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Police looking for truck involved in hit-and-run

TOWNSHIP OF HUSTISFORD, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Dodge County Sheriff's office says two people were hurt in a hit-and-run crash in the Township of Hustisford. Officials say it happened on State Highway 60 near County Highway R Saturday night, around 8:30 p.m. The initial investigation shows that a motorc

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-24 22:09:00

Live from Cap Times Idea Fest: Dan Brown on the Ho-Chunk's long history in Madison area

When it comes to the history of Madison, it's easy to overlook the presence of the Ho-Chunk people. Dan Brown, the executive manager of Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, is trying to change that. In his conversation with Cap Times news editor Jason Joyce at the recent Cap Times Idea Fest, Brown talks about t

MADISON - 2017-09-24 16:00:00

Madison man arrested for 4th OWI offense, sheriff's office says

A Madison man was arrested early Sunday morning for his fourth OWI offense, the Dane County Sheriff's Office said. Douglas Gelb, 61, allegedly was driving around a parking lot off Milwaukee Street in the town of Blooming Grove without his headlines on and nearly struck a building around 2 a.m., the

MADISON - 2017-09-24 22:10:00

Meet the entrepreneurs being groomed for the Madison Public Market

If the 30 entrepreneurs in the Madison Public Market's MarketReady program are any indication, the market will be a crossroads of cultural diversity. The program is offering this group of local chefs, bakers, artisans and specialty retailers extra support as they prepare to grow their businesses int

MADISON - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

More than 100 protest anti-Semitic graffiti in Madison

Days after anti-Semitic graffiti was found on a historical-marker in Madison protesters are fighting back. On Sept. 20 vandals sprayed a monument with swastikas and the phrases "Antifa Sucks" and "Trump Rules." More than 100 people spent their Sunday afternoon at James Madison Park condemning the ac

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-25 01:26:58

'Handful' of pro-charter groups asking questions about creating Madison schools

State "charter czar" Gary Bennett said he's answered technical questions from a "handful" of groups interested in starting independent charter schools in Madison, but there have been no formal proposals yet and he doubted any such school could open before fall 2019. Bennett, director of the state's

MADISON - 2017-09-25 11:00:00

Joseph Jakubowski goes on trial in Madison

MADISON -- A man who raised widespread fear in Rock County in April goes on trial starting this morning in U.S. District Court in Madison. Joseph A. Jakubowski, 33, of Janesville, led local, state and federal law enforcement on a 10-day manhunt starting April 4. That was the day he sent a 161-page r

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Photos: Madison Public Market's MarketReady participants

The Madison Public Market is aiming to be a crossroads of cultural diversity and entrepreneurship, and the MarketReady program is grooming more than two dozen small businesses to be a part of the market when it opens in late 2019. Here's a few of the 30 MarketReady entrepreneurs at work. Buy Now Jo

MADISON - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Chris Rickert: UW-Madison lab's mission blurs line between science and activism

Republicans can and will quibble with the mostly left-leaning UW-Madison over what its professors teach, what kinds of activism its students engage in, and which speakers are welcomed to campus and which draw protests. And while those quibbles include lots of interesting and important questions abou

MADISON - 2017-09-24 10:30:00

Madison man's caption remembers to be a winner

Congrats, Ed! His caption about football crazy fans beat out more than 70 entries. Malin wins publication of his line with today's finished cartoon. He also will receive a signed print by artist Phil Hands. Congrats, Ed! His caption about football crazy fans beat out more than 70 entries. Malin wins

MADISON - 2017-09-24 08:30:00

'UPFRONT' recap: Badger Promise will make UW-Madison affordable to students from two-year schools

Two University of Wisconsin chancellors say the new Badger Promise program offers affordability and access to a four-year degree. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank, and UW Colleges and UW Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen appeared Sunday on "UPFRONT with Mike Gousha," produced in partnership with

WISN - 2017-09-24 14:30:00

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). Hundreds of people wait in line since the morning to buy gasoline three days after the impact of Hurricane Maria in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns w... (AP Photo). Water drains from the Guajataca

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-24 18:07:00

Birthdays for September 24th, 2017

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NBC15.COM - 2017-09-24 12:28:37

Right-wing activist holds short, small California rally

(AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker). CORRECTS TO OMIT ANN COULTER- -In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo, a group has put up flyers and a booth on Sproul Plaza calling for protesters to "Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos," at the University of California, Berkeley campus in B... (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). CORRECTS TO OMI

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-24 23:47:00

Police: Man attacks woman with knife during domestic incident

LAKE DELTON, Wis. (WMTV)-- A man was arrested Sunday afternoon after Lake Delton police say he attacked a woman with a knife. Police responded to a home on Park Drive at 3:54 p.m. When officers arrived, they say a woman had a fight with her boyfriend and had several cuts to her left shoulder from a

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-25 05:32:00

New travel restrictions to go into effect in October

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, So

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-25 01:57:00

In Wisconsin, GOP pushes to end sulfide mining moratorium

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Four years after relaxing the state's iron mining laws, Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to lift a moratorium on copper and gold mining - a ban Gov. Scott Walker helped impose as a legislator. Wisconsin law requires sulfide mining applicants to prove a similar mine has operated

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-25 11:29:00

"Ugly" apples at local orchard result of heavy rain

It might not feel like it outside, but it is officially fall. One sign summer is ending is the start of apple picking season. And while local apples are ripe for the picking early this year, they might not be the prettiest. Picking the perfect apple is a quintessential fall activity. But this year a

FOX47.COM - 2017-09-24 22:58:54

Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said members were talking about the success of their yard

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 07:14:53

The Latest: Mideast airlines say they're aware of travel ban

4:30 a.m. The three major long-haul airlines of the Gulf say they are aware of the new travel restrictions implemented by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration. Dubai-based Emirates said in a statement to The Associated Press: "With regards to entry requirements for travel to/from the USA, Em

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-25 10:07:00