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Madison man charged with selling heroin that killed drug purchaser
A Madison man was charged Wednesday with selling heroin that caused the overdose death of a 27-year-old man at a Prairie du Sac hospital in December.Jeffrey D. Skidmore, 47, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide for causing the death of the man who died on Dec. 30 from a combination of the
Madison woman arrested after driving with another woman clinging to the hood of her car
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -A 20-year-old woman was arrested after she sped down Northpoint Drive with another woman clinging to the hood of her car on Tuesday around 5:12 p.m.According to the Madison Police Department, the suspect was involved in a disturbance outside a nearby apartment complex in the pa
Semi strikes school bus loaded with students, multiple patients taken via helicopter, WSP says
LODI, Wis. - Multiple people were taken via Med Flight from a crash between a school bus and a semi on Interstate 39 Wednesday morning, officials said.
Victim in South Side shooting dies; Madison police recommend homicide charges
A man shot at a South Side apartment complex Wednesday night has died, and his alleged shooter now faces possible homicide charges.Rayshawn Jackson, 24, died Monday night at UW Hospital, less than a week after he was shot in the head outside an apartment building at 9 Waunona Woods Court. Police are
Madison police investigating shooting that injured one at State Street residence
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Fight breaks out at Madison library
Joel Despain, a spokesperson with the Madison Police Department said, a group of kids began pushing, shoving and wrestling inside the library which is located on Raymond Road around 4:30 p.m. When staff members intervened, the fight moved outside where the kids began punching each other.
Update: Injury toll up to 20 in semi truck-school bus crash on Interstate
The bus, from Lakeside Buses of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, was carrying about 30 students from Hope Christian School in Milwaukee. The students were from the Semper campus,according to a post on the Hope Christian Schoolsfacebook page, which teaches students in 4-year-old kindergarten through eighth gr
Girl accused in officer beating stands mute in court, enters not-guilty plea
More Crime StoriesMadison Crime MapGirl accused in officer beating stands mute in court, enters not-guilty pleaPolice: Former Lancaster student arrested after pointing gun at student in high school parking lotCourtesy Samuel Laws1977 Corvette crashes into chiropractic clinic, police say
Madison Water Utility employee reports being harassed on job because of possible rate increase
A Madison Water Utility employee called police Wednesday morning to report being harassed by a man upset about a possible water rate increase.The incident happened at an East Side well facility, officials said."Someone approached the employee outside the well and began cursing and harassing the empl
Man left with several broken bones after pushed to ground
According to the report, the victim blacked out and when he regained consciousness, the money he had in his pocket was gone.
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
Brat Fest beefs up security in light of last year's problems
Tim Metcalfe, the president of Metcalfe’s Market and organizer of Brat Fest, told News 3 that they’ve increased the number of officers at the event and reduced the hours for some parts of the festivities. The carnival hours
More Wisconsin communities turning to wheel taxes
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new report shows more Wisconsin communities are imposing wheel taxes to help fund road repairs.The Wisconsin Policy Forum's report found that until 2011 only four communities had such a tax. By the end of 2017, 27 communities had imposed a tax. Revenues from the tax nearly tri
With Supreme Court ruling, another class action against Epic Systems may fall
Another class-action lawsuit brought against Verona healthcare software maker Epic Systems is on the ropes after a federal judge said Tuesday that unless convinced otherwise, he would dismiss the suit in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that compels a different group of Epic workers to
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.