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A project to bring a new feel to Madison's Capitol East District moves forward. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a development called The Galaxie.
Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board announced its efforts to uphold the vote ID law, following Friday's court ruling . The law requires voters to provide a photo ID before they can submit a ballot.
MADISON, Wis The state elections' agency will hold a news conference this afternoon with details on how the voter I-D law will be incorporated into the November 4th elections. Things have already gotten messy since a federal appeals court put the 2011 photo I-D requirement back in place last Friday.
A Madison man has his wallet stolen near East Towne Mall on Monday. Madison police say the 39-year-old victim was walking along East Towne Blvd. when a stranger approached, asking for a lighter.
Madison police respond to Madison's north side, near Warner park early Tuesday morning. Police were called to the 2400 block of Brentwood Parkway after receiving a number of calls about shots fired.
A Cottage Grove man is arrested for his 6th OWI late Wednesday night. Madison police say staff at Murphy's Tavern on East Washington Ave. saw Michael W. Dorn driving in the parking lot when he caused a minor accident.
A Fond du Lac man facing a felony sex assault charge for what authorities say was the stranger-rape of a UW-Madison student has been released from jail after $10,000 bail was posted. Authorities say the father of 21-year old Amory Waters posted the bond.
When Madison began trying to put the squeeze on the annual Mifflin Street Block Party a couple years back, some of the party's supporters put their political speech on a traditional college medium - the t-shirt. Over a '60's style, lime-green, high-key photo of Mayor Paul Soglin, they printed the phrase, "Sorry for partying."
Madison police are trying to find 60-year-old Nejay Redd who suffers from Dementia. Redd was last seen at 11 p.m. Monday near Rethke and Worthington Avenues on Madison's east side.
Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. A proposed funding cut to outpatient services at Journey Mental Health Center is raising concerns for some in the community.
Did you see the baseball movie Field of Dreams? Even if you didn't, you've probably heard the phrase "If you build it, they will come" - which it immortalized. When it comes to bicycles, cars, and public transportation, both sayings are true .
Madison takes the top spot when it comes to Livability.com 's Top 100 Best Places to Live list. According to the website, Mayor Soglin was not happy with being listed as 5th on last year's list and worked at building a more livable place.
A lawsuit was filed against the Madison Metropolitan School District Wednesday, claiming that contracts negotiated by Madison Teachers Inc. violate collective bargaining restrictions set by Act 10. The Legislature passed the law as proposed by Gov. Scott Walker in 2011, which restricted unions' rights for collective bargaining. The Wisconsin Supreme Court found the law to be constitutional in August, after Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas struck it down in 2013.
In order to support heroin habits, a Rockford man admits to police both he and his girlfriend attempted to shoplift more than $2000 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Verona Road. The incident took place Saturday when an employee recognized the suspects as the couple who took off with more than $1000 in power tools earlier in the week.
Madison-area drivers should get ready for some big traffic delays. As many as 10,000 people will be visiting the area for the annual Epic Systems "Users Group Meeting" in Verona starting Monday.
The State Journal of Madison says the harvest is 10-to-14 days behind schedule, and yields are down because of the weather. Dane County grower Dave Mitchell says his crop of grapes is about average -- and he thought it would be lower due to this year's rough winter, cool summer, and heavy rains.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:22 am
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