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Madison police investigating multiple reports of shots fired on South Side

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 10:20am
Shortly after 2:45 a.m. Friday, multiple callers reported multiple gunshots and vehicles speeding away in the area of Moorland Road and Manor Drive, Madison police said.

What we know about the three deaths in Dane County and Iowa

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 9:13am
A woman was found dead in Iowa, and authorities said a person of interest in the case, along with a 13-year-old girl, drove toward the Madison area.

Cindy Black: Get foreign-influenced corporate money out of our elections

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 9:09am
Federal law is clear: Foreign money is prohibited in U.S. elections. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Citizens United v. FEC created a loophole allowing corporations with significant foreign ownership to use their corporate coffers to spend unlimited amounts…

Engineers say barge impact wouldn't take down Mississippi River bridges in western Wisconsin

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 9:00am
Bridges spanning the Mississippi River in western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota are sturdy enough to withstand a barge collision, according to Wisconsin DOT.

Scott Olson: Remove Wisconsin wolves from the Endangered Species List

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 8:09am
A crucial ecological balance is at risk in the heart of Wisconsin’s wilderness. The state’s gray wolf population, particularly in the northern region of our state, is straining the deer population and leading to a concerning decline in whitetail numbers.

16 great events for your weekend in and around Madison

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 8:00am
There's plenty of dance to chose from, and much more.

Wisconsin teen sentenced in bonfire explosion that burned at least 17

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 7:50am
Sam Armstrong threw a barrel containing a mix of gasoline and diesel into a bonfire, sparking an explosion that burned at least 17.

Wisconsin Elections Commission rejects recall effort targeting Robin Vos

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 7:20am
Staff at the Wisconsin Elections Commission recommended on Wednesday that the petition be rejected, saying organizers had not gathered enough valid signatures.

UW-Madison names new $260M computer sciences building after Morgridges

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 6:45am
John and Tashia Morgridge, 1955 graduates of UW-Madison, donated $140 million to the project.

Hands on Wisconsin: Is Donald Trump pro-life or pro-choice?

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 6:40am
After appointing the Supreme Court justices who ultimately overturned the Roe v. Wade decision enshrining abortion rights, Donald Trump seems to have softened his stance on the issue.

Why Packers’ new defensive scheme may be a game-changer for Kenny Clark

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 6:37am
Defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley is switching things up. One former Packers player and Clark agree the payoff could be huge.

Woman who stabbed classmate to please 'Slender Man' won't be released from psychiatric hospital

Fri, 04/12/2024 - 6:20am
Judge Michael Bohren ruled against Morgan Geyser, now 21, despite the testimony of two psychiatrists who said she was ready to depart Winnebago Mental Health Institute under certain conditions.

Male, female who fled police found dead in rural Dane County home, authorities say

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 8:20am
The two deaths in Dane County may be connected to a suspicious death being investigated by the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office.

Nearly 40% of Wisconsin teachers leave profession after 6 years, new report finds

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 8:01am
Teachers listed personal reasons, compensation, work-life balance, leaving for another profession and workload as the top reasons for leaving the field.

Madison Muslims gather to celebrate the end of Ramadan

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 7:50am
"It is beautiful," Madison resident Sadia Hassan said. "To be Muslim is to endure."

This Division I football recruit equally frustrates Sun Prairie East baseball opponents

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 7:37am
The center fielder forces opposing hitters to return to the dugout like he does as a defensive back in football. Oh, and he's also set a Cardinals base-stealing record.

Wisconsin state tree to be planted on the U.S. Capitol grounds

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 7:25am
The sugar maple will be planted on April 17 to commemorate Wisconsin's 175th anniversary of statehood, which occurred on May 29, 2023.

Monona Terrace shines as Top Chef hits Madison. Here are 9 takeaways

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 6:55am
The fourth episode of "Top Chef: Wisconsin" had the contestants taking inspiration from the work of Wisconsin-born architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Madison kicking off $300M Triangle redevelopment with a $50M first phase

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 6:50am
The Triangle, bounded by South Park and Regent streets and West Washington Avenue, was the core of the multiethnic Greenbush neighborhood that was razed in the 1960s.

Residents remember the long, troubled history of the Triangle

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 6:45am
More than 60 years have passed since the destruction of the old Triangle, also known as the Greenbush.