“Basically, there was a police pursuit on October 10th, 2021, and there is video evidence showing the individual identified as the defendant running down state street, and a number of officers having to accost him and subdue him.” That’s Dane County Judge Nia Trammell, ruling in a preliminary hearing this morning there is enough evidence […]
In 2020, only about ten percent of Wisconsin’s District Attorneys faced a challenger in an election. The lack of competition means less turnover, and accountability, in one of the most important positions in local politics. For more, our Producer Jonah Chester spoke with Will Kenneally, a reporter with PBS Wisconsin. Kenneally just authored a piece […]
Six years ago this March, Matt Kenny, a Madison Police officer, shot and killed Sharon Irwin-Henry’s grandson in a house on Williamson Street. The killing of Tony Terrell Robinson attracted national attention, and Robinson’s name still echoes throughout Madison to this day. “Before Terrell died, all of these people were getting killed, all these Black […]
In September, a car chase through Monona ended with the death of Elliot Johnson. According to the responding officer, Johnson took his own life by shooting himself in the head after crashing his vehicle and being confronted. On Friday, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that the officer involved in the case won’t face […]
Tuesday, August 9th, is Wisconsin’s partisan primary election. In anticipation of this, Patty Peltekos talks with Dane County District Attorney candidates – incumbent Ismael Ozanne and his challenger, Assistant District Attorney Bob Jambois. In this election, you can vote for candidates from one party, and one party only. The polls will open tomorrow at 7:00 […]
Hundreds of people came together in Madison Sunday to mark the one-year anniversary of Tony Robinson’s death with calls for remembrance and renewed calls for justice. Darien Lamen reports.