Construction began this fall on the Madison Police Department’s newest station, located on the city’s near west side.
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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.”
A naked and unconscious woman was found in a car in downtown Madison Friday night.
A food cart employee appeared to point a large rifle at another man early Sunday morning in an incident captured on video by an onlooker.
The Madison Metropolitan School District is making moves this year to help students in grades five through 12 succeed, after recent data showed nearly nine percent of students in the district are at risk of not graduating high school.Though Wisconsin law requires each district to submit a list of at-risk students and a developed plan to help them every year, MMSD officials couldn’t say the last time they turned in a plan, according to the Capital Times.Originally, MMSD would send a single letter to the parents or guardians of at-risk students, but the new plan could allow schools to work with individual students and their families for the best solutions.
When a 23-year-old UW-Madison student walking home from studying was tested by a thief on State Street early Thursday, he aced it — not only hitting the robber to the ground and reclaiming his belongings, but also possibly dodging an exam that morning.
City officials, downtown residents and local business owners are grappling with a wave of crime in a popular bar district near the UW-Madison campus.Three times in the past three weekends, police encounters have resulted in the use of pepper spray.
Amid controversy, Madison city council members approved an entertainment license Tuesday for the Edgewater hotel, with set limits on the number of events per year and sound levels.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin proposed Tuesday a $313.9 million operating budget for 2018, which includes creating new positions for local law enforcement and an initiative to reduce crime on State Street.
A portion of Langdon Street will close Friday for the opening of the UW-Madison Alumni Park.The block of Langdon Street between North Park Street and North Lake Street will be closed off between noon and 9 p.m.While pedestrians will still be able to access the area, cars and buses will not.
Dane County could be one step closer to updated jail facilities and increased access to mental health services for inmates.