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Madison police investigating after man reports accidentally shooting himself in car on West Side

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 10:05am
The shooting happened about 5:15 p.m. Friday outside the Lussier Community Education Center, 55 S. Gammon Road, police said.

Items stolen after lockers left unlocked at Far West Side fitness center, Madison police say

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 9:40am
The women failed to lock their lockers at Crunch Fitness, 7401 Mineral Point Road, and a group of females stole keys, cash, credit cards, and got into vehicles.

Man arrested after threatening woman with knife at Far East Side hotel, Madison police say

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 9:10am
Ronnie L. Fuentez, 39, was arrested on tentative charges of two counts of disorderly conduct, battery and bail jumping, Madison police said.

There are more black bears in Wisconsin and more hunters requesting a license

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 9:05am
Wisconsin's bear population has tripled since 1989.

Milwaukee police officer fatally shot, shooting suspect also dead, authorities say

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 8:40am
Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said it was not immediately clear if the suspect died from the shot fired by the officer or a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Rain and snow will make for a messy day Thursday

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 8:35am
The Madison area will see rain and snow this week, but how much snow is the question.

Madison's new elementary school needs a name, and the school district wants your help

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 8:05am
The new school will serve students who currently attend Allis Elementary School, and the dual-language charter school Nuestro Mundo will move into the Allis building.

Hands on Wisconsin: Winter warmup feels like summer

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 7:35am
Ice fishermen bust out the Hawaiian shirts in the latest cartoon from Phil Hands.

Lac du Flambeau tribe blocking northern Wisconsin roads in land spat

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 7:20am
The tribe said the roads were illegally built on its reservation without compensation.

Wisconsin mom gets 15 years in prison for role in son's death during dispute over stolen reptiles

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 7:10am
Ryelee Manete-Powell was fatally shot in Waupaca, 65 miles west of Green Bay, in October 2020 when confronted with the theft of several reptiles worth nearly $30,000.

GOP seeks audit of Wisconsin licensing agency after balking at Democrats' staffing requests

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 7:05am
Even qualified job candidates in industries with significant staffing shortages are waiting months to receive necessary licenses.

Marc Thiessen: Republicans need to pivot on the debt limit. Here's a winning demand.

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 6:50am
WASHINGTON — Republicans might not realize it yet, but they’re going to need an off-ramp in the debt limit fight they have picked with President Biden. Democrats are not going to allow the GOP to repeal all the massive spending…

Madison Roller Derby, a 'great diversity of humans,' looks for new home

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 6:40am
Madison Roller Derby returns to the rink for the league's first season back since the pandemic.

New Williamson Street restaurant will have no tipping

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 5:50am
Employees will make $20 an hour plus a 5% profit share.

High rents are pushing many out of the Madison area market

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 5:45am
Madison-area renters are increasingly having to grapple with the region's high cost of living, along with a tight market and housing shortage that raises costs even more.

Wisconsin women's basketball empowers expression with game day fits

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 4:45am
Badgers coach Marisa Moseley wants her players and coaches to express themselves while feeling comfortable, something she learned under UConn coach Geno Auriemma.

Tax cuts for rich haven't worked -- Steve Wilcox

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:02am
With the current state budget surplus, Republicans predictably want to cut taxes for the rich -- again.

Madison's school behavior plan needs a report card -- David Blaska

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:02am
A 14-year-old boy was found bleeding at a gas station on Madison's North Side after being stabbed in the heart late in the afternoon of Jan. 17.

Wisconsin Singers program was a hit -- John Breitwisch

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:02am
Wisconsin Singers’ program was a hit

Terry L. Scheeler

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:00am
Feb. 17, 1955 – Feb. 3, 2023