Democratic lawmaker Josh Zepnick was accused of kissing and groping two women without consent on Friday, sparking demands from his own party that he resign.The Capitol Times reported Friday that state Rep.
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Bouncers at a downtown bar called police for help after a fight involving around 20 people got out of control early Sunday morning.
A domestic dispute that started early Sunday morning escalated when good samaritans tried to intervene and subsequently had a gun pulled on them.
Two armed suspects entered a house near campus Saturday night, pointed guns at the residents and battered one victim’s face, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
UW-Madison’s student government has come out against a new plan that requires housing residents to spend at least $1,400 at dining halls in a year, joining other prominent campus groups including the school’s College Democrats and Working Class Student Union.
Students could be affected if the GOP tax bill passes, according to the UW-Madison Alumni Association, who took a stance on the controversial measure in a petition addressed to congressional leaders.
A new dining policy has sparked backlash on campus, but UW-Madison housing leaders are hoping that providing additional information will help quell students’ concerns.
After 42 years of being ranked among the top five research universities in the country, UW-Madison remained at number six after dropping out of the top five last fall.
A vigil outside of the Wisconsin Department of Justice was held for Jason Pero Thursday night, a 14-year-old Native American killed by an Ashland County police officer earlier this month on Bad River Reservation.
Alec Cook’s journal, filled with women’s names ‘systematically’ written in it, could be excluded from trials
When a Madison Police Department detective opened a drawer in the apartment of former UW-Madison student Alec Cook — who faces 21 counts, including second-degree sexual assault, felony stalking and strangulation in cases involving nearly a dozen women — he found a Ziploc bag with a leather journal inside.In search of evidence like hair or condom wrappers following Cook’s arrest, MPD Detective Grant Humerickhouse began flipping through the notebook.
A set of bills aimed to support children in the foster care system is in the works to be introduced in the Legislature next month, lawmakers announced Thursday.The initiatives, proposed by the Assembly Speaker’s Task Force, are called “Foster Forward” and will focus on preventing children from being taken away from their homes.
Wisconsin farmers will now be able to grow industrial hemp after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law Thursday that had previously passed unanimously in both the state Assembly and state Senate.Federal law generally outlaws the growing and possession of cannabis but states are allowed to create programs that research and grow industrial hemp since it is non-psychoactive, as opposed to marijuana.Wisconsin was the country’s leader in the production of industrial hemp.
If UW-Madison Libraries sticks to its “master plan,” the school will see a new south campus library and a significant restructuring of Memorial Library within the next 20-25 years.The proposal, formerly announced last week after a year-long planning process, calls for a “hub” library system, in which a number of smaller, specialized libraries would be consolidated into a few larger libraries.
UW-Madison once again ranked sixth for research according to the 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association highlighted how students could be affected by the GOP tax bill.
As an aluminum manufacturer reaches a settlement with the state over pollution violations, some Madison residents remain concerned about the company’s environmental impact.
Students in UW-Madison’s dorms will see a new charge on their housing bill next year. The university will require residents to deposit a minimum of $1,400 on their WisCard, to be used exclusively in dining halls.
Gov. Scott Walker announced the launch of a $6.8 million marketing proposal aimed to attract and retain workers in the state at the Future Wisconsin Summit Wednesday.
With little evidence that Congress will renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program, commonly known as CHIP, many states face the reality that millions of children will lose their insurance.
If the controversial GOP tax bill passes Congress, UW-Madison could lose significant money used for scholarships for low-income students.