Police/metro reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.Police/metro reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.

City attorney finds Madison council members violated open meetings law in government reform talks

host.madison.com — City Attorney Michael May, in an investigation directed by Mayor Paul Soglin, determined that two Madison City Council members recently ran afoul of the state's open meetings law by discussing a plan to make changes to the structure of city governance without posting the required public notice.

City attorney finds Madison alders violated open meetings law in government reform talks

host.madison.com — City Attorney Michael May, in an investigation directed by Mayor Paul Soglin, determined that two council members ran afoul of the state's open meetings law recently by discussing a plan to make changes to the structure of city governance without posting the required public notice. May said Alders.

Dane County Jail inmate armed with shank locks deputy in cell

host.madison.com — Deputies at the Dane County Jail were able to avert a "potentially deadly situation" involving an inmate who threatened them with a homemade knife, jail spokeswoman Elise Schaffer said Thursday.

Police: Driver taken into custody at gunpoint after striking, seriously injuring 2 girls in Middleton

host.madison.com — Two girls were seriously injured Thursday when they were struck by a truck in a crosswalk at the intersection of Century and Frank Lloyd Wright avenues in Middleton, authorities said.

Police search for man who fired shots from car on South Side

host.madison.com — Madison police were looking for a gunman who fired from his vehicle Thursday and hit a man in another vehicle on the city's South Side. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain said the victim - a Madison man in his 20s - was hit in the leg by one round just after 1 p.m.

Police responding to two pedestrians hit in consecutive crashes in Middleton

host.madison.com — Middleton police officers and deputies with the Dane County Sheriff's Office are responding to two incidents involving pedestrians hit by the same vehicle in rapid succession late this afternoon, authorities confirmed. The Dane County 911 Center said a call for the first crash went out at 3:54 p.m., for a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Donna Drive at Frank Lloyd Wright Avenue.

Madison police responding to shots fired on South Side

host.madison.com — Madison police are responding to the scene of a shooting that occurred just after 1 p.m. in the 1000 block of Ann Street on the city's South Side. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain said initial reports indicate a man in a car was hit in the leg by one round.

Madison police continue investigating fatal shooting outside Far West Side pub

host.madison.com — Madison police continued to search Wednesday for the person or persons who fatally shot one man and injured another outside O'Grady's Irish Pub early Tuesday. Martez Moore, 30, of Madison was killed when several shots rang out around 1 a.m. in the parking lot of the Far West Side bar at 7436 Mineral Point Road.

No arrests in fatal shooting outside West Side bar, police say

host.madison.com — Madison police on Tuesday were investigating an early-morning disturbance outside a Far West Side bar that left one man fatally shot and another with minor injuries. The shootings happened at around 1 a.m. in the parking lot of Martin O'Grady's Irish Pub, 7436 Mineral Point Road, police said.

No arrests yet in fatal shooting outside West Side bar, police say

host.madison.com — Madison police are continuing to investigate a disturbance outside a Far West Side bar early Tuesday morning that left one man dead and another injured. The shooting happened in the parking lot of Martin O'Grady's Irish Pub, 7436 Mineral Point Road, police said.
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Apr 29, 2016

City attny says 2 Madison Alders violated open meetings law, others skirted it, in talks re stripping mayoral powers bit.ly/24a3UtI

Apr 26, 2016

Court doc: Madison girl's death due to child abuse; exam finds bruises, bleeding in toddler's brain, eyes, spine. bit.ly/1rfJVZ6

Apr 26, 2016

While all murders tragic, deaths of children holds "extra-special dark place" that shakes officers, survivors: MPD Chief Mike KovalWhile all murders tragic, deaths of children holds "extra-special dark place" that shakes officers, survivors: MPD Chief Mike Koval

Apr 26, 2016

MPD Chief Koval, visibly upset Tuesday, says he + other officers went to 2-yr-old's visitation: "It's just not right. She deserved better."MPD Chief Koval, visibly upset Tuesday, says he + other officers went to 2-yr-old's visitation: "It's just not right. She deserved better."

Apr 26, 2016

MPD spokesman Joel DeSpain: Gehde has been in jail on probation hold since early in investigation of 2-yr-old's death.MPD spokesman Joel DeSpain: Gehde has been in jail on probation hold since early in investigation of 2-yr-old's death.

Apr 26, 2016

Mother's live-in boyfriend charged Tues with 1st degree reckless homicide in North Side 2-yr-old's death 2 weeks ago: Joshua s. Gehde, 25Mother's live-in boyfriend charged Tues with 1st degree reckless homicide in North Side 2-yr-old's death 2 weeks ago: Joshua s. Gehde, 25

Apr 26, 2016

RT @MarshallProj: The “Chicago Model” of policing hasn’t saved Chicago. Why is everyone copying it? bit.ly/1NB37oy w @TIME https:/pic.twitter.com/W9eavzN8XHt.co/W9eavzN8XH

Apr 26, 2016

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