It's Tuesday, Sept. 2 and here is your day ahead:
In local news...
WEATHER: Patchy fog early; otherwise partly sunny with a slight chance for showers or thunderstorms. High today in the upper 70s Full forecast
1. CAMPAIGN 2014
A News 3 analysis of union money involved in the gubernatorial race shows democratic candidate Mary Burke profiting hundreds of thousands in donation dollars. It's been one month since Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices upheld Act 10, the 2011 law stripping union members, like the thousands attending Madison's LaborFest, of their collective bargaining rights. While Walker is far outpacing Burke in total fundraising, especially with wealthy business owners, the governor says the union money worries him. More on this story
2. OBAMA VISIT
President Barack Obama spent his Labor Day at Milwaukee’s Laborfest to commemorate the holiday. The president spoke to a crowd of several hundred at the festival, highlighting the role workers have played in helping to build the economy. On Labor Day, the president’s message in Milwaukee was clear – our country has come a long way, but we still have work to do. More on this story
3. MADISON HOMICIDE
Madison police continue following up on leads, but still have not made any arrests in a weekend homicide. Darren Goodwan, 25, died at the hospital this weekend from a gunshot wound. Police believe Goodwan knew the shooter, but are still working on a motive. More on this story
4. NEW SCHOOL YEAR
A new school year begins for many area families today, and school zones will be humming with traffic. Madison police urge people commuting in and around school zones to slow down and pay attention. They find speeding to be the most common traffic offense. School zone speed limits are between 15 to 20 mph depending on where you are. The most common reason drivers caught speeding give: they're running late.
In national news...
Anti-terror operation: U.S. military forces conducted an operation against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia yesterday, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said. No other details were immediately available. Al-Shabaab is an al Qaeda-linked militant group. The U.S. designated it a foreign terrorist organization in 2008. It has targeted Al-Shabaab leaders in Somalia at least twice in the past year. More on this story
2. UK TERROR LAWS
Travel restrictions: British Prime Minister David Cameron wants Parliament to pass a new law to prevent would-be jihadists from leaving the country. The law would give police the temporary power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS. Cameron also said Britain needs measures to prevent the return of foreign fighters. UK authorities estimate that 500 Britons have gone to Syria and Iraq to fight with Islamist groups. More on this story
3. ISRAEL LAND GRAB
Grounds for conflict: On the heels of an open-ended cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza, Israel laid claim to 1,000 acres in the West Bank over the weekend - a move that drew criticism from the United Nations and Palestinian leadership. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the move "illegal under international law and runs totally counter to the pursuit of a two-state solution." The Palestine Liberation Organization deemed it the largest Israeli "land grab" in three decades. The property would become "state land," making it available for Israeli settlements. Farmers in the area have 45 days to appeal Israel's decision. More on this story
4. NORTH KOREA INTERVIEWS
Surprise interviews: Three Americans detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions and pleaded for U.S. help in interviews with CNN. Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle were presented to CNN's Will Ripley at a Pyongyang hotel Monday. Each was given five minutes for an interview, which government officials monitored and recorded. A CNN team was on a government tour about two hours outside the capital, Pyongyang, when it learned it had to leave immediately to meet with a high-level government official. The crew boarded a van to a secret location, where it found out the meeting was with the three Americans. More on this story
5. CELEBRITY PHOTO HACK
No silver linings here: A hacker's leak of nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities is now a case for the FBI. Nude photographs of Lawrence, who won an Academy Award last year for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," were splashed on various sites Sunday. They appeared on 4chan, Reddit, Twitter and Tumblr, among others. Lawrence's publicist said "authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence." Kate Upton's lawyer also confirmed photos of the model-actress were among those leaked, calling it "an outrageous violation" of her privacy. More on this story