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Housing market loosens slightly in Wisconsin

New data from the Wisconsin Realtors Association indicates that the state's tight housing market is showing signs of loosening. Wisconsin Public Radio reports the data shows that the state had nearly 7,300 sales of existing homes last month, an almost 5 percent increase from October 2016. 

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Madison Fire Department warns of impostor telemarketer scam

MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Fire Department has learned of a telemarketer-style scam that is gaining traction in the area and officials are warning unsuspecting citizens. 

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Angie's List: Pre-fabricated homes can be 'fabulous'

 When many people hear “prefabricated” or “modular” in relation to houses, they picture trailers or hastily built tract homes.

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Dodge County Sheriff's Office looking to reduce number or deadly crashes Video included

More people on the roads for Thanksgiving means more chances for accidents. On Monday, the Dodge County Sheriff's Office announced its own plan to keep the roads safe.

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STEP program launched in Wisconsin Video included

State government and military leaders announced on Monday about donations that will help students prepare for emergencies.

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Angie's List: How technology has changed home buying Video included

Not so long ago, if you wanted to buy a house, you drove around, paged through books of homes for sale and walked through open house days.

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Fidget spinners listed on '10 Worst Toys List' ahead of holiday shopping season Video included

Before you get too far along on your holiday shopping, World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) released its 10 Worst Toys List for 2017. 

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Voterpalooza recruits student voters on UW-Madison campus Video included

UW-Madison is trying to win the Big 10 Voter Challenge. Voterpalooza was held on campus on Friday. 

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New study: A third of depressed new fathers thought about harming selves or child Video included

New research shows a third of depressed new fathers have thought about hurting themselves or their child.

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A face behind the reviews, meet Yelp's elite Video included

Indulging in Madison's restaurant scene can be overwhelming if you don't know where to start.  You might turn to a site like Yelp for reviews, but not know who the people are writing the reviews. 

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Angie's List: Don't Be Lazy About Those Leaves Video included

Fall may be the most beautiful time of the year, and many places have made leaf watching a tourism windfall, but the leaves aren’t as pretty when they’re ankle-deep in the yard.

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Angie's List: Removing Lead Safely Video included

October 25th through 31st is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and we’re marking it with this homeowner alert for anyone with a house built before 1978.

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Amazon issues recall on some solar eclipse glasses

Amazon has issued a recall to customers who purchased eclipse glasses that may not have come from a recommended manufacturer.

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Amazon Prime Day starts Monday night: Tips for getting the best deals

Amazon's annual Prime Day kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. CT and lasts for 30 straight hours with new deals to be released as often as every five minutes, according to the company's website.

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Mars Inc. suing Wisconsin woman over her brand of chocolates

Candy maker Mars Inc. is suing a Wisconsin woman over chocolates she is selling under a name the company says is "confusingly similar" to its cocoa extract supplements called CocoaVia.

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Recall Alert: Southern Grove cashews

A warning for cashew lovers: Southern Grove is recalling its 'Cashew halves and pieces with Sea Salt' because there may be glass inside the canisters.    

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