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Watertown distance, throwing crews roll at regional
“Our distance guys have performed well,” Watertown track and field coach Chris Mertens said. “After the conference meet, we did some statistics on them. Three years ago, when our group of seniors were freshmen, they scored less than five points at the outdoor conference meet. This time, they scored
Watertown schools focus on mental health
"When the opportunity to apply for the part-time mental health coordinator position opened last June, I decided to apply," Weddig said. "I was excited about the opportunity to serve in a more proactive, preventative role to address the increasing needs of our students."
60+ spools of copper wire stolen from church construction site in Oconomowoc
The theft occurred some time between Friday, May 18 and Monday, May 21. Officials say it happened at the construction site of a new church and school.
Investigators seek to ID Walmart theft suspect
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Investigators in Rock County are looking for help in a retail theft case, according to a news release.
Palenque restaurant thrives in downtown Beaver Dam
One of the first things people mention when talking about Palenque Bar & Grill, 210 S. Spring St., is its friendly, family atmosphere.Small wonder, since the restaurant involves father Salvador Castellano, mother Maria, brother Saulo, son Andres and his wife Veronica and sister Danya.All of them are
Police: Man faces homicide charges in connection to murder of Dennis King, 15
MILWAUKEE -- A man has been charged with first degree intentional homicide, as party to a crime in connection with the murder of Dennis King, 15, police said late Monday, May 21.
MPD: Victim in south side shooting dies
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)---A man who was shot at an apartment complex near Waunoa Woods Court on Wednesday evening has died.Joel Despain, a spokesperson with the Madison Police Department, said the 24-year-old man passed away at a local hospital.Chief Mike Koval said the man was shot in the back of the
Man shot near Lisbon Ave. and 37th St.
By:CBS 58 NewsroomMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A 23-year-old man is expected to be okay after being shot Tuesday night in Milwaukee.It happened near W. Lisbon Ave. and N. 37th St. around 8:20 p.m.Police say the victim was treated at a local hospital.The incident remains under investigation.
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Crash closes all lanes of US 51
WINDSOR, Wis. - All northbound and southbound lanes are blocked due to a crash on U.S. 51 between County Highway V and Mueller Road near Windsor, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Multiple incidents cause large officer response, safety concern at Fitchburg Days, police say
FITCHBURG, Wis. -“A plethora of juvenile disturbances” caused the midway at Fitchburg Days to be closed early Friday, police said in a news release.
Mauston man found slumped over in driver's seat on I-94 arrested on 7th OWI, trooper says
DEERFIELD, Wis. - A Mauston man was arrested Friday on suspicion of his seventh offense of operating while intoxicated, according to a news release form the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Stockpile of Cash Found in Burned Milwaukee Home
“That’s a whole lot of money, man,” said Pierre Whitehorn, who lives just around the corner from the fire-damaged home. “You could do a whole lot (with that money), have a lot of fun,”
Western Industries closing Watertown plant, 85 jobs to be lost
Western Industries Inc. said Friday it will close its plant in Watertown, resulting in the loss of about 85 jobs.The layoffs are expected to begin between July 16 and 29 and should be completed by Oct. 29, the state Department of Workforce Development said in a plant closing notice.The workers are r
Nearly 50 people evacuated from Waukesha bar while police searched for suspect armed with knife
"He was like 'Oh I'm just gonna do this. This is what I'm gonna do', I was like relax, calm down, don't do it, it's okay," said a witness to the ordeal.
Officials organize to shut down Dodge County strip clubs
CLYMAN — The goal was clear: Shut them down.State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, is organizing with local officials against Dodge County's strip clubs after a Hartford man was accused of operating a human trafficking ring out of them. He spoke as part of a panel at St. John the B
Fort Atkinson man arrested on fifth OWI offense
Police records say Benjamin G. Radloff, 35, of 103 N. Fourth St., Fort Atkinson, was arrested at 2:41 a.m. Friday at 3961 Milton Ave., Janesville. He was found passed out in a vehicle at a gas station, according to the police report.
'His life is over': Mother of shooting victim says her son is brain dead
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2 killed in Highway 12 crash ID'd as Cambridge man, Fort Atkinson woman
Officials said 22-year-old Chandler J. Jarlsberg, of Cambridge, was the only occupant of the Ford Focus involved in the crash, and 23-year-old Angeline B. Nsibirwa, of Fort Atkinson, was the only occupant of the Toyota Corolla.
Watertown Players' presents "Farce of Habit"
Tickets are selling fast for the final performances of the Watertown Players’ comedy, “Farce of Habit”, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. The show will be performed at the Watertown Players Theater at the Market, 210 S. Water St. Watertown. Final performances will take plac
Police investigate targeted armed robbery at Watertown residence
WATERTOWN, Wis. - Police are investigating a targeted armed robbery at a residence in Watertown, according to officials with the police department.