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Monroe police arrest 16-year-old girl suspected of criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct
MONROE, Wis. - Police arrested a 16-year-old Monroe girl after she caused criminal damage to property, according to a news release from the Monroe Police Department. Officers responded to the 2000 block of 10th Street around 1:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving reports of an out-of-control juvenile. Fol
Authorities looking for missing 18-year-old Freeport girl
FREEPORT, Ill. - The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has issued an alert for a missing Freeport teenager. Flor Valladares was 14-years-old when she was last seen on October 2nd, 2014.
Green County Sheriff issues weather advisory
DODGE COUNTY (WKOW) — Mixed precipitation is expected early Wednesday, according to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. Snow will quickly overspread the area early in the morning, with patchy freezing drizzle possible as the snow comes to an end. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice acc
'There's a reason I'm here': Woman hit by man drunken driving twice in one night calls for change
MADISON, Wis. - A woman is using her tragedy to shed light on what she calls "lax" drunk driving laws. Jennifer Kilburn was hit by a drunken driver who had already been arrested earlier in the night. According to state law, drunken drivers charged for the first and second times are not required to s
Madison suspends mandatory 24/7 cab service following multiple taxi robberies over the weekend
MADISON, Wis. - The city of Madison suspended an ordinance requiring taxi cab companies to operate 24/7 Monday following multiple armed robberies of cab drivers over the weekend.
15 coffee places to drink like a local
Madison’s cup runneth over when it comes to local coffee shops, and there’s no way a list like this could cover them all. But one thing is clear — when it comes to coffee, we like it hot, we like it cold, we like it served with whole milk, oat milk or no milk at all. We like it fast, slow, with a si
Bloom Bake Shop blossoms with sweet, savory, kindness
Those of us getting too many buttery, sugary treats at this time of year may try to ignore a place like Bloom Bake Shop. But, beside sweets, the charming Monroe Street bakery offers a good variety of savory items for breakfast, brunch or lunch.
Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ Filmmakers Sued by Former Wisconsin Police Sergeant
Netflix seems to be heading to court, again. Andrew Colborn, who earlier this year retired from the police force in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, on Monday filed a defamation lawsuit over his portrayal in the celebrated Netflix docuseries Making a Murderer.
Brightest comet of 2018 was discovered by Wisconsin astronomer
MENASHA, Wis. (WBAY) - This week the brightest comet of 2018 will be passing Earth, and it'll be the closest it’s ever been. The founder of that comet is from Wisconsin. Astronomer Carl Wirtanen was born in Kenosha.
Goslings run away from Blackhawks
WATERTOWN — Prior to the season, Watertown was picked to finish sixth in the Badger South girls basketball race. That prediction has not aged well. Ten days after knocking off second-ranked Monroe on the road, Watertown maintained a one-game lead in the conference race with a 48-29 win over Fort Atk
UPDATE: Green Cab to resume rides Monday after robbery concerns
UPDATE (WKOW) — Green Cab Madison said it will resume services on Monday morning after temporarily halting all rides after two of its drivers were robbed. In a Facebook post Sunday evening, the company said it would re-open Monday at 6 a.m. but there will be new hours for the week ahead.
Wisconsin Town Gets 6 Inches Of Snow From Unique, Very Localized ‘Snow Plume’
Folks near Colfax, Wisconsin got a bunch of unexpected snow on December 4, and nobody else around the region just northwest of Eau Claire got any at all due to a bizarre weather phenomenon that the National Weather Service just recently offered an explanation for.
This Beautiful Hike In Wisconsin Has A Mouthwatering Restaurant Right Along The Trail
How lucky are we that Wisconsin has acres and acres of state parks that protect some of the most gorgeous land? We also have hundreds of amazing restaurants to discover and enjoy. And there’s a path through Mirror Lake State Park that combines two of these most fabulous parts of our amazing state. Y
Uncle Julio's Authentic Mexican Restaurant opening first Wisconsin location at Brookfield Square
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Uncle Julio's Authentic Mexican Restaurant will open its newly constructed 9,000 square foot eatery on Tuesday, December 18. The new location will be at Brookfield Square.
Farmer saves woman, thanks God
HANOVER, Wis. – Korey Statton would never call himself a hero, but that’s exactly what he became late this past week when saving a woman from her burning home. “I was just doing what I had to do,” Statton said.
1 injured in car vs. buggy crash in Lafayette County, officials say
LAMONT TOWNSHIP, Wis. - One person was seriously injured Friday morning in a car versus Amish buggy crash, Lafayette County sheriff’s officials said. Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies responded around 11:50 a.m. to Highway 81 at Kathy Road in Lamont Township for a vehicle versus Amish buggy crash,
Monroe Street islands are dangerous -- Katherine van Wormer
I am concerned about the pedestrian strips of concrete spaced along Monroe Street in Madison. They are right in the middle of the street. The idea was to allow a safe place for pedestrians to cross, but these pose a threat to drivers. Much of the street has two lanes in each direction. So when the c
Madison residents respect Green Cab for temporarily shutting down
MADISON (WKOW) — Green Cab Madison suspended it’s service Sunday after three Madison cab drivers were robbed this weekend. Two of those robberies involved Green Cab drivers.
Police: 3 suspects rob cab driver
MADISON, Wis. - A Green Cab driver went to pick up three people early Saturday morning around the 5300 block of Raywood Road, and the passengers robbed him, police said. The driver told police when the passengers got into his cab, the person sitting behind him put something against his neck and dema
New Wisconsin laws likely to head to courts
Wisconsin's judiciary, officially nonpartisan, has been marred in recent years by political intrigue, divisive elections and even accusations of one judge placing another in a chokehold.