While you're waiting for the ball to drop in Times Square, take a few moments to recall some the Madison area's biggest stories of 2018.
Among 17 Democrats eying a run for governor, Soglin becomes one of the most formidable and widely known.
The search for a missing Sun Prairie man has turned into a homicide investigation after police found the man's body in a storage unit in Rio, Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney said Thursday.
Getting one last corned beef sandwich and grilled pound cake hot fudge sundae at Ella's Deli hasn't been easy these past few weeks.
Police were on the scene when an argument turned physical, then deadly early Saturday morning when a 41-year-old man was fatally shot outside Pitcher's Pub.
Meriter Hospital informed the Madison Police Department last week about "several unexplained injuries" in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit.
A list filed with a search warrant Friday states that fuse cord, a detonator and a metal pipe and cap were seized from a Far West Side apartment where an array of chemicals are being removed.
The armed security guard saw the man posture as if he had a gun and shot him, Police Chief Mike Koval said.
The midday march and Capitol rally included high schoolers from Madison and area towns and younger students, along with some parents, school staff and university students.
Hundreds showed up to a memorial service to honor Rick Garner, the 29-year-old firefighter and paramedic who died after a 48-hour shift.
The parent company of Boston Store has announced the closings of its stores at East Towne and West Towne and at Janesville Mall but a buyer for the company is being pursued.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement Wednesday that he won’t seek re-election rocked Capitol Hill and the 2018 campaign, while spelling an end to a two-decade congressional career that helped define Wisconsin’s recent political history.
Milwaukee native and UW Law School graduate Vel Phillips, who broke racial barriers by becoming the first African-American judge in Milwaukee and the first African-American secretary of state of Wisconsin, has died. She was 95.
Benjamin Cortes, 19, was charged Tuesday with homicide by negligent driving and reckless driving causing great bodily harm for a high-speed crash Friday night that killed Gregory Nametz and injured his wife, Patricia Nametz.
The statues, part of the "Bucky on Parade" public art project, will be placed at locations Sunday evening and unveiled late Monday morning.
Moving to Cincinnati gives Johnson the opportunity to lead an agency with annual operating budget of $77 million.
Exact Sciences Corp. and the Mayo Clinic say they’ve developed a blood test that correctly identified 95 percent of the cases of a common form…
State Attorney General Brad Schimel later criticized the sentence in a statement: "The Wisconsin Department of Justice is disappointed that Alec Cook did not receive the much longer sentence the prosecution team recommended, and we still believe that is what Alec Cook deserves."
Residents were recovering and workers were cleaning up Wednesday after a gas leak led to a massive explosion that killed a firefighter and destroyed or damaged several buildings in downtown Sun Prairie.
Evers says he wants to hold the governor accountable; Walker says "Wisconsin is working" and Evers would be a step backward.
A search warrant states that Ronald Jenne, arrested Friday after police said he shot his neighbor to death, had jotted "Shot Julie" in a daily planner before his arrest.
Lawyers for UW wide receiver Quintez Cephus have asked a judge to order that prosecutors preserve evidence that will help Cephus prove he is innocent of sexual assault charges filed against him Monday.
An epic rainfall swept one man to his death, washed out bridges, swamped homes, cars and businesses, and marooned dozens of shoppers overnight…
Leckrone, 82, said he made the decision weeks ago but wanted to let band members know first before sharing it publicly.
Police said the man, whose name was not released, was from Madison and worked at WTS Paradigm, a software company at 1850 Deming Way where the shooting occurred. Police said a motive for the shooting was not yet known.
A Washington, D.C.-based federal appeals court said Friday that Apple did not infringe on a patent owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in processors it used in some of its products.
Authorities said Monday that James T. Sykes, 39, shot and killed Sherry S. Waller, 34, as she lay in bed.
Soglin says he's been encouraged by many to run, is enthused for a campaign, wants to continue to promote racial equity, economic development and entrepreneurship, and has unfinished business such as the Madison Public Market.
While the Dodgers will head to Boston to face the Red Sox in the World Series, the Brewers will go their separate ways with fond memories and a lingering bit of pain from having come so close to their goal only to fall short.
President Donald Trump’s administration has approved Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial plan to require childless adults on Medicaid to work or…
Kenyairra Gadson, charged Thursday with shooting Steven Villegas at a Downtown parking ramp early Sunday, told police that she didn't know Villegas, according to a criminal complaint.
Democrat Tony Evers has won the Wisconsin governor's race in a stunning upset of two-term Republican incumbent Scott Walker.
In a statement released Monday, Schimel, Wisconsin's top law-enforcement official, said "my team and I believe the 17,000 vote gap is definitive."
The Golden Gophers didn’t simply end the Badgers' 14-game stranglehold in the series. Minnesota crushed Wisconsin, 37-15, to snatch away hardware the Gophers haven’t displayed in Minneapolis since 2003.
The announcement followed a series of increasingly urgent messages over the weekend on Facebook and elsewhere for prayers after Morlino suffered an apparent heart attack while undergoing medical testing.
The Green Bay Packers fired coach Mike McCarthy on Sunday night, roughly three hours after the team’s embarrassing 20-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field.
The Republican Legislature passed the bills limiting the powers of the governor and attorney general after an all-night session.