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  • Arrested Person / Armed Robbery

    Posted on Jul 8, 2014 | On Monday July 7, 2014 at 7:16 pm Madison police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery in progress at McDonald’s, 2402 S Park St.  A suspect entered the restaurant and concealed his hand under his clothing with what appeared to be an object pointed at an employee.  The employee...
  • Gold Wing Motorcycle Parade

    Posted on Jul 2, 2014 |  The Gold Wing Road Riders Association along with the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau will be holding a motorcycle parade on Saturday July 5th, 2014.  The parade will start at Warner Park and end at the Alliant Energy Center.  The route will include:   South on North Sherman Avenue...
  • Rhythm and Booms – June 28, 2014

    Posted on Jun 23, 2014 |  For the first time in Rhythm & Booms’ history, the show is being displayed over Lake Monona, offering spectacular viewing from many sites around Madison.   Join Madison Festivals on John Nolen Drive on June 28 for a festive atmosphere, great food, beverages, entertainment, live music and of...
  • The Shadow Returns!

    Posted on May 15, 2014 | The Madison Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.) will soon put Operation Shadow in play along the busy W. Beltline Highway. This will be similar to a MPD program used – with some success - many years ago. It will involve a police officer, dressed in civilian clothes,...

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