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Rockford Walmart evacuated; shoppers told to leave carts and exit immediately
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Police: Man likely could have been saved after suspected overdose
“There is a possibility that he was still viable, and if the suspect would have rendered help, either going to one of the fire departments that were really near, probably would have saved Dustin’s life,” Chief Ronald Northrop said.
Lake Geneva man gets eight years in prison for again possessing child porn
ELKHORNA Lake Geneva man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for a repeater count of child pornography possession, court records show.David L. Tarlo, 46, of the Redgranite Correctional Institution in Redgranite also was sentenced May 18 to 12 years of extended supervision, according to onlin
Stabbing-death suspect asks to withdraw guilty plea
JANESVILLEA Janesville man was to be sentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court, but at the last minute, he asked to withdraw his guilty plea.Mario E. Lopez, 30, was originally charged with first-degree intentional homicide in a 2015 stabbing in Milton. That charge carries a life sentence.
Walworth County closures to Highway 12 ramps announced
The state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday upcoming closures to the Highway 12 interchange ramps as part of the Highway 120 reconstruction project.Crews will begin the closures Tuesday, May 29, according to a news release. These closures are expected to last about 35 days, which woul
Woman fatally shot by police in Gurnee
GURNEE, Ill. – One woman is dead after being fatally shot by police on Wednesday.The woman was shot Wednesday afternoon in suburban Gurnee, Ill. near Chittenden Park just before 2 p.m.Gurnee police said someone saw a suspicious white car with a bullet hole in the windshield. That person called polic
Whitewater man convicted of child sex assault gets life in prison
ELKHORNSurrounded by her family and other supporters, a young girl spoke into a microphone in a Walworth County courtroom.Just 45 minutes earlier, a jury had returned guilty verdicts against the man who sexually assaulted her: Jeffrey L. Olds.
Delavan woman finds 30 pounds of tumors in her stomach
A Delavan, Wisconsin woman thought she was gaining weight, but it turned out to be something much more serious. Tina Ferguson had 30 pounds of tumors in her stomach from a rare type of cancer.
Police report: Man accuses priest of sexual misconduct after waking up in underwear in home
JANESVILLE, Wis. - The Janesville Police Department released a report Wednesday detailing a2015 complainta then-27-year-old man filed against a former priest, alleging sexual misconduct.
Beloit man faces charges from dispute
Troy A. Halderson, 55, is charged with three counts of felony bail jumping after leaving multiple aggressive voicemails to a woman who has a no-contact order out against him on May 17. He faces second-degree reckless endanger safety, disorderly conduct with a weapon and disorderly conduct domestic f
Village of Darien considers secession from Delavan-Darien
DARIENThe Darien Board of Trustees explored the possibility of “detaching” from the Delavan-Darien School District—and learned what that process might entail—during its regular meeting Monday night.Trustees questioned the “long-term viability” of the school district after the school board decided to
Lake Geneva police: Actors are using replica firearms on Broad Street
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Police identify body of 29-year-old man found outside Beloit elementary school
TOWN OF BELOIT, Wis. - The Rock County medical examiner identified the man whodied in the parking lot of Townview Elementary Schoolin the Town of Beloit Saturday morning, according to a news release.
Investigators seek to ID Walmart theft suspect
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Investigators in Rock County are looking for help in a retail theft case, according to a news release.
County humane officer loses state license
Bill Cosh, spokesman for the state licensing agency, said Wrobel can be re-certified if she completes the required continuing education training.
Armed robbery to Rockford video poker parlor
Witnesses say a black male, 5'6", 160 lbs, wearing a tan coat and black ski-mask, entered the business with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.
Drunken driver speeds away from deputy, rolls vehicle over in field, officials said
JANESVILLE, WIS. - A Janesville man faces his sixth drunk driving charge after speeding away from a sheriff’s deputy Sunday afternoon, driving into a field and rolling his vehicle over, officials said.
Man arrested in connection with town of Beloit suspicious death
TOWN OF BELOITTown of Beloit police arrested a man late Saturday night as part of an ongoing investigation into a suspicious death.Corey T. Sandoval, 26, of New Mexico, was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Saturday and booked into the Rock County Jail around 2 a.m. Sunday, Sgt. Bryan Hasse said.
Drunken Janesville man flees from police, crashes, rolls over on 6th OWI
At approximately 1:42 a.m. Sunday, a Rock County Sheriff's officer approached a vehicle that appeared stalled on the side of Townline Road near Hwy 51. As he did, the car took off at a high rate of speed, turning north onto Edgewater Road (which is a dead-end), and increased speed until entering a f
"A different time:" Hundreds attend Lake Geneva Playboy Club 50th anniversary celebration
LAKE GENEVA — Former Lake Geneva Playboy Club employees — from bellboys to Bunnies — reunited this weekend at what is now Grand Geneva Resort and Spa to celebrate the opening of the iconic resort 50 years ago.More than 350 attended the two-day event, which culminated with a celebration Saturday nigh