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make sure your vote counts. >> and lines have been getting longer and lr at aports, but there are ways to skip the line. the new location where you can p for tsa prck starting today. >> but first, weather watch 12 as we take a live look outside. the heat and humidity are back. we're tracking sticky conditions as you head out the door. >> good morning and welcome to "wis news this morning." i'm ben wagner. and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this tuesday, august 9 let's start with the forecast. meorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sal? humidity has settled in and staying for a fewys, but the ews is that the weekend is looking much better. a couple of clouds this morning, but overall looking at party sunny sky, thanks to the high presre influencing our weather. it is keeping us dry and just a few clouds. 73 degrees right now. we have a dew point in the mid
today. now it may turn just a touch cooler along the lake. you want to fan on with lows 74 and august heat with a few clouds tomorrow 87. now to matt on the way the news chopper 12. >> if you are headed out, things are in great shape on the roadways, the volume is light, no crashes to slow you down. that's a look at the morning commute, back >> matt, thanks. >> today is election day and the voters will be deciding who is on the blot for novemb. this is just a primary. >> paul ryan i facing off
paul nehl. the winner in that race will face a democrat, either ryan solen or tom breu, in november. and a battle going on for a seat in thete senate. lena taylor has held the seat for three terms, but state assemblyman mandela barnes is challenging her. those are only a few of the races going on today. you'll see many more options your ballot today depending on where you live. melinda, back to you. >> thank you, tim. >> polls open at:0s morning an building downtown milwaee with a look at what you need to know today. thema? is a partisa primary youanthis only vote for one party. to make sure that you have your
about what you have to do t make sure your vote counts. now, back live outside here t commissioner says y hav to have an acceptable photo id to get a ballot. if you are n able to prows doo that voting site and vote on a provisional ballot and then, this i the part you have to pay attention to, you need to have unl frida after the election in order to produce that photo id so that your vote is counted. w, if headed to the polls they open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. the winners of today's contest
election on november 8th. >> we'll have the la election results, y cohe in tonight on our mobile app and on wisn.com. then we'll have full coverage of the results on the air starting at 10:00 p.m. >> 5:34. >> a big change could be coming to milwaukee's lakefront and it could cost you. county parks officials a considering turning the free rking along the lakefrin budget shortfall that left a two-and-a-half million dollar hole in the parks budget. county executive chris abele is planning listening sessions to get public input on the parking plan. one solution could be a vehicle registration fee. >> a vehicle registration fee could generate a lot and we're getting less now for transit from madison than we did five years ago, and at some point, we're going to need something. >> if e milwaukee coun board
for a year-long pass. >> if you're looking for a way to avoid security lines at mitchell international airport, tsa pre-check could be the answer. there's a temporary application center opening today at the airport so travelers can sign up for pre-check. it's a streamlined security line you don't have to remove shoes, belts, laptops and other items. the application center will be open until august 26th. >>our lol library could be there's a proposal to merge the library systems that cover ozaukee, sheboygan, washington andounties. it would bring all those libraries into one system. library officials have already approvedhe proposal. now, eachounty needs to approt. later today, the washington county board weighs in.
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>> on the network camera sun is coming up. head to state fair? it is a nice start. the temperatures climbing up to the 80s. maybe look for a cool spot, a little shade. mid 80s on the midway this afternoon. warm and hud. right now at mequ youonan see a few clouds out there, 74 at on and dew .63. the winds are light and south.
clouds this morning with a rapid warm up a ts afternoon mid 80s. ben, melinda. >> thank you, sal. >> new this morning, caught on camera some flash photography during a thunderstorm. >> an instagram user recorded this video during the storm showing lightning strikes nearby. according to the instagram account, the camera man was riding a bicycle when the storm hit and was in the perfect place to capture ion ct all era. would you stay outside shoot that video? >> not from outside. >> new this morning, officials find a meth lab underground literally. >> it was inside a new york r underneath a walmart parking lot. police say that they found evidence in a lvert and it led them into the sewer. th w'sre someone was cooki meth right underneath the parking lot. shoppers watched as office brought evidence up to the surface. lice have not made any arrests.
5:40. we are following developing stories from around the world. >> we are going to tim in the news room. >> we are following a hostage situation that unfolded overnight in oregon, and the suspect barricaded himself inside of a subway and the police ended the standoff. >> new information as the officials confirm how a ten-year-old boy died while
80s for today. right now it little cooler. compare that to 74 at racine and 73 at the airport. we are easily low 80 bsy noon. you ca see that light southeast bend to the wind, that may keep the temperature f degrees cooler and happening along th lake. the heat and humidity in place for tonight add tomorrow as we we are going to matt with news chopper 12. >> we are getting the helicopter out of the hanger. it is nice and quiet. shouldn't be a problem. all the travel times are in the green and everything is moving at full freeway speeds. that's a looat the morning commute, back to you.
5:45. >> now to the 2016 olyics in rio. >>his moing, team usis at the top of the list when it comes to medal counts. let's head over to tim for a ok at where things stand. tim? >> ben and melinda, today's yeests haven't started just so we're looking at yesterday's results and how the top counies rank this morn a is at the top of the list with a grand total of 19 medals including five gold. eaith ten medals. but as you can see, japan ha one more gold than russia. not quithe te t four board stralia and south korea. ben and melinda,to you. while thousands of athletes from around the world are competinhe ompic t others are looking for extreme adventure. >> as wisn2 ws' travers mackel reports from rio,hey've found it on the beautiful
>> melinda and ben, when a lot of us go on vacation, we like to just lay around and sit on the beach and chill out, but we caught up with some people here in brazil who must be inspired by the games and are looking for a ride on the wild side. on a ggeous day on saorado behe tac till seekers are out in force and coming right at camera. urists looking for excitement while in rio h extrng geme hading. >> that was so amazing! you're literally flying like a bird. >>nd amateurs aren't they ones using this mountain. >> i was hertoo an event f t dbull ina. ve of us flew past the christ statue in formation. cadian dicgrahamnson is a professional base jumper. >> it's one of the most dangerous sports out there. rebull chinahe decided to stick around rio and base ju off some scenic ts
hi up that mountn a another iend jped. >> just flew around each other like mad birds a thepulled our chutt 300 feet, maybe ded and l the beach a >>nd whihere ino e cream. discussion of becomg an ympic sport, dickinson says there shoulde. >> iould love s weif thi an olympic sport, i'd start getting id reagood money by my sponsors. as for the people o don't get paid to crazy thingsike this...take sotname: blake luk you ju jumped off a mountain in brazil and landed on the h.a is cool is that. we should point out the ioc did add some sports to the 2020 pics in tokyo, sports like basell, skebg, and a few others. d guess what, base jumpis not one of them. in rio, travers mackel, wisn 12
>> thank you st up to date on the olympics headed to o for a special sectionn wisn 12 and click on the sports on the 12 newsobile app. >> a "ghostbusters" star mak a name for herself online as an olympics super fan. leslie jones has been showing off her american pride on twitter. it's gotten a lot of attention and soon jones will be enjoying the games in person. she'be invited to join a team covering the olmps. >>ht s alrig going to rio, because we slay all day, s all day, usa, usa. >>e that. >> and w ait little pump. >> jones wilbe in brazil by the end of the week. >> all right. >> that i cool having her in
>> exactly. >> gorgeous weather if you like the heat and humidi. if not, you areng to be frowng. we have been quite dry. this is a look, you know since june 1 arestwellhree a a quarter dry. from january 1st a little betr than seven inches. this is covering parts of much of milwaukee a waukesha and racine county as well. next chance for areas of rain e thursday coming up and we hope we t a littl rai coming in on thursday and friday. until then the high pressure is influencing the weatr. south winds overall. yesterday 81 and today expecting 85. 73 at this hour at the airport.
nomuch relief from a breeze. it is becominge hud. you are seeing the southerly flow and i anticipate for sun than the cloudsut clouds from time to time. tonight at 10:00. e lows in the low to mid 70s. for wednesday staying dry as well. a mix of sun and clouds on wednesday with even warmer temperatures at 87. for today, mid 80s. 87 for tomorrow. 88 on thursday. we could be a thursday if thetorms hold off. but melinda, we call f showers and storms on thursday and some of the showers linger on friday. >> developing oveight a hostage situation at subway restaurant. tim has the lates from oregon. tim? >>is b with a sus
lice. the suspect fired at the officers and tookostage ofinside a subway restaurant. the suspecttinued to refuse toperate with so an s.w.a.t. team s the staurant andired a the m. the hosta here wasn't hu thect in the hospital. ben, over to yo. >> tim, a small town near boston on edg as the police search for a murder suspect. this comes after a ge executive was found dead in princeton, massachetts. vassa marcotte was visiting r mother. she went for a run but never ca home. r body was found yesterday afternoon. >>do not know if this was a wendom act. re asking the siof ceton and surroundinareas tose an abundance of caution. >> police have not said how marcotte died. neighbors say they didn'e or hear anything suspicious.
the victim's final steps to see if there are any clues abo what led up to her death. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:53 >> deving rit now, three children ft ofri eeee. you can see how the ferris wheel gondolas twisted sending the passen falli to the ground. officials say all three children were taken to a hospit they are all alert and talking with medical staff. we're expecting to learn more rning.is accident this >> information this morning on the child d park this ekend. officials in kansas city confi that the ten-year-old died of a neck injury while riding on the world's tallest waterslide. it's 17 stories tall and riders travel at least 50 miles an hour on t ride. the park is closed while police investigate the child's death. >> an instigation in san francisco after kids at a
19 people, mostly children, ended up in the hospital after eating the candy. three children were in the icu. police are now trying to find out where the marijauna-laced candy came from and how it got into the party. >> aexas student who was detained by the police last year because of a homemade clock is g. he made a clock and brought it tochool and showed the teachers and one of the teaches >> judge in kentuckyb. exception for an inmate so he can metis newborn son for the first . >> i am making an exception so you can meet this baby. this is your son. the father is facing burglary charges g with his wife and theudge made an exception so the father could meet the son. the coupleearedp and the judge hded out tissuesnd
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faa academy in oklahoma city and they offer $38,000 a year for starting salary. >> a newly released survey finds a gender gap between the men and women exist among the ura rich. a group called wealt x found that out. 2015,.4 male billionaires for each female binaire. the survey found that men held 88.6% of the world's wealth. 148 new billiaires in 2015, out of that group, just 8 were women. we have catching up to do. is 6:00.
news this morning."lcome to "12 >> i'm melinda davenport. it is 60, election day, tuesday, august 9th. dozensf seats on th ballots around the state and we talked to some of the candidates. irst,e want to check on the morning commuted the election day forecast. fito sal. >> stateair plansor today caor nshine. thng the it is aleast start for thi morning and warming up, mid 80s by mid afternoon. look for a cool spot or shade. warmer and more humid. mid to upper 80s today and tomorrow. some of the rain may linger from thursday into friday. tim? >> thank you, sally.