Author: Rick Blum

Jeffy Trail road expansion project halted

Council votes down Jeffy Trail expansion 11-8

The Madison Common Council voted 11-8 Tuesday to stop the expansion of a road project on the southwest side that residents didn't want to see happen.

Madison woman faces 5th OWI charge

Deputies pull over woman early Wednesday

A 37-year-old Madison woman faces her fifth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after she was pulled over on the east side early Wednesday morning, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

Human remains found in search for missing plane

UW student on plane believed to be dead

Authorities searching Lake Erie for the wreckage of a plane that vanished from radar near Cleveland have confirmed that the remains found in a seat late last week are human.

Wyocena woman faces heroin charges

Sheriff: Search found packages of heroin, cocaine

A Wyocena woman is facing multiple charges after detectives found heroin, cocaine, needles and drug paraphernelia following a search.

Gas station robbed for the second time in a week

Station offers reward to find man involved

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office said a gas station south of Beaver Dam has been robbed twice in the past week, and the station is now offering a reward to find the perpetrator.

Man charged with beating up staff member at bar

Man faces charges of battery, disorderly conduct

A 25-year-old Madison man faces numerous charges after he was kicked out of a bar early Wednesday morning, and tried to fight staff after it happened.

Car windows smashed out east of Capitol Square

Police: Nothing appears to have been stolen

Madison police said at least five people reporter to have a driver's side or passenger's side window broken out of cars parked downtown Friday morning.

Employee at massage parlor charged with sexual assault

Ownership of business cooperated in investigation

Fitchburg police said an employee at the Massage Envy in Fitchburg has been charged with sexual assault after alleged inappropriate sexual conduct that occurred during a massage at the facility Monday.

Can Ridgewood win its 5th straight All-City Swim title?

The battle for the All-City Swim meet title looks to be wide open this year, but long time powerhouse Ridgewood Pool still may have a chance to secure a fifth straight title.Ridgewood handily beat Parkcrest and West Side pools Saturday at Ridgewood to finish with a 7-1 record for the regular season.But Ridgewood coach Bill Wuerger said the team will have to step it up a notch to secure another All-City title.