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Two men facing charges after stabbing each other in downtown Madison fight, police say
MADISON, Wis. - Madison police say two men are recovering after stabbing each other in a fight in downtown Madison Thursday night. The incident reportedly started at 9:40 p.m. with an argument between a 39-year-old man and a 32-year-old man on the 10 block of North Henry Street. The 39-year-old alle
Neil Young is coming to Wisconsin for performances in Madison, Milwaukee
MADISON, Wis. - Neil Young is coming to Madison in January. The legendary musician will be performing at the Overture Center on Jan. 24. Young announced his visit to Wisconsin, which also includes a performance at the Riverside Theatre in Milwaukee on Jan. 23, in a tweet Wednesday.
Walker to take action on lame-duck bills Friday afternoon
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to take action on a sweeping package of Republican-authored lame-duck legislation that restricts early voting and weakens the powers of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.
Dane County commission to consider new ordinance to limit farm manure runoff, protect waterways
DANE COUNTY, Wis. - The Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission will consider an ordinance to regulate animal waste at a meeting Tuesday. The commission said the proposed regulations attempt to prevent contamination in the Yahara Chain of Lakes and take state and federal farm standards into consi
Wisconsin Men Plead Guilty Charges Linked to Killing of Mountain Lion
Three Wisconsin men pleaded guilty to charges linked to the killing of a mountain lion in January 2017. Robert Peters, 53, and Steven Reindahl, 55, both of Turtle Lake, pleaded guilty in federal court on Dec. 12 of hindering a federal grand jury investigation by providing false testimony about the 2
School district’s report card most improved in Dane County
The DeForest Area School District overall made the largest gains in Dane County when it came to the 2017-18 Department of Public Instruction (DPI) report cards issued last month. The district’s score jumped by 4.3 points from the previous year’s score, pushing it into the four-star, “exceeds expecta
2nd man arrested in connection with Visions strip club shooting
MADISON, Wis. - Another man has been arrested in connection with the shooting at a Madison strip club that injured four people this weekend. Madison police said Spencer Jackson IV, 29, of Madison, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of disorderly conduct while armed.
Madison woman arrested for burglary twice in four days
MADISON (WKOW) — Madison police arrested a Madison woman for the second time this week following a break-in early Wednesday at a Jenifer St. apartment. Peggy L. Fleming, 38, Madison was arrested for burglary, resisting and bail jumping.
Walker calls for lame-duck bills, starting clock on signing
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker has called for Republicans' lame-duck legislation to be delivered to his office, starting the countdown to signing the package. Walker called for the bills Thursday. He now has six days to sign them. His spokesman, Tom Evenson, says Walker won't take action Thu
Wisconsin Teacher Repeatedly Spews N-Word In Class Because She Couldn’t Understand Why Students Use It And She Can’t
Bradford High School officials in Kenosha, Wisconsin, are investigating a teacher who allegedly hurled derogatory language in front of her students. An Italian instructor at the high school who reportedly said “nigga” multiple times was caught on video by a student who recorded the incident on Nov.
Snow to end north and east of Dane County this morning
MADISON (WKOW) — Snow will taper off north and east of Dane County during the mid to late morning hours. Snow will be briefly intense in these areas before coming to an abrupt end. These heavy snow showers will cause roads to become snow-covered and lead to reduced visibility. Accumulations will gen
Suspicious man asks 11-year-old walking home from Madison school where he lives
MADISON, Wis. - An 11-year-old boy was walking home from school Wednesday afternoon when he was approached by a suspicious person in a vehicle. According to Madison police, the boy was walking along Tocora Lane near S. Segoe Road when a male stranger in a vehicle rolled down the passenger side windo
Wisconsin Targeted In Massive Bomb Threat Hoax: Reports
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Multiple bomb threats have been reported in the Metro Milwaukee area Thursday, authorities said. Bomb threats have been surfacing nationwide in what several police departments have called a hoax.
Family concerned for welfare of Madison woman reported missing, police say
MADISON, Wis. - The family of a Madison woman who was reported missing is concerned for her welfare, according to police. Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain said 65-year-old Elaine Calabrese was reported missing Tuesday.
Veterinarian answers viewers' pet questions
Dr. Jim Orvick from the Oregon Veterinary Clinic takes questions on News 3 at Noon from viewers.
AP FACT CHECK: Walker is correct, Wisconsin governor's veto pen is powerful
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect
Police: Beltline speeder clocked at nearly 100 mph
MADISON, Wis. - A driver caught speeding on the Beltline on Friday morning was clocked going nearly 100 mph, Madison police said. According to police, the department's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team was monitoring traffic on Friday at about 10 a.m. when officers spotted a Dodge Ram truck traveling
Dane County leaders considering resolution urging spiritual space in renovated jail
As plans for a major renovation of the Dane County Jail move forward, county supervisors are considering a resolution recognizing the need for spiritual space. The proposed resolution urges Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney work with his office and consultants on the jail project to ensure that space
Prep boys basketball: Isandro Jimenez delivers a game-winning 3-point play for Madison Edgewood
The Madison Edgewood boys basketball team needed three points to tie and four to win Tuesday night, and sophomore Isandro Jimenez found a way to deliver all four. He made a 3-pointer while being fouled and added the winning free throw with 1.8 seconds remaining to lift Edgewood to a 59-58 victory ov
After recent shooting, Madison alder calls for Visions nightclub to be shut down
MADISON (WKOW) — After a shooting early Sunday morning, Visions nightclub in Madison is in danger of having its liquor license revoked. “There have been 12 calls, police calls, there for disturbances, battery, and serious incidents,” said District 15 Alder David Ahrens.