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1 hr ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Dane Co. mother charged with homicide in child's death

A mother has been charged with homicide in Dane County after her 1-year-old daughter was struck and killed by a van while riding in a wheelchair.

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1 hr ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Mother charged with homicide in child's death

A mother has been charged with homicide in Dane County after her 1-year-old daughter was struck and killed by a van while riding in a wheelchair.

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1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Police chief in Dane County accused of covering up calls to club

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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2 hrs ago | TwinCities

Wisconsin woman convicted in toddler's Oxycodone death

A Trempealeau County woman charged with killing a toddler in her care by giving the girl a combination of the prescription painkiller Oxycodone and the antihistamine Benadryl was convicted this week of homicide.

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Related Topix: Trempealeau County, WI, Benadryl, Diphenhydramine (generic), Medicine, Osseo, WI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Give minimum-wage workers a raise

Fast-food worker DeVonte Yates said in June that a boost in the minimum wage would help him finish school and provide for his mother.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Madison, WI, Milwaukee County, WI, Opinion

MLive.com

Double homicide victim called 911, named brother-in-law with ALS as...

A woman called 911 and told an operator she had been shot in the back by her brother-in-law moments before police arrived at a Wisconsin home and found her dying and her sister already dead inside.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Train hits, kills 63-year-old in Dane County

A 63-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a train overnight Wednesday in Dane County, according to WKOW-TV in Madison .

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, McFarland, WI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WisDOT

Public meeting scheduled for I-39/90 and County N interchange, Dane County

A public involvement meeting will occur on Monday, September 8 to provide updated design plans and gather public input on the I-39/90 and County N interchange near Stoughton.

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Related Topix: Stoughton, WI, Events

WKOW-TV

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Dane County officials are hoping to minimize mental health crises that compromise public safety.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Channel3000

City budget commits funds to create affordable housing

Madison's 2015 Executive Capital Budget will have funds committed to addressing the issue of not having affordable housing in the city.

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Channel3000

What you need to know: Wednesday

WEATHER: A few sprinkles or light showers early this morning, otherwise expect quite a few clouds throughout the day.

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WIBA-AM Madison

Former Dane County deputy jailed in Rock County

The former Dane County deputy, accused in the murder of his wife and sister in-law, is now being held in the Rock County Jail.

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WKBT

Former deputy accused in double homicide booked into jail

The former Dane County deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law has been booked into the Dane County Jail, but is being housed in the Rock County Jail, officials said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Fitchburg, WI

Channel3000

Dane Co. NAACP plans summit addressing - militaristic tactics'

Following the police response to Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, MO, Dane County NAACP members voted Tuesday night to spend the next few months planning a countywide law enforcement summit looking at what the civil rights organization feels are local authorities using militaristic tactics.

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Related Topix: Dane, WI, Waunakee, WI

WKOW-TV

Ribbon cut on Madison rehab center for developmental disabilities

The ribbon was cut Tuesday on a new rehabilitation center in Madison. Madison Area Rehabilitation Centers, or MARC, opened the doors on its new building on Buttonwood Court.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKOW-TV

Fitchburg council honors city worker, 911 dispatcher, for heroic rescue

It's been almost two months since City of Fitchburg building inspector Jack Pearson suffered a heart attack on the job.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Police: Slain woman ID'd ex-deputy as her attacker

Mexico's president spoke Monday of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two-day visit to immigrant-friendly California, saying those who reject diversity and inclusion will ultimately be proven wrong.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Fitchburg, WI, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Channel3000

Changing the conversation about heroin

Mount Horeb is the kind of small town that consistently makes those Best of Wisconsin lists, a charming community stretched lazily beneath a yawning blue bowl sky, nestled in the rolling hills and prairies of Dane County farm country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mount Horeb, WI

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Slain woman IDs ex-deputy as gunman in 911 call

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already... Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Fitchburg, WI, Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University

PennLive.com

Chilling ALS-driven murder; great white shark closes beach; James...

Diagnosed with ALS, retired Wisconsin sheriff's deputy Andrew Steele, 39, allegedly shot and killed his wife, Ashlee, 39, and her sister, 38-year-old Kacee Tollesbol, who was visiting the couple in suburban Madison, Wisc.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

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