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Waupun guard named repeatedly in abuse complaints
Waupun guard named repeatedly in abuse complaints
One guard is named in 28 of the 40 allegations of staff-on-inmate abuse identified by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism at Waupun's segregation unit, commonly known as solitary confinement.
Police: Beloit woman found dead of apparent gunshot wound
Police say they suspect homicide after they found a woman dead of an apparent gunshot wound in Beloit early Sunday morning.
Janesville woman arrested in stabbing incident
A Janesville woman is in jail on suspicion she stabbed her boyfriend in the arm during a domestic dispute early Sunday.
Waupun prison guards accused of abusing dozens of inmates
Waupun prison guards accused of abusing dozens of inmates
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has identified 40 allegations of physical or psychological abuse by correctional officers against inmates in Waupun's segregation unit since 2011.
Four arrested in shooting at apartments near UW-Whitewater
Authorities say four people are in custody after a shooting incident reported early Friday at apartments near the UW-Whitewater campus.
Town of Rock man arrested suspected of fifth OWI
Authorities arrested a town of Rock man after reportedly finding him passed out at the wheel of a car Friday morning.
Former Janesville man Phillip Byrd pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend's death
Former Janesville man Phillip Byrd pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend's death
Phillip Byrd pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional homicide Thursday in connection with the February death of 43-year-old Cheryl Gilberg.
Andrew Churchwell faces federal charge in June 9 Janesville incident
A Janesville man accused of assaulting his mother and then crashing his car in June now faces a related charge in federal court.
Brandon Quinn pleads not guilty to child-abuse charges
Brandon Quinn of Janesville pleaded not guilty to assaulting two small children when he appeared in Rock County Court on Wednesday.
Steven Zelich, suspect in suitcase bodies case, remains an enigma
Steven Zelich, suspected of killing two women whose bodies police say he left in suitcases along a rural Walworth County road last month, remains an enigma even as his case draws national attention.