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MSCR hosts superhero training camp

A training camp for little Madison residents to become superheroes and save the city is scheduled for Oct. 4, according to a release.

A participating adult needs to attend with each hero-in-training, organizers said. Participants will work with their adult partner to try challenges, training trials and activities to become a superhero.

Each youth and adult helper will receive a cape and special super powers.

Madison School and Community Recreation will be holding the Superhero Training Camp at the Kennedy Elementary School playground at 221 Meadowlark Drive. The rain date is Oct. 5.

The program is for children ages 4-10, and runs from 1-3 p.m. or 2-4 p.m. Participants must register online.

Woman injured when SUV strikes building

A woman was injured when her SUV was struck and sent into an apartment building, according to a release from Madison police.

Police were called to the intersection of Midvale Boulevard and Nakoma Road around 9 a.m. Friday when an SUV struck another SUV that then struck an apartment at 1217 S. Midvale Blvd.

A 70-year-old woman in the car was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The exterior of the building and a gas meter were damaged. The crash also caused a gas leak.

The SUV that caused the initial crash was driven from the scene and found unoccupied on Oneida Place.

Editor's note: This story was updated after police clarified details from the original report. There were two vehicles involved in the incident.

Woman loses $750 in fake deputy scam

A 27-year-old Madison woman lost $750 to a phone scammer pretending to be a deputy threatening to arrest her.

Madison police said the near west side woman got a call from someone claiming to be from the sheriff?s office saying that there would be a warrant for her arrest if she didn?t pay off a ?quick cash? loan immediately. The woman has an outstanding loan and thought the call was legitimate.

The woman wired money and later learned it was a scam.

The phone number the scammer gave her for the fake sheriff?s office was 704-504-7670.

Chief Koval talks pot after massive marijuana bust

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said the massive marijuana bust announced Thursday was so significant in scope that it ?couldn?t be denied or overlooked?.� In that situation, drug investigators uncovered $1 million in pot and more than 1100 pounds of marijuana plants.

?At the end of the day, even those of us who look at the legalization or regulation of marijuana for casual possession, it?s not contrary or inconsistent with this massive drug arrest that we made over the course of the last 24 hours,? Koval said.

Koval said while he is not in the business of promoting drug and alcohol use to youth, he said it?s time for Wisconsin to seriously look at legalizing marijuana across the state.

?Perhaps it?s time to reopen a vigorous public policy discussion on what it could do to legalize the causal possession effects of marijuana,? Koval said.

Edgewood stops Milton, 4-1

Edgewood scored four unanswered goals to defeat Milton, 4-1 in a Badger South Conference boys soccer game at Reddan Soccer Complex in Verona Thursday night.

Milton scored first on Sean Grote's goal in the 33rd minute.

Just before halftime, Edgewood's Kyle McIvor scored to tie it at intermission 1-1.

In the second half, the Crusaders scored three times.

Emilio Tinero-Meyer, Justin Dragoo and Jacob Graham got the goals for Edgewood.

Woman claims multiple assaults by man offering room for rent

A man accused of luring a woman looking for a place to rent into a home where he sexually assaulted her numerous times has agreed to a plea deal.

Samuel K. Eneboe, 23, of Canton, South Dakota, was charged with first-degree sexual assault, kidnapping, three counts of strangulation and suffocation, first-degree recklessly endangering safety and false imprisonment. He pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree sexual assault with the use of force, false imprisonment and three counts of strangulation as part of a plea deal.

Police said the victim met Eneboe in downtown Madison in September 2013 while looking for a place to rent and he suggested she rent a room in his home on Arboretum Drive. She said she agreed to a showing, but Eneboe had given different stories about whether or not others were living in the home.

Police: Teen crashes into pole, says he heard gunfire

A teenager who drove into a light pole and traffic light said someone was shooting at his car, according to a release from Madison police.

Police said the teen was driving north on South Midvale Boulevard near the Beltline around 1 a.m. on Monday when the incident occurred. The teen fled and was hiding when police arrived. A 20-year-old passenger was getting out of the car when police arrived and told police he had not been in the car.

The driver told police the shots came from a dark-colored vehicle with heavily tinted windows. Police said no shell casings were found.

Witnesses told police they heard the crash but didn?t hear gunshots.