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Tax identity theft victim: “If it can happen to us, it can happen to anybody"
Scott Billings, town of Janesville, is one of thousands who are victims of one of the most common forms of identity theft in the country – tax identity theft.
Beloit man sentenced on heroin charges
Beloit man sentenced on heroin charges
A Beloit man was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Wednesday for distributing heroin, according to a Department of Justice news release.
Janesville School District expels student for theft
The Janesville School District announced Wednesday it has expelled a high school student for theft and receiving stolen property.
Janesville police seek help in identifying thief
Janesville police seek help in identifying thief
Police hope photos from surveillance video will identify a man who stole cash from Time Out Pub & Eatery in downtown Janesville.
Jury finds man guilty in Janesville heroin-trafficking case
Jury finds man guilty in Janesville heroin-trafficking case
A Rock County jury returned its verdict after less than an hour of deliberating Tuesday night.
Janesville police program helping heroin users get sober
Janesville police program helping heroin users get sober
An innovative new program has helped some local heroin users go sober.
Janesville heroin case hinges on testimony of reformed addict
Janesville heroin case hinges on testimony of reformed addict
A trial began Monday for a Madison man accused of moving large amounts of heroin from Chicago to Madison, via Janesville.
Walworth County officials eye alternatives to placing juveniles in correctional facilities
Walworth County officials are looking into how to keep more juveniles out of correctional facilities and in the community.
No charges filed against UW-Whitewater wrestling recruit in sexual assault case
No charges filed against UW-Whitewater wrestling recruit in sexual assault case
The adult-aged UW-Whitewater wrestling recruit who was a suspect in a sexual assault case will not face charges. The wrestler was a 21-year-old competing for Lincoln College's wrestling team in Lincoln, Illinois, at the time of the event.
Prosecutor dismisses juvenile's arson case after state Court of Appeals decision
The case against a 16-year-old who was convicted in the burning of a Sugar Creek church has been dismissed. The state Court of Appeals ordered a new trial in juvenile court last week.