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.
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.
A 36-year-old Uber driver reportedly sexually assaulted and battered a woman in her 20s this weekend after taking her to her Madison home.
A Massage Envy located on McKee Road fired an employee last year after he sexually assaulted a client.
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.
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.
Body-worn cameras won’t be part of Madison police uniforms anytime soon. The Common Council removed $123,000 from the city capital budget early Tuesday morning, which would have purchased 47 body-worn cameras, storage equipment, training and overtime for some officers.
Nearly a dozen residents and business owners told city officials they felt unsafe in the city at a listening session Thursday, many of them pointing fingers at local homeless shelters that allow individuals to stay long-term.
A Dane County judge ruled Friday that the State Street Taco Bell should receive its liquor license after Madison Mayor Paul Soglin vetoed it last December.