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Three arrested in Rock Co. heroin bust

Heroin search warrant in Janesville ends with three arrested.
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Homicide investigation in Kenosha

A 20-year-old is dead following a Monday night shooting in Kenosha.
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Washington man busted for felony OWI on Hwy. 151

A 41-year-old Washington man is arrested in Dane County for felony OWI.
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Rep. Kramer appears in court on sexual assault charges Video included

Rep. Bill Kramer appears in court on charges of sexual assault.
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UPDATE: Suspect in Kansas shooting a former KKK leader Video included

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Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City. More>>

President Obama offers condolences after Kansas shootings

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President Barack Obama is offering condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday's shootings outside a Jewish community center and a retirement village in Kansas.
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Police set up sting, recover stolen $13,000 bracelet

Police say the bracelet had been stolen from Rogers & Hollands Jewelers at the West Towne Mall in January. More>>

Madison woman scammed out of $2,000

Woman scammed out of $2,000 by overseas criminals
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Beaver Dam police search for armed robbery suspect

Beaver Dam police release sketch of armed robbery suspect.
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2-year-old hit by gunfire

Police say a 2-year-old boy has been shot and wounded at his home in Milwaukee.
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Dane County man arrested for 6th OWI

Robert Schmidt Robert Schmidt

Deputies with the Dane County Sheriff's Office say they arrested a man Wednesday night for his sixth OWI offense. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect in 1997 Racine homicide in court for first time Video included

An Illinois man accused of a 1997 Racine homicide made his first court appearance Wednesday. More>>

UWPD: sex assault did not occur at residence hall

UWPD says they are no longer looking for sexual assault suspect.
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Sex crimes case against former schools worker delayed

Martez Malone Martez Malone

MADISON (WKOW) -- A former Madison Schools employee accused of sexually assaulting two teenagers is set to take a plea and be sentenced on Wednesday. More>>

Facebook dispute ends at Madison gas station

Facebook dispute escalates outside a Madison gas station; one arrested, one on the run.
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Janesville man arrested for OWI-5th

Town of Madison police arrest Janesville man for 5th OWI.
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Dane Co. inmate is AWOL

Darrell Barker Darrell Barker

MADISON (WKOW) -- An inmate from the Dane County Jail is absent without leave. More>>

Man spurned by woman at party goes on property-damage spree

Madison police say a man went on a spree and damaged a lot of property at an apartment building, after a woman rebuffed his romantic advances at a party.
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Madison Police looking for robbery suspects

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police are looking the suspects in a strong armed robbery at a Mobil gas station Saturday night. More>>

22-year-old Madison man taken to hospital for concussion after argument turns violent

MADISON (WKOW) -- A 22-year-old Madison man was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after an argument turned violent. More>>

UPDATE: Wisconsin woman charged with practicing dentistry illegally makes initial court appearance

A Waukesha woman is charged with child abuse and practicing dentistry without a license in her living room. More>>

Sauk County heroin bust involves father and son Video included


A release from the sheriff's office says the April 3 bust followed several months of undercover operations, and involved coordination between the Sauk County Drug Task Force, the Sauk Prairie Police Department and the State of Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation.
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Man wearing surgical masks robs Community Pharmacy in downtown Madison

Madison Police are looking for a man who robbed the Community Pharmacy on State Street Monday morning. More>>

Woman wakes up to find a stranger in her bed

A 44-year-old woman called police after finding a stranger in her bed with his arm wrapped around her. More>>

Ambulance crew helped Madison Police investigate stabbing

The Ryan Brothers Ambulance Service has issued the following statement after crew members helped in a stabbing investigation over the weekend. More>>

Gov. Walker signing heroin bills into law Video included

Gov. Scott Walker is signing seven anti-heroin bills at signing ceremonies across Wisconsin on Monday. More>>

Madison police looking for sexual assault suspect

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are looking for a suspect in a weekend sexual assault. More>>

Madison driver accused of 7th OWI offense

Madison police say a man stopped on suspicion of his seventh drunken driving offense was more than four times over the legal limit for driving. More>>

Sexual assault reported at UW campus dorm

Campus police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in a UW-Madison residence hall.

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Racine County prosecutor cited for drunk driving

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Racine County district attorney Rich Chiapete acknowledges that he drove while intoxicated this week and fled the scene of a single-vehicle crash.
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UPDATE: Janesville man charged in Mazomanie homicide Video included

The Janesville man in custody in connection with a Dane County homicide case is expected to be charged with murder. More>>

12-year old arrested after pointing BB gun at passing cars

When police arrived on the scene, two younger males tossed handguns into a bush near an apartment building. More>>

Students arrested after disturbance at East High School

Five students arrested after a fight at East High School.
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UPDATE: Murder charge to be filed in Mazomanie homicide investigation Video included

Cheryl Gilberg Cheryl Gilberg

Dane County Sheriff's Office has announced Phillip Byrd is expected to be charged Thursday with first degree intentional homicide in connection with a murder in Mazomanie in February.

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Cats thrown from moving car on Stoughton Road

Witness stops and picks up cats thrown from a moving vehicle in Madison.
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UPDATE: Authorities looking for help in Mazomanie homicide

The Dane County Sheriff's Office is searching for this pink revolver missing from homicide victim Cheryl Gilberg's Mazomanie home.
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Milwaukee mom charged with trying to kill sons

Milwaukee mom charged with trying to poison her little boys.
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Milwaukee grandma charged after 4-year-old accidentally shoots himself

A Milwaukee grandmother faces charges after her 4-year-old grandson accidentally shot himself. More>>

Wausau mom sentenced after throwing dead infant in trash

A Wisconsin mother is sentenced to seven months in jail after throwing her dead infant in the trash. More>>

Jury chosen in death penalty case of man arrested in Madison

A jury has been chosen to decide whether a man arrested in Madison in 2011 should get the death penalty for killing a Sioux Falls woman, and opening statements are scheduled for Wednesday. More>>

Heroin investigation leads to 3 arrests in Janesville

Joseph VanGampler Joseph VanGampler

Three people arrested at Janesville Motel 6 after heroin investigation.
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Person of interest identified in Mazomanie homicide

Janesville man identified as person of interest in the Mazomanie homicide investigation. More>>

Search for evidence in Mazomanie murder will continue Friday morning along Hwy. 14

Deputies searched along Highway 14 near Black Earth for evidence in homicide of Cheryl Gilberg.
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Leads spark continued search in homicide investigation

Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney says he feels his office is far ahead of where it was Thursday night, but revealed little other new information in a Friday afternoon news conference regarding a homicide in Mazomanie. More>>

Federal kidnapping charges filed against CO woman in Kayden Powell case

31-year-old Kristen Smith, of Denver, Colorado is charged with kidnapping six-day-old Kayden Powell, of Beloit, in the early morning hours Thursday, February 6. More>>

Baby kidnapping suspect in Madison courtroom Friday

The woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew earlier this month made her initial appearance in federal court in Madison Friday. More>>

UPDATE: Madison father sentenced to five years in child abuse case

Chad Chritton received a sentence of five years in prison, plus five years extended supervision for neglecting and abusing his teenage daughter. More>>

Mother accused of tying 2-year-old to bed while she ran errands

A two-year-old was found wandering outside in Madison wearing a diaper Tuesday, and the child's mother now faces possible neglect charges More>>

Madison mom accused of tying 2-year-old to bed is out on bond

She tied her two-year-old son to a bed while she ran errands, now a Madison mom is ordered not to have unsupervised contact. More>>

Former WI prison inmate headed back to jail for spitting on guards

A former prison inmate will go back behind bars after spitting on two correctional officers. More>>

Man who killed father pleads innocent by insanity

The man charged with killing his father in Jackson County is pleading innocent by insanity. More>>

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