Additional charges against Chandler Halderson are expected now that his mother, Krista Halderson, is confirmed dead.
Divers are searching the pond for evidence in the death of Bart Halderson and the disappearance of his wife, Krista.
Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett said he wants to rebuild "fractured" relationships between law enforcement and the community.
“My goal while in office is to continue to increase the integrity, honor and trust of the Dane County Sheriff's Office,” Barrett said in an interview.
On Tuesday, the Public Protection & Judiciary Committee unanimously recommended a resolution authorizing the immediate elimination of debt for fees and fines totaling $149,828.
Activists have called for the end of the police tactic, which utilizes the element of surprise, since Louisville police officers shot and killed Breonna Taylor in a raid more than a year ago.
Kalvin Barrett, who will become Dane County's first Black sheriff, is a former deputy who also served as a police officer in Sun Prairie.
Barrett will take over after Sheriff David Mahoney leaves the post next month.
The governor has extended the application deadline for Dane County sheriff until March 12, but did not immediately say why.
Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney announced last week he will leave the position in May.
Veteran Madison protester and one-time candidate for U.S. representative Jeremy Ryan has been charged with making terrorist threats and stalking Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney.
One of the deputies who tested positive for COVID-19 had worked directly with the two jail inmates who contracted the disease.
Both developments come amid an explosion of the last 15 years in the number of public and private surveillance cameras trained on Americans.
Edward L. Femrite has been racking up OAR citations since his license was revoked in 1997.
State officials have determined the body to be that of 24-year-old Annastasia Evans of Dane County, who had been missing since May 4.
The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office said Robert N. Schmidt of Madison was the man who died from injuries sustained in the crash Sunday morning.
A Mercedes sedan that was stolen in Madison Friday morning was crashed into a culvert in Windsor by a teenage driver, the Dane County Sheriff's Office said.
A Madison man was arrested on Friday night for his alleged 10th operating while intoxicated offense after crashing his motorcycle on a lawn in…
Dane County Deputy Sheriff's Association president John Cahill said Joel Wagner, who retired in early 2017, stole the money while treasurer of the union.
TOWN OF SUN PRAIRIE -- A house fire that started inside a chimney from a basement wood-burning stove Sunday afternoon caused damage estimated …
An attempted traffic stop on the Madison Beltline late Sunday led to a high-speed, 38-mile police chase to Stoughton and back, followed by the…
Victoria A. Long, 37, also was sentenced Friday to three years of probation and ordered to complete 200 hours of community service.