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    Janesville police, Rock County courts and Rock County sheriff

Frank Schultz

Word Badger: School defines ways of behaving badly
- A local school on Wednesday posted on Twitter definitions of rude behavior, mean behavior and bullying. Read more >>
Word Badger: 'Style' can drive you buggy
- What's the correct way to write? It depends. Read more >>
SWAT incident investigated
- The call to an East Racine Street address Sunday could be Janesville's first occurrence of "swatting." Read more >>
Resources an issue for Beloit police
- Changes in state aid to municipalities has hurt Beloit police efforts during its most difficult summer, the police chief said. Read more >>
A summer of shootings in Beloit
- Six people have been shot to death in Beloit since April, which has focused the attention of many in the community. Read more >>
Book tells Wisconsin crime stories
- Hilary Dickinson, a former Beloit Daily News reporter, has written a book packed with crime dramas from the point of view of Wisconsin police officers. Read more >>
Marijuana figures in traffic death
- An Illinois man faces prison time if convicted on charges related to a May 11 traffic crash in Rock County. Read more >>
Speeding ticket numbers drop
- Janesville police wrote fewer speeding tickets in 2013 than in previous years, but the police chief sees the drop as a statistical blip. Read more >>
Video shows Janesville bus crash
- Video from cameras a Janesville city bus show what happened when the bus crashed into a duplex on Aug. 6. Read more >>
Incumbent Robert Spoden wins Rock County sheriff primary

JANESVILLE—Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden held off a determined challenge from Gary Groelle to win the Democratic primary Tuesday.

Rob Zerban wins primary to face Paul Ryan

JANESVILLE—Rob Zerban easily held off Amar Kaleka on Tuesday to become the Democrat's standard-bearer in the race to defeat Rep. Paul Ryan.

It didn't take long for the gloves to come off.

Diamond thefts from Kohl's alleged
- A Janesville woman is accused of stealing diamonds in Janesville and in the Madison area. Read more >>
Voters face big choices Tuesday
- Voters face interesting and important choices on Tuesday's ballot. But will they head to the polls to make them? State projections suggest otherwise. Read more >>
It's Ryan vs. Ryan in 1st District
- A Madison man named Jeremy Ryan is challenging Rep. Paul Ryan in the Republican 1st Congressional District primary. Read more >>
Democratic primary: Kaleka vs. Zerban
- Voters in the Democratic primary Aug. 12 will choose the candidate to challenge Paul Ryan in November. Read more >>
Cops auditioning electric motorcycle
- Police are giving the bike a tryout this week. Read more >>
Sheriff candidate has blot on record
- Both candidates for Rock County sheriff have largely exemplary work records, but Gary Groelle's record includes a reprimand in 2009. Read more >>
UPDATED: Police say wife shot herself after stabbing
- A Janesville woman shot and killed herself after an argument with her husband during which she stabbed him and herself, Janesville police said. Read more >>
Rock sheriff race donations listed
- Gary Groelle has surpassed Sheriff Robert Spoden in campaign contributions in the race for Rock County sheriff. Read more >>
Primary crucial in Rock sheriff race
- Aug. 12 primary voters will likely decide whether incumbent Robert Spoden or Capt. Gary Groelle will be sheriff. Read more >>
Old guns an issue in sheriff race
- Candidate Gary Groelle has raised the issue of old sidearms issued to deputies, but sheriff's office officials said the weapons are fine. Read more >>
Guilty plea entered in motorcycle deaths
- The man whose vehicle crashed into and killed two motorcyclists near Janesville on April 20 has pleaded guilty in Rock County Court. Read more >>
Debates are issue in race for Congress
- Rob Zerban said he won't debate his Democratic primary opponent, Amar Kaleka, but would debate the incumbent, Paul Ryan. Read more >>
Program takes guns from abusers
- A new procedure in Rock County Court—soon to be statewide—takes guns from people who are subject to domestic-abuse restraining orders. Read more >>
Man faces federal charge
- A Janesville man accused of assaulting his mother and then crashing his car in June now faces a related charge in federal court. Read more >>
Sheriff candidates take their shots
- Sheriff Robert Spoden and challenger Gary Groelle jabbed at each other during a forum Wednesday night. Read more >>
Testimony suggests bloody assault
- A Janesville man appeared in Rock County Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing on a homicide charge. Read more >>
Unions endorse Groelle for sheriff
- Janesville police and other union groups have endorsed the challenger over incumbent Robert Spoden in the Aug. 12 Democratic primary election. Read more >>
Child-abuse suspect appears in court
- Brandon L. Quinn, 23, is expected to enter a plea in his case next week. Read more >>
Girl's writing impresses Word Badger
- I recently sat down to be interviewed by a 9-year-old girl. Read more >>
Cops learn to cope with stress
- Law enforcement officers are spending this week in Janesville learning how to give support to overburdened peers. Read more >>
Child hurt by grenade returns home
- 1-year-old Boubou Phonesavanh was critically injured by a flash-bang grenade thrown by police in Georgia in May. Read more >>
Program matches dogs, inmates
- The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin and Rock County sheriff announced a new program Tuesday. Read more >>
Lab test helps cold case
- Body found along Turtle Creek in 1995 remains unidentified. Read more >>
Gamecock suspect appears in court
- Jorge Marquez, 37, told investigators he also was selling marijuana, according to a criminal complaint. Read more >>
'Horrific' child abuse charged
- Brandon L. Quinn, 23, is jailed on a $20,000 bond after being accused of inflicting injuries on two children. Read more >>
Prison ordered in $1.8 million theft
- Steven Stoikes defrauded his employer of $1.8 million, probably the biggest theft in Rock County history. Read more >>
Police: Roosters were for cockfighting
- A town of Newark man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of instigating fights between animals. Read more >>
Roosters bred to fight: Allegation
- Town of Newark man also accused of possessing 16 pounds of marijuana. Read more >>
Woman sentenced for prostitution
- A Janesville woman sentenced in Rock County Court on Tuesday was accused of luring a teenager into prostitution. Read more >>
H.O.G. rally coming to Janesville
- Janesville has been chosen as the site of the state 2015 Harley Owners Group rally. Read more >>