City of Madison

Drunken man breaks into Tutto Pasta, causes extensive property damage

Owner estimates $12,500 in property damage

City of Madison

Wisconsin residents file lawsuit against Dane County Safer at Home order

Plaintiffs argue Safer at Home order violates citizens rights and overextendeds public health officials emergency power

UW-Madison Campus

Man attempts strong-armed robbery in Library Mall, grabs woman

Man described as white, in 30s, with heavy build

Capitol, State St, Orpheum, Metro Bus,
City of Madison

Dane county launches data-driven plan to reopen economy in phases

The order for the first phase goes into effect May 19

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Safer at Home order, Madison issues order keeping Safer at Home policies in place

Wisconsin legislature must approve future statewide Safer at Home orders.

UW-Madison Campus

Patterson urges UW graduates to ’embrace life’ in Spring 2020 commencement speech

'No one will ever forget the class of 2020,' Patterson said

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

UW economist explains state of Wisconsin economy during COVID-19 pandemic

CROWE director said Wisconsin unemployment rate has reached 19% overall

City of Madison

United Way awards $1.5 milllion in COVID-19 relief grants to local organizations

United Way funded more than 90 organizations through these grants

State of Wisconsin

Bioethics workgroup gives ventilator allocation recommendations to state

State is not currently in ventilator shortage, workgroup chair says guidelines are still necessary

ArtsEtc

Books with LGBTQ+ characters to read while in quarantine

Four YA books to distract from real world