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Whitewater police look for man who sneaked under fence, wanted in connection to vandalism

The WPD is looking for your help to identify the individual in the video from 8-4-18The Whitewater Police Department is looking for assistance in identifying the individual in the video who is wanted for questioning about a vandalism complaint from 08/04/18 around 12:30am. (The individual comes in a

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-16 19:58:32

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

Oconomowoc Lake home sells for $2.4 million in two days

The Cape Cod-style home on Fairview Road was sold for $2.4 million after being on the market for just two days, according to Katie Brumder, a realtor for Team Trimble of Keller Williams Realty. Brumder said the home was listed June 12 and the offer, which came June 13, was accepted June 14.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-08-16 21:41:00

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

Four young girls accuse former Elkhorn man of sex assault

ELKHORNA former Elkhorn man is charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting multiple young girls he knew, according to a criminal complaint filed this week in Walworth County Court.Lynn C. Thompson, 75, now of the Bark River Campground in Jefferson, faces several child sexual assault charges in conne

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 20:00:00

Festival patrons not sweet on dropping funnel cakes

YMCA volunteer Emma Czyznik, left, and associate executive director Sherri Baker wear their "I Love Meatballs" aprons Wednesday at the YMCA's food booth on opening day of the Venetian Festival in Lake Geneva. (Photo by Scott Williams/Regional News)By Scott Williams swilliams@lakegenevanews.net

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-08-16 19:30:00

Walworth man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving

Walworth police reported that Joseph R. Davis, 35, of N1380 Highway 14, drove while intoxicated Aug. 3 at Madison and Weber streets, according to the complaint.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 20:00:00

Haley Justmann is fairest of the fair

BEAVER DAM — Haley Justmann, daughter of Andy and Jody Justmann, Juneau, was crowned Dodge County Fairest of the Fair Wednesday night by outgoing fairest of the fair Alicia Burnett.

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-16 16:12:00

Dark store theory is a con

I am a developer in the city of Janesville and have worked on numerous projects over the last 25 years including the Kmart/Festival redevelopment, Oasis/Menards redevelopment, Castle Metals, Upper Lakes Foods, IPM Foods and ANGI Energy Systems to name a few. I read the editorial Aug. 4 about the dar

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

Adams County officials seek to remove county clerk

More HeadlinesWarrant: Adams County clerk's laptop investigated for misconduct in office, computer crimesco.adams.wi.usAdams County officials seek to remove county clerkFort Atkinson PD investigates local pastor for stealing church fundsMilton, Janesville to discuss joint fire station

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-15 23:27:32

Aluminum tariff effects hit Dane County in the form of dog tags

Never miss another story.Sign up herefor Channel3000.com email newsletters and have local news delivered right to you every day. It’s quick and free tosign up.Next StoryFort Atkinson PD investigates local pastor for stealing church funds

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-16 03:15:19

Janesville Noon Rotary Corn Roast and mud volleyball tournament to be a party for all

Vanessa Slye of Orfordville bumps the ball during mud volleyball action at the Janesville Noon Rotary Club’s 2017 Corn Roast and Mud Volleyball Tournament. The 2018 event is set for Saturday, Aug. 18, at Traxler Park in Janesville.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Doctor at Aurora Medical Center in Summit is using 3D technology to create customized knees

Through a friend, Fischer met Dr. Christopher Dale, an orthopedic surgeon at Aurora Medical Center in Summit. Dale thought Fischer would be a perfect candidate for a customized knee replacement created from 3D printing technology.

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-08-15 20:41:00

Milton Joint Fire Commission inches toward new station

To find a cost-effective solution, the commission Wednesday asked Fire Chief Randy Banker and the administrative team to provide four options for a new station, including cost estimates.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 11:00:00

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.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 20:00:00

Beloit man charged with false imprisonment

Citchen was transported and held at the Rock County Jail on charges of domestic battery, domestic disorderly conduct, domestic false imprisonment, felon in possession of a firearm, theft of a firearm and failure to comply with officer's attempt to take person into custody. The charges are pending a


Man dies after swallowing heroin following federal raid

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Janesville man arrested for attempted burglary, stalking

JANESVILLE,Wis. (WMTV)--Janesville Police have arrested a man in connection with two attempted burglaries. According to a news release from the department, officers responded to the same address in the 2600 block of Bond Place for two attempted burglary complaints Monday morning. The suspect, 45-yea


19-year-old woman dies in crash on I-43 northbound in Waukesha County

According to the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was traveling southbound on I-43 and lost control of her vehicle while attempting to change lanes and pass another car. The woman’s vehicle smashed into the median, rolled over twice and came to rest partially in the left lane of I-43 nort


Janesville man allegedly tried to break into home twice, police say

Kevin Alt, 45, no permanent address, was taken into custody after he led police on a mile-long chase, Janesville police said.