The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon raised more than $56.9 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend. More>>
A tradition in Titletown pays respect to the Packers' top draft pick. More>>
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan is calling for swift action against the militant group, ISIS, after the release of a video that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.The 31-year-old Sotloff had worked as a freelancer in Syria for several publications before he disappeared about a year ago.Rep. Ryan was at an event in Milwaukee on Tuesday when he heard the news of Sotloff's execution. The congressman then blamed the Obama administration for no... More>>
A new mobile phone now makes it possible to buy grocery store items only from companies that share your political beliefs. More>>
Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant... More>>
Debate over the location of a proposed public market continued Tuesday night without any resolution. More>>
VERONA (WKOW) – Police say a new school year brings an increase in traffic around school zones. Verona Police Sgt. Jesse Christensen says the boost in drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists near area schools serves as a good reminder to all of us to “re-learn” some basic safety skills often forgotten during the slow months of summer. More>>
PLYMOUTH, MN -- Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson says the U.S. should intervene in the Middle East to defeat the Islamic State extremists reported to have beheaded a second American journalist.Johnson did not specify the intervention he supports.The group ISIS released a video Tuesday that appears to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff. If confirmed, it would be the second such video in two weeks after the killing of journalist James Foley, a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee.Johnso... More>>
Milwaukee police say an apparent medical emergency caused an officer to crash into another car near Miller Park. More>>
MUSKEGON, MI (WKOW) -- A Michigan man spent his Labor Day weekend trying to kayak 80 miles across Lake Michigan. But the 31-year-old's trip ended Monday with a helicopter rescue from the Coast Guard. Matthew Frymire left Milwaukee on Saturday with a plan to reach his hometown of Grand Haven on Sunday. He was 30 miles from the finish when exhaustion set in, and after more than 34 hours floating in Lake Michigan, he sent a distress signal from his personal locator beacon and was pulled to safe... More>>
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin released his final capital budget proposal for next year.
Construction on a troublesome stretch of Hwy. 14 at Wisconsin Heights is now complete. More>>
The Madison Common Council has a public hearing set for Tuesday night on the proposed site of a public market.
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach. More>>
A conservative investigative group is accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of letting a child molester off easy because he was in a contract to purchase her house More>>
Body found in the Kettle Moraine Forest identified as Russ Delorme.
A bicyclist suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a car Sunday night.
MADISON (WKOW) -- A Mukwonago man is arrested after crashing and injuring someone while driving drunk.Police say the crash happened at the corner of Highway 12-18 and Millpond Road around 8:00 p.m. Sunday night.A 41-year-old Elkhorn woman, who was a passenger in the other car, was taken to a hospital with internal injuries, they are not thought to be life-threatening.The woman's husband and two sons were also in the car with her, but were not injured.The suspect, 44-year-old Lawrence Hana was... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Forte Research Systems plans to use a $550,000 loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to add 55 jobs over the next three years.The company develops specialized computer software for clinical research and executives say the jobs will pay more than $33 per hour to start. WEDC is providing the loan to help Forte with its $4.3 million overall expansion plans. More>>
Downtown disturbance broken up when MPD uses pepper spray.
The suspect is Ivan Miranda-Arias, 27, of Prairie du Sac. He was booked into the jail for Hit and Run, causing injury; Knowingly Operating Without a License, causing great bodily harm; Failure to Notify Police of an Accident, and Obstructing. More>>
Madison Police need help in locating a male suspect who knocked another man unconscious following a fight Sunday morning.
MADISON (WKOW) -- A 40-year-old Madison woman was able to fend off a pair of would-be robbers when she assumed a boxers stance.Police say two men approached the woman on the 1100 block of Williamson Street early Sunday morning.One tried grabbing her purse but was unable to take it as she pulled away and went into a defensive posture,Police say words were also exchanged and the men ran off.The suspects are described as a white male in his early 20's, standing 5'7'', 150 pounds, with light brow... More>>
The Green Lake County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the victim who died in a crash in the Town of Brooklyn.
Most Wisconsin students head back to school Tuesday.
Officials say Darren L. Goodwan, 25, died of homicidal firearm trauma.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say an apparent medical emergency caused an officer to crash into another car near Miller Park. More>>
FRANKLIN (AP) — Police are searching for an adult soccer player who they say kicked an opponent unconscious during a brawl near Milwaukee. More>>
Authorities respond to a crash on the interstate in Columbia County. More>>
The Marquette University campus has seen a recent spike in armed robberies and students are concerned as the school year gets set to begin. More>>
President Barack Obama touted the resurgence of the American economy during his visit to Milwaukee Monday. More>>
Students and teachers are ready for the new school year, and drivers should be too. More>>
Lakeshore communities from Two Rivers to Port Washington will able to apply for marine-sanctuary status, which could lead to protections for natural resources and improved research on shipwrecks. More>>
A Minnesota State University student remains in a coma in Milwaukee, weeks after he fell from a parking ramp after a night of drinking. More>>
Milwaukee police say an armed robber who accosted a group of victims has died after one of the victims opened fire with a handgun. More>>
Runners in Madison laced up their sneakers for the Labor Day Dash.
The South Central Federation of Labor hosted a Labor Day celebration Monday.The event took place at the Labor Temple. It featured music, food and kids games.
For a lot of freshmen moving to campus this week, it's their first time away from home and their first time controlling their own finances. More>>
BELOIT (WKOW) -- Fire officials in Beloit responded to an early morning fire at an apartment complex. The fire broke out just after midnight Monday at the Northgate Apartments located at 1854 Northgate Drive.Both Beloit Police and Fire Departments responded to the initial call. Alliant Energy assisted with controlling the electric and natural gas utilities.According to a press release, the City of Beloit Fire Department required assistance of 12 local fire departments through the MABAS (Mutua... More>>
The Fitchburg community will honor Ashlee Steele and Kacee Tollefsbol, who were murdered Aug. 22, at a candlelight vigil Sunday night. More>>
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>>
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