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Darlington man sentenced to 25 years for producing child porn

A Darlington man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. More>>

Burlington man faces charges for child porn downloads

A southeast Wisconsin man faces 10 felonies for downloading child pornography.

Stranger sexually assaults woman early Wednesday morning

Early morning sexual assault along Fahrenbrook Court Wednesday.

Two-county chase ends with three teens arrested

Teens arrested after leading police on a high speed chase in northern Wisconsin.

UPDATE: AWOL inmate returned to Dane Co. jail

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Madison man declared AWOL after failing to return to jail after treatment program.

Richfield man convicted in death of high school classmate

Washington County man convicted in the strangulation death of former classmate.

Milwaukee sheriff's deputy arrested for drunk driving

A Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy tries to get out of an OWI by asking for a "professional courtesy" in Minnesota.

UPDATE: Good Samaritan detained after helping road rage in Milwaukee Video included

Motorcyclist taken into custody Monday after firing a gun at another motorist in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee police investigating double homicide

 Milwaukee police are investigating a double homicide.


Phone scams reported to UWPD

The UW-Madison Police Department says officers received complaints Friday about phone scams. More>>

Five people arrested after shooting at Milwaukee police

Milwaukee police officers shot at while trying to serve a search warrant.

UPDATE: Wedding crasher who stole wallets is now in custody

Madison Police say a viewer came forward with a tip leading police to 57-year-old Michael J. McDonald of Madison. More>>

Beloit police seek help in locating 3 wanted men

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Beloit police are looking for three wanted men in connections to various crimes.

Man arrested in CA for unpaid WI child support

Man arrested in L.A. is charged in WI with ten felony counts of failing to pay child support; he owes $250,000.

One dead after shooting at Bayside strip mall in Milwaukee County


WISN is reporting that one person is dead at a strip mall in Bayside. More>>

Police arrest 13-year-old for drunk driving

Thirteen-year-old girl arrested for drunk driving.

Teen arrested for felony theft in Green County

Town of Albany teen arrested for felony theft.

Dodgeville man charged with firing a gun while intoxicated

Dodgeville man arrested for firing a weapon while intoxicated.

Waunakee man arrested for OWI-8th

Hit and run suspect caught and charged with OWI-8th offense, causing injury

Fond du Lac man, 26, charged in naked break-ins

A Fond du Lac man accused of breaking into at least three homes while naked has been charged with eight felonies.

Milwaukee Police: shooting suspect found sleeping in car

Milwaukee shooting suspect found sleeping in vehicle.

Man arrested on the roof of Chili's restaurant

Man wanted for theft arrested on the roof of Chili's restaurant.

Madison police search for armed home invasion suspects

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police are searching for multiple suspects in an armed home invasion on the city's west side late Monday night. More>>

Man accused of arranging sexual meeting with boy

RACINE (WKOW) -- A Dane County man accused of engaging in sexually explicit computer chats with someone he thought was a 15-year-old boy is now behind bars. More>>

Poynette man arrested for felony OWI

Poynette man arrested for OWI-5th, a felony.

Three stolen vehicles, two pursuits; no one in custody

Dodge County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a person of interest after three stolen vehicles and two pursuits over the weekend.

One of two AWOL inmates is back in Dane Co. Jail

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One of two AWOL inmates is back in jail.

Monroe Police searching for armed robbery suspect

MADISON (WKOW) -- Monroe Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.

UPDATE: Beloit shooting victim has died

 The Beloit Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting where a man has suffered life threatening injuries. More>>

Former Dane Co. Sheriff's deputy charged

Former Dane County Sheriff's deputy charged with having a relationship with an inmate.

Ex-police officer suspected in suitcase deaths had long disciplinary record

WEST ALLIS (WKOW) -- Newly released records show that a former West Allis police officer charged with hiding two women's corpses in suitcases had a lengthy disciplinary record, including three suspensions and four reprimands. More>>

Steven Zelich expected to enter plea in suitcase deaths case

A former police officer charged with dumping two bodies in suitcases along a rural Wisconsin road is due to enter a plea in court Thursday. More>>

UPDATE: Former UW Hospital nurse could face charges after reports of stolen morphine

 A former UW Hospital nurse was arrested Thursday and could be charged with 42 felony counts of Diversion of Drugs and 42 counts of Reckless Injury, according to UW Madison Police. More>>

Waukesha Co. DA explains why young girls charged as adults; attorney pushes transfer to juvenile court

An attorney for one of the two girls charged with stabbing a friend 19 times in Waukesha will try to get her case transferred to juvenile court. More>>

Two bodies found in suitcases identified as women

The Waukesha County Medical Examiner complete autopsies over the weekend on the remains found inside two suitcases in the Town of Geneva on Thursday.

UPDATE: Sheriff says taser, pepper spray failed to subdue shooting victim

Dep. Roger Finch (L) & Lt. Brian Hayes (R) Dep. Roger Finch (L) & Lt. Brian Hayes (R)

A UW Hospital media representative tells 27 News both Lt. Brian Hayes and Deputy Roger Finch are in good condition.

The two were injured during an officer-involved shooting in the Town of Primrose.

UPDATE: Murder charge to be filed in Mazomanie homicide investigation

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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.


UPDATE: Janesville man charged in Mazomanie homicide

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

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Rock County fatal hit and run

Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden says 24-year-old Sambath Pal has been arrested in the connection to the deadly crash on Easter Sunday. More>>

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.

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.

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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