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all anchors chat/toss to 6am wakeup news. breaking overnight - hermine makes landfall. where the storm's moving next - and where it's weakening. 39:28-39:34 "i think its the most homicides since jeffery dahmer's homicides were added to the count back in 1991. " and august was milwaukee's deadliest month in 25 years. what police chief ed flynn says is these staggering statistics. good morning and welcome to wakeup! rob's weather today: mostly sunny. high: 74 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear.
= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays hurricane hermine no more. the storm has been downgraded to a tropical storm... but even as the storm moves across the southern section of georgia... we're just learning that more than 30-thousand people are waking up without power right now... because of snapped trees and downed power lines. fortunately... no injuries have been reported there. kim's in the newsroom with the
warnings have been dropped - but tropical warnings still remain in place. the u.s. national hurricane center says the storm's maximum sustained winds have decreased from 80 miles per hour to roughly 55 miles per hour as the storm has crossed over into georgia... but outer bands from the storm are still dumping rain in the tampa bay area. just after midnight... hermine slammed into florida with strong winds and heavy rain... and thousands of residents in the sunshine state are waking up without power this mornin. northeast - people are still expecting to face heavy downpours and deadly flooding... along with strong riptides in tourist hotspots like the jersey shoreline. hermine is the first hurricane to hit florida directly... since wilma in 2005. chief meteorologist rob haswell will have more on the storm coming up on wakeup. more news from overnight - one person rescued from a fire in whitefish bay. north shore fire crews were called out to the scene near henry clay
the person rescued was evaluated by paramedics on scene...but their condition is not known at this time. no word yet on what caused the blaze. and milwaukee police investigating three shootings overnight. the first taking place near 86th and hampton. police say a 21-year-old man was shot after two people tried robbing him.. the man is expected to survive and police continue to search for the suspects. police say the other two shootings...the circumstances remain unclear at this point in time. we're told a 26-year-old man was shot near 20th and nash around 1:45 a- m..and s expected to survive. and then around 3:15....a 35-year-old man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound....but police don't know where the shooting actually took place. he is also expected to survive...and police continue to investigate. sobering new numbers on violence in milwaukee. the city's homicide rate for the month of august is one for the record books... deandra corinthios is live from mpd headquarters downtown...with a message from police chief ed flynn...
there were 24 homicides in august. the highest total in 25 years when police discovered the bodies of serial killer jeffery dahmer's victims... in july of 1991. in a news conference thursday chief flynn said milwaukee's murder rate was so high...it surpassed chicago. this...despite the fact that chicago also experienced a record-setting 90 homicides in august. flynn says the majority of homid from gun violence between convicted offenders... and he says the majority of homicide victims and assailants are african americans. mpd has taken 16 hundred guns off the streets so far this year but he says part of the solution... should be tougher laws...to crack down on felons caught in possession of a firearm. making you know conceal carry illegally a misdemeanor no matter how many times youre arrested is foolish, its foolhardy. flynn says another issue is
getting cooperation from the community in non-fatal shootings. the department has a 70 percent clearance rate for solving homicides. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 the department has a 70 percent clearance rate for solving homicides. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. as deandra said - chicago's also experiencing its deadliest month in decades. angelica' details. this august was the deadliest one chicago has seen in 20 years. the city had 90 homcides - while milwaukee had 24. but when you compare those numbers based on population-- milwaukee's homicide rate per 100- thousand people was 4. chicago's was 3 point 3. officials in chicago... in turmoil this morning - as the city's police union leader calls for officers to refuse overtime this labor day weekend - a move that community leaders are blasting. mayor rahm emanuel says he plans to hire hundreds
deficit of more than 137 million dollars. the packers couldn't seem to keep up in their last preseason game in kansas city last night. this as the team gets ready to make their final cuts to the roster. they had a couple of good drives...and some good defensive plays but it wasn't enough to get a win. the green and gold lost last night 17 to 7 against the chiefs. that puts their preseason record at 3 and one. the packers now wait to see who ready for the jaguars on september 11th. ready for the jaguars on september 11th. jared fogle... now filing his own lawsuit - why he's blaming his victim's parents... straight ahead. from hero... to disgrace... and back to hero again?? the big announcement from penn state... that has many infuriated.
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dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph he was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison... for child porn distribution and child exploitation. but now - jared fogle is turning the tables... and suing the parents of one of his victim. of "jane doe" ... who sued him and his ex-exployee russell taylor earlier this year. in his lawsuit, obtained by tmz, fogle says the girl's parents screwed her up when they got divorced. he says they frequently fought and abused alcohol in front of "jane doe" which caused her to suffer major depression and engage in "destructive behaviors." fogle says the girl's parents should be partially or fully responsible for all the claims she's making against him.
controversy online... after announcing plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of joe paterno's first game as coach. penn state plans to unveil the specifics to ticket holders during the week of the game... when the nittany lions host temple on september 17. paterno coached for 46 seasons... becoming college football's winningest coach. he was fired in 2011 by the school's board of trustees after his assistant... jerry sandusky... was arrested for child sexual abuse. paterno died of lung cancer just a few months later. moving forward today - that will have a big impact on employees in wisconsin. and just into the newsroom - we've just learned coastal flooding in florida has forced at least 18 people from their homes in green key and hudson beach. we're continuing to monitor the dangerous conditions there as hermine moves up the coast - stay with us
low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no new at 6:15 - police in west bend say a loaded pistol magazine... was found near mclane elementary school yesterday afternoon. police have swept the grounds of the elementary school... and say it is safe. the school did send out letters to parents about the incident.
new right now - 75-percent of residents in tallahassee, florida... now without power... after hermine ripped through the area this morning. at least 100-thousand people now listed in tallahassee without electricity. hermine... is the first hurricane to hit florida... since wilma back in 2005. already... it's been downgraded back to a tropical storm... but it's still wreaking havoc. kim's in studio with the very latest. hermine made landfall in florida's big bend area shortly after midnight... with maximum sustained winds of roughly 80 miles per hour. less than three to a tropical storm as it moved further inland - but that doesn't mean the danger is any less imminent for those living in its path. the u-s national hurricane center says the storm's winds have decreased to 70 miles per hour... as it slowly moves northeast. thousands across the gulf coast... hunkered down ahead of hurricane hermine's landfall. rain has pounded the region since wednesday... but as the actual storm moves across land... forecasters are predicting much more rain and
customers in tallahassee, florida, lost power as winds and rain from the hurricane struck the city. many residents in the sunshine state... riding it out in shelters. "my mother owns the house i live in, and she said get out of there, it's a 75-year-old house and it may be flattened tomorrow so save yourself" residents in some low-lying communities in florida were state government offices in 51 counties closed at noon. rob's weather forecast from fox6
wi today and as it moves to our east in the next few days we start warming up. lots of sun today with highs in the low 70s. by tomorrow, well move into the upper 70s and by sunday we will hit the 80s again. our warming continues ahead of a low early next week and by tuesday, were in the mid 80s with a chance for rain and thunderstorms. today: mostly sunny. high: 74 mph tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph saturday: mostly sunny. high: 78 dewpoint: 0 wind: se 5-10 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 60 high: 80 dewpoint: 0 wind: se 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny, warm and humid. am low: 65 high: 82 dewpoint: 0 wind: s 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny with a chance for thunderstorms. am low: 68 high: 86 dewpoint: 0 wind:
between johnson controls and tyco is expected to close. johnson controls shareholders overwhelmingly approved the company's merger with tyco international back in august. the deal will move johnson controls headquarters to ireland to take advantage of a 150-million-dollar tax break. the company will however continue operating at its glendale location. an esteemed university - with a dark past. how one college is trying to make amends with descendants of slaves sold off to pay for the schoo plus - how a movie theater chain is paying tribute... to gene
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new today - georgetown university... working to make amends... for its role in the slave trade. offering priority admission to descendants of slaves owned by maryland jesuits. the school says two priests... who ran the university... sold nearly 300 slaves to pay off school debts. georgetown college says it will also rename two buildings named for the priests responsible for that sale. developing this morning - house speaker paul ryan... announces the u-s capitol dome's restoration is nearly complete. a video posted on ryan's youtube page says the entire project - inside and out - will be completed... with
before the presidential inauguration in january. and - the 60-million dollar project will be completed under budget. amc theaters across the country... now celebrating gene wilder's life. the movie chain is bringing two of his biggest hits... back to the silver screen. "come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination." "willy wonka and the chocolate factory" and "blazing saddles" will both select theaters... including mayfair 18. willy wonka will be shown at 5 o'clock... and blazing saddles will play at 7-30 each night. tickets will be 5 dollars for each movie. gene wilder, who was born in milwaukee, died monday at the age of 83. happening now - the homicide rate is surging in milwaukee... and the biggest culprit behind the
and speaking of guns - sales at smith and wesson are surging as well this year... we'll explain what's driving those numbers. and we're continuing to monitor hermine's impact on florida... where a state of emergency has been declared for more than 50 counties. heavy rain... high winds... lightning... and flooding are all pounding the region. we're following the storm's path up the east coast - straight ahead
you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. makes landfall. where the storm's moving next - and where it's weakening. "the fact remains the overwhelming problem facing this city is violent crime.'" now at 6:30... it's the deadliest month in milwaukee in the last 25 years. hear what police say is the driving force. anchors adlib welcome back rob's weather today: mostly
happening now - heavy rains are moving into the carolinas from hermine... which became the first hurricane to hit florida since wilma in 2005. nicole's following the latest developments in the newsroom and nicole - hermine was downgraded to a tropical storm before it moved into georgia and the carolinas? hermine made landfall overnight with 80 mile per hour winds... shortly before 4 a-m... it weakened to a tropical storm. right now... the storm is moving up the coast - from georgia... to the carolinas... flash flood watches are posted everywhere except south carolina's far northwest corner. even as hermine weakens... states along the coast are watching out for downpours and deadly flooding... as well as strong rip tides at the beach. residents in some low-lying parts of florida were evacuated... and others boarded up their windows and filled sandbags to keep water away.
waking up without power this morning. florida governor rick scott sent state workers home at noon yesterday... and says 6-thousand members of the national guard are waiting to be mobilized. and milwaukee police investigating three shootings overnight. the first taking place near 86th and hampton. police say a 21-year-old man was shot after two people tried robbing him.. the man is expected to continue to search for the suspects. police say the other two shootings...the circumstances remain unclear at this point in time. we're told a 26-year-old man was shot near 20th and nash around 1:45 a- m..and suffered a serious injury but is expected to survive. and then around 3:15....a 35-year-old man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound....but police don't know where the shooting actually took place. he is also expected to survive...and
flynn...announcing a record number of homicides this august 24 people were killed. deandra corinthios is live from mpd headquarters downtown with more chief flynn says 80 percent of the city's homicides are due to gun violence. he says the majority of victims...and offenders...are african american. some shocking numbers revealed in a new conference thursday. despite being a much smaller city...milwaukee's murder rate august...a city that also experienced a record number of homicides. there were 24 people killed in milwaukee ...5 during the unrest in sherman park. august in milwaukee was the deadliest month the city has seen in 25 years... when police discovered the bodies of jeffery dahmer's victims in july of 1991. flynn says most homicides stem from arguments...fights and retaliation by people with criminal records -- who choose to resolve their issue with guns. "the fact is we have to engage with the offending community on their turf, and were committed to continuing to do that in a way
766578deandra/live flynn says officers have taken 1600 guns off the streets so far this year. but he says there should be tougher penalties for felons caught in possession of a firearm. he also says a big issue is getting cooperation from the community in non-fatal shootings. reporting live in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. the numbers officials gave... are more than just statistics. they have faces... and loved ones. angelica's in studio with more. many milwaukee families have been devastated by violence. one family says they are hurting -- not just from their own loss -- but for everyone in a similar situation. "bennie bennett" was killed in a double
was one of 24 people in milwaukee killed during the month of august. bennett's family says they're hurting. "it's very devastating because never would i have thought it would be my child. it really hits home when it happens to you." bennett's family says they felt as though his homicide may have been overshadowed by what took place in sherman park. they are hopeful someone will be held responsible for bennett's murder. meanwhile... smith and wesson have surged 40 percent compared to a year ago... and the gun maker has doubled its profits. smith and wesson's c-e-o credits "strong consumer demand" for the surge. the company reported sales of its handguns rose 42 percent... and long guns - like shotguns... hunting rifles and semi-automatic rifles... spiked 119 percent. analysts say it's the latest evidence of a thriving gun industry... in part due to concerns among some that a string of mass shootings may
gun sales. happening today... a funeral will be held for one of the murdered nuns in mississippi. sister margaret held grew up in slinger... and worked with the school sisters of saint francis in milwaukee. she and sister paula merrill were found murdered in their central mississippi home last week. a visitation will be held at st. joseph center at layton and greenfield at 8:30 this morning. a wake and funeral led by archbishop jerome listecki will follow .. organizers ask any donations be made to t francis." more cuts could be coming to the packers today as the team looks forward to the first game of the regular season next week in jacksonville against the jaguars. tim van vooren has highlights from last night's pre-season
kick off against the l-s-u tigers... on the hallowed grounds of tickets to the game are already the hottest ones in college football this week... even going as high as 1- thousand dollars... but property owners nearby... say parking's in high demand as well. that's because thousands of parking spots were lost when the packers broke ground on titletown... and this weekend - the packers are expanding the tundra tailgate zone... and adding a beer garden and music stage. lambeau field will have roughly a thousand spaces for sale tomorrow in the stadium's
gates open at 10:30. a pair of milwaukee hotels are welcoming louisiana football fans... by giving back to disaster victims in that state. the pfister and hilton milwaukee hotels say they will donate 10 percent of bar sales today and tomorrow to the red cross louisiana flood relief fund. both hotels are expecting to host many football fans. coming up - why the victims of the aurora movie theater mass shooting... now have to pay the theater hundreds of thoua pause for nats of explosion unbelievable video - of an explosion at the space-x launchpad. the technology that was destroyed in the fire - straght ahead. plus - we've just learned a couple suffered minor injuries because of hermine... after they drove into a downed tree along the coast of the florida panhandle. we're continuing to track the storm - and the
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74 dewpoint: 55 wind: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear. low: 56 dewpoint: wind: e 3-7 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = som delays breaking business news this morning --- samsung is recalling one of it's newest smartphones: the galaxy note seven.. which was unveiled a month ago. there have been 35 cases reported around the world of the smartphone catching fire while charging. samsung says it found a problem
the galaxy note 7. the company will replace all 2-point-5 million phones that have been sold with a new product regardless of when they were purchased. turning to your top headlines from across america. from crazy footage of a failed test firing at cape canaveral... to a 700-thousand dollar settlement... over the colorado movie theater massacre... angelica's in studio with the latest. the space-x rocket exploded on the launch pad yesterday morning. building reportedly shook from the blast -- and multiple explosions continued for several minutes. space-x says nobody was hurt -- but it destroyed the falcon-9 rocket and a satellite commissioned by facebook -- which was set to launch on saturday. the rocket was supposed to carry a facebook satellite into space... to establish a free internet program in africa. space-x c-e-o elon musk tweeted about the explosion... saying it "originated around upper stage oxygen tank.
colorado movie theater massacre have been ordered to pay the movie theater 700- thousand dollars. . 12 people were killed and 70 injured in july of 2012 -- when james holmes began shooting inside the "century aurora multiplex." more than two dozen survivors sued the theater's owner-- cinemark -- claiming it did not have enough security measures in place to prevent the shooting. but a jury determined the company was not liable -- and most of the survivors took a small settlement. four of them refused -- now a judge has ordered them to pay the and as chicago faces a surge of gun violence... religious and community leaders are blasting the president of the city's police union... for suggesting officers should refuse overtime this labor day weekend. the fraternal order of police says the department is stretched too thin. mayor rahm emanuel says he plans to hire hundreds of additional officers... even though chicago faces a deficit of more than 137 million dollars. this august was the deadliest month in chicago... in 20
searching lake michigan... to find the body of a teenager who they believe drowned wednesday night. a second teen's body was recovered yesterday. police in holland, michigan say 17- year-old christopher mimis and 14-year-old vincent green were swimming in lake michigan during dangerous conditions. green's body was found late afternoon. two other teenagers were with mimis and green wednesdady night... but climbed up onto the rocks when a strong current pulled them away... and waited for help. and right now - we're under a high wave warning on our side michigan. large waves and dangerous currents are expected... from sheboygan all the way to kenosha. that warning went into effect yesterday at noon... and is in effect through this morning. hurricane hermine... officially making landfall in florida hurricane hermine... officially making landfall in florida overnight with 80 mile per hour winds... it's already been downgraded to a tropical storm - but not before leaving a lot of damage in its wake... and forcing
homes. the national hurricane center says storm surges in parts of florida... could reach nine feet this morning... during high tides. florida's governor ordered government offices in 51 counties to close down yesterday at noon. this is the first hurricane to make landfall in the sunshine state... since wilma in 2005. all along the eastern seaboard... beach towns are on high alert. up north in new jersey... lifeguards are expecting fewer people to stop by the beach this labor day weekend.... thn forecast. hermine could also cause coastal flooding, beach erosion, rip currents and heavy surf. the experts are warning this will not be ideal weather for a dip in the ocean, and say conditions will be dangerous.
it was a rough night for the packers... who lost their first pre-season game last night in kansas city... 17 to 7. but they won't have long to let that disappointment sink in - the packers to 53 within the next 24 hours. "i thought our guys really picked it up in the second half. we knew coming in that the majority of our young players were going to play a lot of of football. that was the design of it. i felt overall it will be great tape to watch as we plow through the process of trying to form our fifty-three man roster." now... the packers will get ready for the jaguars... on
meanwhile... lambeau field will host college football this weekend... with the badgers kicking off against l-s-u tomorrow. for redshirt freshman jon dietzen... his first college game could not be played at a better venue. "it's going to be pretty unreal that my first game that i'll be able to play, you know, not being red- shirted, is going to be at lambeau. that's a pretty unreal opportunity and i'm just thankful for the fact that i get to play a good team on a great stadium like lambeau field. it's a the game kicks off at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon. it's the first major college football game to ever be played at lambeau. coming up - the unwanted visitors... neighbors were shocked to find making themselves at home... in their pools... and dumpsters. plus - how bruce springsteen is smashing his own records - one hit at a time.
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the boss is breaking records on his current tour. bruce springsteen's show tuesday night in new jersey clocked in at more than four hours - his longest perforance in the u-s to date. now... other cities are wondering if he'll perform for as long in their towns. foxboro, massachusetts... even voted to
the 14th. outcue: over and over looking for a way to see finding dory over and over? the animated sequel is already the year's highest-grossing movie, but disney saw an opportunity, so "dory" will expand this labor day weekend from a few three- thousand. meanwhile... a few bears gave a whole new meaning to the phrase "just keep swimming." three bears spent the day cooling down in pasadena... taking a dip in someone's backyard pool. when they got shooed away from one pool... the mama bear didn't sweat it... taking her cubs to another pool. they even took a break for lunch - dumpster diving before getting scared up a tree. wildlife officials were eventually notified... so they could return
"we feel that on the whole people took that storm very seriously." now at seven ---- breaking overnight --- hurricane hermine makes landfall strong winds and heavy rain. ahead where the storm is now heading. plus --- it's the most violent month in milwaukee in the last 25 years --- after a record number of homicides. ahead --- what the chief of police is saying about deadly situation. good morning and welcome back to wakeup!