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Tuesday Morning Sprint

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Tuesday Morning Sprint
Tuesday Morning Sprint

A pedestrian was killed at the intersection of Millpond Road and Highway 18 near Madison.

It's 6:5 .... time for the morning sprint -- with a number of breaking news stories to get you updated on as you head out the door.

First -- we have an update on the murder of a u-s family in mexico... breaking early this morning.

Reports say at least nine members of the family were killed... including a mother and 4 kids... after what appears to be a violent attack by a drug cartel.

New video this morning shows a burned out car with bullet holes.

The u-s ambassador to mexico says he is monitoring the situation.

The crash happened just after 7 last night ... here in the area of highway 18 and millpond road ... right near the entrance of the yahara hills golf course.

Police arrested 37-year-old shuan jones overnight on multiple charges... including knowingly driving with a revoked license and causing death... failure to install an ingition interlock device... and resisting officers.

We'll keep you updated on following court proceedings on our airwaves and channel3000.com madison police are investigating an armed robbery near the uw- madison campus.

In an 'off-campus wisc alert' last night around 8- 30... officers say a suspect showed a gun at the noodles on state street.

That person was later arrested... no word on any injuries or what was taken from the store.

Folks in madison could be waking up without water this morning... after a water-main break.

Utility crews worked overnght to patch up the break on whitney way just off the beltline.

The break has been isolated... though the water utility says some customers won't have their water back until repairs are done.

A major construction project could improve the safety of drivers and pedestrians at a busy intersection.

The city is proposing a major construction project at john nolen drive and south blair street adding turn lanes and pedestrian street lights.

92 crashes were reported at that intersection between 20-11 and 20-15.

You can find updates to the proposals on the city's website.

The city's transportation director says money from the new wheel tax will bring in about 7.8 million dollars per year -- all which has to go toward transportation costs.

1.4 million dollars will be directed to the city's planned bus rapid transit system.

About 2.6 million dollars will go to madison metro costs ..

And the remaining 3.8 million will replace general funds used for transportation.

An alert day is in the forecast for wednesday morning.

Light snow will develop tonight and continue into wednesday morning.

Snow accumulations up to 4" will be possible, with the heaviest amounts falling north of dane county.

The snow will impact the wednesday morning commute.

Winter weather advisory from 9 pm tonight until 9 am wednesday for juneau, adams, vernon, crawford, richland, and grant counties winter weather advisory from midnight tonight until 12 pm wednesday for marquette, green lake, sauk, columbia, iowa, and dane counties winter weather advisory from 3 am until 12 pm wednesday for dodge and jefferson counties today: mostly sunny, breezy and a little colder.

High: 37 wind: w 10-20 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with light snow developing; light accumulations of 1-3" possible by daybreak.

Low: 26 wind: s 5-10 mph wind: s 5-10 mph he u-s has officially notified the united nations of its intent to withdraw from the landmark paris climate agreemen....argui ng it poses an "unfair economic burden."

The move starts the countdown clock on a year- long process.

Secretary of state mike pompeo said the u.s. will instead offer a quote "realistic and pragmatic model" in international climate discussions.

Kentucky senator rand paul is calling for the outing of the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment probe.

President trump praised the senator... but an attorney for the whisteblower fired back, saying any member of congress calling for the identity of a lawful whistleblower to be disclosed is quote ... 'disgracing their office.'

The u-s circuit- court of appeals says president trump's accounting-firm must turn over the returns... but n-p-r reports the president plans on appealing the ruling to the supreme court.

Manhattan district attorney cyrus vance junior -- has been requesting the records... it's part of an investigation into whether two women who said they had affairs with president trump... were paid for their silence before the 20-16 election.

The f-b-i has thwarted a plot to bomb one of the oldest synagogues in colorado.

Investigators say richard holzer -- a skinhead and former member of the ku klux klan -- wanted to attack pueblo, colorado's 'temple emanuel' early saturday morning.

According to court papers -- holzer met with undercover agents last friday in a motel room where they gave holzer 2 fake pipe-bombs and 14 sticks of dynamite.

Holzer was arrested shortly after.

Iran continues to further remove itself from the crumbling nuclear deal ... the iranian president says tehran will start injecting uranium gas into more than 1- thousand centrifuges... under the 20-15 nuclear deal... the machines are supposed to spin without gas injection.

In the past 24 hours... iran announced they've doubled the amount of centrifuges in another violation of the nuclear deal.

Texas equusearch is now involved in the search for missing alabama student, aniah blanchard.

The 19 year old hasn't been missing since october 23rd... police found her damaged car at an apartment complex 55 miles away from where she was last seen ... forensic evidence found inside the car.

Has investigators worried.

Police believe she was harmed, but it's still unclear what happened to her.

A man will be spending more than 20 years in prison... for crashing his semi truck into a school bus full of students last year.

It happened on the interstate near portage.

A judge sentenced wayne murphy for all 30 counts he was facing... including 10 felonies -- two for each of the five middle schoolers he seriously hurt.

A former hospital worker will spend four years in prison... and three years on extended supervision... for possession of child pornography.

39-year-old patrick manning was arrested in january of 2018 and charged with 19 felony counts.

According to a criminal complaint, investigators found more than two-thousand images of violent child porn... showing infants or toddlers - on his computer.

A judge has ordered he not have contact with any non- family member under the age of 18.

The state's department of justice is investigating an officer-involved shooting overnight.

It happened in two rivers -- north of manitowoc.

Officers from the two rivers police department had someone pulled over when one of the officers fired his gun ... hitting someone sitting in the car.

The person who was shot later died from his injuries at the hospital.

State officials say the officers involved are cooperating in the investigation.

Janesville police have a new partnership with 'ring' doorbell.

They'll be able to send messages to ring users... asking them for videos when crimes happen near their homes.

You can help them solve crimes by uploading videos in ring's app the janesville gazette reports -- critics have said such partnerships have the potential to invade privacy... and they could encourage people to inject more racial bias in crime reporting.

The estate of a man who died of a stress-induced heart attack during a robbery at a culver's in 20-17 is suing the store owner.

The civil lawsuit is being filed against the culver's restaurant on the west beltline.

Jazmyne kneubuehl and her father's estate are seeking a jury trial and damages for his pain and suffering... and for damages associated with his healthcare, death and burial.

Badger basketball tips off today the badgers are coming off a win in their exhibition game against uw-la crosse on friday.

They'll get a challenge right away to start the new season ... facing 20th ranked saint mary's starting at 8 tonight on espn-u.

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

The westbound beltline is tapping the brakes between stoughton road and monona drive, all other lanes are at the posted speed limit.

And small lines are forming on the intersections of john nolen at rimrock and north shore drive but nothing to cause a major delay heading downtown.

With your first alert traffic, i'm jason stone an alert day is in the forecast for wednesday morning.

Light snow will develop tonight and continue into wednesday morning.

Snow accumulations up to 4" will be possible, with the heaviest amounts falling north of dane county.

The snow will impact the wednesday morning commute.

Winter weather advisory from 9 pm tonight until 9 am wednesday for juneau, adams, vernon, crawford, richland, and grant counties winter weather advisory from midnight tonight until 12 pm wednesday for marquette, green lake, sauk, columbia, iowa, and dane counties winter weather advisory from 3 am until 12 pm wednesday for dodge and jefferson counties today: mostly sunny, breezy and a little colder.

High: 37 wind: w 10-20 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with light snow developing; light accumulations of 1-3" possible by daybreak.

Low: 26 wind: s 5-10 mph

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