Defense attorneys are seeking 11 separate trials for all charges brought against expelled UW-Madison student Alec Cook.
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A former UW-Madison student was found not guilty Wednesday of a felony sexual assault charge, though he seemingly admitted to sexually assaulting a sleeping peer in a campus residence hall in 2015.Following a two-day trial, a jury in the Dane County Circuit Court ruled 21-year-old Nicholas Ralston of Shellsburg, Iowa will be acquitted of third-degree sexual assault.Ralston, who was expelled months after the assault, reportedly initiated nonconsensual oral sex with his roommate’s girlfriend in their Ogg Hall dorm room in April 2015, according to the criminal complaint.The victim and her boyfriend fell asleep on a futon in the dorm room after returning from a party around 1 a.m., the complaint said.
At least two people were injured in an incident at a campus-area apartment Monday that was initially reported by WKOW 27 News as a shooting.
The trial for a UW student charged with sexual assault in 2015 begins tomorrow. Here's what you need to know.
More than two years after the alleged assault was first reported, former UW-Madison student Nicholas Ralston now heads to trial.
Expelled UW-Madison student Alec Shiva, who was accused last November of sexually assaulting another student in a campus dorm room while high on LSD, pleaded guilty to three felonies and two misdemeanors Wednesday.The felonies, charged in the Dane County Circuit Court, include second-degree sexual assault, strangulation and suffocation and false imprisonment.
Madison police are investigating a sexual assault reported on the 400 block of North Henry Street early Saturday morning.
Suspended UW-Madison student Nathan Friar—who was found guilty in April of second-degree sexual assault and use of force and accused of strangulation and suffocation—will not serve prison time, a county judge ruled Friday at a sentencing hearing.
This is especially true for Wisconsin’s neighbor and football rival to the west, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota Board of Regents followed suit with other midwestern schools when the body voted to raise the undergraduate tuition on all of its campuses at a special meeting last week.
Eaux Claires 2017: Danny Brown, Spank Rock, cup bring a downpour of eclectic sounds to festival-goers
In its third year, the Wisconsin-based music festival Eaux Claires continued its tradition of bringing together artists from across the world for a slew of astonishing live performances.
Expelled UW-Madison student Alec Cook, who is set to go to trial on nearly two dozen criminal counts including second-degree sexual assault, strangulation and stalking, will face another felony charge after an 11th woman reported he cornered her in a dormitory building.The newest charges, false imprisonment and disorderly conduct, were filed late last month and released to the public Wednesday, according to a criminal complaint obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal.
As state GOP strips tenant right ordinances, Madison officials look to incentivize best practices by landlords
Photo evidence for a docked security deposit, notice of building violations and updated fire sprinkler systems—these are just a few of dozens of rights and protections students are no longer guaranteed by law in Madison.
State, county and university officials will be asked to turn over key evidence in the case of a windsurfer who died when he was struck from behind by a UW-Madison rescue boat May 31 in Lake Mendota.Jay Urban, the attorney for the mother of 43-year-old Yu Chen, who was killed in the collision, says the university, the state Department of Natural Resources and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office have withheld evidence that could be sufficient to bring a wrongful death lawsuit.A claim must be filed within 120 days of a death involving a state employee under state law but the sheriff’s office plans to keep the evidence confidential until the investigation is complete.That process could take longer than 120 days, the Wisconsin State Journal reported Tuesday.Urban plans to file a motion seeking UW Lifesaving training and maintenance records and videos from the Governor’s mansion, which overlooks the lake, among other evidence.
The Daily Cardinal is heading to Eau Claire on June 16 and 17 to cover this year’s Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival.
Facing criticism for honoring U.S. president who owned slaves, Madison high school under pressure to change name
A student-led petition demanding that Madison Metropolitan School District change the name of one of its high schools honoring U.S. President James Madison, who owned slaves before the Civil War, has received more than 1,100 signatures since it began circulating online earlier this week.
Leaving behind blood and shattered glass, a 27-year-old man reportedly broke into the Wisconsin State Capitol after a night of drinking over the weekend.
As the semester concludes and UW-Madison students move out of dorms, part of North Lake Street will be closed to traffic for a week.
Madison police are searching for a man who reportedly pulled a knife on an employee at a State Street hookah shop Wednesday night when he was caught shoplifting.The 20-year-old female employee was not hurt.Police responded to the incident at Azara Hookah, located on the 400 block of State Street, around 9:02 p.m., Madison Police Department Sgt.
Christopher O’Kroley, 27, was serving a life sentence at Waupun Correctional Institution for killing former grocery store co-worker Caroline Nosal in February 2016.
A man was arrested downtown Tuesday night after reportedly approaching a car with a knife at a stoplight.
A seriously injured man was found in an alley near the Lowell Center over the weekend, the Madison Police Department said Monday.The 21-year-old was found Saturday around 2:34 a.m.