A jogger gropes the chest of a 17-year-old female East High student as she walks to school on East Washington Avenue.
Developer Terrence Wall drops out of the race for U.S. Senate, leaving Republicans Ron Johnson and Dave Westlake to battle it out for the chance to unseat Democrat Russ Feingold. Wall vows to "continue to be involved in getting our country turned around." No word on whether that involves paying state income taxes.
State Rep. Jeff Wood (I-Chippewa Falls) is released from jail for a third-offense drunk driving charge. Wood, released 11 days early from his 45-day sentence, still faces two other driving-under-the-influence charges, in Marathon and Monroe counties.
Perry E. Lucas, accused of shooting a man to death and wounding another last summer at a Fitchburg apartment building, withdraws his insanity plea and instead pleads innocent.
Brian Bowling, the former owner of Platinum Concepts, pleads guilty to two counts of wire fraud, which cost banks and mortgage lenders $800,000. Bowling, who faces up to 30 years in prison, admits that he doctored income, asset and liability information in order to sell mortgages and commercial loans.
The Wisconsin National Guard announces plans to build an $8 million base for unmanned surveillance drones at Camp Douglas. Congress approved $7.9 million for the base, and the state must chip in $415,000.
A state law goes into effect requiring motorists to have insurance, leaving New Hampshire as the only state that doesn't require auto insurance. Motorists face fines of up to $500 if they are caught driving without insurance.
The state Office of Justice Assistance reports a decline in the reporting of sexual assaults to police. In 2009, 4,633 sexual assaults were reported to police, down from 4,650 in 2008. In more than half the reports, the attacker was a non-family member known by the victim.
Gov. Jim Doyle tells the Wisconsin State Journal he's hopeful Wisconsin will fare better in the second round of "Race to the Top" school funding. Doyle says feedback from the failed first round was taken "to heart."
Madison Common Council unanimously passes a resolution asking Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney to stop reporting non-U.S. citizens booked in the jail to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. "We don't need these Arizona immigration policies that create fear, that separate families," Pedro Albiter, a member of the Dane County Equal Opportunity Commission, tells the council before the vote.
Madison's Rhythm and Booms announces that this year's fireworks extravaganza, set for July 3 at Warner Park, will include a performance by the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. Yowsah.
Compiled (in part) from local media