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Sun Prairie boy grows new skin and confidence

Like most kids his age, 12-year-old Eleafar Xelhua Romero can't wait to spend time outside during summer. However, unlike his peers, he's been confined in years past to his couch because the agony of moving was too great.

Governor tours Boscobel flood damage

Hundreds of homes damaged by heavy rain

Gov. Scott Walker is touring flood damage in southwestern Wisconsin where hundreds of homes have been damaged by heavy rain.

Railroad malfunction ties up traffic almost 2 hours

Mayor Soglin to meet with Wisconsin and Southern railroad

Malfunctioning railroad signals tied up traffic on John Nolen Drive for nearly two hours Friday night, and Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is meeting with Wisconsin and Southern railroad officials about the incident.

Boy underwater in Sun Prairie pool for more than 3 minutes

Parents critical of supervision at high school pool during March incident

A 13-year-old Sun Prairie seventh-grader was underwater for three minutes and 19 seconds before being rescued at the city's high school pool back on March 20. That is one of the details uncovered by News 3 after reviewing hours worth of video footage obtained from the Sun Prairie Police Department.

Floodplain management helps prevent future floods

Relocation within the floodplains have been priority following the flooding in 1993

Two decades after the worst flooding in Wisconsin history, a concerted effort remains to prevent future natural disasters.

DNR maps path to prevent future flooding

Despite recent efforts to remap many areas, there remain thousands of unstudied floodplains

Twenty years after flooding that affected two-thirds of Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources said it has taken steps to address "the most costly lesson" of the 1993 spring and summer.

Mayor calls 40-min. railway crossing delay 'horrendous'

Railroad co. apologizes, works to alter plan

Mayor Paul Soglin is calling on the Wisconsin Southern Railroad to make significant changes to its policies at railroad crossings after an incident last month he labeled "horrendous."

Middleton family, lawmakers help draft 'Lina's Law'

Legislation would require life jacket, helmet for rafters

Lina Vergara died last July rafting on the Wolf River. After a News 3 investigation revealed a lack of regulations for rafters in the state, a Wisconsin lawmaker was inspired to draft a law in honor of Lina.

Scam run through state jobs website

Warning sent to 1,400 job seekers

Nearly 1,400 Wisconsin job seekers are being warned by the state about a scam solicitation that came through the state's Job Center website.

Police promote Prescription Take Back Day

Wisconsin police departments and sheriff's offices around the state are asking you to make a conscious effort to look inside your medicine cabinet on Saturday for any unneeded prescription medication. Law enforcement officers will be participating in the fifth annual national Prescription Take Back Day that gives people a chance to safely and anonymously drop off extra pills.