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'Mini Satans': Why is this 'navy nurse' giving a newborn baby the middle finger?
The Naval Jacksonville Hospital announced Monday night that it has removed multiple employees after images of them inappropriately handling newborn babies surfaced online. A Facebook post, shared over 180,000 times, depicts a hospital staff member flipping off a baby with the caption "How I current
How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring
(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler
Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams
(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop
How Libraries Are Changing in Communities Nationwide
(StatePoint) As we become increasingly reliant on digital content available on-demand, what happens to our repositories for printed material? The answer may be simpler than you think: Libraries aren't just about books any more. Most have shifted focus from their collections to the communities they s
Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning
(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be
6-year-old molested on Madison playground, police say
MADISON, Wis. - A child at a near east school was sexually assaulted outside Monday, according to a police report. Madison police said a 6-year-old girl told her mother that she was molested on the playground during school hours. Officers spoke to the girl and her mother, who was able to provide p
Girl, 6, reports being molested on Near East Side, Madison police say
A 6-year-old girl was reportedly molested on the Near East Side on Monday, the Madison Police Department said. She told her mother that she was molested by a man at a playground on the 1000 block of East Dayton Street during school hours, Sgt. Rosemarie Mansavage said. While police did not provide t
UPDATE: Suspect not found after Madison shooting, break-in
UPDATE (WKOW) -- Madison police say officers were unable to find any suspects in the residence and surrounding area after a shooting and a break-in incident. ***** MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are investigating reports of shots fired early Tuesday morning on the city's east side. Multiple shots
Barn fire kills about 30 cows at farm that's home to record cow
BROOKLYN, Wis. - Firefighters spent hours putting out a barn fire Tuesday where at least 30 cows died. Brooklyn Assistant Fire Chief Leif Spilde said crews were called just before midnight to the Behnke Family farm, which is part of Rolling Hills Dairy Producers Cooperative. In 2016, one of the Behn
Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law's moral authority
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law." He made the comments a day after the Trump administration appealed a judge's ruling bloc
Barn fire early Tuesday morning in Dane Co.
BROOKLYN, Wis. (WMTV) - Multiple fire departments put out a fire at a barn that began overnight in Brooklyn. According to Dane County Communications, several departments were sent to Rolling Hills Dairy Producers Cooperative located in the 1300 block of Mortensen Road. The fire is out, but crews are
Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Aug. 29, 2017, photo, Turner Elementary School Principal Eric Bethel, right, talks to fifth grade student Kierra Porter, during her reading class, at Turner Elementary School in southeast Washington. Most of the ... (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Aug.
Police looking at evidence to determine if girl was molested on Madison school playground
As Madison police search for a man suspected of molesting a 6-year-old girl on a Near East Side elementary school playground Monday, a detective is studying initial reports to determine if a crime was committed, Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain said. The girl and her mother provided police poss
Overnight barn fire in Brooklyn
BROOKLYN (WKOW) -- There was a fire at a barn overnight. Dane County dispatchers told 27 News it happened on Mortensen Road in Brooklyn. The call came in at about midnight Tuesday. As of right now, dispatchers were not able to confirm whether there were injuries. BROOKLYN (WKOW) -- There was a fire
Barbara J. Higbee, Edgerton, WI
Barbara J. Higbee, age 89, of Edgerton, died Sunday, September 17, 2017, at the Stoughton Hospital. She was born in Edgerton on March 23, 1928, the daughter of Henry and Lenice (Batchelor) Donstad. On November 19, 1945 she married Orval "Red" Higbee. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2008. For
Authorities find 17 lbs. of marijuana in vehicle; three arrested
(L): Maye, (M): Gordon, (R): O'Connor FORT WINNEBAGO (WKOW) -- Three people are facing serious drug charges after members of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit say they found more than 17 pounds of pot in their car. Authorities say they stopped the car on I-39 in the town of Fort Winneba
"An Evening of Dreaming" becomes free for all guests
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- After President Trump announced his plans to Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, one local group is extending an invite to celebrate the immigrant community. "An Evening of Dreaming," named for DREAMers - a common term for beneficiaries of DACA - is an art and fo
Honorary chair of 2017 Dane Co. Alzheimer's Walk talks about his personal connection to the disease.
Dr. Nathaniel Chin, a physician at the UW Hospital Geriatric Memory Clinic and the Medical Director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Dr. Chin has the extraordinary role of being a physician and medical researcher of Alzheimer's disease as well as caregiver for his father, who is
Police searching for woman dubbed "The Mad Pooper"
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) -- The Budde family says it doesn't know how it came to this. The Colorado Springs, Colo. family has spent weeks trying to get a mystery woman they've dubbed "The Mad Pooper" to stop defecating in their neighborhood, right outside their house. Cathy Budde says her kid
3 people arrested for possession of $45k worth of drugs
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) -- Police arrested three people on drug charges during a traffic stop. The Portage Police Department stopped a silver Toyota for a traffic violation. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit searched the vehicle and found over 17 pounds of marijuana, .4 grams of m