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Madison protesters march following Ferguson decision

Crowd marches from UW campus to jail Tuesday afternoon

A few hundred people staged a peaceful protest outside the Dane County Public Safety building to oppose the decision not to indict a Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August.

Former deputy accused in double homicide booked into jail

Andy Steele is being housed in Rock County Jail, officials say

The former Dane County deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law has been booked into the Dane County Jail, but is being housed in the Rock County Jail, officials said.

Former sheriff's deputy charged with sex crimes

Charges stem from investigation into suspected relationship with inmate

A former sheriff's deputy has resigned and is facing charges following an investigation into an alleged relationship with an inmate, according to court documents.

New jail program to help rehabilitate dogs, inmates

Canine Corrections Academy will pair unadoptable dogs with inmates

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But the Rock County Sheriff's Office and the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin hope to prove that phrase wrong with a new program centered on rehabilitating dogs and inmates.

Inmates to help make dogs adoptable

Dogs to live at jail; Inmates get training

A new program in Rock County partners unadoptable dogs with inmates who will work with the dogs to make them adoptable.

6 inmates transported, treated for ingesting hallucinogenic

Deputies look for jimsonweed in shakedown of inmate housing unit

Six Rock County inmates were transported for treatment and medical observation after they deputies found them acting weird and discovered they ingested jimsonweed, according to a release.

Minn. kidnapping suspect arrested near Lake Delton

Police: 33-year-old allegedly took son by force from Minn. home Sunday morning

Authorities arrested a man Sunday afternoon who allegedly abducted his 2-year-old son from a home in Minnesota early Sunday morning.

Deputies locate 65-year-old AWOL inmate

Frank Ratcliff did not return from appointments Thursday afternoon, officials say

Dane County sheriff's deputies located and returned the 65-year-old inmate that did not return to the Dane County Jail on Thursday, according to a release.

Inmate punches, injures deputy, officials say

39-year-old inmate faces additional charge of battery of law enforcement officer

A Dane County inmate punched a deputy in the face as the deputy led the inmate back to the housing unit in the Dane County Jail, according to a release.

Jail food worker accused of sexual assault

Sheriff making sure incident is isolated

A food contract worker at the Dodge County Detention Facility is accused of having sexual contact with an inmate, according to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office.

Lawmaker doesn't want families helping suspects

Wis. lawmaker wants to make it a felony for anyone to help criminal suspects

At least one Wisconsin lawmaker wants to make it a felony for family members of criminal suspects to help their relatives.

Lawmaker doesn't want families helping suspects

Wis. lawmaker wants to make it a felony for anyone to help criminal suspects

At least one Wisconsin lawmaker wants to make it a felony for family members of criminal suspects to help their relatives.

Lawmaker doesn't want families helping suspects

Wis. lawmaker wants to make it a felony for anyone to help criminal suspects

At least one Wisconsin lawmaker wants to make it a felony for family members of criminal suspects to help their relatives.

2 inmates walk away while on work release

Men didn't return to jail after work canceled, authorities say

Authorities in central Wisconsin say two prison inmates who walked away while on work release are still on the loose.

Man on motorcycle suspected of 4th OWI

Janesville resident fled scene of disorderly incident, police say

A Janesville man is suspected of a fourth OWI after police said he fled a disorderly conduct incident Friday.