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Woman kicked by giraffe says she'll fight ticket Video included

A California woman who was kicked by a twelve-foot giraffe at the Vilas Zoo in Madison tells a newspaper she will fight a citation she received for disregarding zoo barriers to get to the animal. More>>

Red Caboose Day Care Center license reinstated, will pay fine Video included

A Madison child care center that had its license revoked in July due to an alleged sexual assault will retain its license but will have to pay a fine and operate under several new conditions. More>>

Upper Mississippi receives Federal Marine Corridor Highway designation

The Upper Mississippi River has received Federal Marine Corridor Highway designation. More>>

Media coalition wants John Doe documents unsealed

A coalition of media and open government groups are pressing a federal appeals court to release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign. More>>

Packers ranked 13th by Forbes for team value

The Green Bay Packers brought in record revenue last year. But they're just above the middle of the pack when it comes to team value. More>>

Canvass confirms Grothman lead in 6th district

Sheboygan County's results are finally in, and they give Glenn Grothman a 219-vote lead over Joe Leibham in the hotly contested GOP primary for Wisconsin's lone open congressional seat. More>>

New security measures at Live on King Street concerts Video included

A new plan for crowd control at the Live on King Street concert series, following an August 8th performance by Ziggy Marley that drew thousands, causing complaints from some businesses about unruly concert-goers. More>>

Attorney General race in full swing Video included

COTTAGE GROVE (WKOW) --The race for state attorney general is in full swing after last week's primary election. On Wednesday, Republican candidate Brad Schimel was in Cottage Grove, where he said his experience as a prosecutor sets him apart from Susan Happ, his Democratic opponent.Schimel says, ""I will be Wisconsin's lawyer and I will defend our law and defend our citizens. I'm not going to go out on an activist agenda and unfortunately my opponent is talking very much about that."Schimel w... More>>

Verona elementary school devastated by June tornado will be ready for first day of school Video included

On Monday, teachers and workers were no longer required to wear hard hats in the school. Teachers are busy prepping their classrooms for the upcoming school year. More>>

Windsor quarry proposal meets resistance Video included

Homeowners in the town of Windsor are balking at the idea of a quarry in their backyards. More>>

Work continues on Gold Star Monument Video included

ROTHSCHILD (WKOW) -- Soldiers who were killed overseas were remembered Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Park in Rothschild. More>>

Darlington man sentenced to 25 years for producing child porn

A Darlington man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. More>>

Burlington man faces charges for child porn downloads

A southeast Wisconsin man faces 10 felonies for downloading child pornography.
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Sky glider malfunctions at Milwaukee Co. Zoo

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No injuries after a dozen riders become stuck on the Milwaukee County Zoo's sky glider.
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Unemployment down in Wisconsin cities, counties

Unemployment fell in most Wisconsin cities and counties in July. More>>

Wisconsin senators make stops, discuss economy

Wisconsin's two senators are talking about economic issues as they make stops in the state.U.S.  More>>

First human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Wisconsin

State health officials are reporting the first human case of West Nile Virus this year.The State Department of Health Services says the the resident is from Ashland County in northern Wisconsin. More>>

UPDATE: No injuries in condo fire on Dorchester Way

No injuries reported after fire breaks out on Dorchester Way in Madison.
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Stranger sexually assaults woman early Wednesday morning

Early morning sexual assault along Fahrenbrook Court Wednesday.
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Resident stops burglary suspect with help from passerby

MADISON (WKOW) -- A west side resident and two passerby helped catch a burglary suspect Tuesday afternoon.The victim, a 22-year-old Madison man, was inside his home when he saw 28-year-old David Breem Jr. attempt to enter his garage and car, but both were locked.The victim went out to confront Breem Jr., so tried walking away.But the victim called out to two nearby people for help. They were able to stop Breem Jr. until police arrived.Breem Jr. was arrested for attempted burglary and attempte... More>>

Marquette University graduate executed by militant group

An American journalist and Marquette University graduate has been killed by an Islamic State extremist group. More>>

UW wants $95 million more in next state budget

University of Wisconsin System officials want Gov. Scott Walker to give them another $95.2 million in tax dollars in the next state budget. More>>

Two-county chase ends with three teens arrested

Teens arrested after leading police on a high speed chase in northern Wisconsin.
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Mummified body found in WI apartment

Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found hidden in a Milwaukee-area apartment. More>>

Tree nurseries look to buy seeds

MADISON (AP) -- State-run tree nurseries are looking to buy native Wisconsin seeds for their reforestation program. More>>

Damaged Green Bay school to add 18 minutes to class day

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GREEN BAY (AP) -- A Green Bay high school damaged by fire will extend each class day by 18 minutes this school year to make up for starting almost two weeks late. More>>

Power line between Madison and La Crosse could cost $580M

MADISON (AP) -- An environmental assessment estimates the cost of a proposed high-voltage power line linking Madison and La Crosse at up to $580 million. More>>

ACT exam participation, scores increase for WI students

The number of public and private high school graduates taking the ACT college admission exam in Wisconsin increased, and the average composite score went up slightly as well. More>>

UPDATE: AWOL inmate returned to Dane Co. jail

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Madison man declared AWOL after failing to return to jail after treatment program.
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Authorities ID victims in western Wisconsin crash

Authorities have released the names of two adults and a teenager killed in a crash in Trempealeau County of western Wisconsin. More>>

New consent form available for sexual assault victims

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a new process to help sexual assault victims. More>>

Wittwer declares victory in 17th Senate District as Bomhack weighs possible recount Video included

Ernie Wittwer is declaring victory over Pat Bomhack in the 17th Senate District Democratic Primary, but the race is likely far from being over.
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Body-mounted cameras becoming more common in law enforcement Video included

WISCONSIN DELLS (WKOW) -- Two recent officer-involved shootings in Ferguson, Missouri, have brought the question of whether police should wear body-mounted cameras while out on patrol back into the public discourse.
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Antlerless deer tags on sale this week

Deer hunters are already getting ready for the upcoming season.
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Concerns over reported move of violent man in Sauk County Video included

People living near Reedsburg are concerned that a man with a history of violence may be moving in nearby. More>>

World Dairy Expo Dairy Product Championships are underway Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- The finest dairy products from across the country descend on Madison this week. The 12th annual World Dairy Expo Dairy Product Championships are underway at Madison College. On Tuesday, more than 400 cheeses and butters were taste-tested by a panel of 38 judges lucky judges. Brad Legreid, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association says "The judges we utilize are all experts in their field. They come through the dairy judging teams back in college days, th... More>>

Hopeline grant to help end domestic abuse in Wisconsin Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Teen dating violence is the focus of a new effort in the Madison area. On Tuesday, a $30,000 grant from "Hopeline" was presented to the group 'End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin'. Officials say 1.5 million high school age teens experience some form of physical violence from a dating partner each year. The grant is meant to help the organization develop programs to serve teens in need. Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says, "This is a typical example when we have a known ... More>>

Hope for the Homeless fundraiser on Thursday Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Since 1994, a local organization has been housing homeless people with severe mental illnesses, and on Thursday, Housing Initiatives is holding the "Hope for the Homeless" fundraiser to mark 20 years. More>>

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods and Trader Joe's are being recalled. More>>

Richfield man convicted in death of high school classmate

Washington County man convicted in the strangulation death of former classmate.
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Federal court holds off on John Doe release

A federal appeals court has apparently opted to hold off on releasing more documents linked to a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign. More>>

Milwaukee sheriff's deputy arrested for drunk driving

A Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy tries to get out of an OWI by asking for a "professional courtesy" in Minnesota.
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'Purge' hoax hits Wisconsin

The first hoax hit Louisville, Kentucky this past weekend. And images promoting The Purge have hit social feeds here in Wisconsin, calling out places like Milwaukee and Madison, among others. More>>

Beloit man arrested for dealing heroin

BELOIT (WKOW) -- A Beloit man is arrested and faces a number of charges for dealing heroin.On Tuesday, the Rock County Sheriff's Office SWAT team served a search warrant on the 1600 block of Dewy Avenue.33-year-old Sean Staff was arrested for four counts of delivery of heroin, two counts of maintaining a drug vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.Staff is current in the Rock County jail and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Nine-year-old dies after injuries sustained in Beaver Dam crash

Nine-year-old dies from injuries sustained in Beaver Dam weekend crash.
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Body found in Kettle Moraine Forest

Body found in the Kettle Moraine Forest is believed to be Russ Delorme.
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Man accused of tweeting threat to governor's son Video included

A Milwaukee man is charged with sending threatening and obscene tweets to Gov. Scott Walker's adult son.
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UW-Madison scientist studying noninfectious Ebola virus on campus

A scientist from UW-Madison is studying the Ebola virus on campus. More>>

Dozens of cows killed in Barron Co. fire

Dozens of cattle are dead and a barn is destroyed after a fire early Monday morning in Barron County. More>>

No one hurt after trailer crashes into restaurant Video included

It was a close call at a restaurant in La Crosse Monday, when a trailer broke loose from a truck and crashed through a wall of the building. More>>

Maribel man turns self in after posting bungee jump video online

SHEBOYGAN (AP) -- Sheboygan police say a 26-year-old man bungee jumped off a 140-foot crane and posted a video of the stunt online. More>>

Self-serve beer proposed for Miller Park

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Self-serve beer could be on its way to Miller Park. Milwaukee Sportservice has filed an application with the city to install two beer vending machines at the Milwaukee Brewers ballpark. More>>

UPDATE: Good Samaritan detained after helping road rage in Milwaukee Video included

Motorcyclist taken into custody Monday after firing a gun at another motorist in Milwaukee.
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Needed: women in law enforcement Video included

State Patrol cadet Ashleigh Giese of Marshall says she's living her dream of preparing for a career as a State Patrol trooper or inspector, as part of a recruit class with a distinct minority of women. More>>

Ex-Milwaukee County official charged with bribery

A former Milwaukee County official has been charged with accepting bribes. More>>

Monday storm damage in Nekoosa

The storms that passed through Monday night knocked out power in parts of central Wisconsin.
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UPDATE: Man accused of killing two women and hiding remains enters not guilty plea

Former police officer Steven Zelich entered a not guilty plea in the death of one of the two women he's accused of killing. More>>

Dane Co. Boys and Girls Club CEO returns from trip to Ferguson, Missouri Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- A local man is sharing some of what he saw and heard on a recent trip to Ferguson, Missouri. Demonstrations, some of them violent, have been ongoing in Ferguson for more than a week since black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson. More>>

Green Bay man sentenced for killing 2-year-old

A Green Bay man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing the 2-year-old son of his girlfriend. More>>

New Holland Pavilions open next month Video included

MADISON (WKOW) --A pair of new pavilions at the Alliant Energy Center are nearing completion.The $25 million, state-of-the-art project is right on schedule, set to open next month.The 290,000 square feet of space will be a big upgrade for events like the World Dairy Expo, and the Horse Fair, but that's not all.Dane County Executive Joe Parisi says, "These facilities that will not only allow the shows, the premiere shows that we have to stay here, but they'll also open up the grounds to new op... More>>

Arson is possible cause for Madison East Side fire Video included

A cause is still unknown after a fire burned down a 105-unit apartment complex on Madison's East side on August 8th. Officials have a handful theories they're currently pursuing, arson is among them.
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UPDATE: WEDC is marketing industrial properties owned by Walker donors Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- The only private properties being marketed through a Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) land development program are owned by people or companies with executives have that donated extensively to the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin). More>>

Dane Co. Democrats back Happ for AG Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Democrats continue to line up behind state attorney general candidate Susan Happ after her win in the democratic primary last week. More>>

Dane Co. issues more than 100 citations during enforcement targeting seatbelt use

The Dane County Sheriff's Office says it handed out more than 100 citations during its four-hour seatbelt grant deployment last Friday. More>>

Masked man tries to grab young teen

Madison police were called to the report of a suspicious person, after a young teen says he was grabbed by a masked man.
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Mifflin Street resident says stranger sexually assaulted her in her apartment

Madison Police were called to a West Mifflin Street apartment for a report of a sexual assault. More>>

Stray voltage lawsuit heard in Wood County

A trial is underway in central Wisconsin involving a couple who blames stray voltage for loss of their dairy farm.
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WI funeral home makes bucket list wall Video included

A funeral home in Wisconsin is interested in people sharing their bucket lists. More>>

Human waste spills on Racine Co. highway

RACINE (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says human waste has spilled on a highway in Racine County. More>>

Rally held in Milwaukee neighborhood where 10-year-old girl was shot Video included

People gathered in memory of a little girl shot in Milwaukee, caught in the crossfire on a neighborhood playground.
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Adams WWII vet receives medals after 70 years Video included

ADAMS (WKOW) -- It has been seventy years since an Adams County man was honorably discharged in World War II.
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Apps to help make your school year successful Video included

Back-to-school is just around the corner and this year there are plenty of options that will allow your student to go paperless. More>>

Protestors in Milwaukee take part in March for Justice Video included

A group of protestors took to the streets in downtown Milwaukee to protest police-involved shootings like the one in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

UPDATE: Woman climbs into giraffe exhibit at Henry Vilas Zoo, gets kicked in face Video included

A California woman was injured Saturday after she climbed into a giraffe exhibit at the Henry Vilas Zoo and was kicked in the face. More>>

Triangle Ethnic Fest celebrates 30 years Video included

The Bayview Foundation hosted its annual festival Sunday that celebrates all the different cultures in the city. More>>

Man dies after crashing his truck into a home in Iowa County

A Mineral Point man is dead after driving his truck into a home in Iowa County.
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Madison farmers market incentive program grows in 2nd year Video included

Farmers' markets are popping up in neighborhoods across the city, but not every family is able to enjoy what local farmers have to offer. That's where the MadMarket Double Dollars Program comes in. .. More>>

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