In December of 2017, the OIR Consultant Group released its long-awaited, policy and procedure review of the Madison Police Department. The city council commissioned the audit in the wake of a wave of police shooting incidents, which resulted in the deaths of Tony Robinson, Ashley DiPiazza, Michael Schumacher and Paulie Heenan. The audit report included […]
Last month, the Wisconsin Municipal Mutual Insurance Company decided to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought against the City of Madison for the 2015 shooting of Tony Robinson by Madison Police officer Matt Kenny. The $3.4 million settlement is the largest in Wisconsin history for a police-involved shooting. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Madison Police […]
WORT local news producer Alejandro Alonso Galva sat down with Sharon Irwin, Tony “Terrell” Robinson’s grandmother, to discuss her grief regarding her grandson’s shooting and the family’s lawsuit against the city of Madison. She explains the frustration of battling a story about her grandson that she calls “a lie.”
Tone Madison contributor Michael Penn II joins editor Scott Gordon for a discussion about “The Circus,” Penn’s ongoing essay series about racism and violence in Madison. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
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.
MADISON (WORT) — Madison Police Chief Mike Koval was featured on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”, which started up again this week with new host Trevor Noah. Since Madison isn’t featured on a nationally televised comedy program very often, Dylan Brogan just couldn’t help putting together this report.