Local news for Madison, WI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
3 hrs ago | WKOW-TV
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.
4 hrs ago | WMTV Madison
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.
Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. It's a welcomed change for Brad Peck, owner of Peck's Farm Market West in Spring Green.
Madison police said a male was in the 600 block of East Johnson Street at about midnight when three men approached him. The man was taken to UW Hospital for a non-life-threatening stab wound.
Police in Madison arrest or cite blacks for marijuana offenses at about 12 times the rate they punish whites, according to data analyzed by the Wisconsin State Journal. The State Journal examined 18 months of police drug arrests for their report Sunday.
Stephen Jerome O'Brien, age 65, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran's Hospital in Madison.
State police say one trooper was fatally shot and another was injured when they were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. A search is underway for the suspect or suspects.
Madison police were called to the Woodman's Grocery on the east side of Madison for a reported fight in progress. Suspect Pervis Phillips, 53, was a customer and believed grocery line etiquette had been broken by another person in line.
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 12 -- Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., issued the following news release: PSC Biotech Corp., life science company headquartered in Pomona, Calif., with customers around the world, is opening a new 37,000-square-foot facility in the University Research Park in Madison and plans to create about 100 jobs in the next three years.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:39 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC