Iowa town refuses to remove its rainbow crosswalks

When the city of Ames, Iowa, installed rainbow-colored crosswalks at a downtown intersection, it wanted to signal that it was welcoming and inclusive to people of all gender identities, sexualities and races.

Distracted drivers put crossing guards, children at risk

Citations for not yielding to crossing guards up 70 percent

The crosswalk is supposed to be a safety zone for children and crossing guards, but a new report shows walking across the street is becoming increasingly dangerous for pedestrians in Madison.

Elderly man charged in east side car-pedestrian accident

Police: man hit woman in crosswalk on E. Washington Av.

A 74-year-old Madison man is facing charges after he hit a woman on East Washington Avenue Monday night as she was crossing the street at a crosswalk, according to Madison police.