Jonathan Rehdantz, 30, allegedly hits and kills Mary Campbell, a 61-year-old pedestrian, with his SUV at East Washington Avenue and Stoughton Road. It is later reported that he had taken a dose of methadone at a clinic 15 minutes before the accident.
The state Department of Public Instruction announces that the Urban League of Greater Madison has revised its plans for a charter school for minority boys to include girls, though classes would be single-gender.
A 34-year-old Madison man is accosted by three teenagers while walking on the Southwest Commuter Path near Main Street around 11 p.m. Implying they had a firearm, the boys demand the man's belongings and then beat him up.
A doctor cycling on the north side notices a man slumped over the wheel of an idling car at MacPherson Street and North Sherman Avenue. The doctor turns off the car and calls for help. The motorist, 25-year-old Anthony Harried, had allegedly taken heroin before nodding off while driving.
Jessica Jacobs, 35, of Green Bay and Ezequiel Morales of Argentina win the 10th Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon. A veteran whose husband is currently serving in Iraq, Jacobs ran to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A radical extremist group, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, tells the Government Accountability Board it is filing a lawsuit to challenge the state's new voter ID law.
The Associated Press reports that the Department of Natural Resources is getting swamped with people taking its hunter safety class in an attempt to satisfy the training requirement to handle a concealed weapon. Although the state's new law, which takes effect Nov. 1, specifies that the hunter training qualifies, DNR spokesman Edward Culhane says the courses are a poor place to learn about handgun safety: "The courses are for people who want to learn hunter safety. They're not for self-defense." However, they only cost $10, as opposed to $100 to $150 for handgun classes.
The state Legislature's fall session begins, with Republican leaders promising to avoid controversial issues. "I'm not going to go out of my way to kick the cat and generate a lot of animosity," Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald tells the Associated Press. So, he does admit to kicking the cat last spring!
The conservative group Center for Equal Opportunity releases a report it claims shows the UW-Madison discriminates against white and Asian applicants in favoring Latinos and African Americans. UW officials say they haven't yet analyzed the claims, which were based on data obtained in a lawsuit. But more than 100 people protest a press conference on the report at the Doubletree Hotel. See Pamela Selman's report on TheDailyPage.com.