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East High student followed by man in van, Madison police say

"The girl said the driver pulled up next to her as she walked on East Dayton Street," said police spokesman Joel DeSpain. "He wanted to know if school had been let out, and asked for her name."

MADISON - 2018-09-18 18:15:00

Madison police search for suspect in bank robbery

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) –Police are searching for a man who robbed the Associated Bank located at 1574 W. Broadway Street on Monday, Sept. 17.

NBC15.COM - 2018-09-18 12:38:00

Madison drug dealer gets 20 years for forcing women into prostitution

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison man has been sentenced to 20 years for using violence, threats and coercion to force two heroin-addicted women into prostitution.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-09-18 16:32:24

Rainy forecast through Thursday, weekend looks good but cool

Madison was able to make it about 10 days straight without any rain, but the city is now looking at three days of rain.The National Weather Service said the rain that started Tuesday morning will continue intermittently through Thursday night, with up to 2 inches forecast for Madison and up to 4 inc

MADISON - 2018-09-18 19:45:00

Teen accused of multiple car-theft crimes arrested in 5th incident

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-18 20:06:37

'Games are historically very safe': Madison School District reassures parents after 100-man fight

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-18 03:25:56

Madison police investigating hit-and-run crash on city's east side

The driver "appeared out of nowhere" and sidewiped a vehicle, causing a rollover crash, according to Chief Mike Koval's blog. The driver fled on foot.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-18 02:41:47

Madison ranked as the best city to raise a family

MADISON, Wis. - Madison is the best city in the country to raise a family, according to rentalwebsiteZumper.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-18 00:30:20

70-year-old biker struck by vehicle, critically injured on Madison's west side, police say

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-17 16:41:18

New mall kiosks in Madison sell CBD products from hemp

Kiosks selling CBD oil and other hemp products have opened at West Towne and East Towne malls, joining other Madison-area stores that sell the products, which continue to carry some legal ambiguity.Highly Edibles 608, at West Towne, and 608 Hemp, at East Towne, which opened Saturday, are owned by Mi

MADISON - 2018-09-17 10:00:00

MPD: 5 teens burglarize Madison home

Joel Despain, a spokesperson for the Madison Police Department, said the homeowner called police after being alerted by a neighbor who saw the teenagers breaking in around 5:15 p.m. Officers found the teenagers inside.

NBC15.COM - 2018-09-17 15:27:00

Rain could start early Tuesday, continue to Thursday

The National Weather Service said 1 to 2 inches of rain could fall in Madison, and upwards of 3 inches or more in southwest Wisconsin, areas that are still drying out from massive rains and floods in late August into early September.

MADISON - 2018-09-17 19:45:00

City staff recommends Madison Plan Commission deny developer's State Street hotel proposal

Plans for a boutique hotel on State Street, in the works for two years, are up for a critical vote at Madison’s Plan Commission Monday.

MADISON - 2018-09-17 16:10:00

Notable crimes and court cases in the Madison area

Danny Davis, the roommate of fellow wideout Quintez Cephus, was mentioned in a criminal complaint filed Aug. 20 against Cephus as having been present in their apartment when Cephus is alleged to have sexually assaulted two women.

MADISON - 2018-09-17 17:00:00

Madison police responding to uptick in car break-ins with "report cards"

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-17 12:39:45

Car crashes into Madison East Shopping Center business

“The last thing I was expecting was for a car to be sitting in the front,” Stephanie Kaat, an area baker, said.


Teen displayed handgun, made threat on Madison's east side, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police responded to an incident on the 4700 block of Cottage Grove Road after a caller said a teenager displayed a handgun on Friday afternoon.A 50-year-old man told police he got a call from his teenage son who said he was threatened by some friends, one of whom was the 16-y


'Not an easy decision': Mad Urban Bees to close after Wisconsin weather lowers honey production

Nathan Clarke has run Mad Urban Bees for 6 years, and each year he was able to turn a profit by selling the hundreds of gallons of honey his bees produced. However, Clarke said with extreme temperatures and weather since April, the bees only made 20 gallons this year.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-09-17 03:17:44

After moving back in, Prairie Park resident says apartments need more work

“We went first of all to the Best Western motel, we were there for a couple of, I don’t know, I don’t even know anymore. Then they ran out of space because of Epic,” she said. “We’ve been in Portage, we’ve been in Baraboo, we’ve been in Poynette.”


Madison police squad car gets hit during a traffic stop

MADISON (WKOW) — A Madison police officer’s squad car was hit Friday night during a traffic stop.The officer was conducting a traffic stop around 10:15 p.m. on University Avenue near Campus Drive. Once he was done he began to walk back to his squad car.That’s when a driver hit the squad car from beh