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Ryan to face voters following Trump nationwide address

House Speaker Paul Ryan will be taking questions from Wisconsin voters in a nationally televised town hall meeting immediately following President Donald Trump's address on Afghanistan.



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Spectators catch a glimpse of partial eclipse in Madison Video included

While the path of totality didn't cross over Wisconsin, many in Madison still spent time outside to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse.


Chief Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier takes trip to see line of totality Video included

He traveled to Chester, Illinois -- which is about 20 miles from Carbondale.


Local Afghanistan War veteran says troop surge could have limited benefits Video included

A former Wisconsin Army National Guardsman who served in Afghanistan said putting more U.S. troops there could have limited benefits.


Report describes doomed flight’s final moments

Emergency crews respond to a plane crash near Fort Atkinson. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash near Fort Atkinson.

TOWN OF JEFFERSON – The aircraft that crashed into the Rock River near the Fort Atkinson Airport, killing two, appeared to experience trouble shortly after taking off, according to preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board.


Watch now: Eclipse live streams from across the country

Watch NASA's live stream of the 2017 eclipse.


Can't be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online


Can't be there to see total solar eclipse? How to watch on TV, online. More>>

Soglin defends decision to remove monuments

Confederate monument at Forest Hills cemetery. Confederate monument at Forest Hills cemetery.

MADISON (WKOW) – Madison Mayor Paul Soglin today defended his reasons for directing the removal of Confederate war memorials from Forest Hills Cemetery. One memorial already had been removed when Soglin made the original announcement Aug. 17, 2017. A second, larger monument also will be removed, Soglin said. 


Police shoot and kill Barcelona van attacker

Regional police in Spain have confirmed that fugitive Barcelona van suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub has been shot dead in a small town outside the city.


Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slender Man attack

One of two teenagers charged with repeatedly stabbing a classmate to impress a fictitious horror character called Slender Man has decided to plead guilty to a lesser charge.


Democrat Dana Wachs discusses his run for governor on Capital City Sunday Video included

State Representative Dana Wachs (D-Eau Claire) discussed his 2018 run for Governor of Wisconsin on this week's edition of Capital City Sunday.


Live on 27 News: Trump addresses the nation at 8 p.m.

 ABC News will break in to regularly scheduled programming when the president begins his remarks at 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. 


RIGHT NOW: Madison fire on the scene of gas leak

Madison firefighters are on the scene of a gas leak. 


Photos: The eclipse in southern Wisconsin

Eclipse day morning in De Forest by Jane De Smet Eclipse day morning in De Forest by Jane De Smet

MADISON (WKOW) -- Viewers from southern Wisconsin and beyond have grabbed their cameras to record the historic eclipse of 2017. Send your photos to connect@wkow.com. More>>

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 hurt after vehicle rams bus stops in France

French media are reporting that at least one woman has died after a vehicle rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille.   


Report: Tony Evers to announce run for governor Wednesday

Courtesy: Twiiter/Tony Evers Courtesy: Twiiter/Tony Evers

State school superintendent Tony Evers will formally announce his plan to run for governor Wednesday, according to a report from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 


Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

A former lottery computer programmer who's pleaded guilty to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced.


The Latest: Singapore helicopter evacuates 4 injured US crew


The USS John S. McCain is sailing on its own power after colliding with a merchant ship near Singapore. More>>

Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan


U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis satisfied with how the administration formulated its new Afghanistan war strategy, but won't discuss what's in it. More>>

Police: Man unable to stand on his own, arrested for 8th OWI following pursuit

Courtesy: Janesville Police Dept. Courtesy: Janesville Police Dept.

A 55-year-old man was arrested after police say he led officers on a chase. 


Annual Pride parade and rally shows colors in Madison Video included

 Unlike most every other city in the country that hosts their Gay Pride Month in June, Madison's recognition of the LBGTQ community takes place in August.   


Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91


Jerry Lewis, multitalented entertainer and filmmaker, dies at 91 in Las Vegas. More>>

Group rallies outside Speaker Ryan's church over DACA support Video included

Groups gathered outside of House Speaker Paul Ryan's church in Janesville, calling on him to stand up to white supremacy and support immigrant communities.


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