tree will still have a home somewhere in the white house. wisn 12 news time 8:44. a holiday tradition is back in west allis candy cane a li last night. the neighborhood lights up with holiday decorations every year. visitors are encouraged to donate to the mac fund. you can check it out. now, to this weekend's arguments avenue. in a few days the holiday classic returns. a christmas carol. joining us to talk more about it is francis. good morning to you.
>> so christmas carol, of course, everyone knows the story. how do you keep it fresh year-after-year. >> that's the thing. this year a new production and a new script written by mark clemens. a new set that is on a turntable that goes from place-to-place. we go into 30 different scenes simultaneously. it is a big difference from the last christmas carol. we also have new costumes. lot of which light up. and a lot of new technology that lets all of a special lighted element that really makes it engaging and interacting. >> i'm told there is snow in the audience as well. >> there is. >> we need more snow in the state. >> well, it has not snowed yet, so start on tuesday when performances begin. yeah. the new snow technology will snow into the audience several times during the snow. you will not get wet or a cold. but really fun, especially for
when kids are having fun, you're having fun. a timeless story. your favorite part of the christmas carol, what do you think? >> the end, when tiny tim comes out, and gods bless us every one. it kicks your whole holiday season off. it sets you on the right path. >> absolutely. ability getting the christmas spirit in there. looking forward to the show. thank you for joining us. >> thank you,. andy: if you want more information about the milwaukee theater we put a link with more information onhe www.wisn.com/links. ok. let's send it over jeremy with the weather. jeremy: hey, talking about the kickoff temperatures and forecast for the -- the gophers and badgers game. we jump around in the fourth quarter and hopefully the badgers win another one at camp
i-94 westbound. traffic is not too heavy. but way more cars going west than east this morning. 36 degrees currently. as we look right now, live outside in racine there's been just a couple of peaks of sun from time-to-time. overall mainly cloudy skies. there also 36 degrees and a fairly light south to southwest breeze. we had a veil of clouds across the area. this is not showing it too w but one to two breaks from time-to-time. the main clearing is just beginning to reach madison and then bank of clouds behind that. work sun in, but overall, a mix of sun and clouds. that's in the forecast. this is statewide, partial sunshine. northern wisconsin or the upper michigan. the 30's to 40's. and then the farther south, mid
upper 4's. and then rockford, cedar rapids, lacrosse, the low 50's sooner. temperatures around 48 in madison and milwaukee. and low 50's to the south and way above-average in marquette and wausau the 30's to 40's there. and let's talk about the changes ahead. we have a rainy system that will arrive sunday night and sunday. for today a mix of sun and clouds. by 12 still clouds across up. watch what happens patchy fog develops after midnight and widespread across the area. milder air starts to flow over the cloud. and dry traveling anywhere across the state. probably won't need your sunglasses. and 3:00 a.m., this area of rain start to lift northeast. i think probably 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 p.m. drizzle and a rain shower here in southeastern wisconsin.
then this area of steady rape overnight. and a few showers on monday morning and then a surge of moisture on monday into tuesday with more rain. it will be just way too warm to get any snow with this system. and the warm front will push through the area. and the winds will kick up 15 to 20 miles per hour. if you looking to snow you have to go to the dakotas. and later in the seven-day forecast, we will cooldown enough to see a sprinkle or a flurry late in t monday and tuesday are pretty wet days across the area. the potential for a half-inch to maybe an inch of rain here across southeastern wisconsin. and then we gradually see temperatures cool. look that night time lows. the coldest we get in the next seven days here in the city is 32 degrees. and our average lows are falling fast to the 20's. we only the -- that one reel shot of cold air last weekend. and otherwise it has been a very warm fall. that warm fall kind of wins out
andy: welcome back to wisn 12 news this morning. here's a live look outside on this saturday, november 26th. 8:53. it is looking pretty mild for those traveling today. now that black friday is over, shoppers are being encouraged to shop small for small business saturday. the event was founded in they try to rally local residents to support mom and pop shops. many stores are offering deals for the event. and always a holiday event, shoes. a shop in milwaukee is carrying potential rare finds. and only on wisn 12 news, ben hutchison introduces us to a business owner with the collection. >> first thing i collected was pokemon cards. reporter: friends call him
in a big way as a teenager. >> in college i was able to buy them in nashville, tennessee. >> he sold his collection and started an on-line business, and now his own shop, trusted kicks in downtown milwaukee. >> i wanted people to see things maybe released in '94 and also see the version in 2014. >> that includes a large selection of jordans from new can buy, sell, and trades. he wants to mentor the youth. >> i ad -- add them -- add them to come here. >> one of those customers. john hensen of the milwaukee bucks. rico is coming across high demand products. the math is extremely rare.
>> well, i don't know if you can sell mine, they are $49.99. >> so take a bunch of these. >> so we didn't work out a deal, but meeting new people and sharing his passion with others is what it is all about. >> seeing the shop open and to know that i have a shop, doing something that i love. ben: ben hutchison, wisn 12 news. andy: rico just opened a collecting boutique next door. michigan in milwaukee. a live look outside as we head to break. jeremy will have a final check of your forecast when we come back. you're watching wisn 12 news
a powerball ticket. the jackpots $403 million. and jeremy, we may be anchor a few more shows. jeremy: we may be doing the super shift. the morning, the evening. all of them. andy: hopefully we can find the pool here. jeremy: usually we have one when it is that high. good luck to everyone on that. and the forecast, it would be nice to hit the weather lottery and get sunshine in here. so far a cloudy morning. but we will work in sun. degrees currently. and into the afternoon, mid to upper 40's. dry for the badger game in madison. and hopefully the badgers career another win. a long time since the gophers has won. andy: i think the ax will stay here. jeremy: the badgers are favored by 14. andy: now the packers. jeremy: on monday. andy: pull that off. jeremy: maybe.
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