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More than 50 rifle shell casings found after residents hear rapid gunfire, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Officers found more than 50 rifle shell casings early Friday morning after north side residents reported hearing rapid gunfire, according to a release. Several residents in the area of the 2200 block of Brentwood Parkway called police just before 1 a.m., officials said. Officers foun

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-23 15:09:36

MPD: More than 20 shots fired on west side

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Police say two vehicles and a building were hit by gunfire on Wednesday night after more than 20 shots were fired in the 5800 block of Russett Road. According to the Madison Police Department, the shell casings recovered from the scene indicate that at least two weapons were

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-22 18:40:00

Drop of blood leads to arrest of burglary suspect, Madison police say

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A drop of blood left by a burglary suspect in December led to his arrest Thursday, following a DNA analysis by the state crime lab. Patheuang Inhthavong, 37, Madison, was tentatively charged with burglary for the incident that happened Dec. 13 at the Get

MADISON - 2018-03-23 16:00:00

Inmate's suicide attempt stopped by deputies at Dane County Jail

An inmate trying to kill himself in the Dane County Jail Thursday was stopped by deputies. The attempt happened at about 4:30 p.m. in the jail in the City-County Building, the Sheriff's Office said. The 23-year-old Madison man was seen in his cell with a ligature (cord or similar material) around hi

MADISON - 2018-03-23 16:30:00

Longtime NBC15 Anchor Christine Bellport announces TV retirement

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- After 14 years of waking up south central Wisconsin residents on The Morning Show, Anchor Christine Bellport has decided to retire in mid-May. Bellport shared her plans with station management and co-workers in late February. She is retiring from television news after 28 yea

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-22 07:46:00

UPDATE: Missing Janesville woman returns home

A woman the Janesville Police Department were seeking has returned home, police announced Thursday afternoon. Police were searching for Annelise M. Wolf, 21, who had last been seen at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after leaving from her home on the west side of the city for a bike ride, according to a ne

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 17:21:00

Q&A: Chawla, Porter remain in District 6 race for Dane County Board

Pam Porter and Yogesh Chawla are vying for the Dane County Board of Supervisors District 6 seat, representing parts of east Madison. The election is April 3. Pam Porter Job: Research Manager, Center for Integrated Agriculture, University of Wisconsin Experience: Campaign manager for former County E

MADISON - 2018-03-23 21:00:00

Longtime Cambridge basketball coach John Leadholm decides the time is right to retire

Cambridge boys basketball coach John Leadholm said Friday he has decided to retire at the end of this school year from his coaching job and as dean of students at Cambridge High School and Nikolay Middle School. Leadholm, 59, has been an educator in Cambridge for 36 years and has served as basketbal

MADISON - 2018-03-23 19:00:00

Gunfight between 2 cars reported on Southwest Side, Madison police say

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A gunfight between people in two cars Wednesday afternoon caused multiple calls to 911, but nobody was reported to be injured in the shooting. Calls came it shortly before 4 p.m. from residents in the 5800 block of Dorsett Drive, Madison police said. "A

MADISON - 2018-03-22 14:15:00

Business owner arrested, allegedly sexually assaulted woman in Monona

A Monona business owner was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who was being sought by police, after she ran partially nude into a local gas station Monday night. Mathew Levin, 50, Mount Horeb, was tentatively charged with second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, false


MPD: Fingerprints from 2016 burglary led to suspect

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Fingerprints from a 2016 home burglary scene recently matched a suspect who was arrested on unrelated charges. According to the Madison Police Department, the prints lifted from a home burglary scene in August 2016 had been sitting in the Automated Fingerprint Identification S


Police find possible bomb components in Janesville apartment

Janesville police and a federal agent searched a Janesville apartment recently and found possible bomb-making materials. No one was arrested, but two components of what could have been used in a homemade bomb were found, along with marijuana, synthetic marijuana, firearms and some oil filters that p

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 23:15:00

Lawmakers set to pass school safety plan, tax credit and juvenile justice overhaul

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - Wisconsin lawmakers will vote on three big pieces of legislation Thursday. The Wisconsin Assembly will vote on a $100 million school safety plan; a juvenile prison closure bill and a $100 child tax credit and sales tax holiday. The State Senate passed the three bills earlier

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-03-22 19:15:00

Baggies of meth found during traffic stop, deputies say

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. - Several baggies of methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia were found March 4 during a traffic stop in Richland Center, sheriff's officials said. Treagir J. Sander was seen around 7:40 p.m. driving a vehicle near North Jefferson Street and West Mill Street with a revoked


Madison apartment building hit by gunfire

MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison building was hit by gunfire late Tuesday night. Madison police say several callers reported hearing gunshots in the area of West Main Street and Proudfit Street, just off of West Washington Avenue near Monona Bay. Officers went to 641 West Main Street around 9:30 p.m. Mar


UW Dean of Students Lori Berquam leaving post; tells students 'Life is short, make the most of every minute'

UW-Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam is leaving the position following spring commencement in May. Berquam, who has been fighting breast cancer for the past year, will become one of 45 fellows in the American Council on Education Emerging Higher Education Leaders program. "This opportunity is a

MADISON - 2018-03-22 09:15:00

Snowstorm expected to start Friday night in southern Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. - While quiet weather is expected for Thursday and Friday, a developing weather system will affect parts of southern Wisconsin, as well as parts of Minnesota, Iowa, and western Illinois with accumulating snow from Friday night into Saturday morning. A storm system passing to the south

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-21 23:57:11

Husband stabs wife holding infant son multiple times, court documents say

MADISON, Wis. - A 37-year-old Madison man was charged Monday with stabbing his wife, who was holding their infant son, multiple times in the chest, according to court documents. Michael L. Wagner was arrested Thursday in Fond du Lac County after law enforcement officers found him walking alongside a


Police: Woman who entered gas station in distress had been kidnapped

MONONA, Wis. - A Mount Horeb man is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman Monday night. Mathew Levin, 50, was arrested Wednesday on tentative charges of second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, false imprisonment and kidnapping. On Tuesday, Monona police released su


Police chief's warning for all drivers: Pull over

TOWN OF MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- A police chief would like to remind everyone to please pull over when an officer is trying to stop you. Chief Scott Greogry of the Town of Madison Police Department said in a Facbeook post said a 17-year-old tried to elude officers. He started to pull over when getti