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Strong batch of heroin could have caused overdoses, Janesville police warn
Janesville police are warning drug users that a stronger-than-usual batch of heroin could be circulating within the community.
Whitewater police seek suspect in car entry thefts

WHITEWATER--Whitewater police are asking for the public's help in their search for a suspect in a rash of thefts from area vehicles over the past several months, according to a news release from the Whitewater Police Department.
 
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Prison ordered in Janesville child prostitution case involving Walworth County runaway
Prison ordered in Janesville child prostitution case involving Walworth County runaway
Four years in prison was ordered Tuesday for a Janesville man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a runaway Walworth County girl for prostitution.
Erdman's Countryside Inn in foreclosure
As Rich Erdman fights the town of Milton over suspension of his liquor license at the embattled Countryside Inn, now comes news the tavern is in foreclosure.
Probation ordered for Dr. Richard Barney on prescription fraud charges

MADISON--A prominent Rock County emergency medical physician who fraudulently obtained prescription medication for his addiction to painkillers was placed on two years probation and fined $3,000 Tuesday in federal court.

Dr. Richard N....

Probation ordered for letter carrier convicted of stealing cash from mail

MADISON—A former Janesville letter carrier who took cash from birthday and sympathy cards was placed on two years probation and ordered to make $1,225 restitution Tuesday in federal court.

Kristy Hollibush, 43, had been a letter carrier...

Janesville Police Department awards top employees

JANESVILLE--The Janesville Police Department honored its 2013 department award recipients with a reception in March.

The department issued the following information about the award winners:

Milton student expelled for passing out prescription meds
The Milton School Board expelled a male Milton High School student because he had prescription drugs at school and was handing them out to other students, according to a release.
Apparent bullet holes found in Janesville church's cross
A large cross that stirred controversy last spring in Janesville apparently was the target of a vandal with a firearm.
Janesville man sentenced to 60 years in prison for two Janesville attempted murders last April
Janesville man sentenced to 60 years in prison for two Janesville attempted murders last April
Jeffrey J. Starkman was sentenced by Judge James Daley Monday at the Rock County Court House to 60 years in prison and 20 years of extended supervision.