And thas your first aleit's 6:5 morning sprint -- as our team gives you more local news than anybody else to start your friday.
We start in the dells this morning... where overnight officials identified the missing child in the wisconsin river as an 11- year-old grand marsh boy.
Crews will start their third day of searching to try to recover the body of jamison owen dean miller.
Miller was reported missing around six tuesday night.
He was swimming with his family along the beach when he went underwater and never resurfaced.
A plan for a u-s military strike against iran is now cancelled... just hours before it was supposed to start.
The u-s made preparations for an attack in retaliation for downing a u-s surveillance drone this week.
The new-york- times reports that president trump had approved the strikes overnight... but later them called them off.
This morning ... iran claims it issued multipled warnings before shooting down the drone.
The chief of police in richland center, lucas clements, is currently under investigation by the state.
News 3 now recieved information from somoene who lives in town that the department of criminal investigatoins is conducting the investigation.
The county sheriff confirmed that to us.
Cihef clements is currently on administrative leave and declined to answer our questions about the investigation.
The grant county sheriff's office is now investigating what happened when a man died while in the richland county jail wednesday night.
Deputies arrested 25- year-old kevin flint, and while he was being booked, the sheriff said he had a medical reaction... and later died at the hospital.
The sheriff is waiting to release more details until the autopsy and toxicology report is in.
Today: becoming mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the day.
High: 75 wind: e/se 8-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. low: 57 wind: se 8-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. low: 57 wind: se 8-15 mph the state legislature is set to vote next week on a two- year spending plan drafted by g-o-p leaders.
If one more republican senator votes "no" - that budget will not pass.
Two republican senators already say they won't vote in favor of the plan.
Governor evers refused to say whether he will veto that bill if it does make it to his desk.
Republican lawmakers and abortion opponents are calling on governor evers to sign four abortion bills he's promised to veto.
Supporters of the measures held a rally at the capitol... while abortion rights advocates dressed as characters from the "handmaids tale" and held signs in opposition.
The governor's spokesperson says he still plans to veto the bills.
Tomorrow is free lake access day in dane county... boaters will be able to use boat launches at lakes mendota ... monona ... waubesa ... kegonsa ... fish lake ... and the yahara river for free.
The tenney boat lock will also be open for free passage tomorrow.
We have a list of all of the parks you can launch from on the channel 3- thousand mobile app.
The american family championship returns to university ridge golf course this weekend... with a star-studded field of players.
The championship... now in its fourth year... is hosted by madison's very own steve stricker.
He returns to university ridge as the captain of this year's ryder cup team... a big honor, for a local and fan favorite.
Some tournament highlights--- play this morning tees off just before 9 o clock.
Tonight... there's a toby keith concert benefiting the american family children's hospital and the first tee of wisconsin at breese stevens field.
And then tomorrow... the celebrity foursome... of keith... plus andy north, brett favre, and jack nicklaus... hit the links around 2-30.
You can find all this information, plus how to get tickets... on our website, channel 3000 dot com.
A first alert traffic note near downtown madison.
Starting at 5 tomorrow morning... south blair street wil be fully closed between railroad street and williamson street.
This section will be closed until around 7 at night on sunday.
Right now... east wilson street is fully closed to all traffic between south franklin street and south blair street... and will remain closed until around 7 sunday night as well.
6:5 now... let's turn it over to josh timm with a final look at your first-alert traffic.
Today: becoming mostly cloudy with a today: becoming mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the day.
High: 75 wind: e/se 8-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. low: 57 wind: se 8-15 mph and thunderstorms late in the day.
High: 75 wind: e/se 8-15 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. low: 57 wind: se 8-15