A Marquette University Law School poll shows the Republican presidential ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan trailing President Barack Obama and Joe Biden by only three percentage points in the state. The president had led comfortably for months.
Madison Police Chief Noble Wray calls for more surveillance cameras downtown to address violent crime and help with crowd control.
The state finds no link between a diabetes nurse educator who mistakenly reused insulin devices and more than 60 cases of Dean Clinic patients and family members testing positive for hepatitis.
First lady Michelle Obama visits families of the Sikh temple victims in Oak Creek.
The UW Board of Regents approves a budget proposal that seeks an additional $21 million in state funding.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the city of Madison is considering a rapid transit line to run as part of Madison Metro.
Gov. Scott Walker rejects a plan to run a four-day October antlerless deer hunt in the chronic wasting disease zone.
For the first time this fall, the state's public schools will be rated according to student test scores. Students will also start to see new curricula in math and language in preparation for a new state test in two years.
Gov. Scott Walker addresses the GOP convention in Tampa (see Joe Tarr's report).
Three 21-year-old Madison men are arrested in connection with the Aug. 1 attack on UW running back Montee Ball. The men are tentatively charged with being a party to substantial battery.
Compiled, in part, from local media.