The nation took time to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association Sunday night for the annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon. More>>
Officials say Darren J. Goodwan, 25, died of homicidal firearm trauma.
One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in the town of Brooklyn. More>>
Competitors from all over the world gathered in Madison for an epic pulling competition. More>>
Liquor licenses in Oshkosh have been in high demand for the last 40 years, so city officials are a little surprised that no one is applying for three licenses that have been available for a while. More>>
The fatal shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of West Badger Road. The scene is a block away from the Fountain of Life Covenant Church where family members are seeking comfort from the community. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) – This month's violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of teenager Michael Brown prompted Madison Police Chief Mike Koval to write his latest blog post on the Madison Method for crowd management and control. More>>
A Chippewa Falls man whose daughter nearly died after eating a marijuana-laced chocolate bar faces three criminal charges.
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a pilot who lost consciousness and crashed a small airplane into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia shore. More>>
Madison police are investigating a homicide on Madison's south side in the Badger Road area. Stay with WKOW as this story develops. More>>
Wisconsin apple growers say they expect their crop this autumn to be good or a little above average. More>>
A health system with hospitals in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin is working with a bank to offer interest-free loans to patients with unpaid medical bills. More>>
There's a good chance that many of the trendy vegetables foodies latch on to in the next decade will come from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. More>>
A Portage woman was arrested early Sunday morning for her sixth drunken driving offense. More>>
Wisconsin wildlife officials say a pipeline construction project could kill members of several threatened and endangered species. More>>
No one was injured in a fire that damaged a Fond du Lac duplex. More>>
Kenny Hilliard scored on a 28-yard touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter rally for No. 13 LSU in a 28-24 win over No. 14 Wisconsin at NRG Stadium on Saturday night. More>>
A flag that's been carried across the country to honor our nation's service men and women has made it back to Wisconsin. More>>
A Wisconsin girl will be a guest host on the national MDA Show of Strength Telethon Sunday night on ABC. Reagan Imhoff, 9, is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2014 National Goodwill Ambassador.
A Wisconsin girl will be a guest host on the national MDA Show of Strength Telethon Sunday night on ABC. Reagan Imhoff, 9, is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2014 National Goodwill Ambassador.More>>
The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly two months by Islamic State militants. More>>
The Coast Guard says the pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast. More>>
A former Dane County sheriff's deputy charged in the deaths of his wife and sister-in-law
A high school football game in Medford was suspended for about two hours, and players and fans were sent to the gymnasium and put on lockdown. More>>
When Harley Thomas learned in August that he would have just three months to live, he told his doctors he wanted nothing more than to marry the woman he loves. More>>
A 12-year-old boy is dead after apparently drowning in a hotel pool in Milwaukee. More>>
Police say a male driver has been found dead — apparently shot after a hit-and-run in Milwaukee. More>>
Man faces numerous charges after K-9 unit detects heroin odor in his vehicle.
Police responded to a gas station on Verona Road for a report of shots fired late Friday night. More>>
A 16-year-old Waunakee boy is bringing first Rubik's cube competition to Wisconsin, in six years.
A rural Monroe man was injured during a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Two Madison apartment residents are displaced after a fire late Friday night on the city's south side. More>>
The village of Oregon released details of its investigation into former police chief Doug Pettit.
The UW-Madison Police Department made contact Friday at 2:15 a.m. with a 25-year-old UW student who was alone and stumbling in the Lake Street parking ramp More>>
The Madison community kicks off a fundraiser for a Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times in May and left for dead.
UW-Madison freshmen and transfer students on campus. Chancellor Rebecca Blank gave them an official welcome at her convocation at the Kohl Center Friday morning.
The College Barber shop, a State Street staple, is closing it's doors next month.For more than eight decades the shop is where you could go for a hair cut and a straight razor shave. More>>
An American Red Cross volunteer from Stoughton is joining the earthquake relief effort in Napa, California. More>>
Taco Bell is offering free food for life. It's part of its "Eleven Everlasting Dollars" contest More>>
The UW-Platteville campus held a grand re-opening ceremony Friday, following a rebuild from this summer's tornado. More>>
A fundraiser was held today in Madison for a Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times and left for dead.
MADISON (WKOW) -- The final recount results in the 17th Senate District Democratic primary election show Pat Bomhack has defeated Ernie Wittwer by 33 votes, 3,837 to 3,804.Juneau County completed its recount late Thursday night to complete the process. Bomhack trailed Wittwer by 7 votes entering the recount, but picked up 40 votes this week. 28 of those came in the City of Monroe, which lost 110 ballots that were originally counted. Bomhack pointed out to 27 News that even without those 28 di... More>>
The website Thrillist.com has named the top 21 Breakfast Spots in America, and Madison made the list. Can you guess which spot? More>>
For the second night in a row, an east side Madison neighborhood is vandalized. More>>
Madison Noteworthy features area entrepreneurs to spark social innovation.
Wisconsin officials are turning to Chinese buyers to take a bite out of the state's overgrown cranberry crop. More>>
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee man whose friend was fatally shot when they tried to rob a barbershop has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. More>>
JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- The Janesville Police Department is investigating the theft of two vehicles in southeast Janesville. More>>
MADISON (AP) -- Wisconsin consumer protection officials are advising college students to be especially vigilant about protecting their private identity information. More>>
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A 45-year-old Milwaukee man has been found guilty of sex trafficking, child abuse and related charges. More>>
Our Jefferson Award Winners for August are making sure all women in their community get the healthcare they need. More>>
A Madison woman is now charged after her daughter was hit and killed on East Washington Avenue last year.
MADISON (WKOW) – Republican Sen. Ron Johnson discussed U.S. foreign policy and unrest throughout the Middle East in an exclusive interview with 27 News on Thursday. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) – Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) says the U.S. must throw its “full, vocal, visible,” support behind Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. More>>
President Barack Obama's Labor Day visit to Milwaukee is said to be a White House event, not a campaign rally, but it's still expected to impact Wisconsin's race for governor. More>>
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke won't take the stage with President Barack Obama on Monday when he speaks at the Labor Day rally in Milwaukee. More>>
A Milwaukee teenager is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting deaths of two men during a robbery. More>>
Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development (DWD) delayed the release of a key report on state job growth until a 27 News story aired which highlighted the delay on Thursday. More>>
ALS is just one of a few dozen muscular diseases the Muscular Dystrophy Association is currently working to cure. The annual MDA telethon airs Sunday from 8:00-10:00 p.m. on WKOW Channel 27.
The city of Madison is abandoning its popular compost pilot program for financial reasons. Since June 2011, homes in certain areas of Madison have had a third bin for organic waste. More>>
The Department of Administration announces that the GEF1 building in Madison will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 2.
Platteville man cited for operating a motor vehicle while revoked-11th.
Local man chosen to umpire at Little League World Series.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin's final revenue numbers for Fiscal Year 2014 show the state collected about $281 million less than expected.The state took in $13.95 billion in FY2014, about $137.5 million less than it did in 2013 and, more important for budget purposes, about $281 million less than what the Legislative Fiscal Bureau had projected in January of this year.Top Senate Democrats sent out a letter to their colleagues earlier this week predicting a shortfall between $100 to $250 million... More>>
Two cars parked behind an apartment building on Sunfish Court, which south of the beltline near Fish Hatchery Road, were hit by bullets on Tuesday morning. More>>
A 75-year-old woman avoids getting scammed by a fraudulent phone call from a man claiming to be with the IRS More>>
Dodge County Sheriff's officials are investigating a hit and run that left a cyclist with significant injuries.Investigators say the crash happened around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night near W8089 County Highway Q, in the town of Shields. More>>
Fatal train vs. pedestrian accident in Milwaukee County Thursday morning.
Wisconsin biologists say the koi herpes virus that's killing thousands of common carp has spread and will continue to do so. More>>
The Green County Board of Canvass voted Wednesday to go ahead with recount numbers without 110 missing votes as they reassessed numbers in the 17th District State Senate race. More>>
The young Waukesha girl stabbed 19 times in May will start this school year on time with the rest of her classmates.
Officers at the scene of an accident in Middleton, another driver crashes into a squad.
Madison Police are looking into reports of overnight vandalism in a neighborhood on the eastside.
MADISON (AP) -- Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding hunters that the state's new extended mourning dove season will begin next week. More>>
Governor Scott Walker's administration has warned the Potawatomi tribe that it could lose nearly 2,000 slot machines if it succeeds in withholding its $25 million annual payment to the state. More>>
APPLETON (AP) -- Wisconsin officials have confirmed an invasive worm species has been discovered in Appleton. More>>
Police say a 63-year-old man from the Madison area is dead after being struck by a train near McFarland. More>>
PLATTEVILLE (WKOW) -- UW-Plateville will have its grand re-opening on Friday. More>>
Prosecutors filed a homicide charge against the Beloit man authorities say admitted to killing his father. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- The race to be Wisconsin's next attorney general is heating up. Wednesday's Marquette University Law School Political Poll shows Jefferson County DA Susan Happ up 10 points on Waukesha County DA Brad Schimel.Happ, a Democrat, leads Schimel, the Republican candidate, 42 to 32 among likely voters. More>>
President Obama is scheduled to make a trip to Milwaukee on Labor Day.
Top Promotions in Middleton makes it a goal to hire visually impaired workers, but a lack of access to public transportation made it difficult for those employees to get to work. More>>
It cost $15 million to repair the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay. More>>
Chamber of Commerce meetings aren't always the most exciting get together's, but every year about this time, the Green Bay chamber puts on a good one.
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Democratic challenger Mary Burke has her biggest lead to date over Gov. Scott Walker (R) among likely voters in the latest Marquette University Law School political poll conducted over the past weekend.Burke leads Walker 49-47 percent among 609 likely voters, while Walker holds a 48-44 percent lead among all 815 registered voters polled.Burke trailed Gov. Walker 48-45 percent among likely voters in the May MU Law poll, but then pulled ahead by one point 47-46 percent in Ju... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- A larger focus on affordable housing will be part of Madison's next budget. Mayor Paul Soglin unveiled that portion of the budget on Wednesday. Soglin says the city has a goal of creating 1,000 new affordable housing units over the next five years. The Affordable Housing Trust fund will be funded through general obligation debts, tax credits, and the closing out of TIF districts.Mayor Soglin says, "Under Wisconsin law, we can hold a TIF district open one more year and use ... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County officials are hoping to minimize mental health crises that compromise public safety.On Wednesday, the United Way hosted a mental health summit in Madison.Officials say they hope to develop a common understanding of the scope of mental health issues in which law enforcement becomes involved to protect the public. Dr. Michael Peterson, a Psychiatrist at UW Hospital says, "There's been a number of dramatic situations with tragic outcomes where persons with mental i... More>>
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