Madison police named a 40-year-old man with ties to the Milwaukee area as the suspect in a shooting Tuesday afternoon on State Street.
Fans were asked to remain inside the Kohl Center following Tuesday night’s Badger men’s basketball game due to police activity outside the center.
UW-Madison issued a statement on Twitter saying towards the end of the game, Madison Police asked UW Athletics officials to keep fans inside as police “dealt with a situation outside.”
According to Madison Police Sgt. Nicholas Pine, the suspect from a shooting just off the Capitol Square on Tuesday was possibly spotted in the area of the 500 block of State Street, not far from the arena. Officials issued a shelter-in-place warning for the 14,435 fans in attendance until police could search the area.
The perpetrator shot the victim in the 100 block of State Street in front of restaurants and shops around 3:30 p.m., Madison police spokesperson Stephanie Fryer said. The victim was conscious and alert when he was taken to the hospital, Fryer said.
Wisconsin football took on Minnesota in an annual rivalry Sunday where a number of students received citations or were ejected from the game at Camp Randall.
UWPD shared on Facebook the Badger’s football game against Minnesota was K9 Maya’s last Wisconsin Football game day.
UW-Madison police reported that 54 people were ejected from Camp Randall Stadium and 16 people were arrested during Saturday’s game between the Badgers and Minnesota.
The UW-Madison Police Department has been sending an officer on the road with the University of Wisconsin volleyball team since the online circulation of private photos and videos of players in October.
Update: Police said Enzhe Xun was found safe after a tip from a community member.
Noted: Well over 200 law enforcement agencies have signed on to the pledge, including five others in Wisconsin: the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and police in Madison, Fitchburg, Middleton and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing University of Wisconsin-Madison student who hasn’t been heard from in more than a month.
In an incident report posted Monday, Madison Police Department stated that the family of Enzhe Xun reported him missing after not hearing from him. He is an international student from China.
Enzhe Xun, 19, was reported missing by his family on Nov. 15 after they had not heard from him, Madison police spokesperson Stephanie Fryer said in a statement.
Under a plea agreement with prosecutors and approved by a judge, David D. Clash-Miller, 21, whose most recent arrest was in September after an incident at a UW-Madison dorm, could face some time in jail or prison if his probation is ever revoked by the state Department of Corrections.
UW-Madison police reported that just 17 people were ejected from Camp Randall Stadium and four people were arrested during Saturday’s game between the Badgers and Maryland.
Robert Joehnk, 21, of Madison appeared in Dane County Court Wednesday on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges and two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree sexual assault.
“UW-Madison is aware of an incident Saturday related to City of Madison Halloween celebrations,” university spokesperson John Lucas said. “UW-Madison stands against antisemitism and all forms of bigotry and discrimination. The incident took place off-campus. While we are still in the process of learning more, to the best of our knowledge, the individual involved is not affiliated with UW-Madison.”
The man who killed UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann inside her downtown Madison apartment has admitted his guilt more than 14 years after the murder.
The 14½-year mystery about the killer of UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann ended Thursday when David Kahl, who had been running a door-to-door scam in Zimmermann’s neighborhood the day she died, pleaded guilty to first-degree intentional homicide.
David Kahl was charged more than two years ago with killing Brittany Zimmermann. His trial was set to begin in January.
The UW-Madison Police Department released several photos of the two suspects. Police explained that while the suspects were “well-covered and masked,” officers hope that the community may have more information on the pair and the incident itself.
Campus police say the two were captured on surveillance video spray painting multiple walls, signs, boats, displays, memorials, and pieces of art in the Memorial Union and Alumni Park area. An estimated $30,000 in damage was done, according to police.
The University of Wisconsin-Wisconsin Police Department released statistics of the citations they handed down on the game day Saturday.
During the Purdue Game, UWPD said they ejected 43 people, with 24 of them being students.
UW-Madison police reported that 43 people were ejected from Camp Randall Stadium and 20 people were arrested during Saturday’s game between the Badgers and Purdue.
Of the 43 people ejected, 24 were UW students, and of the 20 arrested, 12 were UW students, police said in a statement detailing the numbers.
Multiple landmarks on the UW-Madison campus — including Memorial Union — were seemingly vandalized overnight with messages protesting a conservative commentator who was set to speak on campus Monday night.
University Health Services hosted an event in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the Eagle Heights Community Center on Wednesday in partnership with University Housing.
Depending on the investigation, UW Madison School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences expert Dorothea Salo said criminal charges or school disciplinary actions could be filed against whoever shared the photos without the subjects’ consent.
”We do have a state statute about this and it is within the realm of possibility, or at least it seems so to me, that some or all of what happened could be covered under this statute,” Salo said.
UW-Madison officials were saying little Thursday about their investigation into the online circulation of “private photos and videos” of Badgers volleyball players, which the athletic department said Wednesday included images taken inside the team’s locker room.
The UW-Madison Police Department (UWPD) is investigating after private videos and photos of some student-athletes are being shared, according to a statement from UW Athletics.
UW-Madison Police Department is investigating after photos and video were shared of Badgers volleyball athletes without their consent, university officials stated Wednesday.
2022 UWPD Annual Fire & Safety Report finds, discusses violence on campus.
Explicit photos and video of the Wisconsin volleyball team circulated online this week, prompting university response.
The UW-Madison Police Department (UWPD) is investigating after private photos and a video of UW volleyball student-athletes were shared publicly without their consent.
UW Athletics issued a statement Wednesday saying the private photos and video were never intended to be shared publicly and are now being circulated digitally.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison athletics department said “private photos and videos” of volleyball student-athletes are circulating the internet.
According to the athletic department, the photos were not intended to be shared. The exact content of what was in those photos and videos was not specified.
University of Wisconsin-Madison police are investigating the circulation of “private photos and video” of Badgers volleyball players, including from inside the team’s locker room.
“The unauthorized sharing is a significant and wrongful invasion of the student-athletes’ privacy, including potential violations of university policies and criminal statutes,” the statement from the athletic department said.
Sexual assaults harder for police to prevent since officers ’can’t necessarily pinpoint when or where they’ll occur’
An 18-year-old was charged Thursday with sexual assault for allegedly slapping a woman while on part of the UW-Madison campus last month.
UWPD credited a tip for helping them find the individual and positively identify him, the agency reported Wednesday morning. A police department spokesperson previously said its investigators had exhausted their tools for finding him and were turning to the public for help.
A 19-year-old man faces four felony charges after allegedly breaking into an apartment near the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus last week and sexually assaulting a sleeping woman.
Police did not give many details on the incident, but said the battery occurred in a crosswalk on Johnson Street near campus on October 1 after the Badgers’ loss to Illinois.
The University of Wisconsin Police Department released two pictures of the person of interest in a battery that happened right after a Badgers football game and are asking for help identifying the individual.
Madison police are investigating after receiving multiple reports of a man entering unlocked apartments near the UW-Madison campus.
The kits installed last week are part of a larger UW System effort to prevent opioid overdoses. Last November, UW Oshkosh became one of the first campuses in Wisconsin to equip residence halls with boxes of naloxone nasal spray, also commonly known by the brand name Narcan.
A victim reported being sexually assaulted on Sunday during a string of burglaries at a University of Wisconsin off-campus housing complex.
The incidents occurred Sunday in the 400 block of West Gorham Street. Police said multiple people reported that the man entered their apartment, and one person reported being sexually assaulted.
The UW-Madison community relies heavily on “WiscAlerts,” the emergency notification system on campus, but few are aware of its limitations and what the other systems available on campus provide.
UWPD said Clash-Miller is not affiliated with the university.
A UW-Madison student told 27 News she knew she needed to remain calm as she tried to talk down a residence hall intruder after he threatened several students last month.
After an anti-LGBTQ+ twitter account with 1.4 million followers targeted UW Health’s gender services programs last month, Madison police said they launched an investigation that found the posts didn’t lead to direct security threats against the health care system.
Noted: The outside review was completed by UW-Madison police and found officers had acted legally but missed opportunities that could have led to a better outcome. Officers told the investigator that Clash-Miller had made threats to them, his foster parent and a contractor at the house that day.
University Housing for UW-Madison is reminding students to be extra cautious of who they hold the door open for, following the arrest of a man who made “threatening statements” to residents.
UWPD issued a total of 11 citations Saturday, showing a decrease in citations compared to previous weeks.
UW-Madison police arrested a 20-year-old man Thursday for allegedly making a series of threats at a university residence hall this week, including some that were racially motivated.
The Madison Fire Department determined that a fire at a University of Wisconsin-Madison fraternity house was started by an unattended fire pit.
According to UWPD, 22-year-old David C. Clash-Miller made a disturbance in the residence hall meeting room. Police arrested Clash-Miller after reports of threatening statements and comments on a person’s race.
Kristen Roman, chief of police at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, said that for colleges, one of the advantages of having a police department is that officers are more familiar with the institution’s particulars.“
As a community member, I myself would rather have somebody in a police role who is invested and understands some of the unique challenges of my community,” said Roman, who serves as director-at-large of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators’ Board of Directors
“It’s up to both bicyclists and motorists to share the road and follow the rules of the road,” Lovicott said in the email statement. “In this particular case, MPD shared that the driver of the vehicle had the right of way.”
An independent investigator will need to produce a report the next time Madison police use tear gas to control crowds.
The ordinance approved by the city’s Common Council on a 14-4 vote Tuesday night is a softened version of an outright ban on tear gas, originally proposed by Alder Juliana Bennett.
Bennett, a University of Wisconsin-Madison student, told the council Tuesday she vomited after being tear-gassed by police while protesting in Madison during the summer after the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.