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Madison police initiative targets mentally ill

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:41am
Madison's police chief plans to introduce a new initiative aimed at helping people with mental health issues.

Police investigating fatal shooting in Milwaukee

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:35am
Detectives are interviewing neighbors on Milwaukee's north side as they investigate the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man.

Johnston couple claim $1 million Powerball prize

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:31am
A Johnston couple have claimed a $1 million Powerball prize they won in the New Year's Eve drawing.

Woman charged with stealing puppy from Milwaukee yard

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:26am
A 20-year-old woman accused of stealing a 3-month-old Chihuahua from the yard of a Milwaukee pet owner has been charged with felony theft.

Chicago homicide suspect arrested in Madison hotel

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:17am
A suspect in a Chicago homicide is behind bars after he was arrested in a Dane County hotel early Saturday morning.

News 8 Eye Piece: Roadside Ice

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:14am
News 8 Photographer John Schmidt shows us in this week's Eye Piece that water is still liquid and flowing just a few feet below the surface along I-90 near La Crescent.

SPECIAL COVERAGE: Tomah VA allegations

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 8:38am
Click for the latest videos, articles and letters sent by state politicians asking for hearings to examine the pain-management practices of VA medical centers nationwide.

Woman charged with stealing puppy

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:42am
A 20-year-old woman accused of stealing a 3-month-old Chihuahua from the yard of a Milwaukee pet owner has been charged with felony theft.

Motive unclear in fatal shooting of popular teacher

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:34am
Flowers, candles and hand-written messages were left outside the bar owned by a popular high school teacher who was fatally shot over the weekend in suburban St. Paul.

Young Milwaukee boy recovering after fire

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:00am
A 5-year-old Milwaukee boy found unresponsive in a house fire two weeks ago is recovering from his injuries at a local hospital.

Weigent-Hogan Association hosts potluck

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 6:55pm
Neighbors embraced one another and shared ideas to improve their surroundings on Sunday.

Centro Latino hopes to gain a bigger following in Hispanic community

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 6:55pm
The Centro Latino opened back in August, but since then, officials haven't had much of a chance to serve the more than 2,000 Latinos in the La Crosse area.

The Prom Expo: One stop shop for prom-goers

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 6:52pm
The Prom Expo displayed dresses, tuxes, flowers, and more on Sunday.

Tomah VA awaiting federal investigation

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 4:44pm
A federal investigation in the Tomah VA is set after a report indicated the possible over medicating of patients.

Wisconsin lawmaker hopes to end 'vaping' indoors

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 4:38pm
Lawmakers are set to reignite conversations this week about whether vaping — using electronic cigarettes and other vapor smoking devices — should be included in Wisconsin's smoking ban.

Dayton signs bill containing tax breaks, Mayo expansion fix

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 4:34pm
Quickly adopted tax legislation that provides breaks to tens of thousands of Minnesota taxpayers is now law.

Bloomington considers moratorium on marijuana manufacture

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 4:33pm
Bloomington is considering barring medical marijuana production and sales facilities in the city.

Kendrick Johnson's parents could be jailed

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:14am
Still seeking justice in their son's death, Kendrick Johnson's parents will face the justice system themselves Monday on misdemeanor charges related to a 2013 protest, their attorney said. Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson, along with five family members...

Boko Haram in fierce battle with troops

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 9:38am
Hundreds of Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday launched a predawn attack on the city of Maiduguri and were locked in a fierce battle with troops on the outskirts of the city, according to the military, residents and vigilantes. The Islamists attacked the vil...

Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully'

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 8:53am
The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" on the issue of Ukraine. "We have no interest in seeing Russia weakened or its economy in shamble...