Two people find a wallet containing $4,300 at Verona and Raymond roads. They give the wallet to police, who are able to locate its grateful owner.
Madison Teachers Inc. and AFL-CIO Local 61 in Milwaukee sue Gov. Scott Walker, seeking to overturn the law that eliminated public employee bargaining rights. It's now the third lawsuit pending against the law. At least Walker has given the lawyers plenty of work.
Walker certifies changes to the Department of Natural Resources that will give the agency more control over its buildings and vehicles and free it from some oversight.
Meriter Foundation confirms that former Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz has been hired to head a community development corporation and will be tasked with leading redevelopment of the Greenbush and Vilas neighborhoods. See Judith Davidoff's report on TheDailyPage.com.
Bradley R. Erickson 32, is convicted of killing three people in a drunken driving accident last October. Erickson, who pleaded no contest, crashed into a disabled vehicle in the town of Burke.
Sen. Ron Johnson appears at several events in Madison. See Joe Tarr's report on TheDailyPage.com.
State Republicans introduce a bill that would require people getting public assistance to prove they're legal residents. Jon Peacock, research director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, calls the idea "a paperwork burden in search of a problem to solve."
The state Department of Workforce Development announces that Wisconsin lost 12,500 private-sector jobs during July.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold announces he won't be running for public office in 2012, crushing the hopes of many who expected him to run against Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election.
Despite warnings from police, protesters sing from the second floor of the Capitol, defying an order that they remain on the ground level. Protester Jean Sielaff tells the Wisconsin State Journal: "I think it's my right to exercise freedom of speech up here."
Bongo Video, an east-side Madison institution for 16 years, closes.
Police search for a 7-year-old boy who disappeared from his home on the city's west side Monday night. The boy is found the next day after having spent the night at a friend's house.
Gov. Walker names Jeff Plale, a former state Democratic senator, the state's railroad commissioner at a $90,000 salary.
Two people rob a bicyclist on the 800 block of West Badger Road. A woman flags the cyclist down shortly before noon, after which a man hits him in the head and steals his money.
The Democracy Convention opens in Madison. See Judith Davidoff's report on TheDailyPage.com.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that state officials are withholding support of a key $225,000 planning grant for an all-boys charter school in Madison while they determine whether the school violates federal or state laws by not offering education to girls. The Urban League has proposed the school.
Compiled, in part, from local media.