The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families releases a study detailing the wide disparities between whites and minorities in Dane County. See Judith Davidoff's report on TheDailyPage.com.
Lamontez White, 30, is shot and killed in his Fish Hatchery Road apartment. No arrests are made, but police do not believe it was a random killing.
Jason Wilcox, 43, is killed inside a residence on Morraine View Drive on the west side. Madison Police later arrest three men -- Manford White, Anthony White and Tavon Meyers -- and expect to charge them each with first-degree homicide.
Dominic Raiola, offensive lineman for the Detroit Lions, takes his position title literally by shouting insults at the UW marching band during warmups for the NFL game against the Packers at Lambeau Field. The Packers win the game 22-9. Raiola later apologizes and offers a financial donation to the band.
Democrat Mary Burke announces she will run for governor.