Tragedies
  • 2012 Car Hits Family Having Picnic, Kills 7yo Boy
  • 2012 Four Young People Die in Fitchburg Crash
  • 2011 Crash kills three in Cottage Grove
  • 2011 McArthur kids
  • 2010 Three Young People killed in a Crash by Drunk Driver
  • 2009 Tyrone Adair Murders Four
  • 2009 Two Girls Die When Boys Crash Stolen Car
  • 2008 Three Die in Med Flight Crash
  • 2008 Three UW Students Die in Car Crash
  • 2008 Father Kills Mentally Handicapped Son, Then Himself
  • 2007 Three People Electrocuted Outside Metro Bus
  • 2007 Four Die in Trailer from CO Poisoning
  • 2005 Two Boaters Vanish on Mendota, One is Never Found
  • 2004 Hanson-Thomas Car Crash Man reaching for cigarettes rear ends - 1 kid, 1 adult
  • 2004 Woman's Suicide Causes Two Others to Die
  • 2004 Quadriplegic Man Drowns Strapped to His Wheelchair - Man
  • 2003 Verona shooting - 3 men
  • 2003 Gentry - 2 teens
  • 2002 Exposure to Algae Kills Teen - teen
  • 1999 Shaina Davenport Death
  • 1999 Olsen Family Car Crash - 7 & 9yo kids
  • 1999 East Side Fire Kills Mother, Two Children - 2 kids 1 woman
  • 1999 State owned plane (Oakdale)
  • 1994 North Side Apartment Fire Kills Two 5 Year Old Boys - 2 kids
  • 1991 East High Girls Run Over by Epileptic Driver - 2 teens
  • 1990 Fire Kills Five Children
  • 1989 Aaroen fire - 2 kids
  • 1989 Car Crash Illinois - 4 Men
  • 1988 Middleton car crash - 1 teen 2 women, all Sisters
  • 1988 Four West High Students Die In Firey Crash
  • 1985 1985-05-24 four teens car accident
  • 1983 Ambulance Keys Stolen on Halloween, Man Dies
  • 1980 Fire, Koshel/Kasper - 2 teens
  • 1980 Car-Bikes from Illinois - 2 teens
  • 1979 Three Young McFarland Children Drown in Construction Ditch
  • 1979 Two UW Football Players Die in Off Season
  • 1979 Two Teens Found Dead in Car After 6 Week Search
  • 1975 Waubesa boats crash
  • 1974 Windsor car crash
  • 1974 Lewis Double Suicide
  • 1973 Allen Hall Fire Kills Three
  • 1971 Five Young Girls Die in Westport Fire
  • 1970 Fire Kills Two Children on East Side
  • 1967 Otis Redding Plane Crash
  • 1967 Bodies of Nine Girls Arrive at Truax Field
  • 1967 Two Young Girls Killed by Car
  • 1966 Three-Year-Old Killed by Elephant
  • 1966 Two Boys Suffocate in Refrigerator

  • 1966 Strangls kids, hangs self - 2 kids 1 woman
  • 1966 Car Crash Myres - 1 infant 1 teen 1 adult
  • 1965 Lange drowning (Minn) - 1 kid 2 adults
  • 1965 Belcher - 3 adults
  • 1964 Car Crash Massey Family - 2 kids
  • 1963 Drowning Trumpy Strudell - 2 teens
  • 1962 Gates-Orsburne Drown - 1 kid 2 adults
  • 1962 Plane Crash (Chippewa Falls) - 5 Men
  • 1961 Car Crash Bride Best Man - 1 teen 1 adult
  • 1960 Car Crash (Iowa) - 1 kid 2 adults
  • 1960 Car Crash Convertible - 2 teens
  • 1955 Animals
  • 1953 Crash Kuyk Walt - 2 teens
  • 1952 Low flying plane - 4 Adults
  • 1952 Four Die in Three Car Crash
  • 1952 Two Electrocuted - 2 Adults
  • 1950 DeGregory Stoudt Drowning - 2 teens
  • 1949 Dussling Furumo Drownings - 2 kids
  • 1948 Auto Accident
  • 1948 Fire Kills Mother and Three Children
  • 1947 Car-Train Sefkar - 3 kids
  • 1945 Father and Son Overcome by Gas
  • 1944 Mother Dies Saving 2yo Son in Fire
  • 1940 Four Die as Taxi Hit by Train
  • 1939 Oven Crashes Through Floor, Kills Two Firemen
  • 1938 Two Young Boys Go Through Ice on Lake Mendota, Drown
  • 1936 Four Men Drown in Lake Mendota
  • 1936 Three Kids Die When Sled is Hit by Car
  • 1935 Boy Starts Fire With Matches, Dies With Grandmother
  • 1934 Two Children Die in Shed Fire
  • 1933 Father & Son Drown as Car Breaks Through Ice
  • 1933 Parents, Daughter Overcome by Gas
  • 1931 Plane Crash at Madison Airport Kills Three
  • 1930 Teen Tries to Save Brothers From Drowning, Two Die
  • 1929 Mother Kills Herself, Toddler
  • 1929 Homemade Boat Goes Under, Five Men Drown
  • 1928 Car Goes Through Lake Mendota Ice, Man & Bay Drown
  • 1928 Mother Tries to Save Daughter, Both Drown
  • 1918 Flu Epidemic Shut Down City For Weeks, Many Die
  • 1916 Woman Shoots Herself, Toddler
  • 1916 Strong Winds Blow Iceboat Into Open Water Three Men Drown
  • 1905 Two Young Boys Drown After Going Through Lake Mendota Ice
  • 1903 Iroquois Theater Fire Kills Hundreds, 5 Madisonians
  • 1898 Explosian of a Boiler in North-Western Roundhouse Kills Three
  • 1893 St. Regina Academy Fire Kills Three Young Girls
  • 1886 Explosion of a Boiler in CM&StP Roundhouse Kills Three Men
  • 1883 Capitol Collapses During Expansion, Six Men Die
  • 1860 Fire on Shanty Hill Takes Five Lives