Author: Brittany Paris

State bill looks to crack down on human trafficking

Human trafficking and internet crimes against children are growing problems across the country and in Wisconsin. The FBI made 82 arrests in Wisconsin during a nationwide sting last month and rescued two children.

Mt. Horeb gun shop owner works to prevent suicide

In Dane County, more than 25 percent of all injury-related deaths are because of suicide. A Mt. Horeb gun shop owner is doing what he can to help prevent people from hurting themselves in the future. 

Safe Communities hosts summit to curb opioid epidemic

Wisconsin's epidemic of opioid abuse is on the rise. Gov. Walker's task force on opioids will be in Madison Friday to talk about how doctors are treating chronic pain. There's another group in Dane County that has been working to end this problem for years.

City breaks ground on MPD Midtown District

With the toss of some ceremonial soil, construction on a new Madison police station officially got underway. The city broke ground Wednesday on the new Midtown District. It's a project police and residents have wanted for years to take pressure off the West District.

Wisconsin farmers harvest crop amid oversupply issue

Cranberries are ripe for the picking and soon they'll be heading to Thanksgiving tables. But the industry is facing a surplus with too many cranberries and not enough demand, so farmers are encouraging people to enjoy the fruit year-round.

Talking to children about the Vegas shooting

In the wake of the mass shooting in Vegas, it's hard to know how to talk to your kids about what happened. Many parents are faced with tough questions and difficult conversations.