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Former Janesville man Phillip Byrd pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend's death
Former Janesville man Phillip Byrd pleads guilty in ex-girlfriend's death
Phillip Byrd pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional homicide Thursday in connection with the February death of 43-year-old Cheryl Gilberg.
Andrew Churchwell faces federal charge in June 9 Janesville incident
A Janesville man accused of assaulting his mother and then crashing his car in June now faces a related charge in federal court.
Brandon Quinn pleads not guilty to child-abuse charges
Brandon Quinn of Janesville pleaded not guilty to assaulting two small children when he appeared in Rock County Court on Wednesday.
Steven Zelich, suspect in suitcase bodies case, remains an enigma
Steven Zelich, suspected of killing two women whose bodies police say he left in suitcases along a rural Walworth County road last month, remains an enigma even as his case draws national attention.
Three arrested in thefts from motor vehicles
Janesville police continue to investigate thefts from motor vehicles after arresting three people early Monday morning. Additional charges may be coming.
Clayton Courtney bound over for trial in killing of Britney Cross
Clayton Courtney bound over for trial in killing of Britney Cross
A Janesville man appeared in Rock County Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing on a homicide charge.
Two bypasses, branch libraries, fire stations in city five-year strategic plan
A five-year strategic plan gives an outline for the next five budget cycles.
State warns of identity theft scams
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said consumers are receiving notices from tax agencies in other states about filed tax returns.
Boy shot in town of Sharon identified, declared brain dead
Boy shot in town of Sharon identified, declared brain dead
Eric Gutierrez, the 11-year-old boy shot in the head near Sharon on Wednesday, was declared brain dead Thursday morning, Thomas Miller, Walworth County deputy coroner, said.
Family of child hurt by 'flash bang' returns to Janesville
Family of child hurt by 'flash bang' returns to Janesville
1-year-old Boubou Phonesavanh was critically injured by a flash-bang grenade thrown by police in Georgia in May.