Whether the 80, the 22, the 44 or some route in between, chances are most UW-Madison students have utilized a public bus. Now, the city is hoping to make those buses more sustainable through a new metro transit grant.
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A Madison man charged with shooting a man to death and wounding another on the south side in August will stand trial, a county judge ruled Thursday, after he also threatened to kill a county deputy at the Dane County Jail this week.
When Congress rewrites the tax code, hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin residents could see higher taxes and lower home values, but Mayor Paul Soglin says cities could take the hardest hit.In a press conference Wednesday morning, Soglin discussed the effects of eliminating the state and local tax deduction, a possible move for Congressional Republicans as they vote on a proposal next week.The state and local tax deduction is claimed by taxpayers across the spectrum.
Joel Despain, public information officer for MPD, told The Daily Cardinal that as of right now the tentative charges are defamation of property. Once they find the perpetrator, it could rise to the level of a hate crime. He said that if they find the perpetrator and their action was motivated “by a hatred of the Jewish Faith,” it would meet the intent requirement under Wisconsin State Statutes.
A man who admitted to shooting his wife and intentionally blowing up their Madison home last week in an attempt to cover up the homicide was booked on $1 million bail Tuesday at a hearing.Following further investigations into the murder and explosion by state officials, law enforcement and firefighters, Steven D.
A new grant announced Tuesday by county officials could assist undocumented community members by providing legal representation to those facing deportation hearings.
After at least eight years of perceived inequity for hip-hop artists in the Madison music scene, city officials are looking to address the problem formally.
The woman was standing with friends on University Avenue when a man made conversation and, after a short interaction, attacked her.
A Madison parish has an unknown friend in the state Legislature. Religious freedom advocates don’t like it.
Churches are exempt from paying property taxes. But what if the church is gone and only the property remains?
A memorial outside the state Capitol honoring fallen law enforcement officers was vandalized Saturday with a reference to protests taking place in St. Louis.
A provision quietly tucked into a new Wisconsin transportation funding bill could make it harder to build bike trails and sidewalks throughout the state, including in Madison.The proposed rule bars state and local governments from taking property from private owners for certain projects — a process called condemnation — including cyclist and pedestrian paths, street walkways and other pedestrian spaces.
Former UW-Madison student Alec Shiva — who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting another student on campus while high on LSD in 2016 — was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and three years of probation.Shiva, 19, of Verona, Wis., was charged last year with three felonies including second-degree sexual assault, strangulation and suffocation and false imprisonment.
A prison in downtown Madison is taking center stage as officials and community members prepare for county funding plans to be decided next month.Among members of the public who spoke at a budget hearing Tuesday night, all but one of them called for improvements to the Dane County Jail, which is set to be renovated once county officials can agree on a plan for it.Officials have sparred on how to move forward with prison renovations for about a decade.
Moped drivers in Madison probably won’t be revved up for a new city law changing where the vehicles can be parked.In an attempt by city council to clear the way for pedestrians, moped users will soon not be permitted to park on public terraces or sidewalks.
A 36-year-old man was arrested early Monday morning after trying to stab a student on the campus-end of State Street.
In efforts to reduce crime in the area, city officials are tweaking late night vending laws near a strip of downtown Madison bars.
If you drive to work or school on West Washington Avenue, turn your signal on, because you’re going to have to change lanes.
Former UW-Madison student Alec Cook will face seven separate trials in a sexual assault case involving nearly a dozen women, a county judge ruled Thursday.The case will be separated by victims and the type of charge filed, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Ehlke wrote in a statement, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.
An international energy conference scheduled to be held in Madison this month has been cancelled after the Trump administration denied several key Africa-based presenters visas to enter the country.The US-Africa Energy Summit 2017, organized by the UW-Platteville International Business Center, was set to take place at Monona Terrace Sept.18 and 19.
Two Dane County Jail inmates attempted suicide Wednesday morning in separate incidents that were eventually thwarted by prison staff.