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  1. New arena out of WI BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    This week - lawmakers in Madison decided to drop the arena funding plan from the state's budget, giving legislators a chance to vote on the public-private funding plan.

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  2. Woman held after apparent homicide in Dane CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Dane County sheriff's Sgt. Eric Stacey says deputies found a man dead after responding to a home in the Town of Vienna, north of Madison, just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  3. Search resumes for missing boater on Madison lakeRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Searchers have resumed looking for a missing boater on Lake Mendota in Madison. The Wisconsin State Journal reports a man reportedly jumped into the lake from a sailboat near the Union Terrace on Saturday and did not surface.

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  4. Madison zoo adds 2 polar bears as $9.1M exhibit opensRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The 2 1/2-year-old bears named Sakari and Suka are living in the new $9.1 million Arctic Passage exhibit at the Henry Vilas Zoo. The Wisconsin State Journal reports the exhibit opens Saturday.

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  5. Young, Gifted and Black to march in Madison following DA's decision not to charge officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The group Young, Gifted and Black will march in Madison Wednesday morning, a day after the Dane County district attorney's decision not to charge Madsion police officer Matt Kenny in the death of 19-year-old Toby Robinson.

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  6. Madison police officer won't face charges in death of Tony RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A Madison police officer will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing 19-year-old Tony Robinson, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday afternoon. Police said officer Matt Kenny shot Robinson seven times -- in three seconds -- in an apartment house after Robinson attacked him on March 6, 2015.

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  7. "Police and community are responsible for situation"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    MARCH 09: Demonstrators, most of whom are students who walked out of their classrooms today, protest outside of the City Hall building on March 9, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The protestors were angry about the shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson who was killed by Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny during a confrontation on March 6. The demonstrators also marched through the State Capital building during today's protest.

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  8. Madison police, schools on standby as they wait for decision in Tony Robinson caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Police officers and school leaders are on standby Tuesday afternoon as the state waits to hear the decision on the Tony Robinson shooting case. The Dane County district attorney is expected to announce that decision at 2:30 p.m., and the school superintendent is asking students do not walk out of school in protest.

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  9. Madison cop to learn fate in Tony Robinson shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The Dane County district attorney will announce Tuesday whether a Madison police officer will face criminal charges for shooting and killing a 19-year-old suspect who was not armed. Officer Matt Kenny shot and killed Tony Robinson in March and today's announcement will conclude a months-long investigation.

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  10. Decision expected in Robinson case todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Today Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is expected to announce his decision on the charging of a Madison Police officer in the shooting of Tony Robinson, a 19 year-old. According to multiple reports, Robinson was running in and out of traffic before being confronted by officer Matt Kenny in an apartment.

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  11. Wisconsin DA to announce decision in shooting by policemanRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A Wisconsin prosecutor said he will announce on Tuesday whether charges will be filed against a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man in Madison. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne had promised to give the public advance notice of the announcement in the case of Madison Officer Matt Kenny, who shot 19-year-old Tony Robinson in an apartment house on March 6. Police have said Kenny was responding to reports that Robinson had assaulted two people and was running in traffic.

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  12. Gov. Walker signs bill for ride-hailing regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that creates statewide regulations on ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.

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  13. Sheriff holds media force session ahead of shooting decisionRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A month after a white Madison police officer shot and killed an unarmed biracial man, the sheriff's department is trying to build understanding of the training it gives on how to deal with split-second life and death decisions. Police officers can use deadly force to protect their lives or the lives of others in imminent danger but must be able to justify why they didn't use a less lethal option in the aftermath, Dane County sheriff's deputies told reporters this week during a four-hour training session on use-of-force policies.

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  14. Dane County sheriff prepares for DA decision on police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A month after a white Madison police officer shot and killed an unarmed biracial man, the Dane County sheriff's department is trying to build understanding of the training it gives on how to deal with split-second life and death decisions. The department invited reporters to an educational session on use of force at their training center in Waunakee this past week.

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  15. DA to decide charges against white Madison police officerRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The story has played out the same way in Ferguson, Missouri, New York City and Milwaukee. A white police officer kills an unarmed black man, sparking waves of protests before a white prosecutor ultimately decides not to file charges or hands the case off to a grand jury.

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  16. Charges filed against Madison man who tried to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A Wisconsin man is accused of traveling to the Middle East in an attempt to join the Islamic State group. Thirty-four-year-old Joshua Van Haften was arrested Wednesday night at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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  17. Coroner: 19-year-old man killed by Madison officer shot in head, torsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A Wisconsin coroner says a 19-year-old man killed by a Madison police officer was shot in his head, torso and upper body. The Dane County Medical Examiner released preliminary autopsy reports Friday in the death of Tony Robinson.

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  18. City of Madison investigating 'credible cyber security threat'Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Authorities say there's been a high volume of internet activity, consistent with an outside cyber attack. Dane County authorities say this could be linked to the death of Tony Robinson, who was killed by a Madison police officer Friday night.

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  19. Protests follow fatal police shooting of unarmed 19-year-oldRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Peaceful protesters in Madison took to the college town's streets with chants of "Black Lives Matter" following the fatal shooting of an unarmed, black 19-year-old by a white police officer, who authorities say fired after he was assaulted. The city's police chief said he understood the anger, assuring demonstrators his department would defend their rights as he implored the community to act with restraint.

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  20. Wisconsin man arrested after car chase, standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Indiana State Police say a man from Wisconsin wanted after allegedly firing shots inside an Illinois store was arrested following a standoff on Interstate 94. State police say 34-year-old Vincent Toliver of Madison, Wisconsin, is facing preliminary charges of possession of stolen property and resisting law enforcement. He could not be reached for comment because he was being held in the LaPorte County Jail on Saturday.

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