City of Madison

Madison task force for Black community issues holds first meeting

Task force discussed police brutality, gun violence, pandemic-related concerns within Black community

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State of Wisconsin

Eight Wisconsin cities make New York Times’ list of areas with fastest growing COVID-19 cases

All cities on list contain UW affiliate schools

City of Madison

Local elected officials divided over MPD, Madison mayor’s leadership

While some express disappointment, others sympathize with Mayor Rhodes-Conway's situation

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City of Madison

PFC to announce new measures to include public input in search for new police chief

'What we actually need is to be able to conduct independent and concurrent investigations of police murders,' Director of Community Power Building, Freedom Inc. says

City of Madison

Freedom Inc., Madison community members fight for Black justice with candlelit vigil, march to City Hall

'We are demanding that you defund the police and fund Black futures,' organizer said

City of Madison

MPD arrest suspect as person-of-interest in arson of City-County Building

Arson occurred same night protesters tore down two statues, assaulted state senator

City of Madison

Protest at Capitol continues Thursday night, march heads down E. Washington

While agitators infiltrated Thursday's protest, organizers kept situation peaceful, under control

City of Madison

Madison’s only emergency domestic violence shelter handles pandemic-related surge in demand

MPD has seen a 14% increase in domestic violence related calls since March

Features

Crisis Within Crisis: racial inequities in COVID-19 are devastating black people in Wisconsin

As growing body of coronavirus data highlights racial inequities, minorities question when change will come

City of Madison

Multiple members of Dane County care facility test positive for COVID-19

This is first group of cases at nursing home in Dane County, according to Wisconsin State Journal

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