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Shake the Lake 2017: Everything you need to know

Everything from music acts to kid-friendly entertainment, and the rainout plan. 


North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death


North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. More>>

FLORIDA: Stray kitty now has a job on the force

Meet feline officer Kelsey. This little stray caught the eye, and heart, of a Lakeland, Florida police sergeant.


UPDATE: Police consider manslaughter charges over London fire

London Police say manslaughter charges are among moves being considered over the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people.


Madison man arrested for 5th OWI Friday morning

Courtesy: Rock County Sheriff's Office/Elvis M. Prado Courtesy: Rock County Sheriff's Office/Elvis M. Prado

A Madison man was arrested in Rock County Friday morning for his 5th OWI.


UPDATE: Northbound lanes of I-39 re-open after crash

Wisconsin State Patrol reports all lanes are open, and a vehicle is being recovered from the shoulder.


Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from. 


Johnny Depp: "When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?"

Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. 


Dassey's brother reacts to coerced confession ruling Video included

Brendan Dassey's brother, Brad, is applauding the news that his brother could be set free.   


Janesville man arrested for OWI after crashing into police officer's squad

Brian W. Gardner/Rock Co. Jail Brian W. Gardner/Rock Co. Jail

A Janesville police officer had minor injuries after a suspected drunk driver hit the officer's squad car. 


UW-Madison healthcare expert says how Senate health bill could affect people in Wisconsin Video included

Republican senators released the "Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017" Thursday. And already groups like the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Association of American Medical Colleges said they have problems with the bill. AARP is also calling on every senator to vote against it.


Fitchburg police investigate armed robbery of gas station

Police in Fitchburg are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station.


Indiana man sentenced to 87 years in prison for killing of Portage woman Video included

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An Indiana man will spend 87 years in prison for killing a woman from Portage, Wisconsin.


Local Jefferson Award winners in Washington for national award ceremony Video included

The national Jefferson Awards gala is being held in Washington, D.C. Thursday.


Parking changes for American Family Insurance Championship Video included

If you're heading to Friday's opening round of American Family Insurance Championship, we want to let you know about some parking changes.


Chippewa Falls considers charging residents for non-emergency 911 calls Video included

The mayor said it costs the city between $75-80 per mile each time an ambulance needs to go out because of equipment and staffing costs.


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