New local ordinance loosens COVID-19 restrictions, allows for larger public gatherings
Over 60,000 Dane County residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19.
Madison Common Council approved the allocation of $250,000 from its small business relief fund towards efforts for the Center for Black Excellence and Culture
The MPD released a report on the use of tear gas over three decades, will be reviewed by city council
The school district is investigating after middle schoolers were asked to determine how they would punish a slave in a hypothetical question meant to test their knowledge of Hammurabi’s code.
Officials unveil new homeless shelter capable of housing 250 amidst ongoing COVID-19 housing crisis.
A Room of One’s Own, other local businesses forced to relocate as developer plans new apartment complexBy Kate Van Dyke | Feb. 2, 2021
The developers of The Hub and The James have plans for a new downtown apartment complex that would displace a host of State Street businesses
The non-binding resolution, which some Supervisors criticized as a hollow gesture towards justice reform, comes amid a $148 million effort to build a new Dane County jail
Use of force in response to protests outweighed all other uses of force for the year, the report says.
Local officials announced plans to combat a housing crisis made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the statute of limitations for the case expires in March, community members renew calls for action against Madison officer Matthew Kenny, who shot and killed Robinson in 2015.
Further extending a year-long vacancy, the Madison Police and Fire Commission decided to delay its election of the Madison Police Department’s next chief following strong feedback and concerns from the public Wednesday.
The two-month pop-up shop hopes to provide shoppers with ethically sourced gift options.
Police and Fire Commission move ahead with finalists for MPD chief as some question process, candidatesBy Benjamin Farrell | Dec. 8, 2020
Candidate Christopher A. Davis in particular has faced criticism for his past department’s use of excessive force during protests.
The Impact Demand organizer hopes to carry her community experience to the elected position.
Former alder Brian Benford and high school history teacher Shawn Matson will be running for the Dis. 6 city council seat.
The Madison City Council voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition technology with exemptions for the Madison Police Department after a divisive debate over the controversial tool.
Current Dis. 8 seatholder Max Prestigiacomo will not be re-running, but has instead spoken to two students who have recently announced their campaigns.
Local health officials unable to confirm cause of death as school warns community members of all ages to take precautions.