The Taco Bell Cantina coming to State Street will be able to sell late-night wine and beer, after city officials approved its alcohol license Tuesday. The restaurant had originally planned to serve hard liquor as well, but the Alcohol License Review Committee recommended last month to limit sales to wine and beer.
Leia’s Lunchbox, a late-night food cart previously located downtown, seems to have closed after an employee brandished an automatic rifle outside of the business in October.
Bouncers at a downtown bar called police for help after a fight involving around 20 people got out of control early Sunday morning.
A domestic dispute that started early Sunday morning escalated when good samaritans tried to intervene and subsequently had a gun pulled on them.
Two armed suspects entered a house near campus Saturday night, pointed guns at the residents and battered one victim’s face, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
A vigil outside of the Wisconsin Department of Justice was held for Jason Pero Thursday night, a 14-year-old Native American killed by an Ashland County police officer earlier this month on Bad River Reservation.
Alec Cook’s journal, filled with women’s names ‘systematically’ written in it, could be excluded from trialsBy Gina Heeb | Nov. 30, 2017
When a Madison Police Department detective opened a drawer in the apartment of former UW-Madison student Alec Cook — who faces 21 counts, including second-degree sexual assault, felony stalking and strangulation in cases involving nearly a dozen women — he found a Ziploc bag with a leather journal inside. In search of evidence like hair or condom wrappers following Cook’s arrest, MPD Detective Grant Humerickhouse began flipping through the notebook.
As an aluminum manufacturer reaches a settlement with the state over pollution violations, some Madison residents remain concerned about the company’s environmental impact.
The Madison Municipal School District released a report showing that 8.8 percent of students with disabilities experienced incidences of seclusion or restraint over the 2016-’17 school year — an increase from 5.6 percent during the previous year.
A Massage Envy located on McKee Road fired an employee last year after he sexually assaulted a client.
A homeless man was arrested after he attacked other homeless individuals near UW-Madison’s campus Friday night.
A strip of bars near the UW-Madison campus has become a center for “criminal gang” activity, according to some city officials.
After about a decade-long saga surrounding what officials have called “dangerous” and “hazardous” local prison facilities, the Dane County Jail is finally slated for major renovations as part of the most expensive project in county history.
The Madison Police Department will not receive federal funding intended to hire 15 more officers, the U.S.
Madison police arrested a man this week who allegedly fired multiple rounds of bullets into the air with a handgun in October.
For Bernadette Galvez, a child setting a fire is no small matter — she knows that if preventative measures are not taken when kids are young, curiosity about fire can lead to dangerous behavior and serious disciplinary action when they get older.
Gap in citizen engagement with local law enforcement, according to early look at city-funded study of MPDBy Gina Heeb | Nov. 16, 2017
How are Madison police doing? According to some long-awaited results from a major city-funded study, there’s room for improvement.
A 26-year-old man tried to end his own life at the Dane County Jail Thursday, making him at least the eighth inmate to attempt suicide since August.
City officials are looking to the Madison community for input on a local identification card program. Officials released a survey this week gauging participation and what residents would like to see on an identification card.
While some Dane County religious institutions have amped up their security measures in response to the Texas shooting earlier this month, other churches in downtown Madison say they will not make extreme changes to their precautionary procedures.