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Deluges reported in some parts of Rock County

MILTONMore than 5 inches of rain fell in Milton overnight, said Don Zimmerman, city public works foreman.Zimmerman said he was up most of the night, working with police to post signs to detour traffic around flooded streets.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-17 14:56:00

Freeport laundromat fire causes $300k in damage

FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) -- Officials say an early morning blaze at a Freeport laundromat caused about $300,000 in damage.

WIFR - 2018-08-16 14:01:00

Residents of Shannon Forced to Evacuate Due to Natural Gas Leak

Shannon, Ill. - Residents of Shannon, in Carroll County, have been forced to evacuate due to a natural gas leak. The leak is located at the intersection of Stanton Street and Illinois Route 72.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-08-18 02:18:02

$5,000 Women in Auto Care Scholarship Awarded to Freeport, IL, Student

Vonda Lee,a representative for the Women in Auto Care organization, said in 2018, $75,000 was given to women studying auto body repair.

AUTOBODYNEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 17:56:00

Mosquito pool in Ogle County tests positive for West Nile virus

MONROE CENTER (WREX) -A mosquito pool in Ogle County tests positive for the West Nile virus.That pool was in Monroe Center. The Ogle County Health Department says this is the first positive sample in the county this year. It says residents need to be vigilant in preventing exposure to the dangerous


Freeport principal makes house calls to encourage attendance

"We know that in order to do better academically as well as socially and emotionally, we need students to come to school. On time. Be ready to learn," said Bohrer.


Beloit police warn residents about multiple car burglaries

According to a Facebook post, the department has received multiple reports over the past several days of vehicles that have been burglarized, and are asking residents to remove valuables from their vehicles at night.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-08-16 21:32:55

Janesville fire death declared accidental

JANESVILLEPolice are satisfied that an accident led to a man’s death in a fire in July 2017.A medical examiner’s report confirms earlier suspicion that William F. Russell, 35, died accidentally, said Lt. Charles Aagaard of the Janesville police detective bureau.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Funnel clouds spotted across southern Wisconsin

On Thursday, a quick funnel formed over Platteville, which we were able to spot on our Queen B Radio Skycam.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-16 20:40:43

'Spontaneous combustion' causes cleaners to catch fire in Freeport

When crews arrived on scene, they say flames and smoke were visible. First responders were able to limit the flames to one building, but the connected buildings did have smoke inside of them.


Man tells deputy strange tale of why he stole a truck

TOWN OF FULTONA Michigan family driving home from Sturgis, South Dakota, stopped in Newville around 3 p.m. Wednesday.When they came out of Carl’s Shell Station, their truck, the trailer it was towing, and the two Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the trailer, were gone, according to a criminal complain

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Local police agencies searching for domestic violence suspect

STEPHENSON COUNTY, Ill. - Police are searching for a suspect, Ryan "Kyle" Johnson, who is wanted in connection with a domestic battery incident that occurred Wednesday morning.


Driver trying to put on shoes sideswipes 2 parked vehicles, police say

DARLINGTON, Wis. - Officials said a driver was not paying attention when she struck two parked cars in Darlington Monday, an official said.


11 Madison area restaurants serving up tasty barbecue

It was Tennessee Williams who gave us “Summer and Smoke,” but he most definitely was not talking about barbecue. Good thing the rest of us are. Summer and slow-smoked barbecue have always been one of the world’s most perfect seasonal pairings, with the scents of hickory and cherrywood wafting over b


More charges filed in Beloit double shooting case

More HeadlinesCopyright 2018 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Man stole cash from Atwood Avenue restaurant, police sayPhoto via Beloit Police DepartmentMore charges filed in Beloit double shooting caseSubmittedWoman finds


More charges against accused Beloit shooter

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Groups organizing cleanup along Rock River in Janesville

The Rock River itself is 284 miles long and runs to Rock Island, Illinois, where it meets the Mississippi River.


Bryce wins Democratic primary to replace Ryan

MADISON, Wis. - Randy Bryce, a union ironworker known as "Iron Stache," has won the Democratic primary in the race to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan.


New owner of Janesville Sentry store chops staff in half

JANESVILLEThe former Daniels Sentry grocery store on Janesville’s east side will reopen later this week as an IGA supermarket, but with far fewer staff than had previously worked there, the new owner confirmed.The store’s new owner, Jeff Maurer, told The Gazette on Tuesday that about half of the 49


Darlington police: Woman trying to put on shoes crashes into 2 parked vehicles

The crash occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Monday in Darlington. Police said Alexis Furino, 26, of Beloit, was trying to put on her shoes while driving on Galena Street. Her vehicle sideswiped two parked vehicles, causing severe damage to one and minor damage to the other.