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 2018-09-22 22:38 

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Madison woman arrested for 6th offense OWI after T-boning truck, police say...

MADISON, Wis. - A Madison woman is facing charges after she ran a red light and crashed into a truck, according to a news release from the Madison Police Department. Tracey D. Franklin, 28, was arrested for her sixth offense of operating while intoxicated...

 2018-09-22 22:33 

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Crack, meth dealer sold drugs to confidential informant 3 times, sheriff says...

ROCK SPRINGS, Wis. - An accused drug dealer in Sauk County was caught after he sold drugs to a confidential informant multiple times, according to a news release. The Sauk County Sheriff's Office said members of the Sauk County Drug Task Force on Thur...

 2018-09-22 22:25 

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US-China trade talks stall amid tariff standoff...

(CNN) - Negotiations between the United States and China have stalled after President Donald Trump ordered new tariffs on Chinese goods. Senior US officials, led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, have been working to end the trade standoff through dip...

 2018-09-22 22:21 

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Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - National Democrats have doubled their spending for state legislative elections in an attempt to chip away at the Republican dominance in state capitols. Republicans also are spending more on state House and Senate races than they did...

 2018-09-22 21:31 

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Records: 55-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old boy...

VILLAGE OF OREGON, Wis. - A 55-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy, according to court records. A search warrant shows that Steven R. Young allegedly met the victim -- who is now 15 -- on social media in September of 2017. The...

 2018-09-22 20:35 

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Captain arrested in Tanzania ferry disaster as death toll climbs to 209...

(CNN) - The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the latest maritime disaster in the East African nation. Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the captain is in...

 2018-09-22 19:43 

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Officials prepare to relocate wolves to Isle Royale park...

MADISON, Wis. - Officials are preparing to relocate six to eight mainland wolves to Isle Royale National Park, a first step toward rebuilding a depleted population of the predators that help keep the Lake Superior island's ecology in balance. Superint...

 2018-09-22 19:37 

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Police: Teen cited after witness says he wielded a machete in West Towne Mall parking lot...

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police issued a citation to a 16-year-old boy after a witness reported he was holding a machete and what appeared to be a firearm in a parking lot at West Towne Mall, according to Chief Mike Koval's blog. Officers cited the tee...

 2018-09-22 19:31 

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Justin Timberlake toasts 'greatest football team on planet Earth' with Packers jersey...

MILWAUKEE - Justin Timberlake is a huge Green Bay Packers fan. Thus, his Friday concert at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee led to perhaps one of the greatest crossover events in the arena's short history. Jubilant fans of the Grammy award-winning artist tos...

 2018-09-22 19:14 

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Democrats' Senate hopes rest on farmer, guide, spokeswoman...

REEDSBURG, Wis. - Wisconsin Democrats have no real prospect of taking the Assembly this year, but the state Senate is a different story. Democrats could flip the chamber by winning just a couple of seats. That matters because the GOP has had full control ...

 2018-09-22 19:09 

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Ha Long Bay to reopen over 4 months after driver crashed into restaurant...

MADISON, Wis. - A beloved east Madison southeast Asian eatery will reopen its doors Monday after a driver crashed into the building over four months ago. According to a post on its website, the workers at the restaurant are excited to serve their patrons ...

 2018-09-22 18:59 

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Wisconsin man creating app to help disabled people travel...

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - A 23-year-old Wisconsin man with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair is creating an app he hopes will make traveling more accessible for those with disabilities. The Leader-Telegram reports that Gabriel Schlieve spent several weeks in ...

 2018-09-22 18:56 

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Dane County authorities looking for potential witness in abduction case...

MADISON, Wis. - The Dane County Sheriff's Office said it is looking for a potential witness in an abduction case. The incident authorities are investigating happened on Friday night near Johnson Creek. Officials said the suspect and victim were travel...

 2018-09-22 18:54 

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Police: Two men burglarize 74-year-old woman's home...

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police said they are looking for two men who allegedly took money and property from a residence during a burglary Friday evening. A woman, 74, reported to police that after falling asleep in her living room, she woke up at 11:32 p....

 2018-09-22 18:49 

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Two victims from Middleton shooting released from hospital, one remains in fair condition...

MADISON, Wis. - Two victims from the Middleton shooting at WTS Paradigm have been released from the hospital, officials said Saturday morning. One other victim is still recovering from their injuries at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and is in fair ...

 2018-09-22 03:10 

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Officials warn not to jump to conclusion that Middleton shooting is mental health-related...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - There are still many unanswered questions surrounding the shooting that happened this week at WTS Paradigm in Middleton. Middleton police said at a news conference Friday that they are still searching for a motive. Chief Charles Foulke s...

 2018-09-22 01:30 

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Milton Library awarded Library of the Year by WLA...

MILTON, Wis. - The Milton Library was named the Wisconsin Library Association's library of the year Friday for its growth as a community center. According to a press release, the library's increase in programming and community partnerships helped ...

 2018-09-22 01:21 

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Wisconsin Dells police chief writes letter to court on behalf of 6th-offense OWI driver...

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - The Wisconsin Dells police chief has written a letter on behalf of a man facing a repeat drunken driving charge. James S. Connors, 56, of Wisconsin Dells, was arrested in August on suspicion of his sixth operating while intoxicated...

 2018-09-21 23:10 

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15-year-old who accidentally shot teen on bus let inside La Follette via side door...

MADISON, Wis. - The Madison high school principal whose school was locked down following a shooting on Madison's east side said the shooter was let inside the school by another student. In a letter to families, La Follette Principal Sean Storch said t...

 2018-09-21 23:04 

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Middleton police identify officers who fired at shooter...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - The Middleton Police Department is identifying the two officers who fired their weapons during the WTS Paradigm active shooter incident Wednesday. Anthony Tong, the shooter, died from injuries after exchanging fire with two Middleton Pol...

 2018-09-21 22:55 

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Community offers support services for witnesses, survivors of Middleton office shooting...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - Middleton police and the FBI are still trying to determine the motive of the shooter who injured three people in his Middleton office building Wednesday. In the meantime, people who witnessed the violence firsthand are coping in the afte...

 2018-09-21 22:53 

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Cross Plains gun shop thief sentenced to 30 months in prison...

MADISON, Wis. - One of the thieves who crashed a stolen vehicle into a Cross Plains gun store and stole over a dozen firearms last October was sentenced to prison Friday. Khalil Lites was one of three men who backed a stolen car into PT Firearms on Oct. 2...

 2018-09-21 22:46 

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Suspect in custody after botched bank robbery attempt...

MADISON, Wis. - A suspect is in custody and being questioned after attempting to rob an east Madison bank Friday afternoon, authorities say. The suspect entered an Associated Bank on Cottage Grove Road where he attempted to hold up the business, said Madi...

 2018-09-21 22:43 

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'I felt so belittled': Police video shows stop that has black candidate speaking out...

MADISON, Wis. - A woman set to be the first African-American from Dane County in the state Legislature said she feels humiliated after being stopped by police while campaigning. Police video shows an officer responding to a tip from a 911 caller on Aug. 7...

 2018-09-21 22:39 

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City officials surprised after ICE arrests 6 people in Madison Friday...

MADISON, Wis. - Madison city leaders were surprised Friday after U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested six people without formal warning. During a news conference Friday, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin said the arrests were made against city polic...

 2018-09-21 21:54 

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Document: Victim shot 10 times, police find hundreds of rounds of ammunition in home...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - One of the victims from Wednesday's shooting at WTS Paradigm was shot 10 times and investigators removed a number of items from the shooter's home, from multiple cans of ammunition to gun parts and a gun building apparatus, accor...

 2018-09-21 19:02 

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Henry Vilas Zoo announces newest animal debut...

MADISON, Wis. - The Henry Vilas Zoo announced Friday the arrival of a new male polar bear to join Berit in her Arctic Passage home. The new 22-month-old male polar bear, named Nuniq, has arrived to Madison, a release said. Nuniq is the son of Nanuq, a pol...

 2018-09-21 18:49 

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Teen shaken after man thought he robbed nearby home, police say...

MADISON, Wis. - A 15-year-old Madison boy was chased by a 23-year-old man who thought the boy recently burglarized his nearby home on Packers Avenue late Thursday night, police said. In an incident report, police said the victim was being chased as a resu...

 2018-09-21 18:44 

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Sun Prairie woman arrested for 2 OWIs in less than 2 hours, deputies say...

MADISON, Wis. - A Sun Prairie woman was arrested for two drunken driving charges by the same Dane County Sheriff's deputy twice in one night, according to a release from the sheriff's office. Shannon M. McCann, 35, of Sun Prairie, was arrested Fri...

 2018-09-21 18:39 

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Auxiliary bishop exits ministry for failing to report abuse...

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has approved a request by retired auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau to completely withdraw from the public ministry for failing to report priest abuse nearly four decades ago....

 2018-09-21 18:35 

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Weapon found in Lake View Elementary forest determined to be BB gun, officials say...

MADISON, Wis. - Students at Lake View Elementary School found a BB gun Friday morning in the forest on school property, according to a letter sent to parents. "I am writing to notify you that this morning during one of our outdoor classes, students di...

 2018-09-21 18:26 

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Affidavit describes 2004 incident that led to shooter's concealed carry revocation...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - The man who shot and seriously injured three co-workers in Middleton couldn't legally own a firearm because of a mental health incident more than a decade ago, a Middleton official said. Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke said 43-...

 2018-09-21 03:45 

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'We train on it, but we lived it yesterday': Fire department looks forward after shooting...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - In a community reeling from not only historic flooding but a workplace shooting Wednesday, the Middleton Fire Department is reflecting on its response while looking toward the future. Officers shot and killed the shooter, identified as 4...

 2018-09-21 03:38 

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Officers investigate prostitution case at Dodge County gentleman's club...

VILLAGE OF CLYMAN, Wis. - Police arrested two individuals after police discovered a prostitution case during a routine check of a Dodge County gentleman's club Thursday afternoon. According to officials, officers were in the middle of a routine bar ch...

 2018-09-21 03:28 

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WTS Paradigm praises Middleton businesses for acts of kindness during lockdown...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - For Karley Carpenter, Wednesday started like any other day -- with a delivery. Carpenter, who manages Smoothie King on Deming Way in Middleton, says when she was on her way back from the delivery, she noticed something was wrong. "I ...

 2018-09-21 03:14 

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Dane County Board discusses future of lake levels...

MADISON, Wis. - The Dane County Board met early Thursday night to discuss water levels along the Yahara chain of lakes. John Reimer, of Dane County Land and Water Resources, presented to the board about the response to last month's historic flooding a...

 2018-09-20 20:57 

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Baldwin urges early voting, says health care on ballot...

MADISON, Wis. - U. S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is urging Democrats to vote early, saying health care is on the ballot. Baldwin was joined by fellow Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, of Nevada, at a news conference Thursday outside the Wisconsin state Capi...

 2018-09-20 20:54 

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20 Wisconsin museums providing free entry Saturday for Museum Day...

MADISON, Wis. - In honor of Museum Day Saturday, 20 participating museums and cultural institutions in Wisconsin are providing free entry to anyone who presents a Museum Day ticket. According to Smithsonian magazine's website, Museum Day is a one-day ...

 2018-09-20 20:52 

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15-year-old arrested after teen was shot on metro bus full of students...

MONONA, Wis. - A 15-year-old boy was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a shooting Wednesday afternoon on a city bus, Madison police said. A Madison police official said they received a call at 3:57 p. m. for someone shot on a bus at Pflaum Road...

 2018-09-20 20:50 

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Little girl writes letter thanking Middleton PD...

Middleton, Wisc. - A small gesture from a little girl in Middleton is touching members of her community's police department. Edie Morgan, a 3-year-old, made a special card to thank the officers who responded to Wednesday's shooting at WTS Paradigm...

 2018-09-20 20:45 

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Drunken driver sentenced for crashing into sheriff's SUV...

OSHKOSH, Wis. - A Neenah man accused of crashing into a Winnebago County sheriff's vehicle while driving drunk has been sentenced to nine months in jail and fined $600. WLUK-TV reports that 60-year-old Harold Strozewski on Wednesday pleaded no contest...

 2018-09-20 20:43 

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City of Stoughton receives state grant for downtown redevelopment project...

STOUGHTON, Wis. - Officials from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced Thursday the city of Stoughton will receive a $500,000 state grant to help raze a vacant downtown building. According to a release, the Idle Sites Redevelopment Gran...

 2018-09-20 20:36 

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Students, community organize rally, die-in following Middleton office shooting...

MADISON, Wis. - Students and community members will host a die-in Sunday inside the Capitol rotunda to protest gun violence following an office shooting in Middleton. "The protest will specifically be targeting those politicians who have allowed the g...

 2018-09-20 19:54 

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$3 million proposed for affordable housing projects in Dane County...

MADISON, Wis. - More than $3 million in county funding could create more than 500 new housing units in Madison, Sun Prairie and Fitchburg, according to a release from county officials. Pending final approval by the Dane County Board, the Dane County Affor...

 2018-09-20 19:34 

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CHIEF: Shooter worked at WTS Paradigm for more than a year before attack...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - The man who injured four coworkers in a shooting at a software company Wednesday had worked there for more than a year before the attack, the Middleton police chief said Thursday. On Thursday, there was still no indication of the motive ...

 2018-09-20 03:33 

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Police stop black legislative candidate going door-to-door...

MADISON, Wis. - A black legislative candidate says she feels humiliated after Madison police stopped her while she was campaigning door-to-door and questioned her. The Capital Times reports someone called police in August after watching Dane County Superv...

 2018-09-20 03:26 

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Police searching home in Madison, neighbors told search related to Middleton shooting...

MADISON, Wis. - Police are searching a home on the far west side of Madison Wednesday evening and have told neighbors that it is related to the workplace shooting in Middleton this morning. Law enforcement taped off an area near the corner of Watts Rd and...

 2018-09-20 03:22 

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Police: Stoughton man stabs man multiple times...

STOUGHTON, Wis. - A Stoughton man is facing charges after he stabbed another man multiple times, according to a news release from police. Stoughton police responded to 520 East St. around 5 p. m. Wednesday for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived...

 2018-09-20 03:18 

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'Ice Cream for All' proposal calls use of beef gelatin in Babcock ice cream discriminatory...

MADISON, Wis. - An "Ice Cream for All" proposal from the Associated Students of Madison is calling the use of beef gelatin in most Babcock Ice Cream flavors a "gross act of discrimination. "The proposal writes that Babcock ice cream is a p...

 2018-09-20 00:54 

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Software company releases statement after shooting at Middleton office...

MIDDLETON, Wis. - A software company where a shooting took place in Middleton released a statement Wednesday night. Officials with WTS Paradigm said they were "shocked and heartbroken" by the incident that happened in the company's Middleton o...

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