Stephen Cohn

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Hometown: Buffalo Grove, Illinois

College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Other Journalism Experience: Play-by-play broadcaster for Illinois Hockey and Big Ten Network; Editor-in-Chief at The Champaign Room; and Associate Reporter for MLB.com.

Started at News 3 Now on: May 20, 2019

What is your favorite part about living in Madison? I’ve never lived this close to a body of water before, so to be able to just walk a block from my apartment and be on a trail next to Lake Mendota is so peaceful and relaxing.

What is the biggest news story that you’ve covered? The 2019 shooting at the Shake the Lake fireworks show.

What do you like to do in your spare time? Share my passion for music and trumpet by playing in a variety of bands (right now, the Verona Area Community Band!).

What is your favorite kind of ice cream? Mint chocolate chip.

What is your favorite place to vacation? Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, because I miss college.

What was your favorite band when you were in high school? Bruno Mars. Still is if we’re being honest.

What is your favorite sport to play or watch? Baseball.

What are you really bad at that you’d love to be great at? Baking.

What is your most memorable travel experience? Marching in the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland, while in college marching band in 2018!

Articles

Officials: 86-year-old Illinois woman, subject of Silver Alert, found safe

Highway 14 down to one lane after 2-car crash near Mazomanie

Madison Night Market returns Thursday

2 arrested after attempted burglary in Newport Township

Rock Springs man facing 9th OWI charge

Part of Glacial Drumlin State Trail to close from Aug. 12 through mid-October

Markesan man dies in one-car Green Lake crash

Subject of Silver Alert found safe, officials say

Hwy. 22, Hwy. 16 closed near Wyocena after tractor trailer crash

$5,000 bond set for driver in Orfordville hit-and-run

1 dead after two-car crash in Janesville

Fatal crash in Janesville; Holiday Dr. reopened

Report: Brewers acquire Drew Pomeranz, minor league pitcher from Giants for Mauricio Dubon

1 dead, 7 injured after Tuesday car crash near Horicon

Wisconsin men's basketball adds Alando Tucker as interim assistant coach for 2019-20 season

Waunakee man sentenced to 84 months for fraud scheme

Police: Beloit man arrested for third OWI

DNR warns of hunting and fishing license scam

Victim identified in Orfordville hit-and-run

Madison man arrested on suspicion of firing handgun into air after dispute

Sun Prairie police looking for man who beat, stomped on person at BP station

Janesville apartment building that caught fire sustains $405,000 in damages

Apartment building total loss in Janesville after fire

Dane Dems push for Wisconsin to vote blue in 2020 election

Loud noise reported in Montrose, cleared by dispatch

California man sentenced to 13 years for shipping methamphetamine to Wisconsin

New Ian's Pizza at Garver Feed Mill closes early on opening day to restock

One person taken to hospital with serious injuries after two-car crash in Dodge County

Portion of East Main Street will be closed up to two months for fire cleanup effort

15-year-old boy arrested for stealing bike from Madison garage

DHS issues opioid overdose alert for Dane County

Potosi road closed after dump truck strikes, breaks nearby power line

Madison Streets Division begins distributing carts for food scraps collection program

Lanes reopen after two car crashes on East Washington Ave., police say

Three in custody after domestic disturbance near downtown Beloit

2 teens arrested after reported shots-fired incident, car chase, police say

Man arrested after two-hour standoff in Town of Dellona

West Baraboo woman receives 6th OWI

Janesville man dies in Milton crash Tuesday

Madison police: Madison woman hands man money after he points gun at her