Editorial Board: Fall 2019 stories to watch

From free speech, to police practices, to juuling, let the Badger Herald Editorial Board be your guide


Paying the price: How UW’s drinking culture impacts community as a whole

University officials, police work together in attempt to curb possible dangerous effects of excessive alcohol consumption

City of Madison

Woman robbed, attacked near State Street

Surveillance camera footage captured incident

City of Madison

Several incidents near State Street result in busy weekend for MPD

Weapons violation, sexual assault, battery all occurred over weekend

City of Madison

Wisconsin’s first Rastafarian church opens on Mifflin Street, but police claim it’s illegal

Church owners claim use of marijuana is constitutional because it's religious expression


Police arrest suspect in Langdon Street sexual assault early Sunday morning

Lyft driver gained access to victim's apartment after asking to use the bathroom


For second time in one week, woman arrested for restaurant robbery

Suspect was arrested last week for reportedly swiping donation bucket at Domino's Pizza

City of Madison

MPD focuses safety efforts on group of repeat juvenile offenders

Car theft is one of the most notable crimes among groups of repeat juvenile offenders


Expanded WiscAlerts system brings much-needed addition to campus safety

Battle over jurisdictions doesn’t change importance of student safety


Body cameras do not lessen police brutality, only structural changes can prevent institutional racism

Madison Finance Committee approved funding for body camera pilot program, despite studies that show they're not effective in preventing police brutality