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Worker dies after falling at construction site

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- A worker who fell from a construction site in Madison on Thursday has died from his injuries. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office said 24-year-old Alexander J. Kanouse of Columbus was transported to a local hospital where he died shortly after arrival.


Weakened Levee On Wisconsin River Causes Evacuation

Flood Warnings, Watches In Effect Along Waterways Across Wisconsin. Around 30 homes near Portage have been evacuated because of a weakened levee on the Wisconsin river. Ed Culhane, public information officer from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said DNR officials began monitoring the


Cambridge man accused of videotaping teens in locker room

CAMBRIDGE (WKOW) — A Cambridge man accused of videotaping two teenage girls in a locker room is headed to trial. Avery Kendall, 18, is charged with two felony counts of capturing an intimate representation without consent.


Documents: Cambridge student lifeguard charged with recording minors changing without consent

CAMBRIDGE, Wis. - An 18-year-old from Cambridge was charged with two felonies after deputies said he recorded videos of two minors without their consent while lifeguarding at a Cambridge school.


Wisconsin DMV recommends getting REAL ID soon before federal enforcement starts

Federal officials are finally putting the REAL ID standard into use for airline travel, so now’s the time to get your license upgraded. The change will come in October of 2020. Wisconsin DMV deputy administrator Patrick Fernan says the state has been issuing the upgraded licenses since 2013.


Dane County sheriff wants jail services consolidated

The Dane County sheriff said Monday that he wants to see all jail operations consolidated at one site -- but voiced no opinion on whether that site should be in Downtown Madison near the courthouse where most jail services are now, or at a new "green field" site potentially miles away from the court


Sheriff: Head-On Crash Kills 2 Drivers In Western Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A head-on crash early Monday morning left two drivers dead in western Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. as rain fell on U.S. Highway 8, just east of 15th Street in Beaver Township.


Spilled rocks on I-94 in Dane Co.

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. (WMTV)-- The right shoulder in the eastbound lanes is blocked on I-94 near Sprecher Road in Dane County on Wednesday morning because of rocks spilled on all lanes.


Woman says plant sale for charity still happening, even after her plants died during polar vortex

FORT ATKINSON, Wis. - Sometimes, the worst luck happens to the best people. Many people who know Renee Bernard, who is the owner of Studio 8 in Fort Atkinson, said that's exactly what happened to her this winter.


Club 46 to host Spring Dance at Lake Ripley CC

On May 18, Club 46 Dance and Dine will host their spring dance at Lake Ripley Country Club in Cambridge. This lovely dinner/dance is open to any couples looking for a fun way to spend an evening. Dancing experience is not required. The meal will consist of a choice between lemon chicken almondine, b


Severe Threat Continues Across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin

ROCKFORD, ILL - There were a few severe thunderstorm warnings south and west of Rockford Monday afternoon and evening, but there are currently no active warnings - as of 6:50pm - for the Stateline.


Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

MILWAUKEE – A Wisconsin mother of seven has agreed to plead guilty to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State by distributing information on making explosives and biological weapons.


Woman causes crash after 100 mph chase with 8-year-old passenger in her SUV, DOT reports

STOUGHTON, Wis. - A 41-year-old woman was arrested Monday for leading a pursuit with the Wisconsin State Patrol at speeds faster than 100 mph and causing a crash with an 8-year-old passenger, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.


Wisconsin K-9 officer helps seize more than $15,000 in drug bust

DARLINGTON (WKOW) — Darlington police K-9 “Kilo” poses with his recent bust in a Facebook photo shared by the Darlington Police Department Sunday. According to the post, Kilo is pictured with items seized during a recent traffic stop, including over $15,000 in drug money, a handgun, and drugs.


Wisconsin democrats try again for legal marijuana

State Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison, reintroduces a bill that would fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin.


Three men break into Madison home during dinner party

MADISON (WKOW) — Madison police are looking for three men who broke into a home on East Johnson Street. A husband and wife had friends over for dinner Sunday night. While they were all seated at the table, the couple said three men came through an unlocked backdoor.


Widow of Sun Prairie firefighter is sued over business destroyed in July explosion

The widow of a Sun Prairie firefighter killed in a gas-leak explosion last summer is being sued for allegedly failing to make payments on the tavern the couple operated and was destroyed in the explosion.


Link suspected in poisonings of Wisconsin pets, wild animals

MADISON, Wis. - Authorities say the same poison appears to have killed three family dogs and several wild animals since December in northern Wisconsin. State officials say the dog deaths happened in Bayfield, Marinette and Florence counties. Investigators are conducting lab tests to determine the ty


Wisconsin cracks down on illegal card skimmers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (FOX 11) -- Wisconsin is cracking down on people trying to get their hands on your credit card information. State audits are helping catch illegal card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs. Thieves can quickly get in and out of machines with easily accessible keys, making skimmers virtuall


MPD: Pursuit ends with crash near 12th and Wisconsin Ave.

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police confirm a pursuit ended in a crash near 12th and Wisconsin early Monday, April 12. Officials say the pursuit was initiated by the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) near Martin Luther King Dr. and Locust. Officials say deputies terminated the pursuit — and Milwauke