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Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus takes leave of absence amid impending criminal charges

University of Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus tweeted Saturday evening that he's taking a le… Read more


Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Badgers scrimmage during final open practice of fall

UW opens the season Aug. 31 against Western Kentucky at Camp Randall Stadium. Read more

Major League Baseball

Cardinals drop reeling Brewers into third place

Milwaukee, which now trails St. Louis for the second wild card spot, lost for the eighth time in the past 11 games while St. Louis has won 10 of 11 to move into second place in the NL Central behind the Chicago Cubs. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Tom Oates: Analyzing 11 position groups 12 days out from the Badgers' season-opening football game

The coaches have been heavy on evaluation, giving multiple players opportunities with the first unit at positions — cornerback, defensive end and tight end — that seemingly remain wide open 12 days from the opener against Western Kentucky.  Read more


Victim identified in Waunakee shooting, homicide suspect arrested, police say

Ronald Jenne, 74, has been arrested on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide, Waunakee police said. Read more


Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Defenseman Joe Palodichuk commits to Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey

Joe Palodichuk, a 15-year-old defenseman from Cottage Grove, Minnesota, announced Saturday that he gave Badgers coaches a nonbinding oral commitment. Read more

High School Football

Prep sports roundup: Jefferson's Nolan Klawitter turns up the heat to beat Big Foot

The Eagles senior runs for three of his four touchdowns in the fourth quarter of a 57-25 victory in Rock Valley Conference play Read more

Local News

Pilot injured in ultralight plane crash in Janesville

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash along with Janesville Police. Read more

Local News

1st African-American female bishop installed at Madison-area Lutheran synod

The installation of Rev. Viviane E. Thomas-Breitfeld as bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America during a Saturday ceremony in Janesville marks the first woman of African descent to be installed to the church's ministry, according to a church announcement.  Read more

Local News

'Craniacs' conservation group Operation Migration shutting down after 25 years

The nonprofit helped reintroduce whooping cranes to the United States after they were reduced to just 15 birds in the 1940's. Read more


Suspect in custody after woman shot in chest in Waunakee, police say

Waunakee Police Chief Kevin Plendl said the victim was shot inside the Creekside Condominiums building on the 200 block of Kearney Way, and a male suspect was found inside another unit in the building. Read more


Entertainment News

Today's celebrity chitchat

We know you want to know first! Southern Wisconsin people are buzzing about today's celebrity surpr… Read more


10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more


Major League Baseball

Surging Cardinals beat slumping Brewers, cutting wild card lead to half-game

Kolten Wong and Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs apiece, Jack Flaherty pitched six shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Red Zone podcast: Breaking down the Badgers through over/unders

To hear more Badgers football podcasts, subscribe to The Red Zone on  iTunes or Google Play. Follow Jason Galloway on Twitter @Jason_Galloway. Read more


Man charged with reckless injury for State Street apartment shooting

An apparent dispute between residents at a State Street apartment building led to a shooting in May. Read more


Eight-year prison sentence given for punches at bar that caused death

Cody Bauer was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for the Aug. 26 death of Nathan Priewe, who died from blunt force trauma after being repeatedly punched by Bauer at a Deerfield tavern. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Wisconsin Badgers recruits Cole Caufield, Owen Lindmark and Alex Turcotte picked for USA Hockey prospects game

Forwards Cole Caufield, Owen Lindmark and Alex Turcotte, all members of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program, will play in the Sept. 19 All-American Prospects Game in St. Paul, Minnesota. Read more

High School Football

Derek Schwarting throws for five touchdowns as McFarland rolls past Edgerton

The Spartans won the Rock Valley Conference and season opener for both teams Read more