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Whitewater council approves some fares for taxi program

WHITEWATER — After holding a public hearing on the issue, the Whitewater Common Council approved some increases in the city’s Shared Ride Taxi Program fare structure as part of its regular meeting Tuesday.


WIAA state wrestling preview: Janesville Craig's Keeanu Benton puts his Badgers business on hold

Keeanu Benton hopes to create many memories for University of Wisconsin football fans when he arrives on campus in the fall. The Janesville Craig senior could have followed the lead of many of his future teammates by completing high school early and enrolling at UW for the current spring semester.


Jefferson County officials respond to multi-vehicle crash on Highway 26

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County officials are responding to a multi-vehicle crash just south of Watertown on Wednesday, Feb. 20. It happened on State Highway 26 northbound near Ebenezer Road.


Gov. Evers: Wisconsin will join lawsuit challenging border declaration if it ‘makes a difference’

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin will join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall if doing so “makes a difference.” The Democratic Evers told reporters Wednesday that he was discussing Wisconsin’s potential involve


Big Foot girls end regular season on high note

WALWORTH – The Big Foot girls basketball team finished the regular season with two games, losing the first but winning the finale. Big Foot traveled to Whitewater on Feb. 3, and the Whippets got the better of the Chiefs, winning 52-46 at home.


Car bursts into flames killing passenger following chain reaction crash in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- One person is dead following a chain-reaction crash in Watertown. Authorities were called to the area of Highway 26 just south of High Road for a report of a two-vehicle crash.

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WATCH: Car hits snowplow in Wisconsin whiteout

LYNDON STATION, Wisc. (WTHR) - A video shared by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation illustrates the dangers of not slowing down around snow plows. The video shows traffic on a snowy Interstate 90/94 on Sunday morning. As a plow appears from near-whiteout conditions in the left lane, a car co


Police investigate claim that high school girls were filmed in a dressing room

Milton police are investigating a claim the Parkview girls show choir team was filmed without its consent in a dressing room at Milton High School. The alleged filming took place during a competition at the high school in January.


Man accused of homicide found not fit to stand trial, ordered to mental health facility

JANESVILLE, Wis. - The man accused of a January Janesville murder has been found not fit to stand trial, at least for right now. Lucas Stuhr was arrested for the homicide of 41-year-old Clifford Grice, of Janesville. Police say Stuhr shot Grice in January.


8 Teams Favored To Make NCGA Nationals In 2019

2. UW–Stout Having competed four meets so far this season, Stout’s record is looking great so far. Although the Blue Devils have competed fewer meets than other teams, they have had an unusually good year.


Collin Miller’s Triple Highlights WIAC; La Crosse & Stevens Point Win

Eau Claire swept the individual swimming awards with Collin Miller (1:48.7 IM, 53.6 breast, 43.9 free) and Samantha Senczyszyn. But it was the La Crosse women and Stevens Point men who took home WIAC titles. Archive photo via UW-Eau Claire Athletics.


IN DEPTH: Wisconsin considers marijuana law changes

In November, two cities and 16 counties in Wisconsin held advisory referendums for legalizing marijuana. Although non-binding, the results show the majority of Wisconsin voters supported legalizing marijuana in some form.


Police: Part of Collins Road closed in Jefferson because of train derailment

JEFFERSON (WKOW) — A part of Collins Road is closed because of a train derailment in Jefferson, according to police. In a Facebook post, Jefferson police say Collins Road is closed between Industrial Drive and Ryan Avenue. They expect the closure to last for “hours”. There are no injuries, according


Rock Co. officials searching for answers in deadly hit and run

ROCK COUNTY (WREX) — Rock County authorities are searching for a suspect after a man is killed in a hit and run. Just after midnight on Saturday, Nov. 17, authorities say William Church was killed when an unknown vehicle while walking on North County Highway M near West Hill Road, just north of the


Here Are Wisconsin's Most Prolific Robocallers

MILWAUKEE, WI -- Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, you can expect even more.


Stretch of Highway 26 near Watertown closed for hours as police investigate crash

WATERTOWN, Wis. - A stretch of Highway 26 in Jefferson County was closed Wednesday for about five hours as officials investigated. The state Department of Transportation said a crash at about 11:30 a.m. closed all lanes of Highway 26 at Ebenezer Drive just south of Watertown. The road was reopened a


Teacher suspected in sexual assault of student not being held in jail

BELOIT, Wis. - Beloit Memorial High School teacher Scott Abbott was released from the Rock County jail Tuesday evening, shortly after being arrested by Beloit police for allegedly sexually assaulting a student.


Wisconsin high school accused of holding a body shaming banquet

A Wisconsin high school is accused of conducting body shaming activities last March at a cheerleading banquet, during which a coach reportedly gave out Big Booty, Big Boobie and String Bean awards, according to a report in The New York Times.


Police captain's Genoa City home searched in drug probe

TWIN LAKES — The second-in-command at the Twin Lakes Police Department is under criminal investigation on suspicion of illegally removing prescription medications from the department.


What is Wisconsin's Wackiest Word?

(WFRV) - What is Wisconsin's wackiest word?. You have the chance to vote thanks to current Communication students at UW-Green Bay as part of their annual Comm Week. Cast your vote here. The winner will be announced at tommorow's Comm Week banquet.