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Stephanie Aegerter selected to fill vacant Rock County board seat
Rock County Board Chairman J. Russell Podzilni appointed Stephanie Aegerter to represent the county's 25th district, which includes parts of downtown Janesville and the city's near west side, but one former board member said he is concerned with the chairman's selection process.
Janesville police officer injured in traffic crash
Janesville police officer injured in traffic crash
A Janesville police officer might need surgery to her hand after a crash between her squad car and a car driven by a man suspected of running a red light Thursday night.
Suspect in Janesville murder case bound over for trial
Barquis D. McKnight of Beloit was bound over for trial Friday in Rock County Court.
UPDATE: Crash causes four-mile backup on I-90/39 north of Edgerton, now cleared
A crash on Interstate 90/39 north of Edgerton has been cleared. The crash, located in a northbound lane, backed up traffic "in excess" of four miles, the DOT said.
Local Big Brothers Big Sisters launches new program
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rock, Walworth and Jefferson counties recently launched a new program to benefit youth who have been victims of human trafficking.
Assembly approves bill that would track sale of key meth ingredient
The state Assembly nearly unanimously approved a bill that would require pharmacies to use the same electronic system to track the sale of methamphetamine's key ingredient.
Janesville woman gets probation for burglaries
A Janesville woman pleaded guilty in two burglaries Friday in Rock County Court.
Grainger is over 1,000 employees and is still hiring
Grainger is over 1,000 employees and is still hiring
The Gazette gets an inside glimpse inside the huge hive that is industrial supplier W.W. Grainger's Janesville customer call center.
Man suspected of fifth-offense OWI after driving erratically on Interstate
Elvis M. Prado of Madison was arrested early Friday morning on a charge of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to a press release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.
Janesville chief could take over Milton Fire Department
The Milton Fire Department is inching closer toward a partnership with its Janesville counterpart, but an official said the two were not preparing for consolidation.