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New school year brings new discipline policy for Madison schools

Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham says every new school year comes with its own set of changes, but this time around they're starting things off with a major change to the way they view discipline. More>>

Bicyclist struck by car in Madison

A bicyclist suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a car Sunday night.

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist


An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year. More>>

Drunk driver arrested for causing crash

MADISON (WKOW) -- A Mukwonago man is arrested after crashing and injuring someone while driving drunk.Police say the crash happened at the corner of Highway 12-18 and Millpond Road around 8:00 p.m. Sunday night.A 41-year-old Elkhorn woman, who was a passenger in the other car, was taken to a hospital with internal injuries, they are not thought to be life-threatening.The woman's husband and two sons were also in the car with her, but were not injured.The suspect, 44-year-old Lawrence Hana was... More>>

Madison company lands $550,000 WEDC loan

MADISON (WKOW) -- Forte Research Systems plans to use a $550,000 loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to add 55 jobs over the next three years.The company develops specialized computer software for clinical research and executives say the jobs will pay more than $33 per hour to start. WEDC is providing the loan to help Forte with its $4.3 million overall expansion plans. More>>

Pepper spray used to break up downtown disturbance

Downtown disturbance broken up when MPD uses pepper spray.

Suspect arrested in Sunday hit and run crash

The suspect is Ivan Miranda-Arias, 27, of Prairie du Sac. He was booked into the jail for Hit and Run, causing injury; Knowingly Operating Without a License, causing great bodily harm; Failure to Notify Police of an Accident, and Obstructing. More>>

Madison Police looking for suspect who knocked man unconscious

Madison Police need help in locating a male suspect who knocked another man unconscious following a fight Sunday morning.

Woman fends off would-be purse snatchers

MADISON (WKOW) -- A 40-year-old Madison woman was able to fend off a pair of would-be robbers when she assumed a boxers stance.Police say two men approached the woman on the 1100 block of Williamson Street early Sunday morning.One tried grabbing her purse but was unable to take it as she pulled away and went into a defensive posture,Police say words were also exchanged and the men ran off.The suspects are described as a white male in his early 20's, standing 5'7'', 150 pounds, with light brow... More>>

Victim's name released in Green Lake Co. fatal crash

The Green Lake County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the victim who died in a crash in the Town of Brooklyn.

Milwaukee police officer crashes into stopped car

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say an apparent medical emergency caused an officer to crash into another car near Miller Park. More>>

Police searching for soccer brawl suspect

FRANKLIN (AP) — Police are searching for an adult soccer player who they say kicked an opponent unconscious during a brawl near Milwaukee. More>>

3 hurt in interstate accident involving truck and semi

Authorities respond to a crash on the interstate in Columbia County. More>>

Recent string of armed robberies on Marquette campus Video included

 The Marquette University campus has seen a recent spike in armed robberies and students are concerned as the school year gets set to begin. More>>

The Switch: Moving to my new trainer and year 2 of training

It takes 2 years to train a service dog. While each dog is in the program for 2 years, they typically have 2 trainers as well.



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