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Janesville PD arrest suspect who shot 19-year-old man at Bond Park

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Janesville Police Department arrested a suspect Thursday who was accused of shooting a 19-year-old man at Bond Park on June 23. Janesville detectives received information Thursday that Dereese Fields, 18, was in an apartment in Madison. A search warrant was written by JPD and served by...
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Silver Alert canceled for missing 78-year-old Town of Middleton man

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Silver Alert issued for a 78-year-old man was canceled Thursday evening after the man was found safe. Officials issued a Silver Alert Thursday for a missing Town of Middleton man who hadn’t been seen since earlier this afternoon. The Wisconsin Department of Justice stated...

Beloit youth boxer set to represent Rockford Patriots Boxing Club, USA Boxing on international stage

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Braulio Arcos-Rodriguez looked like any other kid when he first stepped inside the Rockford Patriots Boxing Club. “Yeah when he (Arcos-Rodriguez) first came in, just like any other nine or 10-year-old boy, they kind of come in, they mope around a little bit, they’re discovering themselves, it’s a new, exciting sport, they’re not really attuned with everything, they don’t know what’s going on,” RPBC Coach Jimmy Goodman Jr. said.

Senior softball league returns to Verona

The Greater Madison Senior Softball league returned to Verona Community Park with fewer COVID-19 safety measures than were required last year. One of the only guidelines regarding the virus is encouraging players to wear a mask at the preseason indoor practices because “some of the younger players won’t be vaccinated yet, according to the GMSS website.

MPD ups patrols ahead of holiday weekend

A year after the city of Monona purchased the San Damiano property, opening it as a public park, organizations are making plans for the park’s future. John Stofflet will retire at the end of June 2023. Infant memorial tree planted in Monona. Updated: 10 hours ago. |. A memorial...

Adorable 3rd Grade Artist Wins Illinois State ‘Doodle For Google’ Contest

Wow, I wish I was this talented. Growing up, I never really found a hidden talent of mine and I always hoped I'd turn out to be a secretly amazing artist. Nope. I always envied this girl I went to middle and high school with because she could literally close her eyes and draw anything you asked her to. From full-size portraits to detailed cartoon characters, she could do it ALL. It takes a special type of person to really grasp the concept of art and there are people all around us who have unlocked that ability.

Capitol Square Starbucks becomes first unionized location in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Workers at the Starbucks location on Madison’s Capitol Square won a union vote Thursday afternoon, making it the first unionized location in the city. A representative for the workers at 1 East Main Street confirmed Thursday that the National Labor Relations Board counted their ballots this afternoon in a union representation election. In a 15-1 vote, the group chose the Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United.

It Takes a Village community resource fair held at Madison’s Penn Park

MADISON, Wis. — The It Takes a Village community resource fair returned to Penn Park on Madison’s south side Thursday afternoon. The event brought residents together to learn about available services and resources in the area. It also provided some family fun, with bubbler artists and the Madison Police Department’s Mounted Horse Unit making appearances.

18-year-old Janesville man arrested in Bond Park shooting

JANESVILLE Police have arrested a pair of 18-year-old Janesville men in violent crimes, one who authorities believe was involved in the June 23 shooting at Bond Park in Janesville. According to a release from the Janesville Police Department, Janesville and Madison police street crimes units picked up 18-year-old Dereese Fields of Janesville at a Madison apartment on a warrant in connection with the shooting at Bond park that left one...

San Damiano Park investing in future plans

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A year after the city of Monona purchased the San Damiano property, opening it as a public park, organizations are making plans for the park’s future. “It’s been an exciting year, to tell you the truth,” said the president of the organization Friends of San Damiano, Andrew Kitslaar.

Driver killed in Freeport motorcycle crash

FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Police say a motorcyclist was killed Monday in a rollover accident in the area of Stephenson Street Road and Van Brocklin Road. According to the Stephenson County Sheriff, officers received notification of the crash around 7:09 p.m. Deputies found the overturned motorcycle half a mile west of Van Brocklin Road, police […]

Motorcyclist dies after crash in rural Freeport

FREEPORT — A motorcyclist died Monday night after crashing in the area of West Stephenson and Van Brocklin roads. Stephenson County Sheriff deputies were called about 7:10 p.m. and found the motorcyclist about a half mile west of Van Brocklin Road. The motorcyclist was transferred by ambulance to Freeport...