An online record search can prevent someone with a past criminal conviction from getting a home or new job. State law limits what judges can do in terms of expunging a criminal record.
Multiple people have been detained and police are looking for one more after law enforcement busted a meth lab Friday, Rock County sheriff's Capt. Todd Christiansen said.
A Lake Geneva man pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing methamphetamine and related materials after police raided his home Jan. 5.
A man police have said was suspected in a shooting in the Fourth Ward last November has been picked up by authorities in Illinois, Janesville police said.
A Janesville man was charged Friday in Rock County Court with armed robbery in connection with an incident at a Main Street apartment Feb. 1.
The Rock County Sheriff's Office is looking for ways to ensure that an inadvertent release of a jail inmate that led to an intoxicated-driving arrest is not repeated.
Lives were at risk during a chase on Highway 51 on New Year's Eve, a sheriff's department official said. The Gazette has obtained a squad-car video showing the events.
Janesville police are still trying to find out what led to the death of Dionelle L. Gates in a Main Street house fire Jan. 29.
A former Lake Geneva Burger King manager is charged with taking more than $90,000 from the restaurant over two years, according to a criminal complaint.
The status of Spring Splash, an annual party in Whitewater, is in doubt after sponsors dropped out because of damage and complaints connected with last year's event.