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 2019-06-25 03:21 

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Man shot after pointing long gun at deputies during tactical response in Marquette County...

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Wis. - Law enforcement shot a man who pointed a long gun at a deputy during a tactical response, according to a news release from the Marquette County Sheriff's Office. Officials were called to a residence in the town of Buffalo arou...

 2019-06-25 03:14 

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Wisconsin native to be next bishop for Diocese of Madison...

MADISON, Wis. - The Diocese of Madison is about to get a new bishop. Donald Hying will be installed Tuesday morning. Hying, a Wisconsin native, said in an exclusive interview that he couldn't be more thrilled to move back home. He has most recently be...

 2019-06-25 01:05 

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Approval pending for potential beagle breeding facility for medical testing...

SPRING GREEN, Wis. - A potential dog breeding facility that is awaiting permit approval will breed beagles and sell them to institutions conducting medical research. An attorney for the facility, Michael Curran, confirmed in an email "it is expected t...

 2019-06-25 00:58 

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Stoughton girls' JV basketball coach removed following police investigation...

STOUGHTON, Wis. - Stoughton High School's girls junior varsity basketball coach has been removed following a police investigation into inappropriate activities with members of the team. Robinson Louis was the girls' junior varsity coach from Nov. ...

 2019-06-24 23:07 

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We want everybody to be more vigilant': WisDOT uses data to step up patrolling in crash...

BARABOO, Wis. - This summer, drivers in Sauk County will notice more law enforcement along the roads in areas with high numbers of crashes. "The last thing we want to respond to is a fatal incident," Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Sou Xiong said. ...

 2019-06-24 21:30 

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Free meals, snacks available to children through Summer Food Service Program...

MADISON, WI - Children 18 and under can access free meals from Monday, June 24, until Friday, Aug. 16, through the Summer Food Service Program. SFSP had its first-day kickoff on Monday with free lunches, farm-to-school activities and live music at Leopold...

 2019-06-24 21:24 

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One injured in Perry shed fire...

PERRY, Wis. - One person is injured after a fire started in a shed at the Perry Lutheran Church in Mt. Horeb Sunday night. A Mt. Horeb man in his 50s received significant but non-life-threatening injuries after going to check out the fire just before 9:30...

 2019-06-24 21:02 

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Evers signs bill targeting businesses moving out of state...

MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a bill that eliminates a tax benefit for companies that move out of Wisconsin. The measure he signed Monday targets tax deductions businesses claim when they move. Under current law, a business may deduc...

 2019-06-24 20:50 

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MPD Chief says police will only assist ICE in deportation of known criminals...

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said that MPD is preparing for potential ICE raids despite not being on the list of U. S. cities targeted. Local leaders including the city's mayor and common council announced that they stand by the immigrant community...

 2019-06-24 20:46 

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Outage in Madison's west side leaves nearly 2,000 without power, affects traffic lights...

MADISON, Wis. - A power outage on Madison's west side have left nearly 2,000 people without power and is affecting traffic lights. Authorities with Madison Traffic Engineering confirmed some traffic lights are out at Raymond, Gammon and Schroeder road...

 2019-06-24 20:43 

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Two citizens help police arrest alleged drunken driver after hit-and-run...

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Janesville police said two people helped them arrest a drunken driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run Sunday afternoon. Shannon R. Patterson, 34, of Janesville, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of his fourth OWI, intending to delive...

 2019-06-24 20:39 

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Evers signs bill allowing for larger liquor sales...

MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a measure supported by mega-liquor store Total Wine & More that allows for larger quantities of liquor to be sold at a single transaction at certain stores. The measure Evers signed Monday pertains to li...

 2019-06-24 20:36 

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Wisconsin frac sand mines sit dormant as competition grows...

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Wisconsin's frac sand industry is grappling with several idled mines as the sector faces increased competition in Texas and Oklahoma. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Professor Kent Syverson believes the region's frac sand dev...

 2019-06-24 20:31 

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UW-Madison erects new plaque honoring Ho-Chunk tribe...

MADISON, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Madison is setting up a new marker recognizing the campus as the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk tribe. The university announced Monday that UW-Madison leaders and Ho-Chunk Nation officials dedicated the plaque o...

 2019-06-24 20:25 

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Woman loses pet tortoise following house fire on Madison's west side...

MADISON, Wis. - A woman's pet tortoise died following a fire at a home on Madison's west side. The woman arrived home Friday afternoon to the smell of smoke and a popping sound coming from the back of her home. She believed it was a neighbor grill...

 2019-06-24 19:32 

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Child missing in Wisconsin River found Monday...

ADAMS COUNTY, Wis. - The body of an 11-year-old boy missing in the Wisconsin River was found Monday morning, according to the Adams County sheriff. Sheriff Brent York said the body of Jamison Miller was found near the Kilbourn Dam around 7:30 a. m. Crews ...

 2019-06-24 03:22 

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Advocates fight against Joint Finance Committee's education budget by marching 60 miles...

When the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee rejected Gov. Tony Evers' education budget last week for the 2019-20 school year, advocates fought back by marching from Palmyra in Jefferson County to the state Capitol building in Madison. They'...

 2019-06-24 03:17 

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Punch Out Parkinson's raises money through golf outing, rock 'n' roll concert...

People gathered today at the Pleasant View Golf Course to raise funds for Punch Out Parkinson's, an organization donating money to prevent Parkinson's disease. Evan Riley is the founder and organizer of the foundation. He started it after his dad,...

 2019-06-24 03:15 

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Women of all ages celebrate 100th anniversary of ratification of 19th Amendment...

MADISON, Wis. - The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and the League of Women Voters of Dane County celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wisconsin's ratification of the 19th Amendment at the Capitol on Sunday afternoon. "The League of Women Voter...

 2019-06-24 03:08 

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Fire crews battle flames on Perry church grounds...

The Dane County sheriff's office and fire crews are responding to a shed fire at a Perry church. Dane County dispatch said the fire started in a shed by the Perry Lutheran Church at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway A Sunday night at 9:17 p. ...

 2019-06-23 21:37 

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Friends and family hold vigil for 11-year-old boy missing on Wisconsin River...

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - Friends and family of 11-year-old Jamison Owen Dean Miller held a vigil near the Chapel Gorge trail head along the Wisconsin River Saturday afternoon. Miller was reported missing around 6 p. m. Tuesday, near the Wisconsin Departmen...

 2019-06-23 20:52 

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Monroe man attempts to hang self in jail, dies two days later...

MONROE, Wis. - A Monroe man attempted to hang himself in jail and died two days later, officials said. Green County jail deputies finished a cell check of the inmates at around 10:40 p. m. Friday. Roughly 40 minutes later, deputies found that Louis R. Men...

 2019-06-23 20:50 

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Sending fewer crops to market helping cranberry growers...

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin cranberry growers say demand for the fruit is improving after a voluntary move to withhold part of the 2018 crop. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the latest National Agricultural Statistics Service shows that Wisconsin produc...

 2019-06-23 20:47 

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Authorities identify Mount Pleasant officer who killed teen...

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. - Authorities have identified the Mount Pleasant police officer who shot and killed an 18-year-old man earlier this month. The state Department of Justice says in a release that Sgt. Eric Giese, a 12-year-veteran of the force, fatally...

 2019-06-23 20:46 

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Man hit in the head, robbed near downtown Madison...

MADISON, Wis. - A man was robbed after being hit in the head in Madison early Sunday morning, officials said. According to an incident report from Madison police, the man was walking along the 500 block of West Mifflin Street at 1:33 a. m. Authorities sai...

 2019-06-23 20:44 

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Middleton police: 4 car crash at Century Avenue and Amherst Road, at least 1 injury...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - Police confirmed a four-car crash occurred in Middleton on Sunday afternoon. Middleton dispatch confirmed the crash at Century Avenue and Amherst Road happened around 3 p. m. Officials say at least one person is injured....

 2019-06-23 20:42 

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Madison man, woman arrested after reports of shots-fired incident...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - A Madison man and woman were arrested after reports of a shots-fired incident in Middleton on Saturday night. According to dispatchers, police got a call from someone in the area of 2110 Allen Blvd. at 9:24 p. m. reporting two gunshots. ...

 2019-06-23 03:55 

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10 people involved in possible shots-fired incident in Middleton...

Middleton dispatchers said police are currently at the scene of a possible shots fired incident in Middleton. According to dispatchers, police got a call from someone in the area of 2110 Allen Boulevard at 9:23 p. m. reporting two gunshots. When police ar...

 2019-06-23 00:24 

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What to know before you go: Shake the Lake 2019...

MADISON, Wis. - It's the fifth year for a Fourth of July tradition here in Madison: Shake the Lake returns June 29. Wisconsin's largest fireworks display is a joint effort by the Madison Mallards and Festival Foods, featuring live music, food, and...

 2019-06-23 00:10 

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Police seek person who may have information about man taking photos of girl in bathroom...

JANESVILLE, Wis. - The Janesville Police Department is looking for information about a person of interest in a case involving a man who attempting to take photographs of a girl in a bathroom stall. Police were called to Janesville Mall on Milton Avenue ju...

 2019-06-23 00:02 

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World Giraffe Day promotes conservation, habitat restoration at Henry Vilas Zoo...

MADISON, Wis. - Wally and Eddie the giraffes enjoyed treats and attention at the Henry Vilas Zoo on Saturday from kids who gathered there for World Giraffe Day. World Giraffe Day is usually celebrated on the summer solstice, giving the longest day of the ...

 2019-06-22 23:56 

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Midwest Log Rolling Championships raise money for Huntington's disease prevention...

Log rollers from across the country met Saturday to compete in the 2019 Midwest Log Rolling Championships. The winner of the professional log rollers took home a $200 prize. Competitors were separated by experience and junior competitors were separated by...

 2019-06-22 22:49 

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Farmers struggle with hemp grain, hang hopes on fiber, CBD...

VIROQUA, Wis. - Farmers are questioning whether growing hemp for grain will ever be profitable in Wisconsin, but say there could be a future in hemp fiber and CBD products. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has issued ...

 2019-06-22 19:47 

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Reward in fatal shooting of Racine officer grows to $64,500...

RACINE, Wis. - Businesses are pitching in to increase the reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the man who fatally shot a Racine police officer who tried to intervene in an armed robbery. The Kenosha Sheriff's Department sa...

 2019-06-22 19:41 

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'Expelliarmus!': La Crosse hoping to host quidditch tournament...

PAPILLION, Neb. - An Omaha suburb is a finalist for what some might call a magical sporting event: the Midwest Regional Championship of quidditch. Papillion (puh-PIHL'-yuhn) is vying with La Crosse, Wisconsin, for the honor. Mary Kimball is the events...

 2019-06-22 19:27 

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Believing robbery was imminent, man accidentally shoots self...

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police say a 20-year-old man accidentally shot himself when he believed he was about to get robbed. Authorities say the man was walking in a residential area on the north side of the city at about 12:30 a. m. Saturday when he saw two...

 2019-06-22 19:11 

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Dog stolen in Madison, returned the next day...

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison woman's dog was stolen from her yard Friday afternoon. Madison police said the thief drove off with Guapo, a light brown terrier mix, at Ondossagon Way in High Point Estates. Officials said the thief returned Guapo the follow...

 2019-06-22 19:04 

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Madison sees increase in visitors for the American Family Insurance Championship...

MADISON, Wis. - Thousands of visitors are in Madison for the American Family Insurance Championship this weekend. Rob Gard, the director of public relations for Destination Madison, said big events bring people to the city, and giving them the opportunity...

 2019-06-22 00:57 

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UW police chief says department will not give out immigration information, assist ICE...

MADISON, Wis. - Ahead of the increased immigration enforcement expected to start this weekend, UW-Madison Police Chief Kristen Roman is reminding the community that the department will not assist U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In a blog post m...

 2019-06-22 00:35 

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Veterans sky-dive to cope with PTSD, all expenses paid for...

MADISON, Wis. - Seven Hills Skydivers and 4th Hooah Wisconsin created the opportunity of a lifetime for 40 veterans to jumo out of a plane nearly 13,000 feet in the air. We previewed their event Freedom Freefall in April and we asked viewers to help nomin...

 2019-06-21 23:16 

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Richland Center mayor puts chief on paid leave, appoints interim during investigation...

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. - The mayor of Richland Center has appointed an interim chief of police to fill in while Chief Lucas Clements is being investigated by the state. He has also put Clements on paid administrative leave. As of Thursday Lt. Billy Jones, ...

 2019-06-21 22:39 

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School District of Beloit employee arrested for possession of child porn, DOJ reports...

BELOIT, Wis. - A Beloit School District employee was arrested Friday on suspicion of possession of child pornography, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The Internet Crimes Against Children task force reports that Aaron ...

 2019-06-21 22:28 

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Man in squad car claims handcuffs tight, takes off running as officer opens door to help...

MADISON, Wis. - A cuffed Madison man briefly escaped police custody Wednesday night after claiming his handcuffs were too tight, police said. Madison police said 44-year-old Jestin Z. Becker was being taken to jail at 4:15 p. m. for alleged acts of abuse ...

 2019-06-21 22:09 

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Drivers to be monitored for speeding, traffic violations by aerial enforcement on Tuesday...

To increase driver safety, Wisconsin State Patrol will check drivers' speeds on I-39/90 in Dane County and enforce speed limits and other traffic laws on Tuesday, June 25. They will use a Visual Average Speed Computer and Recorder, highway markings an...

 2019-06-21 22:05 

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Two 17-year-olds arrested in stolen car, with stolen gun inside, police say...

MADISON, Wis. - Two teenagers found Thursday night in a stolen car that had a stolen gun inside were arrested, Madison police said. The Madison Police Department said the stolen car was found parked in the 500 block of Grand Canyon Boulevard at 7:20 p. m....

 2019-06-21 22:03 

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Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin hires new president, CEO...

MADISON, Wis. - Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin hired Michelle Orge as the new president and chief executive officer for the organization. "Eliminating hunger is something I am deeply committed to and passionate about," Orge said in ...

 2019-06-21 21:49 

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Chief: 2 convicted sex offenders to be released in Darlington despite lack of ties to city...

DARLINGTON, Wis. - Two convicted sex offenders will be released into the city of Darlington in the coming weeks, according to a news release from Chief of Police Jason King. Matthew J. Buman, 47, and Charles S. Martelle, 55, will move to 209 Main St. Buma...

 2019-06-21 21:41 

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Milwaukee man charged in crash that killed police officer...

MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man has been charged with multiple counts in a crash that killed a police officer. Thirty-four-year-old Dante James was charged Friday with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, hit-and-run causing death and operating a vehicle...

 2019-06-21 21:32 

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Tale's end? Controversial UW-Madison sculpture to be removed this summer...

MADISON, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Madison will be removing the controversial sculpted obelisk of footballs that's been outside Camp Randall for more than 13 years. The "Nails' Tales" sculpture that's on the corner of North Br...

 2019-06-21 19:44 

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The Addiction Front: Managing chronic pain as guidelines change...

You can find more information on The Addiction Front and available resources here....

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