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Madison man arrested after he breaks security guards phone

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A private security guard at the Hilldale Mall called police after she feared the suspect might shoot her on Friday around 8:14 p.m. According to the Madison Police Department, the suspect broke the private security guard's phone as she called 911. He also reached into his poc

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-19 18:08:00

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

Black Hawk Middle School student sends threatening Snapchats, officials say

MADISON, Wis. - A 13-year-old boy was arrested Friday afternoon after posting images on social media of him holding a fake gun and making vague threats against Black Hawk Middle School, police said. Investigators said there was no actual threat to staff or students of Black Hawk Middle School. The 1

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-19 15:44:48

MPD: Man drives at couple during road-rage incident

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- A man faces charges following a road-rage incident on Saturday afternoon in Madison. Joel Despain, a spokesperson with the Madison Police Department, said a Madison couple, 33-year-old Madison woman and a 38-year-old Madison man, feared an angry man wearing brass knuckles wa

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-19 17:49:00

Shots fired at Madison man attempting to enter home, officials say

TOWN OF DELTON, Wis. - Sauk County officials responded to a shots fired incident early Saturday morning in the area of Fox Hill Court in the Town of Delton, according to a press release. The release said that a homeowner reported to the Communications Center that a male suspect had attempted to for


Wisconsin Assembly committee to hold hearing on school safety bills

MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Assembly Education Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Gov. Scott Walker's $100 million school safety plan and other related proposals. The hearing today comes as the Assembly is expected to pass the bills in a special session Thursday. But the Senate may take a

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-19 15:06:00

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

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

Fire damages unoccupied home on west side of Madison

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- A structure fire damaged an unoccupied residence on the west side of Madison early Sunday morning. The Madison Fire Department arrived to fire visible on the front side of the residence on the 4200 block of Doncaster Drive just after 3 a.m., according to the City of Madison F

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-18 17:51:00

Woman shot at suspected teen drinking party

Dane County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting at what they believe was an underage drinking in the Town of Vienna on Saturday evening. According to a report from the sheriff's office, at 11:35 p.m. on March 17, deputies were dispatched to Schumacher Road after the party was reported. A

HNGNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 15:45:00

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

Man arrested in attempted homicide, Madison police say

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A Madison man was arrested on a tentative charge of attempted first-degree intentional homicide after he allegedly stabbed a woman multiple times during a domestic fight early Thursday. The 25-year-old woman was taken to a hospital and is expected to sur


Foul play not suspected in Sun Prairie principal death

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Sun Prairie Police Department said preliminary evidence in a Sun Prairie principal's death was not suspicious and foul play is not suspected. The police department issued a statement Friday saying the death of Clark Luessman is still an active investigation. On Thursd


Pit bull that bit 3-year-old to be euthanized, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A dog will be euthanized after it bit a boy on Madison's north side Friday morning, police said. Madison police said a 3-year old was bit on top of the skull inside a home on the 1200 block Winn Trail by a 7-year old, 65-pound, blue nose pit bull. According to the report, the child


Armed robber sought in Monona, police say

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. This surveillance image shows the back of a man suspected of robbing the Walmart Supercenter in Monona Wednesday night. A man who robbed a Walmart at gunpoint Wednesday is being sought by Monona police. The robbery happened at about 9:30 p.m. at the Walm


New eatery set to bring more poke to Madison

One of today's biggest fast-casual food trends is making an even stronger foothold in Madison with the additional of FreshFin Poke, a Milwaukee-born eatery set to open this summer on West Gorham Street. This will be FreshFin's fourth location, the first two located in Milwaukee with a third restaura