UW Health confirms it may build an orthopedics hospital and clinic in the American Center business park on the east side.
The state Department of Administration details the costs of alleged damage to the Capitol during protests. Despite an early estimate of $7.5 million, the actual cost is only $269,550. See Bill Lueders' report on TheDailyPage.com.
Derwin Hawkins, 31, is shot and killed on the city's southwest side. Police search for Victor McKeavin, a suspect in the slaying.
Herb Kohl, who has represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate since 1988, announces he won't seek a fifth term.
Thousands gather around the Capitol to protest Scott Walker's agenda, three months after the guv announced his budget-repair bill. See Jack Craver's report on TheDailyPage.com.
Eric Fleming, co-owner of the historic Orpheum Theatre on State Street, says the venue is in danger of shutting down unless the city grants a liquor license for a new managing company under his sole control. Fleming is in a legal battle with co-owner Henry Doane.
The city of Madison agrees to hold off on condemning the Expo Inn on the Beltline as a public nuisance for three months. Under the agreement, owner Bob Patel will evict current residents within two months and will not rent a room for longer than a week, except to construction workers or business people working temporarily in Dane County.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) says he won't run for Kohl's seat. However, rumors circulate that former Gov. Tommy Thompson and U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison) both might run. If Baldwin were to win, she'd be the first openly gay person to serve in the Senate. Thompson, however, would not be the first old white guy to serve.
Isthmus news editor Bill Lueders announces he'll leave next month after 25 years with the paper to take a job with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, heading the center's MapLight.org project.
The state Government Accountability Board announces it has dismissed hundreds of ethics complaints against both Republican and Democratic legislators for actions regarding Walker's "budget-repair bill." In dismissing the complaints, Ethics and Accountability Division Administrator Jonathan Becker says, "The Board's role is not to pass judgment on political actions or political positions," but to enforce the law.
State Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) says the state's popular SeniorCare prescription drug program will not be touched by Walker's budget. The announcement comes after state Rep. Andy Jorgensen (D-Fort Atkinson) delivers more than 14,000 signatures from people in support of the current program.