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Concerned citizen alerts police to teenage thieves

Police: Teens seen entering unlocked parked cars on Madison's east side

A concerned citizen tipped off Madison police about three teens allegedly trying to steal from cars on Madison's near east side early Sunday morning.

Middleton dispatcher helps teen 700 miles away via text

Dispatcher texts with teen, contacts Tenn. authorities to help unresponsive mother

A Middleton police dispatcher helped a teenager almost 700 miles away via text message get emergency help last week, according to a release from the Middleton Police Department.

Missing Pardeeville man found dead

Last reported near Wisconsin Dells

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says it found the body of a 21-year-old Pardeeville man who was reported missing on Sunday.

Armed man robs women's clothing store

Maurice's employees forced into rear office

A women's clothing store in Baraboo was robbed by an armed man Sunday afternoon, according to a release from Baraboo police.

Police: Van struck by gunfire

Victim leaves east side shooting scene

A van was struck by gunfire during an interaction between the driver and two other men, according to a release from Madison police.

Men injured in gunshot incident identified

Officials say there's no threat to the public

Authorities said the two men injured in a disturbance in the town of Deerfield Saturday are expected to recover from their injuries.

Deputies: Drunk woman jumped from moving SUV

Driver suspected of 6th offense OWI

A drunk woman jumped from a moving SUV and the driver is suspected of sixth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to a release from the Grant County Sheriff's Office.

Whiff of pot smoke leads to recovery of stolen gun, police say

Man suspected of concealed carry violation, receiving stolen property

The smell of marijuana smoke coming from an SUV led to the arrest of a Madison man accused of carrying a concealed weapon and receiving stolen property, according to a release from Madison police.

Women learn how to rock in just one weekend

Camp teaches women instruments in just three days

Music can be a powerful tool. For the women of Ladies Rock Camp, music has allowed them to step out of their comfort zone and let their voice be heard.

Man accused of stalking, injuring at least 3

Erich Price allegedly rammed his car into other parked cars after altercation with girlfriend

A La Crosse man is in jail on a felony stalking charge after ramming his car into multiple vehicles and injuring two people outside a north-side bar Friday night, according to police.

Tornadoes strike central US, killing 2 in Oklahoma

Powerful storm threatens much of the Midwest and Plain states

A powerful storm front is rumbling through parts of the Plains, Midwest and South, spawning deadly tornadoes and heavy hail and rain, and damaging or destroying structures in several states.

Officials look for Chihuahua that bit man

Man was trying to catch stray dog on the east side when it bit him

The Department of Public Health is looking for information regarding a dog that bit a man Saturday morning on Madison's east side.

52 chickens die in shed fire on Hwy. 73, officials say

Deputes: Fire causes $25,000 in damage; Pole shed a total loss

A shed fire in the town of Christiana early Sunday morning killed 52 chickens and caused about $25,000 in damage, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

4 injured in 2-vehicle crash on Hwy. 14

Police: Blown tire causes vehicle to lose control, turn sideways into oncoming traffic

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Brooklyn Saturday afternoon, according to a release.