The National Rifle Association sends a letter to the state Department of Justice complaining that the agency is micromanaging implementation of the state's new concealed-carry law, which takes effect Nov. 1. "We are frankly disappointed with the grudging attitude DOJ has taken toward this law," the letter reads.
Ryan Wehinger, 24, allegedly puts a Madison police officer in a headlock and punches him repeatedly in the 100 block of West Mifflin Street. About two dozen people watch "but none came to [the officer's] aid," spokesman Joel DeSpain says.
The state Government Accountability Board says it will consider reversing a decision to allow universities to attach stickers to student IDs so they can be used to vote under the state's new voter ID law.
A city committee agrees to remove two benches from the 500 block of State Street after complaints from merchants that homeless people and drug dealers use them.
Occupy Madison sets up camp in Reynolds Park to draw attention to income inequality and corporate influence in government. Protesters later move to a State Street park next to the Veterans Museum.
Scott Anderson is ordained a minister, becoming the first openly gay man ordained by the Presbyterian Church. Anderson tells the congregation, "I give thanks for those who disagree with what we're doing today yet who know that we are one in Jesus Christ." Members of the radical Westboro Baptist Church protest the event.
An 83-year-old woman is hit by a car and killed while walking across Mineral Point Road near High Point Road.
Police arrest Devon Fletcher, 19, for allegedly smashing about 20 car windows on Madison's east side. Police continue to search for another suspect.
In a letter, Bishop Robert Morlino, head of Madison's Catholic Diocese, asks priests to limit the use of wine in masses.
State Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) officially announces he's running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Herb Kohl. Fitzgerald trumpets his union-busting efforts, saying, "I just think I'm very electable because what we set out to do, we accomplished." And that would be upsetting hundreds of thousands of people?
United Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Democratic Party announce that the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker will begin on Nov. 15. See Judith Davidoff's report on TheDailyPage.com.
Compiled (in part) from local media.