Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval released a statement Monday detailing policing strategies for this year’s Mifflin Street Block Party and held a press conference Tuesday to address the event. Mifflin, which MPD considers a “non-event” because the city does not sanction it, has a long and checkered past.
Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval announced at a press conference Tuesday that a 2-year-old girl was the victim of 2016’s fourth Madison homicide. MPD Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain said Joshua S.
The plan for a new apartment building on the northwest corner of West Washington Avenue and Broom Street has evolved and sparked community critique.
A Madison Police Officer was able to save the life of a suicidal man Friday afternoon, according to an incident report. The 30-year-old man was about to leap from the State Street Capitol Parking Garage at 214 North Carroll St.
While an Advanced Disposal garbage truck was traveling south down Lake Street, a fire started inside the vehicle Monday just before noon.
A collision involving a Madison Metro bus and a Trolley Pub cart on the 200 block of State Street occurred Friday around 7 p.m. and resulted in three people being injured, according to a Madison Police Department officer.
The Alcohol License Review Committee granted Wednesday a new bar located near Camp Randall Stadium, which will have a capacity of up to 1,660 on football game days, an entertainment license and alcohol license.
The Madison Common Council held a meeting Tuesday night to discuss and vote on many important agenda points, including discussion on the Judge Doyle Square project and increasing parking fees. But the most prominent item of the night was the election of a new Common Council president.
Mayor Paul Soglin addressed the city’s Plan Commission Monday to urge support for a moratorium on food and drink establishments in downtown Madison until the completion of a retail study of the area.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin said in a letter Monday he is prohibiting city government employees from traveling to North Carolina until further notice, citing “state-sanctioned LGBT discrimination.”
Madison has always been perceived as a biking community, and as the weather has started to turn this spring, that’s all the more evident, with thousands of bicyclists hitting the network of trails that interconnect most of the city.
The anti-vax movement gained traction in the news after the first Measles death in 12 years was reported last spring.
An accident at the corner of North Broom Street and West Johnson Street resulted in an SUV being flipped and a Madison Metro bus being damaged, according to Madison Fire Department Spokesperson Joe Seifert. The accident was reported at 11:04 p.m. and six emergency units responded, according to MFD.
Madison Fire Department is on Lake Mendota working to rescue a boat that lost engine power and started taking on water, according to a Dane County Public Safety Communications Duty Supervisor. The supervisor said a boat ran out of gas.
Management of the Orpheum Theater will soon change hands from a local family to Live Nation Entertainment, a national event and concert promotion company.
Emily W. Paul, now 17, vanished from Florida on April 13, 2013. Bay County investigators believe someone with whom she was acquainted picked her up in Southport on her own accord. The Bay County Sheriff’s Office said they are renewing their plea for help to reunite Paul with her family and believe that she could be in Madison, according to a Madison Police Department incident report. The report said she was last known to be 4 feet 10 inches and about 100 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.
The Capital Times held a panel discussion Tuesday evening to discuss inequities and reforms in the criminal justice system on both a national and state level.
Officials from Madison Area Technical College held a student and community forum Tuesday night to answer questions regarding the possible 50-year lease of the downtown campus.