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Waunakee shooting, standoff escalated to homicide investigation after woman dies, police say

Waunakee shooting, standoff escalated to homicide investigation after woman dies, police say

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-18 12:29:22

Columbus Police join 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' program

Columbus Acting Police Chief Dennis Weiner, left, and Officer Matt Schultz talk about equipment and protection officers use while on patrol June 29 at city hall. Columbus PD will take part in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign beginning Aug. 17 - Sept. 3.

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 13:30:00

Woman killed in Friday interstate crash identified

MADISON, Wis.(WMTV)--The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of the women killed in a crash on Interstate 39 Friday morning.She has been identified as Tatiana Blackburn, 20, of Cambridge, Ontario.The Medical Examiner said she died as a result of injuries sustained during the

NBC15.COM - 2018-08-18 16:12:00

Columbus Marching Band prepares for summer concert

The Columbus High Marching Cardinals have been hard at work preparing for the coming fall competitive marching arts season.Since July 16 students have been attending rehearsals from 8 a.m.—1 p.m. to prepare their new show. The Columbus High School Marching Cardinals will be debuting their 2018 show

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-08-18 16:30:00

Canadian woman identified in fatal crash in Madison

Tatiana Blackburn of Cambridge, Ontario, was killed when the vehicle she was in hit a pickup truck and was then broadsided by a delivery truck. The crash was reported around 5:19 a.m. Friday.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-08-18 23:46:00

Medical examiner identifies Waunakee shooting victim

WAUNAKEE, Wis. - The Dane County medical examiner has identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Waunakee.Officials said 54-year-old Julie Anderson died as a result of homicidal firearm-related trauma after a shooting in the 200 block of Kearney Way. This happened Friday around 5 p.m.The medical

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-19 01:14:10

Opioid treatment center opens in Dodge County

JUNEAU — A treatment center for Dodge County Human Services and Health and Fond du Lac County’s Department of Community Programs on Monday began offering help to people suffering from opioid use.“It’s a great opportunity for the community,” said program director Adayta Axelson, from Justice Point, t

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-08-18 01:00:00

Three injured in two-car crash early Saturday along U.S. 151 in Dodge County

Waupun police and fire departments, Lifestar and Beaver Dam EMS, and Wisconsin State Patrol assisted at the scene.

FOND DU LAC REPORTER - 2018-08-18 21:33:00

Four people rescued, football game rescheduled in Watertown following 'extreme flooding'

WATERTOWN, Wis. - Four people have been rescued from vehicles in the Watertown area because of flooding, fire officials confirmed.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-17 17:51:00

Torrential rain causes flooding; Watertown got over 8 inches of rain

Friday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., low around 62.Saturday: Patchy fog before 9 a.m., cloudy through mid-morning, then clearing,high near 79.Saturday night: Mostly clear, low around 62.Sunday: Mostly sunny, high near 80.Sunday night: Partly cloudy, low aroun

MADISON - 2018-08-17 19:45:00

James Street Pizza Company set to open in Columbus

Jeff and Amy Sandow are excited to bring a taste of New York to downtown Columbus.The couple, along with help from their son, Nolan, is preparing to open James Street Pizza Company at 112 E. James Street. Columbus’ new pizza restaurant plans to open on Aug. 31, just in time for Labor Day weekend.Jam

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 21:00:00

Flooding shuts down roads in Medina, Marshall after heavy rain overnight

MARSHALL, Wis. - Roads are closed in Marshall after heavy rains caused flooding there, according to officials with the Marshall Volunteer Fire Department.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-17 21:03:55

NWS issues flood warning for parts of Jefferson and Dodge Counties

Other locations that will experience flooding include: Ixonia, Richwood, Pipersville, Hubbleton and Lake Lac La Belle.

NBC15.COM - 2018-08-17 13:54:00

Two traffic crashes occur on Interstate 94 this morning

Two motor vehicle crashes occurred Friday morning on Interstate-94 near Johnson Creek and Sullivan in Jefferson County.The first vehicle crash occurred at 6:17 this morning on Interstate-94 westbound, near Johnson Creek, causing the right lane to be blocked to traffic.

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2018-08-17 14:18:00

Flash flooding in Watertown after heavy rains

It’s been quite the scene here as drivers had to be rescued from their vehicles. The numbers are high, if you look at how much rain has fallen, it was more than 8 1/2 inches.

TMJ4.COM - 2018-08-17 20:54:21

Sun Prairie buildings destroyed by explosion will be gone by end of August, officials say

The slow recovery of Downtown Sun Prairie following the deadly explosion in July is gaining momentum.Buildings destroyed by a natural gas explosion will be removed by the end of August, officials said in an update on Wednesday, and the intersection where the heaviest damage took place should be rebu

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Plea entered for former Beaver Dam woman accused if identity theft

JUNEAU — A former Beaver Dam woman, serving time in prison for selling drugs in Beaver Dam, stood mute as a not guilty plea was made for her on Thursday for a case in which she is accused of misusing the identification of the Dodge County Clerk of Courts office.Lacresha Lightfoot is charged with two

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Reeseville man to plea on drug charges

JUNEAU — A plea hearing has been scheduled for a 39-year-old Reeseville who is charged with keeping large amounts of cocaine in his home.Victor M. Adamemares, is currently in Dodge County Jail, appeared for a status conference Thursday in the courtroom of Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Martin De V

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Columbus voters come out strong in fall primary

Primary elections typically don't see high numbers of voters, but Columbus residents had a strong showing at the polls Aug. 14.City Clerk Megan Meyer said an estimated 31 percent of registered city voters cast ballots in the fall primary. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6.In the governor'

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A Columbus Pastor's Perspective: I once was lost

Last week ‘s column begat many conversations about losing things. What began with an APB looking for my lost coffee thermos at Buena Vista University spawned “lost and found” stories after church, on Facebook and over coffee (what else?)Jesus turned lost things (sheep, coins, sons) into parables abo

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