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UPDATE: Former deputy charged in Fitchburg homicides Video included

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy charged in the deaths of his wife and sister-in-law

Platteville man cited for OAR-11th

Platteville man cited for operating a motor vehicle while revoked-11th.

DUI driver crashes into squad car

Officers at the scene of an accident in Middleton, another driver crashes into a squad.

UPDATE: Eastside homes vandalized overnight in Madison Video included

Madison Police are looking into reports of overnight vandalism in a neighborhood on the eastside.

Reckless driver with small children in vehicle arrested

MADISON (WKOW) -- A 22-year-old woman is facing multiple charges after Madison police say she was driving recklessly with five small children in the vehicle, a couple who were not wearing seat belts. More>>

Person of interest in death may be tied to Oshkosh

 Police say the woman wanted for questioning in the death of a Dodge County man met the victim online and was picked up by him in Oshkosh. More>>

Sketch released of sexual assault suspect

Madison police release sketch of suspect wanted for sexual assault on Mifflin Street.

Andrew Steele released from hospital, booked into jail

Murder suspect Andrew Steele has been released from the hospital and is now being housed in the Rock County Jail. More>>

Charges filed against Madison sex assault suspect

Charges were filed Tuesday against a sexual assault suspect in Madison. More>>

Dodge County Sheriff looking for person of interest in homicide case Video included

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office if looking for a woman who they say was the last person to see Michael Soeller before he was found dead on Sunday. More>>

Beloit man killed by hammer-like weapon

The Rock Co. Coroner's Office tells 27 News Bruce Hemmy died from massive blood loss due to blunt force trauma to the head consistent with being hit by a hammer. More>>

Intoxicated driver arrested after police chase

MADISON (WKOW) -- An 18-year-old Madison man is facing multiple charges after police say he damaged property and fled from police early Sunday morning. More>>

Madison voice coach scammed out of $1600

Madison woman who offers voice lessons was scammed out of more than $1600.

UPDATE: Arrest made in sexual assault case Video included

UW Madison Police are investigating a sex assault that happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning on North Park Street. More>>

Motorcycle operator flees crash; arrested for OWI-3rd

Beloit man flees crash, later arrested for OWI-3rd.

Madison man arrested for theft

Madison man arrested for receiving stolen goods.

Beloit woman arrested for OWI-4th

Beloit police arrest 33-year-old woman for OWI-4th.

2 men arrested in connection with string of burglaries in 3 counties

SAUK COUNTY (WKOW) -- Authorities have arrested two men in connection with a string of burglaries in three counties.According to the Sauk County Sheriff's Office, Ryan K. Murray, 24, from Lime Ridge, and Bronson J. Bantleon, 23, from Oshkosh, are in custody after an investigation.Sauk and Richland County officials obtained a search warrant in the village of Lime Ridge, in Sauk County after a lengthy investigation into a number of burglaries in Sauk, Richland and Vernon counties in the past si... More>>

Former Racine police officer arrested for armed robbery

Former police officer to be charged with armed robbery in Racine County.

Monona police seek wanted man

Monona police seeking 51-year-old man who has two active arrest warrants.

Dead pheasants found and vandalism at Richland Center High Video included

Vandalism was found Wednesday at multiple locations in the Richland School District.

Birds were killed in the FFA sheds along with damage to the athletic fields.

UPDATE: Police say stranger assault a safety reminder for returning students Video included

Early morning sexual assault along Fahrenbrook Court Wednesday.

Darlington man sentenced to 25 years for producing child porn

A Darlington man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. More>>

Burlington man faces charges for child porn downloads

A southeast Wisconsin man faces 10 felonies for downloading child pornography.

Two-county chase ends with three teens arrested

Teens arrested after leading police on a high speed chase in northern Wisconsin.

UPDATE: AWOL inmate returned to Dane Co. jail

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Madison man declared AWOL after failing to return to jail after treatment program.

Richfield man convicted in death of high school classmate

Washington County man convicted in the strangulation death of former classmate.

Milwaukee sheriff's deputy arrested for drunk driving

A Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy tries to get out of an OWI by asking for a "professional courtesy" in Minnesota.

UPDATE: Good Samaritan detained after helping road rage in Milwaukee Video included

Motorcyclist taken into custody Monday after firing a gun at another motorist in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee police investigating double homicide

 Milwaukee police are investigating a double homicide.


Phone scams reported to UWPD

The UW-Madison Police Department says officers received complaints Friday about phone scams. More>>

Five people arrested after shooting at Milwaukee police

Milwaukee police officers shot at while trying to serve a search warrant.

Beloit police seek help in locating 3 wanted men

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Beloit police are looking for three wanted men in connections to various crimes.

Ex-police officer suspected in suitcase deaths had long disciplinary record

WEST ALLIS (WKOW) -- Newly released records show that a former West Allis police officer charged with hiding two women's corpses in suitcases had a lengthy disciplinary record, including three suspensions and four reprimands. More>>

Steven Zelich expected to enter plea in suitcase deaths case

A former police officer charged with dumping two bodies in suitcases along a rural Wisconsin road is due to enter a plea in court Thursday. More>>

UPDATE: Former UW Hospital nurse could face charges after reports of stolen morphine

 A former UW Hospital nurse was arrested Thursday and could be charged with 42 felony counts of Diversion of Drugs and 42 counts of Reckless Injury, according to UW Madison Police. More>>

Waukesha Co. DA explains why young girls charged as adults; attorney pushes transfer to juvenile court

An attorney for one of the two girls charged with stabbing a friend 19 times in Waukesha will try to get her case transferred to juvenile court. More>>

Two bodies found in suitcases identified as women

The Waukesha County Medical Examiner complete autopsies over the weekend on the remains found inside two suitcases in the Town of Geneva on Thursday.

UPDATE: Sheriff says taser, pepper spray failed to subdue shooting victim

Dep. Roger Finch (L) & Lt. Brian Hayes (R) Dep. Roger Finch (L) & Lt. Brian Hayes (R)

A UW Hospital media representative tells 27 News both Lt. Brian Hayes and Deputy Roger Finch are in good condition.

The two were injured during an officer-involved shooting in the Town of Primrose.

UPDATE: Murder charge to be filed in Mazomanie homicide investigation

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Dane County Sheriff's Office has announced Phillip Byrd is expected to be charged Thursday with first degree intentional homicide in connection with a murder in Mazomanie in February.


UPDATE: Janesville man charged in Mazomanie homicide

The Janesville man in custody in connection with a Dane County homicide case is expected to be charged with murder. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Rock County fatal hit and run

Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden says 24-year-old Sambath Pal has been arrested in the connection to the deadly crash on Easter Sunday. More>>

UPDATE: Authorities looking for help in Mazomanie homicide

The Dane County Sheriff's Office is searching for this pink revolver missing from homicide victim Cheryl Gilberg's Mazomanie home.

Person of interest identified in Mazomanie homicide

Janesville man identified as person of interest in the Mazomanie homicide investigation. More>>

Search for evidence in Mazomanie murder will continue Friday morning along Hwy. 14

Deputies searched along Highway 14 near Black Earth for evidence in homicide of Cheryl Gilberg.

Leads spark continued search in homicide investigation

Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney says he feels his office is far ahead of where it was Thursday night, but revealed little other new information in a Friday afternoon news conference regarding a homicide in Mazomanie. More>>

Federal kidnapping charges filed against CO woman in Kayden Powell case

31-year-old Kristen Smith, of Denver, Colorado is charged with kidnapping six-day-old Kayden Powell, of Beloit, in the early morning hours Thursday, February 6. More>>

Baby kidnapping suspect in Madison courtroom Friday

The woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew earlier this month made her initial appearance in federal court in Madison Friday. More>>

UPDATE: Madison father sentenced to five years in child abuse case

Chad Chritton received a sentence of five years in prison, plus five years extended supervision for neglecting and abusing his teenage daughter. More>>

Mother accused of tying 2-year-old to bed while she ran errands

A two-year-old was found wandering outside in Madison wearing a diaper Tuesday, and the child's mother now faces possible neglect charges More>>

Madison mom accused of tying 2-year-old to bed is out on bond

She tied her two-year-old son to a bed while she ran errands, now a Madison mom is ordered not to have unsupervised contact. More>>

Former WI prison inmate headed back to jail for spitting on guards

A former prison inmate will go back behind bars after spitting on two correctional officers. More>>

Man who killed father pleads innocent by insanity

The man charged with killing his father in Jackson County is pleading innocent by insanity. More>>

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