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Police: 19-year-old woman robbed at gunpoint in parking lot
MADISON, Wis. - A 19-year-woman was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, according to police. The woman was in town from the St. Louis, Missouri area, and she was acquainted with the robber through friends in the area, according to the news release from the Madison Police Department. She got a ride f
Madison McDonald's offering free fries for a year
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The McDonald's on Odana Road in Madison is opening it's brand new facility. The first 100 people through the door Thursday morning will receive free fries for a year and the next 400 will receive other free goodies. The restaurant owner, Guy Bucciferro, said the Odana Road l
352 parking tickets issued on 1st night of snow emergency in Madison
Hundreds of drivers in Madison didn't heed Monday's snow emergency, earning them a $60 parking ticket. Madison police said 352 tickets were issued for not following alternate-side parking rules between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Tuesday. Those tickets total more than $21,000 in fines. Most of the tickets wer
MPD: Man gives woman ride, robs her at gunpoint
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- A woman wanted a ride to the bus stop, instead she was robbed on Tuesday night. A spokesperson with the Madison Police Department said the 19-year-old woman was visiting the area from the St. Louis, Missouri area. She got to know the suspect through friends, and he gave her
Gunfire reported on East Side, Madison police say
Gunfire was heard late Tuesday night on Madison's East Side, but there were no reports of injuries or property damage. The gun shots were reported by several residents around 11:50 p.m. in the 4500 block of Onyx Lane, Madison police said. "Witnesses heard several reports (gunshots) and then saw a da
Several callers reported gunshots on east side overnight
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Police received several calls from concerned community members after hearing gunfire in the 4500 block of Onyx Lane Tuesday night around midnight. According to the Madison Police Department, several witnesses saw a dark colored SUV speeding from the area after shots rang out.
MPD: Man traded drugs for SUV 'rock rental'
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- A man who was seated in a stolen SUV told police he traded crack cocaine for the vehicle on Monday afternoon. A spokesperson with the Madison Police Department said the SUV was found in the 1900 block of South Park Street just after 12:30 p.m. It had been left unlocked and r
Strong winds could cause snowdrifts; warm up on tap beginning Thursday
Winds gusting up to 30 mph in the Madison area could cause snow from the last storm to drift across highways, especially on rural roads, so the National Weather Service is advising drivers to take it easy during the evening commute and at night. Blowing snow can also cause slippery stretches of high
Officials: 73-year-old man beaten in Gresham last year died 6 months later
The death of a man who was beaten last year in the South Side Gresham neighborhood and died more than six months later has been ruled a homicide. John Liberty, 73, suffered blunt force head injuries in an assault on April 1, 2017, in the 1600 block of West 79th Street, according to the Cook County M
Protesters shout down aldermen over Obama Presidential Center
CHICAGO -- African-American aldermen attempting to praise the Obama Foundation for hiring minority contractors were shouted down at City Hall Wednesday, as groups express concern over whether the planned presidential library could lead to displacement of low-income residents on the South Side. Membe
Chicago goes 6 days without a fatal shooting
For the first time since March of last year, Chicago has gone six full days without a fatal shooting. The city's last fatal shooting happened at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11, when 33-year-old Uriah Hughes was killed and a 26-year-old man was wounded in an Austin neighborhood shooting on the West Side. Hughes
17 Hospitalized in Incident at Chicago Meat Authority: CFD
Chicago Police said multiple people were complaining of difficulty breathing in an incidentPublished at 9:57 AM CST on Jan 17, 2018 | Updated 6 hours ago Sky 5 footage shows the scene where 17 people were taken to area hospitals after emergency responders were called to the Chicago Meat Authority We
2 people wounded in Albany Park shooting
Two people were wounded in an Albany Park neighborhood shooting Wednesday evening on the Northwest Side. The 16-year-old boy and 23-year-old man were in the 4600 block of North Central Park Avenue at 6:50 p.m. when they heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. The teenage boy was shot
Mother of Brian Urlacher's son files $125M suit against him
Tyna Karageorge, the mother of Brian Urlacher's 12-year-old son, has filed a lawsuit against the former Bears great claiming he and others conspired to "paint her as a murderer," TMZ reports. Urlacher and Karageorge, then known as Robertson, had a son, Kennedy, together in 2005. Robertson had custo
14 Taken to Hospitals from Chicago Elementary School: CFD
At least 14 students were taken to area hospitals from a Chicago elementary school Wednesday morning after they may have ingest an "unknown substance." A Level 1 Hazmat was called at James Russell Lowell Elementary School, located at 3320 W. Hirsch on Chicago's Northwest Side, fire officials said.
Man charged with armed robbery, attempted carjacking in East Garfield Park
A 19-year-old man was charged in connection with an armed robbery and attempted carjacking Monday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Jesse Davis was the passenger of a ride-sharing vehicle about 9 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Albany when he displayed a handgun an
Man arrested on multiple grand larceny charges
A Warren County man is charged with two counts of grand larceny in two burglaries that took occurred in the parking lots of two hotels, Vicksburg police Sgt. Johnnie Edwards said. Colby Michael Ashley, 31, 407 Garden Grove Drive was being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bond, accus
Drivers taken to hospital following wreck
Two people were taken to the hospital following a near head-on collision Wednesday afternoon. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said a 2014 Nissan Altima, driven by Andrea Kitchens, that was westbound on Oak Ridge Road and hit by a 2001 Ford truck, driven by David Ogan, that was eastbound around 12
Icy roads cause delays and closings in the Metro
The winter storm is continuing to cause travel problems across the state. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is advising people not to travel unless they have to because of the icy conditions of the roads. Major closures include Jackson Public Schools, Madison County Schools and Rankin County Schools.
UPDATE: Hinds County DA calls Jackson murder suspect's release "unconstitutional"
A Jackson murder suspect -- deemed a danger to the community -- has been released because he was never indicted by a grand jury, a move the district attorney calls "unconstitutional." Police initially charged 21-year-old Nicholas Coats with killing 23-year-old Chelsie Lynn Kirschten on August 17, 20