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Man dies in Hwy. 19 rollover crash
A 32-year-old man from Stoughton was pronounced dead on the scene after a one-vehicle crash last week. Emergency responders responded to the crash at about 6 a.m. Oct. 17 at Walter Road and Hwy. 19 in the Town of Westport.Sunday afternoon, the Dane County Medical Examiner’s office identified the dri
68-year-old Oregon man killed in fatal crash
DIXON, Ill. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office says Stephen Vagle, 68, of Oregon, was killed Wednesday when a pickup he was driving collided with another at the intersection of IL Rt 2 and Sink Hollow Road in Dixon.
Liquor store employee, customer robbed at gunpoint, police say
FITCHBURG, Wis. - A liquor store employee and customer were robbed at gunpoint over the noon hour Sunday in Fitchburg, police said. Fitchburg police were called around 12:15 p.m. to Liquor Town at 5276 Williamsburg Way for reports of an armed robbery, according to a release. A man entered the store,
Expect downtown street closures for Freakfest
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Expect street closures downtown on Oct. 27 for Freakfest. The streets will reopen at around 3 a.m. the next morning. The City of Madison says State Street crossings will begin closing at 5 p.m. Lake, Johnson and Dayton streets will close at 5 p.m. Gorham Street will close
Drunken driver reversed car into Madison home, nearly injuring father, two kids, police say
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Police: Stabbing at Madison bus stop not random
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -Police believe a stabbing that happened at a bus stop on State Street on October 9th is not random.The victim told police the suspect had approached him and asked for money and when the victim said no, the suspect stabbed him multiple times.According to the Madison Police Depar
Vigil for mother, son killed in fire draws 100 people in Oregon
OREGON - Family and friends hosted a candlelight vigil Friday marking the second anniversary the unsolved homicides of Margaret "Maggie" Rosko Meyer and her 3-year-old son, Amos Patrick Meyer. More than 100 people gathered in prayer, celebrated their lives and sought to bring awareness and answers f
Ground Search for Wisconsin Girl to Resume
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities are asking for hundreds of volunteers to help resume a ground search for clues in the disappearance of a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed.Investigators believe 13-year-oldJayme Closswas abducted from her home near Barron on Oct. 15. Deputies found the home'
Fitchburg police investigate armed robbery
FITCHBURG, Wis. (WMTV) -- Fitchburg police are looking for a an in connection with an armed robbery Sunday afternoon. A man approximately 200 pounds between 5 feet and 9 inches and 6 feet tall, wearing black pants and a black hooded sweatshirt entered Liquor Town at 5276 Williamsburg Way at 12:15 p.
Madison police searching for men after shooting, attempted robbery on city's west side
MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are searching for two men they say attempted to rob and eventually shot a teenager on the city's west side Saturday night.Officers say it happened on the 7000 block of Raymond Road at 10:45 p.m., near Elver Park.They say a 16-year-old and 21-year-old were walking down
Free concert by Prof Igor Lipinski - solo piano classical music from Poland
At this FREE CONCERT, Prof. Igor Lipinski will perform music by the 19th through 21st century Polish composers: Fryderyk (Frederic) Chopin, Karol Szymanowski, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Grazyna Bacewicz, Pawel Mykietyn.
Fatal two-car crash on I-90 near Lake Delton in Sauk County
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A fatal two-vehicle crash occurred on I-90 east bound near Lake Delton in Sauk County today. Wisconsin Department of Transportation said the crash involved one fatality and three injuries. One occupant was fatally injured, and three were transported with life threatening inj
MPD: Juvenile shot during attempted robbery on Raymond Road
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Madison police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night around 10:45pm. According to an incident report, two men were walking on the 7000 block of Raymond Road when two African American men tried to rob them. Police say a 16-year old male was shot during th
Wisconsin U.S. Senate race: Leah Vukmir, Tammy Baldwin open final stretch of campaigning
Addressing Ozaukee County Republicans in Mequon, Vukmir said the contrast between her and "Senator Baldwin could not be more clear" on a range of issues, including health care, taxes and immigration.
Oregon man killed in two-vehicle crash
One man is dead and another seriously hurt after a crash in Dixon Wednesday afternoon. The Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a two-vehicle crash around 3:30 Wednesday near Illinois Route 2 and Sink Hollow Road in rural Dixon. Police say 60-year-old Daniel Blum of Dixon was driving a pickup tr
Oregon High School encourages student voting through initiative
OREGON, Ill. (WIFR) -- With less than three weeks until Election Day, one high school is making efforts to encourage eligible students to visit the polls. Oregon High School has launched the "Your Vote, Your Voice" initiative to get students ready for next month's election. The drive is also prepa
The culprit's name remains unknown. But he licked a stamp, and now his DNA stands indicted.
The anonymous person had mailed two threatening and racially tinged letters to Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colás, the Wisconsin county’s first Hispanic judge, after one of the most controversial decisions of his career. It was early October 2012, and Colás had just struck down a law that gu
We could be seeing snow showers in Milwaukee on Saturday
Snow showers are in the forecast for southern Wisconsin on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. "We could certainly see some flakes," said Andy Boxell, a weather service meteorologist in Sullivan. The white stuff won't stick and no accumulation is expected. "Just a quick burst of big
'John Doe warrants' expand beyond use in rape cases
There was just enough spit on the back of the 9-cent stamp to piece together the identity of the person who licked it. Everything except for his name.The anonymous person had mailed two threatening and racially tinged letters to Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colás, the Wisconsin county's firs
Domestic violence warrant sweep yields 3 arrests in Dane County
"There could be multiple attempts made for the same person," said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Elise Schaffer. "And sometimes, the person just isn't around here anymore."