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Sun Prairie police provide update on Tuesday's fatal downtown explosion
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Man gets mad Ho-Chunk jackpot payout, 'rages against' slot machine
MADISON, Wis. - A man who won a jackpot on a Ho-Chunk Casino slot machine Thursday night slammed the machine and broke the glass display when he wasn’t happy with the payout, officials said.
Madison man arrested after hit-and-run crash in Monona, 5th OWI
MONONA, Wis. - A 35-year-old Madison man was arrested late Sunday evening after he fled the scene of a hit-and-run crash in Monona, police said Monday.
Madison man smashed over head with beer bottle in battery case
The two men were involved in a dispute on Turbot Drive Saturday evening, according to Madison police. The dispute escalated until the suspect hit the victim over the head with a bottle, smashing the glass and cutting the victim. The cuts required medical attention.
Madison mayor alleges Dane County 'blackmailing' city over highway reconstruction
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says Dane County is "blackmailing" the city by refusing to approve the reconstruction of two roads unless the city permanently takes over their maintenance.Soglin has asked a regional transportation planning board to transfer federal funding for the reconstruction of stretc
PD: Man shows up at hospital with gunshot wound during shooting investigation
When officers arrived at the scene, they found evidence of a disturbance and shell casings, the release said.
Criminal charges not off the table in Sun Prairie explosion; Main Street may not reopen for weeks
Lt. Kevin Konopacki of the Sun Prairie Police Department, speaking to reporters in a shaded park across from city hall, said that investigators are expected to be removed from the scene of last Tuesday's explosion in the coming days but police have been in contact with the Dane County District Attor
72-year-old mugged on E. Washington Ave.
According to Madison police, the victim reported being struck in the head from behind as he walked home. The impact cut his head, causing him to lose consciousness.
No one home when bullet enters North Side apartment, Madison police say
The 23-year-old woman who lives in the apartment was not home at the time, and no one else was reported injured, according to police.
Bullets hit Madison apartment building, one breaking a bedroom window
Police say no one seems to be hurt, adding a 23-year-old woman lives in the apartment building, but she wasn't home.
Another Dane County inmate goes AWOL
Thirty-year-old Anthony Davis, of Madison, was released from the Dane County Jail around 4:40 p.m. to go to work, per a work release program, but never showed up.
Republican Senate hopeful calls Democrat parents intolerant
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Wisconsin on Monday called his parents' decision to support his Democratic opponent "an intentional personal blow" and a "true representation" of political intolerance.Kevin Nicholson's comments inan op-ed piecepublished online by Fox News a
UPDATE: Missing Dane County inmate found and arrested
MADISON, Wis. - An inmate who was declared AWOL Friday morning has been located and arrested, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.
Weather Authority: Monday Morning Forecast
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -Here is the weather forecast for Monday, July 16th:There will be no impactful weather for Monday.NBC15's Chief Meteorologist Charlie Shortino says warm and humid conditions will give way to more comfortable conditions in the afternoon. Lots of sunshine and low humidity are on t
Child dies after being hit by vehicle on Madison's west side, police say
MADISON, Wis. - The child who was hit by a vehicle on Madison's west side Friday afternoon has died, according to officials with the Police Department.
More than 2,000 gather for Sun Prairie firefighter's funeral
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — Mourners gathered in Sun Prairie for the funeral of a fallen firefighter.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reportsmore than 2,000 people, including about 700 uniformed officers, turned out Saturday to honor Capt. Cory Barr on Saturday at the Sun Prairie High School.The 34-year-
Weather Authority: Sunday morning forecast
MADISON,Wis. (WMTV)--Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms could develop this afternoon with locally heavy rain possible. A weak front passes through tonight, bringing a few more rain chances. Humid conditions will continue through Monday.
Madison team to help coordinate approach to gun violence
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) --The Madison area is taking a coordinated approach to gun violence with a new program that includes representatives of agencies from the city and Dane County, including nonprofit groups.
Parents: Your guide to 6 great Madison-area splash pads for kids
For example, Fitchburg’s McKee Farms Park features water sprays that look like a tractor, windmill and various barnyard animals. Splash parks are free.
Police: Madison man arrested for attempted carjacking
MADISON, Wis. - A Madison man is facing charges after he threatened a driver with a gun in an effort to steal a car, according to a news release from police.