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Name of woman killed in Janesville car crash released

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Rock County Medical Examiner's department released the name of the woman who died in a two-vehicle crash last Friday. Merilyn Mitchell, 74 of Milton, Wisconsin, was pronounced dead shortly after she arrived at a local hospital. The incident happened in Janesville at Milto

NBC15.COM - 2018-10-23 01:12:00

Two fatal victims identified in separate Rock County crashes

The Rock County Medical Examiner's Office has identified two people killed in separate crashes on Friday, one crash in the city of Janesville the other in the town of Janesville.Merilyn Mitchell, 74, Milton, died from injuries sustained in a crash at 11:45 a.m. Friday morning, and Amanda Stewart Rya

MADISON - 2018-10-23 14:30:00

Sex offender relocated to Janesville

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) –A sex offender was relocated to 133 Manor Drive in Janesville in July 2018.According to the Janesville Police Department, Adam Squires was convicted of three counts of 3rd degree sexual assault in February 2015.Authorities said Squires conditions of supervision include: No u

NBC15.COM - 2018-10-22 12:30:00

Crews respond to crash on Stoughton Road near Beltline

MADISON, Wis. - Madison fire crews and police have responded to a crash on a busy east Madison thoroughfare Tuesday afternoon, state traffic officials said. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said the crash happened at 1:20 p.m. on Stoughton Road near the Beltline. The two left lanes of no

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-23 19:03:00

Sex offender living in Janesville after prison

Adam C. Squires, 23, was relocated to 1133 Manor Drive, according to the release, which is based on information released from the state Division of Community Corrections.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

More homes coming to east-side Janesville subdivision

JANESVILLEThirteen new single-family homes will be coming to Janesville’s east side after the city council approved extending public infrastructure to the property.The homes are the second phase of Emerald Estates, a subdivision near Sandhill Drive and Harmony Town Hall Road. They will join the roug

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-10-23 09:00:00

Janesville man arrested for 10th OWI

PORTAGE, Wis. - A state trooper arrested Robert Ramsey, 51, of Janesville for his 10th operating while intoxicated offense early Sunday morning. The trooper spotted Ramsey on the side of I-90 in Columbia County and began offering assistance before suspecting he might have been impaired. Ramsey perfo


LLHS elects senior class officers and representatives

Lakeside Lutheran High School elected senior class officers and representatives for the 2018-19 school year are (left to right): Representative Lukas Heckmann, Middleton; Vice-President, Samantha Anderson, Sun Prairie; President Will DeNoyer, Sun Prairie; Representative Kaitlyn Shadoski, Janesville;

HNGNEWS.COM - 2018-10-23 11:47:00

Body found in Rock River near Rockford airport, recovery boat tips over

ROCKFORD TOWNSHIP, Ill. - Emergency crews were on scene this morning near the intersection of South Main Street and Beltline Road on reports of a body discovered in the Rock River. The body was found around 10 a.m. by a local fisherman. Officials at the scene said the body is too badly decomposed to

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-10-22 18:01:48

SHINE's 'Phoenix' has landed in Janesville

JANESVILLELast week, SHINE Medical Technologies dispatched two semitrailer trucks to haul its nest egg—a particle accelerator that can whip atoms to the speed of nuclear fusion and create radioactive medical isotopes.In a separate vehicle, SHINE CEO and founder Greg Piefer followed the semis in thei

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-10-22 09:00:00

Girls donate summer lemonade stand money to Janesville police

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Two Janesville girls donated the money they raised running a lemonade stand over the summer to the Janesville Police Department, according to a release.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-23 13:43:56

Janesville's queen of Halloween calls herself ‘a big kid’

“She’s one of my prized possessions,” Terri said, referring to the motion-sensitive robot in black. “She’s one of my more expensive possessions.”


Drunken driver reversed car into Madison home, nearly injuring father, two kids, police say

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CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-22 15:47:59

Janesville PD investigates case brought forward by group working to expose predators

JANESVILLE, Wis (WMTV) - Janesville police confirmed they are looking into a case brought forward by an Edgerton-based civilian group that has a goal of exposing online predators. The civilian group, Worldwide Predator Hunters, operates without police involvement. Their latest so-called "sting," p


BREAKING: Several crews respond to body found in Rock River

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) --Police have responded to a call that a body was found in Rock River at the corner of Beltline Road and South Main Street in Rockford.Officials say a fisherman initially spotted the body. The coroner will soon go out on a boat with fire crews to retrieve the body.There is no i

WIFR - 2018-10-22 11:08:00

74-year-old woman dies after crash in Janesville, police say

JANESVILLE, Wis. - A 74-year-old woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Janesville, according to a news release from police. Officers responded to the crash at Milton Avenue and Refset Drive around 11:45 a.m. Friday. There were two passengers in a Chevrolet Cruze and one person in a Cadillac, ac


Man dies in Hwy. 19 rollover crash

A 32-year-old man from Stoughton was pronounced dead on the scene after a one-vehicle crash last week. Emergency responders responded to the crash at about 6 a.m. Oct. 17 at Walter Road and Hwy. 19 in the Town of Westport.Sunday afternoon, the Dane County Medical Examiner’s office identified the dri

HNGNEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 13:42:00

Body found near South Main and Beltline in Winnebago County

ROCKFORD - A body was found in the Rock River near South Main Street and Beltline Road, Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz said. Winnebago County Sheriff's police are on the scene. Hintz said a representative of the coroner's office was headed to the scene at about 10:30 a.m. Check back for more on

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-10-22 16:48:50

Armed Suspect on the Loose after Two Victims robbed at Gunpoint

ROCKFORD - Rockford Police search for an armed suspect after robbing two people at gunpoint. It happened around 7:30 Sunday night, in the 1800 block of Charles street. Police say the two victims parked their vehicle and when they got out, the suspect approached them. The suspect then pointed a gun a

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-10-22 03:34:30

Seven things to do this weekend in the Rock River Valley

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Where: Harlem High School, 1 Huskie Circle, Machesney Park; and Bergmann Center, 4950 Route 173, Poplar Grove About: Volleyball events will be held at Harlem High School, and equestrian events will be held at the Bergmann Center. An opening ceremony will be hel