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Urban deer vs. car crashes on the rise

While Wisconsin Department of Transportation numbers show fewer drivers are killed or hurt when they hit deer, especially compared to a decade ago, the crashes in newly-developed urban areas appear to be increasing.

Vehicle of interest ID'd in Plain bank robbery

Deputies: Vehicle was seen leaving nearby car wash, heading toward Spring Green

Sauk County sheriff's deputies said an investigation into a bank robbery in the village of Plain has led them to identify a vehicle of interest.

Law enforcement defends use of armored vehicles

Fond du Lac officers protected by armored vehicles multiple times over the past few years

Since the situation in Ferguson has escalated, protesters and even local groups have criticized police departments' use of armored vehicles. But some local police agencies that have used them in recent years, like Fond du Lac, say the vehicles are helpful to protect officers.

Deputies look for stolen truck possibly connected to other theft

Vehicles stolen in Gays Mills, town of Platteville, officials say

The Grant County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a vehicle that was reported stolen Thursday that may be connected to other thefts in the area, according to a release.

Man dead, another injured in Rock Co. crash

Police: Vehicle slides on gravel road, hits trees in town of Avon

An Illinois man died and another one was injured in a single-vehicle crash between Brodhead and the state line early Sunday morning, officials said.

14-year-old driver steals 2 cars, police say

1 vehicle stolen from Milwaukee area, other from Wisconsin Dells

The 14-year-old Madison police stopped while driving a stolen vehicle from the Wisconsin Dells Saturday night is now accused of driving a second stolen vehicle, according to a release.

Senate passes lemon law changes

Wisconsin Senate passes bill affecting lawsuits against car manufacturers

The Wisconsin state Senate has voted to tighten the state's lemon law, which covers when consumers can sue auto manufacturers.

Dodgeville man saves hostage of high-speed chase

Shop owner shelters man kidnapped by man fleeing from authorities

It's not the first high-speed chase Clint Rickey has seen blow by his taxidermy store. The chase Tuesday morning was the second one he has seen in the last year, but the first one he has been directly involved in.

Motorcyclist charged in fatal OWI out on signature bond

Montfort man faces OWI homicide charges, officials say

A Montfort man left Iowa County Jail Tuesday wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet after he received a signature bond for allegedly leaving the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday.