A number of incidents involving weapons highlighted the weekend for Madison police, as well as multiple arrests for heroin possession.
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The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) announced Thursday that it had awarded $2.1 million in tax credits to two Dane County affordable housing projects.The two developments are located in the city of Fitchburg and the Town of Madison, which is separate from the larger city.
The Dane County Emergency Management estimates that August’s floods caused more than $39 million dollars of damage to public infrastructure, according to a department release Wednesday morning.
Madison’s Common Council debate concerning the Confederate monument in Forest Hills Cemetery will continue following an alder’s appeal to have its removal brought before the council once again.
Flying a drone illegally in Madison could now land you with up to one thousand dollars in fines from the city alone following a city council vote on new regulations Tuesday night.
The Madison police department has publicly identified the officer involved in last weekend’s police shooting after placing her on administrative leave.
An inmate’s suicide on Monday amplifies lingering concerns about the City-County Building Jail’s safety.
After more than two weeks of heavy rainfall, the City of Madison is cleaning up after damage caused by floods.
Dealing with nuance flooding becomes even more complicated when you live in a rental property. Teresa Mundo-Prado, program director for the Wisconsin Tenant Resource Center, shared advice on everything from working with city inspectors to filing for rent abatement for students who have been impacted by the flooding.
Suspended Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus’s lawyers filed a motion Wednesday to dismiss one of the sexual assault charges against him.
Madison has a new plan for its future following the Common Council’s decision to adopt the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan in their meeting on August 7, a process over two years in the making.The 159 page plan, created by the city’s planning department, will attempt to shape the city’s development through the year 2040, by which time the city estimates 70,000 new people will call Madison home.
Madison Police Department arrested a man early Friday morning following reports he fired a gun in a downtown parking garage.The shooting, witnessed by a private security guard, occurred after three people approached the suspect’s car in the State Street Campus Garage and appeared to have a conversation, according to an MPD incident report. As they walked away from his car, the suspect fired a shot and sped out of the garage, taking out a parking ramp stop arm in the process.Police officers near the garage heard the shot and used surveillance cameras to obtain the license plate number.
Madison police are searching for a suspect after a shooting occurred at a local radio station early Sunday morning.According to WORT’s Facebook page, a man wearing a hood and mask entered the station around 3 a.m.
Madison Alder Sara Eskrich, District 13, announced her resignation from the Common Council Wednesday.
A pedestrian was sexually assaulted by a stranger Tuesday night, near the intersection of W. Dayton Street and Mills Street, according to a Madison Police Department Crime Warning sent Thursday morning.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced Tuesday he will not run for re-election in 2019.Soglin, who is currently running for the Democratic nomination for governor, was first elected mayor of Madison as a 27-year-old in 1973.
Madison Common Council member Mark Clear, District 19, announced his resignation Wednesday evening, the second member in three weeks to do so.
Just before closing time on Sunday, a cinder block smashed through gay club Plan B’s front window.Nobody in the club was injured, but the incident still came as a shock to Plan B owner Corey Gresen.
The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) received nearly a million dollars in grants from the state to advance school safety programs, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced last Wednesday.The state awarded over $1.9 million in grant money to 19 school districts, with Madison schools taking $993,033.
Alec Cook, a former UW-Madison student convicted of sexual assault, was sentenced to three years in prison with an additional eight years of probation Thursday, far less than the maximum 40-year sentence sought by the prosecution.Cook was arrested in October 2016 after a female student accused him of sexually assaulting her in her apartment.