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Police looking for missing Janesville woman

The Janesville Police Department is seeking the public's help locating a Janesville woman last seen Tuesday afternoon. Police are searching for Annelise M. Wolf, 21, who was last seen at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after leaving from her home on the west side of the city for a bike ride, according to a

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 17:21:00

Janesville Police issue missing persons report

The Janesville Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 21-year-old Annelise Wolf. She was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 after leaving for a bike ride from her home on the west side of Janesville. Annelise is described as a biracial female with a light complexion, w

13 WREX-TV - 2018-03-22 20:28:00

UPDATE: Missing Janesville woman returns home

A woman the Janesville Police Department were seeking has returned home, police announced Thursday afternoon. Police were searching for Annelise M. Wolf, 21, who had last been seen at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after leaving from her home on the west side of the city for a bike ride, according to a ne

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 17:21:00

Janesville recognizes long-time bus driver

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Long-time bus driver Don Hochmuth was honored by the city of Janesville on his last day working for the Janesville Transit System after 17 years of service. According to a release, Hochmuth made many connections with his passengers, some of whom he saw daily over the years. He sta

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-22 15:57:01

Police find possible bomb components in Janesville apartment

Janesville police and a federal agent searched a Janesville apartment recently and found possible bomb-making materials. No one was arrested, but two components of what could have been used in a homemade bomb were found, along with marijuana, synthetic marijuana, firearms and some oil filters that p

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 23:15:00

Woman sentenced to prison for dumping meth waste that sent DEA agent to emergency room

James Langnes has had a sinus headache since Sept. 19, and he could have one for the rest of his life. The federal Drug Enforcement Administration agent said he had never spoken in court as a victim, but he felt compelled to speak Wednesday after methamphetamine waste sitting in a thick glass bottle

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 11:00:00

Boy's home in Janesville is now open

JANESVILLE - After four years of housing unaccompanied female youth, Project 16:49 is now opening a boy's home. The public is welcome to attend an open house from 4 - 7 p.m. today at the transitional living home, 2911 Carrousel Lane, Janesville. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m.

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:46:00

Three BMHS students charged with sexual assault of girl appear in court

JANESVILLE - Three Beloit Memorial High School students charged with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl appeared in Rock County Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon. The three 17-year-olds, Tre'Roryon T. Floyd, Mar'Kai D. Payne and Brandon N. Perry, face charges related to the alleged assault tha

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:46:00

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

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


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


Elevated levels of lead found in 40 water sources in Janesville elementary schools

Buy Now After inspectors found lead at some of the Janesville School District elementary schools, they decided to test 11 of the 12 elementary schools. The found 40 instances of lead amounts that were too high. Eight of Janesville's 12 elementary schools have water sources containing elevated levels


Police: Woman who entered gas station in distress had been kidnapped

MONONA, Wis. - A Mount Horeb man is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman Monday night. Mathew Levin, 50, was arrested Wednesday on tentative charges of second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, false imprisonment and kidnapping. On Tuesday, Monona police released su

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-21 18:33:03

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


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


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


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


Town of Beloit Police arrest man for OWI hit and run

Beloit, Wis. (WMTV)--- According to Town of Beloit Police, officers arrested a man involved in a hit and run crash early Saturday morning. At 12:44am, a Town of Beloit Officer was driving Southbound on HWY 51 near Cranston Rd. The officer saw a vehicle traveling Northbound on Hwy 51 at 59 MPH in 40


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


Fleeing vehicle crashes, injuring four

A Janesville man was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of drunken driving after he crashed his vehicle and injured four people, according to a news release. Police say that at 12:44 a.m. Saturday, Georgio R. Beard, 27, of 1116 W. Wall St., Janesville, was traveling north on Highway 51. A