A homeless man was arrested Wednesday in connection with three different downtown burglaries, according to the Madison Police Department.Grahm T.
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Incumbent Madison School Board member Ed Hughes announced Wednesday that he is ending his campaign for re-election to seat seven in order to be with his wife, who is ill.“Yesterday, we learned that my wife’s cancer has returned,” Hughes said in an email statement.
A man drove into an East side hotel and died after being shot multiple times by a still-at-large suspect early Wednesday morning, according to the Madison Police Department.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says cutting funding to a state nutritional program that encourages locally-grown food in schools sends a message to the community: Wisconsin lawmakers prioritize penny-pinching over health and agricultural benefits.
Madison Police Chief Mike Koval echoed the discontent of the city’s police union leaders, asserting that the $3.35 million settlement last week paid to the family of Tony Robinson by the city’s insurer was not an admission of guilt.The federal civil rights lawsuit was brought by the family of Tony Robinson, an unarmed teenager who was shot and killed after an altercation with Madison Police Department Officer Matt Kenny in March 2015.
A man was arrested early Sunday morning for allegedly assaulting a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman downtown, according to the Madison Police Department.Percell T.
A man was arrested on the west side of Madison last week following an investigation into the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl, the Madison Police Department said Monday in an incident report.
The City of Madison is set to embark on a project that will “reconstruct” the south side of Capitol Square, with preliminary construction work beginning Monday.
Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after involvement in a drug-related foot chase across UW-Madison campus, according to Madison Police Department.
Early Thursday morning—nearly two years after Tony Robinson, an unarmed 19-year-old, was shot and killed by Madison police officer Matt Kenny—a lawsuit filed against the city of Madison by the Robinson family concluded in a $3.35 million settlement.
Tuesday’s municipal primary had relatively strong voter turnout in Madison and Dane County, according to the city and county clerks’ offices.
Following a week of unseasonably warm weather, Madison broke the record Wednesday for highest temperature ever tracked in the city during winter.
In Tuesday’s spring primary, candidate pools for two different Madison School Board seats were narrowed down to candidates who will advance to the general election.Madison School Board, Seat SixAli Mudrow and Kate Toews are set to vie for seat six of Madison School Board in the upcoming general election, after defeating Cris Carusi in the spring primary Wednesday.Toews beat Carusi by a .3 percent margin, securing 30.2 percent of votes.
Incumbent State Superintendent Tony Evers and former Beloit superintendent Lowell Holtz advanced to the general election in Wisconsin’s only statewide primary on Tuesday.
Matt Andrzejewski, a university professor and father of a local high school student, says addressing education issues at any level starts with ensuring high teacher morale—especially in the case of Madison Metropolitan School District, where he is running for seat seven on the Board of Education.“How we honor and respect our teachers is a big concern to me,” Andrzejewski said.
Incumbent candidate Ed Hughes, who has served on seat seven of Madison School Board for nine years, says his experience would allow him to effectively lead efforts to secure adequate resources for schools and to address the district’s achievement gap in a fourth term, if reelected.Public education is “under assault” at the federal and state level, according to Hughes.
Nicki Vander Meulen says she would love to be “out of business” as a juvenile attorney. After seeing the same kids coming back to her for legal help, Vander Meulen—deciding it was time to strengthen restorative justice programs in local education—filed candidacy papers for seat seven of the Madison Metropolitan School District board.
The City of Madison signed onto an amicus brief opposing President Donald Trump’s immigration ban Friday, joining 33 other municipalities across the nation.
Having grown up and attended school in the area, Ali Muldrow—who is running for seat six of Madison Metropolitan School District Board—is no stranger to the city.Shaped by her own experience as a student at MMSD, Muldrow says she is compelled to make the school district at the “forefront of inclusion.” In order to do that, she said, the school board needs to look at how faculty provides opportunities for people of all backgrounds.
After 10 years of speaking up at school board meetings, Cris Carusi says it’s time to take her involvement in the Madison Metropolitan School District to the next level by running for a board of education seat.A longtime Madison resident and mother of two, Carusi said her ideas for seat six of MMSD School Board—currently held by Michael Flores—come from firsthand experience in the district.