A statement from the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the body found in Lake Mendota Saturday afternoon to be 23-year-old Jacob D. Payne of Fitchburg.
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A $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is expected to help improve pedestrian safety, according to a UW-Madison Police Department press release.
Multiple callers reported hearing shots in the Park Street and Regent Street area in the early hours of Sunday morning, but responding Madison Police Department officers could not find any evidence supporting the reports.
A body was found in Lake Mendota near Governor’s Island Saturday afternoon, according to an official within Dane County Communications Center, who remembered the incident.
Madison police officers issued a citation to a driver for failing to yield to a pedestrian at the intersection of North Frances Street and West Johnson Street early Friday morning, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
A 22-year-old student encountered two men in the University Avenue and North Bassett Street area early Sunday, resulting in one of the men hitting the student for “no apparent reason,” according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
A coalition of law enforcement agencies seized approximately $40,000 in drugs at two residences in the Madison area Thursday morning, in the culmination of “Operation Hog Day,” according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
Two Madison bicyclists were struck by cars and transported to hospitals for injuries in two separate incidents Wednesday night, according to two incident reports filed by Madison Police Department Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain.
As part of a coalition of 73 cities and counties representing more than 43 million people, the city of Madison came out in favor of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration which are currently stalled by a lawsuit, according to a Wednesday city press release.
Increasingly entangled issues of truancy and the lack of child mental health services existing in Madison and surrounding area schools dominated discussion at Madison’s Education Committee meeting Wednesday.
Former alder Scott Resnick lost in Madison's mayoral election to incumbent Mayor Paul Soglin.
Former alder Scott Resnick lost in the mayoral election to incumbent Mayor Paul Soglin.
ASM Shared Governance Committee Chair Morgan Rae (left) holds a workshop to help University Affairs Committee members further this semester's campaign.
A crowd estimated at a maximum of 5,500 attendees congregated on State Street after the Badgers lost to the Blue Devils, with MPD characterizing their behavior as mostly peaceful.
Incumbent Mayor Paul Soglin took over 70 percent of the votes as Madison re-elected its longtime mayor for his eighth term during Tuesday’s election.
The crowd that gathered on State Street Monday night after the Wisconsin Badgers lost to the Duke Blue Devils in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship was one of mixed emotions, ranging from disappointment to celebration of the team’s accomplishments.
Voters will choose between incumbent Paul Soglin (left) and challenger Ald. Scott Resnick, District 8, to be Madison's next mayor.
Badger fans waited for hours at various Madison Bars to watch the NCAA Championship game, including State Street Brats.
Following a primary election with only 12 percent turnout, current Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and challenger Ald. Scott Resnick, District 8, are going head to head one final time Tuesday in the spring general elections.
Hired by the city to explore urban development plans for a tract of land on the west side of Madison, representatives from Smart Growth America presented their findings to the Madison Plan Commission during a meeting Monday night.