State of Wisconsin

State Rep. introduces ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ legislation, looks to honor Native Americans

Columbus Day would be replaced by Indigenous Peoples Day under new legislation

UW-Madison Campus

Dejope sacred fire circle vandalized in ‘intentional, despicable act’

UW officials condemn graffiti, say native heritage revitalization, recognition of tribal sovereignty is priority to university

UW-Madison Campus

UW Chancellor Blank reaffirms UW’s commitment to Title IX protections

UW will wait for more information and guidance as process continues, Blank said

City of Madison

Wisconsin law enforcement memorial vandalized in wake of St. Louis protests

Protests broke out in St. Louis after a white police officer was acquitted in the shooting death of a black man

UW-Madison Campus

Badger Catholic, VETS introduce eligibility requirements during SSFC hearings

VETS program will also include educational initiatives for 2017

City of Madison

Dane County Board stands in solidarity with LGBTQ+ community, prohibits travel to discriminatory states

Current states falling under prohibition include Alabama, Mississippi

City of Madison

Suspect at large after swinging knife at Azara Hookah employee

20-year-old employee was not injured during incident

City of Madison

City Council narrowly approves resolution to reimburse police chief’s legal fees

Koval will be reimbursed nearly $22,000 for his legal fees from controversial June 2016 incident

State of Wisconsin

Democrats say GOP bills only offer ‘cosmetic solution’ to homelessness in state

New Interagency Council on Homelessness would help improve communication on homelessness issues but Democrats believe efforts are lacking

City of Madison

21-year-old in critical, but stable condition after fall near Langdon Street

MPD spokeperson said it its unclear if the victim is a student