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Several dogs poisoned in northern Wisconsin, authorities ask for help

MADISON (WKOW) — Authorities are looking for more information about a string of dog poisonings in northern Wisconsin. “The Wis. Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service are seeking the public’s help in solving several cases involving the poisoning dea


Police: Moped driver injured in crash with car cited

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison moped driver who was injured in a crash Thursday was also cited, police said. Madison police said a 20-year-old downtown resident suffered a concussion and facial injuries after the moped she was operating in a designated bicycle lane struck a car at about 5:15 p.m. on Sout


Wanted Maryland fugitive captured in Dane County

DANE COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV)--- Authorities arrest a wanted man after he lead them on a chase on the interstate. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the U.S. Marshal’s Office in Madison contacted them about a wanted person who was known to be armed and would likely have drugs with him in the vehicle. U.S. M


Man sentenced to life in prison for killing 21-year-old Sun Prairie man, 7 years for hiding body

MADISON, Wis. - A judge has sentenced a Marshall man for killing and hiding the body of a 21-year-old Sun Prairie man. Daniel Lieske, 60, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 20 years, according to court records, for killing Jesse Faber in 2017. He was also sentenced to


Natural gas leak causes mobile home evacuation Thursday

MADISON, Wis. - Occupants of mobile homes on the 200 block of Mallard Lane evacuated from their homes Thursday around 12:47 p.m. after a natural gas line was struck in the vicinity.


Fugitive caught after pursuit on I-90 into Dane County

(WKOW) — A fugitive has been captured after leading authorities on a chase down the Interstate. The Wisconsin State Patrol says it got a tip from the U.S. Marshals Service about a wanted person, who they tried to pull over on I-90/94 near the Columbia/Sauk County line.


Marshall man being sentenced for murder

MADISON (WKOW) — A Marshall man is being sentenced for a January 2018 murder. Daniel Lieske, 59, convicted for the murder of 21-year-old Jesse Faber, is being sentenced today in Dane County circuit court.


Madison gas station targeted in another armed robbery

MADISON (WKOW) — A gas station on Schroeder Road in Madison was robbed Thursday night, according to the Madison Police Department. Authorities said it happened at the BP in the 6200 block of Schroeder Road at about 10 p.m.


Dispatch: Fire crews, Sheriff's Office respond to barn fire in Dane County

PLEASANT SPRINGS, Wis. - Fire crews are responding to a report of a barn fire in Dane County, according to dispatch. The Stoughton Fire Department and the Dane County Sheriff's Office are responding to the fire in the 1900 block of County Highway B.


Violent attack caught on camera at Wisconsin high school

BERLIN, Wis. -- (WMTV) Disturbing video is making the rounds on social media showing a high school student in Green Lake County violently beating another student. Authorities are now investigating the attack that took place at Berlin High School.


Madison police search for suspect in west side convenience store robbery

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are looking for a man they say robbed a west side convenience store Thursday night. Officers were called to the Stop-N-Go BP station at 6202 Schroeder Road just after 10 p.m. Thursday. According to police, the suspect implied to the clerk that he had a gun before takin


Foxconn's Wisconsin Facility is a Ghost Town Where Workers Are Just 'Moving Dirt Around'

The people of Wisconsin are at their wit’s end, trying to figure out what to do about a Foxconn facility that has so far failed to create thousands of jobs. And the Democratic governor, Tony Evers, signaled this week that the deal signed by his predecessor, which provided $4 billion worth of subsidi


Wisconsin brothers accused of years-long sexual abuse of siblings; father blamed ‘raging hormones’

Three brothers in Milwaukee were charged with the alleged sexual assault of their younger siblings while their father, aware of the abuse, is accused of doing nothing to stop it.


Green Alert issued for 30-year-old Wisconsin woman

A Green Alert has been issued for Aimee Marie McCaughey, who was last seen Monday in Eau Claire. McCaughey, 30, suffers from PTSD/depression, and it is unknown if she is taking her prescribed medication.


Wisconsin River expected to rise to near record-levels near Portage Easter weekend

The Wisconsin River is rising to near record-breaking levels and could crest above 20 feet this weekend. According to a National Weather Service forecast at 1:29 p.m. Friday, the Wisconsin River is expected to crest at 20.3 feet Saturday − nearing an existing record of 20.7 feet set in September 201


Three people, including two children, found dead inside Seymour, Wisconsin home

Three people were found dead in a home on Main St. in Seymour on Friday morning. Police say officers first responded Thursday night at around 11:20 p.m. to the 600 block of North Main St. in Seymour for a report of a domestic disturbance.


Citation to be issued against contractor in connection to collapsed apartment

MADISON (WKOW) — A citation will be issued to the contractor who was working on a Madison apartment complex shortly before it suffered a partial collapse. Plan Review and Inspection Supervisor Kyle Bunnow with the city of Madison’s Building Inspection Division told 27 News, “A citation is being issu


Gov. Evers ordered flags at half-staff for Iowa County DA who died unexpectedly

MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Tony Evers has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday for the Iowa County district attorney who died unexpectedly this week. The district attorney's office said in a statement Wednesday that Larry Nelson, 59, suffered a pulmonary embolism while at his office.


Wisconsin lawmakers to consider legalizing marijuana

Will today be the day Wisconsin begins to go up in smoke? One Wisconsin state lawmaker will announce today plans to introduce legislation to fully legalize marijuana in the state. Rep. Melissa Sargent, a Madison democrat, wants to follow the lead of Colorado and other states and legalize the recreat


Sun Prairie police chief retires after 25 years with department

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Sun Prairie's police chief is retiring after 25 years with the department. Chief Patrick Anhalt sent an important message to the community Friday afternoon. In it, he thanked his hometown for its support of public safety.