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HAPPENING NOW: Fitchburg Police investigating homicide of two women at a home

Fitchburg Police are investigating a homicide on Yarmouth Greenway Drive involving two female adult victims.
Suspect is in custody, identity unknown.

Ronald McDonald House benefits from national We Serve Day

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison "Service master" employees participate in a national volunteer effort on Friday. Servicemaster held it annual "We Serve Day"Thousands of employees, across the country, participated in volunteer efforts, including dozens in the Madison area, who helped stock the Ronald McDonald house. They stocked the local charity with cleaning products, puzzles, games, movies and toys. They also helped prepare some meals for those in need. Chris Poeschel, Vice President of Operat... More>>

American Family Children's Hospital accepts ALS Challenge

American Family Children's Hospital is getting in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised a total of more than $50 million for the organization. More>>

Mayor Soglin proposes plan to regulate ridesharing companies

MADISON (WKOW) -- Mayor Paul Soglin has put forward a proposal that aims to level the playing field among businesses that provide taxi services in Madison.It's an alternative to an ordinance Alder Scott Resnick has also put together to regulate all taxi companies in Madison.National ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft use local drivers in their own cars. They use smart phone applications to find customers in need of a ride. In recent months, the city has focused efforts to make sure thos... More>>

Recount requested in 17th Senate district Democratic primary race Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Friday was the deadline for candidates to request a recount from last week's primary election, and it looks like there will at least be one in 17th Senate district. More>>

Former Racine police officer arrested for armed robbery

Former police officer to be charged with armed robbery in Racine County.

Monona police seek wanted man

Monona police seeking 51-year-old man who has two active arrest warrants.

Sen. Leibham does not ask for recount in Dist. 6 primary

SHEBOYGAN (WKOW) -- State Senator Joe Leibham announces on Friday he will not ask for a recount in the primary election for the 6th Congressional District seat.Senator Leibham trails Senator Glenn Grothman by 219 votes after the official canvass.Leibham says he has informed Grothman of his decision.In a statement released Friday afternoon, Leibham says, "I am humbled to have been a candidate for the 6th District and I am proud of the positive campaign we conducted. I value the confidence expr... More>>

Officials remind everyone about the dangers of leaving kids and pets in cars

MADISON (WKOW) -- With some of the warmest weather expected this weekend, local health officials remind everyone about the dangers of leaving kids and pets in cars. More>>

Series of thefts from vehicles on Madison's south side

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are warning residents on Madison's south side about a series of thefts from vehicles.They say thefts have been reported in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods.Police say in most cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, but on occasion forced entry was made into vehicles.On Wednesday morning, someone broke into a car on the 500 block of Wingra Street and stole a number of items, including a Glock handgun.Later that day, police found an empt... More>>

UW Police investigate early morning sex assault

UW Madison Police are investigating a sex assault that happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning on North Park Street. More>>

Taverns file discrimination lawsuit against the City of Racine

Taverns in Racine are upset and have refiled a discrimination lawsuit against the city.

Decorated war hero from WI dies in Afghanistan Video included

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An Army paratrooper born in Wisconsin has died while serving in Afghanistan. More>>

Cat adoptions in WI shelters on pause after virus

Cat adoptions will be temporarily suspended at the Wisconsin Humane Society shelter in Racine after four cats tested positive for a contagious and often fatal disease.

Sheriff: Man steals Wisconsin police chief's truck

Wisconsin authorities have charged a Michigan man with breaking into the Wausau police chief's home and stealing his truck. More>>

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