Developers of the $10 million office building and plaza on the 100 block of State Street temporarily put the project on hold. As proposed, the project seemed unlikely to get city approval.
The UW men's basketball team is knocked out of the NCAA tournament with a one-point loss to Syracuse University.
New employment figures show that Wisconsin added 4,000 private-sector jobs in February, but the overall unemployment rate remains steady at 6.9%. So far, Walker has added 8,100 of the 250,000 jobs he pledged to create.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake hit just after midnight Tuesday in Clintonville. The quake - part of a "swarm" of small ones - is posited as the cause of a series of mysterious late-night booms residents have been hearing.
Dane County Circuit Judge Julie Genovese sentences Tyshaun Robinson, 28, to 17 years in prison for shooting Thomas Leonard in the legs outside R Place on March 13, 2011.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the Los Angeles Police Department has opened a criminal investigation of former assistant UW-Madison athletic director John Chadima for an alleged sexual assault at a hotel during the football team's trip to the Rose Bowl. Chadima resigned in January after the student complained about the incident.
Dan Nerad, Madison schools superintendent, announces that he will resign his position by June 2013. It's later reported that Nerad is a finalist for a superintendent position in Omaha, Neb.
A truck kills a 67-year-old man walking across East Washington Avenue.
Two separate appeals courts send appeals of lower court decisions on the state's new voter ID law to the state Supreme Court for consideration. The lower courts have rejected the law as unconstitutional. The state Department of Justice is appealing.
Compiled, in part, from local media.