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More than 50 rifle shell casings found after residents hear rapid gunfire, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Officers found more than 50 rifle shell casings early Friday morning after north side residents reported hearing rapid gunfire, according to a release. Several residents in the area of the 2200 block of Brentwood Parkway called police just before 1 a.m., officials said. Officers foun

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-23 15:09:36

Drop of blood leads to arrest of burglary suspect, Madison police say

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A drop of blood left by a burglary suspect in December led to his arrest Thursday, following a DNA analysis by the state crime lab. Patheuang Inhthavong, 37, Madison, was tentatively charged with burglary for the incident that happened Dec. 13 at the Get

MADISON - 2018-03-23 16:00:00

MPD: More than 20 shots fired on west side

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Police say two vehicles and a building were hit by gunfire on Wednesday night after more than 20 shots were fired in the 5800 block of Russett Road. According to the Madison Police Department, the shell casings recovered from the scene indicate that at least two weapons were

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-22 18:40:00

2 blocks of Hancock Street closing for 3 months

A two-block stretch of a Downtown street will be closed for three months so the street can be rebuilt. North Hancock Street from East Johnson Street to East Washington Avenue will close April 2, the day after Easter Sunday, the Madison Traffic Engineering Division said. The intersection of North Han

MADISON - 2018-03-23 15:30:00

Inmate's suicide attempt stopped by deputies at Dane County Jail

An inmate trying to kill himself in the Dane County Jail Thursday was stopped by deputies. The attempt happened at about 4:30 p.m. in the jail in the City-County Building, the Sheriff's Office said. The 23-year-old Madison man was seen in his cell with a ligature (cord or similar material) around hi

MADISON - 2018-03-23 16:30:00

Gunfight between 2 cars reported on Southwest Side, Madison police say

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A gunfight between people in two cars Wednesday afternoon caused multiple calls to 911, but nobody was reported to be injured in the shooting. Calls came it shortly before 4 p.m. from residents in the 5800 block of Dorsett Drive, Madison police said. "A

MADISON - 2018-03-22 14:15:00

Assembly passes two school safety bills

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Assembly Republicans passed two school safety packages Thursday despite complaints from Democrats that neither goes far enough and GOP leaders are just trying to give their members campaign talking points. School safety issues have weighed heavily on the Legislature since last m

CBS 58 - 2018-03-23 15:57:00

Oregon attorney general considers Facebook investigation

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon's attorney general says she is reviewing whether to launch an investigation of Facebook, including whether it violated a state law that protects online customers' private information. Ellen Rosenblum told The Associated Press on Friday that she and several other state attor

WKOW.COM - 2018-03-23 22:12:00

Longtime NBC15 Anchor Christine Bellport announces TV retirement

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- After 14 years of waking up south central Wisconsin residents on The Morning Show, Anchor Christine Bellport has decided to retire in mid-May. Bellport shared her plans with station management and co-workers in late February. She is retiring from television news after 28 yea

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-22 07:46:00

Developing winter storm could hit southwestern Wisconsin Friday night

MADISON, Wis. - A developing winter storm could affect far southwestern Wisconsin from Friday night into Saturday morning with accumulating snow. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Crawford and Grant counties of southwestern Wisconsin from 7 p.m. Friday evening until noon Saturday. A storm sys

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-23 01:18:16

Business owner arrested, allegedly sexually assaulted woman in Monona

A Monona business owner was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who was being sought by police, after she ran partially nude into a local gas station Monday night. Mathew Levin, 50, Mount Horeb, was tentatively charged with second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, false


Cigarettes, lottery tickets stolen in smash-and-grab burglary, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Cigarettes and lottery tickets were stolen from an east side gas station early Thursday morning, Madison police said. Officers responded around 3:20 a.m.to the BP gas station at 6410 Millpond Road for reports of a smash-and-grab style break-in, according to a release. Front door glas

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-22 13:47:35

Fire destroys Cross Plains teacher's home

CROSS PLAINS, Wis. - A fire that broke out Wednesday night destroyed the home of a Cross Plains teacher. Multiple fire departments responded starting around 8:15 p.m. to the 7000 block of Laufenberg Road for reports of a structure fire. Middleton-Cross Plains school district officials said a GoFundM

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-22 16:18:39

Man accused of attacking 2 women near UW-Madison pleads not guilty to new charges

MADISON, Wis. - The man accused of the attempted abduction and assaults of two Madison women in October entered a plea of not guilty Thursday on new charges in connection with an assault in September. Coleman Chung, 30, was arrested in November in connection with the Oct. 2 assault and attempted abd

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-22 19:41:32

MPD: Fingerprints from 2016 burglary led to suspect

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Fingerprints from a 2016 home burglary scene recently matched a suspect who was arrested on unrelated charges. According to the Madison Police Department, the prints lifted from a home burglary scene in August 2016 had been sitting in the Automated Fingerprint Identification S


Madison apartment building hit by gunfire

MADISON (WKOW) -- A Madison building was hit by gunfire late Tuesday night. Madison police say several callers reported hearing gunshots in the area of West Main Street and Proudfit Street, just off of West Washington Avenue near Monona Bay. Officers went to 641 West Main Street around 9:30 p.m. Mar


Police: Woman who entered gas station in distress had been kidnapped

MONONA, Wis. - A Mount Horeb man is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman Monday night. Mathew Levin, 50, was arrested Wednesday on tentative charges of second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, false imprisonment and kidnapping. On Tuesday, Monona police released su


Snowstorm expected to start Friday night in southern Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. - While quiet weather is expected for Thursday and Friday, a developing weather system will affect parts of southern Wisconsin, as well as parts of Minnesota, Iowa, and western Illinois with accumulating snow from Friday night into Saturday morning. A storm system passing to the south

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-21 23:57:11

Husband stabs wife holding infant son multiple times, court documents say

MADISON, Wis. - A 37-year-old Madison man was charged Monday with stabbing his wife, who was holding their infant son, multiple times in the chest, according to court documents. Michael L. Wagner was arrested Thursday in Fond du Lac County after law enforcement officers found him walking alongside a


Fire crews remain on scene Thursday at house fire in Cross Plains

CROSS PLAINS, Wis. (WMTV) - A fire crew will remain on scene, March 22, after a house burned to the ground on March 21 in Cross Plains, Wis., according to the Cross Plains Fire Department. The call came in at 8:13 p.m., March 21, of a house fire on the 7000 block of Laufenberg Boulevard in the Villa

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-22 09:28:00