The dream of little league parents in Evansville to complete the renovation of a baseball field with a new scoreboard is clashing with the community's historic protections, and sign rules More>>
Mike Leckrone cooled off on Friday with a bucket of ice cold water.
Fitchburg Police are investigating a homicide on Yarmouth Greenway Drive involving two female adult victims.
Suspect is in custody, identity unknown.
Newly released court documents include emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to Wisconsin Club for Growth, which would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him. More>>
Eight students graduated Friday from a unique program designed to help them get into the workforce.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are warning residents on Madison's south side about a series of thefts from vehicles.They say thefts have been reported in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods.Police say in most cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, but on occasion forced entry was made into vehicles.On Wednesday morning, someone broke into a car on the 500 block of Wingra Street and stole a number of items, including a Glock handgun.Later that day, police found an empt... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison "Service master" employees participate in a national volunteer effort on Friday. Servicemaster held it annual "We Serve Day"Thousands of employees, across the country, participated in volunteer efforts, including dozens in the Madison area, who helped stock the Ronald McDonald house. They stocked the local charity with cleaning products, puzzles, games, movies and toys. They also helped prepare some meals for those in need. Chris Poeschel, Vice President of Operat... More>>
American Family Children's Hospital is getting in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised a total of more than $50 million for the organization. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Mayor Paul Soglin has put forward a proposal that aims to level the playing field among businesses that provide taxi services in Madison.It's an alternative to an ordinance Alder Scott Resnick has also put together to regulate all taxi companies in Madison.National ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft use local drivers in their own cars. They use smart phone applications to find customers in need of a ride. In recent months, the city has focused efforts to make sure thos... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Friday was the deadline for candidates to request a recount from last week's primary election, and it looks like there will at least be one in 17th Senate district. More>>
Former police officer to be charged with armed robbery in Racine County.
Monona police seeking 51-year-old man who has two active arrest warrants.
SHEBOYGAN (WKOW) -- State Senator Joe Leibham announces on Friday he will not ask for a recount in the primary election for the 6th Congressional District seat.Senator Leibham trails Senator Glenn Grothman by 219 votes after the official canvass.Leibham says he has informed Grothman of his decision.In a statement released Friday afternoon, Leibham says, "I am humbled to have been a candidate for the 6th District and I am proud of the positive campaign we conducted. I value the confidence expr... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- With some of the warmest weather expected this weekend, local health officials remind everyone about the dangers of leaving kids and pets in cars. More>>
Pitbulls may soon be allowed in the Village of Cambridge. On Thursday, a the village licensing committee voted to recommend a changing the or dance that bans the breed. More>>
UW Madison Police are investigating a sex assault that happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning on North Park Street. More>>
Taverns in Racine are upset and have refiled a discrimination lawsuit against the city.
An Army paratrooper born in Wisconsin has died while serving in Afghanistan. More>>
Cat adoptions will be temporarily suspended at the Wisconsin Humane Society shelter in Racine after four cats tested positive for a contagious and often fatal disease.
Wisconsin authorities have charged a Michigan man with breaking into the Wausau police chief's home and stealing his truck. More>>
Police say the Milwaukee biker accused of shooting at a driver earlier this week is a felon and should not have had a gun in the first place. More>>
A Wisconsin dog breeder accused of animal abuse says she's innocent. More>>
The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down in Wisconsin this week. More>>
Officials in Atlanta are backing out on a promise to pay for the medical expenses of a Wisconsin boy burned during a drug raid. More>>
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland", so it's no surprise farmers are testing out groundbreaking technology here.
Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan's book tour brought him back to his home state on Thursday.
Several dozen demonstrators in Madison showed their support for people in Ferguson, Missouri.
It's been nearly a year since the federal government approved a tribal casino in Kenosha, but Governor Walker has not decided whether to give his approval.
Trempealeau County's year-long moratorium on silica sand mining is set to expire at the end of this month.
GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- The Packers make their preseason debut at Lambeau Field Friday night. Fans will see a lot of changes around the stadium, including the new Pro Shop, Harlan plaza, and a brand new Lambeau leap statue. Team officials say if you're heading to the game, make sure to give yourself plenty of time check out the changes, and plenty of time to get to your seats.. The NFL security rule still stands, banning big bags and purses. Aaron Popkey, the Director of Public Affairs for the ... More>>
DANE COUNTY (WKOW) -- Dane County kicks off a health care awareness campaign for newlywed couples. Since getting married is a qualifying event to sign up for health insurance, the Dane County clerks office has begun including information about how to sign up for the Affordable Care Act when couples come in to pick up their marriage licenses. Once a couple is married, they have 60 days to sign up. Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell says, "We see most of our business in June, July and August so ... More>>
The newly formed Wisconsin Unites for Marriage will drop off around 3,000 petitions to Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's office on Thursday asking him to drop the appeal of a federal court judge's decision to lift Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage. More>>
Vandalism was found Wednesday at multiple locations in the Richland School District.
Birds were killed in the FFA sheds along with damage to the athletic fields. More>>
Three people died Thursday in a crash in Jefferson County. According to a release by Jefferson County Sheriff Paul Milbrath the single vehicle crash happened just before 1 p.m. on County Highway in the Town of Hebron, east of Fort Atkinson.
Early morning sexual assault along Fahrenbrook Court Wednesday.
A Portage man was sentenced to 8 years Thursday for receiving child pornography by U.S. District Judge James Patterson. More>>
A federal appeals court has decided to unseal more documents in a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.
The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents has approved asking Gov. Scott Walker for $95 million in additional tax dollars in the next state budget. More>>
Many people in Wisconsin already believe Packers fans are the best in the NFL. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Police are investigating a shots fired complaint after finding numerous bullet casings on the 2300 block of Allied Drive.Police say the shots rang out around 10:00 p.m. last night.Police could not find anyone injured, nor any property damage.Police say there was a large gathering of people in the area, but they claimed to have heard nothing. Police believe one of the people in the group opened fire, possibly into the air. More>>
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is bringing back its open government seminars again this fall. More>>
MADISON (AP) -- Two out-of-state companies have agreed to pay $50,000 to consumers and Wisconsin after the state sued them for scamming people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars and airline tickets. More>>
GLENWOOD CITY (WKOW) -- Plans for a frac sand mine in Glenwood City are still on despite the company's co-owner being sentenced in a sexual assault case. More>>
Authorities in Janesville arrested a man for his 6th OWI on Wednesday afternoon. More>>
A Madison child care center that had its license revoked in July due to an alleged sexual assault will retain its license but will have to pay a fine and operate under several new conditions. More>>
The Upper Mississippi River has received Federal Marine Corridor Highway designation. More>>
A coalition of media and open government groups are pressing a federal appeals court to release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign. More>>
The Green Bay Packers brought in record revenue last year. But they're just above the middle of the pack when it comes to team value. More>>
Sheboygan County's results are finally in, and they give Glenn Grothman a 219-vote lead over Joe Leibham in the hotly contested GOP primary for Wisconsin's lone open congressional seat. More>>
A new plan for crowd control at the Live on King Street concert series, following an August 8th performance by Ziggy Marley that drew thousands, causing complaints from some businesses about unruly concert-goers. More>>
COTTAGE GROVE (WKOW) --The race for state attorney general is in full swing after last week's primary election. On Wednesday, Republican candidate Brad Schimel was in Cottage Grove, where he said his experience as a prosecutor sets him apart from Susan Happ, his Democratic opponent.Schimel says, ""I will be Wisconsin's lawyer and I will defend our law and defend our citizens. I'm not going to go out on an activist agenda and unfortunately my opponent is talking very much about that."Schimel w... More>>
On Monday, teachers and workers were no longer required to wear hard hats in the school. Teachers are busy prepping their classrooms for the upcoming school year. More>>
Homeowners in the town of Windsor are balking at the idea of a quarry in their backyards. More>>
ROTHSCHILD (WKOW) -- Soldiers who were killed overseas were remembered Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Park in Rothschild. More>>
A Darlington man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. More>>
A southeast Wisconsin man faces 10 felonies for downloading child pornography.
No injuries after a dozen riders become stuck on the Milwaukee County Zoo's sky glider.
Unemployment fell in most Wisconsin cities and counties in July. More>>
Wisconsin's two senators are talking about economic issues as they make stops in the state.U.S. More>>
State health officials are reporting the first human case of West Nile Virus this year.The State Department of Health Services says the the resident is from Ashland County in northern Wisconsin. More>>
No injuries reported after fire breaks out on Dorchester Way in Madison.
MADISON (WKOW) -- A west side resident and two passerby helped catch a burglary suspect Tuesday afternoon.The victim, a 22-year-old Madison man, was inside his home when he saw 28-year-old David Breem Jr. attempt to enter his garage and car, but both were locked.The victim went out to confront Breem Jr., so tried walking away.But the victim called out to two nearby people for help. They were able to stop Breem Jr. until police arrived.Breem Jr. was arrested for attempted burglary and attempte... More>>
An American journalist and Marquette University graduate has been killed by an Islamic State extremist group. More>>
University of Wisconsin System officials want Gov. Scott Walker to give them another $95.2 million in tax dollars in the next state budget. More>>
Teens arrested after leading police on a high speed chase in northern Wisconsin.
Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found hidden in a Milwaukee-area apartment. More>>
MADISON (AP) -- State-run tree nurseries are looking to buy native Wisconsin seeds for their reforestation program. More>>
GREEN BAY (AP) -- A Green Bay high school damaged by fire will extend each class day by 18 minutes this school year to make up for starting almost two weeks late. More>>
MADISON (AP) -- An environmental assessment estimates the cost of a proposed high-voltage power line linking Madison and La Crosse at up to $580 million. More>>
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