Each October, Freakfest takes over downtown Madison — here’s what you need to know before the event takes place Saturday.The Madison Police Department will deploy about 300 officials, including special event staff and university police, Central District Police Captain Jason Freedman said at a Thursday press conference.Additionally, all firearms and any item that security or police may see as dangerous are prohibited, according to the event’s website.
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“Broad City” has done some really revolutionary things since its premiere in 2014. They’ve represented female sexuality in a bold and unapologetic way — they show vibrators on screen in a really normalizing way, rather than for shock value.
Catholic leaders in Madison suggest ‘guidelines’ for funerals for gay individuals, leaked email shows
It also says there should be “no mention” of the “partner” in any religious text or by funeral leaders. Additionally, a priest or parish involved with a funeral of a gay individual should not be listed in any public obituary that also lists the partner.
The restaurant plans to serve liquor, wine and beer in addition to its standard menu of tacos, burritos, nachos and more.
Does a safer city start with violence prevention programs or law enforcement?That question was key as a Madison finance committee voted Monday night on nearly two dozen proposed changes to the city’s budget — and violence prevention seems to be the answer for local officials, at least for now.After more than four hours of debate, the committee shot down a proposed amendment that would have removed a quarter of a million dollars toward violence prevention efforts led by the city’s public health agency.
Madison police used pepper spray this weekend to break up a fight before arresting three men outside a popular strip of downtown bars this weekend.A “large” fight broke out on the 600 block of University Avenue early Saturday morning, Madison Police Department Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain said in an incident report.
Downtown Madison’s new homeless day resource center could receive an additional $40,000 if a finance committee gives the go-ahead to an amendment to the city budget.
Howard D. Eskridge, a 29-year-old Madison resident, was arrested after he allegedly punched the victim multiple times in the head and stole his cell phone, according to an MPD incident report.
The Madison Police Department has changed their policy on using lethal forces, now requiring officers to deplete all other resources before the use of firearms.
An elderly man was stabbed early Thursday morning near the UW-Madison campus.Police were dispatched to the 200 block of State Street at around 1:15 a.m.
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.
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.