Pinney Library on Madison’s east side received official approval for major renovations Wednesday night, according to Ald.
So, you and your best friends have decided that this next school year is the year you’re going to live across the street from Cap Centre Market.
The City of Madison announced Tuesday that illegal sales of tobacco products to minors had dropped between 2016 and 2017.
Individuals supporting the Derail the Jail movement banded together for a teach-in Monday night to discuss proposed renovations to the Dane County Jail, which will cost nearly $108 million to restore.
The Madison Police Department Central district commissioned a survey on how citizens felt about the departments’ service in September of 2017, with the overall response being favorable to the department. Ninety-two percent of responders in the central district, which includes most of the UW-Madison campus, identified as caucasian or white.
Former UW-Madison student, Alec Cook will face the first of seven trials this month in Jefferson County Court. Cook, who was expelled from UW-Madison last year is accused of 21 counts, including stalking strangulation, second-degree sexual assault and false imprisonment.
At their last meeting, the Dane County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s corporate lawyer to seek outside counsel, showing a clear picture of what local officials are hoping to achieve with the lawsuit. According to the resolution, the board will not compensate any outside counsel unless the county receives a financial benefit from the lawsuit.
On Jan. 26, a Sam’s Club located at 7050 Watts Road on the west side of Madison was one of 63 warehouse stores of its kind chosen to shut down.
Dane County Regional Airport announced plans Wednesday to begin phase one of a $25 million terminal modernization plan.
When David Rossing finished graduate school and began driving for Union Cab in 2010, it was a temporary job while he looked for a tenured position at a university.
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.
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.