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'He's a freak': Jackson Acker gives Wisconsin intriguing athleticism, versatility at fullback

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin offensive coordinator Bobby Engram kept it simple last week when asked what he likes about Jackson Acker at fullback. Engram, hired in January, said, “He’s big, strong, athletic and he has good hands. He’s a smart football player. I think he had a good spring, and that’s a position you’re going to see him naturally progress and get better.”

Fitchburg Man Wanted in July Killing Caught In Ohio

A Fitchburg man who is wanted for a July killing has been caught in Ohio. Authorities say 27-year-old Aquille Lowe is being held in the Montgomery County Jail in Dayton while he awaits extradition to Wisconsin. A charge of first-degree intentional homicide is expected to be filed against Lowe for...

Warren County crash victim fondly remembered for generosity

Steven Schnall, 55, died last week in a motorcycle crash in Warren County. He was a highly respected and successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the head of Quontic Bank, a thriving mortgage business. He was one of the founding board members of The Arthur Project. That’s a non-profit that...

Pet of the Week: Meet Kelly!

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - This week’s NBC15 Pet of the Week is 14 pounds of pure puppy bliss!. At just 4 months old, the shelter believes Kelly to be some sort of labrador and retriever mix. She loves her puppy naps, but she also loves getting the zoomies, chewing on all her favorite toys and learning her basic training like leash walking and other commands.

Beltline crash causes major delays near Todd Dr.

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A three-vehicle wreck on the Beltline caused major delays for rush hour drivers. The crash happened shortly around 8 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the Beltline about a mile past Todd Dr. The right lane of the highway was closed as a result of the incident.

MPD: Driver given Narcan soon after Madison crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The driver accused of crashing into a woman’s vehicle was found semi-conscious and needing Narcan after she chased him down, the police department reported. The victim told MPD investigators that her vehicle was rear-ended shortly before 1 p.m. and the man drove off. She tailed...

Man wanted in deadly north Madison shooting arrested in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio — A Dane County man wanted in a deadly shooting on Madison’s north side late last month was arrested last week in southern Ohio. Madison Police Department spokesperson Stephanie Fryer said Aquille Lowe, 27, of Fitchburg, was arrested in Dayton, Ohio, on Thursday. He is being held in the Montgomery County, Ohio, jail and is awaiting extradition.

Rebecca Fuselier Shares How She Felt During Her Iconic Moment in “The Capitol” Event at the 2022 CrossFit Games

The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games in Madison, WI, on Aug. 3-7, 2022, will be remembered for many historic moments. Reigning six-time Fittest Woman on Earth®, Tia-Clair Toomey, became the all-time winningest Individual Games competitior in history. Reigning two-time Fittest Man on Earth®, Justin Medeiros, became the third Individual male athlete to ever win back-to-back Games titles. Four-time Fittest Man on Earth®, Rich Froning, became the first athlete to achieve double-digit Games titles after winning his sixth Team division championship as the captain of CrossFit Mayhem Freedom.

Unofficial Election Results: Gerber Wins Tight Race for Sheriff; Local GOP Candidates for Assembly Dist. 31 Appear to Lose (Updated)

Updated 8/10 @ 11:43 a.m. primarily with information about contests in the November general election. Poll workers reported steady traffic at the primary election on Tuesday. Unfortunately segregated City of Whitewater results are not available at this time; however, we are able to report below the unofficial results on races of particular local interest.

Madison police arrest man who allegedly yelled, threw rocks at people

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police arrested a man Tuesday who they said yelled and threw rocks at people. Officers were sent to a bike path near Broom Street and John Nolen Drive just after 9 a.m. after someone called about the 26-year-old. When officers approached him he allegedly clinched...

What Madison’s Updated Rent Abatement Program Means for Tenants

Every August, the city of Madison has a big housing turnover, with many downtown leases starting on the 15th. This makes for hectic and crowded move-in/move-out days, to say the least, and raises a host of questions about why renting in Madison is so hard—and what it would take to fix it.