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Heavy rain caused fatal Interstate crash in Madison, officials say
A fatal crash on Interstate 39/90 in Madison Friday morning was caused by heavy rain on the highway, officials said.The State Patrol told media at the scene that a southbound vehicle hydroplaned on wet pavement and hit a retaining wall near the interchange with East Washington Avenue, with the vehic
Fatality confirmed in I-39/I-90 crash, dispatchers say
MADISON, Wis. - Crews are responding to a fatal 3-vehicle crash on I-39 that is impacting traffic this morning.State Patrol dispatchers told News 3 the crash was reported around 5:20 a.m.Dispatchers have confirmed one fatality.Ramp 151 is closed at this time. Traffic is encouraged to avoid southboun
Sun Prairie buildings destroyed by explosion will be gone by end of August, officials say
The slow recovery of Downtown Sun Prairie following the deadly explosion in July is gaining momentum.Buildings destroyed by a natural gas explosion will be removed by the end of August, officials said in an update on Wednesday, and the intersection where the heaviest damage took place should be rebu
Sun Prairie hoping to reopen Main St. intersection by December
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV) --Sun Prairie city staff are hoping to reconstruct and reopen a closed intersection affected by a July 10 explosion by the end of December.The explosion destroyed multiple buildings at the intersection of Main and Bristol Streets.A firefighter was killed and two other firefi
East Side apartment used for drug trafficking, Madison police say
Paul Morris, 50, was tentatively charged with maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession of heroin, five counts of delivery of schedule I or II narcotics, delivery of schedule IV narcotics and possession of marijuana, Madison police said.
Four people rescued, football game rescheduled in Watertown following 'extreme flooding'
WATERTOWN, Wis. - Four people have been rescued from vehicles in the Watertown area because of flooding, fire officials confirmed.
Sun Prairie Corn Fest canceled due to weather
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - The Sun Prairie Corn Fest Parade was canceled Thursday due to weather, according to a news release.
Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on mega-donor
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -One of the biggest questions in Wisconsin's race for the U.S. Senate is what will GOP mega-donor Dick Uihlein do?Uihlein spent nearly $11 million to help Republican candidate Kevin Nicholson in the GOP primary, but he lost to state Sen. Leah Vukmir.Now with Vukmir pivoting to the
Man cuts off tongue, Madison police find it in park
Police officers did find the tongue in Brittingham Park, 829 W. Washington Ave., with officers searching for the tongue on foot when no police dog was available to search for it.
Six months after Meriter nurse suspended in injured newborns case, no arrest or charges made
Six months after UnityPoint Health-Meriter suspended a nurse suspected of injuring five babies, a criminal investigation of the nurse, whose license was also suspended, has not resulted in an arrest or charges.The Madison Police Department has handed off the case to the Dane County District Attorney
Madison boys arrested in connection with recent car thefts
Two boys from Madison were arrested Tuesday in connection with recent car thefts after they were found hiding in a Far West Side apartment, according to Madison police.A 13-year-old boy was arrested on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent and theft after running
2 arrested after attacking victim at James Madison Park
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -Two people were arrested after they attacked a 54-year-old man for beer money at James Madison Park on Wednesday, August 15th around 6:28 p.m.
Madison man arrested after drugs, $3.8K found in home
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) –A 29-year-old man was arrested after a search warrant was executed in a home located in the 3600 block of Brigham Avenue on Tuesday, August 7th.
Boys and Girls Club seeks city funds to createSun Prairie center
More HeadlinesBoys and Girls Club seeks city funds to createSun Prairie centerConstruction crews unearth a piece of history hidden in the groundDemocratic nurses protest Leah Vukmir's health care agenda, Republicans fight backImage copyright 2018 Getty Images. All rights reserved. This material may
AP News - Big question for Wisconsin Senate race focuses on megadonor
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The burning question in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race isn't about what either candidate plans to do, but rather whether a Republican megadonor will open his wallet after a stinging, and costly, primary defeat.
50-year-old Madison man accused of running a drug house
During a search of his home, police seized heroin, marijuana, digital scales, pills and drug paraphernalia, officials said.
Big question mark hangs over megadonor in Wisconsin Senate race
Wisconsin state Sen. Leah Vukmir stands in Wisconsin’s Senate chambers in Madison in November. Vukmir, a Wisconsin state senator and close ally of Gov. Scott Walker’s, says she has reached out to Richard Uihlein, a big Republican donor who backed her opponent in the primary, but has yet to learn how
Marshall man enters plea to Menards theft charge
Lucas M. Thruman, 29, is charged in the same case with a felony count of robbery with threat of force and misdemeanor charges of retail theft. Thruman also pleaded not guilty plea and has a telephone scheduling conference on Aug. 28.
Chicago man arrested in Wisconsin on human trafficking charges in 9 states
MADISON, Wis. - A Chicago man was arrested last week on tentative human trafficking charges in at least nine states, including Wisconsin, according to a release.
Democrats' hope to beat Walker is former teacher
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