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UPDATE: Stoughton gathers to support family shaken by hateful letter Video included

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 04:31 PM

STOUGHTON (WKOW) -- The Stoughton family that alleges it received a racially-motivated hate letter in the mail has organized a vigil to support safe neighborhoods Wednesday evening.  More>>

Pursuit on west side of Madison lead to crashes

A Madison police officer pursued a 17-year-old intoxicated driver who crashed twice.
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Wausau hostage situation arrest Video included

The man accused of holding a fast food worker hostage near Wausau is expected to be charged later this week. More>>

Budget shortfall could delay I-90 project

A budget shortfall could put a major road project in southern Wisconsin on hold.    
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Batteries in baby video monitors being recalled

Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. More>>

Local law enforcement praises new officer-involved death law

Local law enforcement officers praised new legislation requiring independent reviews of officer-involved deaths. In Dane County, many law enforcement agencies already use outside resources for officer-involved shootings but they often rely on the Sheriff’s Department for those investigations. Now, county departments plan to share the responsibility.
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Packers release 2014 schedule

The NFL has released the 2014 schedule. The Packers will play two games on Thursday night and one game on Monday night.
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CA$H announces referendum campaign Video included

There are concerns over the city of Madison' proposed Judge Doyle Square Project.The group "Citizens Against Subsidized Hotels", known as CA$H announced a referendum campaign Wednesday, speaking out against the proposed $60 million project. More>>

New SAT exam could help underprivileged students get to college Video included

In just two years, high school students taking college entry exams will see some changes and school counselors in our area say that may help improve access for underrepresented populations. More>>

Billboards used in search for SUV from fatal hit-and-run

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Authorities say billboards are being used in the search for the SUV believed involved in the Easter Sunday, hit and run deaths of two motorcyclists near Janesville.Rock County Sheriff's Captain Jude Maurer tells 27 News the electronic billboards showing an SUV similar to the suspect vehicle are in Janesville, Wisconsin Dells, Rockford, Freeport and other cities.Authorities say the suspect SUV is a dark colored, 2004-2007 Infinity QX56. Officials say the suspect SUV has dr... More>>

UPDATE: Gov. Walker signs bill setting up independent review of officer-involved deaths Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Civilian deaths caused by law enforcement officers will soon be reviewed by outside agencies after Gov. Walker signed a bill making that state law Wednesday morning. More>>

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