Legislators Give Thumbs Up to Self-Driving Cars

Two public meetings this week produced surprisingly strong support for self-driving vehicles in Wisconsin. On Tuesday evening Madison’s Capital Times newspaper hosted a forum on self-driving cars. About seventy-five people showed up. When the moderator asked for applause for various points of view the loudest clapping came for the pro-driverless position. Opponents generated only a [...]





Brooklyn man faces 40 years for killing father of two

The man who killed a 33-year-old father of two bicycling near Madison in August faces a 40-year prison term, after pleading guilty to a homicide charge in Dane County Circuit Court Tuesday. Kevin D. Meister, 36, pleaded guilty to the charges of homicide while driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of [...]