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now at 4:30 -- summer is not over yet... the humidity sticking around. but we're also expected rain. taking a live look at west bend. the rain could bring some storms. meteorologist jesse ritka in the weather center and the forecast. the clouds and the humidity have been increasing today and they will continue to do so overnight as our next weather-maker approaches. this will bring a chance for showers and storms after 3am
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the day on wednesday as a cold front slowly swings across the state. we want to we want to return to that breaking news from washington county. chopper 4 with live pictures from the scene of a farm accident in the town of trenton, just east of west
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accident. that person, identified as a male, was crushed by a "skid loader," and was pronounced dead at the scene. again, one person dead in a farm accident in washington county. look for more throughout the afternoon here on today's tmj4. an update now on the 2-year old boy killed by an alligator at disney kerry sanders reports-- a new report details the heroic attempt by the boy's father to save his son. two year old lane graves wa danger..building a sand castle on the shore of disney's seven seas lagoonhe bent over "to scoop the wet sand," according to the final incident report - that's when his father matt "heard a splash in the water," and turned to find an alligator had his son's head in it's powerful jaws..graves told police "it grabbed him and pulled him back in the water."16-year old peter courakos [like caracas] witnessed the "i saw the father jump in after the gator
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describes matt running out of the water "with blood all over the right side of his face and right hand"unable to free his child he was yelling "please come help my son a gator got him." a sheriff's deputy says he saw lane's mother, melissa, "pacing up and down the beach clutching her other child and screaming.."after 16-hours of searching the two year old's body was found, not far from the shore..florida wildlife officis six alligators - they say "the evidence gathered shows it is very likely" the gator that killed lane..but it is not certain. since the tragedy disney has built a stone wall around the lagoon and added warning signs around waterfront areas.and this morning, the report is raising questions about whether prior least two people said they reported alligator sightings to disney employees. but the report does ?not? reveal how the employees reacted to those nbc news to disney for got no september 3rd graves birthday...he would have been three years old.
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said they do -not- plan to sue disney... saying in a statement monday night, "we are focused on the well-being of our family, that is our priority." more news nowa drone that flew over lambeau field during the packers game last week has been's against the law to fly a drone over the stadium because of the potential for danger. police tracked the drone to a house across the street from the stadium--the drone operator has been a former u-w whitewater wrestling coach is calling out his former employer. tim fader filed a federal chancellor and athletic director. fader claims he was let go back in 2014 because he reported an alleged sexual assault by one of his recruits to campus police and not to his ?supervisor?... that goes against university policy. no comment from uw whitewater--- texas and four other states are once again suing the obama administration over efforts to strengthen discrimination protections for transgender people. the latest challenge
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insurance coverage for gender also clarifies that gender identity is included under anti-bias protections in president obama's health care law. illinois governor signs a new gun law today that would punish gun's a move aimed at curbing chicago's gun violence.gun traffickers will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in pristhere have been more than 442 homicides in chicago so r majority involve firearms. new court documents regarding the man who shot up a charleston church had two white supremacist manifestoes . authorities say they were handwritten and detailed dylan roof's disgust for several races and the american flag. roof has been charged with more than 40 state and federal crimes for the shooting that killed nine people last june. a lot of people are apparently forgetting to leave their guns
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a record-breaking number of guns from airports around the just one week-- agents found 81-guns from people trying to board planes. officials say they also confiscated swords... throwing knives.... and a machete. a federal judge denies a request to stop campus carry at the university of texas. three professors at the college filed a petition trying to block the state's controversial allows licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns college campuses.the professors claimed the law violates their first and 14th amendments. undergraduates can no longer drink hard liquor on stanford university's and wine are still allowed.the decision comes months after former stanford swimmer brock turner was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman after party. more local news nowkids are heading back to school this week and next. and todame
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and activists... gathered for a public education summit at wauwatosa east higschool. they want more state funding for public what we want to do is lift up education in wi 85445 we have excellent schools and we want to keep them that way governor scott walker's office says walker's office says increasing the state's commitment to k-12 public schools in the next budget is one of his top priorities... he says he increased state aid to schools in the past two students in a second-grade break from homework.this letter was sent home to parents.the teacher said research has been unable to prove that homework improves student performance.she suggested parents spend their evenings eating dinner as a family, reading together, playing outside and getting your child to bed early. the sound of a harley, is about to get an upgrade.. coming up new on live at 6. harley is releasing a brand
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motor will honor the bike's birthplace, milwaukee.. that's new on you've got the perfect apartment picked out, get all set to move... then you get a call from the landlord.coming up next, what to do when a poor credit score ruins your
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"call for action" now...if you've been turned-down for an apartment because of a poor
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our "call for action" office joins us from the newsroom. karen... why would your credit score affect your ability to rent an apartment? when you apply for an apartment, your landlord will check your credit report to verify if you have the ability to pay your rent each month and that you have a history of paying bills on time. it is not meant to discriminate. this is a business for the landlord. the landlord has bills too, like utilities, taxes, and other expenses, and they need to be have regular rental income so that they can pay their bills and remain profitable. what can you do if you credit is not good and you are having difficulty renting an apartment? most important, do what you can to improve your credit score like paying bills on time, and keeping balances low on credit cards and other debts. if you have no credit or bad credit, you may be able to negotiate with a landlord by having someone co-sign on
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roommate who has good credit. sometimes, you can also get help from a non-profit consumer credit counselor who might be able to where can people turn to get help with managing debt or credit problems? there are a number of reputable consumer credit and debt counselors, but you need to be careful. not all are appropriate for your situation and some involve scams. look for counselors that are non- profit, accredited foundation for credit counseling or the financial counseling association of america. sometimes your bank or a social service agency can steer you in the right direction. or, go online to or for more information. charles and carole. need help with a consumer problem? our "call for action" volunteers are ready! call 414-967-5495. or request help
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four dot com. we are enjoying another gorgeous day in southeast wisconsin. here's a live look from chopper port washington right now..((ad lib))meteorologist jesse ritka
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not for wisconsin.
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. rain totals will range from 0.25"-0.50" with isolated higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. it will be warm and muggy with a high of 82 in milwaukee before the front moves through. there is a slim chance of a shower start of the thursday morning commute but then skies will be clearing behind the cold front
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dropping, making a much more comfortable thursday afternoon with a high of 80 degrees. friday is going to be ti skies, low dew points to make it feel comfortable and temperatures just a bit cooler
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milwaukee. much of saturday will be dry but the cloud cover will increase ahead of an area of low pressure which will chances back by saturday evening and off and on
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more news now....most young boys probably spent their summers hanging out with friends. but this 10-year-old california boy spent this summer learning the u-s
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(("we the people of the united states......ensure domestic tranquility..")) nathan bond passionately recites every word in a 25- minute video. his mom says he started back in april and he worked for as many as four hours a day. nathan says he nts to be president some his way. lovely day today much of saturday will be dry but the cloud cover will increase ahead of an area of low pressure which will bring rain and storms chances back
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and on throughout sunday. highs will be in the upper 70s and low 80s so no real extremes in the immediate
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peace on milwaukee's streets. the plan announced today is just a start. ?you? will also have a say in it. rikki mitchell joins us live from city hall with more on the recommendations and the plan to pay for this undertaking. this is the plan outlined today -- it includes a different recommendations for the city and then several for both the county and state. some of these include hiring seasonal police officers for the summer -- restoring milwaukee police staffing to 2008 levels and increasing salaries at the 911 dispatch center. they're also looking to revise the police departments car chase policy that says officers can't pursue a suspect unless they have probable cause of a felony -- according to the recommendations -- that policy has caused crime to increase rapidly because criminals know police won't pursue them. but none of these recommendations are set in stone yet -- the common council says this is
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we can not be afraid of actually putting something down on paper of actually listening to people and where they are and where they feel things should go and then start having that conversation as we mentioned you will have the opportunity to comment on this plan at two different meetings. but the common council hasn't scheduled those yet. in the meantime we will talk more about what's included in the plan tonight at 6. for now live at city hall rm today's tmj4
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raise morale in the sherman park a major effort helped families by stocking their pantries. jonah kaplan is live in sherman park with the story. feeding america visits sherman park four times a year to help the boys and girls club - this was something spontaneous and different. an effort to fill stomachs and to fill hearts. they lined early and they lined up in droves. families, young and their dinner table."i've got five grandkids out there and i'm here to support them and their families.patricia peterson is the matriarch of the family. she was particularly grateful for the healthy options - fresh produce, fresh dairy and fresh meat."yes sometimes you want to get certain things but it's challenging because of what you have in your pocket."she


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