Restaurants asking $1 for water this week

More than two dozen Madison-area restaurants will ask for a small donation as servers pour glasses of water this week, which one group said was just the beginning of a push to curb water waste.

Seventeen arrested in Internet child sex sting

A three-day operation targeting people who solicit children over the Internet for sexual exploitation resulted in 17 arrests, including six arrests in Madison, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Madison to plow residential streets

The Madison Streets Division said it will start plowing all residential streets after 3 p.m. Monday using only city of Madison vehicles and staff.