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MPD: Dispute over toy leads to large fight in north Madison
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A clash between two groups during which chairs and brooms were wielded as weapons all started because of a toy. That’s according to a Madison Police Dept. report that pointed out the confrontation happened in front of children. In its report, MPD noted a woman who was trying to stop it ended up cut by a sharp object by one of the individuals in the group that had been attacked.
A 10-acre Monona estate with a storied past awaits new future
Even though 22,000 cars whiz past daily, few people are aware that the crumbling, one-lane former carriage path in the 4100 block of Monona Drive leads to a historical, spiritual and natural wonder.
Man who shot at MPD officers while fleeing arrest sentenced to 35 years in prison
MADISON, Wis. -- A man who shot at Madison police officers while trying to escape arrest early last year was sentenced to 35 years in prison Thursday, according to online court records. Syngleton Smith-Harston was found guilty of attempted homicide -- one of a dozen charges filed against him --...
Third man charged in connection to fatal shooting of 11-year-old pleads guilty
MADISON, Wis. -- Jerry Ward, one of three men charged in the death of 11-year-old Anisa Scott, pleaded guilty on Wednesday. Ward, along with then-19-year-old Perion Carreon and then-16-year-old Andre Brown were arrested following an August 2020 shooting on E. Washington Ave. near Lexington Ave. Police said Christopher Carthens, who was driving a vehicle with Scott, was the intended target of the shooting but Scott was shot instead and later died. Ward was 17 years old at the time of the shooting.
'Not fit to work in department': MMSD spokesperson accused of bullying, name-calling
MADISON, Wis. -- A complaint signed by three current and former Madison Metropolitan School District employees against district communications director Tim LeMonds was made public Friday after a lawsuit where LeMonds fought to keep the allegations of bullying and harassment from being released to the public. The complaint includes a...
'It'll never be closed for me': Anisa Scott's family reacts as court cases come to a close
MADISON, Wis. - 11-year-old Anisa Scott's family have been at almost every court date for the three men charged with her killing in 2020. "It’s been extremely painful to deal with," said Anisa's mom Ashley Rios. Today, she watched as the last of the three men pled guilty, marking...
Suspects arrested in Fitchburg Memorial Day shooting, fight
FITCHBURG, Wis. (WMTV) - Two suspects allegedly involved in a fight that escalated into a shooting that wounded three people on Memorial Day in Fitchburg were arrested Tuesday and appeared in court Thursday, police stated. Fitchburg Police Department officers arrested Dawaun Hugger after identifying him as one of the people...
Madison man gets 5 year prison sentence for cocaine trafficking scheme
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Madison man was sentenced to five years in prison after police caught him with over $25,000 made from cocaine trafficking. According to the Wisconsin DOJ, 41-year-old Larry Dotson purchased substantial amounts of cocaine from his co-defendant, Winfield Agee, between 2018 and 2020. Officials said he either drove to Chicago to get the cocaine or received it from a drug courier in Madison.
Madison police conducting efforts to decrease bicycle and pedestrian crashes
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Madison Police Department will do extra patrols to promote bicycle and pedestrian safety this summer. In the past five years, MPD said Wisconsin has had 10,737 pedestrian and bicycle crashes, which led to 9,799 injuries and 336 deaths. MPD can do more patrols with the help of grants from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Third suspect pleads guilty in Anisa Scott’s death
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The last of three suspects charged in connection to the killing of an 11-year-old girl who was riding in a car when she was shot pleaded guilty Wednesday. Jerry Ward Jr., 20, pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless homicide as party to a crime in reference to...
'We're fighting against gravity': How MFD's Heavy Urban Rescue Team responded to condo explosion
MADISON, Wis. -- Three weeks after a condominium unit on Madison's west side exploded, News 3 Now got a look at how the Madison Fire Department searched the building for victims without going all the way inside.
Former Badger quarterback chooses new school
After he joined the Badgers as a walk-on for the 2022 college football season, Marshall Howe entered the transfer portal in May. He has now announced the next school he will be playing for, joining the Yale Bulldogs ahead of the 2023 campaign. Howe worked as the third-string quarterback behind...
City enacts temporary restraining order against Lush following fatal shooting
The city of Madison enacted a temporary restraining order Tuesday against night spot Lush at 3765 E. Washington Ave. following the fatal shooting of Raheem Blue, 32, on May 21 outside an event there, WKOW reports. Blue’s homicide is still unsolved. The order comes in response to multiple additional...
What happened to Madison Slumlords?
The landlord-shaming project died of a thousand cuts. When I learned Madison Slumlords, the locally-run, landlord-shaming website and its Twitter handle were down, I was concerned that a disgruntled landlord had uncovered the identity of the site’s creator and sued them into oblivion. After all, when I spoke to them last year, they asked not to be identified because “Are landlords the litigious type? Yep, they are.”
Historic plane visits Dane County airport
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A rare B-25 bomber plane stopped in Madison on Thursday as part of its national tour. Officials say this plane was in the Korean War and World War II. It was also part of the Doolittle Raid on Japan in World War II. Richard Boswell, a 91-year-old World War II vet, is flying the plane.
Republicans reject funding for top University of Wisconsin building project
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — GOP lawmakers rejected funding Thursday for the University of Wisconsin's top priority, the replacement of an engineering building on its flagship Madison campus, approving allocations for about 60% of the state government and UW projects sought by Gov. Tony Evers. The Republican-controlled budget committee voted along party lines to fund nearly $2.4 billion in building projects statewide, down from the $3.8 billion Evers had asked for. Republicans called that an unrealistically high request. The cuts for building projects are similar to...
No criminal liability for officer who shot at homicide suspect inside Madison Kwik Trip
MADISON, Wis. -- Dane County's district attorney has determined the Madison police officers who tried to arrest a homicide suspect at a Kwik Trip on the city's east side earlier this year will not be held criminally liable for the man's death. Dozens of police officers responded to the Kwik...
Pride Month festivities in Madison
Celebrate Pride Month in the 608 at these local events.
Maple Tree Supper Club sets reopening date after 2022 fire
MCFARLAND, Wis. (WMTV) - The Maple Tree Supper Club will be reopening its doors to customers at the end of the month after a fire last fall forced the business to close down for repairs. The McFarland restaurant posted on Facebook Thursday that its grand reopening date is June 27....
McFarland police looking for possible witness to Memorial Day drive-by shooting
McFARLAND, Wis. -- Police in McFarland are asking for the public's help in finding a potential witness to a drive-by shooting on Memorial Day. Police were called to the intersection of Highway 51/Stoughton Road and Larson Beach Road at about 11:21 a.m. Monday after getting reports of someone firing a gun from inside a vehicle.
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