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3 day two of the wisconsin presidential recount...and new today....a lawsuit by donald trump supporters who want to ?stop? the counting.we've got all the latest details just ahead. but first, a kindergarten teacher who plead guilty to having sex with a teenage boy returns to court to r live from the courthouse in us downtown milwaukee with the details...julie? the judge is about to hand down a sentence to elizabeth dillettinside the courtroom right now, the defense offering their argumentthe state argued that the 31-year-old kindergarten teacher needs to go to prison after pleading guilty to sexual assault. prosecutors argued that ms dillett displayed recklessness when she engaged in sexual relationship with a teenager - a high school student who served as the assistant on the middle school volleyball team
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argued that she dillett has never been in trouble before and had a rough childhood. her lawyer said that she simply got too close to a family she was trying to helpand that's part of what led her to have sex with a teenage boy. but the victim's parents don't buy it. 3 ((take sot))i read all the texts and the night she came to my home and admitted what she did, she was more concerned about keeping her job than about what she did with my son, and offered way out. that's all i got to say ms dillett also addressed the courtfighting tearsshe says she knows she crossed the line with the victimand that she's embarrassed and sorry. an 18-year-old milwaukee man reached a plea deal this morning in connection with an
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say austin halbrooks secretly took pictures up girls' skirts at university school of milwaukee. in exchange to pleading guilty to one of the 4 counts of invasion of privacy...the 3 other felonies were dropped. sentencing is scheduled for next april. 3 it's day two of the wisconsin presidential recount and the work continues across the state. counties have until december 12th to re-tally the votes cast on november 8th...though we've learned today that supporters of president elect filed a lawsuit trying to ?stop? the recount. 3 the lawsuit and request for a restraining order were filed in federal court in madison by two political action committees and an individual vo. voter.it claims the recount threatens the due process of people who voted for donald tru. trump.it also says mistakes are likely in the recount as officials rush to meet the deadline. just a little while ago, the state elections commission sent a tweet saying the recount will continue unless a judge says otherwise..watch
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here in the milwaukee area on our cbs 58 news at four and five. 3 meanwhile, you can check the progress of the recount online. the state elections commission is updating the totals daily. this is a look at the site. we have a link to it on our website cbs 58 dotcom. president elect trump has revealed another one of his cabinet choices. choices. at a rally in cincinnati last night, trump announced he'll name james "mad dog" mattis to be secretary of defense. mattis is a ret general who has led expeditionary forces in iraq and afghanistan. mattis would need a waiver from congress to take the position....he's only been retired for 3 years. federal law says the defense secretary must be out of uniform for 7 years. 3 would milwaukee county sheriff david clarke be a good choice for the trump administration? we don't know yet if the president-elect has anything in mind, but wisconsin governor scott walker says clarke could serve well, but in his words "it all
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says he knows there's interest in the sheriff, but he doesn't know exactly what they're thinking about. clarke met with trump in new york earlier this week. 3 the sheriff is being criticized for problems at the milwaukee county jail. and today, county auditors launched an investigation into medical care at the facility. four people, including a newborn baby, have died in the jail in recent months. the director of the audit says his staff will look into whether the health services provider for the jail is meeting the requirts with the weekend upon us...all eyes are on the weather. rebecca's here with your first look at the 'readycast.' rebecca in wx center today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph. weekend: very seasonable when it comes to temperatures with highs in the upper 30s both saturday and sunday. a mix of sun and clouds on saturday
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sunday. light snow showers possible from 9 am to 4 pm with snow transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces. rebecca in wx center today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph. weekend: very seasonable when it comes to temperatures with highs in the upper 30s both saturday and sunday. a mix o staying dry before clouds increase and snow arrives on sunday. light snow showers possible from 9 am to 4 pm with snow transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces. rebecca in wx center today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind:
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milwaukee county to dish out back pension payments 'with interest' has some county supervisors pointing fingers. fingers.cbs 58's kyle aeverman joins us live from the courthouse with informaton that's new at noon..kyle? the pension error was brought up during this morning's personnel committee. according to the county executive's office the mistakes were reported between 2007 and 2009.the errors were reported to the irs and the county took part of the irs' volunteary correction plan.a county executive's ok that the county could not legally back pay the pensions until the irs completed a report.that was completed earlier this year. however the county wasn't able to verify the cost of 11 million dollars to roughly, 12-hundred people until last month.plus an additional 6 millino dollars in the future.county board members are upset they were not notified sooner about the costs.the county board says that the time between 2009 and now resulted in a dramatically larger lump sum payment because of an interest rate of 8% annually.there are question about why the cost wasn't
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budget. 3 supervisor james schmitt "no it's not in 2017, but it'd help if it was in 2017. it would help soften the blow. we have a stablalization fund that the board put in for pensions.supervisor dan sebring "i'm more concerned about how we move forward and how do we correct this as to how did this happen. it happened, it is what it is. and we need to move something like this never happens again." both the county board and the executive have released statements. we'll post them on our website. cbs58.com it's one of the most dazzling displays of the holiday season here in milwaukee. milwaukee. millercoors turns on the holiday lights in miller valley starting tonight.
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600-thousand lights, synchronized to holiday music. there's also a beer keg tree made of 150 barrels... and 13- hundred feet of garland. it's the largest holiday lights display of its kind in the midwest. you can see the lights fridays and saturdays through december 17th. the show runs every 20 minutes between 4-40 and 9 p.m. most wisconsin fans did not see it coming...but tomorrow, the badgers play for championship.' "that's kinda been our thing the whole season. you know, if we would've been listening to the outside world we would be a 6 and 6 team this year." year."instead, wisconsin won the west division and tomorrow night in indianapolis, the badgers face penn state -- another surprise team - for the title. cbs 58's evan kruegel is headed for indy right now. watch for his reports starting on our cbs 58 news at four and five. 3 and don't forget you'll see the packers game against
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sunday. kickoff is at noon from lambeau field. and then right after the game, keep it here. our crew will bring you a special one hour postgame show. coming up on the cbs 58 news at noon... tennessee residents will be allowed to go back to their homes today, for the first time since a wildfire tore through their town. and if you own a relatively new ford car, stay right here. a recall because of a seat
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3 in gatlinburg, tennessee today some residents are being allowed to go back to their homes, to see what if anything is left after this week's wildfire ravaged the city. city.what they're seeing today is downtown gatlinburg still mostly intact, but hundreds of houses burned to the ground. (sot mike werner, gatlinburg, mayor of tennessee #us tn wildfires mayor 20161201i) you have trees down, power lines down, and some of them are still live. propane tanks leaking. leaking.a sevier county official says the death toll from the fires has now risen to 13, including one person who appears to have died from a heart attack while trying to escape the flames. 3 ford is recalling more than 680-thousand cars -- most of them in north america -- over a seatbelt defect.it comes after at least two people were injured in two accidents related to the issue.the vehicles in question are
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and mondeo models from 2013 to 2016.ford says the problem could cause a seatbelt to snap during a crash.ford will notify the owners of the affected vehicles. house speaker paul ryan will be featured this sunday on cbs' "60 minutes". 3 pelley: you called donald trump a racist.ryan: no, i didn't. i said his comment was. was. the janesville republican talks with scott pelley about the differences he's had with the president-elect and the prospects for a donald trump presidency, donald trump's a very-- he was a very unconventional candidate. he's gonna be an unconventional president. what i like about it, in my, like i said, almost daily conversations, is he's just a get-things-done kinda guy. guy. ryan also talks about the republican agenda, including plans for the repeal of obamacare.that's is sunday on :"60-minutes", here on cbs
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today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph.weekend: very seasonable when it comes to temperatures with highs in the upper 30s both saturday and sunday. a mix of sun and clouds on saturday staying dry before clouds increase and snow arrives on sunday. light snow showers possible from 9 am to 4 pm with snow transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces. ?ad lib? toss back 3 3 today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally over s today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph.weekend: very seasonable when it comes to temperatures with highs in the upper 30s both saturday and sunday. a mix of sun and clouds on saturday staying dry before clouds increase and snow arrives on sunday. light snow showers possible from 9 am to 4 pm with snow transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces. today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph. weekend: very seasonable when
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saturday and sunday. a mix of sun and clouds on saturday staying dry before clouds increase and snow arrives on sunday. light snow showers possible from 9 am to 4 pm with snow transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces. today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph.weekend: very seasonable when it comes to temperatures with highs in the upper 30s both saturday and sunday. a mix of sun and clouds on saturday staying dry before clouds increase and snow showers possible from 9 am to 4 pm with snow transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces.
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3 every christmas season brings so sweet construction projects....gingerbread houses! these "habitats for the holidays" were created by m-a-t-c bakery students. they're on display at the milwaukee public market and they're not all necessarily about chma "they make up their own theme, we've had everything from halloween to oh, just you name it, they are so creative, it's a really great project that they do and as you can see the detail that they do it.'s amazing." amazing." you can buy one of these houses to support matc....you can also try to build a gingerbread house of your own....that's happening at the public market sunday from 9 until 11-30 in the morning.
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coming up on your cbs money watch report... harry potter has been a hit in bookstores and on the big screen. will the boy wizard be able to work his magic on broadway?don't go away.
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it's time for your friday money watch report. 3 we know broadway loves alexander hamilton. so how will theatergoers react to harry potter? 3 looks like the young wizard is coming to the new york stage. the play "harry potter and the cursed child" premiered in london back in july. now its creators are in negotiations to bring the show ro ocean. if they finish the deal, they plan to spend a million dollars preparing the 'lyric theater for a spectacular show. that renovation will remove about 400-seats from the theater 3 "princess cruise lines" will pay a record 40-million dollar fine for intentional pollution by a vessel.the department of justice says the cruise line fashioned a special pipe to discharge oily waste into american ports.... then orchestrated a cover-up.the
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several employees have been fired, while others have been retrained. 3 and you might call them pastries you don't need to dunk.pop-tarts is rolling out two new flavors....chocolate mocha and vanilla latte. both are inspired by dunkin donuts coffee. the mocha tart even has what's called whipped cream-inspired frosting.the new pop tarts are available for just a limited time. coming up, a final look at your ready weather forecast
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it's time for news on the go... a recap of all your top stories happening at noon. a teacher convicted of sexually assaulting a 16-year old boy heard her sentence today. elizabeth dillett was seced to 2-years in prison and three years of extended supervision. prosecutors argued that ms she engaged in sexual relationship with a teenager - a high school student who served as the assistant on the middle school volleyball team and the recount of presidential votes continues all across the state of wisconsin. today, supporters of donald trump filed a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the recount.it claims the recount threatens the due process of people who voted for donald trump.it also says mistakes are likely in the recount as officials rush to meet the deadline. just a
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elections commission sent a tweet saying the recount will continue unless a judge says otherwise.. 3 and millercoors turns on the holiday lights in miller valley starting tonight.if you haven't seen it before...they've got nearly 600-thousand lights, synchronized to holiday music. there's also a 'beer keg tree' made of 150 barrels... and 13- hundred feet of garland. it's the largest holiday lights display of its kind in the midwest. you can see the lights fridays and saturdays through december 17th. the show runs every 20 minutes ee today: cold, but seasonable. highs in the upper 30s. wind: nw 5-15 mph. a generally overcast sky will prevail today.tonight: partly to mostly cloudy with lows close to average in the middle 20s. wind: nw 5-10 mph.weekend: very seasonable when it comes to temperatures with highs in the upper 30s both saturday and sunday. a mix of sun and clouds on saturday staying dry before clouds increase and
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snow showers possible from 9 transitioning to a wintry mix as it approaches our eastern locations. scattered locations will pick up around 1" of snow, especially on grassy surfaces. and that is your cbs 58 news on the go. 3 stay tuned to cbs 58 all afternoon... coming up at 2 its jeopardy...then at 3 its
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