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Glendale police look to ID woman accused of assaulting McDonald's employee

GLENDALE - Glendale police are searching for a woman who allegedly assaulted a McDonald's employee Sunday morning, March 18th. According to police, the woman walked behind the counter and assaulted a juvenile employee. She shoved the employee to the ground causing her to hit her head twice and then


Beaver Dam firefighters raise over $20,000

BEAVER DAM -- The Beaver Dam Professional Firefighter Charities Inc. raised over $20,000 last weekend for the displaced residents of 109 Knaup Drive in Beaver Dam. The fire department hosted a bowling fundraiser Saturday to help the 15 families whose home was burned down on Thursday after several ex


Man arrested after grabbing woman's buttocks at bar, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A man was arrested after grabbing a woman's buttocks at Hawk's Bar and Grill around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. According to Police Chief Mike Koval's blog, the 22-year-old woman screamed when a 24-year-old man she did not know picked her up and grabbed her as she was leaving


Suspect sought in video store robbery

Fort Atkinson Police Capt. Jeff Davis said a male suspect entered the store at 303 S. Third St. West around noon Sunday, March 18. He made a comment to the store employee who complied and the suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of money. The captain said no weapon was displayed and the


Driver hurt in early morning crash in Monona

MONONA,Wis. (WMTV)-- Monona Police say a person was seriously hurt in a crash on US Highway 12 westbound near the Broadway exit at 2 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police they saw the vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and then crash into a light pole and a large sign before finally hitting the ce


Police: 31-year-old man shot, injured during apparent armed robbery

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning, March 18. It happened just before 4 a.m. near 51st Boulevard and Hampton Avenue. Police say a 31-year-old Milwaukee man was shot by a male suspect during an apparent armed robbery. The victim took himself t


Pickup driver is killed on Saturday

HUSTISFORD -- The Dodge County Sheriff's Department is investigating a one-vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality Saturday at 5:48 p.m. on County Highway E south of Perch Road in the town of Hustisford. The name of the victim in the incident was still being withheld pending notification of next o


MPD: 2 injured in three-vehicle crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Two were injured in a three-vehicle crash on the east side of Madison Friday evening. An 87-year-old man rear ended the vehicle in front of him, which then crashed into the vehicle ahead of it at the intersection of East Johnson Street and Marston Avenue just before 4:30 p.m


Dodge County traffic fatality reported Saturday

A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the town of Hustisford on Saturday evening. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office was dispatched at 5:48 p.m. for the crash on Highway E south of Perch Road. Preliminary investigation shows that a 1992 Ford pickup was traveling southbound on Highway E, lost


Judge dismisses child abuse case

JEFFERSON -- A Jefferson County judge has dismissed the felony case of a Lake Mills woman charged with the reckless physical abuse of a 4-month-old child in her day care. The charge against Amanda J. McGowan, 31, of Lake Mills, was dismissed abruptly Thursday by Jefferson County Branch I Circuit Cou


Beaver Dam apartment burned 2nd time in history a fire this large was intentionally set

BEAVER DAM -- Residents who live at nearby apartment complexes were not able to go home overnight due to air quality concerns following a controlled burn in Beaver Dam. Firefighters in the city watched Thursday as an apartment complex where a 28-year-old man is believed to have been making bombs wen


732 grams of cocaine worth $30K seized from Dodge County home, officials say

More than $30,000 worth of cocaine was seized Thursday during the search of a residence in Dodge County, officials said. Members of the Dodge County Drug Task Force and the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation conducted a drug investigation over the past several months that resulted in a s


Bond set at $500,000 for Reeseville man in drug case

JUNEAU - Bail was set at $500,000 Friday for a 39-year-old Reeseville man arrested after large amounts of cocaine and money were found in his home. Victor M. Adamemares is charged with five counts of manufacturing or delivering cocaine (up to 40 grams), one count of possession to deliver cocaine (mo


Milwaukee man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash, traveling 93 mph just before wreck

Demondre Ford MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man is charged months after a fatal hit-and-run. 23-year-old Demondre Ford has been criminally charged in connection with a crash that killed Hector Hernandez on Milwaukee's south side last November. Ford was charged after prosecutors say his DNA was found on th


Drug task force seizes $35,000 in cocaine

TOWN OF LOWELL - The Dodge County Drug Task Force along with the Jefferson County Drug Task Force and the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation conducted a drug investigation over the past several months resulting in a search warrant being executed at a residence in the town of Lowell in Do


Watch: Beaver Dam controlled burn in 1 minute

Crews on Thursday morning conducted a controlled burn to destroy a Beaver Dam apartment building that was the site of a fatal chemical bomb explosion. The complex was heavily damaged in an explosion over a week ago by a man who was apparently making a homemade bomb. The compounds found inside one un


FBI: Some tenants' valuables retrieved ahead of Beaver Dam burn

Residents of Building 109 at Village Glen Apartments unable to return home after March 5 blast Updated: 2:22 PM CDT Mar 15, 2018 Bomb technicians from the FBI conducting a final sweep of the apartment building where a fatal explosion occurred last week were able to retrieve some important items fo


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Beaver Dam apartment building to be burned Thursday

BEAVER DAM, WI - BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) - Fire officials say weather conditions should be favorable for a controlled fire at a Beaver Dam apartment building where a fatal explosion took place. Authorities will set fire to the building Thursday to burn the chemicals that cannot be removed because of t


Police identify man killed in Beaver Dam apartment explosion

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WBAY) -- Police have identified the man killed in an apartment building explosion in Beaver Dam explosion as 28-year-old Benjamin Morrow. Investigators confirmed his identity through DNA analysis. Funeral services are planned for tomorrow in Madison and the burial will take place i