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UPDATE: Gov. Walker got $68,500 from corporations that outsourced jobs Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker's most recent campaign finance report shows he received money from 11 corporations that have outsourced jobs to other countries. More>>

Growing need for summer lunch program Video included

The Summer Food Service Program is federally funded and locally operated. The program ensures that kids have access to free meals when school is not in session. More>>

Forum held for Democratic attorney general candidates in Madison Video included

The race to be Wisconsin's next Attorney General came to Madison Tuesday. More>>

Accused kidnapper pleads not guilty to amended charge

The suspect in the kidnapping of a newborn from the town of Beloit pleaded not guilty to an amended charge. More>>

Black Earth Meats to close

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The owner of Black Earth Meats says his business will close by the end of July. More>>

Humane society in Janesville hires veterinarian to its staff Video included

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- For the first time in its more than 100-year history, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has hired a veterinarian to its staff. Becky Stuntebeck began working at the humane society in Janesville earlier this month. More>>

Police demonstrate dangers of hot cars Video included

 When time was up, the outside temperature read 86 but his car's temperature was 104 degrees.


Kramer uses campaign funds to fight sex assault accusations Video included

A campaign finance report shows republican lawmaker Bill Kramer used donor funds to pay an attorney $10,000 to defend him against felony, sex assault charges. More>>

Waiting lists at tech colleges to shrink thanks to $35 million grant Video included

 The money will be used to get more students into programs and courses in high-demand fields.


United Way president retiring in 2015 Video included

MADISON (WKOW) --The top official at the United Way of Dane County is retiring. More>>

Tornado recovery continues in Platteville as home and business owners apply for low-interest loans Video included

More than a month has passed since a handful of tornadoes swept through Southeast Wisconsin. In the small college community of Platteville the recovery continues. Several homes are still unlivable at this time. A handful of businesses are still closed after the storm. More>>

Terence Doddy charged with second killing

Prosecutors in Lee County, Illinois, filed 12 murder counts against 36-year-old Terrence Doddy, of Rockford. Tonya Bargman, 44, was killed July 1. More>>

Walker campaign releases new advertisement

Governor Scott Walker's campaign has released "Not So Much," a new statewide television advertisement.

Cottage Grove man arrested after vehicle versus building crash

A Cottage Grove man was arrested for his first drunken driving offense causing injury after he struck the side of a building. More>>

Wisconsin GOP files complaint over Trek Bicycles ad

The Republican Party of Wisconsin has filed a complaint with the Government Accountability Board alleging that Trek Bicycle Corporation is using corporate dollars to aid Mary Burke’s campaign. More>>

Red Cross urges blood donation in face of looming shortage Video included

The American Red Cross announced Tuesday it is facing a looming blood shortage and has an urgent need for donors of all blood types.

Boy thought to be missing found

A Dane County Sheriff's Deputy tells 27 News a two-year-old previously missing has been found. More>>

Court says insurance policies purchased through federal exchange aren't eligible for subsidies Video included

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low and middle-income people who have bought policies.If upheld, the decision could mean premium increases for more than half of the 8 million Americans who purchased taxpayer-subsidized insurance under the law.It affects consumers who purchased their coverage through the federal insurance marketplace -- or exchange-- that serves 36 s... More>>

Court: Whistleblower law doesn't protect interns

The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a state law protecting health care workers who act as whistleblowers doesn't apply to unpaid interns. More>>

Railroad tracks open following Slinger derailment

The railroad tracks have been cleared of derailed train cars in Slinger.Canadian National Railway spokesman Patrick Waldron said Tuesday the tracks are once again open to train traffic. More>>

Woman taken into custody after standoff

Officials took a woman into protective custody after a standoff Monday night; during the standoff, she threatened to shoot officers. More>>

UPDATE: Supreme Court sides with railroad in collision

A Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling in a case involving a train that struck a minivan that was stuck on the tracks on Memorial Day could have a wide-ranging impact on the state's rail traffic. More>>

UPDATE: Wisconsin Supreme Court reverses rape ruling

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to rule in a case over whether a man convicted of raping a woman should be allowed to introduce testimony about an alleged prior consensual sexual relationship. More>>

Hulsey raises just $2,500 in race for governor

Longshot Democratic candidate for governor Brett Hulsey raised just shy of $2,500 over the first six months of the year. More>>

Menards, former executive reach legal settlement

Court records and attorneys say the Menards home improvement company has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former executive. More>>

Woman arrested for OWI after multi-vehicle crash

Madison police arrested a woman after a multi-vehicle crash on Madison’s west side. More>>

Drunken 12-year-old Wausau boy hospitalized

WAUSAU (WKOW) -- Wausau police say a drunken 12-year-old boy was taken to a hospital Saturday and kept overnight. More>>

Anonymous military member sends Purple Heart to Waukesha stabbing victim Video included

The Waukesha girl who was stabbed by her peers is continuing to receive an outpouring of love.

Research at UW System institutions has big impact in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin System president Ray Cross says he wants to grow university-based research and design at UW System institutions. More>>

78th Assembly District forum held Video included

Candidates for a local assembly seat tackled the issues Monday night. More>>

Funding keeps UW Band from making trip to opener in Houston

As 27 News first reported Sunday night, the UW Marching Band announced on its Facebook page it would not be at the football season opener August 30th in Houston against LSU.  More>>

8-year-old horse Torres joins Madison PD Mounted Patrol Unit Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Police Department's mounted patrol unit has a new member. Torres, an 8-year-old Friesian Gelding, has spent the last two months doing field training. But he's now out on the streets. Monday evening, he got to meet members of the public at Vilas Park. More>>

Homes evacuated during police situation in Fort Atkinson

Law enforcement in Fort Atkinson evacuated homes on Foster Street due to a police situation. More>>

UPDATE: UW Band will not travel to Wisconsin-LSU game Video included

Updated: Jul 20, 2014 11:52 PM

The UW Marching Band will not be traveling to Texas to perform at the Badgers season opener against LSU. More>>

UW Police call disaster drill a success Video included

 More than 600 people from multiple agencies including the FBI took part in the mock bombing.


Shark Tank holds casting call in Milwaukee Video included

The ABC show held a casting call in Milwaukee this afternoon. More>>

Fire started by child displaces local families

A news release from the department indicates the child set the fire Sunday afternoon on a bed in an upstairs bedroom, and the home suffered minor to moderate smoke and water damage before Cassville firefighters put out the fire. More>>

One person hurt in car accident on University Ave.

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 07:30 PM

MADISON (WKOW) -- One person sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident on University Ave. Monday afternoon. It happened around 3:30 p.m. Police at the scene said a black, Honda SUV was traveling east on University when it was "clipped" by a silver Honda Civic that was traveling westbound and attempting to turn left at the intersection with Blackhawk Ave.

Scott Resnick officially joins Madison's mayoral race Video included

After months of rumors and assumptions by many who are involved in Madison city politics, 8th District Alder Scott Resnick has officially announced his candidacy for mayor.    More>>

UPDATE: Police identify Beloit homicide victim Video included

Police are investigating a homicide that happened early Sunday morning; the victim was a 44-year-old Beloit woman. More>>

UPDATE: GAB refuses to allow election observers to use cameras at the polls Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board (GAB) will discuss several changes Monday afternoon to rules governing the conduct of election observers, including a provision that would allow those observers to take still photos and record video at polling locations.Republican leaders on the Assembly and Senate election committees believe state statute does not prohibit the use of cameras and that any such restriction should be determined by the legislature, not the GAB.But GAB... More>>

House party leads to large fight in downtown Madison

 Two people are injured after a large fight breaks out in downtown Madison


Candidate Burke: ad shows Gov. Walker doesn't understand global marketplace

Candidate for governor Mary Burke continued her criticism Monday of the ad Gov. Walker's campaign launched last week, which claims Burke got rich from a company that sent jobs overseas, where women and children are paid as little as $2 an hour. More>>

Fitchburg company makes new Weird Al Yankovic video Video included

The last of eight new music videos released Monday by legendary pop-parody artist Weird Al Yankovic has a distinctive Wisconsin flavor to it.

ACLU objects to full court hearing gay marriage

Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriages are objecting to the state's request that the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the case. More>>

UPDATE: Injured train crew members released from hospital Video included

Canadian National Railway spokesman Patrick Waldron says the engineer and conductor injured when two trains collided in a southeastern Wisconsin village are out of the hospital after they were treated for injuries. More>>

UPDATE: Madison murder victim from State of Oregon Video included

Madison police investigators have located a vehicle believed to be connected to a murder in a parking lot of a hotel on Saturday morning. More>>

Marquette Co. Sheriff's Office seeking help with investigation of burglaries

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public as they investigate burglaries that occurred in the county on July 18.

UPDATE: Skydiver killed Sunday was from Racine

A skydiver was killed Sunday when he missed his landing at a southeastern Wisconsin airport. More>>

Investigation looks at why train's emergency signal went off

Investigators will try to determine what caused a train's computer to signal an emergency situation before it collided with another train in a southern Wisconsin community, injuring two crew members and prompting a neighborhood evacuation.

Madison man faces attempted homicide charge

 A Madison man faces attempted homicide charges after a stabbing on the city's east side.


Man hit by vehicle during large fight at Monona restaurant

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A Madison man is arrested after police say he hit someone with his car during a fight in the parking lot of a Monona restaurant. More>>

Fire at Miller Park restaurant Video included

A fire broke out at Miller Park early this morning.

Madison apartment building evacuated after chemicals found

An entire apartment building was evacuated after what was likely a suicide attempt that involved chemicals. More>>

Paddling for the Polar Bears Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- People were paddling Sunday in Madison to help raise money for an exhibit at the Henry Vilas Zoo.Paddle for the Polar Bears was held at Wingra Park. It benefits the Arctic Passage exhibit, which will be a new home for the seals and future polar bears at the zoo.Paddleboard Specialists helps out with the annual event.We're teaching people how to paddle board, we're combining our love for paddle boarding with our passion and love of the zoo. I've have the honor of serving on t... More>>

Arrest means more training for Green Bay police

A Green Bay officer who was recorded throwing a man to the ground during an arrest has been cleared of wrongdoing, but police are using the experience as a teaching tool for its officers and new recruits. More>>

De Pere private school files for bankruptcy

A private school in De Pere has closed and filed for bankruptcy, leaving some parents out nearly $30,000 in tuition payments. More>>

Wounded veterans take to Wausau kayak challenge

A nonprofit group is giving wounded veterans a chance to trade their wheelchairs for specially outfitted kayaks this weekend in Wausau. More>>

Woman arrested following Janesville stabbing

Updated: Jul 20, 2014 08:21 AM

Janesville police arrested a 43-year old woman following a stabbing early Sunday morning at a residence in the 300 block of W. VanBuren Street.

Rebels claim crash victims, black boxes

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine say they've taken the bodies recovered from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to a rebel-held town nearby.

Swimmer, 14, dies after being pulled from river Video included

A 14-year-old boy who failed to resurface while swimming in Milwaukee-area river has died.The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office says the teen had a pulse when he was pulled from the river Saturday afternoon.

Rider seriously injured when horse falls on him

Authorities in western Wisconsin say a horse rider has been seriously injured after he fell from his mount and the horse fell on him. More>>

Clyman man arrested after road rage incident

A Clyman man was arrested after being involved in a road rage incident Saturday night.

Two taken to hospital after fight Sunday

Two men were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries after police responded to a report a a large-scale disturbance early Sunday. More>>

UPDATE: Police arrest Madison man after attempted homicide Sunday Video included

The City of Madison Police are investigating an attempted homicide on the 5300 block of Trafalger Place. More>>

UPDATE: One dead, suspect at-large after Saturday morning shooting in Madison Video included

The City of Madison Police department is searching for a suspect in connection to a shooting at 3841 E. Washington Ave. We'll have more as this story develops. More>>

Biking for Boys & Girls Club of Dane County Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- More than 1,400 bikers took a ride for an important resource in our community.The 11th annual Bike for Boys Girls Club took off from Edgewood High School Saturday morning. The event is a fundraiser for the Dane County organization that helps more than 3,000 young people in our area.Michael Johnson, CEO of Boys Girls Club of Dane County, says events like the bike ride help the community realize how critical the organization is in some children's lives."It's really important... More>>

Safety Day at Dane County Fair Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Local emergency response teams and other experts spent Saturday promoting safety at Dane County Fair.Safety Day is way to give families a first-hand look at what local agencies do every day. Madison fire crews, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the 911 Center, SwimWest and the town of Madison teamed up to share their knowledge about safety in all aspects of life.Families got to try on firefighter gear and sit in the drivers seat of the fire trucks and the town o... More>>

Green Bay area zoo says red wolf pups offer hope for species

SUAMICO (AP) -- The NEW Zoo in Suamico is one of many across the country that's breeding red wolves in an effort to rebuild the endangered species in the wild.Green Bay Press-Gazette Media reports that two months ago, a red wolf named Mayo gave birth to healthy pups at the zoo. On Friday, the six pups poked their heads out of their shelter to peek at a zoo worker.Animals curator Carmen Murach says the pups are like young domestic dogs at this point in their lives, and they are spending more t... More>>

Burke supports sticking with Common Core in WI Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic challenger says she doesn't agree with the governor's call for change in education standards.This week Gov. Walker issued a statement asking the state Legislature to pass a bill next year repealing the Common Core educational standards and replace the policy with standards "set by people in Wisconsin."27 New caught up with gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke at an appearance in Madison Saturday. Burke, a Madison School Board member, says she dis... More>>

$3.4 million in lottery prizes unclaimed last year

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue says roughly $3.4 million in lottery winnings were not claimed by lucky ticket holders last year. More>>

12 men seek to join lawsuit over strip searches

Twelve men who claim they were subjected to illegal searches by Milwaukee police are seeking to join others who have already sued the city and police department. More>>

UPDATE: Missing Fitchburg man found safe

Fitchburg police say a man who has been missing since Wednesday afternoon has been found. More>>

Four men cited for shooting paintball guns at car Friday

Four men were cited after shooting paintball guns at a vehicle as part of what they called a consensual paintball gun war Friday. More>>

Dutch leader calls on Putin to help crash probe

An angry Dutch prime minister says he has had an "extremely intense" telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which he urged him to "show the world he intends to help" in the investigation into the Ukraine air disaster. More>>

Family sues Wisconsin Taekwondo after boy's death

The family of an 8-year-old boy who died a year ago on a field trip in Oconomowoc has sued Wisconsin Taekwondo and Fitness Academy. More>>

Domestic abuse shelters emerge from shadows

Some domestic abuse shelters in Wisconsin are moving from confidential locations in obscure neighborhoods to more mainstream, public places. More>>

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