When a city-funded review of the Madison Police Department was published in December, the work toward police reform had taken its first step.Last week, the department and the city attorney released their official response to the study, furthering the process even more.
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The future of alcohol sales in Madison was again the center of debate at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting as council members differed from Mayor Paul Soglin.Contentious discussion began when the council held a public hearing over a new liquor license for Chen’s Dumpling House on the 500-block of State Street.
Late-night food carts often frequented by UW students may be phased out in the next five years as Madison officials hope to cut down alcohol-related violence downtown.The Madison Police Department, the Economic Development Division and the city attorney's office collaborated on a draft proposal to eliminate food cart sales from designated downtown locations between 9 p.m.
The Madison Common Council will vote Tuesday to override the mayor’s three vetoes related to an ordinance change that will allow businesses to drop off alcohol to customer’s cars.
Dane County will be pressing charges against the pharmaceutical companies it believes are behind the national opioid epidemic, the Dane County Board of Supervisors ruled in a nearly unanimous vote Thursday night.“The opioid epidemic has hit local communities hard across the United States, and Dane County is no exception,” said County Executive Joe Parisi, when he introduced the resolution in December.
Local paper Isthmus is suing the Madison Police Department over a records request they say has yet to be filled more than a year after its initial filing.
Four suspects were arrested for car theft Thursday morning after a reportedly stolen vehicle crashed on the W.
Between Jan. 16 and 17, Dane County criminal justice leaders met to answer this question: How can we best direct people with mental illness away from the criminal justice system?
The Madison Police Department released its response on Wednesday to recommendations that followed a comprehensive report of the department last December.The original report, which was conducted by the OIR Group, a California-based research firm, found that the MPD succeeded in many facets but faced scrutiny particularly regarding community involvement and engagement.
The city’s Landmark, Parks and Equal Opportunities commissions decided to postpone a vote on two confederate monuments in Forest Hill Cemetery after extensive public comment.Reconsidering the monuments was brought to light by Mayor Paul Soglin, who ordered the removal of Madison’s Confederate monuments after they were vandalized on Aug.
Following Madison’s efforts to improve access to healthy and sustainable food options, the city joined an international coalition committed to lowering food costs and increasing accessibility.
Three Madison city commissions, joined by Mayor Paul Soglin, will meet Tuesday to decide what to do about two confederate monuments at Forest Hill Cemetery that have drawn criticism and dispute.
Sixteen candidates for Dane County’s Board of Supervisors participated in a forum Thursday night hosted by Our Wisconsin Revolution to promote policy priorities and goals for the county. All 37 seats on the board are up for election on April 3 but only five districts have contested races, three of which — Districts 6, 11 and 15 — will have primaries on Feb.
With a runtime of around one hour, the mixtape is an energized, yet eerily peaceful slew of soulful melodies and meaningful rap.
Six days ago, Madison economic officials faced reality: They were not in contention to be the home of Amazon’s second headquarters.
After three robberies last night, Madison investigators were already busy tracking down suspects.
Those in Madison hoping to make an impact on food access will have an opportunity to finance their projects after the city’s food policy council announced its fourth cycle of SEED Grants Monday and reopened the application for 2018.
When Mayor Paul Soglin entered the race for governor, it was a hardly a surprise after months of hinting at the prospect of running.
On New Year’s Eve, a man was found dead in a State Street parking structure. Two days earlier, a man was found distressed outside of a business on Olin Ave.
The Beacon works in collaboration with numerous other local organizations to provide Madison’s homeless with clothes, food and supplies.