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569 new COVID-19 cases; 7-day positivity rate drops to 3.7%

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin reports a drop of 235 COVID-19 cases, compared to Saturday's count, reaching a total over 585,000. Health officials confirmed 569 new cases Sunday, a drop from Saturday’s case count of 804. The seven-day average of new…

Dane County Board pushes to end no-knock warrants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Members of the Dane County Board in Wisconsin are pressing the sheriff to stop any use of no-knock warrants, a police tactic that criminal justice reform advocates have pushed to ban. The Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports that…

Deforest 3-year-old cancer patient gets his Make-A-Wish

DEFOREST, Wis. -- Community members came together for a car-parade Saturday to celebrate a local 3-year-old's last chemotherapy treatment. "It was family members, to friends, to school providers, to just anyone in our community that's really cared to pray and…

Woman charged with homicide in man's heroin overdose

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Madison woman with homicide after she allegedly supplied heroin to a man at a hotel in January, failed to call for help after he overdosed and then tried to remove his body…

Vandal covers Black Lives Matter, Asian equality signs

SHOREWOOD, Wis. (AP) — Police in Shorewood are searching for a vandal who covered up signs supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and Asian equality. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that surveillance video shows a man in a face mask…

Beloit PD: Woman in critical condition with gunshot wound

BELOIT, Wis. -- The City of Beloit Police Department is investigating a large disturbance that occurred around 2:40 a.m. and left one woman in critical condition. According to police, they found a 20-year-old woman with a gunshot wound. The victim…

Wisconsin Supreme Court weighs state power to protect water from farm pollutants

The outcome of a nearly decade-long dispute in Kewaunee County could shape regulatory power across state government.

The state Supreme Court on Monday hears arguments in a case that could determine whether the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources failed to adequately protect water from manure pollution when awarding a permit to a giant dairy farm in northeastern Wisconsin — or whether the agency lacks the authority to issue such restrictions.  

Cole Caufield wins the 2021 Hobey Baker Award

MADISON, Wis. -- For just the second time in Wisconsin men's hockey history, a Badger has won the Hobey Baker Award. Your 2021 Hobey Baker Award winner:Cole Caufield.As if there was any doubt. Caufield joins Blake Geoffrion as the only…