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suicidal person. the lockdown has since been lifted -- authorities say nobody has been taken into custody and they're still investigating. now to our big story this evening--a killer on the loose. a milwaukee man -- shot almost two years ago -- has died from his injuries. and the person who pulled the trigger -- has never been caught fox6s angelica sanchez has spoken with the victims family she joins us live with more. angelica? the family says it was during an attempted home invasion that eric r his mother's house. his bother tells us he was a promising athlete..husband and father whos life was cut short at the age of 29. 'he was like a bro i really love you man and i was like i really love you too man.' dion walker tells fox6 the last conversation he had with his younger brother 29 year-old eric r walker... who died on friday of complications from a gunshot wound he endured in december of 2014.
the waist down. 'his wounds were so bad.. he had so much internal damage. they punctured his lung he still had the bullet in him. you know so it was bad and it was a slow decline.' dion admits out of the two brothers he was the trouble- maker. he's spent the last three years behind bars. but eric was always the good one..."a gentle giant" who was also a husband...father and promising athlete according to police...eric was shot on the 57-hundred block of west captiol drive during an attempted break- are still searching for a motive and a suspect. 'he wasnt doing anything he was the victim of a crime.' dion was released from prison just in time to spend two final weeks with his brother. he says it seemed eric was waiting for him to come home that wasnt him he didnt want to be stuck in a bed he was literally in a bed 24 hours a day.' ' i really see
?although the crime happened in 2014, milwaukee police say that per f-b-i guidelines... walker's death is now a homicide that will be added in the 2016 total. m-p-d says it continues to look for a motive and a suspect in this case.. now the family is preparing for a funeral.. and needs help covering costs. we have information on fox6 now dot com live outside milwaukee police district 7 i'm angelica sanchez fox6 news. mary thanks angelica milwaukee police have arrested a 30- year-old man suspected of being the driver in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 5-year officials say the arrest was made around 10 o'clock this morning. the porche cayenne believed to be involved in the crash was recovered earlier this week... one other person was taken into custody at that time as well. 5-year-old rickyia langham was killed sunday while walking with her mother near leon terrace and constance avenue. milwaukee police respond to a call of shots fired. when they arrive -- they say the one who fired the shots was one
fox6's myra sanchick is live at the police administration building. the officer is suspended while police continue their internal investigation. 42 year old michael anderson is described as a loving husband and father. a well trained and well respected member of the milwaukee police department, according to his on september 22nd fellow officers were called to his home for a complaint that shots were fired. a criminal complaint says anderson was highly intoxicated and fired his service weapon in his backyard twice. i think it is a difficult time to be a police officer. there's been some other things related to his employment that as a police officer and other members of the force, dealing with poor manner of the stress that they feel anderson's lawyer jonathan smith says he's known anderson the past twenty years he's been an officer, specially trained in crisis
community well. he doesn't have problems with the public or disciplinary issues in that regard and i just think this is something that is out of character for him. smith says anderson fired into the ground. the criminal complaint says his blood alcohol content was point two one five, about three times the legal limit for driving. we get to a point where we make some mistake or bad decision has to count for something . i know a number of individuals have reached out to me about him that he is a valued member of the police department. i hope that will be able to continue misdemeanor and faces a possible nine months in jail. anderson is charged with a misdemeanor and faces a possible nine months in jail. live in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news ted thanks myra residents were forced to jump out of their windows to escape flames at a
last night. the fire broke out around 6-30 at university garden apartments. no one was hurt... fox six's madeline anderson joins us live from ?the scene of the fire... with more. 300 people were evacuated last night... forced to find somewhere else to sleep. tonight... the fire department hopes to have all but 16 of the 100 units back open so resident can come home. wednesday night's fire leaves university gardens residents stunned as they return to the apartment complex this morning for their belongings. its just kind sad. just kinda dumbfounded. like, i never expected it. many who were forced to leave their pets behind when the flames broke out.. are relieved to find them still alive. i dont know what i would have done if i came back and they were like gone. the whitewater fire chief says at least three cats did die. while no one was
the 100 units suffered a combined 500-thousand- dollars worth of damage. we dont know if its accidental or arson.one dad whose family lives just two units away from where the fire erupted... remembers hearing a loud boom beforehand. sounded like something collapsed. i hurried up, grabbed the kids and we were out. as crews work to board up the smashed out windows and restore power... residents are thankful it wasn't worse. i hope everybody is safe. its the worst happen with the holidays coming up. the majority of folks living here are low- income families. a few uw-whitewater students. many stayed with relatives overnight or in hotels. but for those who couldn't... the red cross or university helped them find shelter. reporting live in whitewater madeline anderson fox6news mary thanks madeline president-elect donald trump and his vice president-elect, mike
morning -- for their first meetings with the men they'll replace in january. fox6's stephanie grady is in the newsroom with more. after years of trading insults -- president-elect donald trump and president obama met each other for the first time. the meeting was at the white house... and both leaders promise to put aside differences for the sake of the country. "we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed -- because if you succeed, then the country succeeds." "i very much look forward to dealing with the including counsel." the white house saying the 90-minute meeting -mainly focused on the transition - went better than both sides expected... "the meeting might have been at least a little less awkward than some might have expected." from the white house ... on to capitol hill.... as mr. trump and vice president elect mike pence met with top republicans. house speaker paul ryan showing mr. trump exactly where he'll be sworn into office in just 71 days... really beautiful really
senate majority mitch mcconnell ... "we are going to look strongly at health care and jobs. big league jobs.." but the trump administration will also need to work with democrats... senator elizabeth warren with strong words for the next president. "we will stand up to bigotry. there is no compromise here." president elect trump is already receiving intelligence briefings... and once he is sworn in, he'll officially be responsible for one of the most complex governments in the worl four million employees and a four trillion dollar budget. ted thanks steph we have posted the entire "public" portion of the meeting between president obama and mr. trump -- on fox6 now dot com and the fox6
demonstrators across the country took to the streets last night.. not happy with the outcome of the presidential election. "hey, ho ho, donald trump has got to go!" from philadelphia to los angeles -- thousands of people were out protesting... some even setting fire an effigy of the president elect. in oakland -- police say three officers were injured and two dozen arrests were made during last night's protests. gathering in downtown milwaukee for their own demonstration. fox 6's ashley sears is live at red arrow park where people are expected to gather. ashley? people are starting to fill the park here. they join demonstrators who took to the streets in at least
milwaukee" and the u-w-m student led organization "progressive people of milwaukee" are organizing this protest against a donald trump presidency. more than a thousand people have said they will be attending today, on facebook. we do not know where protesters will marching or exactly what this entails. but city leaders are calling for the protest to be peaceful. 57:51 i may not agree with the choices that were made by the citizens of this state, but the reality is , donald trump is the new president of this country and much like the president of the united states stated, we have to recognize what's the best interest for our country. we can work and disagree, but i would follo everything will get started around 5:30 tonight. if protesters are on the move, we will be following. live at red arrow park, ashley sears fox 6 news. ted thanks ashley a major delay this morning when both lanes of northbound i-94 had to be shut down during the early commute...
an update on the investigation just ahead. plus... banning smokeless tobacco from miller park. the reason for a new proposal from a milwaukee alderman. a cold front is on its way through - it'll bring chilly conditions for veterans day. details coming up. [ tower pinging ] [ whistling ] we've got a problem, friend. half off any smartphone for anyone who switches? what's the problem? the naughty list shouldn't get deals!
first step in making it illegal to chew tobacco at sports facilities. of course, there's one venue, in particular, that they have in mind. a.j. bayatpour is here in the studio with that story... the common council's public safety committee passed the smokeless tobacco ban this morning. it will apply to any sports venue but proponents say it's really a matter of keeping it out of miller park - and away from young baseball fans. at the milwaukee baseball academy... a machine shows where your swings... enough, the real thing could be a smoking...and chewing tobacco- free zone. tobacco and baseball have been synonymous with one another for a long, long time. alderman michael murphy and health commissioner bevan baker think the city can help break the cycle. the images our children see are embedded in their brain for a long, long time and its about the start you get. those caught dipping would first get a warning, then face a fine up to 250 dollars. former mlb commissioner and brewers owner bud selig might be the most prominent supporter of the
wrote this letter to alderman murphy in support of the ordinance. its all about stigmatizing a known carcinogen that causes a great number of deaths in our country. murphy admits there wouldn't be strict enforcement. the campaign for tobacco-free kids says it hasn't been an issue in places like san francisco or chicago, which have passed similar bans. we are seeing high compliance; were not seeing many, or any, players - i dont think there have been any citations or warnings issued. it's estimated that between a quarter and a thi proponents of the ban say it's a big reason why about 17 percent of male high school athletes do it. david casey at the academy says it's a start. its like any other habit or addiction; you need to support people going through it. you cant just fine them and expect that to be the end of it. by the start of next season, smokeless tobacco bans are expected to be in place at 11 of the 30 m-l-b ballparks, not counting
complete ban on chewing tobacco by the league but has agreed ... players won't keep it in their uniforms or chew during interviews. it's time for your news and weather together. milwaukee police are investigating a homicide on the city's north west side. it happened early this morning near 57th and philip... officials say a 42-year-old man was shot. the victim was taken to the hospital... where he later died, police are now searching for a suspect. one person is dead after being hit this morning by a semi it happened on the northbound side near college avenue... the medical examiner's office says the victim is an adult woman. it's unclear why the woman was walking on the freeway. all northbound lanes of i-94 were shut down at rawson road because of the accident.... causing major delays. an autopsy on the victim is scheduled for tomorrow. milwaukee police are asking for help identifying two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery near fond du lac and bourbon street.. this happened saturday just after 12-30 p-m -- when the
then more sunshine for the weekend. our next chance for precipitation will arrive late tuesday night. tonight: clear. low: 42 wind: nw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny, windy and ne 10-20 mph saturday: mostly sunny and breezy. am low: 32 high: 51 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny and breezy. am low: 34
partly sunny. am low: 40 high: 53 wind: wnw 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny with showers possible at night. am low: 39 high: 54 wind: sw 5-10 mph bringing a big drop in temperatures for friday as highs only reach into the middle and upper 40s. expect a few more clouds friday then more sunshine for the
precipitation will arrive late tuesday night. tonight: clear. low: 42 wind: nw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny, windy and cooler. high: 48 wind: ne 10-20 mph saturday: mostly high: 51 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny and breezy. am low: 34 high: 54 wind: sw 5-15 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 40 high: 53 wind: wnw 5-10 mph tuesday: partly sunny with showers possible at night. am
there won't be any major changes in the state capitol after tuesday's election... but republicans do have an even larger majority... up next... what you can expect to see from the state legislature in the coming months. start your morning with fox6 wakeup at 4:30-- get breaking news, weather and traffic updates until 9am. holiday travel tips to keep you calm... and keep money in your pocket! plus a 4-ingredient cranberry chicken bake from the cooking mom! plus cooler temps and an even cooler future forecaster!
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after a big night for republicans on tuesday -- the g-o-p will dominate wisconsin's capitol in numbers not seen for decades. some republicans are thanking president-elect donald trump. political reporter theo keith is just back from madison. theo, you talked with legislative leaders about the balance of power. democrats expected trump would hurt republicans in madison. they expected to cut into the gop advantage. instead, they took what they the gut. at the capitol, republicans picked up a seat in both the assembly and senate. and even one leading gop lawmaker who once opposed trump gives him credit. donald trump was able to connect with them on a level that no other politician has been able to in the assembly, republicans have a 64-35 majority. they say its their largest since 1956. in the senate, republicans have a 20 to 12 advantage with one race
acknowledge that tuesday was not good. everybody was shocked by this outcome. nobody saw this wave coming while priorities for next years session are taking shape during republican caucus meetings this week... legislative leaders say a full repeal of the state's prevailing wage law, which sets wage standards for construction workers, is back on the table. opposed by democrats and labor unions and controversial among some of their own members, republicans passed a watered- still thats something thats going to be at the forefront of discussions when youre talking about transportation it comes as governor scott walker intends to delay major road projects because the state cant pay for them. i think that as part of a larger transportation package, thats something we have to consider as we look for all cost saving options democrats point to an independent analysis that shows repealing the law won't save much money. assembly republicans are at odds with senate republicans and walker about a tax or fee
construction. live, theo keith, fox6 news. ted thanks theo taking to the streets across the country after donald trump becomes president- elect. a protest here in milwaukee is about to get underway. the message to them and what milwaukee leaders are calling for in these minutes before the scheduled start. plus... a young woman working toward independence -- until her
milwaukee" and the u-w-m student led organization "progressive people of milwaukee" have organized this protest against president-elect donald trump's presidential victory. it's just getting underway -- and we do don't know where they'll be marching or what this will entail... city leaders are calling for a peaceful protest. demonstrations across the country after donald trump's win tuesday stunned many across the nation -- and the world. the immediate effect -- gleeful supporters -- and shock from those who oppose him... but as the day wore on shock turned to anger which played out in the streets almost as soon as the presidential election was called early wednesday morning, naming donald trump as president-elect -- people took to the streets, protesting the results. and as the sun rose and then fell again, groups grew larger and larger, marching in at least seven cities across the country. from seattle to philadelphia -- crowds of disheartened americans making their concerns heard. "we all felt the same