Two Madison students - one near Sennett Middle School and another near East High - are hit by cars on the second day of classes.
Dane County Supv. Donna Vogel resigns her seat to take a job as the county's deputy treasurer. Board Chair Scott McDonell will appoint a replacement within 30 days.
Two men are arrested for allegedly beating a SAFEwalk escort at Park and Johnson streets.
A thief who steals a car left running on McKenna Boulevard returns it minutes later, presumably after noticing the baby inside.
The Department of Natural Resources warns that air pollution could reach unhealthy levels in Dane County for the next four days. After that, the outlook is for healthy levels of air pollution.
UW Badgers football team wins its first game of the season, 28-20 against Northern Illinois, despite squandering most of its 22-point lead in the fourth quarter.
Madison police arrest three men for allegedly shooting a 22-year-old man Thursday behind St. Dennis Catholic Church on Dempsey Road. The victim was treated for a gunshot wound to his neck.
Two members of the UW men's basketball team are arrested for burglary and underage drinking. Diamond Taylor and Jeremy Glover, both guards, allegedly stole items from numerous dorm rooms.
Fire damages two hairstyling salons and three apartments at 2402 E. Washington Ave. No one is injured.
A UW grad student is mugged on North Livingston Street early in the morning. The mugger pushes the man down from behind, taking his wallet, cellphone and keys, but tosses the keys back when the student says they are for his apartment. Madison, where even muggers are considerate.
William F. Williams, 57, allegedly beats a 41-year-old man in the head with a piece of lumber on North Broom Street. The victim is taken to the hospital with a serious head injury. Citizens help police find Williams.
A man who allegedly held up a bank on Cottage Grove Road in Blooming Grove is caught after a high-speed car and foot chase. Theodore Rush, 33, is being held at the Dane County jail.
Former congressman Mark Neumann, a Republican, formally announces his campaign for governor. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, also a Republican, has already declared. Possible Democratic candidates include Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and U.S. Rep. Ron Kind.
Compiled (in part) from local media