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Cab companies, rideshare apps and city officials come together to discuss ongoing dispute Video included

Two mobile ridesharing companies are trying get their footing in the Madison area. Both Uber and Lyft have been operating in the city for a few weeks now and have been met with praise and controversy. More>>

Local teen who lost wheelchair in car crash takes first ride in his brand new chair Video included

After seeing his story on the news Home Health United decided to give him a free chair. Workers made a few last minute touches and measurements before giving it to Drew. More>>

UPDATE: Gov. Walker signs bill setting up independent review of officer-involved deaths

MADISON (WKOW) -- Civilian deaths caused by law enforcement officers will soon be reviewed by outside agencies after Gov. Walker signed a bill making that state law Wednesday morning. More>>

Family shaken by hate letter to hold 'Just Love' vigil Wednesday evening

STOUGHTON (WKOW) -- The Stoughton family that alleges it received a racially-motivated hate letter in the mail has organized a vigil to support safe neighborhoods Wednesday evening.  More>>

Local unemployment rates drop throughout Wisconsin

Unemployment rates have dropped in most Wisconsin counties and cities.The state Department of Workforce Development reports Wednesday that preliminary rates for March are down in all but three of the state's largest 32 cities. More>>

Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip.
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Beloit baby death investigation

 Beloit Police are investigating the death of a 3 month old infant.
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Counterfeit money used to purchase computer

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police are looking for two suspects accused of using counterfeit money to purchase a laptop computer from a Madison woman. More>>

Beloit man faces charges after fight with co-worker

Police say Flores got in an argument and hit his 34-year old co-worker with a two foot long metal pipe. More>>

Two arrested in connection to Monday police chase across Madison and Fitchburg

More information has been released on the police chase Monday afternoon that started near UW campus and ended in Fitchburg.Police say the car not only was on the run driving on roads, but also for a short time was on the Lake Shore Path near campus. More>>

Two meth operations busted in Manitowoc Co.

Meth operations busted in Manitowoc County.
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$660,000 bonus for state's Chief Investment Officer

Wisconsin Chief Investment Officer David Villa got the largest chunk of the $13.3 million in bonuses awarded to state pension fund managers as a reward for strong investment returns. Wisconsin Investment Board approved the bonuses, which are 66% higher than the $8 million awarded last year.
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Warrantless GPS tracking before court decision OK

A state appeals court says Wisconsin police were within their rights to place GPS trackers on cars before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they need warrants.
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Narcotics Task Force bust yields two arrests

Two men arrested after a lengthy drug investigation involving the sale and distribution of crack cocaine.
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DCHS celebrates 'Help a Horse Week' to encourage adoption Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- The Dane County Humane Society celebrates Help a Horse Day. More>>

Autopsy shows Baldwin woman drowned

TOWN OF HAMMOND (AP) -- A medical examiner has determined the cause of death for a woman whose body was found in a western Wisconsin lake. More>>

Eagles rescued in Onalaska

ONALASKA (WKOW) -- Humane Society workers in Onalaska rescued two bald eagles this week. More>>

UPDATE: Sun Prairie schools stress community involvement at safety conference Video included

The Sun Prairie School District presented parents and interested members of the public with the basics of its school safety plan Tuesday evening.
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Democratic aide says Gov. Walker will sign officer-involved shootings bill

Updated: Apr 22, 2014 11:15 PM

MADISON -- An aide to a Wisconsin lawmaker said Gov. Scott Walker intends to sign a bill that would put outside agencies in charge of investigating officer-involved deaths. More>>

UPDATE: Milwaukee Public Market to reopen following underground fire

The Milwaukee Public Market will reopen Wednesday following an underground fire nearby. More>>

Two arrested after high-speed chase in Madison

Tyler McIntosh Tyler McIntosh

Police arrested 25-year-old Tyler McIntosh and 23-year-old Chelsea Schwaegerl on charges of reckless endangerment after a high-speed chase that went through Madison.
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Hostage situation over; suspect in custody in central WI

A gunman is in custody after holding a restaurant worker hostage in central Wisconsin. More>>

Democratic AG hopeful wants to restore public intervenor office

Updated: Apr 22, 2014 11:18 PM

MADISON -- Democratic attorney general hopeful Jon Richards is promising to re-establish the public intervenor office within the state Department of Justice. The position was created in 1967 to act as an advocate for the state's natural resources. More>>

Green Bay officer investigated after aggressive arrest Video included

In the video, a man appears to yell obscenities at a policeman, before the officer pushes the man against a car and onto the ground.
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Madison students and volunteers celebrate Earth Day Video included

Earth Day was created back in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson. More>>

DOJ: Agent let 43 child porn cases languish Video included

A Wisconsin Department of Justice official says a former Milwaukee field office supervisor let at least 43 child pornography cases languish for months.
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Isthmus Green Day on Saturday Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- It's a one-day celebration of sustainability and healthy living. The annual Isthmus Green Day attracts thousands of visitors every year. More>>

Experts make case for online voter registration at State Capitol Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Online voter registration is already a reality in nearly 20 states and experts on the issue made their case for why Wisconsin should consider adding itself to that list at a Tuesday hearing before the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
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MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl

Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado was suspended five games while outfielder Carlos Gomez was suspended three games. More>>

Search continues for SUV involved in fatal hit & run Video included

Vehicle part found at the scene of a double fatal hit and run in Janesville appears to have come from a 2001-2003 Infinity QX4.
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Rock County officials have new details on search for SUV in fatal motorcycle crash

The Rock County Sheriff's Department says they are now looking for a 2004 - 2007 Infinity QX56.  This vehicle is believed to be involved in a fatal crash from Sunday that killed two motorcyclists in Janesville. More>>

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