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East Washington Avenue: A deadly problem

After the deadliest year in at least a decade, the city says they're planning new solutions. Could traffic cameras and protected bike and pedestrian spaces be next?

After the deadliest year in at least a decade, the city of Madison says it's planning new solutions for East Washington Avenue.

Reasonable or proportional: Where Wisconsin policing stalls on use of force reform

Police reform has been part of the national conversation for years, but police killings haven't declined along with it. For years, police have killed three people a day on average nationwide--a rate that has remained fairly steady. In Wisconsin, in an eight-year period from 2013 to 2020, police killed an average of about one person every three weeks--or 130 people during that time frame.