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IRS scam targeting state, area residents
IRS scam targeting state, area residents
The Langkamps are a recent example of what the state's consumer protection division calls a troubling trend of telemarketing fraud.
Whitewater man guilty on all 12 counts in attack on girls
Whitewater man guilty on all 12 counts in attack on girls
Larry Shannon, 42, of Whitewater, was charged with 11 felonies and one misdemeanor in an October 2012 attack on two girls in the city of Whitewater.
This Valentine's Day, be wary of online scammers, Wisconsin officials warn
This Valentine's Day, be wary of online scammers, Wisconsin officials warn
People using online dating sites should be wary of scammers, The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection warns in a Valentine's-Day-themed news release.
Appeals court calls for Walworth County new trial in juvenile arson case
An appeals court pointed fingers at the prosecutor, defense attorney and a detective for errors in a 2013 trial.
Janesville's Phonesavanh family seeks damages in lawsuit
Janesville's Phonesavanh family seeks damages in lawsuit
The family of Bou Bou Phonesavanh seeks damages for injuries suffered in a Georgia police raid.
Orfordville man faces sixth-offense drunken driving charge
Orfordville man faces sixth-offense drunken driving charge
Jeremy P. Gorton, 42, was arrested after deputies from the Rock County Sheriff's Office got a tip from Janesville police that Gorton might be driving toward Orfordville.
Janesville man pleads guilty to reduced charge in sex case
Janesville man pleads guilty to reduced charge in sex case
Richard Rucks pleaded guilty to third-degree sexual assault in Rock County Court this week.
Victim in attempted murder case: "I was just hoping I wasn't going to die"
Victim in attempted murder case:
The trial for Larry Shannon, 42, of Whitewater began Monday. He is accused of trying to kill two girls and leading police on a high-speed chase across two counties in 2012.
State targets some returns for verification
For the second year, the state Department of Revenue is running a program designed to protect taxpayers' identities and refunds from fraudsters.
Car pursued at high speeds on Interstate 90 on Sunday night
The car crossed into Illinois, ending the chase.