Last week, the emotional testimonies of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh in front of the U.S Senate’s judiciary committee captured the nation’s attention. Ford says Kavanaugh and a friend tried to rape her at a high school gathering in the ’80s. Kavanaugh denies those claims. Now, the FBI is investigating the case ahead of […]
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh both testified in front of the U.S. Senate judiciary committee in Washington Thursday. Ford says Kavanaugh — who is nominated for a life term on the US Supreme Court — attempted to rape her at a party during high school. She recounted the incident to Senators, and […]
ICE officials say 20 people were arrested on immigration-related charges in Dane County during a four day enforcement surge that ended Monday. Some East High School teachers and students reported spotting ICE officers near the school this week. MMSD Superintendent chief of staff Ricardo Jara says ICE was not on school property this week, but […]
The Wisconsin Elections Commission is aiming to improve election security, by checking up on voting machines after voting is over. WORT producer Nina Kravinsky spoke with Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism reporter Emily Hamer, who was at the commission’s meeting this week.
More than 30 people across Wisconsin were detained by ICE agents in immigration raids this weekend. That’s according to immigrant rights group Voces de la Frontera, which has been in touch with the families of those arrested. Both the Madison Police and the Dane County Sheriff say the federal agency didn’t notify them of their […]
Three years ago, the city of Madison hired Toriana Pettaway as its first racial equity coordinator. Now, Pettaway wants to promote equality from higher up in the city structure. So she’s running for mayor. Pettaway joins a handful of others already in the race, including former city alders Brenda Konkel and Satya Rhodes Conway, along […]