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Former UW-Madison student Cook sentenced to 3 years in prison for campus sex assaults Video included

A Dane County judge has sentenced Alec Cook to three years in prison, five years of extended supervision and three years of probation for a series of campus sexual assaults.

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Slow, no-wake restrictions in effect for Shake the Lake

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The Dane County Sheriff’s Office Marine and Trail deputies are reminding boaters to be prepared and patient if they are attending the 2018 Shake the Lake. 

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Shake the Lake 2018: Here's everything you need to know Video included

Now in its fourth year, the 2018 Shake the Lake is a free community celebration planned for Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Madison.

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Student-led group holding anti-gun violence events in southern Wisconsin

Previous "Road to Change" event in Chicago Previous "Road to Change" event in Chicago

Students working to end gun violence with the group March for Our Lives are in southern Wisconsin for several events. 

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BREAKING: Rep. Dana Wachs drops out of governors race, second candidate this week

Rep. Dana Wachs announced Friday morning that he is suspending his campaign for governor and endorsing Tony Evers in the Democratic primary.

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Janesville Police K9 takes down suspect after car chase

Janesville Police K9 "Fred" Janesville Police K9 "Fred"

The suspect took off when police tried to pull him over.

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Vehicle crashes into Madison building after shots fired

Shots fired at a car caused it to crash into a building in north Madison, according to the Madison Police Department.

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Business tries to stay afloat during floods

What some are saying is an historic flood around Lake Kegonsa, is also impacting businesses who thrive on the lake.

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Charges filed against accused accomplice of escaped inmates

Prosecutors filed charges Thursday against the woman accused of helping two inmates who escaped from a state prison and were arrested in Dane County.

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Man pleads guilty to a fatal hit-and-run

Guilty pleas led to the conviction of a man in a deadly hit-and-run in Dane County. Court records show Francisco Martinez, 26, pleaded guilty to three felony charges.

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Suspect arrested in Madison attempted homicide

Madison police say they arrested a man suspected in an attempted homicide.

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Inside the Super 2nd Chance drawing Video included

Buying a lottery ticket can be exciting until you see the winning numbers and feel sudden disappointment that you didn't win. 

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'Fake weed' causing hospitalizations in Dane County Video included

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"Fake weed," under brand names such as Spice and K2, is continuing to send people to the hospital with severe bleeding after using these products, which have contained rat poison.

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Opera in the Park returns to Madison July 21

Photo courtesy Madison Opera Photo courtesy Madison Opera

Madison's Opera in the Park celebrates its seventeenth year on Saturday, July 21 at 8 p.m. in Garner Park on Madison’s West Side.  

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"I am the frontrunner," Tony Evers talks about new campaign ad Video included

The state's troubled youth corrections facility is the center of Tony Evers new campaign ad that will be featured online. 

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  • Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:08:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...(AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >>
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >>
  • Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:08:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.More >>
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.More >>
  • Michigan State board rejects effort to oust president

    Michigan State board rejects effort to oust president

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:08:02 GMT
    (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...(Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
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