Tag Archives: Local

Cheatham Responds to Violence Against Student

Author: Jennifer Hwang Jen Cheatham, Superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District, has been dealing with reports of racism with an open letter. The story involves a Caucasian White Horse Middle School teacher who pushed an 11-year-old African American … Read More >

Soglin, Rhodes-Conway Square Off for Mayor

Author: Will Kenneally Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Satya Rhodes-Conway advance out of the primary and will square off in an April 2 general election. The two top vote-earners won 28 percent and 27 percent of the vote respectively. The … Read More >

WSUM Spring Primary Election Guide

Here is WSUM’s spring primary election guide. The three contested primaries for the UW-Madison campus area are for Madison mayor, District 13 city alder and school board, and you can hear our coverage of those races below. To find out … Read More >

Police Arrest Pizza Hut Robber

Author: Alexander Kofman The students, faculty and staff of UW-Madison were alerted just after 12 p.m. today of an armed man suspected of holding up a Pizza Hut on South Park Street. WiscAlert-Police are investigating an armed robbery at Pizza … Read More >

Sun Prairie Sues over Gas Explosion

Author: Jennifer Hwang Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, is suing two companies over a destructive natural gas explosion that took place in July. The city filed suit against VC Tech and Bear Communications, companies associated with the VC Tech worker who planted a … Read More >

Madison Police Arrest Woman in Connection with Sunday Homicide

Authors: Sam Buisman and Will Kenneally A 21-year-old Madison woman has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s shooting that left one man dead. According to Madison police, Kenyairra Gadson and the victim — 21-year-old Steven Villegas — were involved in … Read More >