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Multi-vehicle crash leaves 62-year-old woman dead in New Berlin
Upon arrival, officers located a heavily damaged vehicle. The driver of that vehicle, a 62-year-old Mukwonago woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Milton woman faces negligent homicide charge after crash that killed Janesville man
ELKHORNA Milton woman faces a negligent homicide charge after her car hit a van that rolled over and ejected its driver—a Janesville man who died, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.In March, Casandra A. Melvin, 26, of 153 E. Madison Ave., failed to fully stop at a stop
Ice Castles are coming to Lake Geneva winter 2018
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -- Ice Castles will be turning Lake Geneva, Wis.,into a winter wonderland this December,WITI reports.
Mukwonago woman killed in Waukesha County crash
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Small store making a big difference in Genoa City
GENOA CITY —Downtown Genoa City is home to a number of empty storefronts.Sheets of cardboard block out many windows, with signs proclaiming “For Lease” and “For Sale.”But one new store has caught significant traction with area shoppers, delivering a spark of hope for economic growth and brighter day
Lindenhurst Man Fatally Shoots Robber In Hammer Attack: Police
WAUKEGAN, IL — After a botched gun robbery early Tuesday in Lindenhurst, one man is dead and the other has been charged with his murder and armed robbery, according to the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force. Police received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. about a possible robbery at a home in the 300 b
UPDATE: Woman found dead in downtown Gary home was stabbed, police say
Police canvassed the area, then returned to the home and contacted a relative of Rawson to open a door. Once inside, officers found Rawson lifeless. She had a stab wound, police said.
Threat prompts Big Foot High School to shut down
WALWORTH —Students at Big Foot High School were dismissed early today after what officials described as a threat against students and staff.In a message posted on the school's Facebook page, officials said they do not believe the threat was "credible."But the school was closed effective at 12:30 p.m
Man finds his cat hanging from tree with rope tied around its neck in Palmyra
According to a Facebook post from Palmyra Public Safety, the man found his cat hanging from the tree on Tuesday morning, Oct. 16. When he cut the rope, the cat climbed the tree where it remained with the rope still tied around its neck.
Ex-cop fined $1,000 in prostitution case
Babcock, 64, a former police officer in Delavan and Sharon, pleaded guilty Oct. 10 in Walworth County Circuit Court to pandering/solicitation.
New county panel to place sex offenders
Julie Lund, spokeswoman for the state Department of Health Services, said the process will allow state officials to work closely with local officials who know the communities and housing options in their area.
Milwaukee Police investigating possible abduction and homicide at Dineen Park
Six autopsies scheduled for today - four homicides, one overdose and one probable drowning.— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine)October 17, 2018
New police chief on duty in town of Geneva
Eric Anderson, left, is sworn into position as the town of Geneva chief of police before, from left to right, town supervisors Mark Scerba, David Stolow and Town Chairman Joseph Kopecky. (Contributed photo/Regional News)
Contractor wanted on home fraud charge, suburban homeowners say work not completed
Todd Liszka's Facebook page, T.J.'s Handyman Service, shows off dozens of videos and pictures of home repair projects that he says were done "very well" and look "very nice."
Volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels deliveries
The Walworth County Senior Nutrition Program, which includes Meals on Wheels, is looking for new volunteers to deliver lunch to seniors on the Pell Lake and Lake Como routes.Meals are delivered Mondays through Fridays at 11 a.m.
EB I-94 lakes mostly blocked by overturned semi in Gurnee
GURNEE, Ill. (WLS) --Three of the four eastbound lanes of I-94 are blocked in Gurnee after a semi rolled over after coming off the Route 120 exit ramp Tuesday afternoon.Illinois State Tollway Police said the semi was carrying corrosive materials. The driver of the truck was not injured, but most lan
"This has been a positive thing:" 11-year-old's arm injured during Davante Adam's game-tying touchdown
First off, let's just make it clear that the 11-year-old fan from Utah is not upset about what happened. In fact, the kid's dad says he considers it a badge of honor to watch his son get a pretty rough sprain from the wide receiver during the mini-Lambeau Leap.
Male found dead in Lindenhurst home
LINDENHURST, Ill. (WLS) --A death investigation is underway in Lake County after a person was found dead early Tuesday in a home in north suburban Lindenhurst.Lindenhurst police responded around 2:30 a.m. to a report of a possible robbery in the 300-block of Teal Road, according to the Lake County S
Man charged after accomplice shot dead during attempted robbery
At 2:30 a.m., officers responded to calls of a person shot during the robbery at a home in the 300 block of Teal Road, according to the Lake County Major Crime Task Force. When they arrived, officers found a 34-year-old Chicago who had been shot.
Ice castles coming to Lake Geneva this winter
LAKE GENEVA, Wis - Ice Castles are scheduled to open at the end of December at Lake Geneva.Each year the Ice Castles company visits six locations across the U.S. and creates the wintry castles by hand using hundreds of thousands of icicles and LED lighting. The attraction includes ice-carved tunnels