MADISON — Two people shot by a colleague this week at a Wisconsin software company have been discharged from a Madison hospital. UW Health spokesman Gian Galassi said Saturday that a third patient remains hospitalized in fair condition. The two discharged patients were released Friday. Authorities say WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong wounded four people at the company’s Middleton headquarters on Wednesday before police killed him in a shootout. One victim was only grazed. A
MADISON — A Janesville man arrested Thursday for his role in a gas-station shooting on Janesville’s south side faces a federal weapons charge, prosecutors said. According to a release Friday from the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District in Madison, Royal L. Powell, 35, faces a charge of possession of ammunition by a felon. Powell was arrested Thursday afternoon at 1421 Canyon Drive, Janesville, and was turned over to federal authorities. He appeared in U.S.
Friday's Scores PREP FOOTBALL Abbotsford 41, Greenwood 14 Almond-Bancroft 35, Rosholt 0 Amherst 21, Bonduel 13 Appleton East 14, Appleton West 7, 2OT Appleton North 41, Kaukauna 23 Arrowhead 35, Oconomowoc 28 Ashland 46, Northland Pines 6 Ashwaubenon 13, Manitowoc Lincoln 10 Auburndale 35, Marathon 6 Badger 28, Delavan-Darien/Williams Bay (FB) 0 Bangor 57, Cochrane-Fountain City 0 Bay Port 35, Notre Dame 14 Beaver Dam 42, Portage 15 Belleville 42, Waterloo 0 Berlin 40,
MADISON — Dane County sheriff’s officials say a deputy arrested the same woman twice for drunken driving within an hour and a-half. Authorities say a 35-year-old Sun Prairie woman was pulled over about 12:30 a.m. Friday in Blooming Grove, taken to the county jail, cited for operating while intoxicated and released to a responsible party. Shortly before 2 a.m., the same deputy stopped the woman driving the same vehicle in Madison. Officials say she still tested more than twice the
MADISION — Madison officials say Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents violated city policy by detaining at least six immigrants without letting police know ahead of time. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says the department has a working relationship with ICE, but the federal agency did not follow protocol. Koval says ICE has agreed to call the assistant police chief before making arrests in Madison. This time the agency called the Dane County Communications Center. Koval
MADISON — A Wisconsin software worker who opened fire on his fellow employees in their suburban Madison office had worked for the company for almost 18 months and had no criminal history in the state, authorities said Thursday. Police killed the gunman in a shootout Wednesday morning inside WTS Paradigm’s Middleton offices while responding to reports of an active shooter. The Dane County medical examiner identified the shooter Thursday as 43-year-old Anthony Tong. Police said
If Kirk Ferentz had a bounce in his step heading into his 20th season in charge of the Iowa football program, he didn’t notice it. But his boss, athletic director Gary Barta, sure did. Barta told reporters at the Big Ten Media event in July that he’d never seen Ferentz “more focused, more energized and more excited and ready to go.” Ferentz said earlier this week he read about Barta’s observation at the time but didn’t give it much thought. However, the
MADISON — A federal judge has ordered the state of Wisconsin and its insurers to pay for transgender transition surgery for its employees. U.S. District Judge William Conley says there’s no legal reason to exclude medically necessary care for the employees. University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Alina Boyden and UW School of Medicine researcher Shannon Andrews filed a lawsuit last year after they were denied treatment their doctors had determined was a necessary part of
MONONA — Police are looking for a 16-year-old boy who was showing a gun that went off and wounded another teen on a city bus in Monona. Madison police say they received a call just before 4 p.m. Wednesday about someone shot on a Madison Metro bus. Police say the suspect was showing the gun to a 17-year-old boy when it went off, striking the victim in the leg. The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect ran away. WISC-TV reports La Follette High
MADISON — Iowa County District Attorney Larry Nelson was arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated Sunday morning after he inadvertently called for help using his OnStar alert system, the Grant County sheriff’s office said. Iowa County deputies, Mineral Point police officers and EMS were called to the town of Mineral Point near the Ludden Lake Golf Course for an unknown emergency around 8:30 a.m., according to a statement from Grant County Sheriff Nathan Dreckman.