The Madison Common Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to appoint Tim Gruber as the interim District 11 alder, after Chris Schmidt resigned from the position in early January. Gruber is no stranger to Madison.
A teenager visiting Madison for the Individual State Wrestling Tournament was assaulted early Sunday morning by a group of six to eight men, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
An exhibit that features writing, art, music and dramatic work from inmates of the Oakhill Correctional Institution will be available at the Madison Public Library’s Central Branch this Thursday at 6 p.m.
The streets of Madison will see 23 new police recruits in early March for field training, after more than five months and nearly 900 hours of training, according to a Madison Police Department statement. The state requires 720 hours of training before recruits can begin field training, which MPD exceeds.
Jose L. Vasquez-Garcia, 39, is the only suspect in last Wednesday’s homicide of his girlfriend Christina A.
The Disability Rights Commission renewed its commitment to improving the accessibility of Madison taxi cab services at a meeting Thursday night.
The Madison Police Department use a video from a Facebook page to arrest three 14-year-old girls on battery charges Tuesday, according to an incident report. The 34-year-old mother of one of the girls was among those battered in the fight.
Madison firefighters put out a fire on the 3500 block of Blackhawk Drive early Thursday morning, after a neighbor reported seeing bright lights in the basement they said they thought to be flames. After completing an exterior examination of the house around 6 a.m., firefighters determined the fire was on the first and second floor, according to a Madison Fire Department daily report. Firefighters entered the house to find thick black smoke and zero visibility.
The Madison Police Department has detained a suspect in the domestic homicide of a 24-year-old woman, according to an incident report. The woman was found dead in her Calypso Road apartment Tuesday after her family asked officers to check on her welfare. The detained suspect is the victim's 39-year-old boyfriend.
The first agenda item’s resolution at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting read more like a touching eulogy.
A 2016 analysis by the personal finance website WalletHub ranked Madison as the fourth best capital in the nation.
A stranger attacked a 21-year-old women on West Gilman Street early Monday morning, according to a Madison Police Department incident report. The woman said she was walking home after a late night of studying when she approached from behind.
A new Festival Foods grocery store will open April 8 at 810 E. Washington Ave.
Susan McKinney will be the new official officer of Madhatter Bar, pending approval from Common Council. The Alcohol License Review Committee approved of McKinney—whom has been the general manage—taking over ownership of the bar Wednesday night.
It seemed counterintuitive: To recycle its waste, Dane County would send a daily fleet of semi-trucks laden with construction byproducts to a facility in Appleton, two hours north.
The 400 block of West Johnson Street, between Bassett and Broom streets, will be restricted to one lane from 7 a.m.
Nationally renowned start-up accelerator gener8r announced its 2016 program participants Wednesday, which included Madison-based start-up 23VIVI.
Madison Fire Department investigators said a Gorham Street fire that displaced 11 residents was unintentional, but the source will remain “undetermined,” according to a Wednesday press release. Nobody was injured in the Saturday night fire, but MFD had 47 firefighters battle the blaze for more than three hours.