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Woman struck by lightning on Country Thunder grounds

By:CBS 58 NewsroomKENOSHA, Wisc. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department have confirmed that a woman was struck by lightning while on the Country Thunder grounds in the town of Twin Lakes.Deputies were called to the scene at the Country music festival around 12:30 a.m. Friday morning.The

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1 dead, 1 held in gun battle at store

LOS ANGELES—The man who sparked a fierce gun battle with police outside a Trader Joe’s in Silver Lake near downtown Los Angeles surrendered early Saturday evening after a violent afternoon that left one woman dead and at least two wounded.Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the death during a televised ne

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-07-22 04:03:00

Fourth Ward residents fight against neighborhood stigma

JANESVILLEAll John and Brittney Mansur knew about the Fourth Ward before moving into the neighborhood was its bad reputation, but they wanted to be part of a turnaround.They are in their early 30s, and other than when they attended college, they have always lived in Janesville.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-07-22 11:00:00

Walworth County Jail trying new inmate debt collection method after writing off $400,000

ELKHORNThe Walworth County Jail is transitioning to a new method for collecting inmate debt after the county this spring had to write off nearly $400,000 in unpaid expenses.The Walworth County Finance Committee on April 26 voted 4-0 to write off $398,579 in “uncollectible” debt from former inmates,

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-07-21 11:00:00

Full-body sketch brings new hope of identifying man found dead 23 years ago

Sketch shows John Clinton Doe's clothingMore HeadlinesFull-body sketch brings new hope of identifying man found dead 23 years ago'I guess I'm forced into retirement': FIBS food cart totaled in fire, ending owner's 10-year careerKENS-TVWoman gives birth in Chick-fil-A bathroom, baby gets perksJustin

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-07-20 23:00:16

Authorities need help identifying woman struck by lightning at Wisconsin festival

TWIN LAKES, Wisconsin — A woman has been hospitalized aftershe was struck by lighting at the Country Thunder Music Festival grounds, the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department says.


Severe weather can't dampen Country Thunder fans

“As soon as he came on stage, I lost my breath,” Hatfield said. “It was gone. I’ve never seen that man in concert, and he’s even more beautiful in person than he is on his CD covers.”

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-07-21 04:00:00

Five things to know about the 2018 Rock County 4-H Fair

Ticket deals are available throughout the week: Adult season ticket packages were $25 before July 13, but they’re available for $35 until Sunday, July 29. Youth season tickets cost $15.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-07-21 11:00:00

Emotional Delavan-Darien referendum meeting could signal new beginning for district

DELAVANWhat was billed as a one-hour forum on a potential November referendum at Delavan-Darien High School on Thursday night morphed into an emotional two-and-a-half hour discussion.The meeting—which included about 50 residents, the Delavan-Darien School Board and district administrators—featured t


Janesville police asks public's help in identifying sexual assault suspect

More Crime StoriesMadison Crime MapCopyright 2017 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Madison garbage truck 'bumps' pedestrian, causing injuries, police sayCourtesy Beaver Dam policeVandals cause extensive damage tagging Bea


Rock County Jail nurse arrested on drug charge

JANESVILLEThe nursing supervisor for the Rock County Jail was placed on administrative leave after Janesville police arrested her Wednesday.Brandi Malcook, 40, of rural Brodhead, was arrested Wednesday morning at Walgreens, 1717 Milton Ave., on a charge of obtaining controlled substance by fraud.


Town of Beloit police look for man who beat, strangled woman, officials say

More Crime StoriesMadison Crime MapTown of Beloit Police DepartmentTown of Beloit police look for man who beat, strangled womanJanesville police ask public's help in identifying sexual assault suspectCopyright 2017 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,


BREAKING: Illinois woman struck by lightning

An Illinois woman was struck by lightning at the Country Thunder campgrounds in Twin Lakes, Wis., according to the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department.


Lake Geneva lifeguard saves two lives over 4th of July

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Lake Geneva lifeguard saved not one, but two lives over the Fourth of July.

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Janesville officials ask citizens to use caution near Monterey Dam

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Janesville officials are urging citizens to use caution nearMonterey Dam, according to a news release from the city.


'Remarkable Women of Lake Geneva' set for Aug. 9

A program on "Remarkable Women of Lake Geneva" will be offered at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Linn Presbyterian Church, W3335 Willow Road.


Elkhorn seeks to fill city council’s 3rd District seat

Letters of interest for the open seat should be sent to Mayor Howie Reynolds, P.O. Box 920, Elkhorn, WI 53121, or they can be dropped off in person at City Hall, 9 S. Broad St.


Intoxicated woman driving, sitting in vehicle arrested on 4th OWI, police say

Phillips did submit to standardized field sobriety tests, which yielded results that offered probable cause to arrest her on an OWI charge, police said.


Janesville school janitor faces child porn charges

David O. Fredricks, 58, of 1210 N. Randall Ave., was charged Tuesday in Rock County Court and released on a signature bond.


Suicide hits home for Fort Atkinson family

When Tomorrow’s Hope takes place this Saturday, July 21, the glow of the Night Light Bike Ride will be extra bright, as the Night Light Biker Ride is dedicated to his memory.