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UPDATE: 2nd hostage situation reported in France

A police official says the man who has taken at least five people hostage in a kosher market in Paris appears linked to the newsroom massacre earlier this week that left 12 people dead. More>>

Developers of destroyed Madison apartment complex release statement

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Investigators continue to work with police, State Fire Marshal’s Office investigators and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which is a common practice at a large fire scene. Damages have not yet been determined. More>>

TIPS: Safe driving tips with the light snow in the area

MADISON (WKOW) --Madison may have hopped off the polar express, but we're still expecting a few flurries to fall today. More>>

US Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin voter ID law

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked Wisconsin from implementing a law requiring voters to present photo IDs. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect in double homicide has died

Officials say the preliminary investigation shows that the suspect in Friday's fatal stabbings on East Washington Avenue suffered from mental issues and had made previous threats to neighbors; however, the motive remains under investigation. More>>

UPDATE: Two arrested following domestic incident in Beloit

Police arrested two men Wednesday night in connection with a domestic incident that happened on Tuesday. More>>

Man falls from roller coaster at Mt. Olympus

The Sauk County Sheriff's Office's dispatch center says a man fell from an indoor roller coaster at Mt. Olympus Theme Park & Water Resort in Lake Delton. More>>

UPDATE: Chritton convicted of three felonies

Jurors have found Chad Chritton guilty of three felony charges and not guilty on a fourth. More>>

UPDATE: University of Oklahoma shooting was false alarm

The president of the University of Oklahoma says a campus lockdown likely was the result of a false alarm. More>>

UPDATE: Three taken to hospital after release of cleaning chemical

Three people were taken to the hospital as a precaution after a Hazmat call in Madison Thursday night.
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UPDATE: One death reported in fire in Waunakee

Authorities report that one person is dead after a fire in an apartment building in Waunakee. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect arrested after tactical situation, lockdown in Johnson Creek

Police say they've arrested a suspect involved in a tactical situation that led to the lockdown of schools in Johnson Creek.
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Ryan Braun apologizes, releases details of PED use

Ryan Braun released a statement Thursday, apologizing for his actions and detailing his use of performance-enhancing drugs. More>>

UPDATE: Judge blocks enforcement of part of Wisconsin's abortion law

A judge granted a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of part of Wisconsin's new abortion law. More>>

UPDATE: Wounded victim fugitive, uncooperative with police

Madison Police say a 34-year-old victim of the shooting is not cooperating with detectives.
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