Gov. Scott Walker’s administration plans to post armed security guards at the entrances to the state Department of Justice’s Madison headquarters. The guards will go on duty beginning Sept. 1. A guard has been stationed at a desk at the main lobby entrance but doesn’t carry a weapon.
The family of a biracial man who died at the hands of a Madison police officer earlier this year has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.
A 64-year-old man has been arrested in a Madison store parking lot after police say he left four dogs and seven cats in a hot vehicle.
Authorities are investigating the discovery of two bodies at a residence in Lac qui Parle County. Sheriff’s officials say the bodies of two adults were found by deputies doing a welfare check at the rural Madison residence Wednesday.
Gun-toting citizens are showing up at military recruiting centers around the country, saying they plan to protect recruiters following last week’s killing of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan plans to retire after next season, looking to pass the torch after molding the Badgers into a national power during his 14 seasons in Madison. Ryan made the surprising announcement on Monday
A white Wisconsin police officer was exonerated Wednesday by an internal investigation of his fatal shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man, a move that follows prosecutors declining to file charges and clears the way for him to get his job back. The Madison Police Department issued a summary of its finding that Officer Matt Kenny did not violate its deadly force policies in the March 6 shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson.
A public hearing has been set on a fast-tracked Republican proposal in the Wisconsin Legislature that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Charges have been made against the three inmates who escaped from a New Richmond, Wis. correctional facility earlier this month. Jesse Jamal Fairley, 26, Kyle John Peterson, 19, and Andre Lee Vance, 21, have each been charged with one count of escaping criminal arrest.
A judge has committed a former Dane County sheriff’s deputy with Lou Gehrig’s disease to a mental health institution after a jury earlier found he was not legally responsible for killing his wife and sister-in-law.
When a white police officer killed an unarmed biracial teen in Wisconsin’s capital city, the shooting quickly heightened tensions and stirred up protests.
Some of the Madison Police Department’s toughest critics peacefully protested in the hours after a prosecutor said he wouldn’t charge a white officer who killed an unarmed biracial man. But the city faced another test Wednesday as activists called for a widespread walkout.
A Wisconsin prosecutor has decided not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed biracial man in Madison.
A prosecutor is set to announce Tuesday whether a white police officer will face charges for killing a young unarmed biracial man in Madison. Here’s a few things to know about the case:
A second of three escaped inmates is in police custody Friday afternoon, according to the New Richmond Police Department.
While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren’t invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin’s capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists.
A man who says he was sexually abused by a nun spoke out on Wednesday as part of the first Minnesota case filed against an order of Catholic nuns.
A movie premiering Saturday at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival is taking on marijuana. Michael Hope’s film, “Pot (the movie),” tells the plight of a Minnesota woman who gave her son medical marijuana.
In several high-profile U.S. cases in the past year, white prosecutors have declined to charge white police officers who killed black men. That won’t be the case in a recent police-involved shooting in the Wisconsin capital of Madison, where the decision about whether to charge the white officer rests in the hands of a liberal biracial prosecutor who identifies as black.
Samples of hard alcohol will soon be offered at liquor and grocery stores in Wisconsin under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law.
Police released hundreds of documents Friday related to the fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Madison, including records that show he told his mother he trusted police after a 2014 arrest.
A white Madison Police officer who killed an unarmed biracial man earlier this month was sober after the shooting, according blood test results that the police union released Thursday.
A Madison judge is set to hold a hearing on whether to temporarily block Wisconsin’s new right-to-work law.
Hundreds are expected to attend the funeral for an unarmed 19-year-old who was killed last weekend by a Madison police officer. Tony Robinson, who is biracial, died March 6 after what police say was a confrontation in which he assaulted the white officer.
Two rallies are planned in Madison, one to protest the shooting of an unarmed biracial man by a white police officer and another in support of law enforcement.