A food cart employee appeared to point a large rifle at another man early Sunday morning in an incident captured on video by an onlooker.
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The Madison Metropolitan School District is making moves this year to help students in grades five through 12 succeed, after recent data showed nearly nine percent of students in the district are at risk of not graduating high school.Though Wisconsin law requires each district to submit a list of at-risk students and a developed plan to help them every year, MMSD officials couldn’t say the last time they turned in a plan, according to the Capital Times.Originally, MMSD would send a single letter to the parents or guardians of at-risk students, but the new plan could allow schools to work with individual students and their families for the best solutions.
When a 23-year-old UW-Madison student walking home from studying was tested by a thief on State Street early Thursday, he aced it — not only hitting the robber to the ground and reclaiming his belongings, but also possibly dodging an exam that morning.
City officials, downtown residents and local business owners are grappling with a wave of crime in a popular bar district near the UW-Madison campus.Three times in the past three weekends, police encounters have resulted in the use of pepper spray.
Amid controversy, Madison city council members approved an entertainment license Tuesday for the Edgewater hotel, with set limits on the number of events per year and sound levels.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin proposed Tuesday a $313.9 million operating budget for 2018, which includes creating new positions for local law enforcement and an initiative to reduce crime on State Street.
A portion of Langdon Street will close Friday for the opening of the UW-Madison Alumni Park.The block of Langdon Street between North Park Street and North Lake Street will be closed off between noon and 9 p.m.While pedestrians will still be able to access the area, cars and buses will not.
Dane County could be one step closer to updated jail facilities and increased access to mental health services for inmates.
To say Magic City Hippies’ indie funk music is infectious to dance to is an understatement. Every member in the audience was up and dancing in Union South, from college kids to a 50-year old lady in the back.
Is the Edgewater Hotel too loud? Some Langdon Street residents say the hotel’s frequent concerts and loud outdoor events make it nearly impossible to have a conversation in their own homes.
Police are seeking help identifying a “suspicious person” after a woman’s screams frightened away an unidentified attacker near campus early Saturday morning.
Madison Police Department officers are investigating an apparent shooting that happened Wednesday on the north side of Madison, near where the mother of Tony Robinson — a teen fatally shot by an MPD officer in 2015 — currently lives.No one was hurt, MPD Officer Matthew Schroedl said in a report, but police found damage to a building in the 2100 block of Winnebago Street, where the incident occurred.
A Madison teenager was arrested late Tuesday night for pulling a taser on two Cheba Hut employees after they attempted to kick her out of the sandwich shop.
Madison Metropolitan School District received a half-million dollar grant from a local company for more community resources to bring neighborhoods together. CUNA Mutual Group, a local insurance firm, announced this week that it will help MMSD expand its community schools program from two schools to four by committing $500,000 over the next three years.
Dane County employees could get 10 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced Wednesday.
A 24-year-old West Gilman Street resident was enjoying a sandwich and Netflix Saturday afternoon when a burglar opened his bedroom door and peeked his head in before fleeing with several stolen items, including a laptop and purse.The incident happened around 2:02 p.m.
After a funding issue almost delayed the long-awaited opening of a downtown homeless day shelter, the center has announced it will open Oct.
A UW-Madison student was arrested over the weekend after assaulting a bouncer outside of a downtown bar.
UW-Madison students can grab a slice of democracy at Ian’s Pizza restaurants and other locations near campus this week as city officials host voter registration drives.As a part of a national effort to increase turnout on election days, Madison officials will offer opportunities Tuesday for members of the community to register to vote at about two dozen locations throughout the city.
The Madison community could be one step closer to seeing body-worn cameras on its police officers, despite privacy concerns that have raised contention among citizens and lawmakers in the past.