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Crime and Courts

Pilot who died in small plane crash in Vernon County identified as 65-year-old Genoa man

The plane crashed into a private field after witnesses said they heard the engine stop. The sole occupant and pilot of the aircraft died.  Read more


Higher education

Edgewood College offers pets as new on-campus living perk

Upperclassmen living in one of the Edgewood College's three apartment buildings have the opportunity to bring their critter to campus. Read more

Politics and Elections

Tony Evers calls GOP concerns over gun bills 'BS'

Evers called Republican arguments against the bills "irrational" and cautioned them against not taking up the measures in a special session. Read more

Politics and Elections

Edgewood High School sues Madison over athletic field conflict, alleges religious discrimination

The city said the Catholic school can't host games on its own athletic field, even though other high schools can. The Mayor said Madison "does not discriminate against any religion." Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Tom Oates: If NCAA clears him to play, WR Quintez Cephus could give Badgers' offense a big boost

It would seem that Quintez Cephus, an academic All-Big Ten pick in 2017, has a solid case for an appeal because he was a student in good standing when he was expelled Read more

College volleyball

Energy, enthusiasm define UW volleyball defensive specialist Riley Bell

“Here’s what she does. She makes our team, our gym, our culture better. We’re better because she’s on this team,” UW coach Kelly Sheffield says of the junior. Read more

Pro football

Three things to watch when Green Bay Packers face Oakland Raiders in Winnipeg

Jason Wilde offers three keys for the Green Bay Packers when they take on the Oakland Raiders in th… Read more



Family travel five: Carving out that special time with loved ones

Geographic spread, busy careers and hectic school schedules can make planning a vacation challenging. Here are five ways it may work for you and members of your family to gather. Read more


Charting the news: See the data behind this week's big stories

This week: Trump's approval remains stable, his potential Democratic challengers begin to drop out,… Read more

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Crime and Courts

Discarded cigarettes likely cause of fire that damaged 2 vehicles on Far East Side, authorities say

The fire in the 800 block of Pinewood Court did about $50,000 damage to the vehicles, but caused no injuries, the Madison Fire Department said. Read more

Crime and Courts

Madison police seeking to identify armed robber who targeted guests at Far East Side hotel

The armed man tried to force his way into one room, and a burglary victim reported someone had tried to use his credit card at a Fish Hatchery Road gas station, police said Read more

Crime and Courts

Sawyer County man gets maximum 28 years prison for threats to judge, judge’s family, prosecutor

Jerry W. True wrote that they had ruined his life so he was going to hunt them down and take theirs, that he would blow up the courthouse, and the Department of Corrections office. Read more

Crime and Courts

‘Out of control’ armed robber from Madison gets 6 years in federal prison

Trevor Christian, 24, a serial armed robber from Madison described by a judge as “out of control,” has been sentenced to six years in federal prison, authorities reported. Read more

Traffic: Live

Update: Fish Hatchery Road open again after downed power line cleared

Fish Hatchery Road was opened again shortly after 8 a.m. after the downed power line near Plaenert Road was cleared. Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

Photos: Take a sneak peek inside Kwik Trip's massive food production lines

In its stores, Kwik Trip customers may see baskets of muffins, a cooler with white and chocolate mi… Read more