Attorney Jill Karofsky was elected in Tuesday’s municipal election to the only contested Dane County Judge seat, filling the vacancy of 17-year incumbent Judge David Flanagan.
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A UW-Madison alum currently representing the campus area on Madison’s city government is set to serve another two-year term, after easily defeating his opponent John Terry Jr.
Incumbent State Superintendent Tony Evers will spend a third term leading Wisconsin’s public education system, after beating former School District Superintendent Lowell Holtz in the municipal election Tuesday.
Blood found in the home of a man who was stabbed to death last week was matched to his accused murderer Monday.
Several races on the ballot in Tuesday’s municipal election—including those for judicial, education and city posts—are contested. Here’s what to expect for community members heading to the polls with downtown and campus addresses.
Two former school district superintendents and longtime educators are competing in Tuesday’s municipal election to head Wisconsin’s public education system.
A man stole three women’s wallets and hid them in a large flower pot in downtown Madison early Sunday morning, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
Another victim has come forward in the case of former UW-Madison student Alec Cook, who is currently facing 21 criminal charges in a sexual assault case involving nearly a dozen women, according to a county district attorney.
Anticipating massive funding cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump, the city is acknowledging the risk of the federal government slashing one of its major environmental programs.
Madison police arrested a suspect Thursday for the murder of downtown resident Andrew Nesbitt. Twenty-three-year-old Anderson, who does not have a permanent address, may receive charges of first-degree intentional homicide, Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval told the Wisconsin State Journal.
Both candidates vying for a Dane County judge seat have said they will spend the two-year term serving individuals who are disadvantaged in the justice system, each insisting that their background prepares them best for the job.Two attorneys—Marilyn Townsend and Jill Karofsky—are competing to fill the seat for Branch 12 of the Dane County Circuit Court.Townsend spent 30 years as a union and civil rights lawyer before being elected for three terms as a municipal judge for the Village of Shorewood Hills.
A victim found dead in his downtown Madison apartment earlier this week was identified Wednesday by Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office as 46-year-old Andrew G.
With next week’s municipal election quickly approaching, Board of Education candidates met with UW-Madison students Tuesday to discuss their plans for the Madison Metropolitan School District.Kate Toews and Ali Muldrow are vying to fill Seat 6.
Whether taxpayers will foot the bill for legal fees racked up in a case against Madison Police Department Police Chief Mike Koval is set to be decided by local officials in an upcoming meeting, after the city finance committee voted in favor of doing so Monday.Between Sept. 6, 2016 through March 15, 2017 Koval spent $21,953 to hire a defense lawyer, after three separate complaints from community members were filed against him.
The Madison Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in his downtown apartment.The victim, a man in his 40s, was found by his female roommate in their 27 N.
A UW-Madison graduate working as a photojournalist for The Guardian was one of hundreds of people arrested Sunday at an opposition rally in Moscow.Alec Luhn, a Stoughton, Wis.
A man was arrested over the weekend after breaking into a downtown hospital and battering a nurse, Madison Police Department said Monday.Michael R.
In a January city council candidate forum, a UW-Madison student raised her hand to ask a question that seemed to catch both Zach Wood and John Terry Jr.—who are vying for a seat representing campus—off guard: “What would you do to combat sexual assault?”
Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval was reprimanded but will not face any disciplinary actions after calling the grandmother of Tony Robinson—a teen fatally shot by an officer in 2015—a “raging lunatic,” according to a decision reached Tuesday by the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners. The decision came after Sharon Irwin, Robinson’s grandmother, and Shadayra Kilfoy-Flores, a friend of Irwin’s, asked PFC to suspend Koval.