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Wisconsin Truck Drivers Fight Against Sex Trafficking

Author: Alyssa Hui HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS A MAJOR ISSUE NOT ONLY GLOBALLY, AND NATIONALLY, BUT LOCALLY HERE IN WISCONSIN. REPORTER ALYSSA HUI WENT ON A RIDE-ALONG WITH A LOCAL TRUCK DRIVER IN WISCONSIN AND ASKED HIM A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT … Read More >

Austrian Serial Killer Ivan Milat Dies Without Confession

Ivan Milat, circa 1970. Photo: Marco Uiller, licensed under creative commons. Author: Cailyn Schiltz Ivan Milat, Australia’s most notorious serial killer, died this Sunday in Long Bay Jail’s Hospital at the age of 74. He was given seven life sentences … Read More >

WIReCast Ep.1: The U.K. is Like a Bad Boyfriend

 In this relaunch episode of the WIReCast, Editor Emily Janicik joins Sam Buisman to talk Brexit, Israeli elections and Mueller report. Sam also sits down with Jonathan Godinez, president of Latinx Badgers, to discuss Governor Tony Evers’ budget proposal to … Read More >

Man Suspected in Wisconsin Homicide Arrested in Texas

Author: Jennifer Hwang Jacob Davenport, a 38-year-old man who has been suspected of committing a homicide in February, was found and arrested in Texas. Davenport allegedly shot 28-year-old James Thomten in Beloit. The victim’s body was found on Feb. 9, … Read More >

Where to Watch in the Race for Madison Mayor

Author: Will Kenneally The two candidates running for mayor, Paul Soglin and Satya Rhodes-Conway, were separated by a little more than 300 votes in the primary and now face each other in a contentious general election. “I don’t think anybody’s … Read More >

WSUM Spring Election Guide

Here is our WSUM spring general election guide with the candidates running for Madison mayor and common council. To find information on your polling place and what will appear on your ballot, visit myvote.wi.gov. Mayor Paul Soglin (incumbent): Hear … Read More >