City of Madison

Dane County looks to ensure no homeless family is turned away from shelter

Salvation Army, County Board help families pay rent until they can pay for themselves

City of Madison

Community Restorative Court seeks to promote, include community in program

CRC coordinator Ron Johnson hopes to make offenders feel like 'individuals,' not 'criminals'

State of Wisconsin

Tobacco, nicotine sale to minors has increased 11 percent since 2010

Officials work directly with retailers, who play key role in encouraging, stopping tobacco sales to minors

City of Madison

Local programs provide support, employment opportunities for former prisoners

Journey Home program helps former prisoners navigate local transportation, housing and employment resources

State of Wisconsin

Phone scammers posing as FBI target students

Real FBI will never call citizens demanding money, threatening immediate arrest

State of Wisconsin

Fetal opioid addiction increases four-fold in Wisconsin

State DHS proposed $15.7 million plan supporting community coalitions focused on reducing nonmedical use of drugs

City of Madison

Cook to be released on reduced $100,000 cash bail

UW student will not be permitted in Dane County, except for hearings

State of Wisconsin

Counties across Wisconsin could follow Dane County’s minimum wage proposal

Proponents of raising minimum wage say it will help workers but opponents argue it will hurt small businesses

State of Wisconsin

In photos: Dane County begins election recount

Wisconsin leads statewide recount effort for first time in 16 years

City of Madison

Local nonprofit provides professional opportunities to artists with cognitive disabilities

ArtWorking celebrates 10th anniversary this year