MOST CRIME in the city of Madison increased last year.
Out of seven crime categories, only aggravated assaults decreased in 2014. Police reported 15 aggravated assaults (meaning assaults with a weapon) in 2013, and 12 last year.
Robberies stayed the same, with two incidents each year.
Other crimes, including larcenies, burglaries and auto thefts, were on the rise. Madison also experienced its first recorded murder last year, and one rape was reported, compared with none the year before.