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UPDATE: At least 50,000 attend Shake the Lake Video included

Police estimate 50,000-70,000 people were at Saturday's Shake the Lake festivities, and there were no major incidents. 


Richland Center motorcyclist dead after crash with turning vehicle

Authorities say a Richland Center motorcyclist has died after a crash in the town of Spring Green on Friday afternoon. 


Slideshow: June 24th double rainbows

As the sun was setting in the west, and the rain was moving east, vivid double rainbows were spotted across our area.


Two die in Reedsburg house fire

Two people were killed in a house fire Saturday night in Reedsburg.


3-year-old mastiff named "Ugliest Dog in the World"

The dog won $1,500, a trophy, and a trip to New York City. 


Police arrest man on weapon and drug charges with help of K-9

Madison Police say their K-9 Officer Frees is to thank for tracking down a suspect police say pointed a loaded weapon at a woman on Northport Drive.


Governor Walker sets off on annual motorcycle ride through Wisconsin Video included

Governor Scott Walker is hitting the road on his Harley this weekend, to promote tourism in Wisconsin.


Thief breaks in, takes money from Madison church

Madison police say a burglar broke a window at the East Madison Baptist Church on Milwaukee Street Friday night and stole money. 


Bike path assault and strong armed robbery believed to be connected

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police say two teenage boys were arrested around 1:15 am Saturday morning after police say they battered a 46-year-old Madison man riding his bike down the city's Southwest Commuter Path. Authorities say the boys were part of a larger group of teens who thought it would be funny to hit the man in the face as he passed. Officers in the area of N. Orchard St. and Spring St spotted the teens and tracked one of the assailants, and an accomplice d... More>>

Madison grocery store employee tries to stop theft, gets whipped with belt

A man who tried to steal a cart full of beer from a grocery store in Madison ended up whipping an employee who tried to stop him. 


Excessive speed caused crash injuring multiple teenagers in Sauk County

Investigators say a driver was going too fast in Sauk County Friday night, causing a crash that sent five teenagers to the hospital. 


Neighbor describes what she heard before fatal stabbing on Madison's South Side Video included

Diana Walker was jarred awake early Saturday morning by noise coming from the apartment building next door. She said the noised stopped. But about 20 minutes later she heard a different type of noise.


Bill in the works requiring children to wear life vests on lakes, rivers Video included

Area lawmakers and boating experts are working on a bill that would make it mandatory for children to wear life vests out on the water.


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