Elliot Hughes

As Wisconsin segues into an offense shaped by do-it-all quarterbacks and a 3-4 defense that requires bigger defensive linemen, the way the Badgers search for recruits will also change. more

Aug 29, 2013 2:00 PM Sports


Nick Berard

Among the flocks of athletes, coaches, student managers, assistants, trainers and onlookers hustling to and fro at Camp Randall Stadium, it's not as easy as it once was to pick out the head coach of the University of Wisconsin's football team. When n more

Aug 29, 2013 2:00 PM Sports


Elliot Hughes

A panel of 11 law enforcement officials, police experts, mental health professionals and others met with about 40 concerned community members at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center Tuesday night to discuss strategies to rebuild trust in the wake of Paul more

Jul 17, 2013 4:36 PM News


Kristian Knutsen

Developers revealed the first drafts of a proposal Wednesday that would tear down four houses on North Webster Street for the construction of a five-floor apartment building. Some of the 25 people who attended the neighborhood meeting were critical of the project, due its close proximity to the Robert M. Lamp House, a National Register of Historic Places landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. more

May 16, 2013 7:43 PM News


Nathan Royko Maurer

If you've been following the controversy over the death of Paul Heenan, chances are you've heard of Amelia and Nathan Royko Maurer. Heenan was living with the married couple when he was shot and killed by Madison Police Officer Stephen Heimsness on N more

May 16, 2013 2:00 PM News


Elliot Hughes

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has $190,000 set aside, and the way he sees it, it will either go toward policing the Mifflin Street Block Party or to summer youth programs. And it all depends on whether partygoers behave this upcoming weekend. more

Apr 30, 2013 3:52 AM News


City of Madison

Come this summer, it looks like late-night downtown pub-crawlers might get to linger a little longer at their favorite outdoor cafe. A proposal extending alcohol service hours at sidewalk cafes -- and making the hours consistent citywide -- received unanimous approval Wednesday night from Madison's Vending Oversight Committee. more

Apr 25, 2013 7:19 PM News

Come May 4, some students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will no doubt have some decisions to make as they consider how to best spend a spring Saturday. They could fight for their right to party and head to the one on West Mifflin Street or any other shindig in the downtown area, risking police confrontation along the way. Or, they could check out the debut of the Revelry Music and Arts Festival. more

Apr 23, 2013 12:32 PM MUSIC


Wisconsin Film Festival

In "Little Red" -- Milwaukee director Tate Bunker's retelling of the fairytale "Little Red Riding Hood" -- the Big Bad Wolf arrives in the form of lecherous Lou (Mark Metcalf of "Animal House" fame), who stalks 11-year-old Red (Hannah Obst) as she pursues her dream of seeing the wild horses on Georgia's Cumberland Island. more

Apr 13, 2013 4:06 PM Movies


Elliot Hughes

Madison Metro Transit planning and scheduling manager Colin Conn said Wednesday night's public hearing on proposed changes to city bus routes went "swimmingly well" after 23 citizens appeared to offer feedback to the city's Transit and Parking Commission. The proposed changes would affect 23 routes. more

Apr 11, 2013 9:23 PM News

"Happily ever after does not come easily, or without a price," reads the tagline of "Little Red", a contemporary retelling of "Little Red Riding Hood" that the Wisconsin Film Festival will screen Friday, April 12 (Chazen Museum of Art, 9:30 p.m.). The line serves as a warning label of sorts, one that hints at the story's mixture of familiar elements and deviations from the classic fairytale about a girl and a wolf. more

Apr 11, 2013 4:29 AM Movies


Bryce Richter/University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pending approval from the UW System Board of Regents, Rebecca Blank will become the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As always, expectations of the university's new leader are high. more

Apr 1, 2013 8:04 PM News


Kristian Knutsen

Even routine police work can be stressful, but the trauma of being involved in a shooting is so scarring it can often hasten the end of an officer's career. According to the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, 70% of police officers involved in shootings nationwide struggle with the subsequent trauma so much that they opt to leave the profession within seven years. more

Mar 26, 2013 9:38 PM News

A University of Wisconsin Police Department captain has been charged with disorderly conduct for disturbing a woman he did not know by using a law enforcement database to track her down and leave a Valentine's Day card on her car. more

Mar 22, 2013 6:28 PM News

Hip-hop will return to several Madison music venues if a new group has its way. An ad hoc committee the Madison Arts Commission launched Tuesday will partner with venue owners, police, and members of the local hip-hop scene to improve the genre's image. Commission member Anthony Brown II, a local R&B artist who performs as Anthony Lamarr, proposed the committee in response to anxiety venues have expressed following violence in the audience at a few hip-hop shows. more

Mar 13, 2013 11:33 PM MUSIC


Madison Police Department

About 44 hours after fatally shooting Paul Heenan, Madison Police officer Stephen Heimsness broke down in tears as he recounted the events that transpired Nov. 9 on South Baldwin Street to investigators, according to recently released police reports. more

Mar 4, 2013 12:28 PM News


Madison Police Department

The Madison Police Department released its full investigative file Friday on the Nov. 9 officer-involved shooting that left Paul Heenan dead on South Baldwin Street. The file contains what the police department says are all records regarding the deat more

Mar 1, 2013 5:23 PM News


Elliot Hughes

The momentum to convert North Sherman Avenue into a two-lane road with pedestrian and bicycle facilities got a boost Wednesday night with the approval of the controversial plan by the Pedestrian/Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Commission. The commission is the fourth city panel within the last week and a half to pass the resolution. The Common Council is expected to take a final vote on Tuesday. more

Feb 28, 2013 5:31 PM News


Elliot Hughes

Mayor Paul Soglin said Tuesday he would not offer his thoughts on anything regarding the Nov. 9 officer-involved shooting of Paul Heenan until the three ongoing investigations of Madison police officer Stephen Heimsness are completed. Soglin called f more

Feb 20, 2013 12:55 AM News


Jared Boggess

Members of the Madison Local Food Committee got a taste Wednesday night of what prospective vendors would like to see and do in a public market if one were located in Madison. more

Feb 14, 2013 5:45 PM FOOD & DRINK