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Family of Madison man who went missing weighs in on Wisconsin's new Silver Alert law Video included

I think it's a good idea," Steve Nelsen says about the new Silver Alert program. “You start wondering whether or not he's going to be found,” his wife Adrienne adds.
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Armed domestic dispute in Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac police arrest a 37-year-old man after an armed domestic situation.
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UPDATE: Shelter struggles to pay for litter of sick puppies Video included

A no-kill animal rescue operation in Montello is struggling to pay the bills after taking in a litter of six puppies, five of whom have a very serious illness. More>>

Local woman on ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Video included

MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- A Wisconsin woman was featured on the ABC show "Extreme Weight Loss" Tuesday night.Cassie Kramer was physically fit growing up, but that all changed when she became pregnant at 20.Last year, Cassie hit her breaking point and wrote a letter to trainer Chris Powell asking for help.She says being on national television was never her intentions.“Going through this process saved my marriage, it saved everything. I didn’t want to be alive a year ago,” said Cassie.She says her de... More>>

Baby's mother, father say they were given "pain pills" before baby was kidnapped Video included

The mother and father of a Beloit baby testify they were given "pain pills" by Kristen Smith, before authorities say Smith kidnapped the infant and made an ill-fated attempt to escape with the child. More>>

Madison police search for driver who ran pick-up into nursing facility overnight Video included

Madison police are looking for the driver of a pick-up truck who drove a vehicle into a nursing facility. More>>

Car hits home in Town of Sun Prairie

Car hits home after a crash in the Town of Sun Prairie.
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Sun Prairie man arrested for 6th OWI

A Dane County deputy arrested a man Tuesday night for his sixth offense of operating while intoxicated. More>>

Local lawmakers weigh in ahead of expected US House vote on lawsuit against Obama admin. Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) said he expects the House to vote Wednesday on Speaker John Boehner's proposed lawsuit against the President. Boehner and House Republicans allege the President improperly used his executive authority by circumventing congress on the decision to delay a portion of the Affordable Care Act requiring most employers to provide health insurance coverage for their workers.
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Weeds and algae becoming big problem on Dane County lakes Video included

Dane County is unveiling some new equipment that will help clean area lakes. Officials are concerned about the increased threat of algae and lake weeds on the county's Yahara Chain of Lakes. More>>

UPDATE: Plexus publicly responds to outsourcing charge, creates more questions Video included

Making its first comments related to a 27 News investigation on companies that outsourced jobs after receiving WEDC tax credits, the Plexus Corporation put out a press release last Thursday stating that it laid off workers in 2012, but never outsourced the work. More>>

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  • New app available for Wisconsin State Fair

    New app available for Wisconsin State Fair

    MADISON (WKOW) --The state fair is just two days away. Crews are working on putting the finishing touches to state fair park in West Allis.More >>
    MADISON (WKOW) --The state fair is just two days away. Crews are working on putting the finishing touches to state fair park in West Allis.More >>
  • Body found in Lake Mills identified

    Body found in Lake Mills identified

    LAKE MILLS (WKOW) -- Lake Mills police were dispatched to Bartel's Beach on S. Ferry Drive Sunday evening where a the body of a male was found in Mill Pond. Authorities say that man is 18-year-old Devin Droster.Captain Mick Selck asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call him at 920-648-2354.More >>
    LAKE MILLS (WKOW) -- Lake Mills police were dispatched to Bartel's Beach on S. Ferry Drive Sunday evening where a the body of a male was found in Mill Pond. Authorities say that man is 18-year-old Devin Droster.Captain Mick Selck asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call him at 920-648-2354.More >>
  • Green Bay considers cell phone ban

    Green Bay considers cell phone ban

    GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to consider banning cell phones for drivers.Alderman Jerry Wiezbiskie says he has nearly gotten in several accidents due to someone talking on their cell while driving. Wiezbiskie proposes an ordinance that would ban handheld use of electronic devices when behind the wheel. Violators would face a fine of $50.The Green Bay City Council will vote in a few weeks. Earlier this year, Wausau passed a similar ordinance.More >>
    GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to consider banning cell phones for drivers.Alderman Jerry Wiezbiskie says he has nearly gotten in several accidents due to someone talking on their cell while driving. Wiezbiskie proposes an ordinance that would ban handheld use of electronic devices when behind the wheel. Violators would face a fine of $50.The Green Bay City Council will vote in a few weeks. Earlier this year, Wausau passed a similar ordinance.More >>
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