Madison - Wisconsin

'Making a Murderer' accomplice to be released from prison after overturned conviction

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Brendan Dassey was convicted of helping his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Teresa Halbach. Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in the 2005 slaying.Read more

Nursing home residents give relationship advice ahead of Valentine's Day in viral post

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Some nursing home residents in Wisconsin spoke from the heart to give some relationship advice ahead of Valentine's Day.Read more

Wisconsin teacher charged in Minnesota hidden camera case

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A high school teacher facing child pornography charges in Wisconsin is now charged in Minnesota with trying to secretly record students in their Minneapolis hotel...Read more


Wisconsin governor rejects 'Making a Murderer' pardon bid

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday he will not consider a pardon request from a man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in...Read more

Hoosiers fall by 20 at Wisconsin for first loss of season

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Wisconsin beat Indiana 84-64 Saturday, handing the Hoosiers their first loss.Read more

Baby shark saves toddler's life from stray bullet

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MADISON, Wisc. (WTHR) — A bullet fired into a home in Madison, Wisconsin would have hit a toddler, if not for their stuffed baby shark toy.Police were called...Read more

Gunfire causes stampede at fireworks show

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Two people are injured after shots were fired following a firework show in Wisconsin.Read more

Wisconsin man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case

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A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities for months...Read more

Police searching for missing Wisconsin woman

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Police in Wisconsin are searching for a woman last seen in Madison May 4.Read more


Deputies rescue 2 wailing bear cubs trapped in flooded den

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Two Wisconsin sheriff's deputies rescued a pair of bear cubs trapped in a flooded culvert that had served as their den.Read more

Suspect in Wisconsin killings, kidnapping due in court

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A man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents is expected to be formally charged Monday, and the charging documents could shed light on what...Read more