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Child abuser's sentence a 'complete failure of the justice system,' mother says
Child abuser's sentence a 'complete failure of the justice system,' mother says
The sentence given to a Janesville man accused of hitting two children until they were bloody and unconscious is a "complete failure of the justice system," the mother of the children said.
Man gets fourth OWI after hiding from cops, officials say
Police say they arrested a Janesville man on suspicion of fourth-offense drunken driving after he ditched his vehicle and tried to hide in the woods early Sunday.
Janesville's Fourth Ward in fear?
Janesville's Fourth Ward in fear?
Fourth Ward resident Gina Smith believes she's seen drug dealing in her neighborhood this summer rise to a peak she hasn't seen in more than a decade.
Woman faces OWI charge in crash that injured dog
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90/39 left a Madison woman and her dog injured, and the woman charged on suspicion of drunken driving Sunday morning, authorities said.
Former Lake Geneva employees bound over for trial on theft and misconduct charges
Former Lake Geneva employees bound over for trial on theft and misconduct charges
Two former Lake Geneva Street Department employees waived their right to a preliminary hearing Friday and were bound over for trial.
Former 'Jeopardy!' champ faces sexual assault charges in Walworth County
Former 'Jeopardy!' champ faces sexual assault charges in Walworth County

ELKHORN — A former “Jeopardy!” champion from Illinois who Lake Geneva police found partially naked with a 15-year-old Wisconsin girl in the back of a Hummer in March is scheduled for trial next month on a felony charge of child...

Rock County sex offender to be released Tuesday
Lee A. Poffenberger will be released to Rock Valley Community Programs in the town of Rock.
Elkhorn City Council approves drafting ordinance restricting where sex offenders live
The Elkhorn City Council voted 4-3 to draft an ordinance that would restrict where sex offenders can live in the city. It would require offenders to live at least 2,500 feet from facilities for children.
Woman accused of stealing from employer to feed gambling addiction
A Janesville woman faces charges in Rock County Court after being accused of stealing $73,000 from her employer.
Two Janesville men seek to open new tavern at former Quotes Bar & Grill site
Two Janesville men seek to open new tavern at former Quotes Bar & Grill site
A pair of Janesville residents seek to open a new tavern at the home of the former Quotes Bar & Grill, a tavern that in the past had proved to be something of a fight club.