In 1982, John W. Hinckley, Jr., who on March 30, 1981, shot President Ronald Reagan and three others outside a Washington, D.C., hotel, was found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity. In the trial, Hinckley’s defense attorneys argued that their client was ill with a personality disorder, and was obsessed with actress, Jodie Foster. Hinckley fired six shots at the president, hitting Reagan in the left lung.
Here are Madison-area crime reports from the last two weeks. Only incidents with specific locations are included. Click on the location markers or headlines to read the reports.
Read through the editorials, opinion columns and letters to the editor published in the Wisconsin State Journal about the Foxconn proposal.