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Court won't let man withdraw plea in gruesome homicide
Donald Rick told investigators he decided to rob the Bear Trap Inn in Saxon in March 2016 after he lost all his money at a casino in Lac Du Flambeau. After the bar closed, he tackled bartender Lisa Waldros, stabbed her and then burned down the bar with her body inside.
Sun Prairie celebrates the re-opening of Main Street
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV) - Sun Prairie is celebrating the re-opening of Main Street downtown on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said they are two weeks ahead of schedule. If weather permits they will be able to get the pavement markings on the road and people will be
Madison police look for suspect in Kwik Trip robbery
MADISON, Wis. - Police are looking for a man who robbed a Kwik Trip on Madison's west side Tuesday night. According to a release, it happened around 11:40 p.m. at the Kwik Trip located at 3153 Maple Grove Drive. Police said the robber was wearing all black and a face mask at the time of the robber
Unsealed search warrant identifies possible suspect in WORT shooting as former employee
MADISON, Wis. - A search warrant obtained by News 3 on Tuesday identifies a former radio station employee as a possible suspect in the early-morning shooting that injured a man at a Madison radio station. Officials said a 33-year-old DJ at WORT-FM was injured and another person suffered a bullet gr
Photographer: Wisconsin boys' Nazi salute photo was innocent
BARABOO, Wis. (AP) -- The photographer who took a picture of boys from Baraboo High School giving what appears to be a Nazi salute says he simply asked the students to wave goodbye to their parents. Pete Gust told community journalism website Madison 365 that the pre-prom photo, which has been sha
Police: Man steals delivery driver's car, crashes it
MADISON, Wis. - A Madison delivery driver was bringing food to an address on East Johnson Street when a 41-year-old man stole his car, according to a news release from the Madison Police Department. The driver told police said he saw the stranger -- later identified as Dandre L. White, of Madison -
Wisconsin Assembly allowed to intervene in redistricting
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A panel of federal judges is allowing the Wisconsin Assembly to intervene in the lawsuit over the constitutionality of political boundaries drawn by Republicans. The judges said in the order issued late Tuesday that the recent election of Democrat Josh Kaul as Wisconsin attorn
Man found sleeping in wrong house; taken to detox, Madison police say
"He found glass to the storm door had been broken and a burglar might be inside, so he didn't want to go in until police checked it out," said police spokesman Joel DeSpain.
Woman sentenced to 15 years in prison for northside homicide
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Union calls for Verona fire chief, assistant chief to resign after mismanagement claims
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'Look at how far we've come': First prison-based job center in Wisconsin opens at Oakhill
It may not seem exciting, but for these men, all inmates at Oakhill Correctional Institution, it’s a big step forward in helping them secure jobs after they’re released.
Let's Eat: Three siblings make a Tex Mex trio at El Rio Grande in Stoughton
From left, siblings Joel Cervantes, Erika Cervantes and Cesar Cervantes own the Tex Mex restaurant El Rio Grande in Stoughton.
Driver on psychedelic mushrooms crashed vehicle on Beltine, walked into traffic, police say
MADISON, Wis. - An officer pulled a Madison man out of the middle of the West Beltline Highway early Saturday morning just after the man was nearly struck by a speeding car, police said.
Sun Prairie man severely beaten at Madison house party
The man was found unconscious around 12:25 a.m. on Nov. 11 in a parking lot of a house in the 300 block of W. Wilson Street, where he had been attending a party, Madison Police report.
Milwaukee scores low, other Wisconsin districts show performance is up in latest school report cards
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Performance is up in Wisconsin schools and districts, based on the latest school report cards. The state Department of Public Instruction released the latest report cards on Tuesday. They measure performance of 2,114 public schools, 281 private choice schools and 422 school di
All lanes back open on US-151 SB after crash in Sun Prairie
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV) - All lanes are back open on US-151 southbound from County V to County VV after a crash Tuesday morning. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the crash happened around 4:20 a.m. Dane County Dispatch says it was a car vs tractor crash and there is one inj
Madison Police investigating shooting on east side, one woman transported to hospital
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Madison Police are investigating a shooting on the east side of Madison Sunday evening. According to Madison Police a 29-year-old woman was found with a single gunshot wound to the chest. She has being transported to the hospital. Her current status is unknown Police respond
Madison Fire Department may change after firefighter's death
MADISON, Wis. - The Madison Fire Department may make changes to its health programs and policies as federal officials plan to investigate the death of one of the department's members. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that 29-year-old firefighter and paramedic Richard Garner died earlier this year
Police arrest seven juveniles after bus disturbance escalates to West Towne Mall brawl
MADISON, Wis. - Police arrested a group of juveniles who harassed two people on a bus, apparently stole a phone and fought the victims in West Towne Mall after they gave chase. The incident began when a group of minors ranging from 12 to 15 years of age harassed a 28-year-old man and a 32-year-old w
23-year-old woman found safe after going missing Saturday night
According to her mother, 23-year-old Lily Giroux was found safe Sunday after she was last seen at State Street Brats in Downtown Madison around 11:45 p.m. Saturday. Giroux's mother said in a Facebook post that Giroux didn't come home Saturday night after going out to a bar with a friend. She was las