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BRODHEAD (WKOW) -- All lanes are blocked on WIS 104 at Atkinson Road near Brodhead after a crash late Wednesday night. Rock County dispatchers say it was a single vehicle crash. It happened at about 10 p.m. No word if anyone was hurt. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has an alternate ...
UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Madison Fire Department says a fire at Chocolaterian Cafe caused $750,000 in damage. Fire investigators completed their work at the scene of the fire on Atwood Avenue. They say the building has been turned over to the owners and their insurance representatives. Crews are still ...

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- The statewide opioid epidemic is having a surprising ripple effect on Wisconsin's children. Some counties are being completely overwhelmed by the number of kids entering foster care. But as the number of foster children grow, will there be enough families to care for them?
JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Joseph Jakubowski, the Janesville man who already had been convicted of federal gun theft charges, will spend an additional five years in prison following his sentencing today on state burglary charges. Jakubowski became the subject of a 10-day nationwide manhunt in April ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wisconsin's Supreme Court says an administrative agency overseeing employee union elections has the power to decertify collective bargaining groups if they don't file election paperwork on time. The decision Wednesday reverses lower court rulings that sided with the unions' ...
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Ancora Coffee's 20-year reign on King Street is ending. Well, on that side of King Street. The shop is just moving across the street. Ancora owner Tori Gerding says she was not offered the option to extend the lease at the current location, 112 King St., past its February 2019 expiration. It's the latest in a ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The National Rifle Association has given more than $4.5 million over the past 20 years to help Republican office holders in Wisconsin. That is the tally released Wednesday by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, which tracks spending in politics. The biggest beneficiary by far has ...
WAUNAKEE (WKOW) -- Schools across the country are celebrating National Reading Month. Here in southern Wisconsin, Miss Wisconsin is visiting local schools to help spread the joy of reading. This is the second year Miss Wisconsin is visiting schools across the state. Its through a partnership with ...
Two Fridays a month, Aissa Olivarez tries to get some answers. The attorney on staff at the Community Immigration Law Center, or CILC, helps run a legal clinic for low-income immigrants--people from more than 160 countries--since 2009. She and the other attorneys who support the CILC say they've ...
On a per-share basis, the Jacksonville, Florida-based company said it had profit of $4.62. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 64 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 ...
MADISON (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker raised $3.7 million the last six months of 2017, putting him ahead of his Democratic field of challengers but behind what he did four years ago. Walker reported his numbers on Tuesday. In the last six months of 2013, Walker raised $5.1 million for a total of $8.6 million that ...
The Stoughton Vikings have again stormed to the top of the Badger South Conference standings by following their coach's simple motto, "Family." "My grandpa told all of his kids, 'You're going to be teachers and coaches,' from the time they were kids," says Nolan Weber. "They all did." Weber's dad, Ron ...
U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, erasing an early gain that briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time. Losses by industrial and technology companies accounted for much of the slide. Energy stocks also fell as crude oil prices declined. health care stocks were among ...
Detroit (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. says its pretax earnings will likely fall in 2018 as U.S. sales soften, commodity costs increase and it invests heavily in new electric and hybrid vehicles. Ford expects to earn between $1.45 and $1.70 per share this year. That would be down from 2017's preliminary adjusted ...
Cincinnati (AP) -- An Ohio businessman who has lived in the United States for 38 years and had been granted a temporary stay of deportation to his native Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday by federal immigration officials. Youngstown businessman Amer Othman was arrested at an Immigration ...
MADISON (WKOW) -- police are looking for the man they say robbed a woman at gunpoint. The Madison police Department says the suspect and victim were in a car in the parking lot outside the Arby's on Collins Court on Madison's East side, when the man pulled out a gun and robbed the woman of ...

Madison, WIs. (AP) - The state Assembly has unanimously approved mandatory sexual harassment training for members and employees. The chamber adopted a resolution Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, calling for mandatory training at the beginning of each two-year legislative session on a 92-0 vote with no ...
It all happened just after 7 pm on Tuesday. Multiple viewers and staff contacted WKOW to report the object. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the object was seen as far away as Detroit, Michigan. Here's what the National Weather Service in Detroit had to say about the fireball: After reviewing several ...
MERRIMAC (WKOW) -- All lanes of Wisconsin 113 are blocked northwest of Merrimac after an issue with a broken railroad tie. The Sauk County Sheriff's Office says they were alerted around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. All north and southbound lanes of Wisconsin 113 are closed from Highway 78 to County Road ...
Nearly every fund made money over the course of 2017, which turned out to be one of the most enjoyable years ever for investors as improvements in corporate profits and economies around the world lifted markets. Vanguard's Total stock market Index fund, the largest mutual fund by assets, had only a 1 ...
Event Coordinator Nick Ockwig said having the games in the area helps the community's economy. "Over the course of the winter games it's a pretty significant impact," Ockwig said, "People will grab a bite to eat, grabs some drinks, and stay at the hotels." Organizers said people from all over the state and ...
MADISON (WKOW) -- All lanes of E. Washington Ave. are open after southbound lanes were shut down early Saturday when a van crashed into a home. The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. near First St. Madison police say no one was seriously hurt. police were not sure of the cause of the accident or ...
Thanks to the efforts of a balanced Badger offense, the No. 1 Wisconsin women's hockey team opened the new year with a 6-0 victory over Minnesota State Saturday afternoon at LaBahn Arena. The Badgers' first goal of the calendar year came on the power play as junior Sam Cogan slotted the puck ...
MADISON (WKOW) --Metro KIA of Madison under fire after an on air advertisement receives backlash on social media for coming across to some with sexual harassment undertones. "Are we really talking about a car here or are we talking about something else?" Madison mother-of-two Semara Safarik said ...
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Senior research associate Alicia Schneider is one of the employees at Exact sciences' research and development center at University Research Park on the West Side. Exact, with more than 900 employees at several locations around Dane County, had the biggest jump in its stock price of all of Wisconsin's ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former Columbia University financial aid official pocketed at least $350,000 by carrying out a decades-long scheme that dished out hundreds of thousands of dollars in financial aid in exchange for kickbacks from three students, authorities said in court papers released Thursday after ...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- A company that manufactures metal buildings is laying off about 100 Mississippi employees as it moves some production to Tennessee. The Commercial Dispatch reports the layoffs will happen at Kirby Building Systems in Starkville. Nucor corporation, which acquired Kirby in ...
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, at podium, with Supervising Deputy Attorney General Jacqueline Dale, left, and Deputy Attorney General Ken Sugarman discuss a settlement with petroleum giant BP Energy Co. at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. BP is paying ...
This past weekend, officers in Brown County began asking all suspected drunk drivers where they were last drinking. businesses won't be cited or fined, but police say it could highlight potential problems. "We would like to know where they're coming from so we can track this and try to help solve the ...
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The 26,000-square-foot, $7 million Vintage Brewing Co. facility in Sauk City that opened Monday could help pave the way for a hotel, bring more business to the village's downtown and draw customers from Madison, Wisconsin Dells and nearby Devil's Lake State Park that in 2017 drew nearly 3 million ...
In this Nov. 8, 2017 photo, a worker watches as cargo trucks move through a shipping port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province. China reports its trade growth cooled in December 2017 in a sign of weaker global and domestic demand, but total exports for 2017 rose 7.9 percent over 2016 ...
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MADISON (WKOW) -- A new report shows an invasive species found in the UW-Madison Arboretum is spreading, but it's had a limited effect so far. The report by UW Ecologists found the Asian jumping worm is pushing out other earthworm species. But, they found limited evidence of any changes to ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Attorneys general, consumer advocates and regulators in more than a dozen states are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ensure that utility customers also benefit from windfalls utilities will reap from corporate tax cuts included in the federal tax overhaul. In a letter ...
Warsaw, Poland (AP) -- Poland's media regulator says it has lifted a fine imposed last month on a private American-owned television broadcaster. The fine by the National Broadcasting Council had drawn criticism, including from the U.S. state Department, which said it undermined media freedom in ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan environmental regulators on Wednesday sued footwear company Wolverine World Wild over widely used industrial chemical contaminants that were dumped into the ground decades ago and have seeped into drinking water, saying the lawsuit is necessary to lock into ...
Wheat for March was 2 cents higher at 4.3425 a bushel; March corn was unchanged at 3.49 a bushel; March oats rose 2 cents at $2.51 bushel; while January soybeans declined 8.75 cents at $9.47 a bushel. Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange February live cattle was off .80 cent ...
MADISON (WKOW) -- Hilton Embassy Suites is the hotel that'll be part of Madison's Judge Doyle project downtown. The developer made the announcement Wednesday, along with naming Aimbridge Hospitality as the operator of the new, 253-room hotel, which will be built on the current site of the ...
Heading into Thursday night's showdown against Sun Prairie, Madison La Follette boys' hoops is just one game behind the Cardinals and Madison Memorial in the Big 8 standings. Coming off a 7-win season last year, and a 5-win season the year before that - how have the Lancers been able to make this ...
MADISON (WKOW) -- The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday. The areas under the advisory include these counties: Sauk, Iowa, Dane, Lafayette, Green, Rock and Walworth. That covers the cities of Baraboo, Reedsburg, Prairie Du Sac, Sauk City, ...
MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are looking for a man who held up the Regent Street Liquor Store Sunday afternoon. A police supervisor confirmed to Channel 27 News that the suspect entered the store at 916 Regent Street around 2:50 p.m. and showed the clerk a black handgun. The man ran away ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Macy's and J.C. Penney both reported holiday sales growth, offering encouraging signs that if department stores struggling to hold their own against online retailers had a decent period, other retailers did as well. The results, announced Thursday, came after both retailers focused on ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- State regulators have rescinded a decision that allowed New Mexico's largest electric utility to increase rates for customers but limited the amount of money it could recoup on upgrades at a coal-fired power plant. The state Public Regulation Commission on Wednesday backed ...
MADISON (WKOW) -- The City of Madison is getting closer to a decision on the future of its golf courses. Thursday night, the city's golf subcommittee met at the Goodman Maintenance facility. The city's golf enterprise is losing money, so officials are trying to decide whether they'll need to close any holes, ...
ST LOUIS (AP) -- Monsanto Co. (MON) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $169 million. The St. Louis-based company said it had net income of 38 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 41 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.
In this Jan. 1, 2018 photo, a customer purchases marijuana at Harborside marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after legalized marijuana. Sessions is rescinding a policy that had let legalized marijuana flourish without federal intervention across the country.
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) -- The boards of two large agriculture co-ops in the Dakotas that are merging have come up with a new name. When North Central farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers join forces on Feb. 1, the organization will be known as Agtegra. Members of the two co-ops voted last September ...


 

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