Scores of protesters angry over a grand jury's refusal to issue an indictment in Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, and plans for a new Dane County jail are filling downtown Madison's streets. The crowd marched from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to the jail Tuesday afternoon, chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and carrying a banner that read "stop racist police violence."
WBAY-TV Green Bay, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 07:41 PM
Lawyers for Brendan Dassey recently filed a petition in federal court asking a judge to decide whether his arrest and conviction were legal. A jury from Dane County convicted Dassey.
WIBA-AM Madison, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 12:20 PM
In the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, area leaders are coming together to improve race relations and racial disparities in Madison. Mayor Paul Soglin, Police Chief Mike Koval and area community leaders agree there are racial disparities that need to be addressed.
WKOW-TV, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 10:42 PM
Every year, since 2002, the Four Lakes Wildlife Center has taken in injured birds and animals, and has literally given them a second chance at life. "It feels good to be able to give a little bit back.
Channel3000, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 08:44 PM
The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families' "Race to Equity" report indicates that Wisconsin, and particularly Dane County, may have the worst racial disparities in incarceration in the nation. MOSES, a Madison-based interfaith social justice organization , is working to fix that.
Channel3000, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 06:00 PM
With several inches of snow on the ground, Dane County officials know snowmobilers may be anxious to ride on local trails. That's why they're reminding snowmobilers that county trails do not open until December 1. Trails must also be marked ready for use and have a minimum of six inches of snow with an extended time below freezing.
WKOW-TV, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 12:53 PM
While most of the protesters were peacefully assembled on the streets of Ferguson, some smashed the windows of a police cruiser and set another on fire. WEATHER: Any lingering light snow showers and flurries will end early this morning, followed by gradually clearing skies from west to east.
Channel3000, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 08:21 AM
A Dane County Sheriff's deputy was able to intervene an inmate suicide attempt Friday night. The Sheriff's Office reports a deputy working in the City-County Building section of the Dane County Jail decided to do a random check of a cell block's security cameras.
WKOW-TV, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 03:26 PM