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Tonight at 10: What is the internet of things? Some call it the next industrial revolution
What is the internet of things? Some call it the next industrial revolution. Tonight on News 3 Now at 10, see how colleges and businesses are coming together in Wisconsin to shape the way it will affect all of our lives and how students at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are taking coursework th
Wisconsin Weather: Snow And Ice Storm Coming Overnight
WISCONSIN -- The snow will be flying again by the time you wake up Wednesday morning, the National Weather says. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for part of the state as snow will quickly spread into southern Wisconsin early Wednesday morning from the southwest.
Light snow throughout day to impact travel
MADISON, Wis. - A winter storm system will bring occasional snow across southern Wisconsin today, continuing through much of the day at a light to occasionally moderate clip before tapering to flurries later this evening, and ending early on Monday morning.
Wisconsin high school accused of holding a body shaming banquet
A Wisconsin high school is accused of conducting body shaming activities last March at a cheerleading banquet, during which a coach reportedly gave out Big Booty, Big Boobie and String Bean awards, according to a report in The New York Times.
WisEye Morning Minute: Proposal to Reform Wisconsin's Marijuana Laws
On February 18, Governor Tony Evers, Democratic legislators and stakeholders held a news conference to discuss the governor's proposal to reform Wisconsin's marijuana laws. Steve Acheson, founding member of Wisconsin Veterans for Compassionate Care, spoke to his story about being a veteran dealing w
Wisconsin man gets prison time for meth charge
DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A Wisconsin man involved in a Delta County drug bust was sentenced Tuesday in Delta County Circuit Court. Daniel Heinz, 31, received 18 months to 20 years in prison for possession with intent to deliver meth.
Pointer basketball finishes regular season vs Platteville
STEVENS POINT and PLATTEVILLE, WI (WSAU) -- The UWSP men's and women's basketball teams both suffered setbacks to Platteville in their regular season finales Saturday. For the women, it was a 68-54 loss to the Pioneers on Senior Day in Stevens Point. Junior Carly Cerrato scored 17 points while Fresh
Gov. Evers ‘exploring’ Wisconsin joining lawsuit against Pres. Trump
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin could join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. California and 15 other states are parties to a federal lawsuit filed Monday alleging the declaration is unconstitutional.
Battle over Wisconsin's 'dark store loophole' touches New Richmond, Hudson
An issue that municipal officials in St. Croix County say is putting the squeeze on local coffers is being targeted by the Tony Evers administration. The Democratic governor earlier this month said he would include a measure to close the so-called "dark-store loophole" in Wisconsin. A 2008 Wisconsin
Robotics teams trial creations in preparation for upcoming competition
Two high school robotics teams gave their creations a trial run at Isthmus Engineering on Saturday. The Badger Bots of Madison and the Cheese Curd Heard of Platteville had the opportunity to test their robot's mechanical assemblage, motility and computerized coding capabilities, which include vision
Truck driver from Elizabethtown dies after crash in Wisconsin
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (WDRB/AP) -- A truck driver from Elizabethtown was killed in a crash in Wisconsin over the weekend. Authorities say Timothy Green, 39, died after the semi-truck he was driving plunged off a bridge and down a cliff into a lake near Wisconsin Dells Sunday morning.
Elizabethtown man’s body recovered from Wisconsin lake
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Elizabethtown man whose semi crashed over the side of a bridge and into a lake in Wisconsin has been identified. The body of Timothy Green, 39, was recovered from Mirror Lake on Sunday, Wisconsin State Patrol Sergeant Nathan Henriksen told WMTV.
Wisconsin's Booming Market for Cannabis
CBD dispensaries and cafes have opened all over town, and new ones seem to be popping up frequently. The website of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions lists more than 150 corporations with the words “hemp,” “cannabis” or “CBD” in their names. Most of them organized or registered as c
70-year-old man dies in collision with Amtrak train in Wisconsin
A motorist has died in a crash with an Amtrak train in a Milwaukee suburb. A witness, Damion Gray, said he was stopped at the railroad crossing in Brookfield Monday afternoon and watched as another driver went around the railroad crossing gates and was struck by the train.
Winter weather advisory issued for all of SE Wisconsin beginning Wednesday
SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of southeast Wisconsin from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. The advisory will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday for the following counties: Sheboygan, Washington, Dodge, and Ozaukee.
Dubuque Police issue warrant for Mother Nature
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - Police in Dubuque have taken the drastic step of issuing an arrest warrant for Mother Nature. Citing the harsh winter, Dubuque police issued a citizen's arrest warrant for "criminal winter nastiness".
First pediatric flu death recorded in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin health officials say a child has died after developing the flu. The Department of Health Services says the death occurred in southeastern Wisconsin, but declined to identify the child. Since October, there have been 13 flu-related deaths, but this is the first pediatric cas
Police arrest Beloit teacher for sexual assault
BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV)---- Police are investigating a report of sexual assault involving inappropriate touching by a teacher at Beloit Memorial High School. Sarah Millard, a spokesperson with the Beloit Police Department, said the teacher 53-year-old Scott Abbott of Rockford was arrested on Tuesday aft
Tax credit bill for family caregivers in Wisconsin released
MADISON — A bipartisan proposal backed by AARP would create a $1,000 income tax credit for family members in Wisconsin who give care to qualified disabled and elderly people in their homes.
Dogs rescued from South Korea meat farm in route to Dubuque
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) — Dogs that were rescued from a meat farm in South Korea are on their way to Dubuque after landing in Chicago on Tuesday night. According to the Dubuque Regional Humane Society, the shelter will be taking in nine of the more than 200 dogs that were rescued.