A bald eagle has died and another is in serious condition after they were found with lead poisoning over the last two weeks. The Dane County Humane Society's Four Lakes Wildlife Center took in a 21-year-old bald eagle on Friday after a motorist spotted the eagle on a road 2 miles west of Dodgeville.
Channel3000, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 03:48 PM
According to a December 19 report by Twin City News , several people were arrested and a dog was killed during a SWAT team raid of a Wisconsin home on December 18. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain stated the home, located in the 4300 block of Britta Drive in Southwest Side Madison, was raided by a part of a Dane County Narcotics Task Force team around 11:30 a.m. A high-risk search warrant had been issued to search the property. The names of those arrested haven't been released, but it was reported a number of people fled the home as the SWAT team arrived.
Examiner.com, Sat, Dec 20 2014 @ 07:00 AM
A former top Wisconsin high school football player violated his criminal sentence, going unexcused from his work-release job and also using Twitter and Instagram without permission. Dominic Cizauskas was convicted in June by a Dane County jury of sexually assaulting a University of Wisconsin-Madison student during his official recruiting visit to campus last December.
Channel3000, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 04:40 PM
The $5,000 grant would have come from the Wisconsin Department of Justice Cannabis Eradication and Suppression Effort program. Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney said at the meeting that CEASE dollars are used for large-scale operations and not aimed at arresting individuals or enforcement of local ordinances.
Channel3000, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 10:07 AM
"This is a critical example of why people need to pay attention to a warning system for more than just weather related hazards," said J. McLellan, with Dane County Emergency Management. "Number one I think before the outage you need to understand how you can be informed of such a thing," McLellan said.
WKOW-TV, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 10:38 PM
Dane County said Thursday that it plans to lease an empty building to the Verona Area Needs Network for $20 per year for the next 15 years, if the county board approves the move. VANN operates out of the basement of the city's former library on North Franklin Street.
Channel3000, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 07:06 PM
The Dane County sheriff's office is investigating the discovery of a body in a burned-out car found in a field. Authorities say the badly burned Chevrolet Cruze was found in the Town of Medina about 8 p.m. Monday.
WSAW, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 06:01 PM
That scent you're catching wafting over the local theater scene of late? Well, it smells an awful lot like teen spirit. Three different companies - Forward Theater , Mercury Players Theatre and University Theatre - have dotted their 201415 seasons with plays that tackle the thorniest of teen issues, everything from bullying and school shootings to sex, drugs, social media and date rape.
Madison Magazine, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 12:33 PM