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  1. Fisherman finds body in Wisconsin River near where man went missingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKBT

    Officials found a body in the Wisconsin River just downstream from where a missing Madison man was last seen, according to a release. The Juneau County Sheriff's Office said the body was found by a fisherman on the river at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  2. Teen whose arrest sparked protests may not face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WKBT

    An 18-year-old black woman whose arrest sparked protests in Madison this week has the option to go through a restorative justice process instead of facing criminal charges, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Friday. Police say 18-year-old Genele Laird displayed a knife Tuesday at East Towne Mall while confronting a person she thought had stolen her cellphone.

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  3. Madison teen will not be charged in mall-arrest incident, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WKBT

    The attorney representing a woman arrested outside East Towne Mall on Tuesday night said she expects no charges to be filed in the case. Syovata Edari is representing 18-year-old Genele Laird, whose arrest was filmed by onlookers and has gone viral.

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  4. Dane County DA orders release of teen arrested outside East Towne MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WKBT

    Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne ordered the release of a Madison teen Thursday night after she was arrested outside a Madison mall Tuesday night. Dane County officials said she was released at 7:45 p.m. from the county jail.

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  5. Court document IDs DNA match in 8-year-old homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WKBT

    Documents related to the search warrant in the Brittany Zimmermann case revealed new information about the investigation. The mother of the victim said she hopes with the new details released that someone comes forward with information that could help the case.

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  6. Inmate charged with trying to hire hit on officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WKBT

    A Dane County Jail inmate accused of trying to arrange to have a Madison police officer killed has been formally charged. A criminal complaint says 20-year-old Alijouwon Watkins tried to have another inmate find someone to kill the officer who had arrested him following a domestic battery incident.

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  7. Inmate accused of conspiring to have Madison officer killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WKBT

    Madison's police chief says federal, county and local investigators have uncovered a credible threat to the life of one of his officers by an inmate who solicited a hit while in the Dane County Jail. At a news conference Friday, Chief Mike Koval says the inmate actively took steps to have the officer killed.

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  8. County looking at ways to perform autopsies in La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WKBT

    La Crosse County requires an average of 30 autopsies every year, but right now, they have to be sent to places like Madison, because the county doesn't have the ability to do them in La Crosse. La Crosse County Medical Examiner Timothy Candahl said the time it takes to receive autopsy reports is far from ideal.

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  9. Madison looks at later start times for middle schoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WKBT

    Madison Metropolitan School District officials will be looking at later start times for their middle school students over the next year. Most Madison middle school schools start at 7:35 a.m., which is the earliest start time in the district, officials said.

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  10. Suspected heroin user flees police into zoo, scales Arctic Passage fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WKBT

    A reckless driver, suspected to be high on heroin, endangered the lives of children and families near the Henry Vilas Zoo Wednesday afternoon, before being captured at gunpoint in a restricted area close to the polar bear enclosure, police said. The Madison Police Department said concerned citizens reported an unconscious man behind the wheel of a car that had stopped on South Randall Avenue at Drake Street near a cafe at 4:25 p.m. A hypodermic needle was seen in his hand.

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  11. Health officials investigate alligator in restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WKBT

    The Environmental Health Division of Public Health Madison and Dane County has issued a health code violation after an alligator was brought to a Fitchburg restaurant. An employee at Me & Julio Restaurant on Fish Hatchery Road confirmed to News 3 that an alligator was brought to the restaurant on Thursday night.

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  12. Father, daughter dead in Madison murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WKBT

    An incident on Kanazawa Circle Tuesday night is being investigated as a murder-suicide involving a father and daughter, Madison police Chief Mike Koval said. Dane County dispatch said police responded to reports of two people shot at 14 Kanazawa Circle just before 6 p.m. Koval said it appears a 19-year-old woman was shot by her 39-year-old father, who then committed suicide.

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  13. 2 killed in fiery head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WKBT

    Two people are dead after a head-on crash Sunday on U.S. Highway 14 by West Butts Corners Road in Union Township. Rock County deputies and Evansville Fire/EMS responded to the crash.

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  14. Yahara pact aims to keep farm pollution out of lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | WKBT

    In a water cleanup effort more complex than any other in the nation, virtually every community in the 360-square-mile watershed around Madison has agreed to pool resources with farmers to eliminate nutrient-driven weed and algae growths that limit use of lakes and streams. The agreement signed by about 60 local governments will pool more than $2 million annually for 20 years starting Jan. 1 to pay for measures that keep soil and other material laden with the nutrient phosphorus from being carried into surface water by snow melt and rain.

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  15. Former officer pleads guilty to stealing cash evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WKBT

    Thirty-one-year-old Andrew Pullum, of Verona, was accused of stealing nearly $4,000 in cash he found as evidence in the trunk of a car during an investigation in December 2015. The FBI planted the cash as they investigated Pullum following a citizen's tip to Madison police.

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  16. Chief: Live-in boyfriend of 2-year-old's mother to be charged in Madison baby homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WKBT

    A Madison man was charged Tuesday in the death of a 2-year-old on Madison's north side earlier this month, Madison police Chief Mike Koval said. During a news conference Tuesday, Koval said 25-year-old Joshua S. Gehde was charged with first-degree reckless homicide.

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  17. 2 Madison girls struck by truck that had fledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WKBT

    Two middle-school-aged girls seriously injured when they were struck by a truck in Middleton have had their conditions stabilize overnight, according to Middleton police. Middleton police chief Chuck Foulke said both girls are stable with non-life-threatening injuries.

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  18. Campus protest held in reaction to arrest; University Ave. shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WKBT

    University of Wisconsin students, staff and faculty are holding a walkout protest Thursday in reaction to recent hate crimes on campus and the controversial arrest of a student. A release from the Teaching Assistants' Association said the walkout is in response to the UW-Madison Police Department's arrest of Denzel J. McDonald, 21, during a class period.

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  19. 1 dead, 1 injured after at least 8 shots fired outside Madison barRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WKBT

    A 30-year-old man has died from gunshot wounds following a homicide that happened outside a restaurant just north of the West Towne Mall early Tuesday morning. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said police have found at least eight different gun casings that came from two different guns outside Martin O'Grady's Irish Pub in the 7400 block of Mineral Point Road where the incident occurred.

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  20. Lamont Paris promoted to associate head coach at WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WKBT

    MARCH 25: Head coach Greg Gard of the Wisconsin Badgers shouts in the first half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Wells Fargo Center on March 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MADISON, Wis.

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