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Police release photo in Wal-Mart theft

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 608-755-3100, or Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636, or to leave an anonymous tip with the P3 tips app, available at the Apple store or Google play store.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-06-21 16:49:00

2 arrested in connection with cigarette theft ring, Janesville police say

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Two Janesville men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a cigarette theft ring from local gas stations and tobacco retailers, police said.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-06-21 12:31:52

Jefferson County parks close due to high water

JEFFERSON -- Due to current high water levels, Mary Nimm of the Jefferson County Parks Department said the following Jefferson County Parks are closed:-- Kanow Park, N8390 Rock River Road, Ixonia.-- Cappie's Landing, N8625 Jefferson Road, Watertown.-- Rock River Park, W5281 County Highway B, Johnson

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2018-06-21 16:59:00

Wisconsin manhunt suspect arrested inside Waukesha County Courthouse

Once he stepped foot in the courthouse with his attorney, Donna Kuchler, Pogreba was cuffed and taken into custody. Instead of making his initial court appearance he will spend the night in jail.

TMJ4.COM - 2018-06-21 21:00:00

Police investigate shots fired incident in Sun Prairie

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Police are actively investigating a shots fired incident in Sun Prairie Wednesday night.The weapons violation was reported to police just before 7 p.m. near the Hamilton Place apartments, according to an official with the Sun Prairie Police Department.Officials said police are st

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-06-21 02:32:13

Gruber named Jefferson County judge

“I am pleased to appoint William Gruber to the Jefferson County Circuit Court,” Walker said. “His public-sector experience, community involvement, and judicial philosophy give me confidence that he will make an excellent judge.”

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2018-06-21 18:19:00

No injuries, confined damage reported in apartment building fire, Janesville Fire crews say

JANESVILLE, Wis. - No injuries were reported in a fire that damaged a condo-style apartment building Wednesday evening, according to the Janesville Fire Department.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-06-21 11:33:15

Police: Man arrested in ambush attack that dislodged 24-year-old's teeth, knocked him out

More Crime StoriesMadison Crime MapChannel3000_Web_StaffPolice: Man arrested in ambush attack that dislodged 24-year-old's teeth, knocked him outCopyright 2018 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Police investigate stabbing

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-06-21 22:56:46

Job fair set in Jefferson on Thursday

JEFFERSON -- The Workforce Development Center in Jefferson County and partner agencies will host a Stay Local Showcase Job Fair Thursday from 3-6 p.m. at the Woolen Mills in Jefferson.Local careers and resources will be showcased at the family-friendly job fair. Country music station WSLD 104.5 FM w


Dogs will now be allowed to be in Oconomowoc parks

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Dogs will be allowed to be in most city parks after a split common council voted in favor of amending a section of the municipal code, 4-3, during the June 19 meeting.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-06-20 16:00:00

Janesville to receive grant for redevelopment of former GM plant, officials say

JANESVILLE, Wis. - A major economic development regarding the future of the former General Motors assembly plant in Janesville will be announced Wednesday, according to a release.


Officials ID teen shot, killed at east side gas station

MADISON, Wis. - The teenagershot at gas station on Madison’s east side last weekhas died, Dane County officials said.


Harry Potter festival to return to Jefferson in 2018

City hopes to host the event for years to comeMore HeadlinesCopyright 2018 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Car strikes Janesville food pantry causing structural damage, official saysWisconsin National Guard troops headin


Watertown to receive $56,000 for student transitions

The Transition Readiness Grant Program, created by the passage of the 2017 state budget, will disburse $1.5 million during the 2019 fiscal year for the expansion and development of services that assist students with disabilities in transitioning from school to the workforce. In total, the 37 distric

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2018-06-20 16:59:00

Organizer presents Jefferson council with Warriors and Wizards update

The council then approved its consent agenda, which included vouchers payable for June in the amount of $224,293; payroll summary for June 8 in the amount of $155,749; council minutes from the June 5 meeting of the common council; Agreement for Facility Use with School District and Recreation Depart

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2018-06-20 16:59:00

Circuit still irksome, dangerous, in Janesville

The circuit generally starts at Mount Zion Avenue and continues to just north of Highway 14, where cruisers use a left-turn lane and side streets to turn around, for a circuit of about 3½ miles.


Teen girl shot at Kwik Trip died Friday; investigation continues

The 15-year-old girl who was shot while inside a car at an East Side gas station on Wednesday died Friday.Amariah Kimbrew of Cottage Grove died at a local hospital from wounds sustained in the shooting, which Madison police can't say was accidental or intentional.A forensic autopsy at the Dane Count


Victim identified in fatal bicycle crash in Delafield

The driver of the car that struck him, a 71-year-old Waukesha man, remained at the scene and was cooperating in the investigation, according to the sheriff's department. No charges have been filed in connection with the incident.


It was sunnyside up, except for the eggs

Susan Strese, an 18-year treasurer with the Watertown Agri-Business Club, said this year marks the 50th breakfast with the first being one held in 1967.


Teenager charged in child assault

JEFFERSON — An 18-year-old Jefferson teen has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault of an underage girl.The teen, whom the Daily Union is not identifying to protect the alleged victim’s identity, was arrested Friday, April 13, based on investigations by both the Fort Atkinson and Jeffe