Several races on the ballot in Tuesday’s municipal election—including those for judicial, education and city posts—are contested. Here’s what to expect for community members heading to the polls with downtown and campus addresses.
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Two former school district superintendents and longtime educators are competing in Tuesday’s municipal election to head Wisconsin’s public education system.
A man stole three women’s wallets and hid them in a large flower pot in downtown Madison early Sunday morning, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
Another victim has come forward in the case of former UW-Madison student Alec Cook, who is currently facing 21 criminal charges in a sexual assault case involving nearly a dozen women, according to a county district attorney.
Anticipating massive funding cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump, the city is acknowledging the risk of the federal government slashing one of its major environmental programs.
Madison police arrested a suspect Thursday for the murder of downtown resident Andrew Nesbitt. Twenty-three-year-old Anderson, who does not have a permanent address, may receive charges of first-degree intentional homicide, Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval told the Wisconsin State Journal.
Both candidates vying for a Dane County judge seat have said they will spend the two-year term serving individuals who are disadvantaged in the justice system, each insisting that their background prepares them best for the job.Two attorneys—Marilyn Townsend and Jill Karofsky—are competing to fill the seat for Branch 12 of the Dane County Circuit Court.Townsend spent 30 years as a union and civil rights lawyer before being elected for three terms as a municipal judge for the Village of Shorewood Hills.
A victim found dead in his downtown Madison apartment earlier this week was identified Wednesday by Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office as 46-year-old Andrew G.
With next week’s municipal election quickly approaching, Board of Education candidates met with UW-Madison students Tuesday to discuss their plans for the Madison Metropolitan School District.Kate Toews and Ali Muldrow are vying to fill Seat 6.
Whether taxpayers will foot the bill for legal fees racked up in a case against Madison Police Department Police Chief Mike Koval is set to be decided by local officials in an upcoming meeting, after the city finance committee voted in favor of doing so Monday.Between Sept. 6, 2016 through March 15, 2017 Koval spent $21,953 to hire a defense lawyer, after three separate complaints from community members were filed against him.
The Madison Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in his downtown apartment.The victim, a man in his 40s, was found by his female roommate in their 27 N.
A UW-Madison graduate working as a photojournalist for The Guardian was one of hundreds of people arrested Sunday at an opposition rally in Moscow.Alec Luhn, a Stoughton, Wis.
A man was arrested over the weekend after breaking into a downtown hospital and battering a nurse, Madison Police Department said Monday.Michael R.
In a January city council candidate forum, a UW-Madison student raised her hand to ask a question that seemed to catch both Zach Wood and John Terry Jr.—who are vying for a seat representing campus—off guard: “What would you do to combat sexual assault?”
Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval was reprimanded but will not face any disciplinary actions after calling the grandmother of Tony Robinson—a teen fatally shot by an officer in 2015—a “raging lunatic,” according to a decision reached Tuesday by the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners. The decision came after Sharon Irwin, Robinson’s grandmother, and Shadayra Kilfoy-Flores, a friend of Irwin’s, asked PFC to suspend Koval.
Madison police released surveillance footage Wednesday of several men thought to be stealing items from cars parked in a downtown parking garage.The theft incidents, which occurred on the 800 block of East Washington Avenue, were reported Tuesday morning.Police have not yet said how many vehicles were broken into or what was taken from them.Anyone with information can contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.
Sunday night kicked off with “Atomic Blonde,” a film based on the graphic novel, “The Coldest City.” Set in Berlin before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the film stars Charlize Theron as Lorraine Broughton, an MI6 agent who teams up with Berlin spy David Percival, played by James McAvoy, to take down a group of spies who assassinated an undercover agent.
A 55-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint downtown early Sunday morning, according to Madison Police Department.
Attorneys of suspended UW-Madison student Alec Cook are set to receive at least 2,800 pages of police reports and other evidence previously undisclosed by the prosecution, after an emergency motion was filed Friday requesting release of the material.Cook’s attorneys, Christopher Van Wagner and Jessa Nicholson, requested in the motion that the state turn over the following:any physical evidence that the state intends to use at trial, a list of witnesses that would be called at trial, a written summary of videotaped or recorded written and oral statements made by Cook and the witnesses, including emails, text messages or any other form of electronic messages, as well as a summary of any expert’s testimony.“This allows us, in this and every other case, to see what they have and then do our own follow-up investigation,” Van Wagner told The Daily Cardinal in an email.