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    Janesville police, Rock County courts and Rock County sheriff

Frank Schultz

Video watching us more and more
- Video cameras are nearly everywhere, helping police, keeping people safe and raising privacy questions. Read more >>
Warrant arrests target gun violence
- The Rock County Sheriff's Office conducted a sweep in the Beloit area on Thursday, looking for people wanted on warrants. Read more >>
Grand jury to review flash-bang incident
- A grand jury will consider whether charges are warranted against officers involved in a raid in which Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh suffered severe injuries. Read more >>
Restitution ordered in body burning
- Nathan B. Middleton was ordered to pay Aprina Paul's mother for funeral expenses and lost wages. Read more >>
Local official recalls grim task at Ground Zero
- Lou Smit, acting Rock County coroner, was one of the workers searching the rubble at the Twin Towers. Read more >>
Boy found in pool declared dead
- The boy who was found in a Janesville pool Saturday has died. Read more >>
Cops: Recruiting minorities is tough
- Representatives of the sheriff's offices in Rock and Walworth counties and the Janesville police say they work hard but find few qualified minority candidates. Read more >>
More eyes looking for drunken drivers
- More officers will be on the road on selected nights to look for drunken drivers. Read more >>
'Military' police question discussed
- The national discussion about police "militarization" goes on locally, too. Read more >>
You may not paint your curb
- Yellow paint recently appeared on a Janesville city curb. The city didn't paint it. Read more >>
Local police like their body cams
- Janesville police have been recording traffic stops, arrests and other incidents for five years. Read more >>
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 >>