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Police hope to check welfare of woman who showed up at gas station partially naked

MONONA, Wis. - Monona police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman who ran into a gas station Monday night partially naked and scared, according to a release. Monona police responded around 8:20 p.m. to reports of a partially naked woman who ran into an area gas station stating someone

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-20 11:51:58

Police investigate "suspicious" situation at Beloit Shopko

Beloit police were handling an apparently "suspicious" situation at the Beloit Shopko Plaza on Tuesday afternoon. Derek Ninmer, a supervisor at the Rock County 911 emergency communication center, confirmed that Beloit police had been called at about 2:25 p.m. Tuesday to a report of "suspicious activ

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 22:25:00

Baggies of meth found during traffic stop, deputies say

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. - Several baggies of methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia were found March 4 during a traffic stop in Richland Center, sheriff's officials said. Treagir J. Sander was seen around 7:40 p.m. driving a vehicle near North Jefferson Street and West Mill Street with a revoked

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-21 13:14:48

Man, 69, hit on head, robbed while exiting car

BELOIT - A 69-year-old man was hit on the head and robbed as he returned home Sunday night. The victim was exiting his vehicle in the 1000 block of Moore Street at about 10:30 p.m. when he was struck in the head by an unknown person. The victim's wallet and money were taken. The suspect or suspects

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 16:21:00

Beloit PD searches for missing man

BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV)--- Police are asking for the community's help to find a missing 47-year-old man to check on his welfare. According to a post on the Beloit Police Department's Facebook page, Daniel Tatro was last seen or heard from on Monday around 7:00 p.m. Tatro owns a silver Chevy Impala. Ple

NBC15.COM - 2018-03-20 17:59:00

Future of Janesville Toys 'R' Us building not clear

Buy Now The Janesville Toys 'R' Us is expected to close this year as the bankrupt toy seller prepares to close its 700 U.S. stores. What happens with buildings Toys 'R' Us owns, such as the 30,000-square-foot Janesville store on Milton Avenue, is not yet certain. The Janesville Toys 'R' Us is expec

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 22:30:00

Janesville man charged following traffic crash

March 21, 2018 at 9:06 am | BELOIT - A bill restricting the scope of the placement of violent sex offenders cleared for release across the state will head to Gov. Scott Walker's desk after the Wisconsin Senate took action Tuesd... March 21, 2018 at 9:13 am | ROCKFORD - Winnebago County Sheriff Gary

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 16:13:00

Man charged with sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

A Waterford man is now charged with repeated sexual assault of a child involving a nine-year-old girl over the course of five years. Gregory Frank, 67, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney's Office on Monday. If convicted of the charge, he faces up life in prison. The charge stems from

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:06:27

Two Interstate ramps closing in Rock County Monday night

Two exit ramps on northbound Interstate 39/90 between Beloit and Janesville in Rock County will be closed at different times Monday night for construction work. The state Department of Transportation said Exit 183 to Highway S, or Shopiere Road, will be closed from 8 p.m. midnight, and Exit 177 to H


Elderly Man Injured In Jewel-Osco Lot Hit-And-Run

CARY, IL - Authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a woman accused of striking a 72-year-old man with her SUV and then driving away Saturday afternoon in Cary, police said. The hit-and-run occurred in the Jewel-Osco parking lot, 696 Northwest Highway in Cary, at about 4 p.m. Th


Yerkes staff holding out hope for a rebirth

WILLIAMS BAY - Employees at the Yerkes Observatory are asking supporters to keep their hopes up that a new use can be found for the iconic educational facility. Dan Koehler, director of tours and special programs at Yerkes, told the VISIT Lake Geneva group March 14 that chances still exist that the

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-03-21 07:15:00

4 hurt in crash following high-speed chase in Beloit

A Janesville man was taken into custody early Saturday morning after crashing his car following a high-speed chase, with four people hurt in the crash. Georgio Beard, 27, was tentatively charged with hit and run causing injury, drunken driving causing injury, felony fleeing and other traffic offense


Hikers find fatal car wreck in Mundelein

Three juvenile hikers discovered a fatal car wreck Sunday morning in unincorporated Mundelein of the northern suburbs. About 11:10 a.m., the hikers found a gold 2010 Toyota Prius crashed into a tree at 20303 W. Winchester Rd., the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. One of the hikers believed there w


Men arrested for 9th, 6th OWI offenses among 18 picked up over St. Patrick's Day weekend

MILWAUKEE - There were 18 arrests during St. Patrick's Day weekend Operation Drive Sober patrols, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office. That includes the arrest of five repeat offenders - one arrested for his 9th OWI offense. A deputy had to draw his weapon in order to take that man in


Cash bond set for 'felony lane gang' suspect

A woman suspected of being part of a national theft and forgery ring was ordered held on a $20,000 cash bond after her initial appearance in Rock County Court on Monday. Janesville police arrested Theresa L Bryson, 36, on Thursday on suspicion of visiting two Janesville Chase Bank branches and cashi

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 23:15:00

WITNESSES: Shooting at CherryVale Mall following 6-person fight

CHERRYVALE MALL - (UPDATE - 12:58pm) - CherryVale Mall released a statement saying it's aware of an incident that occurred in The District. The mall is currently closed. Police are still on scene. Authorities are investigating reports of a shooting Sunday morning at CherryVale Mall. An unconfirmed w


Beloit man charged with sexual assault of girl, 9

March 19, 2018 at 9:21 am | Turner Middle School students celebrated Pi Day on March 14 by eating pie the students brought in and having a competition to see who has memorized the most digits of pi. Some of the students also ma... March 19, 2018 at 9:21 am | BELOIT - Robinson School students have s


Police: 31-year-old man shot, injured during apparent armed robbery

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning, March 18. It happened just before 4 a.m. near 51st Boulevard and Hampton Avenue. Police say a 31-year-old Milwaukee man was shot by a male suspect during an apparent armed robbery. The victim took himself t


Janesville Gazette: Give bricks from the GM plant a second life

Instead of treating it like a funeral, the former GM plant's demolition could become a party. We'd like to see one - a celebration of what the plant has given Janesville and area residents. We particularly like suggestions to make available to residents bricks from the plant. With the demolition rep


MPD: 2 injured in three-vehicle crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Two were injured in a three-vehicle crash on the east side of Madison Friday evening. An 87-year-old man rear ended the vehicle in front of him, which then crashed into the vehicle ahead of it at the intersection of East Johnson Street and Marston Avenue just before 4:30 p.m