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Elkhorn City Council denies sex offender's appeal to live with parents
The Elkhorn City Council voted 3-2 Monday night to deny Michael Hoffman Jr.'s request to move in with his parents at 408 Amparo St. A city ordinance prohibits sex offenders from living there.
Elkhorn City Council to hear appeal from sex offender who wants to live with his parents
Michael C. Hoffman Jr. is about to become the first person to appeal Elkhorn's ordinance restricting where registered sex offenders can live.
Police seek suspects in passing of fake checks
Police seek suspects in passing of fake checks
Police have issued warrants for two Chicago men suspected of forging and cashing fraudulent checks at a Milton bank late last year.
Former Janesville teacher suing city for releasing information
A former Janesville elementary school teacher is suing the city of Janesville, saying the police department improperly released information about her.
Edgerton police arrest man suspected of pulling machete at a tavern
Edgerton police arrest man suspected of pulling machete at a tavern
Police arrested an Edgerton man suspected of pulling out a machete at a bar early Thursday morning.
Janesville woman sentenced in dog abuse, deaths
Janesville woman sentenced in dog abuse, deaths
A Janesville woman accused of contributing to the abuse and neglect of her three dogs, resulting in the deaths of two of them, was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation.
Former Beloit NAACP official charged with felony theft
Former Beloit NAACP official charged with felony  theft
A Rock County criminal complaint charges the former president of the Beloit NAACP with stealing from the organization.
Overhauling justice: Decision makers hope to reduce crime, save money
Overhauling justice: Decision makers hope to reduce crime, save money
Key decision-makers are taking a fresh look at Rock County's criminal justice system.
Residents sound off on life in Janesville's Fourth Ward
Residents sound off on life in Janesville's Fourth Ward
Police in Janesville have put more resources into the city's fourth ward over the last year. But some neighbors say that to see permanent change, more needs to be done.
Lake Geneva man among four charged in farmland investment fraud scheme
Lake Geneva man among four charged in farmland investment fraud scheme
A Lake Geneva man is among four people accused in a federal indictment of scamming investors out of a combined $1.5 million over four years.