Dane County prepared to help homeless this winter

Salvation Army, Porchlight offer shelter to people in need

With bitter cold temperatures forecast to strike this week, Dane County's homeless service manager said the county is prepared to make sure the homeless currently living on the streets will have a safe and warm place to stay this winter.

Police investigate sexual assault downtown

Police: Incident happened between two homeless people on State St.

Madison police say a 52-year-old man faces sexual assault charges after he allegedly assaulted a victim in a bathroom at a business on State Street Sunday afternoon.

City, VA leaders hope to end veteran homelessness by 2015

23 new housing vouchers will help find rental units for homeless veterans

Homeless veterans could have new housing options soon with city leaders and Veteran's Administration officials setting a goal to end veteran homelessness in Madison by 2015.

Homeless families get a second chance at life

Stepping Stone was created to help families that were struggling to survive financially.

It would be easy to see the Stepping Stone Permanent Supportive Housing as walls and a roof.  When 15-year-old Cydne Donlea walked through the door for the first time her face made it clear this was much more…it was a home.

Help coming for homeless families in Wisconsin Dells

Housing facility to open May 1 for homeless families

For years it has been a problem without a solution. On May 1 the Stepping Stone Supportive Housing facility will open and homeless families will find their place in the community.

Offer accepted for tiny house village location

Business owner already on property considers buying land himself

After 36 years living in the same house off of East Johnson Street, Linda and Ben Brown are used to change in their neighborhood.

Homeless man gets a fresh start at Metcalfe's

Owner asked dozens, only one applied

A social experiment is helping turn one man's life around. Tim Metcalfe, the owner of Metcalfe's Market, recently spent a couple of days living as a homeless person.

Soglin: Madison becoming drop-off for state's homeless

Police investigate municipalities bringing people to Madison to use city's resources

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has spent time scrolling through pages of listed sex offenders, searching for those with addresses listed as a homeless shelter.

Mayor, businesses concerned about downtown violence

Growing crowds and concerns persist on West Mifflin Street

Once the temperature started rising, so did the number of people hanging out right outside of Jack Sosnowski's restaurants.  He said the city should have dealt with the issues much earlier in the season.