Dealing with nuance flooding becomes even more complicated when you live in a rental property. Teresa Mundo-Prado, program director for the Wisconsin Tenant Resource Center, shared advice on everything from working with city inspectors to filing for rent abatement for students who have been impacted by the flooding.
After more than two weeks of heavy rainfall, the City of Madison is cleaning up after damage caused by floods.
Suspended Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus’s lawyers filed a motion Wednesday to dismiss one of the sexual assault charges against him.
Madison has a new plan for its future following the Common Council’s decision to adopt the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan in their meeting on August 7, a process over two years in the making. The 159 page plan, created by the city’s planning department, will attempt to shape the city’s development through the year 2040, by which time the city estimates 70,000 new people will call Madison home.
Madison Police Department arrested a man early Friday morning following reports he fired a gun in a downtown parking garage. The shooting, witnessed by a private security guard, occurred after three people approached the suspect’s car in the State Street Campus Garage and appeared to have a conversation, according to an MPD incident report. As they walked away from his car, the suspect fired a shot and sped out of the garage, taking out a parking ramp stop arm in the process. Police officers near the garage heard the shot and used surveillance cameras to obtain the license plate number.
Madison police are searching for a suspect after a shooting occurred at a local radio station early Sunday morning. According to WORT’s Facebook page, a man wearing a hood and mask entered the station around 3 a.m.
Madison Alder Sara Eskrich, District 13, announced her resignation from the Common Council Wednesday.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced Tuesday he will not run for re-election in 2019. Soglin, who is currently running for the Democratic nomination for governor, was first elected mayor of Madison as a 27-year-old in 1973.
Madison Common Council member Mark Clear, District 19, announced his resignation Wednesday evening, the second member in three weeks to do so.
Just before closing time on Sunday, a cinder block smashed through gay club Plan B’s front window. Nobody in the club was injured, but the incident still came as a shock to Plan B owner Corey Gresen.
The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) received nearly a million dollars in grants from the state to advance school safety programs, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced last Wednesday. The state awarded over $1.9 million in grant money to 19 school districts, with Madison schools taking $993,033.
Alec Cook, a former UW-Madison student convicted of sexual assault, was sentenced to three years in prison with an additional eight years of probation Thursday, far less than the maximum 40-year sentence sought by the prosecution. Cook was arrested in October 2016 after a female student accused him of sexually assaulting her in her apartment.
For many LGBT individuals, the month of June means more than just another summer month. June is Pride Month, a month-long celebration of the LGBT community and its impact locally and globally.
Today, the researchers behind an upcoming public history project that will aim to confront legacies of exclusion and injustice at UW-Madison say addressing campus’s present inequalities must be the priority of that work, and that doing so is a shared responsibility.
Madison’s Common Council member Ald. Denise DeMarb, District 16, announced her resignation Thursday evening.
The Director of the Dane County Regional Airport will retire from his position at the end of August, the county announced in a press release Friday. Brad Livingston has worked for the airport for 32 years, serving as director for the past 15 years.
Madison Police Department officers are investigating after a man attempted to rob Greenbush Bakery shortly after midnight Tuesday. An MPD incident report said an employee of the bakery was in the process of closing when an armed man entered the shop and demanded money from the register.
Last Friday, the staff of the magazine Our Lives, a Madison-based publication focusing on the city’s LGBTQ+ community, arrived at their office to discover a rock had been thrown through the glass door. Nothing had been stolen and there were no signs that anyone attempted to enter the office, which led the magazine’s publisher Patrick Farabaugh to suspect they had been subjected to targeted vandalism. “There’s no way you can say that this is random,” Farabaugh said.
One man sustained multiple gunshot wounds in what police are investigating as an attempted homicide occurring in an apartment above Whiskey Jack’s on State Street.