Kelly Frawley, 42, business manager for the town of Windsor, is charged in Dane County circuit court with secretly recording his 16-year-old neighbor as she changed in her bedroom. Frawley allegedly set up a camcorder outside the girl's window. The town of Windsor has placed him on paid administrative leave.
After a long debate, the Dane County Board votes 22-13 to support creation of a Regional Transportation Authority, including the power to levy a half-cent sales tax to fund transit projects countywide. The RTA must be approved by the state Legislature.
The County Board also votes 20-3 to ask Congress to impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Ten board members leave before the vote takes place, shortly before 2 a.m.
Dane County Judge Diane Nicks dismisses a lawsuit by the owner of La Hacienda, who wanted to keep protesters away from his South Park Street restaurant. The owner claimed protesters blocked entrances and scared away potential customers. Demonstrators have been picketing La Hacienda this summer, alleging the owner makes employees work without pay.
Elliot Schwab, 28, of Madison, is charged in Dane County circuit court with two felonies for allegedly taking photographs up the skirts of his co-workers at a UW-Madison pathology lab.
Weekend storms dump 5.75 inches of rain on Madison and cause widespread flooding throughout southwestern Wisconsin. The Sun Prairie Corn Festival is canceled, and parts of Oregon are flooded. The storms cause more than $38 million in damages in five counties, including Sauk.
About 200 residents of Madison's north side attend a neighborhood meeting on crime. Mayor Dave Cieslewicz and Police Chief Noble Wray listen as residents complain about drug dealing and speeding in their neighborhood. The meeting follows a similar one on the west side on Aug. 8, which reportedly drew more than 600 residents.
The embattled Madison Water Utility wins a management award from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies. The utility is lauded for making improvements to better serve its customers. Uh, okay.
City Attorney Mike May tells the Board of Water Commissioners that Mayor Dave Cieslewicz cannot fire utility manager David Denig-Chakroff without the board's approval. Denig-Chakroff has been under fire for poor handling of manganese levels in the water and for spending $140,000 on a consultant without the city council's approval.
The Wisconsin Historical Museum announces it will temporarily close to fix its heating and air conditioning system. The repairs could take up to a week.
Police find the body of an unidentified man in a room at the Kings Inn on the West Beltline Highway. The incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Compiled from local media