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South Side shooting victim dies; homicide charges to be filed, Madison police say
The man shot in the back of the head Wednesday night at a South Side apartment complex has died.Rayshawn Jackson, 24, died overnight at UW Hospital, Madison police said.
Apartment building security camera system helps catch armed thief in the act, police say
TOWN OF MADISON, Wis. - An armed woman was arrested after she was seen rifling through unlocked cars in a south Madison apartment building parking lot, police said.
Weather Authority: Wednesday morning forecast
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) --WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny with a passing shower, mainly west.HIGH: 79°LOW: 59°
Coroner identifies man who died of gunshot at Sauk County Kwik Trip
Sauk County Coroner Greg Hahn identified the man who died following a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his car at the Sauk City Kwik Trip as 33-year-old Ryan Pellicane of Lone Rock.Sauk Prairie Police Lt. Travis Hilliard said the department’s investigation is complete. The police and coroner were una
East Side Madison store celebrates anniversary despite closing
The Ben Franklin store has everything from craft supplies, to candy, to a toy department with army men and toy dinosaurs.
Investigators seek to ID Walmart theft suspect
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Investigators in Rock County are looking for help in a retail theft case, according to a news release.
Madison Water Utility Board seeks to better understand financial situation in face of $6 million deficit
The Madison Water Utility Board requested further information Tuesday from the public utility about a $6 million deficit as several options are being pursued to cover the cash shortfall.The utility is looking to sell several unused properties, seeking a loan from the city, pushing back the timing of
Man who died falling off DeForest overpass while helping crash victim identified
The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office identified a Madison man who died after falling from an overpass in DeForest while he was helping a crashed motorist on Saturday.Matthew C. Adams, 25, died from his injuries when he fell off an overpass on Highway 51 and landed onto Bear Tree Parkway below,
Medical examiner identifies Madison man who died while trying to help crashed driver
He fell over guardrails on Hwy. 51DEFOREST, Wis. - The Madison man whodied Saturday while trying to help a driver who had gotten into a one-vehicle crashwas identified by the Dane County medical examiner Monday.Officials said 25-year-old Matthew Adams fell over the overpass of Highway 51 onto Bear T
Alleged drunken driver arrested following injury crash on Near East Side, Madison police say
A Madison man was arrested for his alleged fourth drunken driving offense Saturday night following a two-car crash on the city's Near East Side.Samuel Holmes, 29, was also tentatively charged with resisting/obstrucing an officer, Madison police said.
Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint, police say
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Two streets along Breese Stevens Field closing Tuesday for rock concert
A rock concert at Breese Stevens Field will require closing two adjacent streets on Tuesday.Queens of the Stone Age are performing at the East Side outdoor venue Tuesday evening, with gates to the field on East Washington Avenue opening at 5:30 p.m.The Madison Traffic Engineering Division said East
Madison man, "bummed" that cat was already claimed by family, tries to steal it from PetSmart
MADISON, Wis. - (WISC) A Madison man was arrested Sunday after trying to steal a cat he had hoped to adopt but later learned it had already been claimed, police said.
Kittynapper caught in the act, feline saved from abduction, Madison police say
A feline up for adoption at a Far West Side pet store on Sunday gave paws to thank four humans for saving one of its nine lives, after a kittynapper tried to bag the cat and flee the premises.Conor Braverman, 34, Madison, was arrested for felony (feliney?) theft - special facts, and disorderly condu
Madison police search for armed robbery suspects
MADISON (WKOW) -- Officials are looking for two armed robbery suspects after they took money from a pizza delivery driver, according to the Madison Police Department.The incident happened Sunday around 11:30 p.m. on the 1800 block of Schlimgen Avenue.Officials said the pizza delivery driver was robb
Top researchers from UWMadison pitch technologies to industry experts at milestone All-Hands event
MADISON, Wis. – From augmented reality to combustion reimagined, innovation reigned at WARF’s All-Hands Meeting held May 16 at the Discovery Building.
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Crash closes all lanes of US 51
WINDSOR, Wis. - All northbound and southbound lanes are blocked due to a crash on U.S. 51 between County Highway V and Mueller Road near Windsor, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Medical examiner identifies man who died following motorcycle crash
Michael F. Rauls, 60, of Dane, died in the hospital Friday from injuries relating to a May 6 crash in the town of Cross Plains, spokesman Barry Irman said.
Multiple incidents cause large officer response, safety concern at Fitchburg Days, police say
FITCHBURG, Wis. -“A plethora of juvenile disturbances” caused the midway at Fitchburg Days to be closed early Friday, police said in a news release.
Police investigating shots-fired reports on west side Friday, chief says
MADISON, Wis. - Police are investigating after a shots-fired incident in the Bettys Lane area Friday night.Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said in his blog that an officer heard approximately eight shots fired northeast of his location around 11:45 p.m.A caller also reported the shots and estimated