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>>
The race to be Wisconsin's next Attorney General came to Madison Tuesday. More>>
The suspect in the kidnapping of a newborn from the town of Beloit pleaded not guilty to an amended charge. More>>
The owner of Black Earth Meats says his business will close by the end of July. More>>
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>>
When time was up, the outside temperature read 86 but his car's temperature was 104 degrees.
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>>
The money will be used to get more students into programs and courses in high-demand fields.
MADISON (WKOW) --The top official at the United Way of Dane County is retiring. More>>
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>>
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>>
Governor Scott Walker's campaign has released "Not So Much," a new statewide television advertisement.
A Cottage Grove man was arrested for his first drunken driving offense causing injury after he struck the side of a building. More>>
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>>
The American Red Cross announced Tuesday it is facing a looming blood shortage and has an urgent need for donors of all blood types.
A Dane County Sheriff's Deputy tells 27 News a two-year-old previously missing has been found. More>>
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>>
The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a state law protecting health care workers who act as whistleblowers doesn't apply to unpaid interns. More>>
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>>
Officials took a woman into protective custody after a standoff Monday night; during the standoff, she threatened to shoot officers. More>>
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>>
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>>
Longshot Democratic candidate for governor Brett Hulsey raised just shy of $2,500 over the first six months of the year. More>>
Court records and attorneys say the Menards home improvement company has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former executive. More>>
Madison police arrested a woman after a multi-vehicle crash on Madison’s west side. More>>
WAUSAU (WKOW) -- Wausau police say a drunken 12-year-old boy was taken to a hospital Saturday and kept overnight. More>>
The Waukesha girl who was stabbed by her peers is continuing to receive an outpouring of love.
University of Wisconsin System president Ray Cross says he wants to grow university-based research and design at UW System institutions. More>>
Candidates for a local assembly seat tackled the issues Monday night. More>>
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>>
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>>
Law enforcement in Fort Atkinson evacuated homes on Foster Street due to a police situation. More>>
The UW Marching Band will not be traveling to Texas to perform at the Badgers season opener against LSU. More>>
More than 600 people from multiple agencies including the FBI took part in the mock bombing.
The ABC show held a casting call in Milwaukee this afternoon. More>>
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>>
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.
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>>
Police are investigating a homicide that happened early Sunday morning; the victim was a 44-year-old Beloit woman. More>>
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>>
Two people are injured after a large fight breaks out in downtown Madison
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>>
The last of eight new music videos released Monday by legendary pop-parody artist Weird Al Yankovic has a distinctive Wisconsin flavor to it.
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>>
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>>
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>>
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.
A skydiver was killed Sunday when he missed his landing at a southeastern Wisconsin airport. More>>
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.
A Madison man faces attempted homicide charges after a stabbing on the city's east side.
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>>
An entire apartment building was evacuated after what was likely a suicide attempt that involved chemicals. More>>
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>>
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>>
A private school in De Pere has closed and filed for bankruptcy, leaving some parents out nearly $30,000 in tuition payments. More>>
A nonprofit group is giving wounded veterans a chance to trade their wheelchairs for specially outfitted kayaks this weekend in Wausau. More>>
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.
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.
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.
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>>
A Clyman man was arrested after being involved in a road rage incident Saturday night.
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>>
The City of Madison Police are investigating an attempted homicide on the 5300 block of Trafalger Place. More>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue says roughly $3.4 million in lottery winnings were not claimed by lucky ticket holders last year. More>>
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>>
Fitchburg police say a man who has been missing since Wednesday afternoon has been found. More>>
Four men were cited after shooting paintball guns at a vehicle as part of what they called a consensual paintball gun war Friday. More>>
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>>
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>>
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