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Blooming Grove considers closing fire department

Officials look into contracting service calls to Madison crews

Town of Blooming Grove officials are exploring the option of getting rid of its fire department and contracting service calls out to Madison.

Scammer pretending to be officer calls MPD sergeant

Sergeant points out holes in caller's story

A phone scammer pretending to be a police officer called a Madison police sergeant who wasn't buying the con artist's story, according to a release from Madison police.

Investigators put a new law into action after multiple police shootings

Officer-involved shooting investigations are already following new protocol

Just a week after Governor Scott Walker signed a bill into law that changes the way departments investigate an officer firing his or her weapon, two fatal officer-involved shootings have taken place in Dane County.

Madison announces Koval as new police chief

Koval chosen over Capt. Carl Gloede

Madison police Sgt. Mike Koval will be Madison's next police chief. Koval was named to the position by the city's Police and Fire Commission on Friday.

UW campus officer named new chief at SIU

Lieutenant served UW-Madison 14 years

A lieutenant with the police force for the University of Wisconsin's Madison campus is the new chief of public safety at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Wis. DMV centers to close for Columbus Day

Workers will get technical updates and training that day

The state Division of Motor Vehicles is warning people that its customer service and phone centers will be closed on Columbus Day next week.

Wis. DMV centers to close for Columbus Day

Workers will get technical updates and training that day

The state Division of Motor Vehicles is warning people that its customer service and phone centers will be closed on Columbus Day next week.

Some Wis. sex-assault victims get billed for exams

Price tag could run as high as $1200

 An analysis shows that sexual-assault victims in Wisconsin are sometimes billed for the hospital cost of collecting evidence, a cost that state officials say should instead be paid by insurance or the government.

Some Wis. sex-assault victims get billed for exams

Price tag could run as high as $1200

 An analysis shows that sexual-assault victims in Wisconsin are sometimes billed for the hospital cost of collecting evidence, a cost that state officials say should instead be paid by insurance or the government.

Fire department rescues swimmer in Lake Mendota

Man told girlfriend he planned to swim across lake

The Madison Fire Department rescue team had to assist a swimmer in trouble on Lake Mendota on Monday morning, just days after another swimmer died from a late-night swim.

Fire department rescues swimmer in Lake Mendota

Man told girlfriend he planned to swim across lake

The Madison Fire Department rescue team had to assist a swimmer in trouble on Lake Mendota on Monday morning, just days after another swimmer died from a late-night swim.