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and killed him. and this morning... we're learning the police officer and the man he shot actually knew each other before. good morning and welcome to wakeup! rob's weather today: a few am showers then partly sunny followed by more rain & thunder tonight. high: 84 mph tonight: chance of showers and thunderstorms. low: 68 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 3-5 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on
going on certainly doesn't have any affect on our operations today. everyone arrived in stresses and whatever else is going on didn't affect our operations today neighbor it's just crazy right now. i'm kind of shaken up. because like i said it's getting closer and closer to home so i hope it's not related to what's going on right now, maybe it's random i don't
- as officials put a curfew into place for the first time since the unrest began this weekend. that curfew at the park went into effect at 6 - and an orange fence was put up around the park's perimeter to enforce it. officers were on scene in riot gear again just in case. officials addressed the curfew in a news conference late last night.
the curfew was just lifted. no looting...fires...or clashes with angry crowds overnight. chief flynn says there were a few heated confrontations...and ...from saturday and sunday nights. milwaukee police chief ed flynn and mayor tom barrett say the response from the faith community has played a major role in keeping the sherman park neighborhood peaceful. prayer vigils and barbecues took place ...near the bp gas station that was torched. still...milwaukee police kept a large number of foot officers available and ready for rapid deployment ..and continue to moniter the area. sherman park closed at 6 pm. mayor barrett says he believes the 10 pm curfew for teens is
21 52 15/barrett were going to have it as long as it is necessary and again initially indications are it has worked well 21 48 28/flynn we did have some confrontations with individuals that were heated we made a half a dozen arrests that seemed to have some impact but again we had folks from the community step forward to take a leadership roll in reducing tensions within the group that had assembled pm...and re opened at 6 am. mayor barrett also commended the efforts of police officers...and firefighters crediting them as well for a calmer night. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news and this morning... the sister of the man shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer saturday... now says the officer involved in the shooting knew sylville smith.
developments from the studio. it turns out smith and the officer - who officials are still not identifying out of safety concerns- went to the same high school. sure-ell sherelle smith says they both went to pulaski. police say the officer's body camera shows sylville smith was fleeing with a gun in his hand and turned back toward the officer before the shooting. but smith's sister says she's skeptical of the investigation. if my brother did have his gun in his hand, why he didnt shoot back? if hes gonna go out, why not go out with a fight? why not go out with ai camera footage from the shooting rests with the wisconsin department of justice. they have not indicated when that video will be made public. our complete coverage of the milwaukee unrest is located on our website... fox 6 now dot com. click on links. straight ahead- a gruesome discovery - after a landscaper discovers a duffel
rob's weather you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. today: a few am showers then partly sunny followed by more rain & thunder tonight. high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph tonight: chance of showers and thunderstorms. low: 68 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 3-5 mph investigation is underway... after a baby's body was found stuffed into a duffel bag. the gruesome discovery was made in unincorporated wheaton, illinois. a landscaper found the duffel bag in the middle of the road yesterday near a golf club for hours... the roads round the area were shut down... as sheriff's deputies used dogs to search the area. investigators are now asking anyone with information to call the dupage county sheriff's office. and this morning... the new york post says an active shooter
because of rowdy clapping and cheering for usain bolt. the chaos started around the same time bolt won his third gold medal in the 100 meter dash. law enforcement said that cheering and banging could have been mistaken for gunshots. n-y-p-d evacuated two terminals... but authorities say they found no evidence of any shots fired. coming up - a major airline... announces a new roundtrip option for mitchell international airport. and we're coti the unrest in milwaukee - as officials impose a strict 10 p-m curfew for the first time since the violence began this weekend. more team coverage - next on
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traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays park overnight... where a curfew was lifted roughly 15 minutes ago. that's where our deandra corinthios joins us live this morning... with more on the rather peaceful night. rollcue: wasn't necessary last
a few showers in our se counties. that will dry up later this morning. a disturbance to our west moves through later today and tonight giving us another round of rain and possible some thunderstorms. in between, we can expect partly sunny conditions with highs in the low to mid 80s. we expect more showers and storms through parts of wednesday but then we dry up thursday. highs will warm into the upper 80s late week and saturday but we start to cool and our first below average day for august might occur by sunday. today: a few am showers then partly sunny followed by more rain & thunder tonight. high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph tonight: chance of showers and thunderstorms. low: 68 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 3-5 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with a
dewpoint: 68 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny. am low: 68 high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 86 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. am low: 68 high: 78 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw 5-15 mph cooler. am low: 60 high: 76 dewpoint: 64 wind: nw 5-10 mph new this morning - delta airlines is adding another flight to mitchell international airport. starting in june 2017... a second roundtrip flight will go
announcement... comes as the atlanta-based airline works to become the only u-s global carrier... offering first-class seating on every flight to and from boston. by the time the new roundtrip flight is added... delta will have added more than 22-percent more seat capacity compared to june 2014. milwaukee is one of 8 new nonstop flights announced in and out of boston. coming up - we're following breaking news... as crews respond to a house fire near 50th and wright. plus - with school still out... hear how the boys and girls club i place to be... at the heart of
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. anchors adlib weather over live pic a few sho and again you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. anchors adlib weather over live pic a few showers this morning and again tonight and in between, partly sunny with highs in the low 80s. right now . when we might see a few storms next. tonight and in between, partly sunny with highs in the low 80s. right now . when we might see a few storms next. at the heart of sherman park, is a chapter of the boys and girls club. now that school's out -- the club sees up to 190 kids per
bright spot in the community... but in the last couple nights the violence has literally surrounded the area. despite that -- the club is still pushing forward with summer activities.... saying it's needed more than ever now. 'yeah we have open and frank conversations with out members. we leave the opportunity open to them to want to express their feelings, their opinions and their frustrations. ' we're told -- the boys and girls club in sherman park continues to add to to their teen center, and offering free memberships. straight ahead - fox 6 talks exclusively with the sister of the man shot by a milwaukee police officer this weekend... about the two men's past connections. adlib tease from sherman park you are watching the fox 6
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let my children be out past 10 at night." now at 6:30 - the city of milwaukee imposes a strict curfew... in an effort to stop the violence following a fatal officer involved shooting. we're following breaking news... as crews respond to a fire near 50th and wright we'll have a in one minute. anchors adlib welcome back rob's weather
vacant home not far from sherman park is destroyed by fire... and leaves a family next door displaced. our derica williams has moved closer to house near 50th and clarke. and she joins us live with the latest. deputy chief when we arrived it was completely involved, all floors-- complete damage on that building, the exposure building we removed occupants from some damage won't be a total loss tennille moore/neighbor it's just crazy right now. like i said it's getting closer and closer to home i just hope maybe
morning...a much calmer night in milwaukee. this after police closed sherman park...and a curfew for teens was put in place. this all started saturday after a deadly officer involved shooting. 23-year-old sylville smith was shot and killed after he ran away from an officer during a traffic stop. police say he had a gun in his hand on saturday and sunday night...protesters burned and looted businesses...causing police to
dozens of shots fired were reported...and several officers were injured by protesters throwing things like bricks and glass bottles. the protests prompted governor scott walker to activate the national guard...but they were not deployed to the city. it's a much different story overnight. some arrests were made last night...but it was a relatively quiet night. our deandra corinthios is live...with more on what officials are saying about their response. a much different night than the last two here at shermap overnight... and milwaukee police chief ed flynn two here at sherman park a curfew was in effect overnight... and milwaukee police chief ed flynn credits faith and community leaders...as well as the restraint from his officers...in keeping the neighborhood calmer and safer milwaukee police were prepared monday night into tuesday
officers available.... but chief flynn says things played out better --which just half a dozen arrests and far fewer clashes with angry crowds. the arrests took place around 6 pm...when the sherman park closed. chief flynn and mayor tom barrett both...commended faith leaders and community members for spreading a message of peace...they say so far...seems to be working. 21 47 48/flynn but we were not facing a situation in which there was significant crowd or mob activity or significant property damage or major arso great deal of improvement over the first day 21 50 15/barrett i think people understand this remains a situation where they have to be careful where they have to behave themselves chief flynn said there are no indications of protesters from out of town causing any trouble last night...which was the case on sunday night. mayor barrett said the 10 pm curfew ...would remain in effect as
long as necessary. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. and the community is staying strong in the midst of the unrest. many came out yesterday to show their support for the sherman park area and businesses. several pastors held a faith gathering not far away in an effort to keep the peace parents knowing where you are is very important i would not dare let my children be out past 10 at night. a kind word epically a powerful spirit in the air will certainly put people in the right perspective the faith community says it will continue to outreach and say making a difference may not happen overnight, btu feel overtime their impact will
metro p-c-s store at 35th and fond du lac. the surveillance video - from inside the store... shows a group of people breaking into the store over the weekend... rummaging through boxes... looking for cell phones and other items to steal. officials say a total of six businesses were destroyed in fires from saturday night into sunday morning. now... several milwaukee businesses are trying to clean up the mess left behind by the protesters. angelica's following the recovery effort in studio. fox6 spoke to business o remain optimistic. the owners of the three brothers grocery and tobacco store returned to work yesterday - only to discover even more damage to the storefront. several windows were busted out and broken from bricks and rocks thrown at the building. they had closed early sunday night as crowds started to gather and become unruly. the store owner says he can thank his loyal customers for stepping in to save his store. 'they were talking about it every time they come in here, like yeah, we told them to stop, this is our neighborhood stop.
store say they're going through their surveillance video... and plan to share it with police. only on fox6 - the sister of sylville smith... reveals her brother and the officer who shot him knew each other. a.j. bayatpour explains. thats the black-on-black crime but why? was it jealously? milwaukee police are not releasg officer who shot sylville smith, saying threats have been made against him. sherelle smith says that officer is no stranger to her family. the boy knew my brother personally from high school. they knew each other. you knew exactly how my brother was and you shot and killed him. during our interview, smith says she's skeptical of the ongoing investigation, adding that if body camera footage shows her brother holding a gun, she still won't believe the officer was justified in firing his weapon. if my brother did have his gun in his hand, why he didnt shoot back? if hes gonna
bang? as for the unrest that has followed the shooting of sylville smith, his sister condemns the looting and burning that has happened.... violence is never the key, though, im not saying that. i dont want anyone to be violent. while also striking a somewhat ominous tone. if we dont have answers, were gonna find them and were gonna find them our way, were not find them yall way no more, were not gonna compromise no more. at the same time, smith calls for unity. i invite any color, any gender, any race, any age to come have fun with us. come or come support our barbecues or our rallies or our stop the violence things, you know, it seems like were so segregated. and its for nothing. its for nothing. a milwaukee police source confirms the officer did attend pulaski high school
footage from the shooting rests with the wisconsin department of justice, which has not yet indicated when that video will be made public. in the newsroom, a.j. bayatpour, fox 6 news. our complete coverage of the milwaukee unrest is located on our website... fox 6 now dot com. click on links. straight ahead - new developments in the laquan mcdonald shooting - that could result in multiple chicago officers losing their badges. plus - a popular resort town in mexico - rocked by a restaurant the city. and brendan dassey's lawyer sounds off... as a federal judge overturns his murder conviction. showers this morning for some and then a few more tonight. right now with highs in the low 80s. when we cool down a bit next. ....our weather expert rob
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releases a scathing report... on the laquan mcdonald shooting. angelica's following that and more in studio - and angelica... officers could lose their badges over this report? that's right - the chicago sun times reports the city inspector general is recommending 10 officers tied to the case be disciplined or fired. dash cam video of the 2014 police killing of mcdonald sparked protests once it was released late last year. the black teen was shot 16 times as he walked away from officers. a officer jason van dyke retired friday. he initially said van dyke was justified in firing... even though video never showed mcdonald threatening officers. van dyke is now charged with first degree murder. in mexico... authorities say armed men kidnapped 10 people from an upscale restaurant in puerto vallarta. investigators say two s-u-vs carrying an unknown number of gunmen arrived at the restaurant around 1-am yesterday... right in the city's main boulevard. five cars were left
victims or attackers. authorities say the people who were kidnapped were part of a crime gang. anchors chat and toss to rob rob's weather a low that is moving into mi this morning is just close enough to give us a few showers in our se counties. that will disturbance to our west moves through later today and tonight giving us another round of rain and possible some thunderstorms. in between, we can expect partly sunny conditions with highs in the low to mid 80s. we expect more showers and storms through parts of wednesday but then we dry up thursday. highs will warm into the upper 80s late week. we return to storms on friday
cool and our first below average day for august might occur by sunday. today: a few am showers then partly sunny followed by more rain & thunder tonight. high: 84 dewpoint: 66 wind: se 5-10 mph tonight: chance of showers and thunderstorms. low: 68 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 3-5 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy with a chance for thunderstorms. high: 84 dewpoint: 68 wind: sw 5-10 mph thursday: partly sunny. am 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 69 high: 86 dewpoint: 71 wind: sw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. am low: 68 high: 78 dewpoint: 69 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: partly sunny and cooler. am low: 60 high: 76 dewpoint: 64 wind: nw 5-10
new details this mo after a federal judge overturns brendan dassey's conviction. he and his uncle - steven avery - were convicted of murdering teresa halbach back in 2005. dassey was 16-years-old at the time...and some of his police interviews were shown in netflix's documentary "making a murderer." now... dassey's lawyer talks about what it was like to hear about the overturned conviction for the first time. "the first emotion was emotion was gratitude and joy and relief. i had tears in my eyes this was a just result that is long overdue"jessob/voth e federal judge says "the investigators repeatedly claimed to already know what happened on october 31 and assured dassey that he had
adult" was with him. dassey could be freed in less than 90 days unless prosecutors decide to retry him. we've been tracking the dassey and avery cases for months. check it all out by searching "avery archives" on fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app. now issuing a travel advisory... ahead of the packers' preseason game against the raiders this thursday. plus - the n-f-l... now issuing an ultimatum to clay matthews... following an explosive report from al-jazeera on p-e-d use last year. "it's throwback tuesday if you will, as we head back to the pewaukee boat show to take a look at some classic rides and maybe even hop on an old school classic bicycle. we'll see coming up on
are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. a few showers this morning and again tonight and in between, partly sunny with highs in the low 80s. right now . when we might see a few the wisconsin department of transportation is now issuing a travel advisory... ahead of the packers preseason game on thursday. the packers are playing the raiders thursday night at lambeau. officials are warning drivers to give themselves extra time... because i-41 and adjacent roadways in brown county are under construction. the heaviest traffic is expected to hit three hours before the game. meanwhile... the n-f-l... issuing clay matthews an ultimatum. back in december, matthews was none too pleased about having
network report on p.e.d. use. when the nfl said it wanted to interview him about that story at the start of training camp, he deferred to the players association and did not wind up talking. now, the league is demanding that the packers linebacker be interviewed by august 25th or be suspended. matthews' teammate julius peppers is in the same situation, as is former teammate mike neal, who is currently unsigned. meanwhile.. the bucks announce they' aboard... as vice president of player and organizational development. his role will be specifically to mentor the guys on the roster, which happens to be the youngest in the nba. robinson is a former college player and head coach... who also happens to be the older brother of first lady michelle
"we did have some confrontations that were heated and made half a dozen arrests and that did seem to have some impact." now at seven --- a quieter night in milwaukee after a violent weekend. ahead who police are crediting for easing the tensions news this morning on milwaukee's north side. a house fire is under investigation a live report for the scene is straight ahead. good morning and welcome back to wakeup!
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