Police/metro reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.

Dane County court aims to help young, first-time offenders

washingtontimes.com — MADISON, Wis. (AP) - If she were almost anyone else, Genele Laird would be looking for a good lawyer now, or asking the court to appoint one if she couldn't afford it.

Dane County court aims to help young, first-time offenders

startribune.com — MADISON, Wis. - If she were almost anyone else, Genele Laird would be looking for a good lawyer now, or asking the court to appoint one if she couldn't afford it.

2-vehicle crash on I-90 in Juneau County kills 2, injures 1

host.madison.com — JUNEAU COUNTY - Two women from Hayward were killed on I-90 Sunday morning when the car they were in crossed over the median and into the path of semi-truck near Lyndon Station, the State Patrol said Sunday night.

Two-vehicle crash in June County kills two, injures one Sunday

host.madison.com — JUNEAU COUNTY -- Two women from Hayward were killed on I-90 Sunday morning when the car they were in crossed over the median and into the path of semi-truck near Lyndon Station, the State Patrol said Sunday night.

Two-vehicle crash in June County kills two, injures one Sunday

host.madison.com — JUNEAU COUNTY -- Two women from Hayward were killed on I-90 Sunday morning when the car they were in crossed over the median and into the path of semi-truck near Lyndon Station, the State Patrol said Sunday night.

Unsealed search warrants reveal investigation details in Martez Moore, Darius Haynes fatal shootings

host.madison.com — Court records unsealed this week provide new insights into the unsolved, gang-related slayings of Martez Moore and Darius Haynes in Madison this spring, with details included about many aspects of the ongoing police investigations of the linked fatal shootings. New facts revealed include that Madison police were told by at least one person that it was 25-year-old William D.

Unsealed search warrants reveal investigation details in Moore, Haynes fatal shootings

host.madison.com — Court records unsealed this week provide new insights into the unsolved, gang-related slayings of Martez Moore and Darius Haynes in Madison this spring, with details included about many aspects of the exhaustive ongoing police investigations of the linked fatal shootings. New facts revealed include that Madison police were told by at least one person that it was 25-year-old William D.

Unsealed search warrants reveal investigation details in Moore, Haynes fatal shootings

host.madison.com — Court records unsealed this week provide new insights into the unsolved, gang-related slayings of Martez Moore and Darius Haynes in Madison this spring, with details included about many aspects of the exhaustive ongoing police investigations of the linked fatal shootings. New facts revealed include that Madison police were told by at least one person that it was 25-year-old William D.

Ease of control spelled difference in how 2 arrests were handled, police say

host.madison.com — On the same day Madison police arrested Genele Laird, whose forcible detention was caught on a viral video, officers had a run-in with another young woman who fought their efforts to take her into custody.

Foundation formed to support Madison-area community policing events

host.madison.com — As Madison police continue efforts to build trust and strengthen relationships with the citizens they serve, a new nonprofit started by one of the city's pioneers of community policing could offer a powerful assist. The Madison Community Policing Foundation, created this spring by five retired Madison police officers led by former South Side Capt.
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Aug 24, 2016

RT @MollyBeck: Jamia was the 29th child aged 13 or younger shot in Chicago this year. 56th person to be shot over the weekend.  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-girl-shot-vigil-met-20160822-story.html 

Aug 05, 2016

RT @MSpicuzzaMJS: .@timkaine jokes "Who says campaigning is tough?" as he visits @lakefront brewery on Friday afternoon. https://t.co/G7MVfNKIWg

Aug 05, 2016

RT @justingeorge: Chicago: Video shows officer firing at fleeing car in neighborhood in fatal teen shooting  http://fw.to/utrWWbJ 

Aug 05, 2016

RT @mic: Iranian men are wearing hijabs to show solidarity with the women in their lives: https://t.co/ldRIutOfsm

Aug 04, 2016

RT @madisondotcom: Unsealed search warrants reveal investigation details in Moore, Haynes fatal shootings  http://buff.ly/2aUPysa 

Aug 04, 2016

Unsealed records provide new details in unsolved gang-related slayings of Martez Moore, Darius Haynes in Madison  http://bit.ly/2ayP1gw 

Aug 03, 2016

RT @UWMadisonPolice: Today we celebrate our leader. Chief Riseling cooked for UWPD to thank us for 25 years. We'll miss you @WiscChief! https://t.co/dLjOS2Gq18


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