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Wednesday Morning Sprint

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Wednesday Morning Sprint

Wednesday Morning Sprint

West side neighbors will meet with Madison’s police chief and a judge Wednesday night about recent crime in the area.

President Donald Trump will be visiting Wisconsin Wednesday.

That leads off today's Morning Sprint.

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Wednesday Morning Sprint

It's 6:5, time for the morning sprint.

Haddie has a nearly identical forecast compared to yesterday.

Josh spreiter's looking ahead to madison's police chief and a judge talking tonight with west side neighbors about recent crime there.

But we start with christina lorey -- she has a preview of president trump's visit to wisconsin... ahead of the midterm elections -- christina,.

President trump is returning to wisconsin later today---- hoping to replicate the momentum he gained among conservatives here in 20-16 for some of the republicans running in the upcoming midterms. president trump is visiting mosinee today... a part of central wisconsin that has been called "trump country".

The president won that region by 18-points in 20-16.

State republicans are hoping trump's visit will increase turnout among conservatives... to cast their ballots for governor scott walker and senate candidate leah vukmir.

Tonight's rally starts at 6-30 at the central wisconsin airport.

Someone from wisconsin is waking up a millionaire this morning.

That mega- millions ticket was sold somewhere in mount horeb -- we're working to find out where and who the winner is.

They didn't win the jackpot -- that entire 1- point-5-billion- dollar prize is going to a single ticket-holder in south-carolina.

But you should still check your ticket... there were two 10- thousand-dollar winning tickets sold in wisconsin... and more than a- hundred 500- dollar winners.

You have 180 days to claim your prize.

The barron county sheriff will have another update this afternoon on a missing 13- year-old girl.

Hundreds of people combed the area around jayme closs' home yesterday... but nothing found appears to be connected to her disappearance.

It's been a week and a half since authorities found her parents shot dead in their home... with no sign of jayme.

Authorities are still looking for two cars that were around the scene of the crime.

I'm josh spreiter live on madison's west side - where tonight - neighbors will get the chance to talk about a rash of recent thefts in the area.

Officials are focusing on the west district right now - because of an increase in crime... specifically crime done by young people - like car thefts, thefts from vehicles, and burglaries.

City leaders say this is a great way to have a face to face conversation with those at the top.

Madison police chief mike koval and dane county district court judge shelley gaylord will join alder barbara harrington- mckinney at that meeting.

It goes from 6:30 to 8:30 at our redeemer lutheran church.

You can find all these details on channel 3000 dot com.

There's another opportunity tonight... for parents in the madison - school-district to share their feelings about discipline policies in the classroom.

That includes everything from bullying and suspensions, to cell-phones in schools and how teachers should be teaching positive behaviors.

That meeting starts tonight at 6 at la follette high school.

Today: mostly sunny and cool.

High: 51 wind: e/se 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy overnight.

Low: 33 wind: light se hurricane willa has been downgraded to a tropical depression this morning.

Forecasters say it will still cause life- threatening floods and mudslides in mexico.

The national hurricane center says winds this morning are down from 120... to 35 miles per hour.

Secretary of state mike pompeo says the trump administration is revoking the visas of 21 saudi officials who've been implicated in the death of washington-post writer, jamal khashoggi in turkey.

President trump criticized saudi arabia for its attempt to cover up the killing... but stressed the importance of the u-s-saudi relationship.

Turkey's president says the killing was not accidental as the saudis have claimed... but a savage murder.

A madison man is waiting on his deportation hearing... after federal immigration officials arrested him and nearly two- dozen of his coworkers last month.

22-year-old sergio victor says those ice officers said they'd release him after a few questions... but instead... took him to a detention center in kenosha.

Victor's out on a 22-thousand- dollar bail thanks to a go- fund-me page.

His father was also arrested... and has since been deported.

About 160 people will be searching for a new job after a sara lee bakery on madison's east side announced it will close by january 2nd.

A spokesperson with bimbo bakeries says a few of those workers will stay on and transition into new roles... but some employees have been there for nearly 40 years.

The owners say the bakery's production will be shifted to other facilities to make things more efficient and cost- effective.

There's a new resource for people struggling with addiction here in wisconsin.

The new 2-1-1 helpline is run through the department of health services.

Trained specialists will take calls and answer questions about opioid addiction 24 hours a day.

They can also connect people with crisis services, treatment programs, peer support networks.

A new ice-skating rink could be coming to madison's west side.

There are already 12 rinks across the city... but people in the sunset village neighborhood say they want to build, maintain and fundraise for their own.

They have a new agreement with the city's parks department... to put a new rink at sunset-park ... not far from the corner of mineral-point- road and midvale- boulevard.

Uw-madison police want to make sure people are following bike laws on campus.

But instead of writing tickets to anyone breaking the rules ... they're going to hand out free lights for students to mount on their ride.

That initiative called "be bright" is a partnership between u-w police and trek.

Officers will be out starting at 6-30.

6:5 now... let's turn it over to josh timm with a look at your first-alert traffic.

Today: mostly sunny and cool.

High: 51 wind: e/se 5-10 mph tonight: mostly clear in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy overnight.

Low: 33 wind: light se




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