safety

Mayor says changes needed at CCB to protect employees

Feces found in Madison courtroom prompts health, safety conversation

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin said changes are needed to protect employees at the City-County Building after Madison municipal court workers arrived at work Wednesday morning to find one of the courtroom walls covered with excrement.

DOT to hold meetings on Beltline safety, mobility study

Preliminary findings from study will be presented at meetings

The Department of Transportation has scheduled a series of public involvement meetings to discuss preliminary findings of a study working on safety and mobility issues along the Beltline.

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.

White cane is symbol of independence

There are few images in our daily lives as powerful as that of a person with a visual impairment making their way through their day, through their life, with a white cane in hand.

Threat prompts changes at UW-River Falls

University to up police presence after written communication said 'Beware the Ides of October'

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is increasing its law enforcement presence on campus after an anonymous threat.

Beloit walks to stop violence

Volunteers to accompany students on routes home after school

The Beloit community is putting its best foot forward with the start of a new initiative to protect the city's youth.

City leaders' proposal targets problem deer

Deer on airport's runway cause safety concerns

The dozens of deer grazing near and going onto the Portage Airport's runway are causing city leaders so much concern that they plan on spending thousands of dollars to have city police officers harvest them.

Janesville police fight war on drugs with neighborhood plan

Police ask citizens to be diligent in calling in issues, concerns

Police in Janesville are trying to fight drug issues in the area after several complaints from community members this summer. In a new approach to fight the war on drugs the Janesville Police Department has put together an eight-step plan to help make residents feel secure.

Highway improvements spurred by fatal crash complete

DOT: $900K project added turn lanes in front of high school on Highway 14

The Highway 14 construction project spurred by a crash that killed a student teacher near Wisconsin Heights High School is complete, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation release.

UW police highlight safety tips on campus

2 sexual assaults in 2 days happen near UW campus

University of Wisconsin freshmen begin moving into the dorms this week, and with two sexual assaults taking place near campus in as many days, police are reminding students how to stay safe.