Dane County community members packed into a hearing before county officials Wednesday night, sparring over a proposed $75.2 million jail renovation project. The jail has been highly scrutinized in the past, with some noting dwindling building conditions and a lack of resources for prisoners.
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A homeless man allegedly battered a woman in her West Gilman Street apartment early this month after she allowed him to stay with her.Police arrested William M.
Swastikas were carved onto the hoods of more than 20 vehicles in a Madison car dealership lot.
Tenant-landlord laws change a lot in Wisconsin. An upcoming seminar wants to keep the community up to date.The Tenant Resource Center will be hosting seminars next week to educate the community on renting laws.
A UW-Madison student said she is “concerned she may have been sexually assaulted” at fraternity house Thursday night.
Madison police responded to six opioid-related incidents over the weekend, the latest chapter in the city’s prolonged battle against the nationwide opioid epidemic.
A Madison elementary school teacher turned himself in to police Friday after being accused of sexually assaulting a student repeatedly five years ago.
A 21-year-old man suffered a brain bleed and skull fracture after being knocked out near campus early Saturday morning.
31-year-old Ellis Slaughter pointed a rifle at one fighter in a brawl he attempted to break up Sunday. He will be charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.
Construction began this fall on the Madison Police Department’s newest station, located on the city’s near west side.
The man who killed a downtown resident by stabbing him more than 70 times in March was found guilty of first degree intentional homicide last week. On Wednesday, the jury rejected his insanity defense, and he was sentenced to life in prison.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin joined many other local leaders across the U.S. when he ordered the removal of Confederate monuments following the racially charged events in Charlottesville in August. But some city officials are questioning if perhaps Soglin’s actions were too hasty.
A bicyclist suffered head injuries Sunday after wiping out on State Street — but luckily, a Madison Fire Department unit was closeby to help.The incident happened around 2:50 p.m., according to Madison Fire Department Public Information Officer Cynthia Schuster, on the 400 block of State Street.The cyclist needed to stop unexpectedly, but wasn’t able to unclip his feet from the bicycle pedals fast enough.
Madison police responded to at least four weapons violations across the city within the past three days.
City officials identified more than 1,500 housing and property maintenance issues in downtown Madison housing last year — did your apartment make the list?
To address problems with overcrowding and an increasing demand for public transportation, the City of Madison is applying for a federal grant, a move that the Student Services Finance Committee formally supported Monday night.
After federal funding cuts of almost $4 million, riding public buses in Madison could be more difficult for those with disabilities.
Madison Metro Transit is applying for the TIGER 9 grant in order to improve city infrastructure.
Tornado season in the Midwest ends around July, but this year Madison was an exception to that rule. Saturday night a tornado ripped through the East Side of the city.
An alleged drunk driver struck a pedestrian in downtown Madison Saturday night, causing “significant injuries.”