NEWS

News-Robinson-settlement_crStevenPotter02232017.jpg

Steven Potter

Madison settles Tony Robinson lawsuit for record $3.35 million

Attorneys representing the family of Tony Robinson say they had strong evidence directly contradicting Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny’s account in the 2015 killing. On Thursday, the city settled the case for $3.35 million.

more
RSS

Features

News-Bannon-Steve-crJMGiordano-02242017.jpg

J.M. Giordano

White House advisor Steve Bannon talks scary talk about creating a new political order around a national culture. He said he wanted the “deconstruction of the administrative state.” more

Feb 24, 2017 3:12 PM Democracy In Crisis

News-Garvey-Ed-crJimGill-02232017.jpg

Jim Gill

Ed Garvey, attorney, labor activist and founder of Fighting Bob Fest, has died at age 76. He appeared in the 1990s as a commentator on Wisconsin Public Television’s "WeekEnd” news program. Andy Moore, the show’s senior news producer remembers Garvey. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:59 PM News 1 Comments

Too busy to read all the news? No worries. Isthmus has got you covered with Week in Review. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM Week in Review

Madison sometimes defies categorization, but we give it a shot every week with the Madison Matrix. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM Madison Matrix

News-Mitchell-Everett-crLaurenJustice-02232017.jpg

Lauren Justice

Before he was elected judge, Everett Mitchell made his mark on Madison as a pastor and a social justice activist. Now that he’s on the bench, he’s continuing his community involvement because he says it makes him a better, fairer judge. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM News

Cover-Odyssey-Project-TEASER-crZsalto-02232017.jpg

Zsalto

Avé Thorpe documented her dreams with crumpled pictures from magazines. Emily Auerbach had a vision to use poetry, books and philosophy to help people lead meaningful lives. They found each other and more through the Odyssey Project. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

Snapshot-Madison-Bike-Polo-crBrettStepanik-02232017.jpg

Brett Stepanik

Invented in Ireland more than a century ago, bike polo has found a home in Madison. It’s played here, even in the dead of winter, thanks to the water reservoir at Reynolds Park. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

News-Robinson-Tony-crChrisRoberts-02232017.jpg

Chris Roberts

In a lawsuit filed against the city, attorneys representing the family of Tony Robinson contend that video and forensic evidence directly contradict statements by Madison police officer Matt Kenny, who killed Robinson two years ago. more

Feb 22, 2017 10:05 AM News

Donald Trump was elected president running on a law-and-order platform that called for tougher stance on crime. That creates serious challenges for those who see the criminal justice system in dire need of reform. more

Feb 21, 2017 10:52 PM News

Democracy-Crisis-Donkey-Tug-02172017.jpg

David Michael Miller

On Feb. 26, Democratic officials will select a new party chair. But in trying to claw their way back to power, they are demonstrating that the party is all but dead. more

Feb 17, 2017 3:50 PM Democracy In Crisis

Monday

February 27, 2017

Tuesday

February 28, 2017

Wednesday

March 1, 2017

Thursday

March 2, 2017

Friday

March 3, 2017

Saturday

March 4, 2017

Sunday

March 5, 2017

What to Do
LogosForSite.indd
* indicates required

  • What's happening this weekend

  • Bringing you the fun around town

  • A celebration of great beer