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joyce: milwaukee. two people are dead after their car slams into a milwaukee utility truck. patrick: no workers were hurt. it happened this morning at 76th and sheridan. witnesses say the car was going well above the 35 mile per hour speed limit. the car t-boned the public works vehicle. a man nearby ran outside of his business to help and saw the injuries were severe, so he went back inside to call 911.
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doing some paperwork. i was sitting in the office doing some paperwork. after that, there was a big boom, so i look out. the car was underneath the truck. patrick: police say the man driving the car was critically injured and died at the hospital. his 20-year-old female passenger died instantly. around the same time and just a few blocks away, a man was seriously hurt in this crash. police say his car hit a box truck near teutonia and good hope. no one else was hurt. there's no word on a cause. joyce: heads up for fog and showers in th heavy rain yet again. mark: we certainly have been fortunate all summer long. a couple of thunder showers out to the west will have the border throughout the night. just a couple of showers for the rest of southeastern wisconsin. tomorrow, temperatures around 63. not that cool for the morning, but by the afternoon, right around 69 degrees, mainly cloudy.
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off and on, especially in the morning and later in the day. it gets a lot better in terms of sunshine breaking through saturday. joyce: you can track the weather from your cell phone. just download our free app. we'll also send you any severe weather alerts right to your phone. patrick: another warning involving your money. kenosha police are looking for two men who they say have been placing skimmers on atm's. these are photos from surveillance cameras oe cars with indiana license plates. if you have any information, you're asked to call kenosha police. joyce: the state is asking a judge to schedule a court hearing on steven avery's request to retest evidence. prosecutors sent a letter to the circuit court judge asking her to schedule a hearing for the end of next month. avery is appealing his conviction in the 2005 death of teresa halbach. earlier this month, a federal appeals court granted avery's request to temporarily suspend the appeals process so the defense could have more time to
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a baby in west allis appears to be the result of co-sleeping. police were called to the home near 84th and orchard last night. an autopsy will be done, and the investigation continues. patrick: we continue to follow breaking news in charlotte north , carolina. a third day of protests over an officer involved shooting. the mayor plans to implement a curfew for several days. tuesday. police say the man was holding a gun, but family says he wasn't. video of the charlotte shooting has not been released to the public but video of friday's , fatal officer-involved shooting in tulsa, oklahoma has been released. and 12 news continues to investigate the possible release of video of a fatal police shooting in milwaukee. sylville smith was shot and killed by an officer last month near 44th and auer. that video has not been made public. police have said he was armed at the time. we asked wisconsin's attorney
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he said it is to protect the integrity of the investigation, and that every shooting is different and there cannot be a universal standard. >> during course of our investigation, it was important for us to do this thoroughly and to make sure there was integrity in the investigation. when you have to interview witnesses, what they say in an interview can be impacted by what information you released, and public's confidence in the outcome if we did that. patrick: the department of justice finished its investigation into smith's death. the case is now in the hands of the milwaukee county district attorney. it will ultimately be up to him whether to charge the officer. the d.a. will also decide when to release the video. joyce: we're just days away from the first presidential debate between donald trump and hillary clinton. the republican nominee kept his schedule busy with five events in pennsylvania today. meanwhile, the democratic nominee has cleared her schedule
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ahead of monday's big face off. abc's stephanie ramos reports on the different strategies. >> you will like me so much. >> donald trump taking the stage at an energy conference today. it's his first stop as he spends a jam packed day in pennsylvania. >> you are going to like donald trump and all of the workers you can put to work. >> trump addressing the protests in north carolina after recent li >> drugs are a very big factor in what you're watching on television at night. we have a wounded country. >> this just a day after trump took some heat from the country's largest police union comments about the officer who shot an unarmed black man in tulsa. >> did she get scared? was she choking? >> trump praising all police officers today and then shifting back to the topic of energy. the republican nominee speaking to unions who represent thousands of people who work on roads and pipelines trying to , connect with the oil and gas company leaders who in the past have raised concerns that a
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jobs. >> we are going to be cutting massively regulations. >> as for hillary clinton, she's behind closed doors prepping for the first one-on-one face off with trump, but today this interview making the rounds online. it was taped the day she was diagnosed with pneumonia. zack galifianakis asks clinton what she thinks trump will wear to the debate. >> i assume he'll wear, you know, that red power tie. >> or maybe like a white power tie. >> that's even more appropriate. >> staffers with bca are a bit worried over how the debate on monday night will go down. the clinton camp thinks donald trump will get softer questions. as for the trump team, senior sources say trump has not zoned in yet on policy. joyce: governor scott walker has a hand in the vice presidential debates. he is helping republican mike pence prepare for the debate. walker has been standing in as democrat tim kaine during pence's practice debates.
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, i'm going to hesitate even saying this, he said one dorky dad and person eight's another dorky dad, so that is a compliment coming from my kids. i think it should be a good debate. they are both good, decent, honorable public servants. joyce: the vice presidential debate between pence and kaine will be held tuesday, october 4 at longwood university in virginia. patrick: affected by violence in milwaukee. the city announced today its office of violence prevention has received a five-year, $5 million federal grant. the money will be used to help people in neighborhoods like sherman park deal with the trauma from issues like poverty, unemployment, and violence. the city applied for the grant before last month's unrest. >> when we think about what happens if a young person lives in the neighborhood and they have lost three friends, what that does to them over time.
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of their personal development and academic achievement. all of these things are connected. patrick: milwaukee was one of eight cities in the country to receive the grant. it is the largest the health department has ever received. learning more about zika virus. joyce: looking ahead, experts from uw milwaukee will offer an update on the spread of the virus. the panel of experts will look at the outbreak and its implications for infant health. it starts at 2:30 tomorrow inside mitchell hall. also happening tomorrow, waukesha's first oktoberfest in frame park. the free event it's open friday and saturday. there will also be a 5k race saturday at 10:00 in the morning. patrick: a warning happening now if your heading to sunday's packers game at lambeau. the team says it has received reports of counterfeit tickets circulating for the nfc north match-up against the lions. the packers are urging fans to be careful when buying game tickets through secondary sources. the team recommends using their credit card -- your credit card
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also, if the price of the ticket seems too good to be true, it probably is. video that gripped a nation, also touched a six-year-old boy. joyce: coming up the letter he , wrote to the president to try and help the boy covered in dirt and blood after an airstrike in syria. patrick: and a diet you've probably never read about. the cafeteria worker who lost 100 pounds on the lunch lady diet. >> later tonight on "nightline", accused of performing needless at parents are rallying to taken down. his new wild, wild western. that is on "nightline", now at
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patrick: a big mess along a mississippi highway. a lumber truck overturned scattering planks all over the roadside. the debris field was more than 100 yards wide. swerved to avoid something in the road. he wasn't hurt. it's an image that many of you saw on t.v. or on your phone. a young syrian boy covered in dirt and blood from an airstrike. that picture has also inspired a six-year-old here in the u.s. joyce: abc's david wright explains how another young boy is telling the president he wants to help. >> dear president obama -- >> remember that little four-year-old boy from aleppo, omran dagneesh? his home destroyed in an airstrike. his world shattered. sitting quietly there the back of the ambulance.
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alex in scarsdale handwrote a letter to president obama. >> can you please go get him and bring him to our home? >> alex's letter clearly moved the president. >> "since he won't bring toys," alex wrote, "i will share my bike and teach him how to write. >> in my school, i have a friend omar, and i will introduce him to omar. >> -- we will give him a family and he will be our brother." those are the words of a six-year-old boy. >> an offer of friendship extended, one little boy to another. >> alex, six years old. joyce: a big surprise for dozens of breast cancer survivors ahead of this weekend's susan g. koman race for the cure. kohl's treated them to a shopping spree so they could get new shoes, new clothes and more for the event. more than 60 survivors were surprised with a $250 gift card at the brookfield store this morning.
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>> i knew we were going shopping, but i didn't know no other details, then when we came in the door, that lady was telling me and i'm like what? $250, i was so excited. >> i think it is amazing. it is very generous. it is overwhelming. i think it is great. joyce: the race for the cure is this sunday morning at 9:00 at milwaukee's lakefront. patrick: pushing yourself to the limit. a reale on a big challenge. mike anderson talked with the 55-year-old, who's on a mission for local kids. >> you can't just wake up and decide this will be cool, maybe i will try this. you have to really commit to it. >> cole braun is the ceo of lutheran high school association which includes milwaukee , lutheran high and two other choice schools and his athletic , mission is for the students. >> we have a great diverse
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have the money to eat, and some of them don't have money to get here on the city transport system. >> so he's competing in an iron man race next month in virginia called the triple anvil. he's running, biking, and swimming for three days to raise money to help his kids. and that's with no sleep. he will be one of only competitors a october. >> if it goes amazingly well, 51-52 hours, and i will be done. >> even if he does not finish, he says he has already won for his kids. patrick: this event is the equivalant of three ironmans. braun's goal is to raise $100,000. so far he's raised about half , that. joyce: that's amazing. school lunches have come a long way, and now a texas cafeteria worker is showing off her massive weight loss thanks to
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tammy mcrae weighed about 260 pounds for the past 17 years. but one year ago she decided she , had to lose the weight. so every day she eats the cafeteria food she serves for breakfast and lunch. >> i was going to die. if i didn't do something about the issue, i was going to die. patrick: one year later she has , lost 100 pounds. tammy says she has ditched eating fast food and is focusing on the fruits and vegetables at the school along with the main dishes. parents who try to keep their kids clean and healthy might want to get them a little dirty. that's according to a new book called let them eat dirt. it was written by a group of scientists. they call it the hygiene hypothesis. scientists say exposing your child to low levels of different germs, viruses, and bacteria will help develop their immune system. it might even prevent allergies or asthma later in life. these same scientists say doctors are seeing rising rates
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over-sanitizing kids. patrick: target is already calling it quits for child sized shopping carts. the mini carts were in 72 target stores in minnesota and new york. after a month of testing, the idea is over. a spokeswoman says store feedback led them to the decision. and according to a video found on social media, customers may not have liked getting their ankles bruised by kids pushing the mini carts into them. it also hurts when they push the big cards into you. joyce: big blow to the badger football teams offense. patrick: find out which star player will not be making the trip to east lansing and how there's even more pressure on a freshman quarterback. patrick: plus a wild finish , between two rivaled schools in kenosha. stephen watson is in next with highlights from operation football. as we go to break here are , tonight's winning lottery
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announcer: big 12 sports presented by menards. stephen: a big blow to the badgers offense ahead of their matchup with eighth ranked michigan state on saturday. kicker rafael gaglianone has been ruled out on saturday with a back injury. he is the badgers leading scorer, having made seven field goals in three games. offensive lineman jon dietzen is also out. running backs corey clement and questionable. talk about a confidence boost for redshirt freshman alex hornibrook, who is poised to make his first start under center on the road to open up big ten play. paul chryst said hornibrook earned the job over bart houston. the lefty has completed 76% of his passes with two touchdowns and one interception. >> i think that he has done a good job in practice, in games, and he has earned the right to play.
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i thought bart earned the right to start the off-season. they are both going to play. stephen: wisconsin athletic director and former football coach barry alvarez has been named the 2017 bear bryant lifetime achievement award recipient. the award recognizes coaches who embody excellence on and off the college football field. he coached the badgers for 16 years, where he won back to back rose bowls. he just earned a contract extension as a.d. through 2021. thursday night operation football, a wild one between undefeated kenosha indian trail traveling down the road to bradford. hawks scored 28 of 31 points to close down the half. three points within the third, but a 57 yard touchdown. red devils with the chance to
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here. indian trail wins in a thriller 41-38. don't call it a rebuild, because tonight, the brewers not only ended a six-game losing streak to the pirates at miller park, but they also surpassed their win total from a year ago. the party getting started. two batters in. deep to left center, 2-0. a strong start for jake anderson. he ties a career-high in wins. another night, another chris carter smash. this one to center field. 3-1 brewers. the brewers now have more wins than 2015. and finally, a big shout out to waukesha native jarred kelenic. he was named to the u-18
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30 to october 9 in mexico. not a bad experience for a junior in high school. joyce: what a nice honor for him. well deserved. a final look at your forecast. patrick: coming up next, "jimmy
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joyce: i was sad to hear that mowing might not be a good idea tomorrow. the grass is so high. mark: it is tough right now. we get more rain throughout the night. patrick: i'm just happy the grass is green a his grass every three days. he is in heaven here. tomorrow, questionable. if you wait until saturday, things will dry out for you to get out there and do things. the majority of this rain is focused to our south, and i think that trend will continue throughout the night. a couple of showers tomorrow, temperatures cooler than today.
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tomorrow. temperatures around 70. 70 on saturday. another chance for storms on
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