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Local agencies fight human trafficking in Rock County
Local organizations are trying to raise awareness and provide resources for victims of human trafficking in the stateline region.
Illinois man charged with fourth-offense OWI
An Illinois man who is now charged with fourth-offense OWI reportedly told police he “should not have drove,” according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
Complaint: Darien woman found by Janesville police dog connected to more burglaries
A Darien woman suspected in several burglaries and arrested with help from a Janesville police dog in August now faces more burglary charges in Walworth County Court.
Second former Badger High School student receives two years probation in sex photo case
A former Badger High School student was sentenced to two years of probation for a case involving the alleged distribution of photos from a sexual act with two other students.
Whitewater man pleads not guilty to causing mistrial after outbursts in court
A Whitewater man has pleaded not guilty to charges he caused a mistrial after outbursts in court prompted sheriff's deputies to shoot him twice with a Taser.
Judge denies motion in Whitewater murder case
A Walworth County judge has denied a motion asking her to reconsider an earlier decision that lawyers for a Whitewater man accused of murder called unconstitutional.
Former Rock County jailer stands mute to theft charges
An ex-jailer accused of stealing from an inmate stood mute Monday in Rock County Court, prompting the court to enter not-guilty pleas on his behalf.
Janesville woman charged with fourth OWI
A Janesville woman faces her fourth intoxicated driving charge in connection with a traffic stop early Sunday morning, according to a news release from the Janesville Police Department.
From alcohol to heroin, an epidemic strikes home
From alcohol to heroin, an epidemic strikes home
The story of Red Road House's conversion from a place that helps mostly recovering alcoholics to mostly recovering drug addicts is another reflection of the local heroin epidemic.
Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate
Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate
A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.