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Wisconsin Department of Health warns of mysterious Disease X

MADISON, Wis. - If Ebola, Zika, and this year's deadly strain of the flu aren't enough to worry about, the World Health Organization has added a mysterious new disease to its list of nine viruses that may cause a global epidemic. It's known as Disease X, and the Wisconsin Department of Health is pre

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-19 10:16:42

Man arrested after grabbing woman's buttocks at bar, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A man was arrested after grabbing a woman's buttocks at Hawk's Bar and Grill around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. According to Police Chief Mike Koval's blog, the 22-year-old woman screamed when a 24-year-old man she did not know picked her up and grabbed her as she was leaving

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-18 18:17:09

Man threatens children with brass knuckles in road rage incident

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- A man was arrested after a road rage incident on the north side of Madison Saturday afternoon. The 25-year-old suspect possessed brass knuckles and verbally threatened a 911 caller and their children in a road rage incident just before 4 p.m., according to Madison Police Chie

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-18 19:31:00

One person dead in Dodge County single-vehicle crash

HUSTISFORD, Wis. - One person has died following a single-vehicle crash on Saturday in the town of Hustisford of Dodge County. At 5:48 p.m., police responded to the crash on County Highway E South of Perch Road. Authorities believe a 1992 Ford pick-up truck lost control and entered the ditch, which

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-03-19 13:03:48

Driver killed in Dodge County crash

Hustisford, Wis. (WMTV)--- According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, a driver was killed Saturday evening on County Highway E South of Perch Rd in the Town of Hustisford. The crash happened at 5:48PM. Preliminary investigation shows that a 1992 Ford Pick-Up Truck was traveling Southbound on Co

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-18 03:26:00

One injured in Dane County shooting

DANE COUNTY (WKOW) -- An 18-year-old woman was injured after a shooting at a party in the Town of Vienna late Saturday night. Police say they were investigating a possible underage drinking party on Schumacher Rd. when shots rang out. Witnesses say a fight broke out around midnight, and people in tw

WKOW.COM - 2018-03-18 12:52:00

Driver hurt in early morning crash in Monona

MONONA,Wis. (WMTV)-- Monona Police say a person was seriously hurt in a crash on US Highway 12 westbound near the Broadway exit at 2 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police they saw the vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and then crash into a light pole and a large sign before finally hitting the ce

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-18 15:41:00

Columbus Workshop hosts ladies night

The Workshop in Columbus will host a ladies night March 25, featuring candle making, wood burning, creating paper flowers and detailed coloring/pattern drawing. The Workshop in Columbus will host a ladies night March 25, featuring candle making, wood burning, creating paper flowers and detailed colo

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 18:30:00

Single-vehicle crash closes Beltline early Sunday morning, police say

MONONA, Wis. - The Monona Police Deaprtment responded to a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on the Beltline near Broadway, officials said in a news release. According to the release, witnesses reported a vehicle was speeding when it lost control traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 12 aroun

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-18 13:40:45

MPD: 2 injured in three-vehicle crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Two were injured in a three-vehicle crash on the east side of Madison Friday evening. An 87-year-old man rear ended the vehicle in front of him, which then crashed into the vehicle ahead of it at the intersection of East Johnson Street and Marston Avenue just before 4:30 p.m

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-17 18:53:00

Madison Police respond to home burglary near Downtown Madison

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says officers responded to the 1300 block of Milton Street for a residential burglary. The call came around 10pm Friday night. A witness reported seeing the suspect trying to enter a neighbor's home. When confronted, the suspect tried to run away, but the witness foll

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-17 22:16:00

Beaver Dam apartment burned 2nd time in history a fire this large was intentionally set

BEAVER DAM -- Residents who live at nearby apartment complexes were not able to go home overnight due to air quality concerns following a controlled burn in Beaver Dam. Firefighters in the city watched Thursday as an apartment complex where a 28-year-old man is believed to have been making bombs wen


Driver who caused three-car crash to be evaluated

MADISON (WKOW) -- A person who police say caused a chain-reaction wreck Friday afternoon in Madison is being reported to state officials for further evaluation of his driving abilities. An item in Police Chief Michael Koval's blog Saturday morning says the three-vehicle crash at the intersection of

WKOW.COM - 2018-03-18 01:27:00

One person seriously hurt after stabbing in Madison

MADISON (WKOW) -- One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a stabbing on the 7000 block of Chester Drive early this morning. The Madison Police Department said they got the call at around 1:16 this morning -- and that the victim was taken to the hospital by EMS. Right now, po


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police arrest 3 in Fitchburg homicide investigation

FITCHBURG, Wis. (WMTV)--- Two men and a teenager are in custody in connection to a shooting that left one man dead in Fitchburg on Monday. A spokesperson with the Fitchburg Police Department said 19-year-old Travon Jackson was arrested in Columbus on Tuesday afternoon. Following additional investiga


Watch: Beaver Dam controlled burn in 1 minute

Crews on Thursday morning conducted a controlled burn to destroy a Beaver Dam apartment building that was the site of a fatal chemical bomb explosion. The complex was heavily damaged in an explosion over a week ago by a man who was apparently making a homemade bomb. The compounds found inside one un


Police identify man killed in Beaver Dam apartment explosion

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WBAY) -- Police have identified the man killed in an apartment building explosion in Beaver Dam explosion as 28-year-old Benjamin Morrow. Investigators confirmed his identity through DNA analysis. Funeral services are planned for tomorrow in Madison and the burial will take place i