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the 5-year-old girl was shot and killed at her grandparent's house. carl barrett junior was sentenced to 65 years in prison last week. today the second gunman learns his fate. our ashley sears has the story. not a day goes by that we are not haunted by her absence. november 6th 2014 was a dark day for the city of milwaukee. 24-year-old arlis gordon wanted revenge for his stepbrother's death. but he wound up shooting into th my life was almost destroyed that day. my daughter meant more to me than anything in this world. one bullet hit 5-year-old laylah petersen as she was sitting on her grandfather's lap. not only did you you take her from us but then you sat in silence for months on end. over 2 years later we are still dealing with the pain to find closure to this tragedy. at his sentencing thursday-- gordon's attorney told the court he was drunk
his aunt spoke on his behalf-- saying not a day goes by that they don't think about little laylah. we ask for forgiveness and have total love for their family then gordon himself spoke briefly-- i would like to give my condolences to the friends and family of laylah petersen but in the end-- the judge called gordon a vigilante-- who had taken away one of the most valuable members of society. sentencing gordon to 30 years in prison. their lives are forever empty deciding to exact justice for yourself. gordon's sentence was considerably lower than other shooter-- because gordon accepted a plea deal. the getaway driver-- paul farr-- is on probation. in the newsroom-- ashley sears, fox 6 news. ben thanks ashley we tracking a developing story tonight in the town of oconomowoc. a car crashed into a garage at
sawyer road.. you can see the scorched car being towed away. were told flight for light has responded. we have a crew on the scene - officials are not releasing any information just yet... but we'll you bring you the latest as we get it-- and update you on our website fox now dot com. 2 weekends in a row of snow. it's looking more and more likely. and the cold's not going away either. weather expert tom wachs joins us now a few flurries tonight, otherwise cold. temperatures in the 20s and wind chills in the teens. mostly cloudy on friday, very cold. highs in the low 20s and wind chills in the teens. mostly cloudy on saturday with snow moving in during the afternoon and especially the evening. snow is
another system might impact us sunday evening into monday. although this is stil unclear. stay tuned. tonight: few flurries. cold. low: 20 wind: wnw 10-15 mph friday: mostly cloudy and cold. high: 22 wind: wnw 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in by afternoon/evening. am low: 10 high: 23 wind: s 5-10 mph now's the time to download the fox6 storm center app. it's free and available on android and apple. wednesday was a violent night in milwaukee. four people are killed in unrelated shootings-- and a fifth is still recovering in the hospital. in one case near appleton and florist-- the victim's children were in a nearby room. a neighbor called
this morning-- a man and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene. close to 9:30 pm a 67-year-old was shot and killed near 36th and thurston. the victim's car kept running and struck a fire hydrant and telephone pole and then crashed into a home. the last shooting happened near 52nd and green tree. police say a 34-year-old man took his own life after attempting to kill his 32-year-old girlfriend. but she is expected to survive. investigating a strong-armed robbery. this is surveillance footage near 10th and oklahoma from november 8th. in the top right corner of the screen you see the suspect try to grab the victim's purse -- and then repeatedly punch her. he then grabs the purse and takes off in a gray four door vehicle. if you have any info that can help police - give them a call. only on fox6 tonight - an alert for business owners. a recent scam is targeting
level. it's impacting a business here on 87th and bradley. fox 6's brittany shannon reports, not only did they lose money, the thieves then stole their identity... phil areddia sifts through emails from potential customers. "40:00 hello sales. my name is, then its our sales managers name of the john m ellsworth company" but this is a customer employees know to steer clear of. "38:24 they could fool a lot of people" in fact, employees at john m ellworth wee received an email claiming to be from a reputable company asking for a quote on products. "36:51 we shipped a small portion out and when they changed the shipping at the last minute somebody said something doesnt look right here 37:00" the goods were sent to a fake address and ellsworth lost about one thousand dollars. the apparent "reputable company" turned out to be a scam artist posing as the business. during email correspondence, they steal letterhead, addresses and names. "42:53 violated" "24:52 theyre
using the technology to fool people and to commit fraud57" they even use fake phone numbers. we called the number scammers used on this email... "41:43 it just goes right to voicemail 44" the better business bureau advises picking up the phone before placing orders. "23:00 use the phone. do what people dont use today and talk to somebody. make experts say these scammers often use a template when sending out emails. if something looks off...it probably is. the best way to check out a company is to call them on the phone number listed on their website. on milwaukee's northwest side, brittany shannon, fox 6 news. the recount in milwaukee county is complete! workers cheered as the final ballots went through the machine about 2
tonight with the latest developments. statewide-- more than 80 percent of the votes have been recounted. so far the discrepancies between recount and election night results have been minor. tabulators spent the day counting all 29- thousand of west allis ballots... the final municipality in milwaukee county to complete its recount. the only hiccup throughout the whole process came wednesday when the city of greenfield discovered about 400 ballots in an offic the greenfield city clerk says poll workers didn't properly package them. but it has all be resolved. tonight a spokesman with the green party says he's pleased with the transparency in milwaukee county. "this is difficult stuff, we had some political reasons as to why. and again we did it not to the advantage of one candidate or the other but to assure that our voting system works." next up: the county must submit its results to the wisconsin election
elect donald trump says he's coming to wisconsin. according to his campaign website -- he will hold a "thank you" rally at the wisconsin state fair expo center on tuesday in west allis. the event is at 7. tickets are on a first come first serve basis. we've posted the details on our website-- fox6 now dot com. he was a true american hero. astronaut and senator john glenn passed away today at age 95. fox's steve rappoport explains how he's being remembered. american flag...lowered to half staff thursday... paying tribute to former astronaut...and ohio u.s. senator...john glenn. nelson says: "it is my sad duty to announce the passing of john glenn" on the senate floor...senator bill nelson...who's also a former astronaut...saying this. nelson says: "america is in the planning and the developing of the rockets that will take us a human species all the way to
- president-elect donald trump called glenn...a hero: trump says: "he was really...to me he was a great american hero, a truly great american hero. i met him on two separate occasions." while in a statement - president obama - who awarded glenn the medal of freedom...said in part - quote - "the first american to orbit the earth reminded us that there's no limit to the heights we can reach together..." meantime, during a speech...glenn's death gave former secretary of state hillary clinton...pause. clinton says: "senator john glenn, a friend to many of us and a genuine american hero passed away today." and, back on the floor of the u.s. senate...one of glenn's closest friends was...emotional. leahy says: "coming here as a bright new senator, every time i've been asked about that mr. president, i talk about the fact i came here and was sworn in with john
steve, rappoport, fox news. in waukesha -- editors at astronomy magazine remember john glenn fondly. "we have such respect for him, he was really a cool guy, he was pretty important, he could've been really arrogant, but i met him twice and he was just the nicest person to talk to." to take away from glenn's life -- it's that nothing is impossible. for many a new year means a new health insurance plan. lots of employers are only offering high deductibles. so how can you make sure you can still afford the care you need? the answer in tonight's contact 6 report. and a big announcement from the summerfest grounds today. what's
20-story office tower will go up right next to the bank's current headquarters-- and will feature 10 floors of parking. the goal is to have it finished by late 2019. summerfest also announcing a major project today-- milwaukee world festival and u.s. cellular announced a new ten-year agreement this morning-- including a brand new stage. starting right after summerfest 2017, the u.s. cellular connection stage will be torn down, moved slightly and replaced in time the new venue will be able to hold at least 9-thousand people. and they'll add a 25-foot l-e-d screen-- the largest on the festival grounds. 'we compete on a global basis for bands. so its incumbent upon us to continually improve our grounds and the amenities.' terms of the new project were not released-- but smiley said costs will be 'in the millions' more and more people are signing
insurance plans. some are swayed by the lower monthly premiums. but often people dont have a choice. a quarter of all employers offering insurance now only have plans with high deductibles. contact 6's jenna sachs has advice on how to keep your health insurance from wiping you out. get high-deductible health plans can really set you back. before employer insurance kicks in, individuals have to pay an average of nearly 23-hundred dollars a year and for families moreh deductibles so unaffordable that theyre putting off care or theyre not getting care at all. theyre not filling prescriptions. theyre not going to the doctor." monique dows only insurance option carried a 6-thousand dollar deductible. she put off surgery and almost didnt discover that she had cancer. "it was scary to me that i almost didnt do the surgery, the first surgery, to just know what was growing inside my body. because i knew it
high-deductible plan, how can you afford the care you need? first, use the tool on your insurance companys website to check prices of treatments and procedures. the differences between providers can be enormous. "also consider opening a health savings account. thats an account where you put in pre-tax dollars, which you can use to pay your deductible and other qualified healthcare expenses. and that is money that if you dont spend it all this year, you can use it next year, too." and be aware a lot of preventative colonoscopies and vaccinations are free and dont count toward your deductible. if you are skipping medical care because you cant afford the out-of- pocket costs, consumer reports recommends talking to your doctor. doctors can often help you find less expensive prescriptions, diagnostic tests and other health services. more of consumer reports advice on surviving a high-deductible health plan is available on our website. i'm jenna sachs.
a few flurries tonight, otherwise cold. temperatures in the 20s and wind chills in the teens. mostly cloudy on friday, very cold. chills in the teens. mostly cloudy on saturday with snow moving in during the afternoon and especially the evening. snow is forecast to continue into sunday morning. accumulation is likely. another system might impact us sunday evening into monday. although this is stil unclear.
low: 20 wind: wnw 10-15 mph friday: mostly cloudy and cold. high: 22 wind: wnw 5-10 mph saturday: snow moving in by afternoon/evening. am low: 10 high: 23 wind: s 5-10 mph sunday: cloudy with snow am low: 21 high: 32 wind: e 5-10 mph monday: mostly cloudy with a chance for snow. am low: 27 high: 30 wind: nw 10-20 mph tuesday: mostly cloudy and cold. am low: 22 high: 18 wind: nw 5-15 mph wednesday:mostly cloudy and cold. am low: 2 high: 10 wind: w 10-20
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fantasy football pick against seattle. he thrown just 6 td passes in 6 career games. this year's seahawks defense is number one in the league in points allowed. the outcome of sunday's showdown may rest on the ability of "green bay's" "d" to contain a versatile offense- featuring undrafted free agent receiver doug baldwin and a now healthy russell wislon. 10:39:55 "they have excellent of two of their better players on a very talented football team that have spent a lot of time together. and their competitiveness and their ability to be on the same page makes them the focus in the passing game for us". 10:40:13. "you just have to protect the ball in terms of running it, same thing with throwing it too. you still have to have that aggressive mentality and make our plays. it's always harder for the defense actually because we know where we're going and they don't. you know, you want to take advantage of
afternoon at 3:25 right here on your packers station. then we'll have a special edition of-- fox six news-- in order to bring you complete reaction.... defensive lineman mike daniels will join tim van vooren live.....we wrap it up with the sports blitz sunday night at 10:35. badgers, marquette. a wonderful in-state rivarly renewed, saturday afternoon at the al mcguire court in the beemo harris bradley center "you have to use all those positive emotions that come with playing in a rivalry game to enhance your ability to execute a is always a team that gives us a run for our money and we try to do the same so it'll be fun going down to their hostile environment, in a place that we're real familiar with and hopefully get the job done." if the 2nd place bucks keep playing this way..they'll get national attention..giannis on an all star pace..his 2nd triple double last night in the win
dellvadova..two key shots down the stretch as the bucks hold off the blazers. they beat the cavs, played the warriors and spurs to the wire. how about jabari parker's 27 points wednesday evening? his 9th twenty point game of the season. "it also gave us confidence because we can compete with any team, even though we only lost by one against san antonio. we wish we would have got it but we made up for it out here." when idaho coach don verlin offered up a chance to coach his vandals against little did he know that cougs' coach ernie kent would offer up the winning 2 thousand dollar bid! kent's donation went to a cause near and dear to the coaches hearts. coaches versus cancer. both men lost their dads to the disease. the two sat together on the idaho bench for the first 2 possessions before ernie kent returned to the washington state bench. to warm and lovely naples florida where two members of the old guard turned back the clock today.
finally tonight -- shining a light on loved ones this holiday season. the "love lights" holiday celebration kicked off this afternoon in wauwatosa. the ceremony is put on by "the friends of luther manor" to benefit the lutheran ministry. each year -- donors contribute five dollars for a single light, or 100 dollars for a string of lights, and they are used to decorate a tall pine on the luther manor campus. "to honor all of those that we just an outstanding way to light up the life and light up the people we remember." the ceremony has raised nearly 50- thousand dollars since 2010. wakeup starts at 4:30! breaking
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