Madison Noteworthy features area entrepreneurs to spark social innovation.
Wisconsin officials are turning to Chinese buyers to take a bite out of the state's overgrown cranberry crop. More>>
The Madison community kicks off a fundraiser for a Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times in May and left for dead.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee man whose friend was fatally shot when they tried to rob a barbershop has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. More>>
JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- The Janesville Police Department is investigating the theft of two vehicles in southeast Janesville. More>>
MADISON (AP) -- Wisconsin consumer protection officials are advising college students to be especially vigilant about protecting their private identity information. More>>
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A 45-year-old Milwaukee man has been found guilty of sex trafficking, child abuse and related charges. More>>
Our Jefferson Award Winners for August are making sure all women in their community get the healthcare they need. More>>
A Madison woman is now charged after her daughter was hit and killed on East Washington Avenue last year.
MADISON (WKOW) – Republican Sen. Ron Johnson discussed U.S. foreign policy and unrest throughout the Middle East in an exclusive interview with 27 News on Thursday. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) – Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) says the U.S. must throw its “full, vocal, visible,” support behind Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. More>>
President Barack Obama's Labor Day visit to Milwaukee is said to be a White House event, not a campaign rally, but it's still expected to impact Wisconsin's race for governor. More>>
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke won't take the stage with President Barack Obama on Monday when he speaks at the Labor Day rally in Milwaukee. More>>
A Milwaukee teenager is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting deaths of two men during a robbery. More>>
Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development (DWD) delayed the release of a key report on state job growth until a 27 News story aired which highlighted the delay on Thursday. More>>
ALS is just one of a few dozen muscular diseases the Muscular Dystrophy Association is currently working to cure. The annual MDA telethon airs Sunday from 8:00-10:00 p.m. on WKOW Channel 27.
The Department of Administration announces that the GEF1 building in Madison will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 2.
Platteville man cited for operating a motor vehicle while revoked-11th.
Local man chosen to umpire at Little League World Series.
MADISON (WKOW) -- Wisconsin's final revenue numbers for Fiscal Year 2014 show the state collected about $281 million less than expected.The state took in $13.95 billion in FY2014, about $137.5 million less than it did in 2013 and, more important for budget purposes, about $281 million less than what the Legislative Fiscal Bureau had projected in January of this year.Top Senate Democrats sent out a letter to their colleagues earlier this week predicting a shortfall between $100 to $250 million... More>>
Two cars parked behind an apartment building on Sunfish Court, which south of the beltline near Fish Hatchery Road, were hit by bullets on Tuesday morning. More>>
A 75-year-old woman avoids getting scammed by a fraudulent phone call from a man claiming to be with the IRS More>>
Dodge County Sheriff's officials are investigating a hit and run that left a cyclist with significant injuries.Investigators say the crash happened around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night near W8089 County Highway Q, in the town of Shields. More>>
Fatal train vs. pedestrian accident in Milwaukee County Thursday morning.
Wisconsin biologists say the koi herpes virus that's killing thousands of common carp has spread and will continue to do so. More>>
The Green County Board of Canvass voted Wednesday to go ahead with recount numbers without 110 missing votes as they reassessed numbers in the 17th District State Senate race. More>>
Officers at the scene of an accident in Middleton, another driver crashes into a squad.
MADISON (WKOW) -- For the second night in a row, an east side Madison neighborhood is vandalized.Madison police say several residents in the Galileo Drive area, east of the interstate reported that a number of homes and vehicles had paint dumped or sprayed on them.So far, around a dozen cases have been discovered.On Wednesday, similar damage was reported on the streets off of N. Thompson Drive, just west of the interstate.Anyone with information on these crimes or who can identify the crimina... More>>
Madison Police are looking into reports of overnight vandalism in a neighborhood on the eastside.
MADISON (AP) -- Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding hunters that the state's new extended mourning dove season will begin next week. More>>
Governor Scott Walker's administration has warned the Potawatomi tribe that it could lose nearly 2,000 slot machines if it succeeds in withholding its $25 million annual payment to the state. More>>
APPLETON (AP) -- Wisconsin officials have confirmed an invasive worm species has been discovered in Appleton. More>>
Police say a 63-year-old man from the Madison area is dead after being struck by a train near McFarland. More>>
PLATTEVILLE (WKOW) -- UW-Plateville will have its grand re-opening on Friday. More>>
Prosecutors filed a homicide charge against the Beloit man authorities say admitted to killing his father. More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- The race to be Wisconsin's next attorney general is heating up. Wednesday's Marquette University Law School Political Poll shows Jefferson County DA Susan Happ up 10 points on Waukesha County DA Brad Schimel.Happ, a Democrat, leads Schimel, the Republican candidate, 42 to 32 among likely voters. More>>
President Obama is scheduled to make a trip to Milwaukee on Labor Day.
Top Promotions in Middleton makes it a goal to hire visually impaired workers, but a lack of access to public transportation made it difficult for those employees to get to work. More>>
It cost $15 million to repair the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay. More>>
Chamber of Commerce meetings aren't always the most exciting get together's, but every year about this time, the Green Bay chamber puts on a good one.
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Democratic challenger Mary Burke has her biggest lead to date over Gov. Scott Walker (R) among likely voters in the latest Marquette University Law School political poll conducted over the past weekend.Burke leads Walker 49-47 percent among 609 likely voters, while Walker holds a 48-44 percent lead among all 815 registered voters polled.Burke trailed Gov. Walker 48-45 percent among likely voters in the May MU Law poll, but then pulled ahead by one point 47-46 percent in Ju... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- A larger focus on affordable housing will be part of Madison's next budget. Mayor Paul Soglin unveiled that portion of the budget on Wednesday. Soglin says the city has a goal of creating 1,000 new affordable housing units over the next five years. The Affordable Housing Trust fund will be funded through general obligation debts, tax credits, and the closing out of TIF districts.Mayor Soglin says, "Under Wisconsin law, we can hold a TIF district open one more year and use ... More>>
MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County officials are hoping to minimize mental health crises that compromise public safety.On Wednesday, the United Way hosted a mental health summit in Madison.Officials say they hope to develop a common understanding of the scope of mental health issues in which law enforcement becomes involved to protect the public. Dr. Michael Peterson, a Psychiatrist at UW Hospital says, "There's been a number of dramatic situations with tragic outcomes where persons with mental i... More>>
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