In the hope of avoiding clashes that echo 2020 unrest, the city's new police chief prepares for potential demonstrations as the trial over the killing of George Floyd concludes.
April 19, 2021
The pause is forcing some vaccinators to adjust planned clinics this week, though health officials say it won't greatly impact the state's vaccine progress as variants drive ongoing surges in neighboring states.
April 16, 2021
Here & Now Extra: During national Black Maternal Health Week, Wisconsin researchers and advocates shed light on the crisis of Black maternal and infant mortality and return to solutions that have historically been a part of the birthing process in the Black community.
April 15, 2021
FoodShare recipients in Wisconsin will continue to receive expanded benefits under an agreement reached between state officials and the federal government, according to Gov. Tony Evers. Food assistance benefits were expanded under federal coronavirus aid legislation that provided for a 15% increase in benefits through June. The expanded benefits required ...
April 14, 2021
The pause is due to the appearance of six cases of blood clotting among the more than 7 million Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses administered. Federal scientists expect to review data over the next few days to determine the vaccine's safety.
April 13, 2021
"Words are no longer enough," said Rep. Shelia Stubbs, D-Madison, as some legislators talk about ways to move forward after the police killing of another Black man.
April 12, 2021
The state's weekly average of new confirmed coronavirus infections is at its highest level in two months, with new cases rising most among kids — health officials urge continued precautions but are encouraged by the growing pace of vaccinations.
April 9, 2021
After having an appointment for a second shot canceled, a Madison resident had to go on the hunt to complete her vaccination — the Wisconsin Department of Health Services notes this type of lapse is happening but shouldn't be, and encourages people to sign up via the state's registry.
April 8, 2021 • South Central Region
The vote for Jill Underly over Deborah Kerr in the election to lead the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction reflected the partisan nature of the race to some degree, but there were also several divergences from typical geographic patterns.
April 7, 2021