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

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Rob Zerban wins primary to face Paul Ryan
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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.

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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 >>