Q: What is the history of Black History Month?
Shelley K. Mesch is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal. She earned a degree in journalism from DePaul University.
A DeForest man is facing a tentative charge of attempted first-degree homicide after police say he shot his wife in the head Friday night. The 49-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital with injuries that don’t appear to be life-threatening, police said.
The Polar Plunge raises money for the Special Olympics which sponsors athletic events for people with intellectual disabilities.
Police found 50 grams of cocaine, 111 grams of marijuana, 1.1 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, $2,000 cash and two handguns.
William Benton LaSalle, 43, has been charged in Iowa County with armed robbery with threat of force for a Kwik Trip robbery.
To celebrate the release of the movie, more than 100 black people from Madison and the surrounded area attended a private screening at Marcus Palace theater in Sun Prairie.
Like brother Martius Bautista, sixth-grader Frankie Bautista is a word whiz.
Police officers that were sitting in the parking lot of Pitcher's Pub, 323 W. Beltline, heard gunfire around 2 a.m.
The woman believed she had put her keys in her pants pocket.
Most members approved of the removal of the plaque and cenotaph but disagreed on whether to place a historical marker at the site.