MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- Coming off one of the most successful seasons in Wisconsin men's basketball history, a sell-out crowd filled the Kohl Center Thursday night to celebrate the season with the team.Nearly 800 people came out to show their support for the team's accomplishments, including getting out to the best start in school history, at 16-0, reaching 30 wins for just the 3-rd time in school history, and giving head coach Bo Ryan his first ever trip to the Final Four.The annual event allo... More>>
A Waunakee man faces a decade in prison on a charge of hitting and killing a woman on her bicycle. More>>
A group of condo owners in downtown Madison filed a lawsuit to stop the development of an apartment building next door. More>>
So much for spring in Wisconsin's northwoods, as some parts got as much as 15 inches of snow. More>>
STOUGHTON (WKOW) -- Harry and Hester Hale have lived in Stoughton for six years. "It's a good town," Harry said. "We have good neighbors." But he said nothing could prepare him for what he found in his mailbox Wednesday afternoon. Harry opened an envelope, with no return address written on it, to find a picture depicting the lynching of two African Americans.
The City of Fitchburg Common Council will be making a decision about the future use for the Nine Springs Golf Course property on May 13. More>>
In the last five years, there’s been an increase in the number of sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUIDs) in Dane County. According to the Public Health Department, more than 70 percent of those deaths were the result of unsafe sleep environment.
Research at UW-Madison is showing that the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease might be as much about lifestyle as aging.
Many medical experts believe the world is facing a global public health crisis. Every year the Center for Disease Control says more than two million patients in hospitals get infections that are resistant to antibiotics. More>>
JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- A state program designed to train workers with disabilities for jobs in the retail sector graduated five program participants in Janesville.Officials say the workers in REDI (Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative) emerged from an intensive, four week training, involving classroom and on-the-job sessions.Walgreens partners with the state department of workforce development in the job training program. Community Solutions of WI. LLC contracts with the state to provi... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- The Dane County Farmer's Market begins this Saturday. It's a great way to buy seasonal, local, and healthy produce, but it's also benefiting the thousands of low income families in Wisconsin. More>>
A fire at Oconto High School has caused an estimated $5 million in smoke damage to the school. More>>
Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) could result in longer wait times for veterans in Wisconsin. More>>
A 77-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she she'd been nagging him for three weeks. More>>
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction(DPI) will not try to revoke the license of Middleton middle school teacher Andrew Harris. More>>
Police are encouraging heroin users to seek addiction treatment after two overdoses on Wednesday. Janesville police responded to two heroin overdoses within two hours of each other on April 16.
Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since November 2008.
The 35th annual Midwest Horse fair drew in more than 54,500 people during their three day event at the Alliant Energy Center. Organizers say it's the 3rd highest attendance total they've seen, after 56,000 attendees in 2010 and 55,500 in 2012. More>>
The Milwaukee County Zoo says a baby gorilla born March 19 has passed away.
Gov. Scott Walker has declared yet another emergency in response to the ongoing demand for propane.The governor's office released a statement Thursday declaring a ten-day energy emergency because of continuing cold temperatures.
Three Milwaukee industry will answer questions from a panel of journalists about the idea of building a new arena to replace the city's BMO Harris Bradley Center. More>>
A teenager missing after canoeing on the Milwaukee River in Ozaukee County has been found safe. More>>
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin says he hopes he won't have to send Russian troops into Ukraine. More>>
MADISON (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. More>>
EAU CLAIRE (WKOW) -- A man accused of holding an Eau Claire family hostage told police he's been awake for four days straight using meth.James Albrecht was charged this week with nine felonies, including taking hostages.
FORT ATKINSON (WKOW) -- A 4-year-old boy from Fort Atkinson, diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes and autism, can't alert his parents of changes in his sugar levels and he needs a diabetic alert dog to help. More>>
Police are warning renters about a scam targeting tenants in the UW-Madison campus area. A flyer went out to people who rent from H H Apartments, promising on online payment service and $215 off the next month's rent.
911 dispatchers in Dane County will begin sending pre-alerts to get responders out to emergencies faster. More>>
Stephen Verhage told the judge he had no excuses for stealing the money from Kennedy Little League
A homicide charge was filed against the driver accused of hitting and killing a woman who was riding her bike outside of Madison. More>>
It sure does not seem like spring in northern Wisconsin.It started snowing this morning and continued into Wednesday night. More>>
A t-shirt company in Milwaukee is fueling support for survivors and victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. More>>
Nine people are confirmed dead and 55 injured after a ferry sank in the cold waters off South Korea's southern coast. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill prohibiting people from putting their child up for adoption online. Current state law prohibits advertising children up for adoption through a range of mediums, including newspapers, radio and television. But the law did not previously address the internet. The bill also requires parents who want to transfer their custodial powers to someone else for more than a year to go through a court review and prohibits custody transfers that don't... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker is still comitted to the lofty campaign pledge of creating 250-thousand jobs during his first term in office. Walker made the promise during his 2010 run for the Governor's mansion. "We're still aiming for that," Walker said Wednesday outside a Wisconsin Hospital Association event at Monona Terrace. More>>
Among them, a bill legalizing the use of a marijuana by-product to help treat children's seizures. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Governor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) will not commit to fulfilling all four years of a second term if he is reelected in November. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- News that the Milwaukee Bucks have new ownership leaked a few hours before the official announcement Wednesday. Governor Scott Walker talked about it while in Madison earlier that day, thanking former Senator Herb Kohl for his commitment to keep the team in the state. More>>
New ownership announced and donation of $100 million for a new arena
Marquette County Sheriff's Office is looking for any information after two dogs were found dead in the Township of Montello. More>>
The Badgers will meet LSU in prime time for the 2014 football season opener. The school announced it will face the Tigers at 8 p.m. CT at NRG Stadium in Houston on Aug. 30 in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff.
Investigators in Prairie du Chien say there is no indication of foul play in the fire that destroyed the Slumberland Furniture store. More>>
Tournament season is done and over, but the discussion of creating fairer competition between public and private schools is heating up. More>>
DANE (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) kicked off his 2014 reelection campaign Tuesday morning by emphasizing lower spending and reduced taxes during a speech at Dane Manufacturing Co.
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